The Mahone Bay area of Nova Scotia is known for its long history of fishing and ship building. The area abounds with charm and tradition and is located less than an hour from the Halifax area. On Nova Scotia’s scenic South Shore Lighthouse Route, East River Point is a charming fishing and tourist community and is the spot of this coastal property to be auctioned off by Concierge Auctions on September 22.
The home is located eight kilometers from the sailing community of Chester, with eligibility for membership to Chester Golf Club and Chester Yacht Club. Mahone Bay provides some of the finest sailing in all of Eastern North America and welcomes Chester Race Week, Canada’s largest keel boat regatta each year.
The property is located along the rocky shores of Mahone Bay and spans three acres with 350 feet of waterfront. The four-bedroom home is situated on a terraced landscape and magnificent views can be enjoyed from many rooms. There is a one-bedroom guest apartment with a full bath and kitchen.
Designed by Halifax architects Anwyll Fogo, the home has floor-to-ceiling windows, an angel stone fireplace, and walnut hardwood floors. The kitchen has granite countertops and Dacor, Viking, and Miele appliances as well as a Sub-Zero refrigerator. A game room offers pool, shuffleboard, a wine chiller, kegerator and beer tap. You can work off that beer in the home gym.
The main-floor master retreat includes a custom dressing room with built-in shelving, a glass shower and travertine floors. There is also a dining room with terrace access, a sunny office with built-in shelving, balcony reading lounge, and a sunroom.
The home’s landscape architecture includes slate terraced gardens, flagstone paths, and sitting areas. There is also a covered breezeway. For Nova Scotia winters there is radiant, in-floor heat controlled room by room and an emergency generator.
For more information or to get your paddle for the auction, please visit Concierge Auctions.
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