Read Island, DL340

A Truly Outstanding Island Property
$490,000 Canadian
SOLD

Absolutely beautiful 42 acres encompassing an entire peninsula. Access is by boat or float plane - excellent deepwater moorage. Fully timbered, extensive shoreline, enchanting setting & modest improvements. Perfect for fishing, wildlife viewing & outdoor enthusiasts.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

Situated in Evans Bay on Read Island is this absolutely beautiful 42-acre property. It encompasses an entire peninsula named ‘Healey Point’, with approximately 7000 feet of oceanfront. The shoreline is a mix of low bank and high bank frontage encompassing a number if small bays and outcrops.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

The land has a variety of appealing and dramatic natural features that include an old homestead site with a large fruit bearing orchard, some lilac bushes and perennials. A network of rockwork retaining walls and trails meander through the old home sight and property, there is also a dug well and a modest small cabin near the beach. The cabin is used primarily for storage or as a shelter in foul weather and has no running water, cooking facilities or heating.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

There has been no logging on this property since the 1950’s therefore the peninsula is fully forested in mature second growth Fir, Cedar and Hemlock in addition to some remaining old growth trees and majestic maples.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

The topographical features are truly diverse and include everything form meadows to rain forest type areas and rock bluffs covered in moss reaching approximately 200 feet above sea level. The beaches are prolific with clams and oysters. This location in Evan’s Bay also provides superb protected deep-water moorage.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

The property is currently zoned RU-1. This zoning permits subdivision down to 4.0 hectares (9.88 acres). This allows for the construction of multiple dwellings, one single family residential dwelling and one secondary dwelling to a maximum floor area of 80 square meters (861.14sqft) and the same is permitted for each additional 4 hectares. Therefore a total of 8 dwellings: 4 residential plus 4 smaller 80 square meter cabins, all subject to meeting the development policies of the Rural Land Use Bylaw.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

Access to this property is by boat or float plane only. There are a number of convenient jump off points. These include: Campbell River on Vancouver Island, Heriot Bay on Quadra Island also Lund and Powell River on the Main Land. All of these locations provide a degree of essential and convenient services.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

Read Island itself has a network of internal logging roads, which provide access throughout most of the island and to areas such as Surge Narrows, the Government Dock as well as the community hall and elementary school. Rosen Lake, in addition to 1550 acres of Provincial Park are both located within 3 miles to the south.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

Although there is no direct road access to or from this property the road is within close proximity and this does help maintain a greater degree of privacy. Some of many activities to enjoy include kayaking, diving, fishing, prawning and other gathering activities - a range of hiking opportunities and an abundance of marine and other wildlife for everyone to enjoy.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

A close community to Read Island is Quadra Island. Quadra Island is the largest (approximately 34 km long) and most populated (approximately 3,800 full-time residents) of the Discovery Island group. It lies between Campbell River on Vancouver Island and the mainland coast of British Columbia, off Canada's west coast. All regular services are available on Quadra and the full service community of Campbell River on Vancouver Island is just a 10-minute ferry ride away from Quathiaski Cove. From Heriot Bay, ferry service operates to Whaletown on Cortes Island.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage

There are many beaches, sheltered coves, protected channels and islets along the intricate shorelines of the Discovery Islands and the rich waters fed by large tidal exchanges nourish abundant marine life. The breathtaking wilderness scenery, mild temperate climate, and natural beauty make this region a popular destination for visitors from around the world.

Read Island Oceanfront Acreage
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