Set amidst the pristine waters of Sunshine Cove in British Columbia, Canada, lies a secluded sanctuary unlike any other – Turnagain Island. Listed by Gina Stockwell, Senior Vice President, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, the private island estate offers a rare opportunity to own a slice of paradise meticulously maintained by one family for over sixty years.

Spanning more than 93 acres, Turnagain Island is a testament to the majesty of the Pacific Northwest landscape. From rugged coastlines to lush forests, every corner of this island paradise offers breathtaking vistas and endless opportunities for exploration. Wander along moss-lined single-track roads, meandering through the enchanting woodland, and discover hidden viewpoints offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean – a mesmerizing backdrop from sunrise to sunset.

At the heart of Turnagain Island lies a harmonious blend of rustic charm and modern luxury. Two spacious homes, each exuding its unique character, stand as testaments to the island’s rich history. The main house, a sprawling 3,000-square-foot modern retreat, features four spacious bedrooms, an open-concept living room adorned with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, and expansive windows framing the surrounding waters. Adjacent to the main house, a quaint cottage steeped in storybook charm offers an additional 2,800 square feet of living space, complete with four bedrooms and ample outdoor areas for relaxation and contemplation.

Beyond its residential offerings, Turnagain Island boasts a wealth of amenities designed to enhance the island living experience. A protected 100-foot deep-water dock provides convenient access for boating enthusiasts, while multiple boat houses and docks offer ample space for watercraft storage. The island’s infrastructure includes a generator, municipal water supply, irrigation reservoir, and submarine hydropower, ensuring self-sufficiency and comfort for its residents.

But perhaps the true magic of Turnagain Island lies in its connection to nature. Home to a diverse array of wildlife, including humpback whales and seals, the island offers a front-row seat to the wonders of the natural world. Imagine waking up to the sight of seals basking in the sun or witnessing the majestic grace of humpback whales as they traverse the waters surrounding the island.

As night falls, Turnagain Island transforms into a celestial wonderland, free from the distractions of modern life. With little to no light pollution, residents are treated to unobstructed views of the night sky, where countless stars illuminate the darkness with their radiant glow – a sight that never fails to inspire awe and wonder.

In conclusion, Turnagain Island presents a rare opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embrace the serenity of island living. With its unparalleled natural beauty, luxurious amenities, and rich history, this private estate offers a lifestyle of unparalleled tranquility and refinement. Experience the magic of Turnagain Island – where every moment is a celebration of nature’s splendor.

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