• 5703 Martin Street North 
  • Seven acres of fields and forest
  • Riverfront on the Mississippi River
  • 20 minutes walk to downtown
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom

No other property compares to this one-of-a-kind location: rural, private and beautiful at the edge of town, and a lovely family home.

Price: $418,000

The house is ten years old and well maintained. Ranch style. South-facing, energy efficient.

1288 square feet (28'x46'), three bedrooms, one bathroom, pine plank wood floors throughout (except bathroom). Beautiful views from all windows.

High-ceilinged, unfinished, 1288 square feet walk-out basement - double doors with screen - perfect for a studio apartment or a workshop or just a large family room(s). Laundry is in the basement.

Plenty of space outside for large gardens, any size garage with studio apartment above, storage, other projects...

 A walking trail runs from well past this property to Carss Street, Almonte. In winter: cross country skiing right from your back door. In summer: kayak to Almonte or to Blakeney or beyond from your own water access. Year round: the best walk in town.

Heat: propane and wood. Annual cost approx: $1725

Water: well and septic. Water tested yearly - always perfect. Annual cost: $0

Hydro: Ottawa River Power Generation. Annual cost: $450 (There's an on-demand propane hot water heater - no water tank to heat or rent)

Annual taxes: $3400 (2013)

Price: $418,000 

living room with sliding screen door to deck

living room with sliding screen door to deck

a view from main living room window

a view from main living room window

more living room

more living room

kitchen (appliances included in purchase price)

kitchen (appliances included in purchase price)

Entry (kitchen to left, stairs to basement to right)

Entry (kitchen to left, stairs to basement to right)

Hall

Hall

one of three bedrooms

one of three bedrooms

The bedroom above is 10'-3 3/4" x 13'-11 1/4" with a "bump out" of an additional 5' x 3 1/2'. All three bedrooms have closets. The other two bedrooms are being painted - no pictures yet. They are 11'-6 1/4" x 11'-5 1/4" and 11'-1' x 11'-5 1/4".

Bathroom

Bathroom

half of basement

half of basement

Wood stove in basement. The house is heated by a high-efficiency propane furnace and this high-efficiency stove.

Wood stove in basement. The house is heated by a high-efficiency propane furnace and this high-efficiency stove.

tree house on way down to waterfront

tree house on way down to waterfront

kayaks at shore
kayaks at waterfront

kayaks at waterfront

North side

North side

Walking path to town. 20 minutes to downtown and 12 minutes to high school

Walking path to town. 20 minutes to downtown and 12 minutes to high school

Note: I own a microFIT solar energy generation system, located on the property. (See panels in the winter image above.) My contract for power generation runs for another 16 years. Possible options on this set up:

  • buy the contract outright from me
  • rent the space to me for 10% of the monthly income the system generates

For more information and to visit, please call Jill at (613) 256-8128 or email to jillkmc@gmail.com

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AuthorJill McCubbin