'

Pet Friendly Townhomes

Pet Friendly Townhouses and Mobile Homes for Sale in Victoria on MLS

Townhouse complexes have become more pet friendly generally in recent years, as have condo developments as society becomes more obsess with having pets.  Currently about 98% of townhouses sold in the last year permit either cats or dogs, while 85% of condos sold are cat or dog friendly.   

Your chances of accommodating your cats and dogs are decided better when targeting townhouse units for purchase rather than a concominium.  Reason for this is that there are fewer common areas in a townhome complex like hallways, shared laundry, and elevators that could be impacted by pets migrating through those areas.

Another is that townhomes are better insulated for sound, and are typically not stacked on top of each other, providing a lot of protection against noise from barking pets, etc. 

There may still be some pet policies in place that often outline the number and size of pets allowed, any breed restrictions, and the responsibilities of pet owners to ensure a safe and enjoyable living environment for everyone. What sets pet-friendly townhomes apart are the amenities tailored to the needs of pets.

Imagine strolling through a lush dog park, your canine companion bounding happily alongside you, or the convenience of a pet grooming station right on-site, making bath time a breeze. Some townhomes even boast dedicated pet washing stations, ensuring that your pet remains pampered and pristine. Outdoor spaces are a precious commodity for pet owners, and these townhomes deliver. Private yards or patios provide a secure area for pets to roam and play freely, eliminating the need for constant leash supervision.

These spaces also serve as a designated spot for pets to answer nature's call, making the daily routine more convenient. To maintain the well-being of these pet-friendly communities, residents with pets are typically required to pay a pet deposit or a monthly pet fee. These funds help cover potential damages or the added maintenance that may be necessary due to pets. Safety is paramount in pet-friendly townhomes.

Secure fencing and gating systems ensure that pets are safe and contained within the property boundaries, preventing any untoward wanderings. Landscaping is thoughtfully designed to exclude toxic plants that could harm pets, promoting their safety.

Proximity to essential pet services, such as veterinary clinics, pet supply stores, and grooming salons, adds to the convenience of living in these townhomes. Pet owners can rest easy, knowing that their pet's needs are met with ease. The sense of community that pet-friendly townhomes foster is an added bonus. Like-minded neighbors and their pets often form a close-knit bond, creating opportunities for socialization and companionship for both animals and their owners.

But with great pet privileges come great responsibilities. Residents are expected to maintain a clean and odor-free living environment, cleaning up after their pets in common areas and within their townhomes. Lastly, adhering to local leash laws and pet regulations is crucial for responsible pet ownership within these communities. Being aware of and respecting these rules ensures a harmonious coexistence with non-pet-owning neighbors and contributes to the overall well-being of the community. In your quest for a pet-friendly townhome, carefully review the property's specific policies and guidelines, as they can vary. Equally important is considering your pet's needs and whether the townhome offers a safe and comfortable environment for both you and your beloved animal companion.

Townhouse Complexes that Permit Pets such as Cats or Dogs

NOTE: MLS® property information is provided under copyright© by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board and Victoria Real Estate Board. The information is from sources deemed reliable, but should not be relied upon without independent verification. This website may only be used by consumers for the purpose of locating and purchasing real estate. By registering on this website I/We consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information as described in our privacy policy.
The trademarks MLS®, Multiple Listing Service® and the associated logos are owned by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify the quality of services provided by real estate professionals who are members of CREA. Used under license.