Paradise Cove Estates Oceanfront Estate:

Overview

Vallhalla, Sunshine Coast, BC

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SOLD
  • Sold on 2009-02-12
  • Property AddressVallhalla, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada
  • TypeOceanfront Estate
  • Parkingnone
  • Lot Frontage426 ft
  • Lot Size Area12.64 sq.ft.

Paradise Cove Estates

Vallhalla, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada

Description

Each exclusive gated estate is spectacular, private and unique. 426 feet of southern exposed low bank oceanfront with protected deep water moorage potential. A legacy property to be kept for generations to come.

Features

Listing #: 08167


Legal Description: Proposed Strata Lot 5, Block C, Plan 14224, District Lot 4121, Land District 37.


Taxes: New


Zoning: The zoning is rural and governed by the Powell River Regional District. At present building permits are not required. These Estates are within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).


Improvements: Valhalla has 12.67 acres and 426 feet of oceanfront that has been extensively landscaped. Secure and automated entry gate. Choice building site that is fully prepared to be built upon. Quality drilled well and under ground servicing.


Description: SIZE:
12.67 acres (5.13 Hectares) & 426 feet (129 meters) of Oceanfront

DEVELOPMENT WEBSITE:
Be sure to check out www.myparadise.ca

Valhalla (Estate 5)

• 12.67 acres
• 426 feet of Oceanfront
• Spring-fed creek cascading down sloping granite at building site
• Featuring extensive landscaping and fully serviced building site
• Artesian spring-fed pools
• Private Community Cove
• Automated security gate with intercom system
• Underground Services
• 20% presale pricing discount

A place the Vikings called heaven, an oceanfront sanctuary of privacy, serenity and beauty. Wind your way from the estate’s gate for one kilometer past wildflower meadows towards a remarkable building site which offers a majestic, 180 degree sweeping ocean view of snow-capped mountains, the Pacific Ocean, and the islands of Malaspina Strait.

Valhalla is acres of wild and untamed beauty of ocean, wind and trees surrounded by mountains, acres of wildflower meadows, artesian springs and waterfalls.

Valhalla features a spring-fed creek cascading down sloping granite and winding through a stunning old growth forest before it tumbles gently into the Pacific. Enjoy complete privacy as you walk the property’s pristine landscape.

Paradise Cove

Estate owners at Paradise Cove enjoy exclusive road access to, and the unsurpassed beauty of the Estate’s namesake, Paradise Cove.

Large granite boulders form a unique sea-wall filled with sand. A perfect place for family picnics and campfires.

A place for children to paddle their first kayak, pick fresh oysters, swim or build a sand castle; a place for your early morning walk where you may catch a glimpse of sea lions or bald eagles in their natural habitat.

The privileges of Paradise (a private cove surrounded by spectacular west coast wilderness) are banks of arbutus, old growth cedar and fir trees, an ancient granite waterfall, and an expansive shoreline, which has the perfect boat launch.

Paradise Cove Oceanfront Estates – Rare Coastal Splendor

Imagine a place on earth of unparalleled natural beauty; pristine, private and secure, yet close to all modern amenities. Paradise Cove Oceanfront Estates offers six exclusive oceanfront estates for the discerning buyer.

An exclusive, gated oceanfront estate situated in one of British Columbia’s most pristine coastal environments.

Carefully selected building sites maximize each property’s privacy and southern exposure. Panoramic one hundred and eighty degree views take in the splendor of the Pacific Ocean and Malaspina Straight.

Meadows of wild flowers give way to magnificent stands of old growth and mature firs and cedars. Be dazzled by the breathtaking scenery of British Columbia’s West Coast: snow-capped mountains, captivating and ever-changing views of the Pacific Ocean. There is no other place like this on earth. Build your dream home and create a rare legacy for generations to come.

Each property has been sculpted to perfection while preserving the natural beauty of the land. They are fully serviced with underground telephone, water and hydro electricity. In addition to private driveways to each site, there is exclusive road access to Paradise Cove, a natural wonder to be enjoyed by all estate holders.

Supernatural British Columbia at Your Doorstep

Paradise Cove Oceanfront Estates delivers the best the Coast has to offer right to your doorstep. Six gated, south facing, exclusive waterfront estates offer privacy, security and serenity next door to all modern services and amenities. Each estate has private access to an oceanfront cove and picnic area, boat launch, deep water moorage, artesian pools, streams, waterfalls and meadows abundant with wildflowers. Children can play freely on the beach of Paradise Cove. Enjoy fresh fish, oysters, clams and prawns from your own waterfront haven. All six properties boast unsurpassed level of pristine oceanfront splendor.

Located on the temperate and protected waters of the Pacific North West’s Sunshine Coast, Paradise Cove is your exclusive gateway to sweeping ocean vistas, hidden coves and bays, dazzling white-sand beaches and world class resorts and services.

Lakes and rivers surrounded by thousands of square kilometers of pristine coastal mountain forests, the majesty of your surroundings delivers year-round, sea to sky recreation and relaxation with the snow-capped coastal mountains providing a majestic backdrop to the unspoiled splendor of your private oceanfront estate.

First Class Services, Amenities and Shopping Galore!

Paradise Cove Oceanfront Estates is ten minutes from a general store which carries hardware, deli products, liquor and video rentals. Another ten minutes up the road and you arrive at Powell River, “The Pearl of the Sunshine Coast”. Malaspina Strait, Desolation Sound, Okeover Arm and, Powell River boast sweeping ocean views and spectacular sunsets. With a population of 22,000, this friendly seaside town offers ‘big city’ amenities and luxury services without the ‘big city’ parking and traffic hassles.

A full-service hospital, medical, dental, chiropractic, physiotherapy and massage therapy clinics, health and beauty spas, a newly renovated recreation complex, full banking facilities, marine services, outdoor guides and outfitters, plus a wide range of retail outlets, art galleries, gift shops and fine dining are all within easy access.

Climate and Weather

The Upper Sunshine Coast, from Saltery Bay to Desolation Sound boasts approximately 1,900 hours of sunshine annually. Summer temperatures vary from 70-90 degrees Fahrenheit (20 to 30 degrees Celsius) while winter temperatures are mild.


Location: Located on the ‘Super Natural’ Sunshine Coast of Southern British Columbia, an area renowned for its year-round temperate climate and stunning scenery, all this next door to Vancouver, Canada’s most vibrant city and host for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Paradise Cove is easily accessed by land water or air within an area of North America’s premiere boating, trophy fishing and diving destination, and next door to world famous Desolation Sound Marine Park.


Access: Whether private or chartered, aircraft, boats and floatplanes can deliver you right to your front door. Powell River’s Municipal Airport is a 20 minute drive from Paradise Cove Estates. Daily commercial flights from Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal to Powell River offer 25 minutes of ocean vistas that will take your breath away.

Paradise Cove will accommodate a helicopter landing pad and is capable of protected deep water moorage.

If you choose to make your way along the spectacular Sunshine Coast by car, it is a 4 and a half hour trip from downtown Vancouver to Paradise Cove Estates or a 90 minute ferry ride across the Strait of Georgia from Vancouver Island.


Services: Gated community, drilled wells, under ground hydro and telephone.


Boundaries: For property boundaries click here


Area Data: Paradise Cove is located within North America’s premiere boating, trophy fishing and diving destination, and next door to world famous Desolation Sound Marine Park, award-winning marine and wilderness parks, golf courses, recreational facilities, services, shopping, dining, arts and culture.

Boater’s Delight

Protected by Vancouver Island to the West, the Strait of Georgia is a boater’s gateway to the most dramatic coastal scenery in the world. Due to the mild temperatures and warm pacific currents of the Strait of Georgia, boating is a year-round activity on the Sunshine Coast. Discover Savary Island, laced with long white sand beaches and the gorgeous deserted bays of Hernando, Redonda and Cortes Island in the calm, warm waters of Desolation Sound.

Experience the Sunshine Coast’s world class resorts and moorages offering everything from fine dining and health and beauty spas, to bicycle and car rentals, art galleries, gift shops and bookstores.

Sailboat and power boat charters and rentals are easy to arrange. Beach Gardens Marina operates bareboat charters, while Westview Marina offers charter operators from its North Harbour. In addition to featuring its own deep water moorage potential, Paradise Cove Estates is located next door to Hummingbird Marina and Saltery Bay Marina and boat launch.

Protected waters make the Upper Sunshine coast a prime destination for ocean kayaking and canoeing. Popular spots include Jervis Inlet, Chatterbox Falls, Hardy, Nelson, Savary and Cortes Island, the Copeland Islands Marine Park and the numerous islets and quiet bays of Desolation Sound. Ecco-tours, kayak and canoe rentals for day trips as well as fully outfitted, guided expeditions can be booked locally.

Enjoy easy road access to the many lakes and rivers. The Paradise Cove area boasts more than 50 fresh water lakes surrounded by thousands of hectares of pristine coastal forests. Inland Lake is known for its level, 14 km trail which can accommodate wheelchairs and strollers. You may prefer a day of paddling the calm, clear waters of a peaceful lake, or, you can take on the challenge of a 35 miles (57 kilometer) canoe route which includes 8 lakes and five portages. Dinner is fresh and never far away as the region’s lakes teem with trout and at certain times of the year, steelhead salmon!

Catch of the Day

The Sunshine Coast is truly a fishing mecca. Fish for cod or salmon from your doorstep; grill your catch on the barbecue that evening. Whether you are reeling in a salmon or jigging for cod, fly fishing for cutthroat, rainbow trout and Steelhead salmon or trolling for Kokanee in one of the region’s spectacular lakes, you will not be disappointed! This pristine ocean waterfront sanctuary offers up prawns a mere 300 feet off shore. Crab, clams mussels and oysters are also abundant in the area. If you would prefer a guided fishing experience, the Powell River Visitor’s Centre can provide names and contacts for local companies offering fishing charters and eco-tours.

International Dive Destination

Known internationally as the “Dive Capital of Canada” the Upper Sunshine Coast was rated by Rodales Dive Magazine as the #1 Best Overall Dive Destination in the World” for 2006. A predator-free dive habitat, the coastal waters boast a visibility range of up to 98 feet (30 meters). Especially clear waters during the winter months make for excellent viewing of the area’s wolf eel and giant octopus. One of the area’s leading diving attractions is located next door to Paradise Cove in the waters in front of Saltery Bay Provincial Park. The Emerald Princess, an eight foot (2.5 meter) bronze statue of a mermaid located in 59 feet (18 meters) attracts dive enthusiasts from around the world. Other dive sites include several wrecks, the Okeover Caves and numerous coastal boat dives which highlight the diverse and colorful underwater world of the B.C. coast.

Wildlife

B.C.’s west coast abounds with wildlife. While relaxing in this pristine natural environment, you may glimpse a great blue heron stalking its morning catch along the shoreline; observe a playful otter family darting in and out of tidal rocks, or watch deer wandering through an open meadow. Eagles and ospreys soar on the warm ocean breezes; below porpoises, killer whales or grey whales might break the surface of the water as they traverse the coast. Seals and sea lions are regular visitors to Paradise Cove.

The region is known for its exceptional bird watching. Loons, mergansers, wood ducks and harlequins are but a few of the waterfowl that make their home along the coast. In the spring tiny ruby red rufous hummingbirds dart from flower to flower; great owls watch silently in the forest, and in the fall pale chevrons of snow geese move across the sky, heading south for the winter. Nature, pure and unspoiled, awaits you at Paradise Cove Oceanfront Estates.

Hike, Bike and Climb

The Sunshine Coast’s thousands of hectares of untouched forest and coastal mountains make for unbeatable mountain biking, hiking and rock climbing. Thousands of kilometers of off-road access and trail networks facilitate easy day trips to scenic view points, lakes, rivers, streams and surrounding mountains.

The 106 miles (170 kilometer) Sunshine Coast Trail accommodates everyone from day hikers to ultra-marathoners. Easy to get to with more than twenty access points along the way, hikers are rewarded with abundant wildlife, gorgeous lookout points and stunning westerly views of the Strait of Georgia and its emerald islands. The trail is extremely well maintained and hikers can take advantage of camping facilities and lodging located along the route.

During the spring and summer months take advantage of guided hikes, or let the local hiking club introduce you to some of the region’s most popular wilderness trails. Maps and detailed information regarding hiking routes and activities are available 20 minutes away at the Powell River Visitor Centre.

There are numerous biking routes well suited to beginner, intermediate and advanced off-road riders. Once again, the Visitor’s Centre is the place to go for detailed maps and trail descriptions.

Golf Year Round

For those who love to golf year round, the Sunshine Coast is the place to be. The 18-hole, par 72 Myrtle Point Golf Course and Clubhouse is just a 15 minute drive north of Paradise Cove Estates. Located in the foothills of the Coast Mountains, this Les Furber-designed course offers four sets of tees for all levels of ability. A fully stocked pro-shop, driving range, putting green and Canadian Professional Golfers’ Association pros ensure a first class golfing experience. Golf cart rentals are available, plus shower-equipped locker rooms. After the game, enjoy a meal at the Orca Bar and Grill. Additionally, there are two a nine-hole courses, Nootka Dunes, and just north of Powell River, Glenrosa.

Magnificent by Water, Land and Air

Exploring the coast should include visits to nearby Palm Beach and Donkersley Beach, Texada and Savary Island, the historic town of Lund and Okeover Arm. All locations are in close proximity to Paradise Cove Estates and offer glorious sunsets and white sand beaches, hiking and cycling, restaurants and art galleries. While visiting Lund, be sure to enjoy superb home-baking and lattés at Nancy’s Bakery. Visit the charming Tug-Guhm Gallery, then stroll over to the marina and hop aboard the Lund Water Taxi for a 15 minute trip to the exquisite white sandy beaches and dunes of Savary Island; explore on foot, or by bicycle or taxi.

Make your way to Okeover Arm Provincial Park where summer ocean temperatures could almost be described as tropical. Then sit back and marvel at an Okeover sunset while you dine on the catch-of-the-day at one of the region’s finest restaurants, The Laughing Oyster.

Drive, walk or cycle onto a B.C. ferry at Westview terminal and arrive 20 minutes later at Blubber Bay on Texada Island. The island offers spectacular beaches, fine dining, superb arts and crafts gallery located just around the corner from the ferry terminal, and hours of swimming delight in the crystal clear aquamarine waters of the abandoned limestone quarries. Load the car up with kayaks and bikes, or simply walk onto the ferry and meet up with a taxi at Blubber Bay. Head for the beaches and trails at Shelter Point Provincial Park and don’t’ miss a walk on Gillies Bay, famous for its Sandcastle Festival in early August. This is a day trip you won’t want to miss. Looking for a bird’s-eye-view? Float plane charters or helicopter tours are another way to island hop and take in the endless beauty of coastal B.C.

Arts and Culture Aplenty!

Named the Cultural Capital of Canada in 2004, Powell River is home to many artists, performers, musicians and writers. Every two years, choirs from around the world arrive in Powell River to participate in Choral Kathaumixw, a four day extravaganza of performances by youth and adult choirs. The Powell River Academy of Music, founded in 1990, has spawned no less than six local choirs, several of which perform and tour internationally. In addition to founding Kathaumixw, the Academy operates the Symphony and Opera Academy of the Pacific, two weeks of master classes and performances which offer aspiring professional musicians an opportunity to train with internationally renowned conductors and musicians.

Festivals and Markets April through October

Powell River’s Open Air Market operates May through October and features locally grown produce and many other delectable local food items such as freshly milled organic flour, baked goods, B.C. cheeses, flowers and a wide array of crafts. Locals and visitors chat over coffee and tea while enjoying home baked goods and other hot-off-the griddle home cooking at the food tent while listening to local musicians performing on the outdoor stage.

April through September cultural and outdoor events include: Festival of Writers; Men’s and Ladies’ Malaspina Open Golf Tournaments; Algerine Passage Sailing Race; Choral Kathaumixw; Symphony and Opera Academy of the Pacific; Sunshine Music Folk Festival at Palm Beach; Blackberry Festival; art studio and garden tours; Willingdon Beach Sea Fair and the Fall Fair – all within minutes of Paradise Cove. During the month of August Texada Island plays hosts to tourists who come to enjoy the Sandcastle Weekend and the annual jazz festival, Jazz on the Rocks.

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