1875 Italianate – Kincardine, Ontario, Canada – $344,858

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Added to OHD on 8/8/18 - Last OHD Update: 8/8/18 - 13 Comments
776 Princes St, Kincardine, ON N2Z 1Z5

Map: Street

Price

$449,000 CAD
$344,858 USD

Beds

4

Baths

3 full, 2 half

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One of Kincardine's largest and oldest homes. This Italianate Renaissance home is located in the core area of town on Princes Street, a picturesque tree lined street with stately homes. This elegant home has many features including a marble fireplace, a slate roof, ornate ceilings, custom raised oak paneled walls. 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms, main level and upper level conservatory, family and game rooms. New propane boiler for the heating system was installed fall of 2017. Renovate and decorate to your wishes and tastes or just move in and decorate as you go. This home was once a bed and breakfast and could be again or use as your own home. Architectural floor plans available. Minor variance permission granted for new garage addition and kitchen renovation. Inground swimming pool needs some TLC as doe the home.
Contact Details
Samuel Finnie, Century 21 - Sunset Realty
800-338-2001
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13 Comments on 1875 Italianate – Kincardine, Ontario, Canada – $344,858

  1. Randy C says: 336 comments

    Whew, this will take a lot to get it back somewhere close to original. Way more that I would tackle, but I hope someone might.

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  2. CharlestonJohnCharlestonJohn says: 688 comments

    The exterior of the towered Italianate Richard Keyworth House is still very impressive, although the strict symmetry of the style was compromised by the later left side sunroom addition. The interior features at least one good Italianate fireplace, but there’s some work to do to either backdate or update much of the interior.

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  3. Priscilla says: 27 comments

    The house itself is interesting and the first thing I would do is fill in the pool and plant a garden. That’s just an idea, probably easier said than done. I have a lot of ideas if only I was 30 years younger!

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    • Marc says: 135 comments

      Filling the pool might be easier than repairing it. When in-ground pools are empty for an extended period of time they can become structurally unsound because the water pressure helps support the sides. This is one of the reasons it can be difficult to get a mortgage on a house with an empty in-ground pool.

  4. Carolyn E. says: 60 comments

    The exterior is more impressive than the interior! Will need a lot of time and money to restore and update — I wonder if the wiring and plumbing (none lead pipes – incoming and outgoing) are up to code??? Love the bidets!!!

  5. jpcolter says: 12 comments

    Could be really beautiful again but there is seriously a lot of work needed on the interior and the grounds.

  6. Cheryl kay says: 21 comments

    So much potential! I’m confused, tho, about the picture that looks like a sink in the wall of a library? Am I seeing that right?

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    • Allison says: 17 comments

      That could have been the “Gentleman’s Parlor” which sometimes had sinks. I’ve seen them in homes here in Grand Rapids, Mi.

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  7. MichaelMichael says: 1015 comments

    I love the look of the front but the little porch looks sadly out of place and ill proportioned for the rest of the house.

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  8. Jean says: 18 comments

    Kincardine is a lovely little town on the shores of Lake Huron. Some of the most beautiful sunsets in the World can be viewed here. Bruce Power isn’t that far from here and many in this area work there. That being said, the Winter’s are waist deep in snow!

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