Thursday, May 23, 2024

Sidney’s Cedarwood Inn closes after nearly 50 years to make way for housing


The time has come to bid farewell to Sidney’s Cedarwood Inn, a cherished staple of the community for 49 years.

For almost half a century, the inn had stood as a beacon of hospitality along the waterfront, its walls echoing with the laughter and stories of guests from far and wide.

The iconic hotel situated along the waterfront was sold in 2020, and since then, there have been ongoing plans to develop the property into more homes for the community.

Plans are in motion to transform the property into a vibrant residential and commercial hub. Acquired by GMC Projects, the future vision quickly materialized with a mix of condominiums, townhomes, and commercial spaces.

Located at the corner of Lochside Drive and Weiler Avenue,  this project introduces a three-storey condominium building accommodating 49 units, complemented by a café or eatery overlooking the intersection.

The condominiums will offer a range of one-bedroom to three-bedroom plus-den layouts, catering to various preferences and needs.

Adjacent to the condominiums, along Weiler Avenue, will see a collection of 48 two-and-a-half-storey townhomes. These residences, featuring two to three bedrooms, are tailored for families and will feature ocean views.

Last week, the Cedarwood Inn announced they would be closed for good as of Sunday April 14th. Throughout the entire weekend, the motel sold off items ranging for picture to chairs that would go towards the Sidney Food Bank.

As part of the conditions of Sidney council’s approval, the developer will be contributing approximately $167,800 to community park acquisition and improvement.

Council has approved a residential development with different types of housing options at the current site of Cedarwood…

Posted by Town of Sidney on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

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