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DL 1373 Gorge Harbour
  • Cortes Island, BC, V0P 1Z0

2 Bed
1 Bath
1100 Sqft
Property Description:
70 acres on the eastern shores of Gorge Harbour on Cortes Island: one of the most unique & diverse private properties on the island. Over 2000ft of protected oceanfront & over 1400ft of lakefront on Anvil Lake. Anvil Creek bisects the property & flows out into Gorge Harbour. The oceanfront features include a secluded bay, peninsula, rock outcrops & an islet. The topography of the upland is diverse, low bank oceanfront, mix of level areas along the ocean-side as well as along Anvil Creek & the wetlands to the west, rising gently through the property leading to approx 1470ft of shoreline on Anvil Lake. This is the only private property bordering Anvil Lake. The acreage is fully forested primarily with mature 2nd growth trees. A beautiful forest setting that includes dramatic slopes, moss covered rock bluffs, ferns & a diverse mix of indigenous vegetation typical for this region. The surrounding land is Crown Land. Abundant wildlife & ducks & other waterfowl, eagles, ravens, osprey, beavers complement the property. There is no road access or services to the property. Boat access & independent living 'off the grid' is what this property is all about. There is a dock to tie up to but no ramp. There are 3 structures on the land. The primary dwelling is a West Coast Contemporary style 2-level structure nestled into the forest & situated adjacent to a picturesque wetland area along side of Anvil Creek. A rustic structure & habitable. The 2nd dwelling is modest & situated closer to the ocean. The 3rd structure is a small 12x16 float cabin shell / sleeping room. Cortes Island is well known for its waterfalls, secret coves, rock cliffs & tranquil natural beauty with opportunities for wildlife viewing. For the outdoor enthusiast it is truly one of the best jumping off points for a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, prawning, kayaking & hiking. This area enjoys a nice temperate climate & the waters here are warmer than in most other areas on the coast.
Property Overview
Area Cortes Island
Sub-Area/Community Cortes Island
Property Type House
Title Freehold
Style Other
Heating Type Other
Listing ID 372670
Primary Agent Ed Handja*
Primary Broker Royal LePage Advance Realty
Secondary Agent Shelley Mckay*
Secondary Broker Royal LePage Advance Realty
Special Features
Features Walk on Waterfront, Private Setting, View - Lake, View - Ocean, Park setting, Rural Setting, Treed Lot, Wooded Area, Recreation Nearby, Quiet Area, Waterfront-Ocean, Waterfront-Lake, Acreage, Potential Recreation, Recreational
Amenities Additional Accom., Garden Area, Thermal Windows
Fireplaces 1
Nearby Schools
Cortes Island Elementary-Junior Secondary School
  • Public
  • K to 9
School catchments and distances are intended to be used as reference only. To verify enrolment eligibility for a property, contact the school directly.
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