Welcome to Fairfield & Rockland
Fairfield/Rockland area is a short stroll away from nearby beach access, parks, retail, schools, coffee shops, restaurants, and neighborhood-centric amenities.
Located between Downtown Victoria and Oak Bay is the community of Fairfield/Rockland. Amongst its treasures are several historical attractions and parks as well as Victoria’s beloved Cook Street Village.
Fairfield and Rockland Condominium Benchmark Price: $483,222 (According to 2019 MLS ® stats)
Townhouse Benchmark Price: $798,861 (According to 2019 MLS ® stats)
Single Family Home Benchmark Price: $ 1,183,857 (According to 2019 MLS ® stats)
FAIRFIELD AND ROCKLAND
Flanked by waterfront overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca, homeowners in the highly coveted Fairfield/Rockland area are a short stroll away from nearby beach access, parks, retail, schools, coffee shops, restaurants, and neighbourhood-centric amenities. The many small shops, grocers, cafes, salons, and dining located within Fairfield/Rockland, as well as its close proximity to even more amenities downtown, make it a very self-sustaining neighbourhood while also enjoying the convenience and accessibility of Victoria’s downtown core.
We recommend visiting Cook Street Village or Saturday’s Moss Street Market to experience the unique, artistic, outdoorsy, and friendly vibe the Fairfield/Rockland community is proud to be known for--and you will be too--when you find your perfect abode.
75% CITY + 25% ISLAND LIFE
|This community features its own little retail districts and excellent cafes and dining, making it unnecessary, albeit easy, to make your way downtown for even more. Easy access to Downtown Victoria or neighbouring Oak Bay via public transit, bicycle, car, or even on foot.
A beautiful mix of well-cared-for old and modern homes and apartment buildings. No matter where you live in Fairfield/Rockland, your home is only a short stroll away from large public parks and beaches. A very sociable and welcoming community. Running into neighbors and familiar faces on Dallas Road Trail or the busy Cook Street Village is the weekend norm.
Walkability and Bikeability
Fairfield has a Walkscore
of 83, making it the 4th most walkable district of Victoria. Rockland has a Walkscore
of 71, making it the 12th most walkable district of Victoria. Stroll or cycle to downtown Victoria via the paved Dallas Road Trail and the bike lanes on Fort Street.
Several parks, trails, beaches, and open spaces with designated on-leash and off-leash areas for dogs. Dallas Road Trail’s dog-off-leash area is a popular destination for dog owners from all areas of Victoria.
Outdoor amenities and activities, from parks with paved walkways and outdoor seating to public transit and the conveniently-accessible Cook Street Village and Fairfield Village grocery and retail districts. Much of the Fairfield/Rockland community features low-traffic neighborhoods and paved sidewalks.
Access to parks, outdoor green space, designated areas for walking and bicycle riding, low-traffic neighborhoods, and nearby public schools make Fernwood an accommodating homestead for families.
Key Landmarks & Amenities
PARKS & OUTDOOR ATTRACTIONS
Fairfield/Rockland offers an immense variety of mixed outdoor space and activities, historical and cultural attractions, and modern amenities. Following are just a few of this coveted area’s noteworthy things to do, try and see:
While this paved and scenic waterfront trail spans a total length of 7.1-kilometres, and allows for dogs on-leash, the walkway and grassy areas of the portion that stretches from Douglas Street to Clover Point Park allows dogs to enjoy off-leash play while their humans relax on a bench or socialize with other dog walkers and joggers. Find out more!
Open to the public and accessible by foot, bicycle or car. Clover Point is a popular vantage point for storm watching in winter, witnessing the thrill and spills of kite surfing during the day, and admiring starlit skies and the moon reflecting on rolling waves on clear nights. Its grassy area also allows dogs to enjoy off-leash play. Find out more!
Nestled in a neighbourhood located at the South end of Foul Bay Road, the somewhat sheltered and sandy Gonzales Beach is a favourite destination for local sunbathers during the warmer months and beachcombers year round. From September through May, the beach allows off-leash play for dogs while the grassy area above the beach allows leashed-dogs year round. Find out more!
Located at the South end of Cook St, this stony-beach is a local favourite for quiet reflection, outdoor photography, and taking in the West Coast’s iconic oceanfront scenery. Find out more!
Otherwise known as Moss Rock Park, it rewards a short climb with exceptional views of the city and Juan de Fuca seascape. Find out more!