Last December, owners of the Cape on Bowen Island and the Bowen Island Conservancy reached a philanthropy-funded deal that will see three vacant waterfront lots on the west side transformed into a park. Cape on Bowen spokesperson Candy Ho says she’d like to see the Conservancy purchase even more of the 130 acres that could be protected for future generations to enjoy. Previously, local residents had to trespass (often unknowingly) to gain access to beaches on the west side of the Island.
Buy here: 2020 average assessed value of a single-family home on Bowen Island: $1.02 million (up 9%).
By Steve Threndyle