With over 80 kilometers of rugged coastline along the shores of the Georgia Strait from Langdale to Lund there are many quaint and tiny coastal communities in between. With gorgeous year round sunsets, amazing beaches as well as plenty of fresh water lakes, the pulse of the Sunshine Coast is hard to pin down. It's a pacific paradise of approximately 29,000 people with quirky waterfront shops, friendly people and an easygoing lifestyle. Visitors find it hard to shake the inescapable feeling that they're in on a secret the rest of the world has yet to discover. The Lower Sunshine Coast; which is the geographic area we work in; consists of the following communities each with their own distinct pulse and style:
The Lower Sunshine Coast is just a 40 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, Vancouver BC and is approximately 4 hours from Seattle, Washington. Although many people think we are an island, we are actually a peninsula. The town of Sechelt is located on an isthmus, a narrow sandbar which separates Sechelt Inlet from the Strait of Georgia.
Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, cultural connoisseur, a growing family, a business investor, or retiree, the Sunshine Coast has something to offer everyone. Once people visit and get hooked by its charm they often decide this is a place they would like to call home or a place to getaway to escape from the city. I know this from personal experience as I came to the coast for first time as a tourist and within months found myself moving and making the coast a new home with my family. We never looked back and love living on the coast. Now as a Real Estate Advisor, I have the opportunity and privilege to help people make their Sunshine Coast real estate dreams come true.
For the outdoor enthusiast, the Sunshine Coast has an enormous range of activities including mountain biking, hiking, sea kayaking, sailing, scuba diving, fresh and salt water fishing, beachcombing, snow shoeing, cross country skiing and air and boat tours to such wonderful destinations as the Skookumchuk Rapids or Princess Louisa Inlet. The Sunshine Coast has all this beauty and the absence of big crowds often found in more popular BC destinations such as Vancouver, the Okanagan or Vancouver Island.
The Sunshine Coast has a very strong arts and cultural scene. The Coast Cultural Alliance is a wonderful organization who promotes popular events such as the Festival of the Written Arts, Fibre Arts Festival, Hackett Park Craft Fair and more recently the very successful coast wide Art Crawl held in Octoer. You can find out about the many Sunshine Coast events, performances, galleries and artists through this great organization.
If you enjoy shopping and dining, you will take pleasure in the many small retail businesses, galleries, art studios, waterfront restaurants, bistros and cafes that dot the coast in areas such as Gibsons, Roberts Creek, Sechelt and Pender Harbour.
When you buy a home, you’re not just buying a physical structure. You’re buying into the neighborhood and the lifestyle. The type of people who live there, the local shops, the parks, swimming pools and restaurants all contribute to the overall feel of the area, and make it distinct from other neighborhoods.
Whatever your needs, I will help you find a property you’ll love – in a place where you’ll feel right at home. The Sunshine Coast is a wonderful place to live. Call me today and let me help you call the Sunshine Coast your home!