1 Cheltenham Avenue
Lawrence Park, Toronto ON
Rarely does a home of this caliber and quality come available. Architecturally stunning and a transitional masterpiece crafted by Sherwood Homes, Architecturally Designed by ManArch Design and all interior styling by Karen Fisher. Nestled in a most sought after Lawrence Park location. Set on a 50 x 164 foot lot, the exterior of this home boasts a timeless aesthetic and unmatched curb appeal with the use of solid brick and limestone accents. Step inside and soak in the superb finishes and ideal floor plan.
The welcoming front foyer offers the first hints of the custom perfection that continues throughout the home. Additional natural light from the front door sidelights streams over the heated Naica Quartzite slab floor. Both the front hall closet and the main floor powder room are perfectly tucked away for added privacy. The main floor office is equally discreet and impeccably finished with herringbone patterned 7 inch plank oak hardwood floor, paneled walls and built-in cabinets. The double sided gas fireplace amplifies the cozy nature of this work from home space.
From here, the rest of the house opens up into two distinct living spaces divided by the glass railed staircase. Perfectly positioned to the right, a formal living room and dining room await. Each with their own defined footprint, the living room stops the show with a dramatic marble slab fireplace wall, décor trim work and floor to ceiling paneled windows. The dining room is equally impressive, with seamless access to the servery and rare main floor temperature controlled wine cabinet. This space has also been finished with a custom antiqued wall mirror, coffered ceiling with pot lights and French doors leading to a double Juliette balcony.
On the other side of the staircase is a more casual family space and the heart of this Lawrence Park home. Unparalleled design and finishes comprise the open concept kitchen and family room. An unprecedented kitchen awaits any home chef. The custom cabinetry, gigantic centre island and the top of the line integrated appliances will be pure pleasure. This oversized kitchen can accommodate a substantial informal eating area. The wall of floor to ceiling paneled windows and French door walkout are both sought after features.
The family room has been designed to complement the kitchen. A side panel of transition glass helps define the two spaces without blocking the dramatic sightlines. The spacious family room is inspired from all the remarkable features that comprise the main floor of this home, including a marble slab fireplace wall, custom entertainment unit, floor to ceiling windows and three paneled French doors to the outdoor patio.
On the way upstairs, numerous modern design elements elevate this home's transitional feel. Note the open staircase footings, paneled walls, glass railings and the vaulted ceiling with custom skylight. The master suite is unprecedented in terms of size and finishes. Beautiful light graces the bedroom itself and the finishes include plank oak hardwood floors, plaster molded ceiling details and a gas fireplace with marble mantle.
The spa inspired 5-piece ensuite bathroom is restorative space. The natural stone features work in contrast to the modern fixture selection. From the soaker bathtub, private toilet closet to the built-in speakers and integrated rain shower head, this ensuite is nothing but luxury. Finally, an unmatched dressing room with organizers finishes off this suite.
Three additional bedrooms and a much needed laundry room comprise the rest of the second floor. Each bedroom has either a 3-piece or 4-piece ensuite bathroom. Only neutral and timeless finishes were selected for all three ensuites. As well, each room has a spacious walk-in closet with a custom closet organizer. The laundry room is not to be forgotten and has been impeccably finished with custom cabinetry, quartz countertops and a hexagon patterned stone backsplash.
Incredible attention to detail was taken in the planning and design of the lower level of this spectacular custom home. Nothing has been overlooked. The recreation room offers a walkout to the back garden which also adds a tremendous amount of light to the lower level. The recreation room has all the must haves, including a custom wet bar and built-in speakers with rough in for audio. A home gym is required in any home of this caliber. Safe and shock absorbent rubberized floor panels are the ideal flooring choice for this space and a custom wall mirror is the perfect addition.
The fifth bedroom is absolutely necessary for guests or as a nanny suite. It includes a 4-piece ensuite bathroom and large double closet with organizers. The wide plank flooring and the extra large window adds to the spacious feel of this lower level suite. An additional powder room, possible laundry room (roughed in) and a bonus storage room round out the lower level living space.
In combination with the heated triple car garage is a fabulous mudroom. Heated floors add warmth to the space and of course a custom closet is included. An incredible feature for any dog owner is the fully functioning pet spa at the entrance to the mudroom.
This Lawrence park beauty is set on a 50 x 164 foot corner lot with private double car driveway. Prepare to be amazed by the complete landscaping package. The hardscape includes a raised stone entertainers patio, as well as, heated stone walkways and front entry stairs. A fully fenced backyard completes the hardscape. Both the back and front lawn are to be finished with lush grass and columnar trees to heighten privacy.
Lawrence Park is a choice Toronto community, known for close proximity to excellent public and private schools. Public transit, if required, is easy as there are several route options to downtown. Yonge Street shops and vibrant restaurants are a short walk away. There are also a number of scenic ravine hiking trails that surround the Park.
Enjoy your tour! Please refer to the complete list of features and inclusions that comprise this spectacular Lawrence Park home.