Almonte, Ontario is a truly unique and inspirational rural community that makes visitors feel welcome, and residents feel at home. Located approximately 50 kilometres west of Ottawa, this historically rich town is home to 4, 600 people. It was the breathtaking 65 foot waterfall and rapids that first attracted settlers to the area in the early 19th century. Straddling the banks of the Mississippi River, which flows east until emptying into the Ottawa River, Almonte was built on milling and industry dependant on the powerful rushing river. In 1819, European David Shepherd constructed the first grist mill and sawmills, and set about building the town until it was destroyed in a fire less than a year later. The land quickly turned hands, and by 1870, Almonte was an incorporated village, boasting 30 stores and 40 other businesses, chief among these were the powerful textile mills, powered by the rushing Mississippi. The prosperity of the 19th century still remains partially intact; many of the large Victorian homes and limestone public buildings remain essentially unchanged, providing incomparable streetscapes and old world ambience. A truly modern community, Almonte has a wealth of amenities close at hand. Its historic buildings provide several inspirational places of worship, as well as antique shops, tea rooms, and restaurants. There are two museums in the village; the Naismith Museum and Hall of Fame, for Almonte's most famous resident, Dr. James Naismith, who was the inventor of basketball. The other museum is the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. Almonte is well known as a cultural centre for both the visual and performing arts where the CBC records live concerts at the old town hall. The main street showcases the work of national and international artists at three different art galleries. Plenty of recreational facilities are also available, with multiple community associations, service clubs, a curling club, hockey arena, lawn bowling club, and two golf courses nearby; Almonte is a vibrant, active community. A truly family oriented town, Almonte has a local hospital whose specialties include a maternity ward and the shortest emergency waits around. Child care is readily available and there are two schools in the town; Naismith Memorial Public School, and the R. Tait McKenzie Public School, which was named for the sculptor who spent many years inspired by the beauty and character of Almonte.
Immaculate, fully renovated One Bed plus Den CONDO in the historical Millfall Complex, set on 3.8 landscaped acres on the Mississippi River, has a southwestern exposure & an incredible view of the River. Well-appointed & remodelled with attention to detail, this unit maximizes light, flow and optimizing the use of space. Bright & spacious living areas, custom Deslaurier kitchen w/ lots of storage, island, quartz counters, pot lighting, integrated office area w/ built in filing drawers, new electric f/p in LR, engineered wood floors, large windows & deep window sills, high ceilings & freshly painted throughout. In addition to the master bedroom is a flex room, to use perhaps for visitors overnight stays or as a den/office. BONUS the unit locker is in the lower level work shop area so if you are working in the shop, your tools and supplies would be right there! Walking distance to downtown Shopping & trendy Restaurants. Beautiful grounds, Great Setting! Easy commute to Ottawa. (id:6117)
Lovely property located mins from Almonte and Blakeney. Just under 5000' of Mississippi River Frontage on approx 118 sprawling acres (70 tile drained, 38 acres mixture of non-cultivated land and mixed bush). The farmland (59 of the 70 acres) is rented for the 2018 season and is in cash crop (soy, clover). This unique property also offers a 1995 built, 3 bed 2 bath (inc ebth) bungalow (apprx 1500 sq ft) with over sized double attached garage with inside access to the home and full, part-finished basement plus a 30 x 40 workshop (commercial high ceilings, heat, hydro and water). single detached garage and a couple of storage sheds/buildings, 200 amp house/shop. Updates: 2015-shingles, propane furnace /2017-AC, water softener, hardwood floors, triple glazed windows/ 2018-HWT (owned, electric) (id:6117)
Highly visible highway commercial location for your development. Many opportunities to consider. This former restaurant location already has water, hydro and natural gas to the center of the property. 1.385 Acres is ready for you to start building. Parking lot lighting in place and the lot is ready for a new top coat of asphalt. No need for fill and gravel base, it's already there. Commercial properties with this kind of visibility and readiness don't come on the market often, so don't miss out on this one. (id:6117)
Beautiful community designed for mature living. This open concept unit offers high quality finishes throughout. Quartz counters, stainless steel appliances and beautiful cabinetry in the kitchen. Large windows offer the dining room and living room a beautiful view with access to the balcony. Master bedroom with 4-piece ensuite accesses the balcony through the patio doors. The second bedroom is a generous size and the main bathroom has a full size walk-in shower. Heated underground parking with a car wash bay. Storage lockers. Enjoy walking in the gardens in the evening, have a barbecue on the patio (common elements) or join in the monthly pot luck meals. Amenities include an exercise room, the beautiful indoor common area with comfortable furnishings allowing you to relax. Secure building, beautiful maintained grounds. Enjoy the community at Jamieson Mills and the shops, restaurants and historical architecture in Almonte. (id:6117)
Stunning views of the falls through 10 huge windows, 2 bedrooms plus a den. Features include travertine marble flooring, black granite kitchen counters, 10 ft+ ceilings, approximately 1320 sq ft, updated powder room and lovely 4 pc. main bath. open concept, 3.25 acres of waterfront, eat in kitchen, hardwood flooring in livingédining rooms, shows 10+ (id:6117)
Have peace-of-mind in this 1 bed/1 bath PLUS DEN condo in the charming town of Almonte! This suite offers beautiful hardwood flrs, in-unit laundry, central air, 1 indoor oversize parking spot, locker & custom curtains. Lots of visitor parking! Open concept liv/din area offers hrdwd flrs with sliding glass door leading to large private balcony. Beautiful spacious Deslaurier kitchen with lots of counter/cabinet space with soft closing doors. Nice size master with sliding door leading to balcony, cedar lined closet with organizer. Spa-like cheater ensuite bathroom is generous in size & offers a cedar ceiling. Amenities Incl: Party Rm, Fitness Rm, Car Wash Bay & BBQ area. Condo fees incl: heat, central air, water plus more! Walk, swim, fish or paddle along the river which flows through this friendly town. Walking distance to galleries, boutiques, coffee shops, antique shopping, restaurants, recreation, parks. Short drive to Almonte Hospital, Golfing, Carleton Place, Perth & Ottawa. (id:6117)
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