Victoria West

An eclectic community, nestled on a peninsula surrounded by water.

Welcome to Victoria West

 
Representing the left portion of the City of Victoria and spanning an estimated 158-hectares. Victoria West is an eclectic community, nestled on a peninsula surrounded by water and connected to Victoria’s downtown core by two city bridges and the Selkirk Trestle: a broad and static walking/cycling bridge that connects to the Galloping Goose Trail and crosses the scenic Gorge Waterway.
 

Overview

 
 
  • Victoria West Population: 6,805 (according to 2011 Census)
  • Condominium Benchmark Price: $786,900 (as of Oct 2018, according to MLS® Home Price Index)
  • Townhouse Benchmark Price: $631,600 (as of Oct 2018, according to MLS® Home Price Index)
 

Urban Oasis

 
 
Representing the left portion of the City of Victoria and spanning an estimated 158-hectares. Victoria West is an eclectic community, nestled on a peninsula surrounded by water and connected to Victoria’s downtown core by two city bridges and the Selkirk Trestle: a broad and static walking/cycling bridge that connects to the Galloping Goose Trail and crosses the scenic Gorge Waterway. For those seeking a neighbourhood that boasts superior accessibility to both Victoria’s downtown core and the tranquility of West Coast waterfront, Victoria West may be the ideal urban oasis for you.
 

Lifestyle

 
Outdoor Urbanite
 
 
75% CITY + 25% ISLAND LIFE.
 
A small enough community to build familiarity with local vendors, but big and open enough to also afford privacy. Walkable and bikeable access to downtown shops and restaurants, waterfront parks, orchards and green spaces that you can enjoy without changing out of your flip-flops. Easy access to Downtown Victoria with the ability to retreat to your comfortable condo or townhouse in a quieter cache that’s just far enough away from the bustle and noise of the downtown core.  Avid gardener? Enjoy Victoria West’s twenty-two parks and green spaces, some of which feature community gardens and orchards.
 
Walkability and Bikeability
 
Victoria West has a Walkscore of 74 (most errands can be accomplished on foot) and is deemed the 11th most walkable neighbourhood in the Greater Victoria area. Stroll or cycle to Downtown Victoria or West Shore via the paved Galloping Goose trail.
Pet-Friendly
 
Victoria West features several parks, walkways and open spaces that welcome leashed-dogs as well as offering dedicated dog off-leash areas
Family-Friendly
 
Victoria West encompasses some family-friendly elements for sure, including walkable access to parks, playgrounds, and outdoor areas as well as easy access to public transit and the downtown core via foot, bicycle, car or bus. 
Senior-Friendly
 
Plenty of outdoor amenities and activities, parks with paved-walkways and outdoor seating, easy access to public transit and the conveniently-accessible Westside Village grocery and retail district make Victoria West an ideal neighbourhood for active and social seniors who want easy access to Downtown Victoria.
 
 

KEY LANDMARKS & AMENITIES

 
 
PARKS & OUTDOOR ATTRACTIONS
 
Victoria West features over 22 Parks and Outdoor Attractions, many of which feature scenic waterfront views, outdoor seating, paved walking trails, and dog off-leash areas, including two of Victoria West’s most notable parks.
 
 
A spacious, waterfront park featuring large, open grassy areas, picnic tables, a large playground, dog off-leash area, public dock, community garden, and cycling path. Find out more!
 
 
Originally a historic railroad trestle, converted into a large and scenic walking/cycling bridge that crosses the Gorge Waterway, connecting Victoria West to downtown Victoria. The Selkirk Trestle connects to the Galloping Goose Regional Trail and is perfect for pedestrians and cyclists. Find out more!
 
 
Originally part of the Canadian National Railway, converted into a 55-kilometre walking/cycling trail that runs through Saanich, Victoria, View Royal, Colwood, Langford, Metchosin, and Sooke and as far as Vancouver Island’s historic ghost town, Leechtown. One-quarter of the Galloping Goose Trail is paved—from the Johnston Street Bridge in Downtown Victoria, to Wale Road in Colwood—making it a popular route for cyclists and pedestrians. Find out more!
 
 
Featuring Victoria’s only Skateboard park, a playground, lawn bowling greens, a field for baseball and soccer, a basketball court, public washrooms, parking, outdoor seating, and a path that conveniently connects to the Westside Village and retail district. Find out more!
 
 
A 2.3-kilometre, paved and wheelchair-accessible, waterfront walkway overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Songhees Point to Esquimalt's West Bay. Enjoy a scenic stroll past coastal bluffs and Garry oaks, with views of Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Find out more!

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