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7 beds 5.5 baths
17 Collins Street Yarmouth, NS SIGN # 53803


Charles Churchill Richard's House Circa 1893

This Provincially Registered Heritage home was built in 1893 for entrepreneur Charles C. Richards and is situated in the heart of Yarmouth's Heritage Conservation District just steps from all local attractions and the waterfront. The material to construct this home was brought to Yarmouth from New England via the Minards Liniment Company owner Charles C. Richards. Completely restored by its present owners Michael Tavares, Restoration Artist and Neil Hisgen, Hotelier in 1999, this property was awarded Restoration of the Year in 2001 by the Nova Scotia Home Awards. Built entirely of brick, brownstone and granite, this home is one of two mansions ever built in the Province in its class of this material.

This property has been operated as a Bed and Breakfast by its present owners since 1999 is rated 4 � stars by the Canada Select Rating System. Fodor's Travel Guide has identified this property as one of Nova Scotia's most distinctive B&B's (Fodor's 2001-2006)

This exceptional property sits on the finest residential block in all of Southwestern Nova Scotia in the heart of Yarmouth's Heritage Conservation District directly across the street from the Yarmouth County Museum and Historical Society. It's abutter is the MacKinnon Cann Inn Complex; www.mackinnoncanninn.com comprised of 5 completely restored buildings supplying a variety of business class and tourism related services. Presently, this property is owned by the owners/developers of the Inn Complex and affords a strong referral network for the new owners.

For a more detailed look at this exceptional property please visit our website at www.charlesrichardshouse.com and/or Michael Tavares's Facebook Page. Additonal information can also be found in the attachments of this listing.

This property is offered unfurnished. Many of its trade fixtures are available separately by the sellers. The sale includes its website and URL address, phone number and many fine architectural fixtures.

Note: If you plan to operate this property as a Bed and Breakfast and are not a Canadian Citizen you would qualify to apply for a Canadian Work Permit to live and operate this property. In the future you would qualify to apply for a Perminant Resident of Canada

Offered at: $799,000.00 CAD

For more information contact the seller: Michael Tavares at 902-881-2252 or via email at mtavares@eastlink.ca

Property Details

  • Property Type:
    Detached House
  • Property Use:
    Commercial, Residential
  • Assessment:
  • Annual Taxes:
  • Age:
    123 years old (circa 1896)
  • Exterior:
    Brick, Stone, Wood
  • Flooring:
    Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Softwood
  • Levels:
  • Space:
    5,180 sq. ft. (481 m2)
  • Foundation:
  • Roof Age:
    9 years old (circa 2010)
  • Basement:
    Partially Finished
  • Cabinets:
    Solid Wood
  • Countertop:
  • Garage:
  • Driveway:
  • Parking Spaces:
  • Heat Method:
    Boiler, In-Floor, Radiant Heat
  • Heat Source:
    Electricity, Oil, Wood
  • Zoning:
    R-1, B&B
  • Lot:
    15,069 sq. ft. / 0.35 ac. (1,400 m2)
  • Water Source:
  • Waste Water:
    Public Sewer

Location Details

  • College
  • Day Care
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Preschool
  • Primary School
  • University
Health & Wellness
  • Cycling Paths
  • Farmers Market
  • Fitness Centre
  • Health Food Store
  • Hospital
  • Medical Centre
  • Walking Trails
  • Baseball Diamond
  • Basketball Court
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Golf Course
  • Hockey Arena
  • Lake
  • Library
  • Park
  • Performance Theatre
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Shopping Centre
  • Soccer Pitch
  • Tennis Court
  • Church
  • Transit Bus Route



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