Friday, March 31, 2023

New Listing: Rare Detached Home Backing Onto Beautiful Altona Forest!

485 Summerpark Crescent

Welcome to this beautiful 2-storey detached home, located in a prime location and boasting numerous upgrades and features. This stunning home offers 2918 square feet of living space on the main and second floor, plus an additional 1313 square feet in the finished basement.

As you enter the home, you will be greeted by a grand foyer that is open to above. The main floor features a formal living room, a sunken loft family room with recessed lighting and hardwood floors, a formal dining room perfect for entertaining, and a spacious kitchen with a gas stove, pantry, center island, breakfast area and crown moulding.

The second level of the home features 4 spacious bedrooms, including a master bedroom with a 4-piece ensuite bathroom and a walk-in closet. The finished basement offers a second kitchen, an upgraded insulation, a second family room, and a full bathroom.

Enjoy the multi-level backyard deck with family and friends, overlooking the peaceful Altona Forest. This home also features 9-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, and a yard backing onto the Altona Forest, making it the perfect oasis for nature lovers.

Located in a family-friendly neighborhood and walking distance to schools, parks, and all amenities, this home has it all. Don't miss your chance to make this your dream home!

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

New Listing: Great Location In Amberlea Neighbourhood

418 Woodsmere Crescent in Pickering's Amberlea Neighbourhood
Location! Location! 

Well appointed 4 Bedroom family home in popular Amberlea neighbourhood! 
9 Ft ceilings on main floor, with open concept design creating a sense of space and flow! 

Kitchen features breakfast area, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and walkout to backyard deck, great for BBQing! 

You'll love the fully fenced yard, garden shed and main floor laundry. Professionally finished basement provides games area with pool table, cozy home theatre and plenty of storage.  

Direct access to garage from the home is especially convenient during the cold months! Generous sized bedrooms, skylight and vaulted ceiling. 

Altona Forest provides beautiful walking trails perfect for outdoor enthusiasts! 
Close proximity to schools and parks makes it ideal for families with young children.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

#5 - The Best Things To Do In Pickering

Petticoat Creek Conservation Park

I highly recommend checking out Petticoat Creek Conservation Park if you're looking for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The scenery is absolutely stunning and the picnic areas are well-maintained.
It's the perfect spot for a day trip, event or family reunion.
Don't miss out on this hidden gem in the heart of Pickering!

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Saturday, March 25, 2023

#6 - The Best Things To Do In Pickering

Pickering’s Museum Village 

Durhams largest living history Museum - is a must see!

The Open Air Museum features a replica village of Buildings and artifacts from the Pioneering era and is open to GENERAL ADMISSION from June to September.

There are 19 Heritage Buildings including an old SCHOOL HOUSE, GENERAL STORE, CHAPEL, BLACKSMITH SHOP and HISTORIC homes

There are several SPECIAL EVENTS and EXHIBITIONS that take place throughout the year.

The Museum is also famous for its annual SPIRIT WALKS and GHOST WALKS  - which make for a great family outing or date night 

There’s even a new “ESCAPE ROOM” for groups of up to six.

For up to date events and programs, check out 

or pickeringmuse on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

#8 - The Best Things To Do In Pickering

Outdoor Skating

The onset of Winter doesn’t have to mean you cant have any outdoor fun
Pickering has no shortage of incredible places to lace up the skates and enjoy the great outdoors

The City of Pickering currently maintains several public rinks – great for families and those learning to skate.

In Southwest Pickering - The RICK HULL rink can be found next to Rosebank Public School.
In Central Pickering there is the FORESTBROOK RINK, - located on Glennanna Drive next to William Dunbar School

And in North Pickering, there is the GREENWOOD RINK and also a Full-sized hockey Rink located at the CLAREMOUNT COMMUNITY CENTRE

Check the City of Pickering’s website for up to date conditions and additional locations of Pickering’s Municipally managed rinks

Surrounded by the Rouge Park ecosystem, the postcard setting of Amos pond makes it an ideal place to meet up with friends and play a pickup game of shinny 

At nearly 15 acres in size Amos Pond has plenty of space to accommodate groups big and small

Another beloved winter tradition that’s been enjoyed by locals for generations is SKATING on Frenchman's Bay

Its naturally protected location and scenic backdrop makes it a picturesque setting for ICE SKATING – ICE FISHING and other WINTER ACTIVITES. 

The Bays enormous size means there’s plenty of room for both PLEASURE SKATERS and those who want to play some PICKUP HOCKEY

Be sure to check out for safety tips and precautions before venturing out on any frozen ice surface


#7 The Best Things To Do In Pickering

Free Summer Concerts

The City of Pickering hosts free concerts twice a week during the months of July and August at Esplanade Park and Millennium Square.  
You can Bring your own lawn chairs  or GET IN THE MIX and get your GROOVE on
There’s play areas for the kids to keep them occupied and washrooms available at both venues
These outdoor concerts feature a wide array of genres from CLASSIC ROCK and POP to JAZZ and REGGAE.  
Check the City Of Pickering’s Event calendar to see a complete list of Musical acts and Artist Information 
Don’t miss out on some the best musical talent in the Durham Region performing at some of the best venues found anywhere.

Millennium Square

Esplanade Park

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

New Listing: Luxury Living In Pickerings Amberlea Neighbourhood

618 Amberwood Crescent

Luxury living awaits you in this stunning detached home located in the highly sought-after Amberlea neighbourhood of Pickering, Ontario. From the moment you step inside, you'll be greeted by a grand entrance that sets the tone for this beautifully renovated home.

The heart of this home is the spectacular chef's kitchen featuring a 48-inch Wolf 6 burner stove, built-in panelled Sub Zero fridge, built-in oven/microwave, pot filler, panelled Miele dishwasher, polished nickel faucet, and stainless steel range hood. The kitchen is a true masterpiece, complete with high-end light fixtures and porcelain Italian tiles.

The attention to detail continues throughout the home with plaster crown mouldings, 9-foot ceilings, wide plank hardwood floors. Updated bathrooms featuring a freestanding bathtub in the primary ensuite. The spacious family room is perfect for entertaining, with an updated electric fireplace media wall and LED pot lights.

Step outside and enjoy the professionally landscaped backyard oasis with an in-ground pool, gas line BBQ, and sprinkler system. The backyard is perfect for summer gatherings with friends and family.

Other notable features of this home include an updated roof, furnace, central air, and front doors, closet organizers, recycled rubber floor in the garage, and a second-floor loft.

Located in walking distance to Highbush public school, St Elizabeth Seton, St Mary's Secondary and  Dunbarton Secondary, this home is ideal for families looking to live in a top-rated school district. 

Don't miss out on the opportunity to make this luxurious home your own!

Friday, March 17, 2023

#9 - The Best Things To Do In Pickering

Beare Hill Park

Beare Hill Park – a former Toronto Landfill site that sits on the Pickering Townline -- has been turned into one of the area’s most UNIQUE DESTINATIONS.

Development of the park has been in the works since the landfill site closed in the early 1980’s.

This BRAND NEW PARK includes a wide natural surface trail system designed to minimize disturbance to Wildlife Species at Risk 

The trails, - accessible by walking or cycling, include seating areas at various points on the path and several LOOKOUT POINTS for viewing.

From the Summit of Beer Hill, park users can view a 360 degree PANORAMIC VIEW of the ROUGE WATERSHED , Lake Ontario and even downtown Toronto

The Park is located at 8145 Finch Ave East  

Parking is limited to 12 cars

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

#10 - The Best Things To Do In Pickering

Millennium Waterfront 

This stunning lakeside neighbourhood includes a residential and retail area known as Nautical Village
There’s no better place to take in a leisurely stroll, browse the quaint shops, lively restaurants or grab an ICE CREAM on a sunny day.
Millennium Square is a large public area ALIVE with the electric energy of music, picnickers and passer byes - a perfect spot to catch a cool breeze off the lake and take in the beauty of LAKE ONTARIO
On summer days, the Beachfront Park area offers VOLLYBALL NETS, a  SPLASH PAD for the kids and over one kilometer of sandy shoreline for BEACH LOVERS.

You can bring your paddleboard, canoe, kayak – you can even rent a JET-SKI!
Take an evening walk to the FRENCHMANS BAY LIGHTHOUSE – and watch the boat traffic returning to the Harbour

To complete the experience, enjoy a spectacular sunset DINNER at one of the Waterfront patios overlooking Frenchman’s Bay

Rarely Offered Amberlea Gem!

515 Summerpark Crescent Don't miss this rare opportunity to live in a stunning home backing onto Altona Forest! Newly finished basement,...