Cortes Island, 320 Huck Road
Cortes Island, 320 Huck Road
This appealing oceanfront property is a unique package: a beautiful 12.12 acres with user-friendly beachfront and sunny southwest exposure in protected Whaletown Bay on Cortes Island. The property is located next to the Cortes ferry property - just a 3 minute walk across the property!
The offering is two titles, a 9.53 acre piece and a 2.59 acre piece, both with ocean frontage. The total oceanfront is 700ft and the property has road access.
The property is beautifully forested in mixed vegetation, including a large complement of majestic old-growth fir and cedar. It is mostly in its natural state with some manicured areas. The entire property is fully fenced in chain link with wide entrance gates at three locations.
The main residence is a modest, level entry 984sqft post and beam style 2 bedroom home with finished living space in the walk-out basement. The main foor features a comfortable kitchen and living space with a wood-burning fireplace. The home is finished primarily in cedar. There is a full width oceanside patio deck on the main level for entertaining and outdoor living. Both floors enjoy beautiful ocean views.
The basement/ground floor of the home is fully finished. It could easily function as a self-contained studio unit as it has a separate entrance. It is also the location for the central heating system for the residence which is forced air electric heat.
The guest cottage is a very appealing 20x34ft structure tucked in amongst the towering old growth trees. It offers a spacious living area which incorporates the living area, dining room and kitchen with open vaulted ceiling and timber rafters. The living area has a cozy woodstove, large picture windows. There is one bedroom and a full bathroom. Throughout the cottage is durable, commercial-grade linoleum flooring. There is an 8ft deep covered veranda across the front of the cottage and across the back of the home is a concrete patio deck which is framed up post and beam style and enclosed in glass. This space could be used as a sunroom and/or a greenhouse.
The shop is a very substantial structure measuring 75ft wide, 50ft deep with a 20ft ceiling. This is a very versatile structure with power and water. The building is constructed with concrete block walls and full span trusses. There are four over-height and over-width doors across the front as well as one located at each end of the building. It has a metal roof and two steel exterior man doors. The shop will include a 500 gallon fuel tank, a 500 gallon stainless water tank, a 3000psi pressure washer, a 120 volt air compressor, one 240 volt welder, a radial arm saw and a band saw.
On the waterfront is a fully functional and immaculate 16x32ft boat house with 250ft of ways into the ocean and a substantial cradle to easily launch or load a boat at almost all tides. It is in excellent working condition and currently comfortably accommodates a 28ft long by 10ft10 beam boat. There is also a 120ft seasonal dock.
All improvements are approximately 30-35 years old, have been meticulously maintained and are in excellent condition.
This property has electricity with separate meters to the shop and guest house.
Domestic water comes from a 285ft deep drilled well with a 3hp motor with a claimed phenomenal 60 gallon per minute production. There is a second 400ft deep drilled well at 3 gallons per minute, which is capped off for now. The water system has an extra-large pressure tank and an 8 zone manifold, providing water to all buildings and to a number of water hydrants located throughout the property.
There is an approved septic system.
There is a 500 gallon gas fuel tank that connects to a gas line to the boat house and the float, with separate shut off controls. There is a 500 gallon propane tank to service the residences (appliances).
There are 3 RV sites with full hook-ups for friends and family.
This is a very special island acreage that offers fantastic oceanfront and a variety of improvements in tremendous condition yet is not over-stated or ostentatious.