This property is sold.
10-520 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Glebe
$1,050,000 Sold

The leafy tree lined canal is no longer just a scenic drive - it's the way home. Heritage homes, colourful tulip beds, the tranquility of Brown's inlet … reap the benefits of an exceptional urban lifestyle reserved for the most discerning homeowners. Walk to the best local restaurants and specialty shops in the Glebe, enjoy sports and entertainment at nearby Lansdowne. Bike, cross country ski, run - all with the historic Rideau Canal to guide your route. »cont'd

Property for Sale

Set back from the parkway and surrounded by age old trees; privacy and serenity are guaranteed - as is the picture perfect backdrop to this large corner townhome. Natural stone and brick are refined, the transom and arched windows yield happy anticipation for what's to come. Truly turnkey and worry-free - here, maintenance is low and enjoyment is high.

Over the threshold, it's all big bright windows and classic style. Natural treed surroundings offer a celebration of natural light and bring nature inside. Extra high ceilings, gleaming hardwood and a layout with easy flow highlights prosperous living. A tiled entry hall leaves guests easily and comfortably acquainted. Nearby garage access and a powder room result in effortless comings and goings - Ottawa's many seasons and any pet's needs are handled. To the right: a home office, study, or additional bedroom will make hearts sing. Architectural details like french doors surrounded by sidelights and a transom, plus tray ceilings make this a distinguished zone for productivity and creativity. During warmer months, keep the doors open for a fresh breeze and coffee on the terrace.

Social and daily living finds its place on the second level, where the South-West orientation really shines - in every sense of the word. Cheerful mornings are followed by peaceful afternoons in dappled sunlight - get the best of both natural light and privacy. This convivial open space finds limitless possibilities for both boisterous entertaining and intimate nights in. In the winter, conversation starts around the gas fireplace and ends with elegant dining, while summer months will surely make use of the private balcony - a glass of Pinot and the sounds of cyclists and families enjoying the canal go well together. Beyond a handy powder room, the kitchen's L shaped island handles meal prep and mornings on the go. Granite topped counters and aptly placed windows make washing up a breeze. Find efficiency and style in solid wood Shaker cabinetry, stainless appliances including a gas stove, Bosch dishwasher, and slate grey backsplash. There's a wealth of clever space and style here.

Make your way upstairs, pausing to appreciate the three-window atrium at the landing. Look out onto the glorious maples and fauna and take in the feeling: as though you're heading up into an uber luxurious treehouse. The third level offers a peaceful retreat from the bustling vibe on the main floor below. An adult sanctuary captures the hearts of busy dwellers in the master. An exquisite combination of cathedral ceilings, architectural windows and a comfortable footprint makes a strong case for ingenious design. Space for a sitting or reading nook compliment views over the Rideau Canal. Your vantage is spectacular all year round - enjoy a changing seasonal tableau every time you wake up. Walk past his and hers closets to the ensuite, where a marble topped vanity and cool hues add calm to morning and evening routines. Across the hall, guests enjoy similar special treatment with their own chic marble-clad ensuite, sun-filled windows, architectural ceilings and a sweet respite from busy days in the city.

The floor plan ends in the fully finished basement, where carpet cushions your footfall and the options for leisure and recreation abound. Pre-wired for surround sound, a home theatre could easily find its way into your weekend routine.

Here, home is a true testament to how downtown life should be; space to work and flourish, a historic community to experience, the conveniences of a central and idyllic location. Enjoy all the space and comforts of a home with the advantages of worry-free living. No matter how hectic life gets, know that a peaceful dwelling awaits at the end of the day. It's exceptional, move-in ready, and a one of a kind opportunity. See it today!

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Room Dimensions

Foyer Main 28' x 5'6
Den/Office Main 18' x 10'4
Partial Bath Main 5'10 x 4'10
Living/Dining Second 25' x 15'
Kitchen Second 14'8 x 11'10
Partial Bath Second 5'4 x 5'4
Master Bedroom Third 17'7 x 15'6
Ensuite 5-Piece Third 9'4 x 8'3
Bedroom Third 14'10 x 11'10
Ensuite 4-Piece Third 8' x 5'
Recreation Room Lower 37' x 15'6