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5642 Morris Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J1C5

5642 Morris Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia (ID 201911249)

$990,000 - For sale

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Rare and special Scottish Georgian townhouse in the Schmidtville district of downtown Halifax. Constructed in 1859 by a Presbyterian named Philip Letson, 5642 Morris Street/1290 Wright Avenue is not like the other houses. Its walls are brick that is faced with cedar shingles. The foundation is hand-cut granite on the street front, fieldstone and brick on the sides. The roof beams are pegged and have no nails. The ground floor ceilings are eleven and half feet high, the second floor eight and a half, the cellar eight and a half feet and the attic seven and a half. The sunny and sheltered back yard faces south and west. Parking for three cars: two spots on original Halifax cobblestones and one inside a concrete garage. Six fireplaces, 5 of which are functional. Most of the plasterwork and trim is original. The solid wood doors and large pocket doors date from 1859. The ground floor has hardwood flooring and Saltillo tiles, the second and third floors are 19th century softwood, and the cellar has wool carpet, terracotta and acid-stained concrete. The furnace, hot water heater and cooktop are fueled by natural gas. Gurney Quartet cast iron radiators throughout, except for part of the cellar with in-floor heating. Wiring and plumbing are modern. The cellar has separate utilities, its own street entrance off Wright Ave and has been a rental unit in the recent past. The second floor Roman bath has Sicis Italian mosaics. The cellar has a Renaissance themed theatre/screening room. The third floor guest suite is an Egyptian room painted by artist Michael Lewis. New furnace (2020). For the discerning buyer. (id:2471)

Location DescriptionDowntown Morris/ South Park

Property Details
  • Property Address:5642 Morris Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J1C5
  • Property Type:Single Family
  • Community Name:Halifax
  • Title:Freehold
  • Acreage:under 1/2 acre
  • Sewage Type:Municipal sewage system
  • Water Type:Municipal water
  • Driveway:Garage, Detached garage, Other
Structure Details for 5642 Morris Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J1C5
  • Structure Style:House
  • Building Age:1859
  • Bedrooms:3+2
  • Bathrooms:4-Total 2-Partial
  • Style:Semi-detached
  • Storeys:3
  • Flooring:Carpeted, Ceramic Tile, Concrete, Hardwood, Marble, Slate, Wood, Tile
  • Foundation Type:Stone
  • Appliances Included:Cooktop - Gas, Oven - Electric, Dishwasher, Dryer - Electric, Washer, Freezer - Stand Up, Refrigerator, Water meter, Gas stove(s)
  • Exterior Type:Brick, Wood shingles
Amenities for 5642 Morris Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J1C5 Landscaped, Recreational Facilities
  • Amenities Nearby:Park, Playground, Public Transit, Shopping
Type Level Dimensions
DenSecond level10.5x 14.5 - jog
BedroomSecond level15.7 x15.5
Master bedroomSecond level16 x 19 - jog
StorageSecond levelwalkin 6.9 x6.9
Bath (# pieces 1-6)Second level4 piece
BedroomThird level/loft 19.9 x 14.8-jog
Ensuite (# pieces 2-6)Third level2 piece
StorageThird levelwalkin 14.8 x 4
Bath (# pieces 1-6)Lower level4 piece 1290 Wright Ave
BedroomLower level15.3x 15.5 1290 Wright Ave
OtherLower level/entry 24.9x 5-jog 1290 Wright
BedroomLower level15.3 x 16 1290 Wright Ave
OtherLower level/Porch 7 x 6.5-jog 1290 Wright
Utility roomLower level4.6 x10-jog 1290 Wright Ave
FoyerMain level31.6 x 6.9 - jog
Living roomMain level17 x 18.5
KitchenMain level17 x 19.6 - jog
Laundry roomMain level/Pantry 17.5 x 10.9
Bath (# pieces 1-6)Main level2 piece
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