2153 Lake Street
On the corner of coveted Lake Street, this grand, gorgeous family home is a beautiful find. Standing out amongst a row of lush, landscaped front gardens, a grand circular stone staircase sweeps you up to the magnificent casement front door. The gracious foyer is both inviting and impressive, with incredible wood paneling details, decorative moldings and soaring ceilings. Stepping into the formal living room, light streams in through oversized windows, illuminating hardwood floors and a striking fireplace with stone surround enhanced by decorative carvings. The floorplan flows excellently into a formal dining room, comfortably seating twelve.
Moving towards the back of the home you enter the kitchen, which has both south and west-facing windows and is bathed in sunlight. The kitchen has been remodeled with stylish Carrera marble backsplash, stainless appliances including Viking gas range and hood and Bosch dishwasher, honed granite countertops and modern white cabinetry. A farmhouse sink with sink sprayer and lovely china cabinets add a rustic yet elegant touch. The kitchen has a breakfast bar and ample room for a full-size breakfast table or family play area. Through large glass doors one can step out onto the south-facing wood deck, perfect for BBQing, with outdoor lighting, awning, and stairs down to the level yard. On this floor is also a lovely powder room with Carrera marble floors.
Ascending the grand staircase, with a large skylight overhead, you reach the residential floor of the home. The master bedroom is enormous, with space for a king bed as well as a formal seating area, framed by oversized bay windows. A walk-in closet provides ample storage and the master bath boasts a Jacuzzi tub, large separate shower, and double vanity. Two more spacious bedrooms on this floor are served by a hallway tile bathroom with rain shower over tub. In addition, there is an office which could be used as a nursery.
The lower floor of the home could be a self-sufficient guest suite, including a large family room with separate street entrance, enhanced by built-in cabinetry and closets, as well as a guest bedroom and bathroom with shower and farmhouse sink. A glass door leads out to the beautiful backyard, surrounded by landscaping and paved with stone. The area under the deck is covered and there is a large open patio that gets fabulous southern sunlight. On this floor is also a wonderful laundry room with Miele washer/dryer, sink, and folding station, and access to the roomy one-car garage with storage.
Details like stained glass windows, beadwork, and decorative moldings throughout add grace and charm to this elegant residence, completely updated for today’s needs and with enough space to comfortably house a large family for years to come.
Year Built: 1916 (per Tax Records)
Square Footage: 3,480 Sq. Ft. (per Graphic Artist)