Wonderful Old Village Family Home
Situated on a quiet street in the Old Village of Rockcliffe Park, this wonderful family home exudes warmth and charm. The house sits on an 82 ft. x 134 ft. lot that captures sunlight throughout the day adding to the happy feeling of the home. The private, landscaped back garden is a park-like setting with mature trees and tall hedges - the perfect playground for children. The location is within walking distance of Ashbury College, Elmwood School and Rockcliffe Park Public School; Mackay Lake and the Rockcliffe Park Lawn Tennis Club are only steps away
Once inside this lovely Cape Cod home it becomes apparent that this is a comfortable and elegant residence that has brought its owners much joy and happiness. Among its many attributes are a dramatic entry with a cathedral ceiling, generous cloak closet, French door to the foyer, and hardwood floors throughout. New large windows bathe the principal rooms in sunlight. This rich and inviting home has a lovely living room with a wood-burning fireplace and beautiful crown moldings. Detailing continues in the dining room where a French door entry and wainscoting add an elegant touches.
The kitchen is well planned and highly functional, including lots of cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. Although the kitchen appears small, it could readily be opened to the adjacent breakfast room. This space is richly appointed with built in cabinetry and bookshelves and has lovely views of the beautiful back gardens. One step down and through French doors lies a gorgeous, sunny family room with southern exposure and amazing views of the private and surprisingly deep lot. The main-floor four-piece bathroom is convenient should one have house guests.
There are four sun-filled bedrooms on the second floor, three of which share a four-piece bathroom. The private master suite has a large bay window with a seating area that offers the perfect sunny place to relax with a book and enjoy the southern exposure. A cleverly designed walk-in closet runs the length of the room, and the five-piece ensuite bathroom is functional and spacious.
The basement recreation room offers additional family space and is the perfect retreat for teenagers wanting to relax with friends away from family hustle and bustle. A large laundry room is well designed to support family living.
This home is fantastic and a rare find. It is the happiest of homes that a family could wish for.