Welcome toTHE BALSAM ESTATE
253 Balsam Drive, Oakville.
Extraordinary elegance and style combine to create a trophy property that offers grand entertaining spaces and private retreats in Southern Ontario’s most prestigious enclave.
Set on a leafy street in the heart of sought-after Oakville, this magnificent home is close to scenic Lake Ontario and Oakville’s charming downtown core with its boutiques, cafes and restaurants. Sixteen Mile Creek meanders through the heritage downtown neighbourhoods framing the line of the Niagara Escarpment. Convenient shopping, including Whole Foods, is found along Cornwall Road with Post Park, Wallace Park and the Oakville- Trafalgar Memorial Hospital just blocks away. Access is easy to the QEW, leading east to the GTA in minutes and west to Hamilton and picturesque Niagara.
Built in solid engineered wood construction, this quality home’s impressive exterior is architecturally designed in the English Manor style, natural stone clad in Indiana limestone and Wiarton Ledge rock and roofed in beautiful cedar shingles with copper rainwater collectors. Extra insulation is provided by Heat-Smart Triple Glazed windows by Loewen. Eramosa natural stone covers all the terraces and garden scaping, and the rear garden has an outdoor ice rink.
Both the home’s exterior and interior are designed by professional interior designers for a cohesive balance from the exterior right through to the interior finishing. With an emphasis on symmetry, the interiors use a curated mix of exquisite materials, elegant furnishings and rich colour palettes throughout. A number of state of the art technical features are included throughout the home such as hydronic heating with radiant in-floor heating, highvelocity air conditioning system and outdoor radiant snow melt.