Fully furnished penthouse! Experience the opulence of this unique Byward Market penthouse, designed for those who are driven to achieve the ultimate. The best views in the city are awe-inspiring here, set in a striking formal floor plan, with towering ten feet high windows, treasure-like marble finishes, and breath-taking balconies. Life is consistently rewarding with the city spread before you and the rich urban fabric of market restaurants, shopping and cafes at your door. »cont'd
Savor the ambiance of the polished reception area where soft gray marble walls, recessed halogen lighting whisper the language of achievement and power. First impressions are indelible. And because this is a living space designed to feature in your professional and corporate social lifestyle, reception details are exactly right, including a large reception closet greets guests and discrete entry-hall powder room.
Be drawn by light to the cathedral-like living spaces. Dark deep jade green marble floors have a secondary design mission: reflecting the abundant light. Recessed halogen lighting creates an elegant ambiance afterdark. The suite's NYC-based designer enhanced the glamour of this city-crowning location by merging sky with substance.
Ceilings are remarkably lofty here, making the huge windows and go-on-forever landscapes even more impressive. In the foreground, Ottawa's great gothic icons seem close enough to touch. The spires and green roofs of Parliament Hill and the East Block enchant. Prime attractions like the National Gallery catch the sunlight, walking close. In the distance, green vistas of the Gatineau Hills and the Ottawa River entice.
Light and height dominate both public and private spaces in this home. A peaked skylight set in a cleverly mirrored bay and fitted with automatic blinds brings more sky inside. Summer evenings beguile from the relaxed perspective of the broad balcony decks, where sunsets linger, the green Gatineau Hills grow dark blue and the river reflects a kaleidoscope of pinks. Nothing in the Byward market area comes close to the experience of celebratory fireworks from this location.
The custom kitchen is efficient and well planned, shaped to entertain, while maximizing space, functionality and storage. It's light wood and aluminum finishes contrast pleasingly with the deep-hued marble floors. Counters are granite. All appliances of high quality, including an ultra discrete laundry. Note new Miele espresso bar, top of the line betazzoni microwave/convection grill, and wine fridge. Continuing the theme of pure light, the fully equipped guest suite comes dressed with glass doors. At this height privacy is always assured . The bright, well equipped suite includes an ensuite with Maax steam and multi jet shower and maple hardwood floors. The master suite is sumptuously outfitted and scaled to match its glorious vistas and generous balcony. Walk-through the dressing area, with its built in drawers and closet space to an elegantly finished empire-scaled ensuite with lover's twin therapy bath, twin sinks and more. 'Ordinary' is banished here.
Lifestyle at 160 George blends effortless and invigorating. Fitness and relaxation are assured by the indoor pool, sauna and fitness centre. Security is professional and attentive. Underground parking keeps unneeded cars secure, while you walk to doorstep-close shopping, specialty foodshops and dozens of restaurants. Walking to work and entertainment at the city's premiere destinations is a pleasure.
One look at this elegant of urban home in the sky and you'll realize there will never be another quiet like it. Plan your viewing appointment without delay.
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Microwave (convection microwave & convection oven)
Miele Coffee Machine
Central Air Conditioning