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159 Echo Drive - ottawa, Ontario - Canal

$1,095,000
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It's a wonderful life!
This freehold townhouse will tick off all the boxes for the busy executives and older families. A perfect local - quietly located on Echo Drive with plenty of parking for you and guests. This (approx.) 3000 sq. ft townhome offers a true urban lifestyle without you giving up space for treasured furniture and lots of walls for your art.
Close at hand are amenities galore and several neighbourhoods to enjoy- the Glebe, Canal East, Elgin St and the Byward Market all minutes away. The NAC, U of O and Lisgar Collegiate just steps away.
The home is warmly and elegantly appointed. The space, the light and the views make for a wonderful home with Canal and Parkland vistas from every floor. Incredible entertaining space inside and out. Being exceptionally wide you are able to utilize and decorate without limitations that are often seen in some town homes.
A cook lacks for nothing in this kitchen with its abundance of cupboards and counter space, plus a walk in pantry, a computer desk and breakfast counter in the island.
A generous master suite (one of three bedrooms suites) provides a dressing room area and a full ensuite bathroom Enjoying the treetop and water vistas.
Up the wood staircase to your own private roof terrace paradise. Lovely city and water views. Protected by an automatic awning for extended enjoyment.
The main floor provides a private media room or office with its own access to the front garden terrace that is on Echo Dr. Direct entry from the garage and a convenient power room on the main level.
The home is accented by gleaming wood floor, high ceilings, an abundance of windows, elegant finishes, and custom cabinetry around two of the fireplaces that warm the rooms. Features galore to discover when you visit.
photos have been virtually staged to provide prospective to the rooms and decor. I guide in Virtual tour link and some photos are virtually staged.

Dimensions

Room: Size: Level:
Main Floor 1st Floor
Entrance level - either off Harvey Ave courtyard or Echo Drive via the terrace garden. Accented by high 8'11" ceilings, hardwood floors, wood staircase (same all the way to roof terrace). Lovely and bright and welcoming.
Foyer 16.7' X 6.2' 1st Floor
Ceramic tile flooring and a double coat closet. Direct entrance from garage.
Powder room 6.10' X 3.4' 1st Floor
2pc- redone, quality tile floor, pedestal sink.
Den/Media room/Office 15.9' X 12.6' 1st Floor
Overlooking and with access to the front terrace garden and out to Echo Drive. Gas fireplace with wood mantelpiece and custom built in cabinets.Could make a good office for the "work from home" professional with direct access for clients.
Second floor 2nd Floor
A wonderful layout of entertaining- bright and spacious accented by gleaming wood floors and staircase.High ceilings( 9.5 )and some accent pot lighting. Fabulous vistas.
Livingroom/Diningroom 36.2' X 15.9' 2nd Floor
One incredible space that is open but easily defined - dining room area somewhat narrower (13 ft wide ).A gas fireplace with custom cabinetry and a wall of windows overlooks the Canal and trees of the NCC Parkland.
Kitchen 17.1' X 15.9' 2nd Floor
An abundance of quality cabinetry enhanced by Corian counter tops make this oversized working kitchen a delight. Large island for the chef or as a buffet when entertaining or a 4 person sit down breakfast bar for informal meals. Walk-in pantry.
Third floor bedroom level 3rd Floor
Two private and spacious bedroom suites accented by high ceiling (7'11") and rich wood floors. Laundry room 7.3 x 3.2. Linen closet in hallway.
Master Bedroom 18' X 15.9' 3rd Floor
Open the door to privacy - views and lovely vistas in your spacious master suite that overlooks the Canal and Parkland. Large enough for a lounge area.
Ensuite Bathroom 11.10' X 6.9' 3rd Floor
4pc with separate spa tub with jets,a glass shower stall and vanity. Accented by earth tones ceramic tile and Corian topped vanity.
Dressing area 6.10' X 6.0' 3rd Floor
Lots of closet space and there is another double closet in the bedroom.
Bedroom 15.9' X 11.9' 3rd Floor
Excellent size and good window placement provides lots of natural light. Double closet.
Bathroom 7.5' X 6.9' 3rd Floor
4 pc Large vanity, muted earth tone tiles and shower surround.
Terrace Level 4th Floor
"Staircase to a little bit of heaven" the wood staircase leads up to the access to your Canal facing roof terrace. Landing with floor to ceiling 8 ft wall of custom display/storage cabinetry. A storage room with shelving, is an ideal spot for dishes.
Roof Terrace 16.0' X 15.0' 4th Floor
Watch the Canal and boats go by and sit under the stars at night. Gas hook up and a motorized awing provides protection in the full sun or light rain.
Lower Level Basement
High ceilings (7'6"), quality wall to wall carpet - neutral colour, lots of good storage space and the third bedroom suite.
Bedroom/ Guest room 15.0' X 12.' Basement
closet and window
Bathroom 5.11' X 8.10' Basement
Shower , ceramic tile floor, vanity and medicine cabinet. shower stall,3 pc.
Storage 22.10' X 6.5' Basement
Laundry tub sink great for paint brushes and garden cleanup, Good storage space, Easy access to utilities.
Front Garden and Parking 15' X 12.11' 1st Floor
Attached garage 18'7 x 9'1' - 8'11" high with inside entrance plus surfaced parking in front of garage. Front terrace (15' x 12'11) - landscaped with wrought iron fence and gate.

General Information & Features

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 4
Parking: 2
Lot Size: 17 x 69
Heat: FAG
A/C: Central
Taxes: $7,902

Inclusions

Clothes washer/dryer; Dishwasher; electric range and oven; range hood and fan; refrigerator; microwave oven; central vacuum system with all cleaning equipment; alarm system; intercom to all rooms , basement and main door; wired for sound system with speakers located in the ceilings of the main floor, first floor kitchen and drawing room and fourth level terrace; auto garage door opener; Hunter Douglas silhouette blinds on all doors and windows; electrically operated awning on terrace; built in wall unit on 1st floor; built in wall unit with pull-out TV shelf in cabinet; built-in desk and shelves in kitchen; 4 kitchen chairs; large built-in bookcase on 4th floor; gas fireplace on 1st floor; gas fireplace on 2nd floor; piped gas connection on terrace; 2 wall mounted bedside lamps in master bedroom.

Exclusions : wall mirror in foyer.

Some facts

High efficiency Daikin air conditioner and furnace installed by JC Robinson; roof re-shingled with 40 yr life shingles by Geerts Roofing.

Hot water tank is rented, powered by gas. At a monthly rental of $34.69, from Enbridge.
Alarm is with ADT and is approx. 33.80 per month
Water and Sewer $429.49 2019
Yard maintenance (voluntary) will be $547.73 for 2020. 7 of the eight units fronting on Echo Drive are part of this service.
Common Yearly Fee for snow and courtyard maintenance - includes reserve fund $1,739.00