2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
2 half baths
2 levels
Living space area (basement exclu.) 1 754.89 ft² (163.03 m²)
Lot dimensions 26 334.5 m² (283 462.20 ft²)

Owners’ comments

Two-storied house, built on top of an escarpment, in front of 6,51 acres of forest. Superb panoramic view of Mount Orford and Silver Lake.

 The two parts of the house were built at different times :

  • the smallest quadrangle, on the forest side, was a prefabricated house and was mounted in 1977;
  • the larger quadrangle, facing the mountain, was erected in 1985 by Eastman carpenters.

 The eastern wall of the house is the façade; it has no door on the ground floor since it opens on a 10 feet wide stretch of lawn, leading down to the escarpment. However it has a door on its second floor, which gives onto a balcony. The southern side has a door on the ground floor which leads to a patio. The western wall has a door on the ground floor connecting it to a closed-in veranda with many windows; this veranda has its own door on its south wall leading to a double garage and a workshop. The northern side has a door on the ground floor which gives access to a parking area and a shelter for firewood large enough to hold about 16 cords of wood (1 cord is defined as 4 x 8 = 32 sqare feet of 16 inch long logs).

 The house has two heating systems :

  • electricity controlled by rheostat;
  • two cast iron stoves which burn wood; so far, the firewood has been obtained from the forest that is part of the property.

 The water supply comes from two sources :

  • the municipal aqueduct;
  • a private 12-foot deep surface well, fed by underground springs, located at 107 feet from the north-west corner of the house in the northern direction. (The well is shown on the « certificat de localisation ».)

 The basemen-cum-cellar has a cement floor and some walls covered with gypsum boards. The 1977 basement contains a large freezer sold with the house; in 1985 an opening was cut out in its cement eastern wall in order to give access to the additional basement. An extended rack for wine bottles stands against the entire western wall of that basement, and the southeast corner of the foundations sits on a protruding large piece of solid rock that juts out into the room through the cement floor.

 An outbuilding, detached from the house, has a surface area larger than the house surface; it consists of

  • the double garage (7,20 m x 5,52 m = 39,744 m2 et 9,80 m x 5,58 m = 54,684 m2) heated with propane gas;
  • the spacious workshop (10,45 m x 6,11 m = 63,85 m2) also heated with propane gas and equipped with various tools, some of which could be sold with the house.

 It must be noted that around the various buildings there is plenty of room for additional parking.

Adjacent to the southern side of the 1985 wing of the house, a wood patio offers shade, unique forest smells and a magnificent panoramic view of Mount Orford and Silver Lake.

Complete Description
Complete Description

Property features

Property Style
Swiss style
Price Detail
With garage
Asking Price
Building dimensions
1 920 ft² (178.37 m²)
Backyard Faces
Year of construction

External facing:

  • Aluminium Siding
  • Wood

Floor coverings:

  • Hardwood
  • Ceramic
  • Carpet

Heating source:

  • Wood stove
  • Electric
  • Baseboard


  • Raised panel oak
  • Island
  • Dishwasher
  • Double sink

Equipment/Services Included:

  • Purification field
  • Septic tank
  • Cedar wardrobe
  • Dishwasher
  • Ceiling fixtures
  • Stove
  • Half bath on the ground floor
  • Walk-in closet
  • Freezer
  • Furnished


  • Separate Shower


  • Partially finished
  • Concrete

Renovations and upgrades:

  • 9ft ceilings
  • Basement
  • Roof
  • Coffered ceiling
  • Terrace


  • Heated
  • Detached
  • Double
  • Garage door opener


  • Detached
  • Double

Parking / Driveway:

  • Aggregate
  • Concrete
  • Outside
  • Underground
  • With electrical outlet


  • Highway access
  • No backyard neighbors
  • Residential area

Lot description:

  • Waterfront
  • Panoramic view
  • Mountain geography
  • Mature trees
  • Patio/deck
  • Lake

Near Commerce:

  • Supermarket
  • Drugstore
  • Financial institution
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Near Health Services:

  • Medical center

Near Educational Services:

  • Elementary school

Near Recreational Services:

  • Bicycle path

Complete list of property features

Room dimensions

Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 6' x 7' (1,83 m x 2,13 m)
Flooring: Linoleum
Dining Room / Kitchen
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 19' 2" x 19' 2" (5,84 m x 5,84 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Dining Room / Living room
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 18' 6" x 24' (5,64 m x 7,32 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 18' x 55' (5,49 m x 16,76 m)
Flooring: Concrete
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 20' x 34' (6,1 m x 10,36 m)
Flooring: Other
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 5' 6" x 9' 10" (1,68 m x 3 m)
Flooring: Linoleum
Bedroom 1 (Master)
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 8' 4" x 9' 10" (2,54 m x 3 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Bedroom 2
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 10' 11" x 18' 7" (3,33 m x 5,66 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 16' x 18' 2" (4,88 m x 5,54 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Open concept
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 11' 2" x 13' 1" (3,4 m x 3,99 m)
Flooring: Carpet
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 18' x 9' (5,49 m x 2,74 m)
Flooring: Soft wood
Walk-In Closet
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 7' 8" x 9' 9" (2,34 m x 2,97 m)
Flooring: Carpet

Annual and Monthly costs

Summary of Expenditures
Property taxes
School taxes

Property transfer duties

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2 Storey for sale

87 chemin du Lac-d'Argent

Eastman Estrie

No. 868507

With garage
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