House of the Week: Majestic Waterfront Views in Barrie
This custom-built beauty of a home is situated on just under an acre of land, including 155 feet of glorious Lake Simcoe waterfront. Spacious and well-designed, the Barrie home offers all kinds of fun features, including an outdoor pool and tennis court, a theatre room, a jaw-dropping wine room, and a separate newly renovated roadside bunkie. The incredible lake views, mature trees and park-like feel will make you forget that you’re close to convenient amenities, although you might not ever want to leave this unbelievable home anyway!
- Address: 44-46 Gray Lane, Barrie, Ontario, L4N 7T1
- Asking price: $6,490,000 CAD
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 5
- Living space: 5,382 sq. ft.
This gorgeous home includes five bedrooms and five bathrooms in 5,382 sq. ft. of amazing living space that starts with a double door entry to a grand foyer. The incredible great room features a soaring ceiling, a wall of windows that let in a ton of natural light and offer stunning views of the lake, and an extra-large Napolean gas fireplace with real stone cladding surround. The beautiful eat-in kitchen includes custom cabinetry, built-in Thermador appliances, and a huge semi-precious slab island with seating. The luxurious master suite offers the perfect retreat, with its floor-to-ceiling granite wall featuring a Napolean linear fireplace, fantastic walk-in closet, and picture-perfect five-piece ensuite. Most of the rooms have wide-planked, wire-brushed, white-washed oak flooring, and the floors in the bathrooms and kitchen are heated for additional comfort.
This home has some incredible features that will be a blast to show off to your friends and family or to enjoy all to yourself. The wine lounge on the upper floor with custom wine wall millwork, a built-in sink, a fridge and backlit Onyx is only one example. The home’s lower level offers a theatre room with a built-in projector where you can enjoy fun movie nights in style and comfort. Thanks to the integrated sound system, you can listen to music anywhere in the home. Outside, you’ll find a lakeside patio with gas barbeque, an inground pool and full-size tennis/sports court, and a triple car garage. The roadside bunkie is another excellent feature, with one bedroom, a three-piece bath and large loft area.
South Shore is a highly desirable neighbourhood that offers a relaxed, tucked-away feel while providing easy access to many amenities. Parks, beaches and green spaces abound here and include Tyndale Park, Pioneer Park, Tollendal Woods, Allandale Station Park and Centennial Park. Lovers Creek runs through the neighbourhood and connects with Lake Simcoe, which borders the northern section of South Shore. Many small businesses are located in the area, and nearby Yonge Street offers restaurants, retail stores and service providers.