Custom built mid-century modern home with a spectacular spacious layout. Exposed stone walls, redwood and walnut accents throughout the interior create a warm and unique environment that you will look forward to returning to after a busy day exploring Ottawa. Enjoy the privacy of a well treed lot complimented by oversized windows that invite the surrounding nature in.
Located an easy 5-10 minute walk to numerous attractions such as; Dow's Lake where the annual Tulip Festival takes place every May. Here you can rent a canoe or paddle boat in the summer, or skates in the winter, and navigate all 6 km of the Rideau Canal - A world Unesco Heritage site and the world's longest skating rink! Explore the Experimental Farm & Arboretum, the only farm property in a downtown neighbourhood in Canada which has extensive gardens, jogging and bike paths, toboggan hills, and a working farm with animals open to the public. Little Italy & Hintonburg, Ottawa's hottest neighbourhoods are both a stroll away and offer a great selection of local craft breweries, restaurants, shopping and more. If you are a marathon enthusiast we are located one block from the route and it's a great place to watch and cheer on the runners.
Also worth noting, you are 2.5 km from Landsdowne Park - home of the Redblacks football team. This is also the location of the annual Folk Festival and Furry soccer club. You are 2.1 km to Bluesfest (5 minute bike ride), the War Museum and 3 km to Parliament Hill (a $6 Uber ride or 35 minute walk)
The home is spacious and comfortable with a total of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Three bedrooms are located on the upper level: one king, one queen and one single plus an additional queen bedroom on the lower level (with a small three-piece bath). The master bedroom has an ensuite bath with shower and the second upstairs bathroom has double sinks, jacuzzi tub/shower and heated floors. All mattresses are superior quality, very comfortable and we use only the best quality linens and pillows for our guests.
The modern eat-in kitchen is well equipped with all of the amenities, tools and equipment that you would expect from hosts who love to cook including an array of spices and food basics so no need to bring your own. If you wish to have a formal meal, there is a dining room that seats 6 comfortably and overlooks the sunken living room with cathedral ceilings.
The formal living room is a great place to congregate in front of the fire or gather by the grand piano that will always be in tune for our guests. If you want to spread out, there is also a family room and library with a 50" flatscreen smart TV and comfy seating. On the lower level you will find a professionally finished recreation room with a 60" flatscreen smart TV, Blu Ray, Wii console and large sofa and play area.
The luxurious back yard is surrounded by mature trees and landscaping. In the summer you will be enveloped by nature and won't believe you are in the middle of the city. Dine al fresco on the stone patio or relax in the covered lounge area. Here you will also find a BBQ and a cedar therapeutic hot tub.
There is a great urban park at the end of the street with public tennis courts that are lit nightly until 11 pm, a great play structure, including swings and a skating rink in the winter.
Please note: A maximum of six people are allowed, no large events are permitted, no pets and non-smokers only please. Sorry about the no pet rule, we love animals but have allergies to dogs. No exceptions to the above and we thank you for your cooperation.