Take the best of the modern farmhouse aesthetic, build an idyllic poolside retreat, surround it by acres and acres of green space and throw in the meandering—and picturesque—Grand River for good measure.
6307 Weisenberg Road in West Montrose is not a dream but rather a very real 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home that was built in 2016.
The two-storey house offers 1,982 sq ft of living space and, while very contemporary, is also full of country charm.
Those who admire symmetry will be wowed by the home’s exterior, its clean white wood and slate shingle accents punctuated by a black steel roof and black-framed windows.
The waterfront property is located in a quiet area and backs onto conservation and green belt lands. You approach via a crushed stone driveway, which is lined by poplars, and are welcomed by a lovely, and stylish, covered porch. It sets the tone for what is to come inside, which is nothing short of spectacular.
The main floor has a bright entryway, an open concept layout and generous windows. The large chef’s kitchen features an expansive island and a stainless-steel apron sink; it looks out onto a big, central wood-burning fireplace and a cozy living room.
Upstairs are two light and airy bedrooms. Between them is a central 6-piece ensuite bath that is next-level; it has a walk-through closet, Carrara marble-tiled floors, a frameless shower, his and hers vanities and a spa soaker tub.
Just off the kitchen, through two sets of 8 ft French doors, is a large, pergola-covered terrace. Here you can grill, dine outdoors and take a dip in the 10’ x 40’ saltwater lap pool.
The basement in this stunning, modern country home includes space for a home gym, lots of storage areas for tools, a workspace and any budding hobbyists. This area offers an additional 1,174 sq ft of space and houses the mechanicals and utilities, as well as convenient walk-up exterior access.
The property beyond the perimeter of the home and the striking stand of white pine seems to go on forever, its huge acreage never more picturesque than the portion that lies along the banks of the Grand River. There is 1,600 sq ft of unspoiled riverfront, which can be reached through a winding trail that has been carved through the woodland.
There’s even a clearing at the water’s edge with marsh and meadow views; it’s ideal for picnics, contemplation and is a place you can launch a canoe or kayak to explore the waterway. Wilson’s Flats, a natural, protected and peaceful habitat, is nearby.
This custom-built home can be best characterized as a mix of warm minimalism and utilitarian function. Its location is very private, on a secluded road that ends at a closed bridge at the Grand River in West Montrose. It is set back from the road and sits on 28.2 acres that feature fruit trees, raised vegetable beds, perennial gardens, a deer run, 11 workable acres and 15 acres of protected forest.
“This is a rare opportunity to capture a slice of rural heaven on the waterfront yet remain so close to urban centres in Wellington and Waterloo counties,” says Real Estate Broker Meredith M. Dorion.
“The charming and vibrant town of Elora is nearby, known for its culturally significant limestone architecture and the Arts, it’s home to eclectic shops and restaurants, the restored Elora Mill and Conservation areas.”
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