Stately home on prime waterfront in Rothesay
There are houses. And then there are lifestyles!
With its stately stone and brick exterior, grand foyer, impressive staircase, elegant rooms, and private water frontage along the beautiful Kennebecasis River, this 6000-square foot home offers more than a place to cook gourmet meals, entertain friends in style and relax with family. This upscale home offers gracious living and an active waterfront lifestyle.
During the summer months enjoy swimming in the clean waters right from your backyard. in a kayak or canoe and breathe in the quiet. Speed things up a little ? take your power boat (moored in your backyard and stored during the winter in the special attached garage) for a tour of the Kennebecasis and adjoining St. John River system. When the ice comes, cross-country ski, snowshoe, skate or hike. You can even try your luck at ice fishing!
Or perhaps you?d like to sit back on your brick patio with wrought iron railings and enjoy the river views, outstanding sunsets, and waterfront activity while sipping a glass of wine.
Magnificent panoramic river views are also yours to enjoy from nearly every room in the home. Huge, top-quality windows are found throughout the house to make the most of this prime location. The spacious formal living room offers a river view as well as hardwood flooring, crown moulding, five windows, and a propane fireplace with marble hearth, surround and wood mantle.
More spectacular views treat the eyes in the oversized adjacent formal dining room. The elegant space is perfect for largest or most intimate of gatherings. Find hardwood flooring, decorative mouldings, massive windows, plus a doorway to the backyard patio. This room also features a stunning Waterford crystal chandelier.
Off the dining room the kitchen is both beautiful and functional with ceramic tile flooring, water-facing windows, an abundance of custom cabinets, Corian countertops, breakfast bar seating (overlooking the water, of course), as well as quality appliances including a Jenn-Air stove.
The kitchen flows into a spectacular main-floor great room which serves as the family room with an informal eating area. This room features two walls of architecturally beautiful, floor-to-ceiling windows. Find more crown moulding, hardwood flooring, and an exit to the large backyard patio. A second back staircase leads from this room to the home?s upper level.
The main floor also features an oversized mudroom with laundry facilities, built-in cabinets and counters, two double closets, with access to the foyer, kitchen and the attached two-car garage. Find not one, but two powder rooms conveniently located on the main level.
Before touring the second floor, take time to admire the home?s grand front entrance and the elegant double volute staircase with mahogany treads. The foyer opens off a vestibule with the home?s magnificent Mahogany front door with sidelights and transom window. Both the vestibule and the foyer boasts gorgeous marble flooring.
As you meander up the stairs, take note of the foyer chandelier and the impressive second floor hallway. This open space has rich Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring, beams on the ceiling, lovely railings, and a sitting area overlooking the river.
Off the hallway find the master suite. Step through double French doors to the master sitting room or library with more massive water-facing windows, built-in bookshelves and cabinets, plus hardwood flooring. This room leads to the oversized bedroom with hardwood flooring, a large picture widow over the water, a second window, a walk-in closet with built-in organizers and a four-piece ensuite bathroom. The luxury bath features a granite-topped vanity, an oversized stand-up shower with glass doors and tile, and a deep BainUltra air tub with control panel.
Two additional three-piece bathrooms are found on the second floor, both with an acrylic tub/shower, ceramic tile flooring, and a vanity. These bathrooms are handy to the remaining four bedrooms, all with hardwood flooring, plenty of closet space, and lovely windows. Two of these bedrooms face the water, and one of the rooms has a large walk-in closet.
On this second level, find as well a home office with a large Palladian window and hardwood flooring. There are plenty of storage closets, and a convenient laundry chute.
The home?s lower level offer both finished and unfinished storage space. Find a spacious and bright rec room, perfect for a home theatre. This level has a large unfinished area ideal for storage, a workshop, and more. The basement also features a built-in one-car garage with overhead door with access from the backyard. This is the perfect shelter for your power boat, canoe, kayak, lawn tractor, motorcycle etc!
Grandeur, style, elegance and gracious waterfront living in a prestigious Rothesay community can be yours. Call Katherine Bacon, Certified Fine Home Specialist at (506) 849-1678 or toll free across North America at 1-877-676-0300, for more information or to book your private viewing.