Hummingbird Hill

Tucked on the hillside among the fir trees, this custom estate home has spectacular, elevated views of Ruckle Park, the Southern Gulf Islands, Mount Baker to Vancouver and the coastal mountains all from massive floor-to-ceiling windows. Bordered by natural forest this 5.37 acre lot allowing for natural privacy, the 2,600 sq. ft. (approx) split level home is a pleasing combination of timber and windows, craftsman finishes and abundant, breathtaking outdoor spaces including a tea house.  Secondary driveway to a wired RV site or future guest cottage site.

Price: 899000
Address: 147 Amblewood
City: Salt Spring Island
State: British Columbia
ZIP: V8K 1X2
MLS #: 388549
Square Feet: 2694
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Basement: Walk out

Additional Features:

Owners Comments;

Secluded private 5.37 South end Acres

Separate driveway to screened RV site

Small separate workshop

Rainwater cistern (to be refilled by 12 gallons a minute well) for future irrigation

No traffic noises

Own the unimpeded spectacular valley and distant sea views, from Mount Baker to Vancouver and the Coastal mountains

Crawl space off finished basement space is the same as the main floor

Chinese slate surrounded “heatalator” woodstove insert, has/with adjacent interior access to the woodbox

Hardwood floors in Great/Dining or Living/dining, and tile in entry, kitchen, and skylighted sunroom; all under a soaring cedar ceiling.

LOW E East facing view windows have see-through removable heat reflecting screens for summer mornings

over 1000 sq feet of decks

Lower, 2 bedrooms and 4 piece bath, level, has private exterior entries, decks, gardens, wisteria covered pergola, and a hot tub. Kitchen walls can be removed to enlarge the family room.

Established deer fenced perennial gardens. The main path, crossing the stream joining the ponds via a “Japanese” bridge, leads to the moon gate guarding the paths to the gazebo and the rose gardens, and up to the giant Asian gate to the Tea House

Gardeners and Birdlovers please ask for lists

Japanese themed “Tea House”, located above the world was built as an overflow bedroom and/or studio.

Former B&B website To see photos of the Lower Level click on The Hummingbird Suite, to see more photos of the view and property, click on The Tea House.

Zoning maps

Info about the home

building plans 2

Septic permit

septic report

water test


Construction photos from 1993