Sunnyfield is a gracious country property. The home is placed down a long tree-line gated drive in the centre of approx. 80 rolling acres with a second home, pool, tennis court plus a charming stable for horses/cars and a drive-in workshop. Sunnyfield is one of King’s landmark properties on a quiet paved road with distant views in all directions!
The imposing brick residence with sprawling porches was originally built in 1860 on a height of land for a prominent Loyalist family. Century old evergreen trees line the paved drive up to the main house. The property is not historically designated yet many original elements such as flooring, brick work and trim remain intact. The home has been modernized with a great room addition and now offers 3 finished levels above grade totalling approximately 5,500 sq ft. plus an attached 2.5-car garage.
The great room is a bright room with 3 skylights, large picture windows and views over the pool. The room has a vaulted ceiling with central wood beam, gas fireplace, built-in book cases and plank flooring. There is a direct walk-out to the stone patio.
The home has a well-laid out mud room with powder room and ample storage. The large mud room is finished with antique brick floor laid in a herringbone pattern and bead board panelling.
Family Room/Breakfast Room
Off the kitchen is a large family room with breakfast eating area, a Vermont Castings wood stove and cozy seating area. This room has a direct entrance onto the north covered porch and is a favorite room for reading as the days grow shorter. Hardwood oak floors. Back staircase.
The kitchen has a granite centre island with seating, double ovens, pot lights and views over the grounds. The kitchen has a direct walk-out to the screened porch and outdoor dining room.
A favorite location for eating outside in the warmer months is the large screened porch. The home is known for its porches which wrap around 3 sides and offer wonderful entertaining space and views of the hills of King Township. 15 mile views!
The dining room with high ceilings, oak floors and deep window ledges harkens back to an earlier era. The dining room can easily accommodate large gatherings. Panelled accents.
The front foyer is finished in polished flagstone and opens into the large central hall. The woodwork and panelling is impressive throughout the receiving area of the home. The front foyer provides an entrance to the home and also onto the screened porch.
The large living room has extensive original trim work, French doors and oak floors plus large windows which overlook the gardens.
The second floor has a private office, sun room and a series of 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms.
This large bedroom has pine plank flooring and its own private staircase to the family room. The en suite bathroom has a tiled shower, jet tub, double sinks, linen closet and stone counters. This is a possible master suite if the front room is not selected.
The master bedroom has views to the east for morning light plus views to the south. There is a 4-piece bathroom with stone counters and a walk-in closet.
Morning Coffee Room
The charming sun room is an east facing room with windows on 3 sides and is filled with natural light. It’s a wonderful space to enjoy your morning coffee. The arched transom above the French doors, panelled wood ceiling, oak floors, stunning views and original trim all combine to make this a great space.
At the top of the stairs is the home office with built-in bookshelves and views over the paddocks to the north of the home. Oak floors.
This bedroom has a northern view over the stable. Oak floors. Closet.
Bedrooms 4 & 5
These bedrooms are well appointed with closets, original trim and pine floors. The bedrooms share a 5-piece bathroom with claw foot tub, double vanity with stone counter top and glass shower
The play room has pine floors and has an eastern exposure. This room could be an additional office or bedroom, if desired
The second residence is privately situated on the property and is finished with 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and living space. There is a full-height unfinished basement. The building is heated and cooled with its own high-efficiency geothermal system. This home was completed in 2010 and has its own electric start back-up generator.
Stables & Indoor Arena
The well-built stable complex has 6 stalls, wash stall, tack room, heated viewing room and automatic waterers. Many stalls have Dutch doors to the exterior which allows the horses to hang their heads outside and observe the comings and goings on the property. The attached arena is bright and well ventilated and leads to the 20 x 60 m outdoor riding ring. The barn complex can easily be expanded or converted to another use.
There is a metal clad drive shed near the barn which is used for equipment and hay storage. It’s a great space for a workshop or an isolation barn, if needed.
There are 8 large split rail fenced paddocks with 5 run-in sheds and water to 4 paddocks
The land spans approximately 80 acres and is gently rolling in nature with several large hay fields which are farmed by a tenant farmer to keep property taxes low. The area around the homes has picturesque mature trees and landscaped gardens.
Automatic gate with timer
Paved road frontage (1336 ft) and paved driveway
Geothermal heating and cooling systems in both houses
Water conditioning equipment with UV light
Irrigation system around main house
Heated salt water pool with solar cover and cabana
Back-up generator for both homes
Floor plans available
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