Saanich real estate guide & listings for sale
Home buyers who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Saanich. There are over 200 public green spaces nearby for residents to check out, which makes it easy to access them. This municipality is very quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
This municipality is a very convenient part of the Victoria metropolitan area for moving around by car. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of the Victoria metropolitan area is not very frequent. Nevertheless, the municipality is connected by over 50 bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Saanich is not very well-suited for walking since meeting daily needs is impractical.
In Saanich, about half of buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Roughly one third of properties in this part of the Victoria metropolitan area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This municipality has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 70% of the dwellings in the municipality and 30% are rented.
Accessing one of approximately 40 supermarkets on foot is an option for some, but not all, property owners in Saanich. Residents benefit from over 200 restaurants and cafes as well. When it comes to education, parents and their schoolchildren will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in Saanich. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. In contrast, daycares are not particularly plentiful and consequently tend to require a long walk to get to.