STUNNING 1898 Rhodes & Curry Georgian home is located on Amherst’s famous and historic Victoria Street. The house has long been admired in the area and is a testament to lives well lived. Lovingly maintained the house retains its extensive carved wood embellishments, multiple stained glass windows, five handsome fireplaces (currently not used), high ceilings and gracious living areas. The layout of the home is ideally suited to the operation of a B&B with natural divisions between the business and family living area. Alternately, it is easily becomes a grand family home simply by opening the solid wood pocket doors on the main level. This home offers ample living space on three floors. Enter the stunning large foyer with a staircase that wouldn’t be out of place on Downton Abbey. From the foyer you will find not one but two formal dining rooms, living room, office, large eat in custom kitchen with ribbon mahogany cabinetry, laundry room, half bath, garage access & access to the side veranda and deck. Up the main staircase or using the back kitchen staircase you will find on the second floor five bedrooms, four with en-suite baths and the fifth with a full bath nearby. A large foyer, sitting area and linen press complete this floor. The third floor features two more bedrooms, full bath (the sixth one in the home), family rec-room, storage space, and a studio room that is currently used as a walk-in closet. The character and charm within this home is a rare find. There’s even a secret hiding-place in the home that will only be revealed to the new owner! The home is heated with a new very efficient natural gas furnace. Outside the property truly speaks for itself with a manicured property and beautiful corner lot. For the buyer wishing to operate the home as a B&B there is ample guest parking. Furnishings in this home are negotiable. Amherst is a vibrant, welcoming community between Halifax, Moncton, PEI and only 15 minutes from warm ocean beaches! CALL TODAY!
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