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Blue Tin Roof Timber- Frame Bed & Breakfast in NS

Antigonish, NS   Offered for sale at 579,900 CAD

Welcome to the Blue Tin Roof Bed & Breakfast in beautiful Livingstone Cove, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia. Whether you are searching for a business venture, multi family home or a quiet retreat with all the modern conveniences; this property offers many opportunities.

Only a 30 km scenic drive on paved highway #337 to the town of Antigonish. Home of STFX University, St Martha's Hospital, Town Library, Pubs, Restaurants, Shopping Mall, Vibrant Downtown Core With Unique Shops, Farmer's Market, Peace By Chocolate, Antigonish Highland Games, Beaches, Hiking & Bike Trails. With a population in town of approximately 5,000, plus another 5,000 in the county of Antigonish, this quiet area has so much to offer. Walk to beach.

From Livingstone Cove to Cape Breton 1 Hour Drive, New Glasgow 1 hr and City of Halifax 2 hrs 20 min, to Halifax Stanfield International Airport 2 hrs.

Situated on 5 private acres with only seasonal neighbors, this custom built post and beam home is set in the Cape George Peninsula along the scenic Northumberland Straight. The unobstructed panoramic views, including ocean views, can be enjoyed year round from this quality crafted timber frame constructed from local Nova Scotia pines and reclaimed elements of a 200 year old Ontario barn. The location and the juxtaposition of the old elements and modern features are what makes this structure truly unique.

Built to last, this home is finished in Eastern Hemlock board & batten with a lifetime guaranteed steel roof. No particle board was used in construction of floor, walls or roof....everything is plywood. Finished in European style tilt & turn Poly Tech windows & doors to highlight the view.

Just 10 years old, this south facing passive solar design boasts an open concept living area. Kitchen is currently fitted with industrial stainless steel - restaurant quality counter tops and sink. Featuring custom maple cabinetry, counter tops and free standing cupboard. High end Kitchen Aid appliances are included.

The show stopping floor to ceiling triple flu , clad in slate, is center stage of the open concept main floor area and is flanked by two wood burning stoves. On the one side, a Vermont castings stove for heat and ambiance and the other, a Gem Pac wood cook stove that is as much of a conversation piece as it is functional! In addition, there is an ETS Steffes (electric thermal storage) heating unit on the main level which takes advantage of off peak metering (making costs efficient for new owners).

A spacious bedroom located on this level offers a grand 6 piece en suite with toilet, bidet, double sinks, glass shower& claw foot tub, concealed by stunning reclaimed french doors. In addition, another antique door cleverly separates the walk in closet where you'll find stack-able washer and dryer. Lastly, there is the dual entrance mudroom on this level for easy access from the outdoors.

The upper level of the home is currently used as the owners quarters for the B&B with a loft style bedroom, sitting room , walk in closet and en suite bath including glass shower and pedestal sink. There is a unique loft style den which overlooks the main floor found here as well. The Beach room on the main level could be used for the future B&B owners with the loft available for visiting family & friends.

At ground level , walk-in to the open concept sitting area with exposed wrought iron custom staircase & striking Tulikivi soapstone masonry wood stove. A Kitchenette with dining space includes bar fridge and stainless steel counter tops. Two bedrooms are conveniently outfitted with en suites complete with glass showers, pedestal sink, toilet. The spacious third bedroom features an en suite with claw foot tub as well. Completing this layout is the utility room with laundry facilities and a cold room. Economical solar domestic hot water system. Best of all, there is cozy in-floor heat on this level for your comfort and enjoyment, electric boiler/off peak meter.

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  • Offered for sale at 579,900 CAD
  • Occupancy Rate: approx 500 rooms per year
  • Average Daily Rate: $100 - $160 + 15% tax
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