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Globe and Sale 8 Stratheden Road home sells in 35 days


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Blog by ERIN ASHBY, Sales Representative | October 1st, 2014


by Samantha Peksa


LISTING PRICE: $5,795,000
ADDRESS: 8 Stratheden Rd.
ARCHITECT: Richard Wengle
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Lawrence Park

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Globe and Mail publisher Phillip Crawley and his wife Stephanie (director of human resources at Crescent School) recently sold their sophisticated and stylish home in the picturesque Lawrence Park neighbourhood.

This anything-but-humble abode is ideal for elegant large- scale entertaining — with gener- ously proportioned principal rooms, large esthetic windows (each with an exceptional view of the surrounding gardens), and a private outdoor oasis complete with in-ground pool and hot tub, not to mention the home theatre, exercise room and steam room on the lower level.

All of this is located on a pre- mier, family-friendly street, a short distance from midtown and down- town Toronto.
This timeless, yet modern man- sion is definitely fit for a king or, in this case, a publisher. One peek at this private abode will leave you wishing it were you moving in.

QUICK FACTS: DAYS ON MARKET: 35
NUMBER OF OFFERS: 1
DESIGNER: Tommy Smythe of Sarah Richardson Designs
AGENCY: Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage
SQUARE FOOTAGE: Approx. 6,100 square feet LOT: 75 by 135 feet
TOP SELLING FEATURES:

  • Custom designed in- ground pool and hot tub
  • Meticulously landscaped private outdoor space with large flagstone terrace and putting green
  • Heated flagstone front and side walkways
  • Five plus one bedrooms
  • Seven bathrooms
  • Fully finished lower level complete with home theatre, recreation room and exercise and steam room