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Historically Significant in Old North!!

SOLD: $277,000
DATE: April 2003
MLS # 316149

Property Type: one and a half storey

Lot Size: 40 x 107.58

Major intersection: Richmond and Oxford

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Inclusions: Ktchenaid Dishwasher, ceiling fans, window coverings, alarm system, Homeatic central vac, water filtration system, Myers water softener, garburator, auto door opener and control(s)

Parking: detached garage, plus 5 car parking!!

Taxes: $3378 (2001)

Area: Old North

Age: Circa 1890

Heating and Cooling: Newer efficient Viessen gas boiler, central air and 200 amp breaker panel

Financing Example: 25% down, 5 year term at 5.25% ,25 year amortization, the monthly payment inclusive of property taxes is only $1,600.00!

Details: This has to be one of Old North's most attractive homes!!! Situated just steps to London Life and Gibbons Park and blocks to all the wonderful Richmond Row are in the heart of the city.

Jog the quiet tree lined avenues or take the pet pooch for a leisurely stroll....stop at Tim's for your morning java or enjoy a gourmet lunch on the patio of your favorite restaurant.

With tennis courts, a pool, playgrounds and schools also within walking distance, it's convienence defined!

Historically significant, yet practical in nature, this home has been mentioned in the Federal Governments 1974 Canadian Inventory of Historical Buildings!! Originally known as the "Jimsol House", Circa 1890, it has been lovingly renovated to offer all the modern conveniences while maintaining charm, character, and unique features. Notice the interesting front gable, lovely stained glass window, attractive double doored front entrance and slate roof. Even the side entrance is covered by a cute porch.

The detatched garage has a newer door and auto door opener and control(s) and there is easily 5 car parking!

The backyard is a low maintenance courtyard that's perfect for a busy couple who loves to entertain.

At one time this home was duplexed so there is an intact staircase and door to the 2nd floor.

Your jaw will drop when you enter through the front doors. It's a double doored entrance into an anteroom then through another set of antique double doors to the foyer! A wonderful large living room with a beautiful artificial marble corner fireplace awaits. This home's high ceilings, wide baseboards and trim and interesting transom windows will appeal to all who love older homes. The christmas tree will look wonderful in the bay window!

The entire family can sit down to a turkey dinner in this lovely dining room. There is also a convienent main floor bedroom or den and a family room at the back with bathroom priviledges to the full bath on this floor. The family room has been used for an office and the floor plan is set up perfect for an in home business with a separate side entrance!

The Bielman kitchen is pewter blue with an abundance of counter space, cupboards, roller drawers and double pantry's. Of course there is a time saving dishwasher and it's eat in size too. There are 2 outside entrances to the kitchen, one to the driveway and the other through yet another set of double doors to the backyard.

On the upper floor, both the bedrooms are huge with walk in closets. The 2nd full bath is oversized with ample cupboard space, bidet, a heat lamp, and ceramic flooring. The 2nd floor laundry was formerly a 2nd kitchen when this home was duplexed.

The entire home except the bathrooms and family room enjoys gorgeous honey coloured wide pine plank flooring. There is even a finished room in the lower level as well as a workshop and storage area.

Heated with dust free and efficient hot water gas, the boiler is approximately only 6 years old yet the home also has cool central air! 200 amp breaker panel, garburator, central vac, ceiling fans, alarm system are just a few of the extra's you will find here.

So if you are looking for a unique, well located historically significant charmer with lots of practicality...this has got to be your first and only stop!!!

Call 679-5443 ID 5780 for 24 hour ad.

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Main floor family room or use as in home office plus has cheater door to bathroom

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Large children's room with walk in closet

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2nd floor bath has ceramic flooring & bidet

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2nd floor laundry (formerly 2nd kitchen)

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Private courtyard...perfect for your morning coffee
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Inviting front entrance with transom windows

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Beautiful bay windowed living room with high ceilings

Photo of property Artificial corner antique marble fireplace

Photo of property Huge formal dining room

Photo of property Bielman kitchen with lots of cupboard & counter space

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Cheater bathroom off kitchen

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Master bedroom has bay windowed sitting area plus walk in closet

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Spacious shower & plenty of closet space in upper bath

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Detached garage plus 5 car parking
519-471-8888    London, ON
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