C $699,000; US +/-$534,000; € +/-454,000

This outstanding historic property in Old Town Lunenburg is now being offered for sale as a fully furnished and equipped, +/-40 seat restaurant, a bar where guests can enjoy a cocktail, a garden patio for al fresco dining and charming second floor living quarters, ideal for the owner’s accommodation or rental income. Currently one of Canada’s finest restaurants, Fleur de Sel, this is a rare opportunity for a restauranteur to take full advantage of a proven restaurant location in one of Canada’s most well-known  tourist destinations. Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is renowned for the Lunenburg School of Art, its art galleries, the Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance, its Music, Folk Art and Film Festivals, its active waterfront and its Victorian charms. Surrounded by its beautiful natural seaside environment, Lunenburg is a great place to live year-round. 80 minutes from Halifax. This offering is for the real estate and the contents. The price is deemed to be reasonable and is fixed.

Reference Number:



53 Montague Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

MLS: 201821088 & 201821085

PID: 60062973

Directions: West end of Montague Street at the corner of Cornwallis.

Size of House: +/-2,100 sq.ft. (plus full basement with 2 washrooms)

Lot Size: 3,229 sq.ft. 

Age of House: c. 1845


1 bedroom in upstairs apartment. 


1 full bath in upstairs apartment, 2 half bathroom in basement for restaurant. 

Room Sizes: GROUND FLOOR: Kitchen: 14 x 13’6; Dining Room: 28’6 x 13’6; Dining/Bar: 14 x 13’6; Kitchen: 14 x 13’6; Foyer: 12 x 5’6; SECOND FLOOR: Living Room: 13’5 x 10’5; Bedroom: 13’5 x 10’5; Bath: 12 x 6’7; Office: 13’5 x 9’6; Storage: 13’5 x 9’6. BASEMENT: Washroom: 7’6 x 5’10; Washroom: 6 x 5; Utility Room: 16 x 8; Storage; 11 x 6 + 6 x 4; Preparation: 13 x 7 + 9’6 x 9; Walk-In Freezer: 8 x 6’8

Exterior Cladding: Painted wood siding

Roofing: Asphalt shingles (2009 and 2011)

Flooring: Hardwood on main floor, softwood on second floor, concrete in the basement, ceramic tile in the bathrooms       

Heating: Propane hot air with in-floor heat in the upstairs bathroom

Hot Water: Propane

Water: Municipal

Sewer: Municipal

Fireplace: In main dining area

Electrical Service: 200 amps.

High Speed Internet: Yes

Driveway: Brick

Parking: 2 cars on site plus street parking

Fire Protection: smoke detectors and fire extinguisher

Propane tanks: Leased

Kitchen Equipment: Included

Included: All the restaurant and apartment furnishings. All the restaurant equipment.

Basement: Full height with walk-out door

Foundation: Concrete

Rental Income: Yes (Nightly rental of part of second floor)

HST: Over and above purchase price. 

Zoning: Commercial/Residential

Title Migrated: Yes