Whether you're in the market for 18th and 19th century homes, Victorian houses with elaborate gingerbread fixtures, or contemporary buildings by architects like Brian Mackay-Lyons, the South Shore has something for you.
St. Margaret’s Bay
C $1,900,000; US +/-$1,407,000; € +/-1,267,000
Outstanding, entirely private, oceanfront peninsula on St. Margaret’s Bay. +/-2,100 feet of direct oceanfront and 33.2 acres of mixed forest, adjacent to 30 acres of Crown land. The property features not only dramatic ocean frontage, with the sight and sound of surf, but well elevated, panoramic ocean views and a quiet, protected and deep salt water inlet, suitable for fishing, swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, etc.
C $1,200,000; US +/-$889,000; € +/-800,000
This iconic building in the heart of Mahone Bay has housed one of the town’s most notable retail establishments—Mahone Bay Trading Co.—since 2000. The building contains more than 11,000-square feet of commercial space and more than 12,000 square feet of residential. The options for utilizing the space are boundless. This property also consists of two lots with more than a combined acre of land in the middle of town, which includes 20 parking spaces and, provides plenty of room for building expansion or development.
C $1,000,000; US +/-$741,000; € +/-667,000
Designed by the internationally acclaimed architect and planner, Brian MacKay-Lyons, this exquisite south-facing beach house sits on a 2 acre meadow at the top of the highest hill on the Kingsburg Peninsula. The property affords an incomparable panoramic view of Hirtle’s Beach, the open Atlantic, the Nature Conservancy’s Gaff Point, Hell Point, West Ironbound Island and the La Have Islands, complete privacy and the sight and sound of the surf.
C $675,000; US +/-$531000; € +/-466,000
Spacious and bright 3 bedroom, 2 bath, fully upgraded, ocean view home in immaculate condition, plus a +/-4,000 sq. ft., 2 storey barn on 4.53 subdividable acres. Near the end of a dead end road. No traffic. Completely private and quiet. 300 meters to a long, west facing, sandy beach, great for summer swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding and coastal hiking. Long summer days and sunsets across the water.
C $650,000; US +/-$489,000; € +/-439,000
With its large deck overlooking the Lunenburg waterfront, Magnolias has been successfully serving the locals and tourists for the past 30 years. It is also a favourite eating place for a long list of celebrities visiting Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home port of the schooner Bluenose. And no wonder, it has been recommended in “Where to Eat in Canada” every year for the past 28 years, longer than any other restaurant in Canada.
New Price! C $525,000; US +/-$417,000; € +/-360,000
Built in 2002, this bright four bedroom, 2 bath home, sits boldly on a 2.4 acre site and boasts 112 ft. of direct south facing bold oceanfront on Kings Bay If you love seeing and hearing surf, this is one of the best properties in Nova Scotia. Outstanding views of the open Atlantic, Hell Point and Kingsburg Beach. The offering includes two outbuildings, the larger is a storey and a half and could be a studio, workshop, or guest house. All three buildings have fabulous ocean views. Hike for miles from your door.
C $453,000; US +/-$336,000; € +/-302,000
This fabulous early 20th century house was built in 1906 and first served the Riverport community as a small hotel in the rum-running days of Prohibition. Al Capone is said to have frequented it and stayed there. This is large and yet cozy home, with stained glass doors and light fixtures, the original wood wainscotting in the dining room, high wood baseboards and window trim, ornate cast iron hot water radiators and the added benefit of a library and morning sitting room on the first floor.