Estevan Houses for Sale
Search all Estevan Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. Estevan is a neighbourhood in Oak Bay, BC. Estevan has excellent weather, making it a great place to live an active lifestyle, enjoying the clean air, the ocean, the beaches, and the cycling trails. The grass is green nearly always, with flowers beginning to bloom in February.
The area surrounding Estevan contains all the amenities of a big city, as downtown Victoria is only minutes away. With so much beauty, peace, and convenience in one location, it is no wonder the neighbourhood of Estevan is so sought after. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Estevan properties come on the market.
Real Estate in Estevan
Oak Bay, BC, is a waterfront district with ocean views and a convenient city location. The homes in the beautiful community of Estevan are all located within a few blocks of Estevan Village, excellent for people in retirement who can no longer drive or younger families who want the convenience of nearby shops and schools without the hectic downtown feeling.
It is all about location and lifestyle when you purchase real estate here. Homes in this area are highly prized, as this neighbourhood is in one of the most beautiful parts of one of the most desirable communities on Vancouver Island. Charming listings include single-family character homes, mid-century builds, and heritage homes that have been tastefully updated. Many retain their original external character, built with an appealing historic Victoria look. There are incredible oceanside properties located just steps from the ocean and gorgeous homes on landscaped, wide-open yards with enviable patio space, lush grass, and mature trees, excellent for hosting outdoor events.
The streets in Estevan are quiet and mature, as the district of Oak Bay was a planned community built in the late 1800s, with the merging of nature and city life meant to combine in an aesthetically pleasing way. The plots of land each house is built on are spacious, with trees, gardens, and lawns maintained and manicured by each resident with pride. Townhouses, condos, and apartments are available for purchase in nearby communities for college students, empty nesters, and retirees looking for a convenient, lower-maintenance lifestyle.
About Estevan, Oak Bay, BC
The neighbourhood of Estevan is in the district of Oak Bay, in Victoria, British Columbia. It is a small, elegant part of Victoria, located near Willows Beach, with intimate laneways, mature landscapes, a convenient 12 minutes to downtown Victoria, a four-minute drive to the University of Victoria, and a five-minute drive to the Lansdowne Campus of Camosun College.
Willows Elementary French Immersion school can be found next to Estevan Village, a small block of shops that has something for everybody. There is plenty of public art in the village, with an ever-changing sculpture program featuring national artists who have provided their art to the neighbourhood to display for approximately one year. Sculptures featured in this program may win a “people’s choice” award and be up for consideration for purchase from the ArtsAlive program.
The district of Oak Bay has a police and fire department, and there is excellent bus service, with Route 2 through James Bay and Route 8 to Interurban/Tillicum Centre stopping at multiple points along Oak Bay Avenue. The Victoria Regional Transit System runs throughout the entirety of the communities in the Greater Victoria Area, into the Westshore communities reaching as far as the towns of Sooke and Sidney BC, including routes to the Victoria International Airport and the BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal.
Things to Do in Estevan
Enjoy the Local Greenspaces, Beaches, and Parks
Estevan is chock full of lovely parks, beaches, and other outdoor spaces your family can enjoy. At Willow’s Beach, you can play in the sand and enjoy the sunshine during the summer or bring the dogs for a walk in the winter. A shallow, protected piece of the Pacific coastline, Willow’s Beach is excellent for families, with a shady park, outdoor washrooms, and a concession that sells everything from ice cream to hot tea.
At Willow’s Park, there is a large, grassy area, picnic tables, benches, beach access, and beautiful waterfront views. You can walk the dog, go for a jog or sit and enjoy the views, and you can even obtain permission from the city to host small social functions here.
Firefighter’s Park is an active sports park with soccer fields, baseball diamonds, a Scout Hall, and a Girl Guide Hall and is used for organized and non-organized activities year-round.
Cattle Point is part of Uplands Park, bordering Estevan, and is the best spot in Victoria to see the stars at night, away from light pollution.
Nottingham Park is a .38 hectare children’s Park with a fully developed playground area, grassy areas, and benches, perfect for families with young children to come for unstructured playtime.
Go Shopping at Estevan Village
There are a host of small local businesses in Estevan Village, including restaurants, a consignment shop, a florist, jewelers, gift shops, interior design shops, a pharmacy, a hairdresser, a gym, a grocery store, a barbershop, a wool shop, bakeries, a wine store, and a butcher. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift or just browsing, you will find something that suits every taste.