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Piers Island – A West Coast Waterfront Home In A Lovley Setting With A Dock…


$598,000. (CAD)

97 McKenzie Crescent, Piers Island

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

1889 Sq Ft

Lot size: 0.394 Acres

Year built: 1992 +/-

MLS® Number: 365432

Waterfront on desirable Piers Island (48ᵒ 42’N., 123ᵒ 25’W).  An inviting one and half level west coast home with expansive marine views (North East Exposure) over Satellite Channel and beyond islands. Finished area of 1889 square feet (175.5 square metres) with spacious rooms.  Set in an easy to maintain natural state .394 acre (0.1595 hectare) level property with 50 feet (15.24 metres) frontage +/-.  Plus an all weather and tide dock of 30 x 15 feet (9.14 x 4.57 metres) with Specific Permission for Private Moorage which is shared with one neighbor (lot 95). Easy access from Swartz Bay (next to B.C. Ferry Terminal) via private boat or water taxi also easy access by float plane to the properties private dock on this exclusive and desirable residential island.

Residence: An inviting West Coast one and a half level home of 1889 square feet (175.5 square metres) finished area having spacious room. Three bedrooms (third currently den/office); two three piece bathrooms.  Living room with in-line dining; kitchen with eating area, large wood top island counter, stainless appliances and heat stove; three piece bathroom with laundry. Master bedroom on the second level has an en-suite bathroom and opens to a spacious balcony which has lovely marine views.  Built in 1992 +/- the home has had some recent updating and decorating:  Some Features: Spacious rooms, over size windows which bring the outside in, natural wood beamed and vaulted ceilings, french doors which open to decks of 1030 Square feet (95.69 square metres), tastefully decorated, kitchen with wood counters and large island, wood floors, use of v-joint to give the cottage feeling, approved heat stove, quality appliances, metal roof.  Improvements since 2015: New – fences, storage shed, countertops, stove, window coverings, retractable screens.  The home is suitable for all year or recreational use!  See Floor Plan

Services: Water (City), Hydro (BC Hydro), Internet and telephone (Telus), T-V. (Shaw Direct).  The island has its own volunteer fire department.

Piers Island: Piers Island 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 (100 hectares) with residential lots (approximately 135) on the waterfront. The interior of the island being about 158 acres (63.9 hectares) has been left in its beautiful natural state (to be maintained and preserved) with trails throughout with a ring road (cars are discouraged – suggest golf carts) around the outside. Plus there is a common meadow/park/picnic and orchard area on the oceanfront with lovely sandy beach (north side).  The island has a comunity dock CRD Dock – Piers Island at the south end.  The Island is located in the heart of the prime boating, kayaking, fishing, crabbing, shrimping, and diving waters and close to all amenities yet, secluded!

Swartz Bay: Piers Island Improvement District owns Lot 3-2212 Dolphin Road which is for the use of owners for boat and vehicle storage with a launching ramp Swartz Bay Access. The property adjoins tha CRD public dock. CRD Swartz Bay Dock

Information Links:

Islands Tust  /  Piers Island Association

Docside Charters – Water Taxi  /  B.C. FerriesShuttle

Seair Seaplanes   /   Harbour Air Seaplanes

The Property

Offered at $598,000. Canadian ($463,240. U.S. Sept 08-16). MLS® 365432


Piers Island: This peaceful and tranquil island has a variety of wildlife and bird life plus area marine life. There is a circular dirt/gravel road (cars are discouraged – electric carts preferred) 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. There is exclusive (owned by Piers Island Association) parking, launching ramp and small boat storage on the Swartz Bay side.  Plus Docks/Wharf at Swartz Bay side and on Piers Island which are controlled and managed by the Capital Regional District (CRD).