Coulter Island in the Discovery Islands
Coulter Island in the Discovery Islands
This offering includes, to own your own ¼ share in this 44 acre forested Coulter Island, which is situated in the heart of the Discovery Islands along the western shoreline of Cortes Island at the entrance to Coulter Bay. There are four undivided shares in the island with each share having a location for exclusive use that is approximately 7 acres in size and 12 acres of common property in the middle of the island.
This is a beautiful coastal setting with expansive views and excellent, sunny south-west exposure. The views span from the protected waters of Coulter Bay to the east and sweep to the west across Sutil Channel and overlooking Read Island and Quadra Island.
The home is a substantial 2738sqft residence situated steps from the oceanside. The main level incorporates a generous-sized and well-appointed gourmet kitchen with a large double pantry, separate dining room, living room/sitting room area with a pass-through from the kitchen, plus two bedrooms, full bathroom with in-closet laundry, and mudroom entrance. The main level dining area opens out to a large patio on the east end of the home and the lower rec room opens out to a large patio on the west end of the home.
Features of the home include beautiful wood accents and trim, from hardwood floors to ceilings and window casings and some built-in wood furnishings. There are hardwood floors throughout the primary living areas while the bedrooms are carpeted. There is an expansive use of windows capturing abundant natural light and providing views from most locations in the home.
On the lower level is a massive L-shaped family room/rec room with appealing wood and timber features. This space has a hand-crafted wood bar and free-standing wood stove.
The master bedroom suite is also on the lower level. There is a small room open to and part of the master suite which could be incorporated into a variety of uses, as well as a full ensuite with double sinks, a large walk-in shower.
Also on the lower level is a 3-piece bathroom with a large walk-in shower and a bedroom. There is direct access to the outside from this level.
The home finishings and décor are very tasteful, most rooms are generous in size and everything has been well-maintained.
The home has an upper third level with ladder access to a dormer-style room, which provides a significant amount of extra storage or space for other uses.
Below the lower level is a significant amount of covered storage space, one area is fully enclosed with a large door for easy storage of and access to larger items.
The exterior finish of the home is primarily cedar with a composite Duroid roof.
Other buildings include an 589sqft detached shop which is ideal as a workshop/storage area and is currently used to store watersports and recreational equipment. This is where the solar panels and batteries are housed, as well as the trace inverter system and Xantrex equipment for the electrical system. The shop has a metal roof.
There is also a large wood storage shed with a metal roof adjacent to the shop and just outside the back door of the home.
This offering can include a complement of furnishings and sundry items and all the basic necessities for turn-key enjoyment, excluding personal items and recreational equipment which will be itemized.
This is a very comfortable home which could easily accommodate a large family or a couple of families that may want to co-own an island retreat. It is also well-suited for year-round living.
There is protected moorage a short walk from the home on the northern side of the island, which is shared with one of the other property owners.
A large saltwater pool is incorporated into the natural granite rock on the shore near the residence.
Domestic water is from a licensed spring on Cortes Island, complete with storage facilities and a distribution system to accommodate the four separate shares.
Current power systems are propane generator and a bank of solar panels, batteries and inverter system. The appliances in the home are both propane and electric. Heat is electric baseboard, with propane space heaters strategically located throughout the living areas. There is a satellite communication system.
There is a comprehensive shareholders/co-ownership agreement for the benefit of the ownership group.