A diverse community mere minutes from Victoria's downtown, the Township of Esquimalt was incorporated in 1912 and comprises approximately 2,485 acres of land and water that carry significant meaning in its history and in the lifestyles of its residents.
This established area can be a great choice for people of all ages. Much of it is filled with single-family homes on nice lots, but in recent years newer condo developments have spread throughout the area, and on some quiet no-thru streets near the water you’ll find clusters of newer homes built in the last 10 years–Saxe Point in particular being a popular and desirable area with beautiful, larger homes near the water. Buyers are constantly renovating older homes throughout the neighbourhood as the price point can be more attractive to young families or first-time buyers.
Derived from a local First Nations expression Es-whoy-malth, meaning "the place of gradually shoaling water", Esquimalt sits in the heart of the Capital Regional District on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia, just four kilometres west of the City of Victoria.
It is the home of Canada’s naval presence on the West Coast, first used by the Royal Navy as early as 1837. The original Esquimalt townsite has long since disappeared within the boundaries of the Canadian Forces Base (now the community’s largest employer), but from the West Bay Marina you can stroll local-side along the West Bay Walkway, a promenade that runs directly over the famed blue bridge into Downtown. Explore it further by clicking here.
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First time on the market in 20+ years! This incredible home sits on over half an acre with elevated unobstructed views of the ocean. From the Esquimalt Lagoon to the West...
Courtesy of Day Team Realty Ltd
This ground floor 2 Bed 2 Bath condo has been tastefully renovated over the years and is located in the heart of Esquimalt. This spacious condo is just over 800 sqft with...
Courtesy of eXp Realty
Welcome to the Martello! A building that provides an inviting atmosphere to compliment it's Pet Friendly environment. Inside this well appointed 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 6...
Courtesy of RE/MAX Camosun
A unique, stand-alone townhome, situated in an intimate 5 unit development located in a serene park-like setting on the Esquimalt/Vic West border. The complex is just ste...
Courtesy of RE/MAX Camosun
This freshly painted, newly carpeted 2 bedroom unit with updated bathroom and new appliances is on the quiet side of this well maintained building. Located only minutes f...
Courtesy of Pemberton Holmes Ltd. - Oak Bay