Stunning Waterfront Home (or Cottage)

Cool winter evenings are spent gathered inside around the stacked-stone gas fireplace featured in the Great Room with cathedral ceiling and 2 French door walk-outs to the waterfront.

Host large family dinners in your formal dining room or casual get-togethers in the eat-in kitchen with custom wood cabinetry and stainless steel appliances

There’s a covered front porch, a single-car garage with inside entry and auto door opener and ample storage. As well as central air, there are ceiling fans with remotes in every bedroom including the Great Room. Extras include an Ultraviolet water purification system and a storage shed.

Features of 24 Ward Avenue

Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3
MLS # ExclusiveLot Size: 80.65′ X 200′ IRREG
Area: 3,148 sq. ft. Frontage: 80′
Area Finished: 3,148 sq. ft.Public Schools: Marchmont P.S. (Severn), Orillia S.S.
Property Taxes (2019): $7,355Catholic Schools: Notre Dame C.S. (Oro), Patrick Fogarty S.S.
Built in 2001 Age: 9Community: Bass Lake

Your 80 ft of Bass Lake shoreline is protected from ice, rough weather and erosion by a sturdy limestone break wall with natural stepping stones into the water.

The waterfront yard is spacious enough for large gatherings, family badminton tournaments and roasting marshmallows by the water in the fire pit.

There is a convenient 7′ X 11′ storage shed (see left) for all your water toys and landscape equipment. The 14′ X 40′ wood (partially covered) deck (see above) that spans the back of the home is great for entertaining.

The seasonal dock (see top of page) with wood decking measures 6′ X 30′ and includes an 8′ X 10′ swimming & sunning platform with swim ladder.

Gather around the cozy stacked-stone gas fireplace with chunky wood mantelpiece featured in the Great Room with 17 foot cathedral ceilings and ceiling fan with remote. There are 2 French door walk-outs and a decorative round window above the fireplace.

Adjacent to the Great room is a another guest Bedroom (not shown) overlooking the waterfront. It could also be used as an office or den with pocket doors for privacy.

Other features include hardwood flooring with in-floor heat throughout, upgraded lighting and an unobstructed view from the front door to the water.

Host the entire family during the holidays in your formal Dining Room. There is ample space for a large harvest table and a buffet.

Your spacious eat-in Kitchen features stone counter tops and solid wood cabinetry that includes crown molding and under-cabinet lighting. There is ample storage with a large pantry, pots and pans drawers, display shelving, servery and a breakfast bar.

Stainless steel Kitchenaid appliances include a gas range with exhaust hood, French door fridge with bottom-mount freezer and a built-in dishwasher with hidden controls.

Your extra deep double stainless sink with telescopic faucet overlooks the water. A handy central vac kick-plate is located here for easy disposal of swept-up messes.

With room for your family table and chairs, the eat-in area features a sliding door walk-out to the BBQ and waterfront yard.

Your main-floor features a spacious guest Bedroom with hardwood flooring, California shutters, ceiling fan with remote and good-sized closet.

The 3-piece Bathroom features tiled heated floors, California shutters, a stone counter and decorative lighting. PLUS a cedar-lined 4-person Sauna with a large tiled shower with rainfall showerhead.

An impressive solid-wood door with side-lites and keyless entry opens to reveal your Foyer with heated tile flooring, a large double door coat closet with interior light and a decorative wood shelf perfect for your keys and such.

Here you will also find the control centre for the Rogers “Smart-Home” security system (including a doorbell camera and motion sensors) and NEST thermostat.

Also located off the Foyer is your utility room (not Shown) and inside access to the single-car Garage (not shown). There is a hi-efficiency gas furnace, 200 amp electrical panel and water heater with expansion tank. In the Garage there is an automatic door opener with remote and the UV water filtration system and water softener.

At the top of the stairs is a cozy Family Room (top, left) with ample space for large comfortable furniture and media hook-up for audio-visual equipment. A convenient linen closet is great for storage.

Two almost identical guest Bedrooms offer space for family and friends. They both feature hardwood flooring, ceiling fans with remotes, built-in armoires and California shutters.

They share a 5-piece Bathroom (top) with decorative tiled floor with travertine inlay and skylight that floods the room with natural light. There is a deep jetted tub, rainfall showerhead with body wand, dual sinks, large storage vanity with stone counter and a linen closet.

The Master Bedroom features a French door walk-out to a 6′ X 12′ private balcony with a great view of the lake. Other features include a built-in bookcase with audio-visual equipment hookups above, his and hers closets and ceiling fan with remote.

The 4-piece Ensuite features dual sinks, large storage vanity with stone counter, huge tiled shower with rainfall showerhead and body wand and decorative heated tiled floor with travertine inlay.

Up a few more stairs is a large storage closet and the conveniently located Laundry Room that features Samsung Steam stackable Washer and Dryer, utility sink and built-in folding counter.

Next to the laundry is the fifth slightly larger guest Bedroom featuring hardwood flooring and California shutters.

Be sure to contact Ian Woods “Mister Waterfront”, Broker,
RE/MAX Crosstown Realty Inc., Brokerage to set up your personal tour today!