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Character Oceanfront Estate Looking for an English Country Estate waterfront property? Here it is, on special Salt Spring Island! Two adjacent waterfront parcels, being offered as one unit. Lovingly maintained European style home, with formal living, formal dining, comfortable den/library, count...
Maybe you all already know this, but I just found out that Google is going to award 10 million dollars to the party who comes up with an idea that would truly help the world. It's to celebrate Google's 10th anniversary. Not just a killer app, then, or a software gem, but maybe so. An ide...
Here's a truly "best buy" opportunity on special Salt Spring Island! Architect designed home, custom built in the mid-1980s and totally renovated/upgraded in 2002. Just move in and enjoy this gem! Open plan living/dining, cook's dream kitchen, adjacent t.v./library space, lovely master/study wit...
J. Mitchell Gallery, in Grace Point Square, is showcasing newly released estate oil paintings, by LeRoy Jensen, alongside new portrait paintings by his daughter, Gabrielle Jensen. The show runs through to October 8th. Check this out! October 11, on the big screen at ArtSpring, enjoy Salome, live ...
So, change is the label for the 21st Century? Could be! Nothing is "biz as usual", that's for sure. I attended a real estate seminar for brokers, the other day, and it was very illuminating. Titled "Ninja Selling", it was given by Larry Kendall, from Colorado. So many different th...
Just a little dog story: I have a charming Jack Russell, and I was showing property, recently, to someone who had a Rat Terrier at home. I was describing how my dog would watch t.v. (most interested in Seinfeld reruns and in any animal show), and that she would dash up to the screen, whenever an...
Superb 9 + acre property, in "natural" unspoiled state -- a mix of coastal forest (Cedar, Fir, Maple, Alder) and Garry Oak and Arbutus groves. 700 + feet of easy access oceanfront, with lovely swimming cove. A terrific dock system -- keep your boat at home! Dramatic ocean and island and mountain...
A delectable oceanfront beauty awaits your pleasure, here! Easyaccess to a wonderful sand and crushed shell beach, plus foreshore licence in place (build your dock and keep your boat at home! Mooring buoy in place, for now). Master/study, dressing room, ensuite "wing", with ocean vistas. Living ...
Looking for a day trip off island? This weekend is the Cowichan Valley vineyard tours and organic farm tours -- a harvest feast from the wineries and the organic farmers. It's a short ferry trip from Vesuvius to Crofton, then turn left on Osborne Bay Road, and right on Herd Road, and go right out...
September carries so many associations with it, of endings and of beginnings, and in my area, it can still be an "almost summer" experience. This weekend, though, is truly the real onset of Fall. Walking undeveloped land properties today, with a couple from Toronto, Ontario, it's warm enou...