Rural Saanich real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in Rural Saanich are very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour. Public green spaces are distributed sporadically, which makes it occasionally challenging to get to them. Still, there are approximately 20 parks close by for residents to discover.
Driving is usually the best way to move around in Rural Saanich. Finding a place to park is quite easy. In contrast, Rural Saanich is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are about 20 bus lines passing through the neighbourhood, and most residences are close to a bus stop. It is very inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in Rural Saanich since carrying out daily needs is very challenging on foot.
The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Rural Saanich is an important part of its character. This area also has a good variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. Roughly 30% of properties in this part of the municipality were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
There are only a few primary schools in this neighbourhood and thus they can be a long walk away. In addition, Rural Saanich does not contain any high schools. Moreover, daycares are not plentiful and consequently may require a very long walk to get to. With respect to eating, shopping for one's groceries very often necessitates the use of a car in Rural Saanich. There are also a few choices for those who appreciate close by restaurants.