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House of the Week: $4.3 million for a regal Georgian on a sprawling Forest Hill lot

ADDRESS: 110 Kilbarry Road

NEIGHBOURHOOD: Forest Hill South

AGENT: Nissan Michael, RE/MAX Unique

PRICE: $4,300,000

THE PLACE: This grand Georgian sits on a sprawling lot in well-established Forest Hill South. Extras like English-country landscaping and a circular driveway ooze prestige.

BRAGGING RIGHTS: Even in a neighbourhood known for its Georgians, this redbrick revival stands out for its period details. Previous owners have carefully maintained the integrity of the style with paneled doors, a portico over the entry and strictly symmetrical construction.

BIG SELLING POINT: The tiered backyard will make for some epic summer parties. Fully landscaped, it contains a play area for the kids, a patio area for dining and a covered seating area set back from the house (so the late-night stragglers won’t disturb those sleeping inside).

POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: Though the home has been tastefully decorated, some of the paint choices—like the baby pink bedroom and the generous use of black—are idiosyncratic. Still, nothing a couple layers of primer and a new paint job can’t fix.

BY THE NUMBERS:
• $4,300,000
• $24,042 in property taxes (2012)
• 5,000+ square feet of living space
• 8-car parking (including a 2 car garage)
• 7 bathrooms
• 6 bedrooms
• 3 fireplaces
• 3 skylights

 

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