4203 18th Street SW
Brand new single detached 2-storey infill home in the sought after community of Altadore, close to downtown, parks, schools and the trendy Marda Loop. Located on quiet and premium tree-lined street, this home showcases transitional-contemporary décor, a fully integrated smart home system featuring solar panels, off-grid lighting and an upgraded Control-4 home entertainment system as well as a highly sought after West facing back yard.
The main floor features 10’ ceilings, 8’ doors, extensive wall paneling, crown molding, wide plank oak hardwood flooring, extensive pot lighting, carpet wrapped open-riser staircase, private den with French doors, large dining room, powder room with custom mirror and an amazing living room with 11’ ceilings, tray ceiling detail, ambient lighting feature, custom built-ins, gas fireplace with ceiling-height brick detail and 8’ patio sliders that lets in tons of sunlight and exit out to a large west yard with an over-sized exposes aggregate patio. The kitchen features granite counters, stainless steel appliances, under-cabinet lighting, high quality cabinetry, speakers and a formal walk-in pantry.
The upper floor showcases three bedrooms; large main bath with window, dual sinks, tiled tub surround and skylight, and large laundry room. The masters quarters features over-sized windows, gigantic walk-in closet with custom built-ins and skylight and an incredible ensuite bathroom with dual sinks, granite tops, seamless glass shower walls and drop-in soaker tub with brick wall detailing.
The basement comes fully developed with a guest bedroom, wall wet bar, full bathroom and a large rec room wired for 5.1 that feels huge because of a foundation extension in to the rear yard. This inner city home comes complete with a double detached garage, landscaping package and certified warranty program.
Green & Smart Home Features
Three solar panels on the roof feed solar power to a Battery storage system in the basement of the house. The stored solar electricity powers a low voltage LED pot-lighting system that is installed throughout the entire home. This is essentially free power that is off the grid. The home includes several redundancy systems to ensure absolute comfort to the homeowner. This includes a backup recharging device that recharges the backup batteries that power the low voltage system in the event of extended low sunlight conditions. The home is also equipped with a standard voltage lighting system should the low voltage lighting system fail or the home owner prefer the standard voltage lighting system.The home comes complete with a Control-4 home automation system that allows you to communicate with your home via touchscreen panels installed in the home, your iPhone, iPad or remotely. The automation system has the ability to control all low voltage electric systems throughout the home which include but are not limited to audio and visual related controls, security systems and temperature controls.
Applications of the automation system include: turning lights on and off throughout the home remotely to make it appear as if you were home when actually away, turning up or down the temperature, activating or deactivating your security system, if you install cameras, viewing those video feeds remotely, if you install the appropriate sensors, checking if you closed the garage door.