MLS® Number 450434

House for sale

$625,000 or

825 Austin Drive, Cortes Island


10 rooms 3 bedrooms 3+0 bathrooms/half baths
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Style Westcoast Contemp
Year Built 2005
Floor Area 2,000 sqft
Lot Size 16,466 sqft
Features View - Lake, View - Mountain, No Thru Road, Landscaped, Marina Nearby
Amenities Garden Area, Water Purifier


An authentic hand-crafted timber frame home, utilizing mortis and spline construction from dimensional timbers up to 18" thick. This custom home was completed in 2004 by one of Cortes Islands quality builders.The large beams and natural beauty of all-wood construction throughout exude relaxed comfort in a sturdy home that is built to last. Relax under 2-storey vaulted ceilings iin the spacious open-plan great room and enjoy the view. Kitchen has quality stainless steel appliances with a new LG convection oven/5 burner propane range, wood cupboards, stainless steel trims and its built for entertaining.Front bedroom has sliding doors to its own patio.Emergency power during stores is provided by a 6.5kw Honda phase-inverted generator.All interior lighting is LED for low power consumption.The concrete floors are heated with hot water. a new pellet stove provides additional heat in winter months, and during power outages. The pellet stove has been left uninstalled so the news owners can choose a location.There are 2 full bathrooms on the main floor, one with shower and the other with a tub/shower.Finished upper level has view deck and separate entrance, the washroom is roughed in but not finished. This self-contained floor could be a master suite, in-law suite, additional 2 bedrooms or studio.The entire house is wood and concrete, no drywalls, and the concrete floors are acid-stained for a stone-like effect.Windows are double-glased aluminum frames, with 2 skylights downstairs and 3 upstairs.Enjoy lakeview tranquility set amid landscaped garden rooms with sitting areas for outdoor dining, entertaining and peaceful relaxation.The owner has landscaped the areas surrounding the house with ferns, specimen trees, rhododendrons and native plants for an easy-care, lush landscape set amid decks and a boardwalk.The lower hillside is a blank-canvas, ready for future vegetable and flower gardens, and fruit trees.The entire property is securely fenced to keep deer out.
Martha Abelson

Martha Abelson

Royal LePage Advance Realty

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