860 Shore Drive, Bedford (MLS® 201909006): This incredible Cape Cod-style house, built in 1937 by renowned Nova Scotia Architect, Andrew Cobb (1876-1943) as his home & last residence, has been lovingly & meticulously maintained to preserve it as a tribute to the man. You might forget that you are in the city with this country-like setting. The 29k SQFT lot is beautifully landscaped and just waiting for you to enjoy. As in many of Andrew Cobb's designs, the back door, which opens directly into the living room is more elaborate than the front. The living room features a unique eight foot working fireplace as the showcase of the home. The new hardwood flooring installed really puts the perfect finish on this room. The dining room has ample room for a table that can seat 12 people, a baby grand piano and magnificent views of Bedford Basin and more. The main floor also features a guest bedroom which can really be used for anything you’d like, such as a TV room or office. You will also find a full bathroom and a library with beautiful built in bookcases. The attached weather porch is convenient during inclement weather. Spacious and perfectly proportioned rooms on the main level are suitable for comfortable, intimate living as well as being gracious for entertaining. There is a cook's kitchen where preparing meals is a pleasure as you gaze out on the calming backyard garden oasis. These features finish the main level of the home which could be best described as "easy to manage” one level living.The upper level has the master bedroom with an en-suite bath. There are two other bedrooms on the upper level with a bathroom and a den. For additional storage on the upper level there is 350 SQFT of storage under the eaves. For the lower level, the unfinished basement has a storage space and a single car garage suitable for storing recreational vehicles or using as a workshop. Don’t miss this opportunity to own a piece of Nova Scotian history. Book your showing soon.
Inclusions: Microwave, fridge, stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, piano, dining room table, 10 chairs, glass top coffee table in library, white chest (in downstairs bathroom), sheers and rods.
Exclusions: Dining room side drapes and rods. Wall lamps in study. Coffee table in living room.
Listing Courtesy of Century 21 All Points (Last Update Date: 5/10/2019 12:27:23 PM)
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