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A Charming Country Home With Ocean Views & Access Situated In A Secluded Area On Thetis Island…

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$865,000.00 (CAD)

448 Cufra Trail Road (aka 448 Lakeview Rd),Thetis Island

2 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

2127 Sq Ft

Lot size: 3.43 Acres (1.39 hectares) +/-

Year built: 2010

MLS® Number: 871550

Sold: $840,000. (CAD)

This secluded and tranquil Gulf Island property of 3.43 acres (1.39 hectares) with an inviting custom cedar home are situated within an exclusive freehold/strata development known as Meadow Valley Properties (trax.bc.ca). A 206 acre (83.4 hectare) development based on environmental planning with 20 lots and 72 acres (29.14 hectares) of common property having 5 kilometers (3.11 miles) of trails. There is easy access through the common property to Cufra Inlet at the head of the inlet-tidal a sheltered lagoon which is at the north east corner of North Cove (49°01’N., 123°42’W.) The inlet is great for kayaking, canoeing and small craft. It’s a short distance to North Cove, Stuart Channel and Trincomali Channels–prime boating/marine areas. See chart.

Residence: This well sited one and half story west coast style Custom Lindal Cedar home built in 2010 conveys a warm and inviting feeling. The home with two bedrooms and two bathrooms (one on each level) has 2127 finished square feet (197.6 square metres). The main floor has an open living room, dining, kitchen and sunroom with a feature wood burning fireplace and easy access to decks (South & West); bedroom (or den-current use) and four piece bathroom and utility room. The second floor has a self-contained bedroom suite with three piece bathroom, small kitchenette, fireplace and a deck with direct outside access. The bedroom can also be accessed from the landing at top of the stairs from the main floor – the landing area can also be used as a sleeping area or other. See floor Plan

Some features being: Extensive use of natural cedar finishes, open beans and high open ceilings, wood and tiled floors, easy access to three decks, picture windows, wood burning and electric fireplaces, radiant hot water heating, metal roof.  Virtual Tour

The home is sited to take advantage of the ocean view of Cufra Inlet.  It is only a short easy walk to the waterfront through the strata common natural state property.

Some furnishings could be purchased separate from the contract to purchase.

Guest Cottage: This self-contained two level cottage built in 2016 being 1065 square feet (99 square metres) is sited away from the main residence. The main floor with open living/dining/kitchen; two bathrooms and an office also having a separate outside entrance (could also be a bedroom). Upstairs there are two bedrooms with the larger opening to large deck with outside stairs. See floor plan. Note: Suitable for tourism rental business, family. Currently there is an arrangement in place with BC Ferries which is transferable.

Property: This sunny and secluded 3.43 acre (1.39 hectare) +/- (Strata Lot 7) property See CVRD Plan is mostly natural state with mature trees (fir, cedar, spruce, maple) with an open area with gardens, fruit trees and a Greenhouse approximately 10 x 16 feet (3.05 x 4.88 metres) plus a small storage/workshop building. The easy care property has a gentle slope to the common area and waterfront access with a small strata dock. Strata Fee – Annual $385.00 (2020). Plan of Properties-Lot 7 Somerset.

Zoning: R2 (rural residential) two dwellings (one seasonal guest cottage), home business, ancillary buildings, agriculture uses permitted.

Services:   Water – Drilled well. Shared with lot 8 (report available).

Sewer – Septic system – Community

Hydro – 200 amp service

Internet & telephone – Telus

L0cation: The property is situated at the North end of Thetis Island being about a 10 minute drive (4 kilometres / 2.5 miles) north from the Ferry Terminal at Preedy Harbour (48°49’W.,123°40’N).

Area: The general area is known as the ‘banana belt’ of the Gulf Islands of British Columbia and is noted for warm swimming, excellent fishing, shellfish,  molluscs boating, kayaking, canoeing, diving and a having a great variety of marine life, birdlife and wild life – such as soaring bald eagles, hawks, gulls, ducks, blue Herons, variety of shore birds. Otters and Seals are quite common plus pod of Orcas (killer whales) can be seen in the general area of the island in Stuart Channel (Latitude 49°01’N., 58′ N, Longitude 123°42′ W) being about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) north east of Chemainus, Vancouver Island – see Chart.  The peaceful and picturesque Island of about 10.5 square kilometers (4.1 square miles) has a population of approximately 400 permanent residence with the number increasing seasonally as part time. Easily accessed by B.C. Ferry service (frequent/20 minute trip) from Chemainus (population about 4000) on Vancouver Island or by Airplane (float) service from Vancouver and Victoria, boat (private or water taxi). Located approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Vancouver and 46 miles (74 kilometers) from Victoria.  The island is mainly forested, with some farms and about 10 miles (16 kilometers) of roads. There is a pub/restaurant, post office, small store, community center (new) and tennis court, volunteer fire department, small elementary school. There are two protected marinas in Telegraph Harbour and a Public dock in Preedy Harbour. Plus there is moorage at Chemainus and a large marina at Ladysmith on Vancouver Island.

This charming country home and peaceful location are unique!

Offered at $865,000. Canadian. ($688,454. U.S. April 1, 2021)

Note: The B.C. speculation tax does not apply – Buyer should confirm pertinent information and should do their own due diligence. 

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