Hammond Bay Executive Stay is impressive at first sight. Its stately, sprawling design is off-set by the warmth of the wood beams and modern architectural details that give it the perfect blend of estate opulence and homey warmth.
Inside, you will find a home where New York Upper West Side luxury meets West Coast elegance. The large, bright, open-plan main floor has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an office, a large living room, formal dining room, kitchen, and breakfast nook.
Walking through the front doors, you will notice the clean, unobstructed sightlines that showcase the exceptional interior design and highlight the natural beauty of Hammond Bay. The main floor opens directly onto the sophisticated living room that boasts a luxurious white sectional, plush rugs, high-end, modern decor, a large flat screen TV and gas fireplace.
The kitchen is sleek with the clean lines of an elevated mid century modern design. Premium stainless steel appliances, gorgeous white granite countertops, glossy dark wood cupboards and a gas range for precision cooking make this kitchen an ideal backdrop for everything from haute cuisine to simple home cooking. Plus, there is ample seating at the breakfast bar and little breakfast nook for more casual dining. Adjacent to the kitchen, you will find the elegant, formal dining room. With a large dining table, top-of-the-line wine fridge, stylish decor and luxury fixtures, this is a perfect setting to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a great meal.
On the main floor you will also find the bright, sumptuous master bedroom. Here you will find a king size bed, small, private seating area and private door to the hot tub patio. The tasteful, modern en suite boasts luxury fittings, a large shower room, a deep soaker tub, double sinks and a water closet for added privacy.
The second bedroom is a bright, comfortable multi-purpose space with a generous queen size Murphy bed, flat screen TV and desk space for a quiet place to work. A gracefully appointed en-suite provides guests with a large rain shower, marble sink and high-end fittings. The bright, modern office space is perfect for anything that requires time and attention. In addition, there is a small laundry room on the main floor.
Heading downstairs, you will find a full second suite with a tasteful single wall kitchen with a gas range, high end stainless steel appliances and well stocked cupboards. This kitchen is small but mighty. Adjoining the kitchen is a comfortable seating area with modern furnishings and decorative accents that echo those design elements of the main floor.
The third bedroom is a refined space with a comfortable queen size bed, small TV and desk. The third bathroom is functional and elegant with a deep tub and shower, large vanity, and high-end lighting.
The piece de resistance of the lower floor is, without a doubt, the media room. With three luxury, leather recliners, a professional quality projector and screen, surround sound and even a small bar area, this media room is the best place to watch your favourite films in style.
The large patio off the main level at the back of the house is a private, serene paradise to enjoy peek-a-boo ocean views and the temperate West Coast weather all year round. Here, you will find a comfortable outdoor lounge area, ideal for enjoying your morning coffee or evening potable. A generous dining area makes a perfect spot for alfresco dining or a hand of cards on a warm evening. On those glorious summer days, you can soak up the sun on two plush chaise lounges and spend a cozy evening around the modern, lava stone fireplace.
After a long day, unwind in the deluxe hot tub, perched on the edge of the peaceful Japanese style garden complete with water features, wrought iron bridge and elegant stone statues. At Hammond Bay Executive Stay, luxury outdoor living takes on a whole new meaning.
Located in the exclusive neighbourhood of Hammond Bay, Nanaimo, this stunning home has everything youll need within a short drive.
For nature lovers, a five minute drive north will take you to Neck Point Park a stunning, waterfront park with trails for every skill level and a five minute drive south youll find Pipers Lagoon Park a popular bird watching spot where winding trails loop around a peaceful lagoon.
For a unique experience, head downtown and take the ferry to Saysutshun - Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park. This tiny island, just off the coast of Nanaimo, is a great place to spend the day hiking and swimming and even has camping if you are so inclined!
Take a trip to explore historic downtown Nanaimo and find an eclectic mix of fashion, art, vintage store and eateries plus a beautiful seaside harbour walk.
If you are interested in a little shopping therapy Woodgrove Mall, Nanaimo Town Center, Brooks Landing and Country Club Center are all excellent malls to get everyday staples and do some window shopping.
Centrally located on Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is an ideal place to start exploring Vancouver Island. North of Nanaimo, you will find Parksville and the enormous Rathtrevor Beach where low tide allows you to walk for kilometers on the sand. In Coombs, the Old Country Market, famous for having goats roaming on the roof has local gifts, a farm market, ice cream, a stunning restaurant and yes, goats.
Head west to visit the stunning Pacific Rim National Park where you will find an untamed coast line, over one hundred small islands to explore and seventy five kilometers of hiking trails through lush wilderness.
30 minutes drive to the south, there is the quaint, funky town of Duncan in the heart of the Cowichan Valley. Here, you can take a walking tour of the city's totem poles and learn about the intricate and sacred First Nations art of totem making.
If you fancy a day trip, you can drive to Victoria, BCs capital city where you can get lost in the hubbub of the city and find great shopping, dining and an extensive ocean front walk.