Blenkinsop real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Blenkinsop is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. Parks are very well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to discover, which makes them easy to access from many locations within the neighbourhood. This area is very quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
The preferred approach to navigate this part of Saanich is usually a car. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in Blenkinsop, and it is especially convenient to park. However, the public transit network in this part of the municipality is not very practical. Nonetheless, there are around 10 bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and it is convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most residences. Blenkinsop is not very well-suited for those who travel by foot since running common errands is challenging by walking.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Blenkinsop is an important part of its character. Roughly 40% of properties in this area were built in the 1980s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This part of the municipality offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 80% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home whereas the remainder are renters.
Families will value that no matter where their property is situated in this part of the municipality, primary schools are nearby. However, it can be difficult to reach high schools on foot. Parents are served by public and private elementary schools. With respect to eating, property owners in Blenkinsop generally have to rely on a vehicle to access the closest supermarket.