Vic West and Songhees

Songhees offers waterfront tranquillity and modern homes near downtown, while Vic West blends heritage with modern living, community activities, and easy access to amenities.

The neighbourhoods of Songhees and Vic West offer a unique blend of urban living and natural beauty. These areas have emerged as some of the most desirable real estate locations, captivating the hearts of residents and investors alike. Let's check out these vibrant communities and uncover what makes them exceptional places to live.


Songhees, with its waterfront allure, offers a tranquil escape from the bustling city life. The neighbourhood boasts modern condominiums and townhouses, many with stunning views of the Inner Harbour and the Olympic Mountains. The Songhees Walkway, a scenic pathway meandering along the waterfront, is a highlight for residents and visitors, providing a serene environment for walking, jogging, or simply soaking in the breathtaking views.


Real estate in Songhees is highly sought after, not only for its beauty but also for its proximity to downtown Victoria. A short walk or a water taxi ride away, residents can enjoy the best of both worlds – the peace of a coastal community and the vibrancy of city life. The area's real estate market is vibrant, offering a range of options from luxurious waterfront properties to more affordable yet equally charming residences.


Vic West, on the other side, presents an eclectic mix of old and new. This neighbourhood is undergoing a dynamic transformation, blending historical buildings with contemporary developments. The community is known for its diverse residential options, from charming heritage homes to sleek, modern apartments. The Railyards development along the Gorge Waterway is a prime example of Vic West's urban revitalization, offering stylish living spaces with a focus on sustainability and community.


Vic West's lifestyle is active and community-oriented. The Galloping Goose Regional Trail runs through the neighbourhood, providing endless opportunities for biking, walking, and exploring the area's natural beauty. Vic West's community spirit is also evident in its local markets, cafes, and community gardens, fostering a sense of belonging and connectedness among residents.


Both Songhees and Vic West benefit from their proximity to essential amenities. Schools, shopping centers, and healthcare facilities are easily accessible, making these neighbourhoods practical choices for families, professionals, and retirees. The area's growth and development have been carefully planned to enhance livability, making real estate investments here both secure and promising.


In conclusion, living in Songhees and Vic West offers a unique opportunity to experience the best of Victoria, BC. With their stunning natural settings and strong community vibes, these neighbourhoods are not just places to live; they are destinations to experience a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle. For anyone considering a move or an investment in Victoria's real estate market, Songhees and Vic West should undoubtedly be at the top of the list.


For more information about the municipality of Victoria, check out the city website.

Overview for Vic West and Songhees, British Columbia

8,366 people live in Vic West and Songhees, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $98,308. Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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Around Vic West and Songhees, British Columbia

There's plenty to do around Vic West and Songhees, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Explore popular things to do in the area, including Friends & Family Bake, Smile Chicken, and Fork'n Pork.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 0.81 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.77 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.05 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.81 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.92 miles 12 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Vic West and Songhees, British Columbia

Vic West and Songhees has 4,570 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in Vic West and Songhees do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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Schools in Vic West and Songhees, British Columbia

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The following schools are within or nearby Vic West and Songhees. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by Statistics Canada.
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Victoria West Elementary
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