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1100 Sunset Drive Salt Spring Island, BC



Brilliant design and architecture, seamlessly created by gifted professionals with an underlying authenticity and an appropriate response to the unique qualities of light, space and land. All is wonderfully, exactly right. With innovative and award-winning design work that is of national and international interest, this oceanfront home is a unique opportunity on the shores of Salt Spring Island. Rooms are cauldrons of coloured light in which one can visually swim. The integration with the seaside setting is honest and true. Comprised of three buildings, including a luxurious west facing guest house and professional ocean view studio, the residence is poised to become a fabled family compound for memorable summers. Exclusively listed with Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. 


  • Materials such as bluestone, granite, concrete and terrazzo were selected for their durability and long lifespan.
  • Custom terrazzo vanity tops and bathtub plinths containing glass and mother of pearl chips continue this theme.
  • Stone flooring was selected to match the local flagstone used in the exterior landscaping.
  • Intricate wall mosaics found in several baths provide textural interest and subtle beauty.
  • Pure wool carpeting adds softness and warmth
  • Master ensuite is equipped with a freestanding spa tub and private commode encased in beautiful frosted glass. The frameless walk-in shower is equipped with a rain shower head and glass mosaic wall. His and her undermount sinks and a custom vanity complete this luxurious bathroom.
  • The walk-in closets and dressing rooms have been complemented with custom built in organizers, shoe racks, shelves and pull out drawers.
  • Outdoor shower areas are provided to clean off sand after visits to the warm water swimming beach.
  • Over 7,000 square feet of private living zones make this a unique family compound.


  • The home is equipped with Vantage home automation and integration equipment providing easy access and control to security, distributed audio system with satelite receivers, CD player, distributed video as well as many more capabilities.
  • Lighting was a critical part of this home’s design concept. Powered by the same Vantage computer driven system, it allows for ambient uplighting in both the beamed ceilings and set directly into the floor to graze the textures of the stone walls.
  • Cabinet and niche lighting make every accessory glow.
  • The architectural design itself, makes excellent use of natural light. The glass skylight that runs the length of the building creates a dynamic daytime interior as light and shadow move through the space.
  • Guest house with separate bedroom, sunken living room and luxurious finishing
  • Double car attached garage with connecting annex and office/studio space above


  • Gated and secured via electronic eye
  • Main House – 5,510′ sq.ft.
  • Guest House – 676′ sq.ft.
  • Elevated Studio – 592′ sq.ft.
  • Heating: In Floor Radiant, Fireplace
  • Water: Piped Community Water (NSSWW)
  • Waste: Private septic system
  • Taxes: $20,352.52 (2017)
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