Lawrence Park/Sherwood Park
168 Blythwood Road is a once in a lifetime opportunity. This spectacular property is most coveted and surrounded by the most prestigious neighborhoods in Toronto. It is set on a massive 65 x 297 (19,913 Sq Ft) ravine garden offering incredible table land. A charming flagstone walkway leads to the welcoming covered front porch with wonderful sitting areas. This outdoor living space has sensational views of the landscaped front yard and pretty tree lined street.
The main floor of this incredibly spacious home is transitional in style and has been recently renovated. This center hall floor plan offers traditional principal rooms and a casual open concept expansive great room & kitchen addition. The living room and dining room are ideal for formal entertaining both have double French doors that walk-out to the covered front porch. Both offer an intimate experience. The double-sided gas burning fireplace in the living room makes this a cozy space to entertain. The dining room is spacious and perfect for hosting large dinner parties. The fireplace and built-in speakers would set the mood and the servery makes for easy hosting. To the left of the foyer is a private library. Currently used as a home office, this room has a wood burning fireplace and incredible natural light with a double French door that walk-out to the covered front porch.
The great room combines a lovely Chef’s Kitchen, a large island, spacious eating area with a casual family room. The kitchen has been impeccably renovated including a large center island with bar seating, stone backsplash and built-in stainless-steel appliances. Along with the bar seating there is also a casual breakfast area for everyday meals. The main floor family room will be appreciated by the whole family. This open concept space is ideal for entertaining. The wood burning fireplace is flanked by built-in shelving. This room also has glass double doors that open to the magnificent garden and ravine.
No home of this caliber would be complete without a main floor powder room and functional mudroom. These rooms are perfectly positioned off the kitchen. The powder room has a subtle style with decor wallpaper and custom vanity. The mudroom has side door access and ample storage.
The second floor offers big bedrooms for everyone. The primary suite is a tranquil space. The bedroom has a view of the quiet backyard and the 5-piece ensuite bathroom has a south view and extensive natural light. The ensuite is spacious enough for two to get ready in the morning and the adjacent walk-in closet will be appreciated. There are three large kids’ bedrooms with two massive, shared bathrooms. An additional home office with glass French doors and large bay-boxed window sits at the top of the stairs. For ease and convenience, a second-floor laundry room completes the upper-level floor plan.
The lower level of this massive family home is flexible space. The open concept spaces are currently used as a media room with a large wet bar, a home gym that could be expanded if needed and a playroom. There is also a bedroom (fifth) for guests. This floor also has the use of an additional three-piece bathroom. Finally, there is direct access to the home from the three-car garage. A lower-level mudroom with wall-to-wall storage closets keeps all the clutter hidden.
The property itself is one-of-a-kind. The massive lot can accommodate a home of this size and offers a significant setback from the street. The mature landscaping and circular drive are also to be appreciated. The backyard has been set up for entertainment with a flagstone patio for dining and a casual deck off the living room for comfortable outdoor seating. There is also an abundance of tableland and greenery for the kids to play.
168 Blythwood Road is centrally located and just steps to Sherwood Park and the ravine trails of Blythwood Ravine. Yonge Street is a short walk away and offers access to the TTC and midtown's best shops and restaurants. It is a quick commute downtown via Mount Pleasant Road and only a short distance north to the 401. Located in the catchment area for some of midtown’s best public schools- Blythwood, Glenview, Lawrence Park & Northern, as well as easy access to Toronto’s best private schools – Crescent, Havergal, St Clements & Greenwood to mention a few. This urban location offers a tremendous amount of neighborhood amenities.
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*The information regarding public schools associated with the subject property in the MLS listing & marketing materials for the subject property was obtained from information found on the Toronto District School Board website (tdsb.ca). As such, the Seller, Listing Broker and Listing Sales Representatives make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy of such information or of availability of enrollment spaces in any such schools, The Buyer is hereby advised and cautioned not to rely on information found on the TDSB Website as a guarantee of enrollment in any particular school, should they purchase the subject property The Buyer is advised to contact the specific school in which they intend to enroll their family member(s) to confirm the said school has available enrollment spaces.
The information contained in this feature sheet has been obtained from sources deemed reliable and, while not guaranteed, is believed to be correct.
Kelly Fulton, Sales Representative
JOHNSTON AND DANIEL DIVISION, Brokerage
ROYAL LEPAGE REAL ESTATE SERVICES LTD.