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House of the week: $3.6 million for a New England-style country home near St. George’s Golf and Country Club

ADDRESS: 16 Ridgevalley Cr.
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Edenbridge–Humber Valley
AGENT: Robert Nimmo, Royal Lepage Ltd.
PRICE: $3.59 million
THE PLACE: Barely two years old, this Cape Cod–style villa has plenty of selling points, but one stands out: it’s perched above the first hole of St. George’s golf course. The property stays true to the country club vibe, with a walk-out basement, massive pool, cabana, hot tub, canopied terrace, exercise room and plenty of greenery. Wainscot ceilings add a contemporary element to the open-concept kitchen-dining-family room, and the airy master suite is adjoined by a dressing room.
BRAGGING RIGHTS: The home was designed and built by Jim Caruk, who can be seen on HGTV’s Real Renos sprucing up the city’s finest homes. Fans of Mike Weir and Paul Casey get the best seat in the house—well, fairway—when they tee off at St. George’s (the Canadian Open was just held here). Celeb spotting is not restricted to golfers: Michael Douglas has been spotted on the back nine.
BIGGEST SELLING POINT: The golf course, but there are also the two offices that could easily be turned into bedrooms, or divided up among the kids and the adults for homework time.
POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: The backyard may have tremendous privacy, but the pool’s filter probably can’t digest errant golf balls.

BY THE NUMBERS:

• 15,600 square feet
• 4 bedrooms
• 7 bathrooms
• 6-car parking
• 3 fireplaces
• 2 storeys
• 2 offices
• 2 balconies
• 2 storage rooms
• 1 exercise room
• 1 entertainment room
• 1 dressing room
• 1 pool
• 1 cabana
• 1 hot tub
• 1 golf hole