The Vicino

225 Menzies Street. Vi James Bay,

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The Vicino

225 Menzies Street, Victoria BC

With 39 stylish residents built into the heart of James Bay, The Vicino offers modern design and state-of-the-art architecture with designs for any lifestyle.

Built of reinforced concrete with a classic brick exterior, The Vicino blends well with its vibrant James Bay neighbourhood. Residents will enjoy beautiful one bedroom, one bedroom plus den, two-bedrooms, two-bedroom plus den and private rooftop decks offering large terraces and rooftop gardens.

A variety of shops and amenities are steps away from The Vicino with grocery stores, cafes, neighbourhood pubs, bookstores and classic, historic culture just across the street. Within easy walking distance of the downtown core, The Vicino is a prime residence for urban workers. Just north of The Vicino, the Provincial Legislature and Fairmont Empress rise above the fabulous Inner Harbour, making the short walk to the core infinitely interesting.

Victoria’s harbour offers many forms of off-island transportation. The Vicino is close to the seaplane terminal, ferries and the heliport. Travel to Vancouver, Seattle, Port Angeles and Bellingham is easy and convenient.

Units at The Vicino are investment opportunities. Victoria is a premier tourism and convention destination seeing millions of visitors each year. The Vicino has several units that are rented out on both short and long-term basis. Short term vacation or business rentals can be easily managed and provide a lucrative income during the high seasons.

James Bay, the Inner Harbour, cafés, clubs, culture, fine dining and boutique shopping. The Old Town district is home to hundreds of extraordinary independent retailers and restaurateurs. It could become your home too. Visit The Vicino and see the many ways Victoria’s lifestyle fits you.

“Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Straight of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains, and a short stroll from Victoria’s world-renowned Inner Harbour, James Bay is a dream come true for those who cherish history and lead an active, vibrant lifestyle. Flat, tree-lined streets, meander past shops, restored historic homes, British Columbia’s Legislature & Royal British Columbia Museum, Beacon Hill Park, Fisherman’s Wharf.”


James Bay is surrounded by water on three sides; Victoria Harbour to the north and west, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the south. Beacon Hill Park provides a green border to the east. James Bay's extensive waterfront is alive with activity including an array of industry, government and transportation facilities.

Tourism plays a significant role in the economy of James Bay, both because it hosts many tourist destinations and because it is home to the Ogden Point cruise ship terminal. Many of Victoria's key attractions are located in the neighbourhood including the Parliament Buildings, Royal BC Museum, Beacon Hill Park, Fisherman's Wharf and many hotels and bed and breakfast establishments. Horse-drawn carriages and waterfront walkways also serve as a draw.

The heart of the neighbourhood is James Bay Village, filled with local shops and services. James Bay is an extremely walkable and bike-able neighbourhood and acts as a hub for many community sporting events that use Dallas Road as a major portion of their routes.


The parkland in James Bay is extensive. The neighbourhood contains a large portion of Beacon Hill Park. Other parks include Holland Point Park along Dallas Road, waterfront parkland in the Laurel Point area, MacDonald Park, Fisherman’s Wharf Park, neighbourhood parks (e.g., Irving Park which is located beside the seniors complex) and several other open spaces owned and managed by other levels of government. 

James Bay Community School
South Park Family School
Gardens and Markets
James Bay has two allotment gardens located on Montreal Street, the Neighbourhood Garden of All Sorts and the Allotment Garden
Weekly farmers market on Sat from 9-3 May to September at the corner of Menzies and Superior.

Neighbourhood info retrieved from the City of Victoria:

Address: 225 Menzies Street
Sub-Area Vi James Bay

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Scott Piercy

Engel & Völkers Vancouver Island

735 Humboldt Street Victoria B.C. V8W1B1

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