Gunnar Stephenson is a very friendly and helpful Realtor. He stayed in contact with us through the whole process and even after he sold our house he would check up to see how we were doing. A great Guy, we would refer him to anyone.

                                                     J & G

Saanich

The District of Saanich

Saanich East and Saanich West (population 102,000) is a sprawling area composed of a number of distinct neighbourhoods.Saanich 1

The eastern side of Saanich is dominated by the University of Victoria which is very much a part of the local life of the community. Saanich West is a multifaceted community stretching from the established suburban neighbourhoods of the Gorge area north to the rural farmland around Elk Lake and Prospect Lake.

The landscape of Saanich is unique for its ecological diversity and leisure potential. There are 170 municipal parks, three regional parks and a cycling network route to see and explore. Saanich has more parks per capita than any other municipality in B.C. There are several excellent golf courses in Saanich: Blenkinsop Valley, Cedar Hill, Cordova Bay and Prospect Lake golf courses.

Saanich’s distinct neighbourhoods include the following:

GORDON HEAD, a solidly upper middle class family area with several shopping malls, restaurants and movie theatres within a short driving distance.

HIGH QUADRA overlooking Blenkinsop Valley.

BROADMEAD with imaginative West Coast architecture.Saanich 2

CORDOVA BAY perched along the seaside; a mixture of cottages, small farms, sizable family homes and new subdivisions.

THE GORGE waterway on the west side of Saanich is a beautiful setting and a popular area for young families who prefer to live close to town. The Tillicum mall, Town and Country shopping centre and the Silver City movie theatre are all conveniently located.

The Victoria General Hospital is little farther West and North among the family-oriented neighbourhoods of Strawberry Vale, West Burnside and Glanford Area. The recently built Interurban campus of Camosun College lies in the middle of this growing area which is also host to many new subdivisions of single family residential development.

PROSPECT LAKE is slightly further North, a well established area featuring a 9 hole golf course and a “lakeside retreat” ambience. Decidedly rural, the Elk Lake/Beaver Lake and the Old West Saanich Road areas include many horse farms and small acreages.

For more information visit the website of The District of Saanich.

Call Gunnar

Helping over 999 Victoria area families
Pemberton Holmes
150 - 805 Cloverdale, Victoria
Phone: (250) 884-0933
Email: gunnarstephenson@hotmail.com

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