Welcome to Arbutus Ridge, a premier gated community. This community has an age restriction and  at least one owner must be over 55 to reside in this community. Located in beautiful Cobble Hill, Arbutus Ridge offers stunning views of the Salt Spring Island and the Satellite Channel ecological reserve.

While Arbutus Ridge offers a laid-back lifestyle, it also has 24 hour security both at the gate and as a patrol, allowing you to leave your home to travel afar, with peace of mind. For those wanting to visit you must arrange for a realtor or owner to provide you with access.

Don’t feel like driving? Many residents here use golf carts to get around.

Residents here enjoy a wide range of amenities including the golf course, swimming pool in the summer, tennis courts, parks and playgrounds, fitness centre, walking trails and more. They also have an active social calendar with events throughout the year like bridge, poker and pool as well as a wine club. Or if you are feeling creative, you can use the craft room to use the kiln for pottery and visit with other newcomers. 

For those with boats and RV’s there’s also potential for parking those on site as well.

Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting place to call home, Arbutus Ridge has something for everyone! 


There is a 24-hour security guard and surveillance cameras, as well as car patrol.


Easy access to public transportation options including bus stops and major highways close by. 

The community is conveniently located between Duncan and Mill Bay and Victoria’s Westshore where you can find great shops, entertainment, and hospitals.

What’s Nearby

Welcome to Wine, Craft Beer and Cheese Country. There’s plenty to do in the Cowichan Valley including wine tours, cider and beer tasting or eat artisanal cheese.

The scuba diving in the area is also phenomenal and for those wanting other water activities there is kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and rowing at the Maple Bay Rowing Club.

Village Centre Amenities

On-site Facilities Include:

The Golf Course

1. Location – the course is situated in the rolling hills of the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia 

2. Course Layout – The first 9-holes was designed by Hall & Lindsay and then the back 9-holes were designed by Cornish & Robinson a few years later. 

3. Terrain and Features - features undulating fairways, water hazards, elevation changes and stunning views of Mount Prevost and Quamichan Lake 

4. Amenities of the clubhouse include a restaurant, pro shop, driving range and practice facilities 

5. Events & Tournaments – the club also offers tournaments throughout the year including men’s club championships, ladies member guest day events, corporate outings and more 

6. Membership Options – Golf course memberships are not included with the strata fees. Various membership options available to suit any budget or lifestyle


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Jane Johnston M.Ed PREC

Hi, I’m Jane Johnston M.Ed PREC

CEO, Realtor ®

Jane, a former teacher at the high school and university level, got into real estate in 2006 and quickly rose to become the rookie of the year and a top producer at a large local firm. She moved to RE/MAX in 2015 to learn more about the professional, business side of real estate and soon became their top agent. In 2021, Jane was the #1 Realtor for RE/MAX Camosun and in 2022, the #1 Realtor for RE/MAX throughout Greater Victoria. Jane is a certified negotiation expert with proven results in getting more money for her sellers and saving money for her clients on the buying side. She provides excellent, top-level, award-winning, detailed service which includes well written contracts that protect clients’ interests. Her purpose is to develop a great community, by selling one home at a time. Her clients remark that “she always makes them feel like they are her only client.

Jane Johnston M.Ed PREC

Hi, I’m Kayla Sousa


Please welcome Kayla Sousa, our newest Realtor, to the Briar Hill Group. Kayla comes to us from working within RE/MAX as an unlicensed assistant for a successful team of realtors. This experience enabled her to see the hard edge of backroom workings in this tough business, and gave her insight into how she would like to work with her clients. Kayla is a very resourceful, optimistic and pragmatic person who enjoys helping people. She is a creative thinker and is solution-focused. She has excellent interpersonal skills and likes working in a fast-paced environment. These skills combined with her big heart mean she's going to work very hard for you, her client. She is a compassionate person, who worked in the vet industry as a Veterinary Receptionist/Assistant. She also worked in the retail service industry, first in sales and then as a manager. She has excellent organizational, management and leadership skills to guide clients expertly through the process of buying and selling homes. Born and raised in Victoria BC, Kayla has always enjoyed being surrounded by nature.  She learned the importance of hard work and compassion, while growing up on a farm in West Saanich.  She can still be seen riding horses or walking her scruffy dog, while also spending quality time with friends and extended family. Kayla is an excellent realtor who looks forward to helping you make your dream home a reality!

Client Reviews

Jane's professionalism, knowledge of the real estate market and experience were crucial in our securing our new home. We would have no hesitation about recommending Jane to anyone in need of real estate advice.

- Cathie

Thank you for everything Jane. You always made us feel like your only clients

Heather & Doug

Can’t express how much I appreciate Jane! Patience, kindness, and a sense of humour... exactly what was needed to help me buy my new home from out of town and with a quick possession date!! Highly recommend Jane to anyone seeking to buy or sell their home.


We were privileged to have a long business relationship with Jane due to a shift in the market causing things to grind to a halt. But before that happened,she sold one of our properties and secured a new home for us that we absolutely Love. Everything worked out in the end as she said it would. She is the absolute best! Smart, Funny, and caring. She will always be first on my recommendation list. Rememberjust believe in the process!!!

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