Its a wonderful life!
225 FOURTH AVE
Perfectly located in the Glebe, close to the best schools and shopping this home has been fully redone with cutting edge style and design. purposely redone for modern living and entertaining yet inviting and comfortable
Exceptional main floor provides an open concept design that has an exquisitely designed and expensively appointed kitchen acting as a focal point to much of the space.
The multiple chandelier dining room is ideal for formal entertaining after drinks around the stunning wood eating bar in the gourmet kitchen.
The formal living room is located at the rear of the home enjoying the landscaped and private yard Moving to the second floor the master suite provides wonderful oasis of light and luxury. i
Your dressing room.
Your own private spa!
The family and guests all have bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms
.Fully finished lower level provides hang out space for the family and a guest suite.
private laneway and garage.
A family home that has not been on the market for over 51 years, is now coming to market .
HOUSE CONTENT SALE
The content sale will be hosted this Wednesday night from 5 till 9 p.m.
This is a great opportunity to live not only in a wonderful neighbourhood close to amenities galore but to redo a home to your own style and taste.
Custom built in the 60’s with a unique layout that provides huge rooms for family living and entertaining. Main floor provides an ideal area for an at home office for the professional person. The second level provides the main living space with a huge living- dining and a family room that overlooks the main living and dining room . Kitchen runs width of the house. Master suite with dressing room and en-suite as well as a private children’s level with 3 additional bedrooms and a full bathroom.
Double car garage and lovely oversized treed lot.39.50 x 144.77
Quiet crescent of million dollar +++ homes
stay tuned for details and price
Estate conditions prevail.
With thoughtful renovations, this freehold townhouse provides space and elegance galore. Providing a unique home in a prime location. Care was taken to preserve the historic character of this beautiful home while incorporating modern amenities. Hardwood floors, rich crown tiered moldings , recessed lighting, and 10 high ceilings with period trim throughout this rare heritage residence. Ideally situated in the Sandy Hill Historic District, this picturesque home is convenient to transit and celebrated shopping and dining destinations, including The Byward Market and the renowned Signatures Restaurant just a few minutes walk away . As well walk to work or enjoy an evening at the newly redone National Arts Centre or to the handsome Strathcona Park running along the River. Also ideal for professors at the U of Ottawa .
Main floor: The main entrance hall and foyer speaks to the heritage of the home with soaring 10 ft high ceilings , archways and the living room has a bay alcove with oversized windows and stained glass panel. A marble faced fireplace warms the room.
The beautifully redone custom eat-in kitchen is truly the heart of the home, openings to the attractive decking for al fresco dining. A custom full renovation to the kitchen that provides an abundance of counter and cupboards space with attention to details and quality materials.The 5 foot central island with sink and quartz counters counter top offers impressive prep space, There is an eating peninsula and the space is open to the main dining rooms. The high ceilings to the rooms add to the design and drama of the space Stainless steel appliances include AGA Cooker with 4 ovens, stainless steel refrigerator and Miele dishwasher. Radiant floor heating emanates from the elegant tile flooring.
Second Floor: Enter up the spindle rail staircase to the spacious second floor , with charming moldings and ceilings soaring over 8 ft in height. The front family room is the ideal relaxing area with walls of custom built ins cabinets and shelving , a bay are with oversized windows and hardwood floors.There are two good sized bedrooms and a fully renovated bathroom on this level . Conveniently located laundry closet .
Third Floor: Take the the graceful skylight staircase to the serene third floor and master bedroom , with its own roof terrace. Two spacious rooms allow a choice for use as bedrooms/dressing rooms or dens and lounge . There is full bath room on this level. .
Basement: Accessible via the staircase off the dining and kitchen area , this level accommodates , building mechanical s, and extensive storage space , hobby /workshop area and access to the oversized garage. Garage is dry walled and insulated with an automatic garage door .
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.
Wonderful Single Home $639,000.00
Home video tour: https://vimeo.com/187211541
Upper Hunt Club Beauty both inside and out. This home shines and is inviting and warm. Ideal for families
The kitchen and family room have recently been fully redone to provide a stunning area for entertaining/cooking and living space.
The main floor provides a sense of openness with natural light shining in through the large windows. A “Gourmet” kitchen is open to the family room and in turn an over sized ‘statement” patio door opens to the rear yard that is thoughtfully landscaped with a large patio sitting area.
Gleaming hardwood floors , a fireplace, richly appointed cabinetry and granite counter accent the areas. Upstairs are 4 generously sized bedrooms including a large master suite . The master includes a 5pc ensuite bathroom and lots of storage and cupboard space.
The lower level has been finished and provides an ideal area to “hang out ” in for informal entertaining and family living.Approx 2190 sq.ft to enjoy in a quality Minto built residence.
Newly listed. Stunning home in Findlay Creek on beautiful lot with a pool . Who needs a cottage!
128 Mangrove Home video: https://vimeo.com/179758014
A great floor plan that has been elegantly and stylishly appointed and decorated. The quality is seen as soon as you open the front door. Decorative paneling , recessed lighting, rich wood floors,elegant mantelpiece and an abundance of windows flood the home with natural light.
The gourmet kitchen is open to a family room and views out to the large yard, play area and the in-ground pool.
The curved staircase opens to the second floor landing that is large enough to house a lounge or kids paly area. A luxurious master suite includes a large walk in closet and spa inspired full bathroom.
Two other ample sized bedrooms and another full bathroom on this level.
The Lower level has been fully and beautifully finished to provide not only a large media.rec room but an area as a gym, a guest suite and bathroom. A lifestyle and home to be envied both inside and out .
that can take your breath away!
“An openness to structural innovation and the elimination of ornament” defines a modernist style . This stunning home is just that. The modern and minimalist design of the entire property provides the best combination of luxury and exclusivity. There is an expressive use of quality finishes and materials. the location is private but in the sought after Civic Hospital /Sherwood Drive area. A structure of beauty and design that is still livable for a family.
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 .