Condos and Townhomes in Departure Bay, Nanaimo

Condos and townhouses for sale in Departure Bay are primarily located on Departure Bay Road, where the view of the water is at its best. Since this is an established neighbourhood, most of the condo complexes were built in the 1980s, though there are new developments on the rise. Many of the older condos have kept their original features and designs, like hardwood flooring and stone fireplaces, though oftentimes the kitchens and bathrooms have been modernized with renovations. There's so much to love about Departure Bay condos for sale!

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Explore Departure Bay Condos for Sale

Departure Bay is an established community in Nanaimo that incorporates the city's natural beauty down every street and cul-de-sac. When you drive through this neighbourhood, the first thing you'll notice is the gorgeous waterfront setting that's framed by towering douglas fir and pine trees. There is no better setting to own a condo than this.

The best part about buying a condo in Departure Bay is that you're practically guaranteed a view of the water and the ferries that pass by throughout the day. Most of the condos in the area are located on Departure Bay Road where you can spot the water from nearly every point.

Condos for sale in Departure Bay come in a variety of sizes, from as small as 1,000 square feet to as large as 2,000. But because many of the condo complexes were built in the 1980s, you can expect them to have large living spaces where each room in the condo flows seamlessly into the next.

It's easy to find condos that have been recently renovated to have modern designs and amenities, like chef's kitchens and top-of-the-line appliances. Manytimes, bathrooms have been upgraded to have spa-like features, like soaker tubs and rain-head showers.

As Departure Bay is becoming a more and more popular place to live, new condo developments are on the rise. You can buy new-construction condos and townhouses that have stylish interiors and sleek designs. With hardwood flooring and private terraces, expect only the best in these condos.

Living in Nanaimo's Departure Bay

Departure Bay is located in Central Nanaimo, just north of the city's downtown core. What attracts so many homebuyers to this area is its natural beauty. In fact, this community is known for its parks and beaches.

Since this is a waterfront neighbourhood, many residents enjoy heading to the beach to swim, paddle board, kayak, or boat. There are endless options when it comes to watersports.

Locals also enjoy going for walks through the local parks or hikes on nearby elevations. Departure Bay is the ideal neighbourhood for those who love getting outside and staying active. Some of the area's local parks include:

  • Beach Estates Park
  • Departure Bay Centennial Park
  • Woodstream Park
  • Cilaire Park

The community is also home to one of Nanaimo's top-rated golf courses: Nanaimo Golf Club. This is one of the best places for tee-time because of its amazing course and spectacular view.

Contact Nanaimo REALTOR® Carly Carey if you're interested in learning more about the condos and townhomes on the market in Departure Bay.