Fall In Love With The
Sunshine Coast

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The Sunshine Coast is a 180 km stretch of paradise that’s only 40 minutes from West Vancouver by ferry. This area houses some amazingly vibrant communities while allowing you to reconnect with nature and take on a laid-back vibe.

Whether you’re considering moving to the Coast or are relocating to another town within the area, Heather’s guide will give you a quick peek into what your new life might look like as you begin your search for Sunshine Coast houses for sale.

Heather Freeman Realty Pender Harbour

Pender Harbour

Secret Cove & Halfmoon Bay

West Sechelt

Heather Freeman Realty Roberts Creek

Roberts Creek

Heather Freeman Realty Grathams Landing

Granthams Landing

Pender
Harbour

Pender Harbour is a small, beloved community of fewer than 3,000 residents on the Sechelt Peninsula. Offering a surprising array of amenities, it’s known for its true water-centric vibe. Here you’ll find resorts, golf courses, cafes, pubs, shops, and art galleries scattered throughout the harbour. Aside from Powell River, this town actually boasts more large accommodations than any other community on the Coast. With six freshwater lakes scattered around the harbour, it offers tons of outdoor activity options. Take a peek at Pender Harbour real estate if you’re a swimmer!

Pender
Harbour

Heather Freeman Realty Pender Harbour

HEATHER'S TOP 5 AMENITIES

1

Enjoy the vibrant, beating heart of this community with a personal tour from SloCat Harbour Tours.

2

Discover spectacular views overlooking the harbour with the Pender Hill and Mount Daniel hikes.

3

You can’t go wrong with a day touring the village shops! This is a great way to spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon.

4

If you’re into fishing, Pender Harbour offers some of the best salmon, cod, flounder, and snapper fishing spots.

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Up for a dance? The Pender Harbour Blues Festival in June and the Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival in August both feature local summer concerts.

Secret Cove &
Halfmoon Bay

Some of the most stunning coastline and beach access points on the coast can be found in Halfmoon Bay, located just north of Sechelt. If you visit a Halfmoon Bay house for sale and do a little touring, you’ll find avid and recreational kayakers, hikers, fishers, and swimmers. These communities total about 2,800 people and are accessible by boat or car from Highway 101.

Secret Cove &
Halfmoon Bay

Heather Freeman Realty Halfmoon Bay

HEATHER'S TOP 5 AMENITIES

1

Discover some of the best local artist studios and galleries by following the Purple Banner Tour, a self-directed tour you can take any time.

2

In need of some R&R? The Seabreeze Spa at the Rockwater Secret Cove Resort has an array of treatments you can indulge in.

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Find yourself hungry after your massage? The restaurant at the Rockwater Secret Cove Resort has an amazing array of eats.

4

If you’re looking to take a dip on a hot day, head to Trout Lake!

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In the summer you can relax, dance, and sing along to local musical talent at Coopers Green Park by the shores of Halfmoon Bay during the Lazy Days Music Series.

West
Sechelt

The community of Sechelt sits on a narrow isthmus that separates the Sechelt Inlet from the Salish Sea. You can get to the area by a 40-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale, driving the rest of the way along Highway 101. This community is surrounded by coastline and forests, making it a great place for the adventurous to live. When touring Sechelt houses for sale, you’ll also find a bustling art scene, making it the perfect residence for creatives.

West
Sechelt

Heather Freeman Realty Sechelt

HEATHER'S TOP 5 AMENITIES

1

Head to Cowrie Street for all your shopping needs—it’s the main hub in downtown Sechelt.

2

If you want to see some local art, the Doris Crowston Gallery is just a short walk from downtown Sechelt.

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Water sports are incredibly popular here. The Sechelt Inlet offers kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, fishing, and boating, along with free, marine access-only campsites.

4

Spend an afternoon sipping on seasonal ciders at The Bricker Cider Company.

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Sechelt is home to a weekly farmer’s market that runs all year long, making it easy to grab local foods and treasures.

Roberts
Creek

Located between Gibsons and Sechelt, Roberts Creek is a funky artist community of about 3,500 people. Here is where you’ll find many cultural and natural attractions in the area such as the Roberts Creek Mandala and the waterfalls at Cliff Gilker Park. If visiting to see houses for sale, Roberts Creek is a short drive from Sechelt and Gibsons and easily accessible from Vancouver. It’s a great area for quiet living that’s not far from other cities.

Roberts
Creek

Heather Freeman Realty Roberts Creek

HEATHER'S TOP 5 AMENITIES

1

Luxury accommodation with a boutique day spa in a tranquil West Coast Zen style, Shades of Jade offers a relaxing setting that’s surrounded by nature.

2

Looking for a summer activity? Slow Sundays in the Creek brings live music, local food, and craft vendors to the outdoor stage next to the Roberts Creek Community Library.

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Don’t miss the Roberts Creek Community Farm Market, a weekly, year-round market where you can find locally made goods as well as produce and food trucks.

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The Gumboot Café is a namesake, having served the Roberts Creek area for over 25 years. This will be your new local spot, guaranteed.

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Roberts Creek is surrounded by impressive rainforests, creeks, and beaches. Check out the waterfall paths of Cliff Gilker Park or Roberts Creek Beach for a convenient beach that’s located within walking distance of a restaurant, cafe, and an ice cream shop.

Granthams
Landing

Granthams Landing is a small community on the west shore of Howe Sound between Gibsons and the ferry terminal at Langdale. A former steamship stop, this community’s close proximity to Gibsons makes it an easy option for those seeking an even quieter, more relaxed way of life.

Granthams
Landing

Heather Freeman Realty Granthams Landing

HEATHER'S TOP 5 AMENITIES

1

Soames Beach has some of the best waters for swimming—it’s the summer hangout spot!

2

Have a thirst to quench? Head over to Persephone Brewing Company to experience some local brews and delicious wood-fired pizza.

3

While serving amazing Mexican food, Salt & Swine also has a small grocery section where you can grab hot sauces, chips, and candy.

4

Offering a beautiful view of Gibsons is Soames Hill Park. Be prepared to sweat, as the trail to the top involves a lot of stairs.

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The stunning waters of this area offer a great place for a morning kayak or SUP session.

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Make The Sunshine Coast YOUR New Home

My local knowledge and years of experience allow me to offer you a seamless selling or buying experience, keeping your best interest at heart and guiding you through with patience and understanding.