Central Nanaimo, BC Homes

Real Estate in Central Nanaimo, British Columbia

Aerial view of Central Nanaimo streets with Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in Background

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Central Nanaimo, BC.

Central Nanaimo is based around the Nanaimo Regional Hospital and is an ideal neighbourhood for families and senior citizens looking for a quiet community with reasonably priced homes. Most houses and condos in this community are built between 1960-1990 and need some updating. Due to the real estate's age, you can typically buy below the median sale price for a house or condo in Nanaimo. 

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Why Central Nanaimo

Front entrance of Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Houses and condos for sale in Central Nanaimo are some of the older homes in Nanaimo. Ideal for homebuyers looking to renovate properties, the places in this area are perfect for flipping. Condos are found at a lower cost and are fantastic for investors looking for rental property due to the high demand from renters looking to be close to the hospital. 

A typical single Family House in Central Nanaimo sells for $750,000. A townhome in this area would sell for around $500,000. And a two-bedroom condo would sell on average for $450,000. Most residents in Central Nanaimo are Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) workers and senior citizens. There are multiple other healthcare providers such as clinics, physiotherapy, massage, chiropractic, optical, and more based in this community. 

Central Nanaimo Highlights

The Central Nanaimo community has an abundance of childcare facilities for daycare and afterschool care services. Jolly Giant Day Care and Kid's Place Childcare Centre are excellent locally owned licenced daycares. 

All the amenities someone would need are found within walking distance of residents of Central Nanaimo. The Shopping centre, Brooks Landing, has Save-on-Foods, Home Hardware, Anytime Fitness, RBC Bank, and Booster Juice, to name a few stores. Another shopping centre, Terminal Park, offers local shops such as Shear Agony Barbershop, Nesvogs Meats, and Sea Drift Fish Market

Other local shops are found within the Central Nanaimo community. One of them is Drip Social in the Colvile Medical Building, a fantastic locally-owned coffee house that offers some of the best coffee and sandwich on Vancouver Island. If you need something more substantial to drink, the Windward Pub is a local landmark in the Hospital Commons building on Boundry Avenue. 

Central Nanaimo Parks

Aerial view of Beban Park facilities and Expo Grounds

You could spend an entire day at Beban Park with the total activities available. There are pools, Ice Hockey Arenas, Golf Courses, off-leash dog parks, artificial turf fields, bike tracks, and soccer fields, to name a few. Beban park regularly hosts farmer's markets called Island Roots, which legendary pastry maker Georgies Pies frequents. Popular annual events such as the Vancouver Island Exposition and Nanaimo Home Owners Show are not to be missed. 

Bowen Park is one of the oldest parks in Nanaimo. The beauty of the trees, cliffs, and waterfalls takes your breath away. This park also has an outdoor pool, lawn bowling complex, and a frisbee golf course among the trees following the Millstone River. Bowen Park is where you'll also find the Nanaimo Curling Club, beach volleyball courts, and a skateboarding park. 

Central Nanaimo Schools 

Front entrance to Forest Park Elementary School

There are two primary elementary schools in Central Nanaimo, Quarterway Elementary and Forrest Park Elementary. Both schools have excellent facilities and playgrounds and are situated in quiet neighbourhoods that are safe for your children to walk or bike to school. 

It's always best to contact the Nanaimo Ladysmith School District (SD68) to confirm which elementary school your child will attend when relocating to Central Nanaimo. 

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