137 Gannet Lane


Duncans Cove – Harrietsfield, Sambro and Halibut Bay

137 Gannet Lane, Duncans Cove NS - MLS: 202105637
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137 Gannet Lane - Just a short 20 minute drive outside of Halifax this spectacular and unique home is surrounded by the most astonishingly beautiful scenery where the coastal barrens give way to rugged granite cliffs, pounded by the Atlantic surf. Overlooking the Atlantic, this ‘one of a kind’ contemporary residence is located on a private 2.7 acre estate that includes 550 ft of rugged oceanfront bordering 1800 acres of pristine Crown Land. This modern 6,790 sq ft masterpiece of concrete, steel, stone and glass offers breathtaking 360 degree views and was once a WWII observation tower strategically positioned to guard the coast and Halifax Harbour. Renowned designer Erla Laurie came upon the abandoned military installation and was inspired to make it her home. This iconic residence includes a main level open concept floor plan designed with entertaining in mind. The great room with its 20’ walls of glass and soaring ceiling is the main focal point of the main level and provides access to the outdoor terraces and the enchanting, ‘ocean view’ infinity pool. The dining room with its feature, marble wall and is perfect for more formal occasions, while the beautiful cherry wood and soapstone kitchen offers a more relaxed gathering space for friends and family around the over sized eat-in island. The main house includes a wonderful open, library/office area on the second floor and 3 bedrooms, including the sumptuous master suite with luxury spa en suite, wet bar and private roof top deck with hot tub and wood burning fireplace. There are 2 more equally beautiful guest suites with en suite bathrooms and a commercial elevator that links all the levels to the top floor roof deck. Accessible from the main house via walkways on 2 levels a separate, 2 storey guest house provides visitors with their own private space and has a fully equipped kitchen, sitting area and bedroom with en suite.

Property Specifications:

Building Age: 14
Lot Size: 2.7
Total Living Area: 6,790 sqft
Main Living Area: 6,790 sqft
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 6

Property Details:

Style: Contemporary Detached
Roof: Other, Tar/Gravel
Exterior: Other, Stone
Flooring: Other
Heating: Hot Water, Radiant
Basement: Other
Foundation: Poured Concrete
Garage: No
Driveway: Gravel, Multiple Driveways

Room Sizes:

Main Floor
  • Living Room - 36.0 x 18.0
  • Living Room - 21.5 x 19.0
  • Dining Room - 18.0 x 12.0
  • Bath 1 - 1 - 5 Piece
  • OTHER - Sauna/Change Room
  • OTHER - Guest House Kit/Lv Room
2nd Level
  • Bedroom - 18.0 x 16.5
  • Ensuite Bath 1 - 1 - 5 Piece
  • Den/Office - 18.0 x 12.5
  • Bath 2 - 1 - 2 Piece
  • OTHER - Butler's Pantry
  • OTHER - Guest House Bedroom
  • Bath 2 - Guest House - 1 - 4 Piece
3rd Level
  • Primary Bedroom - 27.0 x 18.0
  • Ensuite Bath 2 - 1 - 5 Piece
4th Level
  • Bedroom - 27.0 x 18.0
  • Ensuite Bath 3 - 1 - 5 Piece
  • Utility - 10.0 x 10.0
  • OTHER - Wine Cellar

Community Features:

Park, Playground, Public Transit, Recreation Center, School Bus Service, Shopping


Sambro Elementary School

Herring Cove Junior High School

J. L. Ilsley High School

Herring Cove Junior High

J. L. Ilsley High (Late)

Additional Details:

Appliances Included: Barbeque, Central Vacuum, Cooktop – Propane, Oven - Electric, Dishwasher, Intercom, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wine Fridge, Water Purifier
Land Features: Partially Cleared, Hardwood Bush, Partial Landscaped, Sloping/Terraced, Wooded/Treed, Year Round Road
Other Features: Inground Pool, Balcony, Air Exchanger, Alarm System, Central Vacuum, Elevator, Ensuite Bath, HRV (Heat Rcvry Ventln), Secondary Suite, Wheelchair Access, Propane Fireplace, See Remarks
Water Access: Access: Ocean, View: Ocean
Utilities: Cable, Electricity, High Speed Internet, Telephone
Water: Drilled Well
Sewer: Septic
Rental Equipment: Alarm System, Propane Tank
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