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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
2 levels

Owners’ comments

Impressive open-concept, loft-style living in a converted church with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms PLUS a 2.5 car garage.

This special house has approximately 3700 sq. ft. of finished living space. Built in 1917 of solid brick construction, the building was renovated to become a single-family home in 1993. The character of the church was left intact where possible by retaining the original plaster walls, wainscoting, wood-planked ceiling and leaded stained glass windows. As well, there are four soaring wooden arches and the wood flooring on the main level is the original fir floor. Many additional renovations and improvements have been made over the past 18 years.

In the kitchen, there is plenty of storage. All lower cabinets have pull-out shelves and the large island has a granite countertop with pot drawers, double sink and new Kitchenaid dishwasher.

In the living room, there is a natural gas fireplace. French doors lead to a front room which is now set up as an office but could be used in many ways (sitting room, library, etc.).

The four-piece main bathroom contains two separate rooms; in one is a whirlpool tub, walk-in shower and pedestal sink, in the other is the toilet.

There is a natural gas fireplace in the loft master bedroom and a mini-split air conditioning system. As well, there is a three-piece ensuite bathroom with heated ceramic floor, granite-topped vanity, and 44" wide walk-in shower.

On the ground level, there is plenty of space to spread out with two more bedrooms plus additional areas that could be used for recreation or other activities. The large laundry room is situated in what was originally the church kitchen. It's a very bright room with three windows and has lots of storage cabinets and counters for folding. A two-piece bathroom is located on the ground level. As well, there is a walkout on the west side to the garden.

The board-and-batten style 2.5 car garage (approximately 740 sq.ft.) is insulated and drywalled. This is the perfect man cave, toy box and/or workshop. In front of the garage is a stamped concrete driveway wide enough to park an additional three cars.

The side yard is completely fenced on the perimeter and includes two separate spaces: a small lawn area, and a professionally landscaped Japanese-style garden with a waterfall and fish pond. In the garden, you will find natural stone retaining walls and stamped concrete walkways with a bridge and many perennial plants and shrubs. There also is an elevated 400+ sq. ft. multi-level deck off the kitchen with access to storage space below.

This one-of-a-kind home is conveniently located within walking distance of shopping, restaurants, medical offices and schools. (St. Thomas is situated approximately 20 km south of London.)

Additional photos can be sent via email on request. All measurements are approximate.

Recent Improvements/Maintenance:

In 2011, the exterior of the garage was painted.

In 2010, an energy audit was completed. Energy efficiency was improved by the addition of more insulation to the attic to bring it to R-50 and the replacement of the 13 ground level windows. Natural gas and electricity bills each averaged less than $100 per month over the last 12 months (see the "Cost" tab above).

In 2009, all exterior trim was painted and brickwork was checked, repointed or replaced where necessary. An impermeable roof was installed on the bell tower.

In 2008, 40-year shingles were installed on the house. The garage was insulated and drywalled.

In 2007, a high-efficiency Trane forced air natural gas furnace with central air and electronic air cleaner was installed. (This equipment has a fully transferable warranty in effect until July 2017.)

Complete Description
Complete Description

Property features

Property Style
Heritage
Bathroom details
2 full,1 half
Backyard Faces
West
Year of construction
1917

External facing:

  • Brick

Floor coverings:

  • Soft wood
  • Ceramic
  • Carpet
  • Vinyl

Heating source:

  • Forced air
  • High efficiency gas

Kitchen:

  • Island
  • Dishwasher
  • Double sink

Equipment/Services Included:

  • Central vacuum
  • Laundry room
  • Central air
  • Furnace
  • Fireplace
  • Dishwasher
  • Ceiling fixtures
  • Window coverings
  • Central air

Bathroom:

  • Whirlpool Bath Tub
  • Separate Shower

Basement:

  • Totally finished
  • Concrete
  • Separate entrance

Renovations and upgrades:

  • Heating
  • Central air
  • Insulation
  • French doors
  • Roof
  • Painting
  • Half bath
  • Cathedral ceiling
  • Landscaping

Garage:

  • Finished
  • Detached
  • Double
  • Insulated
  • Garage door opener
  • Secured

Parking / Driveway:

  • Stamped concrete

Location:

  • Residential area

Lot description:

  • Stamped concrete
  • Fenced
  • Corner lot
  • Patio/deck
  • Landscaped
  • Pond

Near Commerce:

  • Supermarket
  • Drugstore
  • Financial institution
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping Center

Near Educational Services:

  • Daycare
  • Elementary school
  • High School

Complete list of property features

Room dimensions

Story
Room
Dimensions
Flooring
Bedroom 2
Story: Main floor
Dimensions: 10' 5" x 10' (3,18 m x 3,05 m)
Flooring: Carpet
Bedroom 3
Story: Main floor
Dimensions: 10' 5" x 10' (3,18 m x 3,05 m)
Flooring: Carpet
Entrance
Story: Main floor
Dimensions: 5' 5" x 5' 5" (1,65 m x 1,65 m)
Flooring: Ceramic
Laundry room
Story: Main floor
Dimensions: 15' x 11' (4,57 m x 3,35 m)
Flooring: Vinyl
Recreation room
Story: Main floor
Dimensions: 17' x 13' 5" (5,18 m x 4,09 m)
Flooring: Carpet
Recreation room
Story: Main floor
Dimensions: 15' x 17' (4,57 m x 5,18 m)
Flooring: Carpet
Recreation room
Story: Main floor
Dimensions: 8' x 22' (2,44 m x 6,71 m)
Flooring: Carpet
Two piece bathroom
Story: Main floor
Dimensions:
Flooring: Ceramic
Bathroom
Story: 1st floor
Dimensions:
Flooring: Ceramic
Entrance
Story: 1st floor
Dimensions: 8' x 9' (2,44 m x 2,74 m)
Flooring: Soft wood
Living room
Story: 1st floor
Dimensions: 21' 5" x 22' 5" (6,53 m x 6,83 m)
Flooring: Soft wood
Office
Story: 1st floor
Dimensions: 16' x 14' (4,88 m x 4,27 m)
Flooring: Soft wood
Dining Room / Kitchen
Story: 1st floor
Dimensions: 22' 5" x 16' (6,83 m x 4,88 m)
Flooring: Soft wood
Ensuite
Story: 2nd floor
Dimensions:
Flooring: Ceramic
Bedroom 1 (Master)
Story: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 14' x 15' 5" (4,27 m x 4,7 m)
Flooring: Carpet
Contact the seller
To buy, view, or obtain information about this property, contact the seller directly:
Phone : 519-633-1201

Whether you’re buying privately or you’re working with a buyer’s agent, this seller is your first point of contact to arrange showings, answer any questions, and receive your offer to purchase.

2 Storey

St. Thomas

Comfree # 249446

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