Centretown is an Ottawa neighbourhood that encompasses downtown, however its borders are loosely defined. The city designates it as 'the area bound on the north by Gloucester Street and Lisgar Street, on the east by the Rideau Canal and on the south by the Queensway, Bronson Avenue forms the western border".
For real estate and most residents, Centretown includes the downtown core north of Gloucester and Lisgar, stretching right to the Ottawa River to include the Parliamentary buildings. This large neighbourhood comprises and unique blend of residential and commercial area. The downtown business sector to the north transitions to the unique southern streets, characterized by beautifully restored Victorian homes on mature tree-lined sidewalks. Main routes, like Bank Street, provide more commercial space, but complement the area nicely with unique, eclectic shops, pubs and restaurants. Much of the Centretown area still consists of the original family homes, however many of the large Victorian mansions have been converted to apartments. Newer infill and townhome developments, as well as low and high rise apartment and condominiums are quickly filling any available space. The construction boom that began in the late nineties has made a significant mark on the downtown skyline, and continues today. There are several notable landmarks in the area, beyond the Parliamentary ground on the north side. These include the Canadian Museum of Man and Nature, Dundonald Park, the Ottawa Curling Club, and the Ottawa Bus terminal. There is also a concentration of beautifully preserved churches, including the Church of St. Barnabas, the First Church of Christ, Scientist, First United Church, McLeod-Stewarton United Church, and St. George Anglican Church.
There are also several embassies spread around the neighbourhood, which represent the Hellenic Republic, The Republic of Croatia, Iran, Iraq, the Republic of Madagascar, the High Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Republic of Rwanda, the Republic of Zimbabwe, and the Republic of Hungary. With the wealth of shops and services in the downtown core, as well as the diversity of offerings along Bank Street, any amenity is within walking distance. There are also several OC Transpo stations, with the main downtown station located in the North West corner of the neighbourhood providing routes to the rest of the city.
Charlesfort proudly introduces The Pullman Coach Flats, an 18-unit, three storey walk-up 'flat' style condo building. The design of The Pullman Coach Flats takes its inspiration from the vibrant central Montreal neighbourhoods, where walk-up flats with exterior staircases are de rigueur. Featuring large windows, and an open-concept living, dining and kitchen area, The Grand Trunk (Reversed) 975sqft of luxury, with two roomy bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, a storage and laundry room and a balcony to the North. This unit comes with parking and a locker. (id:6117)
One of a Kind 2 bdrm 2 bath Executive Apt. Wonderful private 250 sq ft patio (Planked composed decking) overlooking Century Cathedral courtyard with gas BBQ hook up and two electrical outlets. Custom kitchen with built in upgraded appliances including 24"wine chiller, 24" drawl style under counter microwave, pull out hood fan, oversize waterfall island with seating for 4. Several customized features throughout unit, including lighting, over-size washer/dryer unit, Pantry storage unit, Master bedroom sliding closet doors, remote control window blinds, en suite enlarged including mirror, double sink vanity, a Toto Supreme toilet, and pocket door. Secure underground parking (P3-14). One deeded locker included. Prime Cathedral Hill New building with gym, guest suites, concierge and party room. Luxury Living just 2 blocks to Parliament hill at Quiet West end of downtown., 48 hours irrevocability. Attachment is original Builder's floor Plan. (id:6117)
Spectacular corner EXECUTIVE VIEW Condo facing North/East 1 bedroom 900 sq feet. Unprecedented wrap around 700 sq ft deck overlooking Ottawa River, Parliament Hill and Supreme Court. Custom Roman Bath ensuite. Hot tub and gas BBQ hook up , gas Fireplace with built in storage and display case. porcelain tile flooring, 1.5 baths, spectacular kitchen with built in appliances, Custom California shutters throughout, 2 secure underground parking on P2-23, P2-24. Prime Cathedral Hill New building with gym, guest suites, concierge and party room. Luxury Living just 2 blocks to Parliament hill . 24 hours irrevocability on all offers, owner is a licensed real estate broker. (id:6117)
Charlesfort proudly introduces The Pullman Coach Flats, an 18-unit, three storey walk-up 'flat' style condo building. The design of The Pullman Coach Flats takes its inspiration from the vibrant central Montreal neighbourhoods, where walk-up flats with exterior staircases are de rigueur. Featuring large windows, 10ft ceilings, and an open-concept living, dining and kitchen area, Canadian National is 1001sqft of luxury, with two roomy bedrooms, two bathrooms, a storage and laundry room and a balcony to the North. This unit comes with a storage locker and underground parking spot. (id:6117)
Live Condo-fee free for 2 years! Seller will pay condo fees for 24 months on this fully upgraded, and ready to go, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath unit. Stunning craftsmanship offering the best value in the area. You can't go wrong with this home. Totally refinished by a highly regarded contractor. Quality guaranteed. All new appliances included. Refinished hardwood, new modern kitchen - cupboards, granite counters, stainless appliances, lighting fixtures. Bathrooms modernized with contemporary look. In-unit, full-size clothes washer & dryer. Quiet building - new elevators; professionally designed fitness rm w/updated machines; library; patio & barbeques; & plenty of visitors' parking. North of Somerset, close to shops, services, restaurants, entertainment & cultural centres. Close to the new Ottawa Library & new LRT will be a short walk away. Heating system is two electric, combination heater & A/C units mounted in the wall. Taxes est. City Calculator. Vendor motivated. (id:6117)
Welcome to Somerset Court - a Barry Hobin designed classic red brick low-rise building in the heart of the City. Out the front door & you are steps to Elgin Street, minutes to some of Ottawa's best restaurants & shopping, not to mention Parliament Hill and all that the Byward Market has to offer. This unit has been opened up to create a large master bedroom with a walk through closet to the main bath plus a 2nd double closet and charming French doors. Hardwood floors, ceramic tiles, spacious living & dining areas. The private, covered balcony looks into the greenery of mature trees and fabulous court yard. Underground parking, in-suite laundry, air conditioning and storage locker. Walk score of 99, Bike Score of 100. This is a pet free building. Rarely offered for sale. 24 hrs notice for showings, 24 hrs irrevocable on all offers. (id:6117)
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