Detached Home For Sale
451 Kennedy St. , Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2S4
This immaculate, one of a kind, beautiful Old City charmer offers magnificent dual views of the Nanaimo Harbour and Coast Mountains. Originally built in 1918 it has truly modern updates including an extensive addition with a B&B in mind in 1998. This four story character home has hardwood floors, tiled entry, blinds throughout and 10 ft. ceilings on 2 floors.
The main floor has an expansive living/dining combination with 2 dining areas, a den/library and a bright laundry room. The kitchen is a cookâs dream with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, an 8â island with an eating bar, wine storage and desk area. French doors open onto a covered, wrap around deck.
The second floor consists of a large master bedroom with a private deck and enormous ensuite with a claw foot tub and shower. Watch the boats cruise by in the harbour while relaxing in bed! There are 3 further bedrooms, 2 with 3 piece bathrooms and a shared deck. There is also a common sitting area.
The attic level boasts two large , well appointed bedrooms with opening skylights, each with a beautifully tiled 4 piece bathroom and spectacular views from individual decks. The daylight basement has a recently renovated, lovely 1 bedroom, unauthorized self contained suite with its own entry. There is also a large storage area.
This almost 5000 sq. ft. beauty is located on a 66â x 142â lot and is fully fenced with a neatly manicured yard with fruit trees, raspberries and grapevines in the back. Taxes for 2010 were $3624 with the grant. The home is equipped with central vacuum, smoke detectors and is protected by a monitored security system. Heating is gas furnace with electric baseboards in the upper 2 suites. There is also an antique style gas fireplace in the main living area. All rooms are wired for phone and cable. A separate double garage with automatic doors has alley access and is extra deep to include a storage and workshop area. There is further storage under the wrap around deck.
The neighbourhood offers carefree living with the Pacific Ocean at your doorstep. Enjoy the benefits of all the waterfront activities including cruise ships, sailboat & bathtub races, float plane activity and fireworks shows. Minutes away is the seawall walkway, Port Place Theatre, Port Shopping Plaza, convention centre, public library, art galleries, numerous restaurants and the aquatic and ice centres. In close proximity are two elementary schools, Fairview and Pauline Haarer (French Immersion) and a high school (NDSS English and French track) as well as Vancouver Island University.
This stunning house is currently a private residence but with minimal effort, could be easily divided into a B&B with separate ownerâs quarters as well as additional rental from the 1 bedroom suite. If you are looking for a charming, fully renovated character home in the Old City with additional potential â this is it!
This is a private sale, serious inquiries ONLY, please
Built-in dishwasher, Dryer, Fridge, Microwave, Stainless steel appliances, Stove, Washer, Fridge, Stove and Microwave in suite (white)
Carpet, Ceramic, Hardwood, Linoleum
Apartment, Totally Finished, Self contained 1 bedroom unauthorized suite with separate entrance
3 full 4 piece baths (including suite), 2 - 3 piece and 1 powder. Master has clawfoot tub and separate shower
Vinyl Siding, Wood
Detached, Double, 2 door automatic opening
Concrete, alley access
Close to All Services, Golf, Highway Access, Lake/Pond/River, Near Park, Near Schools, Panoramic View, Public Transportation, Recreational/Community center, Water View, Waterfront
$3,624 / year
||5,000 sq. ft|
||66` x 142.5`|
Property Purchase Tax Calculation BC
"The Land Transfer Tax in Nanaimo, BC based on the selling price of $649,000.00 is $10,980.00."
* See the purchase tax formula for BC