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Convenient Central Location

Central Nanaimo Real Estate

Many residents in Nanaimo choose to live in the heart of the city for two reasons: its proximity to everything Nanaimo has to offer, and affordable housing prices. The perks of living in the hub of Nanaimo is that residents have their choice of shopping malls, recreation and sports facilities, schools, green spaces, transportation. Central Nanaimo homes for sale are commonly referred to as being part of The Hospital District, as it's home to the Nanaimo Regional Hospital, Nanaimo's highly respected, leading-edge medical facility.

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Central Nanaimo Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $750K
Lowest Priced Home $320K
Highest Listing Price $2.8M
Total Property Listings 61
Avg. Days On Market 42
Avg. Price/SQFT $507

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Convenience & Affordability in Central Nanaimo


Housing prices are in the mid-range for Nanaimo, making it a great area for economical housing and investment properties. You’ll see a wide array of housing styles in this part of the city, including single family and duplex dwellings, condos, townhomes, and apartment buildings. The area is well treed with mature forest growth and offers up some incredible ocean views of Departure Bay, which is a huge attraction to real estate investors. If you want an incredible deal in a convenient location, Central Nanaimo might be the neighbourhood for you!

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    Convenient central location
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    Access to the best shopping in the city
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    Impressive variety of available real estate
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    Affordable & family-friendly neighbourhoods
At the Center of it all Those living in Central Nanaimo enjoy easy access to the Departure Bay ferry terminal, which makes transportation to other cities practically effortless.
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Recreation Abounds

World-Class Facilities

There is a great deal of recreation opportunities (both indoor and outdoor) near Central Nanaimo real estate, making it a popular choice for families. The Beban Park Sports Complex boast high quality ice rinks, a swimming pool, tennis courts, soccer fields, and even Participark, a creative workout park inspired by ParticipACTION.

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Natural Treasures Await

Wonderful Wildlife

Residents and visitors love exploring one of Nanaimo’s treasures, Bowen Park, for its series of interpretive trails, a waterfall, picnic areas, and the duck pond (which my kids adore!). Wildlife enthusiasts greatly value the 2.2km trail winding around the nearby bird and wildlife sanctuary and the Buttertubs Marsh Conservation Area

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