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245 Blair Road

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 Offered at: $624,800.00

2019 Property Taxes: $3,704 +/-
Lot Size: 55' x 140'
Possession Date: 60 to 90 Days


Century home in great location on desirable Blair Road. Stately 2 ½ storey red brick with walk-up attic. Large covered front porch is a great spot to enjoy the outdoors and stay out of the weather.

Spacious entrance foyer is a room unto itself and a great spot to greet your guests. 9' ceilings and original trim add to the charm of this home.

Formal living room beyond the french doors shares the same oak hardwood floor with the adjacent dining room, separated by a huge set of gorgeous oak pocket doors. Elegant dining room has working fireplace.

Functional, modern kitchen features lots of white cabinets with granite counters, tumbled stone backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Huge island too.

Family room addition behind the kitchen with vaulted ceiling, gas fireplace and great view of the yard. Small adjacent room is great den or has potential for main floor laundry, additional bathroom, dog’s room, etc.

Upstairs offers 4 bedrooms with wood floors. Main 4 piece bathroom has claw foot tub with shower.

And on top of that is a walk-up attic with large front dormer window and oodles of potential.

Fantastic lot is 55' x 140' & backs onto a park with trails all the way down to the river. Large, fully fenced backyard with 2 tier deck & cozy 10' x 10' stone patio. Surrounded by trees, nature and privacy! Beautifully landscaped front yard with majestic blue spruce reaching to the skies.

Oversized single car garage has bump-out section for workbench, tools, etc. Newer garage door. Updated electrical. Man door to the backyard. Side man door to the front porch. Double wide driveway was re-paved last year.

Fantastic location with great parks and walking trails close by, public transport and easy access to Highway 401 and Kitchener. Close to downtown, the new gaslight district, the Grand River and all that this exciting and growing downtown has to offer.


9' ceilings all in perfect condition.

Foyer (9' x 9'). Coat closet. Original solid front door with leaded glass insert.

Living Room (13 ½' x 12 ½'). French doors from foyer. Oak hardwood floor and crown mouldings extend through the adjacent dining room. Beautiful solid oak pocket doors in between the two rooms, in good condition.

Dining Room (13 ½’ x 12 ½’). Faux tin ceiling. Working fireplace flanked by a pair of original stained glass windows.

Eat-in Kitchen (15' x 11 ½'). Remodelled in 2018. Lots of white cabinets. Granite counters and tumbled stone backsplash. Huge centre island in contrasting dark finish with built-in stainless steel dishwasher (in and out) . Large stainless steel sink with retractable faucet is perfect for all the big pots and pans clean up. Chef’s desk in one corner. Lots of light through the new awning window. Durable laminate floor. Stainless steel stove and fridge with water and ice on the door. Built-in wall mounted microwave and oven.

Family Room (16 ½' x 13'). Laminate floor. 10 ½' vaulted ceiling with fan. Freestanding gas fireplace. Great view over the backyard to the small forest beyond.

Small room (7' x 7') located by the back door. Could be office, den, dog’s room, storage, potential for laundry and/or bathroom?


All wood floors. Crown mouldings and closets in all 4 bedrooms.

Bedroom (12' x 12'). Bright room with wall to wall windows. Pair of original stained glass windows on rear wall.

Bedroom (12' x 11 ½'). Ceiling fan.

Bedroom (12' x 9’). Two windows for great cross breeze.

Bedroom (9' x 8 ½').

4 piece Bathroom remodelled in 2016. Ceramic floor. Claw foot tub with shower. Tiled walls. Pedestal sink. Toilet.


Large area suitable for living space. Wood floor. Large front dormer with window.


Low ceiling. Side exit from landing.

Storage/Utility Room (28' x 12 ½').

Laundry (23' x 10'). Plastic laundry tub. Hookups for washer and dryer.

3 piece Bathroom. Exhaust fan.


2 ½ storey red brick home with board and batten rear addition. 1889 square feet plus attic. Poured concrete foundation. Built in 1912. Thermopane windows. Roof re-shingled in 2012.

Forced air heating system with hi-efficiency gas furnace and central air conditioning replaced in 2010.

100 amp electrical system with breaker panel in 2016. Modern, grounded, copper wiring.

Plumbing has copper supply piping in house and ABS plastic drains to where it leaves the house.

Water heater (gas fired) is rented from ‘Reliance’.

Water softener is owned.


Public Elementary JK to 6
Blair Road Public School - 85 Sunset Blvd.
Public Elementary
7 to 8 - Bussed

St. Andrew's Public School - 65 Victoria Ave.
Public Secondary
9  to 12

Galt Collegiate Institute - 200 Water Street N.
Separate Elementary
 JK to 8

St. Augustine - 177 Bismark Drive
Separate Secondary
9  to 12 - Bussed

Monsignor Doyle Catholic S.S. - 185 Myers Rd.

All measurements are approximate

Every attempt has been made to ensure the information in this brochure is accurate. However, the information is not to be relied upon and should be verified independently.

For further information please call JIM HOLMES Broker, Holmes Real Estate Services Inc., Brokerage at 519-740-8080. MLS 30747779

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