Located on one of Old North's most sought after tree lined avenues walking distance to grocery store, city bus, the trendy shops along Richmond Row and Doige Park.
Nearby to the university, schools and downtown.
Situated on a very private courtyard designed lot with multiple outside seating areas! There is an interlocking patio out front and patio areas in the back yard plus spacious sundeck with retractable awning and a romantic balcony with a retractable awning out front off the master, all surrounded by low maintenance gardens. This yard is a tranquil oasis right out your back door!
Built in the 1920's this stucco home had a 2 storey architecturally designed 20 by 20 steel addition. It's 1980's Modernism at it's finest!
The curb appeal is enhanced by the low maintenance landscaping, balcony off the master that faces the front of the house and the lovely shutters. The front of the home is consistent with the homes in the neighbourhood well having the corrugated metal 1980's look at the rear!
The detached garage has hydro and a seperate workshop at the rear with ample light.
More recent updates include shingles, furnace, some wiring. plaster work and electrical panel.
The living and dining room are open concept and enjoy a wood burning fireplace and sunny windows plus the contemporary built ins were designed by architect Hans Scheel who also designed the addition.
A new powder room was recently added and the entire house was professionally painted.
There is a lovely nook with floor to ceiling window that would make a great computer work space.
The eat in kitchen was part of the addition with built ins, 2 sinks, interesting windows and a bench style eating area. There is a door nearby to the sundeck. The addition also consists of a sunken studio with soaring ceilings and large bright windows which can also be used as a family area or in home office. This room is perfect for just about any type of artist, designer, draftsperson etc.
A 2nd staircase to the upstairs was also added in the 80's. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms and a unique split bathroom. The rear 2 bedrooms are seperated by a sliding door so its suitable for a nursery, dressing room or adjoining office. Both these bedrooms have a wall of bookshelves built in.
The Master boasts patio doors to a relaxing balcony and a large dressing room with makeup table and walls of closets. This area could be converted into an ensuite or 2nd floor laundry room.
The lower level has ample storage as well as a laundry area.
This special home is looking for a new owner who does not want the usual, who wants to stand out from the run of the mill. Someone who appreciates a contemporary flair and will benefit from a lovely studio.
Call today for a private showing.