Central Saanich real estate guide & listings for sale
Central Saanich is very quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
The preferred way to get around in Central Saanich is usually a car. The majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Patricia Bay Highway, and accessing a parking spot is generally easy. In contrast, public transit users may have limited choices in Central Saanich by reason of the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, homeowners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most homes. It is difficult for pedestrians to get around in Central Saanich since meeting daily needs is inconvenient.
In Central Saanich, around 55% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the Greater Victoria metropolitan area offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the population of this municipality own their home while renters make up the remainder. Around 40% of properties in this municipality were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s.
Some house buyers in this part of the Greater Victoria metropolitan area may be able to access one of about 10 grocery stores on foot, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity. In terms of education, families may consider it challenging for their children to access high schools and primary schools on foot. Likewise, it can be challenging to reach daycares as a pedestrian.