5 Bedroom Home with

In-law Suite and 20 Acres

574 Arnold Road, Woodville

MLS #201701907

Price: $450,000
County: Kings
Lot Size: 20 acres
Heating: Electric baseboard, wood
Water: Drilled well
Sewer: Septic
Bedrooms: 5 + 1 in apartment
Bathrooms: 3.5
Garage: Attached, double
Exterior: Vinyl
Sq. Footage 3,000
Flooring: Carpet, ceramic, hardwood

One of my favourite country roads in the valley is Arnold Road in Woodville. It's a short road that loops around connecting Bligh Road to the Black Rock Road. It runs along the base of the North Mountain and sees little traffic except for the few families who live along the road.

This stately home sits on 20 acres about halfway along the road. It faces south with long unobstructed views. It's extremely well constructed and well maintained. It's quite large but feels very cozy inside. It has 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths plus a separate one bedroom apartment in the lower level. The front door opens to a huge open foyer with a large coat room and 2 piece bath. A few steps up takes you to a wide hall that leads to the livingroom, kitchen and stairs to the upper floor. The livingroom has lots of windows and vaulted ceiling. It connects to a spacious formal diningroom. Off the diningroom is an amazing kitchen with a sunroom-eating area large enough for a table of eight. The kitchen is sunny, with an abundance of solid wood cabinets, stunning counters, ceramic floor and built-in appliances. A few steps down from the kitchen is the family room with an efficient wood-burning fireplace. Down a short hall is a large laundry room with extra storage. At the end of the hall is a huge study with a wall of built-in bookshelves. The 24' x 25' finished garage is also accessed off this west wing hall.

Upstairs are five large bedrooms with large closets, a 4-piece bathroom plus an ensuite bath for the master bedroom. The lower floor is accessed by a very prestigious staircase. On this level about half the space has been tastefully finished to create a fabulous apartment. Now, this is not your ordinary apartment. You'll love the big kitchen (appliances are included) and the dining area with lots of windows. There's a side door out to a private south facing terrace. Off the kitchen is the livingroom and large bedroom with a high vaulted ceiling. Next to the bedroom is a home office and bathroom. The other part of the lower level incorporates more storage, a workshop area, cold room and the systems for the home.

Systems include 200 amp electrical, woodstove, drilled well and newly installed complete septic system. In 2014, the entire home was painted on the inside. In 2015, the upper foyer, hallway and bedrooms were recarpeted with a high quality carpet and the master bedroom had new hardwood flooring laid. Other features I think you will appreciate include 9 foot ceilings, wide crown moldings in almost every room, an abundance of closet and storage space, a south facing deck that stretches across most of the back side, too many windows to count and a newly drilled well.

Most of the 20 acres is pasture. The property is well landscaped with expansive lawns around the home, professional gardens, mature trees and shrubs. One of my favourite features is the picket fenced-in vegetable garden. It's amazing - have a look at the photos. This is an ideal property for large families. The guest apartment is perfect for in-laws or a home office. The land is perfect for hobby farming, organics, sheep, cattle or horses. It's flat but with it's south facing exposure fruit and grapes can also do well. Kentville is within 12 minutes. The University Town of Wolfville is 20 minutes away. The Bay of Fundy is just up over the mountain. Hiking and riding trails are at your doorstep.



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