South Oak Bay

Known for its large estates, the scenic ocean views and lots of excellent amenities, South Oak Bay is an incredibly popular place to live. This beautiful Oak Bay neighbourhood includes the Oceanside Victoria Golf Club, Oak Bay Marina, and several public parks. It is also situated on Oak Bay Avenue which is home to numerous local storefronts.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $2.3M
Lowest Price $449K
Highest Price $12.5M
Total Listings 35
Avg. Days On Market 53
Avg. Price/SQFT $935

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About South Oak Bay

South Oak Bay is a neighbourhood located in Oak Bay, British Columbia.

It is a suburb of the city of Victoria, which lies to the west. Downtown Victoria is located about 5 road kilometres away, around a 10 minute drive.

Oak Bay Avenue, which divides North and South Oak Bay, runs along the north of the neighbourhood. South Oak Bay remains primarily residential, with a large area of the neighbourhood forming part of the Victoria Golf Club - which was founded back in 1893.

There are small commercial areas on Central Avenue at St. Patrick, and near the intersection of Windsor Avenue and Newport Avenue. South Oak Bay has many local-owned boutique shops, cafes, restaurants, grocery stores and other services.

There are several good schools in the area, with many local kids attending Monterey Elementary and St. Michael's University School.

South Oak Bay Real Estate 

Although residential development in South Oak Bay began in the early 20th century, much of the housing dates from the period between 1920 and 1970.

South Oak Bay extends into the water making for some of the finest unobstructed views in Victoria. As a result, some of the most popular homes on the South Oak Bay real estate market are the ones along the waterfront. 

The vast majority of homes for sale in South Oak Bay are sizable single-family homes with considerable garden space, however there are some townhouses and condos on the market also.

Things To Do In South Oak Bay

Living in the South Oak Bay area means you’ll never run out of fun things to do!

If you’re an outdoors person, you’re in heaven - Oak Bay has miles of lovely beaches with amazing views of Mount Baker, and lots of excellent public parks.

Municipal parks in the South Oak Bay neighbourhood include Anderson Hill Park, Lafayette Park and Windsor Park - these are the perfect places to go for running, dog-walking and picnics.

Golf fans in the area will need to check out Victoria Golf Club. This course is absolutely beautifully kept, and it’s a fantastic experience to play on it. After your 18 holes, you can also enjoy a fabulous meal served by super-friendly staff.

The Oak Bay area in general is known for small boutique shops, quality restaurants, bakeries and coffee shops. No matter where you decide to treat yourself, you’ll never be disappointed - by the product on offer or the atmosphere in the area.

Living in South Oak Bay also means you’re super close to Downtown Victoria, where you can enjoy the views of the harbour while enjoying the best bars and restaurants the city has to offer.

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