Recently the Globe & Mail's "Home of the Week", a magnificent renovation reveals a masterpiece at 155 Madison Ave. This grand 3-storey 5+1 bedroom red brick and rusticated stone ‘Annex Style’ home has been spectacularly restored, modernized and expanded…to live here is to live within the pages of Architectural Digest.
Thoughtful layouts with seamless transitions and exquisite features and finishes abound. A 3-storey addition and deepened basement provide you with over 4650 sq ft of stunning living space.
The long list of features this home boasts also includes:
•Gracious covered entry porch, decorative shingling and front facing gable make for a beautiful representation of historic ‘Annex Style’ area homes;
•Front foyer that reveals oak bannisters and staircase with LED accent lighting, textured wallpaper treatment and seamless transitions between the hall closet area, living room, dining room and kitchen;
•Gorgeous formal front living room with exposed brick, 10 ft ceilings, gas fireplace with antique wood mantle and marble surround, built-in speakers and recessed lighting;
•Dining room area with second gas fireplace that ties in perfectly with the kitchen and makes for an exquisite space for you to entertain, cook and just spend quality time with family;
•State of the art chef’s kitchen that includes CaesarStone counters, gas cooktop stove, undermount sink, an instant hot water system, kitchen island with breakfast area, extensive built-ins including TV cabinet, and exposed brick;
•Rear mudroom area with powder room and double closet leading out to the private courtyard;
•Spacious second floor family room located in the centre of the home that’s a wonderful family hub and includes built-in speakers, high ceilings, exposed brick and extensive recessed lighting;
•Master suite on second floor that includes a walk-in closet, 5-piece ensuite and walk-out to a large balcony;
•Generous bedroom at the rear of the second floor with a walk-in closet and stylish 4-piece ensuite with glass divide and rain shower;
•A large central staircase in the family room with bright natural light and a focal point light fixture leads up to the third floor;
•Striking bedroom incorporating the front gable and cathedral ceilings;
•Fourth bedroom currently used as an office that could be opened up to expand the master;
•Sumptuous third floor master bedroom with walk-in closet and stunning 6-piece ensuite;
•Third floor laundry closet;
•Underpinned basement with 8’9” high ceilings, a media/recreation room, separate nanny/in-law suite with 4-piece bathroom, and a spacious mudroom;
•Brilliant mudroom with 2nd laundry area, dog shower, exterior staircase to the front yard and custom built-in live edge wood bench provide form, function and day-to-day practicality for your family;
•Miami-meets-urban Muskoka inspired backyard courtyard with modern horizontal fence and patio stones with recessed LED lighting for relaxing and entertaining day or night;
•Custom cabinetry and closet organizers throughout;
•Solid hardwood on the main, second & third floors;
•Wide mutual driveway with 2 parking spots;
•Prime Annex location, on one of the leafiest and most attractive sections of Madison Ave;
•Ability to open up the back fence to create additional parking with lane access;
•WalkScore of 93.
With all of the above said, words and pictures still do not do this extraordinary home justice.
Inclusions: Jenn-Air Fridge, Gas Cooktop Stove, Microwave, Convection Oven, Warming Drawer, Dishwasher & Wine Fridge; Third Floor Bar Fridge; Kitchen Instant Hot Water System; Garburator; LG Washer & Dryer; Samsung Washer & Dryer; Two Gas Fireplaces With Remotes; All Built-In Cabinetry, Shelves & Organizers; Security System Hardware & Exterior Cameras; Outdoor Speaker; Central Vacuum; Two Furnaces; Two Central Air Conditioners; Hot Water Tank; All Electric Light Fixtures; Backyard Lighting System; All Window Coverings; Broadloom Where Laid; Built-In Sonos Speakers & Subwoofer; All TV Wall Brackets
Exclusions: All Artwork; All Flat Screen TVs; Sonos Sound System Components Except Built-In Speakers & Subwoofer; Lower Level Mini Freezer; Barbeque