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A West Church With An Architectural Story + Future To Tell

19,838.10 Sqft - 319 Lancaster Street, Saint John

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Property Description

Formally St. Jude’s Anglican Church on the west side of Saint John, constructed approximately in 1859 lies this masterpiece waiting to be converted into a community marketplace, character enriched home, in-family multi-generational set-up, condominiums, office spaces, a creative community hub or a not-for-profit headquarters. The list truly is limitless to continue writing the history of this iconic former church on the corner. An original architectural design by G. Ernest Fairweather who was the son of architect and builder Edwin F. Fairweather, designed 15 churches, 9 schools/universities. He has also designed and constructed a hotel, orphanage, town hall, monument and a library. Needless to say, architect Ernest Fairweather was as civic-minded as he was talented. It is important to know where this church has been so you can appreciate where it can lead to. Arguably the centerpiece of any church is its bell. This one located at 319 Lancaster Street is the former Carleton Labourer’s bell a symbol early-on of the hardworking labour force that Saint John is still built around today. With original woodwork, scalloped detail surrounding the pews, colorfully stained glass windows, large gym complete with hardwood floors in addition to white paneled ceilings, all situated on a corner overlooking an open park with a faint yet clear ocean view, further emphasize that some homes have such a special history, living in them would feel like a great honour.  

Basic Details
Property Status : SOLD
Sale Price : 99900
MLS Listing ID : NB015860
Asking Price : $99,900
Number of Bedrooms : 0
Number of Full Bathrooms : 0
Number of Half Bathrooms : 0
Property Type : Commercial
Year Built : 1859
Square Footage : 19,838.10 Sqft
Lot Size : 19,838.10 Sqft
Title : Freehold
Property ID : 1223
External Finish: Wood Siding
Heating Fuel: Electric
High Ceiling
Floor Coverings: Carpet Over Wood
Floor Coverings: Carpet Wall to Wall
Floor Coverings: Hardwood
Floor Coverings: Mixed
Area Influence: Corner
Area Influence: City View
Area Influence: Flat
Area Influence: Paved Road
Address Map
Country : Canada
Province : New Brunswick
City : Saint John
Postal Code : E2M 2E5
Neighbourhood Name : Lancaster
Street : Lancaster Street
Street Number : 319
Postal Code : E2M 2E5
Floor Number : 0
Longitude : W67° 55' 45.6''
Latitude : N45° 15' 13.3''
Shopping Center 10 Minutes
Town Center 10 Minutes
Hospital 10 Minutes
Police Station 10 Minutes
Bus Station 5 Minutes
Airport 20 Minutes
Coffee Shop 5 Minutes
Beach 10 Minutes
Cinema 10 Minutes
Park 1 Minutes
School 10 Minutes
University 10 Minutes
Tourist Site 5 Minutes
Exhibition 5 Minutes
Skiing 45 Minutes
Commercial SOLD
  • Property ID : 1223
  • Number of Bedrooms : 0
  • Number of Full Bathrooms : 0
  • Square Footage : 19,838.10 Sqft
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