Named for the resident Cyanocitta Stelleri, or Steller’s Jay bluebirds, it welcomes families and surf enthusiasts. Steller’s Jay Retreat is situated in Chesterman Beach Estates on a lush, landscaped half-acre property. The large, private deck features a hot tub, outdoor shower, BBQ, picnic table and comfortable seating of locally-made Adirondack chairs.
Steller’s Jay Retreat offers 2500 sq. ft. of fabulous indoor space on two levels. The entrance level features open-concept living with a spacious, chef-worthy and well-stocked kitchen, a gorgeous dining room with great art and large picture windows overlooking the garden, and a cozy living room with gas fireplace and bespoke furniture made locally by Paul Owen Woodworks. A small bathroom (toilet and sink) is conveniently located on the main floor. And, a fantastic media room/library with hand-adzed wall paneling, comfortable, contemporary furnishings, a custom entertainment unit with 47” flat-screen TV, and a selection of books including local authors completes the main level.
The second floor has three bedrooms and a second bathroom accessed by a Stacey Bodnaruk- inspired photography-filled catwalk. The primary bedroom features a king-size bed, and a private ensuite bathroom with separate shower, soaker tub and two sinks. The second bedroom offers a queen-size bed, and the third bedroom offers two twin-sized beds. And, a light-filled reading lounge completes the upstairs level.
Steller’s Jay Retreat offers original artworks and photography by 20th c. and contemporary artists including Jack Wilkinson, Peter Ramos, Nicholas Vandergugten, Marion Evamy, Arden Rose, Fred Peters, Paula Callaghan and Graeme Masterton. Bespoke furnishings by Paul Owen Woodworks add elegance and West Coast panache.
Interior design and art curation by Leah McDiarmid Creative.