Charming Old Village Home
This Rockcliffe Park home is situated in the Old Village on a very quiet street. It is within walking distance of the local schools, community centre and parks. The is the first time this home has been for sale in over 30 years. Its current owners have lovingly maintained this home and renovated it over the years.
The house is bright and imbued with character and charm. Entry is via a welcoming foyer. The living room is spacious and features beautiful hardwood floors, ceiling detail, and a lovely fireplace with classic white surround and mantle, brass insert and mirror above. Double French doors lead to the large, west facing deck that enjoys perfect light throughout the day. The dining room has an elegant patterned wall treatment, crown molding and a deep alcove that is perfect to accommodate a sideboard. The kitchen is both functional and beautiful. It benefits from the contrast created by beautiful dark cherry wood cabinetry, white ceramic back splashes and lighter wood floors. The adjacent breakfast room has large, bright windows, halogen lighting, and French door access to the wonderful bright deck, along with French door access to the den. The den is a cozy room with a bay feature window giving western exposure. There is also a powder room and a large well-organized mud/laundry room off the kitchen.
Two sets of stairs access the second floor. The main staircase treads and handrail are dark hardwood with white risers, balusters and side paneling. It leads to the second floor landing which serves as a spacious sitting area. There is a large master bedroom with ceiling detail, hardwood flooring, a reading nook and an ensuite bathroom with her and his basins, tub and a glass shower. There are two additional bedrooms and a family bathroom on this level, and another bedroom is situated down a few steps on its own hallway. This would be perfect for a nanny suite or teenager’s bedroom as it has privacy and its own bathroom.
The basement is also cheerful and happy. It features a bright, open family room, a workshop, utility room and storage/mechanical space. There is a single detached garage. This property is beautifully landscaped with mature foliage and the garden faces south and west giving gorgeous treed vistas of Rideau Hall park. It has many upgrades such as Marvin windows in the principal rooms, 200 amp wiring, a built-in sound system and efficiency built-ins.