Large prime South Hill modernist Frank Lloyd Wright style home owned by a prominent Canadian artist for over sixty years. Built in 1906, it is an ideal opportunity for those seeking a special space of architectural and historical significance. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, huge two storey artist studio with glass ceiling and pegged oak floors. Two storey sculptor studio. Distinctive features include the large floor to ceiling double fireplace in the centre of the house, the 10'6" beamed ceilings and open rooms, one leading to another.
Detached 1½ storeys
Lot size 80.75 x 135.5 feet
Approximately 6800 square feet on 3 levels
Double car garage with private drive
181 Balmoral Avenue South Hill Toronto Offered for sale at: $1,994,000 SOLD
Owned by the prominent Canadian artist and sculptor Cleeve Horne and his wife, sculptor Jean Horne, this home was their residence and place of business for over sixty years. Many famous Canadians visited this home to have their portraits painted including Lieutenant Governor John B. Aird, Governor General Jeanne Sauvé and Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. In addition, the Alexander Graham Bell memorial sculpture in Brantford was created here. Read more about the history and owners of this home as reported in the Globe & Mail.
Two storey Portrait Studio with glass ceiling and skylights above
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