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This $4.4 million mansion near Toronto comes with 180 feet of private lake access

A home for sale near Toronto comes with a big private chunk of lake for less than some downtown penthouse condos.

The home at 22-26 Lakeview Avenue in Whitchurch-Stouffville is listed for sale for $4.4 million.

The property is close to Hwy 404 and about a 30-minute drive to Toronto, but it is on the private 70-acre Preston Lake, making it distinctly cottage-like, according to the listing from Jared Wesley Lehman of Farquharson Realty Limited.

But the custom-built home has about 6,500 square feet of living space with six bedrooms (one in the basement) and eight bathrooms.

On the ground floor, there is a bright, open foyer.

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The entry is bright with hardwood floors leading into the living room.

The living room could use some upgrades but there are hardwood floors and a gas fireplace.

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The living room has a gas fireplace and large bay windows.

The kitchen is bright but also looks a bit dated. It has a walkout to the deck with a view of the lake.

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The kitchen could use some upgrades but it does have a walkout to a patio.

The dining area has huge windows with more views of the lake.

The primary bedroom is spacious but depending on your taste may need repainting.

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The bright pink might not be to everyone's taste in the primary bedroom.

The ensuite bathroom has a large tub under an equally large window. The other four upstairs bedrooms also have ensuite bathrooms.

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The primary ensuite has a nice-sized tub.

The basement rec room is massive with walkouts to the lake.

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The basement rec room is huge and has another fireplace.

A small log cabin "full of charm and character" is also on the property, but you may want to renovate before inviting guests over.

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There is a tiny log cabin on the property.

The highlight of this property is the waterfront location and over an acre of land on this double lot.

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The interior of the cabin is rustic, maybe too rustic for some people.

It comes with approximately 180 feet of lakefront on the southern shore of Preston Lake.

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The property boasts approximately 180 feet of what they're calling beach, some of which seems to stretch the definition of the word.

The "beach" is lined with a rockface but the bottom is sandy, says Lehman.

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The dock is beside the private stretch of waterfront.

There is also a small dock.

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There is a sometimes sunny beach next door in the community park. 

The home is also next door to a private community park with storage for boats and a playground.

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The home is next to a private community park.

While the home itself may need a few upgrades, it would be hard to find another home with a lakefront location near the city for this price.

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via Farquharson Realty Limited


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