THE RISE ON MAPLE BAY
Fine Living In The "Warm Lands” of Vancouver Island
The Rise on Maple Bay is located in a unique enclave perched on a gently sloping plateau overlooking Bird’s Eye Cove, Maple Bay and Salt Spring Island. This quaint seaside community is set on the rural marine waterfront, in a naturally protected deep water cove The Rise is still only 10 minutes away from the commercial hub of the Cowichan Valley (pop 75,000), Duncan.
Long recognized for the high quality of life, The Rise and the surrounding area has the warmest climate in Canada and is often called the "Provence of Canada", where the year round access to fresh local produce has created a foodies haven. Many specialty food products are grown right here and are sold from street side vendors and farmers markets located along the picturesque country roads. You will find locally made cheeses, jams and jellies, spices, specialty salsas and vinegars, free range chickens, lamb, beef, fruits, vegetables and flowers of unimaginable varieties. If this is not enough, our vintners are quickly gaining the reputation as "Napa North", with their production of award winning wines.
Boasting breathtaking views, stunning natural beauty and a unique rural lifestyle, these one of a kind home sites take advantage of it all, and as you can see The Rise on Maple Bay is a remarkable place to live.
Seaside Living At It’s Very Best
Renown as a boaters heaven, Bird’s Eye Cove and Maple Bay are nestled in a calm protected area in the heart of some of the most dramatic boating in the world. The ocean is at your doorstep when you live at The Rise. Only a few steps down the road you have is full access to the surrounding Canadian Gulf Islands and the nearby American San Juan Islands and their countless water based recreational opportunities.
Sailors will marvel at the reliable moderate winds, perfect for sailing in January and February. Power boaters can find many snug havens to fish and relax in the sun. All boaters will be amazed by the perfect anchorages and beaches as they watch the calm sea turn to glass, reflecting stunning purple and orange sunsets upward onto the emerald green mountain sides.
… and residents at The Rise enjoy priority access to boat moorage at Maple Bay Marina.