Fairfield Houses for Sale
Search all Fairfield Houses for Sale and real estate listings below. Fairfield is a neighbourhood in Victoria, BC. It’s no wonder Fairfield is a highly sought-after place to live. The neighbourhood has an eclectic real estate mix, with single-family homes, character homes, low-rise apartment buildings, and condos.
Many date back to the early 1900s and have heritage home status, with roughly 45% of properties being built pre-1960. Be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Fairfield properties come on the market.
Real Estate in Fairfield
Fairfield is an attractive neighbourhood to live in, with streets and sidewalks lined with well-maintained trees and hedges. The paved Dallas Road walkway borders one side of Fairfield along the oceanfront and Beacon Hill Park, a 740,000 square metre park with sports fields, parks, natural areas, footpaths, and manicured flower beds. Fairfield is close to downtown Victoria, the inner harbour, and all amenities are within walking distance.
There is a blend of young families, young professionals, and empty-nesters in the area. All of whom enjoy the micro-villages within the community that feature conveniences like yoga studios, coffee shops, and artisanal bakeries.
The Fairfield area has waterfront and non-waterfront listings, including houseboats, townhouses, and large family homes. You can find a place with original hardwood floors and ample kitchen space, and modern appliances. Talk to your realtor today about finding a property in this vibrant community that you can call your own.
About Fairfield, Victoria, BC
Fairfield, British Columbia, is the southernmost neighbourhood in Victoria, BC, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. With its diverse natural features, miles of coastline, and the amenities it offers, including parks, paths, shops, and restaurants, Fairfield is one of the most popular neighbourhoods in the city to live in. It is a walkable community with plenty of paths and neat sidewalks, with ten bus routes to take you where you need to go in the city. It is an excellent place for people who do not have a car or prefer to travel by bicycle and run errands on foot. For those who do drive, there are easily accessible parking spots on most streets.
Things to Do in Fairfield
Shop and Eat in the Cook Street Village
Cook Street Village is an eclectic, European-like, five-block commercial area of Fairfield that features an assortment of boutique-style stores and restaurants, local, organic food shops, heritage homes from the Victorian and Edwardian periods, sidewalk cafes, and coffee houses. Spend your day shopping, eating, and enjoying the electric atmosphere.
Visit the Moss Street Market
The Moss Street Market is a member of the BC Farmers Markets Association. It is a large, year-round Saturday market that happens outdoors in the summer, rain or shine, with an indoor winter market that runs November through April inside the Sir James Douglas elementary school gymnasium and Garry Oak room. This is a popular destination for residents to shop for local produce, cheese, bread, handmade crafts, artisan clothing, preserves, and more. Locals in the community can also shop online for your market-fresh goods and pick them up in the designated Online Order Pickup Tent.
Spend Trust at the Fairfield Gonzales Community Association
This community association hosts drop-in recreational family programs, day camps and out-of-school care for kids, art programs for adults, sports, community food, dinner programs, book clubs, and clothing swaps. They host neighbourhood yard sales, holiday hamper fundraisers, and a repair café to help you learn to repair broken appliances, electronics, ceramics, clothing, furniture, bicycles, and more with the help of volunteers.
Work in the Fairfield Food Forest
You can volunteer in the Fairfield Food Forest, a permaculture community garden growing native plants. Species grown include Chinese chestnuts, evergreen huckleberries, desert king figs, goji berries, haskap, olalliberries, red flowering currants, saskatoon berries, clove currants, jostaberries, gooseberries, and thimbleberries.
Visit the Off-leash dog park on Dallas Rd.
Spend the day with your furry friend at the Dallas Road year-round off-leash dog park. This is a fun, inclusive, leash-optional area to bring your licensed dog for socialization and exercise. There is a doggie bag dispenser and trash bin to keep the grounds tidy.
Take a Stroll at the Ross Bay Cemetery
Ross Bay Cemetery was established in the 1870s, and many graves and monuments were restored in 2001 by the Old Cemeteries Society. You can visit the graves of many prominent Victoria BC citizens, including Sir James Douglas and artist Emily Carr, or admire the large trees and the marble, sandstone and granite monuments, mausoleums, and pillars. Take a guided tour or walk on your own. The peaceful atmosphere, the ocean views, and the well-maintained pathways make for a lovely walk any time of year.
Victoria, BC, has been rated as #2 in the Top 20 Best Small Cities in the World by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine. Victoria is a popular place due to the mild climate, good schools, strong job market, and proximity to Vancouver and Seattle. Not to mention Fairfield is one of the city’s most popular neighbourhoods.