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a refreshing mix of old & new

Diver Lake Real Estate

The neighbourhood of Diver Lake is located between the Parkway and Island Highway, along Labieux Road, which allows residents to easily access Nanaimo's many amenities and services. This Nanaimo community is known for its affordability and family-friendly atmosphere. Homes on the real estate market are roomy, with open living spaces, while the outdoor surroundings, from the front yard to the nearby parks, offer natural playscapes for all ages. Contact Carly Carey today to start your home search, or click to learn more about Diver Lake real estate.

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Conveniently Central
Affordable Homes

Diver Lake Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $887K
Lowest Priced Home $390K
Highest Listing Price $7.4M
Total Property Listings 34
Avg. Days On Market 86
Avg. Price/SQFT $480

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great access to everywhere

Diver Lake Overview

With the Parkway and the Highway, residents are just minutes from Nanaimo North Town, Country Club Centre, and Woodgrove. At each of the these shopping complexes has a wealth of retail stores, grocers, and restaurants.

Schools near Diver Lake include Coal Tyee Elementary, Mountain View Elementary, and Wellington Secondary.

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Easy Highway Access
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Gorgeous views

Diver Lake Real Estate Highlights

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    Top rated schools
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    An appealing mix of new construction & affordable resale homes
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    Quick access to the Parkway, Highway 1, and Bowen Road
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    Beautiful parks & popular recreational facilities
Life In Diver Lake A popular choice for families, Diver Lake is well-loved for its top schools, beautiful parks, and easy access to everything Nanaimo has to offer.
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A Favourite Fishing spot

Lake Overlook

While there are no actual properties right on the lake's edge, there are many homes for sale near Diver Lake, primarily on its south and western boundaries.

Diver Lake has seen a new construction trend recently, and there are many opportunities to own a brand new home. As well, older, more established homes are undergoing renovations by their owners. The Diver Lake real estate market is constantly updating with great homes for families, including everything from ranchers to expansive two-storeys. 

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New Construction
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Refreshing retreats

Natural Surroundings

The natural surroundings of Diver Lake are one of the greatest benefits of living in the neighbourhood. Lots often have tall, mature trees, and the community's central lake offers a nearby escape for residents. Although certainly walkable from a distance, the park also has a small parking lot.

Diver Lake alone offers an off-leash dog park in the winter months, waters stocked with trout, and walking trails. You’ll often find paddlers skimming along the waters or fishers dropping lines from the float. There are other nearby parks that offer their green vistas to the windows of many homes.

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Beautiful Lake
Popular Parks

Top Diver Lake Attractions & Amenities

Other than the gorgeous lake located in the center of this neighbourhood, Diver Lake has a lot to offer its residents. Those who live here enjoy the friendly neighbours and welcoming atmosphere; it's a beautiful community where you'll find people taking walks in the evening and playing with the dog outside. Diver Lake Park is the neighbourhood's largest green area, but there are several other parks located around the community. 

Diver Lake is a great option for families, and there are several playgrounds and parks in the neighborhood. These include Camcrest Park, Northfield Nature Park, Northfield Marsh Park, Theresa Terrace Park, Brackenwood Park, and Horth Park. Residents of this neighbourhood enjoy walking the dog or riding their bike through some of the nature trails, viewing the area wildlife (bird-watchers especially), and taking the kids outside to the playground for some fresh air. 

There is one school within the bounds of the neighbourhood, Syuẁén'ct Elementary School. Other nearby options for kids include Forest Park Elementary School, Wellington Secondary School, and Rock City Elementary School. Beban Park, a large community center, is located just outside of the Diver Lake neighbourhood, and features an ice skating rink, an indoor pool, a farmers market, event rooms and spaces, a playground, and sports fields. Family-oriented, the neighbourhood of Diver Lake has a lot of options for those of all ages to get up and get active.

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