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5557 Hooson Rd., Pender Island, British Columbia

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Environmentally friendly, heritage/new healthy home construction, oceanfront log home. 6 totally private, pristinely forested acres with seasonal stream, organic gardens, forest, pasture. Breathtaking sunrises, million dollar views, next to 500 acres of park and protected lands.
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$1,840Annual Property Tax
2,200Square Feet
4 / 2Beds / Baths
6.0 acresLot Size
0Year Built

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

- All natural materialsrn- No particle board, no adhesives, low VOC paints and finishes, less toxic methods and materialsrn- All metal water supply lines, plastic only for wastern- Electrical wiring metal clad BX with metal boxes to reduce EMF and plastic exposurern- Safer insulation: spun sheeps wool with heat reflective foil vapour barrierrn-Vintage dove tailed log section, lovingly restoredrn- Hard wood floors, all wood interiorsrn- Vintage kitchen with pine ceiling, enamel double sink and counter unit, black Elmira “Cook’s Delight” electric solid burner reproduction stovern- Master bedroom with alder vaulted ceiling, maple flooring, faux finish clawfoot tub rn- Recycled and vintage materials throughout including leaded glass and antique hardwaresrn- Woodstove, (cast iron Vermont Castings, ultra-low emissions, catalytic -converter, glass door) supplies heat with wood from property, second chimney installed, electric baseboard heat rarely usedrn- Partial basement with crawlspace, root cellarage and mechanical room with 40 gallon hot water heater; separate outside entrances. rn- Organic, perma-culture, abundant, flourishing gardenrn- No pesticides or toxic chemicals used in this house or on this property ever!rn- Surrounded by ocean and forest in eco-friendly island community in one of the last accessible but pristine coastal areas of North America.

Property Description

One of a kind, park like, high bank waterfront acreage with custom home and million dollar view. Almost 6 peaceful, private acres surrounded by parkland and ocean, last drive off cul-de-sac in desirable area of larger Hope Bay properties. Seasonal stream runs through property, acres of pristine forest with walking trails backing onto Mount Menzies Park and Loretta’s Wood Conservation Area. Features include:rnrn-14’X6’ custom cedar grand entry gates and fencing with side passenger gate. Gatehouse 8’X12’ with electrical and well equipment, storage loft, plumbed for washer, dryer, shower, RV parking.rnrn-2 200amp services, 1 to house and 1 to Gatehouse to supply future cabin and shoprn-All services underground from Gatehouse at gate to rest of property.rn-Approved House, Cabin and Shop exterior Plans included.rn-Septic system installed in 2005, size approved for house, cottage and shoprnrn-20GPM Well with delicious clean water (test results available), extra safety of double 20in sediment filters with heavy duty UV sterilization light. Water supply lines underground to garden and accessory building sitesrnrn-80’X70’ fully deer fenced established terraced organic gardens with raised beds, fruit trees, bountiful permaculture beds of herbs, flowers, perennials and native plants, plus beautiful custom stonework and folk art arbour with climbing rose. No pesticides of any kind used on this property ever!rnrn-All set up for self-sustainability/your hobby farm with cedar chicken house with predator proof yard, Goat house, milking stand and two fenced yards, Peacock/game bird aviaryrnrnApprox 2200 sq ft custom home situated to take full advantage of breath-taking see forever view of Plumper Sound, Georgia Straight and neighbouring Gulf Islands, from mainland British Columbia Mountains to San Juan Islands. Home constructed with superior materials and custom and healthy home features (see below).rnrnBuilding envelope is complete, as are living room, kitchen, master bedroom, bath, laundry room, second bedroom, and office/studio. Approx 850 sq ft of living space waiting for your finishing touches.

Neighborhood Description

Home is located at end of no thru road, surrounded by parklands (over 500 acres of protected lands) and ocean in area of larger acreages and custom homes. Eagles nest nearby and soar overhead, seals and orca frolic in the sparkling waters, songbirds serenade, wildlife abounds. Community is eco-friendly, active, vibrant, home to organic farms and farmers market, acclaimed arts, theatre, and music, environmental organizations and activities, eco-tourism, and friendly rural atmosphere. Many youth organizations and schooling options. Numerous hiking trails, stunning beaches, kyaking, canoeing, whale-watching, fishing, swimming, golf, disc-golf, and other outdoor opportunities. Full amenities, including organic country store, major grocery, banking, library, schools (including Public, preschool, Montessori and active homeschooling organization), churches, employment opportunities, movies, gym, marinas, book, art, gift, and clothing stores, inns, spas, and renowned restaurants.

Market Area

Home is located on North Pender Island, one of the Gulf Islands of the Southern British Columbia inland coastal waters.Easily accessible by frequent ferries from Vancouver Island or mainland, float plane, charter, etc. Many islanders commute and or work from home with high speed internet. Victoria, BC\'s capital city on Vancouver Island is a quaint English style \"garden city\" renowned for arts and culture. Vancouver, BC\'s largest city, ringed about by ski mountains and white sand beaches, is a bustling cosmopolitan centre renowned for it\'s beauty and livability -- it ranked \"best place in the world to live\", number 1, in a survey based on indicators in terms of stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. Both cities are easily accessible to Pender Islanders. The west coast of Canada is considered one of the most beautiful and pristine parts of the world and has become ever more desirable on the international market.

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SD 64 - Saanich/Gulf Islands

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Wood - Solid
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Wood - Solid
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Wood Single Glazed
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Listing ID : 18104