Brechin Hill Real Estate

Brechin is the hill on your right when you disembark from the ferries at Departure Bay. The neighbourhood includes some funky homes built to enjoy the amazing views of Departure Bay and Newcastle Island; decks are large, windows are tall, roads are steep, and there's a sort of maritime feeling, almost like some areas around Kitsilano in Vancouver.

View Brechin home listings below, or read more about Brechin Hill.

Properties for Sale in Brechin

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345 Newcastle Ave Is Located On One Of Nanaimo'...

Photo of Listing #422133

$1,250,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.2 Acres
  • 3,240 ft²

Single Family

345 Newcastle Ave, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #422133

345 Newcastle Ave Is Located On One Of Nanaimo's Rarest Pieces Of Property, Less Than A Dozen Single Family Homes Sit On Nanaimo's Harbour Front And This Is One Of Them. With The Nanaimo Yacht Club And An Assortment Of Other Marinas At Your Front Door You C...

Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)

This Beautifully Restored 103 Year Old Arts And...

Photo of Listing #424609

$750,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.2 Acres
  • 3,015 ft²

Single Family

461 Vancouver Ave, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #424609

This Beautifully Restored 103 Year Old Arts And Crafts Style Character Home Is Situated On A Quiet Street In The Brechin Hill Area. Go For A Stroll In The Friendly Neighborhood Or Walk To The Seawall And Take In All Of The Activity. Registered With The City...

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo

Professionally Designed & Completely Renovated,...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #421355

$564,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,313 ft²

Condo/Strata

540 Stewart Ave 506, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #421355

Professionally Designed & Completely Renovated, This Waterfront Home Is True Luxury Lifestyle. With A Focus On Maximizing Space, Light & Flow, The Entire Home Has Been Overhauled To The Highest Standard, With Glamourous Results. Offering Views Over Newcastl...

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo

Great Location! Great Home! Great Features! Oce...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #423576

$549,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.15 Acres
  • 2,200 ft²

Single Family

1331 Eplett Place, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #423576

Great Location! Great Home! Great Features! Ocean And Marine Views! Newly Renovated Maple Kitchen With With Pull Out Drawers And Soft Closing And Quartz Counter Tops . Large 20 By 13.6 Master Bedroom, Hardwood Floors,3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Fireplaces, W...

Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.

Amazing 1950's Updated Character Home, With Som...

Photo of Listing #423581

$499,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.13 Acres
  • 2,088 ft²

Single Family

1611 Brierley Hill, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #423581

Amazing 1950's Updated Character Home, With Some Ocean Views In The Desired Brechin Hill Neighborhood. Hardwood Floors Throughout The Main Level, New Kitchen Cabinets With Porcelain Tile Flooring In The Kitchen,and Marble Accent Backsplash. New Bathroom Wit...

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo

Two Bedroom 2 Bath Open Concept Condo. High End...

Photo of Listing #422999

$429,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 860 ft²

Condo/Strata

1250 Stewart Ave 305, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #422999

Two Bedroom 2 Bath Open Concept Condo. High End Appliances, Marble Flooring, Counter Tops, Large Balcony. View Of Newcastle And Protection Island. Short Walk To Bc Ferries And Located Right Near The Waterfront Seawall.

Island Pacific Realty Ltd.

Quite Area, Central Location, Ideal Home For Yo...

Photo of Listing #424075

$399,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.16 Acres
  • 2,400 ft²

Single Family

385 Hemlock Street, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #424075

Quite Area, Central Location, Ideal Home For Young Family Or Retiree. This 4 Bedroom Basement Homes Offer The Charm Of Yesteryear. If Your Looking For A Long Term Investment, Contact The Listing Agent With The Possibilities Of Purchasing With The Two Adjace...

Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.

Here Is A Great Starter Home With Equity Potent...

Photo of Listing #423743

$379,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.16 Acres
  • 2,200 ft²

Single Family

1986 Quadra Ave, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #423743

Here Is A Great Starter Home With Equity Potential. Convenient Location Within Walking Distance To The Ferry, Sea Plane, Tim Horton's, Restaurants, Schools And The Hospital. A Great Yard For Kids And Pets. This Won't Last Long. For You Investors, The Tenant...

Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)

Channel View- Over 1100 Sq.ft. Immaculate And G...

Photo of Listing #422732

$319,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,164 ft²

Condo/Strata

560 Stewart Ave 304, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #422732

Channel View- Over 1100 Sq.ft. Immaculate And Gracious Living, Including A Large Entertainment Size Living Room Complete With Gas Fireplace, Oversized Windows And 9' Ceilings Throughout, This Well Cared For 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Contemporary Condo Will App...

Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)

Brechin Hill Homes

Ocean views are the norm for homes on Brechin Hill, with about 35-40 multi-family buildings and about 550 single-family homes perched on steep streets running down to the ocean.

This area runs the length of the Newcastle Channel between Departure Bay and Nanaimo Harbour - it's a very central, desirable location - and yet much of it is quiet and cozy, disturbed only by float planes and the horns of the Departure Bay ferry terminal.

The larger portion of this neighbourhood is between the ocean and Terminal Park Mall - on your right for several blocks as you drive off the ferry toward downtown. On this end of Brechin, east/west streets are named for trees: Willow, Chestnut, Maple, etc. The lots in this area tend to be about 6000-9000 square feet, or larger for certain corner properties and lots near the water.

Less quiet is the southern end of Brechin (Newcastle Ave., Vancouver Ave.), closer to downtown and nearer the island highway. For lovers of old-town Nanaimo, this is the best real estate available, matched only by the Old City area. This neighbourhood's streets slope down to the ocean, such that you can usually look down the road and see boats, backdropped by Newcastle Island across a narrow channel. There are a number of apartment buildings and some very fine old homes; this was the original Newcastle Townsite where many of the early 20th century elite built gorgeous estate homes on large lots. These have since been subdivided, but some houses still sit on 10,000-19,000 sqft parcels. If you love mature gardens and fine craftsman homes, this neighbourhood is worth checking out.

Nearest Schools:

  • École Océane
  • Brechin Elementary
  • Cilaire Elementary

Nearest Parks:

Brechin Hill Condos

There are several condos in the Brechin area, from waterfront developments down on Stewart Avenue (the road running between BC Ferries and downtown) to ocean view apartments up on Vancouver Avenue (closer to downtown) and Estevan Road (Terminal Park shopping mall).

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