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1201 Prospect Ave SW

Welcome to this outstanding residence in the heart of Upper Mount Royal, a rare opportunity to own a piece of Calgary’s history

  • $2,769,000

The transitional Cape Cod style family home, curated by Douglas Cridland, embodies the traditional charm with a modern touch ready to experience life at its finest.

The exceptional 75×160 ft corner lot is framed by a brick wall with sandstone capping & historic metal fencing, mature trees & lush landscaping. The extensive gardens are fully fenced & gated for maximum privacy & security. The brick herringbone front pathway leads to the hand forged front door.

  • House
  • Property Type
  • 5
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Bathrooms
  • 4818
  • sqft
  • 1928
  • Year Built

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With over 4818 sf of family & entertaining space; 4 bedrooms on the upper level plus a 5th in the lower walkout, you immediately notice the attention to detail as you enter the expansive foyer featuring solid oak flooring, ornamental pillars, recessed ceiling lighting & ¾ height wainscotting.

The centre hall plan invites you to the formal dining room fitted with a crystal chandelier, coffered ceiling, crown moulding & expansive windows. The living room has three walls of windows, an antique black marble feature fireplace with custom metal screen & brass breather plates. The private bright office offers a built-in desk, ample cabinetry & shelving. The powder room features gold-faced detailed walls, Art Nuvo style vanity, waterfall granite counter & dark bronze porcelain sink. The custom designed gourmet kitchen is a chef’s delight, flooded with natural light from three walls of windows, ivory toned subway tile backsplash, a large central island, quartzite countertops with drawers on all sides, plus an eating bar all complimenting the professional appliances. The breakfast nook easily accommodates eight, adjacent sitting room with built-in buffet & beverage centre, tons of cabinetry & built-in TV-all opening to the huge, no maintenance deck overlooking the private South-facing rear yard fully surrounded by mature evergreen trees. The grand staircase to the upper-level features ¾ wainscotting, oak stairs & white spindles. Solid Bellagio style doors invite you to the master suite with wool carpet, coffered ceilings, crown mouldings, a luxurious ensuite with heated marble floors, freestanding soaker tub, oversized shower, double vanity, private water closet, & tons of cabinetry & a spacious walk-in closet with island & walls of closets. Three additional bedrooms, each with their own built-in desk share a 5 pc bathroom updated with subway tile, double vanity, built-in nickel mirrors, & cast-iron soaker tub. The upper level offers a library at the landing, with shelving & a TV. The lower walk-out features an expansive recreation room with solid hardwood floors, two walls of windows, a second recreation room, massive storage, a 5th bedroom ideal for guests or live-in nanny. The 3pc bath has heated tile floors, quartz counters, undermount sink, tile wainscotting, & large shower. An oversized double attached insulated & heated underdrive garage with exposed aggregate driveway & electric gates.

The Neighbourhood

Upper Mount Royal

One of the oldest neighbourhoods is also one of the most coveted luxury communities in Calgary.

One of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Calgary. Large, luxury estates have been built along mature tree-lined streets.

The neighbourhood was once known as American Hill because it was home to the American business elite who lived there in the early 1900s. More than 100 years later, it still attracts an upper class demographic. Mount Royal’s proximity to the downtown core and 17 Avenue’s trendy shops and restaurants makes it a convenient place to live.you need a little downtime, there’s several parks in the area for you to kick back & relax.

On The Map

Upper Mount Royal is located just south of 17th Avenue and bordered by Mission, Lower Mount Royal, Cliff Bungalow and Elbow Park.

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Amenities
From schools to tranquil parks, amenities are abound in this highly sought after neighbourhood.
Mount Royal offers everything for the urban dweller. Local schools like Earl Grey School are right in the heart of the community and several parks with large mature trees surround the area. Residents enjoy access to Mount Royal Station where you’ll find two tennis courts, a basketball area, a playground, and in the winter, they offer an ice surface for skating and shinny.
Shop & Dine
The epicentre of Calgary dining & entertainment; 17th Avenue is the place to be for great food, a pint or a shopping spree.

Beltline is home to dozens of neighbourhood pubs, 100’s of dining options including everything from local burger joints to high end fine dining – and let’s not forget the shopping! Quaint boutique shops to big box brand name stores, you can find it all on the ever buzzing 17th Avenue with over 400 shops & services on hand.

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