Fairfield is the southern-most neighbourhood in the city of Victoria. It is Victoria's largest community by population and area, when considered together with the adjacent Gonzales neighbourhood. Fairfield is a charming residential community with a mix of low-rise apartments and single-family homes on well-maintained, tree-lined streets. It is bounded to the east by Oak Bay, to the north by the community of Rockland, to the west by Beacon Hill Park and to the south by the ocean shoreline of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Fairfield features the historic Ross Bay Cemetery, as well as many heritage buildings dating from the late Victorian and Edwardian periods. Fairfield homes are known for their character and heritage qualities.
Fairfield features two elementary schools, and children can attend middle school or high school in the neighboring districts of Oak Bay and Victoria. In the spring and summer enjoy Moss St. Market every Saturday morning, and afternoons walking along Dallas Road or visiting the petting zoo in Beacon Hill Park. Cook Street Village is a popular neighborhood "hang out" with plenty of cafes and local eateries. Fairfield is one of the most desirable residential neighbourhoods in Victoria, with many attractions and activities for all age groups.