In Garneau on a quiet tree lined street steps to the U of A hospital is this meticulously maintained character home with modern upgrades. Warm and inviting, the large entry way leads into the bright, spacious front living room with original hardwood floors that contrast beautifully with darker wood accents, creating a cozy space you'll want to come home to. Entertaining is a breeze in the dining area with pass through to the professionally designed kitchen that has granite countertops, gas stove, cork floors, and loads of storage space. Upstairs is the unique loft area with sky light, perfect for a games area, meditation space, or anything else you can imagine! Downstairs the full height basement is updated with a 3 pc bath, large bedroom, workshop area and storage. Mechanical upgrades include HE furnace, hot water on demand, and shingles all less than 10 years old. Enjoy the peaceful, private, low maintenance backyard space with large trees, deck, patio, and single detached garage. Simply perfect!