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Central Saanich Neighbourhoods – Hawthorne

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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…

Central Saanich Neighbourhoods – Island View

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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…

Central Saanich Neighbourhoods – Saanichton

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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…

Central Saanich Neighbourhoods – Brentwood Bay

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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…

The Saanich Fair – A Victoria BC Tradition

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August is winding down, Labour Day long weekend approaches and the return to school looms for children (and some adults) in Victoria BC.  It must be time for the Saanich Fall Fair!  This agricultural fair has marked the end of summer in Victoria…

Lochside Regional Trail in Victoria BC

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The Lochside Regional Trail is a 29 km multi-use trail that runs along a former rail line.  The original CPNR passenger rail service began in 1917, but only ran for a few years before going bankrupt, after which it was used for freight service. …

Island View Beach Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Island View Beach Regional Park stretches along the eastern shore of the Saanich Peninsula in Central Saanich.  The park boasts a long sandy beach, perfect for sunbathing, relaxing and swimming on a warm summer day.  There is a small, self-contained…

MLS Statistics for Central Saanich

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MLS statistics for Central Saanich show that this municipality, occupying the centre of the Saanich Peninsula, also occupies the centre of the price range of properties that have sold in the Greater Victoria area.  It sits in the “middle…

Central Saanich

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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…

Central Saanich

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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…