1 Barber Ave is a beautifully renovated 2600 sqft home overloaded with charming characteristics situated on a desirable street walking distance to Exhibition Park & downtown Guelph. When turning onto the street you’ll immediately be in awe of the original stone pillars that make Barber Ave one of the most prestigious & recognizable streets in Exhibition Park.
The attractive vine-covered stone & brick exterior gives the home an abundance of curb appeal.
Upon entering you’ll notice the gleaming hardwood floors, tasteful decor, remarkable upgraded light fixtures and high-end finishes throughout! This house has the best of both worlds with all the charm and character of a century home plus all the modern luxuries that one could desire.
Massive chef’s dream kitchen featuring fresh white cabinetry with striking stone counters, beautiful marble tile backsplash, high-end stainless steel appliances, glass feature cabinetry and a large breakfast bar with seating. Off the kitchen is a family room boasting a huge window, and custom built-in cabinetry. A convenient 2 pc powder room and access to your fully fenced side yard complete this wing of the home.
Bright & airy great room featuring a wall of custom built-in shelving, an elegant gas fireplace, stunning globe chandelier and a massive window allowing plenty of natural light into the room. There is also a formal dining room with a wine wall, large windows and beautiful glass paneled French doors. The perfect space to host guests.
Upstairs you’ll find perhaps the most spectacular room in the home, the sun-drenched master suite, featuring soaring cathedral ceilings lined with massive skylights, gleaming hardwood floors, a floor to ceiling fireplace, 13 massive windows and an enormous walk-in closet with custom built-ins. Luxurious 4 piece ensuite boasting a massive glass shower with bench seating and a sleek floating vanity with double sinks. There are three other good sized bedrooms and a stunning 4 pc bathroom featuring marble floors, a standalone bathtub, glass shower and 11ft cathedral ceilings with skylights.
Stunning backyard oasis featuring over $50,000 in professional landscaping, a tranquil fish pond, two separate seating areas and tons of mature trees. You’ll never want to leave the massive brand new interlocking patio boasting an extraordinary trellis with a globe chandelier. The other side of the home has another extremely private, fully landscaped, yard featuring 2 decks – one for the BBQ and the other for entertaining. The space also features a flagstone patio and beautiful green wall. Located right off the kitchen this is the perfect place to host a small dinner party. Beautiful mature gardens though-out the property providing lots of privacy and amazing curb appeal. The best thing about this property is that it has no maintenance with a full irrigation system in the gardens and grass that you will never have to cut!
ABOUT THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Investment Potential | Hipster
Interested in Exhibition Park real estate? This neighbourhood is Mary Wylde’s old stomping ground and a great area of the city. Its namesake, Exhibition Park, is one of the largest parks around and is home to a tennis court, baseball diamond, and skating arena where the GoWylde team hosted a skating event over the Christmas holiday.
People are drawn to the charm of Exhibition Park real estate and the community-oriented atmosphere that keeps residents happy and busy all year long.
Your Real Estate
When you’re checking out the Exhibition Park real estate, you’ll see plenty of beautiful century homes. The neighbourhood is within walking distance to the downtown strip, which makes it easy for residents to do some shopping, take in the nightlife, or enjoy a meal at any of the fantastic cafes and restaurants. When it comes to Guelph real estate, you can’t go wrong with the charming homes here.
Your Local Favourites
With The Grain is one of our favourite stops to make whenever we’re visiting the area or helping buy and sell some Exhibition Park real estate. We highly recommend their delicious breads, desserts, and sandwiches. It’s a small and popular place, but if you can’t find a seat, don’t get discouraged–just grab it to go and head to a nearby park for a tasty picnic.