4690 Compton Rd

Single Family Detached For Sale in PA Port Alberni, Port Alberni

  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,987 Sq. Ft.
  • Built 1913
KITSUKSIS HOUSE! This Spectacular 'Samuel Maclure' Arts & Crafts Family Home was commissioned by & built in 1913 for Captain H.T.M Hodgson (the land surveyor who planned the townsite of Port Alberni). Maclure was renowned for using local materials & as with all of his designs, this home is situated on the perfect location on this property. The deep south-facing, full-width covered veranda accesses all 3 rooms at the front of the house via French doors. The grand bi-level entrance hall features gleaming solid Douglas Fir stairs, balustrades, beams, trims, window frames & floors; and Western Red Cedar finishes are seen throughout the entire home. One of the six bedrooms in this home, the 'Day Nursery,' once served as a schoolhouse for local children, with its own side entrance/ porch. The original Butler's Pantry is adjacent to the country kitchen. The spacious formal dining room features a gorgeous built in sideboard is surrounded by tall board & batt fir paneling topped w/a plate shelf & the beamed 9' ceiling features deep crown moldings. The same fit & finish is found in the large living room. Here, the brick fireplace features an oak & brass fender crafted from pipes & fittings from the decommissioned Royal Navy survey ship, HMS Egeria, that Cap't Hodgson's twin brother, Comm O.T Hodgson had made & gifted to the house. There's a cozy den with it's own little fireplace off the bi-level entry hall. The newly updated 3-pce bath w/heated floors makes this home wheelchair accessible, and a 2nd bdrm on the main. Traverse the stunning winding staircase to the upper level to find the primary bedroom with yet another brick fireplace & a private verandah. There are 3 more bedrooms (1 with 3 closets), a full bath, a W/C & laundry. There's a finished rec room & office area in the basement, as well as plenty of storage & workspace. Updates include gas furnace, H/W tank & permanent Interlock metal roof. This magnificent property must be seen to be fully appreciated!
Address 4690 Compton Rd
List Price $1,498,000
Property Type Residential
Type of Dwelling Single Family Detached
Area Port Alberni
Sub-Area PA Port Alberni
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 3
Floor Area 3,987 Sq. Ft.
Lot Size 182081 Sq. Ft.
Year Built 1913
MLS® Number 959519
Listing Brokerage RE/MAX Mid-Island Realty
Basement Area Full, Not Full Height, Partially Finished, Walk-Out Access, With Windows
Postal Code V9Y 7M5
Tax Amount $5,028
Tax Year 2023
Features Basement Slab, Cathedral Entry, Dining Room, Eating Area, Forced Air, French Doors, Laminate, Linoleum, Mixed, Natural Gas, Security System, Softwood, Storage, Tile, Winding Staircase, Wood, Wood Frames, Workshop
Amenities Accessible Entrance, Acreage, Balcony, Balcony/Deck, Garden, Ground Level Main Floor, Hillside, Irregular Lot, Irrigation Sprinkler(s), Landscaped, Low Maintenance Yard, Marina Nearby, Park Setting, Private, Quiet Area, Recreation Nearby, Security System, Shopping Nearby, Southern Exposure, Storage Shed, Wheelchair Access, Wheelchair Friendly, Wooded, Workshop

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