165 Broad Street Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom
Fireplace Landscaped


This traditional mid-century colonial home at 165 Broad Street, built for Lunenburg Sea Captain Robert Allen in 1949, sits high on the hill above the harbour providing a great view of ship traffic below, including the iconic Bluenose II. The wide, level double lot is fronted by a stone wall, supported by a platform of land rather than being wedged on a slope. An extensive split-level deck just right for barbeques overlooks an expansive level lawn perfect for croquet matches and summer gatherings. Or just lounging on your Adirondacks under a shade tree with a cool drink. Designed by Halifax architect E.I Brigley, MRAIC (Member of the Royal Architectural Institute) a designation of recognized professionalism, he used the finest building materials and workmanship, including brass hardware, large double windows, hardwood flooring throughout and cedar shingles for the exterior. A unique radiant hot water heating system of copper piping throughout the walls of the house ensures even warmth without radiators. The home is filled with bright natural light from many windows. There is an eat-in kitchen with a dining nook in a bay window looking over the back yard and deck. The den has a built-in bookcase cabinet and wood-burning fireplace. The living room with its 180-degree window also has an excellent view of the historic Lunenburg academy. The dining room, connected to the living room by an archway, has a built-in China cabinet and plate rails. Theres lots of storage closets and cupboards throughout the house and a laundry chute from the second floor to the laundry room off the kitchen; three large bedrooms with closets and the primary bedroom has two closets. The primary bedroom and west facing bedrooms have harbour views. The office/fourth bedroom has a door that opens to the garage rooftop with its open-air view of the harbour. The house is fully restored in shipshape condition with a spacious and dry full, unfinished basement of poured concrete. (id:48164)

Property Details

MLS® Number 202209764
Property Type Single Family
Community Name Lunenburg
Amenities Near By Golf Course, Park, Playground, Shopping, Place Of Worship
Community Features Recreational Facilities, School Bus
Features Balcony, Level


Bathroom Total 2
Bedrooms Above Ground 4
Bedrooms Total 4
Appliances Stove, Dishwasher, Dryer, Washer, Refrigerator
Basement Development Unfinished
Basement Type Full (unfinished)
Constructed Date 1948
Construction Style Attachment Detached
Exterior Finish Wood Siding
Fireplace Present Yes
Flooring Type Hardwood, Linoleum
Foundation Type Poured Concrete
Half Bath Total 1
Stories Total 2
Total Finished Area 2118 Sqft
Type House
Utility Water Municipal Water


Attached Garage


Acreage No
Land Amenities Golf Course, Park, Playground, Shopping, Place Of Worship
Landscape Features Landscaped
Sewer Municipal Sewage System
Size Total Text Under 1/2 Acre


Level Type Dimensions
Second Level Bedroom 12.1x12.8
Second Level Bedroom 13.2x8.2
Second Level Bedroom 13.2x13.1
Second Level Primary Bedroom 16.2x13.0
Second Level Other 15.2x4.1 hall
Second Level Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 7.4x8.2
Main Level Foyer 6.1x4
Main Level Family Room 13.2x11.2
Main Level Other 8.7x13.1 hall
Main Level Living Room 22.5x13.1
Main Level Dining Room 12.2x12.8
Main Level Eat In Kitchen 18.2x16.6
Main Level Laundry Room 8.8x9.10
Main Level Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 13.2x11.2
Main Level Other 14.4x21.5 garage



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