26 Ravenscliffe Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario
Currently Listed for: $3,899,900
Hamilton architect James Balfour’s 1881 masterpiece is at present in the marketplace and contemporary for the choosing at $three.89 million. Incredibly, this represents greater than a 145% improve from its earlier listing value of $1.59 million when it was final in the marketplace in March 2014.
This 11,000 square-foot stone and brick mansion was initially set on grounds masking 9 acres, however following World War One, the grounds of the palatial property have been regularly severed and bought to permit for the development of different stunning houses (all nonetheless intact). The lengthy driveway is now Ravenscliffe Avenue, an handle native actual property dealer Colette Copper calls, “a ‘go-see’ avenue for individuals who respect areas of Hamilton steeped in historical past.
Twenty-six Ravenscliffe is a cornucopia of character, that includes dramatic roof strains, tall home windows, a number of turrets, 12’ ceilings, stunning carved woodwork, trim, beams and complex plaster mouldings, 10 bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths, a grand lobby, two staircases, together with the unique stairs to former butler quarters, an expansive touchdown on the bed room stage, plus an genuine fort maintain providing picturesque views of the escarpment and metropolis. “The fort on Rvaenscliffe is well one of many grandest single household houses ever supplied on the market within the metropolis,” says native actual property skilled Doug Folstter.
Enjoy some eye sweet with these footage from the slicing room ground of my latest Hamilton Magazine article. Photos by Tom Vogel, www.vogel-creative.com.
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