Saanich Real Estate
When it comes to education, you’ll find that the University of Victoria is only a short distance away. This is the third largest university in British Columbia and the western portion of the campus rests right alongside the borders of Saanich, BC. So, if higher education is on the menu, you’ll discover that all of your needs will be provided for within this lovely area. There is also the campuses of Camosun College; the Lansdowne campus and the Interurban campus. In addition, you’ll have access to school district 61 and/or 63 for all your public school requirements when it comes to your younger students that need their education.
There are 170 municipal parks, three regional parks and a cycling network route.
Popular beaches include: Cadboro Bay Beach and Cordova Bay Beach.
Some of the popular parks include: Mount Tolmie Park (with viewpoints), and Gyro Park (great for kids), Mount Douglas Park (with vast hiking trails to the top). Also there is Swan Lake/Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary and Elk and Beaver Lake Regional Park (popular for swimming, horseback, motorboats, kayacking, hiking etc)
Various Saanich Parks with more than 100 kms of trails, 35 tennis courts, 13 courts with pickleball lines, 2 lacrosse boxes, 62 sports fields, 57 playgrounds, 3 lawn bowling greens, 1 horseshoe club
21 basketball/sport courts, 1 skate park, 1 water park, 37 beach accesses
Cedar Hill Recreation Centre
G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre
Gordon Head Recreation Centre
Saanich Commonwealth Place
There are a vast number of homes located within the area, and they’ll range from residential opportunities all the way to higher end lakefront or mansions. Regardless of your real estate needs, you’ll find everything required in this lovely area.
A significant part of West Saanich BC is rural in nature, including Beaver Lake Regional Park. Country roads and lovely agricultural land make up a significant portion of this community. Close to many amenities make this a perfect rural home setting yet not to far to drive anywhere.
Saanich Listings Summary
Saanich - Town vs. Region Stats
Avg Price in Saanich: $1,586,000 / Region Avg $1,659,600
Avg Taxes in Saanich: $5,200 / Region Avg $5,500
Avg Sq. Ft. in Saanich: 2,429 / Region Avg 2,441
Avg Price per/sqft in Saanich:$653 / Region Avg $680
Avg Walkscore in Saanich: 37 / Region Avg 37
Avg Year Built in Saanich: 1988 / Region Avg 1988
Avg Days on Website in Saanich: 44 / Region Avg 45