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I have sold a property at 50 Gateway Road in Clayton Park.
This classic Clayton Park split-entry has been in the family since 1965 - a powerful testament to the appeal of this home! Located in the heart of Clayton Park, close to all amenities and a short commute to downtown, this property features a private backyard with beautiful fruit trees, plenty of perennials, a custom water feature, and new patio deck. The main living area features: a large living room with wood-burning fireplace and custom mahogany mantle; adjacent dining room with large window overlooking the backyard; a bright white kitchen with convenient breakfast bar; 3 spacious bedrooms; and a renovated 4-piece main bath with air tub, vaulted ceiling and and large skylight. The lower level offers: a large family/media room with custom built-in desk, plenty of shelving, and custom media centre; a large 4th bedroom with 3-piece en-suite featuring a custom tiled shower; a laundry/mud room with access to the backyard; and a large workshop - a woodworker's dream! This home has been well-maintained and thoughtfully updated: the workshop renovation was done so as to be easily converted back to it's original state as a single-car garage; the patio-level deck incorporates additional footings, allowing for the addition of a second storey deck off the dining room; and a new furnace in 2020.
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I have listed a new property at 50 Gateway Road in Clayton Park.
This classic Clayton Park split-entry has been in the family since 1965 - a powerful testament to the appeal of this home! Located in the heart of Clayton Park, close to all amenities and a short commute to downtown, this property features a private backyard with beautiful fruit trees, plenty of perennials, a custom water feature, and new patio deck. The main living area features: a large living room with wood-burning fireplace and custom mahogany mantle; adjacent dining room with large window overlooking the backyard; a bright white kitchen with convenient breakfast bar; 3 spacious bedrooms; and a renovated 4-piece main bath with air tub, vaulted ceiling and and large skylight. The lower level offers: a large family/media room with custom built-in desk, plenty of shelving, and custom media centre; a large 4th bedroom with 3-piece en-suite featuring a custom tiled shower; a laundry/mud room with access to the backyard; and a large workshop - a woodworker's dream! This home has been well-maintained and thoughtfully updated: the workshop renovation was done so as to be easily converted back to it's original state as a single-car garage; the patio-level deck incorporates additional footings, allowing for the addition of a second storey deck off the dining room; and a new furnace in 2020.
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I have listed a new property at 1788 Oxford Street in Halifax.
Rarely does a spectacular home like this come to market! Over 3400+ square ft. of living space, two garages, double driveways and parking for 4 all with a prime South End location! As an added bonus there is a main floor, self-contained 1-bedroom apartment, perfect as an in-law suite or Airbnb. The interior was "taken down to the stud" in 2015 and totally renovated to include new wiring, plumbing, insulation, a hot roof, new natural gas boiler, HRV, and central vac. The result is a bright and airy layout with all the right modern touches. The main floor offers a large open-concept living/dining area with natural gas fireplace; an innovative "chef's" kitchen with rich cabinetry, stunning granite countertops, dual Bosch built-in ovens - including a speed oven! Induction cooktop, and stainless-steel backsplash; a cozy den for those quiet movie nights; and a 3-piece bath. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, including an amazing master with 4-piece en-suite, dressing room, and private deck. The third level boasts a large multi-purpose room with skylights, and adjacent 2-piece bath, offering endless possibilities. The lower level provides a laundry room, additional space for a home gym, and plenty of storage.
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I have sold a property at 1 Sandstone Avenue in Fall River.
Looking for low-maintenance country living? This 3-bedroom bungalow in Fall River has plenty to offer – morning coffee on the front porch, outdoor entertaining on the large patio with salt-water inground pool, plenty of play space for family and pets in the large yard with perennial gardens. The heart of this home is the newly-renovated open-concept kitchen, with quartz counter tops, a spacious prep island, peninsula with bar seating, and stainless-steel appliances (included). Adjacent is the family room, with upgraded crown moldings, wood-burning insert, and patio door to the backyard oasis. A formal dining room provides plenty of space for family get-togethers. Down the hall are three bedrooms, including the master with walk-out patio, walk-in closet, and an amazing en-suite with glass and tile shower, soaker tub, and double-sink vanity. Rounding out the home is the main bath, laundry room, and storage room. Energy efficient in-floor, hot water heating. New roof 2020, New pool liner and pump 2018, Hot water tank 2018, air exchange 2018, kitchen renovation 2014. New roof 2020, new living room and hall flooring 2020, new pool liner and pump 2018, hot water tank 2018, HRV 2018, kitchen renovation 2014. Note: listing agent is related to the sellers.
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I have listed a new property at 1 Sandstone Avenue in Fall River.
Looking for low-maintenance country living? This 3-bedroom bungalow in Fall River has plenty to offer – morning coffee on the front porch, outdoor entertaining on the large patio with salt-water inground pool, plenty of play space for family and pets in the large yard with perennial gardens. The heart of this home is the newly-renovated open-concept kitchen, with quartz counter tops, a spacious prep island, peninsula with bar seating, and stainless-steel appliances (included). Adjacent is the family room, with upgraded crown moldings, wood-burning insert, and patio door to the backyard oasis. A formal dining room provides plenty of space for family get-togethers. Down the hall are three bedrooms, including the master with walk-out patio, walk-in closet, and an amazing en-suite with glass and tile shower, soaker tub, and double-sink vanity. Rounding out the home is the main bath, laundry room, and storage room. Energy efficient in-floor, hot water heating. New roof 2020, New pool liner and pump 2018, Hot water tank 2018, air exchange 2018, kitchen renovation 2014. New roof 2020, new living room and hall flooring 2020, new pool liner and pump 2018, hot water tank 2018, HRV 2018, kitchen renovation 2014. Note: listing agent is related to the sellers.
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I have sold a property at 172 Old Sambro Road in Halifax.
Welcome to 172 Old Sambro Road, a spacious split-entry duplex perfect as an investment property or owner-occupied with subsidized mortgage! The 3-bedroom main unit occupies the entire upper floor, with an additional rec. room and secondary bath downstairs; the charming 2-bedroom unit on the lower level boasts a large living room and separate laundry facility. In-floor, electric radiant heat throughout both units, two separate driveways for plenty of parking, separate meters, fresh paint, and new roof shingles (1 1/2 years old). An added bonus is the large, free-standing garage with electrical service (on its own meter), currently being rented separately - additional rental income!
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I have listed a new property at 172 Old Sambro Road in Halifax.
Welcome to 172 Old Sambro Road. This spacious duplex features a large, open three-bedroom home with in-floor electric radiant hea. This unit is a split entry with secondary bath and den on the lower level providing ample space and a great living environment. The lower level second unit is a charming two-bedroom with a large living room and separate laundry allowing for privacy and full separation. This unit also enjoys in-floor electric radiant heat. The property has two separate driveways allowing for ample parking and easy access to and from the home. A great investment opportunity, or an excellent choice for a family looking to subsidize mortgage costs. The home has a large garage with electricity, currently being rented for 100 dollars a month. Much lower than fair market. There are three separate meters. The home is freshly painted and the roof shingles are one and a half years of age.
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I have listed a new property at 172 Old Sambro Road in Halifax.
Welcome to 172 Old Sambro Road. This spacious duplex features a large, open three-bedroom home with in-floor electric radiant hea. This unit is a split entry with secondary bath and den on the lower level providing ample space and a great living environment. The lower level second unit is a charming two-bedroom with a large living room and separate laundry allowing for privacy and full separation. This unit also enjoys in-floor electric radiant heat. The property has two separate driveways allowing for ample parking and easy access to and from the home. A great investment opportunity, or an excellent choice for a family looking to subsidize mortgage costs. The home has a large garage with electricity, currently being rented for 100 dollars a month. Much lower than fair market. There are three separate meters. The home is freshly painted and the roof shingles are one and a half years of age.
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I have sold a property at 410 79 Bedros Lane in Halifax.
Is penthouse living with panoramic views of Bedford Basin what you're looking for? If so, look no further - this 2-bedroom, 2-bath unit is it! The open-concept floor plan, soaring 11-foot ceilings, elegant hardwood floors, and endless views will impress the moment you enter, and we also have air-conditioning covered with ductless heat pumps. The open kitchen has plenty of cabinetry, beautiful granite counter tops, a custom backsplash, and stainless-steel appliances. The spacious living room has expansive Basin views and an abundance of natural light, and the adjacent sun room (currently used as a dining room) leads to a private balcony. The master offers more amazing views, a walk-in closet, and a 6-piece ensuite. Custom blinds throughout. This is a PET friendly building. Amenities include: in-suite laundry, underground parking, storage, gym facilities, beautiful commons spaces, and affordable condo fees. Hot water baseboard heat, super, and water are included in condo fees.
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I have sold a property at 6126 North Street in Halifax.
Location, location, location! Welcome to 6126 North Street, a property that has stood the test of time with a perfect balance of original charm and modern updates. In the finest Victoria tradition, entry into this home is through a vestibule that opens into a large hallway with the original staircase leading to the second floor. Just off the hallway is the large living room with lots of natural light. Further back, at the rear of this home, lies its heart: a beautiful, open-concept kitchen and dining area with all the modern amenities - updated cabinetry with live-edge wood countertops, a centre island, gas stove, stainless -steel appliances (all included), and new lighting. Yet much of the original charm remains here, including original exposed-wood beams and brick. Upstairs are three large bedrooms and a beautifully-renovated 5-piece main bath with custom walk-in shower, separate soaker tub, double-sink vanity, in-floor heat, heated towel rack, and stackable washer and dryer for convenience. The large, fenced backyard has a new deck (2019) with a hot tub (2020) - the perfect spot for entertaining! Note: The seller is a licensed REALTOR with NSREC.
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I have listed a new property at 410 79 Bedros Lane in Halifax.
Is penthouse living with panoramic views of Bedford Basin what you're looking for? If so, look no further - this 2-bedroom, 2-bath unit is it! The open-concept floor plan, soaring 11-foot ceilings, elegant hardwood floors, and endless views will impress the moment you enter, and we also have air-conditioning covered with ductless heat pumps. The open kitchen has plenty of cabinetry, beautiful granite counter tops, a custom backsplash, and stainless-steel appliances. The spacious living room has expansive Basin views and an abundance of natural light, and the adjacent sun room (currently used as a dining room) leads to a private balcony. The master offers more amazing views, a walk-in closet, and a 6-piece ensuite. Custom blinds throughout. This is a PET friendly building. Amenities include: in-suite laundry, underground parking, storage, gym facilities, beautiful commons spaces, and affordable condo fees. Hot water baseboard heat, super, and water are included in condo fees.
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I have sold a property at 41 Carriageway Court in Bedford.
Looking for your dream home in one of Bedford's most sought-after neighborhoods? Look no further than this executive split-entry on a quiet court in Basinview. This house is situated on a slight rise surrounded by plenty of mature trees and perennials and the front deck offers a unique vantage point to watch your children play basketball or ride their bikes in the court. The main floor offers a large, inviting living room; an adjoining dining room that can easily accommodate those large Sunday dinners; a recently-updated kitchen, with granite countertops, custom backsplash and center island - appliances included! Garden doors lead to a large rear deck and low-maintenance yard with a custom pond complete with fish! It's your own "private oasis". Rounding out the main floor are: three bedrooms, including the master with a walk-in closet and 4-piece en-suite; and the main bath. Downstairs provides plenty of additional living space: a large family room, with wood-burning insert for those cozy winter nights; a separate den / home office; a 3-piece bath with laundry; and the home's 4th bedroom. Notable features of this home include: no carpeting throughout; heat pump (2017) for reduced heating costs and air conditioning on those hot summer days; updates roof shingles (2007), hot water tank (2014), and attic insulation (2017). Seller is currently in the process of installing 3 new windows, to be completed prior to closing.
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I have listed a new property at 6126 North Street in Halifax.
Location, location, location! Welcome to 6126 North Street, a property that has stood the test of time with a perfect balance of original charm and modern updates. In the finest Victoria tradition, entry into this home is through a vestibule that opens into a large hallway with the original staircase leading to the second floor. Just off the hallway is the large living room with lots of natural light. Further back, at the rear of this home, lies its heart: a beautiful, open-concept kitchen and dining area with all the modern amenities - updated cabinetry with live-edge wood countertops, a centre island, gas stove, stainless -steel appliances (all included), and new lighting. Yet much of the original charm remains here, including original exposed-wood beams and brick. Upstairs are three large bedrooms and a beautifully-renovated 5-piece main bath with custom walk-in shower, separate soaker tub, double-sink vanity, in-floor heat, heated towel rack, and stackable washer and dryer for convenience. The large, fenced backyard has a new deck (2019) with a hot tub (2020) - the perfect spot for entertaining! Note: The seller is a licensed REALTOR with NSREC.
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I have listed a new property at 41 Carriageway Court in Bedford.
Looking for your dream home in one of Bedford's most sought-after neighborhoods? Look no further than this executive split-entry on a quiet court in Basinview. This house is situated on a slight rise surrounded by plenty of mature trees and perennials and the front deck offers a unique vantage point to watch your children play basketball or ride their bikes in the court. The main floor offers a large, inviting living room; an adjoining dining room that can easily accommodate those large Sunday dinners; a recently-updated kitchen, with granite countertops, custom backsplash and center island - appliances included! Garden doors lead to a large rear deck and low-maintenance yard with a custom pond complete with fish! It's your own "private oasis". Rounding out the main floor are: three bedrooms, including the master with a walk-in closet and 4-piece en-suite; and the main bath. Downstairs provides plenty of additional living space: a large family room, with wood-burning insert for those cozy winter nights; a separate den / home office; a 3-piece bath with laundry; and the home's 4th bedroom. Notable features of this home include: no carpeting throughout; heat pump (2017) for reduced heating costs and air conditioning on those hot summer days; updates roof shingles (2007), hot water tank (2014), and attic insulation (2017). Seller is currently in the process of installing 3 new windows, to be completed prior to closing.
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I have sold a property at 18 Bolton Drive in Fall River.
Looking for that perfect spot, quiet, with loads of space, within an easy commute to the HRM? This updated, executive split-entry in Fall River fits the bill. Proudly sitting up on a hill, with an expansive front lawn and plenty of mature trees, this home will impress. The moment you enter, the main floor greets you with: a large, inviting living room with custom molding; recently updated kitchen with new counter tops, backsplash and hardware - the stainless-steel appliances are included; the adjoining dining area with custom wainscoting and garden doors leading to a large deck and private yard; 3 bedrooms; and an updated main bath with large soaker tub and separate shower. Downstairs provides plenty of additional living space: a large family room; 3 piece bath with laundry; separate den/home office; and a large bedroom suite with his-and-hers closets and separate sitting room - perfect for your own private home gym! Recent upgrades include new roof shingles (2019), new hot water tank (~2018). Municipal water services, this is a great family community.
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I have sold a property at 8 411 Shore Drive in Bedford.
"Wow, what a view!" Those are the first words that come to mind at The Edgewater in Bedford, Conveniently located next to the Bedford Yacht Club on Shore Drive, this bright, spacious 2-bedroom condo offers easy living: carpet-free and freshly painted with an efficient kitchen, in-suite laundry, and a large balcony overlooking the Bedford Basin. The building is well-maintained, with recent updates including a newer metal roof and new balconies. Condo fees include heat and hot water, all maintenance of common elements - even kayak storage for your water adventures! A rare gem, the peace and tranquility of stunning sunsets and sailboats passing by, within walking distance of all Bedford has to offer - restaurants, fitness centers, coffee shops, spas, parks, and walking trails. If you own a boat, the condo has a mooring waiting for you.
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I have listed a new property at 8 411 Shore Drive in Bedford.
"Wow, what a view!" Those are the first words that come to mind at The Edgewater in Bedford, Conveniently located next to the Bedford Yacht Club on Shore Drive, this bright, spacious 2-bedroom condo offers easy living: carpet-free and freshly painted with an efficient kitchen, in-suite laundry, and a large balcony overlooking the Bedford Basin. The building is well-maintained, with recent updates including a newer metal roof and new balconies. Condo fees include heat and hot water, all maintenance of common elements - even kayak storage for your water adventures! A rare gem, the peace and tranquility of stunning sunsets and sailboats passing by, within walking distance of all Bedford has to offer - restaurants, fitness centers, coffee shops, spas, parks, and walking trails. If you own a boat, the condo has a mooring waiting for you.
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I made "The Ultimate Banana Bread" yesterday - since I have had some free time on my hands right now I've been baking ...

This recipe comes from smittenkitchen.com


You’re going to need 5 bananas which I thought was just bananas...Tongue Out


  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces or 115 grams) unsalted butter, cut into chunks, plus more for pan
  • 1 cup (190 grams) packed light brown sugar
  • 2 slightly heaped cups (about 18 ounces or 510 grams) (updated weight, see why) of mashed banana, from 4 extra-large or 5 medium-large bananas
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea or table salt
  • 1 heaped teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • A few gratings of fresh nutmeg (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups (260 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons (25 grams) raw or turbinado sugar (on top)

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 6-cup (9×5-inch) loaf pan (see note up top if yours is smaller) or coat it with a nonstick cooking spray and set aside.


Melt butter in a large bowl and whisk in brown sugar until smooth, then stir in mashed banana. Whisk in eggs and vanilla. Sprinkle the surface of the batter evenly with salt, cinnamon, nutmeg (if using), baking soda, and baking powder, and whisk until the ingredients are fully dispersed in the batter, and then whisk 10 more times around the bowl because it’s better to be overly cautious than to end up with unmixed pockets. Add flour and stir until combined. Scrape batter into prepared loaf pan. It should come to just over 1/2-inch from the top rim. Sprinkle the top of the batter with the raw sugar; it will seem like a lot but will bake up beautifully.

Bake banana bread for 55 to 65 minutes. It is done when a toothpick or skewer inserted into the bread is batter-free — be sure to check the upper third as well, near the rim of the pan; that’s where I’d find the unbaked pockets of batter hanging out. The bread will get very dark but will not taste burnt.

Let cool in pan. This banana bread is good on the first day but exceptional on the second and third if you can bear to wait.


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I have sold a property at 251 Summit Ridge Road in Falls Lake.
Whether it's year-round country living or a seasonal getaway, this gorgeous waterfront property on Falls Lake fits the bill. Within easy commuting distance to Metro Halifax and the Halifax Int. Airport, this home has it all: 5 bedrooms, including a private, second-story master retreat with walk-in closet and en-suite; the heart of this home, a stunning great room with soaring ceilings, exposed wood beams, cozy wood stove, and beautiful views of the lake; an efficient kitchen and adjacent dining room; and a finished, walkout basement with plenty of additional room and storage. The outdoor space also has plenty to offer, including a large, elevated deck with stunning views of the lake (and the sunsets!), and 205 feet of shoreline with a private sand beach and dock. Recent updates include significant landscaping, new roof (2015), and a dual-head heat pump (2018). Taxes include CVPOA road maintenance fees. Note: listing agent is related to the sellers.
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I have sold a property at 251 Summit Ridge Road in Falls Lake.
Whether it's year-round country living or a seasonal getaway, this gorgeous waterfront property on Falls Lake fits the bill. Within easy commuting distance to Metro Halifax and the Halifax Int. Airport, this home has it all: 5 bedrooms, including a private, second-story master retreat with walk-in closet and en-suite; the heart of this home, a stunning great room with soaring ceilings, exposed wood beams, cozy wood stove, and beautiful views of the lake; an efficient kitchen and adjacent dining room; and a finished, walkout basement with plenty of additional room and storage. The outdoor space also has plenty to offer, including a large, elevated deck with stunning views of the lake (and the sunsets!), and 205 feet of shoreline with a private sand beach and dock. Recent updates include significant landscaping, new roof (2015), and a dual-head heat pump (2018). Taxes include CVPOA road maintenance fees. Note: listing agent is related to the sellers.
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