The Orchard at Craigleith
A special community of mountain-style single family chalets, semis and townhouses, at the base of the Craigleith Ski Club and a very short walk to the Toronto Ski Club and the Weider high speed chair to ski at Blue Mountain.
Spectacular Aspen-Style Ski Chalet at the base of Craigleith Ski Club and Steps away from the Toronto Ski Club (TSC) & the Blue Mountain Shuttle!
Customised Designer Aspen Style chalet in The Orchard with custom built-ins throughout. This is a 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom semi-detached chalet with ski hill views! 4 of the bedrooms have private ensuite bathrooms! It has 2,307 SQFT above ground with 3,200 total finished SQFT including the lower level. The centrepiece of the main level of this home is the custom Perola kitchen that has to be seen! It includes honed granite counters, a gorgeous pine antique store counter kitchen island, antique artist painted light fixtures over the island, a huge 60" gas Wolf stove with a 60" Stainless Steel vent hood, a "silent" AEG dishwasher and a built-in coffee maker with water supply. Towards the front of the chalet the kitchen is open concept to the dining area and the 2 storey living room that features a floor to ceiling wood burning fireplace made with real muskoka granite and an antique beam mantle. On the other side of the kitchen is a sitting area overlooking the private & beautifully landscaped yard. This area comes complete with more custom Perola wall cabinets. The main floor and upper floor features high-end engineered distressed-look wood plank floors. The rear foyer area has been completely customized to include a cedar wet sauna and thoughtfully designed for the use of the both the sauna and the outdoor hot tub, they have custom ceramic tiles and a split-bathroom (2 piece bathroom plus a separate shower stall).
The backyard has a coveted SW exposure with wonderful Craigleith ski hill views. There was a lot premium for this lot because of the position, it has no houses directly behind, just the back part of other lots, hence the view. Yet the owners have done extensive landscaping to provide both serenity and privacy. Enjoy the private patio, the sound of the waterfall, the outdoor fireplace and the hot tub under the custom barn beam pergola, that even has an outdoor TV.
Upstairs they have customized the standard 4-bedroom model to create 3 bedroom suites all of which have ensuite bathrooms. The master bedroom also has a walk-in closet & laundry room, ski hill views from the soaker tub in the ensuite, plus a walk-out to a private front deck featuring post & beam railings and glass panels. The back guest suite has those wonderful ski hill views.
The lower level has been designed as an in-law suite, use by a 2nd family, or just private space for your older children. It has a 2nd kitchen with a 2nd set of appliances, laundry room with stacking washer/dryer, living room with a gas fireplace, 2 bedrooms with large windows, 2 bathrooms (one bedroom has an ensuite), a storage room and full height ceilings throughout. Note that the garage has 2 separate entrances to the house on the main level one of which is situated at the top of the basement stairs to make it easy to be used as a private entrance to the lower level apartment. And one of the best features of this home is that all 3 levels have had the interior walls & ceilings sound insulated with with Safe & Sound insulation.
Other important features include: an automatic whole-house generator; central vac; central A/C; heated bathroom floors throughout; the large double car garage plus tons of parking in the driveway (which has been widened to include an additional spot in front of the home). And one of the guest parking lots is kitty-corner across the street.
The homes and lots in The Orchard are freehold ownership (owned outright by the owner) with a Condo Corporation in place to maintain the roads, trails, green spaces, guest parking lots & pond. (Home owners have one share ownership in the roads, etc). The Orchard at Craigleith features:
use of the outdoor pool & tennis courts are available to Orchard owners for a nominal fee
Tennis Club is available to residents through the Craigleith Summer Club
a shuttle bus to the Craigleith Ski Club or use the connected walking trail
a trail system for walking/jogging around the circumference of the neighbourhood
a trail link to hike or snowshoe up the escarpment
a lawn & garden and/or snow removal service available at extra cost
Please contact us to book a showing of this special property.