58 Water Street

Georgetown, Prince Edward Island, C0A1L0, Canada

$169,900

Building type: House
Building style: Detached
Storeys: 2,5
Land Size: 0.2 Acres
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 8
Parking Type: Attached Garage, Detached Garage
Heating Type / Fuel: Forced air, Furnace, Stove, (Oil), (Wood)
Exterior: Wood siding, Other
Fireplace: / (Woodstove)
Water: Community Water System

Property Description

Prince Edward Island Waterview Real Estate east of Charlottetown. Welcome to the historic town of Georgetown, one of the most unique and exciting areas of PEI. This Century Home is all about location, location, location! With your imagination, you will create something incredible and breathtaking. Your fantastic home situated on the harbourfront with first-class panoramic water views of the wharf, fishing boats, and fishermen's sheds gives you the ideal Canadian Maritime setting. Your harbour and bay views from the first, second, and third floor allow your vision to see what could be done with this large home, including multiple decks, maybe a Bed and Breakfast, Air BNB, or merely a year-round or summer home. There could even be potential for a boardwalk with the adjoining properties. additional lots are available, and they are both waterfronts. This area of eastern Prince Edward Island traces its history of human settlement to the Mi'kmaq Nation, which inhabited the area. These people were referred to as 'Epegoitnag.' For them, the region was an Acadian forest wilderness containing wild game, as well as fruit, berries and wild nuts for gathering, as well as plentiful marine resources in the nearby rivers and Northumberland Strait. The land in this area was called 'Samkook, ' which translates to 'the land of the sandy shore.' Present-day Georgetown's collection of heritage buildings mostly dates to the late Victorian Era at the height of Georgetown's importance in the wooden shipbuilding industry as one of the most important ports in the colony of Prince Edward Island, the port was selected in 1870 to be the eastern terminus of the Prince Edward Island Railway (PEIR) and became a steamship terminal with connections to the Intercolonial Railway on the mainland at Pictou, Nova Scotia. Georgetown's harbour was frequently the only port on the island to be usable during the winter months on account of the prevailing wind and tide directions.

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