Spectacular Old Village Estate
This fabulous “Cape Cod” residence has undergone extensive renovation to the interior, making it one of the finest homes in the Old Village. It is centrally located on a huge 33,200 square foot lot and has spectacular presence and curb appeal due to its rare 221-foot frontage and its classic stone and wood-sided exterior. The property is south facing and is open to western exposure. The extensive lawns could easily be developed into a fantastic swimming pool and patio with ample space for additional recreation areas.
The house offers the perfect combination of traditional millwork and contemporary features that includes gorgeous wainscoting and crown moldings, contemporary lighting and wrought iron balusters. It is bathed in natural light which enhances the calm palette found throughout.
Each of the principal rooms opens off a grand hallway that creates a dramatic entry to the home. The living room features three pairs of French doors, two of which flank the fireplace and lead to the garden, the third leading to a sunroom that features doors on three sides with elegant cremone bolts. The dining room is of a scale suited to formal entertaining and is conveniently located next to a fabulous butler’s pantry. Both the butler’s pantry and the kitchen have undergone extensive renovation and now feature beautiful white cabinetry with detailed molding and mirrored panels, and ‘push to open’ drawers. There is an oversized centre island in the kitchen, beautiful marble counter tops and backsplash, crystal chandeliers and professional stainless steel appliances. The bright breakfast room leads to a three season screened in porch. The family room offers views of the front garden and is well-sized. An elegant powder room and walk-in closet complete the main floor of the house.
The grand hall is echoed in the significant second-floor landing. A double door entry leads to the master bedroom suite that is bright, spacious and privately located. It features a separate dressing room and a walk-in closet with a window bench. The ensuite bathroom has granite counter tops, a fully tiled shower, heated floors and a claw foot soaking tub. The second bedroom features gorgeous decorative plaster walls, while the third has a private, covered balcony. These bedrooms share an ensuite bathroom. The fourth bedroom is brightly accesses the family bathroom. There is a separate guest wing with additional bedrooms and a bathroom that has its own private access via stairs from the kitchen.
The basement is partly finished, featuring a billiards room with a stone fireplace that is adjacent to a hobby room. It also features a wine cellar, cedar closet, three storage rooms and a laundry room.
This fantastic home presents a rare opportunity to acquire an estate-sized property in one of the best locations in the Old Village of Rockcliffe Park.
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