Langford Neighbourhoods – Happy Valley
Happy Valley is a rural agricultural and residential neighbourhood in south Langford, bordering on the municipality of Metchosin to the South and Royal Bay to the East. Langford’s agricultural heart, this neighbourhood contains agricultural lands (ALR designated) as well as residential developments and has a distinctly friendly, laid back country atmosphere.
As one of Langford’s oldest neighbourhoods, Happy Valley is home to several unique farming ventures such as the Happy Valley Lavender and Herb Farm, Littler Farms and Chidlow Farm. Langford is truly fortunate to have within its borders a variety of suppliers of fresh, local farm produce!
Things to do in Happy Valley
Happy Valley offers the ambiance of rural living with all the conveniences of city life nearby. There is ample shopping at Westshore Town Centre or in Millstream Village and Goldstream Village. Recreational facilities include the Juan de Fuca Rec Centre, the YMCA/YWCA Aquatic Centre or VI Fitness Centre for Women.
- Olympic View Golf Course
Olympic View Golf Club got the name from its stunning views of the Olympic Mountain range in nearby Washington State. The course sits deep in a pristine forest packed with deer, eagles, lakes, and waterfalls. Featuring a Golf Academy and the Table Nineteen Restaurant, this 18 hole, 72 par course has everything a golf fanatic could want.
- Luxton Fairgrounds
The Luxton Fairgrounds are owned and operated by The Metchosin Farmers’ Institute, a volunteer organization with the goal of promoting agriculture in the community. Every year, Luxton hosts the Spring Fair during May long weekend, as well as the Luxton Fall Fair every September. There’s plenty of outdoor space, including an equestrian ring and baseball field.
- Witty’s Lagoon
Witty’s Lagoon is a sprawling park space with all sorts of landscapes. Well known for it’s sandy ocean shoreline, there are also woodlands, creeks, and marshes which attract all sorts of birds and other animals. Sitting Lady Falls is a popular trail, complete with dense woodlands and calm, shallow waters.
Schools around Happy Valley
For families with (or expecting) small children, Happy Valley has its very own elementary school off Happy Valley Road. For more options, had east a few minutes into Colwood to find Sangster Elementary, Colwood Elementary and Wishart Elementary. There’s also Willway Elementary up by Langford Lake.
For older children, Dunsmuir Middle School isn’t far away to the east, nor is Royal Bay Secondary. You also have the option of Belmont Secondary in downtown Langford not far away.
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