Log In needed $99,500 · A very special 4.1 acre property on beautiful DeCourcy Island (near Nanaimo BC)Report Ad
A secluded, peaceful and private 4.1 acre parcel of forested bare land, with all day sunshine, located on beautiful unspoiled DeCourcy Island, near Nanaimo BC. Still in its original undisturbed natural state, this lot has an excellent access driveway, a good producing well and percolation tests have been done. Just a short walk away is a small sheltered cove where you can swim or launch kayaks. This is the perfect place to build your dream home or cottage especially with such an abundant supply of wood for future building and firewood. This is the ultimate in off-grid living!! The rear of the lot backs onto a green belt and is totally private. This property hosts a rare stand of trembling aspens as well as old grown Douglas firs, arbutus, red alder, Garry oaks and large leaf maples. There is ample room for a garden, artist's studio or workshop. DeCourcy Island is serviced by several barge companies allow easy delivery of building materials. Boat moorage at Pirates Cove is a short distance away, offering reasonable moorage rates.
DeCourcy Island is a nature lover's dream. Harbour seals, sea lions, gray and humpback whales, dolphins, orcas, otters, black tail deer all make the island their home. Eagles soar and perch right in front of you high in the Douglas firs. Boating and kayaking amongst the small islands and passages is unparalleled as well as world class scuba diving. There is good prawning and crabbing as well. Pirates Cove marine park at the south end of the island has many good hiking trails.
DeCourcy Island is accessed either by private boat (15 minutes) from Vancouver Island or by float plane (10 minutes) from Vancouver airport through a service provided by Gulf Island Seaplanes, or by water taxi (30 minutes) from downtown Nanaimo. Also 10 minutes by boat to Gabriola Island's Degnen Bay & shopping or 20 minutes to famous Silva Bay.
For more information about DeCourcy Island go to www.decourcyisland.com
For information about Pirates Cove Marine Park, go to http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/pirates/
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