Lantzville real estate offers upscale living, but is noticeably more laid back than North Nanaimo. This popular town is often separated into Upper and Lower Lantzville. While both are primarily residential, Lower Lantzville has a distinct village atmosphere whereas Upper Lantzville possesses rustic appeal.
Lantzville can be found just north of Nanaimo city limits, although it feels just like an extension of the city. When you purchase a Lantzville home for sale, you can really have the best of both country and city living. Read more about Lantzville.
Although this is an established neighbourhood, you can find quite a few modern homes. If your budget allows, it's well worth the extra expense for a waterfront property. These exclusive residences take advantage of panoramic ocean views. On a clear day, the coastal range can be seen across the Salish Sea.
There's nothing rustic about the housing stock in Lantzville, however. Though the area has definite charm, the homes lean towards the high-end of the market. Expansive ocean views, mature landscaping, and generous lots makes this a winner for any homebuyer looking to move-up.
Lantzville real estate may be out of town, but they are minutes away from all the shopping and entertainments that makes the North End such an attractive option for homebuyers.
Woodgrove Centre is the Island's largest shopping mall with over 150 stores and services to choose from. Other stores of note include Staples, Canadian Tire, Cabelas, Costco, and Home Depot.
The dining options are pretty plentiful as well. Hilltop Bistro on Rutherford Hill offer West Coast cuisine with a modern twist. In fact, it was voted Vancouver Island's Best Restaurant by EAT Magazine. Nori Restaurant (close to Costco) is a great option if you love sushi. Don't worry if raw fish makes you squeamish, as they have lots of traditional Japanese and Korean dishes as well. For casual dining in an upscale atmosphere, reserve a table at Brown's Social House and tantalize your taste buds.
Residents are also just 20 minute away from Parksville beaches.
Lantzville homes for sale are a great retirement option. There is already a significant retired population living here, and the town's strong sense of community makes this an ideal place to spend your golden years. If you're interested in one of the listings above, contact Layzell, Dreger, Walton & Associates online or by calling (250) 585-2601.