Old Esquimalt Houses for Sale
Search all Old Esquimalt houses for sale and real estate listings below. Old Esquimalt is a neighbourhood in Esquimalt, BC. Real estate is popular in this neighbourhood, but the community remains one of the most affordable in this part of Vancouver Island. Comprised of rocky outcrops and hills, with ocean shorelines, coves, beaches and bays, outdoor enthusiasts will love the walking paths, trails, parks, and beaches.
Several condo buildings offer low-maintenance living near amenities and shopping, including the desirable Topaz in Westbay Quay complex and Swallows Landing. Some small character homes can be found, many of which have seen renovations over the years. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Old Esquimalt, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Esquimalt real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in Old Esquimalt
Old Esquimalt, BC, is a part of the Victoria area that is still partially untapped, with plenty to offer buyers. Its proximity to water lends itself to spectacular ocean views, and you can find plenty of character homes with a fenced-in yard, treed land, and property on which you can build a garage or store your boat or motorhome for the winter.
Condos abound throughout the Old Esquimalt region, featuring amenities like security features, water views, brand new appliances and in-building fitness centres. These condos offer low-maintenance living for an empty nester looking to downsize or a busy young professional who takes the short commute to a downtown job each day.
Old Esquimalt is a vibrant and growing community. Whether you are searching for a single-family residence or an affordable apartment for sale, listings can be found that will match your specifications. This neighbourhood is charming, with mature trees lining the streets and a lovely, safe atmosphere.
If you are interested in purchasing a newly built family-friendly townhouse, your real estate agent has plenty to show you in Old Esquimalt. There are older estate homes on the water, incredibly charming mid-century houses on quiet streets, and condo complexes with large windows from which you can watch the fog roll in over the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Whatever your preference, you will find it in this beautiful community.
About Old Esquimalt, BC
Old Esquimalt is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia and is part of the Township of Esquimalt, a community that was incorporated in 1912. Esquimalt is about 10 km in size with approximately 19,000 residents. It is joined to the neighbouring municipality of View Royal by a narrow slice of land, and two bridges link Esquimalt to Saanich and Victoria. Surrounded on three sides by water, you cannot miss the incredible sunsets over the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
4 km from the downtown core of Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city, Old Esquimalt, is a conveniently located, diverse and vibrant community that maintains its small-town feel. It has a walkable urban centre, heritage sites that reflect the area’s naval history, and progressive leadership that boasts a commitment to community sustainability and environmental initiatives.
Old Esquimalt is close to all the urban amenities you and your family will need, including shopping, restaurants, cafes, brewpubs, and a golf course. The Greater Victoria BC transit system serves the area.
Things to Do in Old Esquimalt
Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park
Flying Squirrel is a safe and clean indoor trampoline park that is family-friendly and suitable for people of all ages, from adults to toddlers. Ropes courses, dunk hoops, spring floors, performance trampolines, freestyle courts, kiddie courts, stunt jump areas, launch lanes and a ninja course are all found at Flying Squirrel.
If you get hungry from all the exertion, the Drey Bar & Café serves food and drinks such as veggie platters, soft pretzels, pizza, pop, coffee, tea, and juice. This venue is open seven days a week and can be booked ahead of time.
Work Out and Swim at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre
The Esquimalt Rec Centre is a multipurpose gathering place for the community that features a 4,500 sq. ft. weight room with cardio equipment, strength training equipment and more. Open seven days a week, this drop-in fitness centre also has personal training sessions and physiotherapy options.
The accessible pool has recently installed a new lift for persons with mobility concerns and is available for swim lessons, drop-in swims for everybody, lengths, and family swim times, with late night adult swims from 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM.
Take the Galloping Goose Trail
The Galloping Goose is a 55 km trail that leads through the wilderness, urban areas and rural land. It connects Esquimalt to Sooke, Metchosin, View Royal, Victoria, Colwood and Saanich. Choose a destination, pack a snack, put on your walking shoes or get on your bike and go for it. Adventures via the Galloping Goose are free, and there is a lot of beauty on southern Vancouver Island to explore.