For more information about this listing and more photos, please click the "Brochure" button below. The seller and his wife bought the property in 1962, raised 3 daughters here, maintained a small sheep herd, organic gardens, greenhouses, and an orchard of 7 apple trees one pear tree, 3 hazelnut trees, and a large walnut tree. The original features of the house have been retained as heritage qualities. The property has always been kept comparatively free of 5 primary invasive plant species by efforts of family members and friends. The protection covenant holders assist with this endeavor. The property has some of the oldest examples of second-growth Douglas Fir in the area, as well as healthy Garry Oak stands in mixed forest. It is bordered on the north by North Cowichan municipal park land and on the east by another larger acreage. The long gravel driveway takes you to a peaceful setting away from road noise. The cottage is one-bedroom, 720 square foot living area with additional deck and covered porch. It was originally built in 1927 and has been upgraded over the years. (See the history poster photo). Kitchen, dining nook, living room, large bedroom, utility room and 4 piece bathroom accessed through bedroom, parking area (one large or 2 small vehicles).