The address gives it away – a name like North River Road can mean only one thing. Find home on the banks of Rideau River, overlooking Rideau River Park. Rest assured that this picturesque hideaway is all yours. Approach with architectural fascination in a soaring a-symmetrical arched window, the peaked roof providing geometrically sharp lines in contrast. Stylish stone and brick facades combine for a truly 21st century feel, and an oversized terrace entices – head inside for a closer look. »cont'd
On the main floor, a bright nook serves diverse purposes, with patio dining and barbeque access through patio doors. Handsome outdoor finishes strike the balance between style, privacy, and low-maintenance living, leaving you with the simple task of choosing what to throw on the grill. The floor's bathroom and bedroom are a perfectly private fit for guests or older children. Main floor garage access with smart built-in storage and two surface parking spaces aim to please.
Upstairs to the second level, where open-concept living leaves you torn – there's eye candy at every turn! Find yourself entering the kitchen of every chef's dreams – fab appliances, infinite storage and granite counterspace, and an oversized island for prepping, serving and socializing. The stylish mosaic backsplash and extra-deep sink with window view are icing on the cake...imagine the entertaining that will undoubtedly occur; know there's nothing you can throw at this kitchen that it can't handle.
Into the main living space, where a second sight vies for attention – you're hooked. There was a clue from the outside – those windows were inevitably a sign of good things to come. Find the product – a gas fireplace engulfed in floor-to-ceiling natural splendour. It's four seasons of beauty, to be savoured from the comfort of the living room, or al fresco on the terrace. Find ample room terrace-side for hosting, dining, or solitude – sunset has never looked so good.
Upstairs in the master suite, cathedral ceilings arch, giving way to a towering springline window. His and hers closets create a hallway leading into the ensuite bathroom, where granite countertops gleam – thank wall-to-wall vanity mirror for doubling the visual, and the glass shower surround for keeping it airy and open. Residents of the second bedroom suffer no ensuite envy; they're lucky enough to have one too. With sharp finishes and an oversized window, the second bedroom leaves everyone a winner. Smart planning leaves laundry beside the bedrooms – right where it makes the most sense.
Let the basement house a theatre or family room, or the ultimate home office – there's plenty of space to go around. Double basement storage rooms handle whatever is thrown at them. For the practically minded, double wall construction makes neighbours inconsequential, and low-maintenance living never gets tiring.
You may have entered a river-side refuge, but the hustle and bustle of the city is never far away – fine local amenities, Trainyards, St.Laurent shopping, and highway access are all minutes away, or leave the car at home and walk downtown in just 40 minutes. NCC pathways are begging to be used, but there's tough competition for leisure time with Rideau Tennis Club and the soon-to-be Rideau River footbridge on offer. With sleek finishes and smart design, this one has it all – now is your chance!
Features, Taxes & Legal
Central Air Conditioning