Victoria is the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada’s beautiful Pacific coast. Millions visit the city annually and enjoy the natural beauty, temperate climate, and heritage charm Victoria offers its citizens daily. There are 13 cities, towns, and district municipalities in Greater Victoria. The most prominent areas of Victoria Real Estate are Oak Bay, Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney, and Esquimalt. If you have ever considered investing in one of these areas, continue reading to learn more about what each municipality offers.


Victoria offers a mix of housing that is affordable and close to schools, parks, shopping and recreational opportunities. Housing options include single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums, rental apartments and secondary suites. The housing stock is diverse in type, character, and era; character and heritage houses sit comfortably beside modern condominiums. These spectacular outdoor settings with ocean views and mountain vistas encourage year-round recreational opportunities, including hiking, golfing, cycling, gardening and kayaking.


Oak Bay was designed with a British “High Street” model in mind. The primary commercial district comprises a series of shops and services arranged along one centrally-located boulevard, the famous Oak Bay Avenue. Oak Bay’s tree-lined avenues, waterfront real estate and quaint shopping districts exhibit the quintessential west coast suburban lifestyle with the additional grace of established elegance. Oak Bay’s reputation as one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in Victoria is well-earned and inspires a continuous community effort to exceed expectations.


Saanich is the most populous municipality in the Greater Victoria area. The district adopted its name after the Saanich First Nation, meaning “emerging land” or “emerging people.” The town boasts of creating affordable and accessible housing near recreation and services for everyone. With a friendly community, living in this town can give you access to health, rehabilitation, recreation, activities and events, entertainment and much more.


Just a 20-minute drive from downtown Victoria, North Saanich, and Sidney is located just east of the Victoria International Airport and a few kilometres south of BC Ferries’ Swartz Bay Terminal. A perfect city to call home with a 3.6-kilometre scenic waterfront walkway, a historical museum, an aquarium, beautiful street statues and murals, a 420 ft. fishing pier with thriving marine life, a vibrant downtown boutique shopping district, and much more. Sidney is a beautiful place to visit and live, providing a high quality of life and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.


Stunning seafronts, incomparable parks, urban-design waterways and down-to-earth friendly residents welcome you to Esquimalt – rich in history and contemporary in outlook. Esquimalt is a great place to live, work, play, and invest. Esquimalt has bountiful scenic parks and a bustling community hub for fitness and an active lifestyle.

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