home on pipers lagoon, off hammond bay road in nanaimo bc
On the coast!

Hammond Bay Real Estate

Hammond Bay is a Nanaimo neighbourhood in between Dover Bay and Departure Bay which runs along a beautiful coastline (you may be familiar with Hammond Bay Rd which spans from the Old Nanaimo Highway near Woodgrove Mall until Departure Bay Road).

ocean views
beach access

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $685K
Lowest Price $334K
Highest Price $958K
Total Listings 22
Avg. Days On Market 79
Avg. Price/SQFT $314

Property Types (active listings)

view of salish sea & gulf islands from hammond bay road
Brilliant coastal views & gorgeous beaches


Many of the hillside houses for sale in Hammond Bay are luxurious and custom-built to take advantage of the spectacular ocean view. Watching the sun rise and set everyday is part of the Hammond Bay lifestyle. Larger lots with plenty of landscaped green space are typical for this area. At night, the lit-up homes on the hill look magical overlooking Piper's Lagoon!

luxury homes
custom builds
hillside houses overlooking pipers lagoon in hammond bay nanaimo bc
neck point park trail


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    Great access to some of Nanaimo's best parks & beaches
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    Scenic coastal drive winds between ocean & hill
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    Quiet suburban neighbourhoods with stunning ocean views
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    Mainly single-family homes, with some newer townhome & condo development
take the scenic route The Island Highway may be faster, but many residents prefer the curves of Hammond Bay Road to get from North to Central Nanaimo
sign at entryway to neck point park off hammond bay road
Pristine Oceanfront ecosystems

Amazing Coastal Parks

Nearby parks include Eagle Point, Linley Valley, Neck Point, Pipers Lagoon, and Rutherford Ridge. Neck Point is recognized as an environmentally sensitive area and has become a destination for outdoor enthusiasts and photographers.

Pipers Lagoon boasts gorgeous scenic trails with ocean lookouts, and is a fantastic place for bird watching and beachcombing.

marine parks
scenic drive
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A prized position in the city

The Place for Families

Residents enjoy the family friendly atmosphere of this neighbourhood, with access to many parks and schools, and all of the North Nanaimo malls and amenities. 

Schools close by include Departure Bay Elementary, Ecole Hammond Bay Elementary, Frank J. Ney Elementary, Four Seasons Montessori, and Dover Bay Secondary.

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top schools

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