Qualicum Beach real estate guide & listings for sale
Qualicum Beach is quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
This town is very car friendly. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot, and it is a rather short car ride to the closest highway from any location in Qualicum Beach. However, commuting by transit can be very hard in this town by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and it is easy to get to a nearby bus stop from most homes. Many of the houses for sale in this town are located in areas that are not very conducive to walking as very few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a car.
In Qualicum Beach, roughly 80% of buildings are single detached homes, while townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around one third of properties in this town were built in the 1990s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the Parksville metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy roughly 85% of the units in Qualicum Beach and 15% are rented.
Getting to the nearest supermarket by walking is possible for some, but not all, property owners in Qualicum Beach. There are also approximately 30 restaurants and coffee shops in this part of the Parksville metropolitan area. Regarding education, families may consider it challenging for their children to reach high schools and primary schools on foot. Likewise, there are only a few daycares and therefore they can be a long walk away.