19 Monkland Avenue, Glebe

When the drive home is this good, you may never want to leave. Mature trees of Ottawa's most coveted neighborhood greet your return at the end of a long day. Monkland Avenue is one of the Glebe's most tranquil streets, with limited through-traffic and access to the city's best social and cultural hot spots. »cont'd

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Walk or bike to Elgin Street, Lansdowne, Bank Street, pick up groceries on foot from nearby amenities. Bike or walkto nearby parks or along the Rideau canal. As unbelievable as it may seem, home is a peaceful sanctuary at the center of it all.

On a large corner lot, a fully clad red-brick exterior is punctuated by contemporary black window frames and a double open gable roof line. First impressions acknowledge the nod to Ottawa's historic cachet while appreciating smart 21st century touches like a heated driveway and walkway. To anyone who has ever experienced an Ottawa winter: you're welcome. A sprawling garden in front grants privacy and an ever-changing tableau to appreciate four seasons.

Ingenious design elements continue to reign within, thanks to the brilliant minds at O'Keefe-Fiorenza Design Group. While respecting the original hashtag layout and themes, every aspect of this home has been completely modernized, starting from the studs. From fireplaces that have been converted to wood-burning, brand new windows, integrated speakers throughout, and heated floors in all the right places, the result is an elegant yet efficient use of space with optimal flow. Discover an exceptionally versatile home that grows with you as your dynamic family needs change.

A large and bright vestibule featuring leaded glass and detailed millwork sets the tone for a modern classic vibe. Hardwood floors and high ceilings throughout team up with expansive windows to maximize natural light and a sense of space. Millwork and trim on ceilings and walls add character. To the left, an open kitchen and dining room strike an elusive balance of relaxed and refined. Sweeping windows showcase a peaceful street view while built-ins keep entertaining paraphernalia at bay but close at hand. Delineated by a waterfall peninsula with ample seating for breakfast on the go, find a kitchen that serves as the heart of home. And it does so in style; contrasting cabinetry by Sven Pavey is plentiful and chic. Thermador appliances including an induction cooktop guarantee success at every meal, and a plumbed in coffee maker handles early mornings. A side patio features a seating area and barbecue for summer dining.

Beyond the kitchen, garage access is preceded by a mudroom with built-in cubbies and a place for seasonal gear - comings and goings are effortless yet non-disruptive. Take the secret paneled door to the home office, where a white-washed brick fireplace promises hours of cozy productivity and built-ins keep ideas organized. From here or the main hall, access a living area that is second to none. Anchored by a marble-clad fireplace, an equilateral living room makes furniture placement and all manner of entertaining easy. French doors lead to a sunroom that wraps around this elegant space; picture windows make it the place to be for unwinding. Post-school hangouts, homework, music practice, or pre-bedtime routine - this is where memories are made. Nearby, a well-turned out powder room serves this level.

Four bedrooms including the primary are found on the second level - a sweet touch to solidify the sense of a strong family unit. A beautifully finished Jack and Jill bathroom serves adjoining bedrooms of equal proportion - sibling rivalry banished. A third bedroom boasts its own ensuite with walk-in shower and pedestal sink. Magazine worthy aesthetics coupled with thoughtful built-ins in the primary bedroom mean morning and evening routines are forever peaceful. A private terrace offers moments of serenity before the day gets started. A blend of textures from wood to marble introduce a heavenly en-suite which boasts a full-marble clad walk-in shower and a double vanity. Mornings become an exercise in indulgence when accompanied by heated floors. Ample linen storage and a spacious and bright laundry room round out pragmatic needs on this level.

On your way upstairs, look up. An open to above stairwell feels bright where most third levels can feel cramped. Here, find a sweeping recreational and leisure zone with loft ceilings and dormer windows. Ideal for autonomous teens, playrooms, homework zones - every desire can be satisfied here. A nearby bedroom or office features a full en-suite and walk-in closet. Whether working from home or hosting a live-in nanny or in-laws, the rewards of a beautifully designed home continue.

From the main floor, take another secret door to the lower level, where you'll find everything necessary to find work-life balance. Floors are heated, and a home gym with rubber floors and mirrored wall satisfies the active-minded. Your clan will love the fully equipped kitchenette in the media room - movie night snacks are ready and convenient. A bright and spacious bedroom sits adjacent to a large and beautifully styled full bathroom - be careful, guests may never want to leave.

Marvel at the offering of complete privacy in a luxurious urban setting, minutes from the city center. Modern lifestyle needs aren't just met here - they're exceeded in the most stylish way. Make it your reality today!

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Room Dimensions

Foyer Main 12'2" x 6'1"
Living Room Main 24'3" x 14'11"
Dining Room Main 17'6" x 14'0"
Kitchen Main 18'4" x 15'11"
Office Main 14'6" x 13'3"
Sunroom Main 30'3" x 18'8"
Bath 2pc Main 6'0" x 3'3"
Primary Bedroom Second 25'5" x 15'1"
Ensuite 5pc Second 13'5" x 11'5"
Bedroom Second 11'8" x 11'8"
Ensuite 3pc Second 7'11" x 5'8"
Bedroom Second 13'1" x 11'11"
Ensuite 5pc Second 6'4" x 6'3"
Bedroom Second 12'9" x 11'10"
Laundry Room Second 9'2" x 5'10"
Family Room Third 29'10" x 25'3"
Bedroom Third 15'1" x 12'1"
Walkin Third 6'3" x 5'4"
Ensuite 3pc Third 8'6" x 5'0"
Media Room Lower 13'10" x 11'5"
Kitchen Lower 10'3" x 7'6"
Gym Lower 14'9" x 12'3"
Bedroom Lower 15'2" x 17'1"
Bath 3pc Lower 12'5" x 6'2"
Storage Lower 31'0" x 13'3"
Storage Lower 9'4" x 5'9"