Rare, ultra-private rancher in the desirable Sherwood Forest neighbourhood of Departure Bay. Bordering a green belt & hectares of parkland, yet within easy walking distance to the beach, this home offers a fantastic lifestyle. With 3 bedrooms, including a master with dual closets & ensuite, a spacious full main bath, a bright kitchen with Miele dishwasher & skylights, and an open living room with a cozy wood stove, this home has been thoughtfully designed & flows easily. French doors in the light - filled family room open onto a gorgeous stamped concrete patio featuring a hot tub with custom cedar gazebo & a sunny, private fenced rear yard. RV parking, a handy workshop, potting shed & raised vegetable beds provide the canvas for your dream property. With a coveted south facing location in an established neighbourhood, Linley Valley trails at your doorstep & spectacular Departure Bay beach a peaceful walk away, this rancher offers the ideal island lifestyle on a manageable scale.