P ym Island is 5 acres in size, all accessible and enjoyable, and offering easy care landscaping, meadow areas, stands of majestic Fir, Cedar plus Arbutus and Garry Oak groves. The island enjoys a wonderful natural ambiance
The exceptional custom home offers many unique & quality finishes. The home offers entertainment size living room, formal dining, library, games room, his & hers masters with study and ensuites, a cook's kitchen, breakfast room off, self-contained guest wing (or nanny suite?), indoor pool, atrium feature, marble floors, and soaring ceiling treatments.
There are 4 separate guest cottages, tennis court, caretaker's residence, a "lake", lowbank foreshore with lovely swimming cove. Dock is in place -- arrive by floatplane or by private boat.
The Island is connected to power, via cable from Canoe Cove, near Sidney, and also has a back up generator system. Be self-sufficient, here!
Close to Sidney and to Victoria, go gallery hopping, enjoy the nearby restaurants and amenities, mere minutes from the Victoria airport. Room for a helipad on Pym Island, too.
Named after Lieutenant Frederick Whiteford Pym, Royal Navy. Pym was a mate on the Artic exploring vessel Assistance under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher. The Assistance accompanied Captain Richards in the polar regions in search of Sir John Franklin 1852-1854. The Assistance had to be abandoned after being trapped in ice. The crew returned home on other vessels in 1854. Island named by Captain Richards, H.M.S Plumper, circa 1858