A lovingly-maintained Rancher, a fabulous detached and recently updated Cottage, and a magical setting of towering trees, lovely gardens, pathways, & peaceful sitting areas that's straight out of a children's storybook! A stepping-stone pathway welcomes to this bright & very private Windward-built Rancher on a nicely-landscaped .51 acre featuring a charming Guest Cottage for your visitors, parking for your RV & boat, & a great location 12 mins from Qualicum Beach & Bowser, & an easy drive to several lakes, campgrounds, several gulf islands, & many of our top tourist attractions. A covered front patio invites you to spend a quiet moment enjoying the peacefulness, & stepping inside the home you'll find a foyer with tile flooring that extends into a spacious Kitchen/Living/Dining Room with picture windows framing views of the forest & a woodstove. A huge skylight brings natural light to the Living Room with a french door to a large patio & private backyard with ferns, hostas, a firepit, & a hot tub. The lovely Kitchen offers shaker wood cabinetry & modern chandeliers above an island, while the Dining Room has storage closets & a door to a 2nd patio area with an outside shower. Tucked away on one end of the home is a spacious Master Suite featuring a WI closet & a soaker tub, while off the entry hall is a 2nd Bedrm, a big 3 pc Bath, a Laundry Room, & a 3rd Bedrm that could also be a Home Office. Privately tucked away off the entry drive is a fun & funky Guest Cottage, completely updated in 2018 & featuring a bright open plan Main Room that hosts a Living Room with a storage closet, space for a dining table, a Bedrm area with a door to a private 2nd deck, a 3 pc Bath with a skylight & shower, & an eat-in Kitchen. There's lots of parking for your visitors & rec vehicles, custom fencing, a storage/wood shed, & a sprinkler syst. Visit our website for more pics, a floor plan, a VR Tour, & more.