View Royal real estate guide & listings for sale
Most areas in View Royal are reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be quite calm - however noise can be an issue near Old Island Highway, Trans-Canada Highway or the railway line.
View Royal is especially car friendly. Most houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Old Island Highway, and finding a parking spot is easy. However, public transit riders may experience few choices in View Royal due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, residents are served by around 20 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally close by. Travelling on foot is not very practical for property owners in View Royal since running common errands is inconvenient.
Roughly three quarters of the properties in the town are occupied by homeowners whereas the remainder are rented. In this part of the Victoria metropolitan area, about 40% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. The homes in this town are relatively new, since around 30% of its dwellings were built after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1960s. This town is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
In this town, families will often be able to reach primary schools on foot. However, high schools are not abundant and consequently tend to require a very long walk to get to. When it comes to food, a portion of house buyers in View Royal may be able to reach the closest grocery store on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. Residents are served by approximately 20 restaurants and coffee shops as well.