354 COOPER STREET- SOLD FIRM

West of the Triangle-Centertown District | Ottawa, ON

$1,600,000

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Exquisite Blend of Design & Style!!

A home to be seen, built in the mid to late 1800s, the house has been restored using an exceptionally high standard of finishes throughout. Incredible detailing. A blend of modern and heritage artfully refined make this home a showplace as well as comfortable. Traditional grand rooms that in some cases have been opened creating a nice flow of sun filled spaces that reflect a truly modern approach to today's living. The main internal space is over 3568 sq. feet spanning three storeys plus a large  lower basement level  (1000 square feet) which has high ceilings and is partly finished.

This exceptionally elegant home is located in Ottawa in the heart of the Centertown area within minutes to several shopping and restaurant districts.  Excellent access to the expansive walking cycling  routes throughout Ottawa,  the LRT. The highly regarded international music festivals are held across the street in the beautiful church owned by the University Music and Arts department.

Subject to a complete renovation and restoration, the interior is finished to exacting standards, using high-quality materials with attention to impressive detailing and sophisticated design.

Calling attention to the impressive proportions, a wood staircase forms an architectural thread turning gently to connect each floor. The main entrance foyer has a marble floor and impressive entrance doors as well as an exquisite matching chandelier and wall sconce.

The Living room offers  refined space replete with original features such as high ceilings with detailed trim work and an ornate iron fireplace.  Modern Restoration Hardware lighting brings a sense of drama to the room.

Further down the hall past the powder room is the large open concept kitchen and dining room,  arguably the most impressive space in the house. The space has been thoughtfully designed, transitioning with ease from daily use to entertaining. The gourmet kitchen has floor to ceiling cabinetry and a 10 foot long Island that provides exceptional space for all to enjoy and gather. Accented with Carrara marble yet designed with a calming colour palette that makes the rooms warm and inviting.

Continuing the cabinetry into the dining room there is a full wall of cabinets and book cases (one cleverly hides the butlers stairs). The private courtyard like terrace and deck is positioned right off the dining room, perfect space for morning coffee or summer dining.

The second floor is given over mostly to the sun filled principal bedroom suite with bespoke walk through dressing room and the exquisite, in both quality and design, en-suite bathroom.

The rest of the second floor has a family room with vaulted ceiling and is accessed by the butlers stairs as well as the main staircase. The 2nd bedroom on this floor is generous enough to provide a reading or additional use area. The main bathroom is stylish, sophisticated, and modern.

The third level has 2 generously proportioned bedrooms that could easily accommodate home offices or yoga studio. Lovely natural light and pretty window seating in the alcoves, between the two rooms runs the secret passage! The bathroom is right out of Paris designer magazine- with the use of the floor to ceiling tile, and the metal and marble vanity speak to a luxurious but stylish lifestyle.

Tasteful, elegant and comfortable. So many features – it is a home that truly must be seen!

The Spaces

MAIN FLOOR

Ceilings 10 ft to 11 ft high., Refurbished original staircase and banister with hand carved inlay accents. Stained glass window insert ( original to house) Reclaimed oak flooring. Restoration hardware lighting fixtures and chandeliers.

Entrance - Foyer - 16.0' x 8.0'

Double door entrance 7.6 x 3.6 Oversized original wood front doors. Beautiful wall scones and chandelier from Restoration Hardware accent the grand entrance. Richly decorated spindle rail wood staircase . Marble tile, cut and laid in a decorative design

Living Room - 20.5' x 14.6'

Truly a grand room with 11 ft high ceilings decorated with period style accents , Fireplace with ornately decorated iron work and tile inlay. Period mantelpiece, oversized windows floor the room with natural light.

Kitchen - 22.0' x 15.0'

Floor to ceilings cupboards with library style wood ladder on runner to reach the highest shelves. Cater or do buffets from the 10 ft Carrara marble topped island or enjoy a casual dinner at the 6 place eating area. This kitchen will surpass your wish li

Dining Room - 16.0' x 12.7'

Exceptional space that is large enough for huge gatherings but has a sense of comfortable intimacy for everyday living. Carrying the design and colour from the kitchen, a wall for built ins extends into the dining area. A bookcase cleverly opens to the m

Powder Room - 7.9' x 3.0'

2pc privately located. Decorative wall trim echoes the vintage of the homes design and features.

Yard-Terrace-Deck

Wonderful Urban Oasis with a place to sit and relax, a dining area and bbq as well a a small artificial grass area for the doggie. Accessed from the oversized patio dining room doors. No hassle "composite" decking.

SECOND FLOOR

Richly appointed with recessed lighting and lighting fixtures from Restoration Hardware. Top quality finishes and craftsmanship include restored trim and original Bannister, reclaimed wood floors.

Family Room - 15.0' x 13.71'

Original maids stairs lead up from the dining room to this wonderful space. 15 vaulted ceilings with accent lighting and beamed. Reclaimed wood for floating shelves.

Bathroom - 10.84' x 5.6'

Floor to ceiling imported European tile and a glass walk in shower stall with rich teal blue tile that is reminiscent of Mediterranean blue waters. Large furniture style vanity with a recessed sink in the marble counter top. Fixtures are all antique copp

Bedroom - 15.0' x 18.8'

A spacious room accented by large window for good natural light and a decorative fireplace mantle on an exposed brick wall. Closet. 9.5 high ceilings

Primary Bedroom Suite- Bedroom - 15.1010' x 15.2'

10 ft ceilings . A sun filled and pretty room with a large bay with oversized windows. Dressing room is just behind a large central wall allowing access from both sides into the dressing area.

Primary Suite Dressing Room - 4.1' x 15.2'

Wonderfully designed with a wall that partly divides the space from the bedroom without confining the rooms. Floor to ceiling cabinetry with an exposed brick wall that warms the room. Large window for natural light. Recessed lighting.

Primary Bedroom En-suite. - 10.0' x 9.0'

WOW! A stunning example of tasteful design and quality finishes. The use of marble inlay design in the walk in glass shower ( 7.6 x 3.2) is rarely seen. It speaks to a European style luxury rarely found here.

Third floor

Softwood floors- 8.4 high ceilings, lovely natural light - dutch doors on bedrooms, high trim and moldings.

Bedroom 3 - 17.0' x 20.0'

Pretty window seat ideal for curling up in - a door to the "secret passage" ( kids will adore this"). Double closet.

Bathroom - 12.9' x 6.0'

4pc - another wonderful bathroom full of great design and stylish appointments. imported subway tile that is laid in a staggered geometric pattern. Iron and marble vanity. Soaking tub and brushed copper shower head and handheld.

Bedroom 4 - 21.0' x 14.4'

This room has a large window alcove, high ceilings and a door to the "secret passage".

Lower Level

Over 7' high ceilings . Good an dry. Lots of room to make a playroom or guest suite .

Laundry - 13.70' x 15.0'

Lovely and bright .

Info & Facts

Bedrooms:4

Bathrooms:4

Parking:2

Taxes:$12385

Zoning: diplomatic mission,  home-based business

Top Quality Lighting fixtures - many from Restoration Hardware, all window treatments, all closet organizers, all bathroom mirror and fixtures, all fireplace mantles,  fridge, wall oven, wall micro- wave, cook top, hood fan, wine fridge, built in speaker system, ladder in kitchen.     Lot Size:  40 x 75  

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