Bay BC is located at the South end of the Cowichan Valley
and is about a 30min drive to Victoria, BC. Mill Bay was
founded in the late 1800's by an industrialist who used
it as a power generating station for his saw mill, hence
the name "Mill Bay".
There's lots to do in Mill Bay! Golfing is just a few minutes
away at Arbutus Ridge. There are five wineries, lots of
fishing opportunities, biking, hiking, boating, kayaking,
sailing, etc. There's also a 25 minute ferry that takes
you to Brentwood Bay where you can visit the world renowned
One of Mill Bay's benchmarks is Bamberton Provincial Park.
It's a 225 meter long sandy beach perfect for those summer
picnics with the family. There's gorgeous views across the
inlet and lots of beautiful Arbutus trees too!
Along Mill Bay road there's also a long stretch of beach
that is "postcard" perfect and wonderful to walk
along or take the dog for a walk.
Need moorage? No problem, there's a full service marina
right in the heart of Mill Bay close to all the shops and
Mill Bay is a great place to live and many Victorians choose
to live in Mill Bay and commute to Victoria simply because
the real estate values are more affordable in Mill Bay in
comparison. There is also a large area on the west side
of the highway that is being looked at for expansion. Lots