217 Russell Street

Listing ID: ID-668
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
November 12, 2013

The colours and finishes throughout the home have been chosen to be an eclectic mix of vintage, retro and sleek modern styles. Rarely is this mix of personalities expressed with such confidence and success. Fine finishes and old world details belie the fact that this home is only 19 years old. So meticulously crafted that it is easy to forget you are in a modern building, not a heritage Rockland mansion. The entry foyer is spacious and elegant and a virtual showcase of artisanship. The floor is a hand-cut linoleum mosaic of immense beauty and durability. It is married with proper wood wainscotting, vintage lighting and tastefully rich wall colours. Throughout this home warm fir floors bring a sense of heritage and character.

Every space brings a new treat, whether it is the stunning pale blue bath tub in the upper bathroom, the 8-ball footed vanity in the ensuite or the imported Italian leather floor tiles in the Master closet, Your soul will be uplifted with these simple and evocative delights. Wonderful visuals extend to the exterior vistas. From the upper floor all rooms have views to the inner harbour and the strait. To the rear of the property is a great deck with a gas hook-up for a barbecue and a intimate view of the secluded garden. After a short stroll past the veggie and herb plot and under the sturdy arbor you arrive at the front courtyard and the rose garden.

This private space is pefect for enjoying a glass of wine on a balmy evening, while being delighted by the wafting fragrance of roses. Continuing a theme, the patio stones are layed in a diagonal pattern, reminiscent of the foyer floor design. While seemingly compact, this home is a robust 2,663 sq ft and features four bedrooms and bathrooms. A hidden gem on the lower floor is a completely self-contained one-bedroom suite with its own access to the back garden. Perfect for overnight guests. Sensibly located on this level is the laundry room and access to the generous underground garage.