Overview of 137 Gannet Lane, Duncan's Cove (MLS® # 201919450)

Just a short 20 minute drive outside of Halifax this spectacular and unique home is surrounded by the most astonishingly beautiful scenery where the coastal barrens give way to rugged granite cliffs, pounded by the Atlantic surf. Overlooking the Atlantic, this ‘one of a kind’ contemporary residence is located on a private 2.7 acre estate that includes 550 ft of rugged oceanfront bordering 1800 acres of pristine Crown Land. This modern 6,790 sq ft masterpiece of concrete, steel, stone and glass offers breathtaking 360 degree views and was once a WWII observation tower strategically positioned to guard the coast and Halifax Harbour. Renowned designer Erla Laurie came upon the abandoned military installation and was inspired to make it her home. This iconic residence includes a main level open concept floor plan designed with entertaining in mind. The great room with its 20’ walls of glass and soaring ceiling is the main focal point of the main level and provides access to the outdoor terraces and the enchanting, ‘ocean view’ infinity pool. The dining room with its feature, marble wall and is perfect for more formal occasions, while the beautiful cherry wood and soapstone kitchen offers a more relaxed gathering space for friends and family around the oversized eat-in island. The main house includes a wonderful open, library/office area on the second floor and 3 bedrooms, including the sumptuous master suite with luxury spa ensuite, wet bar and private roof top deck with hot tub and wood burning fireplace. There are 2 more equally beautiful guest suites with ensuite bathrooms and a commercial elevator that links all the levels to the top floor roof deck. Accessible from the main house via walkways on 2 levels a separate, 2 storey guest house provides visitors with their own private space and has a fully equipped kitchen, sitting area and bedroom with ensuite.

Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Supercity Realty

Listing Details

  • Status: Active
  • MLS® #: 201919450
  • List Price: $3,795,000
  • List Date: Aug 8, 2019
  • Updated Date: Aug 23, 2019

Property Overview: 137 Gannet Lane, Duncan's Cove, B3B 3H4 (MLS® 201919450)

Address:
137 Gannet Lane, Duncan's Cove, B3B 3H4 (MLS® 201919450)
MLS® #:
201919450
Main Living Area:
6,790 ft2
PID:
00390948
Square Footage (Finished):
6,790 ft2
Property Type:
Single Family
Foundation:
Concrete
Property Style:
Detached
Exterior Finish:
Stone, Other
Building Age:
13
Roof:
Tar/Gravel, Other
Water:
Drilled Well
Sewer:
Septic
Flooring:
Other
Basement:
Other

Rooms: 137 Gannet Lane, Duncan's Cove, B3B 3H4 (MLS® 201919450)

Total Bedrooms:
4
Total Bathrooms:
6
Above Ground Bedrooms:
4
Full Bathrooms:
5
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Half Bathrooms:
1

LevelRoom TypeDimensions
Main FloorBath 11 - 5 Piece
Main FloorDining Room18.0 x 12.0
Main FloorLiving Room36.0 x 18.0
Main FloorLiving Room21.5 x 19.0
Main FloorOTHERSauna/Change Room
Main FloorOTHERGuest House Kit/Lv Room
2nd LevelBath 21 - 2 Piece
2nd LevelBath 2Guest House - 1 - 4 Piece
2nd LevelBedroom18.0 x 16.5
2nd LevelDen/Office18.0 x 12.5
2nd LevelEnsuite Bath 11 - 5 Piece
2nd LevelOTHERButler's Pantry
2nd LevelOTHERGuest House Bedroom
3rd LevelEnsuite Bath 21 - 5 Piece
3rd LevelMaster Bedroom27.0 x 18.0
4th LevelBedroom27.0 x 18.0
4th LevelEnsuite Bath 31 - 5 Piece
BasementOTHERWine Cellar
BasementUtility10.0 x 10.0

Utilities & Features: 137 Gannet Lane, Duncan's Cove, B3B 3H4 (MLS® 201919450)

Utilities:
Cable, Electricity, High Speed Internet, Telephone
Features:
Inground Pool, Balcony, Air Exchanger, Alarm System, Central Vacuum, Elevator, Ensuite Bath, HRV (Heat Rcvry Ventln), Secondary Suite, Wheelchair Access, Propane Fireplace, See Remarks
Land Features:
Partially Cleared, Hardwood Bush, Partial Landscaped, Sloping/Terraced, Wooded/Treed, Year Round Road
Community Features:
Park, Playground, public Transit, Recreation Center, School Bus Service, Shopping