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The Sovereign

608 Broughton St, Vi Downtown

The Sovereign makes a subtle, yet striking statement in the architecture of Old Town Victoria. Finishes are handsome limestone, brick and black granite, striking a balance that both blends into the street and makes a statement.


Lobbies are a building’s first social space and its welcome home: The Sovereign’s lobby has a sparkling Caboche Grande chandelier, an original oil painting, coffered ceilings, custom millwork and, recessed into a stone surround, a fireplace. The buildings’ interiors are a masterful mix of the modern with a warmth and character that befits the City’s most storied neighbourhood.

Chard’s collaboration with Victoria’s family-owned Farmer Construction dates from our first Victoria project and we are proud that Farmer, known for their quality and integrity, have built The Sovereign to the very highest standards.

Victoria’s Downtown is the most rapidly growing neighbourhood in the city. New residents of all ages are attracted to the area’s rich historic character and its vibrant waterfront. The downtown has a thriving arts, culture and entertainment district combined with an impressive variety of dining and shopping choices, all within easy walking distance. The Royal BC Museum and Chinatown (Canada’s oldest) are perennial attractions for visitors and residents alike. The neighbourhood also hosts celebrated landmarks like the Empress Hotel, provincial Parliament Buildings and the Royal and McPherson Theatres.



The Downtown neighbourhood has green space along the waterfront, which includes Reeson Park near the Johnson Street Bridge. Cridge Park is located to the south, next to the downtown Lawn Bowling Club and Crystal Garden and near the entrance to Beacon Hill Park. Centennial Square, situated next to Victoria’s historic City Hall, is the downtown’s primary venue for events.



  • Chinese Public School (Chinese language and cultural classes for children and adults)
  • Victoria Conservatory of Music
  • Victoria Academy of Ballet
  • Victoria School of Contemporary Dance
  • Pacific Design Academy
  • Over 15 English language schools

Gardens & Markets

The Yates Street Community Garden is operated by the Downtown Residents Association

Bastion Square Public Market runs Thursdays to Sundays between May and end of September

Ship Point Night Market operates Friday and Saturday evenings from mid June to mid September.

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