Custom -Minto built “Dream Home” now for sale

NOW AVAILABLE  AT 1.6  MILLION 

Fully customized, with the help of Top Ottawa interior designer Tanya Collins,and with direction by  Architect Christopher Simmons, premier builder Minto Homes and their design team have made this a showplace residence which is spectacular but very very liveable for all types of families.

This  grand  home of 5577 sq. ft is  in Potter’s Key. Near Hazeldean and Carp roads. The home sits on an oversized pie-shaped lot that backs onto the Feedmill Creek conservation area..A peaceful and private outside entertaining area with a secluded view.

The finest finishes and quality trades worked together to create this “dream come true”

Acclaimed Ottawa architect Christopher Simmonds had a hand in the design of the home and its layout.

“I felt that it was representative of how a family might use the home,” Simmonds says of the concept he passed along.

Interior designer Tanya Collins has given the home a unified, contemporary look using a palette of black, white and gold, with splashes of bold colour to enliven some of the spaces. Custom cabinetry and built ins as well as top quality fixtures and lighting add to the richness of the spaces.

The Collins and  Simmonds collaboration on this home was perfect harmony are known for a contemporary influence, .Featuring clean lines and simplicity with a touch of elegance the colours chosen emphasizes the glamour while bringing a timeless look.

https://www.tanyacollinsdesign.com/  www.csarchitect.com

“I wanted something kind of glamorous, but livable at the same time,” says Collins. “The luxury of the finishes, lounge-y seating so it invites you to come in and sit down, something stylish and not typical.”

MAIN FLOOR SUITE OR LOUNGE

At 473 square feet, this main-floor suite off the kitchen is  perfect as a guest suite – teen agers space- live in apartment or as a private office this room is looking out to the private greenery of the Feedmill creek conservation area.

It comes complete with walk-in closet and a fully accessible ensuite with a “Palm Beach vibe” in Kelly green, says Collins.

“We’ve made it look like a little mini condo.”  “So that if someone wanted to live on all one level instead of having to hike up the stairs, they could.”

The 2nd floor Bedroom and family room Lounge areas

Upstairs, the spacious landing welcomes you to the bedroom suites and includes a lounge.

Master suite

A peaceful and soothing master suite that “feels a bit like you’re in the Bahamas,” Collins says has a lovely calm and sunny feel with a spa bathroom done in tones of whites and dressing room for your cloths.”

“This walk-in closet is spectacular,” gushes Collins. The closet master walk in closet features custom built-ins with  millwork to make them feel like furniture.

The Kids Rooms

One of the brightest pops of colour in the home is in the two rooms set aside for “the girls”. There are two wonderful rooms that are connected thru wall cutouts . One for sleeping and one for playing. 

Staying Alive “in the lower level

The 70’s vibe in the lower level make for a vibrant and fun family space

There’s plenty of additional  room as only about  half of the basement is finished. The finished part includes a bathroom and a great media room to kick back and watch the game or your favorite movie.

Whether you use the roller rink this is a great room for the kids to hang out or do a throw back party with a disco floor ( disco ball included)- just wear the bell bottoms and  bring the music and do your best disco moves!

The Lower Level is partially above ground at the back of the home so the windows are big and bright. “It doesn’t feel like a basement,” says Collins.

 

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GLEBE -182 FOURTH AVE. SOLD IN DEC

A wonderful Glebe Home on the Avenues. J

Asking $1.299,000.00

A Tudor and Arts and Craft exterior make this a handsome home both inside and out and understates the space that awaits inside.

A beautifully kept home. Sensitively to preserving the original homes charm and elegance as well as providing a modern lifestyle where needed is prevalent.

The main rooms are elegant and charming accented by high ceilings, wood floors. beautiful wood panelling and beamed ceilings as well the original fireplaces. All add the allure of this home.

Lovely main rooms and a fully redone kitchen that is spacious and bright with easy access to the rear mud room and to the lower level. The kitchen is done in tones of white and brushed steel accents.

The second-floor music room or study provides a lovely space accented by an original fireplace mantle and built in shelving.

The other 3 bedrooms (including the master) on this floor are charming and bright. The main bathroom is redone in keeping with the era of the house using a claw foot tub, Harlequin tile and a pedestal style sink as features to the space. There is also a large shower stall.

The third floor continues the lovely natural light and spacious bedrooms. Three more bedrooms or /dens plus a redone full bathroom done in a black and white motif with a large shower stall. This floor could be a master suite or children’s floor.

The lower level is fully finished. Great TV/Media room or children’s Playroom/Family room. There is a full bathroom with a walk-in shower stall plus a huge laundry room and an organized storage room.

The rear yard and garden is private and landscaped with a rockery and pond. Large storage shed for all your tools. Parking can be expanded.

 

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NOW SOLD – OLD OTTAWA SOUTH

OLD OTTAWA SOUTH -$639,000.00

Coming to MLS Friday Aug 10th

Perfect for a young family or single couple this home is in a lovely location close to schools , the Canal, shopping and Lansdowne Park

.Bank St bridge connecting the Glebe shops and Old Ottawa South.- stepes away from this home

8 Willard

A charming front veranda overlooks the front garden.

Generous Foyer opens to the good sized Living room and Dining room graced with hardwood floors and large windows that provide lovely natural light. The galley kitchen opens to the rear yard and expansive deck. Fully fenced yard.

The second floor has 4 bedrooms and an updated main bathroom. The rooms are all charming and have lovely natural light and hardwood floors.Basement provides good storage and could be developed further.

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SOLD

sold above asking

215 FIFTH AVE; $899,000.00

Within walking distance to all the best shops, Lansdowne park Development, kiddie parks and not to mention 2 great schools steps away and of course the Canal, this house is ideal for a growing family from a start of a family till University. Kids galore on street and streets near by. Good neighbours.


Fully renovated home that has a wonderful continuous feel to the interior that is both stylish and warmly accented. Much larger than it appears, with 3 beautiful floors of living space. A large kitchen accented by an oversized eating island and banks of cupboards accented by quartz counters, this kitchen will be a gathering spot for family and friends. Gas stove, stainless steel country style double sink, detailed tile back splash and stainless steel pulls on the white cupboards make the space shine.

A gas fireplace with wood beam mantle warms the main living areas. Lovely high ceilings and wood floors accent the rooms. Indirect lighting sets the mood.
A convenient powder room is just by the rear door that opens to the large yard.

The second floor has a sunny master suite with walk in closet and a huge ensuite bathroom that is luxurious and tastefully done with a Zen style tub and separate shower stall.

The fixtures are top quality and the tiling and use of colour and texture is outstanding. Another bedroom with good closet space, luxurious bathroom with impressive shower stall complete the floor. Loft doors cleverly disguise the full sized laundry area. Wood floors, high ceilings and lots of natural light.

The third floor has two large bedrooms both with lots of closets, lovely natural light and there is a 4pc bathroom that is also completely renovated. A great floor for visitors or the teenagers in the family- Or use one as a family room /office.

Move in and enjoy!!

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SOLD Grand Old Home In the Glebe-295 First Ave

SOLD  in bidding war. 

With its handsome exterior located in the heart of the Glebe and just steps to schools and shopping, this grand residence is brimming with possibilities.
Filled with the homespun warmth of an earlier era, with exposed wood floors and trim, original fireplace and mantle, original glass and stained glass windows, built-in, period cushioned benches, sliding pocket doors, high ceilings, maid’s staircase and other classical architectural details, all contribute to this home’s historic charm.


A single home and boasting 3 large floors of living space on a 50’ x 103’ lot, this property offers a multitude of possibilities. The home is mostly intact with original charm and could be further restored to its splendor or renovated/modernized to your own taste in a modern flare

.Significant sized rooms provide a wonderfully spacious home to raise a family in and to provide formal entertaining. Stunning entrance foyer and staircase with oversized stained-glass window acting as a backdrop to the room.

The charm flows through to the second and third floor bedrooms with high ceilings, wood floors, unfilled bedrooms ( 5 ), a pretty sunroom also with wood floors, for bedrooms and office spaces. The third floor could be redone to provide a huge master suite with lovely treetop views.


The lot is private and large with a brick garage / carriage house that is in very good condition. There is also a loft in the garage. Lovely home, private lane way and yard just minutes from all that the Glebe has to offer but on a beautifully tree lined street that offers a family lifestyle in an urban setting.

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SOLD Golden Opportunity in The Golden Triangle

$1.050,000.00

A multitude of uses!

Redo as a single or income property or an at home professional office, this property will be a great future investment. Great area- Great Location – and for someone with vision a Great Buy!
Lot – 47.01 x 99.10
Zoning R4P

On a large lot just across from Minto Park in the Golden Triangle this Grand old home awaits a new owner that will renovate to suit their needs

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Structurally sound (inspection on file) the house has 3 floors of living space that include sun rooms, roof terrace, main floor office, den and a grand entrance as well as large rooms and a yard.

The private lane way accesses the garage.

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Pristine Home SOLD ABOVE ASK

 Beautifully kept home in Convent Glen Pride of  ownership shows throughout 

Accented by gleaming hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace and a gourmet kitchen with large breakfast dining area. The formal rooms are spacious and all the bedrooms are e of a good size. The master is king sized with full ensuite bathroom.

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Luxury Rental on the Water- Riverside Waterfront

Wonderful evenings and days on the dock watching the boars and wild life go by.This is a huge home with exceptional entertaining space .Perfect executives home.

Rental at $5,000 per month .Just minutes from downtown.

Capturing the water views the great room  25ft by 15 runs along the rear of the house and opens to the raised deck/patio and gardens that slope down to the water front. there is also a main floor office/library and a huge kitchen with breakfast room . There are 4 large bedrooms and 2 full baths on the second floor  and a fully finished lower level; with a games room  32  x 14 ft.

Fabulous location and an exceptional home.         

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SOLD HANDSOME AND GRAND – STEPS TO THE CANAL- sold

Wonderful street of grand homes.

 

The handsome exterior is accented by the interlocking brick walkways and driveway that wrap around the house to the rear garden and to the expansive decking that has a remote controlled roll out custom awnings. The old world front porches add to the charm and summer enjoyment of the home.

You are welcomed by a beautiful foyer and elegant staircase that reflects the grandeur and size of this home.

French doors open to the main living spaces that run in tandem to each other providing for spacious family and entertaining areas. The music room is defined from the main rooms by a 3-sided gas fireplace and has a set of oversized French doors that open to the rear decking and garden.

A butler’s door opens off the formal dining room to the exceptionally well-planned kitchen that incorporates 2 work areas. Plentiful cupboards and counters are accented by granite while crown mouldings on the high ceilings add charm. Cleverly planned to allow for family cooking without being in each other way, the kitchen is ideal for hosting buffets and receptions.

The rear entrance foyer provides a laundry area with cupboards and a sink, while the powder room is privately located just off the kitchen down a hallway. The main floor is accented by 9.4 high ceilings, hardwood floors, stained glass transoms, beveled and leaded glass doors and elegant mouldings and trim.


The second floor provides for an office/bedroom that opens to a large front porch, another large bedroom with access to a nursery and a full bathroom with huge walk in linen closet. The other part of the second floor provides a stunning family room (has a glass paned door from hallway for privacy or sound) with a gas fireplace, wall of built in bookcases and tv area, and two walls of paned glass windows. There is a bedroom with 9.1 high ceilings with walk thru closets and a 4pc bathroom done in black and white “deco style” motif. Accented by 8.7 high ceilings, hardwood floors, Colonial doors and trim and large windows.


The third floor is a self-contained suite. Many uses such as a pure rental apartment (side exterior staircase easily added), the young adults floor while they attend university, rental for Air B & B, a workplace consultant office etc.….

It includes a large front room with treetop views, an eat in kitchen, a den /office/bedroom and a huge bedroom with two walk-in closets and a full ensuite bathroom (accessible by the hallway as well as ensuite). It is about 1,000 sq. ft. of skylight space warmed by wood floors and quality finishes.
The Lower Level with its over 7 ft. high ceilings, pot lights, deep windows and quality built in shelving is in keeping with the rest of the house. Bright, spacious and quality finishes.
This is ideal for fun family times or for the “man cave”. Watch the game, shoot some pool and just relax with family and friends. This floor has a private side entrance so could also be developed easily into another suite.

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come and gone Stunning Glebe Home on the Avenues Now Sold

Its a wonderful life!

225 FOURTH AVE- NOW SOLD FULL PRICE – PLEAS GO TO WEB SITE TESKEY.COM

Perfectly located in the Glebe, close to the best schools and shopping this home has been fully redone with cutting edge style and design. purposely redone for modern living and entertaining yet inviting and comfortable

Exceptional main floor  provides an open concept design that has an exquisitely designed and expensively appointed kitchen acting as a focal point to much of the space.

The multiple chandelier dining room is ideal for formal entertaining  after drinks around the stunning wood eating bar in the gourmet kitchen.

The formal living room is located at the rear of the home enjoying the landscaped and private yard  Moving to the second floor the master suite provides wonderful oasis of light and luxury. i

Your dressing room.

Your own private spa!

The family and guests all have bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms

.Fully finished lower level provides hang out space for the family and a guest suite.

 

 private laneway and garage.

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