Picturesque Waterfront Dream Property
Set on sought-after Barlow Crescent, this extraordinary waterfront estate property offers a superb family layout, spectacular water and Gatineau Hill views and fabulous waterfront living facilitated by a boat dock, private beach and pool!
The home is beautifully designed with a picturesque exterior and four plus one car garage! The wraparound veranda offers many different places to relax and enjoy the views. One section is even screened in! The dramatic double-height foyer opens to the beautiful living room, which enjoys a fireplace. The well-located main floor study is separated from the foyer by French doors, allowing for work from home privacy.
The back of the home enjoys spectacular panoramic water and Gatineau Hills views and features a gorgeous all-white kitchen with a centre island with counter seating topped by two jaw-dropping chandeliers. Sleek stainless steel appliances and plenty of storage characterize the kitchen, as do the elegant substantial glass pulls on the cabinetry. There is a fabulous butler’s pantry / coffee bar off the kitchen.
The breakfast room accesses the wraparound veranda and the kitchen is open to the amazing double-height family room. The family room has a gorgeous floor-to-ceiling Palladian feature window that takes in breathtaking water views and a fireplace with a floor-to-ceiling stone surround.
The elegant dining room also enjoys water views, a balcony and a wonderful screened-in-porch to enjoy drinks before dinner. The main floor also features two powder rooms - one for guests and another for family use. The mudroom offers direct access to the oversized garage.
A circular staircase leads to the second floor, which has four bedrooms well spaced for privacy. The romantic primary suite has a double-sided fireplace (shared with the bathroom) and a beautiful balcony. The jaw-dropping ensuite bathroom features a soaking tub set in a bay window, a vanity, two sinks and an amazing glass shower. This bathroom is truly outstanding and offers incredible water views and privacy.
There are three additional bedrooms on the second floor, as well as a stylishly renovated family bathroom and a conveniently located laundry room. Even the laundry room enjoys amazing water views!
The fabulous walkout lower level has tons of storage space, as well as a recreation room with a fireplace and its own entertaining kitchen. A wonderful fitness room has water and pool views. There is a full bathroom on the lower level as well as a changing room for swimmers. The gym could easily be converted into a private bedroom suite with its own entrance for multi-generational living.
The backyard is truly incredible with a swimming pool, gazebo by the water, floating boat dock, private beach and a creek running through the edge of the property. There is lots of space for play and water activities and many areas to sit and enjoy the scenery.
This home offers the ultimate waterfront lifestyle and is situated on over an acre of land with 149 feet of waterfront. This rare custom-built home is one of Ottawa’s true dream properties!
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