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181 Collier Street #1505, Barrie, ON


Blog by Matthew & Robert Johnston | December 18th, 2014


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Treat yourself to a “bird’s eye view” of the city from this spectacular penthouse suite at “The Bayclub”. This well established, waterside condo, is just steps from Barrie’s vibrant downtown core where you can enjoy some of the finest restaurants, boutique shops and cultural attractions that Simcoe County has to offer. Savour the breathtaking, panoramic views of Kempenfelt Bay from your private, roof-top patio, or go for a jog or bike ride along the trails that encircle the bay.


This fabulous two bedroom, two bath penthouse offers 2,260 square feet of living space, all on one level; one of only two units in the building that features this layout. This unit has been exceptionally maintained and nicely updated. Two designated “tandem” parking spots offer ample parking and the views from the 4-season solarium and roof-top patio are guaranteed to impress.

The open concept floor plan of this condo lends itself well to entertaining, with the host or hostess never far from their guests. The sundrenched living room features the first of two fireplaces with an elegant marble surround. Neutral broadloom graces the space and complements the modern décor. Oversized patio doors open to reveal a spectacular rooftop patio overlooking the bay and the city lights. Enjoy the Canada Day fireworks display or sit back and watch a sailboat glide across the bay all from the privacy of your own home. Still want to enjoy the view, even on a rainy day? Not a problem . . . The 4-season solarium is sure to become your favourite spot to curl up with a book or sip a cup of tea as you take in the beauty that surrounds you.

Meals are easily prepared in the stylish and functional kitchen. Beautifully updated, this space boasts cork floors, luxurious granite counters and a tiled backsplash. Rich cabinetry, with modern hardware and frosted glass doors, offers ample cupboard space while the pot lights, under cabinet and pendant lighting brighten every inch of your workspace. The long granite breakfast bar is the ideal spot for a quick snack and the stainless steel fridge, stove, dishwasher and microwave are included for your convenience.

Just steps from the kitchen is the elegant formal dining room; the perfect setting for your next dinner party. Spacious enough for large gatherings, this room offers an elegant light fixture and custom ceiling detail that accentuates the 9’ ceiling. The window coverings throughout are included for your convenience.

Double French doors open from the foyer to the den. Perfect as a home office, guest room or tv room, this space features built-in storage/cabinets , neutral broadloom, coffered ceiling and a large window.

A good night’s sleep is guaranteed in the huge master bedroom. Floor to ceiling windows fill the room with sunlight and allow for panoramic views of the water. The second fireplace is featured in this space which also boasts a sitting area over-looking the bay, his and her closets in the dressing room and a 3 pc ensuite. A nicely renovated 4 pc bath serves the second bedroom and the unit features in-suite laundry, washer and dryer included, for your convenience.

Condo fees of approximately $776 per month include water, cable, indoor parking, insurance and use of facilities.

This secure, well maintained “adult-oriented” building has so much to offer it’s residents including underground parking, guest suite, meeting room, workshop and full on-site recreation facilities including an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, squash and tennis.