Forest Heights Boulevard is a tony residential road in Toronto’s St. Andrew-Windfields space.
“It’s a sought-after neighborhood with giant estates and mature timber,” says Patricia Solar 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 dwelling architect Michael LaFreniere. In-built 2018, the placing dwelling 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 mild 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 fire adorns the front-facing front room.
“Probably the most celebrated characteristic of the house is the beautiful two-story library,” Solar says. “A wall of home windows with a view of 100-year-old surrounding timber makes you are feeling such as you’re tucked away in a treehouse.”
Ground-to-ceiling home windows meet at one nook of the eating room, which might accommodate a desk seating eight simply. The home windows look out on a stone patio, again garden and heated swimming pool and sizzling 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 fire, open to the patio via 23 toes of customized glass doorways. The outside dwelling area features a lounging space centering on a fireplace pit and a spot for al fresco eating.
Options of the en suite major 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 loos.
The decrease stage incorporates a house theater/sport room with a fire in addition to a gymnasium and sauna.
Hedges and mature timber create privateness across the swim deck.