Riverside South model homes

This rapidly growing multi-builder community in Ottawa’s south end, where you’ll find the Riverside South model homes, launched in the mid-1990s. It features homes by Urbandale Construction, HN Homes and Richcraft Homes

There are some 17 models to check out, a mix of townhomes, two-storey singles and bungalows. Here’s what you’ll see when you visit the Riverside South model homes.

Hutton, HN Homes

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The three-bedroom Hutton bungalow ranges from 1,810 to 2,240 square feet with an additional 655 square feet of finished basement space. 

There’s a den at the front of the home, and the master bedroom is a private oasis, with a large ensuite, tucked away at the back of the home. 

There’s also a second-storey loft and third bedroom with its own bath. 

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Hutton

HN Homes, The Parkway

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The Parkway model is an open-concept, end-unit townhome with three bedrooms plus a loft.

The 2,523-square-foot home features a corner porch and, in the basement, an additional 565 square feet of finished space.

On the main floor, there’s a den, a pantry in the kitchen, and a fireplace in the cosy living room. The laundry room is on the second floor, and the master bedroom features a handy alcove, a raised ceiling and corner windows. 

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Parkway

HN Homes, Brighton

The Brighton townhome model is a middle unit with 2,159 square feet and 440 square feet of finished space in the basement.

The main living area is open concept, with a fireplace and corner windows in the living room. 

Upstairs are three bedrooms, the laundry room and a study area at the head of the staircase.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Brighton

HN Homes, Lynwood

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The Lynwood model is an end-unit townhome. The 2,272-square-foot home includes an extra 420 square feet of finished space in the basement. 

On the main floor, there’s a powder room directly off the foyer, a bright, modern kitchen with an eating counter and adjacent dining room, and a living room with a corner window overlooking the backyard.

Upstairs, there are three bedrooms, the laundry room and a loft. The master bedroom features a raised ceiling and corner windows, both adding to a sense of spaciousness. 

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Lynwood

Cobble Beach, Urbandale

At 3,149 square feet on a 50-foot lot, the four-bedroom-plus-loft Cobble Beach offers plenty of room for a growing family.

The main floor features a living room with a two-storey ceiling and a fireplace with a soaring surround in the model home, a dining room, a den and a flex room. There’s a walk-in pantry in the kitchen and a patio door leading to the backyard.

On the Cobble Beach’s second storey, there are two full bathrooms in addition to the master bedroom’s ensuite.

The basement is partially finished, adding more room to the already-spacious home.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Cobble Beach

Astoria, Urbandale


Urbandale’s single-family Astoria is 2,375 square feet on a 35-foot lot.

The Astoria features both a living room and a family room with a soaring ceiling and large windowns on the main floor.

All three bedrooms on the second floor have walk-in closets, the loft can be transformed into a fourth bedroom and the master bedroom has an optional balcony.

Urbandale’s Astoria model home includes a partially finished basement.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Astoria

Toffino, Urbandale

Urbandale’s four-bedroom Toffino includes an optional guest bedroom on the main floor.

At 2,443 square feet, the four-bedroom home is part of Urbandale’s Horizon series.

The ground floor has a den that can be converted to a guest bedroom as well as a walk-in pantry in the bright open-concept kitchen with sleek cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.

There’s a large walk-in closet with a window in the master bedroom, and the basement is partially finished.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Toffino

Okanagan, Urbandale

With either three or four bedrooms, the single-family Okanagan is part of Urbandale’s Pacific series of homes.

The main level features a walk-in pantry in the kitchen and an optional den as well as an optional three-piece bathroom. The model home’s living room has been done in neutral tones with occasional woody splashes.

Upstairs, there are walk-in closets in all the bedrooms, and the basement is partially finished.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Okanagan

Fairhaven, Richcraft

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At 2,539 square feet, the award-winning, Energy Star-certified Fairhaven is Richcraft’s largest townhome, with three bedrooms + loft or four bedrooms. There’s an additional 500-plus square feet of finished space in the basement.

The main floor has a sunken foyer. At the rear of the home, there’s a great room with a fireplace and a coastal-themed décor which amplifies its spaciousness. A low wall partially separates the great room from the living room, which, like the adjacent dining area, is open to the kitchen with its stylish gold faucets and glass-fronted cabinetry bookending the range hood.

Upstairs, there’s a large loft and a media niche in the master bedroom.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Fairhaven

Grafton, Richcraft

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Richcraft’s 1,939-square-foot Grafton is an Energy Star-certified urban-style townhome with a finished basement.

The open-concept main floor has a fireplace in the living room, a walk-in pantry in the kitchen and a dining area immediately adjacent to the kitchen. The living room with its large windows and patio door is finished in light greys, whites and strong accents, lending it a distinct personality while adding to its spacious feel.

Upstairs are three bedrooms and the laundry room.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Grafton

Hudson, Richcraft

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Richcraft’s Hudson is a three-bedroom, 2,130-square-foot townhome with Energy Star certification for energy efficiency.

The ground floor features a kitchen with a walk-in pantry and flush breakfast bar, a living room with extensive glazing for natural light and a fireplace, a dining area, and a handy flex space. The living room has dramatic finishes and furnishings, including a rich teal fireplace surround and woody tones throughout.

The upstairs has three bedrooms and the laundry room while the basement features a finished recreation room.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Hudson

Cobalt, Richcraft

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At 1,945 square feet, the Energy Star-certified Cobalt townhome includes three-plus bedrooms and a finished recreation room in the basement.

The retro-themed model home has a kitchen with a large walk-in pantry and a canopy-style chimney hood fan. The great room has an optional fireplace while the adjacent dining area leads to the backyard.

Upstairs, there’s a luxury five-foot shower and optional five-piece design for the ensuite. The master bedroom includes a walk-in closet.

Ashmore, Richcraft

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The Ashmore is based on an award-winning floor plan Richcraft developed in recent years with architect Jason Flynn. Offering a contemporary take on modern living, the two-storey single is a mid-sized plan with just over 2,600 sq. ft. and either three or four bedrooms. The model is shown with three bedrooms and a generous flex space that’s outfitted as an upper-level family room.

With three full bathrooms upstairs, each bedroom has, in effect, a private washroom. Upstairs also includes the laundry room, and the primary suite tucks the walk-in closet behind the bed.

On the main floor, there’s an office right off the foyer, the mudroom is large (with an adjoining drop zone that’s handy for keys, mail and phone charging) and the L-shaped living room, kitchen and dining room is large and bright. Slightly monochromatic in overall design, an interesting feature is that all tile in the home was inspired by marble.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Ashmore

Baldwin, Richcraft

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The Baldwin is a top-selling plan for Richcraft. The two-storey single offers 2,680 sq. ft. on a 35-foot lot. It comes with four or five bedrooms (the model has four) and 2.5 bathrooms and is meant as a home for growing families.

Options include turning the area that’s open to the dining room below into a loft, closing in the main-floor den for a private office, and a chef’s kitchen, which extends the island and the cabinetry in the kitchen for more pantry space. The only one of these options shown in the model is the chef’s kitchen.

The design is modern Mediterranean, incorporating natural elements, earthy tones and lots of texture.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Baldwin

Bernett, Richcraft

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The Bernett is the first bungalow model Richcraft has built in many years, although bungalows have certainly been a part of the company’s portfolio.

This one sits on a 35-foot lot and comes with 1,560 sq. ft., two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Long and lean, the floor plan offers a den off the foyer before quickly moving into the kitchen. The kitchen, dining and living room are open concept on one side to make for easy entertaining and the bedrooms, bathrooms and laundry are on the other, with the bedrooms separated for privacy and the primary suite tucked at the rear.

The model’s decor was inspired by celebrity designer Jillian Harris, with soft colours, textures and Victorian influences to create a cosy, welcoming space.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Bernett

Hobart, Richcraft

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The Hobart is a plan introduced a few years ago, but this is the first time a model of it has been built. The two-storey single sits on a 31-foot lot and comes with 2,450 sq. ft., three or four bedrooms (the model has three, plus a loft) and 2.5 bathrooms.

Features include a chef’s kitchen with added cabinetry and extended island, plus a generous walk-in pantry that has its own sink, a main-floor den and open-concept main floor. Upstairs, the primary suite boasts his and hers walk-in closets and an oversized ensuite, a roomy laundry room with included linen closet and a loft area that overlooks the great room.

The home has been done in a farmhouse style, but one that also includes darker tones, such as the wood cabinets in the kitchen and the drop zone.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Hobart

Rainey, Richcraft

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The Rainey is one of Richcraft’s larger plans, with over 3,300 sq. ft. on a 50-foot lot. It comes with four bedrooms and 3.5 bedrooms to offer lots of room for growing families who want a move-up single.

The main floor is roomy and spacious, with an open-concept layout ideal for entertaining or large family get-togethers. And the second floor is equally spacious, providing lots of room for the four bedrooms and the laundry room. The model showcases a few optional features, including the modified mudroom (to incorporate a walk-in closet), the revised primary ensuite that replaces the soaker tub with a standalone one, and the optional laundry room, which takes over the loft area for an extra large laundry.

Other features include a private office and powder room at the front of the home — perfect for accommodating clients or visitors without having to expose them to the rest of the home — a wraparound porch for great connection to the neighbourhood, a Jack-and-Jill bathroom shared by two of the bedrooms and a separate bathroom for the fourth bedroom, and high ceilings in both the primary bedroom and its ensuite.

The model is decorated in a global wanderer style, starting with a neutral base and layering in lots of natural textures and eclectic global decor and artwork. The exterior also showcases Richcraft’s new farmhouse elevation.

MORE: Take a 3D tour of the Rainey

Touring the Riverside South model homes

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, model homes may not be open or be open by appointment only. Check with builder by visiting our development profile below.

Sales centres and models are open at various times Monday to Thursday as well as Saturday and Sunday or by appointment only. Check our Riverside South development profile for more information.

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