Welcome to 142 O’Reilly Lane, a wonderful waterfront property situated along the northwestern tip of Lake Scugog within the Little Britain community of The City of Kawartha Lakes.
The property is lined with majestic trees on its north and south sides, and set well back from the road, the front yard is quite deep and features a lovely front garden with a pergola, a flagstone walkway, mature perennials and shrubs, as well as a concrete walkway from the driveway to the covered wood front porch. The driveway is also quite long and can accommodate up to six vehicles easily, and leads up to an oversized garage with a 1 1/2 sized front garage door, and with a single garage door opening at the rear which facilitates boat launching onto Lake Scugog. The garage makes an ideal year-round workshop, as well - having both a wood-burning stove and an overhead heater to warm this two-storey in height space.
With Lake Scugog as its backdrop, the backyard is a fantastic outdoor summertime entertaining space. The dock extends out onto the lake for relaxing, fishing, and boating ease, while two separate wood decks in the backyard provide additional entertaining and relaxation space. A smaller deck sits on the north side of the property, and has a raised garden bed next to it, and is shaded by an evergreen tree. The main deck stretches across the home, and has a raised tiered that has a great view of the lake, and there are also three separate walk-outs from the home’s lower level onto it. Off the upper main level is an east-facing balcony also with three separate walk-outs, and which also extends across the home - and even during the winter months, the views across the lake can be appreciated from here.
The home is a four bedroom raised brick bungalow with three washrooms, and has been beautifully updated throughout.
The double doors of the front entrance have decorative glass inserts, as well as a large arched transom above - and open into a foyer with a double coat closet, a contemporary chandelier, as well as two sets of stairs, both with hardwood treads and white risers, to the upper main and lower ground levels. The foyer has durable vinyl flooring, which is continued into a hallway to the right - where you find a powder room with with a furniture-style vanity with a countertop basin - and steps to a sunken laundry room, which has a front load washer and dryer, a stainless steel sink, cabinetry storage, and access to the garage.
The main level features sliding door walk-outs from the kitchen the living room, and the master bedroom; updated, high quality laminate flooring throughout; while the kitchen has been finished with gorgeous upgraded ceramic flooring. This exceptional work space also showcases contemporary cabinetry with soft closing hardware and amazing storage, including a large pantry area, pots and pans drawers, and refuse drawers; pot lights, pendant lights, and a ceiling fan provide additional brightness; subway tiles finish the back splash; and all the countertops are quartz, with the centre island having a waterfall edge - and the island also features breakfast seating, a farmer’s sink, and built-in wine racks. Stainless steel appliances include a French door fridge with bottom mount freezer, a built-in dishwasher, wall oven and microwave, and a bar fridge - and there is also a glass cooktop with a glass and stainless steel exhaust hood.
The kitchen is open to the inviting living room, which showcases a vaulted ceiling with two skylights and a ceiling fan; a gas fireplace surrounded by stacked stone cladding; and two display shelves on both sides of the fireplace.
The hallway to the bedrooms is finished with chair rail, and has three separate linen/storage closets. The second and third bedrooms are both quite spacious, have large windows with north-facing exposures and privacy shades, ceiling fans, as well as double closets with mirrored doors - while the third bedroom additionally features a large wall display niche with accent panelling and lighting. The master bedroom is also quite spacious, and enjoys views of the lake and backyard, and additionally features a ceiling fan and a double closet with mirrored doors. Completing this wing of the home is a 4-pc washroom with a glass shower area, pot lights, a furniture-style vanity with a stone counter and under mount basins, as well as tiled walls throughout with mosaic-tiled accents.
The lower level features laminate flooring throughout, and has great storage - including a walk-in storage closet under the staircase, and a large room that has access to crawl space storage. The spacious recreation room has pot lighting, a gas fireplace, and three sliding door walk-outs onto the back deck - and this space can easily accommodate three distinct entertaining and/or living areas. This level additionally features a large bedroom with two north-facing above grade windows, a panelled ceiling accented with wood beams, two contemporary chandeliers, and a sitting/media space. Its walk-thru closet provides semi-private access to the 3-pc washroom on this level, which features a tiled floor, an oversized glass shower with tiled walls, and a vanity with an elegant drop-in basin.
This home is within the catchment areas of Dr. George Hall and Leslie Frost (Fr. Imm) Public Schools; St. Dominic Catholic Elementary School (Fr. Imm); Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute, and I. E. Weldon Secondary School (Fr. Imm); and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School (Fr. Imm).
A short drive to nearby Deer Run Golf Course, the urban centres of Lindsay, Port Perry, and Peterborough are just 16, 26, and 45 minute drives away, respectively for major prime amenities - while the smaller urban centres of Valentia, Little Britain, and Oakwood for everyday conveniences are 4, 11, and 14 minutes away, respectively.
For more information, contact Anita Sandy, of Royal LePage Connect Realty, Brokerage, at (416) 569-4662.
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