Distinguished families in Rothwell Heights are familiar with the allure of this well-endowed neighbourhood. Spacious lots surrounded by nature's verdant tableau, custom architecture at every turn, bike paths, parks, and schools nearby – where else can you cherish such proximity to downtown while enjoying a rare sense of community and privacy?
First impressions count at 1 Wick Crescent, where a semi-circle driveway flanked by coach-lit pillars leads to the classic neutrals of a full natural stone façade and the undeniable drama of double doors. The interior mirrors the grand scale of home, with an entryway over granite floors – guests are welcomed in classic style.
With a dramatic spiral staircase and detailed millwork throughout, the home's exceptional features become more evident – find opulent finishings at every turn. To the left, the formal living room is contained giving a more formal and intimate flair to evening conversation; furniture placement comes naturally. A stunning fireplace with granite surround grounds the space. To the right of the main hall, a French door opens to the formal dining room, oak hardwood underfoot, a stately built-in English bar commands the length of one wall – guest-centric and functional touches do well in this space. A powder room serves near-by needs – gold plated details and bevelled mirrors add elegance.
Beyond, the kitchen boasts a world-class workspace for the avid chef – gas range with a central grilling section, Sub-Zero fridge, Thermador double oven, built-in wine cooler – what better helpers could you ask for? Clutter-defying maple cabinetry coupled with granite and a bevelled glass window sets the stage for a flawless kitchen philosophy – abundant storage and workspace collude with unequaled equipment for exquisite meals and informal hangouts. Space abounds for an eat-in area, and natural light is amplified via one-of-a-kind glass panels that separate kitchen and family room.
Off the kitchen lies a spacious laundry area/mudroom that also grants access to the 3 car garage and a windowed porch - enjoy a cottage like vibe accompanied by the luxuries of home. Find also access to a second level workspace above the garage – "man cave" aspirations come to life.
The family room's wood fireplace and built-in shelving seeks out all family gatherings – cozy memories welcome. Patio doors open onto a very large lot framed by privacy-granting trees; green space, BBQ, and an expansive terrace provide the best opportunities to enjoy nature's beauty. Dine, relax, play, and entertain – bright summer days beckon.
A hallway lined with reach in closets keeps life's trappings at bay and leads to a secluded residential wing; discover a charming library and master suite here. In the library, pot lights and corner windows pair with exquisite millwork to house history, culture, or whatever whims the imagination desires. A fireplace with marble surround provides the perfect backdrop for an office or den setting. The main floor master suite's large footprint offers plenty of opportunity to configure the space to any need. Two double closets handle wardrobe demands and the roomy en-suite features rich marble, his and hers sinks and plenty of cupboard space – morning and evening routines play out in an indulgent environment.
Upstairs, plush carpet underfoot and a gold-plated chandelier overhead make a statement. The first bedroom, perfect as a suite for a young adult or burgeoning teen benefits from an adjoining study and secondary access to the workshop space above the garage. Two other bedrooms follow – each with windows and floor space as good as the last. The main bathroom accommodates in style and function - marble and granite surround a shower, tub, and double sinks.
Below, the basement's spanning open floor space features a host of congenial rewards; a solid oak bar and wood burning stove invoke images of friendly, informal gatherings. A kitchen, bathroom and large rec room provide incredible opportunity for a live-in nanny or guest suite – access to the garage makes it easily achievable. The entire basement proffers immense possibility and flexible space – more than you ever dreamed.
A tour ensures that home is one-of-a-kind. Nowhere else do such high quality finishings combine with an advantageous layout so effortlessly. The neighbourhood's prestige, a naturally beautiful community, and home's incredible ability to answer all demands – it's all waiting for you. Make an appointment today!
Listed by Sezlik.com-Ottawa Luxury Properties