At a Glance
Saanich East is a major residential area with many parks, golf courses, running and hiking trails, and limitless ways to leisurely spend your Sunday afternoons.
What to Expect
In Saanich East, you’ll find popular family neighbourhoods throughout with a mix of architectural styles and types—West Coast-style, luxury waterfront, heritage homes, and some newer strata developments. The elegant Broadmead Village and the charming Cadboro Bay Village both offer residents modern amenities and retail.
Saanich East is home to upper-middle class families with children plus a strong number of students.
The lifestyle in Saanich East is active and laid back. Peaceful streets, generous greenspace, beaches, and the beautiful University of Victoria campus encourage community building and outdoor recreation. There’s quick access to conveniences too, including several shopping centres.
Discover a family friendly neighbourhood with a university town feel courtesy of UVic. A vibrant residential area with plenty of parks and access to the hiking trails at Mount Doug Park, Saanich East is a wonderful place to live, work, and pursue studies.
There’s More to Discover
There are many more great neighbourhoods to explore! Check out our guide to the unique communities we live and work in.