1894 Century Road W
Rideau Twp W Of Hwy 16 North Of Reg Rd 6, Manotick, K0A 2T0
Welcome to 1894 Century Road just west of Manotick, Ottawa. This ten-acre hobby farm offers many unique features, including a separate single level in-law suite, mature trees for privacy, a horse barn, three paddocks, fruit trees, maples tapped for syrup production and even a pond. If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a beautiful slice of country paradise, just 10 minutes from Barrhaven, this is the home for you.
Surrounded by mature forest, the driveway provides plenty of parking and a loop for easy turnaround of vehicles. The double-car garage, recently extended by eight feet, offers ample space for parking, tools, and equipment. Renovations include new stone and wood exterior and portico, (2018), extra insulation and drainage, as well as soffit lighting to illuminate the front of the home. The interlock pathway and porch provide a welcoming entrance to the main house. Wild garlic and lemon balm grow freely, in addition to the many gardens surrounding the home.
The main residence of 1894 Century Drive offers four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, with a side-split floor plan. Step into the tiled foyer, where a wide closet provides plenty of storage. The Brazilian cherrywood staircase is newly refinished (2021), and you’ll find the same hardwood floors throughout the main level.
The open concept plan includes a spacious living room with crown molding and a dining room that opens onto a private verandah. A sweetheart wood stove with new chimney (2020) with six burners and an oven adds character to this country home, as well as the opportunity to cook and heat the home in any weather.
The kitchen, updated in 2019, offers espresso cabinetry, undermount lighting, tile backsplash and new quartz countertops. Enjoy plenty of work surface, as well as a peninsula with seating for five. Pots and pans drawers provide easy access storage. Best of all, you’ll have walkout access to your large deck. This 40’ by 20’ deck was added in 2016, and offers all the space you need to entertain, grill, or enjoy outdoor hobbies.
Hardwood flooring extends to the three bedrooms on the main level. The primary bedroom includes a wide walk-in closet and an ensuite powder room. Two more spacious bedrooms offer wide closets, and share access to the full bathroom. The newly updated bathroom includes a jet tub/shower with decorative trim, slate tile, and a granite counter set atop an antique vanity. All rooms in this home have been freshly repainted (2021).
Downstairs, the updated family room extends your family’s living space. Renovations include new laminate flooring (2015), and a stone fireplace with wiring for a TV and sound system. Dimmer lighting runs beneath the mantlepiece. The walk-out lower level sees plenty of natural light through tall windows. The sliding door opens into a fenced area of lawn with gardens. On this level you’ll also find laundry facilities, a full bathroom with shower (updated in 2021), and a spacious bedroom. Custom built-in shelving and drawers add country character to the bedroom, and feature shelf lighting and a fold-down desk. A workshop and unfinished storage area provide space for hobbies and tools.
The adjacent in-law suite offers two bedrooms and one bath on a single level, perfect for multi-generational living or as a potential source of income. The suite enjoys its own newly painted front entrance (2021), as well as an interior door to the main residence.
Heated terrazzo tile extends throughout the entryway with tile through to the adjacent laundry room. A large hall closet provides plenty of storage. French doors divide the foyer from the living area, which includes a spacious living room with walk-out access to a private verandah. Brazilian cherry hardwood floors match those in the main residence. The kitchen offers ample storage in the espresso cabinetry, as well as a dining area.
Two spacious bedrooms include arched windows and wide closets. They share access to the full bathroom with tub/shower, and plenty of vanity storage. The in-law suite also offers heated storage space in the low basement.
This lovingly maintained property includes updates for improved energy efficiency and comfort. Blown-in attic insulation and new windows (2012) increase the efficacy of your year-round climate control. The water system includes a new well pump (2021), sediment filtration system, UV light ionizer, water softener, and new pex piping (2021).
Built as a hobby farm, 1894 Century Road is equipped with everything you need to keep animals. Outbuildings include a storage shed, wood shed, and a five-stall horse barn with hayloft. The heated barn is plumbed with running water that draws from its own well. A French drain system keeps the area free of mud in springtime. Up in the hayloft, tongue in groove pine floors provide stability, and you’ll have plenty of natural light from the skylight windows.
Nearby, a sturdy pen with an open shelter provides space to graze. Safety fencing also surrounds the 40’ irrigation pond. At the south end of the property, you’ll find three paddocks for grazing or riding, enclosed with no-climb fencing. The infrastructure for electrified fencing is in place. Tile drained land makes this property ideal for cultivation; it was once used as a strawberry farm.
At 1894 Century Road, you’ll have all the benefits of a pastoral property without sacrificing easy access to the city. Highway 416 is just a few minutes’ drive away, putting the amenities of Ottawa within easy reach. You’ll be close to several local golf courses, Century Wedding Venue, Strathmere as well as the charming village of Manotick.
Come see what life at 1894 Century Road has to offer, and book a showing today.