Glebe Century Home- 20 Ralph St

The charm of historic Glebe architecture

The Glebe’s 1895 Berwick Cottage: FOR SALE 

This Glebe Century Home is originally known as Berwick Cottage and constructed in 1895, this residence stands as a true gem. The rich red brick exterior have architecturally interesting features, including a wide barn-style roof. The second floor  is  finished in the wood fish scale motif. Now offered for sale.

The house boasts a strategic placement, set back from the road to offer a spacious front garden. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle. 

Glebe Century Homes For Sale 1895 Berwick Cottage

The Interior Spaces

An  expansive sitting porch greets you as you step up to the front entrance. Open the door into the living areas of the original 18th-century house. A refined, minimalist decorative palette enhances the timeless appeal of the home. The interior exudes a warm elegance without feeling  ornate. Revel in the craftsmanship displayed, from the richly paneled, wood ceilings in the Foyer to the high-trimmed door casings in the formal rooms. Oversized wood doors effortlessly fold back, revealing the dining room. The  original wood floorboards  contribute to the home’s warmth and allure. A wood burning fireplace bordered by elegant custom  bookcases. You will want to curl up in this room on  winter evenings .

Glebe Century Homes 1895 Berwick Cottage: Foyer at 20 Ralph St.

Glebe Century Homes-20 Ralph St. for sale -High ceilings , charming trim work and a wood burning fireplace grace the main rooms.

The kitchen, previously renovated, provides ample space for culinary endeavors and cupboard space. A side door entrance facilitates direct access to the rear of the house and the kitchen.

Berwick Cottage :redone kitchen 20 Ralph St.

The Glebe’s 1895 Berwick Cottage: added on addition for familyroom. 20 Ralph

The family room opens to a deck through south-facing patio doors.

Offering versatility as a tranquil family room or a guest room with convenient access to a 3-piece revamped bathroom.

Second Floor

The Glebe’s 1895 Berwick Cottage: 2nd floor bedrooms. 20 Ralph St.

Glebe Century Homes for Main Bedroom in The Glebe’s 1895 Berwick Cottage: 20 Ralph St.

Updated bathrooms ( 2 full baths) in Berwick Cottage: 20 Ralph St.

pretty bedrooms in 1895 Berwick Cottage: 20 Ralph Street

Ascend a turned flight of stairs within the original plan to discover three spacious bedrooms on the second floor, accompanied by a fully renovated bathroom. The primary bedroom, spacious enough for a king-sized bed, features a sitting area or dressing space with a full wall of closets, providing a peaceful retreat. The main bathroom (4pc) continues the rich, tasteful accents that harmonize with the home’s overall ambiance.

The Yard and Parking

You will appreciate the large side yard. Ideal for cultivating an English garden /vegetable plot. Alternatively, the space can be transformed into a landscaped terrace with low-maintenance borders. A main floor deck and wrap-around terrace seamlessly extend the internal living plan. An ideal setting for alfresco lunches and dinners. Beyond the gated fence there is a private 2-car laneway.

side garden and private laneway for 2 cars


Hard to get a better one – within minutes of shops along Bank st  or over the Bridge to Old Ottawa South shops Muchmore mere steps away and an easy walk to the High School and community Centre. Waterways everywhere- Browns Inlet – the Rideau Canal – Dow’s Lake there is something for everyone. Quiet pocket of the Glebe a tree lined street full of friendly neighbours.