154 Glebe Avenue

Custom Glebe Renovation – 154 Glebe Avenue

Strength is the best word that can be used to describe this custom Glebe immaculate to the studs renovation. The infusion of structural steel throughout will truly leave anyone that walks through this home amazed at how open, airy and strong this property stands. Every element of this home has been replaced in exception of the exterior brick, including HVAC systems, ductwork, electrical, plumbing, framing etc. Custom glass staircase, NANA wall opening the indoor to out, 3-sided gas fireplace & 3-storey interior cedar wall. Chef’s kitchen with stainless steel European appliances, quartz countertops, and custom millwork. Huge master bedroom retreat spans the second floor, custom millwork, office, balcony, 6-piece luxury ensuite, 60 sq ft walk-in custom shower for two & separate soaker tub. The third floor contains 2 good sized bedrooms & a full bathroom. Unfinished basement, plenty of storage, massive 127 ft deep lot & large back deck.

154 Glebe Avenue Neighbourhood

The Glebe is located to the south of Ottawa’s downtown area. Its northern border is demarcated by the Queensway highway. The Glebe is one of the oldest residential neighbourhoods in Ottawa, and is, therefore, home to some of Ottawa’s most unique architecture.  Don’t let the age fool you, as The Glebe has been immaculately up kept, as has the real estate market in the area.

The Glebe is mostly populated by families. The area has many children, and consequently, its social services are oriented towards youth. There is a great sense of community and it is a safe neighbourhood.

The Glebe is next door to Carleton University, making the commute easy for student living.  This residential area is in close proximity to downtown Ottawa making it the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city.  The Glebe is 5 minutes from Ottawa’s bus station, 10 minutes from the VIA Rail train station, and 10 minutes from the Ottawa International Airport.

The Glebe is known as being one of Ottawa’s most sustainable neighbourhoods, with many eco-friendly residents. Many green initiatives make this neighbourhood one which values sustainability.  The Glebe’s greenery surrounds one of Ottawa’s oldest and most distinctive streets, Bank Street.  Most condominium buildings border the Bank Street strip, close to all the action.

Bank Street is unlike any other street in Ottawa, featuring an eclectic mix of distinctive boutiques and restaurants.  The strip features restaurants from all cultures, including some of the best vegetarian spots in Ottawa.  Bakeries, pubs, and even a cheese bar are among many of the eateries in the area.  There is a selection of chain grocery stores, along with a fresh produce market and specialized food shops.  The area features many amenities such as a 24-hour drug store, but also will surprise you with many unusual one-of-a-kind shops.  Ottawa’s legendary Mayfair theatre, an independent cinema on Bank Street, features many films unable to be seen in chain movie theatres.

The Glebe is home to Lansdowne Park which contains TD Place Stadium, where Ottawa’s Canadian Football League (CFL) football team (the Ottawa Redblacks) and the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees play their home games. Ottawa’s OHL hockey team, the Ottawa 67’s and Ottawa’s professional soccer team, the Ottawa Fury, also play at Lansdowne Park. Lansdowne Park is home to an abundance of restaurants including Local, Joey, Milestones and Jack Astor’s. There are also a variety of stores and services in Lansdowne Park including Winners, Sporting Life and a Cineplex Movie Theatre. In addition, the Glebe hosts a very popular individual garage sales that combine to make one giant neighbourhood sale every May named the Great Glebe Garage sale.

Post by: Zev Kershman

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