24 Bywater Lane Chester Basin, Nova Scotia B0J 1K0

5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom
Fireplace Waterfront On Ocean Acreage Landscaped


This exquisite waterfront home built in 1845 showcases a storied past and timeless elegance. This residence evolved from a private dwelling to its honorable service as the Chester Municipality's Post Office in 1892. Today, it stands as a testament to both heritage and luxury, offering 5 bds, 3 baths, and a host of remarkable features that blend the best of old-world charm with modern convenience. As you enter through the grand front door, you're greeted by original wide plank flooring that resonates with the echoes of generations gone by. The main floor boasts 10-ft ceilings. The open-concept living & dining area with cozy wood stove provides the perfect space for gatherings and entertaining. The heart of this home is its spacious country kitchen, where culinary dreams come to life. Imagine preparing meals surrounded by the warmth of rustic aesthetics, adorned with modern appliances and thoughtful design touches that effortlessly pay homage to its heritage. The large primary bedroom is a true retreat with a private balcony, where you can savor your morning coffee while basking in the gentle sunrise. Additionally, a walk-out basement apartment with stunning waterfront view is perfectly suited for accommodating guests, in-laws, or generating rental income.  Outside you find restored custom milled exterior and a covered veranda that is an inviting space to unwind and enjoy the fresh sea breeze.  488 ff of ocean frontage offers deep sheltered anchorage and plenty of privacy. Beyond the home's beauty, you'll find the allure of Chester Basin itself. With its idyllic coastal charm, quaint shops, and proximity to the water, this area offers a lifestyle that blends the tranquil pleasures of a seaside community with modern amenities. Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of Chester Basin's history while relishing in the comfort and luxury that only a lovingly restored and thoughtfully designed home can offer. (id:52813)

Property Details

MLS® Number 202317617
Property Type Single Family
Community Name Chester Basin
Amenities Near By Golf Course, Park, Playground, Shopping, Place Of Worship
Community Features Recreational Facilities, School Bus
Equipment Type Propane Tank
Features Treed, Sloping, Balcony
Rental Equipment Type Propane Tank
View Type Ocean View
Water Front Type Waterfront On Ocean


Bathroom Total 3
Bedrooms Above Ground 4
Bedrooms Below Ground 1
Bedrooms Total 5
Basement Type None
Constructed Date 1845
Construction Style Attachment Detached
Exterior Finish Wood Shingles
Fireplace Present Yes
Flooring Type Wood
Foundation Type Poured Concrete
Stories Total 2
Total Finished Area 2355 Sqft
Type House
Utility Water Dug Well, Well


Detached Garage


Acreage Yes
Land Amenities Golf Course, Park, Playground, Shopping, Place Of Worship
Landscape Features Landscaped
Sewer Septic System
Size Irregular 1.36
Size Total 1.36 Ac
Size Total Text 1.36 Ac


Level Type Dimensions
Second Level Primary Bedroom 32.5x18.5
Second Level Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 4 pc
Second Level Bedroom 12.10x10.3
Second Level Bedroom 12.11x12.6
Lower Level Kitchen 13.2x19
Lower Level Living Room 13.2x17.4
Lower Level Dining Room 10.6x6.2
Lower Level Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 3 pc
Lower Level Laundry Room 8x5.9
Lower Level Bedroom 13.4x11.7
Lower Level Storage 4.9x6.4
Main Level Foyer 6.2x17.2
Main Level Living Room 134.1x15
Main Level Dining Room 13.1x11.10
Main Level Kitchen 13x14.2
Main Level Dining Nook 8.8x14.2
Main Level Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 4 pc
Main Level Bedroom 12.11x15.11
Main Level Other 14.2x24.4 Greenhouse



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