University District Real Estate
The University District neighbourhood is self-explanatory, in that properties encircle Vancouver Island University: a world-class learning institution that plays a huge role in the educational, cultural, and economic life of Nanaimo. This district is one of Nanaimo's most desirable due to its proximity to VIU, as well as the University Village Shopping Centre and both indoor and outdoor recreation facilities. Contact Carly Carey today to start your home search, or click to learn more about University District real estate.
University District Real Estate Stats
|Average Home Price||$650K|
|Lowest Priced Home||$385K|
|Highest Listing Price||$900K|
|Total Property Listings||13|
|Avg. Days On Market||37|
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University District Overview
Harewood is a neighbourhood within the University District, known for its charming character homes—remnants from Nanaimo's intriguing mining history. The influx of young families and students attending the university has shaped the revitalization of this neighbourhood.
The area now offers a fascinating selection of both old character homes and brand new development.
University District Real Estate Highlights
01Affordable character homes with a fascinating history
02Plenty of new construction in brand-new subdivisions
03Direct access to Vancouver Island University
04Great investment opportunities catering to the high student population
The University District is just minutes from the University Village Shopping Centre, which offers essentials like grocery stores, cafes and a Starbucks, pharmacies and a Shoppers Drug Mart, and other desirable amenities in a well-manicured plaza with ample parking.
The Nanaimo Parkway grants you easy access to all of the other shopping malls and services that Nanaimo has to offer.
Residents also enjoy being within walking distance to the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre with its pools, waterslides, and fitness facility, as well as the Nanaimo Ice Centre and the ball fields. Family-friendly amenities attract a range of homebuyers.
Nearby schools include Fairview Elementary, Georgia Avenue Elementary, Nanaimo District Elementary School, and John Barsby Secondary.
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