Harbourside masthead.

Living at Harbourside

Some of the current activities at Harbourside include:
  • Frequent Sunday brunches
  • Weekly movie night
  • Yoga
  • Weekly games night
  • Gardening opportunities
  • Monthly book club
  • Monday morning coffee and tea social
Harbourside cohousing is organized around principles of participation while living in a mutually supportive and collaborative manner where privacy is honoured but opportunities for friendly interaction abound. Harbourside's mission is to be a sustainable senior cohousing homeowner community that promotes healthy aging in place. The community is most suitable for those enjoying an active lifestyle which includes participating in and helping maintain the cohousing community. While strata-titled, all owners sit on council and all residents are welcome at council meetings.

Residents enjoy a wealth of shared amenities:
  • Residences are almost-new (2016) and constructed to Built-Green Gold standard
  • Character-filled common house with a central great room for events and meetings, two kitchens, guest bedrooms, library, games/TV room, co-care suite, laundry, and office
  • Gym and art/crafts rooms
  • Wharf with boat moorage and kayak storage
  • Workshop
  • Bike storage
  • Storage lockers
  • Comprehensive garbage/recycling room
  • Attractively landscaped grounds with dwarf fruit tree orchard, a variety of other plantings, composters for kitchen scraps and digesters for meat, bones and pet waste
  • Underground cisterns and water storage tanks keep water costs low.
  • Water metering and hot water heating costs are included in strata fee

Harbourside's convenient location is within easy walking distance to Sookes' town core which has stores, banks, restaurants, coffee shops, and a public library. The local recreation centre (SEAPARC) which has a pool, skating rink, and exercise rooms is a short (5 min) drive from Harbourside.

Common House:
Common House overview
Common House sitting area    Common House kitchen
Common House kitchen    Common House kitchen
Common House library    Common House library
Common House east guest room    Common House west guest room
Common House co-care suite kitchen    Common House co-care suite kitchen
Common House co-care suite living area    Common House co-care suite bedroom

Gym & Yoga area:

Arts & Crafts room:

Harbourside's Private Wharf:
Wharf from the shore    Gazebo and picnic tables on wharf
Kayak storage on wharf   


Storage Lockers & Bicycle Storage: