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
One of the Highest Acreages in Mount Tuam Estates -- an area of Large Acreages and Quality Homes. Views out over the Islands and marine traffic in Canada with additional long views down to the Islands and Mountain ranges in the USA. This is certainly some of the Finest Views that are obtainable on the southern coast of BC. Two building sites for your home and guest cottage. The land has open areas with the remainder left in it's natural state. Build your guest cottage to enjoy now and your retirement home in due course or bring your architect and builder and get underway on this quality view acreage now.
Walk-On Waterfront. A southwest exposed, waterfront residence that's flooded with light, and offering open concept living, dining and kitchen, hardwood floors, and large, two level deck. Nicely renovated, this 1,500 square foot home is the perfect opportunity to retreat from the hustle and bustle, where you can take long leisurely walks on the shoreline at low tide and enjoy the privacy and quiet afforded by this .86 acre parcel. Located on a cul-de-sac in an excellent neighbourhood, with exceptional ocean, island and mountain vistas, and interesting marine traffic at your doorstep. Paved driveway, community water, workshop/garage. Opportunities to purchase West side, walk-on waterfront are becoming rare. Relax and watch magical sunsets!
Develop this lot by bringing in a driveway and taking some of the trees to open up beautiful Ocean Views with fabulous sunsets and close to one of Salt Springs warmer swimming beaches. Bring your building plans and enjoy the large arbutus and fir trees while positioning your house to provide you privacy, sunsets and nice ocean vistas. On community water and only 8 minutes to Ganges. Well priced for today's market.
Airy & bright this 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home is situated on a quiet street, and receives lots of sunshine all day long. A den was added a few years back and is a great additional living space, nice open floor plan with oak hardwood flooring, a 7 year old roof, good sized workshop and a large covered back side porch area. Brinkworthy Place is a 55+ year old adult oriented community located close to Ganges and all other amenities.