Langford real estate guide & listings for sale
Langford is good for those who need quiet surroundings, as the streets are usually reasonably peaceful - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around Trans-Canada Highway or the railway line.
Driving is a great transportation option in Langford. It is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, from anywhere in this part of the Victoria metropolitan area, and it is very convenient to access a parking spot. In contrast, travelling by public transit is challenging in Langford. Nonetheless, there are about 30 bus lines crossing the city, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. Langford is not very suitable for those who travel by foot as carrying out daily needs is challenging.
In Langford, around 40% of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the Victoria metropolitan area experienced its largest construction boom following the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this era. This city also has a good selection of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the properties in the city are occupied by homeowners and renters occupy the remainder.
In Langford, families will often be able to access primary schools on foot. However, high schools are not very plentiful and consequently tend to require a rather long walk to get to. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With regards to eating, reaching one of approximately 20 grocery stores on foot is feasible for some, but not all, home buyers in Langford. There are also over 50 restaurants and cafes in Langford.