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147 Highway 8 Milton, Nova Scotia B0T 1P0

6 Bedroom 5 Bathroom
Fireplace Waterfront On River Acreage Landscaped


On the South Shore of Nova Scotia, there are a handful of significant, historic and instantly recognizable properties. This Empire-style 1864 home, perched on almost 2 acres of rolling lawns and gardens overlooking the picturesque Mersey River, is one such property - a favourite backdrop for wedding pictures throughout time. Currently operating as a B&B, the propertys sheer size, waterfront parcel, distinct architecture and generous layout provides a pretty rare template from which to createor re-create one of the regions signature homes as a single family estate. Entering the foyer draws attention to the curved staircase and skylight that illuminates both the first and second floor hallways. Original ceiling mouldings, hardwood floors, brick hearth and exposed beams reflect the 19th century era. The main house has four bedrooms, each with private en suite baths; one on the main floor. Balance of main floor includes a living room, reading library, dining room and access to separate owners unit. Upstairs finds three bedrooms with private en suites and a lounge area. The overall layout will permit a myriad of choices for conversion / renovation for a private home. The owners residence is currently closed-off from the main house, consisting of the kitchen, dining nook, sitting area with a wood fireplace, living room with patio doors leading out to a private deck and yard. Two bedrooms and a 3-pc. bath with skylight up. A return to a lovely private family home still affords a number of routes forward for new ownerslots of room for extended family while retaining part or all of the separate 2-bedroom guest area / in-law suite. Property also includes an adjacent 20,000 sq. ft. undeveloped lot and 12,000 square feet of water frontage, located just across the road; amazing for swimming or access for a canoe or kayakor simply enjoying the waters edge. Just 1.2 km (1 mile) from the Town of Liverpool. 90 minutes to Halifax and international airport. (id:37337)

Property Details

MLS® Number 202025585
Property Type Single Family
Community Name Milton
Amenities Near By Park, Playground, Shopping
Community Features Recreational Facilities, School Bus
Features Treed, Balcony
View Type River View
Water Front Type Waterfront On River


Bathroom Total 5
Bedrooms Above Ground 6
Bedrooms Total 6
Constructed Date 1864
Construction Style Attachment Detached
Exterior Finish Wood Shingles, Vinyl, Concrete
Fireplace Present Yes
Flooring Type Carpeted, Hardwood, Wood, Vinyl
Foundation Type Stone
Stories Total 2
Total Finished Area 4012 Sqft
Type House
Utility Water Drilled Well


Detached Garage
Parking Space(s)


Acreage Yes
Land Amenities Park, Playground, Shopping
Landscape Features Landscaped
Sewer Septic System
Size Total Text 1 - 3 Acres


Level Type Dimensions
Second Level Bedroom 14.6 x 15.5/Owners
Second Level Bedroom 11.6 x 15.5
Second Level Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 5.6 x 11.4
Second Level Bedroom 15.6 x 11.5
Second Level Ensuite (# Pieces 2-6) 6.4 x 5
Second Level Bedroom 15.9 x 17.2/+3 pc bath
Second Level Bedroom 15.9 x 17.2
Second Level Ensuite (# Pieces 2-6) 15.9 x 8.5
Second Level Other 22 x 6.10/Landing
Main Level Living Room 15 x 16
Main Level Other 14.10 x 15.10/Library
Main Level Bedroom 11.5 x 15.5
Main Level Ensuite (# Pieces 2-6) 7.2 x 6.9
Main Level Dining Room 15.9 x 15.8
Main Level Foyer 29 x 7
Main Level Kitchen 18.10 x 15.8
Main Level Living Room 12.10 x 12.4/Owners
Main Level Foyer 5 x 14.10/Back