Nanoose, BC is a lovely community of newer ocean view homes and peaceful rural acreages. Nanoose is the home of the popular Fairwinds real estate development and Fairwinds Golf Course.
Everything you need to know about the community of Nanoose Bay, B.C
Nanoose Bay is a small town on Vancouver Island's eastern shore, between Parksville and Nanaimo. It was named after a Nanaimo First Nations band. The Nanoose Harbor peninsula, an approximately six km deep water bay, embodies the mythology of "pushing forward."
Nanoose Bay is a 5,000-person rural village. This place now has a world-class golf course (Fairwinds Golf and Country Club). The famous Schooner Cove Marina and Yacht Club is also a top feature of this community.
Nanoose Bay has a tiny population. So, if you want to purchase a house in a non-crowded city, this is the place to be. Intriguingly, Nanoose's coastal region offers a relaxing rural ambiance.
Nanoose has a decent bus system. Nanoose to Downtown Parksville takes 12 minutes by vehicle, 28 minutes by bus, and 43 minutes by bicycle. So you can move effortlessly.
The tranquillity of this bayside village allows locals and tourists to enjoy a countryside lifestyle while being close to Nanaimo and Parksville. Nestled on a peninsula with a big sheltered harbor, Nanoose Bay is a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts. The mild climate allows for year-round activity.
Nanoose Bay is a popular spot for fishing, kayaking, swimming, and boating. It won't be hard to find a local outlet to offer you some lessons, boat rentals, and water tours. Nature and adventure cruises are available too. Here are some other places to visit in or around Nanoose.
- Beachcomber Regional Park (an accessible single-hectare Oceanside Park at the end of Nanoose Bay’s Beachcomber Peninsula): This facility offers breathtaking views of Craig Bay, the coastal Rocky Mountains, and mount Arrowsmith.
- There is a one km stretch of beach with amazing views of the Strait of Georgia in Moorecroft Regional Park. Hiking, cycling, camping, and swimming are all possible.
- Rathtrevor Regional Park is among Vancouver Island's top vacation destinations.
- Fairwinds Golf (and Country Club), a top mountain golf courses in the Vancouver region.
- Enjoy the ambiance and wide selection of foreign goods at the famous Goats on the Roof (in Coombs).
- Many spots on Vancouver Island offer whale watching tours.
- Qualicum Beach is a little town full of artists, gardeners, and lively natives and seniors.
Nature surrounds Nanoose Bay homeowners.
Inhabitants of Nanoose Bay are generally nature lovers. The area has stunning views. A pretty marina, ocean and island views and gorgeous mountain views combine to create a charming living environment.
Property in Nanoose Bay offers excellent ocean views and beachfront comforts. Searching for the ideal property can include single-family homes, condos, or townhomes.
The best of both worlds converge in Nanoose Bay. Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park and Beachcomber Regional Park areas are among the best places to enjoy the waterfront lifestyle. Visitors can enjoy the beach and then explore the woodland.
Beautiful houses on rocky hills bordering a golf course, with expansive ocean and island vistas in all directions, make up the Fairwinds neighborhood. The Winchelsea Islands are seen close offshore, in stark contrast to the enormous expanse behind them: a large sea with mountain slopes.
Nanoose is a peaceful neighborhood. And the houses are designed to interact with the natural curves of the rocks underneath them to enhance seclusion and vistas. Nanoose has among the lowest rainfall rates in British Columbia, resulting in drought-tolerant plant species such as cacti and succulents, some of which are endemic to the region.
Fairwinds' developer is still working to enhance the region, as shown by the current building at Schooner Cove, where the Fairwinds Landing and Westerly condo projects breathe new life into the harbor. Also proposed for the upper edge of the Fairwinds region is the Timber Ridge project, which will have a few dozen townhouses with ocean views.
Consider moving to Nanoose Bay, and you won't regret it. Call or email me for more information.