University District Real Estate

Like South Nanaimo and the Old City, the University District is distinguished by its greater concentration of students, young families, and artsy types. It's a very convenient place to live, being close to downtown yet close to the mountain - and also close to the Parkway expressway and VIU.

Note: While the University Village shopping mall is only a few blocks from the university, the Real Estate Board calls that area "South Nanaimo". Homes in that area are listed on my South Nanaimo page. Or, search all Harewood listings.

Homes for Sale in the University District

25 Properties Found. Page 1 of 3

3.25 Acre Rare Private Retreat Backing Onto Wes...

Photo of Listing #877303

$3,950,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3.24 Acres
  • 5,517 ft²

Single Family Detached

1432 Kaz Crt, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #877303

3.25 Acre Rare Private Retreat Backing Onto Westwood Lake Park Here Is A Unique Opportunity To Own A One-of-a-kind Property With Development Potential That Is Unlikely To Be Duplicated In The Market. This Remarkable Package Offers That Sought-after Souther...

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo

Here Is A Rare Opportunity To Purchase 2 Homes ...

Photo of Listing #872698

$1,999,900 Active

  • 11 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 1.21 Acres
  • 6,877 ft²

Single Family Detached

210 Calder Rd, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #872698

Here Is A Rare Opportunity To Purchase 2 Homes Totaling Almost 7000 Sq Ft And Five Separate Living Spaces. Walking Distance To All Of The Major Amenities From The Rec Centers To All Levels Of Schools Including Vancouver Island University. Gorgeous 6 Bdr, 6 ...

Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.

This Custom Crafted, Dynamic Ocean & City View ...

NEW Photo of Listing #882489

$1,150,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 3,320 ft²

Single Family Detached

395 Camosun Dr, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #882489

This Custom Crafted, Dynamic Ocean & City View Home Is Spread Over 3300 Square Feet & Is Smartly Designed. With Separate Living Spaces, 6 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms, This Bright & Airy Design Presents Perfect Spots For Entertaining. This One Owner Home Has Been...

eXp Realty

Magnificent Executive Home Located In Prestigio...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #879851

$1,075,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.18 Acres
  • 2,753 ft²

Single Family Detached

497 Montclair Dr, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #879851

Magnificent Executive Home Located In Prestigious College Heights. Ocean ,city And Mountain Views. Situated On A Quiet No Thru Road. Attractive Exterior Design With Hardi Plank Siding. Over 2700 Sq,ft Of Luxurious Living. Home Has Been Totally Updated .ver...

Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)

Perched At The Top Of A Gentle Slope & At The E...

Photo of Listing #881606

$950,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.18 Acres
  • 3,524 ft²

Single Family Detached

322 Radcliff St, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #881606

Perched At The Top Of A Gentle Slope & At The End Of A No Thru Road, You Will Find This Unique Executive Home. Spread Over 3 Levels & Nearly 3600 Sq Ft, This 5 Bed/4 Bath Home Enjoys A Versatile Layout. Massive Windows Surround The Home To Take Full Advan...

eXp Realty

Featuring Stunning City, Mountain, And Coastal ...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #881350

$849,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.18 Acres
  • 2,475 ft²

Single Family Detached

1111 College Dr, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #881350

Featuring Stunning City, Mountain, And Coastal Ocean Views, This Large 2475sqft Home Is All About Lifestyle! With 4 Bedrooms, 3-bathroom, Lots Of Updates And A 1-bedroom Un-authorized Suite Homes Like This Are Hard To Find. The Large Open Concept Kitchen Is...

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo

Investor Alert!! Another Quality Renovation By ...

Photo of Listing #876959

$849,900 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.14 Acres
  • 1,887 ft²

Single Family Detached

206 Fifth St, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #876959

Investor Alert!! Another Quality Renovation By Sun Porch Homes. Like New Modern Home Achieving Nearly $4000/ Month. This Home Has Been Made Like New! Sun Porch Homes Ltd Brought This Home To Life By Bringing Everything From Going Back To The Studs Including...

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo

A Modern, 5 Bedroom Home Including A 2 Bedroom ...

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Photo of Listing #882055

$799,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.12 Acres
  • 2,560 ft²

Single Family Detached

543 Grewal Pl, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #882055

A Modern, 5 Bedroom Home Including A 2 Bedroom Legal Suite. The Main House Has 3 Bedrooms Plus A Den With 2 Bathrooms Including An Ensuite Off The Primary Bedroom. The Downstairs Has A Self Contained, 2 Bedroom Suite With A Bathroom And Its Own Laundry. Bea...

460 Realty Inc. (NA)

Brand New 5 Bed, 3 Bath Home Near Vancouver Isl...

Photo of Listing #877162

$779,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.08 Acres
  • 1,917 ft²

Single Family Detached

2149 Salmon Rd, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #877162

Brand New 5 Bed, 3 Bath Home Near Vancouver Island University. The Functional Layout Has 3 Bed/ 2 Bath Up W/ Open Concept Living And Kitchen & A Large Deck Off The Kitchen Looking Out To The Level Rough Landscaped Yard W/ Block Retaining Walls. There Is A...

460 Realty Inc. (NA)

This 2012 Build Has 5 Bedrooms And 4 Bathrooms ...

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Photo of Listing #882285

$699,999 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.2 Acres
  • 2,425 ft²

Single Family Detached

417 Bruce Ave, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #882285

This 2012 Build Has 5 Bedrooms And 4 Bathrooms And Includes A 2 Bdrm Legal Suite. Situated In The University District Is Where You Will Find This Home. This Residence Offers 2425 Sqft. Of Living Space Over Two Floors. The Main Floor That Consists Of 1363 Sq...

460 Realty Inc. (NA)

On A Quiet Street In South Nanaimo Sits This 4 ...

Photo of Listing #880291

$629,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 2,130 ft²

Single Family Detached

426 Aysgarth St, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #880291

On A Quiet Street In South Nanaimo Sits This 4 Bed, 2 Bath Early 60's Classic. Original Details Remain, From The Stone Fireplace, Oak Floors And Built In Book Case In The Living Room To The Wooden Cabinets In The Kitchen. The Three Main Floor Bedrooms...

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo

Located In Nanaimo’s Highly Sought After Univer...

Photo of Listing #881339

$599,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 0.1 Acres
  • 1,649 ft²

Single Family Detached

1073 Timberwood Dr, Nanaimo, BC

MLS® #881339

Located In Nanaimo’s Highly Sought After University District Are The Homes In Timberwood Trails And This One Is Stunning. Walking In You Are Greeted To A Spacious Entrance Flowing Into A Gorgeous Living/dining & Kitchen Area. The Gourmet Kitchen Features A ...

eXp Realty

Recreation and Amenities

The malls of North Nanaimo are easily accessed via the Parkway. But the lakes and ocean and mountain are even closer:

  • Hiking trails (easy to alpine) - 6 minute drive
  • Dog off leash areas - 5 minute drive
  • Rocky beaches - 8 minute drive
  • Lake swimming - 6 minute drive
  • Nanaimo River swimming - 18 minute drive

University District Home Styles

This area can be imagined as a wide strip that curves back on itself as it drops in elevation:

  • Highest tier: The College Heights area above the Parkway - large homes with incredible views over downtown to Vancouver.
  • Lower: A newer, more affordable subdivision above the Jingle Pot Pub, with views looking north to Central Nanaimo
  • Beside Buttertubs Marsh: Some larger, well-kept 1970s-80s homes around Bird Sanctuary Drive
  • Hawthorne, the mid-2000s subdivision off 2nd Street and Wakesiah, with grand floorplans and finishes, as well as a European/loft-style cluster of townhomes.
  • Fairview: An old neighbourhood between Wakesiah Ave and Pine Street - solid old homes, similar to Harewood
  • The northwest parts of Harewood - the Board's official boundary between The University District and South Nanaimo is Harewood Road.

Nearby Schools

  • Fairview Elementary ; 205 Howard Ave.
  • Georgia Avenue Elementary ; 625 Georgia Ave.
  • Nanaimo District Secondary School (NDSS) ; 355 Wakesiah Ave.
  • John Barsby Secondary ; 550 7th St.

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