Welcome to 53 Mortimer Crescent, a beautiful five bedroom home with five washrooms, and situated within the sought-after Pickering Village community of central east Ajax.
Featuring wonderful curb appeal, this John Boddy home features a brick exterior; a double car garage with driveway parking for two vehicles; as well as landscaped front gardens along a front flagstone walkway and steps that lead up to a double entry door with arched transom. The backyard is filled with the beautiful greenery of shrubs and mature trees, and offers a private outdoor setting as well as great al fresco entertaining space with its large tiered deck that is also accessible through a gated entry from the side yard.
The main level showcases oak and walnut hardwood flooring, ceramic-tiled flooring, crown moldings, contemporary ceiling light fixtures and chandeliers, carpeted curved staircases with oak hardwood railings to both the upper and lower levels, as well as beautiful door and window trims.
The entrance foyer has an arched entry into the reception hall, and to the right is a mirrored door double coat closet; a powder room; access to the garage; as well as a laundry room with its own exterior side door entry. Across the reception hall are the formal living and dining rooms. These entertaining spaces are open to each - with the living room showcasing a full wall of south-facing windows and a gas fireplace, while the dining room has a columned entry off the main hall and an octagonal-shaped coffered ceiling with medallion. The family room has a French door entry off the main hallway, with its own direct access into the breakfast area, and additionally features awonderful backyard views and the cozy warm of a gas fireplace surrounded by a brick and wood mantle.
The kitchen and its adjacent sunken breakfast area are incredibly sized, and both of these work and family spaces have easy care vinyl flooring. The kitchen also features lots of counter work space; abundant cabinetry storage, including a stand-alone wall pantry with a built-in chef’s desk; a ceramic back splash; as well as appliances and a stainless steel double sink. The wall of windows in the breakfast room allows for unobstructed backyard views, and this space has a French door walk-out to the yard.
The upper level has carpeting throughout the upper hall and in four of the five bedrooms, a large hallway linen closet, while above the staircase is an octagonal-shaped skylight (an iconic feature of John Boddy homes). The main 5-pc washroom has dual basins in its vanity, a water closet, as well as a ceramic-tiled bath and shower area with sliding glass doors. The second, third, and fifth bedrooms have double closets and chandeliers; the third bedroom additionally features a 2-pc ensuite washroom; and the fourth (bedroom currently used as a home office) has a double French door entry. The master bedroom has a double door entry, is quite generously sized, and its oversized windows allow for natural lighting and beautiful views of the backyard greenery. This bedroom also showcases crown moldings and two walk-in closets - one which is exceptionally in its size, has a window, and is complete with organizers - as well as a spacious 5-pc ensuite washroom with a ceramic-tiled floor and finishes, a water closet, vanity with dual basins and a make-up area, as well as a corner tub and a separate glass shower area.
The lower is fully finished, and off the carpeted lower landing is a French door entry into the massive recreation area. Featuring laminate flooring and pot lighting, the recreation area has abundant space for a family room, homework/office area, and games’ rooms. There is also a wet bar for casual get-togethers, and this level also features a huge storage room, as well as a 3-pc washroom with tiled floor, pedestal sink, and a glass shower with mirrored door.
This home is within the catchment areas of Eagle Ridge Public School, St. Francis de Sales Catholic Elementary School, and Archbishop Denis O’Connor Catholic Secondary School; as well as Sir John A. MacDonald Public School, St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School, Pickering High School, and Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School for their French Immersion programs.
This home is close to the nature trails of Duffins Creek Conservation Area, places of worship, public transit, as well as shops, services and entertainment within the heart of Pickering Village; and is just a short drive to the Riverside Golf Course, the Durham Centre Shopping Plaza and Pickering Town Centre, the Ajax GO Station, and for access to Hwy 401.
For more information, contact Cristian Vergara, of Sutton Group - Heritage Realty Inc., Brokerage, at (416) 225-2290.
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