Found just south of downtown Victoria, James Bay is a vibrant neighbourhood with plenty to offer. New residents love this area of the city because it's close to the Victoria Harbour, Beacon Hill Park and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. These borders provide some of the best of the city and some of the top attractions including:

  • Royal BC Museum
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Parliament Buildings
  • Beacon Hill Park
  • Fairmont Empress Hotel
  • And More!

These attractions provide some of the best in dining and shopping throughout the area. Whether you're looking for the best horse-drawn carriages or you want to walk along the beautiful waterways, you can find it all here.

This is a very active community with plenty of housing options including multi-family homes, apartment buildings and heritage homes. Five Corners is found at the middle of the neighbourhood and provides all types of local shops. The James Bay Community School and South Park Elementary provide the best education for the children in the area.

This is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city with app types of homes under the Residential Heritage Program. The Dallas waterfront provides a place for plenty of relaxation, while the community is known for holding many events throughout the year.

James Bay is also known for recreation, which is found all throughout the area. Most of the recreation is found outdoors.

Many different parks serve the area including:

  • Irving Park
  • Laurel Point Park
  • South Park
  • Beacon Hill Park
  • Fisherman's Wharf Park
  • MacDonald Park

These parks provide a place for recreation and fun for the James Bay community.

Along with the many parks and attractions, the area is full of great history from the Emily Carr House to the Parliament Buildings. If you love historic architecture and you enjoy the idea of living near the waterfront, this may just be the right area for your new home.

Posted by Serena Kolida on
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