SCOTT SIMMONS

June Simmons

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I have listed a new property at 11 133 Corbett Rd.
Ready to take it easy? Enjoy the low maintenance, low stress lifestyle that comes with strata living! This delightful townhome unit within Cottonwood Close features hardwood floors along with solid wood doors and trim and a three sided propane fireplace to keep things cozy. The kitchen is a breeze to cook in and is open to the dining area for entertaining friends or family. Direct access to the rear patio and mature landscaping adds...
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The Salt Spring real estate market continues to be fast paced in the first two months of 2021. This is unusual from a historical perspective but the past year of covid has been anything but usual.


We have a very low number of listings in both residences and land and there are a number of active buyers in the market. This has lead to multiple competing offers for some properties. 





Note: The graphs displayed are from the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listings Service and do not include Salt...

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I have sold a property at 618 Annas Dr.
618 Anna’s drive is a true “Slice of Heaven” a rare offering in coveted 600 acre Mt Tuam Estates (bare land strata) on the south end of Salt Spring Island, just 7km from Fulford Harbour. Offered at a 399k which is an exceptional price considering the stunning views of the southern Gulf islands to the San Juan Islands. The massive lot, which is almost 10 acres (9.63 acres), comes with a well, driveway, and solar-powered off-grid 100 sq ft tiny...
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We have listed a new property at 127 Central Ave.
Sun and privacy within a natural environment – enjoy the island life! Organic textures and natural light combine for an atmosphere of tranquility and luxury in this inviting one level home. It is perfectly suited for relaxation and entertaining. The open-plan central living area is a gathering place for family and friends with vaulted ceiling, skylights, warm fir floors and trim. Custom kitchen, with Miele cooktop and...
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We have listed a new property at 150 Woodland Dr.
This beautiful originally designed Schubart home, filled with natural light and high vaulted ceilings, has been tastefully re-imagined into a modern, contemporary home. The open living space features a timeless new kitchen with high-end Bosch stainless steel appliances and induction cook-top. Updates include hardwood floors and tile throughout, heated floor in the master, roof with a 50-year warranty and WETT certified wood...
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We have listed a new property at 304 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Waterfront 5 acre Lot located on the protected, tidal lagoon at the end of Long Harbour. Launch your kayaks and go exploring. Forested with large fir, cedar and deciduous trees with a mixture of flat useable land, benches & a final slope to the water. There are several potential building sites and the zoning allows for a main home as well as a guest cottage. A developed trail meanders down through the property, ending...
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We have listed a new property at 106 Grans View Pl.
Sunny, expansive Ocean Views on serene, west-side cul de sac. The stone column entry welcomes and leads into mature gardens with ample paved parking. Main level living features wood flooring, ocean view dining/living room with gas fireplace, eat-in kitchen and two bedrooms/baths. The bright walk-out lower level has superb views, private entrance, kitchenette, 2nd laundry, recreation room and one large living room/bedroom,...
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Your 2021 assessment values are available online today.
 
You should also be receiving them in the mail shortly. The deadline to file an appeal is extended to February 1, 2021 because the usual date of January 31 falls on a weekend.
 
Contact us if you would like some information on appealing the value.
 
If you are wondering why the Salt Spring BC Assessment values are sometimes very different from the listing or selling prices, there are a few reasons....
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Here is a summary of the 2020 Salt Spring real estate market in graph form.


There were 240 sales totalling $187,978,383.


The numbers are from the Victoria Real Estate Board multiple listings service and there are some sales that are not captured in this data. We estimate that 2020's totals would be between 10 to 20% higher if all sales were shown.









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We have listed a new property at 5 171 Natalie Lane.
Memories are made here for generations. Rare opportunity to own a classic 1 bedroom log cabin at Cusheon Lake Resort – the only recreational resort property on this beautiful, warm-water lake. This turnkey, fully-furnished unit has a wood-burning fireplace along with modern amenities. As part of this 4-acre vacation getaway, common amenities include 2 docks, a swimming beach, and floating raft, and a boat launch for lake access....
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The Coronation Oak trees were planted in May, 1937

Oak seedlings were propagated from acorns gathered from trees at Windsor Great Park. They were distributed throughout the Commonwealth to commemorate the coronation of George VI and his wife Elizabeth – the parents of our current Queen Elizabeth II. 


Windsor Forest still has some huge, ancient, solitary oaks standing in the Park. According to experts, the oldest,Offa’s Oak, might be 1500 years old! Offa was a Saxon king in the...

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If you like to walk or bike on a flat route, North Beach Road and Walker Hook Road is the place to go. They run along the ocean, Trincomali Channel, on the north east side of the island. The Fernwood Wharf is located along the way and makes a good starting or turn around spot. There is a coffee shop and a restaurant for refreshments.


So - I thought this was a nice simple location to discuss - but I made the mistake of googling "Fernwood Wharf". I wanted some historical information because it was Federal...

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Contrary to what some may think, Salt Spring Island has a number of rules and regulations affecting the use of land and water.


Here is a list of some things that could apply. Some are general and applicable to all properties. Some will only affect specific properties and you might have to refer to maps to know for sure. Staff at the Islands Trust, Capital Regional District (CRD) and the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) can and should be consulted for up to date and additional information.


Islands...

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Yum - this is an Early Yellow Plum but it should have been called extra early. Ours is often ripe on July 1 but the wet and cold weather this year has set it back a week. It is the first tree fruit to ripen in the yard by a long shot and wins the honour of being named favorite because of that! 


The flavour is quite nice and the fragrance intoxicating but only for a brief time. It quickly turns redder and mealy. Not great for fresh eating then but it still makes delicious wine or pretty jam that...

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I have listed a new property at 144 Douglas RD in SALT SPRING ISLAND.
Harbour views, salt air, breezes - enjoy the island life. Hidden behind artistic privacy fence, near town, above the sailing club on a creek. Versatile 1.05 acres, two-level home and a two-level studio. Extensive reno’s and upgrades including kitchen, bathrooms and heat pump. The open-plan main floor, awash with natural light, has wood floors and vaulted ceiling. It's a gathering place for family and...
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I have listed a new property at 278 Pringle Farm RD.
Rare usable open acreage with sweeping ocean views from this 6-acre property which is located in an area of fine homes. This acreage is very private and would be a stunning lot to build your dream home on. The property is totally fenced with a fenced orchard within the perimeter, electric power, water, and septic field in place and all ready to go. If your planning on building your dream home do not miss out on this premium acreage....
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