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Surrounded by the ocean on 3 sides, this waterfront development sits at the heart of downtown Nanaimo, 1 block from the 800 seat performing arts theatre, 2 blocks from the Conference Centre & downtown, and adjacent to a major shopping mall and marina’s, the float plane terminal, with connections to Vancouver & beyond. It’s about the most convenient location you could imagine to live. There are 3 separate buildings, all quality constructed from solid steel reinforced –soundproof concrete, with secure underground parking. Suite sizes range from 1000 sq ft to over 2500 square feet each.
A gleaming tower of aqua marine glass. Pacifica-like Cameron Island IS in downtown Nanaimo- Pacifica –at 38 Front Street, is directly on the waterfront, and the popular seawall, that meanders from downtown to the BC Ferry terminal at Departure Bay. Quality constructed out of solid steel reinforced –soundproof concrete this waterfront development is made up of 143 suites in the 18 story tower, and 26 townhomes for a total of 169 homes. Beautiful terraces separate the two sections of Pacifica. Secured underground parking. A wide range of suite sizes- in the tower ranging from 739 sq ft-with most suites in the 1100 range- to the two level townhomes ranging in size from 1188 to 1740 sq ft. Whether a vacation home or full time resident Pacifica has a beautiful home for you—on Nanaimo’s waterfront.
Perhaps Nanaimo’s MOST exclusive condominium building. We say that-because suites here are rarely listed for sale-they sell by “word of mouth” Just seven -1800 Sq Ft suites in this solid concrete building. Built in 1992. Underground parking. Each suite has an individual heat pump. Adjacent to Maffeo Sutton Park & the Seawall. Easy walking to downtown, and public transit.
Located directly on the waterfront promenade, facing, onto Newcastle Channel, with most suites overlooking the 786 acre Newcastle Island Provincial Park, on the bus route and ½ mile from the BC Ferry terminal at Departure Bay. Located between the Newport and Edgewater developments this is a smaller complex with 43 suites in 3 separate buildings, ranging in size from 912 square feet to over 1700 square feet. Designed by local architect Jerome Ellins, Channel Views is aptly named for its curved picture window design, which brings the ocean vistas and natural light into the waterfront facing suites. Built in 1994, Channel Views has secured underground parking, secured entry systems, and a wonderful location, for the owner who wants to enjoy the activities of Nanaimo waterfront. Boat moorage is available in marinas adjacent to Channel Views.
Located directly on the waterfront promenade, facing Newcastle Channel, Edgewater is adjacent to Channel Views development-to the north. Edgewater consists of nine waterfront townhomes of approximately 1483 square feet each, and 21 condominium residences, with a wide range of designs ranging in size from 725 square feet. On the bus route, and ½ mile from the BC Ferry Terminal at Departure Bay, it’s hard to imagine a better location. Each suite has Stainless Steel appliances, granite counters and hardwood flooring. Newer construction with “hardi-plank” siding and low maintenance finishing. There is secured underground parking, plus kayak storage. There is a kayak ramp on the waterfront-directly in front of the development, for easy access. If you own a boat, you can easily moor it adjacent to your suite.
Adjacent to the Royal Vista—this was Nanaimo’s 1st purpose built concrete condominium building, constructed in 1978. Solid steel reinforced concrete, this well maintained “55 plus” ( you have to be 55 or better to live here) Eight stories with 30 suites all under 1300 square feet, most of the suites are 1215 square feet, with a very modern “open plan” throughout the living room and dining room. Many suites have wonderful ocean and harbour views, and others, have warm southern exposure views. Adjacent to the Nanaimo Yacht Club, the Promenade Walkway and a waterfront park out in front, this is a quality building that has stood the test of time. This is a quality building that has stood the test of time.
Sitting up high on a hill-every one of the suites at Nelson Villa has a great view over Nanaimo Harbour, Protection or Newcastle Island Provincial Park Just 12 suites in this wood frame building, with most suites having been updated. Suite sizes range from 896 Square Feet to 980 Square feet. Very good pricing for the location & views. Easy walking to downtown, public transit and the ever popular Seawall.
• 500 & 540 Stewart Avenue—22 suites in each building. • 520 & 550 Blue Girl Way –14 suites & 15 suites, on the waterfront side • 504 & 506 Blue Girl Way—“The Gatehouse” –two suites. Adjacent to the Nanaimo Yacht Club, on the waterfront promenade, are the stylish “Newport” residences. A very creative mix of homes, with 75 suites in 5 separate buildings, with wide open spaces between the buildings, all on lushly manicured grounds, ½ mile from the BC Ferry terminal at Departure Bay, on the bus route, and close to shopping and recreation. There are 9 different floor plans, in the four main buildings ranging in size from 861 square feet to over 1800 square foot penthouse suites –some with 13 foot vaulted ceilings, with floor to ceiling windows. “The Gatehouse” has two suites, situated at the entrance to Blue Girl Way, which is named after the yacht of former Nanaimo mayor Frank J. Ney There is secured underground parking, secured entry, and each suite has a natural gas fireplace. Beautifully maintained complex, in a great location. Boat moorage in the Newport marina—directly out front.
The Reef 145 Newcastle Avenue Sitting high above the Nanaimo Harbour, all of the suites enjoy a beautiful ocean view over the harbour, Protection Island and Newcastle Island. There are only 7 suites in this well maintained, four story wood framed building. The front suites-facing north east-over the harbour are approximately 1193 square feet, and the suites at the rear of the building, approximately 1400 sq ft “wrap around” –so that there are TWO view points from each suite, the living areas facing north , and the bedroom/den area facing east. A very well thought out design for the lot. Easy walking to downtown, public transit, and the Seawall.
The name says it all. Solid concrete building built in 1964 the Royal Vista sits at the corner of Newcastle Avenue and Rosehill Avenue, overlooking the Nanaimo Yacht Club and the harbour. Built in a “semi circle” most all of the suites have tremendous sweeping views over the harbour, Newcastle Island provincial Park or Protection Island. Most suites are in the 1100 sq ft range, with 1 suite being just 480 square feet. A premier location for Yacht Club members-or people who love watching boats. Public transit is 1 block away.
Located between downtown and the Departure Bay beach areas, Seascape Manor, built in 1981 consists of 106 suites ranging in size from 960 to over 1700 square feet, some with rooftop decks. While Seascape is not “technically waterfront” property, we have included it in our site, because of its dramatic location, on 4.5 acres, high up over Departure Bay, with most suites having wonderful, un-obstructed ocean, mountain, or beech views. Built in a “U” shape, the building has 3 separate entrances. Many of the suites have direct access to the outside so you don’t have to go into an elevator to enter your suite. They feel more like townhomes. Amenities include a hot tub & sauna, and an outdoor swimming pool. The suites are open & bright. The building is very well maintained, the management group takes great pride in the ownership. Seascape suites have always been very popular with people, because of the Departure Bay location, and the size and value offered in its suites. Make sure you see suites that are available here.
“At the Beach” – best describes Seaside Place- as it is located across form Nanaimo’s MOST popular beach--- Departure Bay beach. While it is not “technically waterfront” property, because there is a road in front of it the building, it is an OUTSTANDING location. Walk out your front door, across the road, and onto ½ mile of sandy oceanfront, onto the city park, that sits adjacent to Seaside to the west. Built on the site of an old resort from the 1940’s, Seaside is a 3 story complex, built in 1982, and has only 52 suites ranging in size from 628 to 948 square feet. There is a very small turnover of suites here, but if there is one available, when you are looking to buy, it’s well worth viewing. The location says it all. Seaside.
Most people agree that “The Shores” is The Shores is a very exclusive condominium development. Twenty Five multi style and size homes on 3.65 acres of south facing, walk on beach frontage, with its own PRIVATE dock, where you can launch your kayak-or swim. There are 3 styles of luxurious homes here: 1- A 10 unit 3 story condominium building, with secured underground parking. 1570 to 2935 square feet. 2- Seven –Three story townhomes, averaging 2600 square feet- each with double car garages. 3- Eight free standing homes, right on the waterfront, each with direct access to the beach. Built by Windley Contracting in 2006, The Shores is unparalleled in its location, quality of construction, and high end finishing. If there is a home for sale here, be sure to see it.
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