31 Cross Street, Dundas, ON, circa 1856
Cross Street is my favorite avenue in Dundas, if not all of larger Hamilton. It is actually a gateway to (heritage residence) heaven with historic marvels from foot to complete, culminating with the landmark Dundas Driving Park.
This Second Empire meets Neoclassical residence is about half method up the road and is a sight to be held. Unfortunately it has not too long ago been SOLD! But that does not imply you may’t drool and dream over the photographs under (picture credit: Tom Vogel).
- Built of Whirlpool sandstone, with native dolomite rubble (and some sandstone blocks) used on the again. The quoins, sills and lintels are all of sandstone. One of solely two remaining within the area
- Almost one acre lot with gorgeous, mature timber
- 12 foot ceilings and 12″ baseboards
- Inlaid hardwood flooring
- Large principal rooms
- Two staircases
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- Interestingly, this residence was first listed for $1,875,000 however SOLD what appears instantly after, if not earlier than, a value discount at $1,500,000 was promoted within the newspaper
- Known as ‘Eastridge’ -owned by solely three households in its 160+ 12 months historical past
- The present mansard roof (French affect) was added later to exchange a extra conventional model
- The dormers are Neoclassical in model as a substitute of rounded
- The iron cresting over the doorway could as soon as have been a balcony
Sources: Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd., Ontario Architecture and Raise the Hammer
21 Cross Street circa 1840s – back on the market for $799Ok
35 Cross Street circa 1846 – beforehand bought
11 Cross Street circa 1840s – beforehand bought