I have sold a property at 1316 20A STREET NW in Calgary.
In the heart of Briar Hill, across from a sprawling community park, this landmark home commands stunning curb appeal from all angles. The house is built with incredible attention to detail using the highest quality materials and design concepts. The foyer greets you with premium-grade French limestone and antique Egyptian gates that open to a central fountain. The front living room and office enjoy park views, with exceptional onsite finished built-in desks, drawers, and shelving. The central fountain is one of the most remarkable design elements of this home centered in an atrium that ascends through the second level to a massive commercial-grade skylight. This, along with the south-facing cathedral staircase window. provides abundant natural light throughout the day bringing the outside in throughout the year. The spacious kitchen features an oversized island with one-piece heated slab granite, complete custom cabinetry, and efficiently built-in storage solutions. The attached pantry features a recovered vintage school door with a custom inset antique window from a Parisian bakery. The second-floor terrace is common to all the upstairs rooms and keeps the family connected yet each room enjoys plenty of privacy with spacious walk-in closets and private ensuites. The primary bedroom is accessed through an incredible custom French door set into an elegant barrel-vaulted ceiling. The walk-in closet is a dream wardrobe with ample storage. The ensuite retreat has gorgeous marble and tile work with pleasant ambient lighting and hideaway pocket doors that can open the room to the natural light of the upper terrace. The kid's rooms have secret bookshelf doors to walk-in closets and ensuite, with playful automated night lights and access to a shared upper deck that overlooks the park. A multi-use room on the same level has movable built-in furniture and a large upper deck, with an adjoining laundry room that could be converted to a bathroom for those who desire 4 bedrooms upstairs. The basement has a full theater room with rustic recovered European wood barn doors, 7.1 sound surround and fully wired projection screen. Extensive Sonos sound system throughout inside and outside decks of the house. The gym is an enviable at-home workout space, with access via custom wooden French doors, cork floors, full wall mirrors, a built-in ceiling-mounted workout bar and 9 ft ceilings. The gym opens to a walk-out with gorgeous stone landscaping and water feature that brings in the light and draws you to the outdoor garden. The downstairs also holds a fourth bedroom with ensuite. The entire home was built with environmentally friendly, non-toxic materials for the cleanest air and water via quality Aquatherm plumbing. Other features of the home include abundant storage, top-of-the-line mechanicals, commercial-grade boiler, and a double attached garage with in-floor heating. On a large 53x130ft lot with Hydrawise smart app sprinkler and irrigation system and maintenance-free patios.