Welcome to 676 Gainsborough Avenue, Ottawa. This wonderful home is located in McKellar Park/Laurentianview and offers so much to a family. It is within walking distance of The Dovercourt Recreation Centre, Nepean High School, Carlingwood Shopping Centre, The JCC and the "Y". It is only minutes from popular Westboro Village with all it's shops, cafes, restaurants and bars but is still in a quiet residential neighbourhood.
This home is on a 50' x 100' lot and has been extensively landscaped and improved. The driveway and front walk is done in cobblestone-like brick, there is a large welcoming front porch, a full fenced back yard with large deck and private patio. You can enjoy this property spring summer or fall in the yard and outdoor space. The detached garage would make a great workshop or studio. It can be accessed by car but is a tight fit.
Inside this cute home is a surprising amount of living space, that is very adaptable to the needs of the owner. The main level of the home features wonderful hardwood floors, several stunning french doors and recent neutral paint decor. The entrance foyer is a great space that can be closed off from the rest of the house by the french door. The living room is very spacious has a feature wood burning fireplace and new picture window with California shutters. The dining room is spacious, immediately adjacent to the kitchen and also features new picture window and California shutters. The kitchen has been opened to allow for a convenient breakfast bar with 4 bistro stools, has new granite counters and tile flooring, new stainless steel appliances, new sink and faucet and updated hardware. There is lots of cupboard, counter and storage here.
The bedrooms on the main level are all generous in size adn feature built-in closets. The master bedroom has a patio door to the backyard/deck. The owner has used this room as a main level family room in the past, ideal if you only need 2 bedrooms on the main floor. The main bathroom has been updated with new vanity, shelving and mirror and features bold black and white subway tile finishes and a rain forest showerhead.
The lower level of this home offers you a full in-law/nanny suite with full kitchen, 4 piece bathroom, private family room and bedroom. There is also a large recroom on this level, ideal as a kids playroom, teenage hangout or a media room, a storage/utility room, cedar closet and the laundry. The in-law suite is ideal for extended family to live in, as a teenage/young adult suite or possible income suite. There is access directly to this space from the side door of the home.
Call Joyce or I today to arrange a view of this wonderful home.