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Richard K.C. Ling, Broker

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Limited, Brokerage

 

Another Great Canadian Country Estate Select Property

 

   Trent Hill Executive Home

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Home of a Toronto based Provincial Senior Executive

Private and Nicely Appointed On 102 Acres, Circular Drive, 3 Sheds (1 w/Electricity) + Gazebo

3 Car Garage, Oversize Front (48x6) and Back (40x14) Decks w/Electrical Outlets

2 Phone Lines to Home, LED Exterior Lighting, Front Perennial Gardens

3 Levels (Lower Level In-Law Suite w/Separate Entrance)

4 + 2 Bedrooms, 2 Kitchens, 3 Full Baths + 1 Powder Room

Oak Floors (Harvested from Grounds), Stone Fireplace, Central Air, Central Vac

Water Softener & Reverse Osmosis System 

Interconnected Smoke Alarms on All Floors/Carbon Monoxide Detector

Stream at Back, Minutes to Marina or closer yet to Crow River for Fishing

Previously Tree and Horse Farm (should re-activate for Tax Benefit)

Fairly Tale Living In the Woods for only

$499,000

 

Northumberland Vistas - Warkworth Cottage

467 Concession Road 2 East

CDN $638,000

Just a jog north of HWY 30 (Brighton Exit), veering west onto Concession Road 2 East, the rolling hills of Northumberland opens to a majestic rapture of Emerald Greens in Spring/Summer, bright red and yellow in the fall, and soft plush sparkling/pillowy snow in the Winter Months.

New England Style Main Residence - with a Floating Sunroom, Heated Floors and Vaulted Ceilings, Carriage House + Garden Shed on ~ 9.75 Acres

 

   

 

Richard's Notes

World travelers, the Roys started in Montreal, took an early retirement, criss crossed around North America, then the Globe, settled in the Northumberland Hills as the expansive vistas "reminded them of the rockies", and are now ready to travel again.  In different communities along the way, they have created unique homes for their own enjoyment, and entertainment, blessing the rest of us who follows with a legacy of turn-key gems.

 

Notes on the Region

Tap into what the cognoscenti have known for several years, a little bit of insider information if you will - Port Hope and Cobourg are turning into bedroom communities of Toronto. Just an hour of highway driving east of Toronto on HWY 401, they are rare in Ontario towns that have proactive Heritage Conservatories that prevent bulldozing of Century Homes for Parking Lots - "managed growth" is a term that comes to mind.

And it is a good thing.  Together with Grafton, steeped in history, they were the playgrounds of the Rich and Famous since the early 1800's.  That would explain all the majestic estates in the surrounding countryside.  With the proximity to Rochester via ferry, a lot of American steel money had poured into the area.

Warkworth has evolved into a thriving distinctive "upscale" countryside known for a thriving community both in the arts and shops.

Northumberland County, wherein lies Port Hope and Cobourg, benefits from the growing trend of "city folk" moving out from the hustle and bustle in the "big smoke" to somewhere quieter and safer.  With the Internet revolutionizing the way we do business and communicate, many have taken advantage of what telecommuting has to offer. When we placed the Director of Marketing for a major National Bookstore in Grafton close to 10 years back, he traded his home in North York for a 100 acre farm with a restored Century Home that once belonged to the Masseys for $550,000.  I am sure it's at least double now.

Northumberland County is only part of this phenomenon of "managed growth", although Port Hope, being the closest, has positioned itself to be a gateway of sort.  Port Hope, indeed, is unique with it's water frontage, Yacht, Golf and Country Clubs, developed cultural events and mildly eccentric denizens.  Cobourg has an active Marina and cafes and shops with more contemporary flair.  (They even have sushi every Saturday night at The Oasis!)  We have the Big Apple in Colborne that opens year round attracting millions.  And Brighton turning into a well received retirement community - great success in the development of Brighton-by-the-Bay by a REIT.  Then Prince Edward County, with picturesque Picton,  is turning into the other Wine Producing region.  After selling The Hillcrest in Port Hope to an area Spa, I see a few more popping up that provide a variety of alternatives and choices.  Another client from the U.K., now a good friend, has set up another one in Brighton.  This is quite special - as influenced by her background as a hotelier in Africa and her son as an impresario in the entertainment/music industry in the U.K. and New York.  Then there is Trenton and Belleville, led by one of the most dynamic Economic Development Boards in the person of Chris King; and Kingston, which is experiencing phenomenal growth.

 

Ground Floor 

Foyer

 

 

 

15' 7" x 15' 7"

 

 

Red Oak Floors/Tile

Double oversize closet

Broom closet

Custom Commissioned Wrough Iron Chandelier/Railings

Custom Commissioned Water Radiant Heater

Great Room - Dining/Living Rooms/Kitchen

20'' /11'11"Ceilings    

 

 

 

28' 7" x 20' 7"

 

Vaulted Ceiling - 20'

Zero Clearance Woodstove

Red Oak Floors

Ceiling Fan/Alabaster Light Shade

8x Pot Lights

3x 5 Rack Halogen

Walk-out to Floating Atrium

Overlooks Sweeping Vistas of Northumberland Hills

Centre Island - Corian Counter w/Lower Cabinets

Double Sink/New Form

Kenmore Elite Stand Up Fridge

Kenmore Elite Dishwasher (Eye Level)

Wall-to-Wall Cabinets

Kenmore Microwave

Jennaire Range - 4 Elements (Gas)

BBQ - Reverse Exhaust

Floating Atrium
43' 9" x 8' 2"

Access from both Great Room and Master Bed Room

2x Exits to Verandah (2x 44' 3" x 4' 8")

Laundry Room

 

 

10' 3" x 8' 7"

 

 

Ceramic Floors

Kenmore Elite Washer & Dryer

Picture window to front

Master Sanctum Santorum

MBR

 

12' 1" x 13' 11"

 

 

11' 8" x 15' 8"

 

 

Red Oak Floors

Walk-out to Floating Atrium

Walk-in closet - Built-in Drawers & Rallings/Red Oak Floors

Ceramic Floors (Heated)

Oversize Claw Foot Tub

Rain Forest Shower

4 Piece

Walk-out

Lower Level

Great Room

Wine Cellar

 

28' 2" x 23' 0"

Heated Concrete Floors

Walk-out to Patio

9x Pot Lights

2x Windows

Access to Utility Room

Bedroom No. 2

 

13' 2" x 13' 6"

 

 

Heated Concrete Floors

Built-in Double Closet

Window overlooking sweeping vistas

Bath Room

 

 

5' 1" x 9' 9"

Heated Ceramic Floors

3 pc (Shower)

Pedastal Sink

Bedroom No. 3

 

13' 9" x 10' 6"

 

 

Heated Concrete Floors

Built-in Double Closet

Window overlooking sweeping vistas

 

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