Homes

LUXURY, PRIVACY AND INTERPERSONAL SPACE

By Reba Wilson Photos: DreamProperties.com In the past year, many people have reflected and changed aspects of their lifestyles. One of the things first to be embraced was a newfound appreciation for personal space and...

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POLISHING AN HISTORIC GEM IN SANDY HILL

For over 40 years, Nat and Louise Polito have called Sandy Hill their home. Noted for its rich history and early Bytown architecture, the culturally diverse downtown neighbourhood is prized by the family that founded Vesta Marble & Granite Fabrication and the Vesta Design Centre. After all...

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HAUTE CHALET

Story by Pam Dillon Photography by Marc Fowler Striking a perfect balance between rustic charm and refined luxury Meandering through Henrietta Southam’s Instagram profile is not unlike wandering gingerly, expectantly, through an art gallery. You know as you move along you will pause time and again...

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A View to the Future

Ottawa couple’s serene Thousand Islands retreat expands to meet changing family needs The Thousand Islands region is famous for its scenic beauty. No wonder, then, when an Ottawa couple went camping there back in 1995 they fell in love with the view. Later they bought a property in Rockport and...

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AAA Luxury with Functionality to Match

The handcrafted tiles were discovered in Lebanon, while the formal living and dining areas were designed for entertaining. When local business owners with four kids and a large extended family decided to build a custom home, they knew what they wanted: luxurious yet functional space. What they got...

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A Study on Studies: Creating the Perfect Work-from-Home Space

By Reba Wilson Photos: DreamProperties.com In the past few months, we have undergone a new shift towards working remotely. With many large firms rethinking their office footprints, it seems working from home will become a long-term trend.    John Lindgren, president and CEO of IPVALUE...

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HOME CHIC HOME

by Jennifer Geleta Naturally Sublime The beauty of natural materials is celebrated throughout this Glebe home in an interplay of muted white oak and Carrera marble. The kitchen features exquisite custom cabinetry and luxurious yet understatedfinishes. Home design by Todd Duckworth at Hobin...

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When everything is beautifully in its place

you can enjoy the pleasures of spending more time at home. Turn to California Closets for help creating a custom, as well as customizable, organizational solution for every room in your home. They’ll carefully listen to your needs, discuss your options and match your design aesthetic to transform...

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Superb Possibilities

Up-to-the-minute style, heirloom quality and gorgeous, handcrafted solid wood furnishings at The New Oak Tree. For anyone who appreciates the finer things in life, a visit to the lofty, 10,000-square-foot showroom is a revelation. It’s a must, really, and well worth the drive to 470 Townline Road...

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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-frame homes and cottages. And its craftsmanship is pretty spectacular. Besides...

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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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