Historic ca. 1870 Blacksmith’s cottage with ca. 1890 and 1930…
9865 Ellis Rd, Baltimore, ON K0K 1C0, Canada
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This light-filled home is situated in a park-like setting on 9 acres surrounded by mature, formal and informal perennial gardens and beyond the circular drive is a meadow with a pine forest to the east and a hardwood forest to the west.
The main floor features a large entry hall with staircase leading to the second floor, living room with built-in electric fireplace, dining area, adjacent galley kitchen, three pc bathroom with glass shower, bedroom/ family room, walk-through storage room (with six separate ten foot high closets, which includes a 60 bottle capacity wine cellar), utility room and separate laundry room. All rooms on the main floor have 10 ft ceilings with cornice moldings.
The living room has three french doors that lead to a large patio and formal garden. A classically designed pergola extends over the length of the patio and has recessed dimmer lights. The hydrangea standard trees in each of the parterre gardens sections have hidden string lights that provide ambiance in the evening. This space has a lounge and dining area and is the perfect spot to relax or entertain.
The kitchen includes top-quality custom-built floor to ceiling Thomasville cabinetry with KitchenAid appliances (built in oven/ microwave/ warming oven, dishwasher and fridge). The kitchen counters are black granite and the black glass cook top blends in seamlessly. The dining area french doors open onto a small patio overlooking the park-like setting and sunsets.
The second storey offers two bedrooms, a 3 pc bathroom with bubbler tub and an office area. The bathroom and office area have skylights. One bedroom has a floor to ceiling palladian window overlooking the formal garden below and forests beyond.
If you are looking for privacy and an idyllic setting look no further….