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
Relax on the deck, soak up the sun and enjoy the ocean views from this charming, one level, 2 bedroom Vesuvius home with your own waterfront access. Nestled among historical homes and cottages, this peaceful setting offers warm water swimming, beach combing, kayaking and the best sunsets on the island. There is lots of guest parking, a carport, new roof and a workshop. This tuck-away is just a short stroll to a delightful cafe, the ferry, and delicious fish and chips at the popular Seaside Kitchen. Leave your car at home and hop on the local bus at the top of the street, take in the market and shops and have no worries about finding a parking space in Ganges. This is an opportunity to buy a cosy home on a unique .23 of an acre with ocean access. Enjoy as a retreat for now and then as a full time residence in the future. Make an appointment to view today!
Charming Cusheon lake property. Just over 1/4 acre this south facing property is rare. It is well treed and level. The cottage is older and requires work or replacement. Development permit exemption, Haz mat and environment assessment on file. This could be used as weekender with some work until you are ready to build a new home on the lake. There is an area on the lot across the street that has an easement for a septic system for this property.
The perfect hobby farm on a gently sloping, sunny south-facing 5.69 acres, with outbuildings galore: large barn and flexible 600 sf suite above, separate studio/office for hobbies or work, bunkhouse, 1300+ sf workshop, 5 stall stable, hay barn, chicken coop for up to 80 hens, tractor storage, plus small orchard, fenced patios + gardens, underground water lines up to pastures, riding ring. In sought-after Stark Rd neighbourhood, quiet, private, mins. to Ganges, the 4+ bedrm log home is spacious, comfortable; master bedrm/ensuite on main flr, walk out to hot tub, hobby/office areas, lrg country kitchen and great room. Create a sustainable future here, grow your own food, raise sheep, horses, livestock. Good plentiful water. Flr plans avail.
Great Lot situated in Channel Ridge. This lot has south west exposure and offers outstanding ocean, mountain, some of the best sunsets Salt Spring island has to offer and backs on to 600 acres of park land with miles of safe hiking trails. The lot has a good easy building site and is accented by some lovely fir and Garry oak tree's. Building scheme in place. Water, Sewer are all at the lot line. Seller may carry 1st Mortgage with qualification of Buyer.