A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH – exceptional space characteristics with loads of future potential.
Once a grand single family home this house has been converted though the years
to an income property. owned by the same family for generations and now part of
the estate. A rare Opportunity.
This is an excellent income generating property for an owner live-in or a Profit
making rental in a sought after neighborhood. also a huge money maker thru
airbnb rentals if desired
Last used as an owner live- in the property provides one apartment per floor
with large rooms and lots of parking. On a 50 x 103 lot . Each unit is two
bedrooms, some with a den. High ceilings, wood floors and large rooms
as well as a good basement.
Cosmetic work on kitchen and bathrooms needed but structurally excellent.
Building inspection on file asking $1,095,000.00
This house is a find for the person who knows how to make this property shine. High ceilings, wood floors, large rooms and two lane ways. Estate conditions prevail, Tenants on second and third floor will be leaving so provides an opportunity to do work and place your own tenants.
No interior pictures for protection of privacy of tenants.
ARCHITECT JOHN DONKIN
A home that makes you stop and look. With its easy lines and understated modern design is an alluring home. Architect John Donkin worked his magic along with the owners to redo a 1950s home. Turning the house into a statement of simplicity overlooking the water of Patterson Creek in the Glebe. The homes is beautifully simple in design, capturing the light and vistas from most rooms of the home yet providing privacy for the owners.
A zen like rear garden, beautifully landscaped front grounds and a huge terrace off the second floor overlooking the Inlet provides summer havens. The home is full of unique features and design choices that make the house one of a kind.
Part of ab article from The National Review of Design and Practice written about 5 Clemow known as the Freen House
ARCHITECT JOHN DONKIN TEXT JANINE DEBANN
Donkin began by gutting the interior to the framing and stripping the exterior down to the sheathing. He recomposed the south faCade asymmetrically and used floor-to-ceiling glass instead of punched windows. This created a more dramatic diagonal visual path from the living room across the site. Inside, these new openings organize the living room and a conservatory-like sitting space in the southwest corner. The view now terminates at an elegant row of houses some 200 feet away. In addition, Donkin clarified circulation by boldly relocating the staircase from its position in the southwest corner of the house.
The new open-riser steel stair, pulled inward in plan, now leads to a central point in the upper floor, leaving room for both an office and a master bedroom along the south side. The ground floor still consists of the same living spaces as before, but is now reconfigured as visually interconnected zones linking the street to the rear yard. Donkin’s fascination with continuous spaces is evident in every corner of the house. Rooms do not contain, but rather terminate at distant points, giving the house a scale far greater in perception than in measured reality.
TWO GREAT NEW LISTINGS NEXT WEEK TO BE ANNOUNCED- stay tuned as we add to the blog .
LEBRETON FLATS: Large Townhome-Half Double. $699,000.
Sun filled living that is warmed by wood floors, high 9 ft ceilings and lovely large rooms.The main rooms combine to provide a wonderful living room-dining room of 23 ft x 12 while the kitchen is fully and tastefully redone to today’s standards.The bedrooms are all ample sized with a huge 3rd floor master or use as an office-den. Great basement with guest room , family room-tv room and a bathroom. A large private yard , private lane way and a quiet street . Wonderful neighbor hood for the urban executive family .
GLEBE -Great Location- A Handsome Home surrounded with Beautiful Garden and Landscaping asking 1.399,000.
Hard to beat this wonderful family home on the Avenues with its great curb appeal, gardens and elegant but charming interiors. Exceptional main rooms flow beautifully into each other providing a perfect floor plan for both entertaining and family living. The rear of the home has had a floor to ceiling window and door combination which provides a sense of drama and draws the gardens into the house. The kitchen has lots of counter and cupboard space as well as a large eating area. The family room wraps around the rear of the home to the eating area ( all looking out to the yard) and has a wall of built ins . Door to pretty side screened porch. The master is richly redone ( custom cabinetry ) and the ensuite is pure luxury. The third floor provides a huge bedrooms suite or office- guest room etc….
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The garden and grounds are an oasis and fully fenced for privacy. Excellent parking.
ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL HOME ON THE AVENUES
Charming- Elegant- Stylish just begins to describe this fabulous home in the heart of the Glebe.
Renovated with the best of taste and decorated in a neutral palette this house provides a rich move in condition home for any type of family or executive lifestyles.
Handsomely appointed rooms and luxurious bathrooms . An exceptional kitchen that opens to the fireplace warmed family room.
Call to book an appointment . 613.563.1155 613.296.6708. or email email@example.com
Last week Stephanie and I got a jump on the fall market and sold this lovely home below at 258 Powell Ave listed at $950,000.00
Just Listed and Now SOLD .
5 Bedrooms Glebe home with main floor family room and powder room. Ideal third floor bedroom /office with en suite bathroom.
A great family home ..
Philip Craig and Krystyna Smith present
A Day in the Glebe
An exclusive collection of 8”x10” oil paintings by
Philip Craig and stunning photographs by Krystyna Smith.
Philip Craig and Krystyna Smith, long time Glebe residents, have gathered images from two perspectives on a sunny day in the Glebe. You are invited to celebrate this beautiful and memorable neighbourhood with paintings and photographs created for this unique show.
O P E N I N G R E C E P T I O N
6:00-9:00pm | Thursday, August 4th
Show: August 4-21 | See Show Info PDF
Philip Craig Studio
101 Fourth Avenue in the Glebe
Ottawa, Ontario | 613.868.1009
This vibrant neighbourhood that is sought after by so many buyers is the area of 238 Powell Ave that will be coming to market this Friday.
Listed at $950,000.
Pictures and video to follow
This home provides a solid spacious family home on a good street that is within walking distance to schools, parks, community centre and shopping as well as restaurants .
Centre hall plan with good sized main rooms , a redone kitchen with excellent appliances that is open to a large sunny family room which in turn opens to the garden
Rear entrance for the kids to leave boots and coats and a convenient powder room .
The second floor provides 4 bedrooms and an office so lots of space for the kids or use 2 rooms as a master and let the teen ager take the third floor . Fully redone main bathroom is both spacious and luxurious.
The third floor is ideal as a teenagers space or an office with a full ensuite bathroom.
Garage, yard, good condition and waiting for you to make your own .
SOLD OVER ASKING
showing start today Friday June 8 – open house Sund 2-4
Fully redone inside and out – this home is in move in condition- just grab some food at Whole Food , a bottle of wine and sit at your sparkling new kitchen island to enjoy your new home and it wonderful location in the glebe. Walking distance to schools, shopping, great restaurants and of curse Lansdowne and the Canal.
Warm white oak flooring , a gas fireplace, an abundance of recessed lighting and lots of natural light accent the rooms and spaces.
The modern styled staircase to the lower level has a wall of windows as a back drop. Doors lead out to the large garden and patio area . there is a large mud room ( ideal for kids stuff) just off the staircase landing.
The lower level not only has a family room but another bedroom suite , laundry/hobby room ( plumbed for laundry on main floor as well- you have a choice) and a full bathroom.
The second floor is mostly master suite and a children’s bedroom . There is a third floor with another bedrooms suite as well as one in the lower level – so 4 bedroom suites in all.The master has a full ensuite , pocket door to a lounge or den area and a large porch for enjoying a morning coffee or evening chat.
The exterior ground s have been fully landscaped and hardscaping all redone. Garage is perfect with a new concrete base, wide driveway, large patio, yard and fully fenced. The front has had a stone retaining wall added and a wide front walk way installed.
SOLD- THE GLEBE
Tasteful top quality renovation that accents the original home, Bending the understated elegance of the original home with a stylishly sophisticated sense of design and exquisite quality.
Priced at $1.395.000.
SOLD IN THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE
38 GILMOUR ST. Huge space, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with a redone kitchen open to your main living area. Great location in the Triangle. Asking $649,900.00
SOLD IN HUNT CLUB PARK
2178 Johnston Rd
Lovely single family home backing onto bike/walking path located in the sought after neighbourhood of Hunt Club Park. This home offers great space both entertaining & family living. Asking $479,900.00
SOLD – IN OLD OTTAWA SOUTH
Charming old Ottawa south single near the river. great location and home for a family or couple just starting out. ASKING $679,000.00
ON THE AVENUES OF THE GLEBE-
Tasteful top quality renovation that accents the original home,Bending the understated elegance of the original home with a stylishly sophisticated sense of design and exquisite quality.
Stay tuned . Price will be $1.395.000.