2688 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax (MLS® 201727132)

  • Single Family
  • 5576 ft2
  • 7
  • 6
MLS®: 201727132
Active $1,599,000

Description

2688 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax (MLS® 201727132): Iconic Halifax Estate, "The Craigburn House". This property was designed by the famous Halifax Architect Syd Dumaresq in 1914, and built by Alexander Falconer. A stunning blend of New England and Georgian architecture, constructed by the premiere builders of their era, set on a 1.3 acre lot in the Halifax’s West end. Today the property is in its full glory, after a complete 6 year restoration process, meticulously crafting and updating the entire home, to preserve all the history and character, while adding todays modern amenities. This home will captivate you the moment you enter, with the inviting foyer, gleaming original hardwood floors, a layout designed for guests and entertaining. This grand home has all the classic features, formal dining room with custom cabinetry, mahogany walls, and stunning wood beams, a private library with built in solid wood shelving and floor to ceiling fireplace, classic sun room with french doors, perfect for high tea. The kitchen is fully updated with stainless steel appliance, industrial range, island, and original butlers pantry and serving station. The solid Mahogany banister will lead you up the rounded staircase to the second floor, featuring 4 bedrooms, all with private ensuites, soaker tubs, showers and in-floor heat. The master is complete with bedside fireplace, and custom spa like with claw-foot tub. The third floor boast a secluded retreat, with two bedrooms, private family entertainment area, full ensuite, and boasting views of the gardens surrounding the property and the city skyline. The backyard gardens feature a large deck, a true country surroundings of landscaped gardens, and mature trees. A stone staircase brings you to the Private guest suite above the garage, with ensuite, and fireplace. This is a once and a life time opportunity, and now available for private showings. (Property currently holds Heritage status) (Listing Courtesy of: Bryant Realty Atlantic)

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