One of the largest privately owned properties that exist on Bowen Island and currently the largest available for sale. Paved road access with stunning views of Howe Sound, Gambier Island and the coastal mountains. Gated, private and the ideal estate property.
If you are looking for a unique coastal estate property close to Vancouver this may be what you are looking for. This 118.41-acre ocean view property is only a 20-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay and a 10-minute drive from the Snug Cove ferry terminal on Bowen Island. It has good, paved road access with a gated internal gravel road network on the property.
The acreage is very peaceful and private with stunning views of Howe Sound, Gambier Island and the coastal mountain range. Freeman and Kenyon Creek run through the property adding to its beauty. You are surrounded by nature with many building sites to choose from. Power, telephone and cable are available directly across the road.
It is part of the Hoods Point West strata development providing usage of common areas that include oceanfront access, tennis court, children's play area and established water system. This property has a residential zoning to it and within the current zoning it is not subdividable.
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Bowen Island is in Howe Sound and is an island municipality that forms part of the Metro Vancouver area. It covers 49.94 km2 (19.28 mi2) and is approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) wide by 12 km (7.5 mi) long, with its closest point being approximately 3 kms (1.9 mi) west of the mainland. Regular ferry service is available via BC Ferries from Horseshoe Bay, as well as semi-regular water taxi services. There are approximately 3,600 full-time residents on Bowen Island and 1,500 visitors in the summer season.
There are several small businesses on Bowen Island, mostly located within Snug Cove and Artisan Square, which include marinas, cafes, gift shops, grocery stores, a post office, pharmacy, restaurants, garden and flower shops, and a building supply yard. Bowen Island is also served by First Credit Union and by an Exchange Network ATM operated by North Shore Credit Union. It also has a weekly newspaper, the Bowen Island Undercurrent.
Beaches, walking trails, cycling, hiking, swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, boating, golfing, hunting, fishing, whale watching, and various art and cultural events.
The name for Bowen Island is Nex̱wlélex̱m in the Squamish language of the Squamish people, who used and occupied the area around Howe Sound, including Bowen Island. Areas such as Snug Cove and a few other parts of the island were used as campsites for hunting and gathering trips.
Bowen Island has a traditional name in the Squamish language, Xwlíl’xhwm, which means "Fast Drumming Ground", although some authors attribute the name to the sound made by the ocean as it passes through the tiny pass between the Island's northern point and Finisterre Island. The tide rushing in and out is reminiscent of the sound of drums beating quickly. The name "Kwém̓shem" is used for Hood Point. Bowen Island is still used by people from Squamish and Musqueam for deer hunting.
Please see mapping section (all boundaries are approximate).
49°24'38.73"N and 123°20'8.87"W
Established water system available from Strata.
RR1 (Rural Residential 1)
Bowen Island Municipality Land Use Bylaw No. 57, 2002
Additional zoning information can be found on the Bowen Island Municipality website.
Strata Lot 19 District Lot 1605 Group 1 New Westminster District Strata Plan VAS2806 together with an interest in the common property in proportion to the unit entitlement of the Strata Lot as shown on Form V
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