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An Appealing Semi-Rural Lifestyle!

Cedar Real Estate

Located 10km south of Nanaimo, Cedar is a tranquil and picturesque settlement just outside the city; an extended resort area along Yellowpoint Road faces De Courcy, Ruxton, Pylades, Valdes, and Thetis Islands. Real estate in Cedar features rolling landscape with some beautiful farms and acreages, which promises all the privacy and enjoyment that rural countryside living has to offer. Plenty of space and evergreen forests between properties adds to this feeling of serenity. One of the more prestigious neighborhoods in Cedar is called Cedar By The Sea, which borders on the ocean. Contact Carly Carey today to start your home search, or click to learn more about Cedar real estate.

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Amazing beaches

Cedar Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $1.1M
Lowest Priced Home $310K
Highest Listing Price $2.9M
Total Property Listings 41
Avg. Days On Market 80
Avg. Price/SQFT $569

Property Types (active listings)

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Minutes from Downtown Nanaimo

Cedar Overview

The easy access to amenities and transportation around the area serves as a helpful complement to the rural lifestyle of houses for sale in Cedar, BC. The drive to Nanaimo is a quick one, and with two BC Ferry locations and floatplane points located nearby, travelling between communities is easy! The Nanaimo Airport sits beside Highway 19 in Yellow Point for farther destinations, such as Vancouver, too.

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Minutes to Downtown
Airport / Ferry Access
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Riverfront Community

Cedar Real Estate Highlights

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    Many popular parks & walking trails
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    Larger properties in a refreshing semi-rural setting
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    Vibrant community featuring farmer's markets & local craft makers
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    Beautiful beaches overlooking several gulf islands
Life In Cedar The Cedar Yellow Point area boasts an abundance of true West-Coast style galleries, crafts, and culinary shops. A wonderful place to reside in peace and to visit!
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Stunning Provincial Parks & Greenspaces

Roberts Memorial Park

Cedar boasts stunning and educational provincial parks, which both residents and visitors take advantage of year-round. For a quick drive or a day trip, there are many green spaces to explore.

Roberts Memorial Provincial Park features a lovely 1km trail through mature Vancouver Island forest to the beach overlooking the scenic Stewart Channel. Residents often watch for sea lions, great blue herons, bald eagles, and sea birds. Unique to this park are the sandstone ledges; an integral part of the geological heritage of Vancouver Island.

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Regional Parks
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Charming Cottages

Cedar Real Estate

When it comes to real estate in this small community, single-family homes in Cedar are typically older properties. One of the biggest draws to this area are the charming homes, many of which have a cottage or ranch style. For those searching for an investment property, Cedar has a few options for interested buyers. 

Real estate in Cedar is generally more affordable than those located north in Nanaimo. However, there are exceptional luxury homes on the market which provide an fantastic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

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Prehistoric Past
Rich Culture

Top Cedar Attractions & Amenities

The community of Cedar is not only known for its parks and secluded homes, but also for its rich history. In fact, the area has many ancient relics that connect with the region's past. 

The Petroglyph Provincial Park allows visitors to travel back in time—over 1,000 years ago—with its main exhibit: traditional prehistoric First Nations carvings. An interpretive area with information boards helps visitors decipher the petroglyphs, as many of them were created before written language had existed, and each carving has a meaning. Children and history buffs enjoy making ‘rubbings’ of the petroglyphs, by gently placing paper or cloth over the carving and lightly rubbing a crayon or wax to form a reverse impression.

Other highlights in Cedar include two community centers, a farmers market (open every Sunday morning), a skate park, and the shops along Cedar Road. Parks in and around Cedar include the following:

  • Nanaimo River Regional Park
  • Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park
  • Hermer Provincial Park
  • Roberts Memorial Provincial Park

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If you would like to discuss your central Vancouver Island real estate questions from Lake Cowichan through Qualicum and everywhere in between, please reach out. I love talking about Naniamo real estate and I can’t wait to meet you to discuss your next home with you.