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
Ocean front with Western exposure. This lot is .57 of an acre with low bank ocean access located on Sunset drive. Stroll down to a nice beach front cove, launch your kayaks or enjoy a summer swim. The building area offers great views of the water, marina traffic, wild life and spectacular evening sunsets. The property has a roughed in driveway as well as established fruit trees. Property has been surveyed with 15 and 30 meter setbacks and has power and municipal water to the lot line.
One of the few remaining bare 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.
Ocean View acreage located at Mt Tuam estates offering spectacular Ocean views (expandable) of the Canadian Gulf Islands, Sidney, US San Juan Islands and MT Baker. This 14 acre property offers excellent privacy with a mixture of sloping & flat areas, forest, small pasture area, seasonal creek and pond. There is a roughed in driveway to the main building site. Property is zoned for a main home, guest cottage and other structures. Hydro and phone at lot line. Well reported at 2 GPM.
This bright and cheery log home has been masterfully designed with a great open plan main floor, soaring ceilings, outstanding timber work with skylights and large windows. Fabulous kitchen has top of the line appliances, granite counters, walk in pantry, breakfast nook and more. The master bedroom has a generous walk-in closet and 3 pc ensuite. The flexible layout of the lower floor gives the options of private rooms, possible media area, office or more living space with access to a large double garage. This home is situated to take advantage of the lovely southwestern ocean views, mountain vistas and stunning sunsets. Easy care landscaping includes a mixture of flower beds, shrubs, rock work and flat grassy areas and a paved driveway. This is a must view home in Channel Ridge, with access to miles of safe hiking trails and close to several beaches.