A unique opportunity on idyllic Amherst Island. The seller is custom renovating this charming 1950’s farmhouse set on 5 acres. The work is almost complete and you have a chance to collaborate on the finishing touches.
This 1299 square foot home has an open concept kitchen and dining room with beautiful custom features. The great room is flooded with natural light and features as propane fireplace with custom mantle. The main floor primary bedroom has a walk-through ensuite that leads to the laundry room/pantry. Both the dining and great rooms have sliding doors to the back deck – a perfect place to start or end your day.
The second floor has two bedrooms with sliding doors and Juliet balconies. A full bath is nestled into the new shed dormer. Both bathrooms have in-floor heating. The house has 200 Amp service.
The five acre property has heritage apple and lilac trees, beautiful pastoral views, and more than half of property is covered with mature trees.
Amherst Island is perfectly situated within easy reach of Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. It can only be accessed by ferry which has contributed to the island's cultural and natural heritage landscape preservation, allowing it to remain a hidden gem. The ferry leaves Millhaven hourly at half past the hour. Visitor return fare is $10.
Amherst Island is 66 km2 and 20 km long, and is located between Kingston and Prince Edward County. It is located in Loyalist Township, part of Lennox and Addington County. It is one of the largest islands in Lake Ontario, about 3km offshore from mainland Loyalist Township. The population is 450, but doubles or triples in the summer. Amherst Island is known for fishing, cycling, sailing, birding, and for having the largest concentration of Irish dry stone walls in Canada.
Amherst Island is serviced hourly by ferry running from Millhaven (mainland side) to Stella (island side) from 6:00 AM (Stella) with the last ferry leaving Millhaven at 1:30 AM. Visitor return fare is $10, payable by cash, credit, or debit.
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