Langford Neighbourhoods – Goldstream

by Jodi Baker on September 10, 2014

Goldstream is a very diverse neighbourhood in Langford, one of the west shore communities near Victoria BC.  Diverse because the corridor that Goldstream inhabits stretches from almost the centre of Langford, with a vibrant commercial centre where new development has created a bustling village, through to a world famous provincial park cradling the innermost reaches of the Saanich inlet where the wilderness and natural beauty are absolutely breathtaking.

The commercial centre of Goldstream Village has undergone a serious makeover in recent years and the beautification project has created a new atmosphere that is welcoming and where business thrives.

At the other end of Goldstream, you’ll find the quintessential west coast experience, where mountains clothed in conifers slope steeply down to the ocean. The Goldstream River flows through a narrow valley, emptying into the inlet through the filter of a serene salt marsh.

Goldstream Provincial Park protects this incredible habitat and allows visitors to get up close and personal with nature.  Generations of Victoria’s schoolchildren have made the annual pilgrimage to Goldstream each fall to witness the spawning salmon, a sobering and fascinating lesson in the circle of life.  As the salmon finish out their life cycle the eagles move in, providing an excellent opportunity to study these fierce raptors.

Goldstream Park also contains miles of hiking trails, a campground that is open year round, and educational programs at the Goldstream Nature House.

Jodi Baker

After attending grade school locally, Jodi enrolled at Camosun College, taking Business Administration and majoring in marketing. She graduated in 1991, the same year she was licensed as a Real Estate Agent and joined Re/Max Camosun. Since then Jodi has been been building her career based on a desire to provide friendly professional service to people who want to sell or buy properties in Victoria, winning several awards along the way. In 2003 Jodi joined Geoff McLean and Associates, and she enjoys being part of his team of real estate experts. The team approach allows Jodi to balance her career and home life, something that every mother can appreciate, especially when the children are young! Jodi also enjoys cooking, camping, traveling and music. She shares her Central Saanich home with her husband and two children, two border collies and a cat. Connect with Jodi on Google

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