Life in Willis Point...
Why you should consider living in Willis Point…
Take in the quiet, with only the sounds of lapping waves, In your new close knit neighborhood with fellow boat enthusiasts, as you wave good morning from dock to dock.
The drive from downtown Victoria takes only 30 minutes and leads through places of great natural beauty including forests in all their green and sunny splendour.
Ideal for those who love nature in all seasons, your new home is located only minutes away from both Gowland Tod Provincial Park and Mount Work Park.
Nearby Gowlland Tod Provincial Park provides excellent day-use recreation opportunities for hiking, nature appreciation and picnicking. More than 25 kilometres of trails offering spectacular views, as well as the chance to view animals in their natural environment. In spring and early summer, the moss-covered rocky knolls come alive with a carpet of colourful, vibrant wildflowers
Five minutes away you will find Durrance Lake, providing hiking, swimming and fishing.
To really astonish your friends, take them out to dinner by boat! The Brentwood Inn and other seaside restaurants are located close by, or you can cross the waves to Cowichan Bay where the Rock Cod Café offers fish and chips like nothing you’ve ever tasted.
You can drive or bike to the nearby Red Barn Market, the perfect place to pick up some fresh produce—eggs and maybe some asparagus or cheese straight from one of the farms dotted across the picturesque Saanich Peninsula. People here are friendly. You’ll enjoy the relaxed atmosphere at the market or when you’re in Sidney-by-the-Sea enjoying a cappuccino at a sidewalk café or browsing the many offerings in the stores of “Book Town”. There’s a good theatre, and other facilties, at the Mary Winspear Centre and you’ll love the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre where all ages keenly explore the sea. Nearby, the locally owned Star Cinema shows first-run movies geared to an older populace.
If you love horseback riding, the Peninsula is ideal. Excellent stables are available and you’ll find many riding trails to enjoy. On a horse or a bicycle or walking, you’re in paradise here. The air is filled with the scents of lilacs and flowering shrubs. It’s tranquil and totally peaceful.
One and all enjoy visiting the Butterfly Gardens, located close to Butchart Gardens. World class dining is available at the famed Deep Cove Chalet. On the Peninsula there are excellent wineries, golf courses and marinas. Have fun with a round of mini-golf, work out at Panorama Recreation Centre, visit Island View Beach Regional Park or tour a lavender farm—it’s all happening here! Ferries and the airport are only 30 minutes away, giving your business trip or vacation a relaxed send off and homecoming.
Taken from the Saanich First Nation’s language, the motto of North Saanich translates as “the land where it is good to be.”
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