From the promotional material and photos, this looked like a charming get-away site - remote, on the coast and in this quirky area called "Point Roberts" which is in the US but you have to go through Canada to get there. Well, as it turns out, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - going on in Point Roberts except for the locals churning out feel-good stories about how much fun it is. As it turns out, the locals are mostly US/Canadian citizens who like the advantages of living in the US while in Canada. There is no economic engine in town except for tourism, but how do you attract tourists? Simple, construct a myth of fun and lesiure and build cabins next to your house to rent out. Then take some great photos and write some killer copy and the renters will flock to your door.
That's how I got there. The ads were so compelling I abandoned a notion of going to the San Juan Islands for three days and signed up for this property in Port Roberts.