East Saanich BC is dominated by the University of Victoria, which is very much a part of the local life of the community. East Saanich is sub-divided into 19 neighbourhoods. The municipality contains a wide variety of rural and urban landscapes and neighbourhoods and is unique because of its ecological diversity and leisure potential. Saanich is an area that is made up of several different communities which makes it extremely diverse when it comes to the people that inhabit this lovely area.
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. 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. There are several golf courses in Saanich: Blenkinsop Valley, Cedar Hill, Cordova Bay and Prospect Lake. Popular beaches are Cadboro Bay Beach and Cordova Bay Beach. Parks include Mount Douglas Park, Mount Tolmie Park (with viewpoints), and Gyro Park. Mt Douglas Park lies just to the north in borders the Detroit de Georgie.
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.
All real estate is local and sales in your neighbourhood affect your home’s value. Reach out to Kim Kissinger at Royal LePage Coast Capital Real Estate for more information on Buying, Selling or the Market?
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