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James Bay

The neighbourhood of James Bay is situated within the city of Victoria, British Columbia.


In James Bay, around half of dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 70% of the population of this neighbourhood rent their home and owners make up the remainder. Most housing in this part of Victoria was built between 1960 and 1980, during its biggest building boom.


James Bay presents homeowners with the choice between a diversity of methods of transportation. This part of the city will attract physically active home buyers since it is quite conducive to those who travel by foot; many daily needs can be met without having to use a car, and plenty of businesses are reasonably nearby. The public transit service in James Bay is good. For example, the neighbourhood is served by about 30 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. Cars are also a reasonably good medium of transportation in James Bay. It is convenient to access a place to park.


A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in James Bay. In addition, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to reach a number of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, schools and daycares are easy to access on foot from most properties for sale in James Bay.


The character of James Bay is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This part of the city is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, it is very easy to reach green spaces since there are around 10 of them close by for residents to check out.

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