Real Estate Market in Nanaimo, BC

As diverse as the history and the economy is here, so is the real estate market. Buying in Nanaimo provides residents with incredible views and access to the Strait of Georgia, sandy, coastal homes, and peaceful bays with marina access.

When considering what to buy in Nanaimo, buyers have numerous options. Along the outskirts of town are larger properties many that are still farmland. This is also where many new developments are springing up in Nanaimo. For more traditional housing, select properties in the historic district and downtown areas. Homes are smaller but offer more traditional features. Many homes were built in the 1970's through the 1990's. As a result, modern, stylish homes are also available in various neighborhoods within the city.

 

Home values are growing year-after-year in Nanaimo but remain affordable. The average selling price for real estate in October of 2015 was $380,054, which is about a 1% increase from the previous year. In the same month, about 380 homes were for sale, significantly lower than the 443 from the previous year. This shows the demand for real estate in Nanaimo and the surrounding areas. From single-family homes with 2 and 3 bedrooms (some of the most popular), to large, luxurious estates on spacious parcels of land, numerous options exist in this area.

 

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Homes from $800,000-$899,000

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  • 3841 GLEN OAKS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 447074

    Main Photo: 3841 GLEN OAKS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 447074
    $839,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    447074
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,350 sq. ft.
    The Ridge, Nanaimo's premier liveable community. This gorgeous 2 storey main level entry home offers a spacious open concept floor plan and chic modern finishing that are sure to impress. A spectacular residence proudly built by Creative Concepts Construction, a professional builder with a proven passion for superior workmanship and client satisfaction. The great room incorporates the kitchen and dining area, ideal for entertaining. Quality construction with executive finishings throughout including quartz counters in the kitchen, a chef's kitchen that includes a huge island with plenty of counter space along with a convenient butler's pantry. The upper level features the master suite with a walk-in closet and spa-like ensuite with floating vanities, a soaker tub and rain shower Two more bedrooms, a full 5 pc bathroom and the laundry room complete this level. Enjoy the comfort of a warm nautural gas fireplace, high-efficiency, hydronic forced air and radiant heat. Price plus GST. All measurements and data are approximate verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1335 LANGARA DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441304

    Main Photo: 1335 LANGARA DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441304
    $839,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441304
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    3,448 sq. ft.
    Brand new home in upscale Westwood Lake neighbourhood. This entry level home with walk-out basement has a fantastic layout with all living areas & laundry room on the main floor. A large and open living area is a great space for the family to gather, and a bonus room downstairs provides additional hobby/living space. The master suite features a great walk-in closet and spacious ensuite. A few high end features of this home includes natural gas hookups, stone counters, and modern kitchen with floor to ceiling cabinets. With VIU just 5 minutes away, the spacious & bright two bedroom suite with separate patio is absolutely ideal for students. A private backyard provides a serene space to relax after a busy day. Situated on a quiet street by Westwood Lake Park, enjoy the beach or run/ walk the well-groomed trails, just moments from downtown or an easy 15 minute drive to north Nanaimo. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1331 LANGARA DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444803

    Main Photo: 1331 LANGARA DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444803
    $849,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444803
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    3,464 sq. ft.
    Brand new family home with suite in upscale Westwood Lake neighbourhood. This level-entry beauty has a great layout complete w/ lower bonus room plus a two bedroom suite- an ideal student rental, being just moments from VIU. The master bedroom has full ensuite with dual vanity, and well-organized walk-in closet ready for your wardrobe. The polished kitchen is connected to nat. gas and finished with stone counters, island with storage & wine rack, and stainless steel hood vent. The open living area features a gas f/p for cooler evenings, and sliding glass doors lead out to a spacious deck for a great outdoor living room. On a quiet street near Westwood Lake Park, explore the trails, or bike across town via the Parkway Trail. In this popular neighbourhood, you're just five minutes to downtown, and 15 min drive to shopping and amenities in North Nanaimo. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4775&4777 HAMMOND BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 446970

    Main Photo: 4775&4777 HAMMOND BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 446970
    $849,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    446970
    Bedrooms:
    7
    Bathrooms:
    6
    Floor Area:
    4,537 sq. ft.
    Investor Alert Rare 4500+ sqft full duplex with 7 bedrooms and 6 bathroom including 3 ensuite master bedrooms in each of 3 floors. The unit 4777 has been recently upgraded with newer flooring, bathrooms, cabinets. the unit with 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms plus private deck is so cozy for a small family; and the unit 4775 includes 2 floors with 5 bedrooms/4 bathrooms; the main floor of 4775 comes with 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms and full kitchen; and the bonus of the lower floor offers standard size kitchen space and cabinets for in-law or home stay students. Bus station is just at the street and 3 minutes drive to Neck Point Park and 5 minutes drive to Pipers Lagoon. All measurements are approximate, to verify if necessary, (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 248 CRESTLINE TERRACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 447088

    Main Photo: 248 CRESTLINE TERRACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 447088
    $849,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    447088
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,832 sq. ft.
    Modern contemporary Executive home at The Ridge, Nanaimo's premier livable community. Exceptional high quality built by Creative Concepts Construction, a professional builder with a proven passion for superior workmanship and client satisfaction. Class and attention to detail are evident from the exterior of hardi panel, stucco and stone and then entering through the stunning 9 ft Fir door into a large foyer. A very functional floor plan offers a den/office off the entry that features vaulted ceilings and high windows for natural light. The main level features an amazing kitchen tastefully appointed with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, plenty of custom cabinetry and a large skylight. The focal point of the open living, dining and kitchen is the sleek linear gas fireplace accented with concrete mantel and hearth. This greatroom opens onto a large deck that runs the full length of the home and looks out onto the forested trails and parkland beyond. An impressive master suite with vaulted ceilings, direct access to the private deck, walk in closet and spa-inspired ensuite with floating vanities, stand alone soaker tub and separate glass framed rain shower. The bright basement offers two more bedrooms and a large recreation room with access to the covered deck, making it a perfect location for family fun. The flex room has future possibility for another bedroom and the hidden huge storage area to hide away all the extras. The walk out lower level opens onto a level yard with direct access to over 400 acres of forested trails and parkland and is a true retreat that you can look forward to relaxing in at the end of every day. Other features include beautiful wide plank engineered hardwood and tile flooring and a natural gas high-efficiency, hydronic forced air furnace and roughed in for built in vacuum. All measurements and data are approximate verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4854 VISTA VIEW CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 446483

    Main Photo: 4854 VISTA VIEW CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 446483
    $849,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    446483
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,968 sq. ft.
    From the grand entrance way to the open feeling through the dining, kitchen and family room, you'll see the detail in finishing in this 4 year young home. The spacious feel of the main floor continues into the living room where the majestic gas fireplace is the focal point for this comfortable gathering place, and then through the foyer to the den/office space. The natural flow of this family home continues upward, along the open staircase to the second floor. Here you will find more living space, two large bedrooms and behind french doors, the Master retreat! Boasting a walk-in closet, large 5 piece ensuite and a second gas fireplace, here in the serene quiet, you can relax in your own space at the end of a long day. Some other key features of this lovely 2900 sf home are the large dream kitchen with granite counters, gorgeous wood cabinets, large sit up island with built in beverage Fridge & prep sink, real hardwood throughout the house; hot water on demand for those endless showers; an easy care yard with sprinkler system; spacious double garage; extra parking out front for RV loading/unloading. There is so much more to discover in this beautiful home and I invite you to come and see it for yourself. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3778 MARJORIE WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 446937

    Main Photo: 3778 MARJORIE WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 446937
    $849,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    446937
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,881 sq. ft.
    Looking for all the bells and whistles? You found it!! This fabulous over 2800 square-foot home is stunning from top to bottom. Professionally designed and finished by Colanna Homes, this two-story design with master bedroom and den on the main is sure to please. The master bedroom boasts a fabulous ensuite with heated floors, soaker tub & large separate shower plus oversized walk-in closet. The main floor great room is stunning with the two-story high ceiling capturing the elegance of the Linear gas fireplace! Beautiful custom kitchen with stone counters, stove water tap, oversized counter depth fridge and loads of custom cabinetry. Upstairs you'll find two more spacious bedrooms with their own ensuite bathrooms as well as an enormous home theater/rec room. Perfect for all you're entertaining needs with a media panel and room for all your toys. The house offers surround sound, hot water on demand, gas heat & air conditioning, all interior walls insulated and the list goes on. All located in a convenient new subdivision (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 143 BRAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 447031

    Main Photo: 143 BRAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 447031
    $849,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    447031
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,938 sq. ft.
    Cottle Creek Estates! This custom home is situated in a quiet area surrounded by forest & parkland. This property features 4 bedrooms including 2 master bedrooms both with ensuites plus a den which would make a perfect home office or child's playroom. Throughout this home you will find quality details such as the custom built-ins, quartz countertops & large pantry. This 2938 sq ft home sits on a large lot with an oversized garage backing out onto Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park. The small sub-division is esthetically pleasing as the homes are mostly all custom built and only a few have been built with suites so not create congestion. This perfect family home won't last long! Call today to book your private viewing! Professional Photos Coming Soon! All measurements are approximate & should be verified if deemed important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1845 DEAN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 446979

    Main Photo: 1845 DEAN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 446979
    $899,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    446979
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    5
    Floor Area:
    5,207 sq. ft.
    Private paradise in the beautiful Cinnabar Valley. Gated 0.69 acre property adjunct to city park and surrounded by trails and fishing lakes. This 5000+ sq ft home has 2 kitchens, so many rooms and abundant parking. It is ideal for big family and B&B business. The 2254sq ft main level has valted ceiling and many skylights in the living area. Huge windows welcomes in the natural beauty of the valley. The kitchen has a lot of space, large island, modern appliances and two built-in ovens. The Master bedroom is spacious and is completed with walk-in closet and 4 piece bathroom. 2 other bedrooms are on the main floor. The lower level offers a lot of space for the family and rooms for guests, and there is even a sauna to add to the joy of the exclusive lifestyle. The basement is finished into a suite with its own private deck. Additional features include 2646sq ft deck space in total on the 3 levels (not counted as floor area), covered front porch, 2 heat pumps (one is new), and tons of parking provided in the gated front yard. Measurements are approximate, verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 501 NOTTINGHAM DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443612

    Main Photo: 501 NOTTINGHAM DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443612
    • Beautiful Custom Build Cottle Creek Estate Home
    • Custom curved Fir railing
    • Granite countertops and stainless appliances
    • Natural Gas BBQ hook up on deck
    • Master Bdrm, ensuite, private deck, walk in closet
    • Luxurious master bathroom ensuite
    • Matching solid fir mantle oversized gas fire place
    • Laundry/mud room with custom cabinetry
    • 300sqft wkshp with overhead door, workbench & heat
    • Whistler style - custom build with Timberframe
    • Truly a gorgeous home ~ Whistler Style
    • A real timberframe entrance
    • Most all fir in this home was milled from the site
    • Nice stone and Fir details
    • Slate tile floors through much of the home
    • Solid Fir Timberframe details out front
    • Yes .. that post is SOLID FIR
    • Very durable hardwood floor in almost entire home
    • 4.5" Solid Fir Mantle Piece
    • 13' Vaulted Ceilings in open concept grand room
    • Extra Large Bartop Eating area
    • Over sized master bedroom
    • Deluxe shower, soaker tub & twin vessel sinks
    • Deluxe ensuite bath has has room enough to party
    • Master bdrm closet organizer ... deluxe indeed
    • Private deck off the master bedroom
    • Get away from the kids out here
    • Heated tile floors in main bathroom
    • Bedroom 2 upstairs
    • Bedroom 3 upstairs
    • Bdrm 4/den downstairs would make a great office
    • Bdrm 5 (dn) features ensuite & heated tile floors
    • Family / Media room leads to covered patio
    • Heated floors in all the bathrooms and laundry
    • Tons of storage!
    • Custom cabinets with shoe drawers
    • 8 Ball in the corner pocket
    • Wired for mounted Tv's in several locations
    • Games room extraordinaire
    • Gas F/P with custom shelving surround
    • A perfect spot for a personal gym
    • Verify measurements if important
    • Large sundeck
    • York Heatpump for heat and AC
    • Outdoor speakers on the patio
    • Covered patio is prewired for a hot tub
    • Flood Lights keep large backyard bright at night
    • Backs onto city park land
    • Large level lot
    • Extended RV Parking down the left
    • Tons of parking space!
    • Nottingham Drive is close to Linley Valley Park
    • The Hillside behind the home is City park
    • A short ways from Departure Bay
    • Playground just down the street
    $899,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443612
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    3,554 sq. ft.
    Beautiful custom built west coast style executive home in the desirable Cottle Creek Estates & backing onto park land and just steps away from Departure Bay Beach,Linley Valley & Cottle Lake Park. Superbly built this home features 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, edge grain fir finish throughout and a stunning timber frame entrance. Almost all of the fir in this was milled from the property during construction. Wood floors, lots of heated slate tile flooring, built in vacuum, almost 300sqft workshop, 1600sqft 4ft tall crawl space, heat pump and extended RV Parking. Upstairs boasts 13ft vaulted ceilings in the open concept kitchen and living room with granite counter tops with large eating bar, built in speaker system, large gas fireplace with 4.5" thick solid fir mantle piece and large deck looking over your level back yard. Large master bedroom features its own private balcony, walk in closet with gorgeous built in organizer, grand ensuite with his and her vessel sinks, large soaker tub, heated floors, and large walk in dual rain shower with body jets. Downstairs has two more bedrooms, one with its own ensuite with heated floors and walk in closet with built in organizer. Two large family rooms with built in speaker system, custom built fir wet bar, access to patio with outdoor speakers, and gas fire place with matching 4.5" thick solid fir mantle piece. In the very back is a good sized rec room which would be perfect for an at home gym if it had some rubber floors and mirrors put up. Access to the double garage with workshop can be found through the large mud room with custom cabinets and shoe organizers, and deep stainless steel laundry sink. If where you live is important to you, then you certainly will enjoy what Departure Bay has to offer. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3761 JINGLE POT ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443505

    Main Photo: 3761 JINGLE POT ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443505
    $899,500
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443505
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,209 sq. ft.
    Picturesque and Historic Stronach homestead seldom is on the market. You will love this updated character home in ever popular Jingle Pot area on 8.4 acres with many outbuildings. It has gorgeous valley and Mt Benson Views. Property is all fenced and selectively treed for privacy. Fenced perfectly horses and cows that will allow the fields to hayed. Large pond with water rights perfect for irrigation. Separate driveway that leads to mobile home pad that is fully serviced and rented at 500.00 per month.Separate building has been converted into living space that would make great home office,studio or farm office. Home features include large country kitchen, oak flooring, coved ceilings, woodstove, french doors leading to private patio area with Gazebo. Unique built in china cabinet in dining room. Part basement is perfect for the teenagers. Living room features great mountain views. This home borders city of Nanaimo boundary and is only minutes all amenities. It is a must see. Call Clem Remillard at Royal Lepage Nanaimo for more information 250-758-7653 or 250 -753-7100. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1370 KURTIS CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 447148

    Main Photo: 1370 KURTIS CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 447148
    $899,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    447148
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    4,200 sq. ft.
    Rare offering in today's market. This 4.96 acre parcel features 2 separate homes placed 400' apart, one of which has a 3 bay garage with 1 overheight bay. The main home is 2200sqft of finished space with 18' vaulted ceilings in the living room a huge open kitchen and dining room with a sunroom, powder room, master bedroom with ensuite and dressing room finishing off the first floor. Upstairs you will find an open loft space at the top of the stairs with a laundry room 2 large bedrooms and a 4 pce bathroom, this home also features a gorgeous back deck and a guest bedroom downstairs. Between the 2 homes you will find a couple acres of naturally landscaped grounds with plenty of space for the kids to play or animals to roam. The second home is 1000sqft above the 3 bay garage with a nicely finished 2 bed 1 bath living area with open great room concept. The property backs onto trails that lead to Cable Bay Trail and Dodds Narrows and just a short drive to Cedar Beach. Call Ray Pellerin or Bill Willgress 250-756-1132 for more info. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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