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,
* 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.