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Welcome to Amica Somerset House

Residence Address: 540 Dallas Road, Victoria, BC V8V 4X9

Welcome to premium senior living at Amica Somerset House, a retirement residence in Victoria. Thriving and welcoming, this senior living residence offers stunning views from its prime oceanside location, close to the charming community of James Bay.

Exceptional care

What type of care is available at Amica Somerset House? Our nursing and wellness team is available 24/7. We combine excellent hospitality, activities and amenities with professional care services. You can choose the option that best fits your needs:

For seniors with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia, you will have personalized support to meet your unique needs, even as those needs change. Our team looks forward to helping you find the right fit within Amica’s range of care options, including a dedicated Memory Care program at select Amica residences.

What’s unique at Amica Somerset House

Amica Somerset House is Victoria’s only waterfront senior living residence that offers Independent Living and Assisted Living options. Our recently updated four-storey building features breathtaking ocean views from our inviting common areas, including the airy dining room, the library and the conservatory. Relax with a cocktail or a cup of coffee on your private patio or balcony. A number of our residents are artistic and enjoy displaying their work in our in-house art gallery. As well, you can take a break in our quiet garden area with patio and mature trees and well-tended plantings visited by a variety of local birds.  

Exploring the neighbourhood

Ideally situated, Amica Somerset House is found on Dallas Road, one of Victoria’s most appealing and well-loved streets. Take advantage of Dallas Road’s flat, wide and newly redone walking trails. From the trails, you can savour ocean views and lovely beaches, and reach nearby destinations like Holland Point Park directly across the road, and Clover Point to the east. To the west is Ogden Point, where you can watch cruise ships dock and seaplanes land and take off. You may even spot local wildlife like river otters, harbour seals or orcas. The charming neighbourhood of James Bay just two blocks away offers shops, galleries, services and eateries. Beacon Hill Park is a nearby 62-acre green space, featuring festivals, plenty of accessible trails, a band pavilion, children’s farm and beautiful grounds.

Things to do around Amica Somerset House

Let us take care of the driving and come aboard our scheduled shuttle to see local points of interest. Do a little island hopping on the ferry system. Visit the remarkable gardens at Government House and enjoy a delicious meal at their tea house. Listen to live music at the Victoria Symphony and other local musical events, take in some live theatre at the Chemainus Theatre Festival or catch the latest exhibit at the Victoria Art Gallery. Play nine holes at the Cedar Hill Golf Course or do a round of lawn bowling at Victoria Lawn Bowling Club. Scenic drive destinations include Cadboro Bay and Saxe Point Park.

Exciting changes are coming

Find out about the beautiful upgrades happening at Amica Somerset House, Victoria’s only waterfront retirement residence.

Interior rendering of the new fireside longe at Amica Somerset House

A lifestyle designed for you

We offer a wide range of convenient amenities and services designed to meet your physical, intellectual and social needs. Our newly redesigned common areas include a bright and welcoming salon, an updated pool and expanded fitness centre; and an in-house theatre for movie nights, trivia gatherings and guest speakers.

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Delicious cuisine

Our talented Red Seal chefs and culinary team prepare your meals featuring a variety of healthy, delicious and dietitian-approved seasonal fare to suit your tastes and appetite. Residents appreciate how the culinary team highlights local ingredients like fresh-caught halibut and salmon.

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Personalizing your care

You’ll have support from on-site wellness and nursing staff, who provide services according to your preferences. Services include medication management, personal laundry service, assistance with mobility and grooming, and more.

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Spectacular seaside living

Amica Somerset House is an excellent choice for premium senior living in Victoria, combining a friendly community with a stunning natural setting. You’ll enjoy well-designed suites and common areas, easy access to the city’s services, green spaces and cultural attractions, and vibrant ways to stay connected.

Seniors walking in Beacon Hill Park

Amica Somerset House on social media

You don’t need a social media account to see what life is like at #AmicaSomersetHouse. Click to see photos and videos of memorable moments shared by our team members, residents, friends and families on social media.

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Living at Amica

We would be happy to answer your questions about Amica and provide information about senior living options for you or your loved one.