Canada, 9.88 Oceanfront Acres - Cortes Island
Accessible by floatplane or boat only. Squirrel Cove Government dock is just a 2 minute boat ride away from this lot and offers a general store with hardware, gas, restuarant etc. Boulder Point is situated on the East side of Cortes island in sought after Desolation Sound-world famous destination for the outdoor enthusiast. This lot has excellent access to the protected waters inside Squirrel Cove, ideal for kayaking.
The foreshore is expansive with over 500 feet of mostly walk on waterfront and west exposure. The ideal building site includes roughly 1-2 acres of level land in a nice bay filled with clams and oysters. Protection Island to the West provides calm waters for the deep water moorage location. This acreage is nicely treed and the purchaser will have access to over 100 acres of walking trails throughout boulder point. The lot has been perc tested and the purchaser has access to a new drilled well.
Located on the northern end of the Strait of Georgia, between Campbell River on central Vancouver Island and the mainland coast of British Columbia, Cortes Island is accessed via ferry from Heriot Bay on the east coast of Quadra Island. Campbell River is the departure point for ferry access to Quadra and Cortes Islands. A 10-minute ferry ride from Campbell River lands you at Quathiaski Cove on the west coast of Quadra Island. A 15-minute drive across to the east coast of Quadra brings you to Heriot Bay, the ferry terminal for the 45-minute ferry trip across Sutil Channel to Cortes Island. Water taxis also operate out of Campbell River to Cortes. The cost is divided amongst the number of passengers - the price can range from $20 - $100 per person. Those with their own boats can also launch at Lund on the Sunshine Coast.
By seaplane; Direct flights to Manson's Landing on Cortes Island are available during the summer months from Vancouver (1 hr) and Seattle (2 hrs). By airplane; Air Canada runs daily flights to Campbell River (on Vancouver Island) and Powell River (on the mainland) from Vancouver and Seattle. From Campbell River airport, take the airport shuttle service to the ferry terminal in downtown Campbell River. From the Powell River Airport take a shuttle to Lund and then a water taxi to Cortes. You must make arrangements in advance for this service. Pacific Coastal Airlines also flies from the Vancouver Airport South Terminal to Campbell River.
Nestled at the entrance to enchanting Desolation Sound, tranquil and friendly Cortes Island is one of the most impressive of the Discovery Islands, with its placid lakes, beaches, and rugged gorges. Located between Campbell River on central Vancouver Island and the mainland coast of British Columbia, the Discovery Islands dot the intricate waterways in some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.
Price: USD 269,000
Contact: Jamie Zroback 1-604-483-1605
Jason Zroback 1-604-414-5577