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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 Oceanfront 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
By Whaling Station Bay This well built and well-maintained home is situated across from the most beautiful family beach in B.C. Spend the day playing in the sand and the sea then enjoy spectacular sunsets from your home & deck. The home, built in 1995, is bright and cheery and the property has been in the same family for 45 years. The principal bedroom is on the main floor and upstairs is a second bedroom and a loft that could also be a third bedroom. You will appreciate the Hornby style beach posts, a round window, high ceilings in the main living area, and spacious surrounding veranda. The lot is almost three quarters of an acre and provides a wonderful grassy play area, perfect for families. The property is serviced by well and septic. This sought after location is just steps from the warm sea & white sandy beach, & a short walk to stunning Helliwell Park.More details
A hop, skip and a jump to the serene Island Community of Hornby Island is where you will find this hidden gem. Super private country style home has been loved from the day it was built. The current/original owner has enjoyed the bounty this 5 acres with Ocean/Mountain Views and Orchard as had to offer and it's now time for it to be enjoyed by you. One of the few properties that offers tons of sun from early in the day until the sunsets at the end of the evening. From the minute you step onto the wrap around covered porch you will feel like you've come home. Your summer time living is extended from the warm and inviting living/dining and kitchen areas to the surrounding veranda. In the winter you'll be kept warm and cozy with the well placed wood stove. There's been a lot of love put into the design and care of this property. Although the septic is original it has been regularly maintained, and don't let the upper roof deceive you. There's still approximately 10 years of life left in this 50 year cedar shingle roof. Main level living with master bedroom and cheater style ensuite through walk-in closet with an additional two bedrooms up which are quite spacious and separated by a large bathroom for extra privacy. Both perfect for when company comes or for the growing family. No need for an alarm clock as the resident Eagles will be sure to have you up and Adam. The amenities continue with an expansive pantry/shed, good-sized utility room, as well as plenty of attic storage. The Artesian Spring fed well has never run out with normal use for this family of 5. This property offers peace and tranquility yet you are merely a short walk from the beach, minutes to fishing and the ferry. If you're looking to escape the rat race of the big city look no further. Come and enjoy the good life of Hornby Island. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important.More details
If you would like to live in a beautifully handcrafted home across from the ocean on lovely Harwood Road, this could be the place for you. Built by craftsman Ilka Salo, this home is a combination of Hornby Unique and Old European style. You will love living with all the artistic touches. Every room is a testament to exquisite workmanship with details such as the beautifully arched entry way. The kitchen boasts a Heartland propane range which blends old country style with modern efficiency. Local alder was used for the flooring and there many stained-glass windows and doors throughout. There are two bedrooms on the main floor, a family room, living room, and a glorious sun-room. The second level is comprised of a spacious principle bedroom with gas fireplace and en-suite, opening onto a deck with views of the ocean and mountains. With established gardens, a large insulated garage/workshop, sauna, and separate artist's studio, this is an enchanting property.More details
OCEAN VIEW COTTAGE This is the perfect vacation home on peaceful Anderson Drive. Well-built and very well maintained, the 750 sq. ft. cottage has everything you need. There are two bedrooms, a full kitchen, bathroom and laundry, plus a nice bright open area living and dining room. But you will probably spend most of your time enjoying life, relaxing, and entertaining on the spacious deck that surrounds the front of the home overlooking the ocean. Perched on a hillside, the cottage is well positioned for you to appreciate the views. It is rare to find a lot on Hornby across the road from the beach with direct ocean views and access. The lot size is 0.55 acres. Located at the western end of Anderson Drive, you can walk to Tribune Bay in 15 minute along the trail or bike to Whaling Station Bay in about 10 minutes. Act now and this could be yours in September.More details