View Royal real estate guide & listings for sale
View Royal is fairly good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to Old Island Highway, Trans-Canada Highway or the railway line.
The favoured approach to move around in View Royal is very often driving. The majority of homes for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Trans-Canada Highway, and it is especially convenient to park. However, the public transit system in View Royal is not very convenient. Nonetheless, house owners have access to around 20 bus lines, and bus stops are typically close by. This town is not very suitable for walking as very few daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle.
About three quarters of the population of this town own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 40% of buildings in this part of the Greater Victoria metropolitan area, and the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. About 30% of properties in this town were constructed following the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This town offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Primary schools are easy to get to on foot from most properties for sale in View Royal. On the other hand, there are only a very small number of high schools and consequently they can be a very long walk away. As far as food is concerned, accessing the closest grocery store on foot is possible for some, but not all, house buyers in this town. There are also a few choices for those who value restaurants and cafes within walking distance.