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Vancouver Island, off Canada’s Pacific Coast, is known for its mild climate and thriving arts community. On its southern tip is Victoria, British Columbia’s capital, and its boat-lined Inner Harbour, neo-baroque Parliament Buildings, grand Fairmont Empress Hotel and English-style gardens. Harbour city Nanaimo, home of chocolate-and-custard Nanaimo bars, has an Old City Quarter with shops, galleries and restaurants.
Area: 32,134 km²
Elevation: 2,195 m
Population: 748,937 (2009)
Province: British Columbia
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A Chesterman Beach waterfront estate on 1.21 acres with a majestic 4 bed 4 bath home, a luxurious guest house and on site caretaker accommodation. Buildings with cedar siding and copper highlights. At the main house, a hand carved front door greets guests in this peaceful setting. Inside, white oak and Italian tile flooring, recycled barn wood ceilings and accent walls, custom cabinetry, granite and quartz counter -tops, Sub Zero and Miele appliances and open concept living areas. Ensuites available in all bedrooms. Major renovation to the main house 6 years ago. Guest house was built in 2014 and has similar finishes as the main home in addition to a gym and 2 car garage. All decks have rubber, self - draining surfaces. Ample parking and space for further development. The property is wooded with the ability to access the beach and the corresponding views in unparalleled ways. Live the West Coast lifestyle with all the amenities, views and recreational experiences at your doorstep.More details
Listed by Sotheby's International Realty Canada (Vic2)
Breathtaking West Coast Oceanfront Estate! Panoramic views of Barkley Sound are showcased by this 6,000+ sq.ft. home which includes two beautifully renovated cabins. Formerly a fishing lodge, this spectacular home underwent a $2.8M renovation in 2006/2007. Bursting with old world charm and with no expense spared, highlights include an impressive great room with massive stone fireplace, player piano & bar (plus library of scrolls), chef's kitchen with copper ceilings & large pantry, dining area with unique feature 3-D wall map of Barkley Sound, wood and Italian tiled heated flooring, custom designed staircases and huge games room. The 4+ acre property has been well landscaped with gardens, quaint pathways and several resting areas to enjoy the crashing waves, soaring eagles, whales and other wild/sea life. All furnishings, tools, equipment, 281 Grady White Sailfish and 4-seat Kabota utility vehicle are included. Would be ideal for a corporate retreat!More details
Walk onto Chesterman Beach from this custom built 3 story home and feel the west coast lifestyle. Currently utilized as a successful BnB, you have a 0.47 ac landscaped parcel, with several garden areas. Sit on the ocean frontage and enjoy the sunrises, sunsets and sea breezes. Inside, there is a mix of oak, tile and jarrah flooring, with heated floors in the entry and crawl space. The two Norwegian woodstoves were swept in 2018. The kitchen has a Subzero fridge, Wolf stove, Asko dishwasher, hardwood counter tops with a large eating nook. This 6 bed 5 bath has a Gambrel style roof with cedar shakes and Salt Spring stone accenting the cedar siding. The Pella windows have views of the most popular beach in the Tofino area with the quiet setting of a cul-de-sac. Many unique features from the door knobs to skylights to fir bannisters and more. An opportunity to run a business in an enormously popular local or secure this home for your family. It needs to be seen. Call today.More details
Listed by Sotheby's International Realty Canada (Vic2)
Nestled on the shores of Quamichan Lake in the Cowichan Valley and steeped in history, the "Lakehouse" circa 1929 has been transformed into an a first class equestrian estate. Privacy and quiet enjoyment awaits down the long drive leading to the 4101 sq ft character home featuring incredible views of the lake and valley and boasting many tasteful upgrades giving a sense of yesteryear charm with today's conveniences. The 11.97 acres estate also offers an updated one bed guest cottage, deluxe riding ring with panoramic lake views, 5 stalls, paddocks, heated tack room, fenced and x fenced and 300 feet of lake frontage. At the shoreline you'll find the quaint boat house ideal for your rowing or fishing craft. Other notable upgrades include a geo-thermal heat pump, solar panel array as well as water license and irrigation from the lake. After a day of riding, slip into the hot tub overlooking the lake and relax the evening away or retire to the beautiful covered deck off the kitchen and take in the views. This is a property that must be experienced to truly be appreciated. Come experience the "Lakehouse".More details
Down a long driveway you will discover a magical secluded haven: a 5.16 acre forested parcel overlooking Tofino Inlet & the wildlife Sanctuary with 885 feet of tranquil water frontage. This 5000 sq. ft., 6 bedroom, 5 bath Cape Cod style house looks out over a panoramic expanse of tidal waterway that is breathtaking. It was built in 1990 using massive hemlock beams cut from the property & island milled fir floors. On the main floor is a private sitting room with French door entry and an expansive open dining room & kitchen, both with Vermont Casting wood stoves. Off the kitchen is a beautiful bright sunroom with French doors opening to a wrap-around verandah. Additionally, there is a mudroom, laundry, half bath and pantry. On the top floor, there are four bright bedrooms with magnificent views of the tidal waterfront, including the master with en suite. On the ground floor are two spacious private entry, one bedroom suites with fabulous inlet and mountain views, and a wonderful wide deck. These suites could readily be opened to create a 1500 SF single suite. Thoughtfully designed, this home features "1920s" finishing details: divided-light windows & doors, wainscoting, crown molding, French doors baseboards & traditional tiles. Amidst massive old growth trees, there is also a self-contained cottage, and a hot tub bubbles in a forest glade. Anchor your boat in summer, fish in the channels and check your crab trap in the inlet. This is a wonderful home, business, or family retreat!More details
If you are looking for a luxury estate in Campbell River, you have found it! Entering into this waterfront gated property, you'll appreciate the beautiful landscaping and easy access down a paved driveway to the waters edge. This 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom home is like new inside after undergoing extensive renos and sits on 1.42 acres along side the ocean and has just over 3800 sqft of living space. As you walk through the entrance you will notice the view has been capitalized with floor to ceiling windows throughout. The functional layout is designed perfectly for entertaining and accommodating multiple guests with 4 bedrooms upstairs and 5 bathrooms within the home. McDougall Way is a small, no-thru road that has some of Campbell River's most desirable waterfront homes. The R-1B zoning allows for an additional residence, adding value and opportunity!More details
A rare, magnificent 10,000+ sq ft home in one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods on the Island. This solid 6 bedroom 7 bathroom oceanfront gem on 6 subdividable acres at Bare Point was built with superior, high-end finishings including european-style windows and doors designed for easy maintenance. This magnificent property offers solid oak flooring and oak accents throughout, 5 fireplaces, impressive great rooms and two lovely kitchens with granite counter tops. Relax on one of the inviting patios with stunning ocean views or take a dip in the pristine swimming pool housed in a 63'x24' building featuring expansive views through floor to ceiling windows. Separate one bedroom guest house with its own civic address is ideal as a rental, B&B, AIR B&B, in-law residence or staff quarters. Professionally landscaped property featuring a plethora of mature foliage including a superb collection of rhododendrons. ATTN:To build this gem today would cost $300-400/sq.ft, plus the land cost!More details
Seldom do we see a Waterfront property of this magnitude and this ideal come on the market. Centralized on Vancouver Island in picturesque Maple Bay, it allows you the best of both worlds. Starting with the quality built Cape Cod designed home constructed in 2005 featuring traditional two storey living with four bedrooms four bathrooms all overlooking the tranquility of Maple Bay. As you make your way down your private driveway you'll note the expansive parking allowing for multiple vehicles with an abundance of space for all of your recreational needs. The double attached garage / shop which we might add includes all Husky stainless steel work benches with cabinets is at your disposal. As you enter the private foyer of the home you'll be swept away with the intricate detail featuring cherry hardwood along with the European design including several rooms highlighting coffered style ceilings with accent Crown moulding. Continuing with the central theme of gathering places for family and friends you'll be impressed with the full gourmet kitchen boasting maple cabinetry, stainless appliances, granite counter tops all with Maple Bay as your backdrop. The cozy living room featuring a slate fireplace plus a built in wall unit with attached formal dining, all access the expansive deck for those quaint summer events. If that's not all, the second level of the home highlights more outstanding views with the family room surrounded by three self contained bedrooms, walk in closets including the luxurious Master Suite . If we haven't mentioned enough yet then lets finish with the newly constructed dock with adjoining two tiered deck where attention to detail was at the forefront. A separate private studio / guest house finishes your tour. With Harbour Air and all amenities close by including big box stores with all levels of schools it's a must see! Book your showing for this outstanding waterfront property!More details
West Coast style Ocean front Estate. This spectacular 5800 sq ft home is set on a private 3.3 acre `sanctuary' low bluff water front lot. Your winding driveway weaves through a pristine forest opening to a naturally majestic home. Boasting wood features such as hickory flooring, alder cabinetry, fir doors and trim this home flows inside and out. The outstanding ocean views greet you as you enter the front door then surround you with each step. Enjoy entertaining guests at the dining table with 180 degree views. The master suit looks over the park like grounds and the ocean beyond, his & hers walk in closets, and a spa like ensuite. A bonus room over the extra large 3 car garage makes for a great entertainment room or guest suite. Downstairs you will find an entertainment area with a bar and 3 bedrooms which would lend itself to an amazing B&B experience. Also on the lower level you have a flex room which could also be utilized as a garage, and a 35x22 work shop. Outside you have your choice of entertainment areas with lawns for games, gazebo overlooking the bluff, covered picnic area, or stroll down the path to the beach below to forage for oysters. With Tons of parking for boats, RVs, a chicken coop, garden areas, equipment shed, there isn't much else one could ask for. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important.More details
Truly a Rare listing, properties on Swordfern do not come up very often. This property offers almost one full acre of waterfront enjoyment in a beautiful neighborhood. This 5 bedroom 3 1/2 bathroom home offers views of the lake from almost all vantages. Vaulted ceiling living,large kitchen, great breakfast nook for morning coffee. The kitchen is grand with lots of room for everyone to gather. Huge deck for BBQs & entertaining. A master bedroom at one end of the home & guest or family bedrooms at the other end for privacy and that's only on the first level. The lower floor offers a huge family room, guest bedroom at one end & a self contained one bedroom suite at the other end for rental or family members. There is a three car garage for all your vehicles as well as out buildings for all your water toys. The property is fully landscaped & fenced with a list of plants and trees to die for. A fish pond that attracts ducks to frequent. This is a rare find. Do not let this one slip awayMore details