Lakeshore home wows with modern design

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 16:19

Potential homebuyers seeking a modern home with clean features outside of the city may want to consider one recently listed property. Situated along the shores of Lake Ontario at 23 Arcadian Circle, Lake Shore Boulevard West and 28th Street, Toronto, Ontario, this home is being listed for sale at $1,125,000. The Star reports that with almost 2,000 square feet of living space and many custom-built features, the property is ideal for a homeowner who enjoys the finer things in life.

"This house is situated along the shores of Lake Ontario, near the waterfront trail, the marina and the historic Assembly Hall," listing agent Brian Reece told the news source. "It is surrounded by great schools, including Humber College. There is easy access to a streetcar route and it is walking distance to many shops and cafés. As well, it is near a community/recreation centre that has an arena, and a there is a large park just down the street. The neighborhood is in transition, with many new home and condo developments being built along Lake Shore Blvd."
According to the news source, the neighborhood is in demand due to its picturesque appearance and close proximity to city amenities. In addition to the stellar location and beautiful features, the property listed for sale also incorporates the use of many sustainable technologies. Eco-friendly characteristics include the use of Accoya for the exterior, which is the world's leading high-technology long-life wood, radiant heating and superior insulation.
Radiant floor heating warms the wide plank wood floors that give the home a pleasant appearance, while reducing heat loss from unattractive vents or baseboard units. Including the technology increases the energy-efficiency of the property, which can result in the reduction of operational costs associated with the utility, without negatively impacting the appearance of the interior design.