‘By The Sea’

This quaint little town is situated within the traditional territory of the W̱SÁNEĆ People on the southern tip of Vancouver Island that boasts many attractions and amenities including a 420ft Fishing Pier with thriving marine life.

The real estate is especially desirable here for those who want small town vibes and a vibrant seaside life, also for those who wish to be close to the Victoria International Airport or the Swartz Bay ferry terminal (both about a 10 minute drive away) Downtown Victoria about 20 min. It is a community of around 12,000 people located on the shores of the Salish Sea with views of Mount Baker and mostly flat walkable amenities. Enjoy boating, sailing, kayaking diving and fishing!

The neighbourhoods of Sidney include:

  • Sidney North-East Neighbourhood
  • Sidney South-East Neighbourhood
  • Sidney South-West Neighbourhood
  • Sidney North-West Neighbourhood

There are a few things that make this place unique such as when it officially declared itself as Canada’s first ‘booktown’ with 12 bookstores all within walking distance along with cafes and outdoor seating to enjoy perusing the books you’ve just acquired! Sidney has extensive waterfront walkways and is known for its friendly community character. Another attraction is The Shaw centre for the Salish Sea it is Canada’s only aquarium and cultural centre dedicated exclusively to the learning, exploration and conservation of the Salish Sea Bioregion.

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