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27 BARBER Avenue, Guelph, Ontario, N1H5E6

27 BARBER Avenue, Guelph, Ontario, N1H5E6 (ID 40118869)
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Brian Smith
Sales Representative
COLDWELL BANKER NEUMANN REAL ESTATE, BROKERAGE
Cell: 519-827-8000
Tel: 519-821-3600

$2,999,900 - For sale

ID#:40118869

No written remarks can adequately describe the quality craftsmanship evident in absolutely every detail of IDYLWYLD. Two-foot-thick walls of local hand-cut limestone were used in the construction of this 8460 sq ft Second Empire French Mansardic styled mansion with 3+ floors, basement, a tall corner tower, and patterned slate roof. Construction began in the 1870s on 13 acres of which the house originally had a London Rd address (Barber Avenue with its stone gate pillars was the laneway). It was built for J.D. Williamson the proprietor of The Golden Lion a very successful downtown department store who wanted only the very best of the best for his new home. The 2 carved stone lions guarding the front steps are a lasting tribute to Mr. Williamsons connection to his store. The interior has a centre hall floor plan layout with 18 rooms of which 8 are bedrooms. The layout also lends itself to have totally separate in-home office space or in-law suite. Significant interior features include The soaring 13 ft ceilings with a wide variety of intricately handcrafted plaster mouldings and murals; Hand-selected woods of mahogany, ash, cherry, and black walnut in the waist-high wainscoting and 18-inch baseboards, Elaborate arched doors and trim; Magnificent black walnut staircase winding up 3 full stories; Quarter cut oak flooring framed with intricate walnut, cherry, and maple parquet; Imported Italian fireplaces; Etched glass panels; and Detailed engraved bronze hinges and hardware. The property is a private park-like 0.84 acre L-shaped mature treed estate-size lot located on one of Guelph's finest residential streets in the heart of the very desirable downtown Exhibition Park neighbourhood. There are 2 prestigious plaques prominently displayed on the exterior wall at the front entrance as a reminder to visitors of the building's architectural historic significance. (id:2471)

Location DescriptionLondon Rd or Westmount Rd to Barber Ave

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Property Details
  • Property Address:27 BARBER Avenue, Guelph, Ontario, N1H5E6
  • Property Type:Single Family
  • Title:Freehold
  • Lot Size:0.83
  • Acreage:0.83 ac|1/2 - 1.99 acres
  • Sewage Type:Municipal sewage system
  • Water Type:Municipal water
Structure Details for 27 BARBER Avenue, Guelph, Ontario, N1H5E6
  • Structure Style:House
  • Building Age:1880
  • Bedrooms:8
  • Bathrooms:4-Total 1-Partial
  • Floor Space:8462
  • Heating Type:Baseboard heaters, Hot water radiator heat
  • Style:Detached
  • Architecture Style:3 Level
  • Storeys:3
  • Basement Type:Full (Unfinished)
  • Foundation Type:Stone
  • Cooling Type:None
  • Appliances Included:Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Stove, Water softener, Window Coverings
  • Exterior Type:Stone
Amenities for 27 BARBER Avenue, Guelph, Ontario, N1H5E6 Park/reserve, Crushed stone driveway, Quiet Area
  • Amenities Nearby:Hospital, Park, Playground, Public Transit
Rooms
Type Level Dimensions
4pc BathroomSecond levelMeasurements not available
3pc BathroomSecond levelMeasurements not available
3pc BathroomSecond levelMeasurements not available
DenSecond level14'7'' x 9'0''
BedroomSecond level16'7'' x 16'3''
Primary BedroomSecond level28'2'' x 16'1''
BedroomSecond level23'5'' x 16'2''
BedroomSecond level17'4'' x 16'1''
BedroomSecond level12'4'' x 8'8''
BedroomSecond level13'5'' x 9'7''
Games roomThird level32'10'' x 14'0''
BedroomThird level14'3'' x 13'11''
BedroomThird level20'10'' x 13'10''
2pc BathroomMain level7'7'' x 4'10''
DenMain level18'5'' x 13'9''
LibraryMain level28'5'' x 11'1''
Dining roomMain level23'2'' x 16'0''
KitchenMain level16'0'' x 12'3''
Family roomMain level32'11'' x 16'0''
Living roomMain level19'1'' x 16'0''
LibraryUpper Level16'10'' x 13'10''
Representative
Brian Smith portrait
Brian Smith
Sales Representative
COLDWELL BANKER NEUMANN REAL ESTATE, BROKERAGE
Cell: 519-827-8000
Tel: 519-821-3600
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27 BARBER Avenue, Guelph, Ontario, N1H5E6

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