Single Home - Steps to the Canal- Perfect!

This mint condition home has pride of ownership in every corner.

Sensitive contemporary renovations have been carefully thought out and completed through the years to provide a charming, warm, and modern home in move-in condition. In the sought after neighborhood known as the Golden Triangle and mere steps from the Canal

THE SPACES

Pretty exterior and surprisingly spacious interior. Perfect for  the young or older professional signal or couple as well as family who want an amazing lifestyle, in a great location and live in a renovated home done with taste and  style.  Then look no further.

The front door opens into the foyer/entry hall area and welcomes you to the main floor open living areas, currently used as a living and dining room, this space is exceptionally warm and inviting. A gas fireplace warms the rooms and the gleaming oak wood floors will work with any décor. Pot lights accent the entire main floor, all with warm energy efficient LED spots.   The kitchen boasts custom Cabico cabinetry, known for distinctive design and quality, all part of a large renovation project that the present owners undertook in 2014. Keeping the chef of the house in mind, the kitchen design provides ample cupboard/pantry/counter space/display areasAll cabinetry and drawers are soft close and elegant crown molding finishes the cupboards at the ceiling. An informal eating bar /counter was included in the design to provide for casual entertaining or dining. The counters were finished with impermeable Cumbria quartz. The back of the Kitchen provides a sunny area that is ideal as a lounge for sitting and chatting  with a morning cup of coffee or could accommodate a table and chairs for casual dining. A bank of windows lets light flow in while framing lovely views of the garden.  A glass exterior door provides a seamless transition from the house to the terrace and garden oasis.

A convenient renovated 2 pc powder room is situated between the kitchen and living room, with the same quality finishing as the kitchen.

Stairs ascend from the front foyer to the second floor, where three bedrooms and a renovated main bathroom lie. The upstairs hallway  and main bathroom boasts a solar tube providing natural light all day long. The spacious Principal Bedroom sits at the front of the house and has a full wall of closets providing ample hanging space, glass fronted drawers and soft close doors. The second bedroom has a south facing window and closet. A third bedroom sits at the rear (south facing) where expansive windows and a large European- style openable skylight offer an abundance of natural light. This room is defined by a step down and allows for you to have the versatility of a bedroom /Family room or an at home office /guest suite.  However, you use this room, you will enjoy its unique character.

In the summer, the trees in the backyard provide further privacy from the neighbours and a calming view from the bedrooms. The modern main bathroom is beautifully designed and outfitted with programmable heated floors, a dual sink vanity, custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, soaker tub, overhead rain shower and hand wand shower head. A privacy window and solar tube provide lots of natural light.

 

Attic: if you want further space to develop there is and Attic. Accessed by ladder through hatch in Main Bedroom (front) . Insulated and potential for further development. 

 

Lower Level:

Provides a bone dry, warm, well -lit and a spotless area with plentiful storage and laundry as well as lots of space for a workshop if wanted.

The classic limestone foundation was completely repointed and an insulated coating added. There is  a full size front loading washer and dryer, sink, folding table and large drying rack included.

OUTDOOR SPACE

A beautifully designed/tended, secluded and quiet, walled garden extends behind the house, composed of mature low maintenance trees, shrubs, and plants. A decked terrace area with wrap around benches provides a peaceful seating space for outdoor dining and relaxation or entertaining and there is a retractable awning for shade or inclement weather. A variety of perennial plants and flowers burst from the garden beds and there is an in ground automatic watering system, a small in ground water feature and wired/electric low voltage garden lighting There is also a useful shed for garden supplies and /or storage/bikes.

THE AREA 

Steps from the Rideau Canal and Elgin St is close at hand. Just over the walking bridge you are at the   expansive campus of Ottawa University and the new LRT station that can take you directly to Ottawa Train Station.  You can walk run, bike everywhere and enjoy the views of the Canal. In the winter the rink of Dreams at City Hall and the Skateway are at your doorstep.

True Urban living at its best! Walk score 98. 

Community center, culture events, local cafes, shops, U of Ottawa, Lisgar Collegiate, City Hall all within easy walking distance.

Also easily walkable to the Rideau Centre, NAC, Byward Market AND Parliament Hill, Farm Boy and LCBO are a few minutes walk away. If you are looking for great food - walk Elgin for fine dining to Whalesbone, Beckta, Harmon or the lovely rear terrace of Al's Steak House.  Not to forget fine dining at Riviera. For different experience, head north on Elgin to Raphael Peruvian Restaurant or south on Elgin to Town/Citizen, Gitanes (great burgers), The Manx , Datsun, El Camino and many more. One of the favorites is Pure Kitchen - wonderful food and juices. Don't forget coffees and a scone or light lunch at The Scone Witch. Really the choice is endless!

Flower shops, a wonderful bookstore called Perfect Books, pharmacies, cafes and coffee shops, kitchen boutique, bakeries, and gyms/yoga facilities all line the newly redone Elgin St. So much at your doorstep.

New kid on the Block : Whalesbone has just opened a store for Top quality butcher and Seafood shop on Elgin - 2 blocks away.

Teskey/Cartwright 613.296.6708

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