Bold design takes this elite tree top 'embassy-row" condo to the stratosphere of personal style and easy-to-live-with practicality. The legendary "Sussex" is an address long favored by some of Ottawa's most celebrated talents. From the hand-carved doors to the luxury-hotel inspired lobby everything about home here is "one of a kind". »cont'd
Broad hallways with only four condominium homes per floor create a sense of space and impeccable privacy. You'll love the contrast between the dignified public spaces and the easy-going style of this ultra-contemporary home.Beautiful spaces are the bones of this impressively airy space. Interior design is anchored in the carefully proportioned forms of dramatic oversized widows echoed in the rectangles of generous classic-modern rooms.
The reception hall is broad and bright, announcing the home's design themes with recessed halogen light playing off unglazed "polished porcelain" flooring. There's a large reception closet here of course, plus great walls for welcoming artwork.
From the reception area, hallways access the formal living room, or lead directly to a large chef's kitchen, past a discretely concealed laundry. Enter the super-sociable kitchen, designed to be easy to be in, easy to cook in and even easier to clean. Cabinets manage everything behind sleek high-sheen lacquer. Flooring is unglazed polished porcelain. Granite counters play against easy clean industrial "diamond stainless" backsplash. A dash of pink adds interest. A huge breakfast bar seats five for lively gourmet entertaining. Thee large bright eat-in area currently serves as a relaxed kitchen lounge.
With its high ceilings huge windows on two sides the dining room is a pleasure to be in, and more than a match for any entertaining style. Rich walnut engineered floors with cork under-layer add warmth. Second-floor level views of trees and quaint Lowertown homes are intimate, always engaging. You'll notice the sophisticated custom window treatments.
A projecting rectangular floor-to-ceiling bay window creates an impressive and welcoming formal living, with natural light on three sides. Off the living room, access a cubic exterior balcony deck, perfectly proportioned for alfresco dining. Above the tree tops the view includes Parliament Hill's Peace Tower and the spires of the National Art Gallery.
A wide hallway leads to the private spaces of this lovely home. The understated main bath is eloquently functional, with a bank of linen closets, heated ceramic floors, designer basin and easy to care for granite-toped vanity. A bright band of iridescent glass tile adds a dash of definition to the glass walk in shower with rain and handle shower heads.
Two over-scaled guest or children's bedrooms have abundant space for full sized beds and study desks. Rich walnut flooring adds warmth. Light from huge windows is controlled with custom sunscreen and black-out blinds.
An oasis-like master suite features a sitting area and walk-in closet fully outfitted with organizing cabinets, plus spa inspired ensuite. African Zebrano flooring adds a touch of the exotic. Wall-to-wall windows with remote control blinds match natural light to your every mood. The spa bath marries relaxation and high style. Floors are ceramic with stainless accents. The walk in shower has a steam shower as well as rain shower. A true-spa Japanese bath invites meditation. Resort-quality relaxation can be yours every day.
With Byward market shops, restaurants and culture so close, a walking lifestyle comes naturally here. Yet two heated parking spaces keep vehicles ready. Nearby University of Ottawa and Lisgar high school make life great for young family members. Building amenities include a workout room, sauna and showers and huge party room for large social gatherings.
Rarely style and convenience come together in a true family home offering easy to live in space with all the culture and life of Ottawa's urban heart. Plan your appointment soon.
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