Richmond Hill, Ontario

Located in the Mill Pond neighbourhood north of downtown Toronto Ontario CanadarnHouse: 2600 sq ft with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, finished basementrnLot Size: 44.55 by 112.86 backs on to several acres of ravine with small stream

Energy Efficient Home Healthy Home Natural Home Sustainable Home
$1,058,652 Asking Price (USD)
$4,629 Annual Property Tax
$2,550 Annual Utility Cost
2,600 Square Feet
5 / 3½ Beds / Baths
5227 sq ft Lot Size
1987 Year Built
Green Home Property Type

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

We have been tending the property organically and biodynamically since we moved in. There are 2 producing organic beehives that could possibly go with property.rnWe have put extra insulation in the ceilings and have a brick-friendly vine covering the entire south side of house insulating from the sun.rnWe are scent free and have a hepa filter system on furnace.

Property Description

We have owned the house since 2003. When we moved in there had already been some renovations (hardwood floors throughout the main floor and natural slate stone floor in kitchen. Previous owners had renovated the kitchen putting in wood cupboards and a working island in the middle making it very functional (Pictures from original listing available on request). The wall between the front room and living room has been removed, opening up the space on the main floor. The 2 bathrooms upstairs and powder room on main floor and the basement had been renovated with a full bathroom and bedroom.rnList of the upgrades we did:rn1) 5 ft chain link fence with gates, across the back of property (we had 2 dogs at the time, however we have not had pets for last 5 yrs)rn2) New sliding patio door to back deckrn3) Hardwood floors in master bedroom and front bedroomrn4) Tiled floor and put in plumbing for laundry room on main floor with stacking washer/dryerrn5) Finished basement with bedroom, bathroom with shower and second laundry room with extra gas stovern6) Insulated garage and atticrn7) Landscaped outside creating sunny, morning sitting space in front protected by trees. Planted continual blooming varieties of perennials (butterfly friendly plants) and raised beds for vegetables. Property has been tended organically and biodynamically since we moved in. Very little lawn to cut (we use hand mower) and low maintenance, mulched gardens. We currently have 2 organically tended beehives which we will move, unless the new owner is interested.rn8) New Miele dishwasher, kitchen tap set, drinking water filter, upgraded kitchen lightingrn9) Replaced wood fireplace and chimney with efficient gas insert fireplace that works in power outagesrn10) Very few power outages as we are on priority grid close to hospital and are serviced by underground hydrorn11) Since 2012 we have put on new roof, skylight, new high efficiency furnace, central air conditioner, brick and natural stone walkway around house, private front patio area surrounded by trees. Brick-friendly vine covering south facing brick wall to reduce heat gain in summer and extra insulation in ceilings.rn12) Also replaced some of windows, installed maintenance free eavestroughs and clotheslinernrnExtras Include: All Window Blinds, All Electric Light Fixtures, Central Vacuum with Power Sweep Outlet in Kitchen, Electric Garage Door Opener W/ Remote, Alarm System, Electronic Humidifier, Electronic Air Cleaner, French Doors to Living Room and to Basement Entrance, Upgraded Electrical Work, Fenced Dog Run, New Roof (2012), New Driveway (2012), Door to Garage from Laundry Room, Porch Encloser with Slate Flooring, Custom Painting, Mainly New Vinyl Windows Throughout, 27 x 12 Deck

Neighborhood Description

House in located in older family, neighborhood that has many trees and are not thoroughfares for traffic. The neighborhood is safe and the City of Richmond Hill does an excellent job of maintaining the roads and green spaces.rnWe are walking distance to the main library and community centre

Market Area

Markets: Health oriented grocery stores, year round Organic Farmers Market , minutes away from mall and movie theatres

School District

Sought after schools close by:rnGrade school walking distance: Pleasantville Public SchoolrnHigh Schools: Alexander MacKenzie, École secondaire Norval-Morrisseau and several private schools Waldorf, Catholic, Academy


Culture: Richmond Hill is an old town that has maintained much of its character. It has the Richmond Hill Performing Arts Theatre within walking distance and a short drive to the world renown Group of Seven McMichael Art Museum

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Air Quality

Agriculture in Area No
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Forced Air - Gas
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum Yes

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Municipal
Rain Water Collection
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Other
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 378 sqft

Contact Seller

Robert Walberg

Listing ID: 20516