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Situated in the exclusive Lorne Park Estates, just steps to the lake, you will discover 891 Longfellow, an absolute masterpiece of both architectural design and green construction.
Discover the difference of a Durisol, green built home designed with sustainability and healthy living in mind. Durisol structures are breathable, with no VOCs or off gassing, moisture resistant, and will not rot or mold. It has been designed to be quieter, energy efficient and more environmentally responsible than conventional construction. Built by AWA Construction and Designed by Bill Hicks as a French country home and nestled on an impressive lot amongst towering trees, this property is a welcome departure from stark modernism. Attention to detail is unparalleled as every detail of this home has been hand selected and carefully sourced – from the exterior stone imported from Quebec, and the reclaimed elm floors finished on-site, to the European glass chandeliers and the hand carved staircase. The extraordinary chef’s kitchen is truly the heart of the home with furniture-grade cabinetry, Marble countertops and statement LACANCHE stove. Sip your morning coffee in the bright breakfast area with picturesque peek-a-boo views of the Lake through the Kolbe windows and walkouts to multiple terraced patios. The Servery is generously proportioned and hosts a second breakfast or prep kitchen, complete with commercial grade appliances. The formal dining room is reminiscent of a timeless European estate, comfortably sized to host a large gathering or intimate dinner. In the great room your eyes are immediately drawn to the artful Rumford fireplace with hand carved English mantel. Pocket doors lead to an additional family room perfect for relaxing nights in. Work from home professionals will appreciate the privacy afforded to the office at the front of the home. The principal bedroom offers His & Hers walk-in closets and a 6-piece ensuite with classic marble finishes and freestanding tub. Three additional bedrooms with private ensuites and laundry room with walkout to the sun deck round out the upper level.
The third level loft, with 3-piece bathroom and roughed in kitchenette, provides a charming retreat for guests, teenagers, or hobby enthusiasts. Recreation abounds in the lower level of this home, complete with exercise room, sauna, media room, wine cellar and den. An additional bedroom and secondary laundry room complete this level. The detached 3-car garage is outfitted with 2 lifts – ideal for a resident car-lover. An estate home with over 10,000 square feet of living space for those who value healthy living, exclusivity and the ultimate in privacy. Truly unlike any home you’ve ever seen.