Grand Old Home In the Glebe-295 First Ave

SOLD  in bidding war. 

With its handsome exterior located in the heart of the Glebe and just steps to schools and shopping, this grand residence is brimming with possibilities.
Filled with the homespun warmth of an earlier era, with exposed wood floors and trim, original fireplace and mantle, original glass and stained glass windows, built-in, period cushioned benches, sliding pocket doors, high ceilings, maid’s staircase and other classical architectural details, all contribute to this home’s historic charm.


A single home and boasting 3 large floors of living space on a 50’ x 103’ lot, this property offers a multitude of possibilities. The home is mostly intact with original charm and could be further restored to its splendor or renovated/modernized to your own taste in a modern flare

.Significant sized rooms provide a wonderfully spacious home to raise a family in and to provide formal entertaining. Stunning entrance foyer and staircase with oversized stained-glass window acting as a backdrop to the room.

The charm flows through to the second and third floor bedrooms with high ceilings, wood floors, unfilled bedrooms ( 5 ), a pretty sunroom also with wood floors, for bedrooms and office spaces. The third floor could be redone to provide a huge master suite with lovely treetop views.


The lot is private and large with a brick garage / carriage house that is in very good condition. There is also a loft in the garage. Lovely home, private lane way and yard just minutes from all that the Glebe has to offer but on a beautifully tree lined street that offers a family lifestyle in an urban setting.

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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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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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come and gone Stunning Glebe Home on the Avenues Now Sold

Its a wonderful life!

225 FOURTH AVE- NOW SOLD FULL PRICE – PLEAS GO TO WEB SITE TESKEY.COM

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.

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Domiciles Desireable Davenport Model in the Radcliffe

 COMING SOON THE WEEK OF MAY 3RD  photos and pictures to follow

Great Urban Condo that is Spacious, Modern

and  is Pet Friendly

Close to everything – it’s a tremendously desirable location, being near the Arboretum and Dow’s Lake., LRT down that street .Little Italy- Carling Ave etc….

 

1220 sq ft plus large terrace on 5th floor of Low rise by Dows Lake and in the thriving West Centertown Hood. Asking $539,900.

Summer nights strolling the streets of Little Italy stopping at the cafes and gelato shops that line the main street you are transformed to a charming European lifestyle

A few minutes walk from your spacious 1220 sq ft Suite in Domiciles Radcliffe thru the rapidly developing area of West Centre town. The apartment has so much to offer, whether it be the oversized “loft style’ windows, the quality  wood floors, the gas fireplace,  the 9.4 high ceilings or the versatile floor plan that allows for either a separate dining room or a den . Two bedroom   suites  with lots of  storage as well as 2 full bathrooms . Designed with bedrooms that provide privacy from the main rooms. The richly appointed kitchen  with eating island overlooks the main living area and open to the terrace.

The private terrace overlooks the town homes and the cityscape. Located at the rear north east corner allows a quiet lifestyle away from noise of traffic.

The den is just to the left of the kitchen  and is an ideal area ( if not needed as a office ) to use as a dining room with a banquet style seating.

While only a few minutes walk to the Dow’s Lake area and parkland . So many choices for a great lifestyle or just enjoy a wonderful no hassle condo lifestyle . Underground parking and bike racks. Grab your bike and go to the Parkdale Market or bike along the Canal to Landsdowne – Its a wonderful life!

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Its a wonderful Life! NEW LISTING

The best of Urban lifestyles and living for the busy executive is offered in this freehold town house right on the canal in the sought after Golden Triangle.

Asking $595,000.00

take a peak at your new home: https://vimeo.com/213171005

Inside and out this freehold town home offers a great urban lifestyle. Canal – Parkland at your doorstep.
The outside is trees and the Canal while the interior spaces take full advantage of the views by the use of 2 walls of windows that flood the open spaces with  warm natural light..

Lovely main entertaining space, accented by hardwood floors , gas fireplace , high ceilings and wonderful parkland views.

Designed with the top floor all masters suite that is large enough for a separate lounge of office with great treetop views.

A lower level family room/ bedroom with full bath room.

Attached Garage. and all appliances included – Move in and enjoy.

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NEW EDINBURGH CONDO- 21 DURHAM PRIVATE

1376 sq.ft at $489.000.00 in the lovely New Edinburgh area near the Governor Generals grounds. 

This low rise condo building is hard to beat for space and location. Part of the exclusive Governors Gate development that is surrounded by mature landscaping and a lovely water pond and waterfall feature .

This main floor garden apartment offers 1347 sq.ft of sun filled  well designed living space. It is the Bedford model and sq. ft does not include terrace sq.ft .

The floor plan allows for a huge entrance way that is an ideal desk or library area . The open living room and dining room has walls of windows , door to the front south facing terrace and good sized for entertaining.

The kitchen while older is 12 x 10 with a window and space for a breakfast table.

A huge master suite with a door to the front terrace a walk in closet and double closet as well as a 6 piece bathroom. There is another bedroom with a 3pc bathroom .

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COMING SOON – GLEBE MODERNISM BLENDED WITH SUPERB LOCATION

NOW SOLD

FREEN RESIDENCE

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

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TWO GREAT HOMES NEWLY LISTED and SOLD IN DEC

 bignews1TWO 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.

 

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