Welcome to 14 Stephen Avenue, a beautifully updated three bedroom back split home with an attached self-contained one bedroom in-law suite enjoying a great central location in Clarington’s Courtice community.
This home features a brick exterior with siding; a single car garage and driveway parking for an additional two vehicles; a concrete front walkway and covered porch; a side deck off the living room, a side patio area off the breakfast area, and a large deck off the in-law suite - all three which have access to the fully fenced and premium sized backyard. This yard additionally showcases an in-ground pool, a storage shed/pump house, and a poolside concrete patio area.
The main household opens into a tiled foyer with direct access to the garage, and off the main hall is a mirrored door double coat closet. This level also features gleaming hardwood flooring in the open concept living and dining rooms, which feature the walk-out to the side deck, as well as a contemporary chandelier and a large bay window in the dining room.
The updated kitchen and breakfast area showcases new laminate flooring; a skylight, pot lighting, and a modern ceiling light fixture; the walk-out to the side patio; a new countertop with a built-in desk area; cabinetry with exceptional storage; a new beveled edge marble back splash; as well as a stainless steel double sink, and new appliances including a French door fridge with bottom mount freezer, dishwasher, microwave, and oven with smooth cooktop.
The hardwood stairs to the upper and lower levels have painted white railings and white spindles with the lower stairs, and wrought iron pickets with the upper set of stairs - and the upper level showcases hardwood flooring in the hall and in the three bedrooms, has a linen closet, and a luxuriously appointed 5-pc washroom.
All the bedrooms are quite spacious and have large windows and good-sized double closets - with the master bedroom additionally featuring a ceiling fan, as well as semi-private access to the washroom. This washroom has been finished with stone tiles throughout; has a corner soaker tub, a walk-in shower area with a wall niche, and a California shutter on its window; and is complete with a contemporary vanity topped with a stone counter and under mount basins.
The lower level features pot lighting and new laminate flooring throughout, and is divided into two distinct recreation areas - both with oversized above grade windows, while the recreation area directly off the hardwood stairs has a carpeted staircase providing access to the in-law suite. The main family recreation area is quite spacious, and off this space is a walk-in storage closet; an updated 2-pc washroom; and access to the unfinished lower basement level - which can be renovated for additional household living space, but currently offers amazing storage, and also houses a combined laundry and furnace room with front load washer and dryer.
The in-law-suite features hardwood flooring throughout, and off its entry hall is a double coat closet; and a spacious bedroom with a double closet, a ceiling fan, a bay window, and built-in shelves. There is also a 3-pc washroom off this hallway, which features a tiled floor; a glass shower with tiled walls, niche, and seat, as well as rain and hand-held showers; a linen closet with a glass-paneled door; as well as a contemporary vanity with vessel basin. Its open concept Great Room showcases a wood-paneled and whitewashed vaulted ceiling with a fan and two skylights; an elegant chandelier in the dining area; and a living room with a bay window, as well as a wood-burning fireplace with built-in shelves and wood box, a stone lower facade, and a whitewashed wood-paneled chimney breast. The fully glass-paneled garden door and its adjacent windows flood natural light into this entire space, which is complete with a very functional kitchen showcasing seating and a hurricane-style pendant light at the peninsula; cabinetry with molded uppers; as well as a stainless steel double sink, oven with smooth cooktop, a new side-by-side fridge/freezer, and a newer dishwasher.
New updates (2020) for this home include the pool pump and filter; the backyard shed; the garage door and its opener; the kitchen patio door; and the electric in-wall heaters, as well as the deck and its railing for the in-law suite. The kitchen, lower level washroom, and all the toilets were updated in 2019 - while the hardwood flooring (main household); the furnace, the air conditioning unit (main household) and the ductless air conditioning unit (in-law suite); as well as the hook-up and panel for 200 amp service, were all updated in 2018. The main household’s kitchen and laundry appliances were all newly bought in 2018, and the dishwasher and fridge in the in-law suite were bought in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
This home is within the catchment areas of Dr. Emily Stowe, Dr. G. J. MacGillivray (Fr. Imm), and Courtice Intermediate Public Schools; Good Shepherd Catholic Elementary School (Fr. Imm); Courtice Secondary School (Fr. Imm); as well as Holy Trinity and St. Stephen (Fr. Imm) Catholic Secondary Schools.
A short walk to Stuart Park and public transit, this home is also close to the Courtice Flea Market, the Townline Centre Shopping Mall, numerous dining establishments, and the Courtice Community Complex - while the GO Bus Station and access to Hwy 401, as well as to Hwy 418 to connect with the 407, are just short drives away.
For more information, contact Jeanette Barrett, of Keller Williams Energy Real Estate Brokerage, at (905) 706-2932.
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