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1 Retreat Island Blank
  • Gulf Islands Other, BC, V0N 1P0

4 Bed
4 Bath
3085 Sqft
Property Description:
Retreat Island is a 7 acre Island just of the west side of Galiano Island. Its native old growth forest has never been logged. Famed west coast architect Hank Shubart designed the main home, guest cottage and studio around the old growth fir trees. His design incorporated post and beam internal framing, large and extensive decks to create a feeling of living within the landscape. One half of the island was donated to the Galiano Conservancy Association which provides a crew to pull invasive broom on the island, protecting the natural wild flowers. the protected year round moorage includes a 40' dock,which can accommodate a boat up to about 50'. 200amp service, rainwater collection as well as an additional co-op water supply. Simply paradise
Property Overview
Lot Size 3.0 acres
Property Age Built in 1985 (33 yrs old)
Gross Taxes for 2016 $5,561
Area Gulf Islands Other
Sub-Area/Community Gulf Islands Other
Property Type House
Title Freehold
Style Main Level Entry with Lower/Upper Lvl(s)
Exterior Finish Shingle-Wood, Wood
Heating Type Baseboard, Wood Stove
Listing ID 378699
Primary Agent Stephen Foster
Primary Broker Jonesco Real Estate Inc
Special Features
Features Balcony/Deck, Guest Accommodations, Moorage
Amenities F/S/W/D
Suite Yes
Nearby Schools
Gulf Islands Secondary School
  • Public
  • 9 - 12
  • In Catchment
Galiano Community School
  • Public
  • K - 12
  • In Catchment
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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