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Sunshine Coast Community Guide
Municipalities of Gibsons, Sechelt, and Powell River and the many little communities in between make up the perfect harmony of nature & civilization on the Sunshine Coast; each with it’s own uniqueness and personality. Explore homes and lots for sale on the Sunshine Coast, which has a Home Price Index (HPI) above $500,000 since January 2017. Diverse types of properties offered on the Coast are still affordable compared to Vancouver’s Lower Mainland market and shows steady increase of HPI month to month. Allow me to find your perfect home in the Sunshine Coast community that fits you best. View the community guide and real estate listings for sale, or contact Elena for more information.
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Gateway to the Sunshine Coast
Located at the south end of the Sunshine Coast, just 10 minutes from the Langdale ferry terminal, Gibsons is a small and friendly town (population: 4,605 – 2016 census) that overlooks the harbour. Upper Gibsons, along Highway 101, offers many amenities such as the recreation centre, mall and schools. Lower Gibsons is famous for its marina, Gibsons Public Market, cafes, restaurants, and shops that cater to tourists. Many local residents commute to work in downtown Vancouver, as well as Howe Sound Pulp and Paper. Home Price Index (HPI) for Gibsons & area is upper $500,000, which is also increasing month to month since October of 2016. www.gibsons.ca
arts & culture
Roberts Creek (population: 3,421 – 2016 census) is located between the Elphinstone area (Gibsons) and the District of Sechelt. Home to many talented artists, galleries and studios, this small village has a diverse set of shops and restaurants. The sandy beaches, forests and friendly people make Roberts Creek a wonderful place to live. Homes in this area of the Sunshine Coast range from large forested acreages to low bank waterfront homes with a Home Price Index (HPI) at just over $625,000. www.robertscreek.com
land between two waters
Sechelt “The Land Between Two Waters” attracts families and homeowners with its combination of water and surrounding mountains. Sechelt (population: 10,216 – 2016 census) is made up of the smaller communities of Wilson Creek, Davis Bay, Selma Park, Sandy Hook, Tuwanek shíshálh lands and West Sechelt. The town is centrally located with amenities to accommodate the local residents, and the rest of the Coast, such as the St. Mary’s General Hospital and campus of Capilano University. With a Home Price Index (HPI) just over $450,000, Sechelt and areas offer many diverse types of properties. www.secheltvisitorcentre.com
ocean & forests
Halfmoon Bay (population: 2,726 – 2016 census) is a large scalloped bay protected from the open sea by Thormanby and Vancouver Island. The area includes Redrooffs, Welcome Woods, Halfmoon Bay, Secret Cove and Wood Bay. A popular choice for young families, this area has a Home Price Index (HPI) just under $500,000 with many homes on half acre lots. www.hmbcommunity.org
Pender Harbour (population 2,624 – 2016 census) includes small villages of Middlepoint, Madeira Park, Francis Peninsula, Kleindale, Garden Bay, Irvines Landing, and Daniel Point. Sakinaw Lake and Ruby Lake are two of the largest lakes on the way to Egmont and Earls Cove which are enjoyed by boaters and swimmers. Recreational homes in this area of the Sunshine Coast are primarily lake or oceanfront properties that has been passed down from generation to generation. www.penderharbour.ca
Gateway to Skookumchuk Narrows
The small waterfront village of Egmont sits at the crossroads of four major waterways: Sechelt Inlet, Jervis Inlet, Hotham Sound and Agamemnon Channel. This area is best known for the Skookumchuck Rapids – the fastest salt water rapids in North America and Princess Louisa Marine Provincial Park. Egmont not only has some of the most affordable homes on the Sunshine Coast, but also offers prime lakefront acreages and private islands. The Pender Harbour & Egmont area combined has a Home Price Index (HPI) greater than $425,000.