2688 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, NS (MLS® 202121932).
2688 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, NS (MLS® 202121932): Massive 1.29 acre property in the middle of the city featuring an elevated portion with views of the Northwest Arm. With this much space, there is development potential while retaining the the historical designation. A six year undertaking to preserving the historical legacy of this home, Craigburn House was designed by architect Syd Dumaresq and built by Alexander Falconer in 1914. The architecture is a combination of New England and Georgian styles, with complete upgrades and modern amenities achieved. The sale has additional value with the inclusion of most of the furnishings. This property is move in ready for the buyer arriving from away. As you enter the foyer, guests are immediately drawn to the perfect balance of beauty and symmetry. The formal dining room exudes intimacy and is adorned with mahogany lined walls and wooden beams on the ceiling. The living area is the perfect room for entertaining and features a marble, wood-burning fireplace. Through the French doors, the sunroom is perfect for brunches or late afternoon teas. The library has built in bookshelves that embrace the floor to ceiling stone fireplace. The kitchen and family room open onto an expansive patio. An original butler’s pantry off the kitchen, with plenty of storage, now serves as the bar and serving station. As you ascend the spectacular staircase with its authentic solid mahogany banister, you will stop at the landing to enjoy the restored English gardens and lush forest. The second level features four bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, soaker tubs, showers, in-floor heat and pedestal sinks. The master bedroom is a retreat with its claw foot soaker tub and the original subway tile in the master bath. Enjoy a bedside fire as you wind down for the evening. The third floor offers a secluded getaway with two bedrooms with one ensuite and a large entertainment area. For boating and sailing enthusiasts, the location is around the corner from yacht clubs and the public boat launch.
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Listing Courtesy of: Duckworth Real Estate(Chester)