Walk onto Chesterman Beach from this custom-built 3-story home and embrace the west coast lifestyle. Sit oceanside and enjoy the sunrises, sunsets and sea breezes on this 0.47-acre landscaped parcel on a quiet cul-de-sac.
Currently a successful BnB, this home features a mix of oak, tile, and heated jarrah flooring, includes a crawl space, with additional warmth provided by two Norwegian woodstoves, swept in 2018. The kitchen boasts a Subzero fridge, Wolf stove, Asko dishwasher, hardwood counter tops, and a large eating nook.
The six-bedroom five-bathroom residence has a Gambrel style roof with cedar shakes complemented by Salt Spring stone-accented siding. The Pella windows usher in views of the most popular beach in the Tofino area, while many unique features charm visitors from door knobs to skylights, fir bannisters and more. The west coast lifestyle is at your door.
An opportunity to run a business in an enormously popular local or secure this home for your family. A must-see.
Tofino is 40 km northwest of Ucluelet, 126 km west of Port Alberni, and 316 km northwest of Victoria. It is located in a geographical region called Clayoquot Sound. With a population of just under 2,000 permanent residents, Tofino welcomes between 750,000 and a million visitors annually. The recognition of Clayoquot Sound by the United Nations as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in January 2000 is the region’s most recent international distinction, recognizing the area as one of unparalleled natural and cultural riches.
Located in a temperate oceanic zone, Tofino has mild winters and summers. The west coast area of Vancouver Island is packed with beaches, parks, and waterfront promenades. Recreational opportunities include surfing, fishing, whale watching, kayaking, camping, hiking, storm watching, swimming, bicycling, and beach combing.
The area is accessible by plane, boat, and most commonly by automobile. The town's core features a myriad of cafes, restaurants, and retailers, in addition to art gallery's, a library, an aquarium, marina, and a skate park.
The town is named after the Tofino inlet, which in turn was named after Admiral Vicente Tofino. The Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations have made Clayoquot Sound their home for several thousand years. The current town site of Tofino was officially established in 1909 on the Esowista peninsula. The village of Tofino was first incorporated in 1932. In 1959 a long-awaited logging road was punched through the mountains between Port Alberni and the coast. Today, Tofino is a tourism hotspot with a thriving local economy.
Housing in Tofino is of all ages and styles. Iconic west coast designs intermingle with humble residential and commercial properties. There are a total of 307 dwellings in Tofino, 80.2% of which are owner occupied and 20% are renter occupied. Of these, 54% of houses are single detached, 16% are walk up condos , 11.5% are duplexes, 9% are semi-detached, 6% are row houses, while 3% are Mobile dwellings with the remainder uncategorized.
Residents of Tofino and nearby Ucluelet share schools and services provided by the Alberni School District with instruction all levels K-12 available.