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A property that will earn a special place in your heart


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Sturt Island Private

Surge Narrows British Columbia Canada

85.6 acre


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o you sometimes feel like escaping to a peaceful and quiet place surrounded by beautiful nature?

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hen welcome to this private island where you can shut the world out for a little while to reload, rejuvenate and...

...enjoy a simple lifestyle


Sturt Island

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Ed Handja Personal Real Estate Corporation Cell (250) 287-0011 www.bcoceanfront.com

turt Island is surrounded by an abundance of fish, prawns and crabs right outside the doorstep. Even Killer Whales and Dolphins can be spotted during migration season.

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he island offers everything one could want from a West Coast location. With snow-capped mountains and deep inlets fed by tumbling glaciers as a backdrop. The scenery to be found in this part of the world is some of the most impressive on the BC coast.

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he location is absolutely unparalleled at the centre of the spectacular Discovery Islands region. From this location one has views up White Rock Pass to the north, down Hoskyns Channel to the southeast and up Surge Narrows to the west.

Latitude:

50° 13‘

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Longitude:

125° 08‘

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he island accommodate three dwellings, outbuildings and expansive gardens all dressed up with some very attractive landscaping enveloped by the natural setting.

1 House 1 Log home 1 Log cabin 1 Workshop

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he island is easily accssible by seaplane from Seattle (USA) or Victoria (Canada).

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Sturt Island

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large dock with an aluminum

ramp and steel pilings provides ease of access for barges and larger vessels. The dock facilities are licensed and equipped for docking a seaplane.

60 foot dock

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40 ft. alu. ramp

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he deck has a 100sqft storage shed and an attractive gazebo sitting area and is situated on 14 pilings constructed of heavy timbers and cedar. A fabulous space for outdoor enjoyment!

3400 sqft deck

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100 sqft storage

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he owners have very gently and tastefully developed this property into one of the most impressive totally self-sufficient island estates, creating only a very small footprint

• 2 solar panels • 1 15kw propane genset • 2-4kw tracer inverters

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The main residence

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The primary residence is an architectural masterpiece incorporated into a rock ravine atop a low bluff

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Sturt Island

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ouglas Fir timbers have been used

through-out for all the timber frame features and also for floors, window returns, trims, baseboards, man and closet doors and all windows. The roofing is coated aluminum with 50 year warranty.

Roofing

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50 year warranty

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lot of thought, preparation

and care went into building this extremely comfortable residence which boasts generous sized living spaces with an open concept.

3 living rooms 4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms 1 open kitchen 3 storage rooms

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he natural features of the land were incorporated into the design and construction which can be seen both outside and inside the residence.

Front Deck:

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..... feet

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he main entrance is at ground level (the basement). A beautiful tiled entry with a magnificent oneof-akind curved wooden staircase incorporating oak and old growth edge-grain fir

Base floor:

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1400sqft

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round level also has a large family/

entertainment room where the natural rock formations have been incorporated into the construction and design.

Storage:

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Dry Cold 2 Freezers

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aking advantage of what nature has to offer, the home makes great use of natural light. Exquisite timber frame construction enhances the vaulted ceilings with six large Ridge sky lights fitted in the hallways.

Main floor:

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3400sqft

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here is an extensive use of large windows through-out, all of which are top quality cedarframed, thermal-paned windows. Not only does this provide for bright, cheery spaces, but it incorporates the outdoor surroundings right into the living space.

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he main floor at the front of the home broadcasts out in the shape of a Y. This area includes the kitchen, dining room, primary living areas, office, library and master bedroom with its lavish ensuite.

2 doubwaiters

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1 for wood 1 for groceries

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he private office has a built-in maple desk, made from local wood. The library has two full walls of built-in book cases also constructed from local maple.

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etween the library and the living

room is a floor to ceiling stone wood-burning fireplace. This doubles on the backside to another identical floor to ceiling fireplace.

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he wood stove system has been incorporated in such a way that it is easy to service and so efficient that it can effortlessly keep the entire home very comfortable. The sitting area has a Tulikivi free-standing wood stove from Finland.

Main heat-source:

Wood

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Backup heat-source:

Propane

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here is an extensive use of natural materials including native material and timber produced on the island, tile and oak flooring, imported Montana stone, cedar framed windows, fir doors and trims, knotty pine logs, maple cabinetry, bookshelves and built-in desk in the office.

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The master bedroom is quite generous, with a large walk-in closet and a luxurious ensuite.

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he ensuite has a large tile and glassed-in double shower and a custom, wood-crafted wood vanity with basin as well as a low-flush enviro-friendly toilet.

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he pampering and lavish ensuite includes a jetted soaker tub set in a bay window overlooking paradise.

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The kitchen The kitchen is spacious and extremely functional with views to the southeast down Hoskyn Channel

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he kitchen is spacious and extremely functional. Lots of cabinets and counter space with multiple pantries. It’s fitted with two Consul propane fridges and double wall ovens.

Fridges: 2 propane

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Ovens:

Double wall ovens

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he cabinets are oak with a white wash finish and the flooring is hardwood. The adjacent dining room has entertaining in mind, easily accommodating a large dining room suite.

Cooking:

Jenair cook-top BBQ grill

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Cleaning:

Built-in dishwasher

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he temperate climate,

spectacular scenery, quiet rural lifestyle and endless recreation opportunities combine to make this a highly desirable place to live and visit.

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The Log Home Extremely well-constructed with solid fir exterior and interior and with solid oak floors.

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his log home built on a full poured concrete foundation, just steps from the ocean’s edge with expansive decks with views down Hoskyn Channel.

Log home:

800 sqft

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Deck:

830 sqft

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he dining area incorporates the primary living room, where there is a Pacific Energy free standing wood stove. The home features vaulted pine ceilings, lots of windows which are all top quality cedar.

Construction start:

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1997

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fully appointed kitchen with pine

cabinets, a classic Heartland propane stove, full size fridge and matching Tiffany lamps. The master bedroom is a comfortable size and there is also a full three piece bathroom and a large mud/laundry room

1 open kitchen 1 living room 1 master bedroom 1 bathroom 1 mud/laundry room 1 partial attic storage

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The Log Home Extremely well-constructed with solid fir exterior and interior and with solid oak floors.

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he little log cabin is tastefully appointed and extremely well maintained in like-new condition. Behind the cabin is an attached mechanical/power room and a bank of solar panels which are situated on the roof of the cabin.

Living space Mechanical room Solar panels

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t has a living/sitting area across the front and a bedroom with a full three piece bathroom at the back, separated by a partial wall, hearth and a free standing Pacific Energy woodstove.

350 sqft

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1 living area 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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Shop and Outbuildings The purchase includes big and small equipment, tools, and building material

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he outbuildings includes an enclosed workshop on a concrete post foundation with full electrical service and a free standing wood stove, built-in work benches and a complement of large power tools.

Machine storage

1300 sqft

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Workshop

400 sqft

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he wood storage/barn building provides a covered area walled on three sides. An additional area is covered with an overhang. This is ideal for storing wood or sheltering livestock. The overhang covers the Wood Miser sawmill which is included.

Wood storage/barn:

950 sqft

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Covered overhang:

400 sqft

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he gardens are extensive and completely fenced. There are a number of raised beds and areas planted with berries and fruit trees. Even this small outbuilding has been nicely finished with the same quality cedarwindows and trims as the rest of the buildings. Potting shed:

100 sqft

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Equipment shed:

100 sqft

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Technical and mechanical details Satellite systems for television and internet,

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wo banks of solar panels. One 15kw propane genset and one battery bank with 2-4kw tracer inverters giving both 115 and 230V AC.

2 Solar panels 1 Propane genset 1 Battery bank

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urplus water storage – roof run-off is collected from the main house into 4 1,000 gallon underground tanks encased in the rock landscape walls and underneath a lawned area. Service lines – all water, power and propane lines are below ground, so no overhead wires. Underground tanks:

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4x1000 gallons Deep drilled well:

6000 gallons

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