6254 Cedar Street is located where everyone wants to be! With a well-maintained character and a modern sensibility, the interior is beautiful and the property spans over an impressive 5,700 square feet. You are positioned in an excellent neighbourhood across from Halifax Central Junior High and around the corner from the brand new French Immersion LeMarchant School.
Design features included a welcoming new addition flooded with warm natural light from 6 stunning skylights. The first floor highlights a spacious living/dining room with a wood-burning fireplace, powder room and an updated eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, original cabinetry and gleaming granite counter-tops. The kitchen is spacious and open to the sun-filled, south-facing family room overlooking your outside entertainment space, boasting a large deck, mature trees and landscaping surrounded by a fenced backyard.
Upstairs you’ll find three charming bedrooms, each with hardwood flooring and character features, plus a full family bathroom. Downstairs offers a spacious laundry/utility room and the fourth bedroom with a walk-out Ideally located – you can walk to Dalhousie, Cafe’s, The Waegwoltic Club, hospitals, and Downtown Halifax – what a fantastic opportunity to move into the South End of Halifax.
“The Brown Stones” a timeless brick townhouse located in the Heart of Halifax. Nestled close to the new Le Merchant School, Dalhousie, Kings Collage, Armbrae Academy, downtown and hospitals. You will fall in love from the moment you walk in, with the high ceilings (10 feet), crown moulding, stunning built-ins, and trendy decor.
The spacious living room opens up to the dining room and kitchen. Features include a new built-in propane fireplace with marble trim, custom built-in TV stand with storage, upgraded lighting, and stained birch hardwood flooring. You will impress all of your guests with your enhanced custom kitchen complete with MCK white cabinetry, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, updated island and a wealth of storage underneath. The flooring in the kitchen is porcelain tile, and the backsplash accentuates the stylish appeal of the space with marble. The dining room has new banquette seating along with the windows with storage underneath, creating a very inviting and elegant atmosphere for entertaining, game nights and day-to-day life activities.
This floor also has an updated 2 piece bath. The backyard is a combination of mature hedges and gardens which surround you and give you the privacy that you need. Recent updates to the backyard include a new paved driveway and patio area in 2019 and a freshly painted deck. The second level which also features 10-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, large windows, and neutral colours, boasts 3 great size bedrooms, master with walk-through bathroom entrance. The renovated bath offers a large walk-in shower, Antique Chest vanity with new sink and fixtures, and heated flooring. Currently used for short-term rentals bringing in an average of $3000 a month, the secondary suite in the basement, complete with separate entrance offers endless possibilities and features separate laundry, kitchen, rec-room and bathroom. This is a terrific property, and investment – this home will not last long!
Constructed in 1859 by a Presbyterian named Philip Letson, 5642 Morris Street/1290 Wright Avenue is not like the other houses.
Its walls are brick that is faced with cedar shingles. The foundation is hand-cut granite on the street front, fieldstone and brick on the sides. The roof beams are pegged and have no nails. The ground floor ceilings are eleven and a half feet high, the second floor eight and a half, the cellar eight and a half feet and the attic seven and a half.
The sunny and sheltered back yard faces south and west. Parking for three cars: two spots on original Halifax cobblestones and one inside a concrete garage.
Six fireplaces, 5 of which are functional. Most of the plasterwork and trim are original. The solid wood doors and large pocket doors date from 1859. The ground floor has hardwood flooring and Saltillo tiles, the second and third floors are 19th-century softwood, and the cellar has a wool carpet, terracotta and acid-stained concrete. The furnace, hot water heater and cooktop are fueled by natural gas. Gurney Quartet cast iron radiators throughout, except for part of the cellar with in-floor heating. Wiring and plumbing are modern.
The third floor guest suite is an “Egyptian” room painted by artist Michael Lewis.
The cellar has separate utilities, its own street entrance off Wright Ave and has been a rental unit in the recent past. The second-floor Roman bath has “Sicis” Italian mosaics. The cellar has a Renaissance-themed theatre/screening room.