Royal Oak real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Royal Oak. This part of the municipality is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Lastly, getting to parks is easy from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood since there are approximately 30 of them nearby for residents to enjoy.
Cars are an excellent transportation option in Royal Oak. The majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, this part of Saanich is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are around 20 bus lines, and it is very easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most residences. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the municipality are located in areas that are not very convenient for those who travel by foot as running common errands is difficult.
In Royal Oak, around 45% of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 80% of the units in the neighbourhood and 20% are occupied by renters. About one third of properties in this neighbourhood were built between 1980 and 1990, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s.
A supermarket is typically reachable within a reasonably short walk from most properties for sale in Royal Oak. There are also around 30 restaurants and cafes in this neighbourhood. Regarding education, in Royal Oak, families will often be able to access primary schools on foot. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and consequently they can be a rather long walk away.