5274 Highway 3

5274 Highway 3

Chester Basin – Lunenburg County

5274 Highway 3, Chester Basin NS - MLS: # 202111404

Welcome home to “Big Oaks”, this beautiful coastal country estate nestled between Chester and Mahone Bay. Painstakingly restored with huge wrap around veranda and amazing ocean views. Featuring over six acres inclusive of a separate water front lot, the estate home lot with new Carriage House and double garage. Plus a separate building lot. The moment you walk in through the glass doors from the porch you will appreciate the interior quality and design expressing warmth and outstanding workmanship. Features include a foyer with vintage staircase and acorn post design, and a sun dial imprinted into the wood floors, pointing directly South towards the Ocean. Grand well portioned living rooms include high ceilings, detailed woodwork, fireplace mantels and long elegant windows. A formal dining room, plus a three season sunroom framed with windows, which also gives you the option of dining and enjoying the water views. Enjoy your morning coffee in the sun filled country kitchen overlooking the Beaverdam Ponds, complete with tin ceiling, white cabinetry and gas stove. A pretty little powder room with faux painted door. Upstairs three cozy bedrooms, master with modern ensuite and soaker tub, second bedroom with two piece bath, third spacious bedroom, plus four piece bath, a walkout veranda - all with outstanding views. If you so desire, there is a partially completed attic, which could easily be your future studio/hideaway. To complete this home there is a long four seasons porch and second summer kitchen. The new Carriage House has a separate entrance to the adorable two bedroom guest/rental suite and private veranda. Double garage makes for the perfect man cave inclusive of a den/office with separate entrance. Exceptional home, one you truly have to view to appreciate.

$1,790,000 CAD

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Property Type

Single Family

MLS® Number



2.5 Storey Detached




Lot size 6.56 acres
Total living area 2,904 sqft
Main living area 2,474 sqft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 4


Main Floor
Sun Room 51.2 x 8.5
Kitchen 17.6 x 8.10
Dining Nook 17.6 x 11.5
Dining Room 14 x 12.9
Living Room 15.7 x 16.7
Family Room 15.6 x 12
Sun Room 12.7 x 15.8
Bath 1 2 pc
Foyer 7.10 x 15.10
2nd Level
Primary Bedroom 14.8 x 17.4
Ensuite Bath 2 1-6 pc
Bedroom 11.2 x 11.2
Ensuite Bath 3 1-2 pc
Bath 4 1-3 pc
Bedroom 13.10 x 20.3
OTHER 10.7 x 11.4
3rd Level
Den/Office 15.11 x 11.1
OTHER 13 x 16.5 (Attic)


Flooring Ceramic, Hardwood, Porcelain
Garage Detached, Double, Carriage House -2 Bedroom Suite, Storage Below.
Appliances Cooktop - Gas, Cooktop – Propane, Oven - Gas, Dishwasher, Dryer, Washer, Microwave Rng Hd Combo, Refrigerator, Water Softener
Heating Electric, Propane, Baseboard, Ducted Cooling, ETS (Elec Therm Storage), Fireplace, Forced Air, Furnace, In Floor
Schools Chester District Elementary
Chester Area Middle
Forest Heights Community
Waterfront Ocean
Water Access Access: Ocean,View: Ocean
Water Dug
Sewer Septic
Roof Asphalt Shingle
Exterior Wood Shingles
Basement Undeveloped
Foundation Stone
Building Age
Driveway Gravel, Interlocking
Land Features Landscaped
Utilities Cable, Electricity, High Speed Internet, Telephone
Rental Equipment Propane Tank
Community Features Golf Course, Park, School Bus Service, Shopping, Marina, Place of Worship, Beach
Other Features Air Exchanger, Central Vacuum, Ensuite Bath, Wheelchair Access, Wood Fireplace, See Remarks

Listing Agent

Sandra Bryant

REALTOR® Sandra Bryant
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Directions to 5274 Highway 3

Follow NS-111 N and NS-103 W to NS-12 S in Chester Basin. Take exit 9 from NS-103 W. Continue on NS-12 S. Drive to Nova Scotia Trunk 3 E to Civic #5274.

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