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Timeless $6.6 Million Contemporary Sits Along Wooded Parkland In Toronto


The leafy Toronto neighborhood of Sherwood Park takes its name from 40 acres of wooded parkland with walking paths. A 2.5-mile trail with wooden boardwalks winding through old-growth trees spans the natural area. Beech, oak and sugar maples form a sheltering canopy during the summer. Late in the year, they create a brilliant autumnal display.

Nestled up against a ravine adjacent to the park is an executive home combining timeless elegance and a contemporary aesthetic. Created by Richard Wengle Architects, the custom luxury residence is a study in attention to detail, proportion and pragmatic design.

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“There is no point in designing something beautiful that doesn’t work,” Wengle said in an interview published in the June issue of Dolce Magazine. “The flow and the functionality of the home are very important.”

That sensibility is evident in the Sherwood Park home, which features large open spaces for entertaining. A wide central hallway looks through from the front to the back of the house and accesses the library. An open-concept living room adjoins formal dining space.

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Setting a refined tone are extensive millwork, wood floors and crown molding. Arch-topped glass doors and abundant windows bring in natural light.

The center island kitchen flows into a breakfast/casual dining area with wine storage as well as a family room with a fireplace, walk-out terrace and catering kitchen.

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Stairs and an elevator unite the 6,665 square feet of living space, which features heated floors and skylights.

Four bedrooms spill off the second-floor landing. The primary bedroom has vaulted ceilings, a fireplace and a marble bathroom. There are four additional bathrooms.

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The lower-level walkout contains a gym, media room, games area, wet bar, office, mudroom and nanny suite. Picture windows take in the tranquil gardens.

The natural limestone exterior on the front of the house gives way to red brick on the upper levels at the rear. Stone steps from the main floor terrace and barbecue center descend to a patio.

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Barry Cohen and Sasha Firestone of Barry Cohen Homes are the listing agents for 33 Blyth Hill Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The asking price is CAD 8.995 million or nearly US $6.6 million.

Barry Cohen Homes is an exclusive member of Forbes Global Properties, a consumer marketplace and membership network of elite brokerages selling the world’s most luxurious homes. Search the latest luxury listings here.

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