Welcome to 130 University Road, a 44 acre country estate property situated in the rural township of Douro-Dummer, and which enjoys exceptional outdoor views and privacy.
Overlooking a huge, private pond and a vast swath of green space - this exceptional property is gated; has a nine bay garage/shop for personal or professional use; separate, detached single and double door garages; a barn-style workshop that will appeal to woodworkers or others tradespeople; as well as a 2,800 sq. ft. (approximate) bungalow with a walk-out lower level.
Exterior surroundings of the home include aggregate concrete walkways; stone and greenery landscaping; a fire pit, vegetable garden beds, and a flagstone patio with pergola; and a wrap-around porch with glass railing for unobstructed views of the spectacular landscape. There are five separate walk-outs onto the porch (includes the main entry door, as well as entries from the master bedroom and the hallway leading to it, the rear mudroom, and a side hallway on the west side), while at the porch’s south side end is a private covered patio area with a hot tub.
The main level showcases both ceramic and gorgeous wide-plank wood flooring; large windows with exposures on all side for maximum natural lighting; pot lighting, elegant ceiling fixtures, and ceiling fans; as well as deep crown moldings and decorative trims.
The principal rooms have an open concept design, and offer great entertaining space. The living room has a gas fireplace surrounded by a stone and wood beam mantle, while above are ceiling opening of second-storey height that have windows at the top for additional brightness. The dining area exudes refined elegance, and the kitchen is as functional as it is beautiful. This work and family space showcases chocolate-coloured cabinetry with molded uppers and fantastic storage; granite counters and a subway-tiled back splash; a U-shaped island with breakfast seating; and a stainless steel double under mount sink, oven with gas cooktop and griddle, microwave, dishwasher, and double door fridge with bottom mount freezer.
The master bedroom is on this level, and showcases two spacious walk-in closets; as well as a 5-pc ensuite washroom with heated floors, a tiled shower area with water glass door, a furniture-style vanity with stone counter and under mount basins, and a clawfoot tub with hand-held shower.
Additional living and utility spaces on the main level include: a mudroom with double closet; a 4-pc washroom with an acrylic bath/shower combo, vanity with stone counter, and a linen closet; a second bedroom (currently used as an office) with a double closet and wainscoting; a powder room with stone-topped vanity; a walk-in pantry; and a laundry room with front load washer and dryer, cabinetry storage, and a modern sink; as well as a broom closet.
The fully finished lower level has 9’ ceilings and large windows for abundant natural lighting; wooden and ceramic flooring; four bedrooms, all with double closets, and two having ceiling fans; a storage area; a 4-pc washroom with an acrylic bath/shower combo, a a vanity with stone counter, and a linen closet; as well as a massive recreation and games area with pot lighting and a walk-out onto a covered concrete patio area.
This home is within the catchment areas of King George (Fr. Imm, SK-Gr. 2), Edmison Heights (Fr. Imm, Gr. 3-6), and Armour Heights Public Schools; Monsignor O’Donoghue and St. Anne (Fr. Imm) Catholic Elementary Schools; Adam Scott Collegiate Vocational Institute and Intermediate School (Fr. Imm); as well as Holy Cross and St. Peter (Fr. Imm) Catholic Secondary Schools.
A six minute drive to downtown Peterborough for restaurants, shopping, and entertainment - other prime amenities close at hand include Trent University, Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Hwys 115 and 7, golf courses, recreational facilities, and much more - and the property is also close to the walking trails of Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Lakefield bike trails.
For more information, contact Dion Gemmiti, of Century 21 United Realty Inc., Brokerage, at (705) 743-4444 - or Alket Kulla, of Re/Max Eastern Realty Inc., Brokerage, at (705) 743-9111.
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