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  • Exterior

    Exterior
  • Entry Drive

    Entry Drive
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    Exterior
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    Exterior
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    Exterior
  • Entry

    Entry
  • Foyer

    Foyer
  • Foyer

    Foyer
  • Great Room

    Great Room
  • Great Room

    Great Room
  • Great Room

    Great Room
  • Great Room

    Great Room
  • Great Room

    Great Room
  • Kitchen

    Kitchen
  • Kitchen

    Kitchen
  • Kitchen

    Kitchen
  • Patio Access

    Patio Access
  • Patio

    Patio
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    Patio
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    Patio
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    Patio
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    Patio
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    Patio
  • Exterior Back

    Exterior Back
  • Dining Room

    Dining Room
  • Dining Room

    Dining Room
  • Master Suite

    Master Suite
  • Master Suite

    Master Suite
  • Ensuite

    Ensuite
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    Ensuite
  • Ensuite

    Ensuite
  • Office

    Office
  • Laundry Room

    Laundry Room
  • Powder Room

    Powder Room
  • Staircase to East Wing

    Staircase to East Wing
  • Staircase to East Wing - View

    Staircase to East Wing - View
  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2
  • Semi Ensuite

    Semi Ensuite
  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3
  • Laundry Facilities

    Laundry Facilities
  • Family Room

    Family Room
  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4
  • Semi Ensuite

    Semi Ensuite
  • Staircase to West Wing

    Staircase to West Wing
  • Staircase to West Wing - View

    Staircase to West Wing - View
  • West Wing - Juliette Balcony

    West Wing - Juliette Balcony
  • Bedroom 5

    Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 5 - Door to Semi Ensuite

    Bedroom 5 - Door to Semi Ensuite
  • Semi Ensuite

    Semi Ensuite
  • Media Room

    Media Room
  • Guest Suite

    Guest Suite
  • Ensuite

    Ensuite
  • Lower Level

    Lower Level
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    Lower Level
  • Patio

    Patio
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    Patio
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DESCRIPTION
This grand and ultra-private Executive Estate Home with every imaginable amenity rests peacefully on a sprawling 3.90 acre parcel, embraced by vast cobalt blue skies, gentle fields of green and towering trees.

Tucked away in the Oceanside area of mid-Vancouver Island, you'll find the picturesque community of River’s Edge, an elite rural subdivision of sprawling homesteads and peaceful rolling pastures that borders the Englishman River Valley.

Near the end of a quiet road, the circular entry drive gently roams through towering trees and opens to a beautiful, professionally landscaped acreage, bordered by unspoiled parkland on two sides and hosting a commanding 8580 sqft, 6 Bedroom, 7 Bathroom Custom Executive Home with high-end finishing throughout, an attached triple car garage, a 1368 sqft detached shop, and enough sunny outdoor area to offer equestrian potential!

The over height timber-framed entry porch with an 8 foot 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 is graced with custom built fir accent walls, sumptuous Italian tile flooring, twin sweeping curved fir and wrought iron staircases, and a stunning 26 foot cathedral ceiling that opens into a spacious Great Room. The graceful architecture of the Great Room features a magnificent custom fireplace created with Squamish Basalt columns and Golden Quartzite with local river rock that reaches to the peak of room. Generations of family and friends will gather before the crackling cheer, pleasant aromas and gentle flames of the wood-burning fireplace to share old stories and create new memories that will last a lifetime!

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, built-in microwave, dual dishwashers along with a Sub-Zero fridge and built-in ice-maker. Both kitchen sinks are equipped with touch activated faucets and garburators and a glass door leads to a pantry that accommodates another fridge, freezer and plenty of storage.

The formal Dining Room with its picture windows is perfect for those special occasions to entertain friends or family, or you can enjoy al fresco dining through the French doors from the Great Room where you are welcomed by the glow of the impressive Golden Quartzite outdoor fireplace. The over 800 sqft of covered patio is perfectly designed for year-round outdoor entertaining. This spectacular south facing patio wraps around lovely plantings and shrubs that surround a magnificent palm tree, the quintessential image of a tropical paradise! The home’s built-in sound system will provide the perfect ambiance for all your gatherings, large or small.

From the Great Room beneath the Juliet balcony, you will find the entry into the sumptuous 790 sqft Owners’ 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 Owners’ Suite shares a romantic 2-sided gas fireplace with a two-person jetted soaker tub with a ceiling-mounted filler in the luxurious 6 piece spa ensuite. Your personal and private oasis boasts heated Italian tile flooring, a curved marble vanity with dual under mounted sinks, maple wood cabinets, a toilet, bidet, and a custom double door glass tiled walk-in shower spa.

From the Owners’ Suite, you 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 and a large walk-in coat room. The separate, well-laid out Laundry/Utility room has access to the 3-car garage, which is equipped with a workbench, shelving and another 2 pc bath for the gardener or handyman.

From the grand entrance foyer, the handcrafted curved staircases lead to separate wings each with full laundry facilities.

The east wing presents 3 spacious Bedrooms each with walk-in closets, one with a 3 pc semi ensuite, the other two Bedrooms sharing a 4pc semi ensuite. Completing the east wing is an oversized Family Room with glorious picture windows.

The west wing features the Juliette balcony overlooking the Great Room and offers access to a Guest Suite with a window seat, walk-in closet and a 4 pc ensuite. The relaxing Media Room has 3 tiers of seating, high quality carpeting for sound baffling and a 110 inch 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. The massive 2900 sqft partially finished lower level, with two hot water tanks, a pressure pump, two heat pumps and a water softener, awaits your creative ideas! It is ready for a woodstove/fireplace installation and is pre-wired for a home control system and alarm system.

A thoughtfully positioned detached garage workshop has 14 foot ceilings, 100 amp service, water and sewer, lots of parking for RVs and a handy sani station. Double perimeter drainage around the house and shop drain into your private pond, which can also be used for irrigation. and so much more.

This a superb location offers quiet country living while benefiting from the close proximity of both Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Nanaimo for shopping, dining, marinas, golf, skiing at Mt. Washington, all other amenities, and the ocean!

This magnificent sun-soaked rural paradise is truly a dream property guaranteed to impress even the most discerning buyer.

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, the company’s top selling team.


DETAILS
Price: $2,998,000.00
Status: Active
City: Nanoose Bay

LISTING DETAILS
Property Type:Single Family
House Style:2 Storey - Main Level Entry
Age:2011
Bedrooms:6
Bathrooms:7
Heating:Electric - Heat Pump
Fireplace:3 - Wood & Propane
Workshop:Detached & Powered
House size:8580 sqft
Lot Size:3.90 acres

PROXIMITY TO SERVICES
10 Minutes to Parksville Amenities

FEATURES
INFLUENCES
  • Workshop Detached
  • Built-in Vacuum
  • RV Parking
  • Kitchen - Built-ins
  • Jetted Bath Tub
  • Main Level Entry
  • Water softener
  • Private Setting
  • Park Setting
  • Rural Setting
  • Quiet Area
  • Landscaped
  • Acreage
  • Level Lot

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