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551 Richmond Road - Greystone Estate


Beckwith (MLS® # 1102560)


  • $2,439,000
  • MLS®: 1102560
  • Single Family
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Car Garage: 8
  • Date Available: TBD
  • Year Built: 2002


Easy commute to Ottawa. Central to and minutes drive from Kanata, Richmond & Carleton Place. Click to View Map.

GREYSTONE ESTATE offers exceptional value and luxury living that rivals the stately traditions of Rockcliffe Park. It offers a lifestyle of casual elegance, an alternative to executive estate living in the Rideau Forest area. Dignified, private and peaceful country living within the nexus of all the amenities and of the Ottawa Valley. Greystone boldly embraces the pride of ownership and a passion for family living!

LUXURY LIFESTYLE Mechanized wrought iron gates to this 39+acre estate hint at what lies within. This 6764 sq ft home is exceptionally designed & built with warmth & character featuring large principal rooms. The kitchen, loft, home theatre, wet bar, games and great room with stunning 2-storey stone fireplace will appeal to hosts & guests alike. 3 season sunroom with architecturally interesting hickory wood ceiling & natural stone floor leads to a private backyard oasis with salt water heated pool, outdoor shower, extensive covered porches & patios, and outdoor kitchen. There are 2 main floor master suites & 3 additional bedrooms in the main house. A 2 bedroom self-contained apartment is ideal for a caretaker (couple) or nanny suite. Equestrian enthusiasts will embrace the 5 box stall drive through stable with hayloft, plus sand ring, pastures, & riding trails. Oversized 3000 sq ft detached garage/workshop for all your toys and projects. The Art of Living, Greystone is a luxury estate designed to fulfill the ambitions/fantasies of all your home ownership needs & wishes.


Style: 2-Storey Detached Custom

Architect/Builder: Dean Caillier – 2016 Housing Design Awards Finalist GOHBA

Legal Description: PT NE1/2 LT 23 CON 3 BECKWITH; PT SW1/2 LT 23 CON 3 BECKWITH PT 1, 27R3626 EXCEPT PT 1,
27R4113, PT 1, 27R4298 BECKWITH TOWNSHIP

Lot Size: 39.240 Acres

Total Square Footage: Home ~ 6764 sq ft (MPAC) above grade + ~480 sq ft sunroom (3 season),

Taxes: $18,126.80/2017

Heating/Ventilation: Radiant In-floor (main level and loft), Forced Air Propane Gas (Apartment) / Central Air

Parking: 4 Garage Attached Inside Entry, 4 car detached garage, loads of parking space

Year Built: 2002 Approx.

Rental Equipment: Unleaded and diesel fuel tanks approx. $22/mth

High-Speed Internet: Xplornet

Utility Costs: Available upon request

Inclusions: Built/In Oven, Dishwasher, Dryer, Hood Fan, Microwave, Washer, 2 Stoves, 3 Fridges, 2 x Bar-B-Que, Hot Tub, all window coverings, 2 freezers, inground swimming pool and all related equipment, 2 x central vacuum & all related equipment, 5 x central air, 4 x HRV, automatic garage door openers (4 + 5) & remotes, 20 kW Generac generator, portable generator for barn, 2 x sump pumps, electronic gate + remotes, security system/intercom, satellite dishes

Exclusions: Shelving in basement

Room Sizes

Main Level

  • Entrance Foyer 23’3 x 22’7
  • Front Entrance Walk-in Closet 7’ x 6’8
  • Great Room 22’7 x 21’7
  • Kitchen 13’8 x 15
  • Dining Room 15’9 x 15’2
  • Family Room 24’5 x 20’9
  • Sunroom 25’8 x 18’5
  • Den/Office 10’2 x 9’7
  • Laundry Room 9’4 x 6’4
  • 2pc Bathroom 7’9 x 7’7
  • Master Bedroom 18’5 x 15’11
  • Walk-in Closet 11’5 x 6’10
  • 5pc Ensuite Bath 16’11 x 13’9
  • Master Bedroom 15’11 x 14’7
  • Walk-in Closet 7’4 x 5’10
  • 3pc Ensuite Bath 11’7 x 6’9
  • Bedroom 15’9 x 12’1
  • 3pc Bathroom 9’4 x 6’10

Second Level 

  • Games/Media Room/Wet Bar 34’11 x 24’1
  • Bedroom 16’3 x 15’10
  • Bedroom 15’3 x 14’10
  • 3pc Bathroom 11’3 x 4’11


  • Kitchen 13’5 x 9’9
  • Living/Dining Room 30’3 x 16’6
  • Bedroom 11’4 x 9’11
  • Bedroom 14’3 x 11’10
  • 3pc Bathroom 8’11 x 11’6

The Property:

Located just west of Ottawa, 45 minutes from downtown, Easy commute to Ottawa. Central to and minutes drive from Kanata, Richmond & Carleton Place. Greystone Estate is 39.240 acres of wonderful – from the gate an inspiring ¼ km drive leads past the barn to the ~6764 sq. ft. home on ~5 professionally landscaped acres, it is relaxed, understated and elegant with many grand features. The patios and walkways front and back are flagstone as is the surround the 50 x 30 ft inground saltwater pool and cabana. The horse facility is compromised of an architecturally outstanding drive-through horse stable with five stalls and a large hay loft. Complimented by a full sand ring and fenced pasture. The remaining acreage is forested with many trails. Off a peripheral drive is the steel 3,000 sq. ft. insulated garage/workshop with 4 huge bays and 5 industrial sized doors.

The Home:

  • 5 + 2 bedrooms – 3 bedrooms each with an ensuite on the main floor, 2 with walk-in closets, 2 bedrooms on the second floor with shared full bathroom, 2 bedrooms in the apartment above the garage
  • Flooring is maple hardwood and polished stone
  • Custom millwork and crown molding
  • Leaded glass in the front door and kitchen transoms
  • Stone kitchen & bathroom counters
  • Custom designed kitchen featuring:
    • Standalone Dacor stove
    • GE Monogram refrigerator/freezer
    • Full-size oven, warming drawer & microwave
    • Sub-Zero dual temperature zone wine cabinet
    • 2 refrigerator drawers
    • Bosch dishwasher
    • Hammered copper exhaust hood
    • Quartz countertops
  • 2-storey limestone fireplace and full stone accent walls in foyer and kitchen
  • Office off kitchen with built-in cabinets
  • 2 high-end media areas – family room and loft
  • Home is completely wired with built-in speakers including front and back porches, pool and sunroom
  • Main floor laundry
  • Friends entrance with 2 walls of customized closets, 2-piece bath, and access to apartment and garage
  • Architecturally interesting 3-season hickory & cedar sunroom with a copper roof has a wall full of Weatherwall windows that easily convert from summer to winter, self-cleaning 8-person Hydropool hot tub with permanent drain and hot water supply for super easy water changes
  • Over-sized ~1200 sq. ft. 4-car attached
  • Loft area for pool table, media, full bar, 2 bedrooms and full bath
  • Roofed stone porches front and back with wood ceilings and curved roofline and deck off master suite.
  • Roofed outdoor “kitchen” – sink, stone counter and built-in professional DSC barbeque
  • Full footprint basement with large workshop area, indoor plant lighting, 400 amp electrical panel, twinned commercial high-efficiency propane micro furnaces – the house has radiant heat – 2 passively heated 75-gallon hot water tanks
  • Water treatment – 2 wells, one dedicated to the house with Culligan water softener, reverse osmosis, & UV system & the other supplies the barn, pool and all irrigation.
  • 2 new well pumps with Mono Drive system in the house guarantee a constant water pressure regardless of usage

The Apartment:

  • 1200 sq. ft. private, light-filled space has a full kitchen and bath, open concept living and dining area and 2 bedrooms.
  • Separate heating and cooling

The Barn:

  • Drive through
  • 4 box stalls plus 1 wash stall
  • Ergonomic matting in stalls
  • Full loft hay storage above includes hay elevator
  • Tack room, laundry room (HWT disconnected “as is” )
  • 200-amp electrical panel, wired with portable back up generator in place
  • Dedicated well

The Detached Garage/drive shed:

  • ~ 3000 sq ft
  • 5 – 12 ft high garage doors with commercial openers 4-man doors
  • Alarm system and intercom
  • Steel structure, concrete floors, workbench area
  • Wired for 240-volt heaters
  • At the side is a 50 ft dock for RV with UV filtered water and 50-amp electrical hookup
  • Fully insulated and drywalled

Additional Features:

  • 2 wells on aquafer are ‘never dry’
  • Saltwater pool water level is automatically maintained by the sprinkler system
  • Landscaping professionally designed and maintained.
  • New LED “Nightscaping” with a 20-year finish guarantee
  • High-efficiency pool heater is in the basement and uses high-efficiency furnaces
  • 2 basement sump areas (new pumps 2017) drain into the forest by trace heated line to prevent winter freeze. Hot tub drains into the heated line as well
  • 20kw Guardian series automatic generator powers most of the home
  • In-house permanent cell signal booster for improved performance of cell phones and related equipment
  • Monitored security system with cameras covering house, gate, barn, pool, constantly recording and web accessible
  • Xplornet high-speed internet available
  • Wired for Bell and Shaw Direct satellite, 3 separate receiving antennas on the roof
  • Pool cabana houses the pump, filter and salinator, robot cleaner, safety cover
  • Pool BBQ has installed propane line

Directions: HWY 417 West from Ottawa, take exit 145 for Hwy 7 W to Carleton Place, take Dwyer Hill Rd. exit, turn left onto Upper Dwyer Hill Rd., turn right onto Franktown Rd, continue onto Richmond Rd. Destination will be on the left.


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