SOLD- A rare opportunity awaits!
One of Aylmer’s most prestigious Century Homes is on the real estate market for the first time since 1874. This Georgian Neoclassic home has hosted generations of family gatherings, tea parties, Christmas morning surprises, BBQ’s and pool parties. From 1875 to 1990, three generations of the Sinclair family have practised medicine in this house, with an office area accessible through a separate entrance from the living quarters, perfect for an in-home office or commercial space.
As you enter this home, you will be impressed by the front door featuring side-lights and an exquisite stained glass elliptical transom. You are immediately welcomed by a grand staircase featuring the original wood bannister, moldings, trim and a spectacular crystal chandelier. To the left, you enter a spacious living room with hardwood floors, large windows and a working wood-burning fireplace with marble surround. Glass doors with the original vintage hardware, glass handles and quaint skeleton keys, open up to an expansive dining room featuring a large window, allowing sunlight to flood into the space. In the centre of this home is a functional kitchen with easy access to a laundry room. This area could also be converted to another two-piece bathroom. A large everyday dining area overlooks the beautiful courtyard with a water feature and spacious patio. The great room is every entertainer’s dream! It features another large wood-burning fireplace, with built-in cabinets flanking both sides of the fireplace, a coffered ceiling, bar area with generous seating, additional storage, and a desk area…all overlooking the peace and tranquility of Catfish Creek. The backyard access through patio doors, opens up to a covered deck for more entertaining, beautiful gardens and grass for playing games. To cool off, a concrete ‘L’-shaped swimming pool features an area for wading and a large area for laps or water games. Stone pavers surround the pool and offer opportunities for sunbathing and picnics alongside the water. Inside the heated double car garage is another two-piece bathroom for pool guests or washing up before going inside. The landscaping is stunning and well maintained throughout the property. The garage also features a greenhouse for spring plantings, as well as upper storage for seasonal equipment and furniture.
Returning to the spectacular front entry is the staircase to the second floor where you will discover a landing flooded with sunlight leading to the bedroom area of the home. Four spacious bedrooms with built-in storage and large windows are perfect for a growing family. The full bathroom is located centrally on the second floor.
The basement of this home offers a large recreation room with several closets and additional rooms for added storage.
Here is your opportunity to be a part of history, while enjoying many years of happiness and making memories!
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