Location: Located on the desirable West side of Salt Spring Island about half way between the North & South positions Narrows West perfectly for natural light, sun, sunsets, access, amenities, lifestyle & of course the waterfront. Whoever said “the 3 most important things in buying property are “location, location, & location” was only half right, as recent valuations indicate that “waterfront” should be added to the word location. The waterfront location of Narrows West definitely differentiates it from others.

Close To Town:  Narrows West is approximately 4 miles from the town of Ganges offering shopping, home & personal services, galleries, restaurants, arts & crafts, schools, hospital, medical & health services, fire & rescue, parks & recreation, banking & more. Ganges is widely known for its boating harbour, the Saturday Market, Artcraft, Festivals, & its artisans and “locals”.

Privacy: The Lots of NW were designed to feature the waterfront, nature, sea views, recreation, relaxation & privacy. Narrows West, being at the end of the road, is situated in a peaceful setting with low traffic yet with a community feeling. This is the quiet side of the Island.

Large Lots:  Each of the Lots is 3 acres or more, well planned & uncompromised, resulting in Narrows West being a premier address to make your place on the Island. A single family residence, guest cottage, studio & other accessory buildings are permitted.

The Owners of the Phase 2 Strata Lots also share a 1/10 th ownership in about 60 acres of Common Property comprised of a private park-like nature preserve & recreational lands. The existing & planned buildings & amenities of the Common Property include a 10 boat slip private dock.

The Phase 3 Lot 31 of 168 acres is with 153 acres dedicated to your own private park-like nature preserve and 15 buildable acres. Imagine your own private park at your home.

Waterfront Living: The sea is an integral part of Salt Spring life. The waterfront Lots of Narrows West Phase 1 & Phase 3 sit at the ocean’s edge. The Strata Lots of Phase 2 have 1 waterfront Lot at the ocean’s edge & 9 Lots with expansive ocean views. The Owners of the Strata Lots own the Common Property which includes private access to the waterfront and planned private dock & swim float & the other buildings and amenities. Once you have lived on the ocean, it keeps calling you back. You won’t have to go far, as the Pacific is steps away.

Sun & Natural Light: Theses features are often overlooked but rank near the top for life style home sites. Positioned well & mostly West facing, the Lots of Narrows West take advantage of the sunshine, natural light & exceptional sunsets. An actual photo of one of the sunsets would appear to have been altered by artistic licence. The views are bright, colourful & never tiring.

Nature: Much of the area nearby Narrows West is environmentally significant with the flora & fauna of many lands under conservation protection. See the big rocks – 50 times bigger than you just imagined. Enjoy living near the forests, groves, woodlands and parks treed with coastal fir, arbutus & Garry oak. The trees of Narrows West were sensitively pruned by hand with a trained specialist on the tree receiving direction by walky-talky. Only one branch was cut in error through miscommunication. Detail has its rewards.

Lot Services: The Phase 1 & 2 Lots of Narrows West have the planned or available services of a Lot access, drilled well, electrical power and communications & septic field. Internet & cell phone is available & having good reception on this part of the Island.

Building Scheme: The Lots of Narrows West are sensibly restricted in design, setting, setbacks & use for the benefit of all of the Lot Owners. This approach is intended to maintain the ambiance associated with a first class development by ensuring a high level of quality, privacy & recognizing the waterfront & views capes as a top priority. A residential dwelling, guest cottage, studio & outbuildings are permitted in the plan.

Swimming & Water Sports: Ocean swimming, rare in these local waters, is at the Lot or Common Property ocean’s edge. Kayaking, canoeing & other water sports are also popular at Narrows West.

Boating: Situated at Stuart Channel, near the boating waters of Sansum Narrows & Erskine Point & with Vancouver Island & several Gulf Islands just minutes away, makes Narrows West ideal for boating enthusiasts. A number of marinas are within easy distance as are the quaint seaside coastal towns, restaurants, harbours & islands to explore. These waters are great for sailing, motor boating & water skiing. Visit the USA San Juan Islands too. Apply to build your dock, boat lift or mooring buoy.

Scuba Diving: For the scuba enthusiast, the waters of and around Narrows West are highly rated.

Fishing: Ocean fishing waters with salmon, cod, crab, & prawns are nearby Narrows West. Enjoy digging the tidal flats for clams or picking yummy west coast mussels & oysters. Fresh fish & seafood is always available at Ganges Seafood, a local fish market, not far away.

Sea Life: Watch the seals, otters, small marine creatures & orca whales play at Narrows West. Explore the treasures of the Pacific Ocean by lifting the rocks in the tidal pools, or gunk holing the day away.

Wildlife: Watch the bald eagles soar by & the deer in their natural habitat. Live with shore birds, ducks, quail & other wildlife shaping your day. Blue heron kingfishers & sea lions also visit Narrows West. Be prepared, as you will be asked to volunteer for the annual National Bird Count.

Hiking: The very popular Mt. Erskine hiking trails are adjacent to Narrows West & with many other great hiking trails nearby. A good area for walking, running & biking exercise too.

Once in a World: Please take a guided tour of Narrows West with a Realtor & see for yourself.
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