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
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.
South west facing large (.82) desirable building lot located in Channel Ridge with some Mountain & Ocean glimpses. The lot has an easy slope, offers good building areas, situated off a quiet cul-de-sac, boarders on green belt and is only minutes away from miles of hiking trails in a 600 acre park. Very easy to develop bring your building plans.
Take advantage of a stunning private oceanview site to build the home of your dreams on this 21.66 acre estate, offering seclusion, unprecedented oceanviews and spectacular sunsets year round. Backing on to parkland, this acreage is well treed with fir and arbutus. A newer 936 sq ft flex building provides a stunning one bedroom suite with a large deck and windows designed to take advantage of the view above a 25 x 30 garage/workshop. This building is designed to be converted back to a studio, allowing for construction of a main residence and guest cottage upon conversion. 2 200 amp services and an ample well are on site. This private retreat is located only 7 minutes from town and all the island amenities and must be seen to be appreciated. 24 hour notice is required.
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.