Sooke Neighbourhood: Otter Point
Spread out across the hills and forests behind the town core is an idyllic rural neighbourhood called Otter Point.
With several lakes, gorgeous mountain vistas, and views of the Strait of Juan De Fuca, Otter Point residents enjoy acreages of varying sizes as well as smaller residential subdivisions, towering trees and pastoral meadows, and wildlife.
While some of the Otter Point neighbourhood lies within the boundaries of the District of Sooke, most of it is technically not in Sooke at all. Rather, the Otter Point District is an unincorporated area under the jurisdiction of the Capital Regional District. While this changes a few things such as to which jurisdication you pay your property taxes, and to whom you speak to about re-zoning and building, functionally, Otter Point is a part of Sooke.
There are many different types of housing available in Otter Point, from single family homes and duplexes on standard-sized lots, to lavish estates on many acres, and myriad other types in between. Some homes are perched high on rocky pinnacles to take advantage of sweeping views of the hills, mountains and ocean. Some other properties enjoy lush rolling hills and meadows, perfect for horses or hobby farms. Still others feature relatively-untouched forests of tall second-growth trees.
There are several creeks, streams, lakes, and ponds to explore; wildlife like birds, deer, and the occasional black bear also call the area home.
Despite being a rural area, Most areas of the neighbourhood are less than ten minutes' drive from the town core, so you can truly have your piece of rural peace and quiet, yet have the conveniences of living close to amenities as well. The area is also served by BC Transit Community Bus service, which travels along Otter Point Road and drops riders off at the regular BC Transit bus stops in Sooke for access to Victoria.
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3036 Sarah Dr - MLS® # 414282
You have arrived at your forever home, and may never want to leave. To say that your breath will be taken away by this Custom designed/built 4 BR+, 4 BA luxury home, would be an understatement. Throughout, there is great care & attention to detail in every room, the highest quality craftsmanship & finishing. From the main level gourmet dream kitchen w/gorgeous marble counters, Custom Cherry Wood Cabinets, Farmhouse sink, & Jenn Air SS appliances including six burner gas stove w/double oven, to the L/R W/Valcourt woodburning FP, Coffered ceilings & custom millwork throughout. Also on this level, Library with another FP, Media Room, & a Master suite w/ensuite that will awe. Upper level has 3 BR. plus Studio/Gym that could be an additional BR, & 2 BA. The yard was designed with a Natural Landscape in mind by Tutti Flora. Backyard complete with propane firepit, custom brick patio & driveway. Heating-Forced air heat pump. Minutes to all amenities, Whiffin Spit, & Gordon's Beach.
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Pemberton Holmes - Sooke
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- Tim Ayres
- Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty - Sooke
- PO Box 369 - 6739 West Coast Road
- Sooke, British Columbia
- V9Z 1G1