This property is a hidden gem which overlooks the vast preserve at Joker’s Hill and the surrounding country estates in the hills of King. 5 mins to Aurora, top schools and area amenities. This privately sited 5.38-acre property has a charming 4 bedroom country home, a full 1-bedroom loft studio with elevator, a 900 sq ft heated workshop with additional 900 sq ft loft plus a 3-stall horse barn. This picturesque property has a pool with seating area, cabana and a tranquil waterfall garden with flowering water lilies and koi. A very rare offering in the best area of King!
The board and batten and stone home is surrounded by mature trees, gardens and rolling lawns and has countryside views in all directions. Come enjoy country living, yet be minutes to all the amenities of Aurora, King City and Newmarket.
The home has a large eat-in kitchen with granite counters, gas fireplace, centre island and a sun-filled eating area with vaulted ceiling.
Granite centre with prep sink island
5 burner cooktop
Double stainless-steel sink
GE Profile top-mount refrigerator, KitchenAid oven plus convection oven and warming drawer
Stainless steel Bosch dishwasher
Built-in order desk with granite counter
Raised gas fireplace
Wired Bose speakers in dining area
Just off the kitchen is the family room with a raised stone hearth fireplace and a movie area with drop down Epson projection screen and surround sound. The living room has two large bay windows which overlook the gardens and there is a walk-out to the main deck. The well-designed Trex deck has a shaded seating area, dining area, lounge and a second tier for the hot tub. The deck overlook the grounds and you can hear the waterfall – a wonderful setting to enjoy!
Living Room & Office
The living room is on the east side of the home and has a walk-out to the second glass panelled Trex deck. The comfortable living room has wide-board floors, a large picture window and adjoins the home office. The office is well placed in the floor plan with privacy in mind and this office has long views to the south.
The main level also has 2 mud room areas with storage closets plus a 2-piece powder room.
The lower level of the home has an exercise room plus several large utility/storage rooms. The lower level has a staircase at each end.
The primary bedroom has a double closet, wide board wood floors, south views over the property and a 3-piece en suite bathroom with granite topped vanity and tile floors.
Bedroom Two - The second bedroom has east views, wide-board wood floors, a double closet and ceiling fan.
Bedroom Three - East views, ceiling fan, double closet, wide-board wood floors
Bedroom Four - South view, wide-board floors, double closet
Garage Loft Studio
The 2+ car garage is fully insulated with an amazing 2nd floor loft studio. The loft is accessed either via the elevator in the foyer or via the exterior staircase.
The large living room in the loft has a vaulted and beamed ceiling, wood floors, lovely natural light and a bay window looking east. There is also a gas fireplace with hand hewn beam mantel. The kitchen space is open to the living room and has a breakfast bar and pantry. The studio has its own laundry, 4-piece bathroom and a bedroom or office with double closet and large bay window which overlooks the protected nature preserve in the distance.
The Solar Income
The property has its own solar panels which are connected to the grid and produce $16,000 - $18,000 in income per year with about 8 1/2 years remaining on the contract!
Other Information & Summary:
Geothermal heating and cooling in main house
Propane heating in loft
Back-up generator for main house and loft
Deep drilled well
Year-round 6000-gallon koi water garden
2 Trex decks
Shingles replaced 2013 main house, 2015 garage
Survey by Young & Young Surveying Inc.
Country Home, Equestrian.