City and Country; 2 Classic PEI Homes With All the Modcons.

Both of these classic PEI homes have been preserved and feature modern services and upgrades.  They reflect the Island's history and are wonderful examples of the building techniques and practical features that amke an Island home warm and inviting.  Let your memories of home surround you in one of these classic Island homes.

129 Britain Rd. Brackley Beach, PEI.

This gambrel roof (barn style) home is one of the oldest existing homes in Brackley Beach. the original structure and framing are probably 170-190 years old. and is an excellent example of  this style of residential home common in the 1900's.  It has been featured as a wonderful example of this style of maritime residence that is common to the region. This lovely home features a large country kitchen, den and living room with fireplace. 3 bedrooms and a spacious bathroom with laundry on the second floor.  

 

The reading nook looks out over the deck to the west and the setting sun for those quiet afternoon moments.  The foundation is concrete and the dry basement is unfinished with gravel and vapor barrier installed.  

 

 

The 1 ace lot is cleared and includes a nice selection of trees and shrubbery to give it character and to shield the large deck and above ground pool from the road.  The house sits deeply on the lot and the large powered workshop sits discretely off to one side.

Originally located further down the road on the grounds of what is now Vacationland Campground the home was moved from the family farm to this nice location at the top of the hill and closer to Rte 15.  You can smell the Gulf Shore breezes  from this great location.

 

 

238 Pownal St. Charlottetown

One of Charlottetown's most historic residences and also one of Its most recognizable, this Regency style classic has been a fixture in Charlottetown since the early 1800's.  Commissioned originally for the Colonial Secretary John Edward Carmichel this beautiful 3 bedroom home has been lovingly upgraded and improved over the years.  It features 2 1/2 baths, quiet sheltered patio, a large downtown lot and a large one-car garage.  

 

 

Enter from the full length front verandah into the main hall, on your left, the formal dining room, on your right the parlour, now used as a relaxed living room.  The main suite is on the ground level and feature a fireplace, walk-in closet and 4 piece bath with jet tub, The kitchen is at the rear and is very comfortable and cozy with a wood stove and a secret patio.  The main floor is completed by a laundry, mudroom, 2 piece bath and rear entrance to the parking area and detached garage.

This beautiful home features 3 fireplaces, large rooms with 10ft ceilings, period moldings, many built in features and a rich history.  It would easily adaptable to a  bed and breakfast or inn.

Ritchie Simpson

Ritchie Simpson

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CENTURY 21 Colonial Realty Inc.
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