76 Scotch Valley Drive, King City
One of the most spectacular lots in all of Fairfields! This private 2.33 acre lot backs onto protected lands and is privately placed at the end of the exclusive cul de sac on Scotch Valley Drive. The 11,933 sq ft (total finished space) home was designed by architect, Kent Taylor. The home offers 6+ bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms and a heated 4-car garage in addition to a resort calibre back yard with stone fire pit, infinity edge pool with waterfall and full cabana with bar, lounge, and shaded dining area. 5 minutes to top area private schools.
Behind the automatic gates is the front courtyard with mature gardens and extensive landscaping. The boxwood hedge path leads along the west side of the home to the pool and cabana. On the opposite side of the courtyard, a tree-lined drive leads past a grove of evergreens and around to the basketball area and into the 4-car heated garage. The home’s design blends into the topography of the 2.33 acre lot. Extensive exterior lighting highlights the architecture, the gardens/trees and the pool/waterfall.
The Main Floor (4 527 sq ft)
The 2-storey foyer and atrium has honed marble floors with ample natural light entering the space through a large custom domed skylight with wrought iron detailing. Alongside the foyer is a coat closet and 2 piece powder room
The living room with over-sized windows, beamed ceiling and gas fireplace overlooks the front courtyard. The hardwood floors have detailed inlay work similar to the dining room.
Dining Room with Seating Area
The dining room can accommodate large gatherings of family and friends and has its own seating area with fireplace and curved ceiling. Detailed inlays accent the hardwood floors and the dining room has its own dedicated servery.
The kitchen opens directly onto the covered porch and offers peaceful elevated views over the pool, pond and protected Oak Ridges Moraine. The kitchen is combined with the large breakfast area warmed by a limestone fireplace. The kitchen has 2 centre islands, breakfast bar, granite counters, multiple sinks, order desk, walk-in pantry and top-of-the line appliances as would be expected in home of this calibre.
Family Room & Office
The oak panelled office has tiered ceiling, extensive built-in cabinetry and select stained hardwood floors. Alongside the private office is the family room which overlooks the back yard. The family room has a stone fireplace, large TV viewing area and a well-crafted beamed ceiling.
Main Floor Laundry
The main floor laundry has loads of storage, stone counters and windows overlooking the pool. Also in this area of the home, the architect added an additional 2-piece powder room and a second staircase leading to the lower level and up to the 2nd floor bedrooms.
Guest or Nanny/Suite
Along the east side of the home’s main floor is a large suite with bedroom, 3-piece bathroom and living area. This space is ideal for extended stay guests or a live-in nanny. There is a private exterior entrance to this area of the home.
Second Floor (3 331 sq ft)
The upper floor landing is flooded with light from the large domed skylight. To the left is the master suite and to the right are four additional bedrooms and then the 2nd staircase.
Master Suite (22’5 x 19’8”)
The master suite opens onto the large 2nd floor deck which is a wonderful place for a morning coffee overlooking the hills and forests of King Township and Aurora. The expansive master suite has its own seating area with TV and fireplace, full change room, and 5-piece en suite bathroom with heated limestone floors.
Front Bedroom – Bedroom 2 (16’4” x 15’11”)
The front bedroom has hardwood floors and a balcony with southern views over the front courtyard. This bedroom has an over-sized walk-in closet, a hanging closet and a 3-piece en suite bathroom with heated floors.
Bedroom 3 (16’1” x 13’1”)
This bedroom opens onto the 2nd floor deck which has long views over the backyard. This bedroom is well appointed with 3-piece en suite bathroom, double closet and hardwood floors.
Bedroom 4 (16’1” x 13’11”)
Further down the hall is another full bedroom suite with hardwood floors, double closet and 3-piece bathroom with heated floors.
Bedroom 5 or Upstairs Office (16’ x 10’9”)
At the top of the 2nd staircase is another bedroom with closet and hardwood floors. This bedroom is currently used as an additional home office and has peaceful views over the grounds and pool.
The Walk-out Lower Level (4 075 sq ft)
The lower level has a 2nd kitchen, expansive recreation space, chilled wine storage, 2 fireplaces, home gym, full bathroom, bar, bedroom, multiple storage rooms and access to the heated 4-car garage.
Recreation Room (31’ x 30’3)
The recreation room has several large seating areas, bar and a gas fireplace and a large screen TV for watching movies or your favorite sports.
2nd Kitchen (9’2” x 7’10”)
Alongside the recreation room is a complete second kitchen which is ideal for entertaining.
Lounge/Bar Area (48’ x 15’1)
The lounge has a 6-bay wine wall which is fully chilled plus a stone accent wall with fireplace. Near the east end of this space is a walk-out to the grounds and a large built-in bar/buffet with stone counter.
Bedroom (15’ x 12’11”) & 3-piece bathroom
Also located on this level is an additional bedroom with 3-piece bathroom.
Walk-in Off-Season Clothes Closet or Sports Gear Closet
The lower level has 3 large storage areas including one room with built-in closet organizers to accommodate sports gear and off-season clothes.
Heated 4-car Garage
The architect ensured that the heated 4-car garage is well hidden from the road and is accessed by the side driveway. This extra deep garage has sufficient space to allow for a workshop and just outside of the garage is a paved sports court area.
Your own cottage in the back yard! The pool side cabana has its own lounge with fireplace, shaded seating area, granite bar, and full bathroom. The cabana is the perfect location for entertaining with multiple seating areas around the pool and below the waterfall. The views over the gardens and towards the pond & fire pit are totally private and serene.
The salt water pool with infinity edge is a masterful design. The waterfall, covered and open seating areas, flowering gardens and distant views make this area one of the highlights of the property.
Stone Fire pit
Towards the back of the property is the stone fire pit with seating area. Many sunsets have been enjoyed around the fire pit. A great tradition!
The Lot and Area
The 2.33 acre lot is considered one of the premier lots in Fairfields given its very private position and backing onto large acreage properties in the protected Oak Ridges Moraine. The property has been expertly landscaped with mature trees and perennial gardens.
Top area private schools including St. Andrew’s College, Country Day School and Villanova are all within 5-10 minutes of the property. Big box retail shopping is conveniently located in King City and Aurora. Enjoy peaceful country living in Fairfields yet be minutes to required amenities.
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