A beautiful detached home situated on a family-minded cul-de-sac within the Village East community of Pickering, welcome to 1885 Larksmere Court.
Mature trees form a lush seasonal canopy above the driveway entry - which with no sidewalk - offers four vehicle parking in addition to the attached garage. The front yard has been professionally landscaped with interlocking curbs and walkway, as well as perennial gardens - and beyond its charming covered front entrance is a home showcasing elegant interior living spaces; many beautiful updates; a finished basement perfect for casual entertaining; and a lovely sun-filled backyard oasis.
Papered walls and chair rail create a wainscoting-style finish in the main hallway, and immediately to the left of the foyer entrance is a cozy family room with a corner wood-burning brick fireplace. Across the hall are the formal entertaining spaces of the open concept living and dining areas. Both rooms feature oversized windows for natural light, while lending an aura of sophistication to the dining area is a contemporary chandelier, and high quality dark laminate flooring adds an elegant finishing touch here - and throughout the entire main level.
Bright, beautiful, and functional - the designer kitchen been stunningly updated, and showcases modern pendant lighting in the breakfast area; crown moldings; crisp white cabinetry with abundant storage; quartz counters; a tiled back splash with a mosaic accent design; stainless steel sink and appliances; as well as the convenience of a servery area. The sliding door walk-out opens onto a tiered deck with privacy and lattice railings in a south-facing backyard that has no homes behind it. Mature cedar hedges and lush shrubbery add to the privacy, and this exceptionally well-maintained outdoor retreat additionally features stone landscaping, lush perennial gardens, and gated access from the front yard.
To the upper level is a carpeted staircase with a dark coloured railing, and a mid-landing papered accent wall finished with a contrasting dark display ledge. This level features broadloom in the hallway, three bedrooms finished with laminate flooring, and two updated washrooms. The second and third bedrooms are quite spacious and have double closets - and both share the main 4-pc washroom, which has a newly tiled floor, a new vanity with under mount basin, as well as a ceramic tiled bath and shower area with a mosaic accent design.
The south-facing master bedroom showcases a boldly-coloured accent wall and a contemporary ceiling light fixture that adds sophisticated and modern flair to the space. This personal retreat also features a large walk-in closet, and an updated 4-pc ensuite washroom with a tiled bath area with sliding glass shower door, as well as a new floor and vanity.
The main level also features a mirrored door double coat closet, and a powder room with a granite-topped vanity - and completing this home is a professionally finished lower level with features such as wood wainscoting and cozy broadloom; while additionally showcasing under-the-staircase storage; a walk-in pantry; as well as a combined mechanical, storage, and laundry room with front load washer and dryer, built-in cabinetry, and counter work space. A bonus room on this level is well-suited as a play room, a home office, or as a potential fourth bedroom; and the open concept recreation area features a stacked stone accent wall, pot lighting, as well as a wet bar with stacked stone accents and a parquet hardwood floor - a cozy space for family enjoyment, great for casual entertaining, and also ideal as a man-cave.
Enjoying a great location that has quick access to Hwy 401, this home is walking distance to public transit, Beechlawn Park, and the nearby SmartCentres Pickering with its wide variety of shopping opportunities, including big box, clothing, home improvement, and grocery stores; convenience and discount retailers; health and beauty services; specialty shops; and restaurants. Other nearby prime amenities include the Pickering Recreation Complex and its year-round indoor facilities; Riverside Golf Course; the GO Station for a quick easy commute to downtown Toronto; the numerous shops and services available at Pickering Town Centre Mall; as well as the beautiful Frenchman’s Bay community along Lake Ontario with its shops, entertainment, marinas, and scenic waterfront park.
For more information, contact Michelle Fraser, of Re/Max Hallmark Fraser Group Realty, Brokerage, at (416) 494-7686.
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