Cordova Bay Houses for Sale
Search all Cordova Bay houses for sale and real estate listings below. Cordova Bay is a prestigious oceanside neighbourhood in Saanich, BC, with lush greenery and gorgeous waterfront and ocean view properties. It is a quiet and safe, family-friendly area to live in, with a friendly community of neighbours. Residents have various outdoor rec opportunities, including Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park and several beaches.
This scenic community features mid-century houses, newer builds, and character homes for sale, with upscale, luxury single-family houses and modern amenities being the norm. Sayward Hill The Wave is a stunning oceanview condominium overlooking the Cordova Bay Golf Course, and The Haro is a 2022-built condo with amenities on the ground floor. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Cordova Bay, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Saanich real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in Cordova Bay
Most of the real estate market in Cordova Bay comprises detached single-family homes. Still, there are newer multifamily townhouse developments by the ocean and low-maintenance luxury condos that have a water view at Sayward Hill. There are many smaller, well-established properties with heavily treed lots, farmland to the northern part of Cordova Bay, and heritage homes along Cordova Bay Road.
Of course, one of the greatest selling points of the Cordova Bay neighbourhood is the proximity to its beautiful sandy beaches and its gorgeous ocean views, providing residents with the feeling of living in a vacation home. Waterfront real estate in this community mainly consists of single-family homes, many of which have a dock or beach access and plenty of space for boat or RV parking. The rural ambiance of this Saanich East neighbourhood makes any home feel like a lake house.
About Cordova Bay
Cordova Bay is a neighbourhood of Victoria, British Columbia, located in the Saanich district, bordered by the Pat Bay Highway on the west and the Pacific Ocean on the east. It is a beautiful community on the water known as a seaside summer resort in the early 1900s, accessed by Victoria residents by train.
Today Cordova Bay retains the seaside town ambiance, just a 15-minute drive from the downtown Victoria core. It is home to golf courses, shopping centres, schools (Cordova Bay Elementary and Claremont Secondary), residential areas, and sand and pebble beaches. Sometimes called ‘Mini Malibu,’ this community is well-maintained and landscaped and is popular in the warmer months for sunbathers and swimmers.
Cordova Bay is an accessible and conveniently located neighbourhood close to the Broadmead Village Shopping Centre, a community space that offers everything from banks to restaurants and coffee shops, grocery shopping, medical offices, and more. Ride your bicycle down Lochside Trail to Mattick’s Farm market collective for a lovely day of visiting art galleries, shopping in boutiques, and relaxing at the Pure Day Spa. All other necessary amenities are within a few kilometres, while big box stores and boutique shopping are a short drive on Highway 17 towards Victoria and Sidney.
Public transit options allow easy car-free travel to all of the Greater Victoria municipalities and the West Shore communities. To get to the BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal and the Victoria International Airport is only a 20-minute drive, and the Saanich Peninsula, Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals are all within a 10-to-20-minute drive. It is only a short drive to both the Interurban and Lansdowne campuses of Camosun College and the University of Victoria.
Cordova Bay residents can enjoy water recreation at Cordova Bay Beach, Elk Lake, and Beaver Lake. There are plenty of hiking and biking opportunities and community greenspaces and playgrounds scattered throughout this lovely community, including Sea Ridge Park and Story Lane Park.
Things to Do in Cordova Bay
Visit McMorran Park
McMorran Park is a 0.06-hectare oceanfront park with a short, paved trail granting beach access. There are groomed grassy areas and gorgeous oceanfront vistas, with bench-seating available. Interpretive signs describe the history of the park’s namesake, the McMorran family. This park is the setting of many weddings and can be booked at a low cost by calling the District of Saanich Parks.
The Beach House restaurant is located within this park. This community staple started as a general store and ice cream stand in the 1920s and today has been lovingly restored, becoming an elegant setting for dinner and drinks overlooking the Cordova Bay beach and the Pacific Ocean.
Enjoy Music and Culture at the IYAKT Music Festival
The IYAKT festival is an Indigenous music festival in Beckwith Park during the summer months. It is a collaborative music event that invites guests to bring hand drums and performances by several indigenous music groups and traditional dancers. This festival has been created to lift and promote Indigenous arts in Greater Victoria and is a welcome environment for everybody to enjoy.
Go Golfing at the Cordova Bay Golf Course
The Cordova Bay Golf Course is a relaxed and exciting 18-hole community golf course with incredible views of Cordova Bay. This course has been certified as an Audubon Sanctuary, protecting the local flora and fauna, like deer and 75 species of birds. With their award-winning gardens, the incredible golf experience, and the locally sourced food in the restaurant (Bill Mattick’s), this golf course has been named the BC PGA’s Facility of the Year twice. Golf lessons and golf leagues are run out of this facility as well.