Unique Charm and Character Betwixt Ottawa’s China Town and Little Italy neighbourhoods. Step out in any direction and delight in the best cultural and eating experiences to be had in Ottawa – virtually any type of ethnic food is within a few blocks, Asian, Indian, Turkish, German, Italian, Greek etc etc. Take your pick from Starbucks, soon to come Bridgehead Coffee or authentic Italian Expresso, Pastry and Gelato shops.
This very eclectic little semi-detached home on a hill at 123 Eccles Street with it’s small footprint offers the very-low maintenance and convenience of condo-style living but you’ll never have to waste any money on a condo fee! Convenient deck in the rear, wonderful old fashioned front porch and perennial garden next to the porch is all the outside space you need to fully enjoy the exciting urban lifestyle.
Updated with a conscience using reclaimed hardwood floors on the main floor, refinished pine on the bedroom level, this home has all the updates required to enjoy the modern lifestyle but retaining the lovely character of old. Truly unique space – great artist abode. Lots of natural light and very efficient use of space. A small environmental footprint to be proud of. Cute charming and fun!
Kitchen has been opened to the dining/living area with reclaimed hardwood throughout. Built-in desk in the kitchen, reclaimed cupboards, every inch of space optimized. Upstairs offers 3 bright bedrooms and full bath. 5 Appliances included. It’s all here for you.
Walk north to the Ottawa River with it’s bike paths, walking trails, Kayak skills run, War Museum, Lebreton Flats waterfront development and the famous Ottawa Bluesfest. Cross the bridge to the centre of Gatineau/Hull.
Walk south to theatre, restaurants, the Preston Street Farmer’s Market, the famous Dows Lake and Rideau canal to enjoy the tulip festival in spring, boating and outdoor dining in summer and skating in winter. You won’t need a car for any of that.
Walk a block down the hill to enjoy the award winning Plante Recreation Centre ( formerly Plante Bath ) with gym and indoor pool to keep you in shape in the cooler months.
Walk east and you’re in Centretown Ottawa with quick access to Parliament Hill or the business district. If you want to use transit, but goes by every few minutes a block a way, several blocks to the O-Train, and a few blocks to the planned light rail. On-street parking permits are available, as well as virtucars.
Taxes: $2409.50 in 2010, New roof in 2006, Forced Air Gas furnace and Hot Water Tank are rented.
Check back here as more details will follow in the next few days or call Eric Manherz directly at 613-601-6404.
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