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Old South Yellow Brick on Treed Large Lot with Inground Pool!

Price: $389,900.00
Selling Price: $375,000.00
Selling Date: May 19, 2007
Property Type: 2 and a half storey
Closest Major Intersection: Grand Ave and Wellington

Lot Size: 48 by 196
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5 piece on 2nd floor, 3 piece on 3rd floor and guest bath on main
Inclusions: some window coverings, blinds, dishwasher, pool equipment, shed, alarm, ceiling fans and shelves in library are built in.
Exclusions: Rods for some window coverings, water softener, filtration system and attached tap in kitchen, Light fixtures in family room, dining room, library, front hall and 2nd floor landing.
Parking: Double drive, single detached garage.

Taxes: $4580 (2007)
Area: Old South


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Age: Built in 1900
Heating, Cooling, Electrical: Hi efficient forced air gas, Central Air, 100 amp breaker panel, Recently serviced,
Possession: July 17th 2007


This attractive yellow brick 2 and a half storey is situated in Old South walking distance to Tecumseh and South Secondary! On a tree lined avenue, it is close to all the unique shops and library located in Wortley Road Village, rated one of Canada's best neighbourhoods.

There is a city bus stop on the street and you are close to Thames Pool and Park as well as the walking trails along the river.

Easily accessible to major transportation routes and lots of shopping along Wellington and Wharncliffe including banking and medical facilities, video rentals, Staples, restaurants, 24 hr drugstore, grocery store and much more. You are also a few minutes drive to downtown London, White Oaks Mall and theatres.

If you cannot find it here it just has not been invented yet!

Nestled on a large lot unusual for Old South, this property is well treed and boasts a separately fenced,Luxury installed kidney shaped, 19 by 33 inground pool with cabana which has hydro for your pool party fridge!! Enjoy entertaining in your own backyard this summer and after an afternoon swim enjoy a bbq supper and roast marshmallows over your own fire pit.

Lovingly professionally landscaped over the years, there is only one corner in the backyard left to complete. The owners have added new concrete walkway to the yard and widened the driveway (2001) to accommodate side by side parking. There is also a single detached garage for the family car or hobby shop.

The full covered front porch adds to the already attractive curb appeal. The shingles on the main house were replaced in 2003 with a 30 year warranty and the exterior painted in 2001.

The inground pool has a new liner and a Hayward Navigator cleaning system both replaced in 2003. The heater was installed in 2002 and the pump and filter in 2001. The solar blanket and winter cover were purchased in 2006 and the pool was professionally opened and closed by Tempest Pools.

The home has 6 Velux roof windows or skylites, 2 installed in 2003 and one in 2001.

There is a formal foyer enclosed by a french door with easy care ceramic flooring so its perfect for receiving guests. The formal living and dining room enjoy a wood fireplace, stained glass windows and lots of wood trim. The dining room has refinished warm softwood plank flooring and can accommodate the entire family for a sit down dinner this Christmas.

There is a bonus room on the main level in the form of a library with a floor to ceiling built in bookshelf for all your reading needs. The area can also make a terrific office or computer area for the entire family.

The main floor addition of an eating area and family room was added 17 years ago. The gourmet in the family will love all the cupboards and counter space. The meal preparation area is generous enough to accommodate 2 cooks in the kitchen. There is a phone centre, ceramic backsplash, luncheon counter for quick snacks, microwave shelf, roller drawers and a huge pantry.

The eating area has hardwood floors and will sit 6 to dinner with room to spare and enjoys a sunny skylite and a side door is located here off the driveway for unloading all those groceries easily.

The kitchen and eating area are open to the vaulted family room which has a wall of windows into the lovely treed yard. The owners had a gas stove installed to add ambiance and warmth to this wonderful area. The entire family can enjoy the big screen TV together and meal preparation and entertaining will not isolate you from family or guests.This room also has oak hardwood flooring.

The addition to this home really adds to the wow factor of this home.

A bonus in a home of this age is the addition of a main floor guest bath!

Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms with wood flooring and a 5 piece family bathroom. The master has been extended and has both a walk in closet designed by California Closets and a 2nd storage closet. One bedroom has 2 sunny windows and the other has a 2nd walk in closet.

The 5 piece boasts an antique claw foot soaker tub and 2 pedestal sinks plus a rebuilt ceramic shower stall giving this room a spa like feel. There is room for all the kids to get ready in the morning at the same time! Extra cabinetry and storage makes this an ideal large family bathroom.

The 3rd floor attic space has been updated and a full extra large bath added by the present owners. There are two bedrooms with built in beds and shelving as well as a common room or study area...this is a fabulous teen retreat or could be done over into a terrific master with ensuite privileges. This floor has a seperate heating and cooling system and a sunny large skylite and window for lots of light plus 2 newer Velux roof windows.

Most of the mechanical, plumbing and electrical has been updated in this home also. It is both pet and smoke free and there is a 1974 survey available. The renovations, additions and improvements were all professionally done and building permits obtained. A new chimney liner was installed in 2001 for the wood burning fireplace. The heating and cooling systems are serviced annually and the pool opened and closed by a professional. The living, dining, family room 2nd floor bath and one of the bedrooms on the 2nd floor are wired for speakers.

There is little left to do in this family sized home but enjoy the sun, space, trees and large private lot! Lazy afternoons on your front porch or spend a Saturday hosting a pool party for the kids friends.

Homes of this size and caliber do not come up often so make the call today!

Call 679-5443 ID xxxx for 24 hour recorded ad.

Purchaser to verify all information.

519-471-8888    London, ON
Sutton Preferred Realty Inc., Brokerage
Independently Owned and Operated
181 Commissioners Rd W
London ON
N6J 1X9
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