Vargas Island is Salt Spring real estate’s finest offering. The island lies off the west coast of Vancouver Island, about 20 minutes from Tofino, via small boat. A wilderness island retreat awaits your pleasure on totally unspoiled Vargas Island, located in the pristine Tofino area, near Brabant Channel. This Island paradise offers miles of beaches, old growth forest, your own hiking trails, and the majestry of the Pacific Northwest coast surrounding you. It is easy to speak in superlatives with this 65.48 acre beauty (as it is with any luxury real estate property).
Fly in from Salt Spring Island (one can land a small plane on the hard packed sands of these beaches, or arrive by helicopter (lots of potential helipad spaces), or come by boat (approx. 20 minutes out of Tofino). This area is a kayaker’s paradise or a real estate investor’s dream. With vistas all the way to Japan, and back towards Vancouver Island‘s rugged west coast, and sunny exposures (s/sw/w), this parcel is a very rare beauty, indeed. An incredible holding property for the future…pristine land, such as this, is a very rare commodity.
Vargas Island | History
Named in 1791, Isla de Feran, by Lieutenant Commander Eliza. Name was changed in 1792 to Isla de Vargas by Commanders Galiano and Valdes, after the noted Spanish governor Vargas, who reconquered the province of New Mexico 1693-1694. Captain Vancouver had the name on his chart as Feran Island in 1798. Also named as Feran Island as late as 1844 on Duflot de Mofra’s map.
The name Vargas Island was made final by Captain Richards in 1861, of the H.M. surveying vessel Hecate.
Vargas Island is truly a one of a kind pristine oceanfront real estate investment opportunity. There are 65 acres on Vargas Island, BC. Sweeping bays, sandy beaches, spectacular view building sites, developed walking trails among old-growth forest. This is an extremely rare real estate investment offering. Develop now or hold for future.