About Dover Bay
If your dreaming of a quiet community in the North of Nanaimo that offers an affluent lifestyle, ocean views, and and the convenience of nearby shopping centers, then make sure you see the Dover homes and condos for sale by scrolling down. Many of the homes in Dover offer breathtaking ocean views and have many parks and recreations areas spread throughout the community. Dover is known as one of the safest neighbourhoods in Nanaimo making this ideal for families and retirees. Locals commonly refer to this area as "NORTH NANAIMO."
Average Single-Family Home Sale Price*Prices Exclude Waterfront Properties
Average homes sale price compared to the previous four years of sales data. Please note this data is only a comparison of the data collected to data in the current calendar year.
North Nanaimo Stats (2018):
|Metric||Amount||% Change from 2017|
|Price Per Square Foot||$289.92||+7.24%|
|Price Per Square Foot (waterfront)||$381.66||+0.78%|
|Average Days on Market||29 days||+48.27%|
|Average Lot Price||$335,375||-15.84%|
The boom in real estate demand from 2016 to 2017 has seemed to level off into a more balanced market which we're now experiencing in 2018. A strong indication of this is seen in the average $sqft only increasing by a little over 7% for single family homes in North Nanaimo. This trend is more apparent with waterfront homes in North Nanaimo as the average $sqft has increased by under 1%.
In North Nanaimo, a levelling off of demand has increased the average days on Market (DOM)for a newly listed home from just over two weeks to days in 2017 to slightly over four weeks in 2018. Though this is nearly double the time required to sell a home, this is extremely fast in comparison to all previous years excluding 2017.
Individuals looking to build a new construction home in North Nanaimo have an opportunity to save over 15% on the purchase prices of a lot as there seems to be a noticeable reduction in the average lot sales price.
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WHY DOVER BAY
North Nanaimo communities have the best selections of rancher, west coast contemporary, and modern home styles. Homes here have generous lots with lush landscaping and privacy for decerning homeowners.
As one of Nanaimo's most desirable areas to buy a home, luxury two-story homes are prevalent with multiple car garages, three plus bedrooms, three plus bathrooms, and incredible views of the Strait of Georgia.
Dover homes and condos are ideal for families and retirees looking to relocate for a vibrant lifestyle with ease of access to shopping, schools, amenities, and leisure activities.
Dover residents are very close to Nanaimo's largest shopping mall, Woodgrove Centre. Woodgrove offers a variety of major chains such as GAP, Sportchek, and Walmart.
Right next to Woodgrove Center you'll find a Costco and Real Canadian Super Store for all your bulk grocery needs. There's also a Save-On-Food's if you just need somthing quick.
If you're a golf enthusiast, Winchelsea View Gold course is a short five to ten-minute drive, and Fairwinds Golf Resort is a short 15-minute drive North on the Island Highway.
There are many parks in the Dover area for you to relax and enjoy the Island lifestyle. Blueback Park offers expansive sand beaches which are fantastic for family picnics, romantic sunset walks, and catching a great tan in the summer months.
Invermere Beach is a phenomenal off-leash dog park in a protected bay which allows for your furry family members to frolick on the sandy beaches with other dogs.
McGirr Sports Field is very close as well for baseball enthusiasts and people looking for well-kept grass fields for athletic training. Many amateur baseball games are played here every year throughout the summer and you can join these pick-up leagues as well.
The Dover Community is in the McGirr Nanaimo School District catchment area. There is both an Elementary school and Secondary School, Dover Bay Secondary School for students from grades 8-12, and McGirr Elementary School for students in grades K-7.
The McGirr school catchment area is the most desirable places for parents wanting the best for their children's future. The Elementary and Secondary Schools are side by side allowing students to access facilities at both locations with ease.
Surrounding the schools are beautiful family homes and quiet streets filled with locals walking there pets. You could not ask for a safer area for your child to attend school.
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