Forest Heights Boulevard is a tony residential avenue in Toronto’s St. Andrew-Windfields space.
“It’s a sought-after neighborhood with massive estates and mature bushes,” says Patricia Sun of Barry Cohen Houses. Prosperous and tranquil, this a part of North York is shut to varsities, parks, playgrounds, sports activities fields and the expressway.
Energizing the architectural mixture of stately conventional properties is a refreshing ultramodern residence designed by customized house architect Michael LaFreniere. Inbuilt 2018, the placing house weds brick, horizontal bands of steel and expanses of glass to harmonious impact. Wooden entrance and storage doorways add an inviting homeyness to the façade.
The interesting ambiance of the outside extends indoors.
“The home is a mastery of open-concept dwelling, designed with numerous skylights and floor-to-ceiling home windows to herald pure gentle and really feel a part of the encircling nature,” Solar says. “The combo of pure walnut and stone all through brings a way of heat and peace all through the house.”
A floating-style walnut staircase with glass railings connects the house’s three ranges. A modern hearth adorns the front-facing lounge.
“Probably the most celebrated characteristic of the house is the gorgeous two-story library,” Solar says. “A wall of home windows with a view of 100-year-old surrounding bushes makes you’re feeling such as you’re tucked away in a treehouse.”
Ground-to-ceiling home windows meet at one nook of the eating room, which may accommodate a desk seating eight simply. The home windows look out on a stone patio, again garden and heated swimming pool and scorching tub.
The kitchen is provided with a walk-in pantry and high-end home equipment. The middle island has a waterfall countertop, sink and bar seating.
The adjoining breakfast space and household room, which has one other hearth, open to the patio by means of 23 toes of customized glass doorways. The outside dwelling area features a lounging space centering on a hearth pit and a spot for al fresco eating.
Options of the en suite main bed room embrace heated flooring and a showroom-like walk-in closet. There are a complete of 4 bedrooms, many with built-ins, and 5 bogs.
The decrease stage comprises a house theater/recreation room with a fire in addition to a health club and sauna.
Hedges and mature bushes create privateness across the swim deck.