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1 Beds 3 Baths M154543 MLS® #
Welcome to your dream property nestled in the heart of nature's paradise! This magnificent property is situated on approximately 26.55 acres (4 Separate PID#) so if you're an outdoor enthusiast, you'll find yourself in paradise here with a brook running through the property, and ATV and snowmobile trails minutes away. Step inside and be greeted by an inviting open concept living room adorned with the warmth of a wood stove, providing both ambiance and efficient heating. The spacious kitchen seamlessly integrates with the living area, creating a hub for gatherings and culinary creations. A main level bedroom offers privacy and comfort, while the adjacent 3pc bathroom adds convenience for both residents and guests. A laundry area completes this level. Ascend the open staircase to discover the loft that has its own 3pc bathroom, the loft is perfect as a master suite or an additional cozy living space. The lower level of this home has a spacious rec room that sets the stage for memorable gatherings, while a thoughtfully designed bar area invites you to unwind in style. An additional 3pc bathroom on this level ensures convenience for you and your guests. A large storage room completes this level. For those with a sweet tooth, the sugar shack on this property is equipped with stainless steel equipment ready to produce delectable maple syrup. With approximately 1700 trees already tapped, you'll have a head start in creating your own maple syrup. (id:5764)

190 Ferndale Road, Elgin

Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Capital Realty.

M154058 MLS® #
Welcome to 215 River Road, a truly unique property! On the left, a rock platform built by previous owners offers great views of Pollett Gorge. Multiple trails lead to lookout points of the spectacular New Brunswick river gorge, local swimming hole, and Gibson (Hermit) Falls. Across the bridge, there's a right of way to the left of the red house leading to a flagged trail on the left for accessing the lower area of the gorge via natural rock steps. In the middle, a beautiful lookout point faces the gorge and Pollett River, while to the right, there's access to the famous Gibson Falls. Cross the brook above the falls for over 32.5 acres of beauty and potential. Follow flags to access perfect building spots. With changes and a small car bridge, you could subdivide into multiple lots along the gorge for homes or cottages. On River Road, find 4.349 acres ideal for a campground or glamping facility, targeting tourists visiting Gordon Falls downstream annually. The property consists of 4 pieces of land and 3 PID's: a smaller lot across from 215 River Road, 215 River Road, one adjacent on the right, and the fourth one across the bridge with access near the red house. Just 45 minutes from Moncton, Sussex, and Fundy National Park, and 20 minutes from Petitcodiac, the property is 2 km from the village center (post office, convenience store, cafe, etc). Please note that the assessment and taxes are a total of all 3 lots. Enjoy peace along the Pollett River. Come see it today! (id:5764)

215 River, Elgin

Listing courtesy of Royal LePage Atlantic.

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Elgin, New Brunswick

Elgin is the epitome of New Brunswick charm, with breathtaking landscapes, historical main streets, and friendly locals. Located in the heart of the province, it’s a place for raising a family, nurturing a business, complimenting the neighbor, and gazing at the stars. It’s the perfect spot for enjoying a more relaxed pace of life in an unspoiled environment.

Serene Natural Beauty

Elgin has a lot going on geographically, with its location at the western part of Canada and bordered by the Pollett River that passes through farmlands and watersheds then empties into tributaries. In this scenic junction, beauty takes shape in the form of pristine rivers, verdant hills, tranquil forests and majestic falls, among other picturesque qualities. It’s a year-round destination for nature lovers, with its lovely rural backdrops and seriously beautiful countryside. It is nearly impossible to take a bad photograph in the place.

Affordable Way of Living

Elgin offers a combination of bucolic scenic beauty and affordable prices. The cost of living in the town is 5% lower than the New Brunswick average. The expenses incurred for food, clothing, transportation, energy, and other utilities are not as expensive as those from corresponding areas. Another attractive aspect of Elgin is its affordable real estate market. There’s a wide range of housing options for purchase or rent that won’t break the bank.

Strong Community Spirit

Elgin boasts of a tight-knit community that embraces newcomers with open arms. It’s a place where everyone knows each other and looks after one another. Children can play safely out in the front yard, knowing that neighbors are looking out for their well-being. The locals are friendly and welcoming, with strong family values. Majority of the more than a thousand residents speak English as their first language to create easy opportunities for people to connect.

Vibrant Local Economy

Elgin is home to a number of businesses that meet the needs of the residents. Agriculture is a major contributor to the local economy with blueberries playing a large part. Other industries in the area include construction and real estate, wholesale and retail trade, and social and business services. Due to its beautiful scenery and charming small-town atmosphere, Elgin has developed a very strong tourism industry as well with a focus on eco-tourism.

Proximity to Urban Centers

While Elgin provides a peaceful retreat, it is also conveniently located near larger urban centers so modern amenities are within easy reach. A short drive away is the largest city in New Brunswick, Moncton, which boasts retail outlets of all types and sizes, and an eclectic mix of entertainment venues, restaurants, and museums. Also accessible is the city of St. John with its galleries, boutiques, coffee shops and micro brewpubs in historic buildings, waterfront boardwalk, and indoor market. This proximity to urban hubs allows residents to enjoy the best of both worlds - peaceful rural living and access to city amenities.

Thriving Art and Culture Scene

Despite its small size, Elgin hosts a vibrant arts and culture scene for both residents and tourists. Exhibitions, concerts, and performances give local talents ample opportunities to showcase their artistic side. Elgin’s Got Talent sets out to discover the most unique and showtopping music, singing, dancing, magic, comedy, poetry and animal acts. The Elgin Winter Fest features snow for snowshoeing and painting, and fire for roasting marshmallows and hotdogs.

Easy Access to Outdoor Recreation

Elgin’s surrounding areas offer limitless hiking trails, fishing spots, and camping sites, ensuring that adventure is always just a stone’s throw away. A scenic and leisurely day of paddling down the Pollett River begins near the Elgin Fire Hall. Sun bathing on the rocks and swimming in water holes is absolutely worth the trip to Gordon Falls. Climbing the summit of Hayward Pinacle rewards hikers with a panoramic view of the countryside. There is also the Dobson Trail that is popular for backpacking and camping, while enjoying some solitude.

Delicious Home Cooking

There’s a small food scene in Elgin that makes one feel at home. On the menu of Elgin Country Kitchen & General Store are fish and chips, BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, turkey and corn chowder, and poutine with dark beef gravy. A slice of cheesecake or a carrot muffin is a sweet way to finish a meal.