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House of the Week: $3.7 million for a Hoggs Hollow home with a beautiful backyard

ADDRESS: 6 Green Valley Rd.

NEIGHBOURHOOD:  Bridle Path – York Mills – Sunnybrook

AGENT: Geraldine Del Zotto, Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage

PRICE: $3,695,000

THE PLACE: The French countryside meets the Hamptons in this unique York Mills home, awash in vivid colours—magenta, apple green, lilac and royal blue.

BRAGGING RIGHTS: The best backyard on the block. There’s an expansive patio, a picturesque garden, a swimming pool (with diving board) and a cabana that’s basically a home away from home. Sitting poolside are a fully equipped fridge and freezer, a dishwasher, double ovens, a four-burner stove, two televisions, a washroom with shower, laundry, ample seating space and even a comfy loft for cat naps.

BIG SELLING POINT: The current owners spent over $1,000,000 in recent renovations on landscaping, the poolside cabana, the outdoor patio and the interior, meaning everything is modern and fresh.

POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: The splashy renovations may not be right for a family looking to remodel their new home in their own style.

• $3,695,000
• $24,701.01 in property taxes (2010)
• 8 bathrooms
• 5 bedrooms
• 4 parking spaces
• 1 luxury cabana
• 1 backyard pool
• 1 high-definition surround sound system