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Downtown Victoria

Our downtown is a vibrant urban neighbourhood, a walkable shopping area, and a thriving entertainment district. Downtown Victoria hosts not only the world-renowned Inner Harbour, Empress Hotel and Legislature Buildings, but also Canada's oldest Chinatown, and a wonderfully charming Old Town district.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $750K
Lowest Price $60K
Highest Price $3.7M
Total Listings 218
Avg. Days On Market 49
Avg. Price/SQFT $909

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Living downtown in Victoria, BC can offer a unique and vibrant living experience. There are a variety of housing options available, including high-rise apartments and condos, townhomes and single-family houses. The cost of housing in the downtown area tends to higher than in other parts of the city due to the prime location and proximity to amenities.

Condos and apartments in the downtown area ranging in price and size, with some newer developments offering modern finishes and amenities such as fitness centers and rooftop decks. Townhomes and single-family houses are also available, but tend to be more scarce and may be more expensive.

The downtown area is home to a number of local businesses, including independent retailers, souvenir shops, art galleries and restaurants. There are also several cultural attractions such as the Royal BC Museum and the Victoria Conference Centre. There are several schools located in the downtown core of Victoria, including elementary, middle and high schools.

One of the biggest benefits of living downtown is the convenience factor. Many downtown residents are able to walk or bike to work, restaurants and entertainment venues. Public transportation is also readily available for those who prefer not to drive.

The harbourfront is home to a number of marinas as well as the Victoria Harbour Ferry which offers tours and transportation around the inner harbour. There are also several floating restaurants such as the Blue Crab Seafood House and the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa. A popular tourist destination is the lively and colourful Fisherman's Wharf that offers something for everyone. Here you will find gift shops, ice cream stands, boat/kayak/paddleboard rentals, local artisans and watch the seals that congregate in the area.

In addition to the restaurants and marinas, the area is home to several public spaces and green areas such as the International Marina and the Inner Harbour Causeway that provide a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the view of the water. 

Our downtown is without a doubt one of the reasons why Victoria is consistently rated as a premier travel destination across the country, and around the globe. It is picturesque, featuring waterfront paths, charming shops and restaurants, stunning heritage buildings and picture-perfect location

Downtown Victoria serves as the employment and entertainment hub for the 360,000 residents of Greater Victoria. It is also home to a growing number of residents, and a community in and of itself.

Overall, living downtown in Victoria can provide a lively and convenient lifestyle, but it comes at a cost. It is important for potential buyers to carefully consider their budget and lifestyle needs before making a decision.

The downtown Victoria real estate market is strong with high demand for housing in the area. It is important for potential buyers to carefully consider their budget and lifestyle needs before making a purchase.  Working with a knowledgeable Realtor such as myself can be very helpful in navigating the market and finding the best property for your needs.

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