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Overlook the Coast and Beyond

Upper Lantzville Real Estate

Upper Lantzville homes are located directly north of Nanaimo, beyond where the Parkway connects to the Island Highway. This part of Lantzville sits on the south side, with forested hills that rise up from the water. There's a more rural atmosphere to Upper Lantzville, but it maintains the same quiet and relaxed lifestyle of the lower half. What draws many to this town is the complementary blend of both its tranquil atmosphere and easy access to Nanaimo's many jobs, amenities, and services. Homebuyers looking at this community are more likely to find long roads with oversized lots and wonderful homes tucked away behind tall trees. Keep reading to learn about Upper Lantzville's homes and real estate, or contact Carly Carey today!

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QUiet Lifestyle
Convenient Location

Upper Lantzville Real Estate Stats

Average Price $1.5M
Lowest Price $335K
Highest Price $10M
Total Listings 22
Avg. Days On Market 61
Avg. Price/SQFT $592

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Small-Town Living

Upper Lantzville Real Estate Highlights

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    Rural meets urban in this coastal community
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    Gorgeous, private properties
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    Parks and trails ideal for nature-lovers
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    Short commute to Nanaimo
Life In Upper LantzvilleFind the perfect balance between the conveniences of downtown and the tranquility of coastal living in Upper Lantzville.

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Forest Meets Ocean

Upper Lantzville Real Estate

Because of its location and small commercial district, real estate in Lantzville, BC is comprised of primarily single-family homes. These houses sit at a higher elevation than those in Lower Lantzville, which means residents can experience sprawling ocean and forest views from their front door. The wooded lots offer privacy, and most properties are tucked away from the main roads. In fact, there is hardly any traffic in the area at all, as visitors are more likely to visit Lower Lantzville for the beautiful beach parks.

Homes for sale in Upper Lantzville are good mixture of gorgeous older homes and new, contemporary builds, with large lots and luxury upgrades being a common feature. If a waterfront Lantzville home is what you're searching for, check out our blog post with helpful tips first!

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Private Living
Spectacular Views
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Priceless Water Views

Living In Upper Lantzville

There is recreation abound in both Upper and Lower Lantzville, particularly for those who enjoy the outdoors. Three parks—Copley Ridge, Huddlestone Park, and Seabold Rotary—offer everything from geocaching to children's playgrounds. The nearby beaches are home to swimming areas, while moving further away from the coast will allow you to explore the numerous hiking trails with spectacular views.

Most amenities for Lantzville residents can be found in the Woodgrove shopping area, in Nanaimo’s northend. While there are shops and restaurants in the community, there are more options a short drive away in Nanaimo. During the summer months, you’ll find residents eyeing the fresh produce and goods at the Lantzville Farmers Market. 

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Top Upper Lantzville Highlights & Attractions

As is typical of the region, the history of Lantzville is tied to the mining industry. When Grant's Mine was purchased by an American company, the small town adopted the name of one of its board members, Fraser Lantz. In comparison to Lower Lantzville, Upper Lantzville has more of a rural atmosphere. Located south of the Island Highway, the residential streets of this area wind up the Lantzville hills. Although located away from the coast, there are still a multitude of activities to enjoy—and the waterfront is only ever a few minutes from where you are.

Upper Lantzville is where you’ll find the area’s public golf course, Winchelsea View Golf Course⁠—with 18 holes, a clubhouse, a snackbar, beautiful views, and so much more! There is also a local art gallery and various local businesses located in this neighbourhood.

Nature-lovers should take advantage of the parks and hiking trails in Lantzville. Arbutus Grove Provincial Park, Copley Ridge Recreation Area, and Lonetree Hill are some of the popular destinations.


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Upper Lantzville Real Estate Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What was Lantzville’s name originally?

A: Before Lantzville was Lantzville, it was an unincorporated community and considered part of Nanoose. It was called “Grant’s Mine” after the owner of the area’s coal mine.

Q: Are the trails in Upper Lantzville only for hiking?

A: The Upper Lantzville trails are perfect for hiking, but also for mountain biking, jogging, and wildlife watching!

Q: Can I build my dream home in Upper Lantzville?

A: Because there is often vacant land for sale, with stunning views overlooking the water, Upper Lanztville is a great place to build your dream home! Contact Carly Carey to learn more today!

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