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The Asa Wolverton House,
Listed at $2,200,000.

Riverfront Estate in “Canada’s Prettiest Little Town”, Paris.  Lovingly restored with attention to every detail, this special property is to be appreciated.  4,766 sq. ft. over 3 stories, more than an acre of land and 186’ of Grand River frontage.  Built by one of the earliest settlers in the area, The Asa Wolverton House was built in 1851.  With Greek Revival Architecture the façade’s pillars and balcony has impressive curb appeal.  The main house features large formal rooms, central staircase, wide halls, 3-season veranda and 4 original fireplaces.  The adjoining carriage house has been renovated into a modern guest suite with a kitchenette, separate entrance and lower level family room; both spaces feature electric fireplace inserts with historic mantels.  The 3 level barn consists of a storage loft, 2+ car garage and wood-working shop equipped with a service elevator.  The property has cobblestone garden walls and cobblestone smokehouse, beautiful gardens, Jacuzzi Swim Spa, stairs to the river edge and heated fishing cabin.  All overlooking the amazing forest and river; wildlife sightings are common including, water birds, eagles, deer, fox and beaver.  Walking distance to downtown with an abundance of shops and restaurants.

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Key Features

Listed at $2,200,000

  • Built in 1851.

  • 3 bedroom, 5 bathroom. 

  • 2,970 sq. ft. + 1,796 sq. ft. walk-out basement. 

  • 4,766 total sq. ft. 

  • 4 car driveway, 2+ car garage. 

  • 30' x 30' woodshop.

  • 186.2' River Frontage.

  • Lot Size: 247.35' x 188.43' x 270.10' x 72.57' x 113.63'. 1.127 acres. 

  • Taxes: $5,642/ 2021.

  • Forced Air Gas, Central Air.

  • 14.5' Jacuzzi Swim Spa. 

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Asa Wolverton


Wolverton was a lumber merchant who came from Cayuga, New York and settled in Paris in 1832.  He constructed a lumber mill on the Nith River and began building houses.  He built his home at 52 Grand River Street South in 1851.

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