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Heritage Hobby Farm

For sale by owner

Original Quebec Heritage farm house with curved sloping rooflines, on private 10.44 Arpents (383,049 sq feet) waterfront lot, with panoramic views and 1328 ft. of waterfront at the junction of the English and Chateauguay rivers. Large horse barn + hay barn. Charming 4 bedroom brick character home with hand carved wood mouldings, well maintained.

The large traditional Quebec/Victorian farmhouse (50' x 25') dating to 1871 has original pine floors in all rooms. Studio/office above kitchen with separate stairway, beautiful views of Covey Hill and the Adirondacks. This solidly built home has an excellent stone foundation enclosing an unfinished service basement (6ft) with a crushed stone covered clay floor.

A rare find-act fast. Photos can be viewed from the Heritage Hobby Farm Photo Gallery and a map can be viewed at the bottom of this page

Additional description:

The property which is located 30km SW of Montreal in a region know as the Chateaugay Valley, is subject to the Quebec Agricultural Territory Protection Act. It has 1328 feet of water frontage on the two rivers.. 340' feet Chateaugay- 988' feet English, offering plenty of recreational activities including boating, fishing, water-skiing in the summer as well as skating, skiing and skidoo-ing in the Winter. The site is approximately 18 miles directly south of the Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport.

Quality land:

Approximately 3.5 Arpents of the land is composed of tile drained St-Lawrence clay soil which is currently (2008) planted in corn. Another 3.5 Arpents, which is subject to annual spring flooding, consists of sandy loam soil. This mineral rich section has not been under cultivation for 40 years making it potentially suitable for organic agriculture or specialty crops. The remaining area includes the large lawns and barns.

Additional features:

River front vegetation includes, a variety of Oak, White Pine, Elm, Honey Suckle and more than 12 rare Shag Bark Sweet Hickory nut trees plus bird friendly Huckleberry and thorn bushes.

Schools: English and French elementary schools in Howick (6km) and French elementary school in St-Martine (6km). Secondary English High Schools in Ormstown (Chateaugay Valley High School) as well as the Town of Chateaugay (18km) ( Howard Billings High School) and French Polyvalente (High School) in Chateaugay

Many updates over the years:

Barns in good condition = hay barn 30x35,equipment barn with horse stalls 30x70, 12 x 12 work shed- all attached.

This exceptional waterfront country estate, a short 35 min commute from Montreal can be transformed to correspond to all your country dreams. Possibilities Galore! a micro-cheese operation (close access to dairy and the biggest market in Canada), a vineyard, private horse farm and/or specialty organic farm/biodynamic farm. With many kilometres of open farm land to the West, this location is frequently windy and would lend itself to an onsite wind power electricity generation station.

House has a service basement (6 ft.) with gravel floor.

This exceptional site only 35 min. from Montreal can be transformed to correspond to all your country projects.

Specifications

  • Building type - Detached
  • Property type - Hobby farm
  • Year built - 1871 or earliear
  • Building size - 50 x 25 F Irr
  • Lot size - 613 x 887 F Irr
  • Lot Area - 10.44 AR

Location

Features

Water supply:Artesian well
Sewage system:Septic bed, Septic tank
Siding:Brick
Heating energy:Heating oil, Wood
Heating system:Forced air
Basement:6 feet and over - unfinished with crushed stone covered clay floor
Fireplaces-stoves:Wood stove
Driveway:Not paved
Parking:Exterior (6)
Specific features:Panoramic view, Water access,
Water front, Water view
Bike paths:Paved bike path to St Martine starts 100 meters from property

Inclusions

the contents of the barn will be removed by the owner. the owner reserves the right to remove the east section of the barn. all inclusions are given without warranty.

Rooms

Description and room sizes

BT1 OTOther gravel
1GF KIT19.7 X 19.2 FWood
1GF LVR16 X 15.5 FWood
1GF OFF9 X 9.5 F Wood
1GF DNR13 X 13.8 FWood
1GF HAL7.5 X 5.6 F Wood
1GF BTH9.10 X 7.4 FLinoleum
2HAL13.8 X 9.5 FWood
2BDR9.7 X 13.9 FWood
2 BDR9 X 15.7 F Wood
2BDR 9.9 X 13 F Wood
2BDR9.9 X 9.8 FWood
1GFPLR19 X 19 FWood


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