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Hornby Island of British Columbia, Canada, is a Salish Sea island located near Vancouver Island's Comox Valley.
A small community of 958 residents (as of the 2011 census), Hornby is home to many artists, retired professionals, small business owners, remote workers, and young families who share a love of rural island life. Over the past 30 years, the island has become a coveted destination and its population easily quadruples in size during the summer months. The shoulder seasons are a preferred time for hiking, mountain biking, marine activities, weddings, and retreats. Most people reach the island by ferries from Buckley Bay, Vancouver Island. A growing number of private boats also visit through mooring at the Ford Cove Marina or anchoring at Tribune Bay. The closest airport is Comox Valley Airport in Comox, which provides regional, national, and international service.
The primary destinations[according to whom?] on Hornby are Tribune Bay Provincial Park, Helliwell Provincial Park, Ford's Cove, Heron Rocks and Whaling Station Bay. The island is also a popular mountain biking destination, with a variety of designated trails in Mount Geoffrey Regional Nature Park, Mount Geoffrey Escarpment Provincial Park and Crown Land. The total land area is 29.92 square kilometres (11.55 sq mi), of which 40% is parkland.
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ASK for details about the potential expansion that may be available for the waterfront site on Lambert Channel. The Thatch ocean front Pub & Resort on picturesque Hornby Island is an incredible opportunity for the right investor to bring their ideas and skills to this prominent island establishment. This place has it all; the convenience of being next to the Hornby Island ferry dock, stunning views, a restaurant and pub with indoor and outdoor dining options, a well - appointed commercial kitchen, an area for musicians or performers, a gift shop, a variety of accommodations from cottages to hotel style rooms to a campground plus a boat dock and so much more. The expansive dining deck is a fabulous place to catch a sunset, share a meal with family and friends, or to simply sit, relax, and enjoy the sights across Lambert Channel, which is frequented by Orcas and other sea life throughout the year.More details
Excellent opportunity to acquire +/- 10 acres of beautiful farm land situated directly above Little Tribune Bay on Hornby Island. This property enjoys the sun all day with Southern exposure and low taxes from the farm status that is in place as a result of 3 acres of blueberries and 3 acres of grapes, both of which are produced using organic methods. There are mature fruit trees dotted about the fully fenced property, an irrigation system, plenty of water storage and drainage is already in place. Looking beyond the direct agricultural features there is loads of potential to operate a full agri-tourism business on this beautiful estate that is just a 5 minute walk from both the beach and the Hornby Co-op. The main residence is an open concept West Coast style home that has a detached suite with ocean views and a cozy wood burning fire. Wandering outside from the house is an underground root cellar and large, fully wired shop with potential for an art studio or additional rental suite. Down towards the middle of the property is a two story out building that serves as a machine shed on the lower and a one bedroom suite on the top, with potential for a large year round rental. At the front of the property is a spectacular rammed earth building with exposed beams and direct views of the blueberry field and ocean. Used originally as a winery this building has loads of potential for all sorts of opportunities but currently it's run as a self contained holiday rental. This piece of paradise has it all from its fresh air, mild climate and lifestyle of pure peace. Whether you are looking for a place to establish a family farming estate, a yoga retreat, agri-tourism facility or simply a place to relax and grow your own food this lovely property is not one to be missed.More details
Hornby Home & Business Opportunity. Isla de Lerena Vineyard on unique Hornby Island is a south facing 10-acre property including a 4-acre vineyard. The warm micro climate has established a long-standing tradition of farming on this picturesque island, originally named Isla de Lerena, by the Spanish explorers in 1791. The abundance of sunny days produces distinctive, hand crafted wines. Over the past two years, the winery has received many upgrades. All major wine making equipment has been replaced. The tasting room has been modernized and expanded, and a new large storage area built. The property is zoned (ALR) for 10 Glamping units, 4 of which have been completed. Current operators are in the final stages of their application for a Lounge/Bistro license. The winery has proven to be a perfect location for weddings where the addition of the gazebo on an island in the centre of the Irrigation pond is a great attraction. There is a lovely 3-bedroom home as well as two cabins. This is a perfect opportunity for securing a peaceful life style and a great business opportunity, especially NOW as the busy season is almost here.More details