Cathedral Ceiling, Exercise Room, Garage, Garden, Golf Course, Jogging/Biking Path, Large Kitchen Island, Media/Game Room, Pantry, Vacuum System, Walk-In Closets.
Central Vacuum, Dishwasher, Double Oven, Dryer, Fixtures, Gas Appliances, Ice Machine, Ice Maker, Kitchen Island, Kitchen Pantry, Kitchen Sink, Microwave Oven, Oven, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel, Washer & Dryer.
Blinds/Shades, Box Ceiling, Breakfast bar, Cathedral/Vaulted/Tray Ceiling, Central Vacuum, Chandelier, Clerestories, Decorative Lighting, Drywall Ceiling, Floor to Ceiling Windows, French Doors, Furnace, Hardwood Flooring, High Ceilings, His/Hers Closets, Home Theater Equipment, Kitchen Island, Quartz Counter Tops, Solid Wood Cabinets, Solid Wood Doors, Stereo System, Study, Surround Sound Wiring, Tile Floors, Walk-In Closet, Washer and dryer, Water Purification System, Wood Ceilings, Wood Floors, Woodwork.
Central/Center Hall, Den, Family Room, Formal Dining Room, Foyer, Game Room, Great Room, Guest Room, Home Theatre, Inside Laundry, Laundry Room, Living Room, Living/Dining Combo, Office, Recreation Room, Separate Family Room, Storage Room, Study, Theatre, Walk-In Pantry, Workshop.
Exterior Lighting, Large Open Gathering Space, Outbuilding(s), Outdoor Living Space, Patio, Recreation Area, Shaded Area(s), Storage Shed, Sunny Area(s), Thermal Windows/Doors.
Landscape, Meadow, Pastoral View, Scenic View, Trees, View, Wooded.
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.
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