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Malei Island, Queen Charlotte Strait

Malei Island, Queen Charlotte Strait

45 acre tastefully developed private island in Queen Charlotte Strait approx. 17 nautical miles from Port Hardy. Malei Island is nicely nestled in Cascade Harbour on the NW shore of Nigei Island. The shoreline is diverse and the bay offers a range of good deep water access along the northern and easterly shorelines as well as shoals and reefs between Nigei and Malei on the south side. Malei Island is beautiful west coast wilderness entirely in its natural state with the exception of a small footprint to accommodate the residence and a suspended boardwalk which meanders through the forest from the protected moorage at the eastern shoreline through to the west end of the island.

The 2800sqft 2 story home has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The 1500sqft main level incorporates an open concept plan featuring the living room and spacious, well-appointed kitchen. The kitchen has extensive cabinetry, a quality gas range and full-size appliances. There is a vaulted ceiling in the living room with a wood-burning stove and access to the expansive oceanside deck.  Also on the main floor is one bedroom and a full bathroom. A mudroom / laundry room combination houses the on-demand hot water pressure tank and ultraviolet water filtration system as well as the stacking washer and dryer plus 2 showers. The electrical/mechanical room houses a bank of 12 batteries with a trace engineered inverter system, analytic systems/voltage converter, emergency back-up lighting and electrical panels. The workshop storage room is also on this main level for easy access to supplies, tools and maintenance equipment.

The 1300sqft upper level features three spacious bedrooms that all have large skylights on the pitched ceilings which provide natural light and beautiful ocean views. There are a series of smaller rooms across the back of the home for storage and/or they could function to accommodate additional sleeping quarters if desired. There is a washroom on the upper level. This home has a full complement of furnishings throughout which can be included for convenience, providing new owners time to personalize at their own pace.

Underneath the house there is easy access for storage of larger building supplies, equipment and a side-by-side ATV. Domestic water is by way of rainwater collection to a series of large tanks underneath the front deck. These tanks will retain approximately 5000 gallons of water. Power is an integrated system of generator coupled with two wind turbines. The power is then stored in a bank of batteries then converted through the inverter system for full 110v power. The tower with the wind turbines also has two mounted satellite dishes for communication and entertainment. Propane is utilized for the kitchen cookstove. Between the home and the oceanfront there is a helipad as well as a stone and mason wood-fired hot tub and cold pool built into the natural rock. This offering represents exceptional value for a property of this nature and magnitude.

This region is unspoiled and beautiful and a known travel route for migrating wildlife such as whales, sea lions and salmon. It is also the inside passage for marine traffic moving up and down the coast.

$875,000 (CAD)
Square Ft.
Water (boat or float plane)
2 km
$3,707.06 (2020)
Northing: 5640640, Easting: 588382, Zone: 9U
Property Influences
Private setting
Mountain view
Ocean view
Waterfront ocean
Private island

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