ARBUTUS RIDGE SEASIDE GATED COMMUNITY – BC. Escape traditional Canadian Winters! Golf and Hike year-round.

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At each bend in the road there is an adventure waiting…a scenic vista, a new friend, a first time experience.  No wonder Arbutus Ridge is noted to be one of Canada’s finest gated active lifestyle communities.

Experience the best of all worlds. You deserve it!

Live affordably in the Arbutus Ridge Seaside Community on Vancouver Island, BC in an idyllic natural setting and have all the benefits of the World Class Capital City of Victoria only minutes away.  Money Sense Magazine recently rated Victoria to be Canada’s #1 Retirement Destination.  Victoria is described as the gateway to many of Vancouver Island’s treasures, including world-class restaurants, 40 golf courses, a vibrant wine and brew-craft industry, culture, sports events and historical destinations such as Craigdarroch Castle, the renowned Butchart Gardens and the Empress Hotel.  Now you can be a tourist everyday and live the “Resort Lifestyle” you’ve only dreamed about!

arbutusridge_kayak_mar22015Enjoy a dynamic year-round active lifestyle with over 40 clubs.  Arbutus Ridge homeowners from across Canada and around the world have endless opportunities to connect with other “like minded” people doing the things they love:  attending and participating in cultural events, taking courses, playing golf and tennis, hiking, biking, kayaking, sport fishing and sailing, gardening, swimming, dining, shopping, travelling, painting, vineyard hopping or just plain relaxing.

The award winning, master planned community of Arbutus Ridge features onsite facilities including: a multipurpose centre, seasonal pool, hot tub, woodworking shop, arts studio, library, meeting rooms, fitness centre, tennis court, games room, hair salon, spa, café, marina and secure RV and boat storage. As one of Canada’s largest 50 plus communities, Arbutus Ridge is home to more than 1000 residents, living in 648 individual homes.   The community is spread over 150 acres offering magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean, the Championship 18-hole Arbutus Ridge Golf Club, mountains and pastoral valleys. Environmentally friendly Golf Carts are the preferred mode of transportation within the community.

The community is centrally located in the Cowichan Valley meaning “warm lands” as first dubbed by First Nations Coast Salish.  The Cowichan Valley is known to have Canada’s “most moderate climate” and has among some of the “lowest annual total precipitation rates”.  You’ll never have to endure another typical Canadian winter!  The unique microclimate, described as “Sub-Mediterranean”, is home to palm trees, vineyards, whales, eagles and year round golf, hiking and kayaking.

With all major amenities within a 10 – 40 minute drive (including hospitals, shopping, banks, airports, and ferry terminals), you’ll feel more connected than ever before.  On a direct flight from nearby Victoria or Nanaimo airports, travellers can be in Vancouver in half an hour or Calgary in less than an hour!  And Seattle, Washington (U.S) or Vancouver, B.C. can be reached easily by ferry.

arbutusridge_carwave_mar22015One of Canada’s first gated adult Communities!

The 24/7-security service offers owners peace of mind knowing that their security and safety are priorities, regardless of whether they are home or away.

Home styles include patio homes, bungalows, two story homes and duplexes; ranging in size from 1100 sq. ft. to more than 4000 sq. ft., priced from $300,000 – 1MM +.

arbutusridge_vista_mar5.2015There are a limited number of view lots still available for those who wish to build their dream home.

A network of oceanfront trails, a marina, gardens, green space and golf fairway vistas connect the homes.  The community enjoys magnificent views of Salt Spring Island, the ocean and majestic snow capped Mount Baker.

Continue to dream……………………

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Visit www.arbutusridge.ca to discover so much more!