This 4686 sq. ft. stunner sits on a 2.5 acre lot in the very desirable Maple Bay area! Main floor entry from the covered front patio, you will be immediately impressed by the open concept design & soaring 14'8" ceilings in the living room. Lots of natural light from picture & clerestory windows. Wide plank oak floors & modern tiles run throughout the home accented by over height clear fir doors. Kitchen features high end S/S appliances; double oven, Dacor natural gas cook top & elegant Quartz counter tops. Massive 10' x 4' center island is ideal to prepare meals & entertain. Dining room is adjacent to kitchen, and double French doors open to west facing covered deck plumbed for gas bar b que & fireplace. Living room features eye catching gas fireplace set in floor to ceiling stone. Generous master has beautiful ensuite with pedestal tub, double sinks & shower with built in bench & rain water shower head. Large walk in closet features built in dresser drawers. Also access rear deck from the master. Lower floor is a fun space with built in bar, room for games, TV area & gym. Three bedrooms down, one utilizes the main 4-piece bath & the other two share jack & jill bath with double sinks & shower. Wine room, large storage area & easy access to the lower covered patio. 3-car garage features pet washing station. Lots of additional features in this residence; Sonos sound system inside & out, 3-zone natural gas heat pump, Hvac, to name a few. Underground sprinklers, convenient loop driveway, this home is exceptional; 5 minutes to the beach & marinas of Maple Bay & 7 minutes to down town & 2 minutes to biking & hiking trails on Mt. Tzouhalem. Final bonus... property includes 0.5 acre vacant lot included in purchase price with approved PLA in place! Listed by Brian Danyliw, Engel & Volkers Vancouver Island. Call direct for info package or to book a showing 250-710-8779.