1905 was a VERY good year for Homes - Check this one out!

Real Estate Agent with Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage
49 Bethune St in the Historic District of Brockville, ON
New Price only $375,000 Canadian
Stately brick residence located in beautiful and historic downtown Brockville just up the hill from the St Lawrence River.  Built in 1905 on this large corner lot, it boasts a lovely perennial garden and two wrap-around porches both of which have been recently redone according to historic specifications by a master carpenter. 
Original Slate roof has been carefully restored by a professional steeple-jack.
This home was originally built for Thomas and Mary Gavin by the architect Benjamin Dillon and the house remained in the family possession until the 1980s in a neighbourhood of
vintage homes on tree lined streets.
Retaining the original charm and character, yet with updated energy star windows
& furnace, wiring and plumbing with a high and dry basement with 6'5" ceiling.
Main floor features a spacious Foyer, lovely Living Room with pocket doors to the separate Dining Room, all with 10' ceilings, original chandeliers and hardwood floors throughout.  Kitchen has a centre island breakfast bar and new ceramic flooring. 
Mudroom/Laundry Room and Powder Room completes the main level.
On the 2nd floor you'll find 3 spacious bedrooms, an office/den/nursery and an updated 4pc bathroom with claw foot tub.  Access to the balcony is off the Master Bedroom which makes for a beautiful Breakfast coffee or cocktails late into a leisurely evening under the stars.
There is a 3rd level bonus room which would make a fantastic playroom, media room or perhaps a large 4th bedroom?
Driveway accommodates three parked cars and there is a rear porch with under porch storage.
There will not be an Open House so schedule your personal showing today!
Vintage Home Aged to Perfection in Brockville


Single Family Home
Main Features
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
1 Half Bathroom
Year Built: 1905
MLS #: 15604457
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 Susan Emo
Sales Representative,
Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Brokerage*
Kingston, Ontario


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Comments (9)

Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Did I see that correctly . Was valued at 375k in 1905 and 110 years later is selling for $375,000 ?

Dec 03, 2015 01:16 AM
Susan Emo

You might want to look again, lol

Dec 03, 2015 01:23 AM
Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

HI Susan, I love the before and after picture, good luck with this one!

Dec 03, 2015 02:46 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Susan, I love the home. Talk about history and character yet updated with present day features and amenities.  I wish you all the best with the sale.

Dec 03, 2015 02:49 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What a beautiful home!  And what a great presentation on your part.  Wishing you all the best with this sale. A

Dec 03, 2015 03:37 AM
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Sybil, I love vintage homes. That is why I got into Real Estate sales. 49 Bethune St with it's great porch and brick exterior is really nice.

Dec 03, 2015 03:45 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

They have done a really fine job on this home and made it energy effiecient and preserved the charm. The price looks good too.

Dec 03, 2015 10:36 AM
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Friday morning Susan. I do like inspecting some of the older properties as they were built to last. Can't say that with the newer ones.

Dec 03, 2015 06:24 PM