WELCOME TO SAANICHTON
Saanichton Real Estate
Saanichton, which is part of the Central Saanich District is located Northeast of Victoria and towards the Victoria International Airport.
Who lives in the neighbourhood?
Single-family homes in this area are more affordable than in other areas and being further away from the city make the neighborhood perfect for first-time homebuyers or young families needing more space for less money. The central saanich area includes child care, grocery stores, clinics and other amenities. The greatest demographic represented in this area is between 30 and 64 years of age. The median age in this area is higher at 49.1, presumably because of the lower cost of living in this area for retirees and those on fixed incomes. This area is also home to many families with children under 24 years, approximately 39.2% of couples in the area. There are few apartments and multi-family units in this community, in fact this type of dwelling makes up only 0.1% of all properties here. The eclectic mix of houses in this neighborhood give it great character. Saanichton has a deep rooted First Nations history and carries that history through to the present day in its environmental policies that still shows a strong connection to the land. This community was built through agriculture and its residents still enjoy local produce and outdoor activities that remain true to this culture. The neighborhood is a close-knit community involved in preserving it’s beauty.
What schools are there in Saanichton?
There are two schools within Saanichton including Kelset Elementary and Saanichton Learning Center that promotes continuing education, a career center and an alternative high school. Other schools can be found in the South Saanich District.
How do Saanichton residents spend their leisure time?
Saanichton residents have access to John Dean Provincial Park. The Park offers walking and hiking trails with easily accessible parking. The Provincial Park also offers picnic tables, scenic lookouts and restrooms which make it a great place for families. Brentwood Bay is within close proximity and can be accessed by locals of Saanichton. The district is close to breathtaking beaches, wineries, restaurants and the famous Butchart Gardens. There is so much to explore surrounding this community that it truly is an ideal location. This community is home to some ecological sensitive areas that are well protected by the surrounding community associations. Residents can enjoy activities such as boating, camping, martial arts, scuba diving and horseback riding. This community really does feature it all.
Is there shopping closeby?
Shopping includes boutiques, bookstores, character cafes, clothing stores and much more along the Saanich Peninsula. This community works in close relationship with its farms and agriculture industry. The community association connects residents and local farms to ensure sustainability in the area. During the summer locals can shop farm fresh produce at the Peninsula Country Market.
Are there other areas to consider?
Other areas to consider include Sidney and Southern Saanich that give you distance from the downtown hustle and bustle.