Rideau Forest is rural-like yet affords quick and easy access to international airport or down town Ottawa commute plus local shopping, schools and amenities in picturesque and historic village of Manotick situated on the Rideau canal. Rideau Forest has high speed internet access, natural gas and cable TV. This custom design bungalow is ideal for large family, home office, entertaining or in law suit. The open concept floor plan begins with grand entrance from gorgeous double glass front doors past six dark mahogany stained straight grain columns, look through vista into formal sitting room, gas fireplace and back garden, front facing formal dining room with informal breakfast area adjacent to custom kitchen, relaxed family room with giant wall mounted flat screen TV and third gas fireplace. Kitchen has four high end German built Miele appliances including $5,000 built in coffee/espresso maker, spacious prep island and five- place gas cook top. Exquisite upstairs finishing includes now rare tropical Cumaru "Brazilian Teak" hard wood floor and "Brazilian Rosewood stairs for long life and highly rated hardness on Janka scale, Mediterranean style. Travertine natural stone in kitchen and bathroom, near invisible finger joints used on wood trim, solid wood doors, reverse osmosis pure water system for entire house, beautifully milled walk-in dressing room in master bedroom, relaxed fireside reading in master bedroom, six piece master bathroom including large walk-in tilled shower, Astro kitchen cabinets, and double high coffered ceilings. Two rooms off family room ideal for in-law suite and sitting room including two three-piece bathrooms and large walk in closets. Fully finished basement with white oak floors, home theatre with upgraded warm nylon comfort carpeting, games/library reading room, two bedrooms with built in TV and entertainment systems, exercise area, three-piece bathroom and dedicated forced air heating throughout. 9 and 10 ft. basement ceilings, double wide stair case and all the storage space necessary for a large family. Laid back screened in loggia with wood burning fireplace and built in TV ideal for evening summer entertaining. Sliding glass doors make for a convenient BBQ/ hot tub area with a view of the picture-perfect waterfall pool and portable gas fire pit. This two+ acre lot was professionally designed and landscaped which now serves as a relaxing weekend retreat. An In-ground irrigation system and over 300 trees planted for privacy around the in-ground 20x40x8' heated salt-water pool, large boulder diving rocks, stamped concrete patio with river stone borders and a pool cabana which has matching house stucco finish which serves as the perfect pool-side change area.