Welcome to Salt Spring Island
Salt Spring Island is the jewel of the Canadian Gulf Islands, located off the west coast of British Columbia between the metropolis of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland and the charm and beauty of Victoria and Vancouver Island. With a year round population of over 10,000 people, Salt Spring Island contains all the amenities for visitors and residents alike, in a rural setting noted for its natural beauty and Mediterranean microclimate.
Access to the island is easy with three BC Ferry Terminals serving the island. One from Swartz Bay and Crofton on Vancouver Island and one from the lower mainland out of Tsawwassen or you can fly by float plane via Harbour Air or Sea Air directly from Downtown Vancouver or the South Terminal at the airport in Richmond.
Salt Spring Island has over 130 associations, clubs, groups or societies from walking clubs and swimming pool to bridge clubs. There is something for everyone. There are 3 elementary, 1 middle and 1 high school plus alternative schools. We have Lady Minto Hospital acute and extended care and numerous other health care facilities.
The Island economy is very diverse with employment in many different areas. We have excellent artisans, alarge farming community, construction and trade experts, teachers, BC Ferries employment, restaurants, retail stores, lumber yards, bed and breakfasts, hotels, several marinas, musicians and much more.
Myles Wilson has made his home on Salt Spring Island since 1980 and been a professional Realtor since 1991. Throughout his real estate career, Myles has consistently placed among the top producers in the office and on the island. Myles knows real estate and he knows Salt Spring Island. Once you find your dream home or property, Myles can put you in touch with the bankers, lawyers, construction people or local government agencies required to make your dream a reality. If you don't find exactly what you are seeking on Salt Spring, Myles can refer you to his contacts on Pender, Mayne, Saturna and Galiano Islands and in the Cowichan Valley.
Property & Real Estate for Sale and Rent
Ten Sunny Southfacing Acres minutes to town. Gorgeous combination of open pastures and woods will be well received by those looking for a substantial hobby farm. A five bedroom and den country home with covered decks and open patios is most welcoming and certainly of ample size at 3400 ft.². A quiet, secluded living room, a recreational room, a kitchen opening up to the dining and family room all on the first level. As well on the main level is the main bedroom and den. Four more large, bright bedrooms on the second level. If one is looking for work space how about a detached workshop of 3200 ft.² with 8ft, 12ft and 16ft high ceilings plus an additional 672 ft.² of garage and additional covered parking. There is rustic pole barn in serviceable condition too. Exterior and interior fencing, paved driveway, gorgeous water feature.....too much to describe, well worth viewing. Year built approximate.
Affordable home situated on .31 of an acre in a great residential area close to most Island amenities. This 1994 Moduline Manufactured home offers 2 large bedrooms, good size living room & Kitchen area with vaulted ceiling, skylights, 1-4 pc bathroom, lots of built in cabinets, 10 X 18 cover deck area, good in home storage & laundry area as well as a 23 X 13 carport. The property is totally fenced around the home & garden area to keep the deer completely out and to keep your pets in. There are prize winning grapes, apple trees, pears trees, fig trees, hazelnut trees, numerous berry bushes as well as many flowering shrubs, bulbs and other plants It comes with all appliances (gas cook stove and furnace). This is in move in condition. Municipal water, 100 app electrical service, 2 lease propane tanks. Roof replaced in 2012. Close to bus route. Great starter home.
Cranberry Valley - Very infrequently does land comes available in this area. Cranberry Valley is known as a community onto itself with a strong sense of neighbourhood cohesiveness. Most of the landowners in the Valley have been there for decades. The emphasis is on agricultural pursuits, there is a communal farm stand and many of the working hobby farms have been in operation for generations. It is a rare opportunity to find a parcel with magnificent views over the valley and it should not be missed. The land is 11+ acres and predominantly in its natural state. There is a roughed in trail to access the interior of the property so one can enjoy the peace and solitude that this lovely parcel provides. Drill Well 12GPM. Price plus GST.
Own your own office area. This 1126 sqft unit is equipped with professional entrance, 2 board rooms, small lunch room, 2 piece handicap bathroom, and an upper floor area with a small mechanical room and open board area which could be more office space. It has been finished to a high standard and is in move in condition. There is currant lease in place which runs to the end of December 2019. Purchase price is Plus GST