Saltspring Island real estate guide & listings for sale
Saltspring Island is very quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
The preferred approach to navigate Saltspring Island is very often a car. It is especially convenient to access a place to park. Walking is not very practical for residents in Saltspring Island as almost no common errands can be run on foot.
Single detached homes and townhouses are the predominant housing type in Saltspring Island. This regional district electoral area offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy about three quarters of the dwellings in Saltspring Island whereas the rest are rented. About 30% of homes in this regional district electoral area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
Parents and their children may find it very difficult to get to high schools and primary schools on foot. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Moreover, daycares are not numerous and accordingly may require a very long walk to get to. Regarding eating, in all but a very small number of cases, a car is required to buy groceries in one of approximately 10 stores.