Queen Anne Victorian Overlooking Lake Ontario Asks $5.49M in St. Catharines, Ontario
$5,495,000 CAD | Built 2000 | 10,500 Sq. Ft. | 6 Beds | 5 Baths
22 Bayview Drive, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, L2N 4Y4
An exceptionally built 19th century-inspired Queen Anne Victorian perched on the shores of Lake Ontario is on the market in St. Catharines, Ontario for $5.49 million CAD. Don’t let the highly detailed exterior architecture fool you, this 10,500 square foot residence is newer construction! As you approach this magnificent residence, you are immediately captivated by its striking presence. Adorned with stained glass windows, turrets, covered wraparound porches, and balconies, the Queen Anne Victorian effortlessly exudes timeless beauty. Elaborate gables and monumental chimneys add a touch of whimsy, making this home truly one-of-a-kind.
From the listing: Driving up to 22 Bayview is a feast for the eyes. You’re overwhelmed by the detail of the majestic Queen Anne Manor sitting proudly on the banks of Lake Ontario. Your gaze takes in the stained glass windows, turrets, covered wrap-around porches & balconies, elaborate gables, & monumental chimneys. Her craftsmanship is apparent, and and the impressive landscaping only adds to the splendor. Crossing the bronze threshold of the custom leaded glass front doors, you’re immediately exposed to creativity, elegance, and quality, starting with the formal dining room and parlor, both affording warmth and sophistication paired with extraordinary materials. The 10,500 square foot home unfolds over four levels, accessed by a grand spiral staircase and elevator. The large Chef’s kitchen not only has a French La Canche stove and custom cabinetry but breathtaking lake views. There is a masculine mahogany library complete with 16′ ceiling & built-in bookcases, & an eloquently trimmed feminine home office.
The upper floors have six large bedrooms, including a master with a fireplace and endless views of the lake, plus his & hers separate walk-in closets. The exceptional detailing is never-ending, cherry hardwood, heated limestone floors, plaster cornices, antique metal ceilings, outstanding cabinetry, 12″ baseboards, 6″ back-banded trim, carved limestone fireplaces, Lutron electronic shades, fabulous windows and doors everywhere. The fully equipped lower walkout level is ready for entertaining; sitting room, bar with a walk-in wine cellar, English Billiards rooms, and so much more. The outdoor living space extends to the waters edge and offers 6 venues to choose from to dine and enjoy glorious views and sunsets. Pick the glass conservatory on windy or cool evenings or flagstone terraces that embody a water feature and outdoor kitchen, and gas fireplace. This 19th century-inspired Queen Anne Victorian manor is on the market for $5.49 million with Nancy Bailey of Engel & Völkers Oakville, Brokerage. Photography by OTBx Air Media.