An $8.5 million ‘White House’ style mansion in Thornhill
Location: 12 Thornbank Rd.,
Centre St. and Yonge St.
Asking price: $8,500,000
Size: about 8,172 sq. ft., plus 3,880 sq. ft. finished basement
Lot: 100-by-300 feet, built-in four-car garage, circular drive, inground pool
Taxes: $30,825 (2021)
Bedrooms: 5 plus 1
With about $1 million in recent renovations, this “White House” style custom mansion features an elevator, marble floors, an imperial staircase and balconies on all bedrooms.
It also has a saltwater pool, a gazebo and a heated cabana with a fireplace, bathroom and outdoor shower.
“Our home resembles the White House,” says homeowner Maryam Alvandi. “My husband and I have enjoyed everything about this extraordinary house from the massive kitchen with dual centre islands, to the luxury living room, family room, and dining room that has easily facilitated our social gatherings.
“Our spacious basement with its wet bar has been utilized for grand parties, where our guests enjoyed playing table tennis and pool table, adds Alvandi.
The home is close to parks, a golf club, Oakbank Pond, schools, cafes, restaurants, and shopping, with easy access to Hwys. 7 and 407.
“Custom-built in 2009, this European-inspired mansion has a gated circular drive, a 22-foot-high entry foyer, a marble imperial staircase, two laundry rooms, a lower-level doggie shower, in-floor heating and soaring ceilings throughout,” says listing agent Sue Mills. “As well, for security, the home features mobile-controlled home lighting/sound/security and pool automation systems.”
This grand estate features a white stucco facade, columns, large bow windows with balconies above interlocking walkways, gardens and double entry doors.
Inside, the impressive foyer has a marble floor, a soaring ceiling with domed, circular skylight, a two-piece bathroom and a closet.
Highlights of the living room include a marble floor and coffered ceiling, a gas fireplace, a massive bay window, and a separate sitting area with a chandelier.