Bowser and Deep Bay presents buyers with single family homes on spacious lots and acreages in a natural setting. Many properties offer splendid views from high-bank waterfront locations overlooking Chrome Island, the Strait of Georgia and beyond to the snow-capped Coast Range mountains. Boaters access Baynes Sound, nearby Denman and Hornby Islands and points beyond from the protection of Deep Bay marina.
Bowser / Deep Bay offers extensive coastline with pebble beaches accessed through many public access points. Bowser and Deep Bay are situated in a region informally known as Lighthouse Country. This is a stretch of coastline extending from north of Qualicium Beach up to Fanny Bay / Union Bay and across to Denman and Hornby islands.
This area offers unique views of the Beaufort Mt. Range. Numberous hiking trails also criss-cross this region.
From here, boaters access Baynes Sound and can journey over to many spectacular coastal inlets scattered along the BC mainland coastline and to points beyond..
A recent newcomer to the area is the highly acclaimed Vancouver Island University Deep Bay Marine Field Station. This innovative research facility has attained Green building standards highest level, namely LEEDS platinum accreditation.
This world-renowned lab does innovative research into sustainable shellfish aquaculture and preservation of coastal ecosystems. The clam-shaped building with it’s educational aspects are open to the public and definitely worth a visit.
Shopping needs are met locally in the newly expanded Bowser mall. A very strong arts community flourishes here with many highly talented artists calling the area home. A palpable sense of community exists in Bowser and Deep Bay. The area is currently going through a phase of careful but welcomed growth.
Courtenay is to the north and Qualicum Beach to the south, at about 1/2 hour away. Excellent downhill and cross country skiing can be found about 1/2 away at Mt.Washington as well. If you are looking for real estate in a natural setting with spectacular scenery then this may be the community you have been looking for!
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