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Fabulous River’s Edge Estate Property with Equestrian Potential!

Tucked away in an elite rural subdivision just minutes from Parksville you'll find this commanding and ultra-private 5740 sqft 6 Bed/6 Bath Custom Executive Home on a sprawling 3.90 acre parcel boasting a massive 1380 sqft detached Shop/Barn/Studio with a 14’ overheight ceiling, power and water, covered RV parking, a 3-car Garage plus lots of additional parking, and day-to-day main level living including a huge main level Master Suite!

It's perfect for a large family, horse lovers, those who want to live in privacy, or someone looking to run a B&B/Retreat in a great location only minutes from some of the best beaches, the #1 spa in Western Canada, golfing, fishing on the ocean or down the road at the Englishman River, horse riding, and within an hour of great skiing at Mount Washington!

From a quiet rural road, a circular entry drive through towering trees welcomes you onto this picturesque and professionally-landscaped acreage that's bordered by unspoiled parkland on two sides. An overheight timber-framed entry porch with 8 ft edge grain fir doors invites you into this very special home, where unmatched quality of workmanship is the hallmark and the interior, while grand with elegance, still exudes warmth and intimacy.

The foyer sports custom built fir accent walls, sumptuous Italian tile flooring, twin sweeping curved fir and wrought iron staircases, and a stunning 26’ cathedral ceiling that opens into a spacious Great Room featuring a magnificent custom fireplace that reaches to the peak of room. Created with Squamish Basalt columns and Golden Quartzite with local river rock, this stunning wood-burning fireplace offers a festive and inviting spot for family and friends to gather and share old stories or create new memories!

Gorgeous eastern maple wood flooring continues into a spacious Gourmet Designer Kitchen boasting rich maple wood cabinetry with soft close cupboards and drawers, Antique Persa Granite countertops, and a tiered breakfast bar that wraps around the huge granite island with its own prep sink. The high-end “Electrolux Icon” stainless appliances including a 6-burner gas range, double wall ovens, a built-in microwave, dual dishwashers, a “Sub-Zero” fridge, and a separate under-counter ice maker. Both kitchen sinks are equipped with touch activated faucets and garburators, and a glass door leads to a pantry with plenty of storage that accommodates another fridge and a freezer.

The formal Dining Room with its picture windows is perfect for those special occasion dinners, or you can step through the French doors from the Great Room onto the 800+ sqft covered patio and enjoy al fresco dining by the glow of the impressive Golden Quartzite outdoor fireplace! Perfectly designed for year-round outdoor entertaining, this spectacular south-facing patio extends to wrap around lovely plantings and shrubs surrounding a magnificent palm tree - the quintessential image of a tropical paradise! The home’s built-in sound system will provide the perfect ambiance for your gatherings, and the yard’s full southern exposure makes it ideal for the addition of a pool if desired!

Beneath the Juliet balcony in the Great Room you will find access to a sumptuous 790 sqft Master Suite with a lounge area, a lady’s walk- in closet/dressing room, and a second walk-in closet for the gentleman of the house. From the lounge area, another set of French doors lead to your patio where you can enjoy your morning coffee.

The Master Suite shares a romantic 2-sided gas fireplace with a luxurious 6 piece spa ensuite, your personal and private oasis boasting heated Italian tile flooring, a curved marble vanity with dual under mounted sinks, maple wood cabinets, a two-person jetted soaker tub with a ceiling-mounted filler, a toilet and a bidet, plus a custom double door glass tiled walk-in shower spa. From the Master Suite you can access a bright Office, that can also be entered from the foyer.

Completing the main level entrance way is a spacious 2 pc Powder Room with a pedestal sink, a large walk-in coat room, and a well-laid out Laundry/Utility Room with access to the 3-car Garage where you’ll find a workbench and shelving for the handyman.

From the grand entrance foyer, handcrafted curved staircases lead up to separate wings each with full laundry facilities. The east wing presents 3 spacious Bedrooms each with walk-in closets - one Bedroom has a 3 pc semi- ensuite, while the other two Bedrooms share a 4pc semi-ensuite. Completing the east wing is an oversized Family Room with picture windows.

The west wing with its Juliette balcony overlooking the Great Room hosts a Guest Suite with a window seat, a walk-in closet and a 4 pc ensuite, and an amazing Media Room with 3 tiers of seating, high quality carpeting for sound baffling, and a 110” screen. An additional Bedroom with a walk-in closet and a 4pc semi- ensuite completes this wing.

Among the fabulous extras you'll find in this home are a full sound system extending throughout all main living and outside patio areas, 400 amp service, durable river rock and hardy panel exterior, high end fixtures throughout, switched plugs for Christmas lights in the gables and at both of the interior handrails, two hot water tanks, a pressure pump, two heat pumps, a water softener, and pre-wiring for a home control system and alarm system.

The 1368 sqft detached Workshop/Barn/Studio with 100 amp service, water and sewer offers great flexibility to meet your every need, and there's lots of parking for RVs with a handy sani-station close by. Double perimeter drainage around the house and shop drain into your private pond (which can also be used for irrigation), and the superb location offers peaceful rural living while benefiting from the close proximity of Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Nanaimo for shopping, dining and all other amenities, as well as marinas, golf, skiing at Mt. Washington, and the ocean!

Truly a dream property, this magnificent sun- soaked paradise is the perfect place from which to enjoy a quiet country life. Book your viewing today!

For more information on this Magnificent Nanoose Bay Estate Acreage and for all your real estate needs in Qualicum Beach, Parksville, and Nanoose Bay BC call Team Susan Forrest, Royal LePage Parksville Qualicum Beach Realty.

Price: $1,878,000.00
Status: SOLD NOVEMBER 2020
City: Rivers Edge - Nanoose Bay

Property Type:Single Family
House Style:2 Storey - Main Level Entry
Heating:Electric - Heat Pump
Fireplace:3 - Wood & Propane
Workshop:Detached & Powered
House size:5740 sqft
Lot Size:3.90 acres

10 Minutes to Parksville Amenities

  • Additional Accommodation
  • Garden Area
  • Barn
  • Workshop Detached
  • Thermal Windows
  • Built-in Vacuum
  • RV Parking
  • Kitchen - Built-ins
  • Jetted Bath Tub
  • Main Level Entry
  • Water softener
  • Central Location
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Private Setting
  • Southern Exposure
  • Park Setting
  • Rural Setting
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Recreation Nearby
  • Quiet Area
  • Landscaped
  • Acreage
  • Level Lot
  • Marina Nearby

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