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233 Owl Lane, Decourcy Island, British Columbia

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Extraordinary WATERFRONT Estate on Decourcy Island. Three gorgeous low bank waterfront lots (3 separate titles totaling 4.66 acres) with a West Coast style home custom designed by a world renowned architect/artist are available for the first time. Facing south & west, this 671 feet of waterfront is a rare find. The home is fully self contained for year round full time occupancy or a dream summertime escape & absolute privacy is guaranteed as the home sits in the middle of the 3 lots.The home is surrounded by deck & there's a covered entrance foyer secured by barn doors. Bonus is a lovely detached artist studio (or guest house)with woodstove and running water plus separate garage & storage/shop. Small boat access directly to the property is easy from the sandstone shelf & moorage is available at Pirates Cove Marina.Open concept kitchen/living area with custom wood cabinets & propane appliances.There are built in window seats, fir wood flooring, new Pacific Energy woodstove for winter heating, extra large windows to soak in the view. There are 2 main floor bedrooms with ensuites & private decks. The master has a Jotul woodstove & extra large windows for waking to the ocean view. A loft studio/library serves as an optional 3rd bedroom.Both bathrooms have flush toilets, custom showers & on-demand hot water. Laundry in 2nd bathroom. Solar system & 5000KW gen-set. The package includes all furnishings, dishware,tools, two cars and more.Decourcy Island is accessable by private boat via Boat Harbour (25 minutes by car from downtown Nanaimo)& 10 minutes in your boat to your property. Only 10 minutes by boat from El Verano on Gabriola Island. Charter float planes from YVR or downtown Vancouver. Contact me directly for viewing appointments.All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. Studio square footage of 115 sqft not included in 1610 sqft of the main house.