Families and entertainers will love this contemporary showcase for year-round active living! Located in Toronto’s most prestigious neighbourhood, Forest Hill, 271 Forest Hill Road is superbly positioned for convenience and is an easy walk to all of the local amenities including all top private and public schools, The Badminton & Racquet Club, Toronto Lawn & Tennis Club, and many more!
This glamorous and grand-scaled property has been elegantly designed by the renowned talents of Wayne Swadron and Brian Gluckstein. As you enter the home, you will be taken aback by the stunning entryway with gleaming hardwood floors and a stand out staircase that leads you to the second level of the home. The main level spans over 3,500 square feet and offers a flexible layout to meet the needs of any owner. Adjacent to the main entryway, you will find a large mudroom with direct side access to the driveway. The 34×17’ double size open living/music room create the ideal space for entertaining and hosting formal affairs. There is also a 2 piece washroom and an office discreetly tucked away.
The captivating falcon kitchen & servery, adjoining the great room/breakfast area and huge family room, stands out with its sleek custom cabinetry, soapstone & Carrara marble countertops and backsplash, magnificent oversized island with pull-up seating for 4, chef-worthy appliances, handy computer alcove & vaulted ceiling with large fanlight window surmounting a broad picture window allowing for extraordinary light & views of the garden.
The dramatic dining room, with french doors to the lovely balcony overlooking the garden, is fabulous for sophisticated dinner parties & large family gatherings. 12 – 20 can be seated in comfort here! The incredible 28’ x 17’ family room, with it’s 11’4” ceilings, dazzles with wood panelling & magnificent built-in bookcases, entertainment centre and views over the manicured gardens.
The second level boasts four fantastic & spacious bedrooms on the second level (in addition to the master suite) plus an additional two bedrooms on the third level are wonderful for family or guests. The expansive king size master retreat is expertly designed to accommodate two sitting areas – one with a gas fireplace, wrap around windows & lush garden views & the other with a media area and built-ins. There is a fantastic walk-in closet/dressing room with custom built-ins, maximizing organization with its walls of floor to ceiling custom fittings. The sumptuous airy ensuite pampers with gas fireplace, spa-like finishes and separate water closet.
The third-floor laundry is ideally positioned and there is also a bonus second laundry area on the walkout garden level. The flexible multi-purpose walkout garden level features a sports / recreation room, billiard/ games room, exercise room, spa bath with wet & dry saunas, guest or live-in suite, , tons of storage, additional laundry area & well equipped caterer’s or bar/kitchen with auxiliary facilities, terrific for pool dining, special events or parties.
The professionally landscaped, fenced garden is framed by lush & mature foliage for great privacy and the lavish green space, sensational patios, decking & magnificent pool are fantastic. There is a huge stone terrace with built-in outdoor kitchen, bbq & smoker is ideal for alfresco dining and is directly off the great room/breakfast area, all of which cumulate in a perfect outdoor entertaining space.
This property is currently listed at $10,500,000. For more information, please contact Janet Lindsay at (416) 925-9191.