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Welcome to the Cowichan Valley

Centrally located between the cities of Victoria and Nanaimo, Duncan is ideally situated to enjoy both city lights and country nights. It offers a rare combination of rural quiet and city sophistication blended into one well-located small city that is within commuting distance of both centres.

Looking for something to do? Duncan and the Cowichan Valley are gateways to Lake Cowichan and the wild, west coast. The city of Victoria and it’s hip urban scene is just a short drive south.

Did you know that the name Cowichan comes from Quw’utsun’, an Indigenous word? It means The Warm Land and it’s a perfect description because the Cowichan Valley has the highest mean annual temperature in Canada which means year round golf, sailing, and outdoor activities.

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Duncan is surrounded by vast tracts of unspoiled mountain, forest, and coastal wilderness. It’s tourism slogan is, The City of Totems, which are featured throughout the downtown area. Search houses for sale in Duncan to find your Cowichan Valley dream home.


Ladysmith sits on a hillside overlooking the Strait of Georgia. It’s harbour features the warmest sea water north of California. Each December, the city turns on more than 1 million Christmas lights. Ladysmith real estate listings


Chemainus is a quaint, seaside village located in central Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley. It is famous for the giant murals painted on many of the buildings in its downtown area. Chemainus real estate listings

Mill Bay & Shawnigan Lake

These areas are cottage country for professionals living and working in Victoria. Nearby, you’ll find Kinsol Trestle, one of the world’s largest wooden train trestles. Buyers of houses for sale in Duncan often search Mill Bay area real estate listings

Watch “Once Upon a Day in Cowichan”

Welcome to the Cowichan Valley, a diverse and inclusive community that thrives on the local creative scene and four-seasons landscapes.

Watch “Art, History and Culture in the Cowichan Valley”

Day Trip 1: Enjoy local cultural experiences and exchanges from Ladysmith to Chemainus and Duncan.

Watch “Part 2: Art, History and Culture in the Cowichan Valley”

Day Trip 2: Enjoy local cultural experiences and exchanges from Ladysmith to Chemainus and Duncan.

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130 Years of Experience For Your Peace of Mind

Pemberton Holmes has been serving the communities of Greater Victoria and Vancouver Island since 1887.  We are still a family owned company six generations later and are proud to be one of the largest independently owned real estate brokerages in North America.  We have over 300 REALTORS® in offices all across Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands specializing in both residential and commercial real estate.  Pemberton Holmes also offers property management services and rental properties. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or rent property we can help you. To learn more about our services contact a local Pemberton Holmes professional today.


With over 130 years of roots on the Island, we know our communities


We live here, we work here, we play here, and we support organizations that make this a better place to live.


Pemberton Holmes was founded in Victoria, British Columbia in 1887


And we are still proudly owned by the same family today. You can count on us to stick around.


Our agents are consistently upgrading their market and industry knowledge


Continuous professional education is essential to being able to serve our clients in the best possible way.


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"Shannon Norris was extremely professional and motivated to help me find the right house for us and complete the process within a very challenging time constraint.  It was a tremendously rewarding experience and I would

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"Both the referring agent, Sarah Doyle, and the agent we ended up with in Qualicum, were down to earth and very helpful and trustworthy.  We had a very positive experience dealing with PHR. Candi Drath

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