Calgary Herald - Calgary Herald New Condos - - Recreation & Investment Properties - — Claire Young

While the to­pog­ra­phy re­sem­bles Van­cou­ver Is­land and the laid-back Gulf Is­lands, the Sun­shine Coast of B.C. also has a few dif­fer­ences, says John McKen­zie, di­rec­tor of sales at Wa­ter­mark at Sechelt.

As a part of the main­land, the Sun­shine Coast is only a 45-minute ferry ride from West Van­cou­ver. This means it’s easy to visit Van­cou­ver or Whistler just for the day, some­thing that is a con­sid­er­ably longer jour­ney from Van­cou­ver Is­land.

The life­style in­fra­struc­ture is well-es­tab­lished in the Sechelt area. There are three golf cour­ses nearby, along with an in­door ten­nis fa­cil­ity, an air­port and a newly-ex­panded re­gional hos­pi­tal. Boat­ing and char­ter fish­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties are also plen­ti­ful.


PRO­JECT: Wa­ter­mark at Sechelt. DE­VEL­OPER/ BUILDER: Pa­cific Spirit Properties. LO­CA­TION: Sechelt, B.C. PRICES: Twobed­room units are from $339,990, two-bed­room­plus-den units from $439,900; three-bed­room units from $684,900; three-bed­room­plus-den units from $949,900. Prices ex­clude tax. Strata fees vary; an ex­am­ple for a 1,000-square­foot unit would be about $160 per month. DI­REC­TIONS: Pre­sen­ta­tion cen­tre is open at 5665 Teredo St., Sechelt. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. IN­FOR­MA­TION: thewater­

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