Harris Lake, Caldeon
Harris Lake is an exceptional Caledon property with its own privately sited kettle lake of approximately 7 acres. This 101 acre property has a recently built elegant 4 bedroom country home with main floor master suite plus an open concept kitchen, dining and living room all of which have wonderful views of Harris Lake. Arrayed around the home are a wonderful set of additional buildings and amenities including a 2-bedroom bunkie with kitchenette, a tennis court, a stone fire pit, a restored century barn with workshop and winery room plus a network of hiking trails.
Designed in the New England style, the home is perfectly situated down its winding lighted drive and takes advantage of the long views over the lake and grounds. The new home was completed in 2007 on the site of the former homestead which has been in the same family ownership for over 70 years.
The 2-storey foyer has tumbled stone floors and has a cloak room plus a 2-piece powder room. The foyer opens into the large combined living, dining and kitchen space. In-floor heating.
Combined Kitchen, Living & Dining Room
The large kitchen has wonderful views over the gardens and towards the lake. This bright kitchen is open to the dining and living room
- Ceasar stone counters
- 5 burner gas range by Dacor, Bosch dishwasher, KitchenAid oven, warming drawer & built-in microwave oven, Lieber refrigerator/freezer
- Order desk area
- Pot lights
- Wideboard re-sawn elm floors
- Underfloor heating
The dining area can accommodate large gatherings and has a direct walk-out to the Trek deck with shade pergola. The wide-board elm floors continue throughout the dining and living space with underfloor heating.
The living area has a gas fireplace with large mantel and also has a direct walk-out to the deck and grounds. Similar to the kitchen and dining rooms, the living room has wonderful views over the property towards the firepit and lake.
Mud Room & Main floor Laundry Room
Off the garage is the mud room with tumbled stone heated floors. The mudroom has access to both the 2-car garage plus an exterior door opening towards the gardens and tennis court. The laundry room has heated floors, laundry sink, washer, dryer and folding table plus storage cupboards.
Past the living room is the library which also serves as a home office. There are both views over the front yard and towards the lake.
- Built-in book shelves
- Window bench
Main Floor Master Suite
The main floor master suite is at the west end of the floor plan and has a large walk-in closet, 4-piece bathroom and bedroom area. This bright master suite has two large walk-out doors to the stone patio and enjoys wonderful water and garden views. The entire suite has under-floor heating. A large built-in shelving unit provides additional storage and display space.
The second floor landing provides access to three additional bedrooms and 4-piece bathroom.
The second bedroom has wide-board pine floors and two large 6-over-6 windows which provide views over the front lawn and gardens. Closet.
Bedrooms 3 & 4
The 3rd and 4th bedrooms are well appointed and have views towards the lake and over the surrounding countryside. Both bedrooms have wide-board pine floors and closets.
The lower level has a pub room, cold cellar, 2-piece powder room with rough-in for a shower plus two large storage rooms.
The Outbuildings & Amenities
The century barn with fieldstone foundation is fully restored and now has a large workshop, storage loft plus a fully insulated wine room with heated floors.
The Wine Room & Vineyard
The wine room at Harris Lake supports the on-site production of approximately 50 cases of wine per year. The property’s hillside vineyard has approximately 400 vines with Petite Pearl, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and Baco Noir varieties. The wine room includes press, stemming machine, crushing machine, filter, stainless steel vats and a temperature controlled storage room. A new owner can sell the grapes annually or turn the area back to nature, if desired.
The charming bunkie is perfect for summer use with 2 bedrooms, bathroom and kitchenette. A great retreat for your family and guests! Enjoy the lake views from the front porch of the bunkie!
The Floating Gazebo & Dock
The large new T-shaped dock was completed in 2018 and is a favorite gathering place for swimming, fishing, kayaking and skating in the winter. The floating gazebo is the perfect place for a morning coffee, picnic lunch or sunset cocktails!
The tennis court was completed by the well regarded construction firm, Court Contractors. Alongside the court is a large shaded seating area. The court is well hidden out of the view to the east of the home.
Stone Fire Pit
Near the shore of the lake is the large stone fire pit. Photographers for several magazines have captured the beauty of this peaceful setting.
- Extensive trail network around the lake and up to the vineyard
- Generac 15 Kw automatic generator
- Cedar shingle roof
- Hi-efficiency ground source heating and cooling system
- In-floor heating for main floor
- HRV system
- Drilled well with water conditioning equipment
- Driveway lighting
- Attached heated 2-car garage with access to mudroom and stairs to lower level
- Inclusions: washer, dryer, refrigerator, oven, microwave, warming drawer, gas cooktop, tennis net, dock system, solar panels for work shop, wine making equipment, automatic generator, all exterior light fixtures, 3 hot water tanks.
- Exclusions: Chandeliers in dining room, front hall & master bedroom, all mirrors, architectural shelves in main bathroom & master bedroom.
- Rental items: propane tank, security system monitoring
- Site plan with boundaries, acreage and topographic lines is available
(Van Harten Surveying, OLS)
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