**SOLD** 9706 St Margaret’s Bay Rd – Beach House
At the end of a tree covered private driveway, over a wooden bridge spanning a brook that runs through the property, sits this magnificent home. This 1,800 sq ft southern exposure custom built home is on a 3/4 acre lot overlooking Queensland Beach and St Margarets Bay. Just a 5 minute walk from the beach and about a 20 minute commute to Halifax. Moore your boat in Hubbards Cove only minutes away. Also in the Shatford Trust Fund area.
This one of a kind house is only 3 years old but was designed and built to feel like it has been there forever. It combines new super energy efficiency with old school charm, look and feel. The aged looking treated shaker shingle exterior is bordered by long lasting Cape Cod white trim. Custom mahogany doors and master bedroom porthole window add to the charm. A wrap around ground level deck is great for entertaining. The property also includes two pre-wired out-buildings. The greenhouse is built from repurposed 100 year old storm windows, custom glass and stone. There is a large storage shed that was built to match the style and charm of the house with shaker shingle and stone foundation.
The inside of the open concept home is breathtakingly cozy. A walk back in time that includes authentic 100 plus year old barn beams and posts. Wide pine flooring that have been antiqued and finished in square head nails run throughout the house with the exception of the master bath that has porcelain tile floor. A traditional staircase and a custom built mahogany stained captains door sits under the stairs. Wide white colonial mouldings and crowns, matching white colonial doors and closet doors adorn the entire interior of the home. The large antique white custom dream kitchen includes coriander counter tops and a matching sit up prep island. There is a deep stainless country kitchen sink and matching stainless appliances. It is a kitchen that is a pleasure to cook and entertain in. There is a ground floor laundry room and adjoining powder room with a mahogany and granite vanity.
The second level has a 16 x 16 master bedroom with a large walk in closet and stunning ocean views. There is a 12 x12 guest bedroom that has a large closet and also has ocean view. The master bath includes porcelain tile flooring, an antique mahogany sideboard converted to a raised sink vanity, a new vintage looking soaker tub and a separate one piece shower. The upper level also boasts a large walkout deck with stunning ocean views and late evening sunsets. Year round super economical heating and air conditioning come from 2 separate heat pumps. The engineered slab first floor is plumbed for in floor heating but owners have never found the need to use.
Drilled artesian well is tested and has virtually unlimited supply flow. Septic is a new style peat moss system and has recently been cleaned. Includes all custom window dressings. Appliances negotiable. More pictures on request. 2018 tax assessment $286,600 Sales agents welcome. Call 902-830-1004
9706 St Margaret’s Bay Rd, Queensland B0J 1T0
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