Is your dream home located on the waterfront with a beach? Is it a one level ranch with finished walkout basement? Does it have total privacy with at least a one acre lot at the end of a quiet cul de sac? Does the dream include westerly sunset views over the water? And to top it off is it located in the heart of Rothesay?
Well, let the dream become a reality! This cedar shingled ranch-style home boasts all this and more, located in the heart of Rothesay within walking distance to RNS and the Rothesay Common. It boasts 300 feet of waterfront with a beach on a totally private one acre lot bordering a greenbelt and a gorgeous sunset view. The view highlights Minister’s Face and extends to Long and Mather’s Islands towards Gondola Point and the mountains of Kings Country in the distance. If you’re a boater you can moor your boat right out front or install a floating dock for easy access. The waterfront lifestyle enables bonfires on the beach, kayaking from your own shore, friends with boats to visit by water, daily swims for you and your dog, the list goes on!
The home was originally built in 1981 and totally renovated by Glenhar Construction in 1994 when an addition was added. It is very well-kept and in excellent condition with 2353 square feet on the main level. Upon entering the foyer you’re granted an impressive view straight through the great room to the water beyond. The great room has hardwood floor and large windows on three sides including a Palladian and patio doors that open onto a huge 2-tiered deck with glass rails so as not to obscure the view. It is open concept with the kitchen which was designed and installed by Queenstown Kitchen featuring bleached solid wood cabinets, huge central island with JennAir stove with downdraft, regular sink plus prep sink, a pantry, an abundance of countertop space and walkout bay window for your kitchen table.
The formal dining room is oversized creating a welcoming ambiance for dinner parties and plenty of space for the host or hostess to circumvent the table to serve their special dishes. A den or sitting room opens from the great room and dining room with windows also overlooking the water. This space could easily be opened up to enlarge the great room.
There are three bedrooms located on the main floor including the master suite with window seat, two closets (one walk-in and one double), a four-piece ensuite bath with heated floor and skylight plus a nice-sized home office or nursery with double closet and French door direct yard access. The view from the master bedroom is nothing short of spectacular! The second bedroom has a double closet and the third bedroom does as well plus a three-piece ensuite bath. This full bath also has access off the foyer as a guest bath and features heated floor and skylight.
An extra-wide staircase leads to the daylight finished walkout lower level features a large rec room with oversized windows providing a fantastic water view, built-in bookcase, propane stove and home office/e-space nook. Down the hall we find the third full bath with tub/shower, linen closet, storage room and large fourth bedroom with e-space and large closet. The laundry area, cedar closet for seasonal storage and wine closet are located on this level. The lower finished space entails 988 square feet plus there is 1365 square feet of storage bringing the total square footage to 3341. From this level you conveniently access a one-car garage with overhead door currently being used for kayak and garden tool storage. There is an additional detached one-car garage as well.
All appliances are included with the property as well as the water softener. It has a 200 amp electrical entrance and is on drilled well and septic which was replaced in 2001 Town water hook up is possible if you wish being located directly right outside the property. The home is heated by three ductless heat pumps located in the great room, master bedroom and lower rec room as well as auxiliary baseboard heat and the propane stove. It is beautifully landscaped with mature deciduous trees and flower shrubs such as magnolia, rhododendrons and lilacs. There are flat lawns for children and pets to enjoy playing outdoors.