Historic 1890 Rhodes Manor Asks $579K in Amherst, Nova Scotia

Welcome to Rhodes Manor, an exquisite Queen Anne Victorian masterpiece that was constructed in 1890 by the renowned building firm Rhodes & Curry. This remarkable historical mansion, located in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is now available on the market for $579,999 CDN. The attention to detail and craftsmanship exhibited by Rhodes & Curry is truly unparalleled.

Rhodes and Curry left their mark on Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island through the construction of numerous notable structures. Among their remarkable achievements are Halifax’s City Hall (1889), Alexander Graham Bell’s House (1893) in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Presbyterian College of Halifax (1898), and Marconi’s Wireless Towers (1902).

This magnificent property boasts eight bedrooms and seven bathrooms, making it an ideal investment opportunity as a profitable bed and breakfast or a spacious single-family home with rental income. Situated in the heart of Amherst, Nova Scotia, it is just a short 30-minute drive from the beautiful North Shore with its warm waters. Within minutes, you can enjoy world-class golfing, boating, and sightseeing.

The house has recently undergone extensive updates, including new wiring, plumbing, a natural gas boiler installed in 2020, roof shingle replacements on 34% of the roof, new windows, doors, kitchen cabinets with a spacious peninsula, fresh exterior paint, newly landscaped walks, and a re-graveled driveway.

As you step inside, you are greeted by a charming vestibule adorned with exquisite woodwork, a theme that continues throughout the entire home, starting from the inviting covered porch. The grand entryway features a stunning staircase and beautiful stained glass, evoking a sense of old-world charm and elegance.

Off the foyer, you will find a large study/family room with the original fireplace and access to the sunroom, a spacious formal dining room with another original fireplace, and a beautiful living room with authentic double wood doors leading to the foyer, a pocket door connecting to the dining room, and yet another original fireplace.

Adjacent to the dining room is a generous eat-in kitchen with a sizable island, a complete bathroom, two entrances, a back staircase, and a laundry and storage area. The turret on the second floor houses a breakfast area or can serve as a ninth bedroom, along with four bedrooms featuring ensuite bathrooms. Additionally, there is another bedroom located at the rear of the house.

Spanning three stories, the property includes a 1,000 square foot apartment on the third level, complete with its own kitchen, living room, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. This presents an excellent opportunity for additional income generation.

The Rhodes Mansion is currently listed by Jonathan David & Julie Mont of Property Guys Direct Realty for $579,999 CDN. To truly appreciate the splendor of this residence, we invite you to experience the Matterport 3D tour. Don’t miss the chance to own a piece of history with Rhodes Manor.

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