SOLD SEPTEMBER 2020
|Be sure to view this light and bright 3374 sqft
Bed/3 Bath Contemporary Home on a private and
landscaped .67 acre boasting a fully-finished
lower level, lovely views over the forest to
sea and distant mainland mountains, a superb
three-bay Garage/Workshop for mechanics and car
collectors, an emergency generator capable of
powering half the home, and a private 1 Bed/1
Full Suite with its own separate entrance for
extended family, rental revenue, or a great AIR
BNB setup with loads of parking!
Perfectly located in a picturesque setting of towering trees on Nanoose Bay's premier seaside route, Dolphin Drive, you'll find a lovely gated entry introducing you to this stunning home featuring clean and simple modern architecture with covered patio areas, walls of windows, and glass-railed balconies perfectly positioned to maximize the views.
A front door with sidelights and a transom invites you into a wide foyer with tile flooring that extends up a staircase to the 2020 sqft main level and all of your daily living areas including the heart of this captivating home...a delightful open plan Kitchen, Living and Dining Room featuring an airy 10 ft overheight ceiling and lots of picture windows framing inspiring views that reach beyond the forested landscape and across the Strait of Georgia to the distant mainland mountains with a glimpse of the Ballenas Islands!
You'll find a generous amount of sumptuous dark oak cabinetry in the skylighted Kitchen with its granite countertops, easy-care tile flooring, pot lighting, indispensable walk-in pantry, built- in microwave and wall oven, Jenn Air cook top, plus a large island adding definition to the work space and allowing the family chef to socialize with guests while preparing meals.
The raised breakfast bar is perfect for those quick on-the-go snacks and daily meals, and the oceanview Dining Room is ideal for those special occasions, but you're sure to take the sliding glass door out to a huge glass-railed entertainers deck for a memorable outdoor dinner while enjoying the abundance of fresh air, gulls and eagles soaring overhead, and the occasional distant cruise ship passing by as the setting sun paints the landscape in the soft pastel colors of dusk. There's lots of space for your outdoor furniture and a barbecue...simply pick up some freshly- caught seafood in town, stop into nearby Nanoose Edibles for some organic veggies and greens, and you're ready to host a sunset dinner that's sure to delight your guests.
The deck is also accessible by a french door from the Living Room where you'll find beautiful built- in cabinetry bookending a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace (propane), perfectly positioned to bring cozy warmth and a festive atmosphere to the entire room while providing an inviting place to gather with friends or curl up with a good book on those cooler island evenings.
Gleaming hardwood flooring flows down a skylighted hallway hosting a large Office/Den that could be another Bedroom if desired, a 2 pc Powder Room, and a spacious Master Suite sporting dual closets and a pocket door to spa-inspired 5 pc ensuite with a soaker tub and a sizable glass shower.
The bright 1354 sqft walk-out lower level with its 9 ft overheight ceilings boasts a superb layout with lots of flexibility to accommodate your growing brood, out-of-town guests, or your arts, crafts and hobbies. Here you'll find two big Bedrooms, a 4 pc Bath with oak cabinetry, and a generously-sized Family Room offering private space for your teenagers or visitors with handy exterior access nearby.
Completing the lower level: a Laundry Room with a deep tub sink, secondary exterior access, and a door to a Sauna Room with a drain (currently being used as storage space), as well as a door leading to an awesome Three-Car Garage with one separate bay being used as a Workshop. The 220 power is sure to be a hit with mechanics and tradesmen alike, and car enthusiasts will love having room for both the everyday vehicles and the fancy weekend wheels!
The piece de resistance is a fabulous self- contained 1 Bed/1 Bath Suite that would make a great B&B/Rental or awesome space for live-in extended family situations. Here you'll find a cool Kitchen Area, a 3 pc Bath with tile flooring and a shower seat, a generously-sized Bedroom, and a main Living Area with peaceful forest views and an ocean/mountain glimpse, as well as a door to a private glass-railed deck!
A stairway leads to the front parking pad allowing your company to come-and-go as they please, plus a second lock-off door provides quick access to the main home...perfect for offering your “Golden- Year” guests their privacy while still staying close by to lend a helping hand if needed. Engineered hardwood flooring flows throughout all the main rooms, there's a built-in surround- sound system, and extra insulation has been added as soundproofing from the main home.
The large yard with its fencing and privacy hedging offers delightful southern exposure, a huge paved pad providing all the parking space you'll ever need, and lots of room to add gardens, a patio, a hot tub, or whatever your heart desires.
A generator stands ready to supply emergence power for the microwave, fridge, heat, some lights, a TV, and your computer in the event of a power outage, and this captivating home comes fully- loaded with many amazing extras including thermal windows, a heat pump, a built-in vac, an alarm system, a replaced hot water tank (2017), lots of storage space, pre-wiring for a satellite dish, a water softener, a water filtering system with separate filters for the house and the suite, plus a water storage tank with a pump has been added to boost the water pressure.
Add to this an amazing location just steps away from the pebbly beach of Park Place Community Park and an easy walk to Moorecroft Regional Park with its picturesque trail winding down to the ocean. In addition you're within a 5 minute drive of Schooner Cove Marina, Brickyard Bay oceanfront park, Fairwinds world-class Golf Course, Red Gap Shopping Plaza for groceries and services, and it's only 20 minutes to the cities of Parksville and Nanaimo for shopping and all of your needs! This charming and unique home awaits your admiration...book your viewing today!
For more information on this Beautiful Nanoose Bay Home 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.
|Status:||SOLD SEPTEMBER 2020|
|Property Type:||Single Family|
|House Style:||Grd Lev Ent - Main Up|
|Heating:||Electric - Heat Pump|
|Fireplace:||1 - Propane|
|House size:||3374 sqft|
|Lot Size:||.67 acre|
|15 Minutes to Parksville & North Nanaimo|