Oak Bay real estate guide & listings for sale
Oak Bay is very quiet overall, as the streets are generally very peaceful.
Oak Bay is quite car friendly. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot. On the other hand, the public transit network in Oak Bay is somewhat poor. Thankfully, the municipality is connected by approximately 10 bus lines, and it is especially convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most properties. It is occasionally challenging for pedestrians to navigate Oak Bay since many daily needs are at times difficult to meet without the use of a vehicle.
In Oak Bay, most buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. This municipality experienced its largest building boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period. This part of the Greater Victoria metropolitan area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the units in the municipality are occupied by homeowners and the rest are rented.
In Oak Bay, parents and their children will generally be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. Families have the choice between public and private primary schools. However, parents may find it challenging for their kids to reach daycares on foot. When it comes to eating, a supermarket is ordinarily accessible within a reasonably short walk from any home in Oak Bay. Furthermore, this municipality is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a small variety of coffee shops is available as well.