Residential and Commercial Building in Riverport
How many things could you do with this property? Live in, or rent out the spacious 2,500 sq.ft., 4 bedroom apartment on the second floor, with its 12.5 foot high beamed ceiling? The 1,900 sq.ft. Great Room on the main floor, with its 18 foot high ceilings and adjacent kitchen and bar, could serve as an office, shop, café, entertainment space, a cinema, a venue for artists, or all of the above. The 550 sq.ft. mezzanine balcony overlooking the Great Room affords additional seating space. All this right across the Lighthouse Route from the waterfront on the Ritcey Cove inlet. (How about a kayak rental operation). Located 3 minutes from the famous LaHave River Cable Ferry, 5-10 minutes from four of the greatest ocean beaches in Nova Scotia, 20 minutes from Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and 80 minutes from the Halifax Internationalairport. Softwood and hardwood floors throughout. Many upgrades, including new Kohler windows, new industrial steel roof, two wood burning stoves, new wiring (400 amp.), new plumbing, insulation and more. The exterior will be painted in the spring of 2016.
831 Highway 332, Riverport
Residential MLS: 201512299
PID Number: 60187325
From Lunenburg take Hwy 3 toward Bridgewater. Turn left on Hwy 332 toward Riverport. Property is approx. 1 km. past the Rose Bay General Store, on the left just before the bridge.
View: Of Ritcey Cove.
Size of Property: 9,717 sq.ft.
Waterfront: Ritcey’s Inlet across the road.
Wharf: Possibility of building a wharf for use by small watercraft, e.g. kayaks.
Footprint of Building: 60’10” x 45’
Total Floor Area: 6,000 sq.ft.
Apartment: +/-2,500 sq.ft., 4 Bedroom apartment with extra large rooms.
Hall/Great Room: 42' x 44' (incl. 20' x 14'8 stage) plus kitchen.
Mezzanine: 550 sq.ft. balcony
Ceiling heights: Main Floor Hall – 18 ft. Second Floor Apartment - 12.5 ft.
Main Floor (with 18’ foot ceiling)
Great Room 42’ x 45’ (including stage)
Kitchen 16’8 x 14’8
Powder Room 5’5 x 2’5
Powder Room 5’5 x 2’5
Other 9’ x 6’
Mezzanine 31’5 x 18’
Second Floor Apartment (with 12.5 ft. ceiling)
Living Room 23' x 18'
Dining Room 26' X 13'7
Bedroom 12 x 11’3
Bedroom 10’2 x 9’1
Bedroom 11’7 x 5’11
Bathroom 11’6 x 5’4
Laundry 7' x 5’3
Powder Room 5’9 x 3’6
Other 14’7 x 7' (future bathroom)
Stage 20' x 14’8 (included in Great room area
Other Features of the Property
Exterior: Wood shingles to be scraped and painted by the seller in the spring of 2016.
Roofing: New industrial grade steel roof.
Windows: New Peter Kohler energy efficient windows throughout.
Insulation; R50 cellulose on attic floor. Walls to be insulated in 2016.
Electrical: Re-wired with a 400 amp. service.
Audio Wiring: Extensive throughout the building
Plumbing: New plumbing with insulated pex piping .
Septic: Straight pipe, but with possibility of installing an eco flow septic system.
Water Pump: New submersible ½ hp, 240v pump.
Water: Plenty of water with 2 stage carbon filtration.
Main Bathroom: In-floor heating with Ceramic shower and Jacuzzi tub.
Heating: Heat pump, electric baseboard and two new wood stoves.
Heat Pump 3 Ton, Daiken Inverter heat pump
Wood Stoves f600 Jotul in the apartment and another Jotul wood stove on the main floor
Chimneys Two new chimneys.
Hot Water Solar hot water heating system.
Flooring Hardwood and softwood.
Appliances: Efficient stacked washer/dryer, Garland commercial range and oven, together with two refrigerators and another stove
Equipment: Pipe rig and pulley system on stage.
Electric winch to bring firewood and heavy items up to the apartment.
10,000 sq. ft. of theatre grade, fireproof drape installed in the Hall
Other Spaces and Features:
Stage - 20’ x 15’ in Great Room
Concrete basement, partially full height and partially crawl space.
GreenHouse 15'6 X 11'9
Deck: Hemlock 28’ x 15’6”
Driveway: Circular gravel driveway.
Rental Possibility: The current owner has been very successful in renting the apartment out on Air B&B for up to $375/night in season.