$8.5million ‘White House’ style mansion in Thornhill


Location: 12 Thornbank Road,

Center St. and Yonge St.

Ask for a price: $8,500,000

Cut: approximately 8,172 sq. ft. plus 3,880 sq. ft. of finished basement

Parcel: 100 feet by 300 feet, integrated four car garage, circular driveway, inground pool

Taxes: $30,825 (2021)

Bedrooms: 5 plus 1

Bathrooms : 8

With approximately $1 million in recent renovations, this custom “White House” style mansion features an elevator, marble floors, an imperial staircase, and balconies in all rooms.

It also has a saltwater pool, a gazebo and a heated shed with fireplace, bathroom and outdoor shower.

“Our house is like the White House,” says owner Maryam Alvandi. “My husband and I enjoyed everything about this amazing home, from the massive kitchen with two center islands, to the deluxe living room, family room, and dining room that easily facilitated our social gatherings.

“Our spacious basement with its bar was used for large parties, where our guests enjoyed playing table tennis and billiards,” adds Alvandi.

Kitchen highlights include two islands, marble flooring, ceramic tile backsplash, built-in appliances, walk-in pantry, adjoining breakfast area, and double door walkout.

The home is close to parks, a golf club, Oakbank Pond, schools, cafes, restaurants, and shopping, with easy access to highways. 7 and 407.

“Custom-built in 2009, this European-inspired mansion features a circular gated driveway, 22-foot-tall entrance hall, imperial marble staircase, two laundry rooms, shower floor on the lower level, underfloor heating and high ceilings throughout,” says listing agent Sue Mills. “Additionally, for security, the house is equipped with lighting/sound/ security and automation of the swimming pool controlled by mobile.”

The library has hardwood flooring, a wooden coffered ceiling, wainscoting and wall-to-wall recessed shelving.

This grand estate features a white stucco facade, columns, large bay windows with balconies above interlocking walkways, gardens, and double-entrance gates.

Inside, the impressive foyer has marble floors, a high ceiling with a circular domed skylight, a two-piece bathroom, and a closet.

The formal dining room features a coffered ceiling with moldings and details, a chandelier, marble flooring and a large picture window.

Living room highlights include marble flooring and a coffered ceiling, gas fireplace, huge picture window, and separate sitting area with a chandelier.

The formal dining room features a coffered ceiling with crown molding and detailing, a chandelier, marble flooring, a large bay window and two large arched windows.

A marble floor, a coffered ceiling, a gas fireplace and a huge bay window are among the highlights of the living room.

Kitchen highlights include an island, another island/breakfast bar, marble flooring, two chandeliers, two sinks, high-end built-in appliances, a pantry, a double door walkout and a adjoining breakfast room with a bay window.

The family room has a gas fireplace, built-ins, a coffered ceiling, three large windows and a marble floor.

The second-floor master bedroom has hardwood flooring, a balcony walkout, floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in closet, and seven-piece bathroom.

The library features hardwood flooring, wainscoting, a wooden coffered ceiling, and wall-to-wall recessed shelving. Another two-piece bathroom completes this floor.

Upstairs, the master bedroom features a double entry door, hardwood floors, balcony exit, floor-to-ceiling windows, a walk-in closet, and a seven-piece bathroom.

The lower level game room has hardwood flooring, wet bar, separate ping pong and pool tables, and walkout.

The second floor also has a utility room and four further bedrooms, all with balconies, walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms.

Lower level highlights include a recreation room with a bar and exit, as well as pool and table tennis areas, home theater, laundry room, exercise room, steam room with shower, bedroom and a three-piece bathroom.

To visit this property, contact the SEO agents Sue Mills and Daniel Dalaki, Royal LePage Signature Realty, Brokerage, 416-443-0300; www.themillsteam.ca.

Home of the Week is written by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer. Although we try to provide the most up-to-date information available, we cannot guarantee the features listed. Please contact the real estate agent. To submit a Home of the Week submission, email [email protected]

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