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Classic Glebe Residence on Clemow Ave.

Set back from this premier Glebe street by a fine garden, on a quiet block
with treelined boulevard sidewalks, without through traffic and in walking
distance to excellent schools and shopping. The welcoming front porch opens
to the home’s sought-after, centre hall plan.
A 24 ft living room, warmed by a gas fireplace and with hardwood floors
offers lovely, formal space. A striking feature of the house is the addition’s
family room accented by 10-ft high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows
overlooking the large garden.
The Kitchen and Dining rooms, now joined by a swinging door and two-way
cupboards, could be redesigned for an ‘open concept’ feel. The chef’s kitchen
with ample cupboard space, counters and a café style bar allows for excellent
informal dining. A convenient powder room opens off in the foyer.
The second floor offers 4 bedrooms, 3 with 2 large windows and closets.
There is a full bathroom with a large vanity and soaking tub. (4pc) 
The principal bedroom measures 22x12 with a bank of south-facing windows
bringing in lots of natural light to the room. There’s an ensuite (3pc) and
ample closet space. 
A finished lower level playroom provides great space for rec room, office, or
The rear door gives easy access to the fenced, secluded yard with an
interlocking brick terrace, perfect for entertaining and outdoor play, mature
shrubs, plus a Magnolia tree with stunning Spring blossoms.
A walkway leads to the garage and paved driveway. Parking for 2 cars.


The Spaces


centre hall plan , oak hardwood flooring

Foyer - 7.3' x 11.8'

Double door entrance. Beveled and leaded glass front door. Ceramic tile floor. Sliding mirrored closet doors. Main foyer with oak floors and powder room adjacent to the main staircase.

Powder room


Livingroom - 24' x 12.6'

Lots of good natural light. Gas fireplace with classically elegant mantlepiece. 9 ft ceilings accented by crown moldings. Looks through family room and out to garden.

Dining room - 12.1' x 11'

wall of storage cabinetry with some opening two way (with the) kitchen. Butlers door , track lighting.

Kitchen - 11.6' x 12.3'

Well designed kitchen for the cook and the family. An abundance of cupboard space ( tall ) and stainless steel appliances. Granite composite counters and backsplash. Eating counter. Large window over the sink views the rear garden.

Family room - 17.8' x 11.6'

French doors from living room to sunken solarium-styled family room. Pot lights and crown moldings accent the 10' high ceilings. Wall of windows view the yard and gardens.

Rear Foyer - 9.5' x 6.9'

Well designed to provide access from the family room to the outside yard as well as easy access from outside directly down to basement or up to kitchen. Ceramic tile floor.


Fully fenced and private, maturely landscaped with flowering shrubs and trees (see additional details for plant guide). Stunning Magnolia tree. Interlocking Terrace/Patio approx. 300 sq. ft..

SECOND FLOOR - 13' x 12'

The landing is bright and large 13 x 12 . There are 8.4 high ceilings on this floor

Bedroom 1 - 12.1' x 9.6'

closet -2 windows

Bedroom 2 - 11.7' x 12.1'

closet , 2 windows

Bedroom 3 - 12.6' x 10.'

Closet , 2 windows

Bathroom - 7.5' x 6.3'

4pc with 6ft whirlpool soaking tub with shower, heat lamp and ceramic tile flooring.

Principal Bedroom - 22' x 12'

Excellent space with decorative fireplace ( flue exists and may function but easy to put in a gas fireplace). Large enough for a lounge sitting area. Lots of windows and natural light. Pot lighting, built in bookcase.

Ensuite Bathroom - 6.11' x 5.4'

3pc includes a shower stall, and heated ceramic tile floor. 2 Medicine cabinets.

Walk in closet - 6.4' x 5.8'

walk through closet to ensuite

Lower Level

wall-to-wall carpet in finished area

Rec room - 23.10' x 12.6'

Pot lighting and wall-to-wall carpet, wall shelving and bookcases , double clothes closet. Cedar closet at bottom of stairs in hallway

Laundry- Storage - 23.3' x 12.3'

Large space - great for storage or finish to have another room. Full sized washer and dryer. Large walk-in storage/food/wine pantry.

Garage - 18.06' x 12.3'

Garage door width— 8 ft. Height (to rail for the automatic door): 6 1/2 feet. Automatic garage door opener. Good space for car, bikes and garden tools. Door from garden for easy access. Wide shared laneway - garage and one additional parking spot.

Info & Facts





Lot  50 x 110 ft.

Laneway : Under contract to be repaved.

Roof  2012- 50 year shingle 

2010 high efficiency gas boiler /on demand hot water system

Wiring - upgraded to code 2008 - knob and tube replaced GFI installed - ESA on file

 Plumbing -Copper

Windows were replaced with High E wood frame windows. (CIRCA 2002)


Grounds: towering cedars accent front entrance

Back garden shrubs and trees: magnificent Saucer Magnolia (pink blossoms in May), huge Rhododendron (purple blossoms), several euonymus, hydrangea,  ferns, astilbe, boxwoods, spirea, cedars; perennials: hostas, tulips, tiger lilies, hens and chicks .

Front garden shrubs and trees : 2 Scarlet Burning Bushes, cedars, euonymus, spruce evergreen, yews, Bayberries, hydrangea; perennials: hostas, dogwood, bell flowers, geraniums, lavender, lilies, tulips, hyacinths.




Gas fireplace & remote

Kitchen: pot rack, fridge, stove (gas cooktop- eclectic oven) dishwasher, wall microwave

Garden: Outdoor furniture: table, 4 chairs,

Automatic garage door (code-operated)

Basement: Shelving in carpeted basement.  Shelving in uncarpeted basement Wine racks in pantry. Freezer in Basement and washer and dryer.

Owned on-demand high efficiency water heater.

All window coverings (built-in blinds in kitchen)

All ceiling fans ( 3 rooms upstairs, kitchen and dining room/sunroom on main floor) All pot and track lighting

Telus security system equipment, including control panel, sensors on kitchen, landing and back bedroom windows, 3 motion detectors.

3 area air conditioners (2 window units), 1 floor unit (main floor)

EXCLUSIONS; Outdoors 2 iron and concrete sculptures, Wind chimes. Dining/sunroom: cat key holder Livingroom: Black and red floor lamp. Upstairs: CD unit in northeast bedroom/office. Main floor powder room: 19 th century pine wall cabinet

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