- Single Family Homes For Sale Near the University of Victoria (UVIC)
- Town homes and 1/2 Duplexes For Sale Near the University of Victoria (UVIC)
- Condominium Suites Near the University of Victoria (UVIC)
The location of the University of Victoria (more often referred to by the locals as UVIC), straddles the borders between Oak Bay to the south east and Saanich. The University of Victoria is ranked 8th in the Canadian Version of Times Higher Education Rankings for 2013. UVIC is home to students from every province in the country, and also has become a very popular safe and affordable destination alternative for students from Asia, Europe, and the USA.
UVIC grounds cover an area approx. 402 acres with it’s distinct 600 meter perfectly round ring road. although the University of Victoria offers on campus housing for over 3,200 students. many of its students, support staff, educators and administration staff live off campus, which makes the area surround the university of Victoria very popular for many reasons.
From UVIC it is only minutes to the Beach at Cadboro Bay, Shopping in either the Cadboro Bay Village or at Shelbourne and MacKenzie Ave, where you find Tuscany Village and University Heights Shopping centres.
There are excellent bus services from and to UVIC, check the BC Transit site for details and students traveling with bus fees discounts or even free to students. Cycling is very much encouraged for all students living on and or off campus. Greater Victoria is proud to offer many cycling lanes as well as a good number of traffic separated trails for pedestrians and cycling.
The Campus is also home to many deer, owls, squirrels and lots of other resident wildlife, Cougar sighting's are rare, but it is believed that at least one has found a home on the UVIC Grounds. Much of the Surrounding areas to UVIC was developed in the late fifties, thru-out the sixties and seventies.
If there is any construction in the area now, it is typically for the redevelopment of one or more of the older homes to a higher density land use and or upgrades to existing homes or complexes. Many Single family homes in the area surrounding the University of Victoria are situated on plots of approximately 6000 to 9000 sqft, with the homes being between 1100 to 2000 on one level often with partial or full (above ground) basements.
Many of the homes that originally had unfinished basements have now been converted to contain some form of living accommodation, either for the in-laws, students as room and board accommodation and even completely independent accommodation (although technically not legal still).
Check the Homes For Sale Near the University of Victoria Link below. Since the 70’s many of the main streets in the surrounding areas to the University of Victoria have seen the re-development from single family homes to Town-homes, a few duplexes and Condominium Suites complexes. in General the Condominium suite complexes are up to 4 stories high wood frame construction and offer a variety of on site amenities. Because the area around the University of Victoria is very popular by people of any age group, it is important to check if the complex you are considering has age, pets and or rental restrictions.
For distances to amenities near the University of Victoria, please check the map below and use the embedded link to seek out many of the other services available in the areas around the University of Victoria.
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Homes Near The University of Victoria (UVIC) are typically approved for most types of financing for qualified buyers. Find out what financing programs you qualify for, use this link. Conventional financing, High ratio financing, CMHC insured financing, Home Improvement Mortgages, Chattel Mortgages & Creative Financing Options.
Not to forget, when you Buy your home with Peter Pfann as your Agent, You are also eligible to receive Buyer CA$H-Back, within days of your moving day,Learn how much money you could receive here.
Your Dream Home For Sale Near The University of Victoria (UVIC)?
Now that you know more about your the area around the University of Victoria, and want to move there soon, here are 3 links to the homes for sale Near The University of Victoria (UVIC) below. Our links to Currently For Sale Properties are live feeds from the Greater Victoria MLS System and is updated multiple times a day. From these links you can see all the details and photos of the homes currently for sale, and you are also able to create and save your own customized home search as well. Please use these links for instant access to homes for sale near the University of Victoria: