8 Muirfield Gardens
Barrhaven, Ottawa, K2R 1B8
Welcome to 8 Muirfield Gardens, a stunningly private estate home in the heart of Cedarhill Estates, Ottawa. Located on a quiet cul de sac in a prestigious golf course community, this five bedroom, five bathroom home offers country living within minutes of city amenities.
Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, this timeless 5,000 square foot (approx.) design of this custom-built home lends itself to entertaining and family life. Step through double front doors into the beautifully tiled entryway. This highly functional space provides plenty of room to welcome your guests, with a large cloakroom leading to a powder room.
Through custom French doors, your formal living room awaits. Floor-to-ceiling windows invite the light in, with elegant wooden plantation shutters for privacy. The double-sided stone fireplace anchors the room with timeless sophistication, and divides the formal dining room for peaceful entertaining.
Continue through the second set of French doors to the spacious kitchen and casual eating area. A cedar sloped ceiling with two skylights overhangs the eating area, the ideal spot to begin a sunny morning. Enjoy a cup of coffee from the adjacent butler’s pantry, and relax with views of the landscaped pool yard. Coordinated plantation shutters continue from the front of the house.
The open-concept kitchen is a pleasure to use. Built with durable Corian countertops and sinks, you’ll find all the space you need to work with ease. Custom cabinetry offers abundant storage, including a large pantry, and a neutral palette that coordinates with the subway tile backsplash. The plumbed island supports a ceramic cooktop, a Jenn-Air grill, a butcher block countertop, and extends the option of additional seating. A built-in bar with ceiling-mounted wineglass storage overlooks the sunken family room. Other notable features include the built-in oven and microwave, stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher, and hardwood floors throughout the kitchen and eating area.
Step down to the comfort of your family room and gather around the floor-to-ceiling stone gas fireplace. Whether you prefer to retreat in comfort at the end of the day, or gather with family and friends to entertain, this is the perfect place to relax. Beyond the fireplace, you’ll find private games roomarea with a view of the tennis court. Steps away, sliding doors lead out to the patio, deck and swimming pool. A second set of sliding doors gives easy access to the tennis court.
8 Muirfield Gardens supplies many ways to enjoy the benefits of fitness. The L-shaped, oversized pool, doubles tennis court, and a nearby 18-hole golf course afford opportunities to get outdoors and play. Inside, the cedar-paneled exercise room is a bright and energizing home gym, complete with a three-piece bathroom.
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the living areas, a private, spaciousstudy with backyard views offers the perfect place to work in solitude. Built-in shelving, wood burning fireplace, recessed potlights, and double French doors create an air of sophistication and tranquility.
Ascend to the second floor via the modern staircase with wood banister and glass panels. A skylight and large windows illuminate the landing. Here you’ll find a wall of built-in storage solutions, including a cedar closet.
The first and most private of the home’s five bedrooms, the nanny suite, offers a comfortable footprint and garden views. The four-piece ensuite bathroom comes complete with Corian countertops and ceramic tile.
Two bedrooms overlook the pool and patio and one bedroom overlooks the front garden. Two bedrooms feature built-in beds, shelving, drawers, desks, double closets with built-in organizing systems. All three share access to the beautifully designed full bath. Granite countertops on two vanities, abundant cabinet storage, and a bath/shower with adjustable height showerhead appoint this spacious bathroom.
The master suite, which offers views from two sides of the house, is a spacious haven in which to retreat. Your king-sized bed sits beneath cathedral ceilings, backed by a large window and sheltered with tasteful Roman blinds. Relax in the sitting area around the fireplace, or unwind in your ensuite spa. The bathroom features a Roman jacuzzi tub, an extended white marble counter with two sinks, a separate standing shower, and built-in cabinetry for additional storage. You’ll find all the closet space you need in the master bedroom, as well as two walls of built-in closets and armoires.
Plentiful storage solutions have been thoughtfully incorporated into the design of this custom home. The three-car garage includes a built-in workbench with cabinetry for your tools and supplies. Inside, a large mudroom with closet and a storage room with built-in cupboards offer space for seasonal items and sporting equipment. Even the first-floor laundry room offers additional storage, with built-in cabinetry, a worktop counter for hobbies, and a built-in ironing board. There is also a second refrigerator, ideal when entertaining. A backyard garden shed provides a place for groundskeeping tools and garden furniture.
The landscaping and grounds at 8 Muirfield Gardens are some of the finest in Ottawa. Mature trees create a truly private place to swim, relax, or entertain on the deck and patio. A gazebo supplies shade on hot summer days. Follow the interlock pathway to the enlarged tennis court, or take a stroll through the perennial gardens full of mature trees and shrubs. The circular interlock driveway provides all the space you need to entertain, or for a busy family on the go.
Cedarhill Estates is uniquely situated in Ottawa, bordered by the green belt to the North and East together with excellent tree coverage make a peaceful ambience. Residents see only local traffic through the Cedarhill community, which creates a safe space to walk and play. Take a short drive to shopping centres at Market Place or Chapman Mills, or to family fun at the Log Farm. One of Ottawa’s premiere dog parks, Bruce Pit, is just minutes away. Enjoy the feel of country living at home, just 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa and the airport, and 10 minutes from Kanata. For easy travel to Toronto or Montreal, the FallowfieldVia Rail station is just minutes away.
8 Muirfield Gardens is designed to celebrate the best of family life. From entertaining-ready interiors to tastefully landscaped exterior, this home is an exceptional place to flourish. Mere minutes from recreation including the Cedarhill Golf and Country Club, Canadian Tire Centre, schools, and shopping, 8 Muirfield Gardens proves that you don’t have to sacrifice the conveniences of city living for a slice of pastoral paradise.