Metchosin real estate guide & listings for sale
Metchosin is wonderful for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as the streets are usually very tranquil.
The favoured approach to move around in this municipality is very often driving. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, travelling by public transit is very difficult in this municipality. Nevertheless, property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are not especially far from most homes. It is very impractical for people travelling on foot to move around in Metchosin since almost no common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.
The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Metchosin is an important part of its character. Around 40% of properties in this municipality were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of the Greater Victoria metropolitan area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. About 80% of the population of this municipality own their home while the remainder are renters.
Home buyers in Metchosin usually need a vehicle to buy their groceries. With respect to education, primary schools are not very numerous in this part of the Greater Victoria metropolitan area, and accordingly not always within walking distance, and there are no high schools. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. Additionally, parents and their schoolchildren may consider it very hard to get to daycares as a pedestrian.