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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…

Victoria BC – One of the Friendliest Cities in the World!

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If you’re considering moving to Victoria BC, here’s some interesting news for you.  Victoria BC was voted one of the friendliest cities in the world in 2014 by Conde Nast Traveler readers.  In fact, of the top ten (or eleven actually,…

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…

Langford Neighbourhoods – Florence Lake

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Florence Lake is a peaceful semi-rural to rural neighbourhood in Langford, one of the west shore communities of Victoria BC.  This area provides great access to outdoor recreation for residents of the Capital Regional District. Around a…

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…

Victoria FUN Camps for Kids and Teens

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Please welcome a guest writer to our blog!  We know that you are looking for new adventures for your children this summer, and Cedar Luke from FUN Camps in Victoria has written to tell us all about the philosophy behind their summer programs.     We…

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,…

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 – Fairfield

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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…