BE PART OF HISTORY!
Quesnel house is certainly one of the most beautiful houses
of Montreal's heritage. It was Built by Olivier Quesnel, a
master armorer of the local garrison and merchant. This
residence is an example of traditional Quebec architecture.
It reflects the construction engineering of the time with
its wood floors, stone fireplace and huge beams which gives
it a unique charm.
It was the birthplace of the Quesnel family in America and
witnessed countless historical events such as the fur
trade. It was later the summer residence of Cardinal Léger.
From it's vantage point, it's in habitants were witnesse to
the , construction of the Lachine Canal and the famous
rowing race of the legendary Ned Hanlan (the most famous
athlete of the time) against Edward Courtney in 1878! this
feat was achieved in front of over 100,000 people for a
purse of $ 10,000, a huge sum for the times.
Today, this real mansion is a 'home', a special warm
welcoming vasis equipped with great rooms and 4 bedrooms.
The main garden is beautiful surrounds a heated inground
pool that will brighten your summer days.
The view of the majestic Lac St-Louis will astonish as you
witness spectacular sunset!!!
If you love sports you will be well served: Everything is
nearby; the bike path and walk way in front of the
property, the legendary Lachine Rowing club, Lachine
Kayaking Club, sailing club , hunting and fishing club, the
Lachine Marina! This is also a preferred location for kit
and windsurfing and other traditional sports like hockey,
About the service and education: Everything is nearby: 2
hightway, private and public school of good to excellent
standing, hospital, shopping center, close to the Trudeau
Whether for your home or office, this is a terrific
location for evrything!!!
Enjoy the country in the City !
- ID: 16924569
- Year Built: 1720
- Status: Active
- New Construction: No
- Body of Water: Lac St-Louis
- Property ID: 101141816
- Beds: 4
- Total Rooms: 28
- Lot Area: 22,108.00 Square Feet
- Style: One-and-a-half-storey house
- Baths: 3 (Full: 3 3/4: 0 1/2: 0 Other: 0)
- Storeys: 0
- Neighbourhood: Lachine
- Year: 2016
- Lot: $603,600
- Building: $381,500
- Total: $985,100
- Municipal: $8,012 (2016)
- School: $1,740 (2015)
- Total: $9,752