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Real Estate Victoria

LOTS & ACRES / WATERFRONT / GULF ISLANDS / MALAHAT

Prime Farmland 91.8 acres (approx.)

$279,900

PEACE, QUIET, PRIVACY & OCEAN VIEWS YOUR OWN 5 ACRE COUNTRY ESTATE $279,900 LOT B, LEDA ROAD Your own sunny, beautifully forested 4.99ac country estate. Let your spirit soar w/inspired views of the forest, the sparkling waters of Sooke Basin & Sooke Hills beyond. Good driveway to several bldg sites incl prime elevated ocean view sites. Well in & hydro, phone, cable & internet are avail at road. A large pond serves as a wonderful wildlife magnet & this special property backs 3500ac East Sooke Reg Park. Hiking, mountain biking, beachcombing, whale watching, kayaking & world-class fishing at your door. Nature abounds. Only 20min to Sooke, 25min to Westshore Ctr & 40min to Victoria. New MLS 285675 Photos: www.johnvernon.com

1563 Mt. Newton X Road $3,500,000 One of the largest parcels to ever come on the market in Central Saanich. Prime farmland with gentle slope & beautiful mountain views. Sunny south exposure. Municipal water. Mostly in hay but ideal for any farm use. Two titles. Zoned A1. In ALR. Character home & several barns & outbuildings. A rare opportunity... MLS 284581

Bill Chudyk Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty 250-477-5353 48-30

John Vernon RE/MAX Camosun 250-642-5050

A Special Place On Shawnigan Lake MOUNT MATHESON 20 MINUTES TO COLWOOD $499,000 This breathtaking view acreage offers south-east views overlooking Juan de Fuca Strait, Olympic Mountains, Port Angeles and Victoria. 1.25 acres with all services to the property (water, electricity, cable, tel). Wrapped in views and ready to build your dream home. Call Roy 250-812-1989. MLS 274186.

New ML 285733

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$729,900

65’ of lakefront sandy beach, diving dock, large lot, quiet neighbourhood. There is 2 bed/2 bath, home with detached studio suite plus a garage/workshop. Great for full time living or recreation.

Farrell Magnusson 250-743-7151 DFH Real Estate Ltd. 250-477-7291

Roy & Deborah Coburn RE/MAX Camosun 250-478-9600

Rare James Bay Multi Family Lot New ML 285853

This lot is zoned R-3L multi family low density and is located on a quiet street steps to the ocean and the breakwater. The seller has plans and survey available for the construction of 2 side by side units of 1500 square feet each. This property is priced at land value only but there is a home on the property that is presently tenanted for $2,100 per month. You can collect rent while waiting approval for your building permit. This excellent spring project is well priced at $539,900! New MLS.

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Shawn Adye 384-8124 250-384-8124 VICTORIA’S 1ST REAL ESTATE TEAM 1-800-665-5303

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WATERFRONT ACREAGE MAYNE ISLAND 784 Channel View Way - serviced 5.16 acres near Horton Bay on Mayne Island. Undisturbed nature and wildlife abounds. Watch the whales and sea lions swim by. This lot has a prolific well, views of Lizard Island, Georgeson Passage. Choose from 5 lots, each averaging just over 5 acres apiece, plus 72 acres common property with trails, pond, picnic area, boat launch, boat house. Good road into lot accesses, wells drilled, perc tested. Minutes by car to all amenities, under 15 minutes to BC Ferries terminal at Village Bay. Float plane government dock within walking distance to each lot. MLS 285853 For more information visit www.paulhazzard.com/GulfIslands Waterfront.ubr

Greg Rowland Sotheby’s International 1-888-629-6680 Paul Hazzard Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty 1-866-806-0982

Stuart Price Sutton Group West Coast Realty 250-479-3333

New ML 286172

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New ML 285675

$639,900

AN EXECUTIVE LAKEFRONT ESTATE WHISTLER ON THE WEST COAST $639,900 7850D DAVIDSON ROAD Stunning, 2006, 4BR, 4BA, 2651sf exec home demonstrating a generous use of natural materials & location on a sunny, mostly natural, partly landscaped 1.01ac fronting pristine Kemp Lake. Hard peeled log posts, slate & maple floors, 17’ vaulted ceilings w/walls of windows. Granite kitchen w/maple cabinets & cork floor. Open living & dining area w/woodstove & French doors to wrap-around lake view deck. Lux MBR has w/i closet, 5pce ensuite w/heated tile floors, his&her sinks, sit-down shower, jet tub & patio doors to deck. Lofted office/den, family & games rooms too. Garage, RV pkg, rockwork, lush lawn & path to dock & sparkling waters. Native shrubs. New MLS 286172 Photos: www.johnvernon.com

John Vernon RE/MAX Camosun 250-642-5050

.58 Ac Curteis Point Waterfront Entry Level Living + Caretaker Suite $1,599,000 Watch the boats venture out from Canoe Cove Marina to explore the crystal, clear waters that surround desirable Curteis Point. This is an absolutely fabulous waterfront property with a gentle slope leading to a beach deck where you can bask in the sun & delight in observing the marine wildlife. The home is ideal for retirees with entry level, wheelchair friendly living & includes 3 bedrooms, F/R off the kitchen plus a walk-out lower level featuring a workshop, excellent storage & a sea view caregiver suite. This location is prestigious, beautiful, private & ideal for boaters, nature lovers or someone searching for the perfect seaside setting! 10933 Inwood Road www.holmesrealty.com

Michele Holmes Team Holmes Realty 250-656-0911

New ML 285757

$499,000

SECLUDED SOUTH END ACREAGE 35+ acres in the south end of the island offering privacy, southern exposure, ocean and mountain views, plus large wetland area. Mixture of land with rock outcroppings and pasture areas. Many building sites to choose from. Three wells being located on the property. Borders parkland and walking trails.

Derek Topping 250-537-9977 RE/MAX Salt Spring 800-731-7131

Country Acreage Save the HST New ML 285710

$469,900

2 yr old rancher on 2.74 acres. Custom 3 bed/2 bath home with large open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, maple kitchen + birch floors. Close to trails for hiking, riding, etc. Low property taxes.

Farrell Magnusson 250-743-7151 DFH Real Estate Ltd. 250-477-7291

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“SILVERMINE ESTATES” * SELLER TRANSFERRED * $529,000 Here is a great opportunity to own this 17.424 square feet (.40 acre) lot with a beautiful 1-owner 5 bedroom home built for large families. Quality hardwood floors, wonderful stone feature fireplace, 3 bathrooms, den, hobby and family room accent this fine 2 level home. Big picture windows, walk-in closet, heat pump, sprinkler system, fenced yard. Best of locations in Cobble Hill. Fast-track - Roy - 250-812-1989. MLS 283563.

Roy & Deborah Coburn RE/MAX Camosun 250-478-9600

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Executive Family Home New Price $759,000

8.35 ACRE CHRISTMAS TREE FARM W/2 HOMES $925,000

A subdividable 10 acre view property overlooking Shawnigan Lake and Mill Bay is just the beginning. Zoning allows for a 5 acre lot to be created in an area of wooded, natural privacy. The 2007 custom home exudes quality design and materials throughout the 3258 finished sq feet. Large gourmet kitchen with eating nook, Brazilian teak HW floors, heated slate tile and abundant natural light through low E windows and skylights. Large deck spaces, lots of storage (walkin crawl), suitable lower level and a built-in back up generator. Priced well below current appraisal! MLS 283746

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(250) 748-7200 1-800-976-5566

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Wonderful Views

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Enjoy this beautiful home on a tree farm bordering the Trans Canada Trail. Gorgeous kitchen, elegant master suite & a lovely open layout make the main home irresistible. The finished downstairs has excellent suite potential. Second home on property is absolutely charming with a fenced yard & dog run. This very private and picturesque property is just across the road from Shawnigan Lake. MLS#305603 48-31

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Gary Brown 250-380-6683

3.07 acres and lg family home with inlaw suite located on a no thru road minutes from Mill Bay. Delightful mix of mature gardens with perennials, fruit trees, raspberries, strawberries & shrubs, fenced and cross fenced paddocks & park like treed portion on the back of the lot. Small barn (suitable for horses), detached shop, greenhouse, chicken coop, attached single garage. The home offers 3000+ sq.ft. of living. Features include solid oak floors, Sun room, woodstove, & wood/oil combination furance.

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Beautiful 2010 built Madison w/ bsmt w/ a bright open floor plan & over 1500 sq.ft. of spacious living. Features 3 beds + rec rm, kitchen w/ eating bar, & full ss appliance package. Bonus cozy gas FP & glass sliders to a large sunny deck & a fully landscaped yard. MLS 285822. Home occupied HST not applicable.

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Quiet Rural Setting In Cowichan Station

Location is everything.

New ML 285950 $299,000

3 bed/1 bath home close to Waldorf School. Almost 1/2 acre corner lot. This home has had some upgrades but does require some repairs. Easy commute to Victoria or Duncan. $299,000

Farrell Magnusson 250-743-7151 DFH Real Estate Ltd. 250-477-7291

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Lovely Rancher This customized home has over 1,340 sq.ft. well laid out space. Features 2 BR/ 2 bath + den, a large kitchen, full appliances, spacious master suite w/ walk-thru closet, spacious LR w/ cozy gas FP. MLS 285304. 48-31

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UP ISLAND

Real Estate Victoria

Beautiful Homes • Fabulous Golf • Exquisite Lifestyle

Arbutus Ridge is an award-winning master-planned golf course community near Mill Bay and just 40 minutes from downtown Victoria.

Now Is The Perfect Time To Buy!

WE CAN OFFER YOU SO MUCH MORE!

DELIGHTFUL OCEAN VIEW STEPS TO VILLAGE CENTRE $499,900

Nice opportunity in a great area at a super price. Main floor is a delight, with large kitchen with island, adjacent to a sunny ocean vista sunroom, perfect for that hard to find relaxing, easy living lifestyle. Lots of room for hobbies and guests,this home offers really oustanding value and is in immaculate condition.

FEELS NEW, LOOKS NEW $579,900

OUTSTANDING VALUE $369,900 This gracious rancher may be perfect. Nicely updated, with open plan, hardwood flooring, two lovely bedrooms, upgraded bathrooms and an outstanding, private setting. This home is in move in condition and offers the perfect easy care Arbutus Ridge lifestyle. Make your plans and make your move. Call for a quickly arranged private showing.

This home is like new offering a most contemporary design featuring open plan kitchen and great room, delightful master suite on the main with guest area down. Lots of upgrades including hardwood floors, upgraded cabinets, a wonderful concrete tile roof and delightful views of the distant mountains and golf course. Arbutus Ridge Marketing Inc.

(250) 743-3000

CALL ARBUTUS RIDGE MARKETING DIRECT! Barry Kennard and Colin Campbell each have over twenty years experience exclusively at this fine Community. We have been your on site Real Estate agents since 1988 and know Arbutus Ridge inside and out. In fact, we have been involved with the development of every home, along with our construction partners, The Tidman Group. Our offices are open seven days a week and we would be delighted to share the complete Arbutus Ridge story with you.

WONDERFUL OCEAN VIEW VALUE $549,900

Come see this exceptional level entry custom residence. Terrific layout featuring lovely great room open to the kitchen, perfect for entertaining. Nicely updated with a bonus lower level for guests and hobbies and a very private rear garden make this a must see.

PERFECT SETTING, PERFECT SIZE $534,900

A wonderful home, location and view. Perfect size offering two bedrooms, including very private Master suite. High ceilings, dramatic setting with both ocean and golf course vistas. Lots of storage and a most private setting make this residence definitely worth a long look. Easy to show. Call us direct for complete details and a private showing 48-34

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NOVEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 14, 2010

ISLANDS REAL ESTATE

NORMAN ROTHWELL 250.537.5166 1-877-537-5166

Salt Spring Realty

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

MORE PHOTOS @ NormanRothwell.com 30 ACRES Totally private mountain top retreat located within 10 minutes of town. Indescribably stunning ocean views from Active Pass, all of Galiano Island, St Mary Lake, Stuart Channel to Vancouver Island. Two bedroom two bath home with quality kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops,and huge walk-in en suite shower. Lower-level office with private entrance as well as approximately 860 ft.≤ of detached finished additional guest accommodations make for a highly functional family estate. Make sure you take the opportunity to walk the trail that goes to the high promenade for additional surprises.

$1,319,000

MLS #280648

PRESTIGIOUS AREA As New Waterfront Home with Dock. It’s extremely difficult to find quality as new construction in the Southern Gulf Islands. This one and a half story wood-crafted home is magnificently sited to overlook the deep water moorage and take in the beautiful expansive seascape and the passing marine traffic. Open style kitchen, dining, living make for sophisticated yet relaxed entertaining. Decks or patios surround this home with a mature, elegant planting and landscaping fanning out from around the home. A separate studio would make for ideal guest accommodations. The substantial dock has a ramp 40x4 leading down to a float 40x8 with a low/low tide draft of 14 feet.A Rare combination of Quality, Moorage, Tranquility and Views.

$1,875,000

MLS #276837

VESUVIUS AREA

AFFORDABLE LUXURY!

Sunny Vesuvius, two bedroom, two bath home with completely renovated additional accommodations in the daylight lower level. Good clean condition, all day sun, piped water, level, private, south facing yard, double garage, fireplace and lots of parking for friends and family. All this and realistically priced.

Appreciate the quality finishing including attractive kitchen with granite countertops, beautiful wood doors, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, 9’ ceilings with contemporary baseboards & trims. Picture perfect - this unit is “near new”. Summerside complex has the only private indoor pool on island, plus owners enjoy the gym and clubhouse which is a charming restored farm house. Conveniently located just steps from shopping!

MLS #275501

$457,000

MLS #279367

$419,000

WELL PRICED WATERFRONT Just over 1 acre with drilled well, driveway and septic system installed for a two bedroom and den home. Spectacular views out of two National Park islands and the passing marine traffic. A pleasant mix of open and forested land. Once stairs are developed as the neighbors have, access to a level, broad expanse of beach will be yours to explore for miles.

MLS #278658

normanrothwell@royallepage.ca

$497,000

VALUE

BRIGHT CENTRAL LOCATION

$319,000 MLS #278243

NEW PRICE $349,000

Centrally located landscaped level lot with all Quiet family neighborhood with easy access day sun. Tennis, basketball, track, soccer across to ferries, town and soccer fields. Only one the road and the movie theater just down the owner-three-bedroom home, updated kitchen, street. Fruit trees, flowering shrubs and bulbs. huge living dining room, generous sized Separate insulated and heated outbuilding, laundry room. Paved driveway, piped water, greenhouse. Live in the older two bedroom covered parking for three cars and a boat. mobile and build further back on the property. Small view of St. Mary Lake and pastures.

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NORMAN ROTHWELL 250.537.5166 1-877-537-5166

Salt Spring Realty

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

MORE PHOTOS @ NormanRothwell.com DUCK BAY WATERFRONT Duck Bay is a wonderful combination of sandy beach, warm swimming, oysters to pick and safe moorage. Two bedroom and den, two bath home situated to take in the West views and the long views up Stuart Channel past Ladysmith. Bright, cheery kitchen with island and huge family room with wood stove, living dining room with wood burning fireplace to accommodate large groups of friends & family. Low-maintenance yard, cozy warm patio, detached workshop, attached carport and a paved & concrete drive round out this quality home.

$959,000

MLS #280093

WATERFRONT ACREAGE Tranquility, privacy, acreage, waterfront and completely updated, easy access home just 5 minutes from town, make this property a rare offering. Enjoy the expansive 180° views of water, mountains, passing boats, seals, otters, eagles and other wildlife. Explore the wide sand and shell beach for varieties of shellfish, or row out to catch your own crabs. Enjoy the plums, pears, nuts and blackberries from the “secret” garden beyond the seasonal stream. Nestle around a roaring fieldstone fireplace.

$1,199,000

MLS #274220

WOODED 1.63 ACRE This one level rancher in the Channel Ridge area has much to offer. Two bedrooms, with the main bedroom featuring a large, five piece ensuite and both bedrooms having walk-in closets. Kitchen has a separate sunroom for those lazy day morning breakfasts. Gas fireplace in a spacious living room for the cool evenings, right sized separate dining area. Glass doors lead out to the two level, fulllength deck and the beautiful South and West Oceanviews. Double garage, paved driveway. A Perfect Retirement Home, Easy To Maintain.

$549,000

MLS #279679

MLS #274469

BRINKWORTHY

CLOSE TO BEACH

Seldom does a three bedroom, two bath home come available that looks over the field to the south of Brinkworthy Place. extremely wellmaintained with fresh paint, new kitchen floors and bamboo flooring in the two bathrooms. A large living room and a generous sized dining area with a small eating space as well in the kitchen. Laundry room. Covered patio plus a large private deck. Double carport. Lots of flowering shrubs in well-established gardens.

Access to a south facing sand beach across the street. Another access to even bigger beach just down the lane. A quality, newly built single level home of 1700 ft. three bedrooms and three bath--the ensuite has a massive walk-in granite sided shower. The design lends itself to a B&B with two bedrooms and a bath and a small additional kitchen and laundry facilities being separated from the main living. Granite countertops, high-quality kitchen cabinetry, in floor heat, double garage, covered patio.

$219,000

ISLAND REALTOR SINCE 1986 - MLS GOLD AWARD WINNER

MLS #279639

$699,000


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1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9 Salt Spring Realty

>WELCOME to the GULF ISLANDS

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>Recreation and Kids’ Services • The Salt Spring Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) manages Capital Regional District-owned parks and trails, a variety of recreational facilities and a summer day camp for kids. The Rainbow Road Indoor Pool opened in the spring of 2008. The facility includes a six-lane pool plus 18-person hot tub. In 2010, PARC adopted a strategic plan process to identify the community’s priorities for recreational services and facilities. • Salt Spring Island Community Services boasts a climbing wall at 268 Fulford-Ganges Road, and Family Place, a drop-in resource centre for parents and young children at 120 Park Drive. Call 250-5379176 for information about Family Place programs and 250-537-9971 to learn about the climbing wall. • The Core Inn Youth Project, operated by Community Services at 134 McPhillips Avenue, provides access to an Internet café, games and a variety of youth events. Contact number for the Core Inn is 250-537-9932. • Salt Spring Community 4-H is an organization for boys and girls aged 9-19 interested in agriculture, home economics and personal development. • The Kanaka Road Skate Park is a busy skateboarding facility located next to Salt Spring Island Middle School. • A free disc golf course is located in Mouat Park. • Salt Spring also supports community teams and programs for almost every sport imaginable: including archery, badminton, baseball, golf, gymnastics, karate, riding, sailing, soccer, and swimming. Health and Senior Services • Salt Spring is served by Lady Minto Gulf Islands Hospital at 135 Crofton Road, which provides acute and extended care, and laboratory services. It can be reached at 250-538-4800. • Before attending the hospital’s emergency department, people are asked to call the toll-free BC Nurseline at 811, to determine if immediate medical attention is required. • The Vancouver Island Health Authority public health unit is located behind the hospital and can be reached at 250-538-4880. It provides information and services on public health issues, including prenatal courses, baby health services and vaccinations. • Community Wellness Programs organizes a number

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of health-related services for seniors and the wider community. Call coordinator Sharon Glover at 250537-4607. • Salt Spring Seniors Services Society offers a drop-in centre, meeting place, regular luncheons and an information depot for seniors issues on the island. The centre is at 379 Lower Ganges Road and the phone number is 250-537-4604. • Salt Spring Community Services provides counselling, the island’s food bank, services for the developmentally challenged and the Yellow Submarine mental-health drop in, among other programs. Rob Grant is the society’s executive director. Call 250-537-9971. • The Island Women Against Violence group operates the Salt Spring Transition House. Call 250-537-0735, or 1-877-435-7544.

FERRIES B.C. Ferries schedule and reservation information is available by phone, through the Internet and ferry schedules available at ferry terminals, on the vessels and at the Ganges Tourist Info Centre. Call 1-888-223-3779 (1-888-BCFERRY) — with service agents available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, and recorded information 24 hours a day. The B.C. Ferries website is www.bcferries.com, and the corporation can be reached for reservation inquiries by e-mail at bcferries.reservations@bcferries.com. The Salt Spring Island Ferry Advisory Committee provides island-centred input to B.C. Ferry Services Inc. via regular meetings. Committee chair is Harold Swierenga.

LIBRARY Mary Hawkins Memorial Library is a social hub of the island and offers full library services, including interlibrary loans and Internet access. Staffed by two part-time librarians and some 150 volunteers, it is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The library phone number is 250-537-4466. Its website, which allows patrons to check book availability from home, renew books online and use the EBSCO periodical search, among other feats, is www.saltspringlibrary.com.

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The Salt Spring Archives is also housed in the library building and is open Thursday mornings from 9:3011:30 a.m. The library is run by the Salt Spring Public Library Association. Its current board chair is Tilly Crawley. A new library is set to be constructed on McPhillips Avenue.

THE ARTS The Island Arts Centre Society operates ArtSpring, which opened in April 1999. The 11,800-square-foot complex consists of a 5,200-square-foot exhibition and multi-purpose area, which includes the Birgit and Robert Bateman Gallery and Bob Jankura Lounge, and a 165-seat theatre and open exhibition space. Its executive director is George Sipos. ArtSpring is located at 100 Jackson Avenue and the administration office can be reached at 250-5372125. The Ticket Centre at ArtSpring (250-537-2102) sells tickets for events at both ArtSpring and in the wider community. Event information is available through www.artspring.ca. • The Salt Spring Arts Council is another major arts organization. It organizes the annual summer show and sale of arts and crafts (ArtCraft) at historic Mahon Hall, as well as the Christmas WinterCraft show. Funds raised are disbursed through grants and bursaries to artists, students and arts-related groups. Its manager is Helen Mears and the contact number is 250-537-0899. The Bandemonium Music Society supports community music making through the Salt Spring Concert Band (250-537-1388) and Swingshift, a community swing band (250-653-9763). Bach on the Rock music society (250-537-9290) also puts on several events per year. In addition, the island supports choral music through the Salt Spring Singers (250-537-8881), Viva Voce (250-537-2938) and The Lost Chords Seniors Choir (250-537-1647). Music Make’s of the Anglican Parish puts on the popular Music & Munch concert and lunch series at All Saints By-the-Sea.


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1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9 Salt Spring Realty

>CALENDAR OF EVENTS November SALT SPRING ISLAND Nov. 11: Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph. Nov. 11: Lonesome 77 Band performs at the Legion. Nov. 12-14: Turning the Tide - One Ripple at a Time Textile Exhibit. ArtSpring. Nov. 12-13/19-21: The Dining Room Community Theatre Production. Mahon Hall. Nov. 13: Fulford Hall Flea Market. Nov. 15: Lunch at Allen’s SS Folk Club. Fulford Hall. Nov. 20: Denise Hagan Concert. All Saints. Nov. 20-21: Viva Voce! We Are One choral concert. ArtSpring. Nov. 20: Harry Manx Concert. Fulford Hall. Nov. 27: Spectrum: Salt Spring Concert Band. ArtSpring. Nov. 27: Santa Fly-in, Photos & Crafts. Coast Guard Dock/ Mahon Hall. Dec. 3-5: Beaver Point Hall Christmas Craft Faire. Dec. 3-5: Fulford Hall Christmas Craft Fair. Dec. 3-19: WinterCraft Craft Fair. Mahon Hall.

Nov. 20: Close Encounters With Whales and Dolphins. Library. Nov. 20: PIRAHA Yuletide Gift Faire. Community Hall. Nov. 20: Open Community Music Night. Community Hall. Nov. 25: North Pender LTC Meeting. Community Hall. Nov. 27: Library Book and Plant Sale. Library. Nov. 27: Film Night - 180 Degrees South. Community Hall. Nov. 28: Care Tree Lighting Ceremony. Bridges Rd., Port Washington

MAYNE ISLAND Nov. 16: Stress, its Physical and Mental Ramifications, Diagnosis and Management. Workshop at Health Centre. Nov. 19-21: Mining Your Memories: Going for the Gold in Memoir, LifeStory and Travel. Writing Workshop at Blue Vista Resort. Nov. 21: Mayne Island Local Trust Committee. Community Centre. Nov. 27: Mayne Island Youth Fitness Fundraiser. Community Centre.

SATURNA ISLAND

PENDER ISLAND Nov. 11: Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph. Nov. 12-14: Solstice Theatre Showcase — Laughter. Community Hall. Nov. 13: Christmas Craft Sale at Pender school. Nov. 13: Oliver Swain’s Big Machine. At the Legion. Nov. 14: Lions Club Pancake Breakfast. Memories Restaurant. Nov. 17: Virk Family Presentation. Community Hall. Nov. 18: Barra MacNeils concert. Pender school.

Nov. 13: Saturna Firefighters’ Pig Roast. Nov. 27: Christmas Market. Nov. 27: Pat Coleman Jazz Quintet

GALIANO ISLAND Nov. 11 & 18: Movember Music Month at Grand Central. Nov. 14: Spectacular Flea Market. South Hall. Nov. 27: Galiano Lions Christmas Craft Fair. Lions Hall. Dec. 5: Rob Wiersema Book Reading. Galiano Island Books.

For information about events on other Gulf Islands, visit individual island tourism websites. saltspringrealty.com

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MYLES WILSON & Associates 250-537-7200 • 877-537-7200 Salt Spring Realty

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

Southwest facing high bank waterfront property located at the end of a quiet road in the Vesuvius area of Salt Spring Island. This private 2 bedroom home offers, stunning sunsets, panoramic ocean and mountain views, open living/kitchen area, vaulted wood ceilings, 2 1/2 bathrooms, large covered deck area for your enjoyment & full basement awaiting your ideas. There is a large shop/garage as well as a greenhouse and garden area on the lower part of the property. There is the possibility of stairs down to the waterfront. 24 hour notice please. Tenant in place. $749,000

South End Home--This home is located in a neighborhood which is close to many walking trails as well as the Provincial Park. Two bedrooms and a den as well as the potential for a mortgage helper. The home has many craftsmen touches plus vaulted ceiling and open airy feeling to it. Southwest facing deck as well as the deck at the main entrance. The land has many recent upgrades which included new driveway as well as parking areas and a driveway to the back of the property for future development of a 750 ft.≤ studio or barn or ? It’s uncommon for houses at this price level to come available in the South End of the island---it’s well worth your time to look. $439,000

Charming energy efficient 2 bedroom town home located a short walk to all the island amenities. This home as been tastefully finished throughout. The main floor open plan has such features as maple hardwood floors, 9 foot ceilings on both floors, an elegant maple kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, eating bar, 2pc powder room, Brazilian pine interior doors, slate entry, gas fireplace + a large private outdoor patio. The upper floor consists of a large master suite with ensuite, 2nd bedroom, 4pc bathroom and a large laundry area. Also included in this purchase in the common area that has a indoor swimming pool, fitness area and a clubhouse. Have a look you will not be disappointed! $399,000

Rarely does a property come on the market in one of Salt Spring Island’s most favoured area. this 1 acre plus lot offers good privacy, gorgeous ocean views to the Southwest, fruit trees and garden area. The 2 bedroom home awaits your ideas and is over 1300 sq. ft. on 2 levels with generous sized rooms throughout. The main level has an open plan with a floor to ceiling rock fireplace and an open covered porch for your outside enjoyment. There is a bonus workshop that would make a great area for a home based business. $539,000

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MYLES WILSON & Associates 250-537-7200 • 877-537-7200 Salt Spring Realty

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

West coast style oceanview home with splendid ocean views of Trincomali Channel, Galiano, Northshore mountain ski lifts and Mt. Baker. The home boasts a large kitchen with a butler’s pantry, an open concept dining and living room with fireplace and a vaulted ceiling. French doors lead to a perfect deck, great for the entertainer in the family. This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home offers great privacy. The 5 acres allows for a guest cottage. Extensive landscaping with flower gardens, several types of fruit trees ( a gorgeous nectarine tree) and a tranquil pond with small waterfall. $796,260

West Coast contemporary custom built home in a private area only minutes from all island amenities. Immaculate level entry, open plan with 6 skylights that drenches home in sunlight, 1000 sq. ft of decks that takes in views of water, Active Pass, Mt. Baker and Vancouver in the distance. This home offers vaulted ceilings, oak hardwood floors, top of the line stainless steel appliances, master bedroom with walk-in closet, spacious bathroom with jetted tub and a morning sunroom. The lower level has a suite ideal as in-law suite. $629,000

This immaculate west coast style home on a private and sunny 5.01 ocean & mountain view acres is perfect for those who love to entertain. 1400 sq. ft. of low maintenance decks feature outdoor living space, hot tub & outdoor shower and glass covered BBQ area. Solid fir door bordered by beautiful art glass opens to open plan living, vaulted ceilings and a central staircase leading to the loft, rustic alder hardwood floors and slate floors in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry as well as front & back entries .The estate-like grounds with carefully planned, low maintenance ornamental gardens feature a sub tropical theme of drought tolerant and deer resistant plantings set amongst beautiful rock work. 400 sq. ft. studio with its own patio is ideal for home a based business, art studio or guest room. Guest cottage allowed. $729,000

Experience the gentle ocean breeze from this immaculately maintained 3 Bdrm, 3 Bathroom one level home perfectly located virtually steps away from one of the best beach combing stretches on S.S.I (Fernwood). This home has been tastefully renovated & offers many features: open plan, vaulted ceilings, large dining/sitting area, convenient covered front porch, several perenniel gardens & patios, rockwork and easy beach access. There is a lovely separate 500 sqft deluxe oceanview studio with its own deck, ample parking for a boat or RV and addt’l workshop & wood/tool shed. Wonderful property ideal for a B & B. $879,000

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We are pleased to present an opportunity to acquire a rare & exceptional water front property on Salt Spring Island. The property is a well treed 18+ acre parcel which is moderately sloped from east to west, offering spectacular views of Sansum Narrows & Vancouver Island. This location offers excellent protection, exceptional accessibility & amazing privacy. 2500 s.f. main residence & sep. sleeping cabin. Sub-dividable property. $1,579,000

Low bank walk on waterfront property located on the north end Salt Spring with spectacular ocean views and views to Galiano island. Walk for miles on the shore and enjoy this unique waterfront environment. The land has a mixture fir and cedar trees and is extremely private. This property has been a family property since 1932 and not been on the open market. This is rare chance to own a truly wonderful property. 2 older home are located on the property. Price is land value only. $1,175,000

In the heart of Island sits a 5.98 acre south facing, self sufficient (off the Grid) property offering mountain views and sunshine all day. The property was developed as an organic farm with lots of value added permaculture related improvements. It features a wonderful variation of landscapes; from lush meadow, woodlands, creekside to a high rocky knoll, irrigated garden, pond and vineyard potential. There is a small cozy cabin to live in while you built your main house plus a separate bath house powered by solar and generator as well as a storage shed. Ferryman Farm is centrally located on Fulford Ganges Road, yet it is tucked away along Fulford Creek, surrounded by large acreages. $419,000

NE Great Building lot located in Channel Ridge. This lot is nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and offers south west exposure, gorgeous ocean views, sunsets and views of Vancouver Island. The lot has a good home site. There are many stately fir and arbutus trees surrounding the home site and with careful planning could remain to ensure ample privacy from neighbours. Channel Ridge offers miles of hiking trails on the 600 acres of park land that surrounds this development and with a master planned village this will be a good sound investment for years to come. $339,000

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Low bank oceanfront home on Salt Spring island. This property is perfect for kayaking & warm summer swimming as well as sitting and watching a gorgeous evening sunset. This custom home is filled with character & charm. Warm fir floors, gourmet kitchen, formal living & dining rooms, spa like bathrooms, skylights, den/ library, potential guest area and a beautiful master suite. This is worth a look. $999,000

LOTS AND ACREAGES 160 Acres Southend .......................... $2,395,000 + HST 11 Acres Subdividable .................................... $459,000 9.24 Acres Spectacular ocean view .................. $479,000 1 acre waterfront South End ............................$497,000 2 acreages 10 acres .....................$359,000 + HST each .82 of an acre Channel Ridge .......................... $319,000 5 acres oceanview.................................. $399,000+HST .78 OF AN ACRE OCEAN VIEWS ...................... $399,000 1/4 acre Ocean View Try an offer .................... $169,000 myleswilson.com

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Scott Point Waterfront-South West exposure, potential for deep-water moorage, access to small white shell beach. Ocean side deck with access for launching a small boat. One bedroom cottage to use while you are planning out your island home. $649,000


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TOM NAVRATIL

250.537.5515

saltspringrealestate.com Salt Spring Realty

1.888.537.5515 * SaltspringHomes@gmail.com 1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

SPECTACULAR SUNSETS ON 4.2 ACRES

EXCEPTIONAL PROPERTY, EXCEPTIONAL VALUE!

Exceptional walk-on oceanfront acreage (4.2 acres) with a beautiful sheltered cove and panoramic ocean view with spectacular sunsets. Custom built, 4 bedroom home, stone fire places, heated swimming pool, studio, pond, large shop, private boat launch, plane or boat house, fully fenced with trails. Zoning allows additional cottage.

Spacious, almost new, south facing ocean view town home. 2140 sq.ft. + dbl garage, 3 bdrms, 3 baths, in-law suite pot., hardwood floors, custom kitchen, 2 FPs, large view deck, private 0.1 ac back yard. Care-free lifestyle, walk to everything! Priced 30% below average values per sq.ft.!

$2,200,000 MLS #272879

$479,900 MLS #280241

ARTS & CRAFTS HOME ON 1.83 Ac

SUNNY OCEANFRONT LOT WITH MOORAGE

Near new 2,650 sq.ft. home plus a 575 sq.ft. studio on a private secluded acreage close to town, park and beaches. In law suite, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, hardwood floors, lofts, outdoor decks and more. Surrounded by lush greenery with Bullock Creek close to the property line. Ideal mortgage helper.

One of the best lots at Musgrave. South facing with spectacular marine views, easy to build on, 0.44 acres. Power, telephone, water and sewer at lot line, good cell reception and fast internet available. $700 per year includes year round moorage. 30 minutes by road to Fulford, 10 minutes by boat to Cowichan or Genoa Bay. Beautiful pristine environment.

$585,000 MLS #278464 CHOICE OCEAN VIEW LOT

$379,000 no HST PRIME OCEANFRONT PROPERTY

SW facing ocean view lot in a prestigious area of expensive view homes. Moderately sloping with a lovely building site and a variety of original trees including Garry Oak and Arbutus. Easy stroll to a network of beautiful nature trails and to the future Channel Ridge Village. On sewer and water with phone and cable at lot line, all underground utilities.

Over 1,000 feet of sunny ocean frontage occupying the southern tip of Wise Island with an islet, sheltered bay and its own dock. The architect designed 1350 sq.ft. Contemporary style home is truly a work of art and green technology and yet with all domestic amenities including washer and dryer. 10 minutes by boat to Ganges, commuter boat negotiable.

$345,000 no HST

$759,000 MLS #273741

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KERRY CHALMERS 250.537.5515 1.888.537.5515 pager kerrychalmers@saltspring.com www.saltspring-realestate.com

Salt Spring Realty

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

“ I offer the highest standard of professionalism. Whether buying or selling, call Kerry. You will be listened to & treated well. That’s a promise!” 4

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*Oceanview* Main Level Bedroom With Full Bath* Garage

Spacious and light-filled, this 1665 sq.ft., custom town home with garage, offers a main floor bedroom and full bath, extra large windows, 4 skylights, new kitchen counters and flooring, a propane fireplace and a heat recovery system. Enjoy sweeping views over the harbour and beyond, from the upper level family room, featuring a deck and a guest room. This treasure enjoys a quiet private patio that overlooks the common green space, and is a short stroll to all amenities and the float plane. Don’t delay! NOW $496,000

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Comfort and convenience is enjoyed in this 5 year-old, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom 1,900 sq.ft. corner townhome, featuring solid wood doors and trim, propane fireplace, spacious rooms and a garage. The master bedroom features a 5–piece ensuite bathroom with deck and the guest room also has a balcony. Enjoy morning coffee on the patio off the dining room, and revel in the luscious landscaping. Minutes to all amenities! $449,000

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Sunny .48 Oceanview Lot Nearby Mt. Erskine Park with hiking trails, and warm ocean swimming at the end of quiet Collins Road, is an extra bonus to this sloping lot. Lovely lower bench would be perfect to park out. Photo taken from adjoining lot. $212,000


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GORD ELLIS 1.888.537.5515 www.gordellis.ca

Salt Spring Realty

Accredited Green Broker

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

GANGES ACREAGES Ocean View - $339,000 - 3+ acres - minutes from Ganges, zoned for cottage and home. Ocean View - $349,000 - 10 acres - a walk in the park (Mouat that is ) to Ganges. Driveway in. Ocean View - $369,000 - Duplex zoned, private and quiet, close to upper Ganges shopping. Churchill Road - $395,000 - 3+ acres - beautifully treed with stream, zoned for home and cottage. Long Harbour Road - $325,000 - 3+acres - sunny, with stream, and zoned for home and cottage.

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FULFORD CORE WATERFRONT

THE ULTIMATE B&B

A BEST BUY. A beautiful lot, a very solid home recently updated, and just across the road from one of Salt Spring’s best beaches. Just move in and enjoy, or build your dream home up in the trees

Located in the center of Fulford,this waterfront property may be your dream. Commercial potential and a great lifestyle. Call for details and to view.

Ocean views, gorgeous gardens, orchards, majestic cedars, and guess what? 4 fully equipped suites with private entrances. All this a short walk to downtown Ganges. Take the scenic route through Mouat Park if you want to avoid traffic.

$295,000

$559,000

$1,195,000

SUSTAINABILITY / GREEN HOMES For those interested in more in-depth information on specific CMHC http://www.cmhc.ca/en/inpr/su/eqho/ aspects of Sustainability / Green Homes the following links may be beneficial. I have found that the best way to utilize all this Built Green Canada http://www.builtgreencanada.ca/ information is just to go to a web site and scan it for information City Green Solutions http://www.citygreen.ca/ of interest to you. I hope this guide is of use to you. Green Building Advisor.com http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/ BC Sustainable Energy Association http://www.bcsea.org/ Natural Resources Canada http://www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca/ Eco Energy Retrofit Program http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/home-improvement.cfm?attr=0 BC Hydro Power Smart http://www.bchydro.com/powersmart/ Energuide Rating System http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/new-homes/upgrade-packages/energuideBC Real Estate Association http://www.bcrea.bc.ca/ service.cfm?attr=4 Business Green.com http://www.businessgreen.com/ R-2000 http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/newCanada Green Building council homes/r-2000/About-r-2000.cfm?attr=4 http://www.cagbc.org/leed/systems/homes/index.php If you have questions or want more information please call Leed Canada For Homes Gord at 250 537 1763 or e-mail at gordonellis@shaw.ca http://www.canadagreenhomeguide.ca/home.aspx Gord Ellis – Your Green Realtor • gordonellis@shaw.ca


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CAROL FOWLES 1.888.537.5515 (24 hr.) cfowles@saltspring.com

Salt Spring Realty

www.realtor.ca

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250.537.5515 www.carolfowles.com

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

PEACEFUL EASY FEELING

Stroll down a quiet country lane to find this charming 3-bedroom, 2- bathroom home. The sunny half acre property boasts a studio and several outbuildings. Enjoy the ocean views from the front deck or walk through French doors to the hot tub and garden.

THE OLD CREAMERY

For over a hundred years, this historical building has beckoned to those who pass by. Strolling down the drive, past fully mature trees, you find on your left, a two story double garage, with a studio above.

$759,000

$439,000 MLS 282497

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GREAT VIEW, SINGLE LEVEL, EASY CARE

This bright and spacious home offers fine views of Active Pass and the Outer Islands. 2 bedroom & 2 bthrm all on one level. Bonus! a 480 sq. ft. studio. $599,000 MLS 277306

A RARE OPPORTUNITY

A rare opportunity to have the best location on the lake. Lakeside properties of this quality seldom come on the market. This full family home has 2000 sq. ft. and commands a fine view of the lake. $1,100,000 MLS 275928

BRING YOUR BUILDING PLANS

This mid island property has 4.95 acres. There is a very private, level site for you to build on... lots of mature trees, and a roughed in road to the site.

$295,000 MLS 279765

This 4.95 acre property allows for a house and seasonal cottage. Mature trees, very private.

$285,000 MLS 281185

A rare commodity in today’s market! The .38 of an acre lot is situated on Woodland Drive, with nicely treed areas and possible lake views.

$170,000 MLS 279762


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John Cade Salt Spring Realty

Cell 250-537-7547 john@gulfislandsproperty.com Office 250-537-5515 Toll Free 1-888-537-5515 1101-115 Fulford Ganges Rd, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T9

Give Peace A Chance A character home with a retro feel. In a quiet neighborhood of small acreages with lots of sun. This 4 bedroom 2 bath home needs your loving touch. Great garden area, good well, homey country feel. 1941 sq. ft. of living space with a garage and studio area on 2.41 acres of privacy gives you lots to work with. Court ordered sale, all offers subject to court approval.

$439,000

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Business Opportunity Location, locatiion, location. All the hard work has been done, a new owner can reap the benefits. One of a kind Fresh Pasta manufacturing with a retail take out store front. The kitchen has nothing but the best in equipment and is poised to grow with new wholesale opportunities. A great lease and perfect location to take advantage of the Saturday market. Assets, Trade Name & Equipment offered for:

$225,000 Ask about HST

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Showroom ready. This over 2000 sq ft home is in town with all the desirable features. 3 bdrms each with ensuite with master on the main floor. In perfect condition and ready to move into. A covenant protects your Ganges Harbour view and the rear patio is designed for entertainment. Perfect for a B&B, vacation home or a retirement get-away. Seller Motivated Reduced to $675,000

The Heart of Ganges Marine Business Harbours End Marine & Equipement Ltd. has been serving he community for 27 years. Dealer for Honda, Mercruiser, Volvo Penta and Yanmar and for garden equipmemnt, Stihl, Honda and Briggs & Stratton. Now offered at $129,000 plus tax (Inventory Extra)

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Patti Speed 1.888.537.5515

Salt Spring Realty

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

Sun, Location & Views * Lovely oceanview townhome unit * Custom kitchen includes granite countertops, hardwood floors * 3 bdrms, 2 baths, large sunny deck & patio * Private backyard * Walking distance to Ganges village and other amenities

$479,900

Choice Oceanview Lot

* Sunny sw acreage looking down Sansum Narrows * Bordering on protected parkland with excellent hiking trails * All services to lot line.

$345,000 NO HST

South Facing Oceanview Lot * 0.44 gently sloping sunny acres * Year around moorage on Musgrave Landing * Power, water, sewer, phone at the lot, plus fast internet service.

$379,000 NO HST pattispeed@royallepage.ca

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ANNE WATSON

250.537.5515

1.888.537.5515 (24 hr.) www.royallepage.ca

Salt Spring Realty

ISLANDS REAL ESTATE

HOME: 250-537-2284 www.realtor.ca

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

WATERFRONT TOWNHOUSE Experience spacious, sunny, immaculate and delightful townhouse in botanical surroundings. Escape, you are free, garden maintenance provided. Enviably located within steps of all village amenities. Enter attached garage and park your keys. Private protected year round moorage available. Explore galleries, specialty shops, Saturday Market, restaurants and fine theatre performances. Easy float plane access to Vancouver. Enjoy this exceptional and exclusive island setting. $745,000

Salt Spring Realty

250.537.5515

Candace Sikorski

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T9

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Salt Spring Realty

1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

SOUTH SOUTHWEST FACING WATERFRONT 250’ Low bank, Reginald Hill, next to China Beach

Reduced to $1,100,000

LOW BANK WATERFRONT Long Harbour, 2.64 acres, treed. Make your own view corridor.

Selling below assessment $595,000 russcrouse@saltspring.com

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SUNNY AFFORDABLE 2200 SQ FT HOME

SUNSETS & SEA VIEWS

*Spacious 4 BR’s * Wood Floors *Separate Garage *Great For Gardening *Fenced, Level Yard For Kids & Pets

*Build Your Dream Home On .58 Acre Lot *Easy Walk To Sunset Beach Or Hike Mt Erskine *Enjoy “Getaway Camping Cabin” $224,900 (no hst)

$389,000

Advertising Awards

•Best Print Brochure •Best Promotion •Best Specialty Western Canada 2000/2002/2005/2007

Website Award of Merit

IDYLLIC WATERFRONT

AT WATERS EDGE

*Rare Accessible Shoreline .96 Acre *West Exposure *Lowbank Sandstone *Perfect Setting For Exclusive Residence

*Solarium *Guest Accommodations *Sunsets *Schubart Designed, Dashwood Built *Hardwood Floors, Attractive Beam work

$848,000

$998,000

ALMOST BRAND NEW! (no hst) *Immaculate, Easy Care *Great Neighbourhood *Wood Floors *Spacious Kitchen * Very Sunny! *Exceptional Value

AFFORDABLE WOODLAND HOME

$549,000

$349,000

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FOR FAMILY OR ARTISANS

*Ideal Location For Gallery, Studio, Office or Home Occupation with main road signage *Vaulted Ceiling, Seaview Living Space, Courtyard Garden

*Open Plan Double Vaulted Ceilings 1.66 Acres *3 BR, Office, Mezzanine/Gallery Areas *Beautifully Crafted Octagonal Studio

NOW $549,000

EXCEPTIONAL STUDIO! $499,000

ABSOLUTELY MAGICAL

DUCK POINT 2+ AC INCREDIBLE SETTING!

*Seaviews! *Whimsical *Colourful *2 Separate Studios *Charming Garden

*Foreshore Lease & Dock & Beach With 300° Views *Intimate w/f Setting *Guest Accommodations, Studio, Garage

NEW LISTING $489,000

$1,495,000

RARE LOWBANK WATERFRONT SETTING

HERITAGE CHARMER - SIMPLICITY & ELEGANCE

*Beach Access In Beautiful Welbury Bay *B&B Guest Suite & Studio *Hot Tub & Gazebo

* Beautifully Refinished Wood Floors *Wainscotting *Guest Accommodation *2.15 Ac & Workshop

$898,000

$674,900

SUNSET BEACH WATERFRONT

COTTAGE BY THE SEA

*Dramatic Clerestory Windows *Near New *Double Vaulted Ceilings *Spacious Kitchen

* Western Exposure, Accessible Waterfront *3 Bedroom Cottage, Exquisite Sunsets *Deluxe Kitchen, Gourmet’s Delight

$999,900

$849,000

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SALT SPRING

DEREK TOPPING

131 Lower Ganges Rd., V8K 2T2

PH:

250-537-9977 • FAX: 537-9980 TOLL FREE: 1-800-731-7131

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30 ACRE FARM ESTATE

WHAT A VIEW!

Spacious and modern home located on 30+ acre farm along Sunset Drive. All the comforts of home are found within, including warm wood finishes, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, 3 propane fireplaces, media room, games room, exercise room, low maintenance concrete decks and patios, and so much more. B&B potential as all bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. Property is fully fenced and has three ponds.

* New flooring, paint, trims, appliances, and more. * Located on 3 + acres near town. * Guest cottage allowed. * Must be seen to appreciate.

$1,889,000 - NEW LISTING

$799,000 - NO HST

STARTER HOME

12 ACRES WITH HOME & WORKSHOP

* 1600 sq. ft. home * 4 bed & 2 baths * Walking distance to lake and ocean * Very pretty lot

* Quality built one level home with attached shop space * 12 private, quiet, and heavily treed acres * Abundant water supply, pond potential * Additional dwelling and outbuildings allowed.

$575,000 - SELLER MOTIVATED 35 SOUTH END ACRES

* Located right in Ganges Village * 1+ bedroom cottage in need of finishing * Community water and sewer * Suitable for home or office

* One of the nicest parcels currently avail. * Expansive views * 2 acres * Water & drive developed

* Southern Exposure * Many Building sites to choose from * Private & Peaceful

$299,000 - NO HST 2 NORTH END ACREAGES

$499,000 - + HST VIEW LOTS - CLOSE TO TOWN

* Best Buy Waterfront * Great Views along with Beach Access * Community Water * High End Properties in area.

* TWO - 5 private acre parcels at the end of a cul-de-sac. * Home and Cottage Allowed * Water and Driveways into each. * Financing Available

14 parcels to choose from, ranging from 1½ to 5 acres in size. Lots offer expansive views of the island plus ocean, lake and mountains.

$659,000 - NO HST

$195,000 & $199,000

STARTING @ $199,000

$319,000 - NO HST SW FACING WATERFRONT

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PATRICK AKERMAN Tel: 250-537-9977 Fax: 250-537-9980

FULFORD VALLEY HOMESTEAD Two flat arable acres with a landmark, two bedroom farm home. The home is in very good condition and has room for expansion. Features include fir floors, new roof, new septic system and many heritage fruit trees. The property has a very nice view of Mt. Maxwell as well as Mt. Bruce and has a very sunny exposure.

$329,000

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FIVE ACRE OCEAN VIEW This five acre ocean view property is located mid island. There is a one room cottage/studio and a storage shed on the property. The property is very private and has a driveway built to the cottage, drilled water well, hydro and telephone on the property. There is lots of potential here. Ask Patrick for more details.

OCEAN FRONT ACREAGE! Five acres of private, water access, oceanfront property with large wharf and mooring buoys. Great location, nestled between Burgoyne Bay and Musgrave Landing in Sansum Narrows. The property is easily accessible and provides a level building area, generator, water supply and much more. In addition, there is an in-place wharf and three large mooring buoys which are convenient for guest boats. Unbelievable price! $295,000 MLS #282352

OCEAN, VALLEY AND MOUNTAIN VIEW PROPERTY

13.45 acres with 3000+ sq.ft., 3 level, 4 bdr family home, sunken living rm, 10’ ceilings & fantastic light. Upper level has 3 bdrms & a wonderful master bdrm with private view deck. Enjoy mixed meadows, rocky bluffs & a view of eagles as they soar over Fulford Harbour, Mt. Baker & the Outer Islands. Some finishing work is required. Very private with multiple options, including suite potential. $699,000 MLS #27807

TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE

Two building lots for the price of one! There are two separate titles for this property. Take advantage of a great opportunity- these lots are in a nice residential neighborhood and are walking distance to ocean beaches, Short drive to Fernwood Elementary School and the town of Ganges. Call Patrick for more details. $199,000 MLS #279808

REMARKABLE OCEAN VIEW The home overlooks Ganges Harbour and also looks east to the lower Gulf Islands. The home needs some TLC and would make an excellent investment for a first time buyer or do-it-yourselfer. There are three bedrooms and two baths, a large living room with a wood stove. The sunrises are spectacular.

ONLY ASKING $299,000

SOUTHERN EXPOSURE Very private two bedroom, plus in-law suite home located minutes from Ganges. The 1.89 acre property is sun soaked and has large Arbutus trees as well as a share in 25 acres of common property. The home has an open plan living, large kitchen, bright living room with cork tile floors. There is a large south facing sundeck and a hot tub for your outdoor living needs. Call Patrick for more info.

$469,000 OFF THE GRID ACREAGE

8.65 acres ocean view property in the Musgrave Landing area. This ‘off the grid’ acreage is part of the old Laundry homestead and remnants of the barn, house and orchard are still visible. There is a stream with a waterfall flowing through the property and this beautiful acreage also features a fresh water spring. The exposure would be excellent for solar power energy. Opportunity to create a truly rural and natural living environment. $329,000 MLS #282092


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Li Read…Your Island Real Estate Connection

Come visit Li Read at her office at #4 -105 Rainbow Road, across from the Ganges Marina (corner off Lower Ganges & Rainbow roads, parking behind, off Rainbow Rd.) Li Read is the Managing Broker of the Sea to Sky Premier Properties branch office, on Salt Spring Island. Sea to Sky enjoys a Whistler presence and an affiliation with Christies Great Estates. Li offers international exposure with a strong local presence. Successfully connecting buyers & sellers since 1989, Li looks forward to using her expertise & knowledge (of both inventory & trends) for your benefit. Ask for “Li’s List”…all available listings. For access to all listings, from all companies, contact Li Read first & m) discover your dream island property. Enjoy Li’s website (www.liread com) - information-rich site about Salt Spring Island & the Southern Gulf Islands, nds, with an extensive listing database in all property types/price ranges. Contact Li at 250-537-7647 or LiRead33@gmail.com to get the right answers to your real estate questions, and with Li Li’ss help, find your dream property.

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David Giddy

Arvid Chalmers arvidchalmers@gmail.com / www.arvidsaltspring.com

dgiddy@davidgiddy.com / www.davidgiddy.com

250-537-7148

250-537-6637 LD

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Sunny character home in Vesuvius. Two bedroom, 2 bath on .40 acres with separate open workshop.

Views of St. Mary Lake. Level building lot of .99 acres with good sun. There is an existing workshop which has a laundry and bathroom. The lot also has piped water, hydro and septic field in place.

Schubart designed two bedroom home with loft. Glimpses of St. Mary Lake. New roof and septic system. Interior of home is ready for your ideas.

$320,000. MLS#283426

$279,000. MLS#282850

$339,000. MLS#283191

Elizabeth Street - Imagine the sun of Vesuvius, views of Sansum Narrows, and privacy of a quite street. The architect designed, artisans built home has just had a new metal roof and the interior lovingly restored. Ideal for artisan/ handyperson. Paved drive and mature garden. Individually controled in-floor electric heat panels each room. $489,000. MLS#283885

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Starter home on sunny landscaped lot. This 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom home is located in a peaceful valley setting with good sun. The gardens and landscaping are beautiful. Two minutes from shopping. $369,000. MLS#276690

Southwest facing ocean view condo with approx. 993 s.f. of living space. 2 bedroom, two bath with wood floors and gas fireplace. Near ferry and on bus route.

$335,000. + applicable taxes

Here is a great building lot close to town with the potential for expanded views of Ganges Harbour. The lot enjoys piped water, good sun, fruit trees and a wooded section. The existing single wide trailer and work shop would make a good base as you build your dream home. $ 219,000. MLS#283182

Sweet cottage in sunny Vesuvius. This is a cute home on .70 acres with mature trees, garden areas and some ocean views. Close to ferries and on bus route.

$409,000.

MLS# 270011

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Mid Island Location. Excellent building lot with both open and wooded areas. This 2.69 acres has a workshop in place

$329,000.

MLS#269604

Modular home with frame addition on .68 acres on Swanson Road. Located near hospital and shopping. Subdivision potential, zoned R6.

$350,000. MLS# 264329

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Stunning oceanfront home with views of Sansum Narrows, lovely gardens and spacious decks on .75 acres. Three bedrooms,4 baths, den , workshop and carport and much more.

$839,000.

Ocean views of Ganges Harbour and Outer Islands. The property is nicely landscaped and level. The home is two levels and has 3 bedrooms. The view from the deck is amazing. Close to Ganges, only one block off the bus route, and is in a quiet neighbourhood. $399,000. MLS# 283849

MLS#280582

Coming soon! New subdivision with south facing, low-bank oceanfront lots with acreage. Call for details

Half a block off Fulford Ganges Road in downtown area. It is zoned R6 with commercial zoning beside. There is a small older home, which could be renovated or taken down. Piped water to property line and sewer to house. List Price $330,000. MLS# 269716

This sweet little home is located on a 1 acre lot close to Ganges. Living space of 1379 s.f., with 2 bedrooms plus den, two baths, wood floors, cozy kitchen with Gaggenau stove and oven, new roof, workshop and more. $369,900. MLS # 274525

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Chris and Darlene Hobbs

250.537.1778 | chobbs@sothebysrealty.ca | dhobbs@sothebysrealty.ca

7591

MOUNTAINTOP DRAMA Prominently positioned above the village, Cairn Garroch thrills from the moment you catch its site on the way up the mountainside. The house only excites more when you open the door, its lines and environments are in a word - sexy. Architecturally, the house is more atmosphere than shelter in a way that only enhances mood as it seductively reveals its views room by room. This is powerful design and once smitten, there may be no going back. The technical details factor every high end modern amenity but it is really how the house makes you feel, that is the magic of Cairn Garrogh. 160 Wilkie Way

$1,698,000

4083

STYLISH SECLUSION This 20 acre property spreads out over spectacular rock ridges, through forests and down to lush pastures and a swimming pond. The nearly 3,000 sq. ft. house is set on the highest ridge to best capture the views. Modest 1979 lines have been coaxed with the assistance of architecture students on a case study project. The owners have highlighted the homes best features and added a few modern essentials to create an inviting and comfortable home. The house provides an ideal open studio to suit a variety of artistic pursuits. A walk of the property reveals every element of Island geography, and beckons for daily ritual. 1000 Isabella Point Road

$965,000

3881

DESIGN WISE Beautiful and practical, this modern village residence is a refreshing mix of current design and quality finishing. Style runs throughout 2,165 sq. ft. of bright living areas with luxurious fittings and sophisticated interiors. The entire 2nd floor is devoted to a decadent master suite with private sun deck. The completed lower level offers a walkout terrace, media room, guest bed and bath along with a large unfinished area for studio or workshop. This new home offers a unique option for fine full-time living or a lock-up and leave holiday home within walking distance to all village amenities. 262C Fulford Ganges

$535,000

LOCAL EXPERTISE, GLOBAL CONNECTIONS. Independently Owned and Operated. E.&O.E.: This information is from sources which we deem reliable, but must be verified by prospective Purchasers and may be subject to change or withdrawal.


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sothebysrealty.ca 120 Lower Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island 6472

6194

5601

DAFFODIL FARM This near century old, distinctive red farmhouse on nearly two south end acres boasts original fir floors, tongue & groove ceilings and an imposing stone fireplace. Hip, historic and one of a kind.

SPECTACULAR OCEANVIEW Award winning, Wilco built 3,500 sq. ft. main residence & separate guest house all designed for comfort. Set on 12 ocean view acres. Stunning, private & proper!

RURAL LUXE A fine country house, upscale guest cottage and custom barn & studio set on a sun soaked 7+ acres with ample fenced pastures, gardens and pond. Stylish self-sufficiency in a quiet, location.

1172 Beaver Point Road

$659,000

190 Sarah Way

$1,645,000

346 Stark’s Road

$1,885,000

264

4252

4287

THE ART OF ZEN Undeniably private ‘as-new’ residence by Elevation Studios, clear ocean views and westside sun are plentiful. Comfort is never compromised and craftsmanship shines in every detail. 5 natural acres.

EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY One of a kind pricing on this 3/4 acre ocean view lot with town sewer, town water and even a trail to town! Building plans in mind? This is your chance!

OCEANFRONT ARTISTRY This superb coastal contemporary home offers innovative design combined with coveted Southey Point walk-on beach front. Soaring ceilings Flawless light, sensational sunsets!

203 Pringle Farm Road

$1,380,000

SL 1 Bishops Walk Road

$209,000

225 Arbutus Drive

$1,750,000

7337

6526

6150

SWEEPING OCEAN VIEWS Unique 1 bedroom Maracaibo cottage with a focal glass prism roof and ocean views from its highbank 1.25 acre perch. Detached guest/studio space. Cherrywood kitchen. Open concept layout.

LUXURY TOWNHOME A beautifully upgraded town home in the Valhalla enclave, this property is an in town gem. Granite kitchen, craftsman cabinetry. Private master suite. Main floor guest room.

APPLEWOOD ACRES Almost 8 acres of beautiful estate grounds surround this contemporary west coast home and provide absolute privacy. Forested trails. Orchard. Pond. Southern exposure.

1460 Nose Point Drive

$875,000

124 Valhalla Road

Take a tour with

$369,900

481 Beaver Point Road

ID NUMBER

$799,000

at sothebysrealty.ca

Independently Owned and Operated. E.&O.E.: This information is from sources which we deem reliable, but must be verified by prospective Purchasers and may be subject to change or withdrawal.


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Chris and Darlene Hobbs

250.537.1778 | chobbs@sothebysrealty.ca | dhobbs@sothebysrealty.ca

725

4006

6471

THE SCIENCE OF DESIGN Leading edge architectural design on Pender Island, featuring stunning 4,800 sq. ft. interiors that interact perfectly with sublime coastal surroundings. A remarkable environment!

COUNTRY COMFORT This heart-warming residence is a model of modern country with food & flower gardens, woodlot and grazing fields on 6 ocean-view acres. Quality & character abound in the main house, studio and loft.

WESTSIDE VIEWS & GARDENS This classic west coast rancher enjoys amazing west side ocean views. Single level oceanside floorplan invites the outdoors in. A fine home in a superb location. Not to be missed!

1352 MacKinnon Road

$1,460,000

128 Holmes Road

$939,000

109 Grans View Place

$615,000

6741

4462

469

COASTAL CELEBRATION This fine 3,500 sq. ft., 4 bedroom ocean home features intricate beam work, soaring ceilings on 2 private acres, with 200 ft. of beautiful shoreline. Multi room studio/workshop.

RANCH & COAST Enjoy the laid back island lifestyle at this rural coastal ranch. Bright pine country kitchen, private master suite and fabulous outdoor entertaining spaces. Five acres. Work shop.

SUNNY VIEW ACREAGE Unique two acre building lot with sensational ocean views right down Sansum Narrows. Perfectly located in a desirable neighborhood. Bordering protected parkland. HST free.

170 Rourke Road

$1,645,000

103 Greer Place

$639,900

117 Teal Place

$299,000

5518

3891

4369

MOSSY ROCK Expansive walls of glass infuse this expressive Maracaibo home with loads of natural light. Strong architectural elements set on six private acres. Over 3,600 sq. ft. under roof. Fun!

SCOTT POINT SHORLINE Captivating oceanside residence with nearly 600 ft. of Scott Point shoreline. Every room in this extraordinary home soaks in the ocean blue. Two acres. 4,000 sq. ft. Remarkable.

OCEANFRONT GEORGIAN Serene harbour views are enjoyed from the convenient in-town location of this oceanfront manor. Ideal for a home based artisans. Oversized studio & workshop.

994 Nose Point Drive

$785,000

270 Scott Point Drive

$2,195,000

155 Alders Road

$995,000

LOCAL EXPERTISE, GLOBAL CONNECTIONS. Independently Owned and Operated. E.&O.E.: This information is from sources which we deem reliable, but must be verified by prospective Purchasers and may be subject to change or withdrawal.


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sothebysrealty.ca 120 Lower Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island 5818

5826

5633

HIGH IMPACT OCEAN VIEW Enjoy ample privacy and stunning ocean views from this sun soaked residence. Master suite with custom fireplace. Detached studio. On 2.3 acres with 2,900 sq. ft. of living space.

LIFE ON THE LAKE Set on 1.75 acres along the shores of Cusheon Lake, this 5 bedroom residence is instantly appealing. With masses of natural light, exposed timbers and windows in place of walls.

EAGLE POINT This stunning 6,500 sq. ft., five bedroom home embraces it’s surroundings on three southwest acres. Exceptional shoreline with boat house and dock. Exemplary levels of quality.

284 Channel Ridge Drive

$895,000

126 Natalie Lane

$1,297,000

1110 Sunset Drive

$4,650,000

263

3882

3285

TRANQUILITY COVE Enjoy uninterrupted Long Harbour views from this sophisticated oceanfront luxury home on 2.5+ acres. Granite topped kitchen. Private guest rooms and tiled sundecks. Hot tub.

WALK ON WATERFRONT Casual oceanfront living with exquisite ocean views from the 3,200 sq. ft. beach house, with strong architectural lines and a fondness for natural materials. Amazing courtyard!

QUINTESSENTIAL SALT SPRING Meticulous custom built home features classic country appeal. In-floor heat, dormer windows. Detached workshop. 5 usable sunny acres. Ideal for gardens & horses.

211 Harbourside Place

$1,395,000

228 Arbutus Road

$2,195,000

256 Robinson Road

$727,000

469

6032

5329

HOME ON TEN ACRES West Coast view home on ten hill-top acres with excellent exposure and expansive ocean and mountain views. Quiet & private. In an area of upscale estates. Nearly land value!

SOUTHBROOM This 5 acre property blends character and practicality overlooking Stowel Lake. 3,200 sq. ft. duplex home with private 1,100 sq. ft. cottage. Unique. B & B opportunity.

BOATER’S OCEANFRONT This 4,800 sq. ft oceanfront home is anchored along the shores of Ganges Harbour and offers a 3 storey floorplan. Meticulously constructed and developed on just over an acre.

350 Wilkie Way

$559,000

361 Beaver Point Road

Take a tour with

$818,400

147 Douglas Road

ID NUMBER

$1,795,000

at sothebysrealty.ca

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Chris and Darlene Hobbs

250.537.1778 | chobbs@sothebysrealty.ca | dhobbs@sothebysrealty.ca

6193

6677

3876

ASTON HOUSE A spectacular oceanfront residence with stellar ocean views. Elegant scale and bold architectural strength work together to create a home with timeless appeal. 5 bedrooms, 5,300 sq. ft.

THE BRAMBLES Nestled at the end of a long private drive, this charming cottage neighbors substantial estates. Featuring vintage fir floors and French doors. All on 2.18 acres. Just minutes to town.

WESTSIDE OCEANFRONT This extraordinary oceanfront residence boasts a rich classic interior full of character and quality. An absolute island gem. Beach and dock. West side sunsets and light! 2 1/2 acres.

205 Quarry Drive

$1,980,000

326 Robinson Road

$378,000

106 Collins Road

$1,399,000

3457

5574

5587

SKY HIGH VIEWS Elegant 3,000 sq .ft. with living areas that are only enhanced by the sensational vistas at this 7 acre Mt. Tuam estate. 4 bedrooms, gleaming wood floors, large sundecks, spa. Meticulous condition.

STYLISH LIVE/WORK Extensive improvements to this building and C1zoned lot provide an extraordinary opportunity for a live/work professional to establish in the downtown core. Loads of parking!

SALT SPRING SALON A thriving Aveda Concept salon providing superior service and products to a permanent population year round. Exceptional systems, staff and improvements in place.

253 Chilton Road

$1,480,000

129 Hereford Avenue

$856,000

Studio One

$195,000

5517

5681

5526

STYLISH VILLAGE LIVING One of Salt Spring’s finest town homes featuring vaulted ceilings, lots of natural light and stunning palette of natural materials. Guest space, balconies & patios. Harbour view.

FAMILY SIZE Boasting 4,075 sq. ft. of modern living space, this thoroughly unique 6/7 bedroom home allows luxurious living for the large or extended family. Superb value for its size.

RARE LAKEFRONT ACREAGE Extraordinary level lakefront acreage with mature trees, lush level pasture and endless sunshine. Driveway. Water to the lot line. Ready for your dream home! HST free.

#10 Bayside

$579,000

147 Swanson Road

$670,000

Lot D Tripp Road

$499,000

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sothebysrealty.ca 120 Lower Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island 767

3339

163

10 ACRE OCEANFRONT One of Salt Spring’s most stunning estates. 10 acres of groomed grounds with dual foreshore leases. Main house, carriage house. Cottage and gatekeepers residence. 1/4 mile shoreline.

MADRONA HOUSE Bask in premium southwest sun at this Maracaibo oceanfront residence. Two very private acres, right on the beach. Viking cook top & wine cooler. Exquisite built-ins. Steam shower.

SOUTH ISLAND’S FINEST Steeply pitched roof lines and solid materials lend a sculptural effect to this refined south end beach house. Well dressed yet comfortably casual. Heather Johnson design. 2 acres.

151 Parminter Road

$5,250,000

193 Kingfisher Lane

$1,240,000

221 Bay Ridge Place

$2,480,000

7566

5728

3470

RIGHT IN TOWN A unique 2,000 sq. ft home with an upbeat, modern interior including newer kitchen, designer tiled bath and 3+ spacious bedrooms. Private guest space. Big backyard.

MARGOLIN ACRES A well designed country home, guest cottage and detached workshop on 8.68 exceptional acres. Private and peaceful with oceanside access nearby. Amazing pasture & garden land.

SECRET ISLAND Embrace the simplicity of Secret Island, just 15 minutes by boat from Ganges. Architectural southwest facing cottage with current solar technology. A private and magical hideaway.

175 Park Drive

$449,000

$799,900

161 Margolin Drive

12 Forest Trail

$685,000

6370

561

5329

SOUTHEY POINT OCEANFRONT Exquisite west facing 2.34 acres with 150’ of pristine oceanfront. A rare opportunity to develop in a location worthy of the finest designs. HST free.

SENSATIONAL OCEANFRONT This ocean home sits on 1.25. A generous floor plan and vaulted ceilings make for a feeling of space and stylish livability. The fertile level land is comprised of fruit, food and flowers.

EQUINE ESTATE Equestrian centre set on the shores of St. Mary’s Lake with over 65 acres of gently rolling land. Renovated farmhouse and an array of sport appropriate outbuildings.

218 Dogwood Lane

$1,195,000

120 Cottonwood Road

$1,845,000

Take a tour with

192 Vesuvius Bay Road

ID NUMBER

$4,900,000

at sothebysrealty.ca

Independently Owned and Operated. E.&O.E.: This information is from sources which we deem reliable, but must be verified by prospective Purchasers and may be subject to change or withdrawal.


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REDUCED $555,000 - Superb west coast designed townhome in immaculate condition. #11 Bayside is a one of the most desirable SOUTH SIDE/END Virtual tour http://115upperganges.escapetosaltspring.com

REDUCED $749,000 - Perched on a south end bluff, this magnificent 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom truly private estate property on magnificent ocean view 9.78 acres. Virtual tour http://998isabellapointroad.escapetosaltspring.com

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$469,000 - Legal Duplex located on great family street just two blocks to the ocean. Ocean view from front porch. All units have been recently refurbished.

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$499,000 - This warm and inviting home enjoys one of the most coveted locations, abutting the rolling hills around Bullock Lake and within strolling distance of Ganges and Churchill beach. Virtual tour http://145robinsonrd.escapetosaltspring.com

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$325,000 - Rarely available condo in the sought after “Park Place Estate” is offered at an incredible price for this in town location. Walk or stroll to any part of town in minutes. This is one level living at it’s best.

$539,000 - Executive ranch-style three bedroom home and up scale studio suite in desirable Kings Lane neighborhood. Large lot with a gracefully remodeled home of more than 1900 interior sq. ft. Virtual tour http://224kingslane.escapetosaltspring.com

$384,900 - Solid home set up for family or couple with extra room for in laws. Overlooking a magical creek. 4 Bedrooms 2 bath on main floor with living room, dining room and stunning retro kitchen. Virtual tour http://300walkershookrd.escapetosaltspring.com

Thanks to our clients the Scott Simmons Team has worked with the buyer or sellers and sold these listings in 2010; 781 Isabella Point, 130 Booth Canal, 300 Upper Ganges, 877 Beaver Point, 300 Long Harbour, 114 Village Terrace, 175 Canvasback, 304 Cranberry, 249 Booth Canal, 400 Fulford Ganges, Lot 11 Main St, 143 Sunrise, 311-101 Mcytrye, 307-101 Mcytrye, 4120 Sundance Dr., 131 Beachside, 911 Beaver Point, 104 Miles Ave., 131 Fort St., 18 & 98 Brinkworthy

If you would like to work with a highly motivated professional team to buy or sell call us.

Scott Simmons, Larry Melious and Rob Irving 250-538-8316 email: saltspring@yahoo.com / web: www.escapetosaltspring.com Salt Spring Island Representatives for

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SUSTAINABLE, OCEANFRONT FAMILY COMPOUND World class sunsets and year-round swimming on oceanfront property, complete with geothermal pool. 5000 sq ft of updated design for sustainable living, with impressive views and stunning features. Further $2,200,000 price reduction

A SUNNY SEASIDE DISPOSITION Located on a sought after saltwater peninsula with expansive sea views, this tastefully upgraded seaside home enjoys southerly exposure and marvelous vistas. A cook’s kitchen, luxurious principal bedroom, separate guest accommodation, foreshore lease, makes an ideal summer or year round home. $1,790,000

ENCHANTING SEASIDE HOME A home for all reasons - one of the most sought after locations on Salt Spring Island, south west exposure with an intimate white shell beach, ideal for kayaking and swimming, tidal pools, a foreshore lease and a newly installed mooring buoy. Enjoy summer and winter sunsets on the water side and the inland courtyard facing east, creates a protected breakfast room near the old orchard. The enchanting two bedroom home with library, den and offices, reflects an artistic attitude, with a separate boathouse/studio for creative moments. All within minutes of Ganges by car or by boat. $1,700,000

SUNNY WATERFRONT SECLUSION

Entrusted to the future, generations will cherish this 168 acre property. A pristine property which consists of 168 acres, of which 153 acres of Garry Oak forest are in a nature preserve where the hiking trails are an exceptional feature. The balance of 15 acres with 1,200 feet of waterfront awaits your personal lifestyle choices. There are many building sites along the west facing oceanfront which consists of coves, low, medium and high bank areas that are conducive to swimming, great boating, crab, prawn and sport fishing. Add your own private dock. The property is sun drenched, very secluded and well treed with workable land for an exquisite single family home. Live as if you are on your own private island. Ecologically significant. $3,000,000

BEST FISHING HOLE ON THE LAKE Enjoy serene mornings on 1.33 acres with 325’ of accessible St Mary lakefront. Level area, extending length of lot, allows for easy building. Driveway and septic field in place. Just add imagination! $499,000

A STEAL OF A DEAL Priced well below assessed value- one of last undeveloped lots on Welburythis 0.37 acre lot (91’ of waterfront) is easy to develop, and has a well with 1.5 GPM and is located in a very desirable area. $435,000

TRILLIUM BEACH This 2 bedroom + den waterfront home on over two acres is picturesque, private and convenient. Surrounded by gardens & fruit trees, woods and lovely lawns, the bright & comfortable single-level house looks out over Ganges Harbour & gorgeous sunrises. Artistically crafted stairs lead through big fir and cedar trees down to a private, sandy beach. Move in and enjoy. $1,195,000

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BEACHSIDE CABANA IN MARACAIBO With 3 bedrooms and waterfront, this Schubart cabana is perfect for family get-aways. Includes all the favourable benefits that Maracaibo living entails (best deep-water moorage in the Gulf Islands). $1,238,000

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SANCTUARY 10 acres of high bank waterfront on Galiano Island with near panoramic exposure and infinite sea views. Crafted lovingly by local artisans, this fine home also includes a guest cottage and orchard. $1,395,000

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REMARKABLE LAKEFRONT FARM This 22+ acre farm has it all - chemical free, fenced and cross-fenced rolling farmland, heritage orchard, mature forest, grass tennis court, 850 feet of lakefront with a large dock. The gorgeous tree-lined drive leads to the large and comfortable farmhouse with a separate drive to the fully appointed guest cottage, affording privacy for both. 6+/- acres in CA2 zoning, outbuildings and some equipment await your vision. $1,600,000

ROMANTIC WEST COAST WATERFRONT

INHALE THE PACIFIC

A tree lined lane takes you to a magical west side waterfront. This impeccable architecturally interesting home is sited on 3.24 private sunny acres with 390+/feet of low bank easily accessible waterfront. The interior spaces have been designed to engage the viewer in the ever changing marine views. Captivating gardens are irrigated and professionally planted for year round enjoyment. Stone steps lead to warm swimming and a waterside four kayak garage. Guest cottage allowed here as well. $2,200,000

The south facing Huser-built, one level home, tastefully constructed on 1.3 acres at water’s edge, features midcentury modern style architecture in a private, peaceful setting. Gardens & espaliered fruit trees, private decks & a screened room awaits summertime relaxation. A character cottage is tucked into its own discreet wooded alcove. $975,000

SUMMERTIME OR ANYTIME AT ST. MARY LAKE Sunshine, sandy beach, dock, fishing, swimming, badminton and your own, fully equipped trailer. A share in co-op trailer park buys you a permanent spot. Ideal for family fun or avid fisherman. $99,900

FULFORD SEMI-WATERFRONTARCHITECT DESIGNED Designed to capture grand views and luminous light, this private, semi-waterfront home is nestled on a sunny knoll amongst Garry Oaks and Arbutus. Waterside studio included. Located in the heart of Fulford. $839,000

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SUNSET DRIVE One of last opportunities to develop along this much sought after address. 0.57 acre lot gives access to private cove with pebble beach. Enjoy glorious summer sunsets and easy launching for boats. $960,000

A new presentation of distinctive prime properties - west facing, sunny ocean waterfront and expansive waterview lots. Faultlessly aligned forests treed with arbutus, Garry oaks and firs create sophisticated sunsets in an uncomparable close-to-town setting. Building sites are prepared with paved roads, wells, driveways, and services. Untouched potential for an island lifestyle accompanies each property, with access to swimming, hiking, boating and all the amenities Saltspring’s finest has to offer. An environmentally, significant property with a quality address. Architect and estate ready for your house and cottage.

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Special Places E RIC P W NE KUNUNARRA Bask in quiet sophistication where views in all directions are enjoyed from principal rooms. Outside, a pool, sauna, hot tub, and pool-side cabana await calm reflection. This sun-soaked, three acre property has fabulous exposure, is landscaped with fenced vegetable gardens, fruit and Arbutus trees, a greenhouse and expansive water views. $898,000

PRINGLE FARM PERFECTION A pastoral acreage in a quality neighbourhood. Perfect lighting, views and sunsets. Easy to develop with power and water to the lot line. Bring your architect, dreams, green thumbs and horses. $499,000

MOTHER NATURE DOES THE GARDENING... on this south facing 2 acre Sky Valley location. Immaculate 3 bedroom home & separate garage (ideal studio) beautifully sited to enjoy Cusheon Lake views. Total privacy, perfect light. $629,000

A HOUSE TO CALL HOME

Private, peaceful & self-contained family home on 11 acres with panoramic ocean & coastal mountain views, yet just minutes from town. An outstanding feature of this well-built, Empire Loyalist-style home is its unique timber construction & the extensive use of natural materials throughout leaving a small eco-footprint. Entirely renovated to provide elegant, modern accommodation while retaining its charm. Situated high above the town of Ganges, the house is sheltered yet receives plenty of sunshine. A private well provides year-round, abundant & pure water. The property includes a detached double garage & studio, a 2-bedroom guest cottage, gardens & outbuildings. $1,135,000

A VIBRANT IMAGINATION A true Salt Spring character home with lots of interest - artistic detailing, workshop, studios, seasonal pond and more. 5.02 acres allows for a guest cottage. Land is level, partially fenced, sunny arable with fruit trees and gardens. REDUCED $499,000

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JUNIPER COTTAGE An entrancing classic featuring superb unimpeded stunning ocean views across islands to Mt. Baker on acreage. Semiwaterfront home has a sweet sleeping cabin. Private, quiet, major upgrades, with fruit trees, gardens, unique stonework and easy beach access. $674,000

GENTLE ESTATE This home is sequestered among five private, sunny, gentle acres. The aesthetic interior design imparts an air of informality yet sophistication, with a suave sensitivity to space, light and serenity. $880,000

THE HOME YOU’VE BEEN LOOKING FOR Country charm, clean lines and designer colours grace this light-filled family home set on 3.5 acres. Five bedrooms, 5 baths great for large family or B&B with a new artist/studio separate from the house. An impressive parcel priced to sell. $748,000

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SEASIDE CHARMS OF VESUVIUS VILLAGE Warm and classic home basks in southwest exposure where ocean sunsets are irresistible. A charmed cabana for guests is situated behind the house amongst mature perennial flower and fruit gardens; irrigated and fully fenced. Surprisingly private and quiet yet steps from Vesuvius beach and warm swimming. $740,000

AUTHENTIC... Genteel family home on 5 arable acres with ponds, fruit trees and a south-facing porch to capture daylong light. Impeccably and masterfully restored to original perfection. The epitome of luxury! $998,000

JAW DROPPING With breathtaking views over St. Mary Lake and down towards the mainland and San Juan Islands, it is a pleasure to behold such an exceptional panoramic vista with fabulous mature perennial gardens. This is an immaculate and charming 2700 square foot classic home with attached yet separate guest quarters, all situated on 1.45 sun drenched acres. Ideal for an extended family. $764,000

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BLUE RAVEN B&B and PERMACULTURE FARM Featuring sustainable systems & principles of ecological design, this 5 bedroom home is renovated with natural & reclaimed materials. Lower level suite functions as B&B. Land fully fenced, barn & outbuildings. Country life just minutes from town. $898,000

VESUVIUS FUN, SUN & INCOME Earn income as well as owning a vacation spot on Salt Spring. Located on top floor, this 840 sq ft, attractive unit in the heart of Vesuvius offers ocean views and nearby access to beach, restaurant. $335,000

FLOWERS BY ARRANGEMENT A highly respected flower boutique is now being offered for sale on Salt Spring Island. This is a great opportunity to take the business home or bring it to an in-town location. Whether your floral theme is formal or informal, period or modern, scented, edible or tropical, “Flowers By Arrangement” offers fresh seasonal botanicals from here and afar in a fresh innovative way. A wonderful creative opportunity. $60,000 Plus Inventory & GST

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OCEAN AND ISLAND VIEWS Schubart’s mastery is evidenced in the skillful siting of this home placed for capturing the views and maximum light exposure. Loft-like soaring ceilings and open spaces are designed to create a wonderful interplay of space and light. The self-contained lower level is ideal for more bedrooms (possible B&B), studio space, recreation or more room for the family. The home sits within a mature garden, with ocean and island views from the pergola. This superb ocean view home has an oversized garage/workshop and is on a quiet dead end road. $499,000

SOUTH END TRANQUILITY Five acres of arable park-like grounds gently sloping towards sea views provide a sequestered setting for this rambling family home. Spacious Schubart designed wing is brilliantly connected to the original cottage, both lofty spaces and cozy cottage coexist in harmony. Many recent upgrades make this both aesthetically pleasing and in move-in condition. An ideal B&B. $738,000

ARTISAN CRAFTMANSHIP This is live in art....with beauty inside and out, its truly a visual feast. This tranquil and enchanting garden is full of the exquisite and exotic with it’s waterfall and many garden rooms. A totally private and protected sanctuary just steps from the ocean. In the cozy, 1,860 sq. ft. three-storied custom crafted home you will find exceptional wood cabinetry, custom tiling, wool carpets, maple floors, wooden windows and brilliantly built in furnishings. All the comforts are here including an artists studio, self-contained guest quarters and 10GPM well. $699,000

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1920’s Heritage Home & Cottage Minutes from Ganges this immaculate heritage home is flooded with charm inside & out! Glimpses of Ganges Harbour and bonus guest accommodation within the home, plus a separate 900 sq.ft. 2 bdrm cottage. The property is lush and alive with fruit trees, pond, fenced veggie garden, and greenhouse. An interesting historical property that was once the home of Dr. Eva Sutherland , the first resident Gulf Islands doctor from 1918 - 1930. $639,000

Woodland Cottage This sweet, sleek little place offers a modern style, one level living arrangement, presenting an ideal starter or retirement home. Open living concept with cozy fireplace, a brand new bathroom with walk-in shower and a stylish kitchen. Located in a fantastic neighborhood close to sports center, beach access and ferry terminal. $349,000

Walk on Waterfront Situated beach-side, well-maintained, two bedroom cottage presents an ideal opportunity to kick back and enjoy life on the water. A great alternative to town house living it is only a few minutes from Ganges via ocean, beach or road. Enjoy stunning sunrises, playful summers, the breeze on your back, and the sand in your toes! $559,000

Lakelife Move in and enjoy the quality construction and thoughtful design of this bright and spacious house, peacefully situated on a no-thru country road across from St. Mary Lake. The master suite offers a luxurious ensuite with a beautifully tiled shower stall, soaker tub, water closet, double vanity, and heated tile leading to a large walk-in closet. The daylight basement has a self- contained guest suite. You will stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter with an efficient heat pump.$719,000

Mountain Top Retreat & Acreage Beautiful West Coast style home situated on almost 20 acres. Enjoy an incredible mix of ocean, pastoral, and mountain views. Interior features include fir floors, granite countertops, custom cabinetry, huge windows and skylights that provide stunning light all day. Adjoining and also available is almost 60 acres with Barn/workshop currently used for boat building and repair. Home on 20 acres $859,000 60 acres with barn $769,000

Trincomali Treasure Situated on more than 11 sun soaked, private acres, this almost 5000 sq.ft. home is above the world. Equipped with a luxurious 16X32 ft. indoor swimming pool & wet bar and a deck-side hot tub. Over 2000 sq.ft. of patio overlook a stunning panorama of ocean, lake and mountain. Outside, gardens, lawn and arbutus forest tie together an already impressive property. $969,000

Waterfront Opportunity Imagine launching your kayak from your front yard, expansive views across to Russell Island, and over 3000 square feet of open living space. This west coast contemporary home offers spacious rooms with floor to ceiling windows that soak in the sea views. Situated on over half an acre in the charming south end, this home is incredibly priced at... $799,000

Brinkworthy Living Located in a sunny Salt Spring neighbourhood, it is a sweet, tidy, well-maintained 2 bdrm, 1 bath home surrounded by luscious gardens and shrubbery. The south-exposed courtyard is a perfect place to kick back and relax with the flowers, and presents the opportunity to become immersed in the joy of gardening. You will enjoy a great sense of community in Brinkworthy Estates. Great value! $174,900

Point of Land This sensational walk on Waterfront property with over 600 feet of shoreline, a three acre point of spectacular land, custom built home, two level living and substantial decking at the water’s edge will blow you away. The seaside location, with breath-taking sunsets, wildlife and views, offers a magical environment - no matter the season. Zoning allows for a future guest cottage - this site is the opportunity of a lifetime.

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Harbour & Pastoral Vistas Immaculate level entry home with walk-out lower level perfectly set up for a B&B or extended family living. Panoramic views of Ganges Harbour over the islands and to Mt. Baker. Situated on over five pastoral acres fringed by majestic trees. An added bonus is a separate 2 bdrm studio. Conveniently located close to village and all island amenities. $699,000

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A Place to Start This great litttle lot is ready to go and just awaiting your building plans! A good well is in place, a brand new three bedroom septic installed, and services are to the lot line. Gently sloping with an open meadow, this quarter acre property boasts some large cedar trees and partial ocean views. Build your dream home or park your RV. $165,000

Creek Side Tranquility Almost ten acres of majestic forest with an option of excellent building sites. The winding drive through the forest will take you to an open valley view or you can choose the south facing site with the tranquil sound of Robert’s Creek below. Conveniently located close to all island amenities and service by community water. Just awaiting your west coast dream home. $339,000 + HST

Sensational Sunrises Enjoy sensational sunrises from this south east facing lot with views to Mt. Baker, Galiano, and Wallace Islands. Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the peaceful north end on five plus park-like acres with majestic fir trees and a few stunning arbutus. Zoning allows for both a guest cottage and main residence. No HST! $359,000

Mt. Maxwell Acreage Almost 60 acres with a split zoning consisting of Agricultural and Rural Uplands 1 Zoning. Already existing is a substantial barn/workshop tha thas been used to date for boat building and repair. Excellent building sites with mountain and distant sea views. $769,000

Chantelu Homestead Over 10 pastoral and picturespue acres from teh original Chantelu Homestead. Ideal for agriculture, permaculture, animls, odr just enjoying an estate-like setting on the peaceful north end of Salt Spring Island. Neighboring properties are all 10+ acres in size. Bring your visions and build your dream house. $449,000 + HST

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Kelly Regen 250.537.1201 kellyr@saltspring.com 101-170 Fulford-Ganges Rd. Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2T8

$439,000 Spacious, 3+ bed, 3 bath home in quiet neighbourhood. Many upgrades and beautifully kept

$699,000 Charming heritage house in Fulford on acreage. Residential & Commercial zoning.

$985,000 Architecturally design “Wishbone” highest quality residence, 4bed, 5bath on 11 acres with ocean views

$539,900 Rural setting, 3 bed + den one level home. Attached studio, great sun

$265,000 A building lot on town water and sewer located right in the heart of Ganges, just short walk from the shops, restaurants

$585,000 Luxury ocean view townhome, 3 bdrm + den, 3 bath, bright end unit with private back patio

$1,450,000 Gentle waterfront acreage, 5.76 acres, comfortable A-frame, farm land leased to island farmer

$499,000 + GST Downtown, waterfront building lot, walk shoreline to restaurants, & shopping

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895,000 Stunning Maracaibo ocean view Schubart designed home with 4 bed, 3 bath on acreage.

$859,000 Waterfront downtown Ganges. Operated as a B&B, R6 zoning, up and down accommodation

$839,000 Waterfront lot in Maracaibo Estates with 1/3 share of existing private dock. South facing .82 acre

$675,000 Waterfront townhouse, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, in the beautifully landscaped Grace Point

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Kelly Regen 250.537.1201 kellyr@saltspring.com 101-170 Fulford-Ganges Rd. Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2T8

$279,900 Charming home in need of finishng. New kitchen, wood floors, ocean glimpses

$299,000 Great starter or retirement home, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, .54 acre, piped water/ sewer, walk to school & beaches

$948,000 Picture perfect gentleman estate, 11+ acre of pasture bordered by forest

$444,900 Updated, one level, 2 bed, 2 bath plus office home in Vesuvius, double car garage + studio/storage

$299,900 2 bed,2 ½ bath in Summerside village. Beautiful kitchen, wood & slate floors, garden patio, saltwater pool and gym

$119,500 One bdrm, lakefront unit at Cedar Beach with pool, sandy beach, dock, managed rental pool

$369,000 2 bed, 2 bath, Roscommon townhouse. With private backyard patio. Bedroom and bathroom on each level

$569,900 Stunning Bayside unit, 3 bdrm + den, 3 bath, ocean view, being sold furnished

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$979,000 Waterfront rancher with stunning s/w views. West Coast contemporary with Asian flair

$579,000 2002 built west coast home & studio/workshop, sunny 6+ acres with a share in 80 acre park

$1,090,000 Outstanding views, privacy, custom built home. Gardens, gourmet kitchen and more

$1,295,000 4+ bdrm plus 2 bdrm inlaw on 10+ private acres, 1,500 sq.ft. shop

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$535,000 West Coast contemporary, 3 bed, 3 bath with self contained guest space. Ocean view roof top bar

Commercial opportunity on rare waterfront acreage in the heart of Vesuvius. $2,250,000 + hst

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250-537-5553 Office 250-537-4288 Fax 1-888-608-5553 Toll Free Visit our website at: Mike Hardy 250-537-5553

www.saltspringislandrealty.com Serving our clients for a combined 38 years. abruce@saltspring.com

ENJOY THE SCENERY

CEDAR AND MAPLE GROVE

Allan Bruce 250-537-5553

HILLTOP SETTING

• Private 7.89 acres. • Panoramic mountain views. • 9.61 acres. Tree-lined driveway. • Large Douglas fir and arbutus trees. • Two building sites. • Gentle southern slope. • South and west exposure. • Horses or crops. • Hobby farm or estate potential. $248,000 + HST MLS#231167 $278,000 + HST MLS#231160

• Natural forest setting. • Panoramic views. • Southwest exposure. 3.29 acres. • House and guest cottage allowed.

QUIET SETTING

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GREAT VIEW, GREAT VALUE

• Ganges Harbour view. • Heavily treed 4.23 acres with driveway and water. • Southern exposure. $278,000 + HST MLS#231156

• Private and quiet setting. • Warm SW exposures. Inspiring ocean and mountain views. • 3.36 acres. Home and guest cottage allowed. $268,000 + HST MLS#231158

Beautiful new acreage priced to sell. Expansive views of Trincomali Channel, Porlier Pass, Ladysmith and Vancouver Island. 2.54 acres with an established driveway and well. Bring your architect and dream. $75,000 below assessed value.

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Solid driveway and level building site with a good drilled well make this 3+ acre property an affordable building lot. Ideal privacy and mid island location.

Almost 4 acres, paved road, with a developed driveway, drilled well and buried power and utilities to the lot line. Choices of building sites with some mountain and valley views. Priced aggressively at

6.25 acres of peaceful privacy. Unforgettable 180° ocean views from Mt. Baker with early morning sunrises to the mtns of the Sunshine Coast with views of islands and ocean in between. Lots of level land with driveway & power with cedar shed to bldg. site. Estate potential. Do not miss.

$239,000 NO HST MLS#276488 ACREAGE WITH EVERYTHING

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STYLISH WEST COAST RANCHER Situated down a quiet country lane in an area of new homes, is perfectly suited to those looking for comfortable, one level accommodation. The home is wheel-chair accessible, with features that include skylights, French doors, fir trim finishing, as well as a vaultd ceiling, recessed lighting, and handy working island in the open kitchen. The larger windows provide plenty of light and there is a built-in entertainment center. An energy-efficient wood stove in the living room provides warmth and ambience. Outside, an exposed aggregate patio and sidewalk, sunny deck with hot tub, and split rail fencing are featured, along with the professionally landscaped grounds, which provide a mix of perennials, shrubs and lawn. This is a popular Vesuvius location close to a nature park, beach and restaurant.

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A STARTER HOME OPPORTUNITY Older two bedroom home with an open plan, cosy wood stove in the living room, and an opportunity to jump into home ownership. Property includes a 600 sq.ft. workshop, storage shed, ad an additional (TLC and repairs required) legal, non-conforming, older home. All this on a sunny lot of .60 acres with privacy and nearby beach access. $299,000 MLS #284335

All the hard work is finished. Time for you to sit back and enjoy this nicely renovated 2 bedroom starter or retirement home on a quiet cul-de-sac. Over 1 acre of forested property with area for flower or vegetable garden. Walking distance to Duck Creek or Vesuvius Beach.

$344,900

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OCEANFRONT OPPORTUNITY

Of country homes close to town, this 2-level home presents numerous possibilities: large family, B&B, in-law accommodation. Home occupation you choose. Fine features include tiled entry, wood floors, modern kitchen, spacious master bedroom with claw-foot tub, and a state-of-the-art stereo system. The sun-drenched lot offers generous outdoor spaces that expand the living areas.

Offering stunning views and southwest exposure, this ocean-side property is well-placed and private. With mature landscaping, the well-maintained residence offers a spacious 1700 s.f., 2 bedrooms, a den, large eat-in kitchen and 2 full bathrooms, all on one level.

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OCEAN VIEW FAMILY FARM Bucolic Fernwood farm overlooking Trincomali Channel to Galiano Island is offered for the first time in over 20 years. Surrounded by neighbouring farms on a quiet and peaceful dead-end road, the 3000 s.f. home is perfectly suited to a family and offers guest accommodation or B&B opportunity. Year-round sunny exposure makes market gardening a natural. The 3+ acres are level, sunny, private with landscaped gardens, fenced fields, organic vegetable garden and several fruit and ornamental trees. Ancillary outbuildings include large workshop & barn, all with incredible ocean views.

$825,000

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MASTER SUITE ON MAIN This well-appointed family home has all the comforts needed to make coming home a joy; spacious rooms, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, air-tight fireplace, large flat acreage with play house swing, gardens, greenhouses, woodshed and lots of trees. Large separate workshop and studio as well as an attached garage. Did I mention great sun? MLS #283430 $699,000

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH Growers and farmers alert! Return this 15-acre lakefront property to its former productive glory. It has dozens of fruit and nut trees and bushes, abandoned gardens, 3 ponds, lots of timber, 150+ ft. of lake frontage, 2 water licenses, 2 homes, 2 driveways and a solid driveshed all in need of some TLC. Come take a look. Call Allan 250-537-5553. MLS#268239 $899,000

MLS#280033

MODERN CHIC WITH A PLEASING DESIGN. PERFECT FOR ENTERTAINING, FAMILY OR RETIREMENT Modern and stylish West Coast open plan home. 3000 sq. ft. 3 bdrm, 3 bath, hardwood and tiled flooring, spacious sun-filled rooms. Property is private, level, south facing with mature landscaping, fruit trees, patio area with pond and hot tub. All this and more within walking distance to town.

$715,000

MLS#263280

SUNSET VIEWS Finest craftsmanship & materials. Timber frame home, soaring ceilings, gourmet kitchen, cherry cabinetry in floor heating floors & granite counters. 5 forested, private acres backing onto hundreds of acres of parkland. Inspiring ocean & mountain views. Call Mike to view.

$1,380,000

THE VULTURES ARE CIRCLING To take advantage of this incredible buy at a price not seen in years. A luxury townhome with attached garage in a quiet, well managed, complex with great sun and close to Ganges. Two balconies, patio, gas fireplace, luxury ensuite bath and more.

ONLY $369,000 NO HST

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Susan de Stein MBA, REALTOR® Pemberton Holmes Salt Spring Island Ph: 250-537-5553 • Cell: 250-537-7943 • Fax: 250-537-4288

BestOfSaltSpringRealEstate.com susandestein@shaw.ca Toll-Free: 1-888-608-5553

164 Fulford- Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2T8

Committed to excellence in marketing and client service A TREASURE ON COVETED SCOTT POINT -DEEP WATER MOORAGE, PRIVACY & COMMUNITY On an exceptional 0.85 property, this light-filled west coast designed home is perfectly positioned for sun and water exposure. Lot allows for generous gardening and orchard spaces, was solidly built and features lovely views of Long Harbour. Rare all season protected moorage opportunity. Property includes separate studio and guest accommodations, and sits at the centre of one of Salt Spring’s premiere and closely-knit neighborhoods. Renew this classic or build new. Quintessentially Salt Spring.

$1,250,000 MLS 281791 CENTRAL, EASY CARE FAMILY HOME 3 BEDS/2 BATHS - SUNNY, S/SW FACING 3 bedrms, 2 bathrms, private, airy and light-filled one level family home, on a fenced property in a central location, with the bonus of offering unlimited gardening opportunities. Plum trees, lavender beds, fenced veggie area, and old garden roses abound. Special touches, lots of space, near Portlock Park and on a bus route – make this a category leader.

NOW $379,000 MLS 283682 SPACIOUS, ONE ACRE, AFFORDABLE

COZY and COMFY

NOW $329,000 MLS 274952

Warm and authentic, this is one of the original cottages in the Walkers Hook area; well cared for by a skilled carpenter/craftsman for the past 15 years. 0.5 acres, 5 gpm, and close to Ganges. Recently painted inside and out; new front deck, new floors. MLS 282125

INCOMPARABLE SEMI-WATERFRONT

BRING YOUR VISION, THIS ONE SPARKLES

MAKE AN OFFER on this special 5 acre property, with 225+ feet of low bank oceanfront on Trincomali Channel. Lovely views, great sun, cleared building sites, driveway up, pond for irrigation and dug well. $429,900 MLS 278206

South-facing, wooded, 7.6 acre Cranberry Valley property offers quiet, seclusion, community water, no GST/HST, and an up to date geotech report.

In a pleasant, central neighbourhood, this bright and well laid out manufactured home offers 3 bedrms and 2 bathrooms on upper level ++ one bath and guest accomm on lower. Lovely pond, great 1 ac lot.

$279,000

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TWO RECENT CLIENTS:

“I would recommend Susan in a heart beat!”

“Susan is a “very conscientious and successful realtor”.

MY GUARANTEES TO CLIENTS: First class service. Excellent marketing. Sound strategy, advice and analysis. Energy, enthusiasm and commitment (time and energy).


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www.realestatesaltspring.ca Ph: 250-537-5553 Toll Free: 1-888-608-5553 anne.miller@telus.net

164 Fulford-Ganges Road Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T8 phyllis.bolton@shaw.ca PHYLLIS BOLTON

ANNE MILLER

INCREDIBLE SUNRISES

MORNINGSIDE

*Perfect work-live arrangement *Two offices with views * 4 bdr-4 bath *In superb walk-in condition *New septic *Large bright spaces; attractive, functional layout *OFFERS WELCOME

*Great location near ferry, beach, trails *Sturdy 3-bdr-2 bth home *Plus den *Private

$699,000

$449,000

MLS 267911

MLS 277634

LOCATION, VIEWS

DELIGHTFUL GET-AWAY

*Large quality family home *Rural feel yet min. to town *Lower level guests, offices

*Well maintained *Log post and beam interior *Custom stone fireplace *Vaulted cedar ceilings

$719,000

CALL PHYLLIS

$425,000

MLS 283843

WEST-FACING WATERVIEW *Sunny lot ready to go *Private, quiet neighbourhood beside wooded park *Water, hydro at lot line *Gentle slope *Close to beach, anchorage

$249,000

MLS 278788

VIEW ACREAGE *Peaceful setting *5 acres *drilled well *View can be greatly expanded

$325,000

MLS 267183

COME HOME TO THE COUNTRY *5 sunny private acres for pasture, garden, trails *Near-new; custom design; bright open spaces; ample decking *Entrepreneur or telecommuter friendly *Spaces to live and work from home

$589,000

FOR MORE DETAILS AND PICTURES, VIEW WWW.REALESTATESALTSPRING.CA

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RICK ALEXANDER

ISLANDS REAL ESTATE

Salt Spring Island

(office) 250-537-5553 (home) 250-537-5854

164 Fulford-Ganges Road • Salt Spring Island, BC • V8K 2T8 Fax: 250-537-4288 Toll Free (N. America) 1-888-608-5553 “SALTSPRINGLIVING.COM” for Listing Details & Photo Gallery rick@saltspringliving.com www.saltspringliving.com

AN EQUESTRIAN OASIS This outstanding 10 acre property boasts a spacious and unique custom designed home built with quality and pride. There is a 3 bed additional semi-detached living accommodation for family, guests or B&B. In addition, there is an exceptional 924 sq. ft. manufactured home along with an office, several workshops and storage facilities. For the horse enthusiast, there is a generous and quality constructed 6 stall insulated barn with all the special features one would expect in a facility of this calibre. The building also houses separate storage for 15 tons of hay and 4 units of shavings. The 20 x 60 all weather dressage ring is built to USDF standards with 20 tons of crushed rubber, sand footings and a dust control sprinkler system. There is also a 10 foot wide track around the ring and riding trails through the forested areas of the property. Located close to St. Mary Lake and minutes to town, this home and property amenities is truly a horse lovers dream. Colour brochure available outlining all the unique features this property has to offer.

$1,600,000

$325,000 – Kingfisher Townhome. Excellent one level layout located very close to town. Bright & spacious 1400 sq.ft., 2 generous bedrooms, 2 full baths, open kitchen with eating bar & plenty of cupboards/counter space. Living/dining areas enjoy a fireplace & partial views of Ganges Harbour. Separate laundry, tiled entry, large skylights & single car garage are added features of this no-step, wheelchair friendly home. An easy living option in a pleasant & well-maintained adult-oriented community.

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STUDIO

$415,000 – Beddis Beach Neighbourhood. “Estate Sale” cottage with separate studio ideally located to an excellent beach. The 1992 main cottage is approx. 680 sq.ft with cozy open plan living featuring lofty ceilings, large windows, wood floors, woodstove, separate bedroom, skylights & a full bath. Outdoors, enjoy a covered porch overlooking the garden & ocean views beyond. The 480 sq.ft., detached studio is located a private distance from the cottage & accessed by its own driveway. The interior has been finished with wood floors, a spacious and cozy loft, skylights, woodstove, bath & laundry. Ideal for the extended family or artisan.

GANGES VILLAGE COBBLER $100,000 PLUS INVENTORY – Profitable higher end shoe store located in a prime location in the town centre. Good lease & a successful 26-year history. Ideal operation for 1 or 2 people. Currently operating 40 hours per week. Owner will train if needed. A great retail business

SKIN SENSATIONS DAY SPA NEW PRICE $100,000 PLUS INVENTORY – Well established full service Day Spa. Seaside location in Grace Point Square. Tastefully decorated facilities with excellent client base. Experienced staff and quality products. Perfect owner/operator business.


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$950,000 MLS #280081 See Listing Brochure at : www.thewalls.ca

$329,000 MLS #279069 See Listing Brochure at : www.thewalls.ca

$585,000 MLS #279250 See Listing Brochure at : www.thewalls.ca

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OCEAN VIEW TOWNHOME

$75,000 MLS #284379 See Listing Brochure at : www.thewalls.ca

$515,000 MLS #284374 See Listing Brochure at : www.thewalls.ca

ARTISTIC FLAIR ! $589,000 MLS #277065 See Listing Brochure at : www.thewalls.ca

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DENMAN ISLAND

Stately Family Home. Country living, close to town. Bring your large family to this private 4+ bedroom home on a private acre in an exclusive neighbourhood. $875,000. GREG ROWLAND 250.882.6680

Equestrian Ecstasy. 15 rolling acres, access Galloping Goose, 2 homes, one with suite. Pond, Barn, Riding Ring, Shop. It’s all here! $1,950,000. GREG ROWLAND 250.882.6680

Stunning Oceanfront Acreage. Walk for miles in complete solitude on sandstone and shell beach. Level ground with seaside cottage, build your dream home! $2,100,000. GREG ROWLAND 250-882-6680

MAYNE ISLAND

MAYNE ISLAND

PENDER ISLAND

Spectacular Oceanview Acreage. Have your own landing strip on this magnificent 44 acre Gulf Island enclave. Steps from Ferry Dock. $3,000,000. GREG ROWLAND 250.882.6680

Sweeping ocean view, sun drenched 2 brm rancher on .5 acre, Arbutus trees, 20x30 shop and stalls, fenced garden, 2 fireplaces, delightful! $449,000. GREG ROWLAND 250.882.6680

Cute and Cozy, immaculate 2 bedroom Rancher, desirable Trincomali Estates. Half acre, level ground, ocean glimpse, walk to incredible beaches and gorgeous Peter Cove! $279,900. GREG ROWLAND 250-882-6680

SWAN ROAD, DENMAN ISLAND 27 acres, waterfront bordered by other large acreages. Choose from a number of incredible building sites overlooking 725’ of sandy beach which goes on for miles. $1,499,000. GREG ROWLAND 250.882.6680

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GALIANO ISLAND

Waterfront home with deep water moorage potential. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, panoramic water views from all principal rooms. Steps to ferry terminal, pub, and groceries. $649,000. GREG ROWLAND 250.882.6680

Waterfront 2.89 acres. Ready for your dream home, bring your plans and bring your vision to life. Drilled well, paved road, close to all amenities. $539,000. GREG ROWLAND 250.882.6680

Only 2 lots left! 5 acres each, driveways and drilled wells in. Adjacent to magnificent Matthew Point Park on tranquil country road. $149,000-$159,000. GREG ROWLAND 250.882.6680

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galianorealestate.com

EXCEPTIONAL PANORAMIC VIEWS Bohemian style 2 bedroom single level home with expansive decks embracing SW views over Montague Harbour and beyond. 1.51 private woodland acres located above the park and marina, close to amenities.

4121 Porlier Pass Dr. Original price $580,000 now offered at $499,000

4.28 ACRES OF PRIVATE WOODLAND Westerly views over valley from beautifully treed ridge top. Driveway roughed in to park-like level building area, pocket views over Georgia Strait to N. Shore mountains courtesy of neighbourâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clearing. On water system and services nearby. Seller may carry first mortgage. Well priced and well located 542 Robson Way $205,000

SUPERIOR LOWBANK WATERFRONT 3.00 acres with 217 feet of totally accessible sandstone frontage on Georgia Strait. Magnificent panoramic vistas including Mt. Baker & N.Shore mountains. Enjoy hiking in hundreds of acres of adjacent Heritage Forest lands. Ready to build, ideal for house barging. 1268 Sticks Allison Road $495,000

TEL: 250.539.3537 FAX: 250.539.5135 250.539.3539 CELLULAR: 604.868.7586 TOLL FREE: 1.800.291.6601 ext.307

shirlene@telus.net

SHIRLENE RAINES

Gulfport Realty Team-Southern Gulf Islands

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Ron Taylor rontaylor@gulfislands.com

Galiano Island

Office Ph: 1-888-539-2250 / Home Ph: 250-539-9930

RON TAYLOR

GOSSIP ISLAND POINT

127 MONTAGUE ROAD

18945 PORLIER PASS ROAD

• Exceptional Over 300 feet of accessible waterfront • Exquisite summer sunrises and sunsets • 2,200 sq ft immaculate 3 bdrm, 2 bath home • Fully serviced, comfortable and inviting home • Great as a vacation home or residence

• Ranch Style Home of 3,800 sq ft with pastoral valley views & forested bluff park • Large kitchen with Aga stove • 3 bedrooms • Living room with stone fireplace • Barn and fenced pasture area • 19 acres of pasture and forest

• Spectacular Southwest Waterfront on Trincomali Channel • 2,580 sq. ft. well cared for 3 bedroom home • Separate workshop and carports • Beautifully landscaped plus fenced garden area

$895,000

$742,000

$849,000

LOT 10 GOSSIP ISLAND

10825 PORLIER PASS ROAD

227 BELLHOUSE ROAD

• Low-bank waterfront lot 0.56 level and treed acres • 100 feet of accessible sandstone beach on the Strait of Georgia • small cabin • community water system

• 1 mile Southwest Waterfront • 188 acres • Ocean views from the southeast to the west • PLA in place for 14 lot subdivision • Accessible Bay • Many unique house sites

• Walk-on Water front in Sturdies Bay • 227 feet of lowbank sandstone beach • 2,237 sq. ft. quality home on 2.05 park-like acres • Beautifully taken care of grounds • Exceptional vista of points, distant mountains and ocean • Walk to Bellhouse Park and the village

$295,000

$4,250,000

$1,349,000

648 SOUTHWIND DRIVE

1378 STICKS ALLISON ROAD

1560 BURRILL ROAD

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• Montague Harbour Home with Registered Dock • 3.5 forested acres with 210 feet of easy accessed waterfront • 1,750 sq ft 2 bedroom rancher • Additional living quarters above garage/workshop • Deep water moorage • Western exposure

• Low bank waterfront acreage with 176 feet of sand stone beach • Summer sunrises and sunsets • Miles of walkable sand stone beach • Gently sloping 3.17 acres treed with cleared house site • Drilled well, driveway, pump house and power

• Active Pass Waterfront Home • 2,300 sq ft 3 bedroom + den home • Views of ever changing Active Pass • Same owners since 1948 • Steps lead down to 115' of low bank waterfront • Plus in ground Swimming pool, garage, gardens

$995,000

$549,000

$888,000

21455 PORLIER PASS ROAD

134 CAIN ROAD & 645 GULF DRIVE

118 ACTIVE PASS DRIVE

• Great Waterfront Getaway • Expansive & accessible SW waterfront • Watch the sunsets year-round • Beach to launch your kayak • Exceptional ocean views • 1,000 sq. ft. arch-rib cottage, filled with light

• Private building acreages in Sturdies Bay • 2.33 acres each • Fully serviced (septic, power, pump house, driveway, well) • Walk to beautiful beaches • Walking distance to Sturdies Bay ferry terminal • Build your dream home and cottage

• Completely renovated • Very attractive home on 0.5 acre of level land with large lawn • 1,460 sq ft 1 bedroom rancher • Totally remodelled including a gourmet’s kitchen • Cathedral ceiling, large beams, wood floors • Good arable soil for gardening • Walk to beaches, Mt. Galiano and Buff Park

$595,000

$239,000 and $259,000

$445,000

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Windermere Galiano Island Realty

www.galianorealty.com

Galiano Island

1-888-539-2250 E-mail: info@galianorealty.com MARILOU ROGERS

RURAL SOPHISTICATION!

STURDIES BAY WATERFRONT HOME • 0.65 lovely acre with fruit trees • 1,100 sq ft 2 bedroom panabode • Separate guest cottage • 100 feet of walk on sandstone beach • Walk to ferries, stores and Bellhouse Park

$599,000 MARILOU ROGERS

$698,000 MARILOU ROGERS

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TRINCOMALI WATERFRONT • 5 Alder Way • Waterfront Getaway Cottage • 2.27 beautifully treed acres • SW exposure with access to the beach • 172 feet of waterfront on Trincomali Channel • 850 sq ft 2 bedroom rancher • Low maintenance cottage and yard

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• 3. 5 forested acres with 210 feet of medium bank waterfront • 1,750 sq ft 2 bedroom rancher • Additional living quarters above garage/ workshop • Deep water moorage • western exposure

$995,000 RON TAYLOR

2 BEDROOM HOME NEXT TO SCHOOL

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• 0.71 gently sloping acres • 1,500 sq ft 2 bedroom home • Vaulted ceiling in living room • School is right adjacent to this property • Walk to many amenities

PEACEFUL OCEANFRONT PARADISE ON SECLUDED PARKER ISLAND • 9.91 sunny, forested and useable acres with over 500 feet of highbank waterfrontage • Unobstructed views from south to west of ocean, islands and mountains • 6 year old 645 sq.ft. immaculate cottage - a real gem! • Price includes share in community dock at Parker Island (accessible by private boat only from Galiano or Salt Spring)

AFFORDABLE FAMILY HOME AT GALIANO'S SOUTHEND - 1.37 private and level acres - Close to sandy Morning Beach & golf course - Fenced in sunny area for gardening - 1,190 sqft home, needs finishing

$349,900 MARILOU ROGERS ED

RON TAYLOR

• Gracious and light-filled 2,500 sq.ft. view home • Well cared for home and yard • Views of Trincomali Channel • Sunny, SW exposed 4.22 acres • Garden level, separate 1 bedroom guest suite • Workshop and unfinished guest cottage

• 0.57 cleared acres in Spotlight Cove • Established flower and vegetable garden • Numerous fruit trees • Recently renovated 1,100 sqft home on 2 levels • Close to two public beach accesses to launch your kayak or watch the sunsets • On community water system

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PRIME WATERFRONT BUILDING LOT - 3.17 gently sloping and treed acres - 176 feet of walk-on sandstone beach - Drilled well, driveway and pumphouse in, - Cleared building site - Great views of Georgia Strait

$549,000 RON TAYLOR CAPTIVATING WATERFRONT POINT! • Exceptionally beautiful piece of paradise • With over 900 feet of accessible waterfront • 1,240 sq.ft. immaculate and sweet home • Situated on 0.82 acres on scenic Trincomali Channel • Your own private dock in sheltered Spotlight Cove • Sunsets year 'round

$569,000 HEDI KOTTNER

$1,195,000 HEDI KOTTNER

MADRONA LODGE RESORT BY THE SEA

ADORABLE SOUTHFACING WATERFRONT GETAWAY

• Popular retreat for families, groups and outdoor enthusiasts • Main house enjoying sweeping ocean & island views • Self-contained suite above main dwelling • 1.74 acres - 152 feet of accessible waterfront • 6 self-contained upland cottages • Kid-friendly environment • Commercially zoned

- On 3 gorgeous acres with exquisite beach - Over 200 feet of shoreline in Retreat Cove - Fine 645 sq ft West Cost style cottage - Great craftsmanship and quality material - Hot tub, stone paths and steps, - Tie up your boat at a nearby public dock

$1,395,000 HEDI KOTTNER

$849,000 HEDI KOTTNER


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NORMAN ROTHWELL 250.537.5166 1.877.537.5166 1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

MYLES WILSON & Associates 250-537-7200 • 877-537-7200 1101-115 Fulford-Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C., V8K 2T9

MORE PHOTOS @ NormanRothwell.com

A LAKEFRONT FARM

If you need room to stretch out and have aspirations for warm lakefront swimming this is the property for you. 23 plus acres with over 600 feet of lakefront. This is one of the original Salt Spring estates. The house is over 3000 square feet and was built in 1908. There are four bedrooms and 3 baths and a lovely comfortable veranda to take in the peaceful views from our lake. The property is fenced and cross fenced and is a gorgeous mix of mature wood, rocky knolls, historic orchard and great bottomland. There’s a lakefront studio, large workshop, barn with hayloft, caretaker cottage, gazebo and an outdoor summer kitchen. A unique Salt Spring property. $2,300,000 MLS #274537

High quality West Coast, post & beam home situated on a sunny lot to take full advantage of spectacular uninterruped oceatn views. Architecturally-designed and tastefully finished with beautiful natural materials. The home offers a casual, open light-filled layout & features a generous well equipped gourmet kitchen with warm fir cabinets, granite island, top of the line appliances, soaring wood beamed ceilings throughout, slate flooring, fir trim, radiant floor heating, fireplace, many custom built-ins, large windows and a quaint self contained 1 bedroom cottage. All main rooms have lovely ocean views. The private lot is beautifully landscaped with flower gardens, raised beds & a pond. A short walk & you can enjoy one of SSI best beaches. $1,475,000

POPULAR TOWNHOME

As new, West Coast, arts and crafts style, half duplex within walking distance of town. One level home of approximately 1352 ft.² has been constructed using the highest quality craftsmanship and finishings. The natural coastal look of wood shingles and beam exterior is echoed in the wood floors and custom cabinetry of the interior. Two bedrooms, one with a gorgeous ensuite. Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, hard wood floors, solid wood doors & wood casement windows. Large deck with hot tub, private yard. NEW PRICE $396,000 MLS #270505

SOUTH END HOME

South End Home--This home is located in a neighborhood which is close to many walking trails as well as the Provincial Park. Two bedrooms and a den as well as the potential for a mortgage helper. The home has many craftsman touches plus vaulted ceiling and open airy feeling to it. Southwest facing deck as well as the deck at the main entrance. The land has many recent upgrades which included new driveway as well as parking areas and a driveway to the back of the property for future development of a 750 ft.≤ studio or barn or ? It’s uncommon for houses at this price level to come available in the South End of the island. $439,000 MLS #283626

Salt Spring Realty

normanrothwell@royallepage.ca www.NormanRothwell.com

Exceptional quality without a doubt, this west coast home is situated on a private southwest facing 2.4 acres bordering a large green belt. The home with its lovely ocean and mountain views, offers a good balance of main floor living with an open plan. EuroLine French doors open onto beautiful deck areas great for summer barbecuing. The new double garage has a studio/ media room above it. A wonderful family home that is perfect for entertaining located in an area of quality homes. $899,000

myleswilson.com email: myles@telus.net

Salt Spring Realty


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