Brechin Hill BC Homes
Real Estate in Brechin Hill British Columbia
Brechin Hill is one of Nanaimo's most desirable neighbourhoods, with a historic charm combined with beautifully maintained properties, most of which boast beautiful views. The neighbourhood overlooks Newcastle Island and the harbour and is walking distance from downtown Nanaimo. If you are looking for a neighbourhood that features ocean views, historic charm, and close proximity to downtown, Brechin Hill might be exactly what you're dreaming of.
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Brechin Hill, BC.
Brechin Hill is are located in Downtown Nanaimo overlooking the harbour and Newcastle Island. Walking distance from downtown, the homes in Brechin Hill were built in the early fifties, sixties, and seventies, giving them fantastic character and well-established gardens. Brechin Hill overlooks a quiet channel where many boats lazily drift by from sunrise to sunset. This area is seeing increasing demand for homebuyers looking for oceanview, much closer to the downtown core of Nanaimo.
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Brechin Hill Schools
Schools serving Brechin Hill families are excellent, all a part of Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. The district has a reputation for excellent test scores, student-to-teacher ratios, and high-quality teachers. Families that live in Brechin Hill will fall into two different catchment areas. If you live closer to downtown, your child's elementary school will be Brechin Elementary. If you live closer to Departure Bay and the Ferry terminal, your children will attend Cilaire Elementary.
Families who prefer a private education will find an extensive list of private schools in the community, ranging in academic philosophy, size, and price point.
Brechin Hill Highlights
There are many beautiful parks and trails near Brechin Hill, including Beach Estates Park, Newcastle Island Park, and Barney Moriez Park.
Downtown Nanaimo is full of wonderful places to eat just a short walk from Brechin Hill, such as Carlo's O'Bryan's Neighbourhood Pub, Sealand Pho right on the water, and Beefeater's Chop House and Grill and of course your tried and true Starbucks on Terminal Ave.
Along this same stretch of road are several shops and fast food spots and the BC Ferries terminal and bay kiosks and Seair Seaplanes.
Brechin Hill Real Estate
Most homes in Brechin hill were built between the 1950s and 1970s, contributing a charming character to the neighbourhood. As you stroll through Brechin Hill you will notice mature trees and carefully maintained gardens. The neighbourhood is historic but has aged beautifully. Single-family homes in Brechin Hill begin in the mid $700,000s, though waterfront property will be much higher.
Newer condos and townhomes are found along Stweart Avenue lining the boardwalk that leads into Nanaimo's Downtown Core. These Condo buildings are beautiful and offer amazing views of the harbour and access to many activities and shops. Condos and townhomes in this area can be found starting at around $450,000 and can reach into the millions depending on size and proximity to the water.
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