MLS®202007021
List Price$3,795,000
PID00390948
TypeSingle Family
StyleDetached
Beds4
Baths6
Main Living Area6,790 ft2
Finished Area6,790 ft2
Approx. Year Built2006
List DateApr 29, 2020 (28 Days)

Overview

137 Gannet Lane, Duncan's Cove (MLS® 202007021): Just a short 20 minute drive outside of Halifax this spectacular and unique home is surrounded by the most astonishingly beautiful scenery where the coastal barrens give way to rugged granite cliffs, pounded by the Atlantic surf. Overlooking the Atlantic, this ‘one of a kind’ contemporary residence is located on a private 2.7 acre estate that includes 550 ft of rugged oceanfront bordering 1800 acres of pristine Crown Land. This modern 6,790 sq ft masterpiece of concrete, steel, stone and glass offers breathtaking 360 degree views and was once a WWII observation tower strategically positioned to guard the coast and Halifax Harbour. Renowned designer Erla Laurie came upon the abandoned military installation and was inspired to make it her home. This iconic residence includes a main level open concept floor plan designed with entertaining in mind. The great room with its 20’ walls of glass and soaring ceiling is the main focal point of the main level and provides access to the outdoor terraces and the enchanting, ‘ocean view’ infinity pool. The dining room with its feature, marble wall and is perfect for more formal occasions, while the beautiful cherry wood and soapstone kitchen offers a more relaxed gathering space for friends and family around the over sized eat-in island. The main house includes a wonderful open, library/office area on the second floor and 3 bedrooms, including the sumptuous master suite with luxury spa en suite, wet bar and private roof top deck with hot tub and wood burning fireplace. There are 2 more equally beautiful guest suites with en suite bathrooms and a commercial elevator that links all the levels to the top floor roof deck. Accessible from the main house via walkways on 2 levels a separate, 2 storey guest house provides visitors with their own private space and has a fully equipped kitchen, sitting area and bedroom with en suite.

Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Supercity Realty


Rooms at 137 Gannet Lane, Duncan's Cove

LevelTypeDimensions
Main FloorBath 11 - 5 Piece
Main FloorDining Room18.0 x 12.0
Main FloorLiving Room36.0 x 18.0
Main FloorLiving Room21.5 x 19.0
Main FloorOTHERSauna/Change Room
Main FloorOTHERGuest House Kit/Lv Room
2nd LevelBath 21 - 2 Piece
2nd LevelBath 2Guest House - 1 - 4 Piece
2nd LevelBedroom18.0 x 16.5
2nd LevelDen/Office18.0 x 12.5
2nd LevelEnsuite Bath 11 - 5 Piece
2nd LevelOTHERButler's Pantry
2nd LevelOTHERGuest House Bedroom
3rd LevelEnsuite Bath 21 - 5 Piece
3rd LevelMaster Bedroom27.0 x 18.0
4th LevelBedroom27.0 x 18.0
4th LevelEnsuite Bath 31 - 5 Piece
BasementOTHERWine Cellar
BasementUtility10.0 x 10.0

Utilities

  • Cable
  • Electricity
  • High Speed Internet
  • Telephone

Features

  • Inground Pool
  • Balcony
  • Air Exchanger
  • Alarm System
  • Central Vacuum
  • Elevator
  • Ensuite Bath
  • HRV (Heat Rcvry Ventln)
  • Secondary Suite
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Propane Fireplace
  • See Remarks

Community Features

  • Park
  • Playground
  • public Transit
  • Recreation Center
  • School Bus Service
  • Shopping