ONE WITH NATURE!On the market | The RockeriesQuick facts!Location: 16 Kanata Rockeries, Kanata (Ottawa)List Price: $2,775,000.00 [CDN]Primary community: The RockeriesYear built: 2008Builder: Teron Sq. ft. : 6000 + (approximate)Bedrooms: 3Baths: 4 with 3 EnsuitesLot size: 136.06 feet frontage, 134.58 feet depthExterior: 1500 square foot terraceLocated west of downtown Ottawa, Kanata was begun in the mid-1960s as a self-sufficient city with places to live, work and play. Today, Kanata has become a part of Ottawa, but still profits from the original design as a garden suburb with all the amenities of a larger city within its borders. The founder of Kanata, Bill Teron, set aside a special pocket called the Kanata Rockeries, as a location for a limited number of custom houses designed to communicate with the natural setting and showcase cutting edge design. Only a select few are able to call this prestigious address “home”.16 Kanata Rockeries Private is one of them, tucked away in a lush Kanata setting where each house is envisioned as a distinctive work of art. The architecture of the house does not compete with nature, but instead compliments it.The ground level serves as a proscenium for 3 lantern pavilions that from the outside almost appear as they are floating, and hint at the luminosity of the interior. To the left of the front door is a wall that echoes a natural berm upon which is a sprawling rooftop terrace. The interior lends itself to the display of curated artwork, but also allows for nature to become its own artwork as seen through large expanses of glass. To the left of the foyer is a substantial room that is currently used as an executive board room for a home-based business. This room can have multiple uses and is appointed with built in shelves, a storage room, and views of the outdoors.The central courtyard is revealed as one proceeds from the large foyer into the house. Walls of windows expose the natural tranquility of this verdant location. At the centre of the house is an impressive grand hall with two staircases forming bookends and leading up to a balcony loft. This room lends itself to opulent entertaining for groups of various sizes. Two light-filled private bedroom suites are located on this floor, each with lush ensuite bathrooms. A home gym and powder room round out this level. Radiant heated floors are a welcome addition on cooler days.The upper level of the residence has a trio of luminous pavilions featuring voluminous and geometrically intriguing glass ceilings. A dining room is prominently located in one such pavilion appointed with soaring ceiling, tall windows and glass shelves to display bibelots. The scale of this room with its abundant natural light makes it feels like one is outside. The adjacent kitchen has warm wood tones that echo the natural majesty outside. A south-facing solarium eating area is the perfect spot to start the day. High end appliances, a sizeable island, custom storage pantries, storage drawers, and built-in shelves make this a practical and attractive space to prepare meals of any size. A family room loft is a cozy space that overlooks the great room below and has a TV that recesses out of the way. Pot lights, glass rails and built-in planters make give this room architectural character. The master ensuite encompasses one of the pavilions and has a sculptural freestanding bathtub surrounded by walls of windows and mirrors topped off by a skylit copula. Two dressing rooms with built-in wardrobes lead to another pavilion that houses the master bedroom. The same luminosity that fills the house continues in this room making it feel as though you are sleeping al fresco under the stars.By day, views of nature take precedence, and by night the striking architecture of the house takes center stage. Exceptional architecture and an outstanding setting merge at this property, creating a cultivated experience that is unique in National Capital Region.Presented by: The ONE Realtor | Richard Rutkowski Real Estate Broker | AdvisorThe world deserves to see it. You deserve to sell.Direct and Confidential Line: +1 (613) 250-8885

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