North Saanich real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in North Saanich are quiet, as the streets are usually peaceful - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to Patricia Bay Highway or the airport (YYJ).
Driving is an excellent transportation option in North Saanich. It is very convenient to park, and many properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Patricia Bay Highway. However, the public transit service in North Saanich is not very frequent. Thankfully, homeowners are served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. North Saanich is not very convenient for those who travel by foot since almost no daily needs can be carried out by walking.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing the vast majority of dwellings in North Saanich, whereas the rest are mainly duplexes. About 30% of properties in this municipality were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This municipality is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 90% of the units in the municipality are occupied by homeowners and 10% are occupied by renters.
It can be very difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in North Saanich. Likewise, daycares are not numerous and thus may require a very long walk to get to. Concerning food, accessing the closest grocery store by walking is possible for some, but not all, house buyers in this municipality. There are also about 10 restaurants in North Saanich.