1041 Taki-Te-Si RoadGambier Island
1.2 Acres, Charming Cabin,Guest Cabin, Carport
Power,Drilled Well, Septic, 5 minutes to Beach
Ready For Your Summer Enjoyment
This south-west facing 1.2 acres of rolling land, on a sunny forested hillside, offers peek-a-boo views out to Vancouver Island. This unique property is a five-minute walk from the West-Bay government dock on Gambier Island, which is serviced by water taxi. The breath-taking boat ride from Horseshoe Bay through Howe Sound takes approximately 30 minutes!.West Bay is a south-west facing, protected bay offering warm, crystal clear water, a safe swimming beach, kayaking, crabbing and lots of marine life.
Ripe for development, with multiple potential building sites that take advantage of the expansive views, this sunny acreage is the perfect place to build your dream vacation home. The property has hydro and road access, a recently drilled 255 ft. deep flowing well (10 gallons per minute yield) and an Eljin Field, 20 unit septic system, with secondary processing and 1000 gallon, 2 compartment CanWest tank.
The existing 600 sq ft. rustic cabin is charmingly appointed and offers 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and kitchen/living/dining room with woodstove. Large sunny decks expand the living space. There’s also a 100 sq. ft. guest cabin with a built-in murphy bed. The 300 sq ft carport/workshop/woodshed is 8 yrs old and can readily be converted to an enclosed structure with the addition of windows & doors.
High-up on the hillside and the second-to-last property on Taki-te-si Road, this idyllic property offers privacy and tranquility. There’s plenty of sunny level ground for gardens and orchards. Cooling summer breezes, early morning birdsong, and night-time skies filled with stars await you here!
Title:Block 21 District Lot 1297 Plan 2848
2020 Taxes: $670.89
Well: Depth 255′ Flow rate; an amazing 10 gpm
Gambier Island, and West Bay in particular is a small, friendly community that welcomes folks who appreciate the beauty of nature and the laid-back island lifestyle. The West Bay dock and beach is a great meeting place, where folks enjoy swimming in the crystal clear, warm ocean water, kayaking, crabbing, water skiing and paddle boarding. There are lots of hikes on the slopes of Mt. Artaban, and longer hikes up to the two freshwater lakes accessible by trail from New Brighton. There is also a community centre in New Brighton as well as a small gallery run by the Gambier Island Artists’ Guild.
West Bay on Gambier island is a peaceful haven, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and yet so close. It’s a 30 minute drive to Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) from Vancouver, where you can take either the Mercury or Cormorant Marine water taxi service, directly from Horseshoe Bay to West Bay. . They’ll have you there in under an hour! You can also charter a water taxi at an affordable price for big groups or for transporting very large loads. The regular water taxi service allows you to bring quite large loads (gas cans, provisions, building supplies and tools as part of your regular sailing price ($25 per passenger each way).
You can also take any of the BC Ferries scheduled daily runs to the Langdale Ferry terminal (40 minute crossing) and connect with the Stormaway foot-passenger ferry, that takes you to the government dock in New Brighton on Gambier Island (5 minute crossing). From there it’s a 10 minute drive to West Bay. Most folks barge a car to Gambier to leave on the island. From the Langdale Ferry terminal you can also catch a bus into Gibsons and points further up the Sunshine Coast for shopping, restaurants, professional services, etc.