31 Glenallan Road
This timeless jewel is nestled in one of the most coveted pockets of Lawrence Park and is set on a spectacular 72 x 135-foot lot. This home provides a spacious floor plan including four bedrooms and five bathrooms, spread over approximately 7500 total interior square feet, including a massive rear addition. This home has been impeccably maintained, preserving classic charm and warmth. Step inside to see all that 31 Glenallan Road has to offer.
The traditional centre hall floor plan offers a spacious foyer that separates the formal living room and dining room. This welcoming space offers a large front hall closet, a main floor powder room and view of the winding staircase. This spacious living room has rich hardwood floors, a gas fireplace and decorative wainscotting. Off the living room is a lovely sunroom with a sliding glass door that leads to the covered flagstone patio. To the right of the foyer note the original glass french doors as you enter the formal dining room. The beautiful dark hardwood floors contrast with the white wainscotting on the walls. Best of all there is a doorway that leads to the servery which is connected to the kitchen.
The kitchen is a massive space thanks to the addition that was added to the home in the late 1980s. Ample cabinetry, built-in appliances and an abundance of surface space are some of the highlights. The kitchen is open to a large breakfast room for informal dining and a lovely sitting area. Natural light streams in from the big bay window and a large glass door leads out to the covered backyard patio, garden and pool.
The main floor laundry room is off the kitchen which has direct access to the two car garage and a side door to the backyard. It is fully equipped with a laundry sink, front load washer and dryer, storage cabinets and a hidden laundry chute. If preferred, this space would also make an excellent mudroom.
Any home of this caliber is not complete without a family room. This casual space is perfect for relaxation. There is a wood burning fireplace, custom built-in bookshelves and a wall of glass doors that open up to the flagstone entertainer’s patio.
Upstairs is a primary suite like no other. This spacious room has spectacular views of the lush backyard and a walk-out to a rooftop deck overlooking the pool. As well the suite offers a generous 6-piece ensuite bathroom, multiple closets as well as a huge walk-in closet with an additional hidden large storage space,
The secondary bedrooms are the perfect size for kids. The second bedroom has a walk-out to the rooftop deck. The third bedroom has a semi ensuite to the main family bathroom and the fourth bedroom, which was once the primary suite, has its own 4-piece ensuite and bonus tandem office. Each of these rooms has excellent closet space.
Quality family time can be spent in the lower level. The recreation is a cozy space to stream Netflix or for marathon gaming sessions. The games room is perfect for pool or ping pong. Off both these rooms are a wet bar with an extra fridge for cold drinks and a microwave to warm snacks. The fifth bedroom has a huge bank of windows allowing for incredible natural light and access to a 4-piece semi-ensuite bathroom. A bonus kids playroom completes the space. This playroom has a walk-out to the backyard, as well as a shower and sauna.
The exterior of this Georgian style solid brick home is truly special. Lush greenery and a flagstone patio lead up to the covered front porch. The backyard is a perfect balance between hard and soft scape. The whole family will enjoy the 10.5-foot-deep heated swimming pool and the coveted flagstone entertainers patio. The width of the property is evident as the backyard also has an expansive lawn and perennial garden beds. Parking is not an issue. The double car garage will be appreciated in the winter. The private double driveway will also be appreciated when guests come to visit.
Lawrence Park is a first choiceToronto community, known for proximity to excellent public and private schools. Public transit, if required, is easy as there are several route options to downtown. Yonge Street or Bayview shops and vibrant restaurants are both within close proximity. Enjoy easy access to several scenic ravine hiking trails that surround Lawrence Park.
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