Come home to this sprawling custom built level entry residence surrounded by scenic beauty. This 2.5 acre property was part of the original Baker family ranch going back to the 1860's. A beautiful location combined with close proximity to city amenities make this a desirable choice whether you have horses or crave wide open spaces. This useable property has a barn with hayloft and plenty of room for the horses to graze. McClure Creek runs through the back of the property and there are many spots to enjoy soothing sounds of the creek in this tranquil and very natural setting. A gated driveway leads to this charming country home with one bedroom suite. A welcoming verandah overlooks the front gardens filled with perennials designed to bloom at varying times of the year. Relax in this private oasis and enjoy the fragrant scent of honeysuckle, hyacinth and wisteria. Step inside to this light and airy home with an open plan designed for family living or entertaining large crowds. On the main level, ceilings soar high above and the handsome laminate flooring is striking. This is a wonderful floor plan where essential rooms are on the main floor for one level living, however, you have the fully finished lower level space which can be used in a variety of ways. Whip up your finest dinners in the country kitchen filled with endless storage and workspace, Italian tiled flooring, crown molding and under cabinet lighting. A spacious dining area faces the front gardens and can easily accommodate a large table.
At night, retire to the very private master suite which boasts a sumptuous ensuite. Relax in the soaker tub or at first light, enjoy a morning coffee in total seclusion on a deck in your own private courtyard. A pond offers a calming touch to this peaceful space. Facing the front is a sizeable bedroom and full bathroom. The pristine laundry area is tucked away at the back entrance and is equipped with a front loading washer and dryer, sink, cabinets and counter. Downstairs are two huge bedrooms, a stylish bathroom and family room with kitchenette. This space is flexible in its use and is suitable for students, teens, in-laws or perhaps a studio. The balance of this level consists of a lovely one bedroom unauthorized suite with its own entrance and laundry. The prolific gardens are divided into different zones with shade plants and fruit trees down the side, vegetable gardens at the back and perennials and fruit plants at the front. Enter another world as you pass by the barn to explore the rest of this very private property. Sit for a while beside the creek or meander across your own bridge to the other side where at the top of a gentle hill are fabulous views of Mt. Benson. This special one owner home complements the magic of the property and has been strategically sited to maximize the sun exposure. Welcome to your own country paradise!
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