This page displays the featured listings of Brian Danyliw, an experienced Vancouver Island real estate professional who specializes in helping clients to buy and sell homes in Cowichan Valley communities such as Duncan, Cowichan Bay, Lake Cowichan and others.
This home on .92 acres is exceptional! 7500 sq ft with 8 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and an amazing ocean front location in Genoa Bay. Arrive to beautiful, low maintenance, mature gardens where there is always something in bloom. With everything from all sea life to eagles to the different seasons, the view is constantly changing. Every room has a view and there is always sunshine on one of the many patios/decks. Make meal preparation easier with this huge kitchen; there is room for more than one chef as it contains 2 cooking and prep areas and tons of counter and cupboard space. The whole house is very bright with plenty of windows, which is a must in order to take in the stunning views. See it to believe it....the 2 main floor decks, also with access from the yard, are massive. Double sided fireplace between the living room and the family room (could be a guest room). The master bedroom on the main floor has a separate sitting area where you can enjoy the garden view while sitting next to the cozy wood burning fireplace. Head upstairs to 4 bedrooms, 3 of which have private balconies, and 3 bathrooms. One more flight up is a large recreation room. On the lower level there are 3 bedrooms, each with ensuites and their own private sitting areas. The neighbouring marina can accommodate arrival by seaplane or boat. Cherish seeing the whales, sea lions and fish jumping while appreciating the fresh air, summer breezes and the serene surroundings yet be minutes to all amenities. Enjoy all the outdoor activities that Vancouver Island has to offer including hiking, biking, swimming, boating, kayaking, scuba diving, golf and sightseeing. Less than an hour to Nanaimo and an hour and 20 minutes to Victoria. This home has been loved and will continue to be so by the lucky new owners. Listed by Brian Danyliw. Call direct for more information 250-591-0388
Welcome to Retreat Island where nature is at its finest. Located just off the West side of Galiano Island is where you will find this 7 acre paradise. Arrive at the private dock where the float can accommodate year round sheltered moorage of a boat of up to 50 ft and additional moorage on the other side. Explore to discover whales, eagles, an Arbutus meadow, spring wild flowers and a small white shell beach. The Island was subdivided into two lots. A conservation covenant was placed on one half of the island and that parcel was donated to the Galiano Conservancy Association. Other than invited guests, there are no other visitors to the island as there is no public access. The island is serviced by a submarine cable providing a reliable 200 amp connection to the grid. Power lines on the island connect to the cable and feed into the buildings. There is a high speed internet connection. There is a rainwater collection system that services 3 storage tanks with a total capacity or about 6000 gallons. The home was built around the existing old growth fir trees and was architecturally designed to take advantage of the islands distinctive features with a minimum of disturbance. Post and beam internal framing and extensive decks create a feeling of living within the landscape, rather than imposing on it. The layout and the abundance of windows maximize the gorgeous ocean view. Vaulted ceilings and skylights make the home beautifully bright. The kitchen and living room look out over Trincomali Channel south toward Saltspring Island. Enjoy meals on the covered deck off the kitchen. The family room, which could also be a bedroom, has a cozy window seat and access to a large deck. The master bdrm with 2 piece ensuite is upstairs surrounded by many windows. Behind the main house sit a 2 bdrm guesthouse and a studio, which continue with the same architect's living amongst nature theme. What an awesome Retreat!
Builder/Investor Alert! Fabulous opportunity to own an impressive 4245 sq ft custom built home on 20 acres with a view that goes forever. This property has spectacular views of Shawningan Lake, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and endless mountain and valley views. The property is currently being subdivided into 4 parcels, PLA has been issued and the development permit has already been applied for. These 5 acres lots have the driveways in place and the building sites prepped. The zoning allows for a main house plus a carriage house on each lot. With 6 bdrms, 5 baths, plus a self contained 1 bedroom suite with its own laundry, the home has room for everyone. The 2335 sq ft main floor has an expansive living room with a wood burning fireplace and soaring 18 ft ceilings. Tons of room to move around in the large custom kitchen. Upstairs has 6 bedrooms including the huge master with walk in closet, dressing area, ensuite and a private deck. All the privacy you want in this gorgeous setting. Listed by Brian Danyliw. Call direct for more information 250-710-6844.
Set on 4.94 acres amongst a pretty country setting sits this beautiful, 5 bdrm + den, 3,829 sq ft home which has been designed with living in mind. The main floor boasts an impressive great room with soaring 19 ft ceilings and an abundance of windows to let in the natural sunlight and take in the view of this beautiful acreage. The spacious and bright kitchen has top of the line appliances including a double wall oven and wine fridge, tons of cupboards and drawers, a large pantry, an eat at island, and a separate dining area making this kitchen a dream. The laundry room is conveniently located off the kitchen with access to the super-sized garage. Head up the impressive glass railing staircase to the 5 bedrooms which includes the master with luxurious 5 piece ensuite. Downstairs has a large media room, family room and storage space. Enjoy the outdoor space by relaxing on the covered front porch or unwind around the cozy fire on the patio. A great place to call home!
Absolute serenity! Literally a breath of fresh air. Enjoy coastal life at its finest from this 1.5 acre lot in Arbutus Point. The amazing view looks out over Sansum narrows toward Saltspring Island or South toward Bird's Eye Cove and Maple Bay. It's easy to see the potential of building a stunning home in this amazing location. Quiet, yet minutes to town; the best of both worlds.Your paradise awaits
No expense has been spared in this quality, custom built 3,040 sq ft home. Top of the line flooring, cabinets, appliances, fixtures, hardware, solid wood doors and more. You will love the benefit of the solar panels that are connected to the utility grid allowing for low energy bills. The natural wood post and beam gabled entry and the stone and Hardi board siding give this home incredible street appeal. Once inside the front entry you will continue to be impressed by the high vaulted ceilings and the openness of the ideal floor plan. The main floor includes the large master bedroom, 3 piece ensuite, office with built in cabinets, 2 piece bath and a spacious living room, which is open to the dining area and kitchen. The kitchen is as beautiful as it is functional with a layout that makes cooking enjoyable. Let the outdoors in - the huge dining area with double french doors extends to the backyard patio. Easy access to the Laundry/mudroom off the kitchen or from outside. A laundry sink and plenty of cupboard space keep things neat and tidy. Head upstairs, where the landing overlooks the main floor living room and front entry, to find 2 additional bedrooms and a 4 piece bathroom. The living space carries on down stairs to the media room, rec room and storage. Save time with the ultra-low maintenance landscaping which includes unbelievably lifelike artificial grass. Located in a neighbourhood of newer homes beside a path to the spectacular Cowichan Valley Trail. Must be seen to appreciate all the features that this home has to offer. Close to golf, lakes, ocean, hiking, biking and all outdoor activities Vancouver Island has to offer.
You will feel right at home in this brand new 2218 square foot home built by Bob Thomson Developments. Beautifully finished with attractive, modern colours and decor. Enter through the covered front porch and head upstairs to the main floor which offers 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and an open concept living room, dining area and kitchen. The generous sized master bedroom has his and her walk through closets leading to the 3 piece ensuite. The large living room with vaulted ceilings leads to a balcony with glimpses of the ocean and mountains. Bright kitchen has all the modern conveniences including the electronic device charging station. The private, fully landscaped backyard has an automated sprinkler system and backs onto green space with trails. Ground floor den plus a fully contained 1 bedroom suite with private entrance, its own laundry, fridge, stove and dishwasher. The high efficiency Daikin heat pump in combination with Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) system to circulate the air makes this home easy to heat or cool at a very low cost. Baseboard heat is for back up. Located on a no through road in a family oriented neighbourhood of new homes. Walk to Coverdale Watson Park or the quaint village of Cowichan Bay where you'll find restaurants, shops, a marina and activities such as kayak tours, rentals and whale watching excursions. Buy a boat and moor it here, this is the gateway to the stunning Gulf Islands. What a great opportunity to own a brand new home in such a sought after location! Rest easy with a quality built home and New Home Warranty. Price is plus GST.
Spacious and bright best describes this brand new 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home. The main floor features a large kitchen with an island and a separate eating area. The open floor plan carries through to the living room with vaulted ceilings, fireplace, built in shelving and access to a front deck with ocean glimpses. The generous sized master has a 3 piece ensuite, large walk in closet and also has access to the front deck. Sliding doors from the kitchen lead to the private backyard with easy care landscaping and an irrigation system. Ground floor has an additional bedroom, a rec room and a 3 piece bath. Quality built by Bob Thomson Developments this home is beautifully finished with attractive, modern colours and decor. Located on a no through road in a family oriented neighbourhood of new homes. Walk to the quaint village of Cowichan Bay to experience the shops, restaurants and marina. Listed by Brian Danyliw. Call direct for more information or to book a showing 250-591-0388.
Stunning views of the valley, lake and mountains from this 0.24 acre lot in The Cliffs at Maple Bay. Situated on the desired "view " side of the road, watch the eagles soar over Quamichan lake, the views into the valley are endless from this vantage point! Services to the lot line, paved road, sidewalk and street lights in, this lot is well suited for a home with main level living and walk-out daylight basement. Build your dream home and live life West-Coast style! Close to town, shopping and restaurants. Lots of recreation opportunities from your doorstep....hiking, mountain biking, swimming, marinas nearby, golf, and the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit! Nanaimo airport is approximately a 45 minutes drive away and both major cities of Nanaimo and Victoria are an easy drive on the Trans-Canada Highway. Listed by Brian Danyliw. Call direct for more details 250-591-0388