Thursday, August 14, 2014 / by Glen Glowinski
Have you ever been sitting in your urban home on your day off, trying to relax, when a loud truck goes by or the construction crew next door starts hammering away at the new development going in? Maybe you'd prefer to be awoken by birds and a breeze instead of a leafblower. If you're looking to make that get-away move, Sooke might be a good place to look.
Sooke is considered to be the westernmost community in the Great Victoria Area. It's located about 45 minutes to an hour away from the downtown core of Victoria, and located conveniently in between the two is Langford, one of the most popular centres for shopping in the area. Technically, Sooke stretches all the way from the outskirts of Metchosin all the way to Port Renfrew on the western side of Vancouver Island's south; so if you're looking to get sort of out of town or way out of town, Sooke can provide.
A lot of folks have decided to build their dream homes in the secluded ...