Nanaimo Property Combines Rich History With Modern Times

Search homes in Nanaimo real estateNanaimo property is a blend of history and modernity. The second largest city on Vancouver Island its hustle and bustle is not to be denied. Yet around the corner peace and quiet awaits in countryside diners and shy little stores. Titled as the “Harbour City”, Nanaimo was once a Hudson Bay Company outpost and is still considered a successful port city. With a thriving population of over 80,000, employment opportunities abound. Growing families, up and coming professionals, established singles and couples, and retirees all find Nanaimo living ideal. The Nanaimo real estate area features a variety of options including condominium complexes, townhomes and single family residences.

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Amenities are second to none on Nanaimo real estate. With a mix of big box retailers and mom and pop stores, folks come from all over Vancouver Island to find what they need. The Old City Quarter is filled with unique boutiques and lively eateries. Shoppers wander the streets searching out timeless treasures and whimsical trinkets. The outdoor art gallery off Bastion Street is great for browsing before or after lunch. Locals flock to Front Street on Fridays for the Farmers Market. Fresh is best and a vast array of fruits, vegetables, meats and spices are waiting to be turned into farm to table meals.

Recreation in Nanaimo abounds. With a mild year round climate being outdoors is a way of life. Adventure is everywhere from amazing scuba diving to zip lining to horseback riding and hiking. Mountain bikers take it to the extreme at The Ultimate Abyss off of Harewood Mines Road. Avid golfers can shake it up with over 15 courses less than an hour away from the city. Those who want to relax and just sit by the shoreline can soak up the views of the Coast Mountain Range at Piper Lagoon.

Life’s an adventure and Nanaimo is calling. Come and see if your new home is just around the bend.

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