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    $499,000 + HST

Varalaya Farms - 23 Acres
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Remarks:


Bucolic outlook over fields & ponds, in a sunny, private, sheltered valley setting.


The home was built in 1987 then moved to the present site in 1990 and set upon a full height lower level foundation.  It affords ample opportunities for future development.   New owners may wish to add bedroom(s), guest area,  offices,  hobby / studio or craft areas, substantial workshop or food processing facilities.


The spacious country kitchen opens to the dining area and living room. 

Enjoy entertaining on the southfacing deck overlooking the ponds & fields.  

The double height vaulted pine ceiling over the living room provides spacious ambiance with the gallery of large windows (on three sides of the room) that frame the pastoral views.


* VARALAYA Farm is certified organic with the Certified Organic Associations of BC, (COABC). It is a Conservation Partner Program member of The Land Conservancy (TLC) of BC.  The new owner may wish to apply for certification, following purchase.


* Property features a small orchard of apple, cherry, plum, and pear trees, a seasonal creek, substantial woodlot values & a deep lower pond for irrigation (pictured below) & a larger reservoir that maintains yearly water supply to lower pond’s needs.


* Full field irrigation package with zone control.


* Crops sold: mixed salad greens, garlic, tomatoes, onions, basil, leeks, potatoes, cabbages, broccoli, celery, rhubarb, strawberries, black currants, and raspberries.


* The name “VARALAYA” is a combination of the Sanskrit words for ‘water, fire, earth, air’.


* Varalaya Farm offers farm learning internships for WWOOF’ers (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms).


* The owner reports farmgate sales of an approximate $30,000 annually and that approximately 12 Acres is woodland. The farm is run by 2 staff (including owner), plus farm interns.


PLEASE OBTAIN MORE DETAILS from the listing brokers.  This is truly a “GULF ISLANDS” property.


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