Old City Quarter Homes for Sale

Old City QuarterFew places in Nanaimo exude the beauty and charm of yesterday quite like the Old City Quarter. Home to stunning harbour views, heritage buildings, and friendly neighbours, this dynamic community has universal appeal for residents and businesses alike.

Found in the heart of the city, residents love the convenient location of homes. Recent revitalization efforts have also brought new life into the Old City District in the form of restaurants, boutiques, and small businesses. 

The area is also highly walkable, and has good access to public transportation, a scenic sea wall along the harbour, and Maffeo Sutton Park. Many of Nanaimo's star attractions like the Bastion, the Port Theatre, and the Nanaimo Museum are also just a stone's throw away.

Included below are homes for sale in Old City Quarter. If you would like more information on any of these Old City Quarter real estate listings, just click the "Request More Information" button when viewing the details of that property. We can provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more.

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237 Kennedy Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 2H9
237 Kennedy Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 2H9
1 of 33
$449,900
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,740
BUILT
1913
ON SITE
3Days
MLS
436058
Absolutely charming home with lovely reno's, located in the Old City Quarter of beautiful Nanaimo. The main floor boasts 2 cozy bedrooms and a 4 piece bathroom. The renovated kitchen is the main...
315 Kennedy Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 2J2
315 Kennedy Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 2J2
1 of 41
$490,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
5
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,608
BUILT
N/A
ON SITE
6Days
MLS
435851
Old city character inside and out! Built in roughly 1910 and is located in the heart of the Old City Quarter. With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the main house plus a 1 bedroom and bath carriage...
288 Machleary Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 2G6
288 Machleary Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 2G6
1 of 45
$679,900
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
5
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,168
BUILT
N/A
ON SITE
10Days
MLS
435750
Situated on a spacious piece of property in the distinctive Old City sector of Nanaimo is this attractive, beautifully renovated 3168 square foot home featuring five bedrooms and four bathrooms. A...
850 Victoria Road
Nanaimo, BC V9R 4R8
850 Victoria Road Nanaimo, BC V9R 4R8
1 of 30
$469,900
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
1
SQ.FT.
1,668
BUILT
N/A
ON SITE
17Days
MLS
435540
Renovated home plus separate titled lot! This home has been fully renovated with a new kitchen, new flooring, new windows, updated trim, renovated bathroom and new decking. There are two bedrooms on...
602 Selby Street
Nanaimo, BC V9T 2G3
602 Selby Street Nanaimo, BC V9T 2G3
1 of 21
$699,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
6
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,300
BUILT
N/A
ON SITE
34Days
MLS
434876
No description available...
148 Victoria Road
Nanaimo, BC
148 Victoria Road Nanaimo, BC
1 of 18
$429,900 ( $5,000 )
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,625
BUILT
2015
ON SITE
47Days
MLS
432951
No description available...
531 Hecate Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 4K3
531 Hecate Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 4K3
1 of 32
$379,900
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
1
SQ.FT.
1,140
BUILT
1901
ON SITE
47Days
MLS
434159
"Charming 3 Bedroom" built in 1901. This 3 Bedroom basement home sits on a lovely landscaped and fenced corner lot with a separate garage. Featuring cove ceilings, brick fireplace, thermo windows,...
102 Haliburton Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 4V8
102 Haliburton Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 4V8
1 of 20
$424,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,300
BUILT
N/A
ON SITE
47Days
MLS
434374
No description available...

Old City Quarter Homes For Sale

It's hard not to fall in love with homes in the Old City Quarter. Many of the original buildings (dating as far back as the 1800s) have been wonderfully restored. In fact some of the most prestigious residences in Nanaimo can be found in the Old City Quarter.

Homebuyers can expect a mix of older homes with Craftsman, Edwardian and Victorian influences. Full of character and unique design elements, most come with desirable features like old growth hardwood flooring, established landscaping, and wooden porches. These handsome houses are popular with professionals, families, and investors.

If you're not interested in the upkeep of an older home, you can also find modern condo buildings and townhomes on the market.

Old City Quarter Amenities

One of the benefits of investing in Old City real estate is for its prime location near the best of what Nanaimo has to offer. 

The area is well-known for its excellent dining scene. With over 65 restaurants in the downtown area, the hardest part will be choosing your favourite. Some local staples include Mon Petit Choux for French-style baked goods, Delicados for southwestern wraps, and Firehouse Grill for fusion sushi. For a fine-dining experience, try Asteras Greek Taverna for Mediterranean cuisine, LaStella Trattoria for handmade Italian, and The Nest Bistro for West Coast fare with flair.

If you love to shop, you'll be strategically located near one of Nanaimo's best shopping districts. You can find a wonderful variety of boutiques featuring everything from vintage chic to the latest runway fashions. There's also an abundance of art galleries, record, and thrift stores to explore. Port Place Shopping Centre is the local mall which is home to a Thrifty Foods, London Drugs, BC Liquor Store, banks, and restaurants. From Spring to Fall, the Downtown Farmers Market is a great place to find fresh local produce and locally made crafts and edibles.

One cannot forget to mention Downtown Nanaimo's lively nightlife. Head to the Queens Hotel for live music, Corner Lounge for late night cocktails, and Fibber Magees Irish Pub for great beer on tap.

Schools Near Old City

  • Fairview Elementary
  • École Pauline Haarer Elementary (French Immersion offered)
  • Nanaimo Montessori School
  • Brechin Elementary
  • Nanaimo District Secondary School (NDSS) (French Immersion offered)
  • John Barsby Secondary