Feature Waterfront Home of the Week: 10989 River Line Chatham
4 Bedroom /3.5 Bath/ 3 Car Attached Garage with Granny Suite
Description: This 3500 Sq. Ft. Waterfront Rancher is located on the Thames River just 10 minutes from Chatham and 3 mins (1 Km) from Maple City Golf Course. This home is custom and quality built to ISF standards It`s grace and charm are evident as you enter the spacious foyer. 4 bedrooms 3.5 baths with a huge Master Suite, complete with Jacuzzi Tub, large Shower with dual controls and multiple heads, Vanite' room with 2 sinks and Walk-In Closet. Open concept Great Room with 20 ft. ceiling, wood burning fireplace with custom built wood cabinets with glass doors on either side of the fireplace. Large Dining Room area and huge Kitchen with eating bar and a separate Pantry room. All the amenities and more. Guest Suite off kitchen with sitting room, bedroom and bath. Sun room off kitchen with panoramic views of the rear yard. Side entrance leading to laundry room with plenty of cupboards. Granny Suite over 3 car garage. Additional heated and wired shop 40`X48`for your favorite toys or a place to tinker to your heart's delight. Too many extras to list. Call for details.
Neighborhood: Located just outside of Chatham along the Thames River. 3.2 Acres in a quiet serene country setting. Only 10 Minutes to Chatham and 1 Km. or 3 Minutes to one of Chatham-Kent`s premier Golf Courses, Maple City Golf Course. Paved country road.
Ammenities: This sprawling custom-built waterfront rancher is only 3 years old with open concept design. Impressive Master Suite and a separate Guest Suite with sitting room, bedroom and bath, ideal for company providing comfort and privacy. Additional Granny or In-Law Suite above the garage. 3/4 acre wooded lot at River's edge where wildlife abounds. Even a custom built tree house for the children. Fish from your own backyard in the summer months and toboggan on the backyard hills in the winter. Fun for the whole family!
Chatham-Kent is the Affordable Lifestylecommunity with Resort Areas along the Great Lakes within its boundaries. Water Sports abound, such as boating, fishing, wind surfing, swimming and fun beaches for the family. 9 Golf Courses, Wineries and Theatre. Call me, Wayne Liddy 519-436-4810 for details on this and other great properties and visit my website for Chatham-Kent Events and Happenings.
One of our areas concert venues, the Mary Webb Centre in Highgate is about toundergo some major renovations. Ground breaking ceremonies were held this month for the new addition. We are very fortunate in this area to have this special venue as well as the Capitol Theatre, both known to be favorite venues for professionals to perform. Formerly a United Church dating back to 1918, the Centre opened as a concert venue six years ago run by volunteers. Many Nationally Known Performers have chosen to appear there because of its intimate atmosphere, acoustics and enthusiastic audiences that greet their shows. The centre is unique with its rural style welcome at intermission, often snacks baked by the volunteers and the community art gallery located in the basement where visitors can purchase works from local artists. The centre still acts as a community centre featuring activities such as teas and exercise classes.
The fundraising campaign has raised the sufficient funds necessary to start the construction of a 2200 sq. ft. addition to the west of the existing structure which will consist of a modern entrance and exit, an elevator, washrooms, an office and a storage space. The Campaign has received support from private individuals, local business' and government grants, one of which was $249,000 from the Canadian Heritage Society. The new addition will upgrade the centre but maintain the integrity of the concert venue-pew seating for 250 people. The raised stage and a signature stained glass dome in the roof will remain.
For more information on the fundraising campaign visit www.marywebbcentre.ca or call Marg Eberle at 519-678-3289. Let's help to maintain this great Chatham-Kent Venue, another plus for our community.
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Generation X, born between the years of 1965-1984, numbers 83 million. According to some experts, they came into the housing market at the wrong time.In 2004, Generation Xhomeowners reached an all time historical high of 49.5%. Today 10+ years later those historical averages are 7.0-7.9% below average for that generation. What happened?Manyentered the marketpurchasing overvalued properties with high-risk loans that left them overextended and vulnerable.Some,as a resultwent
HOME OWNERSHIP IN Chatham-Kent Is Now The Time??? Do you own a home today and thinking about buying another to move up or maybe just for investment? Chatham-Kent is the affordable community with many ammenitites, attractions and events taking place making this the ideal location to live, raise a family retire to, relocate to,or purchase a vacation property. Are you trying to decide if now is the time to jump in and purchase your first home? Whatever the case, NOW IS THE TIME! All indicators point to a positive market.
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You love Chatham-Kent with its Affordable Lifestyle and all the activities for young and old alike. You enjoy the many events and attractions in the Chatham-Kent area. The children are involved in sports or you are a senior taking advantage of the many activities available at the Seniors Activity Centre. Should you move to something smaller or perhaps bigger? Should you stay where you are and remodel? To make the the best remodel or move decision, it is important to understand all the reasons that you have to remodel and all the reasons that you have to move. This article reviews common reasons to move. As you read each of these reasons, consider how much it applies to you and note how strongly you feel about each one.Call Me, Wayne Liddy 519-436-4810 Royal LePage Peifer Realty Inc. Brokerage and let me make your move an easy and enjoyable experience. Visit my website for Chatham-Kent Events, Happening and Choice properties for sale in this great area.
1. The size of your family has changed. Of the many reasons to move, the size of your current home is the most common. Many young couples have purchased a cozy two- or three-bedroom, 1,000-square foot home that suits their situation perfectly. The home has a master bedroom, a guest bedroom, and possibly a home office. A single living area with couches and an entertainment center provides the couple with ample space for the two of them and their visitors. As they start a family,
TheBaby Boomers 55 years and up, 76 Million of them,are one the largest segments of the population today and they areretiringor looking at retiring in the next 10-15 years. Both buyers and sellers in that age group have been waiting for the past few years for some postive signs that the time is right for them to make a move. There have been reports lately that indicate that the housing market is returning to a closer to normal market after the last few years.This could mean a more robust 55+ market, asbuyersget access to a source of cash ( their homes) that has been denied to all but the wealthiest buyer lately.
More people 55+ indicate they will continue to work. They maynot stay at their present place of employment, in many cases being forced toretirefrom their lifetime career but will look foralternate employment.This means they are looking for a specific type of community and neighborhood where their needs can be met.
WHY ARE THEY RELOCATING:
ManyBaby Boomersare finding themselvesEmpty Nesters.They have the large family home which was great when the children were growing up but today
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Is staging your home a good idea when preparing to list or sell? It is a very necessary step to insure you receive the most return from your investment. For many people their home is the biggest investment of their lives. We are emotionally attached particularly if we have raiseda family there or enjoyed many happy occasions. First, you must become emotionally un-attached, prepare mentally to move on and trust your Real Estate Agent to do what he does best. He will find the right buyer at the best price for your home. Your job is to carefully select that agent and then follow a few basic steps. Prepare to show your home at it's best.
I am Wayne Liddy, Royal LePage Peifer Chatham-Kent Realty Inc. and I works with a team of Trusted Professionals in Chatham-Kent. My background of 35 years + experience in Furniture sales and Interior Design will give you a distict advantage that very few other agent can offer. The Stager on his team will help you
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