Sotheby's International Realty - Prince Edward County, ON
A Rare offering in wine country this Prince Edward County homestead has been coveted by the same family for over 50 years. In its picturesque setting in Hillier, the stately red barn, classic c1875 Victorian residence the c1920 guest house, enjoy a sweeping vantage point over 115 acres that roll gently to water’s edge. The farm characterizes bucolic “County” lifestyle with an abundance of natural light, cool breezes and tranquility. A fine assemblage, where a myriad of opportunities await …. a family compound or retreat, vacation rental, hobby farm or even a future winery! Located in the heart of Hillier’s wine region 662 Bakker Road is yours to discover! Main Residence Period charm and well proportioned living areas create a sense of space that is relaxed and comfortable. Guests are welcomed to the centre hall foyer with its original staircase and wood floor. Generously sized living and dining rooms with numerous windows frame peaceful views, the essence of which invite family and friends to slow down and spend time together. The cheerful, updated and well equipped kitchen is outfitted with a full complement of appliances and gives way to the original “summer kitchen” where original millwork & character nuances are still intact. Access is provided to an attached garage and a second staircase leads to a huge lofty attic with future potential! The main level is complete with a 4 piece bath and laundry facility. The upper level plays host to four sunny bedrooms, each with painted plank floors and windows that welcome natural light and frame farm and sky views. The main 4 piece bath features a large window, stylish vanity, tub shower unit and tiled floor. Secondary Property Originally the farm hand’s accommodation, the secondary 2 bedroom guest house has been carefully updated and retains its charming attributes such as hardwood floors and tongue & groove ceilings. Suitable as a rental property it offers an income opportunity. The Grounds Peaceful panoramic views are the order of the day from the covered front porch. The residence is framed by 100 year old Sugar Maples, lilacs and old fashioned perennial gardens. Stroll down the drivable tree lined lane, past the classic red century barn & silo alongside fertile fields to water’s edge, where nature unfolds and birds and wildlife can be enjoyed with morning coffee and sunsets shimmer across the bay. The Location Within 1.5 K from a beautiful Lake Ontario beach and within and easy drive to numerous wineries, this property is an all season retreat is ideal for families, beach lovers, cyclists, golfers, equestrians, wine enthusiasts, antique collectors, bird watchers, boaters, cross country skiers, art lovers and those who enjoy fine cuisine. A special opportunity to create a waterfront compound to have for generations to come.