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:

  • Assisted Living Registered with personal support options including assistance with showering, dressing, grooming and medication administration.
  • Respite care or a short stay

Should you require higher levels of care, such as Long-Term Care we provide a seamless transition to an Amica Assisted Living or Memory Care Neighbourhood at Amica on the Gorge, Amica Douglas House, or Amica Jubilee House, our sister residences in Victoria.

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.