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10.3 Acre Oceanfront with Dock - Salt Spring Island, BC
10.3 Acre Oceanfront with Dock - Salt Spring Island, BC
Stunning water access only property with 1,100 ft of frontage in Sansum Narrows, minutes by boat from Maple Bay or Genoa Bay. Includes 50 ft dock, ramp, 2 wells and small starter cabin.
  • Size: 10.3 acres ~ 1,100± ft oceanfront
  • Price: $575,000
  • Listing Agent: Jason Zroback - jason@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 1-604-414-5577

  • Listing Agent: Jamie Zroback - jamie@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 1-604-483-1605
Description :

Spectacular, sunny, private and treed waterfront parcel located on Salt Spring Island. The property has an expansive 1,100 ft of frontage in Sansum Narrows, a prime boating location in the Southern Gulf. It is situated close to the midway point in between Maple Bay and Genoa Bay on Vancouver Island, both only minutes away by boat.

There are scheduled floatplane services from Vancouver to Maple Bay Marina, where your boat can be moored and waiting for your arrival. The shops and restaurants of Cowichan Bay are also a short distance away.

The property includes 2 drilled wells, a rustic starter cabin and a 50 ft dock with ramp. The dock has a general permission granted by the government. The land has already been perked for septic and there are a few building sites to choose from. You can live in the starter cabin while you build a new home.

Do not miss out on this opportunity. Call to book your appointment to view today!

Location : This property is water access only on the Salt Spring Island side of Sansum Narrows in between Maple Bay and Genoa Bay, approximately 10-15 minutes by boat from Maple Bay Marina. Maple Bay Marina is located on Genoa Bay Road, 10 minutes from Duncan or 45 minutes from Nanaimo.
Access : Contact Listing Agent
Improvements :
  • Starter Cabin (320 ft2)
  • 50 ft dock with ramp
Services : Drilled wells (unlicensed)
Area Data :

Sansum Narrows
Sansum Narrows separates Vancouver and Salt Spring Islands and leads from the west end of Satellite Channel to the south end of Stewart Channel. It is 0.48 km (0.3 miles) wide at its narrowest part. The area offers excellent fishing, kayaking, boating and a great amount of marine life.

Salt Spring Island
Salt Spring Island is the largest, most populated (over 10,000 residents), and some might say most popular, of the Southern Gulf Islands. It is located between Vancouver Island and the Mainland in the Strait of Georgia alongside its neighbouring islands of Galiano, Pender, Saturna, Mayne and Prevost. The setting is West Coast Canadian; forested islands, wide meadows and beautiful landscapes surrounded by emerald ocean and wonderful vistas. It is the only Southern Gulf Island with a high school and a hospital.

Salt Spring Island is 27 km (17 miles) long and 14 km (9 miles) wide (74 sq miles), with 133 km (83 miles) of shoreline. The island attracts visitors and prospective residents with its mild climate and annual sunshine in excess of 2,000 hours.

Artists, farmers, chefs, mechanics, romantics, writers, retirees and dreamers have been drawn to its shores and have recognized it as one of the world's best places to stay. Renowned for its creativity, Salt Spring Island is known as one of North America's best small arts towns and, due to the high demand to live there and limited supply of land offerings, Salt Spring Island holds some of the most desired and priciest real estate on the entire west coast of North America. The famous Saturday Market displays a great cross-section of the high-quality arts and crafts from paintings to pottery, jewellery and clothing, weaving and woodworks.

Maple Bay
Maple Bay is a picturesque seaside community located in the Cowichan Valley of southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. A narrow inlet and surrounded by smooth, pebbled beaches, Maple Bay is home to marine activity all year-round.

The sheltered haven of Maple Bay is situated halfway up Sansum Narrows, which separates Vancouver Island from Salt Spring Island, the largest and nearest of the Southern Gulf Islands.

Maple Bay is serviced by floatplanes (Salt Spring Air and Harbour Air Seaplanes) that fly regularly scheduled flights several times a day from Maple Bay Marina to Ganges Harbour (Ganges Water Aerodrome) on Salt Spring Island, and then on to Vancouver (Vancouver International Water Airport/Vancouver International Airport and Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre).

There are three commercial marinas and a public dock, as well as the Maple Bay Yacht Club and the Maple Bay Rowing Club.

Maple Bay Marina is replacing many older boat sheds with new styles and fire resistant yacht enclosures, creating one the safest and most environmentally responsible marinas in British Columbia. Maple Bay Marina has also been recognized with an Eco-Rating of 4 anchors for their Environmental Best Practices by the Georgia Strait Alliance Clean Marine program.

Zoning : Rural (Islands Trust) & Shoreline Zone S6. Salt Spring Island Land Use Bylaw No. 355.

Additional zoning information can be found on the Islands Trust website.

Legal : Lot 1 of Section 66, South Salt Spring Island, Cowichan District, Plan 1914
PID 000-596-973
Taxes : $2,312.95 (2017)
Boundaries : Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.
Map Reference : 48°46'7.84"N and 123°33'27.18"W
Listing # : 18009