South Hill is a beautiful neighbourhood enjoyed by families and sophisticates. Filled with large executive family homes on tree-lined streets, this neighbourhood is sought-after by many. 253 Russell Hill Road is thoughtfully renovated, up-to-date and move-in ready. It is a captivating residence that offers an exciting blend of traditional and contemporary finishes. Its smart styling, high quality millwork, oversized rooms and 6-7 bedrooms make it a complete dream for any buyer.

The main floor welcomes guests into a centre hall plan with a beautiful bright foyer. It’s a perfect home for entertaining. The dining room is open concept, adjoining the family room. It easily seats 12, has a beautiful wood burning fireplace with elegantly designed wood mantle, granite surround and hearth. The living room, which could also alternate as a home office, offers a comfortable space with expansive walls for art and has a large west facing bay window for lots of light.
The kitchen is large with lots of space to prepare or entertain while you cook. It has floor-to-ceiling custom cabinetry, including a pantry wall with glass display shelves, built-in premium appliances, under cabinet lighting and superior storage solutions all in handsome contrasting woods. The granite topped centre island offer generous preparation space, and the oversized double sink overlooking the pass-through to the breakfast area and garden is ideal for family living.
There is also a quiet family room with French doors from the dining room. It has a sleek contemporary gas fireplace with quartz surround and hearth framed by south facing windows. It’s a beautiful room to enjoy some light reading or coffee in the mornings.
The outstanding two-tier expansive deck leads out to the garden. It is a perfect outdoor space to entertain. It is directly off the breakfast room which allows for separate seating and the dining area is ideal for Al Fresco entertaining or casual get-togethers.
The second level hosts 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom is exceptionally spacious with a king size bed alcove with a south facing window on either side. It overlooks the private sun deck with lovely garden views. There is access to ‘Her’ walk-in closet and sitting room. This sitting room is a wonderful space to relax in with east and south windows. There is also a 5-piece mater ensuite with a Jacuzzi tub with stone surround, an oversized, glass framed shower with handheld shower head and body jets , a water closet and a window overlooking the sun deck and garden.
The other bedrooms offer ample natural light from the large windows. Each would make perfect bedrooms for guests or children. There is a 4-piecce semi-ensuite with access from both the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms.
The third level of the home has a lofty skylit ceiling with an opaque glass window for additional light. There are 3 bedrooms, including the 6th bedroom, which could alternate as a study / media room. This floor is a perfect retreat, as it has a sauna (currently being used as a storage room), a balcony that has fantastic southwest, tree top magical views day or night.
The lower level of the home has a media / rec room, a kitchen that could be a potential wine cellar or additional laundry room, a nanny suite and utility room. The gardens have been professionally landscaped offering a magical lush outdoor setting. There is an amazing, deep pool sized lot that is fully fenced so children and pets can play safely. The garage is underground with direct in-house entry to the lower level for added convenience. It can accommodate two cards with lots of room for seasonal furniture, tool storage, garden equipment and many other items.
This home is currently listed at $3,650,000. For more information on this listing, please contact Janet Lindsay (416) 925-9191

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