New property listed in GI Salt Spring, Gulf Islands

We have listed a new property at 221 Wilkie Way in Salt Spring. See details here

Discover tranquility & potential! This spacious, one-level home on 12+ serene acres features a flexible, partially open floor plan. with vaulted ceilings, wood beams. Natural light dances throughout the space through large windows & skylights. There are 2 bedrooms including a large primary suite. Experience a unique blend of indoor comfort and outdoor beauty in the enchanting sunroom. The detached cottage is perfect for guests or as a rental. A large garage/workshop, outbuildings and breathtaking property with fenced garden, creek & ponds complete the picture. Immerse yourself in privacy, far from any traffic, bathed in sunlight. Desires some TLC to return to its full glory, offering the perfect canvas for your dream haven. Seize the opportunity to craft your sanctuary!


What is the local government on Salt Spring Island?

It's complicated! Here is a simplified answer.

The Islands Trust is a unique form of local government in British Columbia that was established in 1974 to protect and preserve the environment, land use planning and development on Salt Spring Island.

The Capital Regional District (CRD) on Salt Spring oversees services like building permits, some sewerage, some water districts and regional parks.

The Salt Spring Island Fire District is a local government agency that provides fire protection and emergency medical services to most areas of Salt Spring Island.

The BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of most roads on Salt Spring.

The Salt Spring Island RCMP is a detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) that provides policing services on the island.

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New property listed in GI Salt Spring, Gulf Islands

We have listed a new property at 160 Lee Rd in Salt Spring. See details here

Authentic old Salt Spring Character home on 10 acres. The 3-bedroom post and beam farmhouse has been extensively renovated with modern amenities while keeping its original charm. Hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings and a cozy woodstove create a welcoming atmosphere, while a heat pump ensures year-round comfort. The kitchen features a Sweetheart stove for woodfired cooking, gas range, farmhouse cabinetry, open shelving, and a generous pot rack. A clawfoot tub adorns the main bath and the primary ensuite includes a sauna. The home is prewired for sound including the front porch and primary suite deck. Outdoors, enjoy gardens, pastures, fruit trees, a greenhouse, and a forest bordering Mount Maxwell Park. A 600-sqft cottage provides guest accommodations or additional income. A 1250-sqft insulated, heated barn/workshop, currently a studio, offers flexibility for your own use. Experience nature, trails, sunny exposures, and the Salt Spring lifestyle that has made the island so sought after.

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