Stone Hearst is modelled after Cinque Terre and features the largest private tiered rock gardens available for rent in British Columbia.
It is a stunning one-of-a-kind private estate perfect for romantic getaways, honeymoons. family reunions, special events and unforgettable vacation stays.
You will feel transported to a time of magic, beauty and style; yet with the comfort of modern conveniences.
Stone Hearst is situated on 10 wooded, private and gated acres on beautiful Salt Spring Island, the jewel of the Gulf Islands. The four bedroom, 3 bath house is reminiscent of a Renaissance era villa, or quaint castle and no detail has been spared.
Architectural features include heated old world stamped stone floors throughout, 3" think arched doors, 12 foot vaulted ceilings, stone walls, cast stone trim, door casing and crown molding. Elaborate iron works, candelabras and decor accents complete the space.
The full kitchen with island includes a commercial grade gas double oven and 4 burner stove with grill and griddle, plus a stainless steel dishwasher, full size fridge, microwave, espresso machine and full compliment of accessories.
The romantic dining room can seat eight, (we can add a second matching set to seat 14). The living room offers an over size wood burning fireplace with gas start, large coffee table and seating area. A 55" 4K TV with Apple TV and Netflix provide modern convenience, along with high-speed wifi.
The upper Master queen suite is accessed by a loft stair case and includes a 3 piece ensuite with shower, as well as a balcony and large windows looking over the patio. There is a main floor queen bedroom with deluxe bedding.
The lower floor includes a Gaudi inspired butterfly bar, an open vanity bathroom with a large domed shower and water closet, two curtained queen bedrooms, and deluxe living room with oversized old world stone wood burning stove.
There is an additional Renaissance style queen sleeping cabin with queen loft (ladder access) , as well as a (seasonal) luxury glamping tent with one or two queen beds for up to eight additional guests on the grounds.
The grounds offer numerous patios and terraces with many covered areas, along with comfortable lounge furniture, gas and wood burning fire places and barbecues. making Stone Hearst an ideal space for relaxing outdoors.
Stone Hearst "castle" is surrounded by an extensive botanical rock garden which was created over the last 7 years by hundreds of skilled craftsmen from around the world who have worked on many of the finest wineries and residences in Napa Valley and southern California.
It includes a three tier natural pond with school of koi fish, fountain, wishing well, waterfall stream, stacked stone archway and a sunken terrace.
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. It is less than 10 minutes drive from Vesuvius ferry, and 15 minutes from Long Harbour ferry.
Within five minutes are biking and hiking trials, tennis (outdoor and indoor), squash, 9 hole golf course, running round, childrens playground, movie theatre, cafe and restaurant. Some of the best beaches on Salt Spring Island are located within a few minute drive, including Sunset Beach, Southy Point and Fernwood dock.
Pets are welcome as are larger events such as weddings and reunions ( (additional fees applicable). We have a strict no-smoking policy indoors.Get the full listing »