WELCOME TO LAMBRICK PARK
Where is Lambrick Park?
This neighbourhood is in East Saanich and is bordered by Kenmore and Ashdale Roads to the north, Shelbourne Street to the west, Lambrick Park Road to the east, and McKenzie Avenue to the south.
The area can trace its origins back to Arthur and Clara Lambrick who established a dairy farm here in 1925. In 1966 Lambrick sold his farm to the Municipality of Saanich which then created the Lambrick Park recreation areathat lies in the northwest part of the neighbourhood of the same name. The Lambrick home is part of Canada’s Register of Historic Places and is located very close the Gordon Head Recreation Centre.
Who lives in the neighbourhood?
More than a third of area residents are university educated. Some 40 percent of residents are between 20 and 50 years of age. More than half of all households have children less than 20 years old living at home. About half of all households have a combined income of $100,000 or less and English is by far the first language. The clear majority of single family homes here are occupant-owned.
REAL ESTATE IN LAMBRICK PARK
How do Lambrick Park residents spend their leisure time?
Outdoor recreation options are plentiful. Nearby and to the west is Mt. Douglas Park. At 183 hectares (450 acres) in size, Mt. Doug is the largest park in Saanich and boasts extensive walking trails and some breathtaking views. In 1942 Artist Emily Carr returned to visit this park which was the inspiration of many of her last works. The Gordon Head Recreation Centre is located within Lambrick Park. It offers numerous outdoor recreation options including tennis, baseball and even lawn bowling. Many other smaller parks are to be found across this neighbourhood.
Also at the Gordon Head Rec Centre are lots of indoor recreational choices, including swimming and fitness programs. It also has on-site sports medicine practitioners.
Is there shopping close by?
Several retail complexes are either part of, or very close to, Lambrick Park. These include the University Heights Shopping Centre and across from it the Tuscany Village.
And what about churches?
There are many churches either within, or on the boundary of, Lambrick Park: Gordon Head United Church, St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, the Croatian Catholic Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church, and the non-denominational Christian church, Lambrick Park Church.
Are there other areas to consider?
Home buyers considering a purchase in Lambrick Park will often also look at properties in the adjacent neighbourhoods of Mt. Doug, Gordon Head and Arbutus.