Colliers Unique Properties is pleased to offer the DeCourcy Island Historic Farm for sale. At 99.6 acres it is a remarkably rare opportunity to acquire a property of this size and nature within the Gulf Islands. The Farm remains unchanged since the early part of the last century when it played a pivotal role as the home of the notorious Brother XII and is considered a unique part of BC History.
Located just south of Gabriola Island the Farm property is the heart of the island. Its diverse land includes stunning pastoral meadows, fruit orchards, forest, wetlands and over 850 feet of medium to low bank, west-facing waterfront with several great building sites. The zoning allows for multiple dwellings and would be suitable as a family compound. In addition, the farm retains the old Brother XII barn that is utilized as a workshop and storage shed. Other farm features include a chicken coop, greenhouse and a large secured, irrigated organic vegetable garden. There is a bounty of beautiful trees on the property including Garry oak, Arbutus, Douglas, Cedar and Alder
DeCourcy Island is considered one of the premier water-access islands in the Southern Gulf. Its tranquil and quiet environment offers a charming lifestyle that is rare to find with such close proximity to major population centres. Unlike larger and more populated Gulf Islands, it has retained this character because of its boat access status and residential only development. Waters are warmer in the DeCourcy group of islands which is great for recreation. Many islanders fish and prawn the local bounty. The island is also home to Pirates Cove which is BCs first marine park and islanders have the benefit of a volunteer Fire Hall and Department , Owners Marina, Volunteer and an active and vibrant community association.
The DeCourcy Farm has a multitude of options for a discerning purchaser. It could be a legacy estate for an individual family or an opportunity for a small group of purchasers to enjoy the land as a collective.
Own a piece of British Columbia's history!