Live in Elizabeth Bishop’s Nova Scotia Farmhouse

Welcome to today’s installment of houses of dead writers for sale! The best part of this one is that, at $135,000, it’s modest, adorable, and relatively affordable!

Constructed during the 1860s, Barry described the home as being “like any old farmhouse in Nova Scotia.”

But its interior layout, with a steep, high-rise staircase leading to the second floor, small pantry, parlour room and many corners and roof angles is character-filled and was much loved by a young Bishop during her years in Great Village.

The current owners are in no rush to offload it, and are looking for a buyer who’s interested in preserving its history.

I don’t know much about Nova Scotian real estate market — one of you Canadians will have to let us know if this is a good deal.

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