7941 Stoney Hill Road
Property: The secluded and sunny beautifully treed (maple, cedar, fir) and open natural state property of 2.18 acres (0.882 hectares) has a gentle slope to the foreshore. The property with a seasonal stream (see Hydro) has plenty of open area for gardens and for storage of vehicles and boats. The property is approached off Genoa Bay Road via a 4.1 kilometre (2.5 miles) rough gravel road through a picturesque municipal forest (District of North Cowichan) and private property which is gated (annual access fee approximately $550.00). There is currently a proposal for improvements/changes regarding the road and access. Update: North Cowichan Municipal Council, at its regular meeting held August 20, 2014, unanimously adopted bylaws to create a local area road service on the Maple Bay peninsula. Update * (October 2014): Municipality of North Cowichan will be removing the gate and putting in a new road for completion in 2015!
House: This inviting two and a half level cedar siding home originally built in the 1970’s has had extensive modernization and upgrading in 2002-8 with a finished area of 1487 square feet (138 square meters). The open living/dining/kitchen with high vaulted ceiling (18 feet/5.5 metres) opens onto an inviting deck area; two bedrooms one on main and one on upper level; one four piece bathroom. The lower level has a large open family room with heat stove and french doors to the outside; utility/laundry/storage room. All rooms have wonderful outlooks. Heating by propane heater and hi-efficiency “Classic” heat stove. Some features: french doors, skylights, natural wood finishes, wood and tiled floors, picture windows, open plan, easy access spacious decks. See floor plan
Outbuildings: Two storage sheds.
Waterfront: The easily accessed low bank water frontage of 100 feet (30.5 metres) +/- with rocky and gravel beach is very usable and ideal for keeping small boats and kayaks. There is a pulley system in place from the shore to offshore pilings for mooring ones boat.
Zoning: A 2 – Single family
This charming country retreat is ideal for recreational or all year living. (MLS® 320995)
This charming and comfortable west coast home is set in a secluded natural state waterfront property of 2.18 acres (0.882 hectares) with lovely views over Sansum Narrows, Maple Bay and distant Stuart Channel (Lat. 48° 49′ 00″ N., Long. 123° 35′ 00″ W) – North-North-East exposure.
Located within the Municipality of North Cowichan (population 19,000) in Maple Bay area (Lat. 48° 49′ 00″ N., Long. 123° 35′ 00″ W) on Vancouver Island in an exclusive area known as “Stoney Hill”. The home is situated between Paddy Mile Stone and Octopus Point at the south east side of the bay – see chart below. The property is a short distance (approximately 30 minutes) east from the City of Duncan (population 5000) which has all amenities – see link below. The City of Victoria is about 68 kilometres (42 miles) south and The City of Nanaimo is about 55 kilometres (34 miles) north. The area is serviced by Float Plane service and the Ferry service for the B.C. Mainland (Tsawwassen) leaves from Nanaimo, Duke point and Victoria (Swartz Bay) – see links.
The area is considered to be a desirable residential area offering a quiet rural atmosphere. The property is in the heart of prime boating waters (power, sail, kayaking, etc.) and is close to several marinas and restaurants. The area is also excellent for diving, crabbing, fishing and hiking. You can moor your boat at your front door (pilings in place with pulley system) or at one of several area marinas in Birds Eye Cove, Maple Bay and Genoa Bay. The expansive views are outstanding and there is ever changing marine activity plus a great deal of wildlife and bird life.
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