2688 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, NS (MLS® 202121932)

2688 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, NS, B4L 4E4
$1,945,000 List Date: Aug. 24, 2021


2688 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, NS (MLS® 202121932): Massive 1.29 acre property in the middle of the city featuring an elevated portion with views of the Northwest Arm. With this much space, there is development potential while retaining the the historical designation. A six year undertaking to preserving the historical legacy of this home, Craigburn House was designed by architect Syd Dumaresq and built by Alexander Falconer in 1914. The architecture is a combination of New England and Georgian styles, with complete upgrades and modern amenities achieved. The sale has additional value with the inclusion of most of the furnishings. This property is move in ready for the buyer arriving from away. As you enter the foyer, guests are immediately drawn to the perfect balance of beauty and symmetry. The formal dining room exudes intimacy and is adorned with mahogany lined walls and wooden beams on the ceiling. The living area is the perfect room for entertaining and features a marble, wood-burning fireplace. Through the French doors, the sunroom is perfect for brunches or late afternoon teas. The library has built in bookshelves that embrace the floor to ceiling stone fireplace. The kitchen and family room open onto an expansive patio. An original butler’s pantry off the kitchen, with plenty of storage, now serves as the bar and serving station. As you ascend the spectacular staircase with its authentic solid mahogany banister, you will stop at the landing to enjoy the restored English gardens and lush forest. The second level features four bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, soaker tubs, showers, in-floor heat and pedestal sinks. The master bedroom is a retreat with its claw foot soaker tub and the original subway tile in the master bath. Enjoy a bedside fire as you wind down for the evening. The third floor offers a secluded getaway with two bedrooms with one ensuite and a large entertainment area. For boating and sailing enthusiasts, the location is around the corner from yacht clubs and the public boat launch.

Listing Courtesy of: Duckworth Real Estate(Chester)


Inclusions: Detailed inclusions list

Exclusions: Detailed exclusions list


  • Address: 2688 Joseph Howe Drive
  • City: Halifax
  • Province: NS
  • Postal Code: B4L 4E4
  • Country: Canada


Last updated on 01-12-2022 9:45:59 p.m. (UTC)

  • PID: 00208330
  • List Price: $1,945,000
  • Building Age: 106
  • Finished Area: 5,576 ft2


  • Title To Land:
  • Lot Size:
    56000 sq. ft.
  • Landscape Features:
    Landscaped, Sloping/Terraced, Wooded/Treed, Year Round Road


  • Cable
  • Electricity
  • High Speed Internet
  • Telephone


  • Alarm System
  • Ensuite Bath
  • Intercom
  • Air Jet Tub
  • Fireplace(s)
  • Wood Fireplace

Community Features

  • Golf Course
  • Park
  • Public Transit
  • Shopping
  • Marina
  • Place of Worship


Bedrooms (Total): 7Bathrooms (Total): 7
Bedrooms (Abv. Grnd.): 7Bathrooms (Full): 6
Bedrooms (Bel. Grnd.): 0Bathrooms (Half): 1
Main FloorBath 12 pc: 6.4 X 3
Main FloorDining Room14.9 X 14.8
Main FloorFamily Room12.5 X 14.7
Main FloorFoyer9.6 X 4.9
Main FloorKitchen15.4 X 12
Main FloorLiving RoomPantry: 19.9 X 15
Main FloorOTHERDeck: 14.7 X 30
Main FloorOTHERLibrary: 15 X 13.9
Main FloorOTHERPantry: 6 X3
Main FloorOTHERGarage: 18 X 25.5
Main FloorOTHERPatio: 8X 9
Main FloorSun Room7.7 X 11.8
Main FloorSun Room7.7 X 16.7
2nd LevelBedroom17.6 X 15.1
2nd LevelBedroom14.6 X 13.9
2nd LevelBedroom15.1 X 9.1
2nd LevelBedroom15 X 11.9
2nd LevelEnsuite Bath 14 pc: 9.9 X 8.9
2nd LevelEnsuite Bath 24 pc: 10.9 X 6.9
2nd LevelEnsuite Bath 34 pc: 13.9 X 9.6
2nd LevelEnsuite Bath 43 pc: 10.1 X 6.3
2nd LevelOTHERPrivate Guest Suite above gara
2nd LevelPrimary Bedroom17.6 X 15.1
3rd LevelBedroom12.9 X 15.3
3rd LevelBedroom14.8 X 15.3
3rd LevelEnsuite Bath 56.8 X 9.9
3rd LevelFamily Room15 X 10.9
3rd LevelOTHERwalk-in closet: 23.7 X 13.1
BasementLaundry11.8 X 25.2


Elementary SchoolSpringvale Elementary School
Middle SchoolSt Agnes Junior High School
High SchoolSt Agnes Junior High School

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