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College Heights Real Estate

College Heights is the hillside development of large homes overlooking Nanaimo, the Georgia Strait, and the mountains on the mainland. Many College Heights homes for sale have large windows, which allow homeowners to experience the Georgia Strait sunrises from the comfort of their living rooms! These sunrises are considered to be some of the most stunning on Vancouver Island.

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College Heights Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $1.3M
Lowest Priced Home $970K
Highest Listing Price $1.9M
Total Property Listings 5
Avg. Days On Market 59
Avg. Price/SQFT $473

Property Types (active listings)

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Despite the fact that homes for sale in College Heights are perched high above Nanaimo and that they're revered for their feeling of privacy, it's a highly desired neighbourhood in part to its accessibility to easy transportation and amenities. Being located right across from the Nanaimo Parkway makes commuting for work and frequenting the North End malls like Country Club, Rutherford, and Woodgrove a breeze. Students of Vancouver Island University will enjoy how close the school is. As well, Downtown Nanaimo with all its amenities, businesses, and shops is only a six-minute drive away.

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    Affordable new construction & resale homes
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    Quiet, family-friendly streets
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    Revitalized area brimming with community spirit
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    Numerous much-loved local parks
Experience the outdoors
Outdoors enthusiasts and families love this neighbourhood because of its proximity to some popular outdoor destinations.
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Experience nature to the fullest

Top Regional Parks

College Heights homes are close to Buttertubs Marsh, Colliery Dams, Morrell Sanctuary, Westwood Lake, and Westwood Ridge. In particular, the Colliery Dams are considered a wonderful destination to walk your dog (with both on-leash and off-leash areas provided) and offers steep trails for an awesome workout!

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A Local Favourite

Westwood Lake

Westwood Lake is one of Nanaimo's best loved parks – it's fantastic for the whole family. Residents nearby and from afar enjoy its walking and running trails (try the 5.5km trail around the lake) and the main beach area is lifeguard patrolled from June-August. Parents will love the paved parking lot and the facilities on site, and the kids won't be able to get enough of the playground (and some of us big kids won't either!).

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