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
C6 zoned land, a valuable commodity. Included are: vacant 3200 sf metal building with 27 feet of open height building with concrete floor and 2 bathroooms, all supplied with 3 phase power. Also a 2275 sf 3 bay garage building currently leased until 2018, and a 380 sf office attached to metal building. 2 washroom. There is also vacant land to the south awaiting your development plans. All of this close to Ganges and in an area of mini storage and artists studios.
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.
Spanning the distance from Fulford Creek all the way to the ridge line, this almost 43 acres on the sunny side of Fulford Valley backs onto dedicated parkland allowing for miles of walking - all the way to Ford Lake and out to Stewart Road. Approximately 35 acres is rural zoned which allows subdivision of up to six lots. The remainder of the property is zoned agricultural. The present agricultural land is being leased to the community for baseball fields. This would make an ideal group purchase or large private estate. Take advantage of the rare opportunity to obtain an acreage of this size on Salt Spring Island. Come have a look and let your imagination run wild!
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.