House of the Week: $1 million for a roomy Oakville home with a backyard nicer than some resorts
ADDRESS: 1328 Stanbury Road
AGENT: Peter Anderson, Re/Max Realty Specialists Inc.
THE PLACE: A five-bedroom home located on a pie-shaped lot in Oakville with a pool and plenty of trees.
BRAGGING RIGHTS: The master bedroom has a bright walk-in closet and expansive windows to the backyard, and did we mention the oversized tub with golden faucets right in the bedroom? No need to trek to Niagara Falls for a honeymoon suite.
BIG SELLING POINT: The grand entertaining area, which encompasses the kitchen, the dining room and a sunken living room with a fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. Expect to host a lot of holiday dinners.
POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: Your money definitely goes further in the suburbs, but those currently living and working in Toronto proper may find it tough to adjust to a daily commute. Better buy that Presto card now.
BY THE NUMBERS:
• $6,746.51 in taxes (2012)
• 8-person kitchen island
• 5 bedrooms
• 5 bathrooms
• 2 fireplaces
• 1 garage
• 1 outdoor pool