Homes

Builder to Watch

Amongst Ottawa’s high-end custom homebuilders, Casa Verde Construction is in a class of its own. The company, headed by Paul McElligott, specializes in modern new builds and large-scale renovations, along with timber...

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Winter Obsessions

CALL THE SHOTS Now that temperatures have dropped, bring the games indoors and play whenever you want, with whomever you want, in the comfort of your own home. Made in North America, Olhausen billiard tables offer quality craftsmanship, incomparable durability and great looks. You’ll get to spend...

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HOT PROPERTY

Luxury Real Estate Firm introduces Landmark Luxury Condo Building to Ottawa Richard Rutkowski is delighted. The Engel & Völkers Ottawa Central real estate advisor is proud to be associated with 1451 Wellington, The Residences at Island Park Drive, a new landmark luxury condo project by Mizrahi...

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A Rare Find

By Marg Russett Richard Rutkowski is sitting at a spacious wood table chatting with an attractive couple. They’re gathered in the informal eating area off the kitchen of a spectacular custom-built, 12,000 square-foot home. Through full-length windows, a sweeping resort-style pool and patio area is...

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The Neil’s Home Team Advantage

Former Ottawa Senators right winger Chris Neil and his wife Caitlin have stickhandled the construction of their new luxury home. Story by Pam Dillon, Photos by Miv Fournier Most people don’t have the know-how, nerve, contacts or time to build their own home without using an architect and designers...

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Making Your Dream Home a Reality

By Bryan Thaw, LL.B.,LL.M You have watched hours of Fixer Upper and Property Brothers and are now ready to apply that knowledge to create your dream home. But, are you ready to take the plunge? Whether you are upgrading your existing home or building your dream home from scratch, you should always...

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Perfect Tension

Strong contrasts plus seamless design make this custom home nothing less than a showstopper By Pam Dillon Photos by Kevin Bélanger, courtesy of Studio 853 Design From its distinctive curb appeal, with a custom address sign and landscaping, right through to its custom fireplace in the screened-in...

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Bring Down the House

Today’s lower levels are opulent and functional extensions of the home. By Pam Dillon To elevate the quality of your home life and the value of your home itself don’t hesitate to go down … down to the basement, that is. “It’s a big chunk of valuable real estate,” Norm Lecuyer points out.  As...

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