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Here is an appealing cedar cottage, right beside the seaside. Two bed/one bath, open plan living/dining/kitchen...an authentic "summer cottage". Some TLC will recreate this gem, and it will make a great summer/weekender space, for now, and build your dream home later. Sandy beach, perfect for be...
January 30, 2009. Salt Spring Woodworks annual sale starts today, and runs through to Feb. 28th. It's 20 to 40% off everything, and there are some truly beautiful options on display, here. At the corner of Churchill and Upper Ganges Roads, this studio which showcases the incredible talent on Isla...
Here's a terrific holding property on special Salt Spring Island! 40 + acres, a mix of coastal forest (cedar, fir, maple, alder) and arbutus/garry oak groves, and natural meadow areas, with panoramic ocean and mountain vistas (can see the Olympics from here!), with all day/year round sun (sunset...
January 26, 2008. So, today is the beginning of the Year of the Ox, in the Chinese Lunar New Year calendar. Have you checked out what your animal sign is, and found out how it will fare in this year, characterized by authentic diligence and focus? Slow and steady wins the race might be a characte...
January 25, 2009. Mark your calendars for Scott Hyland's production of Waiting for Godot -- it plays at ArtSpring, for five performances, beginning on Feb. 6th (call ArtSpring for ticket info. / other dates & times. Don't miss this! One performance only, on Feb 1st, 2 p.m. at ArtSpring -- Romeo a...
Here's an authentic log home, on lowbank and sandy beachfront, at the tranquil "south end" of Salt Spring Island. Private, quiet, with serene views out Fulford Harbour. Close to marina, to golf, to hiking/walking trails, this Island gem awaits your ideas! A kitchen renovation and bathroom renova...
The Southern Gulf Islands are famous for sheep. Small farms dot the Islands, and there is an entire group devoted to collecting the wool, spinning it, dying it from natural vegetation dyes, creating wonderful handknits from same, and the entire process is done from start to finish, locally. Defi...
January 21, 2008. I watched Obama's inauguration yesterday, with a group of friends. An inspiring speech, and one that harked to the older virtues of personal responsibility and authentic work ethic. Such a recipe can lead to increased confidence, as each one of us, personally, in our own spheres...
Looking for an exceptional oceanfront building opportunity? Here is a very prime parcel, with privacy, excellent sun exposure, and a sensitive development -- the pristine quality of the land has been preserved, in this environmentally aware subdivision from an historic family large acreage holdi...
Here's a gem of a townhome opportunity on beautiful Salt Spring Island! A quiet location, very sunny (e/s/w exposures, here, with two balconies that follow the sun), with the plus of one level living (an elevator shaft was built into the structure, at point of construction, so one just has to dr...