QUALICUM BEACH, Vancouver Island, British Columbia Real Estate
When you want to find a community that is a quaint and unique coastal neighborhood, with real small town living, you need to look into Qualicum Beach real estate.
Qualicum Beach is a seaside village known for its award-winning gardens, quaint village atmosphere and safe, sandy beaches. The pace of life in town is slow and easy, which is why it’s favored by retirees and people escaping the hustle and bustle of city life. This “green” community is considered the “best bloomin’’ town on Vancouver Island", from its individual residential gardens to its central community gardens.
Qualicum Beach has become the retail hub of Vancouver Island, and several other industries support the community. The employment forecast is expected to increase over 55% by 2021.
Qualicum Beach is sheltered on the eastern shores of Vancouver Island, 40 km north of Nanaimo. The sunny summers and a temperate climate make this community perfect for year-round active outdoor lifestyles.
THINGS TO DO
The Qualicum Beach community is alive with numerous activities related to its six provincial parks. The safe, sandy beaches attract swimmers, beach walkers, and boaters of all types – canoeing, kayaking and sailing are also favorite pastimes. The local waters attract fisherman of all levels. A unique activity to the area is ‘caving’ – exploring the local underground caves. Charter boats are available to explore local islands. These activities all contribute to the unique qualities of the Qualicum Beach area than cannot be duplicated anywhere else.
In fact, you can experience some of the best things about Qualicum Beach during a leisurely morning stroll. For example, you’ll find pretty, pedestrian-friendly streets, lush, well-tended gardens and sweeping ocean views. The town also has a very vibrant arts scene and numerous spas to relax after a full day of work or fun.
QUALICUM BEACH REAL ESTATE
Well known for its long sandy white beaches and beautiful natural environment, Qualicum Beach is among the most beautiful places in British Columbia, and considered one of the most noted for vacation properties and second homes.
You’ll find a wide range of choices when you look at Qualicum Beach real estate. You can choose from new construction or gently used, condominiums or single family homes, modestly or luxury priced.
If you want to find the best home among all the choices, call us at 250-248-5600 or send an email!
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