Townsite real estate guide & listings for sale
Townsite offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Getting to green spaces, including Bowen Park, is easy from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover. This area is also good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially closer to the railway line.
It is convenient for pedestrians to get around in Townsite, although common amenities such as banks or hair salons can be an occasionally long walk away. The public transit service in this area is not very frequent. Nevertheless, homeowners are served by a few bus lines, and it is especially convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. In contrast, travelling by car is straightforward in Townsite. It is convenient to come across a parking spot.
In Townsite, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. About one third of properties in this part of Nanaimo were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This neighbourhood has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even.
Primary schools and daycares are straightforward to reach on foot from any location in Townsite. On the other hand, this part of Nanaimo does not contain any high schools. Families have the choice between public and private elementary schools. Regarding food, it is very easy to access the closest supermarket on foot in Townsite. Additionally, home buyers won't have to look far to take advantage of the closest cafe, and there are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value restaurants in close proximity.