227 Minnesota Street Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3S4

5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 3000
Fireplace None Baseboard Heaters, Hot Water Radiator Heat


MOVE IN CONDITION. ALL NEW AN UPDATED MECHANICALS. A lovingly RESTORED circa 1861 residence of note. 5 bedroom, 3 bath home on an large lot ion Minnesota Street in Collingwood; walkable to all major amenities and downtown. Minnesota Street is the coveted address boasting historic homes and estates of which ’The Birches,’ stands out for its unique presence and connection to Collingwood's founding families. Gracing the front of the property is the flag pole, with a storied history of its own, having been repurposed from a mast of one of the Great Lakes sailing vessels. A number of fine features are from or harken to the shipyards that helped establish the town of Collingwood. The current owners, one being an engineer, have lovingly restored the property under the guidance of a Heritage professionals. Unique details including an attached coach house with working fireplace used as a workshop room/home theatre. A beautiful and stately veranda wraps The Birches in screened elegance providing glorious spaces for brunches and lounging. The second-floor wrap-around balcony is accessible by French doors and is a sunlit oasis ideal for lounging or perhaps your own flower and herb gardens. The expansive lot provides ample space to rebuild a connected conservatory around the ‘Conservatory pond', install a spa/pool, garage/coach house and more. Gardeners! You have large sunlit vistas on which to create your own stunning landscaping. Architectural drawings are available for the Conservatory restoration. A rare gem in the offering The Birches has had few owners in her history and has been carefully passed through generational families. The current owners are hoping to pass this legacy property and all its history onto people who, like them, will find The Birches an ideal home in which to reside in the heart of beautiful Collingwood. Mechanicals are new, upgraded and in very good condition. (id:43787)

Property Details

MLS® Number 40308226
Property Type Single Family
Amenities Near By Airport, Beach, Golf Nearby, Hospital, Marina, Park, Place Of Worship, Playground, Public Transit, Schools, Shopping, Ski Area
Communication Type High Speed Internet
Community Features Community Centre
Features Park/reserve, Golf Course/parkland, Beach
Parking Space Total 4
Structure Shed


Bathroom Total 3
Bedrooms Above Ground 5
Bedrooms Total 5
Appliances Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Stove, Water Meter, Washer, Hood Fan, Window Coverings
Basement Development Unfinished
Basement Type Crawl Space (unfinished)
Constructed Date 1861
Construction Material Wood Frame
Construction Style Attachment Detached
Cooling Type None
Exterior Finish Brick, Stucco, Wood, Shingles
Fire Protection Monitored Alarm, Smoke Detectors, Alarm System
Fireplace Fuel Wood
Fireplace Present Yes
Fireplace Total 2
Fireplace Type Other - See Remarks
Fixture Ceiling Fans
Foundation Type Stone
Heating Type Baseboard Heaters, Hot Water Radiator Heat
Stories Total 3
Size Interior 3000
Type House
Utility Water Municipal Water


Access Type Road Access
Acreage No
Fence Type Partially Fenced
Land Amenities Airport, Beach, Golf Nearby, Hospital, Marina, Park, Place Of Worship, Playground, Public Transit, Schools, Shopping, Ski Area
Sewer Municipal Sewage System
Size Depth 176 Ft
Size Frontage 110 Ft
Size Irregular 0.455
Size Total 0.455 Ac|under 1/2 Acre
Size Total Text 0.455 Ac|under 1/2 Acre
Zoning Description R2


Level Type Dimensions
Second Level 3pc Bathroom 9'4'' x 7'11''
Second Level Bedroom 15'4'' x 12'10''
Second Level Bedroom 11'10'' x 11'7''
Second Level Bedroom 14'3'' x 8'0''
Second Level Full Bathroom 14'3'' x 7'
Second Level Primary Bedroom 18'6'' x 15'3''
Second Level Other 26'0'' x 6'10''
Third Level Bedroom 19'6'' x 17'5''
Main Level Porch 26'0'' x 7'11''
Main Level Recreation Room 15'2'' x 20'0''
Main Level 3pc Bathroom 10'0'' x 4'0''
Main Level Utility Room 15'6'' x 7'0''
Main Level Pantry 7'0'' x 6'6''
Main Level Kitchen 15'5'' x 14'3''
Main Level Cold Room 9'0'' x 9'0''
Main Level Dining Room 14'3'' x 11'11''
Main Level Sitting Room 18'1'' x 15'4''
Main Level Living Room 18'6'' x 15'3''
Main Level Mud Room 7'11'' x 7'10''
Main Level Foyer 7'5'' x 15'4''


Cable Available
Electricity Available
Natural Gas Available
Telephone Available



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