Extraordinary 12+ acre property with commanding views of Bear River as it winds its way to the Annapolis Basin. Watch bald eagles, sea ducks, geese and deer browse at its rugged shores. Over 1600’ of river frontage including direct access to the Annapolis basin and Bay of Fundy.
A gated driveway takes you high above the river to an inviting family compound consisting of a 3 bed/4bath Main House (a custom log home) plus a 3 level 3 bed/2 bath Guest House with a huge 3-bay garage and workshop.
Tastefully updated Main House has a “deluxe wilderness cabin” feel. Renovated circa 2005, it features 2 large stone fireplaces, African teak floors, cherry wood kitchen with customized "Heartland" stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a unique breakfast room, 6-person hot tub and a steam shower, and more. 3 levels of living space including a main floor master suite with river views, stone fireplace and walk-out to private veranda, plus master dressing room and bathroom. Upstairs you will find another huge bedroom with dressing room and cedar-lined walk-in closet, plus another bedroom and full bath. The ground floor has a family room with woodstove and hot tub room with double steam shower, double-sink vanity and water closet. Walk-out to an expansive sunroom with in-floor heat.
There is extensive decking and covered verandas for outdoor living on both sides of the house.
The adjacent Guest House was built in 2005. It offers a massive multi-vehicle+RV garage with workshop space. Above this is a 2 story home to pamper your guests or offer as a holiday rental. Open plan living/dining and games room, half bath and laundry on one level, and upstairs are 3 bedrooms, full bath, great room with cathedral ceiling, free-standing fireplace, French doors to a deck, and full kitchen.
A 4-wheeler driveway takes you down to the rivers’ edge where you will find a charming cabin with wood stove and wrap-around screened porch, and Harris Brook babbling along side. This peaceful spot in the forest has a true wilderness feel; the perfect spot to swim or launch your kayak.
Situated close to both wilderness and amenities. Enjoy day trips to wineries, restaurants, cafes, beaches, farm markets, Halifax and International airport, back country camping and hiking. With some of the best kayaking and boating in your own back yard, you may not want to leave! Download the information sheet or contact the listing agent. This property may be purchased with most furnishings included. Located just 15 minutes from the town of Digby.