Saanich East Homes For Sale
Saanich East homes for sale are ideal for families that want to be just a short distance from Downtown Victoria but are looking to get more for their money. There are a number of great family-friendly residential neighbourhoods nestled around the base of Mount Douglas, rural properties along Blenkinsop Road, and condos and townhomes that allow residents to enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle. Saanich East is the perfect community for outdoor lovers. With lots of beaches, government maintained parks, and the multi-use Lochside Trail and Galloping Goose Trail, there is plenty to explore. Read more about Saanich East homes.
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Saanich East Homes For Sale
Pemberton Holmes - Cloverdale
Sutton Group West Coast Realty
Royal LePage Coast Capital - Chatterton
Engel & Völkers Vancouver Island
Saanich East Real Estate Market
The Saanich East real estate market offers potential buyers a rich mix of properties. If you're looking to purchase a luxury home, you'll find many waterfront neighbourhoods in this community offering stunning custom homes. Many of these can be found throughout Cordova Bay in the north and the Queenswood neighbourhood in the south.
If privacy is a must have, you'll find homes on larger lots that give you a bit of the country in the city. A drive along the sun-dappled Blenkinsop Road winds you past acreage-sized properties. Many of these are active hobby farms. There are also several luxury homes near the Mount Douglas Golf Course.
The select neighbourhoods surrounding the University of Victoria are perfect mid-market opportunities for families. The area is not only popular amongst the thousands of students who live in the area. Near to excellent schools and loads of recreational options for the whole family, these Saanich East homes offer a great quality of life. Ranging from single-family houses, to townhomes, to duplexes, and low-rise apartments, these neighbourhoods have something to offer a home buyer at any stage of life. Whether you're a retiree looking to downsize or you have a family and need more space, there are options for you in Saanich East. There are townhomes and condos here, as well as retirement communities, and luxury properties with water views of the San Juan Islands and Haro Strait.
Saanich East Highlights
Full of opportunity for families, students, retirees, and working professionals, Saanich East is one of the most dynamic regions within the city of Victoria. The region is home to some of Victoria's finest recreation areas, educational institutions, and desirable real estate opportunities. As such, the area has something to residents of any walk of life.
Saanich East real estate is near the University of Victoria, and the area is popular with students. As such, this section of town features exceptional bussing and nearly every home is within a short walk or drive of a strip mall or retail corridor where locals can get their daily necessities. Many of the homes surrounding the university are bi-levels with basement suites that can be rented out. The University of Victoria itself features a picturesque campus where sidewalks are lined by cherry blossoms. The institution offers a broad range of degree programs, from English, to Chemistry, to Creative Writing, to Education, and more.
When it comes to outdoor recreation, Saanich East shines. The region is home to Mount Douglas Park. The park spans almost two square kilometers and is the largest urban forest within the Saanich Peninsula. 21 kilometers of hiking trails wind their way to the summit where a panoramic view at the top allows hikers to enjoy vistas of the entire south island, the main land, and the Gulf Islands. There's also Gyro Beach in the Cadboro Bay neighbourhood. It offers one of the best stretches of sand in the city, and a playground that has delighted many little ones over the years. For those with a passion for golf, three course can be found in this region:
- Cordova Bay
- Mount Douglas
- Cedar Hill
One of the biggest perks of Saanich East real estate is the short commute times to almost anywhere in the city. Downtown Victoria is between 10 and 20 minutes away depending on the flow of traffic. The multitude of public beaches ensure that nearly every home is within a short walk or drive from a place where they can sink their toes into the sand, and conveniently spaced retail corridors throughout the area make for easy shopping.
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