SOLD - JUNE 2019
|Your country paradise awaits! You'll feel your
stress melting away as you enter the long paved
driveway through the forest that brings you this
beautiful and perfectly-private country estate
property embraced by towering evergreens!
This bright and delightful 1868 sqft 3 Bed/2 Bath Westcoast Contemporary Home on a park-like 2.86 acre parcel boasts thoughtful updating done over the years, lots of windows inviting the outdoors inside, multiple raised garden beds to grow your own fresh produce, great outdoor living space including two delightful “Zen Zones”, a detached and powered Studio, and a serene rural location in the Yellow Point district of South Nanaimo that feels like light- years away from the hustle-and-bustle yet you're within a short drive of beautiful parks, farms, markets, both levels of schooling, shopping and amenities.
A tiled foyer opens to a generously-sized formal Living Room sporting a dramatic two-storey vaulted cedar ceiling, picture windows for lots of brightness, and a traditional red brick feature with a new woodstove offering warmth, charm and a cost-efficient way to heat the entire home!
Hardwood flooring flows into a formal Dining Room complete with a bay window, an alcove for your china cabinet, and two sets of French pocket doors that essentially enclose the Dining Room, while adjacent is a light and bright Country Kitchen where you'll find easy-care tile flooring, lots cabinetry and stone countertop space, a large marble island with a hard-to-find secret "ruby chip", and a sunny Nook with a sliding glass door leading out to a superb 619 sqft stamped-concrete patio with pretty views of the gardens and picturesque treed backdrop!
Spend a care-free afternoon soaking up the sun- sational southwestern exposure, enjoy a pleasant dinner with only the whispering wind and the sound of birdsong to accompany you, then relax in the Hot tub while the sun dips below the treeline and the fleeting colors of dusk fade into an endless starry sky. The views of the Milky Way and distant constellations are so spectacular they'll take your breath away, and you'll have a front row seat for the Perseid Meteor shower each August!
Completing the main level: a 3 pc Bath with a vessel-sink and shower, and a Laundry Room with lots of cupboards, a deep tub sink and access to an attached Double Garage.
A skylighted staircase invites you to the upper level where you'll find a Master Bedroom with windows framing nice views over the acreage, a closet with built-ins, plus a sliding glass door leading out to a private balcony with panoramic views and superb southwest exposure...the perfect spot for a quiet moment of “me-time”. A sliding pocket door offers cheater ensuite access to a 5 pc Bath complete with a dual vessel-sink vanity, stylish tile work and a tub/shower combo, and the upper floor is completed by two additional good-sized Bedrooms providing space for the entire family.
The massive backyard is your very own peaceful and private oasis; there's so much space for you, the kids and the family pet here, and metropolitan chaos is but a distant memory in this very special place! Here you'll find two “Zen Zones”; one with a small pond and lots of shade to relax on those hot summer days, the other with a larger pond, a sitting bench, and sun, sun, sun!
Nearby is a new 448 sqft detached and powered Studio with wi-fi, triple skylights and lots of windows for brightness; ideal space for a workshop, your arts, crafts and hobbies, or even a music studio...no need to lower the volume here!
In addition there's a new 10' x 12' Shed on a concrete pad as well as four gates leading into a sizable fenced garden area with multiple raised beds and its own separate water cistern; save money at the grocery store while you treat your family to healthy organic veggies fresh from the garden!
Among the extra features you'll find an economical heat pump, a newer roof, a circular entry drive, lots of parking for your RV, boat and all your toys, as well as a fabulous location that offers all the soul-rejuvenating benefits of country living along with easy access to all your daily needs! You're within a short drive of shopping, services and amenities, as well as Cedar Farmers Market and Mcnab's Produce Farm, Cedar Elementary and Secondary Schools, and the Nanaimo Airport.
In addition it's an easy walk to the 14 hectare Roberts Memorial Provincial Park with its trail leading through mature forest to a rocky beach overlooking the Stewart Channel...a great place for viewing wildlife, great blue herons, bald eagles, a variety of seabirds, and even the occasional sea lion!
A stunning parcel of land, a spacious and welcoming home, and such a great location...this outstanding acreage is the ideal place to experience the peaceful bliss of island living!
For more info on this Beautiful Nanaimo 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.
|Status:||SOLD - JUNE 2019|
|Property Type:||Single Family|
|House Style:||Westcoast Contemporary|
|Heating:||Electric - Heat Pump|
|Fireplace:||1 - Wood|
|Workshop:||Detached & Powered Studio|
|House size:||1868 sqft|
|Lot Size:||2.86 acre|
|Minutes to Shopping & Amenities|