Custom -Minto built “Dream Home” now for sale

NOW AVAILABLE  AT 1.6  MILLION 

Fully customized, with the help of Top Ottawa interior designer Tanya Collins,and with direction by  Architect Christopher Simmons, premier builder Minto Homes and their design team have made this a showplace residence which is spectacular but very very liveable for all types of families.

This  grand  home of 5577 sq. ft is  in Potter’s Key. Near Hazeldean and Carp roads. The home sits on an oversized pie-shaped lot that backs onto the Feedmill Creek conservation area..A peaceful and private outside entertaining area with a secluded view.

The finest finishes and quality trades worked together to create this “dream come true”

Acclaimed Ottawa architect Christopher Simmonds had a hand in the design of the home and its layout.

“I felt that it was representative of how a family might use the home,” Simmonds says of the concept he passed along.

Interior designer Tanya Collins has given the home a unified, contemporary look using a palette of black, white and gold, with splashes of bold colour to enliven some of the spaces. Custom cabinetry and built ins as well as top quality fixtures and lighting add to the richness of the spaces.

The Collins and  Simmonds collaboration on this home was perfect harmony are known for a contemporary influence, .Featuring clean lines and simplicity with a touch of elegance the colours chosen emphasizes the glamour while bringing a timeless look.

http://www.tanyacollinsdesign.com/  www.csarchitect.com

“I wanted something kind of glamorous, but livable at the same time,” says Collins. “The luxury of the finishes, lounge-y seating so it invites you to come in and sit down, something stylish and not typical.”

MAIN FLOOR SUITE OR LOUNGE

At 473 square feet, this main-floor suite off the kitchen is  perfect as a guest suite – teen agers space- live in apartment or as a private office this room is looking out to the private greenery of the Feedmill creek conservation area.

It comes complete with walk-in closet and a fully accessible ensuite with a “Palm Beach vibe” in Kelly green, says Collins.

“We’ve made it look like a little mini condo.”  “So that if someone wanted to live on all one level instead of having to hike up the stairs, they could.”

The 2nd floor Bedroom and family room Lounge areas

Upstairs, the spacious landing welcomes you to the bedroom suites and includes a lounge.

Master suite

A peaceful and soothing master suite that “feels a bit like you’re in the Bahamas,” Collins says has a lovely calm and sunny feel with a spa bathroom done in tones of whites and dressing room for your cloths.”

“This walk-in closet is spectacular,” gushes Collins. The closet master walk in closet features custom built-ins with  millwork to make them feel like furniture.

The Kids Rooms

One of the brightest pops of colour in the home is in the two rooms set aside for “the girls”. There are two wonderful rooms that are connected thru wall cutouts . One for sleeping and one for playing. 

Staying Alive “in the lower level

The 70’s vibe in the lower level make for a vibrant and fun family space

There’s plenty of additional  room as only about  half of the basement is finished. The finished part includes a bathroom and a great media room to kick back and watch the game or your favorite movie.

Whether you use the roller rink this is a great room for the kids to hang out or do a throw back party with a disco floor ( disco ball included)- just wear the bell bottoms and  bring the music and do your best disco moves!

The Lower Level is partially above ground at the back of the home so the windows are big and bright. “It doesn’t feel like a basement,” says Collins.

 

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West Centretown Semi Detached SOLD

SOLD 

Hidden Gem of an area that is being discovered for its very affordability and its proximity to a multitude of urban neighbourhoods.

Nestled on top of historic Nanny Goat  Hill , this area is close  to transit, parks and work. You will not need your car!. Literally steps to the thriving areas of Centertown, Little Italy, Chinatown. Lebreton Flats and Hintonberg areas and easy access over to the Quebec side. West Centertown north of Somerset is starting to take off- NOW is the time to buy in to this diverse area of professionals, families , artists and entrepreneurs.

This charming half double provides lovely light and well-proportioned rooms that include a separate formal dining room, an updated kitchen large enough for a café table for your morning coffee and a sunny large living room. Door to large deck and garden. There is a 2 pc bathroom on this level.

The second floor provides two good sized bedrooms and a smaller room that is ideal as a den/nursery or sewing room. The main bathroom is also updated.Parking at rear and potential to expand. Lovely deep lot 99.38 .ft.

Downtown Living – Uptown Style!

Nanny Goat Hill:

Nanny Goat Hill is a rise of rock/escarpment that cuts through a section of Centretown, separating Chinatown from LeBreton Flats.  A foot staircase joins the upper and lower sections of   Primrose

Great schools, enriched head start Nanny Goat Hill Nursery and Nanny Goat Hill Community Garden steps away.

 

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GLEBE -182 FOURTH AVE. SOLD IN DEC

A wonderful Glebe Home on the Avenues. J

Asking $1.299,000.00

A Tudor and Arts and Craft exterior make this a handsome home both inside and out and understates the space that awaits inside.

A beautifully kept home. Sensitively to preserving the original homes charm and elegance as well as providing a modern lifestyle where needed is prevalent.

The main rooms are elegant and charming accented by high ceilings, wood floors. beautiful wood panelling and beamed ceilings as well the original fireplaces. All add the allure of this home.

Lovely main rooms and a fully redone kitchen that is spacious and bright with easy access to the rear mud room and to the lower level. The kitchen is done in tones of white and brushed steel accents.

The second-floor music room or study provides a lovely space accented by an original fireplace mantle and built in shelving.

The other 3 bedrooms (including the master) on this floor are charming and bright. The main bathroom is redone in keeping with the era of the house using a claw foot tub, Harlequin tile and a pedestal style sink as features to the space. There is also a large shower stall.

The third floor continues the lovely natural light and spacious bedrooms. Three more bedrooms or /dens plus a redone full bathroom done in a black and white motif with a large shower stall. This floor could be a master suite or children’s floor.

The lower level is fully finished. Great TV/Media room or children’s Playroom/Family room. There is a full bathroom with a walk-in shower stall plus a huge laundry room and an organized storage room.

The rear yard and garden is private and landscaped with a rockery and pond. Large storage shed for all your tools. Parking can be expanded.

 

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SOLD

sold above asking

215 FIFTH AVE; $899,000.00

Within walking distance to all the best shops, Lansdowne park Development, kiddie parks and not to mention 2 great schools steps away and of course the Canal, this house is ideal for a growing family from a start of a family till University. Kids galore on street and streets near by. Good neighbours.


Fully renovated home that has a wonderful continuous feel to the interior that is both stylish and warmly accented. Much larger than it appears, with 3 beautiful floors of living space. A large kitchen accented by an oversized eating island and banks of cupboards accented by quartz counters, this kitchen will be a gathering spot for family and friends. Gas stove, stainless steel country style double sink, detailed tile back splash and stainless steel pulls on the white cupboards make the space shine.

A gas fireplace with wood beam mantle warms the main living areas. Lovely high ceilings and wood floors accent the rooms. Indirect lighting sets the mood.
A convenient powder room is just by the rear door that opens to the large yard.

The second floor has a sunny master suite with walk in closet and a huge ensuite bathroom that is luxurious and tastefully done with a Zen style tub and separate shower stall.

The fixtures are top quality and the tiling and use of colour and texture is outstanding. Another bedroom with good closet space, luxurious bathroom with impressive shower stall complete the floor. Loft doors cleverly disguise the full sized laundry area. Wood floors, high ceilings and lots of natural light.

The third floor has two large bedrooms both with lots of closets, lovely natural light and there is a 4pc bathroom that is also completely renovated. A great floor for visitors or the teenagers in the family- Or use one as a family room /office.

Move in and enjoy!!

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SOLD Glebe – affordable and room to improve

Get your Foot in the Door of the Glebe: Great opportunity to get into a great area at a good price and make the house your own with upgrades over time. perfectly fine the way it is but you can do your own thing without paying for someone else’s taste and redo..$679,000.00

 

Pretty and charming home just off Bank Street and close to all the amenities that the Glebe and Landsdowne have to offer. Lovely front porch with a beautiful garden surround and gingerbread trim welcomes you. The main rooms are of good size and provide nice family space. The kitchen is country style and large enough to accommodate a table.

 

The rear room has access to the deck and spacious rear yard and makes a great mud room area. Main floor powder room and laundry complete the space. Three bedrooms and a den on the second floor.

The home has wood floors, high baseboards and trim and ceiling molding. An ideal home to start out in and redo as time and money allows. Good solid home.

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Modern living at its Best! 172 GLEN AVE

OLD OTTAWA SOUTH

Located in one of Ottawa’s most desirable neighbourhoods this home stands out in its quality and design.

Notable Ottawa architect Barry Hobin has designed a world class home with Architectural Digest interiors and sophisticated living space throughout.

At approximately 3700 square feet this modern Residence showcases large 2 storey glass walls that add to the spaciousness and light of the design. A striking steel and wood staircase seems to almost float, as it rises up to the 2nd floor bedrooms and loft area.

At the centremost core of the Residence is an oversized Chef’s kitchen and entertaining sized island. The sun-drenched, outdoor areas offers your own Urban Oasis, featuring a pool.

The over-sized Master suite encompasses a spa-like bath, a voluminous walk-in closet and a private treetop deck. The other bedrooms suites are spacious, private and feature luxurious bathrooms. Another large front terrace overlooks the streets cape. Heated driveway.Garage.

 

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SOLD Golden Opportunity in The Golden Triangle

$1.050,000.00

A multitude of uses!

Redo as a single or income property or an at home professional office, this property will be a great future investment. Great area- Great Location – and for someone with vision a Great Buy!
Lot – 47.01 x 99.10
Zoning R4P

On a large lot just across from Minto Park in the Golden Triangle this Grand old home awaits a new owner that will renovate to suit their needs

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Structurally sound (inspection on file) the house has 3 floors of living space that include sun rooms, roof terrace, main floor office, den and a grand entrance as well as large rooms and a yard.

The private lane way accesses the garage.

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Pristine Home SOLD ABOVE ASK

 Beautifully kept home in Convent Glen Pride of  ownership shows throughout 

Accented by gleaming hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace and a gourmet kitchen with large breakfast dining area. The formal rooms are spacious and all the bedrooms are e of a good size. The master is king sized with full ensuite bathroom.

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Luxury Rental on the Water- Riverside Waterfront

Wonderful evenings and days on the dock watching the boars and wild life go by.This is a huge home with exceptional entertaining space .Perfect executives home.

Rental at $5,000 per month .Just minutes from downtown.

Capturing the water views the great room  25ft by 15 runs along the rear of the house and opens to the raised deck/patio and gardens that slope down to the water front. there is also a main floor office/library and a huge kitchen with breakfast room . There are 4 large bedrooms and 2 full baths on the second floor  and a fully finished lower level; with a games room  32  x 14 ft.

Fabulous location and an exceptional home.         

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SOLD HANDSOME AND GRAND – STEPS TO THE CANAL- sold

Wonderful street of grand homes.

 

The handsome exterior is accented by the interlocking brick walkways and driveway that wrap around the house to the rear garden and to the expansive decking that has a remote controlled roll out custom awnings. The old world front porches add to the charm and summer enjoyment of the home.

You are welcomed by a beautiful foyer and elegant staircase that reflects the grandeur and size of this home.

French doors open to the main living spaces that run in tandem to each other providing for spacious family and entertaining areas. The music room is defined from the main rooms by a 3-sided gas fireplace and has a set of oversized French doors that open to the rear decking and garden.

A butler’s door opens off the formal dining room to the exceptionally well-planned kitchen that incorporates 2 work areas. Plentiful cupboards and counters are accented by granite while crown mouldings on the high ceilings add charm. Cleverly planned to allow for family cooking without being in each other way, the kitchen is ideal for hosting buffets and receptions.

The rear entrance foyer provides a laundry area with cupboards and a sink, while the powder room is privately located just off the kitchen down a hallway. The main floor is accented by 9.4 high ceilings, hardwood floors, stained glass transoms, beveled and leaded glass doors and elegant mouldings and trim.


The second floor provides for an office/bedroom that opens to a large front porch, another large bedroom with access to a nursery and a full bathroom with huge walk in linen closet. The other part of the second floor provides a stunning family room (has a glass paned door from hallway for privacy or sound) with a gas fireplace, wall of built in bookcases and tv area, and two walls of paned glass windows. There is a bedroom with 9.1 high ceilings with walk thru closets and a 4pc bathroom done in black and white “deco style” motif. Accented by 8.7 high ceilings, hardwood floors, Colonial doors and trim and large windows.


The third floor is a self-contained suite. Many uses such as a pure rental apartment (side exterior staircase easily added), the young adults floor while they attend university, rental for Air B & B, a workplace consultant office etc.….

It includes a large front room with treetop views, an eat in kitchen, a den /office/bedroom and a huge bedroom with two walk-in closets and a full ensuite bathroom (accessible by the hallway as well as ensuite). It is about 1,000 sq. ft. of skylight space warmed by wood floors and quality finishes.
The Lower Level with its over 7 ft. high ceilings, pot lights, deep windows and quality built in shelving is in keeping with the rest of the house. Bright, spacious and quality finishes.
This is ideal for fun family times or for the “man cave”. Watch the game, shoot some pool and just relax with family and friends. This floor has a private side entrance so could also be developed easily into another suite.

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