Hintonburg is home to a great mix of people with their styles shining thru their homes. This single has a eccentric flair that has colourful and texture-filled interconnecting spaces making a characterful home. Perfect for the more Bohemian buyer. However suitable for any young buyer who wants a great location and good sized home with a garden.
There are many different definitions of “Bohemian,” Romantic, artistic, richly textured and a little bit eclectic. This home has that and more .
The exterior is quintessential Hintonburg with its large covered sitting porch. Openings to the main foyer that is accented by the wood spindle rail staircase. Painted wainscoting that runs up to the second floor. The main rooms have the original hardwood floors and a wood stove with a flagstone hearth and mantle. A country style kitchen with pointed wood wainscoting walls and ceiling add to the charm of the room. Large familyroom opens and views the private rear garden. Laundry on this level as well. Meanwhile the 2nd floor has a true Bohemian use of style and materials - from steel, barnboard, lofts, Jacobs ladders ,exposed steel beams and a steel and wood staircase to a loft.
There are 3 bedrooms. There is one with a sleeping loft and one has an full staircase tot the main loft area on the third floor. Skylight and under the stars at night.
Plus there is a finished basement has high ceilings a reclaimed stone wall , engineered wood floors and a full bathroom to make this a perfect office or guest suite.
Furthermore there is a private yard with good garden space as well as sitting areas. There is a garden shed that could also be a super summer studio .
Whatever you style or taste is in décor, this is a good home in a wonderful location. Make it yours !
This is a strong community http://hintonburg.com/
The area is becoming increasingly gentrified and many new homes are starting to appear on larger lots. It is n ow one of Ottawa’s more urban areas and is popular among young people due to its youthful vibe and great amenities.
Its eastern border is the O-Train Trillium Line, just west of Preston Street, with Centretown West / Somerset Heights neighbourhood to the east. To the north it is bounded by the transitway , along Scott Street, with Mechanicsville beyond. To the south it is bounded by the Queensway(417 Highway) and to the west by Holland Avenue (Hintonburg Community Association borders) or as far west as Island Park Drive.
This is an area all about local arts and entertainment. A vibrant creative community , a strong culinary scene and it is s most notable for The QUAD (Quartier des artistes or Arts District). A one-of-a-kind neighbourhood that proudly supports all arts disciplines.
Any evening out should include the Great Canadian Theatre Company https://www.gctc.ca/.
Hintonburg is the long-time home of the Orpheus Musical Theatre Society.
Also, a strong arts vibe that is nurtured in this community. Together with a great variety of art galleries, theatres, rehearsal space, live-work studios and much more.
Where to start! You will love the endless shop that are so varied and inviting along Wellington. It will fulfill all your basic needs and provide an endless array of shops/dining for any lifestyle. Only minutes away is the thriving Parkdale market. Walk down to the Elmdale Oyster house and Tavern https://thewhalesbone.com/ for some fresh oysters . I will order the Lobster Poutine next time ! The variety is endless- not to mention that one of the best skin care shops is right at the end of the street Oresta https://oresta.ca/
As a matter of fact- just a great place to call home.