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391 Echo Drive - Ottawa, Ontario - The Canal

$1,500,000
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Canal Townhome with Stunning Vistas.

Enjoy brilliant light and uninterrupted Rideau Canal views from the oversized custom windows and sliding doors in this rare and sophisticated freehold townhouse located in Ottawa’s highly coveted Canal area. While boasting of exceptional vistas the home is a freehold waterfront address.
Built by Timberlay Construction and renovated over the years with the involvement of many renowned designer, trades and architect, this one of a kind town home features an open flexible floor plan which allows private areas as well as creative open spaces. The interplay of form and light is prevalent in the use of window placement and sensitivity to the location.

Dimensions

Room: Size: Level:
Main Floor 1st Floor
The front entrance walkway passes through the large front terrace and garden,accented by mature trees and landscaping. The trees and pathway have night lighting, outdoor motion sensors and security lighting. In-ground automated irrigation system.
Foyer/ hallway 5' X 6'
Main hall: Foyer 7' x 5'. Double door entrance with paned glass entrance door. Slate tile floor and seating bench.
Study/ Media room 22.6' X 10.10' 1st Floor
Built-in, custom made multi-function desk. Large windows facing the front garden and terrace. Recessed ceiling pot lights. French paned door from foyer.
Bedroom 12' X 10.6' 1st Floor
Bay window. Custom California Closet designed bookcases, wall of cabinetry that houses a Murphy bed and closet and clothes closet.
Full Bathroom 9' X 8' 1st Floor
4pc Accented with Italian ceramic tiles. Hans Grohe faucets, shower head (RAINDANCE), Thermostatic Shower Mixer, and Kohler bathtub with Corian surround. Large, 8ft long vanity with Corian counter. TOTO top of the line advanced technology toilet.
Rear Foyer 8' X 4' 1st Floor
Direct access to the Garage, tile floor and wood seating bench.
Garage 19.3' X 10.1' 1st Floor
Large enough for the car and storage. Direct entry to main floor. Interlocking lane way. Entrance off Hazel Ave.
Second floor 2nd Floor
Oak flooring, walls of windows. Exceptional Canal Views. Beautiful wood staircase the 3 large circular steps.
Livingroom/Diningroom 25' X 16' 2nd Floor
Canal facing wall to wall and floor-to-ceiling windows with double sliding doors opening to a private, large terrace. A curved wall is a backdrop to the space while the striking wood staircase and fireplace warm the rooms. Lovely views and vistas.
Terrace 16' X 9.3' 2nd Floor
Overlooking the Canal and private front gardens. A lovely size for entertaining or quiet reflection.
Kitchen 13.' X 11.' 2nd Floor
Oversized Kitchen with wood cabinetry (solid oak), Corian counter tops, Kohler double sinks, Italian tile back splash and top of the line appliances included ( appliances paneled to match cupboards).
Diningroom/Great room/Family room 17' X 10' 2nd Floor
Perfect room for many uses. As a formal dining room it can accommodate a table for 10 to 12 easily, Also ideal as a family room area. Wall of windows open to the private terrace that looks down the streetscape.
Balcony 2nd Floor
Private and a lovely view.
Third floor 3rd Floor
Oak hardwood flooring. Curved wall, recessed lighting and large windows accent the spaces. Laundry closet.
Master bedroom 16' X 16' 3rd Floor
Oak floor with walnut border insert. Wall to wall windows face the Canal and provide striking vistas. Flooded with natural light.
Walk in closet 10' X 7' 3rd Floor
Top of the line sophisticated walk-in closet with recessed lights and many convenient features such as soft closing drawers.
Terrace 16' X 5' 3rd Floor
Panoramic view of the Rideau Canal.
Bathroom 14' X 9' 3rd Floor
5pc. Exceptional quality, design and craftsmanship. Imported designer tiles from Italy, floor by Céragrès Life Nordic Collection. Oversized shower stall with top quality fixtures, large vanity with Corain counter tops and heated floor.
Bedroom/den 17' X 10' 3rd Floor
Large, bright sun filled room to use as a bedroom or study. Enclosed side by side Fisher & Paykel washer/ dryer in built-in space with tiles and drain.
Basement Basement
Over 7 ft high ceilings. Large cedar walk-in closet room Crestron Home Automation Computer System Hub installation. Worktable and wall panel organizer for tools Extensive heavy-duty steel shelving. Central Vacuum Furnace with Air Filter System. Clea

General Information & Features

Bedrooms: 3
Bedrooms +: study
Bathrooms: 2 full
Parking: 2
Lot Size: 32 x 63
Heat: FAG
A/C: Central
Taxes: $9,563

Inclusions

The main floor includes a large Library/Study with custom desk and workspaces. The room overlooks the large front garden. Another room has walls of built ins that can easily be reconfigured into a guest bedroom by use of the built in Murphy bed. The full bathroom is of the highest quality with designer finishes and accents. The residence is especially wired and making full used of home automation.
In so much of this home the design brings the outside into the house with the use of the floor to ceiling windows and terraces. The second floor is your main living areas. The versatile floor plan will fit anyone’s needs. The sun-drenched entertaining space opens to a large terrace that overlooks the Canal and NCC Parkland. Open the doors wide and enjoy the feeling of being outside while dining inside. A wood burning fireplace takes the chill off the air in the fall and winter months.
The kitchen is large by any standard and the solid wood cupboards, Corian counters, top quality appliances and the extensive amounts of counter and storage space will delight any cook. The room off the kitchen (it is open to the kitchen as well) is a perfect family room or formal dining room for the large dinner parties. A private terrace opens off this room with long street vistas.
The spacious and bright Master Bedroom suite is a serene sanctuary with a large walk-in closet and mesmerizing water views as far as the eye can see. The private terrace provides a lovely area to sit out on at any time of the day. This floor is a full master suite and the 2nd bedroom can be and is currently used as an office. Spacious and sunny it is a wonderful room to call your own. The main bathroom is striking. The quality of materials, craftsmanship and design are difficult to find.

All the amenities are at your doorstep, bike, walk, run, canoe.skate on Rideau Canal Skateway , dine, shop, walk to the NAC all possible by stepping out your front door.

A private laneway is off Hazel Ave. There is an attached garage plus additional parking.

Providing additional storage space, a workshop area and a walk-in cedar closet the high ceiling basement is a real asset to any homeowner.



THE LOCATION:
The location of this residence provides a multitude of options from walking or biking along the Canal, to the new Pedestrian Bridge over the Rideau Canal at Clegg St., providing quick access to the Glebes shops, restaurants, Lansdowne Park and Whole Foods, or over the pretty Pretoria Bridge to the Centertown areas. An easy walk to the NAC, Byward market, Parliament Hill and Rideau Centre, the universities (St. Paul University or University of Ottawa). Nearly hospitals include the Ottawa hospital’s General Hospital and the Riverside Campus as well as the Children’s Hospital- all only minutes away.

The upcoming improvements include 2 Light Rail O-Train stations (Lees and Ottawa U) with direct line to the train station. The Greystone village will include a plan for shops, scenic waterfront, boulevards and a central plaza with lush parks. The Elgin St renovation will provide further shops and restaurants.


INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS : Please see listing agent for the list of inclusions and exclusions.

SOME FEATURES :
Oak floors throughout.
Built by renowned quality builder "Timberlay".
Corian counters in kitchen and bathrooms.
Windows mostly Pella Design series with blinds in between panes.
French doors - Pella Design series
Somfy controls of curtains and shades.
Central vac.
Intecom system between all rooms and outside main and garage doors.
Home sound system ( each room can play IPOD, satellite radio and CD independently).
Smart wiring.
Nytri-lawn in ground irrigation system.
AquaTrip, water leak detector with automatic shut off.
Roof premium ice and water shield to total roof area- 40 year Timberline Canadian shingles.
Hot water tank 2018 Enercare lease.
Wood burning fireplace inspected and cleaned 2018.
Heavy Duty eaves troughs 2016.
Front Patio regrading,downspout drain and new raised window well 2017.
Customized designed and redone closets, bathrooms with imported tiles and fixtures, closet and main floor bedroom cabintryby California Closets .
Top lighting designer Philip Gabriel consulted for every room.
Barry Hobin oversaw interior design during construction.
Creston - a top company for home automation oversaw the systems for lighting, heating and cooling, curtains and shades and media throughout the home.
In ground irrigation system.
Intercom system between all rooms and outside doors,
Aqua Trip, water leak detector .