New Edinburgh Find
Designed to resemble a historic home, but with all the conveniences of today’s modern living, this amazing New Edinburgh home is turnkey. 60 Crichton won the City of Ottawa Award of Excellence in 1989 in recognition of its sympathetic design in keeping with the village character of the neighbourhood. The home is not only picture perfect from the outside but also very livable and excellently laid out within. The tiled front foyer is light-filled and closes off from the rest of the main floor with glass-paned doors.
The phenomenal open concept kitchen and family room has hardwood floors and opens to the backyard. In addition to having beautiful base and crown mouldings, this space is sunny and has a fantastic gas fireplace. The kitchen enjoys raised counter seating and stainless steel appliances. Beyond the back door is the backyard with its new cedar deck that was competed in 2016.
The dining and living rooms are spacious and light-filled with hardwood floors and mouldings. The living room overlooks the streetscape and accesses the foyer via two glass-paned doors, making entertaining convenient and elegant. The dining and living rooms are open to one another allowing seamless transitions from one area to another. There is also a powder room on the main floor.
One of the incredible benefits of this home is how bright it is; the stairwell has a large window that floods the stairs with light. This light is maximized by two skylights above the second floor hallway and the stairwell. The second floor master is amazing spacious with a walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom with his and hers sinks. There are two additional bedrooms on the second floor, both spacious and one of which has a fantastic built-in bookshelf and desk. This is not just any bookshelf; it surrounds the room entirely making storage a breeze. There is another full bathroom on the second floor, as well as a laundry room.
Renovated in 2017, the basement receives natural light via windows! There is a large bedroom with ensuite bathroom in the basement, serving as a perfect private guest, in-law or teen suite. A recreation room completes this floor.
This home is situated in a perfect location in a desirable neighbourhood within walking distance to Parliament Hill and Foreign Affairs. Situated within the desirable Rockcliffe Park school district and with a new roof (2016), it is a wonderful home for couples and families alike!