If you're like the majority of first-time home buyers, chances are you've at least considered buying outside of the city.

According to the Canadian Press, more and more Canadians are willing to make major lifestyle changes to take advantage of the affordable housing options outside of major cities.

READ: More Homeowners Lured Away From Big Cities Due To Low House Prices

Who can blame them? Travelling as little as 30 minutes outside of the downtown core can save you some big bucks. Take, for example, this 5,907 sq. ft. property in Pickering that costs as much as some condos in Toronto.

Take a look inside…

Price: $1,670,000Address: 1841 Woodview Ave.Brokerage: RE/MAX West RealtyAgents: Imraz Ramani

009 copy All photos courtesy of Victor at Winsold.

If this grand staircase doesn't prove that this place is massive, we're not sure what does.


The living room on the main floor makes for the perfect place to entertain friends and neighbours.


Imagine prepping all your meals in this gorgeous gourmet kitchen. With all that counter space and an island, your days of balancing your chopping board over the sink or stove are long gone.


With a tiered deck next to the kitchen you can even opt to enjoy your meals on the balcony instead of at the kitchen table.


For fancier occasions, you can always consume your meal in this formal dining room.


Believe it or not, there's even more to this first floor. At the base of the staircase, you'll find this cozy office.


Heading upstairs, you'll find five bedrooms, including this enormous master suite.


In addition to an ensuite bathroom, the master also includes this fully customized walk-in closet.


The other bedrooms are just as big. Take a look at this nursery. Your little one will surely be able to grow into this space.

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Of course, the biggest selling feature for a house outside of the city is the size of its yard. This one is certainly worth that $1.67 million, don't you think?