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A West Coast Oceanfront Home Set In A Beautiful Point Of Land On Galiano Island…

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$749,000 (CAD)

40 Spotlight Cove Road

This comfortable and inviting home is sited close to the ocean on a unique point of land with ocean on three sides having expansive South West marine and distant island views and wonderful sunsets.

Residence: This west coast home of 1729 finished square feet (161 square metres) was built in the 1980Â’s with updates and addition in 2004 and 2006. The one and half story home is sited to take advantage of the sun and outstanding panoramic marine views. The home conveys a very warm and comfortable feeling!

Main Floor: (1035 square feet/96.2 square metres). Open plan kitchen/dining and living room/sunroom with a feature wood stove (Harrowsmith-csa). The modern gourmet kitchen with eating island has five appliances. The living/sunroom adjoining the kitchen offers stunning views. The dining area (or living room) opens onto a large deck area. There is also a spacious storage/pantry. Master bedroom (also usable as den or office) with fireplace (propane) has large walk in cupboard and four piece bathroom plus laundry.
Upstairs: (694 square feet/64.5 square metres). There are two bedrooms of which one could be the master bedroom or studio as it has a large walk-in cupboard – the room opens onto a 11 x 6 foot (3.4 x 1.83 metre) deck. Plus there is a four piece bathroom. See floor plan below

Some Features of the Home: flexible floor plan, beamed and wood ceilings, variety of natural wood finishes, picture windows, skylights, electric and wood stove heating, wood, carpet and tile like floors, all rooms have views, large deck overlooking the ocean, cedar exterior siding, metal roof.

Property: This sunny easy to maintain private property of 0.82 acre (0.33 hectare) +/- is a level point of land (ocean on 3 sides) which is mostly in its beautiful natural state having trees such as oak, arbutus (aka madrona), maple (226.8 g/8 oz syrup last year), cedar, fir, juniper, walnut (30 lb/13.6 kg last year) apple, plus native plants and shrubs. There is an informal grassed area and garden area plus a small greenhouse, storage shed and productive vegetable garden close to the house. The area immediately about the house is fenced which is good for children and pets and keeping out deer. See plot and survey plan.

Waterfront: Prime oceanfront of 860 feet (262 metres) +/- fronting on Ttrincomali Channel and Spotlight Cove. The frontage is low to medium rocky foreshore with small beach area – there are several places with easy access to the water. In Spotlight Cove there is a small protected dock (10 x 8 ft / 3.05 x 2.44 metres) which is in a tidal area (muddy/sand bottom). You can easily moor your larger boat off shore at a mooring buoy. Plus there is a small boat launch (community) area on the north side of the property.

Workshop/Studio: This building of about 15 x 11 feet (4.9 x 3.5 metres) is suitable as a workshop or studio.

Domestic Water – Drilled well-community system
Sewer – Septic system
Hydro – 200 amp service. (back up 12 kw generator)

Area and Location: The property is located at the North West end of Galiano Island and situated on Spotlight Cove Drive in Spotlight Cove (aka Spotlight Bay) being about 23 kilometers (14.3 miles) an approximate 25 minute drive north from the ferry terminal 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 marine life – such as soaring Bald Eagles (see photoÂ’s of Alan, the resident Eagle), Hawks, Gulls, Blue Herons, shore birds. Otters and Seals are quite common plus pods of Orcas (killer whales) can be seen going by in Ttrincomali Channel.

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 Ttrincomali 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 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, and small stores. There are Government (public) Docks at Sturdies Bay, Whaler Bay, Retreat Cove and North Galiano (both a few minutes away), Montague Harbour and 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 water taxi and seaplane service. See links.

This fine property is suitable as a permanent home or as a vacation home.

Buyers should note that information is submitted as descriptive as to type and quality of residence and property only. Figures relating to size and quantum must be taken as approximate. Buyers are responsible to verify to their satisfaction all pertinent information

The Property

Inviting And Comfortable Home, Close To The Ocean On A Unique Point Of Land With Ocean On Three Sides. Expansive Marine Views And Wonderful Sunsets. One And Half Story West Coast Home Sited To Take Advantage Of The Sun And Outstanding Views. Conveys A Very Warm And Comfortable Feeling.


Galiano Island Is A Peaceful And Tranquil Island Which Is Often Referred To As “The Jewel” Of The Gulf Islands. The Area Is Excellent For Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Diving, Fishing, Crabbing, Shrimping, And Viewing Of Marine And Wild Life.