Stroll down Donwoods Drive in this unique urban forest alcove of Hoggs Hollow past its $5,000,000 and $10,000,000 dollar homes and you will find beautiful bridges over the Don River, parks, tennis courts, and a canopy of mature trees that will most certainly calm your mind.
Remarkably this exceptional property is also walking distance to Yonge Street shops, restaurants, subway, a short ride or easy drive to the downtown core and only 30 minutes via the 401 Highway to the Toronto Pearson International Airport.
22 Donwoods Drive was designed to take in the view of magnificent treetops from every newly installed triple glaze window. When you enter this traditional home wood wainscotting frames the foyer. Double designer etched-glass panelled doors add style and privacy separating the library/office from the kitchen on opposite sides. A limestone wood-burning fireplace in the library can be seen from the kitchen casting light on rich wood panelled walls, bookcases, flooring and the matching wood shutters. Whether looking out on the beautiful green streetscape from the desk or relaxing by the fireplace this very special room has a resort feeling to it.
Framed by a wall of light through four terrace access points, the living and dining room are stunning in all four seasons. Play the piano, write a script, read a book or entertain in style while you breath in the inherint creativity within. Wooden floors, wall scones, crown moulding and freshly painted walls are ready for your artwork.
Custom oak wood cabinetry, extensive display cabinets and storage, built-in appliances, granite countertops, double sinks, Moen facet plus filtered water tap, and views in three directions are some of the many kitchen features.
The master bedroom has a triple closets with built-in drawers and desk, a cedar walk-in closet plus a four piece ensuite bathroom with newer vanity featuring seamless dual undercounted sinks . A romantic balcony overlooking the picturesque back yard make it hard to believe you are in Toronto.
Three additional bedrooms can be utilized individually or as two large bedrooms each with a study / seating area. A 3-piece bathroom with updated vanity has marble tiles as do the master ensuite and 4 piece bathroom on the lower level.
Two separate entrances to the above grade 1240 square foot lower level add convenience and versatility. The entertainment room with new engineered flooring, extensive storage space, and double glass patio doors leading to the garden also has easy access to the 2 piece powder room. The front room currently being used as a family room was formerly a 5th bedroom with its own adjacent 4 piece bathroom and ample storage as well. These rooms are ideal for a nanny suite, teenager’s apartment, or could be converted into an in-law apartment with access to the kitchen via a door at the top of the staircase. Chocolate coloured Miele washer and dryer and a Sauna are also on the lower level.
Outdoors you will be in awe of your surroundings. Towering pine trees, lush shrubbery, flagstone pathways and stairs accented with various stone inlaid designs adorn both the back yard. Plenty of options to enjoy nature from the 37 foot by 16 foot outdoor lounge including relaxing in the ceramic hot tub with water fountain. Designer stonework is also found on the driveway that can fits 3 cars in addition to the 1 car garage.