Located on one of Old North most prestigious treed avenues close to UWO campus and downtown shopping on Richmond Row. A short walk to St Joe's Hospital, schools, city bus, parks and more.
Situated on wonderful private lot with gorgeous naturally designed perrenial gardens front and back, there is not doubt a gardener is in residence! This tudor style brick home has just had a new front porch added to enhance its curb appeal. A lovely bay window in the living room accents the exterior.
There is ample parking in the long private drive and a large shed out back for all your garden tools. The kids will love the playhouse at the far back of the yard sheltered and hidden by trees.
The owners had a 2 storey addition done in 1988 which expanded the square footage to make this home larger and more open concept.
Once you step inside you will experience the charm and character you expect from Old North and be delighted at the up to date features.
Enjoy spacious bay windowed living room with wood burning fireplace, natural trim and hardwood flooring that is open through french doors to a huge dining room that will accomodate the largest of suites. This sunny dining area overlooks the sunken family room with a 2nd wood fireplace and built in window seat ....be sure not to miss the stained glass window, original light sconces or the lovely crown moulding.
This home also boasts a main floor den right off the front foyer so its perfect for your in home business.
Suprisingly there is a guest bath on this level too.
The eat in kitchen which was added in 1988 when the addition was done and has ample cupboard space, a built in phone centre with desk, lots of drawers and counter room and a perfect floating luncheon counter plus a terrace door to the private rear yard and deck for family bbq's. The kitchen overlooks the family room so its fabulous for entertaining or family times.
The 2nd floor has both an updated family bath and an ensuite complete with whirlpool tub and heated floor. The master is at the rear of the house so overlooks the backyard and has his and her closets. There are 2 other bedrooms with good closet space. Both with either large sunny windows or a skylite. There is also a nook with skylite and cupboard space that is now used for a painting studio but would make a great office alcove.
The lower level is unfinished with plenty of space for storage, hobbies or a future recreation area. The laundry area is on the main floor so that leaves even more room in the basement!
This home has been extensively updated with newer 40 yr shingles, high efficiency furnace and air, breaker panel, plumbing and wiring. The home has been recently professionally painted and an energy audit has been done. The attic was also reinsulated to R50. The brick work was repointed in 2009. The hardwood floors are either refinished or newer.
A new sewer line was installed from the house to the street in 2010. The cost is $70 added onto the property taxes, 10 times a year. It runs for 6 more years.
There is a survey and seller property information statement as well as a 2011 Home Inspection included.
This property is perfect for the buyer who appreciates Old North and wants a private drive, large backyard and updated residence which still maintains the character and charm the neighbourhood is known for.
Hurry this one will not be around long.