Saanich real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Saanich is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. It is easy to get to parks, since a large number of houses for sale have one a short walk away and there are over 200 green spaces close by for residents to explore. This municipality is also very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour.
Commuting by car is very easy in this part of the Greater Victoria metropolitan area. It is very convenient to park. However, the public transit system in Saanich is not very practical. Nevertheless, there are over 50 bus lines traversing the municipality, and it is straightforward to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. Walking is not very feasible for house buyers in Saanich because running daily errands is impractical.
In Saanich, about half of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Roughly one third of properties in this municipality were built between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This municipality is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 70% of the properties in the municipality whereas the remainder are rented.
In Saanich, parents and their kids will often be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the primary and high school level. However, daycares are not very abundant and accordingly tend to require an extended walk to get to. Regarding eating, it is often practical for property owners in Saanich to buy their groceries by walking. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate nearby restaurants and cafes.