454 County Road 19 - $799,000 (SOLD)
Own a Piece of Prince Edward County History!
This lovingly maintained and historic building in the heart of Ameliasburgh is known as The Mercantile, and is a full licensed STA. The double wide lot backs onto the green space of the conservation area and there are seasonal views of the millpond from the back deck, and the porch on the second floor.
The village of Ameliasburgh was originally known as Roblin's Mills after one of its early settlers and the mill he built which was situated just beside the General Store Building. There are many original details that give this home a charming and cozy feel including the original bead board ceilings on the main floor, pine hardwood floors throughout, original wide trim and large windows to let the light in. The backyard has beautiful established gardens, and has been lovingly maintained for your enjoyment this summer. The large workshop is ready for you to make your own, with loads of storage, workspace, and even a section to open up your own dream store front, which most recently was a space for selling artisanal hand made crafts.
This home is centrally situated along the main road of town, and Roblin Lake just to the south. Ameliasburgh is home to a large pioneer village, and most noteworthy, the poet Al Purdy lived in a cottage on Roblin Lake for many years. Several of Purdy's poems, most famously including Wilderness Gothic, mention features in and around Ameliasburgh. The road to the west of the property that leads from the town to the Roblin millpond is named after him. The property is a short drive to Hillier, Consecon and Wellington, where you will find wineries, restaurants, shopping and more. Come see why this unique a cherished home has so much to offer.