Stone Hearst is a quaint French country estate perfect for romantic getaways, honeymoons and unforgettable vacations. Situated on 10 wooded acres on beautiful Salt Spring Island, which is described as one of the most beautiful settings in the Gulf Islands. The four bedroom house is reminiscent of a Renaissance era villa, and no detail has been spared. It includes full kitchen, 2 bathrooms including two person cast iron tub for two, balcony, wood burning fireplace with gas start, flatscreen TV and WiFi. There are two additional queen sleeping cabins, as well as a luxury glamping tent that can accommodate an additional 10 persons.
The "castle" is surrounded by an extensive botanical rock garden which was created over the last 6 years by artisans from around the world including Italy, France, Germany , Japan, England, Scotland, Mexico, Southern California, Quebec City, Ireland and Spain.
It's buildings feature authentic Old World wood, stone and iron finishes which combined with extensive rock work, waterfalls, tiered and sunken terraces and fountains transport you back to Renaissance times. The aged wood work was created by artisans who have worked on many of the finest wineries and residences in Napa Valley and throughout southern California.
Stone Hearst is located just 20 minutes by air to Vancouver's Coal Harbour or Vancouver International Airport, or a scenic ferry ride from either Vancouver or Victoria.
Highlights include extensive rock gardens, a rose garden, solid 3" thick arched wooden doors, 12' vaulted ceilings, commercial stove with stone hood, over-sized stone fireplaces, water features and extensive trails on and near the property.