Warm Tuscan villa style meets Texas scale in this refined executive home in the country-club community of South Village. Crafted as a builder's personal residence, this lovely house showcases quality detailing, rich finishes, innovative and practical spaces and dramatic architectural details.
The Airport Parkway brings you to South Village – a quick 22 kilometers from Parliament Hill. The community offers stylish Ottawa South living at its best with resort-like amenities for residents of all ages. Two lakes invite swimming. Bike paths on site and a great clubhouse-style fitness facility offer recreational options year round. Excellent golf is minutes away.
As you arrive, take a moment to appreciate the feeling of wide boulevards, flanked by impressive estates. From the street this great home is set apart by its custom red brick and stone finish. A three-bay garage offers direct access in all weather. But enter from the formal main entrance to appreciate the impressive welcome this home offers visitors.
Enter a reception foyer that soars to a two-storey vaulted ceiling. Natural light floods in from the high transom window and sidelights. The 'villa' feel is accented by columnar elements flanking the hallway, set to support a graceful archway. Beyond, a dramatic stairway descends from the second floor landing, widening at the base to set the stage for spectacular entrances.
Light earth-toned ceramics keep the space grounded in a warm Mediterranean palette. You'll notice the charming mosaic insets, and practical well-placed reception closet.
A broad centre hall invites you deeper into the house. Off this main hall, a stunning hexagonal dining room assures formal entertaining success. A towering ceiling, deep bay windows and mullioned clerestory windows define the elegant mood. Honey maple hardwood floors maintain the warm character even in this formal space.
Further down the hall you arrive at this home's social hub – a sweeping, richly detailed kitchen, abounding in natural light. The kitchen space is adjoined to a generous informal eat-in dining area and relaxed family living space, with an open connected feeling born for entertaining and daily enjoyment.
Details unify here. And you'll love the way these social rooms flow. Top quality, two-tone hardwood cabinetry surrounds the kitchen work area. Recessed halogen lighting, set in ceiling fretwork pleases. Gorgeous Brazilian granite brings flair to the ample kitchen counters and eminently sociable kitchen island. Tumbled marble adds warmth and interest in the decorative backsplash. A large pantry and ample storage keeps clutter at bay.
The informal dining area features a built in buffet cabinet, to facilitate entertaining and add a touch of formality In the family room space beyond, a stacked stone hearth adds warmth and a dash of contemporary style. A gas fireplace assures a cozy relaxing atmosphere.
Natural light floods the space from designer windows with private views of the two tiered exterior decks, and tree-lined, fully landscaped yard. Entertaining possibilities are enhanced by a four season hot tub with cabana, and natural gas barbeque hook up. A canopy brings shade and shelter to the deck as required.
Notice the practical design spirit: the garage entrance opens on a sensible mudroom-hall. The powder room is discretely and sensibly removed from social areas.
Upstairs you'll find four gracious bedrooms and a den, designed with sensitivity and intelligence. Entryways are offset. Closets are generous. A large linen closet and laundry are practically situated. A fine main bath is well appointed with glass-door shower tub and warm ceramics.
The master suite is a highlight: human-scaled and inviting, the suite features walk-ins plus contemporary ensuite with twin sinks, granite counter top, separate shower and window-set tub . You'll love lingering here.
Recently constructed to 21st century standards, this large home is surprisingly economical to heat and cool. A fully insulated basement, with windows plus roughed in bathroom offers scope for a customized space to suit your family's requirements.
With great recreation options, shopping, schools and services close-by, the charm of old Manotick just ten minutes away, this comfortable and impressive executive home makes a great place for your family to flourish. Call soon to arrange your personal viewing.
Charles Sezlik, Cindy Sezlik and Dominique Laframboise, Sales Representatives
Prudential Town Centre Realty Inc. Brokerage Independantly owned and operated.
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