Introducing Princeton Hall, an exclusive enclave of luxury living nestled against the picturesque Bow River and Prince's Island Park. This exceptional condominium residence offers a breathtaking backdrop of natural beauty and a lifestyle of unparalleled sophistication in the heart of Eau Claire. With its prime location, residents enjoy seamless access to bustling downtown shopping, Stephen Avenue's arts, culture and commerce offerings, and a plethora of fine dining establishments. During the winter months, the convenience of navigating through the downtown Plus 15 walkways further enhances the accessibility and charm of this distinguished address, making Princeton Hall one of Calgary's most coveted residential locations.
Originally built in 2001, this outstanding condo underwent a meticulous transformation curated by Jerilyn Wright & Associates. The redesign journey, spanning from 2012 to 2015, resulted in the creation of a true contemporary masterpiece. Boasting over 2,000 developed square feet, three bedrooms, and a bright open floor plan, the residence seamlessly blends modern luxury with the breathtaking natural surroundings. The panoramic views, framed by the treetops of the river valley and Prince's Island, introduce an ever-changing canvas of tranquillity and inspiration.
You have arrived… The elevator doors open directly onto a foyer adorned with an Italian Fiam "Let Me See" mirror/console by designer Rodolfo Dordoni and a premium reclaimed sliding wood door by Corbel Woodworks. The floor-to-ceiling windows beckon your attention, instantly captivating you with the stunning views that extend beyond.
The open-concept design leads you from the entry to the spacious dining area and into the heart of this luxurious abode - the custom designer U-shaped kitchen equipped with extraordinary features, including Pedini curved counter units, stainless steel drawers, Caesarstone countertops, a glass Grigio backsplash, a 12” overhang for under-counter seating, Dornbracht chrome fixtures, a Blanco double stainless steel sink, InSinkErator filtration system and in-floor radiant heat. Elevating the kitchen to a realm of culinary excellence is the high-end appliance package which includes a 36” Sub-Zero panelled fridge with two bottom freezer drawers and a complete set of Miele appliances, including a 36” induction cooktop, 36” hood fan, a built-in microwave oven, built-in 30” Combi-Steam wall ovens and a 30” warming drawer, a panelled dishwasher, a coffee system with a convertible water connection, and last, but certainly not least, a 24” undercounter beverage fridge.
Adjacent to the kitchen lies a versatile den area adorned with bay windows, allowing natural light to stream in while offering exquisite panoramic views of the park and river valley below. Boasting Pedini wall cabinets and a Louis Poulson PH Snowball pendant, this can be a tranquil sitting/reading area or a dining nook perfect for casual dinners with friends and family.
The living room, seamlessly connected to the kitchen and dining areas, embodies brightness and warmth. A feature wall/fireplace, adorned with a full granite slab in an antique Brown Stratos design and a Bio Flame 24" burner, adds grandeur to the space. Step onto the East-facing balcony, where views of the Princeton courtyard, the park, and Prince's Island create the perfect setting for morning coffee, evening wine, or concerts echoing from the grandstand below.
Completely separated from the main living space is the enormous primary suite, showcasing a 24" Bio Flame burner set into a concrete fireplace, round aluminum LED tube bedside reading lights, gorgeous custom silk drapery, a Pedini floor-to-ceiling wardrobe with pull-down hanging devices and drawers, and spectacular TSOL Q-Stone natural porcelain tile flooring. The decadent spa-like 5-piece ensuite is the definition of luxury living, featuring a floating Pedini vanity unit, dual Duravit undercounter basins, Fantini Mare faucets, Caesarstone countertops, a lowered make-up counter, counter-to-ceiling mirrors with round feature designs, a Neptune WIND corner bathtub, a fully-tiled stand-up shower with a glass enclosure, a private water closet, and in-floor heating.
The impressive second bedroom features a bright, East-facing window adorned by a luxurious Hunter Douglas silk roller shade, a well-sized closet and cheater access to the main bathroom. The third bedroom boasts Pedini built-in cabinetry, a corner window overlooking the balcony and an East-facing window allowing ample morning sun to bathe the space in abundant light. This room makes for an excellent spot to work from home. The main 3-piece bathroom features a Pedini floating vanity, a linen closet, a Caesarstone countertop, and an enormous frameless glass stand-up shower with premium Fantini fixtures.
Additional features of this beautifully appointed property include raised 9-foot ceilings (excluding the foyer and the hallway leading to the bedrooms), Sistemlux LED pot lights throughout, Control 4 Dual Processor Home Controller, a Control 4 Smart Remote with charging station, a Control 4 thermostat and temperature probe, and Control 4 wireless light switches, Unico Green Technology cooling and heating system, air conditioning, humidifier, Dual-zone control system, and Hunter Douglas roller shades.
Completing this upscale condo is the dedicated in-suite laundry room with a full-sized stacked washer/dryer, two titled underground parking stalls in the heated and secure parkade, and an OVERSIZED titled storage locker providing additional space to store all your extra belongings.
Princeton Hall transcends the concept of mere living space; it is a haven for a refined lifestyle. Owners enjoy a host of exclusive amenities, including a 24-hour concierge service that ensures round-the-clock assistance, while the Tuscan-style wine cellar, tasting room, and private temperature-controlled wine caves cater to the refined tastes of the residents. A state-of-the-art exercise facility with a steam room, a professional boardroom, a private function room for parties, entertaining, and crafts, and an owner's guest suite for overnight visitors further enhance the allure of Princeton Hall.
The Princeton luxury residential development is a testament to the most prestigious condominium project ever built in Calgary, offering a unique fusion of exterior aesthetics, design elements, and unparalleled interior finishing standards. The architectural excellence of Princeton Hall is undeniable, blending brick, masonry cast concrete, Tyndall Stone, and glass into a harmonious composition. The grand front entrance, featuring a European Porte Cochere and manicured gardens, sets the tone for the luxurious living experience. The Princeton Hall experience is synonymous with opulence, making it one of the finest concrete residential buildings in Western Canada.
Along with a premium location near the Bow River and Prince's Island Park, grocery shopping is easy with the East Village Superstore, which is only 5 minutes away! There are many great restaurants to walk to and coffee shops to enjoy – including Al Forno Bakery & Café, Buchanan's Chop House, Hutch Café, and more! Plentiful shops, dining options, and other amenities are located on 4 Ave and across the river in Kensington. Plus, with quick access to Bow Trail and Memorial Drive, you can be anywhere in the city in no time.
|803, 690 Princeton Way SW
|Type of Dwelling
|Style of Home
|2,108 Sq. Ft.
|RE/MAX House of Real Estate
|DC (pre 1P2007)
|Shopping Nearby, Park, Walking/Bike Paths, Street Lights