Residence of the week: A $2.45M {custom} bungalow in Barrie


Location: 1 Forestwood Lane,

Hurst Dr. and Tollendal Mill Rd.

Asking value: $2,450,000

Measurement: about 3,490 sq. ft., plus 3,100-sq.-ft. completed basement

Lot: About 1/2 acre, irregular lot, connected three-car storage, non-public drive, inground pool

Taxes: $9,130 (2021)

Bedrooms: 3 plus 1

Bogs: 4

The spacious dining room has a hardwood floor, a pendant light, a walkout, and a half-wall separating it from the kitchen.

Near downtown Barrie and a marina on Lake Simcoe’s Kempenfelt Bay, this custom-built bungalow has been lately renovated. Among the new highlights embody heated flooring, quartz counters, a house automation system, and a totally completed basement with a three-sided linear fire, an train room, an workplace and a household room.

The proprietor has lived in his house since 2007 and has loved elevating his household within the quiet and prestigious group.

This one-of-kind bungalow has a brick façade, wide concrete steps to a partially covered entrance and wide cedar front door.

“This well-designed distinctive sensible house options an built-in safety system and ceiling audio system,” says actual property agent Ryan Barnes. “The yard is sort of a non-public resort with a heated saltwater pool, an inground six-person spa and a six-foot linear gasoline fire with a limestone encompass.

“Inside, the kitchen exudes luxurious with a glass backsplash, a espresso bar, a pantry and high-end home equipment,” says Barnes.

“The principle bed room is a mix of magnificence and luxury with a wood-burning fire and an ensuite with a deep soaker tub and a marble slab bathe with an built-in, sloped, linear drain and thermostatic rainfall bathe,” he provides.

Kitchen highlights include quartz counters, built-in stainless steel appliances, a pantry, and a breakfast room with a bay window.

The one-of-kind residence is about 90 minutes by automotive to downtown Toronto. It’s close to mountaineering trails and a waterfront park, and is a brief drive to shops and outlets, eating places, a golf course, and has fast entry to Hwy. 400.

The entrance exterior contains a brick façade, massive broad concrete steps that result in the partially coated entrance and broad, cedar entrance door.

Subsequent to the principle lobby, double French doorways open to an workplace with wooden panelled partitions and ceiling, and a bay window.

Double French doors from the front foyer open to the office with wood-panelled walls and ceiling, a hardwood floor and bay window.

The spacious front room is in the back of the house and contains a excessive ceiling, skylights, two walkouts, a contemporary pendant gentle, built-ins and a wood-burning fire.

The eating room features a hardwood ground, a walkout, a chandelier and a half-wall separating it from the kitchen.

Kitchen highlights embody quartz counters, glass backsplash, built-in chrome steel home equipment, a pantry, and a breakfast room with a bay window.

The large, lower-level games room and recreation room features a hardwood floor, built-ins and a three-way gas fireplace.

From the kitchen there’s entry to a two-piece rest room and a mud room with direct entry to the storage and to exterior.

The first bed room options double entry doorways, two double closets, a wood-burning fire and a five-piece ensuite.

There are two extra bedrooms on this ground with double closets, and a four-piece rest room.

The home’s backyard retreat includes a heated saltwater pool, a six-person hot tub, a deck with lounge and dining areas, and a patio.

The decrease degree has hardwood flooring all through, a big recreation room and connecting den with built-ins and a three-way fire, a separate household room, a second workplace, a bed room and a three-piece rest room.

To take a look at this property please contact the listing brokers Ryan Barnes and Kim Callahan, Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty Canada, Brokerage, 416-729-2707 or 705-229-9336;

Residence of the Week is written by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based actual property author. Though we attempt to present probably the most up-to-date data out there, we can not assure options as listed. Please contact the realtor. To make a submission to Residence of the Week, e mail


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