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Quality Built Passive Solar Timber Frame Home With Water Views & Income Potential

Livingstone Cove, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia

The property is currently utilized as a wonderful single-family home, and has previously been used as an Airbnb/Residence. This passive solar timber frame structure is on a 5 acre lot. With two kitchens and two laundry rooms this property would make a spacious multi-family home or income property. Antigonish county is a desirable place to live & work remotely with fibre optic internet recently installed. Master bedroom located on main level. All four bedrooms have ensuites. The loft is suitable to be another bedroom, office or yoga/massage therapy space. This space also has an ensuite 3 piece bathroom.

Open concept kitchen/dining and living room. Large enclosed porch with timber frame cathedral ceiling. There is a reverse osmosis water purification system, restaurant industrial quality stainless steel counters and sinks. Quality appliances including two sets of washers/dryers. Cold room off laundry room great for keeping veggies and heavy duty shelving for canned and preserved goods.

Enjoy the the open space to roam. Stunning views from numerous windows. Ocean views from kitchen windows. Elevated views from the loft. Hiking trails and numerous beaches in surrounding neighborhood. The University town offers a small town lifestyle with easy access to services and amenities in Antigonish. Only a 30 km drive on a scenic paved road called the mini Cabot Trail.

Reclaimed Ontario barn beams and new Nova Scotia pine timbers. Exterior is Eastern Hemlock board & batten with steel roof. All plywood, no particle board in construction of floor, walls or roof. Insulation in vaulted ceilings is foam panels. Above grade walls and floor with open cell expanding foam. Below grade is closed cell expanding foam and boards. Exterior of foundation is insulated with foam panels.

Solar panels for domestic hot water with 2 brand new water tanks. European style tilt & turn Polytech windows & doors. All Polytech doors are garden doors. Some are center post and no post to enable moving furniture.

Triple flue chimney faced in slate. A Wett Inspection is completed. Tulikivi soapstone masonry wood stove on lower level. Vermont Castings wood stove on main level. Gem Pac wood cook stove in kitchen on main level. Stacked seasoned firewood included.

Electric boiler for radiant floor heat on lower level. Steffes ETS (electric thermal storage) radiant heat on main level. Both of these systems are off peak metering. Auxiliary electric breaker panel for generator with exterior plug. Brand new generator included. Underground electric utility entrance. Electrical outlet for kitchen range on lower level kitchen.


Inclusions: 2x refrigerator, 2x dishwasher, 2x washer & dryer, stove, window coverings, 5 wall mounted televisions, generator, firewood.

Selected furnishings/contents are negotiable and includes custom furniture, antiques, mattresses, bedding, kitchen items, mirrors and art with some exclusions.



  • Passive solar design with reclaimed and new NS pine timbers reclaimed ON barn beams
  • Exterior is eastern hemlock board and batten
  • Steel roof
  • No particle board – all plywood in construction of floors, walls or roof
  • Insulation is foam panels, open & close cell foam
  • Solar panels for domestic hot water
  • European style tilt & turn Polytech window & doors
  • Tulikivi soaptone masonry wood stove
  • Steffes ETS (electric thermal storage)
  • Electric boiler for radiant floor in lower basement level
  • Auxiliary electric breaker panel for generator with exterior plug
  • Electrical outlet for kitchen range on lower level kitchen
  • Nu Air ventilating air exchanger
  • Engineered septic system vault
  • Water softener system
  • Reverse osmosis water filter
  • Dug well with abundant quality water
  • Slate, marble and porcelain tiles, black walnut stair treads, pine & maple floors
  • Custom wrought iron railing and staircase
  • Modern and abundant halogen and florescent light fixtures
  • Restaurant quality industrial stainless steel kitchen counters and sinks


Only a 30 km scenic drive on paved highway #337 to the town of Antigonish. Home of STFX University, St Martha's Hospital, Town Library, Pubs, Restaurants, Shopping Mall, Vibrant Downtown Core With Unique Shops, Farmer's Market, Peace By Chocolate, Antigonish Highland Games, Beaches, Hiking & Bike Trails. With a population in town of approximately 5,000, plus another 5,000 in the county of Antigonish, this quiet area has so much to offer.

From Livingstone Cove to Cape Breton 1 Hour Drive, New Glasgow 1 hr and City of Halifax 2 hrs 20 min, to Halifax Stanfield International Airport 2 hrs.

A ten minute walk finds you at a sunset beach and quaint fishing wharf.


For more details, inclusions, along with more photos: https://propertyguys.com/listing/ns/antigonish/87753 (listing #208429)

Listed For $595,000 Cdn


Contact Victor: For more information we can be contacted through our listing https://propertyguys.com/listing/ns/antigonish/87753 or email at bluetinroof@gmx.com












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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 8 2021    ID: 60187