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Quadra Island, Lot 3 Waiatt Bay

Quadra Island, Lot 3 Waiatt Bay

A rare opportunity to acquire one of only four recreational acreages on Quadra Island within the Octopus Islands Marine Park. This popular marine park sits at the junction of Quadra, Sonora and Maurelle Islands, on the NE coast of Quadra Island. It is made up of a group of small islands which provide safe anchorage for boaters in the region and also attract kayakers to their protected waters. Waiatt Bay lies to the west of the Octopus Islands.

This is a water access only property providing well-protected anchorage and moorage. Access is relatively easy through the protected waters around Quadra Island and Heriot Bay on Quadra Island’s east coast is approximately 30 minutes away by boat. Heriot Bay has fuel, groceries, restaurant and other services.

The 10.3 acre property offers a friendly, mixed topography with approximately 439ft of oceanfront with southeast exposure. The property is nicely treed, the forest is mixed second growth after being logged approx. 25 years ago with some more mature growth along the shoreline. There are a number of possible building sites on the acreage.

This 4 lot development has shared roadway easements, allowing for the transportation of goods from an oceanfront landing area at Lot 1. There are also easements in place for access to the wells which were dug at the time of subdivision. 2 perc sites for septic have been approved on this lot.

A one room shed offers storage and dry sleeping space. The shed is insulated and has a window to let in natural light. There is a small complement of tools and a quad with only a few hours on it, all of which are included in the sale.

Offering a number of options, the property is ready to be developed into a recreational retreat, a homestead, or even a family estate.

A communal dock is in place on Lot 1 by the landing area. There is no official agreement in place for the use of this dock, but the opportunity is there to cooperate with the other lot owners for shared moorage.

Zoning on this property allows for two single family dwellings, so there is the possibility of purchasing to share with friends or family. An additional guest dwelling would also be allowed.

This location is an excellent base as it is very well situated within the Discovery Islands, an archipelago between Vancouver Island and the mainland whose waters connect the Strait of Georgia with Johnstone Strait and the Queen Charlotte Strait. These islands and the intricate watercourses that weave between them are home to some of the most impressive scenery on the BC coast, and are popular for a wide variety of activities such as whale watching, boating, kayaking, fishing and diving.

Quadra Island is the largest (approximately 34 km long) and most populated (approximately 2,700 full-time residents) of the Discovery Island group. It lies between Campbell River on Vancouver Island and the mainland coast of British Columbia, off Canada's west coast.  Quadra's residents enjoy a rural lifestyle surrounded by a clean unspoiled environment. The breathtaking wilderness scenery, mild temperate climate, and natural beauty make it a popular destination for visitors from around the world. There are complete services on the island as well as a wide variety of accommodation and dining from deluxe resorts to rustic campsites. Unlimited adventure recreation includes sport fishing, diving, hiking on over 200 km of hiking trails, sea kayaking, powerboat and sailing. There are many beaches, sheltered coves, protected channels and islets along the intricate shoreline and the rich waters fed by large tidal exchanges nourish abundant marine life. All regular services are available on Quadra and the full service community of Campbell River on Vancouver Island is just a 10-minute ferry ride away from Quathiaski Cove. From Heriot Bay, ferry service operates to Whaletown on Cortes Island.


$599,000 (CAD)
Water (boat or float plane)
Shallow Well
$1455 (2023)
Property Influences
Mountain view
Ocean view
Waterfront ocean
Walk on waterfront

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