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Central Saanich

Central Saanich Neighbourhoods – Hawthorne

by Jodi Baker April 25, 2014

The Hawthorne neighbourhood of Central Saanich lies on the eastern shore of the Saanich Peninsula, between Central Saanich road and the shores of the Cordova Channel.  This area is home to the Tsawout First Nation.  There are affordable housing options here, modular homes on leasehold properties.  The commercial centre of Saanichton is adjacent to the […]

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Central Saanich Neighbourhoods – Island View

by McLean Real Estate Group April 18, 2014

Island View neighbourhood in Central Saanich lies to the east of the Pat Bay Highway and just north of the Martindale neighbourhood. It takes its name from one of Greater Victoria’s treasures – Island View beach, a CRD park boasting a beautiful long stretch of sand and unique dune and wetlands ecosystem.  There is a […]

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Central Saanich Neighbourhoods – Saanichton

by Jodi Baker April 11, 2014

Saanichton, sitting almost in the center of Central Saanich is a quaint community with historical significance.  This village served as a commercial center to the agricultural community surrounding it since the 1800’s.  At one time there was even a train station; when the Victoria and Sidney Railway (V&S) steamed through Saanichton between 1894 and 1919. […]

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Central Saanich Neighbourhoods – Brentwood Bay

by McLean Real Estate Group April 3, 2014

Brentwood Bay sits on the eastern side of the Saanich Peninsula overlooking the Saanich Inlet and is one of the main commercial centres of Central Saanich.  It is home to the world famous Butchart Gardens and there is a small ferry that operates between Brentwood Bay and Mill Bay, a route that bypasses the treacherous […]

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Central Saanich

by Jodi Baker May 18, 2010

Perhaps country life is not your thing, or at least not too country! Brentwood Bay is a beautiful village nestled on the western slopes of the Saanich Inlet. Many homes here have lovely views of the water and beyond that the mountains across which the Malahat Drive climbs. At night you can see distant headlights […]

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Central Saanich

by hwilde May 14, 2010

Lovely Central Saanich sits astride the Saanich Peninsula and contains some of the most fruitful farmland on Vancouver Island. In fact the history of this municipality is rooted in agriculture, even as it continues to grow today. Nowadays it’s just a short drive south on the Pat Bay Highway to reach Victoria, and even before […]

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