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SOLD – Ocean View Semi-Detached Townhouse For Sale in Sooke – 2067 Kaltasin Road


This bright, clean, and beautifully updated ocean-view townhouse in an oceanfront complex is truly a bargain for the quality and size of the unit. Dare to compare – there are a few other homes in this price range, but all are much smaller and none have ocean views and beach access.

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SOLD! 2 Houses on 2.7 Ocean View Acres For Sale in Sooke – 8530 West Coast Road

Amazing views from both homes on this property

THIS PROPERTY IS NOW SOLD! To get Tim working for you, call 250-885-0512 or email

Just 7 minutes from the centre of Sooke along the scenic West Coast Road is this outstanding opportunity to own two houses on one 2.76 acre ocean view property. Hear the waves crashing on the rocky shore below – you’re so close it feels like waterfront property!

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Life In Sooke #1 – Storms (And Storm Watching!)

Welcome to a new series on the 642Blog, Life in Sooke. The idea for the series came to me as I was out for a run the other day – I thought it would be fun to carry my video camera a little more often and shoot video of Sooke and the surrounding area to give visitors and potential new residents an idea of what it’s like to live here.

This month has been one of the wettest, stormiest Novembers I can remember. It seems there has been non-stop stormy weather, with one system after another pounding the coast with strong winds and heavy rain. Today it looked like we were having a break in the weather, so Marg and I decided to take the dog and head up West Coast Road (Hwy 14) for a little adventuring. We’d hoped to do some beachcombing and I had hoped to capture some nice images on my camera.

We had planned to stop in at Point-no-Point Resort for lunch – something we’d been meaning to do for a long time – Jason from and Inktvis Creative has been raving about it. Along the way it became apparent that this morning’s calm was only the eye of the storm, as we could feel the wind buffeting the car as we cruised along the road. By the time we got to Point-no-Point, the rain had resumed and was flying sideways.

We had an amazing lunch in the restaurant – overlooking the beach below, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and – if we could see them – the Olympic Mountains. The food was great, service friendly, and prices very reasonable. Because the weather had turned even worse, we just decided to hike for a half hour or so along the trails that run about the resort property (available to cottage and restaurant guests). Below is a video I shot of the waves and wind pounding the shores as we watched in amazement. If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a stormy winter day, Point-no-Point is a great destination for lunch and a hike. If you’re looking for an overnight romantic getaway, the resort or one of the many other oceanside B&B’s and inns would love to have you!

Tim Ayres – Sooke Real Estate Professional

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This House Rocks!

Pardon the Pun:

Maison Dans Les Roches - 1


This is not a digital manipulation. It is an actual house in France called Maison dans les Roches (House Between the Rocks) de Plougrescant. I believe it is located in the Brittany region. Beyond that I wasn’t able to dig up a lot of information on it. Pretty fascinating, though.

Tim Ayres