133 Buckingham Avenue is nestled in the sought-after, family-friendly community of Lawrence Park. This home is set on an unprecedented 50 x 150-foot south-facing lot and boasts timeless curb appeal with a traditional limestone and brick facade. Every aspect of this home has been constructed with quality materials and unparalleled craftsmanship. Step inside and enjoy your tour of this coveted Richard Wengle (architect) custom-built home.
Be amazed by the spectacular front foyer. The finishing and details of this welcoming space set the overall tone for the entire home. The heated marble in the immediate entry will be appreciated underfoot and the hardwood floor stretches beyond the elevator to the perfectly positioned main floor powder room. To the right, a formal living room awaits. No detail has been overlooked, from the cherry hardwood floors with mahogany inlay to the multiple leaded glass windows. Pocket doors lead to the formal dining room which is of a similar decorative aesthetic. Classic cornice moldings and traditional stained glass windows add to the appeal of this room.
The impressive butler’s pantry connects the dining room to the kitchen and is complete with a serving station and a walk-in pantry for all your storage needs. Nothing has been overlooked in terms of kitchen design and function. The massive centre island with seating makes this the heart of the home and perfect for casual entertaining. Luxury finishes and an integrated appliance package make this the perfect kitchen for any aspiring chef. The informal breakfast nook which can seat the whole family and has a walk-out to the backyard patio for an easy outdoor dining experience.
Across from the kitchen is the main floor family room. This special space is the entertainment hub. A built-in entertainment unit with built-in speakers and a gas fireplace with a marble mantle add to the warmth and appeal of the room. With a french door walk-out to the back patio and easy access to snacks in the kitchen, this room is a great place for family entertaining.
Upstairs, four bedrooms all with luxury ensuite bathrooms await. The master suite has been lavishly finished with all the must-have bells and whistles. The bedroom is well-appointed with a raised coffered ceiling, decorative mouldings, and wainscotting panelled walls. The suite extends into a dressing room for her which includes custom closet organizers, three-way mirror and direct access to a sensational 5-piece ensuite bathroom. This is a private retreat of unbelievable proportions. From the gas fireplace to the soaker bathtub, to a built-in makeup vanity nothing was overlooked in the design of this space. On the other side of the master suite is a spacious walk-in closet for him and an additional 3-piece bathroom with handsome marble finishings.
Three additional bedrooms comprise the remainder of the second floor. Each bedroom offers similar features including warm broadloom floors, moulded ceilings, ample closet space, and either a 3 or 4-piece ensuite bathroom.
The lower level was thoughtfully designed and is the ultimate in entertainment. To the left of the staircase is an open concept recreation room with a wet bar and built-in storage unit. This recreation room has a double-door walk-out to the south-facing back garden. A spacious bedroom with a 3-piece ensuite is to the right of the staircase. This room is currently used as a home gym that is big enough to house all essential workout equipment. A massive laundry room with ample storage, laundry chute, and pet spa finishes the lower level
Parking is not a problem. The heated private driveway can hold three cars and the attached garage with direct access to the lower level can house up to four cars- two on the ramp and two on the ramp.
The exterior of this custom home blends in perfectly with the character and charm of Lawrence Park. This home is constructed with solid brick and features limestone accents. The roofline is clad with upgraded quality cedar shingles. The front facade offers beautiful proportions and the front heated staircase leads your eye up to the grand front door entry.
The fully fenced south-facing backyard offers a lush garden. Trees surround the property for added privacy and seclusion from the neighbours. A raised natural stone patio extends from the back of the home and offers a sunny spot for outdoor dining or entertaining.
Lawrence Park is a choice community, known for close proximity to excellent public and private schools. Public transit, if required, is easy as there are several route options to downtown. Yonge Street shops and vibrant restaurants are a short walk away. Enjoy your tour! Please refer to the complete list of features and inclusions that comprise this spectacular Lawrence Park home.