Welcome Home! Explore 55 Stover Street North, Norwich, Ontario. This majestic Century Home property is rich in mature trees and local history. Most recently, this property was known as the Carriage House Bed & Breakfast, one of the jewels of Norwich.
An exquisite 5 bedroom, 3 bath Century Home built in 1875, features large rooms with tall ceilings, spacious deck, large, antique cast iron fireplace, private above ground 18 foot pool and hot tub. The large kitchen and walk out deck will be ideal for hosting your next gathering, while the formal dining room is a perfect place to dine and socialize. You’re sure to welcome family and friends in to this home, with 5 bedrooms, ample space for privacy, and gatherings.
The antique charm of the home hides the many modern features such as high efficiency gas furnace, water softener and updated modern electrical. A spacious 3,000 square foot home, also features Douglas Fir plank floors, solid granite counter tops, sprayed insulation, tin ceiling designed in the modernized kitchen and custom made kitchen cabinetry – this home is a must see!
Here’s an opportunity for buyers to consider running a local business, as this Century Home is zoned part commercial & part residential, this option gives buyers a greater potential to be a Bed & Breakfast, antique store or art gallery and so much more!
Home features include 3 bedrooms upstairs, the main with ensuite 3 piece bath and electric fireplace, a large main 4 piece bathroom, and a 4th bedroom/loft that would make a fantastic craft or play room.
The main floor has one large bedroom, 3 pc bathroom with large walk in shower and heated floors, formal dining room and living room, main floor laundry with laundry prep area, expansive family room with gas fireplace, large kitchen and mudroom with heated floors. The unfinished basement is an open dry space with cold cellar, plenty of storage and room for a workshop. The roofing is all permanent steel. The build quality of this home is exceptional!
With the original 2 storey Carriage House on the .75 acre property, the perfect spot for a unique shop, a 1600 sq ft 2 car garage with large upper rooms that could be easily used as workshop space or renovated into a guest suite. Built in 1875, by Butterfield family, who settled in Norwich, Mary Emma Lossing (nee Butterfield), daughter of Noronda (nee Stover) and D.S. Butterfield, married A.W. Lossing and resided in the Stover Street, making it home for their family.
The property is .75 acres and has wrought iron fencing around the front and privacy fenced in the rear yard. Sitting in the heart of Norwich, a short walk to parks, community centre, and the beautiful downtown core, and still feel like you’re in the country with nature’s best and your own oasis in the backyard – features mature trees, large covered deck, fire pit, open space, and an old antique cast iron stove. Sounds like many nights of curling up with the smell of a fire going, reading your favourite book and imagine, it’s all in your own backyard!
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