In the quaint village of Alton, you will find this unique home that offers charming historic details and the opportunity for potential expansion. 1590 Queen Street East boasts a 2,600 square foot property on over 8 acres of land on 2 deeded lots.

 

 

Originally used as an antique furniture showroom, the living space features a distinctive layout. But the main level is much larger than you’d assume from the front entrance, with wide pine plank floors, exposed beams, and deep windowsills with antique mouldings. The principal rooms include a combined dining and sitting area great room with a wood stove, cozy sitting room/living room, and a large galley kitchen with walkout to the large deck and screened sunroom to maximize the outdoor space. The classic charm is evident throughout the main level.

 

 

 

 

 

There are 3 bedrooms available in this home. The master bedroom is spacious and offers a bay window that overlooks the gardens and cedar forest. The two additional bedrooms are perfect for accommodating guests or children. The 4-piece bathroom is a great size and features built-in shelving for additional storage.

 

 

 

The upper level boasts high and dry storage in unfinished attic space! Its open and bright. Then off that is a bonus room, with a new window and carpeting to cozy the space up. This would be an ideal space for creating the perfect home office, an art studio, or a secluded guest suite. The lower level is unfinished, but offers great potential with high ceilings, expose beams, and a walkout to the backyard. It is currently being used as a workshop but could be developed to meet the needs of new owners.

 

 

With 8 acres of land to enjoy, the exterior space of the home is an absolute dream. The screened sunroom offers a pleasant way to enjoy the beautiful gardens, cedar forest and babbling Shaw’s Creek that runs through the property. There is already an additional foundation footprint to allow new owners to build a potential expansion. This neighbourhood is home to the famous Millcroft Inn & Spa as well as Alton Mill Art Center. This is a rare opportunity to get this prime location on two lots in this up and coming village of Alton.

 

This property is currently listed at $1,225,000. For more information, please contact Sarah MacLean and Sue Collis at (519) 833-0888.

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