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
Quiet country home situated on 1.39 acres with lovely Mountain views. This 2500 sq. ft. - 3 plus bedroom home has a versatile floor plan with in-law suite or use as B & B. Main floor has open plan kitchen with wood beams, living area with old pine floors, wood stove, soaring vaulted ceiling as well 2 bedrooms, 4 pc bathroom and large covered porch for entertaining. The master suite is on the upper floor with a large walk in closet and 4 pc en-suite. Lower floor is self contained with its own access. This would make great B&B area. Property is fully fenced, offers a large water pond, raised Garden areas and workshop/studio area. Great family home or home occupation set up. Newer metal roof. 24 hours notice required
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.
OCEAN VIEWS & SUNSETS, Custom built for the owner by well known local builder Perry Booth, offering 2880 Sq. Ft, 3 beds & 4 baths, spacious living spaces, maple flooring, sauna, B & B potential or separate area for family or friends, Indoor/Outdoor living on each floor is a great option and makes for easy entertaining. Main floor consists of open plan kitchen/dining with den or living space off to the side, with a wall of windows facing the view, and a large wrap around covered deck. Top floor is a master suite that will amaze, 31x15, with a fireplace, small kitchenette, 6 piece ensuite, incredible views & your own private deck. Downstairs offers a 1 bedroom suite, with kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, sauna, living and dining area and a covered deck area. There is a garage/workshop of 750 sq. ft. for your hobbies or toys. Located close to beach, trails and town. Relax on the deck of your choice, soak up the sun, listen to the birds & enjoy brilliant OCEAN views and stunning SUNSETS.
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.