2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
2 levels
Living space area (basement exclu.) 1 500 ft² (139.35 m²)
Lot dimensions 3 900 m² (41 979.25 ft²)

Owners’ comments

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  • Single family residence surrounded by nature. Unique design. (self-build)
  • First part 1975, inspired by the Mongolian yurt (therefore circular), but with lots of windows.
  • Second part, 1980, large corded wood spiral comprises master bedroom and open plan living room with dining area.
  • High-speed fiber opticinternet service .
  • Refurbished in 2014 : Roofing, septic tank, purification fields, heating and heat pump.

Accessory building : A shed of 14 x 14 with its electric entrance

  • Geographical location. Located in Racine. At the bottom of Desmarais Road. Cul-de-sac. On a lot of 3,900 square meters in the heart of a rural condominium of 8 residences on behalf of: Syndicat des conpropriétaires du Hameau de Racine, on 100 hectares (240 acres) of undivided land of mixed forests, meadows, plantations, separated by Miller Creek. The whole is adjacent to an extension of Orford Park.
  • Distances: 1/2h from Sherbrooke, 1.5h from Montreal, 2h from Quebec, 1/2 h from Drummondville or Granby.
  • Legal status. Horizontal condominium with its charter and administrative union (2009) . Condo fee $100 /month. No debt.
  • Special attractions : A pond (1986) with excellent water quality (100p x 300p), with its Finnish sauna.
  • Common accessory buildings and tools : Sheds, and the following machines: A recent 35hp Kubota tractor (x4), and its accessories, brush cutter, mower, splitter, forest winch, etc. For trails, a Honda snowblower. The forest provides lumber and firewood as required.

Social life. The low density of the occupation allows and promotes a friendly and warm living environment, full of complementary human resources.

You will own 240 acre land in addition to your one-acre split property.
This land is now adjacent to the land expropriated for park end by the gvt in 2008 to expand Orford Park, which means tranquility and security and no development to change the bucolic landscape.
The property is crossed by paths and trails that give access to the different ecosystems spread over the entire land.
A pavilion, forest shelter, in the heart of a century-old pine forest that welcomes the walker.
This land has not been cultivated for 6 years, which implies that any possible crop is organic. A lot of room for gardening.
The group has a relatively recent 35 hp tractor (4x4) with equipment to maintain spaces, manage snow in winter, and remove firewood as needed. I am exempting you from the list of accessories (see above). There are also small appliances such as motor-tiller, cutting edge etc.
The property is in the centre of the hamlet of 8 residences inhabited by co-owners sharing the same values described in the constituent charter. An unexpected neighborhood.
What can we tell you more than peace, the silence conducive to the serenity of existence since we are located at the end of Desmarais Range.
By internal agreement, all vehicles of the co-owners and their visitors remain in a parking lot at the entrance. Walking trails are used to get to the houses (at most 4m). However, in good season, all units are accessible by car in case of need. All other small motorized vehicles are assigned to work never at leisure, so no snowmobiles or quads that ride the territory.

Ideal location for walking in the forest, cross-country skiing etc.

The 100x300 pond with pits of about 12 to 14 feet is 300 feet from the nearest house. It is a 5-minute walk away. Great place for swimming in summer or skating in winter.

Complete Description
Complete Description

Property features

Property Style
Divided Co-Ownership
Price Detail
Several Upgrades
Asking Price
Building dimensions
1 800 ft² (167.23 m²)
Municipal Assessment
Backyard Faces
Year of construction

External facing:

  • Wood

Floor coverings:

  • Bamboo
  • Hardwood

Heating source:

  • Forced air
  • Wood stove
  • Electric
  • Heat-pump


  • Wooden cabinets
  • Pine cabinets
  • Island
  • Double sink

Equipment/Services Included:

  • Central vacuum
  • Shed
  • Septic tank
  • Furnace
  • Fireplace
  • Well
  • Ventilator
  • A/C
  • Lean-to


  • Bath and shower
  • Claw Foot Bathtub


  • None
  • Concrete
  • Separate entrance
  • Crawl space

Renovations and upgrades:

  • Electrical
  • Roof

Parking / Driveway:

  • Aggregate
  • Outside


  • Residential area

Lot description:

  • Water Access
  • Panoramic view
  • Mountain geography
  • Beach access
  • Mature trees
  • Patio/deck
  • Blind alley
  • Pond

Near Commerce:

  • Supermarket
  • Drugstore
  • Financial institution
  • Restaurant

Near Health Services:

  • Dentist
  • Medical center
  • Health club / Spa

Near Educational Services:

  • Daycare
  • Kindergarten
  • High School

Near Recreational Services:

  • Golf course
  • Gym
  • Sports center
  • Library
  • Museum
  • ATV trails
  • Bicycle path
  • Pedestrian path
  • Swimming pool

Near Tourist Services:

  • National Park
  • Airport

Complete list of property features

Room dimensions

Bedroom 1 (Master)
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 10' x 15' 6" (3,05 m x 4,72 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Dining room
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 10' x 20' (3,05 m x 6,1 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 14' x 14' (4,27 m x 4,27 m)
Flooring: Bamboo
Sitting room
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 13' x 25' (3,96 m x 7,62 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Bedroom 2
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 10' x 15' (3,05 m x 4,57 m)
Flooring: Soft wood

Annual and Monthly costs

Summary of Expenditures
Property taxes
School taxes

Property transfer duties

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Country home for sale

255 chemin Desmarais

Racine Estrie

No. 856560

Several Upgrades
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