The View – Waterfront Estate with City Skyline Views
This is one of Ottawa’s most significant waterfront properties. Situated on sought-after Grandview Road, the property comprises a luxurious 27,333-square-foot (+/-) lot with 117 feet of waterfront on the Ottawa River. Its location is rare in that it is minutes from both Kanata and Downtown Ottawa, yet enjoys a serene waterfront setting. Both the exterior and interior of this custom built home, designed by architect Chuck Wheeler, have been meticulously manicured to curate a sophisticated and inviting living experience.
The stylish interiors are both impressive and sophisticated. The home enjoys a rare sense of design forwardness, with spaces that are at once intimate and grand. The main floor opens into an exquisite foyer, set behind a custom mahogany door with sidelights and a transom. The gorgeous living room offers stylish symmetry focused around a feature fireplace. With elegant coffered ceilings, a picturesque banquette seat in the window and four sets of French doors to the back terrace, this is the perfect place to host. The dining room is generously-sized and features built-in speakers and sophisticated mouldings.
The chic and inviting country French kitchen offers French doors to the backyard, a fabulous breakfast room with water views and lots of prep / storage space. High-end appliances, beautiful custom cabinetry, a large centre island with counter seating, walk-in pantry and a serving counter with wet bar area are all highlights. A phenomenal double-sided fireplace connects the kitchen with the sunroom, which enjoys eight sets of French doors offering amazing indoor / outdoor access. Also on the main floor is a showstopping powder room with pedestal sink.
Halfway up the main staircase is a stunning landing with banquette seating. The feature window has beautiful beveled glass panes and looks onto the streetscape, while retaining privacy. A few steps up is another reading banquette, which leads into the sensational family room. This is a true retreat, and offers superb family and entertaining space. The huge family room has soaring ceilings, a full wet bar and serving bar, a gas fireplace and tons of room for seating. It even has its own ensuite powder room and access to a private deck with water views, covered hot tub and outdoor seating with steps down to the main terrace and pool. This is the ultimate space to watch a sports event, or host a family party!
The second floor primary suite has its own gas fireplace, private balcony with water views, walk-in closet and huge ensuite bathroom. In addition to having a soaking tub with water views, this bathroom enjoys a separate glass shower and two sinks. There is another spacious bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom, as well as two large bedrooms that share an ensuite bathroom on the second floor. A fabulous laundry room completes this level of the home. The second floor landing has been excellently configured to allow for optimal storage space and privacy. Bedrooms are well separated and the hallway is lined with elegant built-in cabinetry.
The basement also offers amazing living space, including a recreation room, private bedroom, full bathroom and exercise room. There is also plenty of storage space in the basement.
The property has been meticulously landscaped from the circular driveway to the picturesque shoreline. The second floor deck with covered hot tub is superb for relaxation, as is the beautiful saltwater pool, set into a sophisticated stone terrace. French doors access the principal rooms on the main floor, affording easy indoor / outdoor lifestyle living. This incredible offering is unique in its access to spectacular waterfront, proximity to downtown and Kanata and the integrity of the home’s design. Live sensationally on Grandview!
Walkout Lower Level
- Fenced Yard
- Water View