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- 2.5 hours from Vancouver
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4-bed, 3-bath townhome in the heart of Sidney
CAD$ 729,000 MLS Listing
Sidney is a wonderful place to visit and live, providing a high quality of life and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Sidney by the Sea is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island along the shores of the Salish Sea on the Saanich Peninsula. The land which the Town of Sidney sits on is called SET,TINES, which means “chest sticking out,” in reference to the way the land juts out into the water. Just a 20 minute drive from downtown Victoria, Sidney is home to the Sidney / Anacortes (Washington, USA) Ferry Terminal and just minutes from the Victoria International Airport and Swartz Bay, BC Ferry Terminal.
Work: Sidney’s major economic drivers are manufacturing, retail and tourism.
Play: The town boasts a 3.6 kilometre waterfront walkway, a historical museum, the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea Aquarium, a fishing pier with a thriving marine life Artificial Reef, a vibrant downtown for shopping, as well as water-activities such as boating, sailing, kayaking, diving and fishing.
Culture: Sidney is alive with culture and entertainment, boasting its own Star Cinema with first-run movies and the Mary Winspear Centre providing meeting rooms, convention facilities and an exciting 315 seat multi-purpose Theatre for stage productions. Special events include: Sidney Days, Summer Sounds Concert Series in Beacon Park, Sidney Street Market, Sidney Fine Arts Show and ArtSea Festival, Lighted Boat Sail Past and Santa Parade.
Municipalities & Districts:
Sidney – sidney.ca
Note: Population is listed by either municipality or region. Sample listing represents a home near the median average selling price in 2017. Real estate trend metric uses B.C. Assessment data for value and includes sales of all property types.