3 White Pine Place, Barrie, ON
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Welcome to this exceptional home located in a sought after east end neighbourhood. Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac, overlooking the pristine water of Kempenfelt Bay, this all brick, contemporary two-storey home is nestled on a meticulously manicured and beautifully landscaped lot. Well established perennial gardens and a unistone walkway create lovely curb appeal and the in-ground sprinkler system keeps the lawn lush and green all summer long. The double car garage, with inside entry, and paved double driveway provide ample parking for guests and family vehicles. A unique glass block wall in the garage allows natural light to filter through and a man door provides access to both the front porch and the side/back yard. This 5 bedroom (4 up, 1 down), 3 & 1/2 bath home has been finished from top to bottom and features several updates throughout. Open and airy, this home is a designer’s dream; a true architectural masterpiece. The open concept floor plan, sundrenched principal rooms, luxurious finishings and sleek, modern feel are simply the beginning. Entertain guests or relax with family in the elegantly appointed principal rooms that include a formal living room and separate dining room. Hardwood floors grace both rooms and complement the modern décor. The living room boasts a wood burning fireplace with impressive marble surround and mantel. Large windows fill the room with natural light. The dining room offers a garden door, framed by two massive sidelights, that leads to the deck and backyard; perfect for barbecuing and outdoor entertaining. A 2 pc powder room (renovated in 2010) is offered on the main floor for your convenience. Adjacent to the kitchen is the sunken main floor family room. Three large windows overlook the front yard and along with the skylights and glass block accent wall, fill the room with sunlight. With hardwood floors underfoot and a soaring Cathedral ceiling overhead, this is sure to be the favourite gathering place for family and friends. The gourmet kitchen is a true chef’s delight. Renovated in 2010, this stylish and functional space offers two islands, a double undermount sink and separate prep sink, modern fixtures, granite counters and miles of counter space. State of the art built-in appliances are included and the pot lights and under cabinet lighting brighten every inch of your workspace. The unique design provides for an open ceiling creating a bright and airy feel in the kitchen. The built-in desk with bookshelves is the perfect spot for meal planning and the dining area works well for casual meals. This is truly the heart of this home. The upper level boasts an open loft space, over-looking the main floor below, that is the ideal home office with a built-in desk. A large closet provides additional storage space. A good night’s sleep is guaranteed in the tranquil master suite. This space features gleaming hardwood floors, a large walk-in closet and a 3 pc ensuite with custom vanity. Sloped rooflines in the master create architectural interest in the space and the neutral décor continues throughout the entire upper level. Three additional bedrooms are served by a beautiful 4 pc bath. Renovated in 2013, the main bath features ceramics, modern fixtures and a contemporary vessel sink. The laundry room is also offered on the upper level for your convenience. The lower level has been fully finished with family in mind. The fifth bedroom, served by a 3 pc bath, is ideal for overnight guests or extended family. A spacious rec room and hidden “kitchenette” with sink and countertops will come in handy for entertaining and there is no shortage of storage space with several closets and built-ins throughout. Step down from the deck to the expansive patio that surrounds the inground swimming pool. Keep the kids happy, active and cool all summer long in the privacy of your own backyard. Mature trees provide shade and privacy and the decorative pergola gives architectural interest to the space. Private and picturesque, this is a true oasis in the heart of the city. The fridge, built-in stove and gas range top, dishwasher, garbage disposal, central vac, alarm system, garage door opener, water softener and microwave are included for your convenience. Natural gas heat and central air conditioning ensure your comfort all year long.