Property of the Week: A four-story Georgian Revival detached townhouse
With four fully finished floors, two entrances, a loft, and a Georgian Revival architectural style, this townhouse exudes timeless appeal and European charm.
Where is it
831 1 Avenue NW
Georgian Revival is an architectural style that embraces many of the classic features of Georgian architecture. The style incorporates geometric and modular designs, allowing for very flexible and adaptable interior decorating. Other features typically include red and painted brickwork, symmetrical facades, and multi-paned sash windows. Pastel colors and satinwood furniture with hand-painted designs are key elements of a Georgian Revival home interior.
what to love
With its timeless brick exterior, spacious interior and abundant fenestration, this home offers the best of neo-Georgian appeal. The soft pastel color palette is a nice counterweight to the darker parquet, working together to bring a warm feel to every room.
The focal point of the home is the kitchen, which features attractive cabinetry and plenty of space to cook, cook, gather with family and friends, or lounge on the cozy island. Adjacent to the kitchen, the dining room is perfect for informal or formal gatherings, with large windows that provide plenty of natural light.
The third floor has a beautiful loft with a skylight and windows all around, making it a dream space for a hobby room or home office. In the basement, with a beautiful cork floor, a privileged location allows the installation of a wine cellar or a cellar.
What to consider
This house combines the look of a private single-family home with the maintenance-free life of a condominium. It is the only detached townhouse in its row and it backs onto a large fenced patio and yard. The location is also ideal, as it is just two blocks from Memorial Drive, allowing easy access to nearby biking and walking trails. It is also within walking distance of Kensington’s many shops and restaurants.
2,119 square feet
Four fully finished floors
Inside the house
The brick exterior of this Georgian Revival townhouse, paired with plenty of windows, creates a perfectly charming and welcoming space inside and out.
The living room, with its attractive fireplace, is an ideal space for large gatherings or just to spend time alone with a cup of tea and a good book.
The dining room offers plenty of natural light and great street views for people watching over a good meal with friends or family.
The sleek, open kitchen has everything you need, from a Viking gas stove and plenty of storage to ample lighting and an attractive island with bar seating.
The rooms maintain the neo-Georgian color scheme, with neutral and pastel tones that lend a soothing and welcoming atmosphere.
The loft is bright, open and ideal for versatile options such as a recreation area, children’s play area, home office or secondary living area.
The sleek bathroom features a sunken tub, glass-enclosed shower, ample counter space, and a window to maximize light during the day.
Outside, the community playground provides lots of fun for the kids, making this home ideal for any family.
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