Victorian elegance, fully restored gem of Vermilion. The 1876 Captain George Bell House & cottage are located in the Harbourtown Historic District, just 2 blocks from Lake Erie. The 12k sq.ft. corner double-lot is one of the largest in the district. The Bell House offers Victorian originality & elegance with all modern systems. Both bldgs were fully renovated from 2011-14, with a major refresh & addt renovations in 2017-18. Renovation efforts included $275k on materials, contractors and furnishings, 8k+ hrs of the current contractor-owner’s labor. As a result, the buildings are now rated "new construction" for property insurance. The property is Zoned B-2 Downtown Business, & can be legally used as a 21-rm SF home, plus the adjacent guest/rental cottage, 2 or 3 apts/vac rentals in the main house + the adjacent rental cottage, 2 Commercial properties (B-2 zone allows 96 commercial and res uses) as a B&B Inn, (current usage) or, any combo of the above. As an alternative to Linwood or the Lagoons for a summer residence or yr round home, the downtown location in the historic district offers walking distance to the beach, library, shops & a many excellent restaurants. Rental income generously pays expenses with profit. Fully furnished for a full price offer.
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