Peter Nash - Real Estate

Selling Luxury & Waterfront Properties on the Canadian West Coast Since 1972

Affilation VICTORIA, B.C. CANADA

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Inviting West Coast Home Set In 2.5 Secluded Acres On Galiano Island…

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$1,525,000.00 (CAD)

1695 Cottage Way, Galiano Island

3 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

3260 Sq Ft

Lot size: 2.46 Acres

Year built: 1974 +

MLS® Number: 364649

A desirable west coast home on Galiano Island set in a secluded wooded parklike natural state 2.46 acres (0.996 hectares) with a south west ocean view of Trincomali Channel and distant islands – A tranquil setting!  The two level home conveys a comfortable and inviting feeling. Plus a charming separate west coast studio/cottage and a BBQ gazebo known as “The Strand”.  Located on a quiet no-through country road being about 18 kilometers (11.2 miles) of an easy and pleasant drive from Sturdies Bay ferry terminal and village.

Residence: This inviting West Coast well planned architect designed two level home of 2425 square feet (225.3 square metres) offers a gourmet kitchen with stainless Viking appliances, adjoining dining room and down six steps to the large living room with brick fireplace with a heat stove and vaulted cedar ceiling; two bedrooms with master opening onto a deck; three piece bathroom and laundry area. The lower level which opens onto a large patio has a spacious family/media room (possible 3rd or master bedroom) with grey brick fireplace, built in bar; four piece bathroom plus a storage utility area some of which could be finished – A flexible floor plan! All main rooms have easy access to decks and patios to take advantage of the sun and views. Attached double carport with storage/workshop. See floor plan. Some features: Extensive use of cedar woods, vaulted and beamed ceilings, picture windows, skylights, two fireplaces, hi-end appliance and fixtures, steam shower and Japanese soaking  tub, fire pit on lower patio, easy access to 6 patios and decks. Designed to bring the outside in!  See floor plan.

Studio/Cottage: A charming separate west coast open plan studio of 835 square feet (77.6 square metres) which includes a loft area, built-ins, two piece bathroom and french doors to a deck area of 403 square feet (37.4 square metres). Currently a studio/office however, could easily be used for extra accommodation for guests or family. See floor plan.

Gazebo: A comfortable 144 square foot (13.4 square metres) tastefully decorated and finished in natural wood entertainment BBQ Gazebo known as “Strand.” See floor plan

Property: A beautiful and very secluded mostly level wooded {such as: fir, cedar, dogwood, arbutus (aka mardona)}  parklike and natural state 2.46 acres (0.996 hectares) with a south west ocean view of Trincomali Channel and distant Salt Spring Island. An easy to maintain informal country garden with lawn, shrubs and plants immediately surrounding the home. Fully fenced with gates at driveway entrance and private access gate to beautiful natural state Bodega Ridge Park.  See property survey plan below.

Services: Domestic Water – Drilled well <> Sewer – Septic system <> Hydro – 125 amp service  <> High Speed Internet.

Galiano Island: Galiano Island (48°52’N.,123°20’W) is a peaceful and tranquil island which is often referred to as “the jewel” of the Gulf islands. Located at the west side of Active Pass and bounded by the Strait of Georgia on the North and by Trincomali Channel (48°51’N.,123°23’W) on the South West. The island is approximately 27 kilometers (17 miles) long and an average of approximately 6.3 kilometers (4 miles) wide. It is the second largest of the Southern Gulf Islands. The island offers many conveniences and services mostly in the area known as Sturdies Bay (B.C. Ferry Terminal). The island has several natural state parks (provincial and national), hiking/walking trails, accessible beaches, 9 hole golf course, a marina, restaurants, health care centre, fire department (3) and small stores. There are Government (public) Docks at Sturdies Bay, Whaler Bay, Retreat Cove (CRD) access through private property, North Galiano, Montague Harbour. Plus there is a Marina in Montague Harbour (south west side of the island). Galiano Island located in the heart of the Gulf Islands is easily accessed by B.C. Ferries from Tsawwassen (Vancouver) and Swartz Bay (Vancouver Island); by private boat or private seaplane plus there is also water taxi and seaplane service. See links.

This well positioned home is located in an exclusive area of country homes and is ideal as a secluded retreat or for an artist, home business for all year or seasonal use.  Offered at $1,525,000. Canadian. ($1,131,100. U.S. June 12, 2017).

Information Links:

Galiano Chamber

Islands Trust / Capital Regional District – CRD

Montague Harbour Marine Park  /  Bodega Ridge Park

BC Ferries  / Harbour Air  /  Seair Seaplanes

Galiano Island: Galiano Island (48°52’N.,123°20’W) is a peaceful and appealing island which is often referred to as “the jewel” of the Gulf islands. Located at the west side of Active Pass and bounded by the Strait of Georgia on the North and by Trincomali Channel (48°51’N.,123°23’W) on the South West. The island is approximately 30.6 kilometers (19 miles) long and an average of approximately 6.3 kilometers (4 miles) wide. It is the second largest of the Southern Gulf Islands.

The island offers many conveniences and services mostly in the general area known as Sturdies Bay (B C Ferry Terminal). The island has several natural state parks (6 provincial and national), hiking/walking trails, many accessible beaches, 9 hole golf course, all year marina, restaurants, B and B’s, resorts and inns, galleries, small stores and shops, fire and medical services. There are Government (public) Docks at Sturdies Bay, Whaler Bay, CRD Retreat Cove (acess through private property) and North Galiano. Montague Harbour and Marina in Montague Harbour are about 12 minutes away. Galiano Island located in the heart of the Gulf Islands is easily accessed by B.C. Ferries from Tsawwassen (Vancouver – 50 min) and Swartz Bay (Vancouver Island – 80 min); by private boat or private seaplane plus there is water taxi and seaplane service.

The Property

Property: A beautiful secluded level parklike and natural state 2.46 acres (0.996 hectares) with mature majestic trees and south west ocean view of Trincomali Channel and distant Salt Spring Island.  An easy to maintain informal country garden with lawn, shrubs and plants surrounding the home. The property is fully Fenced with gates at driveway entrance and a private access to the natural state Bodega Ridge Park. See survey plan below.  

Location

Area and Location: The property is located at the West side of Galiano Island about mid-island and situated 18 km’s (11.2 miles) north from the ferry terminal and village in Sturdies (accessed from Active Pass at south end). The general area is excellent for boating, canoeing, kayaking, diving. Plus fishing, crabbing, shrimping and mollusks.  The area also has a lot of wildlife and birdlife – such as soaring Bald Eagles, Hawks. The property borders the natural state Bodega Ridge Provincial Park being 233 hectares (576 acres).