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
OCEANFRONT ACREAGE! First time this parcel of land has come up for sale on Salt Spring Island. Rare oceanfront acreage opportunity! Just over 3 acres of peaceful, private medium-bank waterfront. 7 minutes from town. Watch spectacular sunsets between Mt. Prevost and Copper Canyon on Vancouver Island. Be entertained by the wildlife activity; sea-lions, sea otters, cormorants, eagles & herons. Your very own LIVE National Geographic! This area is popular for hiking, swimming and boating. Make an appointment to view this amazing piece of heaven. Access road built. Hydro at lot line. Bring your architectural plans and ideas! Zoning allows for home and guest cottage.
Waterfront in Maracaibo it doesn't get any better than this. South facing lot overlooking Long Harbour ready for you to build your dream home. Surrounded luxurious homes this .82 acre lot is stepped down to the water and comes with a 1/3 share in a private dock. The perfect lookout to watch the seals, whales, ferries and pleasure boats. Maracaibo offers an exclusive lifestyle with tennis courts, guest cottages, marina, swimming lagoon and a huge network of nature walking trails. A pristine environment just a short drive from Ganges. Purchase of a Maracaibo share is necessary for ownership in the community. The share for this lot is availablee for $72,000.
Clean lines was the current owners objective when buying this home and it does not disappoint. Welcome to this exclusive gated Southey Point retreat tucked away on a private acre. Architecturally designed, this 2 bed plus loft with lots of possibilities, 2 bath home offers the ideal sanctuary or weekend retreat. Open trusses, glass ceiling vaults and an abundance of windows allow the natural light to stream in, ideal for a great room concept with the added pleasure of a designer kitchen with a view of the cozy wood burning fireplace. Walk out onto the three decks, expanding this homes luxury keeping in mind the southern exposure from the side yard expanding into the trees. This move-in ready home is a great Salt Spring find. Just a short walk from beaches and hiking trails only add to the specialness of this island retreat. P.S. Plus four out buildings, use your imagination.
Nice treed lot with quaint ocean view. This would make a good starter property. Located only only minutes to all Island amenities. Septic required, on NSSW, Hydro, Cable, Phone and internet at lots line