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Chemainus Waterfront Real Estate

The beautiful Chemainus waterfront properties for sale are located on the eastern part of the southern portion of Vancouver Island, just 32km from Nanaimo via the Trans Canada Highway. The community of Chemainus is known for its stunning beauty, from the surrounding forests and nearby mountains, to the murals and carvings celebrated within the town. For more information about unlisted and upcoming options, reach out to Carly Carey—your Chemainus waterfront real estate expert— or or click to learn more about Chemainus waterfront homes.

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Chemainus Waterfront Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.4M
Lowest Price $900K
Highest Price $2.4M
Total Waterfront Listings 4
Avg. Days On Market 45
Avg. Price/SQFT $650

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Chemainus Waterfront Real Estate Market

The Chemainus community is a popular destination for tourists and families looking to settle down. The seaside community is nestled beside the mountains, offering small town charms to its residents while remaining close to nearby cities and communities.

The Chemainus waterfront real estate market offers the rare chance to live on the waterfront, with panoramic views of the ocean and nearby Gulf Islands. The homes for sale on the Chemainus waterfront are typically large family dwellings, with massive yards and decks to enjoy the morning and evening sun.

For anyone looking for Vancouver Island waterfront property, Chemainus waterfront is a popular choice.

The Highlights of Living in Chemainus

Besides being near so many other fantastic Vancouver Island communities, there’s so much to enjoy and appreciate in Chemainus.

Chemainus is a not-so-secret art community. Trips down the streets are always sure to include peaking into the windows of art galleries, boutique shops, craft stores, and artisan spots to grab a bite. Over 40 brilliant murals are painted across the town, celebrating the community’s rich history and diverse people.

Of the many festivals and events that happen throughout the year, quite a few are associated with the world-renowned Chemainus Theatre, an award-winning, neo-classical, 274-seat theatre.

It stands to reason being so close to the ocean, mountains, forests, and rivers would mean year-long outdoor adventures. Hiking, camping, biking, and more are always just steps away from your front steps living in the Chemainus area.

What could also be mere steps away from your home are the stunning views and laid back lifestyle of living on the water. Living on the Chemainus waterfront means direct water access, for activities like boating, fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking, and more. For the times you choose to stay on land, just imagine the night time fires, get togethers, and relaxing summer days living right on the water.

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