Address: 971 Aros Road, Cobble Hill, BC, Canada V0R 1L4
Year Built: 2002
Taxes: $5,419 (2018)
Living Area: 6,003 sq.ft.
Lot Size: 7.41 acres
Nestled on 7.41 sun-splashed acres overlooking its own private trout stocked lake, this picturesque 5,210 sq ft. residence offers timeless appeal. A talented designer's own home located in the micro climate of Cobble Hill's rolling wine country.
Built in 2002, the main level was transformed in 2018 to give it a Hamptons aesthetic with no expense spared. A gorgeous wood burning fireplace is a focal point in the comfortable, bright living room with an outlook over the pond. Wide plank oak floors throughout the main floor lead to an incredible chef's kitchen which boasts a $50,000 array of top-of-the-line appliances, custom cabinetry and gleaming quartz counters. Ceilings in the living and master bedroom have been vaulted to 15' with a tongue and groove finish and circular windows for a coastal feel.
A refined dining room has coffered ceilings and beautiful wainscoting detail. The main floor master suite is an extravagant retreat with it's own sitting area, large walk-in closet and sumptious ensuite.The upper level has 2 generous ensuite bedrooms.
This sheltered oasis is approached down a meandering driveway where a gazebo offers a view vantage point and separate guest house has AirBnB potential.
The micro climate enjoyed in Cobble Hill has made it popular for viticulture attracting a thriving tourist following. Award wining wineries such as Unsworth Vineyards, Enrico Winery, Cherry Point Estate Wines, Blue Grouse Estate Winery, Rocky Creek Winery are garnering much attention and are all within a 5-10 min drive of Aros Road.
While some of the wineries offer lovely dining facilities the unique and historic waterfront community at Cowichan Bay just 5 minutes from Aros Road has an array of restaurants, pubs and sandwich cafes - The Vine, Cow Bay Marine Pub, unique sandwich delis or fine food experiences like Masthead Restaurant. True Grain Bakery in Cowichan Bay is rated one of the top 10 bakeries in Canada. Mill Bay also offers an array of oceanside restaurants like Bridgeman's Bistro with it's relaxed seaside experience. Duncan has some dining options too.
Beach access is at the end of Aros Road and at Cherry Point. The area features many hiking trails and paths cover the hills and forests, which are also well known for mountain biking opportunities. There is a golf course 2 minutes drive, at Arbutus Ridge.
Cobble Hill is a small community on Vancouver Island located approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Victoria in the Cowichan Valley Regional District, and is known for its agricultural surroundings. According to the 2016 census, there are 5,019 people living in Cobble Hill.