Whether you are looking for a year-round home or seasonal vacation seaside retreat this inviting historic century plus cedar shingled island home at 3 Mountain Side Drive, Lambert’s Cove, Deer Island has been extensively restored and upgraded inside and out, is move-in ready and absolutely loaded with charm. With beautiful views of Lambert’s Cove on Passamaquoddy Bay from the living room, family room, master and second bedroom you’ll probably appreciate the water view most from the screen porch. Sit back and enjoy great conversation with friends over a cool drink on warm sunny days with the screened windows open and the fresh seaside air with it’s salty tang wafting in from the bay.
The yard is beautifully landscaped with mature perennials and century old deciduous trees. The view of the cove from here is like something from a painting. There is a large work shop, garden shed included with the property. Seasoned gardeners will drool over the size of decades old perennials such as the peonies!
The four bedroom, three and a half bath home has 2600 square feet of living space and is two stories with the main floor consisting of a large dining room with plate rail and built-in china cabinet, living room with wide arch opening onto the walkout bay window, family room with cosy Vermont Casting wood stove, master bedroom with full bath and large shower, laundry room, powder room, mud room porch and large eat-in kitchen. This spacious kitchen is the heart of the home with built-in double ovens, microwave, countertop stove and dishwasher. Note that the main floor of the home is wheelchair accessible with bedroom and full bath with shower on this level.
This home has hardwood flooring and original wood casings throughout with a charming period staircase taking you to the upper level which features three additional bedrooms and two full bathrooms. One of these bathrooms has a separate shower and the deepest soaker tub I’ve ever seen!
The home has a 200 amp electrical entrance, an artesian well (continually pumping water naturally, never a shortage!) and oversized septic and field.
The numerous upgrades, attention to detail and décor create a space of comfort, tranquility and appreciation of Easy LaidbackIsland living while being easy year round access by twenty minute ferry ride to the town of St George with all the amenities you’ll ever need. Two ferries (free of charge) conveniently run year-round from 6 am to 10 pm precisely on the half hour each way (you could set your watch by them). There are approximately eight hundred full time residents on the island which grow to about eleven hundred in the summertime with seasonal residents. There is a well-known restaurant 49th Parallel which serves extremely fresh seafood if you don’t feel like cooking, three convenient stores for everyday needs, a fantastic farmer’s market offering up fresh-grown produce, full time RCMP presence as well as full time ambulance service including 24 hour emergency service by ferry to the mainland. If you love lobster and different types of seafood this is the place to be with many of your neighbours bringing in a fresh catch daily in season!
If you are looking for a home filled with seaside character and country casual charm in one of the most relaxing environments you’ll ever find, look no further, this is it! For more information and an appointment to view please call Katherine Bacon, designated Global Luxury Specialist™ at 506-650-8575 Voice/Text or Charles Turnbull at 506-636-0748.