500 Smelt Bay Rd Cortes Island, British Columbia V0P 1K0

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 2175.86 sqft
Westcoast Fireplace None Baseboard Heaters Acreage


Spectacular 1.3 acre property with 3 bed, 1 bath home and separate 1 bed guest house in sought after Smelt Bay, only a 3 minute walk to the sandy beach! The two separate living spaces each have a full kitchen, a fully updated 4 piece bathroom, a WETT certified wood stove, a patio, and heated tile flooring in the bathrooms. The main house features an open plan kitchen, dining, living room with vaulted ceilings and skylights creating a bright spacious feeling throughout. The main house also features 3 large airy bedrooms, a second living room on the lower level, a laundry room with washer and dryer, and a wrap around deck. The stunning and private backyard is an oasis full of beautifully manicured gardens and mature fruit trees (persimmon, fig, plum, cherry, peach, apple, kiwi, hazelnut, apple, grape vines) and some of the best growing conditions on the island. With a view of the ocean from the yard, you’ll be gardening in paradise while looking out at the glistening water, listening to the sound of waves. A forest in the back with trails and a meditation platform offers a private sanctuary for communing with nature. Little pockets of serene areas to sit and enjoy a coffee or book are scattered all around including an oversized picnic table in the middle of the garden, numerous benches and a meditation platform in the forest. Significant income potential from guest house (popular on AirBNB) as well as a clearing out front for tiny home or trailer (with outhouse). Perfect for year round residents, or gorgeous seasonal getaway. Fully renovated bathrooms, bedroom and entire guest house (2019), new windows and flooring (2019), new shed roof (2019), new ultraviolet water filtration system (2019), drilled well (new well pump 2019), updated septic system (2016), city west high speed internet connection. Full list of updates available in supplements on FAQ’s. (id:50419)

Property Details

MLS® Number 941539
Property Type Single Family
Neigbourhood Cortes Island
Features Acreage, Level Lot, Park Setting, Private Setting, Southern Exposure, Wooded Area, Irregular Lot Size, See Remarks, Other, Marine Oriented
Parking Space Total 4
Structure Shed
View Type Ocean View


Bathroom Total 2
Bedrooms Total 4
Architectural Style Westcoast
Constructed Date 1973
Cooling Type None
Fire Protection Fire Alarm System
Fireplace Present Yes
Fireplace Total 2
Heating Fuel Electric, Wood
Heating Type Baseboard Heaters
Size Interior 2175.86 Sqft
Total Finished Area 2175.86 Sqft
Type House




Access Type Road Access
Acreage Yes
Size Irregular 1.3
Size Total 1.3 Ac
Size Total Text 1.3 Ac
Zoning Description R1
Zoning Type Residential


Level Type Dimensions
Lower Level Recreation Room 16 ft x Measurements not available
Lower Level Laundry Room 15'8 x 10'7
Lower Level Bedroom Measurements not available x 12 ft
Lower Level Bedroom 11'9 x 12'4
Main Level Bedroom 15'11 x 10'11
Main Level Bathroom 8'6 x 7'6
Main Level Kitchen 7'7 x 15'3
Main Level Living Room Measurements not available x 13 ft
Main Level Dining Room 14'2 x 13'2
Other Bathroom 9'10 x 5'9
Other Bedroom 9'10 x 15'1
Additional Accommodation Kitchen 12'10 x 8'9
Additional Accommodation Living Room 12'10 x 12'6



Contact us for more information

Richelle Newson
Personal Real Estate Corporation

(778) 977-2029

Engel & Volkers Vancouver Island North
324 5th St.
Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1K1

(250) 871-1377

Amy Hollenbach

(778) 686-6707

Engel & Volkers Vancouver Island North
324 5th St.
Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1K1

(250) 871-1377