Acreage For Sale on Lasqueti Island, BC
7, 27 Oben Rd$225,000
This seller is willing to negotiate commission with any real estate agent who brings an acceptable offer from a qualified buyer.
Prepare to immerse yourself in unspoiled serenity and awe-inspiring natural beauty with this 10-acre parcel of pristine land nestled on Lasqueti Island, known for its self-sufficient community thriving with intellect and art. This expansive, untouched canvas is an ideal investment for those seeking an off-grid lifestyle or the perfect eco-retreat with the convenience of cell service & internet.
The property boasts a generous blend of sun-dappled forest groves, offering an infinite canvas for your bespoke dream sanctuary. Whether your vision is an intimate cabin, or a self-sustainable, eco-friendly hideaway, the potential is simply boundless.
Being off grid, the property invites you to fully embrace a lifestyle aligned with nature, where renewable energy systems like solar, wind, or hydro become not just feasible, but a sustainable way of life. Freshwater access can be established through rainwater harvesting or well-drilling, keeping you self-sufficient and at harmony with the environment.
Despite its isolation, the island is very accessible. It's just a short boat ride away from the mainland, allowing for easy transportation of building materials and provisions.
The island’s shoreline, is dotted with charming rocky coves and hidden beaches, including Squitty Bay Provincial Park, known for its rocky headlands and views of Mount Baker and the Comox Glacier. The surrounding crystal-clear waters are teeming with aquatic life, perfect for snorkeling, fishing, boating, swimming, kayaking or quiet contemplation. Inland, you're surrounded by serene woods that are home to a plethora of local wildlife and bird species - a ready backdrop for hikes, picnics, or simple relaxation.
In owning this island land, you'll find more than just a property; you'll discover a lifestyle that fosters peace, self-reliance, and an intimate connection with nature, all against the backdrop of the island's serene and picturesque landscapes.
This enchanting property spans an expansive 4 hectares (approximately 10 acres), offering a dynamic terrain blending rugged rockscapes with a serene, level expanse situated alongside the Southern road. An existing, albeit slightly reclaimed by nature, road leads you on an adventure towards a delightful hilltop. This sunny crest, perfect for a homestead, commands a majestic view and bathes in warm, radiant light throughout the day.
Nestled approximately 50 miles (80 kms) northwest of Vancouver, Lasqueti Island is one of the largest Gulf Islands, and also one of the most idyllic havens of self-sufficiency, hosting a close-knit community of around 450 residents who thrive through independent power and water systems. This oasis of serenity is seamlessly connected to the bustling hub of central Vancouver Island via regular ferry service.
The island community is brimming with charm, offering a host of amenities that seamlessly blend rustic simplicity with modern convenience. Local services include a welcoming General Store, a cozy Restaurant, and a quaint Hotel, all adding to the allure of island life.
You'll find camaraderie at the lively local Pub, while the Off-license caters to those seeking to savour their favourite spirits. The island's 'Free Store' is a testament to its eco-conscious ethos, promoting a culture of reusing and recycling everything.
The heart of the community can be found at the vibrant Community Centre, while the Recycling Centre ensures sustainable practices are a way of life. Comprehensive healthcare is easily accessible at the Medical Centre, and the local school fosters an engaging and nurturing learning environment.
Boating enthusiasts will be drawn to the multiple marinas offering safe haven for vessels of various sizes, and each Saturday, locals and visitors alike gather at the seasonal market, where fresh produce, local crafts, and warm smiles are aplenty.
Lasqueti Island is not just a place to live, but a lifestyle to embrace - a sanctuary that combines the tranquility of off-grid living with a vibrant community spirit.
Approximate Map Location*
27 Oben Rd, Lasqueti Island, British Columbia, Canada V0R 2J0
* Each seller is responsible for ensuring that their map location is accurate. Please contact the seller directly if you have any questions.
Location - Click to Expand
- Address: 7, 27 Oben Rd
- City: Lasqueti Island
- Province/State: British Columbia
- Postal/Zip Code: V0R 2J0
- Country: Canada
- Property Type: Acreage / Vacant Land
- Ad Type: For Sale
- Listing ID: 674481
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