Magnificent home and successful, fully furnished and equipped, 4.5 star B&B in one of Nova Scotia's top tourist destinations. Elegant would be the best word to describe this home. Built in 1906 by the owner of W.C.Smith & Co., the house has an impressive entrance portico, spacious foyer and curved heavy oak stair baluster and newell post. Original wood trim throughout, complemented by stained glass and bevelled windows, gleaming hardwood floors and panelled wainstcotting. A fluted columned archway joins the two parlours. Gorgeous dining room. The second floor, accessed by two staircases, offers a bright sitting alcove and four beautiful bedrooms, all with private baths. A third floor contains two bedrooms, a living area and bath. The basement is partially finished and provides plenty of storage space. There is a pleasant shaded garden, a garden shed and a separate garage. 100 meters from tennis courts and a stroll to Lunenburg`s famous waterfront.
Reference Number: P-0236
Address: 56 Victoria St. Lunenburg, N.S.
Building Size: +/-4,500 sq.ft.
Land Size: 10,461 sq,ft.
Other Building: Garage - 22 x 14 and a Garden Shed - 10 x 8
Bedrooms: Four on the second floor and two on the third floor.
Bathrooms: The four guest rooms on the second floor all have ensuite baths. There is also a full bath on the third floor and a powder room on the main floor.
Room Sizes: MAIN FLOOR: Living Room - 17 x 16; Living Room - 15 x 15; Dining Room - 14 x 12; Kitchen - 25 x 12; Foyer - 15 x 10; Powder Room - 6 x 4. SECOND FLOOR: Bedroom - 16 x 15; Bedroom - 15 x 13; Bedroom - 15 x 12; Bedroom - 12 x 11; Reading Alcove - 15 x 10; plus 4 ensuite bathrooms and a south facing deck. THIRD FLOOR: Living Area - 12 x 9; Bedroom - 17 x 14; Bedroom - 15 x 13; Bathroom - 6 x 12. BASEMENT: Utility Area - 23 x 23; Other - 24 x 20.
Laundry Facilities: yes
Features: The house has been immaculately maintained and has had a number of upgrades over the past few years, including: a kitchen renovation, a renovation of the third floor, complete re-wiring, new carpets, new pellet stove, new windows, new generator, garden, new water softener, new front stairs, Water Tite on basement walls, renovated front Portico, new ramp to back deck.
Other: Stroll to and enjoy the large selection of Lunenburg's great restaurants, the oceanfront public golf cours, the famous Lunenburg waterfront (the home of the schooner Bluenose 11), the Lunenburg Fisheries Museum, the Lunenburg boat tours and the many shops and Victorian charms of historic Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fireplace: Pellet stove in the Living Room
Age: Built in 1906
Style: Two and a half storeys with Gothic dormers and decorative wood shingling