Victoria moving house - a wake up call at 2 a.m.

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Real Estate Agent with Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty, Victoria BC Canada

 

 House being moved overnight               Big House on Small Side Road

How would you like to be woken up at 2 a.m. to see a house moving across your bedroom window? This 1980's house was moved overnight from my neighbourhood on our small side road in Victoria, BC. The moving company had to chop down branches and move hydro wires en route to their destination in Sidney, BC.

These days many houses in Victoria are being lifted to gain an ocean view or removed completely, to be rebuilt allowing a better view. 

In Canada, Vancouver is still the most expensive place to live, but Victoria is a close second.

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Rainmaker
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Wayne B. Pruner
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We move a lot of houses around here. Most are given away if you pay to move them. I find it quite interesting to see a house moving down the road.
Apr 25, 2008 09:25 PM #1
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Thanks for your comment Wayne. A few years ago we saw a house perched on top of a barge sailing up the Juan de Fuca Strait - I wish I had taken a photo of it. Coming from England originally, the sight of a house being moved through suburban streets or any streets for that matter, is almost unheard of.
Apr 25, 2008 09:51 PM #3
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