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RiversEdge Village Spotlight: The Rose

September 14, 2020

RiversEdge Village, an inspired, gated, retirement community at Sunriver Estates is surrounded by park land, walking/ hiking trails and the Sooke River. THE ROSE patio style home is 1062 Sq. Ft. featuring a spacious one car garage, two large bedrooms, two baths, a designer kitchen with and an open concept living/dining room. Gather in the community Club House and get to know your neighbours, socialize with friends, host a dinner party, watch the big game, play pool or darts, or enjoy a summer BBQ on the patio while playing horseshoes!

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Victoria real estate market experiences an active summer

September 07, 2020

A total of 979 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, 48.1 per cent more than the 661 properties sold in August 2019 and exactly the same total as the previous month of July 2020. Sales of condominiums were up 29.1 per cent from August 2019 with 262 units sold. Sales of single family homes were up 45 per cent from August 2019 with 509 sold.

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RiversEdge Village Spotlight: The Magnolia

August 31, 2020

RiversEdge Village, an inspired, gated, retirement community at Sunriver Estates is surrounded by park land, walking/ hiking trails and the Sooke River. THE MAGNOLIA is the largest home at 1,171 sq. ft. and features a spacious one car garage, three bedrooms, two baths, spacious kitchen, and open concept living/dining room. Gather in the community Club House and get to know your neighbours, socialize with friends, host a dinner party, watch the big game, play pool or enjoy a summer BBQ on the patio while playing Horseshoes!

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Victoria real estate market continues to adapt in the changing times

August 18, 2020

A total of 979 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this July, 38.7 per cent more than the 706 properties sold in July 2019 and 21.2 per cent more than the previous month of June 2020. Sales of condominiums were up 11.2 per cent from July 2019 with 239 units sold. Sales of single family homes were up 61.1 per cent from July 2019 with 559 sold.

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History of the Sooke Potholes

August 10, 2020

Have you been to the Sooke Potholes, floated in one of the many pools of water and wondered "how did these get here?" Well, we are glad you asked! Glacial action during the last ice age 15,000 years ago is responsible for the formations. The moving, melting ice packs stripped the surface area and carved a path deep into the natural bedrock. Huge boulders carried along by the rushing river became lodged, were swirled against the canyon walls and consequently carved out the potholes that can be seen today. The potholes are a unique feature on Vancouver Island, providing some of the best swimming in their clear, deep, and refreshing waters.

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Victoria real estate market impacted by many different factors in June

July 21, 2020

A total of 808 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this June, 9.2 per cent more than the 740 properties sold in June 2019 and 76.8 per cent more than the previous month of May 2020. Sales of condominiums were down 3.2 per cent from June 2019 with 209 units sold. Sales of single family homes were up 16.8 per cent from June 2019 with 460 sold.

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Hiking in Sooke

July 13, 2020

Sooke has trails that are suitable for every person - from long hiking trails to forests, open grasslands, great views of the strait, and beaches. Take your pick from any of the locations that are the ideal picturesque spot to make a lasting memory.

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Now selling Phase 4 - RiversEdge Village

July 07, 2020

Sunriver Estates Ltd. is pleased to announce that Phase 4, our final phase of development, is now selling in RiversEdge Village. Don’t miss out on your chance to be one of the many happy owners in this lovely, adult oriented community.

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Distillery, Meadery and Breweries in Sooke

June 29, 2020

Sooke is one of the fastest-growing areas on southern Vancouver Island but that growth has not changed the small town charm and creativity of its residence. This creativity can be seen in our craft breweries, distillery and meadery. Located a short drive or bike ride from Sunriver Estates, you will find five different locations to visit. Looking for a way to explore our community, read on and plan your next local adventure today! 

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Summer in Sooke

June 22, 2020

Sooke is a vibrant, bustling town with numerous family-friendly and wallet-friendly ways to explore. Why not stay in Sooke and the surrounding western area and be a tourist in your home town?

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