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January 31, 2010. Here we are, at the close of the first month of the year. The days are definitely getting longer and this strange "warmer than the norm" weather pattern is making the daffodil, snowdrop, crocus bulbs appear a good four to six weeks early! Last year, we were afflicted with "colde...
Here's a terrific opportunity to own sunny and private waterfront, in an area of very fine homes, for a "best buy" price. Tax assessed value is $990,000. The property is listed at $799,000. There is an upgraded cedar cottage, open plan living/dining, with galley kitchen, bedroom off, full bathro...
January 29, 2010. Mark your calendars for some special offerings at ArtSpring! On Feb. 1st, ArtSpring presents Tokyo String Quartet, with the concert beginning at 8 p.m. The concert is preceded by a Garry Oaks Winery tasting, at 7 p.m. There's a special Friday performance of Shirley Valentine, on...
The Sea to Sky name captures the essence of this Pacific Northwest Coast gem, this Whistler locale that the world will enjoy during the excitement of the Olympics. The B.C. Coast shimmers between the sea and the coast mountain range, a thin ribbon of beauty wrapping around a wilderness experienc...
The Sea to Sky region, including Whistler, Squamish, West Vancouver, White Rock, Salt Spring Island & the Southern Gulf Islands, Victoria, Vancouver Island, and Kelowna, are all remarkably undervalued areas. This thin ribbon of B.C.’s Pacific Northwest Coast enjoys exceptionally temperate weathe...
January 27, 2010. The countdown is on, to the Olympics. The opening ceremony is on February 12th. The Olympic Torch, which has been in relays around Canada, is back in B.C., and heading to Vancouver/Whistler, for the opening ceremony. We've been experiencing a "January Thaw" weather pattern -- se...
Here's a stellar oceanfront opportunity on special Salt Spring Island, awaiting your enjoyment! Level entry home offers a casually elegant lifestyle. Main level offers oceanview living, formal dining, entertainment solarium, master/ensuite, library/den, galley style kitchen with breakfast area, ...
January 25, 2009. It's Robbie Burns Day! For all those of Scots heritage, or those who would like to claim so, it's time for the salute to the haggis, and some Scottish Country dancing! No matter where you live, there will be a Burns supper, pipers, dancing, and general Celtic flair! We're all fa...
Sea to Sky’s world encompasses magical Whistler, the agricultural paradise of Pemberton, the town of Squamish, nestled into the lee of Howe Sound, the “Amalfi style” Sea to Sky Highway that emerges into Vancouver’s cityscape, and to the ferries waiting to spirit one to Vancouver Island and the p...
The Sea to Sky corridor brings you from the lights and hum of Vancouver, to Whistler Village’s alpine flair, in just under two hours. It’s a stellar driving experience! The new highway hugs the dramatic coastline of Howe Sound, dotted with Gulf Islands, ringed with majestic mountains (make sur...