SOLD FEBRUARY 2023
|Delightful Errington Homestead with Several
Here's a fabulous opportunity to raise some chickens, grow your own food, and live off the land! Perfectly located on a quiet no-thru-road you'll find a this park-like.61 acre parcel of land hosting a 1516 sqft 3 Bed/1.5 Bath Country Home with a touch of old world charm offering a well-planned layout that maximizes the floor space, a combined 572 sqft of deck and patio space for outdoor enjoyment, and a private upper-level Bedroom Suite along with the opportunity for day- to-day main level living if desired.
There is also a good-sized Chicken/Duck Coop, a fabulous garden area to grow organic produce, plus several outbuildings including a powered Workshop/Studio. In addition the great location provides easy access to Parksville and Qualicum Beach for shopping and amenities, and a wide range of outdoor activities!
A gated entry drive leads through towering trees to a large parking area with room for your vehicles, your RV and boat, and all your toys! A front door with an oval glass insert welcomes you into a generously-sized Living Room featuring an exposed-beam ceiling, durable vinyl plank flooring, a big bay window bringing cheerful southern sunshine indoors, and an updated pellet stove waiting to provide energy-efficient warmth during those cooler months.
The spacious Country Kitchen offers a sizable island with a breakfast bar, some extra space for your favorite hutch, a nook with a lovely bay window, butcher block-style countertops, and ample cabinetry including oversized Storage/Pantry Cupboards.
Adjacent is a hallway that hosts a good-sized Bedroom, a Second Bedroom with a built-in desk and shelving that would make a nice Home Office, a 4 pc Bath with heated floors and a tub/shower combo, plus a handy Laundry/Mud Room with a countertop for folding and an exterior access door.
A staircase (with a secret storage area beneath) invites you up to a delightful 438 sqft Primary Bedroom Suite complete with an 8'2" vaulted ceiling, a cozy 2 pc ensuite, a glass panel door that opens to a huge walk-in closet/Dressing Room, and a spacious 20' X 10' west-facing deck that overlooks the property. Use the Suite as your own private retreat, or choose a main-level Bedroom instead and utilize the upper Bedroom as space for your arts/crafts or a Guest Suite for your out-of- town visitors!
The sun-soaked yard features a fenced-in area with grass for your four-legged family member to play on, as well as a Garden Shed, a 560 sqft Chicken/Duck Coop with a 529 sqft run area to raise poultry, and a sizable 900 sqft garden area with raised boxes. Among the established plantings you'll find mature grape vines, an herb garden, a variety of shrubs, and various flowering trees/bushes including lilac, dogwood, wisteria, honeysuckle, camilla, roses, and a double cherry willow tree. In addition 150 new spring bulbs have already been planted!
The yard also has an inviting firepit to gather around in the evenings, a detached Storage Building with a big woodshed, and accessible from the driveway is a detached 163 sqft Workshop/Studio with power that is sure to please the home handy-person!
Among the extra features you'll find replaced windows (2019), the septic tank was pumped and new tank risers were added in 2020, and the rural forested location provides easy access to all of your daily needs and so much more.
You're within minutes of Coombs famous "Goats-on- the-Roof" market, as well as the Errington Village Mall and the Memorial Hall - home to a seasonal Farmer's Market with fresh produce, home-made preserves, and creations from local artisans. It's an 8-minute bike ride to Errington Elementary School and you're merely steps away from the Grafton Ave/Tyler Rd school bus that travels to Ballenas Secondary School.
You're also within a short drive of Englishman River Regional and Provincial Parks, Englishman River Falls, Cameron Lake, Cathedral Grove, and numerous unspoiled beaches, and the nearby Inland Hwy puts you just 20-minutes away from the shops, services and eateries of North Nanaimo's massive shopping district.
Everything you need to enjoy authentic mid-eastern Vancouver Island living is here...book your viewing today!
For more information on this Delightful Errington 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 FEBRUARY 2023|
|Property Type:||Single Family|
|House Style:||Main Level Entry w/ Upper Level|
|Heating:||Electric - Baseboard|
|House size:||1516 sqft|
|Lot Size:||.61 acre|
|Short Drive to Parksville & Qualicum Beach|