This 4,300 sf ocean view residence utilizes the slope to create 3 levels of living quarters on top of Cilaire, a central and prestigious neighborhood, in a 12,155 sf corner lot overlooking Departure Bay. Each level is designed for efficient use of space, easy mobility, and privacy, each having a separate level entrance and a 500 sf balcony/covered porch. Built on solid Nanaimo hard pan and clad in sturdy hardi-planks, the house is surrounded by terraced landscaping. All interior walls and floors are sound proofed, with in-floor heating in the main kitchen and selective bathrooms. The main level consists of an open kitchen/living/dining area, a bathroom for guests, an oversized master bedroom with ensuite and walk-in closet, and a large guest bedroom/den with a Murphy bed. The kitchen has rich wood cabinetry, siltstone countertop and a massive island with ceramic cooktop and downdraft vent. Sweeping views of Departure Bay and coastal mountains are displayed through large picture windows, sliding doors and French doors which open onto a huge deck, a vantage point to watch ferries, planes, and sail boats moving against a changing silhouette of the sky, ocean and mountains. The mid level offers an integrated living/dining area, 3 large bedrooms sharing 2 baths and a large storage room. It is ideal for a large family, entertaining visitors, or for a home-based business. The lowest level is a furnished high quality legal suite with its own driveway, parking, a fenced porch, a kitchen with ample wood cabinetry and countertop, stainless steel appliances, an airy living/dining area, 2 large bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Its proximity to Brooks Landing Mall, ferry and float plane terminals, bus routes and schools has attracted quality short- and long-term tenants. Other extras include: washer/dryer on each level, euro-style plumbing fixtures, 3 hot water tanks, a 4-ton heat pump, built-in vacuum, extra parking for guests/boats/RV. Measurements are approximate,verify if important.
Listing courtesy of Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan).
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