35 Manresa Court · $2,988,000 (CAD)
Tranquility and privacy ensconced in an executive neighbourhood. A home like no other, this Georgian-style jewel is discreetly positioned on a quiet cul-de-sac backing onto protected conservation land, just minutes from the amenities of the burgeoning city of Guelph. Portage or hike to Guelph Lake through the pristine St. Ignatius Old Growth Forest Trails running alongside the Speed River, and just steps from the back gate.
Swim and relax year-round in the self-cleaning, 800 square-foot by 8-ft deep indoor pool, with 8-ft octagonal spa, and gym area – all situated in a designated wing with soaring 20 foot ceilings. Delight in the beauty of majestic, mature trees in the professionally landscaped, fully-fenced and irrigated acre setting, accented by a koi, cascading waterfall pond. Capture forest breezes in a screened, serviced octagonal 20 X 12-foot gazebo, or enjoy a bon fire in the stone fire pit that in wintertime, centres the 80 X 30-foot skating rink.
Custom-built for a lottery winner, the 9700+ square feet of luxury living space (8095+ above grade), has ample room to graciously entertain, and accommodate a large single family, extended family or staff. Formal living and dining rooms are beautifully appointed with custom crown mouldings. A main floor office features floor to ceiling custom cabinetry and oversized granite-topped desk. An expansive, main floor, open concept great room and gourmet kitchen easily seats ten. Six bedrooms, plus one spare room, and seven washrooms. An above grade, second great room with walk-out to courtyard, has 9 foot ceilings, radiant in-floor heating and wall-to-wall, floor to ceiling windows. Lower level also has a second kitchen, and private bedroom - the perfect in-law or nanny suite. Finished and heated three-car garage with driveway parking for an additional 12-15 cars. Smart home indoor/outdoor audio and security system throughout.
Located just minutes to the University of Guelph, and a 30-minute drive, via Hwy. 7, to the Universities of Waterloo, and Wilfrid Laurier. This beautiful, one-of-a-kind home was featured in Our Homes Magazine, Spring 2017 edition.
9,700+ sq ft of total living space
800 sq ft indoor pool + 8 ft octagonal hot tub spa
7 (6+1) Bedrooms