The District of North Saanich is located approximately 25 kilometres from downtown Victoria, and encompasses an extensive and diverse landscape. North Saanich contains oceanfront, view, rural, town, and agricultural properties, and is home to diverse light industry. North Saanich is equally expansive in terms of the population, and the community is compromised of an interesting cross-section of people.
North Saanich is a frequent destination and departure point, as both the BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal and the Victoria International Airport are located within this district. North Saanich provides a variety of services, including fine dining and shopping, for visitors in transit and to sustain the thriving local population.
North Saanich is renowned for wineries and locally grown produce and flowers, available at farmer’s markets, in restaurants, and at charming roadside stalls. Seasonal displays include vast pumpkin fields – an annual field trip sensation for Victoria-area elementary schools – and breathtaking acres of spring daffodils.
North Saanich is characterised by spectacular beaches, conscientiously cultivated by the municipality’s Infrastructure Services Department to maximise public use. In addition to the beach-front parks, North Saanich has twenty-two designated parks. Private householders and commercial stables offer scenic trail rides, affording another perspective on the wildlife and plant species native to North Saanich.
North Saanich affords a range of lifestyle opportunities, accommodating budget-conscious first-time homeowners as well as those seeking luxury living with an oceanfront property. North Saanich is an established but progressive district, meeting a development agenda while preserving agricultural land and green space. Due to favourable lease and industrial-rent conditions, North Saanich is a consideration for locating businesses.