Shelbourne real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Shelbourne is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. This part of Saanich is fairly good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, it is easy to access public green spaces since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit.
Shelbourne presents home buyers with several alternative modes of transportation. Owing to approximately 30 nearby bus lines, travelling by public transit is convenient in this part of Saanich. The car is often the preferred transportation option in Shelbourne. It is easy to come across a place to park. This part of the municipality will attract physically active people as it is quite suitable for walking; carrying out day-to-day needs is convenient.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 40% of dwellings in Shelbourne, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This neighbourhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy about 55% of the dwellings in Shelbourne and 45% are rented. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite old, because around 40% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s.
In Shelbourne, families will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. In addition to public schools, there are also private schools at both the primary and high school level. On the other hand, daycares are not particularly abundant and accordingly tend to require a rather long walk to get to. In terms of food, it is straightforward to access the closest grocery store on foot in Shelbourne. Likewise, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and residents are served by a few cafes as well. Property owners benefit from a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.