As a home owner and father, I can easily say that Vancouver Island is the most beautiful place in the world to live and raise a family. The Island offers a fantastic variety of diverse scenery, resources – and fun.
If you would like professional assistance discovering the amazing real estate opportunities available to you on Vancouver Island, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
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Nanaimo is Vancouver Island’s second largest city, with a population of over 80,000, and has evolved into a lively cosmopolitan destination.
With its restored downtown and scenic harbor front, Nanaimo is well worth the property investment. Known as the “Hub City”, it is conveniently located within driving distance of a tourist paradise in Victoria, top-notch skiing adventures on Mount Washington, and beautiful golf courses dotted all around the area. Check out all of the great housing opportunities in this wonderful city!
A quaint coastal community, with a population of almost 4,000 people, is located slightly north of Nanaimo on the Strait of Georgia.
Lantzville is an almost strictly residential area, with only a few retail areas, including as a small grocery store, dentist office and pub to facilitate the small town requirements. Only minutes away from the large north end retail area of Nanaimo, Lantzville offers the small town feel with the big city within a 5-minute commute.
Nanoose Bay is located on the Georgia Strait, only a few kilometres north of Nanaimo and south of Parksville.
A highly sought-after and spectacularly beautiful community, Nanoose is a centre for local farmers and sea lovers alike, and boasts a small population of only 5,000 people. Enjoy living off the beaten path, while being close enough to the city for shopping or a night out.
Parksville is located a short drive up-island from Nanaimo, and is a popular beachfront resort town with a population of approximately 12,000.
Best known for sandy beaches and beautiful ocean views, there are many magnificent areas of protected land where nature abides in all of its splendour. View houses right on the beach or buried deep within the forests that surround the Parksville area.
Tucked off the main highway just south of Parksville and Qualicum, Errington has a population of approximately 3,500 people who love to live close to nature.
A farming and residential community, Errington is a happy, small-town community that offers the seclusion of the woods and a variety of quaint, unique properties. With only a short drive to neighbouring towns, Errington offers a large variety of undeveloped lots, as well as many unique, custom built homes.
Coombs is a small community located 10 kilometers west of Parksville, consisting of approximately 1,400 people.
If you love the community and landscape of country living, you’ll love the large lots and custom homes scattered throughout the rural district. You’ll also enjoy the annual Summer rodeo and the Coombs market, famously known for the “Goats on the Roof”.
With a population of around 8,500, Qualicum is a naturally beautiful small-town situated at the foot of Mount Arrowsmith.
Located on the Strait of Georgia, Qualicum offers ocean views from almost every property, as well as golf courses and local shops to enjoy. Qualicum is an especially popular location for those considering retirement.
A historical coal mining town, Cedar is a small community that offers property in the country with the convenience of a major city within only a short drive.
Located just south of Nanaimo, Cedar is beginning to grow and show signs of its true real estate potential. A great place to buy or sell property for the individual looking for a country feel with the large lots and many acreages with farming potential.
A mostly rural and undeveloped part of Vancouver Island, Yellow Point is located between Nanaimo and Ladysmith.
You’ll find both oceanside properties as well as forested sites here on the east side of Vancouver Island. A scuba diver’s paradise, Yellow Point is for the property owner who wants to be in a rural setting with the city of Nanaimo within a short driving distance.
Chemainus is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, cozied between the Pacific Ocean and a mountain range.
This little historic town has a population of approximately 3,900 and is only a one-hour drive north of Victoria, or a short 30-minute drive south of Nanaimo. Globally renowned as “Mural Town” thanks to its wall-sized reproductions of paintings by artist Emily Carr, Chemainus is a great place to discover art, culture, and real estate!
Conveniently located between Chemainus and Ladysmith, Saltair is a community with a population of approximately 2,000 people.
The perfect destination for those with a desire for a quiet and reserved location, property in Saltair will calm your spirit and motivate you to explore more of Vancouver Island. Property buyers looking for a larger lot with more privacy on the water will want to check out the opportunities that Saltair has to offer.
Located on a hillside directly on the 49th parallel of the east coast of Vancouver Island, Ladysmith has an approximate population of 7,900 people.
Offering a wide variety of housing opportunities, from single-dwelling homes to multi-family condo complexes, Ladysmith boasts some of the best ocean-view properties on Vancouver Island.
Located 74 km north of Victoria with a population estimated at 2,500 people, Crofton is a small coastal town in the North Cowichan region.
Although it is located slightly off the beaten path, Crofton offers many properties that provide privacy and space to satisfy your real estate needs.
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