If you're an homeowner searching for rural charm within the city, then let us introduce you to Extension homes for sale. Once the site of a thriving mining community at the turn of the 20th century, this is one of the oldest remaining areas in town. Located just 5 kilometers south of Downtown Nanaimo, this mainly rural area shows lots of promise.
Today, Extension remains very rural, and preserves that old world charm that's so attractive. Its proximity to Nanaimo River, family farms, and parks makes this a family-oriented community. Despite its rustic appearance, Extension is very accessible. It's just a quick 17 minute drive from Downtown Nanaimo. Read more about Extension real estate.
Relatively undeveloped, Extension real estate possesses all the desirable qualities that makes Cedar such a popular area with homebuyers: spacious lots, outdoor recreation, and quiet streets. Expect to find a mix of acreages, riverfront properties, older homes and rustic cottages and cabins in the woods.
There are also large tracks of undeveloped land, which is ideal for building new homes from scratch. In fact, there are a number of impressive acreage estates that offer upscale living in a stunning natural landscape.
Amenities Near Extension Homes For Sale
For nearby shopping, South Parkway Mall is located on the Island Hwy and offers a number of convenient stores and services. These include a Country Grocer, Buckerfields, liquor store, Rexall Drug Store and local restaurants. There is also a RONA Home Centre just across the intersection.
If you love to golf, Eaglequest Golf Center is a great place to hone your skills. Challenging for beginners and advanced golfers alike, this 1286 year par 3 course offers reasonable rates and unlimited winter golf.
Of course we cannot mention Extension without bringing up Nanaimo River. This stunning local waterway is where you can find seasonal fishing, swimming, kayaking and more. The Nanaimo River estuary is abundant in marine life, and is a popular spot for boaters, fishermen and kayakers.