A Rare Country Estate in the Heart of Nanoose Bay! If you are looking for tranquil living with plenty of space & privacy, oozing with luxury & quality, this property is waiting for you. As you arrive to this coveted Hobby Farm Estate, you'll find a remote-controlled entry gate opening to invite you down a long regraded/resurfaced drive with asphalt & decorative river rock. At the end of the drive you'll find loads of parking, extensive new landscaping with perennial gardens, & a spectacular Cape Cod inspired residence, John Collins custom built & extensively upgraded inside & out since 2017. Just a short drive from Parksville & North Nanaimo, this country estate is resting in a peaceful south facing valley embraced by rolling forested hills. Currently boasting Farm Status, you'll find several rebuilt/restored barns & outbuildings (suitable for any livestock endeavor & currently used for horses/equestrian purposes), split zoning(19+ acres ALR & 7 acres RU7), & a picturesque setting straight out of a European storybook! There are 9 large fenced/cross fenced pasture areas with water hydrants/electrical & 2 scenic ponds which supply plenty of water for the extensive UG irrigation system. The front entry door welcomes you into a wide foyer with an airy 2 storied ceiling, french doors lead to a stunning open plan Great Room with attractive wood beamed ceilings, picture windows & doors framing exquisite views of the acreage. The inviting Gourmet Country Kitchen & Butlers Pantry have been updated with granite CTs, movable island, pro-quality stainless appliances incl Fisher & Paykell dbl wall ovens, a Miele dishwasher, a custom-paneled Viking fridge, & Viking 6-burner gas cooktop with a custom hood fan, all overlooking the large eat in kitchen area & Great Room & fabulous views. This exceptional property & one-of-a-kind custom home must be seen & experienced to be fully appreciated...come, be inspired & fall in Love! Visit our website for additional pics, floor plan & more.