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5 bedrooms
1 bathroom
1 half bath
2 levels
Living space area (basement exclu.) 2 583.34 ft² (240 m²)
Lot dimensions 14 161.00 ft² (1 315.6 m²)

Owners’ comments

***** WE ACCEPT AN OFFER******

Are you looking for a large, comfortable home?

Located in a dynamic village, in the countryside?

Close to all the services of a big city?

In the heart of nature with very few mosquitoes ...



The house is located 15 minutes from Sherbrooke, 25 minutes from Magog and 1h30 from Montreal, you will be in the heart of the village of Waterville:

Right in front of a large park with games for children, water games, beach volleyball court, skate park, softball court, slide and ice rink.

With a grocery store, a convenience store, a hardware store, a post office, a Desjardins branch, a café, a library, 3 schools, a garage within walking distance (within a radius of 1 kilometer).

In a lively and very quiet area at night; with magnificent ancestral homes and lots of mature trees.

In a community full of initiatives in favor of the environment and community life



The house was built around 1910 on a very solid foundation: the stone foundations over 2 feet thick and the hemlock timber frame are in excellent condition.

It's a big house that can accommodate a big family AND people who work from home. There are 5 of us with 1 parent who telecommute 100%. The original square (30 X 30) has two floors + a basement + an attic. A recent extension was added in the 2000s on the first floor.

The basement serves as a storage space, a mini-workshop; it is a convenient place.

The attic is useless to us; it is in excellent condition and well ventilated.

On the first floor you will find:

A huge entrance which opens onto a large covered porch

1 office (which can be converted into a bedroom) with a magnificent and very pleasant bow window.

1 living room with a fireplace that can easily be put back into operation (we brought in a professional who confirmed to us that the installation of flexible tubing would be easy to do)

1 large dining room

1 kitchen

1 bathroom with sink and toilet

1 multifunction room (game room, other office, according to your tastes and needs) located in the extension

A secondary entrance (mudroom) with double wardrobe, laundry room (lots of storage space possibilities) also located in the extension

You will reach the second floor by a very beautiful period staircase. There you will find:

A large landing (boudoir) with a huge double closet (in cedar)

4 bedrooms including 2 completely redone in 2020 (including insulation and windows)

1 large bathroom completely redone in 2020 with shower, freestanding bath, sink, toilet.



Forced air heating is currently dual energy: heat pump + oil boiler.

We have started to convert some rooms (the new ones well insulated) with independent programmable heaters and thermostats.

The water heater works great but is over 10 years old.

The house is equipped with a central vacuum

Very high speed internet access (excellent quality in videoconferencing)

The basement is equipped with a dehumidifier that we mainly use in the summer.

The house is habitable as is and very comfortable. Some work is expected:

roof maintenance (pitch of tar to add)

repair of the east facade gutter (was twisted this winter due to ice)


Adjoining the extension, a large terrace and a large gazebo, very pleasant during the summer; allowing you to eat outside even when it is raining!

A garage: not heated but with electricity

a garden shed



We love nature and gardening.

You will have approximately 1315 m2 (14,000 sq.ft.) of pleasure:

A vegetable garden arranged in squares, with structures for climbing vegetables, fertilized organically in 2019 and 2020 (gardeners, you will benefit from exceptional soil !!!)

4 beds of strawberries that give very good fruit

Asparagus planted in two places

Jerusalem artichokes

aromatic and medicinal plants

Very diverse flowers (with blooming spread over the seasons)

Fruit trees and shrubs: plum, apple, pear, cherry, blueberry, blackberry (wild and European), blackcurrant, currant, sea buck thorn, raspberry, a trilobed assassin, an American chestnut

There is still room for the grass that you can, as you wish, mow in whole or in part (to take advantage of the generous wild flora :))

We also include:

a swing / slide

a square of sand

several gardening tools

2 wooden rocking chairs



We are leaving this house because we are moving abroad. Otherwise, this house with its quality of construction (which we no longer find), its land and its geographical location corresponds in every way to our way of life.

Given its qualities and the location where it is located, this house is definitely a good investment. The region is very dynamic and Waterville is a village in great demand.

However, this house is not for you if:

you really don't appreciate the charm of the old

you need a small house

you are not prepared to do (or have done) the maintenance and upgrading work to maintain or even increase the value of this home



The price displayed includes many inclusions, we offer you:

the dining room table with its 6 chairs, the associated dresser and the display cabinet (these pieces of furniture contribute to the old charm of the house)

the entrance bench

the lights

several curtains and blinds

several storage shelves in the basement

several renovation tools and equipment (miter saw, wood including cedar planks)

several green plants if you wish

1 work desk

4 shelves

Possibility of having in addition: a washing machine, a refrigerator, a sofa bed, a rocking chair



You're interested ? We prefer contacts by e-mail.

Given the health context, we will only visit by appointment, after having spoken with you by phone and provided that you have a mortgage prequalification.

The house will be available on July 1, 2021. And we will have to go to a notary as much as possible at the end of May, beginning of June 2021.

The house is sold without legal warranty of quality for two reasons:

we bought it ourselves without legal warranty of quality in 2019

the house is too old for us to know all of its history.

Thank you for your interest :)





Complete Description
Complete Description

Property features

Property Style
Price Detail
Several Upgrades
Asking Price
Building dimensions
1 506.95 ft² (140 m²)
Municipal Assessment
Backyard Faces

External facing:

  • Brick
  • Canexel wood fibre siding

Floor coverings:

  • Hardwood
  • Ceramic

Heating source:

  • Forced air
  • Convectair
  • Electric
  • Oil
  • Heat-pump
  • Dual-energy
  • Baseboard


  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Double sink

Equipment/Services Included:

  • Central vacuum
  • Shed
  • Furnace
  • Cedar wardrobe
  • Dishwasher
  • Ceiling fixtures
  • Half bath on the ground floor
  • Blinds
  • Ventilator
  • Dehumidifier
  • A/C
  • Furnished


  • Freestanding bathtub
  • Separate Shower


  • Concrete
  • Unfinished

Renovations and upgrades:

  • Windows
  • Insulation
  • Bathrooms
  • Painting
  • Shed
  • Landscaping


  • Detached
  • Single

Parking / Driveway:

  • Asphalt
  • With electrical outlet


  • Near park
  • Residential area

Lot description:

  • Hedged
  • Fenced
  • Patio/deck
  • Landscaped

Near Commerce:

  • Supermarket
  • Drugstore
  • Financial institution

Near Educational Services:

  • Kindergarten
  • Elementary school
  • High School
  • University

Near Recreational Services:

  • Golf course
  • Library
  • Bicycle path
  • Pedestrian path

Complete list of property features

Room dimensions

Dining room
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 14' x 13' (4,27 m x 3,96 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 7' x 18' (2,13 m x 5,49 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Half bath
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 4' x 6' (1,22 m x 1,83 m)
Flooring: Ceramic
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 14' x 11' (4,27 m x 3,35 m)
Flooring: Ceramic
Living room
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 14' x 13' (4,27 m x 3,96 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 11' x 13' (3,35 m x 3,96 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Recreation room
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 12' 6" x 17' (3,81 m x 5,18 m)
Flooring: Concrete
Storey: Main floor
Dimensions: 12' 6" x 14' (3,81 m x 4,27 m)
Flooring: Concrete
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 10' 3" x 7' 5" (3,12 m x 2,26 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Bedroom 1 (Master)
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 10' x 11' (3,05 m x 3,35 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Bedroom 2
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 10' x 11' (3,05 m x 3,35 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Bedroom 3
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 12' 6" x 13' (3,81 m x 3,96 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Bedroom 4
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 13' x 11' (3,96 m x 3,35 m)
Flooring: Hardwood
Storey: 2nd floor
Dimensions: 9' x 20' (2,74 m x 6,1 m)
Flooring: Hardwood

The steps involved in buying a property

Could this property be “the one”? Here’s an overview of the steps involved in becoming the owner. These steps and the legal implications remain the same whether the property is purchased from an individual or through a broker.


One of the first things to do when looking for a property is to get a mortgage preapproval from a financial institution. The goal is to determine borrowing capacity, and as a result, the price range to be looking in.

Offer to purchase

The property suits the budget and needs? Time to submit an offer to purchase! This document sets out the price, the elements included in the sale, the possession date, the conditions of purchase and all other information relevant to the sale.

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Conditions of purchase

The offer to purchase generally includes conditions. The most common are the property passing an inspection, the buyer providing proof of financing and the buyer selling their own property. Once the listed conditions are met, the property is considered sold.

Property transfer

The last step is to see a notary, who is generally chosen by the buyer. This real estate professional drafts the deed of sale and ensures that the interests of all parties involved are respected.

Once the deed of sale is notarized, the new owner gets the keys to the home. All that’s left is to move in!

More details on these steps

See our All about buying section.


2 Storey for sale

705 rue Principale Sud

Waterville Estrie

No. 957094

Several Upgrades
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