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09/29/2011
Travelling south on Vancouver Island from Prospect Lake I featured in my last blog, or driving west and slightly north from downtown Victoria, you will find the rapidly growing areas of Colwood and Langford.   In recent years, many neighborhoods along with businesses catering to them have sprung ...
09/28/2011
  Driving south on road 17A (West Saanich Road) from Brentwood Bay, you will come to Prospect Lake & some fantastic homes right on the water. From Victoria it's only 25 minutes or so by car. In the current listings of 16 single family homes ranging from $649,900 CN to a whopping $3,600,000 CN, I...
09/27/2011
      South and a bit west from Sidney on Vancouver Island lies the lovely community of Brentwood Bay. Directly on Saanich Inlet north of Victoria, Brentwood Bay is home to the world-famous Butchart Gardens. Brentwood Village offers excellent accommodation, waterfront restaurants, and all ameniti...
09/27/2011
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  SIDNEY, BC on Vancouver Island Approximately 35 minutes north of Victoria lies the town of Sidney. With a population of just over 11,000 Sidney can boast that is has the Victoria International Airport and is close to the BC Ferry terminal offering routes to Vancouver and various islands. Sidney...
09/26/2011
The area around Camosun College and UVIC in Victoria is called Mt. Tolmie and is named for William Fraser Tolmie who moved to Victoria on Vancouver Island in 1859.     View Larger Map   For an aerial fly-by tour, fasten your seat belt and click on this link.   Today, there are a total of 26 listi...
09/26/2011
     Just a short 5 minute drive south from Cordova Bay, very close to the university, is the small seaside village of Cadboro Bay. Historically, the Cadboro Bay shoreline was home to the Songhees First Nations, and a number of archaeological sites have been identified along the shoreline. The ba...
09/26/2011
Cordova Bay is an area along the Eastern shore of Vancouver Island, just 15 minutes from downtown. As you can see, it offers magnificent views and a wonderful stretch of sandy beach. Homes along the beach, are nothing short of extraordinary... Creating a quick search, there are currently 45 sing...
09/24/2011
As of today, there are 176 town homes listed in the greater Victoria area. Below is a chart showing days on market from January 2009 to present indicating a much greater demand in this type of housing since January 2011. Perhaps one trend causing this demand: older families wanting to downsize fr...
09/23/2011
Fifty years in business is quite an accomplishment. However, when the 50th was celebrated back in 1908, that's really something! Victoria's first newspaper, The Colonist began in 1858. Today, the paper is still in print however featuring a slightly different name: The Times Colonist.   In 1908, t...
09/23/2011
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