8 Highland Drive
- Exposed Beams
- Granite Counters
- Hardwood Floors
- In-law / Guest Suite
- Professional Grade Appliances
- Vaulted Ceilings
- Walkout Lower Level
Enjoy coveted valley views in prestigious Horseshoe Highlands from this custom executive home at 8 Highland Drive. Clad in natural stone and stucco, this walkout bungalow boasts a separate in-law/guest suite and views that stretch all the way to Georgian Bay. It has also been completely remodeled with a brand-new kitchen & many other high-end features sure to appeal to those looking for high end recreation living.
The wide foyer provides a warm welcome, plus a measure of privacy for the rest of the home along with rich, reclaimed hardwood floors that run throughout the main living areas. To the right your eyes are drawn to the unique brick accent wall in the spacious dining room which can easily accommodate a large table for family gatherings.
Turn a corner into the central open living space, and you’ll notice right away that amazing view from the great room. The vaulted ceiling with casement windows topped by a fanlight frames this lovely panoramic vista you’ll never tire of, especially when you are treated to gorgeous sunsets every evening. You can also step outside from the great room to enjoy the view from outside on the expanded elevated back deck with glass rail.
This entire space has also been redesigned complete with the introduction of a gas fireplace and rustic exposed wood ceiling beam. The showpiece kitchen is a true statement on esthetics & design. The custom contemporary white cabinets are nicely accented by the lustrous granite counters & matching brick backsplash from the dining room. All the extra features are here; crown moulding, a large centre island with wraparound breakfast bar, and a unique hammered coppered sink. The home chef will enjoy the professional grade appliances including an integrated paneled fridge and a Wolf 8-burner gas range with pot filler.
The master suite is a tranquil retreat with triple casement windows for light and views. A sliding barn door reveals the generous 5-piece ensuite which features a sumptuous corner tub and a tiled walk-in shower along with two separate vanities.
The second main floor bedroom is also exceptionally large, with a double closet and vaulted ceiling. In a separate area off the kitchen tucked behind a sliding barn door you will find a laundry room, a large mudroom/entry from the attached double garage which has lots of closet space and a convenient 2-piece powder room.
An open staircase with new spindles & railing leads to the lower level, which includes a fully finished separate suite with its own entrance. Perfect for guests or family, they can enjoy their own kitchenette/living area, bedroom, and 4-piece bath.
The lower level family/recreation room has all new flooring and a wall of windows looking out over the valley. This versatile space has plenty of room for a home theater as well as a games area. A garden door walkout leads directly to the Unistone patio. There is also a generous bedroom with a fully above grade corner window, and a 4-piece semi-ensuite bath that has a large glass-doored shower enclosure and a single vanity.
Outside, the property has been thoughtfully landscaped to make the most of its superb setting. A stand of mature trees out front provides shade and privacy from the street, and the extensive perennial gardens are studded with river rocks and boulders. Of course, the most extraordinary feature of the property is the view. The home is perched high on a ridge overlooking Horseshoe Valley below, and far across Georgian Bay in the distance. The large, west facing deck has glass railings, so the glorious view is unimpeded. And you can enjoy the view from any location at the rear of the property, year-round.
8 Highland Drive boasts amazing access to both golf and skiing in Horseshoe Valley as well as miles of great trails for hiking, cross country skiing, cycling, snowmobiling and ATV-ing. It’s a great blend of luxury and lifestyle, perfect for the active family. The separate suite gives the home added flexibility to accommodate guests or extended family. There are not many homes with this coveted combination of space, flexibility, and that sought-after view, and this one is move-in ready for families who enjoy a recreation lifestyle.