Welcome to 87 Bowles Drive, a bright and incredibly spacious five bedroom John Boddy home situated within Ajax’s highly sought-after Pickering Village neighbourhood.
Exuding wonderful curb appeal, this home features a brick exterior; double car garage; landscaped front and back gardens; a concrete front walkway and patio area, as well as another concrete walkway to a fully fenced backyard with a south-facing exposure.
The double front entry door has an arched transom, and opens into a ceramic-tiled foyer with an arched entryway into the reception hall. The main level showcases gleaming oak hardwood flooring; well-maintained ceramic-tiled floors; gorgeous curved hardwood staircases to the upper and lower levels; pot lighting; as well as oversized windows with multiple exposures that allow for an abundance of natural lighting throughout.
To the left of the foyer are the formal living and dining rooms. Graciously sized entertaining spaces that are open to each other, these rooms have beautifully trimmed entryways and gorgeous window treatments as elegant finishing touches - while the dining area additionally features a tray ceiling with a medallion and contemporary chandelier, as well as the stately decorative detail of tapered columns to its hallway entrance. The family is also quite generously sized, and this beautiful informal space features a Fresh door entry off the hallway, as well as a gas fireplace surrounded by ceramic tiles and a gorgeous wood mantle.
The kitchen and breakfast area have a wonderful open concept design, and the seven windows throughout this combined space allow for both backyard views and lots of natural lighting. The kitchen showcases an abundance of cabinetry storage, including a separate wall pantry with a built-in chef’s desk; a ceramic-tiled back splash; stainless steel double sink and appliances, including a built-in dishwasher, oven with gas cooktop, and double door fridge with bottom mount freezer; as well as plenty of counter space with a peninsula that offers additional breakfast bar seating to complement a spacious sunken breakfast area that has a walk-out to the backyard and its extensive concrete patio area.
The main level also features a mirrored door double coat closet; a powder room; access to the double garage; and a laundry room complete with washer and dryer, cabinetry and closet storage, as well as a side entry door - all found to the right of the entrance foyer.
The upper level showcases gleaming hardwood floors in the hallway, a large linen closet, three washrooms, and five bedrooms that are carpeted for cozy, underfoot comfort - as well as an octagonal shaped skylight above the staircase.
Immediately to the left of the staircase landing is the spacious 5-pc main washroom, which features a ceramic tiled floor and bath area, a water closet, as well as dual basins in its vanity. The second, third and fifth bedrooms all have double closets and large windows for lots of natural lighting, with the second and third bedrooms additionally featuring shared access to a 2-pc Jack-and-Jill washroom, while the fourth bedroom features a double French door entry and is also well-suited as a home office.
Through a double door entry lies the master suite - an exceptionally sized retreat that overlooks the backyard, features his-and-her walk-in closets, and could accommodate a sitting area by the windows. This bedroom is complete with a huge 5-pc ensuite washroom showcasing a glass-enclosed and tiled shower area; a corner jetted tub with tiled surround; a vanity with his-and-her basins, as well as a make-up area; ceramic tiled floor; and a water closet.
The lower level is fully finished, and offers an incredible amount of living and entertaining space for the home, as well as ample storage. Featuring laminate flooring throughout, this level features a spacious lower landing and reception area that opens into a massive family recreation area that has plenty of room for a games’ area, family room, work-out area, and for a children’s play area - and also features a huge wet bar with fridge. Completing this level is the convenience of a 3-pc washroom with a glass-enclosed shower.
This home is within the catchment areas of Eagle Ridge Public School, St. Jude Catholic Elementary School, Pickering High School, and Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School (French Immersion available at both of these secondary schools); as well as Sir John A. MacDonald Public School (Pickering) and St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School, for their French Immersion programs.
Located in a highly desired neighbourhood, this home is close to parks, places of worship, a neighbourhood plaza, Riverside Golf Club, and walking trails along Duffins Creek - as well as being just a short drive to the Pickering Town Centre Mall as well as the Durham Centre and SmartCentres Pickering Shopping Plazas, the Ajax GO Station, Greenwood Conservation Area, and access to the 401.
For more information, contact Cristian Vergara, of Sutton Group - Heritage Realty Inc., Brokerage, at (416) 225-2290.
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