Year Round Raised Bungalow on Pristine Waterfront
5 Forbes Road, Tweed, north of Belleville, Ontario
Can you picture the delight in living in a custom built home on the river? Year round comfort combined with beautiful seasonal pleasures? An urban designed home in the country? Connected to all amenities, but in a peaceful setting with water, woods, rocks and natural landscapes?
Set on a lovely, just over an acre, piece of land, on the peaceful pristine Skootamatta River, sits this well-built raised four bedroom bungalow. There is forest and grassy fields on the other side, owned by a neighbour down the road..no houses to view...
Snowshoeing, cross country skiing, skating, snowmobiling in the winter, ATVing, wonderful walks, in the spring and fall, swimming, fishing, kayaking, canoeing in the summer?
Relax on the front deck listening to the water rush at the little one lane bridge, or the west side decks for view down river where cocktails may be enjoyed or a fabulous evening barbeque and dancing with friends or family! At rivers edge take a swim, fish, or kayak.... out back, grow your own vegetables, fruit trees, seeds, garlic and savour!
The two garages, one could be a studio or huge workshop, other for your vehicle or toys provide choices to satisfy your hobbies and loves.....
Whether you choose to live year round, or have as a seasonal getaway, or a retirement dream come true; this home is what you may be searching for.....
The road is maintained year round and dead ends at a farmhouse...no traffic there but local; it is also on a bus route for schools! There are three houses year round on the next lane..your lovely neighbours! and only two down the dead end road...Only one kilometre from Highway 7, 15 minutes to Tweed or Madoc, half hour to Belleville, two and a bit hours from Toronto or Ottawa, one hour from Peterborough and one hour from Kingston, and one hour from fantastic Prince Edward County with its inns, arts and crafts, wineries and restaurants, make this a fabulous location for you and for visitors!
The Marble Church in Actinolite, five minutes by car, has lively musical and theatre events and is owned by the arts council. The area features a well established arts community, winery, art galleries, health food store, coffee houses, and a new brewery called Signal at Corbyville. Belleville has great shopping like the city, the Empire Theatre and many film, theatre and music events.
In addition, in the local area, exists much organic growing and superb choices for properly raised chicken and beef, and amazing potatoes, garlic and other vegetables! We have at least three cheese factories nearby with award winners at the Royal Winter Fair.....
Many have located, and continue to discover, this charming area, from Toronto and beyond. As a result we have talented exciting people who become our friends, and most are fabulous cooks to boot!
On the" green "side, this home has R60 insulation everywhere, and according to its owners, never freezes inside even with the oil fired furnace turned off. It has a drilled thumper well with superb drinking water and great pressure, and has never run dry, even with the drought experienced last year. Built for comfort....
Natural oak hardwood flooring on the main floor, with oak trimming and oak baseboards...two full four piece bathrooms; grand eat in kitchen/dining area with walk out to west facing decks(the second deck can fit a hot tub!) Huge living room with picture window and direct view of the water are other plusses of this country home. Large family room on lower level and walkout to rear garden....with Just over one acre of land for your enjoyment! Built to superb standards.... only 314,900. Move in late March or April!
There are loads of windows with gorgeous river and garden and wood views. The house faces south! So warmth from the sun......naturally!
So why wait? Come for a visit and view now! Listed exclusively yet always co-operating with other agents........
A neighbour down the lane since 1990 and loves it!
R.N. Real Estate Representative
Royal LePage Urban Realty
You will love the house and the area and our glorious river too!
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EcoProperty ID: 43128 Date posted to EcoProperty.ca: Nov 22 2017