Beautiful home on a rural 3/4 acre of forest with ocean views

Beautiful home on a rural 3/4 acre of forest with ocean views

Laurel

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
3 baths

About our home

We offer 2 properties: a 4 bedroom house on rural Bowen Island AND a deluxe 2 bedroom urban apartment in Vancouver's West End, 1 block from the beach and Stanley Park. This is the best of both worlds! We are willing to swap one, or the other, or a combination thereof.
Bowen Island is the undiscovered gem of Vancouver. A short 20 minute ferry from one the most lovely cities in the world will get you to a calm rural sea-side oasis. Our house was mostly rebuilt in 2004. We have a great kitchen looking over the water, with a Wolf range and double Miele ovens. We are foodies, so the kitchen is very well-equipped! All the water in the house is triple-filtered. We have a large fenced-in garden, and a hot tub off our main deck with an ocean view. 150 foot Douglas Fir trees surround the property, and there many bald eagles, herons, and deer to see right in the backyard.
Bowen Island is very quiet, yet there are some good restaurants and quaint bars. If you crave more excitement, Vancouver is a very short hop, and there is foot passenger service right to the heart of downtown Vancouver in the summer months. We've been here for almost 14 years, and we love it. We think you will too.

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More about us

  1. We are currently looking for places in Venice, Rome, Bologna and Florence for March 2017
  2. Rob is a musician, software engineer and recording studio owner; Laurel is an actor and has just closed her natural bath & body products company). We have 2 boys (12 &15) who are very well travelled.
  3. We love to eat, cook and travel and spent 6 months living in South India with our boys.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Artisan Eats, Rustique Bistro and Tuscany
Cool bars
Doc Morgan's Pub
Cozy cafés
The Snug, Cocoa West, Bowen Island Roasting Company
Retail therapy
Artisan Square for organic chocolate (Cocoa West) and eco-conscious clothing (Movement), The Ruddy Potato for 'health' food, Connie Wright for beautiful clothing.
Bit of culture
Check out the Bowen Island Museum and Archives
Walks in the park
Walk around Killarney Lake
Spot of exercise
Hike Mount Gardner
Day tripping
Vancouver and Whistler

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