Victoria Neighbourhoods – Oaklands

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Tucked into the northeast corner of Victoria proper is the lovely neighbourhood of Oaklands.  Named for the wonderfully gnarly Garry Oak trees sheltering our homes and parks, this neighbourhood is popular with families who want to live near…

Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park

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School is almost out and it’s high time for some unstructured play and summer relaxation.  One of my favourite local destinations is Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park in Metchosin.  Located off Metchosin Road, the park offers: Excellent…

Victoria Golf Club

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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…

Colwood Neighbourhoods - Royal Bay

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The Royal Bay neighbourhood in Colwood, just outside Victoria BC is undergoing rapid growth and development.  A large chunk of Royal Bay, formerly a gravel pit, is now being developed into a seaside residential neighbourhood complete with…

Victoria Neighbourhoods - Fernwood

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Fernwood is a vibrant neighbourhood near downtown Victoria, BC with a strong sense of community and beautiful historical infrastructure.  At the heart of the neighbourhood is Fernwood Square, at the corners of Gladstone and Fernwood Roads,…

Colwood Neighbourhoods - Sun Ridge

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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,…

Colwood Neighbourhoods - Triangle

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Triangle, or Triangle Mountain as it’s commonly referred to, is a neighbourhood in Colwood, one of the westshore communities of Victoria BC.  This largely residential neighbourhood on the slopes of Triangle Mountain has some amazing view…

The Trial Islands

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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…

Central Saanich Neighbourhoods - Hawthorne

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The Hawthorne neighbourhood of Central Saanich lies on the eastern shore of the Saanich Peninsula, between Central Saanich road and the shores of the Cordova Channel.  This area is home to the Tsawout First Nation.  There are affordable housing…

Victoria Neighbourhoods – VicWest

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Across the Gorge/Selkirk waterway from downtown Victoria you’ll find VicWest.  Bounded on three sides by water and on the fourth by the municipality of Esquimalt, VicWest has a rich history and a rapidly changing present. This diverse…