$2,900,000
55 - 65 McConvey Road, Gabriola Island, BC

Dolphin's Reach

MLS : 429603
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms

About This Property

Arbutus trees wave in the breeze saying welcome, as you drive through the beautiful winding roads of Gabriola Island. Looking for treasure on this Island getaway? Located 5km east of Nanaimo, you've found it! Direct flights from Richmond can have you on Gabriola in 17 minutes. Travelling from Nanaimo? A 20 minute ferry ride!
Garrett point estate, also known as dolphin's reach, is a beautifully appointed estate that sits majestically on the aptly named Garrett Point. Garrett point is named after the family that has enjoyed this paradise for the last 20 years. 700 feet of waterfront can be enjoyed on three sides of this amazing property. Upon entering, you are greeted by beautiful rod iron gates, and stonework. The driveway promenade is dreamy with beautiful landscape, sitting areas, and ocean views as you approach the main house.
The property itself is one acre, consisting of 2 waterfront homes. The main house sits directly over the point with oceanfront decks surrounding the home on three sides. The main house of this estate has 3 bedrooms and three bathrooms. Do you like to have visitors? There is also a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom fully equipped guest-house.
It also has indoor parking for 3 cars. This property is laden with handsomely decorated rooms for entertaining. In the main house, if you want to have a game of pool with your friends, you've got a luxurious billiards room where you can enjoy hours of fun.The kitchen is a culinary dream. With a French country design, it is furnished with the finest oak cabinetry, brass lighting, and imported tile to complete the feel of an authentic French country kitchen. Cooking is a dream with high end stainless appliances, and refrigerated wine storage. Sit by the kitchen hearth, and enjoy the adorable cozy corner fireplace while snuggled up reading a book. Imagine a wonderful start to your day sitting at the kitchen table having breakfast, and watching as the ferries sail by.The main house has many themed rooms for your enjoyment. You can choose from the Wine tasting room with its rustic stone walls, and arched doorways, or you can enjoy the sunroom, at the front of the house where you can embrace the ocean views from 3 sides.
The living room and dining room with its air of luxury and elegance, is the perfect place for a formal gathering. The heart and soul of this room is the stone fireplace and rock wall constructed from stacked stone. It's a warm and inviting place that beckons you to sit nearby. Perhaps you'd like to sing a tune around the grand piano in the formal living room as well? The vaulted log ceiling in the living and dining area is oh so dramatic, and also great for acoustics.
The main floor master bedroom is a perfect getaway. Beautiful fireplace, surrounded by windows, so you can have the warmth of your cozy suite, but also the ocean views. The master suite is also joined by a spa-like ensuite with soaker tub, shower, and double sinks.
Upstairs in the main house, there are two bedrooms, each one with beautiful views of the ocean. A shared, 5 pc bathroom benefits each bedroom suite.
Living on the ocean definitely makes the multitude of decks on this property, even more special. There is an ivy covered pergola that is wonderful to sit under when you want to escape the summer heat. Many summers have been spent on these decks roasting oysters, or bbqing the catch of the day caught from your own deck, in the outdoor kitchen area.
The Malaspina Galleries are alongside this beautiful home. They are rock formations artfully created by nature with wind and water creating beautiful shapes over time.

Oceanfront living is an experience most can only dream of. Imagine seeing whales, seals, birds, and of course ferries as they sail by numerous times per day from the comfort of your own decks. This is an opportunity that should not be missed! Call for a tour of The Garrett Estate, and Gabriola Island. We can’t wait to show yo

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Amenities

  • 3 Car Garage
  • 3+ Fireplaces
  • Billiards Room
  • Den
  • Enclosed Porch
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Furnished
  • Guest House(s)
  • Laundry
  • Ocean
  • Ocean Front
  • Open Floor Plan
  • Parking
  • Spa/Hot Tub
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Wine Cellar/Grotto
  • Wraparound Deck

Property Facts

  • 4,362 ft2 / 405.23 m2 - Living space
  • 1.00 acres / 4,046.78 m2 - Lot size
  • 10 Parking Spaces
  • $7,391 Taxes Municipal 2017

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