Rockheights Houses for Sale
Search all Rockheights houses for sale and real estate listings below. Rockheights is a highly sought-after neighbourhood in Esquimalt, BC. The area has a charming, small-town feel but is near enough to a major urban center to provide all the services, amenities, and recreational opportunities a person could want.
Single-family homes, condos, townhomes, and character homes are just a few real estate types offered in Rockheights. Along Old Esquimalt Road, small and large homes line the streets with huge trees canopying them. Many homes have landscaped front yards, leaving a walk around the neighbourhood full of excitement. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Rockheights, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Esquimalt real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in Rockheights
Conveniently located just a ten-minute drive from downtown Victoria, British Columbia, Rockheights is an excellent place for office workers to purchase property while maintaining their urban lifestyle. It is possible to buy a single or multi-family home with a fenced-in yard in Rockheights, whereas these types of places no longer exist in the downtown core.
Rockheights also offers the opportunity to purchase townhouses, apartments, and condos with water views, a heritage house, a mid-century home, or a remodelled character home on a quiet street, just minutes from beautiful parks and beaches. Your real estate agent may even find you a house with a suite to use as a mortgage helper or for extended family to live in.
No matter where you choose to live in the Esquimalt area, your realtor will certainly be able to find you a home that suits your family's needs. Rockheights is a convenient and affordable choice that is a good fit for people of any lifestyle.
About Rockheights, Esquimalt, BC
Rockheights is a residential neighbourhood located in the township of Esquimalt, BC, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Canada. It is a community built atop a rocky hill, hence its name. There are parks and trees throughout the area and convenient amenities, including restaurants, a golf course, boutique shopping, and more.
Rich in history, the area surrounding Rockheights has a strong military presence thanks to CFB Esquimalt, home of the Canadian Pacific Naval Fleet. There are many well-preserved heritage buildings, and Rockheights is surrounded by ocean views, giving this community an unsurpassed charm.
Rockheights is part of school district 61 and is serviced by Macauley Elementary, Rockheights Middle School and Esquimalt Secondary School. Esquimalt's township has medical services, dental offices, fire and police services, municipal services, a public library, and all the other services you would expect from an urban environment. The neighbourhood is also home to a high-performance hockey academy.
Things to Do in Rockheights
Highrock Park is found in Old Esquimalt and features the highest point of land in Esquimalt, rising to 71 metres in elevation. You can see downtown, the Olympic Mountains and Sooke Hills. This park features footpaths, a water fountain and an off-leash dog area, and you can see native plants like blue camas, sword ferns, Garry oaks, arbutus, and Douglas fir trees. Many people hike, cycle, and bird-watch here.
This park is also called Cairn Park, as there is a cairn built on the summit that commemorates the Golden Jubilee celebration for Esquimalt's incorporation into a township. Access to High Rock Park can be found via Highrock Place, Matheson Avenue and Old Esquimalt Road.
Take a Walking Tour
There are seven walking tour routes in the township of Esquimalt:
- West Bay Area – Enjoy the incredible views from the Garry oak meadow, take in the history attached to the historic homes in the area, and you can even enter Hidden Harbour Marina and rent a kayak or charter a water taxi for a further adventure.
- Fleming Beach to Saxe Point – Heritage homes line this walking tour, including Plaskett Place and the Esquimalt Angler's Club. For an additional thrill, check out the rock-climbing wall at Fleming Beach.
- Old Esquimalt Village Area – See the well-preserved heritage buildings with naval and colonial history. An item of note is the pipe organ found in St. Paul's Naval and Garrison Church.
- Memorial and Highrock Parks – Old Esquimalt Road, Memorial Park and the Lampson Street School all have fascinating histories to explore on this scenic route.
- Lampson Street to Highrock Park – Learn the nautical history of Old Esquimalt Road, check out the large number of heritage buildings along Lampson Street and visit Highrock Park's memorial.
- Gorge Park Area – Walk the Gorge Bridge, learn the history of the Takata Japanese Gardens, and see the heritage homes located along Craigflower Road and Arcadia Street before stopping at the Gorge Pointe Pub.
- Fleming Beach to Buxton Green to Macaulay Point – Learn about the Buxton family, Fort Macaulay's history and spot the designated heritage homes along the way.
These are all short tours along accessible roads, parks, and sidewalks, and as they are self-guided through residential neighbourhoods, they are free for everybody to enjoy.