House of the week: $4.5 million for this butterfly-shaped mansion on “Thornhill’s Bridle Path”
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ADDRESS: 37 Steele Valley Road
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Thornhill (Bayview)
AGENT: Jerry Hammond, RE/MAX Ultimate Realty Inc.
PRICE: $4.5 million
THE PLACE: The long driveway gives visitors plenty of time to take in the grounds and striking look of this Markham mansion. Nestled in a ravine on a prestigious cul-de-sac, the property offers utter privacy behind the front lawn’s mini-forest.
BRAGGING RIGHTS: The Steele Valley cul-de-sac is considered the Bridle Path of Thornhill, only instead of elite international families, it is chockablock with medical superstars. Neighbours who might offer house-call privileges include a highly sought after eye doctor and a prominent surgeon.
BIG SELLING POINT: The house has been built in the shape of a butterfly, with each room offering a view in a different direction.
POSSIBLE DEAL BREAKER: The incredibly long driveway will add precious minutes to morning commutes.
POSH BY THE NUMBERS:
• 7,000 square feet
• 6 bathrooms
• 6 fireplaces
• 1 acre
• 4 bedrooms
• 1 indoor pool
• 1 spa suite with hot tub
• 1 nanny’s room
• 1 exercise room