House For Sale in Calgary, AB - 4 bed, 4 bath (1807, William Street) - $659,900
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- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 4
- Square Footage: 1,644
- Lot Size: 231m
- Stories: 2 Stories
- Parking: Street
- Year Built: 1912
- Annual Taxes: $3,484
- Price: $659,900
- Property Type: House / Apartment / Revenue Property
- Ad Type: For Sale
- Listing ID: 130776
- Last Updated: 2016-10-22
- Address: 1807, William Street
- City: Calgary
- City Quadrant: South East
- Province/State: Alberta
- Postal/ZIP Code: T2G 4K3
- Country: Canada
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Boutique-hotel-style living! We should all live like this!
Inglewood was just voted Canada's best neighbourhood.
Stainless steel Culinary Kitchen, with Wolf Gourmet Gas range, surrounded by gorgeous ceramic tiling for a stunning effect, Spa like Bathroom with claw foot tub and Ceramic tiling through out, Stylish sinks. Beautifully finished, Character, Style, Quality of living. River stone fire place. Hard wood. Personal outdoor storage shed for that extra room. 3 decks! 2 floors, and beautifully finished basement.
4 bathrooms! all with beautiful tiling. Upper floor bathroom with 3 head shower. We should all live like this....
Basically downtown, yet quiet like the suburbs! The river and hillside separates the neighbourhood from the “Downtown” for suburb living in the heart of the city. Walk to fantastic restaurants and shopping. Save big $ on parking and gas!!
2 blocks from the View on Scotchman's hill that overlooks the Stampede grounds and Downtown. Perfect for Evening sunset walks or playing fetch with the dog. View of Inglewood, the zoo, and deerfoot valley from upper sunroom.
Walk to Downtown! or quick bus ride. Walk to the Bow and Elbow rivers, run, go for a cycle on the pathways.
On the quiet side of the Elbow river, close as ever to downtown, without the need for earplugs to drown out the sirens at night! All the benefits of being downtown, with none of the hassles.
3 Decks! and large storage shed.
STYLE, STRAIGHT OUT OF A HOME LIVING MAGAZINE!
Raised high on the hill, so never worry about flooding issues.
Its a perfect blend of modern and intact 1912 design. Right next to multi million dollar homes.
Attention investors: Live in the whole house, or rent out upper floor, and/or basement as a mortgage helper (illegal suite). Upper floor rents for $1499.00. Main floor $1550.00, or basement $1100, choose what is best for you. This property rents out easily and quickly, due to its fantastic presence, location and style. Previous owner designed it to be the long term dream home, as you can see from the photos, so living in the whole house would be a great experience.
Upper floor suite would make a fantastic Master bedroom living area, with sun room, (Thats what I would do!) or a separate living area for family or friends. Such wonderful natural light. Home could easily be returned to a single family dwelling in a snap. A family would find great convenience, and the privacy they want in one location, or live in the whole space! A couple or young family would find great pleasure in defining their own spaces, entertainment areas, dining, and personal living spaces.
Excellent sound barriers between the floors.
Perfect for a single family, or larger family that wants more privacy, or investors for renting.
This is a calm and lovely neighbourhood removed from, but near to everything the downtown has to offer. This place was made to make impressions, it is a real treat and truly gets the wow effect.
This stunning quality home has so many great features that make it a true Gem. You deserve to be pampered, so don't wait for this one, get it while its still available! The owners have given this house some very special touches that make it a one of a kind. See the pictures! No wonder it rents so fast.
NEW: Roof, new in 2015. Full roof replacement, flat and shingles. Cladding, trims & ducts replaced. Window for sun room brand new 2015. Deck; Upper rear deck is brand new August 2015. Deck; Front new 2 years. Furnace; High efficiency, only a few years in and under warranty. Many other new features.
4 Full Bathrooms; 1 bath & 3 showers. 4 sinks, 4 toilets. 3 Kitchens. Gas ranges, 2 dish washers, 1 microwave, 3 fridges; one low profile, one regular size, and one oversize on main floor.
Private entrances in the basement, main, and upper floor.
MAIN FLOOR KITCHEN: Attention Cooks and Chefs!! Make culinary magic in your Chef's dream kitchen: This stunning kitchen is a one of a kind. It comes covered in rich ceramic tiling, floor to ceiling, with those lovely 4" 1912 trims and has lots of natural light.
This dream kitchen comes equipped with a Industrial Quality Wolf Gourmet Gas 4 burner stove, with hot plate in the centre, quality overhead stainless fan and light system, and everyone knows that cooking is better with gas. Over sized Fridge.
All appliances are stainless steel, and if that wasn't enough all your cooking surfaces and cabinets and shelving are all restaurant quality, custom designed stainless steel as well! With built in features. Dishwasher is a built in unit.
Any good chef would be right at home cooking up a storm here, and if you're not a culinary magician, this kitchen will really spice things up and really make you look like you know what you're doing! Even if its spaghetti or frosted flakes, you'll do it in style!
SPA BATHROOM: Main floor
The bathroom can only be compared to a European Boutique hotel bathroom, just off from the culinary kitchen, the bathroom is covered in custom ceramic tiling and tasteful paint accents, Featuring a claw foot tub, spa like ceramic bowl, Built in nook shelving and a low profile toilet. lots of natural light. Viewed through the culinary kitchen it really is a showstopper.
Get oohs and aahs from anyone who visits, or impress that special someone you've always wanted to entertain in style.
LIVING ROOM/LOUNGE: Main floor
As you come into the home there is a beautiful original staircase to the left, and on the right the living room opens through original "French Doors" that can be closed for privacy, or left open for their ambiance.
Through these French doors you will view the stunning built in original fire place,which has been covered in river stones to give a warm rustic feel which cozies up the living room and its large light filled windows. All trims in this 1912 house are 4" wide, and most rooms have original doors and frames. The flooring is a lovely hardwood.
DINING ROOM: Main floor
The dining room is just as stunning as the rest of the house, it opens from the kitchen or the living room, and features a tiffany style ceiling fan with stained glass effect. Lots of room for a full sized dining table to entertain your guests from your culinary Kitchen.
Step off the dining area to your outdoor side patio and BBQ, or to the fireplace and living room. This full dining room is a perfect entertaining space.
MAIN FLOOR BEDROOM 1:
Your bedroom has ample room and is just off your dining room. Lots of natural light in here, as in the rest of the home. There is deep and tall closet space, and plenty of room for a Wardrobe and drawers.
OUTDOOR SIDE PATIO/DECK:
Off of your dining room, you will find a lovely deck with lots of room for several guests, tables and chairs and your BBQ. There is a lower cement patio, which also holds the oversized outdoor storage shed.
FRONT ENTRANCE PATIO DECK:
This is a very spacious outdoor deck which runs the full width of the house in the front, built new recently in lovely cedar. This patio is perfect for morning coffee and breakfast or brunch. Watch the sun come up, or simply take in the neighbourhood view and the noonday sun. Featuring Custom steel railing and gate, that mirrors the front stone wall fence at the sidewalk.
UPSTAIRS: (or second suite, your choice)
SPA LIKE BATHROOM: 3 head shower.
The bathroom can only be compared to a European style Boutique hotel bathroom, The bathroom is literally covered in ceramic tiling for true stunning effect and has 3 separate shower heads.... thats one head on each end and one on the ceiling! In an approximate 5' x 3' area usually meant for a tub! .......I know you're thinking it....., yes there is more than ample room for a couple to share!
Your bathroom also has built in spa like shelving, and a beautiful modern Porcelain bowl set into a natural wood table really ads a warming touch. Ad to that a low profile high efficiency toilet. There is also lots of natural light through the shower window for that morning glow. Get oohs and ahs from anyone who visits, or impress that special someone you've always wanted to entertain in style.
Can be found just next to the Bathroom, and has an extra deep space inside.
DINING ROOM/or Upper Master Bedroom area: So many choices! Lovely and open with lots of natural light from many bright windows, this is a very warm and open space. It opens to a living area and is separated by the architectural note of an arched roof beam between the rooms. The floors are a warm hardwood and the Dining area is large enough for a full sized dining table. All the trims are of course that very loved 4" trim, the doors are original and in like new in shape, and painted a really rich dark brown.
ceiling features to give it character. Lots of room here for couches and lounging. It opens up to the Front Sunroom through decorative french doors, which really give the space some warm character.
UPPER BEDROOM 2:
Your bedroom has ample room and is just off your main upper room. Lots of natural light in here, as in the rest of the home. There is closet space with an original character door, and plenty of room for an extra clothes cabinet and drawers. There is also a built in Ceiling fan to keep you cool at night, or keep the air circulating, or to lull you to sleep.
The window is West facing.
BEDROOM 3, or den/office.
This is a really quaint room. It features 2 bright windows, and has the interior detail of the A frame front roof Facade as well for an added touch of character. Its own closet with design accents, and only steps to the bathroom and living room. Like the rest of the home it features the 1912 4" mouldings and trims, and original doors and craftsmanship. This is a smaller room, so great also for a Den or Office, storage. Would fit a twin bed with room. Some tenants use this as a walk in closet, for grand style. Upper Bedrooms are on opposite sides of the house so as to achieve more privacy.
Upper Kitchen: Granite counter tops, innovative cabinetry. Gas.
Upper Outdoor Deck;
Mountain views, and City Views. Off of your upper kitchen, you will find a large oversized deck with lots of room for several guests, your BBQ and for a full table and chairs with still room to spare. It overlooks lovely local gardens from the row of houses behind, large mature trees, and you even have a view of the Calgary's skyline and many of the downtown office towers. It really would be a treat to have your dinner, or entertain guests out on your west facing second floor Deck.
SUNSET VIEW, EVERY NIGHT. Even better, have your own private audience with the Sun as it sets over the Eastern City, every night.
SUNROOM: Big Bonus! You have your very own East facing sunroom! and it even has park like views of the Deerfoot valley, and Inglewood below! Your cozy nook is perfect for morning coffee and breakfast or brunch. WATCH THE SUN COME UP, over the city, or simply take in the neighbourhood view and the days early sun. In the evening, sit and read a book, and take in the city's lights. You can often hear the lions roar in the Zoo.
Upper suite Rear Deck private entrance:
MONTREAL STYLE SPIRAL STAIRCASE. Now this certainly is a unique feature of this original home! Your access to your new second floor rooms is also via a stylish spiral staircase, accessed from the side of the main grounds of the house, and you will rise up to your deck! Check out the Photos!
For anyone who travels, this is a real "Montreal Style" entrance to a second floor home. The streets and avenues in Montreal are lined with townhouses, all with second floor access by spiral staircases! Row upon row, block after block. So this certainly is a novel idea for a Calgary second story entrance, and it truly ads much character. This is a touch point for renting out, and often gets remarks.
BASEMENT and/or Suite:
FEATURING: 2 full bathrooms with showers! Tiled European boutique hotel styled Showers with shelf or seat, plus! a second full shower for guests.
Featuring a concrete pad deck at back, under the rear upper deck, separate entrance, and direct access to Laundry room.
Kitchen has new cabinets, Modern 2 bowl sink with extendable sprayer, and tray tops for more counter space when needed. and New fridge. Gas, built ins.
SPA LIKE BATHROOMS:
The main bathroom you may compare to a European style boutique hotel bathroom, waiting for your own personal touches. There is a second full bathroom as well for convenience! The bathrooms are covered with 12” tiling for true stunning effect.
DINING ROOM/SPARE ROOM: (Bedroom?) Entertainment room. Computer room, games room.
MASTER BEDROOM/GREAT ROOM/media room:
Lovely new hard wood is featured in the main room, and this can be used as your bedroom, a living room or both, depending on how you decide to set up your two rooms downstairs. Lots of room here for a full bed, and a seating area.
Basement has its very own deck area directly at the back of the property, it is a concrete pad, so feel free to put in a row of planted pots, or what ever makes you happy. there is also space to put in a large outdoor storage shed if you so wished as well, tucked in just behind the stairway. Previous owners used this method for some storage in the past, so, for those who need the extra that’s an option, they had 2 storage sheds here.
Closets: There are no dedicated built in closets in the basement, but there is plenty of space to plan where to put your wardrobe, cabinets or chest of drawers, or wall unit. Personalize it how ever you choose. The bathroom has a little nook, that would be perfect for a dresser, to make getting ready in the morning that much easier. Or make this a Media Movie room.
- Furnace. Newer High Efficiency Furnace. Under warranty
- Storage in furnace room
- 2 Water heaters for the house.
- newer electrical box.
- New; Roof, upper front window, 2 new decks.
Lots of room in your personal shed next to the side Deck. Lots of shelving space and storage, locked.
Laundry In the basement. Front loading stacked Laundry machines included. is accessible through the kitchen and down the stairs. There is some storage available in this area. and the Furnace area.
Tons of Street Parking outside the house, always a spot. Free street parking next to the property, as well as Permit parking on the street. Always ample parking available, and convenient in front of house. 2 passes, and 2 visitor passes per property, and only $50 for extra passes for the year in Ramsay. There is no space on the property for a Garage, but you won’t miss it, with the ample parking on street, and the large storage shed with shelving and space, you won’t need that garage. A garage has never been an issue for renting, as long as there is direct parking outside, people are happy, and see it as convenient.
This is a beautiful home, ready to move straight in, and or use the extra floors for Mortgage helpers right away, or ready for it at a later date. Or keep the family closer together, yet with some privacy!
RAMSAY COMMUNITY AND INGLEWOOD:
Welcome to Ramsay, right next to famous and eclectic Inglewood, voted the best neighborhood in Canada recently! Your new home is only 2 blocks from the famous Scotchman’s hill, with stunning City views and park walks along the Elbow and Bow rivers only steps away. Scotchman’s hill overlooks the city and Stampede park. During stampede only walk 2 blocks to take in the spectacular fireworks, and guess what?! You can see the fireworks from your upper deck!
Celebrated "Reds Diner" just opened just at the bottom on the hill and down the street! Great breakfasts here. The famous Crossroads Market, is within walking distance, or a very short drive or cycle. Find a full food market and farmers market here, as well as a food fair, filled with local merchants and farmers. People come from all over the city to shop at this market! Brows for books and collectibles. Fantasic award winning brew cafe, Cafe Rosso, within walking distance.
Safeway is only blocks away, and a short drive to 4th street and 25th Ave. S.W.
Many restaurants are close by near the Stampede grounds, and down 11th, 10th, and 17 Avenues. So close!
Make every night special and Watch the sunset every night over the City and Mountains only a 1 minute walk!
Take that romantic walk after an evening of entertaining in your lovely home.
WALK OR BIKE TO WORK!
Working in the downtown area? Well, save $ on parking and Gas! This can be a huge monthly savings. Yes! Walk 2 blocks to the Scotchman’s hill, and you can walk down the hill and along 11th ave straight to downtown! or Walk along the river for a lovely scenic trip.
Bicycle to work or the shops and restaurants of downtown in 12 minutes! Cowboys and the Casinos.
Walk to the Stampede, Concerts, events and Hockey games.
Near by 17th avenue and Inglewood are full of renowned restaurants, eateries, pubs and live music venues, including the new Calgary folk fest building, Ironwood, Blues Can, Italian deli, fine dining, the Calgary Zoo, Cafe's, Starbucks, Antique shops, Art Galleries and artist studios, The Ironwood Grill for live music...
You are only a short drive to Safeway and the Crossroads market,(which you could walk to) with its fresh produce and other items.
WHAT'S REALLY CLOSE, Inglewood, 1 block Ice cream, 2 blocks Cafe/restaurant 4 blocks Arts centre and Film studios, The Crossroads Market is very close with Produce, art, collectibles etc. 4th SW street and its Restaurants, Downtown, 17th ave SW and its shops, services, clubs, restaurants, fine dining, etc. etc. The Talisman Centre (Calgary's premier sports, gym and training facility) Casinos and night life, 2 rivers and their pathways.
The Inglewood bird sanctuary.
Inglewood Golf course.
Close to 9th ave. SW and access to Downtown, Inglewood, Calgary Zoo, Blackfoot trail, Deerfoot trail, Memorial drive off of 9th ave and then 11th ave is very close as well, Macleod trail. So this spot is very close to many of the cities most busy and quickest motorways, you have many choices! not to mention the pathways.
This location couldn't be better for parks and waterways. You can walk 2 blocks to a park that overlooks the whole city. Walk down the hill and you are at the Elbow river pathway, which winds along the river, and goes past the 4th ST. SW area and Mission area and Safeway, and will take you all the way up to the Glenmore Reservoir South and its pathways that connect you to Fish Creek Park even!
Or, go north along this path, only a few blocks, and meet the Bow river pathways which run along both banks of the river where you can ride on for hours at leisure.
The Inglewood bird sanctuary is very close.
There is a local park only steps away, with Tennis facilities and a toboggan hill.
Anyway you slice it, there are great places to go for evening strolls, Rollerblades, or bicycle rides, if thats off to work or a casual walk on a lazy Sunday.
There are several schools near by, and even one Heritage Elementary school that is within short walking distance.
DON'T MISS THIS GEM OF A FIND!
Utilize this whole house for yourself, or your family, or utilize the fantastic design work and have a mortgage helper, or rent the whole thing out for a nice profit.
Live well and Live the way you deserve to live,
You deserve boutique hotel living every day!
Come enjoy inner city living at its best.
Come to your home in Ramsay and Inglewood.
See you soon!
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