Exploring Cordova Bay in 2015

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A few years ago (time flies!) we put out a nice little post on the East Saanich Neighborhood of Cordova Bay. This is a historic community with a lot of retirement activities that neither needs major changes nor seeks to reinvent itself. It's…

Victoria Neighbourhoods – Rockland

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If you follow Rockland Ave., you will find the beautiful and historic 1800s neighborhood of Rockland centered around Craigdarroch Castle and Government House. The elegant neighborhood of Rockland lives up to it's name and then some. As the…

Oak Bay Neighbourhoods – South Oak Bay

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South Oak Bay is a beautiful, largely residential neighbourhood in the municipality of Oak Bay, very near to downtown Victoria BC.  As one of the most pleasant corners in what is arguably the city with the most comfortable climate in all of…

North Saanich Neighbourhoods – Deep Cove

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The Deep Cove neighbourhood in North Saanich, near Victoria BC offers peaceful rural living and spectacular ocean views and access.  This is one of Victoria’s most desirable rural neighbourhoods and there are beautiful country and waterfront…

North Saanich Neighbourhoods – Swartz Bay

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Swartz Bay is a neighbourhood in the municipality of North Saanich, around 30 kilometres north of Victoria BC.  It is well known as the location of BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal from which you can sail to Vancouver, Saltspring Island and other…

Sidney Neighbourhoods – Sidney Southeast

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The Southeast quadrant of Sidney by the Sea is another lovely oceanside neighbourhood where fresh marine air and beautiful sunrises greet those who live and work there.  Located just a short drive north of Victoria and close to both the Swartz…

Sidney Neighbourhoods – Sidney Northeast

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Sidney by the Sea, north of Victoria BC divides neatly into 4 neighbourhoods along the axis of Beacon Ave and the Pat Bay Highway.  In the Northeast quadrant lies (appropriately!) Sidney Northeast. The southern portion of this neighbourhood…

Langford Neighbourhoods – Goldstream

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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…

Langford Neighbourhoods – Happy Valley

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Happy Valley is a rural agricultural and residential neighbourhood in south Langford, bordering on the municipality of Metchosin.  This neighbourhood contains agricultural lands (ALR designated) as well as residential developments and has a…

Langford Neighbourhoods – Bear Mountain

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Bear Mountain is a luxurious residential and resort neighbourhood in Langford, near Victoria BC.  Located on the slopes of Skirt Mountain, this neighbourhood boasts the only Jack Nicklaus designed 36 hole golf course among its many fine amenities. This…