Country Bay Manor was built in 2011, B&B; recently opened in the guest wing of home in July 2014. It is of an English country style, featuring Vancouver Island rock features. Beautiful Walnut hardwood flooring, and Fir trim windows, and solid Fir interior doors, stained to match flooring. Tastefully decorated, and an appealing luxurious and spa look and feel.
Outdoor entrance into B&B; wing, is separate to owner's living area; which allows for you to enjoy privacy in the B&B.; There are two bedrooms, each with queen size beds, and a well appointed bathroom, featuring high quality Intelligent Nutrients (non toxic chemistry) products, PureLux shampoo, conditioner, and Harmonic body wash, leaving you with a feeling of being at the Spa! Large shower/tub, hair drier, additional organic toiletries, and soft microfiber robes. Private sitting/breakfast room, amenities include; radiant floor heating, 40" Wall mounted flat screen TV, DVD, gas fireplace, small fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, kettle, dishes, cutlery, etc. Table and chairs, couch, and easy chair, free internet/WiFi etc. Take in the beautiful view of Nanoose Bay, while you enjoy your breakfast of, a selection of organic cereals, organic homemade muffins, and breads, or croissant, cinnamon pinwheel, cranberry, or date scones, or a hard boiled egg, or a small omelette from the properties heritage breed free range chickens. Fresh fruit and yogurt parfaits, juice, selection of teas, and French Press coffee, also a coffee maker for your convenience. There is no cooking facility, but you may use the BBQ.
Enjoy long walks on the pebble beach, and explore the estuary, when tide has receded. Fishing, Swimming, kyacking, canoeing, and paddle boarding can all be enjoyed in the calm waters of the bay, and can be launched at the front gate!
Centrally located to Nanaimo, Parksville, Coombs and Qualicum Beach, and close to Fairwinds golf course, Schooner Cove marina, Rathtrevor Beach, Cathedral Grove, Goats on the Roof Market at Coombs, also several Provincial parks in the area, including Englishman Falls, and a few little hidden gems to explore! A small Shopping centre called Red Gap, is 1.5km away, and you will find a supermarket, Pharmacy & coffee shop, Post Office, bank etc. if you are looking for lunch or an evening meal, a quaint English style pub, is only 4 km away via Northwest Bay Road, and also you will find a restaurant at Fairwinds Clubhouse, 4km away, via Powder Point Road.
There is a nearby Spa, at Pacific Shores, as well as a restaurant, Smoke 'N Water, 7km away, or maybe a hike around Enos Lake, or a hike up Notch Hill for a spectacular view of Nanoose Bay, starting point of both hikes are 3km away, on Powder Point Road.
There are many Artists and potters in the area, Knut Pottery is a short walk from B&B; on Powder Point Road, by the railroad track. World renown artist, Brent Lynch, has his Studio on Blueback Road, on Nanoose Peninsular, approx 8km from B&B.;
The B&B; has dual entrance gates, to a long driveway through mature trees, down a small hill, where it opens up to a beautiful vista of the home, and B&B; on the waterfront of Nanoose Bay.
I am sure you will enjoy the private, peaceful, and restful experience, the B&B; provides.
Quiet country area, property is 5 acres, all neighbours have small acreages, beautiful homes. Close to small shopping centre which includes a bank machine, supermarket, coffee shop, Pharmacy etc.