Property of the Week: The Bridle Path, Toronto

This property represents an unparalleled level of quality, hardly ever found in Toronto, and sits on one of Canada’s most prestigious streets.  The Bridle Path is a brand new construction, completed in 2013, and is one of the most magnificent modern homes we’ve ever featured.  It is exceptional.

Don’t lose your marbles

The bottom floor of this property is completely covered in Aqua Bianca marble flooring, rendering it a masterpiece of design and architecture.  The flooring is complemented by a stunning free-standing marble staircase, a wonderfully impressively graceful work of engineering.

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Let’s get down to numbers

This palatial 6 bedroom mansion has 11 bathrooms and 12 parking spaces available, including a 6-car garage.  It’s also kitted out with a walk in pantry, a sound-proofed theatre room and a wine cellar with a 1200 bottle capacity.  This magnificent house is available for $14.8 million from Sotheby’s, so you know it’s an elite property.

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A dome that would rival The Plaza

The New York hotel is famed for its magnificent domed atrium, and this property’s foyer comes very close indeed.  This beautiful foyer acts as the centrepiece of the property, and is matched by the cut quartz stone exterior of the house, yet another example of the refinement, elegance and master craftsmanship throughout.

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Open sesame

The real wonder of this home, and why it’s the perfect fit for a gentleman, is the secret cognac and smoking room.  Concealed behind a hidden door in the library/home office, the room has fully independent air quality, heating and cooling systems, making it the ideal spot in which to relax, drink and smoke.

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Going underground

Despite the beauty of the ground floor, the real fun lies below, where you’ll find the exceptionally authentic French wine cellar, complete with wrought iron gates and rustic wooden doors.  You’re also spoiled by the completely soundproofed cinema, with acoustical panelled walls to ensure the ultimate viewing experience.  The Bridle Path features one of the country’s most spectacular indoor pools, which you’ll be able to access through an underground tunnel from the spa area, which contains a lovely sauna too.  This is a house with absolutely everything.

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The Bridle Path, $14,800,000 from Sotheby’s 

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