WELCOME TO BRENTWOOD BAY
Brentwood Bay Real Estate
Brentwood Bay neighborhood is located in Central Saanich on Saanich Peninsula. This neighborhood is home to the beautiful Butchart Gardens and has a scenic drive to and from Swartz Bay that by passes Victoria and the Malahat Hwy.
Who lives in the neighbourhood?
This area has mostly single-detached housing with apartments and duplexes being the second most abundant type of property. There is a mix of younger families, professionals and older couples with the median age being 49.1, just slightly higher than Downtown Victoria. The largest demographic in this area is between 45 and 64 years of age but the community is starting to cater more and more towards couples with young children. Single-family detached Homes in this neighborhood start at $500,000 with apartments in this area starting at $350,000. Properties located next to the waterfront tend to have a higher price tag and the homes in this area tend to be newly renovated and in good condition. To get to downtown Victoria you are looking at a twenty minute drive. Brentwood Bay has a nice mix of average and high-priced properties and caters to all ages. The best part of this neighborhood is the community festivities and the ocean views.
What schools are there in Brentwood Bay?
There are three schools located in the area of Brentwood Bay: Brentwood Elementary, Bayside Middle School and Brentwood College which is a private boarding school. The schools in this area are part of the Saanich school district. If you are looking for other schools in the area, Saanich is close by and offers both public and private institutions as well.
How do Brentwood Bay residents spend their leisure time?
There are many things to do and see in this community. Butchart Gardens is right in the heart of Brentwood Bay as is the Victoria Butterfly Gardens and the Brentwood Bay Lodge Resort & Spa. A parade and festival is held every summer in June that hosts rides, vendors and a pancake breakfast. In this neighborhood you can Hike Gowlland Provincial Park, watch the Brentwood-Mill Bay Ferry or visit one of the local wineries. If you are looking for more entertainment, Brentwood Village offers waterfront restaurants, kayaking/canoeing and a Marina & Eco-Adventure center. This community has dockside workshops and waterfront cafes and restaurants. If you have a young family there are also some tot parks and community programs with the local library to keep the children entertained. The combination of picturesque views, beautiful marina and gardens makes this a beautiful area to live in.
Is there shopping close by?
This district features a Thrifty Foods for groceries, Rexall and Pharmasave drug stores, locally owned restaurants and sports stores such as Brentwood cycle. This community has many independently owned cafes and eateries to explore down by the marina
Are there other areas to consider?
If you are looking for an area close to Brentwood Bay you may also want to consider Saanichton or North Saanich.