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166 Rankinville Road Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E 1X0

5 Bedroom 2 Bathroom


Imagine being the owner of 225 acres of farmland on beautiful Cape Breton Island! This property is how you live the true island lifestyle. A century home farmhouse with five bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms and infinite charm, this home comes with so much opportunity. Hardwood throughout, complimented by upgraded finishes that enhance the historic value of the home, pride of homeownership is evident. This former dairy farm property is just minutes from the booming village of Mabou where you can enjoy beaches, golf, restaurants, and ceilidhs year-round. Complete by two PIDs, the extensive land opportunity is huge! The house has been lovingly restored over the past couple of decades. A large country kitchen, pantry, dining room, two living rooms and powder room make up the ground floor. Upstairs are five bedrooms and bathroom. High ceilings up and down, split stairway, two good clay tile-lined brick chimneys. All windows have been replaced. The basement is part stone, part concrete. The wood stove in the kitchen can heat the house, plus there is a wood furnace. Two heat pumps were installed in 2020. The same year the house got a standing seam steel roof. Dairy Barn 126 x 40, 22 stalls; 12 x 16 addition for manure pump house (Evacuair manure system, concrete pad). Feed Mill 16 x 20. Pole Barn 40 x 72. Heifer Barn 40 x 50 (freestall with locking headgates). Pole Barn 60 x 72 contains 20 x 24 workshop, 20 x 48 tractor bays (4) 12 x 16 farm shop (2 storeys, heated). Three large grain tanks - 1 metal, 1 wooden supplement bin. Outbuilding used as a chicken house. Greenhouse 12 x 16. The barns are around 30 years old with steel siding and roofing. The dairy and Heifer barns, as well as manure pump room are insulated, and there is a heated office in the dairy Near the house are the extensive vegetable gardens and orchard, as well as hay fields abound. A beautiful farm and lovely home, in one of the most desirable locations in the province. (id:45785)

Property Details

MLS® Number 202317394
Property Type Agriculture
Community Name Mabou
Community Features Recreational Facilities, School Bus
Farm Type Farm, Hobby Farm, Other
Structure Shed


Bathroom Total 2
Bedrooms Above Ground 5
Bedrooms Total 5
Appliances Cooktop - Electric, Oven - Electric, Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
Basement Type Crawl Space, Unknown
Constructed Date 1921
Exterior Finish Wood Shingles, Steel
Foundation Type Stone
Half Bath Total 1
Total Finished Area 2000 Sqft
Utility Water Dug Well




Acreage Yes
Sewer Septic System
Size Irregular 224.9894
Size Total 224.9894 Ac
Size Total Text 224.9894 Ac


Level Type Dimensions
Second Level Primary Bedroom 13x16
Second Level Bedroom 10x10
Second Level Bedroom 10x10
Second Level Bedroom 10x10
Second Level Bedroom 10x10
Second Level Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 7x6
Main Level Primary Bedroom 8x8
Main Level Kitchen 14x18
Main Level Other 8x8
Main Level Foyer 8x14
Main Level Living Room 14x14
Main Level Family Room 10x13
Main Level Dining Room 13x13
Main Level Bath (# Pieces 1-6) 3x8


Cable Unknown
Electricity Unknown
DSL* Unknown
Telephone Unknown


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