Welcome home to 975 Ritchie Drive, this newly built 4/5 bedroom home is a rare find in the heart of the South End on a quiet tree-lined street. Over 4500 sq. ft of custom space built to the highest standards using the latest technologies and finest of finishes. The careful thought is evident from the moment you step onto the covered front porch and into the spacious tiled foyer. The bright main lvl offers the perfect layout for family living and fabulous entertaining, the great room is over 30’ in length w/ custom built-ins, fireplace, & an abundance of windows. The heart of the home is the cozy built-in banquette seating with barrel-vaulted ceiling above, open to the stunning kitchen boasting every imaginable accoutrement for the discerning chef: 6 burner gas stove w/ electric griddle, double oven, pot filler, steam oven, microwave, warming drawer, and double fridge / freezer. A wine/beverage fridge and built-in sparkling water unit are tucked away in the butler’s pantry opposite a spacious walk-in pantry with ample counter and built in cupboard/drawer space. There is an elegant formal dining room off the centre hall and hardwood stairs ascend to the bedroom level offering a sumptuous guest suite w/ private bath, 2 additional bedrooms that share a jack-and-jill bath, plus the show-stopping master with soaring ceilings and dual ensuites, each with their own custom walk-in closet! Lower level has a huge rec. room with fully equipped home theatre area and built-in snack bar! The home gym could also serve as an additional bedroom. Thoughtful low maintenance landscaping including an in-ground sprinkler system and a charming rear deck to sit amongst the mature trees. Walk to sought-after public and private schools, St. Mary’s, Dal, hospitals, and downtown Halifax. Built-in 2 car garage, 3-zone central heat pump with A/C, audio & smart home technology, the list of features is extensive, contact the listing agent for all the details and your personal tour.