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A Traditional Alta Vista Home with a Contemporary Twist
Steps from Bank Street, or Heron Road, this newly renovated 4 bedroom Alta Vista home offers a traditional curb appeal with a large verandah, and second floor balcony commonly seen in the neighbourhood, but with a unique and modern interior. Walking distance to Charles H. Hulse Public School, Ridgemont High School, and St. Patrick’s High School, as well as the Alta Vista Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. Just minutes to Billings Bridge, the Ottawa Hospital Riverside or General Campus’, CHEO and the Ottawa Trainyards Shopping Centre.
Built in the late 1950’s, this home has recently been highly renovated, and remodeled throughout in a neutral contemporary style, with high 9’ ceilings, that is sure to please! An intricate interlock walkway leads from the driveway to the large front verandah, where you will surely entertain friends and family throughout the warm summer days, and be able to showcase incredible holiday displays through the fall and winter.
The Main Level greets you in the roomy entryway, with a built in closet to the left, and powder room to the right before you head into the heart of the home. A formal living room with pot lights, an elegant fireplace and a walk out to the front verandah sits to the left of the entry; ready to welcome your guests to the home. Straight ahead from the entry a short hallway leads into a more casual family room, with the formal dining room nestled between both sitting areas. Large patio doors in the formal living and dining room allow for plenty of natural light to brighten the home, while the family room serves as a link between the kitchen and formal dining room, offering extra space when you’re entertaining.
Further down the main hallway leads you into the kitchen with a large picture window overlooking the fully fenced, private backyard, and a set of patio doors lead from the large breakfast nook to the back deck – which you can also access from the dining room. Stainless Steel appliances, modern cabinets, quartz counter tops and a pleasing grey marbled subway tile backsplash accent the renovated kitchen.
Heading upstairs, where the 4.5” wide hardwood flooring continues throughout, finds your large master suite, that features a custom walk-in closet, large 3 piece en suite, and patio door access to the upper balcony – perfect for spending relaxing mornings catching up on your latest read while enjoying a quiet cup of coffee. Two additional large bedrooms, and an updated full main bathroom complete the second level.
Walking into the basement you come into the large rec room with modern pot lighting, it's spacious enough to be your cozy family room, or the kids play room. With an additional bedroom, and 3 piece bathroom; it also just might become your teenagers retreat, or the perfect guest suite if you have out of town family and friends that come to visit!
The deck that can be accessed through both the kitchen and dining room is perfect for summertime entertaining – use the kitchen to prep all of the snacks, and then easily transport them outside where friends and family are relaxing in the sun, or taking advantage of the large lot to play a few rounds of bean bag toss, or chase the kids around.
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