Property of the Week: A Bright and Welcoming Lake Bonavista Home with a Dog Bath

This home is located on a more than 10,000-square-foot lot and features its own dog bath, dog run, a massive backyard and more.

Photograph by Brendan Harris.

Where it is

652 Lake Bonavista Dr. S.E.


The land

As a Lake Bonavista property, this home enjoys year round access to the community lake for swimming, boating, fishing, barbecues, skating, sledding and more. It’s also just a short two-minute walk to The Lake House, a popular local restaurant.

The home itself sits on a more than 10,000-square-foot lot that backs onto an additional one acre of park space. The backyard boasts a spacious dog run and deck, offering ample space for outdoor gatherings with friends, family and neighbours.


What to love

The open kitchen is a key feature of the home and a dream for any avid chef or baker with its plentiful cabinets, spacious counter, built-in oven and steam oven, the charming copper farmhouse sink and brick accents on the walls. The main floor also includes a formal office space with a brick-clad fireplace and built-in shelving. The massive mudroom is an ideal addition for families to store shoes and jackets and includes a built-in dog bath for any pups.

The primary bedroom features a large walk-in closet and ensuite with a free-standing soaker tub and walk-in shower. Downstairs, the open recreation area is ideal for a playroom, home theatre, gym and other personalized uses.


What to consider

This home and its location are ideal for large or growing families. The lake access, spacious backyard and park access offer plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. The neighbourhood also includes access to schools, dining, shopping and more.


The stats

1,860 square feet
Four bedrooms
Four bathrooms
More than 10,000-square-foot lot
Lake Bonavista access
Built in 1970
Detached garage


Listed for $1,025,000 with Jamie Newton at Jamie Newton and Associates, RE/MAX First.


Inside the Home

Photograph by Brendan Harris.

Brick features on the wall, a farmhouse copper sink and a colourful island make this kitchen an eye-catching room in the heart of the home.


Photograph by Brendan Harris.

Connected to the kitchen, the living and dining room spaces offer room for more formal dinners or casual gatherings with friends.


Photograph by Brendan Harris.

The home office is bright, cozy and perfectly set up to ensure a productive day.


Photograph by Brendan Harris.

The spacious mudroom (complete with a dog bath) ensures no muddy footprints (or pawprints) will get inside the home.


Photograph by Brendan Harris.

The primary bedroom is bright and airy, and reflects the same feeling of space and warmth as each of the other bedrooms.


Photograph by Brendan Harris.

Treat yourself to a luxurious spa day in the ensuite soaker tub and enjoy the calming decor and design of the bathroom.


Photograph by Brendan Harris.

When the weather is nice, step outside into the spacious backyard to enjoy a barbecue, play time or let the dog out for a run.


Photograph by Brendan Harris.

Enjoy the benefits of Lake Bonavista year round, from swimming and boating in the summer to skating in the winter.


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