WELCOME TO NORTH OAK BAY
This neighbourhood is bordered by: Cadboro Bay Road and Bowker Street to the north, to the west by Foul Bay Road, to the south by Oak Bay Avenue, and to the east by the shores of Oak Bay.
Who lives in the neighbourhood?
In general, North Oak Bay’s residents are a well-educated retired group. Almost 50% are university educated and the median age is close to 70 years. Average annual household income is approximately $50,000 and English is by far the first language. Only slightly more than 50% of all homes here are occupant-owned. More than 50% of all households have children living at home, and of these, nearly 70% are less than 20 years of age.
What are the homes like in the neighbourhood?
There is a very wide variety of housing in North Oak Bay. Close to Foul Bay Road and along parts of Oak Bay Avenue are condominiums and rental apartments. Away from these streets, however, the usual home is single family, often dating from the turn of the last century. Home sizes can vary a great deal. Some can be characterized as larger cottages while others are a full two and a half stories tall. It is an area where the term “must see” definitely applies.
North Oak Bay is highly sought after because most homes are an easy walk to Oak Bay Village and Oak Bay High School.
REAL ESTATE IN NORTH OAK BAY
Is there shopping close by?
Ample retail facilities can be found at the shops at Fort and Foul Bay as well as those in Oak Bay village itself.
And what about churches?
Churches that are close by include: Oak Bay United Church, St. Mary’s Church, the Providence Community Church, and the Oak Bay Gospel Assembly.
Are there other areas to consider?
Homebuyers considering a purchase in North Oak Bay will often also look at properties in the adjacent neighbourhoods of Henderson, Estevan and South Oak Bay.