Central Saanich real estate guide & listings for sale
Central Saanich is very good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
The preferred method to navigate Central Saanich is very often a car. It is very easy to come across a place to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Patricia Bay Highway. In contrast, the public transit system in Central Saanich is quite bad. Thankfully, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and most properties are close to a bus stop. Many of the homes for sale in this municipality are located in areas that are not very convenient for those who travel by foot since running common errands is very difficult.
In Central Saanich, most dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Around 40% of properties in this part of the Victoria metropolitan area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This municipality is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the dwellings in the municipality are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented.
A portion of house buyers in this municipality may have the option to buy their groceries on foot in one of approximately 10 stores, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. There are also approximately 30 restaurants and cafes in this part of the Victoria metropolitan area. When it comes to education, families may consider it difficult for their children to get to high schools and primary schools on foot. In addition, it can be challenging to walk to daycares from homes for sale in Central Saanich.