188 Dufferin Road, Lindenlea/New Edinburgh

On Dufferin Road in Lindenlea/New Edinburgh, the best of the nation's capital converges: prestigious homes on a wide avenue, the rich heritage of Rideau Hall, a host of high-caliber amenities and the heart of the city mere minutes away. Home is a turn of the century stunner with incredible curb appeal - a center hall layout is mirrored outside with an interlock path bisecting a verdant lawn. Stained glass windows flank a solid wood door, protected by a pillared portico. Guests are welcomed in style, but the best is yet to come. »cont'd

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Within, eye-pleasing symmetry continues. Beyond a slate-clad vestibule, a center hall layout and grand proportions confirm that this home has been impeccably maintained. "Keep the best and update the rest" was clearly the mantra here. Discover details that pay homage to a grand, glorious past, tempered with subtle, streamlined modern efficiencies. Electrical, plumbing, and a Nest environmental control make this home 21st century ready, while the original cachet is heralded via detailed millwork, original flooring, and stained glass windows throughout. The result is a home that celebrates natural light, a smart use of every space, and a dwelling to herald beautiful memories for years to come.

An oak-framed fireplace beckons in the family room; ideal for informal entertaining and intimate gatherings, the afternoon sunlight in this space is especially charming. Across the hall, find a living and dining room which make a winning pair. French pocket doors easily divide the space when needed, or leave them open for easy flow between aperitivo and dinner. Fixtures throughout have been sourced from local antique and vintage dealers - here, they strike a beautiful balance of setting the mood and illuminating your evening. In the dining room, a sweeping bay window and equilateral footprint ensure that even the largest dinner parties are comfortably accommodated.

At the back of this layout, find a butler's pantry and renovated kitchen and dinette. Travertine marble at your feet is heated - indulge in the warmth during winter months as you prep your morning coffee. Ceiling-reaching storage provides a place for everything and everything in its place. Pot Lights and a marble backsplash and countertop round out this functional zone. In the dinette, natural light pours in and views of the classic english country garden surround. Outside, a wide lot is bursting with natural perennials and greenery. Two Magnolia trees add to the picturesque tableau. Access to the garden, patio, and the outdoor covered garage are convenient. Know that bringing in groceries is easy and convenient - from the car to the kitchen in no time!

Take the center staircase to the second level, admiring the detailed newel post and cap on your way up. A sweeping landing with a grand stained glass window creates an airy and inviting second level. Two generous sized bedrooms are light-filled and served by a main bath featuring a large walk-in shower with body jets and rain shower head.

Overlooking a quiet street view, multiple windows in the primary suite yield peaceful evenings. The large closets are as equally appealing as the ensuite. Travertine-clad and bright as can be, this space makes a strong bid for "me-time"- it will be hard to resist.

Discover endless potential on the third level, where loft ceilings and dormer windows add character to a flexible space. Does it serve as a new primary suite? A guest level? Or perhaps a home studio, home office, or playroom? The options are as infinite as your imagination.

In the lower lower level, discover a rare feature in a home of this history - 7 foot ceilings, berber carpet, and a huge window to let the light in. Access to the back garden allows for seasonal gear to be stored and moved in and out of the house hassle-free. Laundry on this level is in a cheerful space with plenty of storage.

A destination for distinguished residents for years, this coveted address in Lindenlea/New Edinburgh offers a flawless foundation on which to thrive. Family-friendly activities are at every corner - visit historic sites, discover the Rideau Falls and bike paths on weekends. Cultural and local attractions are minutes away - the Gatineau Hills, Museum of History, and kilometers of local bike paths are ready for outdoor recreation all year round. Minutes to the best schools, proximity to Beechwood, the Byward Market and amenities, everyone reaps the benefits of an exceptional home. This one is not to be missed - make an appointment today!

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Room Dimensions

Foyer Main 7'10" x 4'0"
Living Room Main 14'1" x 12'3"
Dining Room Main 15'1" x 13'8"
Family Room Main 12'3" x 9'10"
Kitchen Main 12'10" x 8'7"
Eating Area Main 11'7" x 10'2"
Bath 2 piece Main 5'4" x 3'6"
Pantry Main 7'11" x 4'10"
Primary Bedroom Second 19'0" x 15'0"
Ensuite 4 piece Second 7'7" x 6'11"
Bedroom Second 13'0" x 12'3"
Bedroom Second 12'3" x 12'3"
Bath 3 piece Second 6'10" x 6'3"
Recreation Room Third 17'6" x 10'5"
Bedroom Third 15'7" x 15'5"
Bedroom Third 13'4" x 12'3"
Gym Lower 28'4" x 16'10"
Laundry Room Lower 12'0" x 9'9"
Storage Lower 0'0" x 0'0"