Nanaimo properties are set in a classic West Coast community, offering natural beauty at every turn, and vast recreation potential. Nanaimo has one of the longest shorelines in Canada, and a forested mountain backdrop just outside downtown. Here, you can go from the wilderness to the city centre in just a few minutes, and spend more time in the places you want to be.

The second largest city on Vancouver Island, Nanaimo real estate promises a lively and unique urban experience.


As the second-largest metropolitan area on Vancouver Island,. Nanaimo homes for sale fall into a  wide variety of different property types. Whether you're interested in Nanaimo real estate for a small efficient condo or single family starter home, or if your tastes run more towards a luxury property or a large area of land to build to your own specifications, there's a Nanaimo  property that can meet your needs.

If it's an efficient starter home for a new family that you want, consider the condos and single family homes of Central Nanaimo or Brechin Hill. The properties in Hammond Bay and North Nanaimo offer spectacular water views and newer construction with layouts varying from cozy single family homes to sprawling estate homes.. If you want to be close to the heart of the city consider The Old City for character homes in older, tree lined neighborhood streets.


Owning a Nanaimo home for sale carries with it benefits beyond the pride of home ownership. Ask any Vancouver Island resident and they will tell you that life moves at a different pace here, and one look at the natural beauty that surrounds Nanaimo and it's not hard to see why residents take a little extra time to smell the roses. If quality of life is an important consideration in your home search, then a Nanaimo home for sale is the perfect fit.


Nanaimo has abundant recreation opportunities, both indoor and outdoor. The long shoreline and plentiful local lakes make the area a boaters' paradise, whether your tastes run to ocean kayaking or lake fishing from a motorboat. The newly opened Nanaimo Aquatic Center is a perfect way to spend an afternoon, with waterslides, a lap pool, and the province's largest wave pool.

If you’re new to the Nanaimo area, you can delight in the thought of a relaxed, anything goes lifestyle. Residents love living in this Pacific Northwest city and relish the bountiful amount of activities Nanaimo has to offer. From organized sports teams to shopping to fine restaurants to fresh water lakes, Nanaimo will keep the entire family active and entertained all year long. If you’re looking for an adventure, simply head to Wildplay for a ziplining or bungee jumping experience. Skiers and snowboarders can also revel in Mount Washington’s popular trails. This city is truly a West Coast paradise and you’ll be in good company with a Nanaimo home

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