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Updates on the Port Elgin, Southampton (Saugeen Shores), Paisley, Tiverton, & Kincardine real estate market, home buyer & seller tips and general real estate advice.
1023 Bricker St., Port Elgin
Nothing to do here except move-in the furniture.This raised bungalow shows beautifully & is situated on a meticulously landscaped lot with mature trees & low maintenance perennial gardens. Located on a low traffic street at the North end of Port Elgin. The main level features an updated kitchen with granite counter tops,breakfast bar & pantry; the dining area has patio doors to the deck,bright living rm,master bedroom with walk-in closet & ensuite bath with heated floors,2nd bedroom with lots of closet space & 4pc bath. The lower level has a large family rm with natural gas stove, laundry, workshop, 2pc bath & an additional room which could function as a 3rd bedroom or office. Just to highlight a few of the features; walkout basement, natural gas BBQ connection, a ductless air conditioner that keeps the home nice & cool in the summer, a sand point well for lawn watering & a convenient carport to park your car in, offered with appliances, numerous upgrades over last several years. Call for a showing. 519-353-8211 (direct).
Eating local doesn’t get any closer than your own backyard!
There’s nothing more delicious than a summer meal made from sun ripened vegetables and herbs from your own Port Elgin or Southampton garden. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you’re thinking about growing your own veggies this year:
- Small & Sunny – Start with a small area if it’s your first year. Make sure it’s a sunny spot and if you’re really short on space, use pots or window boxes.
- Planned Planting – Plan your garden according to your family size. Food prices are on the rise so it makes cents to grow produce that’s expensive to purchase at the store.
- Go Organic – Growing your own produce is the best way to ensure your vegetables aren’t full of chemicals. It’s also less expensive, more convenient and very rewarding.
- Succession Success – If you stagger planting times for a single crop or plant a different crop after one has harvested, you’ll enjoy a continuous supply of fresh vegetables throughout the season.
- Child’s Play – Gardening with your kids is a fun learning experience that will inspire them to try new veggies. Pumpkins are great as they can decorate their very own jack-o-lantern at Halloween!
Not only is gardening cost effective and fun but it’s also an excellent stress reliever. Your local nursery will have a variety of seeds, plants and other tools to help you get started. If this is your first year gardening, make sure you keep notes on which vegetables do well so you can plan ahead for next year.
Most of us forget to clean up after of our most trusted companion!
Studies have shown that a smartphone is actually more contaminated with germs than a public toilet seat! Gross, right?
Cleaning every day with a microfiber cloth will reduce dirt, grime and bacteria. There’s some debate on whether a homemade solution of alcohol and water is safe as some “experts” say it may harm your phone while others say it’s fine.
To be on the safe side, you can purchase a cleaning solution made specifically for smartphones that will remove all the nasty germs. For the serious germophobes, there are chargers that will completely sanitize your phone while it charges!
Nikamoz Serenity Spa ~ 615 Bricker Street, Port Elgin
Business opportunity with second level living quarters. Located in the thriving town of Port Elgin. Excellent location, close to the downtown core on a high traffic street with great visibility. Presently operating as a hair salon and spa; featuring 6 treatment rooms and 4 hair styling stations, continue with the existing business or start a new venture. The price includes all equipment and chattels, this is a turnkey business. Features large reception, public washroom, laundry area, natural gas forced air heating and central air. The second level has a modern open concept one bedroom apartment. Large lot with fenced backyard. Ample private parking spaces behind the building and public parking across the road. A great opportunity for someone who would like to have their own business and living quarters all in the same building or perhaps an income property for an investor, plenty of possibilities, call today for your personal viewing.