Houses for Sale in Fernwood, Victoria, BC
Search all Fernwood houses for sale and real estate listings below. Fernwood is a small neighbourhood in the heart of Victoria, BC. It is a walkable neighbourhood, with all amenities within a short distance, and those without cars can walk, cycle, or take a bus for groceries, a meal out or a morning yoga class. Royal Jubilee Hospital is in the neighbourhood over, and thought-out transit makes it easy to commute from Fernwood to other communities.
In Fernwood, home buyers will find single-family homes, condos, and townhomes. Houses range from character and mid-century homes to newer-built houses. Nova is just one of the condo buildings in Fernwood that features units with modern finishes and balconies. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Fernwood, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Victoria real estate experts today!
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About Fernwood, Victoria, BC
Living in Fernwood puts you close to downtown Victoria and the Inner Harbour, so you can easily stroll down for the afternoon to watch the tourists and buskers on Government Street, get a moment of peace near the water, or do some shopping at the Bay Centre mall.
Fernwood is a cultural hub with many artists, ranging from quirky street artists to museum-worthy painters and sculptors. There is a strong sense of community pride in this area, and it is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike.
Real Estate in Fernwood
In Fernwood, BC, you will find a mix of single-family homes, and there are many townhouses, condos, and apartments. Some homes even have backyard chickens! With so many options, your realtor will be able to help you search for the perfect home. There are many younger households with children in the area, as Fernwood is an excellent neighbourhood in which to raise a family, with four schools servicing the area.
The quiet streets in Fernwood are lined with majestic, tall trees, well-maintained lawns, and murals. There are numerous parks and green spaces, and some real estate offers outdoor space to create your dream garden, a fenced-in yard, an apartment near popular bus routes, or a detached house with a garage and driveway for your vehicles. With its proximity to amenities, the downtown core, and its mix of character homes, mid-century houses, and multi-family homes for sale, you are sure to find the property that best suits you or your family.
Things to Do in Fernwood
Attend the Fernwood Bites Festival
The Fernwood Bites festival showcases the best in local Victoria food and drinks, with samples from restaurants across the city. The Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group hosts this festival as a fundraiser to support their work in the community, such as providing food security, recreation, family programs, and childcare to residents of Fernwood. Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group also provides input into land-use decisions to benefit the young families and diverse residents, such as creating affordable housing.
Check out the Fernwood Pole Painting Project
Until 2019, there was an annual telephone pole painting event in Fernwood. Anyone in the neighbourhood could pick up a pole-painting kit, claim one of over 100 poles in the neighbourhood and decorate it, providing a warm and friendly community vibe throughout the area.
Although new artworks on the Fernwood power poles are discouraged due to the paint potentially hiding defects and rot in the wood, you can still see years' worth of incredible local artistry on the poles throughout the neighbourhood.
Attend or Volunteer at FernFest
Fernfest is an annual music and arts festival held in Fernwood Square, run by community volunteers, with local artisans, musicians and performers, live mural painting, kid's activities, and more. It is a popular event with locals and tourists alike, with good food, good music and lots of fun activities.
See a show at the Belfry Theatre or the Theatre Inconnu
The Belfry Theatre is a professional theatre space in a renovated church built in the 1800s. You can buy season tickets for the year-round programming. This theatre boasts some of the country's best theatre artists and is host to many traveling productions.
The Theatre Inconnu is Victoria's "longest surviving alternative theatre company." Hosting affordable one-act plays, comedies, angst-ridden productions, and small-scale dramas, this theatre is a haven for the city's absurd, touching, and true artists. Residents can become members of the theatre and can purchase subscriptions.
The Pandora Arts Collective
The Pandora Arts Collective provides a welcoming creative space for anybody looking for a place to make art with other like-minded individuals. If you live in the Fernwood area, you can join the society, use art in self-directed therapeutic sessions, and learn from peers and professionals in an open and friendly environment.
Work and Pick Fruit at the Community Orchard
Residents of Fernwood can harvest fruits and herbs in this community food garden. Planted and maintained by community volunteers, this orchard has a variety of apple, plum, pear, and fig trees, hosts workshops on pruning, grafting, processing, and provides food for those in need.
Gardening Workshops in Compost Education Centre
The Compost Education Centre provides composting and ecological gardening information to residents, with the intent to create a more resilient community, provide access to all ages, and promote environmental justice and indigenous rights. They have school programs, workshops, demonstrations, and they even sell composting accessories.
Fernwood is an artsy, eclectic place with a youthful vibe and a mix of young families, older folks, and college students from all demographics. Ask your real estate agent for listings in the area today, so you and your family can experience the community, the artistic spirit, and the amenities this vibrant neighbourhood has to offer.