Bathrooms in house for sale in Canada are ... odd. 'Folks do it different up north'




An estate on the real estate market in Ontario, Canada, for $2.29 million will enchant some with its fairy tale-like interior, but others? Well, they're a little thrown off.

Exterior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Exterior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

The lakefront property has a "resort-like setting," according to the listing on Zillow.com, and even comes with a dock that's a "combined boathouse-houseboat," which is sure to attract water lovers and outdoors enthusiasts.

Boathouse Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Boathouse Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

While the grounds are appealing, it's the six-bedroom, four-bathroom inside that can appear playful - or alarming. Especially the bathrooms that look like something straight out of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

At least some of them do.

Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

The rest of the house carries a charming aesthetic, however.

Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

Features include:

Interior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Interior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  
  • Cathedral ceilings

  • "Dream showcase kitchen"

  • Wood-burning fireplace

  • Big dining room

  • Upstairs family room

  • Double garage

  • Balcony

Dining area/kitchen Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Dining area/kitchen Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

There's also what appears to be a swinging bed and a bunk bed that includes a slide.

Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

But it was those bathrooms caught the eye of fans of Friday Night Zillow, a fun Twitter hashtag focused on quirky houses on the real estate market run by Bloomberg congressional reporter Steven Dennis.

Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

"I have questions," one person quote-tweeted about the stone shower.

Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

"Can't wait to see the toilet," another said.

Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

"Party shower made of stone!" someone tweeted.

Interior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Interior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

"Their culture is far superior," one person noted.

Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

"Wait til you see the soap dispenser," someone said.

Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

"Might be illegal in several Southern states…" another joked.

Interior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Interior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

"Folks do it different up north," one person tweeted.

Exterior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board
Exterior Screen grab from Zillow/Ottawa Real Estate Board  

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