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
A sought after South Island offering. Oceanview home with a modern take on West Coast country replete with the warmth of wood is situated on a private 5.24 ac. Upon entry one is greeted with a wall of windows soaring to the overheight wood detailed ceiling.The open flow from the maple kitchen to the living room with its river rock faced fireplace and high end woodstove creates an inviting space for entertaining friends and family.The custom wood staircase leads to the private owners' retreat complete with a cozy library. Options abound with this home design. The daylight lower level can be utilized as a self-contained one bedroom suite, with its own woodstove and oceanview deck.Rounding out the main level is a den with additional ensuite bedroom with private entrance - B&B? The versatile property is a mixture of forest, large veg & fruit garden, grazing fields, is fenced and has 36x36 barn with heated workshop, stables, tack room and hay loft.Zoned for guest cottage.
Fantastic private south facing oceanview acreage with building site having vistas over Satellite Channel and Cowichan Bay and valley. Magical driveway in through the forest. Well treed with fir, arbutus, cedar & oak. Arable areas with access to ample water with a beautiful large pond, seasonal creek and water license. Complete solitude and privacy;live off the grid and surround yourself with nature. 20 min drive from Fulford Harbour. Creek provides great potential for easy power generation several months of the year.
One of the few remaining undeveloped lots in this area, this west facing 1.36 acres is in its natural state on quiet Cormorant Crescent in desireable Channel Ridge. On municipal water, with hydro, phone and high speed internet at the property line, this great building lot is on a paved road surrounded by quality homes. Channel Ridge location provides access to miles of hiking trails, and is just a short distance to a great swimming beach, cafe, restaurant and ferry in Vesuvius. Septic to be developed, price is plus GST.
OCEANFRONT ACREAGE! First time this parcel of land has come up for sale on Salt Spring Island. Rare oceanfront acreage opportunity! Just over 3 acres of peaceful, private medium-bank waterfront. 7 minutes from town. Watch spectacular sunsets between Mt. Prevost and Copper Canyon on Vancouver Island. Be entertained by the wildlife activity; sea-lions, sea otters, cormorants, eagles & herons. Your very own LIVE National Geographic! This area is popular for hiking, swimming and boating. Make an appointment to view this amazing piece of heaven. Access road built. Hydro at lot line. Bring your architectural plans and ideas! Zoning allows for home and guest cottage.