1906 – Amherst, Nova Scotia

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Added to OHD on 5/20/19   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   21 Comments
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177 Victoria St E, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada B4H 1Y7

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  • $359,900 CAD | $267,904 USD
  • 5 Bed
  • 4 Bath
  • 4160 Sq Ft
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This lovely Queen Anne style home was built in 1906 and has not lost its curb appeal. Upon entering through the beautiful heavy oak and stained glass doors the front foyer boasts an elegant oak staircase as well as hardwood inlay floors, to the left a large double living room complete with propane fireplace surrounded by wood built-ins. To the right of the foyer is a formal living room with a cozy sitting area in the turret overlooking covered veranda. The formal dining room has built-in china cabinet along with solid wood wall panels. The eat-in kitchen has cherry cabinets and island with bar-top for extra seating. Half bath tucked under the main stair case. Upstairs has 3 good sized bedrooms and a full bath. The grand master suite offers sitting area in the turret, original fireplace and a spacious en-suite with jetted tub and separate shower. Also on the back side of the second floor you will find a well appointed maids quarters with full bathroom, pantry with sink, bedroom, living room and back stairwell leading down to an office off the kitchen. New roof in 2014, hardwood floors throughout first floor and the second floor hardwood is protected by carpeting. Great neighbourhood, ideal location to schools and downtown, and curb appeal second to none.
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Cathy LeBlanc, Re/Max County Line Realty
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21 Comments on 1906 – Amherst, Nova Scotia

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12208 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Two things. I usually leave the Canadian listings until the last part of the day but I have such poor time management I’m moving them to the beginning of the day. Cross your fingers this will fix my laziness in posting homes for our neighbors in the north. 🙂

    Next, OHD does have many Canadian readers so these just aren’t for my U.S. readers. 🙂

  2. JoeJoe says: 755 comments
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    1820 Federal
    Baltimore, MD

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  3. sedinasedina says: 1 comments
    1987 Victorian

    This is absolutely gorgeous and I am familiar with NS I am from Newfoundland and have lived in Anchorage Alaska for 40 years. If I were 20 years younger I would have this house, but it would be too big to maintain unless it comes with a maid.

  4. BethHBethH says: 238 comments
    1999 Dutchess County, NY

    I’d probably lose the blue carpeting in the bathroom, but other than that, not much else to do! Beautiful home.

  5. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 2209 comments
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    1936 Cabin

    I enjoy the curve railing and the paneling on the stairway. Those stairs would be a joy to use each day-especially if the treads were without carpet.

    • KarenZKarenZ says: 1169 comments
      OHD Supporter

      I completely agree with you on the stairs! Every time I saw that curve on the stair landing, I would count myself blessed to live there!

  6. StevenFStevenF says: 785 comments
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    1969 Regency
    Nashville, TN

    Im not typically drawn to Queen Annes but this house is really exceptional. I love the stone tower and the long deep entry hall. Ditto for the second floor hall with the stairway centrally located. Double ditto for the lovely dining room proportions and bay window. Overall it’s Really unique and gracious. I’d remove some wallpaper, carpeting and roll back the kitchen and OTT bathtub, but that’s about it.

  7. Sandy BSandy B says: 862 comments
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    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    Those entry doors with that gorgeous leaded green glass emit a beautiful light to the hall. Not my normal genre of desire, but this house has a lot going for it, including the exceptional staircase. Hard to believe the elaborate newel lamp has survived for so long…..amazing. Must be some nice flooring underneath all that carpet. Great house…!!

  8. GypsyGypsy says: 220 comments
    New ext, vintage int.

    I have no problem with seeing houses from other places besides the US. It’s all eye candy! It doesn’t hurt anyone to see different styles and types of architecture. I enjoy seeing all of them.

    Just like I know I can never live in a 2 story house due to mobility issues, I still love looking at them!

  9. LesFosselLesFossel says: 85 comments
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    1815 Cape

    The use of curves in this house is wonderful.
    I have never seen more curved window glass in one house.
    This type of curved spaces can create really interesting acoustics.
    Les Fossel

  10. Sandy BSandy B says: 862 comments
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    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    Love to see the interior of the to the tower and the attic spaces. The sash design throughout the house is nice as well, although I’d want to remove a lot of the window dressings.

  11. wwmillswwmills says: 15 comments
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    Lafayette, CO

    I’m in love.

  12. JenniferJennifer says: 88 comments
    Nashville, TN

    Wowza. Carpeting, no. Everything else, yes. Love!

  13. momof5momof5 says: 31 comments

    I love this house. ? Where is the favorite link at?

  14. PegJensenPegJensen says: 1 comments

    Gorgeous home, right down to the hardwood inlay in the front hallway. This isn’t far from me, Halifax Nova Scotia.

  15. shadowshadow says: 10 comments
    1915 log
    San Jose, CA

    I’m getting older and finding that the wide angle photography/distortion makes it hardere for me to truly emjoy such lovely places as this. It’s a trend that I know won’t go away, but it does make it hard to see actual scale.

  16. HollyBHollyB says: 2 comments

    I grew up in Amherst NS, not far from this house. Amherst is famous for its large, old Victorians…especially on the same street as this beautiful home; “Victoria Street”. If you ever visit Nova Scotia by car Amherst is the first town, you can’t miss. I grew up giving directions to tourists in the summer…many of them in town to see the beautiful old homes.
    This house (we call all the mansions by their owner or builders name) I’ll call this The “V” House for privacy’s sake. We couldn’t wait to go to the V house every Halloween with the hopes of catching a glimpse of the inside of the well known mansion. It is one of many in that area that are real works of art. Thanks for posting this, a nice surprise and so much nostalgia!

  17. HollyBHollyB says: 2 comments

    I can’t help but wonder what this home would cost on the West Coast of Canada or around the Toronto area by comparison. Here on the East Coast it’s common for people to retire here from out west stretching their money so much further.


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