Sold! C $299,000; US +/-$221,000; € +/-199,000
Elegantly restored, overflowing with character, fully furnished (with many fine antiques) and fully equipped, this mid-19th century Cape Cod house is surrounded by 5 acres (2 adjacent lots) of natural and enhanced landscaping, flowering shrubs, stone walls and a variety of trees. Located in one of Nova Scotia’s most desirable South Shore areas, this +/-1,542 sq.ft. the property was written up in Canadian House and Home magazine. The house features exposed hand hewn beams, a cathedral ceiling in the kitchen, wood plank and slate flooring, tongue and grove ceilings, antique trim (baseboards, windows, doors, chair rails, wainscoting), built-in cabinetry, pantry, wood stove and double French doors which open onto the private, south-facing terrace. 1 min. to White Point Beach. 5 min. to Summerville Beach. 90 minutes to Halifax. Nothing needs to be done here, except to move in. The property does not disappoint!
Directions: Take Hwy. 103 south from Halifax to exit 20A. Turn right on Route 3 and drive +/- 7 km to Hunts Point. The property is on the left. Please use the driveway at the Duckworth sign.
Reference Number: P-0312
Address: 6631 Highway 3
PID: 70229711 and 70229703 - two separate lots
House Property PID 70229711 2.42 acres
Adjacent Vacant Lot PID 70229703 2.55 acres
Directions: From Liverpool to Hunt's Point, Property on the left, sign if posted
Building Size: +/- 1000 sq. ft. with total of +/- 1542 sq. ft finished
Land Size: 4.97 acres
- The property was featured on pages 92-97 in the August 2006 issue of Canadian House and Home magazine,
- The owner has completely furnished and equipped the property very tastefully and all the contents, including the many valuable antiques, are included in the list price, as well as the attractive window treatments, wired speaker/audio system, kitchen appliances and all mattresses, bedding and appealing kitchenware. The buyer need only stock the kitchen and bring some wine.
- South facing terrace resulting in full sun from morning to evening.
- The house is set back about 100 meters from the road resulting in peace and privacy. The grounds include old stone walls and hedges from the time of construction in the late 1800’s.
- There are two gravel driveways. One for summer and one for winter access.
- The natural beauty is one of the great features of this five acre property. The century old garden, old rock walls, hedges, lupins and wild rose bushes are complemented by apple trees, a multitude of other species of trees and several different types of berries, all resulting in a magnificent country living environment.
- Sitting on the terrace you will be listening to the soothing sounds of the surf. And from the second floor you can see the ocean +/-300 meters away.
- The house has a wood shingle exterior featuring a four panel wooden main entrance door, bookended with two x five pane sidelights; hand hewn exposed beams; tongue and groove ceilings; antique mouldings, baseboards, door and window trim; chair rails, double French doors from the kitchen onto the south facing terrace.
- The kitchen has a cathedral ceiling, exposed hand hewn beams, wide plank ceiling boards, wood stove with mantel piece, slate floor, Twyford porcelain sink, wooden counter top, ceiling fan, wall sconces, slate wall surround at stove, attractive built-in cabinetry and shelving, pantry and large landscape mural.
- The living room has wide plank floors, a faux fireplace, recessed lighting, antique trim and doors.
- The dining room has wide plank floors, chair rails, wainscoting, candelabra, tongue and groove ceiling, and a faux fireplace with mantel piece.
- This appealing property is in first class condition. It has been very well maintained since it was fully restored in 2006. It consists of 2 x 2.5 acre lots and a historic house, fully furnished with many antiques. The price also includes all the appliances, bedding, kitchen ware, yard furniture, lawn mower etc. The house would be absolutely ideal as a year round home or a seasonal rental.
Age: Built in 1855
Other Building: Shed in back yard - Ideal storage for lawn furniture, garden tools, lawn mower and firewood.
3 bedrooms – 2 upstairs, a small one downstairs (also ideal for den or office) and a sleeping loft above the kitchen.
1 bathroom with vintage cast iron enameled claw foot bathtub and shower, cast iron pedestal sink, cathedral ceiling of tongue and groove pine, skylight and a unique round window.
MAIN LEVEL: Kitchen: 21 X 11'10, Dining Room: 15.3 x 10.3, Living Room: 13.8 x 15. Bedroom: 7'9 X 8. Pantry: 7 X 7.5. Foyer: 6 X 4'9.
SECOND FLOOR: Master bedroom: 12'11 X 10'10. Bedroom: 16'4 X 7.6. Bathroom: 11'2 X 8. Hall: 10'4 X 9. Loft: 10'4 X 6'2.
Laundry Facilities: No washer and dryer. A stackable washer and dryer could be installed in the front hall closet.
Exterior: Wood shingles
Basement: Partial, uninsulated and undeveloped
Driveway: There are two driveways - one for summer and another for winter access.
Water: Dug well
Sewer: On-site septic tank and distribution bed.
Windows : Two over two windows, with wooden storm windows
Flooring: Wide wooden plank floors (up to 18”). Heated herring bone slate floor in the kitchen.
Heating: Wood stove insert, with mantelpiece in the kitchen, electric baseboard units throughout and in-floor heating in the kitchen.
Insulation: In the roof and spray on in the basement
Roof: Asphalt shingles installed in 2009
Outdoor Shower: The hot and cold water shower is a feature that has great appeal for the summer occupants.
Appliances: Kitchen Aid stainless steel refrigerator, Frigidaire electric stove/oven with slate on the surrounding walls, Kenmore Elite stainless steel dishwasher, a fully functional and portable, 1930’s hand turned wringer clothes washing machine
Utilities: High speed cable internet, telephone, electricity
Heating: Wood stove insert with mantelpiece in kitchen, electric baseboard units throughout and in-floor heating in the kitchen
Hot Water: Oil
Migration and Title: The two property titles have been migrated to the new land registry system.
Hiking, Stargazing, Beachcombing, Surfing, Boogie boarding, Paddleboarding, Canoeing, Sailing, Hiking, Dining (on lobsters), Golf, White Point Beach Resort, the new Quarterdeck Beach Restaurant, Port Medway Writer’s Festival and many other annual festivals and events.
Distances and location:
Location of Property 1 minute to Hunts Point Beach and Picturesque Fishing Wharf
5 minutes to White Point Resort and Beach and Summerville Beach
10 minutes to Liverpool
20 minutes from Kejimkujik National Park – Seaside Adjunct
35 minutes to Bridgewater
60 minutes to Kejimkujik National Park and the Tobeatic Wilderness Area
1 hour and 40 minutes to the Halifax International Airport
1 hour and 40 minutes to the Ferry to Portland Maine.
Directions: Take Hwy. 103 south from Halifax to exit 20A. Turn right on Route 3 and drive +/- 7 km to Hunts Point. The property is on the left. Please use the circular driveway to the right at the Duckworth sign.