Entries by Jodi Baker

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Victoria Golf Club

The Victoria Golf Club is one of the city’s historical gems and the site of a famous ghost story.  It’s also very scenic, located oceanside and within the upscale municipality of Oak Bay.  Established in 1893, it’s the oldest golf course in Canada remaining in its original location and the second oldest in North America! […]

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Colwood Neighbourhoods – Sun Ridge

The Sun Ridge neighbourhood in Colwood is a very desirable neighbourhood, close to Westshore Centre for shopping and with quick access to transportation corridors for those who commute to Victoria. Colwood Creek Park is located in Sun Ridge, offering trails, wide grassy areas and a playground for your children.  The Galloping Goose trail runs alongside Sun Ridge […]

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The Trial Islands

The Trial Islands are two elongate islands and associated islets located just off the southeast tip of Vancouver Island near Victoria BC.  They are part of the municipality of Oak Bay and, since 1990, a designated ecological reserve created to protect 28 species of plants listed as rare within Canada. For most people who are […]

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Victoria Neighbourhoods – Fairfield

Fairfield is a charming residential neighbourhood adjacent to the downtown core of Victoria BC.  It’s a very popular place to live, with a mix of low rise apartments and single family residences.  There are many lovely character homes that have been renovated to modern standards and the neighbourhood offers a distinctive community ambiance.     […]

Victoria City Neighbourhoods

The City of Victoria BC has some beautiful residential neighbourhoods within walking distance of the downtown core.  Whether you are looking for a hip urban condo/apartment in the city or a character rich home in nearby James Bay or Fairfield, Victoria proper offers diversity in housing. Imagine a daily stroll along the scenic inner harbour, […]