94 McKenzie Crescent, Piers Island, Gulf Islands
Lot size: .54 +/-
MLS® Number: 383523
Something completely Different: An oceanfront prime location property on Piers Island with a substantial 50 foot (15.2 metres) dock and aluminum ramp with aquatic lease/licence-see Dock. Plus in-place foundations (Logix Insulated Concrete Forms) for a home ~ plans available for a suggested home of 5,000 square feet (465 square metres) +/- including basement and swimming pool, main and upper floors; double garage or workshop; fencing; geo-thermal pipes in place; septic system; water; hydro – all requiring completion or connections. The contractor who knows the property and did the existing work is Yager Construction. Note: Permits have expired – CRD Inspection will be required ($300.00) and Permits required ($500.00) approximately. Being sold “AS IS”
Property: Attractively treed and natural state .54 acre (0.22 hectare) +/- mostly level – See Site Plan. An easy care property having expansive panoramic marine westerly views. The property is partly fenced (see black posts) and private. There is a 323 square foot (30 square metres) double garage/workshop however, requires finishing, Zoning will also allow building of a Guest Cottage up to 400 square feet (37.2 square metres)-Buyer to confirm. Annual (2017) operations fee/tax $1,090. * Access at your own risk!
Oceanfront: The oceanfront which partly fronts on a small cove has a western exposure and medium height bank and frontage of 121 feet (37 metres) +/- is accessible to a lovely sandy beach – new are steps required. The beach is very usable – good for children, small boats and kayaks.
Dock: There is an excellent all tide and all-weather 50 x 13 foot (15.2 x 4.0 metres) +/- Dock with aluminum ramp/walk way. Specific Permission For Private Moorage (Permission #114417) and Licence Of Occupation (Licence #112799). You can keep your boat at your front door!
Services: Water: City (on property). (managed by Piers Island Improvement District).
Sewer: Septic system in place (VIHA Permit expired.)
Hydro: B.C. Hydro (on property).
Telephone and ADSL are available.
Piers Island: Piers Island Web Site Link is located (48°42’N., 123°25’W) just north of Swartz Bay (Saanich Peninsula) and is bounded by Satellite Channel, Colburne Passage and Shute Passage. The island is about 250 acres (101 hectares) with residential lots (approximately 130) on the waterfront. The interior of the island being about 158 acres (64 hectares) has been left in its natural state (to be maintained and preserved) with trails. Plus there is a 5.1 acre (2.06 hectare) common meadow/park/picnic and orchard area on the oceanfront (Biscoe Beach) with lovely sandy beach just 10 lots to the north of #94. This peaceful and tranquil island has a variety of wildlife and bird life plus area marine life. There is a circular dirt/gravel road (no individual cars) going around the entire island. The Island has its own Volunteer Fire Department and response team. Within the fire hall, there is a common meeting/library area. The island falls under the Capital Regional District (CRD) and The Islands Trust.
The Island is located in the heart of the prime boating, sailing, kayaking, fishing, crabbing, shrimping, and diving waters and close to all amenities yet, secluded!
The desirable and peaceful residential Island is very easily reached via boat (5 minutes from Swartz Bay-depending on boat), seaplane, and water taxi, shuttle service. There is an exclusive (owned by Piers Island Association) parking, launching ramp and small boat/trailer storage on the Swartz Bay side (2212 Dolphin Rd). Plus public Docks/Wharf at Swartz Bay (Barnacle Road) North Saanich side and on Piers Island which are controlled and managed by Capital Regional District (CRD). There is public parking on Barnacle Road (east side of storage lot).
This unique opportunity is available to those who can visualize completion. Offered “As Is” at $430,000. Cdn. ($334,500. U.S. December 10, 2017)
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