Southwest exposed custom timber frame home with spectacular views of Blind Bay. 60 ft concrete dock, large workshop and 1 acre private lake stocked with trout. Extensive improvements with all the comforts of home. Close proximity to mainland marina.
Oceanfront properties in the Blind Bay area are very highly sought after and this is definitely one of the nicest. It is located within the heart of Blind Bay on the Hardy Island side. The property is southwest exposed and has stunning views of the bay and beyond.
It is very rare to find an oceanfront property with its own private lake, especially one stocked with mature trout. The lake is approximately 1 acre in size and there is a solar powered pump adding oxygen to the water keeping it crystal clear, perfect for swimming or fly fishing off of the dock. There is a well improved road from the main home to the lake that also links up to the island’s internal road network.
This property has excellent moorage located in a protected bay. The concrete dock is 60 ft long and well-built, accommodating larger vessels. There is an aluminum ramp leading to a deck overhanging the water that has a storage shed adequate for putting away everything you need close to the ocean. Fresh water has also been brought down to the dock and there is an outdoor shower to rinse away the salt water. A short distance up the path towards the home you will find a wood burning hot tub with great views of the bay. Right beside it is a short staircase leading down to the ocean so you can cool off. The ramp and the path from the dock are wide enough to get a quad with trailer to take supplies to the main home.
The approximately 2,000 ft2 main home is located a short distance up the path and has spectacular views. This custom West Coast designed home fits its surroundings perfectly. The first thing you notice when approaching the home is the amount of deck space, perfect for entertaining or relaxing. It has an area for outdoor dining off to one side where trees provide protection and shade. There are 4 large French doors with a large overhang above on the front deck. When you enter the home the vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers give it a cozy yet spacious feel.
The open concept main floor has a modern yet rustic feel, there is wood flooring throughout and a woodstove is the main heat source. The main living room and kitchen are perfectly situated in the center of the home. The kitchen includes a gas range, propane fridge and island bar. One side of the main floor has a dining area and pool table while the other side has the master bedroom. There is also a main bathroom with shower and a powder room with toilet.
Upstairs you will find two bedrooms and open loft ends at either side that could be used for additional accommodation. The house is set up with all the comforts and it is powered by a solar system with recently replaced battery bank. There is a backup propane generator with a large propane tank that is filled up by Tyee Marine barge service. Water is provided by a deep drilled well with lots of storage capacity.
The back of the home is level entry with a large lawn area perfect for activities like badminton. There is an 8 x 10 ft wood shed connected to the home giving easy access to firewood without being exposed to the elements. A short distance from the main home is the main power shed where the generator is located.
Just behind the home there is a 22 x 44 ft workshop/garage with concrete slab floor ideal for boat, vehicle and ATV storage. It has big doors that open up and have road access at either end, one of the many well thought out features of this property.
If you are looking for a unique and special turnkey property, this is it. Please contact Jamie or Jason if you would like to arrange a viewing.
|Location :||The property is located in the protected waters of Blind Bay on Hardy Island. Blind Bay is easily accessible from Pender Harbour, Egmont or nearby Saltery Bay. The location of this property is paramount. Within 30 minutes you can be at every major service in the Town of Powell River. Powell River has amenities including five major banks, hospital, Wal-Mart and Safeway.|
|Improvements :||Main home, 60 ft concrete dock, shop/garage, woodshed, power shed and dock shed. 1 acre private lake stocked with trout.|
|Services :||Drilled well and septic system. Solar system with battery bank, invertor and backup propane generator.|
|Recreation :||Hardy and Nelson Island are a Mecca for marine recreational activity. Including boating, fishing, kayaking, scuba diving, site seeing and swimming in an area characterised as one of BC’s popular outdoor playgrounds. Hardy Island is centered between some of BC’s best boating territories, Jervis Inlet and Desolation Sound Marine Park. There are endless amounts of shoreline to explore but one does not have to venture any further than your own dock to catch your daily limit in prawns, crabs, oysters and clams.|
Hardy Island is named after Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy it is a sanctuary well sought after for its natural beauty, privacy, sheltered warm waters and abundance of marine wildlife. It is a recreational retreat that is easily accessed in a short period of time.
Nelson Island is named after Viscount Horatio Nelson, the hero of the British Navy; Nelson Island sits at the mouth of Jervis Inlet guarding the secrets of Prince of Wales Reach and Queens Reach.
Both Islands are famous with the yachting crowd for the scenery and anchorages in Blind Bay and Telescope Pass, the area has a lot to offer. It is one of the few spots on the coast where you can feel the presence of the towering Coast Mountains while experiencing the expanse of the Strait of Georgia. It is a region with a mild, dry and semi-Mediterranean climate.
LOT 9 DISTRICT LOT 1488 AND DISTRICT LOT 1489 GROUP 1 NEW WESTMINSTER DISTRICT PLAN LMP32269
|Taxes :||$2,028.63 (2016)|
|Map Reference :||49°44'35.94"N and 124°11'19.08"W
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