Welcome to The Lodge at Strum Island. Whether escaping the noise of everyday life, or distancing yourself from others - this 10 acre private island was designed with security, seclusion and self-sustainability in mind. Offering its own power source, heat, food and water as well as transportation via boat and docks, with the option for a helicopter. Anyone looking to isolate can for well over a year without leaving the island! The island provides a tranquil surrounding; offering well-manicured landscaping and beautiful gardens, greenhouses, walking trail and thousands of indigenous trees and native plants. The expansive main lodge with 10,000+ sqft of space was built in two phases. The tasteful design combines rustic elements with transitional elegance. Boasting 6 bedrooms all with their own en-suite bathroom and fantastic natural light with beautiful views, a stunning great room with hand carved bar and signature fireplace. Enjoy restaurant quality meals in your massive gourmet kitchen and dining area with butlers pantry. Relax with a glass of wine in the rose hut while soaking your bones in the hot tub or watching the many species of wildlife from the observation tower - this property offers it all. When its time to get back to the mainland, its just a mere 3 minute boat ride to the 100 ft wharf, and only another 5 minutes to Mahone Bay. *Inquire for the many other features and highlights of the Island (id:5706)
Unique Development Opportunity adjacent to Burnside Industrial / Business Park Nova Scotia. This approximately 150 acres of land is the last privately-owned land neighboring Phase 13 of Burnside Business Park. The land contains two separate zoning; R-7 Rural Estate and I-2 Industrial. Listed for $1.25/square foot, consider development costs of $2.50/square foot on average and compared to recent HRM sales around $6.00/square foot. The potential returns are considerable. Potential development presents numerous options such as a residential subdivision for Executives/Work force that work in the Park or, the entire lot could be converted to I-2 Industrial for selling ready use lots with store front and/or, a mix of both zoning to accommodate some residential/some commercial. Due to the proximity of the highway, this area would make an easy commute to work, ease of access to health services or other amenities. Part of the land backs on the Shubenacadie Canal System and Lake William, imagine building a small retirement community within the subdivision where, mom and dad can be close to the Grand Parents and just a simple retirement community with access to the Canal System and the Lake. This opportunity is a gem for the right investor. (id:5706)
Regarded by many as one of the finest properties in all of Nova Scotia. "Bien Aime", as it is affectionately known, is situated on 5.9 private west facing acres (four lots) on Chesters prestigious Peninsula. This rare offering includes a 4 bedroom, 5 bath main house overlooking the commercial grade wharf and white sand beach: a completely separate guest house, garage and a 34 x 25 heated boathouse nestled into the shores edge. First class in every way, Bien Amie offers over 500 feet of shore front, easy access to the water from the house (rare in the area), exquisitely manicured grounds, and exclusive water lot rights. Subdivision, expansion or development of the property is possible. Come to Chester and enjoy biking trails, yachting, live theatre, dining, curling and much more - all a short walk from Bien Amie; the Crown Jewel of Nova Scotia. See links to 3D virtual tours. (id:5706)
This magnificent home rises from the rugged granite shoreline of the Atlantic with 1600 feet of direct oceanfront surrounded by 41.7 acres of pristine wilderness with natural landscaping. The property borders 1800 acres of Crown owned land, you are guaranteed quiet privacy. The owners describe it as a place of peace and contemplation. This glass and concrete retreat was executed by the New York architectural firm Alexander Gorlin and Associates. The 6000 sq feet of sophisticated living space consists of a series of interlocking pavilions constructed of reinforced steel and concrete , Starphire glass window walls to capture the ever changing ocean views, the roof is rolled Zinc, all to withstand the Nova Scotia Maritime climate. The heated floors throughout the interior are a beautiful imported polished limestone. Ketch Harbour is just 20 minutes to the capital city of Halifax which offers fine Restaurants, great Theater and curious Art Galleries. Halifax International offers direct flights to London, Toronto and New York. This home was Featured in February 2014 Architectural Digest when first built. (id:5706)
A picturesque private island located close to Chester, Nova Scotias famous seaside town. Kaulbach Island lies perfectly positioned in the heart of Mahone Bay, protected from the elements by an array of tiny islands, surrounded by crystal clear water and close-by to both a sailing club and a golf range. Kaulbach Island is just a short 6 minute boat ride from the mainland, on Nova Scotias Bluenose Coast. With 57 acres of mature tree stands, meadows, ponds, two sandy beaches, an 11,040 sq. ft. main home, double garage with guest quarters, beach cottage, farmhouse, a few outbuildings and a wharf with deep anchorage, once you get here - you may decide to never leave. (id:5706)
This idyllic setting on 20 Acres is exceedingly private with an exclusive gated entrance & long estate style drive where you pass the properties original 2 barns from 1864. The panoramic ocean views are absolutely captivating & can be enjoyed from the home, patio or while lounging by the heated inground salt water pool. Inside this one of a kind home blends traditional warmth with elegant style seamlessly. Serve gourmet meals in the beautiful eatin kitchen with cabinets built from birds eye maple. The main floor master suite is the place to unwind after a long day as your ensuite bath features a steam shower, soaker tub & custom vanity. The classic architecture lends itself to creating beautiful dormer windows in the second floor bedrooms overlooking the manicured grounds & waterfront, offering a beautiful vista worth getting out of bed for. The birch bookshelves in the main floor den makes for a sophisticated home office while the expansive family room with a wood burning fireplace is a perfect spot to enjoy the company of family and friends with the ocean views as your backdrop. Head down to your own private media room to enjoy a night in or a game of pool in the billiards room. The properties 3 car garage has a guest area loft with a balcony looking out over the properties waterfront. The properties original home, built in 1864, has been carefully updated to include all of the comforts of today will maintaining the homes original charm. The home is being used as a guest house were your visitors can feel at ease in the cozy redesigned setting, fully equipped with a kitchen 4 bedrooms, laundry, a patio & a deck to enjoy the amazing water features this property has to offer. The property offers endless reasons to enjoy the outdoors with its 1500' sandy beach, 40' heated pool & meticulously cared for flowerbeds. Contact me today to view one of the provinces most beautiful home & property. Agent is related to sellers (id:5706)
Situated on The NW Arm, this luxurious water front estate is located in one of Halifaxs finest neighbourhood.This exquisite residence boasts over 7900 sf of living space with spectacular views of the Yacht Squadron and includes a deeded water lot. A mature flat level garden and 40 ft pool leads onto a floating dock. The homes extensive use of glass allows the incredible beauty of the exterior to be fully appreciated inside. An open interior flows seamlessly through a tastefully designed living area with over 2500 sf and air conditioning on each level. The main level boasts a perfect layout for entertaining or enjoying quiet evenings by the fireplace and a gourmet kitchen that meets all the expectations in a home this grand. Upstairs 4 large bdrms, 2 ensuites & another full bath. The master suite features his & her w/i closets, 16X12 6pc spa-like ensuite. The lower level features a media room, billiards room, fitness center, 2 guest bdrms and spa facility; hot tub/sauna. The interior and exterior design details come together to make this unique estate a true masterpiece and gives way to a relaxed Haligonian lifestyle. (id:5706)
A great opportunity to own 235 +/- acres of land and 6,750 feet of oceanfront. One of the largest pieces of develop-able South Shore oceanfront properties. With spectacular panoramic hilltop elevations, varied topography of rocky inlets and protected deep-water anchorages, as well as wilderness trails through the hardwood forests. This property is just 5 minutes from the Village of Chester and 40 minutes from Halifax. The possibilities are endless. (id:5706)
Over a mile of ocean frontage on the Northumberland Strait. These are the warmest ocean waters north of the Carolinas. Miles of sandy beaches on a remote and private stretch of natures finest! A contiguous stretch of 400 acres of mixed forest, agricultural land serviced by a paved government road. Borders on the open ocean to the North and the Fox Harbour Bay to the South. These natural and undeveloped lands are pristine and unspoiled and rare. Without being isolated, these lands are 10 minutes to the fishing village of Pugwash and only 8 minutes to Wallace. Lands are near the Fox Harbour Resort, 3 marinas, 3 golf courses, a winery, and vibrant communities. (id:5706)
One of the most coveted addresses in Halifax - Welcome to 6634 South Street, boasting water frontage on the Northwest Arm and exquisite views of Dingle Tower. This stately residence sits on the ultimate 18,650 sf lot that has been meticulously maintained and landscaped. The home, thoughtfully constructed using technology ahead of its time and to the utmost standards of quality and workmanship, features rough-cut 2 inch joist construction, CAT 5 wiring, 400 amp service and a ducted heat pump. Epitomizing a warm and welcoming atmosphere with gleaming hardwood flooring and crown mouldings, the main floor invites you to a traditional layout which provides a foyer, a formal living room drenched in natural light with views of the arm, a wood burning fireplace, and out-door patio access. Beyond the living room, find an eat-in kitchen with top-of the line stainless steel appliances, an expansive island, stunning granite countertops, and wall-to-wall windows which frame the most stunning views this city has the offer - The historic Dingle Tower and Dingle Park. Beyond the kitchen, enjoy a spacious pantry with wet bar, a formal dining room, cozy den, and an elegant powder room. Upstairs is bright and spacious, offering an expansive 5 piece family bathroom and 4, sought-after bedrooms on the same level. 3 with views of the Arm, including a master suite complete with a luxurious ensuite and walk-in closet. Downstairs, enjoy a rec-room, gym, full bathroom, lots of utility/storage space, a den and a cold room - just waiting for you to create your own wine cellar. Also, find a double, wired garage as well as parking enough for 6+ vehicles on attractive interlocking brick, which compliments the homes exterior. Perfectly located, this home is moments from Dalhousie and Kings University, Hospitals, the Waegwoltic Club, Armbrae Academy and the restaurants and amenities of downtown, yet still holds the utmost privacy - truly the best example of Halifax living. (id:5706)
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