Spacious Family Home
Built for entertaining, this unique & stylish family home at 57 Douglas Drive boasts soaring spaces, light-filled rooms, and a location with easy access to all amenities. This all-brick two-storey delight has been lovingly maintained and updated with thoughtful appointments that any family can enjoy.
The front door reveals the grand foyer with a cathedral ceiling open to the upper level and bright skylight that fills the space with natural light. Gleaming hardwood floors run throughout and continue into the main living areas. To the right French doors take you to the separate living room, a formal space with hardwood floors, a vaulted ceiling, and large floor to ceiling picture window to the front. A double sided gas fireplace helps separate the living room from the elegant dining room. With hardwood floors and bright window, this space is perfect for more formal family meals.
The updated eat-in kitchen is an exercise in style function with contemporary Corian countertops nicely accented by the tile backsplash. The baker’s height centre island is perfect for the home chef along with the gas cook top and built-in oven. The cabinetry incorporates features like glass inserts and a wine rack and there is lots of storage space. A pass through with a raised breakfast bar opens up the light filled eating area with a sliding door walkout to the deck, making outdoor meals quick and easy. When dinner is over, retreat to the cozy family room with hardwood floors and another gas fireplace.
Also on the main level is a large bedroom, which could be used as a main floor master suite. This room has hardwood floors, a bright window to the front of the home, and a double closet. It also has a 4-piece semi-ensuite with a single vanity and tiled tub/shower. This level is nicely finished off with a laundry room and 2-piece powder room.
A winding hardwood staircase with carpet runner takes you to the upper level landing which overlooks the foyer. The master suite is spacious and bright with plenty of windows and upgraded Berber. The sitting area is a great place for a morning coffee or to take in a good book; there is also room to add a fireplace to add to the ambiance. A dressing area with his and her closets leads to the 4-piece ensuite bath which is split into two spaces. The first has a large single vanity with a makeup table while the second boasts an updated glass shower and sumptuous soaker tub.
There are two more bedrooms on this level, both with bright windows and upgraded Berber. One of them has a walk-in closet while the other has a double closet plus a linen closet. They share the main 5-piece bath with a large double vanity and tiled tub/shower
There is more family friendly space on the lower level including a versatile recreation room with a cedar lined cold room. There is also another large bedroom and a 3-piece bath, making this space ideal for guests. There is also more unspoiled space ready for you to finish off with your style and design.
Outside the property is fenced and landscaped to take advantage of the premium corner lot. The two-tiered deck and stone patio offer lots of room for outdoor entertaining while the interlock driveway and attached garage offer ample parking space.
57 Douglas Drive is located in an ideal east Barrie location. Kids and can walk to school and parks, or you can head to nearby Johnson’s Beach. Both Georgian College and RVH are just minutes away, as is a variety of shopping and other amenities. This home has been lovingly maintained with updates like new windows in 2017, sinks/faucets and carpeting n 2015, and a new high efficiency furnace and Lifebreath system in 2013. This is a turn-key room with plenty of room to grow in a sought after enclave of homes.
- Cathedral Ceilings
- Hardwood Floors
- Multiple Fireplaces
- Two Master Suites