1894 Architect George F. Barber-Designed Queen Anne Victorian For Sale in Nova Scotia
$695,000 CAD | Built 1894 | 3,500 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 3 Baths | 6.5 Acres
439 Johnson Rd, Georges River, NS B1Y 3B7
Designed by architect George F. Barber, one of the most successful residential architects of the late Victorian period in the United States, this landmark 3,500 square foot Queen Anne Victorian home sits on a expansive 6.5 acre property known as Fairholme Farm. The property is on the market for $695,000 CAD in Georges River, Nova Scotia. Listing details: Welcome to the iconic Fairholme Farm, in the desirable community of Georges River. Built in 1894, this Grand Victorian home is a masterpiece of fine detail, inside and out. With many of the original features having been preserved & cared for, the character of this historic home remains. Hardwood flooring, crown mouldings, tall ceilings & a grand staircase are just some of the features and attention to detail that went in to the original design of this home. The main level features two living rooms, a dining room & a recently renovated kitchen with views of the bay from your ceilings-to-counter windows. The upper level enjoys four spacious bedrooms plus a bonus room with access to a covered verandah. Currently being used as an office, this space could be an additional bedroom, library or sitting room.
In addition to a half bath on the lower level, the upper floor has two three-piece baths. The home is heated with multiple heat pumps and beautiful cast iron radiators (oil furnace). From the the mature tree-lined driveway while entering the 6.5 acres of land, the unique design, covered verandas and surrounding property will amaze you. The acreage allows for gardening, landscaping, farming and privacy while being only minutes away from all amenities. In-ground pool could be reimagined for summers full of family fun. Observed in the basement, this home was built to last. Notice concrete foundation walls, concrete pillars and large beams throughout. The features found in this home, do not come around often and the quality of work is not replicated in today builds. Do not miss the opportunity to own a historic Cape Breton property. Fairholme Farm is on the market for $695,000 CAD with Jenessa MacInnis of RE/MAX Park Place Inc. Photography by Olivier Rousseau Photography. Join the George F. Barber Enthusiasts Facebook group!