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Genoa Bay Custom Home

Also known as Seabreeze, this award-winning custom home, in collaboration with Andrea Burrell Design, has been featured in the Spring 2020 edition of Boulevard Magazine. Our Genoa Bay Custom Home sits on a beautiful oceanfront lot in Maple Bay.  The house is positioned high atop a steep slope and involved careful tree clearing and excavation.  With three bedrooms and two full bathrooms and a powder room for a total of 2,278 square feet, this well-designed home offers plenty of space.

Made to Last started construction on this custom home in early 2018, and finished in late Summer. In total, the build took 7 months to complete.

Interior Design was completed by Andrea Burrell Design and includes many unique features.  For instance, there is ship-lap styling throughout which adds to the modern farmhouse design. With a hallway closet for the master bedroom and reclaimed bathroom vanity, it is the small details that bring this custom home to life.  Above all, one of our favourite features of the kitchen is the hidden butler’s pantry and cabinet front appliances that give the kitchen a seamless look.

The most notable feature would be the 12-foot bi-fold door. This door opens the home to unreal ocean views from the three-tiered, cable railing deck.


2019 CARE Awards

  • Best Single Family Detached Custom Home Under 2,500 sq. ft.
  • Best Master Suite Under 500 sq. ft.
  • Best Traditional Kitchen 200 – 300 sq. ft.
  • Best Contemporary Bathroom Under 140 sq. ft.
  • Best Interior – Residential Under 2,500 sq. ft.

Read the full Times Colonist publication here.

Made to Last is the Cowichan Valley’s most awarded custom home builder. Visit our Awards page for a full list of our awards and recognitions.

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