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Waterfront Cottages

While Departure Bay homes are certainly something to behold, there’s something to be said about Departure Bay’s cottages!

Stunning seaside views, salty ocean air, & easy access to endless outdoor recreation combines to bring you a truly unforgettable experience. 

If you’re wondering if a Departure Bay cottage is the right fit for you, keep reading to learn more.

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Departure Bay Real Estate Stats

Average Condo Price $946K
Lowest Priced Home $350K
Highest Listing Price $2.2M
Total Departure Bay Listings 22
Avg. Days On Market 49
Avg. Price/SQFT $455

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Enjoy a well balanced lifestyle

Refreshing, Relaxing & Revitalizing. 

What more could you ask for from your future cottage?  Enjoy all three as you discover your Departure Bay Cottage!
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About Departure Bay

On Vancouver Island’s east coast, discover the vibrant community of Departure Bay. Residents look forward to the combination of outdoor recreation and urban amenities that Departure Bay living affords.

From spending your days soaking up the sun on the sandy shores, or testing out your balance with paddleboarding, or simply cooling off with a dip in the fresh sea water, an active lifestyle awaits.

Or, wander the shores on the search for sea creatures, such as crabs or colourful starfish!

No matter how you decide to pass your time in Departure Bay, you're sure to enjoy the adventure, every step of the way.

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Waterfront Cottage's For Sale

 The real estate market for Departure Bay cottages often features spacious dwellings, with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, perfect for accommodating guests (your friends and family are sure to want to experience your wonderful space themselves).

Fortunately, the range of architectural styles available means there's often something to please everyone, no matter taste or preference.

You can look forward to oceanfront views, where spacious outdoor decks invite you to sit back, relax, and soak in your surroundings.

If you’re ready to own your own slice of paradise, start browsing Departure Bay waterfront cottages today. 

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Departure Bay Waterfront Homes FAQs

Q: What happens if I can't find a Departure Bay Waterfront cottage?

A: It's no surprise that Departure Bay waterfront cottages can be difficult to find – with so much to be enjoyed, it's not often that they stay on the market for long. Fortunately, by connecting with Realtor® Carly Carey, you can enjoy staying up to date on all the latest listings, including one's that haven't even hit the market yet! Be sure to register & create an account today stay up to date on all on all Departure Bay waterfront cottages. Yours is closer than you may think!

Q: What's the difference between a Departure Bay cottage and home?

A: Typically, what distinguishes a home from a cottage is the amount of time you spend at a given location. For example, you might enjoy your home year-round, whereas cottages are typically used for seasonal living. No matter what dwelling you land on, Carly Carey can help you find the place of your dreams!

Q: Is a Departure Bay cottage or home right for me?

A:  While Departure Bay living can be enjoyed any month of the year, a Departure Bay cottage allows you to enjoy the Nanaimo lifestyle for a season, saving the other months for exploring the rest of beautiful Vancouver Island.

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