36 John Street, Shelburne County, NS


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About 36 John Street

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a historic church building in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, a renowned oceanfront fishing village. This well-built and sturdy property offers endless potential, whether converted into a single-family home, multiple residences, or an apartment complex. Enjoy a climate similar to The Hamptons, influenced by the Gulf Stream and level with Freeport, Maine. Shelburne's charming waterfront district has attracted Hollywood's attention, featured in numerous films for its small-town allure. Known for its lobster fishing and vibrant streets lined with colorful historic homes, Shelburne exudes a sense of community that permeates this historic complex. Comprising three distinct sections, this property boasts a spacious Great Hall of approximately 2500 square feet, accommodating up to 200 guests, complete with a stage, office, and library. Dating back to circa 1890 and constructed by renowned shipbuilders, its historical significance is appreciated. The Grange Hall provides additional space for gatherings and celebrations, featuring essential amenities such as a washroom, breakout room, and large kitchen. Explore the untapped potential of the high-reaching attic space for creative design possibilities. The finished lower level offers nine classrooms, updated mechanical systems, and two washrooms. Take advantage of the belfry, offering views of the sea. With six separate entrances allowing for versatile usage, including potential apartments to meet the area's high demand, this property offers endless possibilities. Seller financing is available. Contact us today to learn more about this unique opportunity.

Features of 36 John Street

MLS® # 202406242
Price $499,000
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms 1.50
Half Baths 3
Square Footage 7,934
Acres 0.80
Year Built 1893
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Status Active

Community Information

Address 36 John Street
Area South Shore
Subdivision F2
City Shelburne County
County Shelburne
Province NS
Postal Code B0T 1W0


Utilities Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Phone Connected
Parking Concrete, Paved
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Appliances Oven, Stove, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
Heating Forced Air, Furnace
Fireplace No
# of Stories 2
Stories 2 Storey
Has Basement Yes
Basement Partial


Lot Description 0.5 to 0.99 Acres
Roof Asphalt
Construction Wood Siding
Foundation Concrete Perimeter, Stone

School Information

Elementary Hillcrest Academy
High Shelburne Regional High School

Additional Information

Days on Market 82
Zoning Commercial

Listing Details

OfficeRoyal Lepage Atlantic (Mahone Bay)

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