Welcome to 33 Hester Avenue, a stunning 4+2 bedroom John Boddy executive home situated within the highly sought-after Pickering Village community of Central West Ajax.
This home showcases a brick and stone exterior, stone landscaping front and back, and a front door with sidelights - which opens into a beautifully appointed main level finished with marble and hardwood flooring throughout.
The generously sized formal entertaining spaces both showcase decorative crown moldings and coffered ceilings - and the dining room’s octagonal-shaped coffered ceiling has an elegant light fixture. This space also has French door entries into the kitchen and off the main hall - and the living room features a turret wall with three arched windows.
A Cathedral ceiling accentuates the grandeur of the family room, which has a two storey east-facing window; a gas fireplace; pot lighting, and is open to the level above.
Brightened by elegant light fixtures and two glass pendant lights above the peninsula - the kitchen showcases white cabinetry with valance lighting and a large pantry area; stone counters and a glass-tiled back splash; a stainless steel sink, oven, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher; as well as a chef’s desk. An oversized window above the sink allows for added natural light - as does the window in the breakfast area - which also has a garden door walk-out onto the tiered raised deck in the backyard.
The reception hall also features pot lighting, a mirrored wall display niche, as well as a mirrored door double coat closet. Off the reception area is a side hall providing access to a double car garage, and with the marble flooring continued along into a powder room with mirrored walls and ceiling; and into a laundry room with a secondary double coat closet, a front load washer and dryer, and a folding counter.
To both the upper and lower levels are curved hardwood staircases - and above the upper landing is John Boddy’s iconic octagonal shaped skylight. The upper hall additionally features pot lighting - with this level also finished with hardwood flooring throughout, and featuring four bedrooms, three washrooms, and a double linen closet.
The second bedroom features a double closet, pot lighting, and a turret wall with three windows. The 5-pc main washroom showcases a ceramic-tiled floor and bath area; a water closet; and a vanity with a stone counter and under mount basins. The third bedroom features a vaulted ceiling, a Palladian-style window, a double sized closet, and a 2-pc ensuite washroom - while the fourth bedroom has California shutters on its window, a ceiling panel light, as well as a good-sized closet.
Through a double door entry is the master suite, which has windows with California shutters along its east wall, and a spacious sitting area. Off the short hall to the ensuite washroom are two walk-in closets, and the ensuite itself showcases ceramic finishes throughout; a water closet; a step-up soaker tub; a corner vanity with stone counter and under mount basins; as well as a glass shower with rainfall shower head.
The fully finished walk-out lower level adds impressive living space to the home - and is also ideal as an in-law suite for extended families.
To the right of the landing is a 5-pc washroom with a linen closet, and this wing also has as two very spacious bedrooms.
The recreational area and this home’s second kitchen are both are brightened with pot lighting; and wooden flooring finishes the family room, which also has a gas fireplace - while off this space is a 2-pc washroom and storage rooms. The kitchen and its dining area have ceramic flooring accented with mosaic inlays, and the kitchen showcases seating at peninsula; great cabinetry storage; a ceramic back splash; a double sink ; as well as a dishwasher, oven and fridge.
The walk-out opens onto the covered lower tier of the deck - which steps down to a backyard with raised stone garden beds, chain link fencing, as well as privacy fencing - and there is also a shed off this deck. A set of stairs leads to the upper deck - which stretches across the home; has itself a lower tier for year-round barbecuing; and also enjoys views of nearby Forestbrook Park.
This home is also a short walk to Pickering Village, and enjoys proximity to many of Ajax’s exceptional amenities - such as indoor and outdoor sports and fitness facilities, recreational and community centres, the Durham Centre Shopping Mall, Lakeridge Health Ajax Pickering Hospital, the GO Station, as well as quick access to Hwy 401 - and Ajax’s beautiful Waterfront Park is also a short drive away.
Click On Virtual Tour For Floor Plans, 3D Video And Photos! Stunning John Boddy 4+2 Bedrooms * 6 Baths * Backs & Sides Onto Park * 9 Ft Ceilings On Main * 18 Ft Ceiling In Family Rm * Travertine Tiles In Foyer * (Sep Ent To Walk-Out Bsmt Apt W/2 Bdrms, 2 Baths, Rec Rm And Kit) Hardwood On Main & 2nd * Skylight * Spiral Oak Stairs* Thermo Windows('19) Fam Rm Wdw ('15) * Furnace & A/C ('16), Roof ('13).
Frontage - 45.44 Depth - 109.91
Attached Garage (2)
Total Parking Spaces
Central air conditioning
|Living room||Main level||6.15 x 3.45 (meters)|
|Dining room||Main level||3.91 x 3.51 (meters)|
|Family room||Main level||7.95 x 4.32 (meters)|
|Kitchen||Main level||4.11 x 3.66 (meters)|
|Breakfast||Main level||5.61 x 3.81 (meters)|
|Second level||6.4 x 5.66 (meters)|
|Bedroom 2||Second level||4.3 x 3.43 (meters)|
|Bedroom 3||Second level||4.41 x 4.02 (meters)|
|Bedroom 4||Second level||5.14 x 3.47 (meters)|
|Recreation room||Basement||6.68 x 4.64 (meters)|
|Kitchen||Basement||5.58 x 3.38 (meters)|
|Bedroom||Basement||5.25 x 3.27 (meters)|
Ajax is a fantastic community. This thriving town is full of opportunity, surrounded by natural beauty and rich in diversity and culture, making it one of the best places to live in Ontario.
Ajax is a growing town that has much for residents to do and enjoy. Whether it’s spending time outdoors at one of the town’s many parks and green spaces, taking a stroll along the waterfront, or attending one of the town’s various festivals and events, there’s always something happening in Ajax to keep residents of all ages entertained.
Ajax is unique in that it maintains a small town charm while still featuring a comprehensive suite of amenities and facilities that you would only typically find in much larger cities. The town is also ideally situated with easy highway access to Toronto, making it perfect for those commuting to the city that are looking to escape the hectic lifestyle of the city.
Ajax was at first considered a part of the township of Pickering, prior to the Second World War. The town was first considered separate in 1941 when the community began to flourish around a shell plant constructed in the area. People came from all over Canada to take advantage of the economic opportunities that the plant provided, swelling development and the population of the area.
Of interest to note is that from 1941 to 1950 the town of Ajax did not have its own municipal government. After some petitioning the community became represented by an elected council in 1954.
Ajax is a very active community with plenty of recreational opportunities available. There is public swimming, skating, organized sports, health and fitness groups and clubs, and much more. There are both structured and unstructured activities you can take part in suitable for a wide variety of ages and skills, from fitness classes to just making use of existing parks and trails for exercise purposes.
Ajax is a cycling friendly community, and there are plenty of parks and trails where cycling enthusiasts can ride.
Community and cultural development is a big focus on the city’s agenda, the town ensures that there are plenty of opportunities to participate in cultural events and festivals.
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