23A Fairview Boulevard is an absolutely stunning, new, custom built home with a total square footage of 3445 sq ft. It has a walkout basement on a terraced property with spectacular, tree filled views, in the prestigious, Old University neighbourhood. From the moment you arrive, the meticulous attention to detail and demand for high quality in this executive home will be evident. This, truly is, a one of a kind house, that strikes the perfect design balance between the historical neighbourhood and modern elements of the home…It is a must see!
Upon entering the generous foyer, your eye will be drawn to the beautiful floating staircase, finished with a modern glass panel railing. As you look past the staircase, you will be in awe of the high ceilings and the amazing views of trees through all of the windows.You’ll love the open concept layout featuring rich hardwood floors, intricate tray ceilings, crown moldings, extensive pot lights, exquisite chandeliers, pendants, sconces and beautiful decor.
A chef’s dream kitchen boasts; fresh white quartz counters & large tile backsplash, beautiful Barzotti custom cabinetry, a dual oven, french door fridge, pendant and cabinet lighting, a large eating area and huge center island with a large, extra deep sink and generous bar seating. The spacious living room features a majestic gas fireplace, with Blanco Carrara marble surround and custom mantel, huge transom windows and double garden doors with two Juliette balconies, allowing an abundance of natural light to flow throughout the home. The striking patio from the walkout family room, below the Juliette balconies, has been cleverly designed to allow easy installation of supports for a large future deck off of the living room. Completing the main floor is a cozy den and an elegant 2 pc bathroom.
On the second level, you will find a gorgeous master retreat featuring a large 26’x10’ terrace with a privacy, etched glass railing, stunning tree top views that will make you feel like you have escaped to the Muskoka’s, as well as the spectacular vista of your backyard below and surrounding gardens. A perfect place to watch the sunset at the end of your day. The luxurious 5 piece ensuite features; a double sink with a quartz counter, a deep stand alone soaker tub, beautiful tile work, in floor heating and a large glass shower with built in quartz seating. The master also has a bar/coffee station with mini- fridge for easy morning coffees or evening cocktails on the master terrace. It’s like being at a spa! There are two other lovely bedrooms filled with morning light and a 4-piece luxurious bathroom with 6’ soaker tub. One of the bedrooms at the front of the home also features an elegant terrace with a beautiful intricate custom iron railing and deep ledges designed for planters. This is the perfect place to have a coffee, and watch the sunrise. The second floor also features a convenient laundry room.
Downstairs, which also has 9-foot ceilings, you will find a spacious, fully finished, family room, with a full 4 pc bathroom and tons of natural light and double garden doors leading to the exquisite 26’x 12.5’ patio and fully landscaped back yard. In addition, thoughtful, rough-ins have been installed for another gas fireplace, a bar area and an electrical conduit for a hot tub.
What you will not immediately notice downstairs, because of its smart design and position in this home, is a completely separate fully furnished legal studio apartment, finished to the same high standards as the rest of the home. The unit features; a huge kitchen, separate laundry, and walkout to its own side entry and deck area. It comes fully furnished including kitchen ware and linens. This unit is turn key & can easily be rented for $1200 which covers $250,000 worth of your mortgage! Alternatively, the apartment would be perfect for extended family members, a teenager or a home business… The great thing is that you still have a huge, separate walkout, family room, 4-piece bath and space for your family’s enjoyment. It’s the best of both worlds!
With most newly constructed houses you are left to do thousands of dollars worth of hardscapes and landscaping – that is not the case here! This house has been completely landscaped in the front and back with impressive armor stone, retaining walls, beautiful interlock pathways, and gardens that are to die for, with mature plantings and landscape lighting! There is literally nothing left to do but sit back and enjoy the amazing scenery.
Houses in this neighbourhood don’t come on the market often & when they do, they get snatched up quickly! Old University is a quiet neighbourhood featuring tons of prestigious homes lined with beautiful mature trees. It’s steps away from the scenic Speed River and Royal City Park. In the summer, you can walk to the boat house to rent canoes or enjoy some ice cream in the park. All the wonderful shops, and restaurants that downtown Guelph has to offer are just a short stroll away. Your kids can walk to John McCrae Public school, which is the premier French immersion school in the City. It’s easy to see why this is one of the most desired neighbourhoods in Guelph!
This house truly has it all; great finishes, an amazing location, new construction with the charm of an older house, income potential, and on and on. Don’t hesitate with this house because it is going to sell fast and you will not find another one like it!
ABOUT THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Old University-Dovercliffe Park real estate is some of the most sought-after in all of Guelph. This community is in an ideal area for students, families, and young professionals alike. The close proximity to schools and parks makes Old University-Dovercliffe Park real estate perfect for families who are raising their children in Guelph. Schools in this area include the University of Guelph as well as John McCrae Public School, Priory Park Public School, ÉÉC Saint-René-Goupil, Centennial CVI and College Heights Secondary School. Convenience is key here; residents have access to plenty of amenities nearby as well as an easy commute in and out the city, as this neighbourhood is close to the 401.
YOUR REAL ESTATE
When you take a look at the Old University-Dovercliffe Park real estate, it’s easy to see why the area is so desirable. There are beautiful one-of-a-kind homes with spacious lots, older brick homes, bungalows, and newer renovations throughout the area.
YOUR LOCAL FAVOURITES
If you’re looking to make the most of a nice day in Old University-Dovercliffe Park, then head to The Boathouse Tea Room. Whether you want to grab a refreshing ice-cream cone, have brunch by the river, or enjoy High Tea before taking a canoe ride on the water, The Boathouse is the place to do it all.