A Magnificent and Impeccable Luxury Estate for the most Discriminating and Affluent buyer
Offered at $4,900,000
MLS® Number: 858475
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The Comox Valley was identified by First Nations as a “Land of Plenty” and this region of Vancouver Island has been given many accolades since those early times. In 2007, it was named a Cultural Capital of Canada by the Department of Canadian Heritage. Annual events such as the Island Music Festival, the Filberg Festival, and the Seafood Festival are gaining increasingly wider recognition. This region is rich in natural scenic beauty; it has a superb temperate climate, and it offers a wide diversity of recreational opportunities. The area’s economic growth and new construction remains strong. Direct access is available via the the four-lane Island Highway freeway (highway 19) and the two-lane highway 19A, as well as the Comox Valley Airport’s Flying Officer Cottingham Terminal that provides access to the fully serviced instrument-rated 10,000 foot long runway operated by CFB Comox. Yes, this wonderful part of Canada remains a land of plenty and it has plenty to offer its residents and visitors alike.
The 846 Foskett Road Luxury Estate is close to the ocean in the highly desirable Comox Peninsula which is located in the Comox Valley region of Vancouver Island
The location of this rare 2.62 acre Luxury Estate is shown here at the end of a private cul-de-sac
The ocean and the Point Holmes recreation area is less than a 10 minute walk away. As the crow flies, the estate is about 750 metres to the ocean.
The 846 Foskett Road Luxury Estate Portfolio
This 2.6 acre Estate and its five buildings are privately nestled among old-growth forest trees that average 450 years. The principles of landscape preservation, and the harmonization of construction and nature, were used during the development of this property. This resulted in the natural rugged beauty of the forest, the sophisticated architectural design, and the inviting professional landscaping complementing each other extremely well. This rare estate offering comprises the following 5 buildings: the main residence, the carriage home, the boat house, the utilities building, and the Estate storage building (located behind the main residence).
Pictured below is the Estate’s main residence: a 3752 square foot 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom and 3-bay garage rancher that was built in 2018. This luxury property exudes: QUALITY, sophistication, class, and elegance throughout. Natural light fills this captivating and welcoming high-tech residence.
This fabulous property is equally welcoming in the evening.
Let’s now enter this impeccable main residence
The sophisticated entry to the main residence is elegant. It features a sold fir door with glass inserts and two side lights. There is a 11-foot tray ceiling and the wood floor incorporates an uncommon herringbone pattern. This entry leads to entertainment-sized rooms that provide a sophisticated and luxurious lifestyle, while embracing the security and convenience of today’s most advanced technologies. Exquisite design, master craftsmanship and luxurious finishes blend seamlessly to create this one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
Upon entry to the great room you will be captivated by the 20-foot peak cathedral ceiling, the floor-to-ceiling K2 natural stone fireplace, and the floor-to-ceiling aluminum-framed argon-filled windows. Notice the impressive architectural beams that were made from 1st growth Douglas fir trees (average age 450 years) native to the property. The fireplace has a high-efficiency Valcourt Mundo wood burning insert with a heat extraction fan to the central heating system. Air circulation is enhanced with a “Big Ass Fans Haiku luxe series” 60 inch ceiling fan in brushed aluminum with LED light kit, remote, and wall control. There are power blinds on the windows and in ceiling speakers.
Situated to the right of the main entrance is the large, bright, and feature-filled chef’s dream gourmet kitchen complete with quartz counter-tops, a Jenn-Air induction cook top, Whirlpool Gold Series wall oven, KitchenAid built-in microwave, Bosch dishwasher, and s Samsung 4-door flex refrigerator. The kitchen island features maple cabinetry, and the custom range hood is vented to the outside. The generously large 10-foot island is made of one solid slab of quartz and all drawers in the kitchen are dove-tailed. There is a built-in KitchenAid wine fridge at the end of the island with dual temperature controls. The kitchen features a spice rack and utensil pull out drawer, broom closet, and undercabinet and in cabinet lighting for cabinets with glass doors. The Blanco Silgranit double sink and Moen touchless faucet are installed on the island. The architectural beams were created from timber on the property and they span the 10-foot high ceiling. There are California shutters on the windows and ceiling speakers in the kitchen and dining area.
The outdoor patio is accessible from the eating area and gourmet kitchen via the double sliding doors with retractable screen that cover the full length of the wall.
This generous, functional pantry is located adjacent to the kitchen.
Steps away from the kitchen is this very high-end and fabulous enclosed outdoor patio. It is complete with an outdoor kitchen and an entertainment system complete with a television and a surround audio system. It can be completely opened up on a sunny day or remain protected on an inclement day to allow for year-round entertaining in its very private setting. The patio features fully enclosed Phantom Executive power screens, four natural stone pillars, and a Douglas fir slat ceiling. The Astria Tuscan wood burning natural stone fireplace is an impressive feature. The cooking area has a built-in stone outdoor kitchen featuring a Bull Angus grill, single burner, sink, storage drawers, bar fridge, and pull out waste bin. There is a propane line directly connected to the BBQ, fire table, and fireplace starter.
The patio floor is constructed of exposed aggregate concrete.
This highly efficient den/office space incorporates great built-in functionality. It is located just to the left of the main entrance. The office has an 11-foot tray ceiling, double glass panel Masonite doors with transom, and a custom built-in wall cabinet with LED lighting, storage cabinets, 8 file drawers, pull out printer tray and pop up USB counter outlet. The office also features in-floor power, an internet outlet and in-ceiling speakers.
Located down the hall is this impressive high-tech home theatre room. It will impress even the most discriminating home theatre aficionados. This system comprises a Denon 11.2 X6400H Audio-Visual Receiver, JVC 4K projector, Klipsch wall-mounted speakers and 13 THX surround speakers. There is an 11 foot tray ceiling, and six black power recliners with cup holders and USB charging ports. There are four in-floor outlets for the power recliners.
Watch performances on this 120 inch screen….
…and be blown away by the high-powered Denon audio-visual receiver powering these in-wall THX surround and Klipsch speakers for an amazing audio-visual experience.
Do not forget to indulge in a snack while being entertained! The wet bar has a stainless steel round sink and Delta Trinsic single lever pull down faucet with quartz counter top and LED lit upper shelving. There is also a built-in Kitchen Air fridge.
This bright and generously appointed laundry area is further down the hall on the left. It contains a large Blanco Silgranit sink with a Delta Trinsic single lever pull down faucet. There is a large capacity LG front load washer and dryer, quartz counter tops, full-wall linen cabinets, and custom cabinets with built-in hampers, drying racks and valet hook.
Located at the end of the hallway are two privately situated large tranquil and inviting guest bedrooms. Each has California shutters on the windows, crown moulding, engineered hardwood floors, a wall-mounted TV, and double door closets.
This luxurious ensuite bathroom is accessed from one of the guest bedrooms. It has a tiled deck tub with a fully tiled wall and heated floor.
Located at the rear of the residence is this incredible and exquisite master bedroom featuring an 11-foot tray ceiling and in-ceiling speakers. It also features a large custom-designed walk-in closet, and luxurious master bathroom. There is a glass aluminum door leading outdoors to the covered 6-person hot tub.
The master bathroom has double vanities, heated floors and subtle undermount lighting. The deep deck tub is a generous 6 feet in length and it features a tiled wall surround. There are in-ceiling speakers in the ensuite as well as in the shower. No detail has been left out.
The deluxe steam shower features dual shower heads and a central rain shower head complete with LED lighting. The bench in the steam shower is heated – lovely for those chilly mornings.
These two relaxing fire pit areas and the large inviting spa can be accessed from the master bedroom.
There is a large, bright and well-equipped mud room adjacent to the kitchen. The mud room connects with the clean and bright three-car garage, the kitchen, and the access to the wonderful private side yard and the nearby carriage home. As an added bonus, the mudroom floor is also heated. This area features quartz counter tops, a custom built-in wall storage unit with bench, an appliance garage in the pantry with a stand up freezer and heated floors.
The mudroom thoughtfully incorporates built-in kennels and a pet washing station.
This convenient bathroom is located next to the kitchen and mud room. It has a pocket door and stone vessel sink with wall faucet.
There is a bright and easily accessible 6′ 6″ crawl space under the main residence.
The high-tech Smart Home Integrated command and control centre is located in the crawl space.
The control panel is located in the kitchen and the command centre is located in the crawl space. This system also has remote access. The command centre contains the following devices:
- URC MRX-10 Advanced Network Systems Controller
- URC DMS-1200 Multi-Zone Amp
- URC DMS-100 Single Zone Amp
- Denon 11.2 Audio-Visual Receiver (AVR X6400H)
- Denon 7.2 Audio-Visual Receiver (AVR X1400H)
- Klipsch 1000 watt amplifier (KDA-1000)
- HIK Vision Arris modem/router (two of them)
- Episode Crown 500W power amplifier (CDI 1000)
- Multi-window display
The additional water filtration systems, hot water tank, and other heating and cooling systems are located in the crawl space
The humidity and temperature controlled wine cellar is located in a finished area just off the entry to the crawl space.
The main residence is centrally climate controlled with three high-efficiency heat pumps and it is wired for music throughout. R50 insulation was used to increase efficiency and the heat from the fireplace is routed back to the heat pump system to add to the high efficiency furnace of this home. There are also centrally controlled and programmable sound and lighting systems. All three systems are controlled from touch screens and can be controlled remotely through portable electronic devices.
The integrated smart home command and control system is accessed via, and can be controlled by, a URC Total Control smart panel in the kitchen. Control can also be accessed and exercised remotely. There is also a URC panel in the Home Theatre room.
The three-zone climate control system has a similar high-tech control panel
Another high-tech feature is the alarmed monitoring system that was specifically installed for the septic system.
The three bay garage is an impressive structure
It is immaculate, bright, clean, and finished inside. The middle garage door is higher than the two standard height flanking doors so that the garage can accommodate one over-sized vehicle plus two full-sized vehicles. This garage has a one 13-foot garage door for over-sized vehicles and two 12-foot garage doors. The garage doors are constructed of cedar panels with Douglas fir rails and double-pane windows. They have powder-coated rails and hardware and are operated by Liftmaster Elite series garage door openers with remotes and MyQ Wi-Fi technology. The floors are epoxy painted and the garage is equipped with LED lighting and Venetian blinds.
And, of course, there is a well stocked tool and storage space!
The design of the 968 square foot carriage home built in 2017 is consistent with that of the main residence. This self-contained 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom income-producing residence is situated above a 2-car garage and an office/gym. The nearby ocean can be viewed from the patio deck and kitchen of the carriage home.
The 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom self-contained living space is located on the top floor of the carriage house. Like the garage of the main residence, the two-bay carriage home garage has cedar panel garage doors with Douglas fir rails and double-pane windows along with powder-coated rails and hardware. They also are operated by Liftmaster Elite series openers with remotes and MyQ Wi-Fi technology.
The covered outdoor living space has a BBQ…
and a retractable protective windscreen and fire pit. The deck features Duradeck flooring and a Douglas fir wood slat ceiling.
This residence has an open concept fully equipped kitchen, living room, and dining area. It features vaulted ceilings, quartz counter tops, a fridge, stove, microwave, dishwasher, and luxury vinyl plank flooring. There is also an Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) system with electric baseboard heating with multi-zone controller, and Hunter Douglas honeycomb top-down bottom-up custom blinds. Multi levels of lighting keep this home well-lit.
The faucet is a Delta Trinsic single pull down and the sink is a double composite.
The carriage home has two generously-sized and bright bedrooms.
There is a 3-piece bathroom in the carriage home.
The garage space under the carriage home is currently being used as an office and an exercise area. The Perfect Surfaces Gator-Loc interlocking tile floor can easily be removed and converted back to a garage space.
There is plenty of room for RV parking near the carriage home
and there is a convenient RV servicing station next to the carriage home.
The roughly 727 square foot boat house (approximately 43′ 8″ by 16′ 8″ inside) built in 2019 with its 14-foot commercial door will accommodate a number of types and sizes of recreational vehicles. The building is heated, ventilated, insulated, finished, and has a drainage system installed in the centre of the floor. The door is constructed of cedar panels with Douglas fir rails and double pane windows. The door is operated by a Liftmaster Elite series garage door opener with remotes and MyQ Wi-Fi technology.
The boat house has metal panel walls and ceiling and LED lighting. The boat house floor has a Perfect Surfaces RaceDeck Diamond floor tile. The boat house has a welding plug and it is pre-wired for a 208V single phase power for a lift and all receptacles are 20 amp.
This is the view of the scenic back yard through one of the side windows of the boat house.
This utilities building was built in 2017. It houses the well treatment and electrical systems. A back-up Generac generator is also in place to meet the demands of the home and property when needed. It contains the electrical panel and the auto transfer switch for the generator and the well filtration systems except for those additional filtration and holding tanks which are located in the crawl space of the main residence. It also contains the Hunter controller for the irrigation system.
This is the estate storage building at the rear of the developed property area. It currently is full of stacked firewood but it can also be used to accommodate garden tools and the like.
There is also a covered wood pile behind the boat house to supply the main residence fireplace.
The 846 Foskett Road estate is fully fenced with two main gates.
They are given different street addresses (844 and 846) for emergency response purposes by the Comox Valley Regional District. The first gate provides access to the main residence and it is marked 844. It has a camera and intercom at the gate.
The second gate (marked 846) provides access to the carriage home and it has a keypad that is used for access.
The property is fully professionally landscaped and there are old-growth trees providing privacy at the back of the property.
Decorative fountains are located in several garden areas.
There are decorative and functional stone walkways throughout the property.
and the property is well lit at night
There is also a high-end security system and surveillance cameras are located throughout the home and property.
Other Estate Features and Specifications
Throughout Main Estate Residence
- Engineered hardwood floor (pecan)
- Aluminum frame windows
- solid wood exterior doors
- crown moulding
- 5 panel, solid core Masonite interior doors with transoms
- 6’6″ basement with shelving for storage throughout
- California shutters throughout and power blinds in great room and master bedroom/ensuite
- LED lighting throughout – pot lights and fixtures
- ceilings are a minimum of 9′ and higher where stated for individual rooms
- 25 year CertainTeed Landmark shingles in Moire Black
- James Hardie siding in Aged Pewter
- K2 natural stone in Black Pearl and Natural ledgestone
- timber frame stained with Canyon Red (all timber from 1st growth Douglas Fir milled from property)
- Douglas fir wood soffits
- Soffit plugs for Christmas lights
- Covered eavestroughs
- 2 custom built black aluminum driveway swing gates with power Liftmaster gate controls (Wifi enabled), Douglas Fir pillars and bottom inserts
- 2 sets of gate sensors or “eyes” plus two in ground magnets for exiting vehicles
- 2 custom built black aluminum man gates to match driveway swing gates – one separates carriage house from main house, the other provides access to the pump house/electrical shed from the street
- Entire property is fenced
- 1 large water fountain feature in backyard plus 3 more smaller ones around main house; 7 stone garden statue features in various garden beds
- over 250 Leyland Cypress trees built for privacy hedge – all along Foskett Rd., between carriage and main house for separation and along south fence line
- cherry blossom trees line both driveways; hundreds of assorted plants in extensive gardens, including Japanese maples, roses, hydrangeas, rhododendrons, grasses, peonies, crocosmia, delphiniums, lilies, irises, hostas and many more
- over 130 sprinkler heads and 17 zones to irrigate all garden beds and lawns with Hunter controller and remote
- large fire pit in backyard on patio pavers with 6 benches for seating; fire pit is made from a 60″ well ring with a concrete bottom and then covered with a 16ga metal high temperature black powder-coated ring
- Landscape lighting in garden beds and along pathways by W.A.C. LED lighting
- Street lighting on both driveways and at entrance to estate
- 3 Lennox ultra high efficiency heat pumps with 15kWh electric auxiliary heating coil (adds more heat if heat pump can’t keep up in very cold weather)
- 5 ton unit has 3 zones, zone dampers & thermostats
- separate heat pump for media room
- separate unit for wine cellar
- 2 HRV’s
- 22 kWh Generac generator which provides essential services to main house with auto transfer switch to a 200 amp panel
- 400 amp service to main house, 200 amp service to carriage house plus 200 amp service to boat house
- ceiling mounted electric heaters in all garages and the gym
- electric unit heaters in boat house and a wall-mounted exhaust fan complete with intake damper for air changes in boat house plus two circulation ceiling fans
- 2 60 gallon hot water heaters in main house
- RV plug and septic hook-up near the carriage house
- 64 ft. drilled well with yield of about 15 USgpm of fresh, clear water
- sophisticated water filtration system including air iron filter system, tannin filter system, high volume chlorination system with carbon and multi-media filters, mixing tanks, salt conditioning
- plus water coming into the house goes through another pre-filter and carbon filter before moving into 3 holding tanks in the basement
- Type 1 septic system consisting of one 6819L two chamber concrete septic tank, one Polyloc PL22 Effluent filter with alarm, one 4546LSinge Chamber concrete Effluent Pump station, one Simplex Pump Package
The Plot Plan Shows the location of the Estate main residence, the carriage home, the boat house, and the utilities building. The Estate storage building is located behind the main residence.
The Fully Integrated Professional Architectural Design is Consistent Across all Five Buildings
The Estate main residence
The carriage home
The boat house
The Utilities Building
The Estate Storage Building
A Magnificent Luxury Estate Offered at $4,900,000
If you are a discriminating and affluent buyer who is searching for a magnificent private estate of incredible quality and high-tech features and systems, this one should be on your short list.