Departure Bay Beach House | Seaview Beach House

Interior Amenities


With 2,900 square feet of living space, the spacious 4-bedroom, 3.5 bathrooms home (maximum of 8 guests) is West Coast luxury living at its best. The light-infused home boasts large open principal rooms, a well-equipped chef’s kitchen, floor-to-ceiling windows on two levels, 2 gas fireplaces, a large patio on the lower level with a gas BBQ, an oceanfront deck on the upper level, and a large deck on the west side of the house for warm sunny afternoons when the sun has moved around the house. There is private parking for 2 cars in the driveway.

The main level of the house has been designed for “handicap access” and one of the master bedrooms (there are 2 masters in the house) is on the main level.

There is easy access for kayak and canoe launching at the house, and numerous boat ramps within a 2-kilometre radius.

The living room/dining room/kitchen area on the main level is open concept with large windows, soft neutral colours, comfortable seating for 8 in the living area and 8 at the dining table, a gas fireplace, stereo system with iPod docking station, flat panel TV, and good light for reading. The house has secure wireless high-speed Internet (Wi-Fi) access, a local land-line phone and multi-channel cable TV.

One of the two master bedrooms is located on the main floor. It has a king sized bed, huge master ensuite with walk-in shower and deep soaker tub, and in-floor heating in the bathroom tile floor. This master also has a large TV, and a working office space if you need to get away to work even while on holidays. The main level is also the location of the stacking large capacity washer and dryer, and a large two-piece bathroom which is also handicap equipped.

Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms. The second master bedroom is on the upper level with a queen bed and a private ensuite with walk-in shower. This room also provides access to the private west facing deck which is perfect for cocktails on a warm sunny afternoon when the sun has left the front of the house. This bedroom also has its own TV.

The other two large bedrooms have, respectively, a queen bed, and the other bedroom has two double beds. The double bedded room has an ocean view. These two bedrooms share a large bathroom with a tub shower combination. The twin room has a TV.

Upstairs is where you will find the large family room with commanding views of Departure Bay, a 50 inch flat screen high-definition TV, stereo, DVD player and a multi-channel TV cable line-up. There is also a gas fireplace, and a large office with desk, chair and printer. Access to the oceanfront deck is via the family room.

Highlights - We have high speed Internet, Wi-Fi and multi-channel cable TV


  • Modern, well-equipped chef’s delighted kitchen with an electric stove, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher, toaster, blender and crockpot
  • Gas BBQ on front patio off of the kitchen
  • Lots of directional lighting and huge windows facing the ocean
  • 4-person eat-at bar for amicable entertaining while cooking
  • Ocean front views of Departure Bay facing east for amazing sunrises

Living Room/Dining Room

  • Gas fireplace
  • Huge ocean front windows and marine weather doors provide exceptional light and excellent summer cross ventilation
  • Brazilian cherry laminate flooring
  • Eat-at bar in kitchen for 4 people
  • Dining table seats 8 people which can expand to seat 10 people
  • Comfortable open-area combination living room/dining room located near kitchen for convivial entertaining and easy traffic flow
  • Elegant designer furniture and fixtures
  • Flat panel TV and stereo system and a local land line
  • Secure wireless high-speed Internet (Wi-Fi) and multi-channel cable TV


  • Laundry on main level with high capacity stacking washer and dryer
  • Ironing board and iron, plus large capacity hot water tank for lots of hot water

Bathrooms - Main Level

  • Full master ensuite is "handicap access friendly" with higher-seat toilet and walk-in shower and a grab bar
  • There is a soaker tub and his and her sinks
  • The tiled floor in the master ensuite is heated
  • There is a two-piece powder room on the main level. It is also handicap friendly.

Upper Level - Three Bedrooms + Family Room + Office

  • 3 large bedrooms on upper level – all with ceiling fans
  • Two of the bedrooms are wired with cable TV and both bedrooms have in-room TVs.
  • The second master bedroom has a queen bed, and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower and its own TV.
  • One bedroom has 2 double beds, its own TV and ocean views.
  • The other bedroom has a queen bed. It has access to the west facing deck.
  • Soft neutral carpeting
  • Upper level large family room & office
  • 50 inch flat screen high definition TV with Apple TV, stereo, iPod docking station, office space with desk, chair & printer
  • Gas fireplace
  • Comfortable seating for 8 people in the very large family room
  • Access to the ocean front deck is via the family room
  • Electric forced-air through-out the house and baseboard heating + 2 gas fireplaces
  • House is wired with high speed Internet and WiFi with a very fast download speed and multi-device capacity
  • Ceiling fans throughout the house in all rooms