Why are waterfront homes highly sought after by homebuyers?

Waterfront homes offer a unique lifestyle that many homebuyers dream of, combining natural beauty, tranquility, and recreational activities right at their doorstep. Living by the water provides stunning views, direct access to swimming, boating, and fishing, and a serene environment that can improve overall well-being.

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Embark on your search for the perfect waterfront home with our curated selection from the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board listings. Our easy-to-use search tool directly connects you to a life of luxury by the water. Wake up to peaceful waters and end your days with magnificent sunsets.

Furthermore, every listing reveals a unique lifestyle by the water. Whether it’s an expansive estate or a quaint waterside hideaway you’re after, we guide you to your heart’s dream home. So, embark on your journey today. Waterfront living promises unforgettable experiences and stunning natural beauty. Discover the waterfront home that speaks to you and enjoy the spectacular views it offers.

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  • 5776 East Sooke Rd in Sooke: Sk East Sooke House for sale : MLS®# 960114

    5776 East Sooke Rd Sk East Sooke Sooke V9Z 0Z6
    Main Photo: 5776 East Sooke Rd in Sooke: Sk East Sooke House for sale : MLS®# 960114
    $4,850,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    960114
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,696 sq. ft.
    This remarkable 7.75-acre property offers a unique blend of waterfront living, commercial potential, and endless recreational opportunities. Nestled in the picturesque Anderson Cove, this property boasts a spacious 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom home, providing the perfect setting for one-level living. The property's commercial (C-2) zoning allows for a wide range of uses, making it an ideal destination for commercial fishermen, boating enthusiasts, or horse lovers. Located in a unique microclimate, sheltered from the cold winds and fog of the Sooke Basin, this creates a warmer and more inviting environment. With two Quonset huts (50'x30' and 50'x40'), ample space is available to accommodate all your toys and equipment, whether it's for swimming, boating, or other outdoor pursuits. Including a 5000 sqft workshop with 20 phase electrical. Subdivision potential with a second driveway already in place. This an exceptionally versatile and valuable investment. More details
    Listed by Century 21 Queenswood Realty Ltd.
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  • 1514 Mason Trail in French Creek: PQ French Creek Manufactured Home for sale (Parksville/Qualicum) : MLS®# 959781

    1514 Mason Trail PQ French Creek French Creek V9P 1X9
    OPEN HOUSE: Apr 13, 2024
    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM PDT
    Open House on Saturday, April 13, 2024 2:30PM - 4:30PM Faye Erbe is realtor on site
    OPEN HOUSE: Apr 14, 2024
    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM PDT
    Open House on Sunday, April 14, 2024 2:30PM - 4:30PM Faye Erbe is realtor on site
    Main Photo: 1514 Mason Trail in French Creek: PQ French Creek Manufactured Home for sale (Parksville/Qualicum)  : MLS®# 959781
    $575,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    959781
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,051 sq. ft.
    Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac, this riverfront property offers a tranquil retreat with French Creek flowing through its serene backyard. Located conveniently near Parksville and Qualicum Beach, you have easy access to beaches, a marina, and more. The lot features a tastefully upgraded 3 bedroom mobile home, perfect as a charming residence or a base for building your dream home. Surrounded by mature trees and vibrant seasonal flora, the property provides privacy and natural beauty. Enjoy sunny days beside the river on the south-facing backyard or the wrap-around porch. Inside, country-inspired décor and versatile living spaces create a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Ideal for those seeking a peaceful lifestyle with a touch of rustic elegance. More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (PK)
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  • 1 7470 Cottage Way in Lake Cowichan: Du Lake Cowichan House for sale (Duncan) : MLS®# 960205

    1 7470 Cottage Way Du Lake Cowichan Lake Cowichan V0R 2G1
    OPEN HOUSE: Apr 14, 2024
    12:00 AM - 02:00 PM PDT
    Open House on Sunday, April 14, 2024 12:00AM - 2:00PM
    Main Photo: 1 7470 Cottage Way in Lake Cowichan: Du Lake Cowichan House for sale (Duncan)  : MLS®# 960205
    $1,099,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    960205
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,777 sq. ft.
    Surrounded by breathtaking lake and mountain views, this new, south-facing, low-maintenance waterfront cottage is located on idyllic Cowichan Lake. Situated on the west arm’s sunny side, getting sun from early morning until sunset, you’ll enjoy individual lake access with your own large personal beach, plus a boat slip, kayak storage, and storage lockers for all your water toys on the private wharf. The spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom end-unit offers a contemporary design with all the modern comforts including a heat pump, air conditioning, wood pellet stove, quartz countertops, and lake view balconies off of the main and lower levels. The property also offers secured bike storage plus a golf cart for owner use. The Nest Collection at Woodland Shores falls under the jurisdiction of CVRD Area I so there is no speculation tax. This is an excellent opportunity to invest in a prime turn-key lakefront property at one of Vancouver Island’s most sought-after vacation destinations. More details
    Listed by The Agency
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  • 8 245 Oyster Cove Rd in Ladysmith: Du Ladysmith House for sale (Duncan) : MLS®# 955586

    8 245 Oyster Cove Rd Du Ladysmith Ladysmith V9G 1T6
    Main Photo: 8 245 Oyster Cove Rd in Ladysmith: Du Ladysmith House for sale (Duncan)  : MLS®# 955586
    $1,350,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    955586
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    6
    Floor Area:
    3,015 sq. ft.
    Discover your dream waterfront retreat! This stunning 5-bedroom, 6-bath home offers the perfect blend of luxury and tranquility. Nestled within a secure gated community, you'll enjoy the utmost privacy and peace of mind. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty as you step out onto your very own walk-on waterfront. With a spacious layout and top-notch amenities, this home is an entertainer's paradise. The included strata membership grants access to a club house, tennis courts, and an indoor swimming pool, ensuring endless fun for you and your loved ones. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to embrace a waterfront lifestyle filled with comfort, elegance, and natural beauty. Come and experience the epitome of coastal living today More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Generation (LD)
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  • 4 77 Nelson Rd in Lake Cowichan: Du Lake Cowichan House for sale (Duncan) : MLS®# 960072

    4 77 Nelson Rd Du Lake Cowichan Lake Cowichan V0R 2G0
    OPEN HOUSE: Apr 13, 2024
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM PDT
    Open House on Saturday, April 13, 2024 1:00PM - 3:00PM Wonderful getaway retreat or fabulous full-time residence. Come and enjoy the simple life from this cozy one bed + den home on the Cowichan River.
    Main Photo: 4 77 Nelson Rd in Lake Cowichan: Du Lake Cowichan House for sale (Duncan)  : MLS®# 960072
    $475,300
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    960072
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    759 sq. ft.
    Wonderful getaway retreat or fabulous full-time residence. Come and enjoy the simple life from this cozy one bed + den home on the Cowichan River. The current owner has made some significant improvements including a new metal roof, with new gutters and down spouts as well as the addition of three 2’x4’ skylights. The heating / cooling was totally upgraded with a new high efficiency ductless heat pump. Enjoy your favorite morning beverage from the southeast facing deck or walk a few steps to the river and have your coffee on the dock. Excellent swimming, fishing & relaxing and only moments away from the community of Lake Cowichan. More details
    Listed by D.F.H. Real Estate Ltd. (CwnBy)
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  • 56 Prospect Ave in Lake Cowichan: Du Lake Cowichan House for sale (Duncan) : MLS®# 957014

    56 Prospect Ave Du Lake Cowichan Lake Cowichan V0R 2G0
    Main Photo: 56 Prospect Ave in Lake Cowichan: Du Lake Cowichan House for sale (Duncan)  : MLS®# 957014
    $1,120,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    957014
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    3,004 sq. ft.
    With 4 bdrms + Den, 2 baths & a finished walk out basement w/in-law suite potential, there’s plenty of space for extended family & guest in this unique Riverfront home. The 2 level, 3,000+ sq.ft. open concept floor plan features vaulted ceilings, wood accents & unique style throughout. Many big picture windows letting in lots of light & the home has updated electrical, a newer heat pump & the living & family room both feature cozy wood burning fireplace inserts. The fully fenced yard features gated entry, single garage, RV & Boat parking with lawn & garden areas. A big back deck & partially covered patio offer great views of the river & the back yard features a winding path thru rock landscaping to a small deck, the perfect place to enjoy the tranquility of the river or take a dip on a hot summer’s day. A great location just steps from the Trans Canada Trail & walking distance to amenities & recreation opportunities of Lake Cowichan. Come experience life on the Cowichan River! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Generation (LC)
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  • 7144 Eby Rd in Lantzville: Na Lower Lantzville House for sale (Nanaimo) : MLS®# 960188

    7144 Eby Rd Na Lower Lantzville Lantzville V0R 2H0
    Main Photo: 7144 Eby Rd in Lantzville: Na Lower Lantzville House for sale (Nanaimo)  : MLS®# 960188
    $3,899,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    960188
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    3,323 sq. ft.
    Experience waterfront luxury at its finest with this Lower Lantzville Walk-on Waterfront Custom Built Home. Situated on a half-acre lot, this unique property offers unrivaled oceanfront living. Featuring 3 bedrooms, an office, and 3 bathrooms, this thoughtfully designed Rancher provides generous living space. Upon entering you’ll be captivated by the breathtaking views of Nanoose Bay through towering 16ft high windows. The living room transitions to the open concept dining kitchen area, separated by a striking centerpiece fireplace with cool touch glass. Entertain guests year-round on the covered patio with heaters and panoramic views. The primary bedroom showcases ocean views, his and her custom closets, and a spacious 5-piece bathroom. Two additional bedrooms, an office, and two bathrooms, one with direct ocean access for a serene evening paddle and outdoor shower on the back patio. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if necessary. More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc. (NA)
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  • 2860 Southey Point Rd in Salt Spring: GI Salt Spring House for sale (Gulf Islands) : MLS®# 960082

    2860 Southey Point Rd GI Salt Spring Salt Spring V8K 1A2
    Main Photo: 2860 Southey Point Rd in Salt Spring: GI Salt Spring House for sale (Gulf Islands)  : MLS®# 960082
    $3,350,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    960082
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    4,309 sq. ft.
    Breathtaking views and unbeatable amenities in this private, gated OCEAN FRONT Estate is a RARE offering in the coveted Southey Point~! 300 ft of low bank water access with kayak/canoe storage racks and a separate pool house with indoor swimming pool/hot tub with geo thermal heating. French doors that open onto the deck for relaxing and entertaining. Separate primary wing features a fireplace in the bedroom, walk in dressing room, spacious en suite bath, view deck, office and stone walled rose garden. Kitchen with bar and French doors leading to a heated outdoor entertaining porch overlooking the ocean. Upper level has 4 bd/2bath including a 2 bd guest suite perfect for families. Classic Cape Cod design sits on 3.42 beautifully landscaped acres. Two double garages and work shop space complete the offering. Too many features to list so see features page on supplements. Zoning that allows for a guest cottage adds to the property's potential. Incomparable value for ocean front living. More details
    Listed by Pemberton Holmes - Salt Spring
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  • 3813 S Island Hwy in Campbell River: CR Campbell River South House for sale : MLS®# 960310

    3813 S Island Hwy CR Campbell River South Campbell River V9H 1M4
    Main Photo: 3813 S Island Hwy in Campbell River: CR Campbell River South House for sale : MLS®# 960310
    $1,199,999
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    960310
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,876 sq. ft.
    Walk on Waterfront Gem! Every now and then, an opportunity arises that's too good to pass up, and this is one of those moments. This charming house lives like a 3-bedroom cottage, boasting the potential for 2 bathrooms—one completed and one roughed in. Step inside to find a bright, open, and sunny kitchen, dining, and living room, all offering breathtaking views of the coastal mountains and ocean. There's a cottage on the property that rents out continuously, providing extra income. Nestled in a very private setting, you'll have your own private beach. While work is needed, this presents a golden opportunity for someone to come in and make their mark, realizing the potential the previous owners weren't able to complete. Enjoy the beautiful beach, stunning ocean and mountain views, and abundant sea life right from your doorstep. Don't miss out on this exceptional waterfront property! Open House Saturday April 13 @ 11:30-1:00 More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Check Realty
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  • 708 Hyatt Pl in Nanaimo: Na North Nanaimo House for sale : MLS®# 960164

    708 Hyatt Pl Na North Nanaimo Nanaimo V9V 1A1
    Main Photo: 708 Hyatt Pl in Nanaimo: Na North Nanaimo House for sale : MLS®# 960164
    $1,299,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    960164
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,149 sq. ft.
    Priced below the 2024 accessed value! Don't miss the chance to own a private oceanfront home on a serene North Nanaimo cul-de-sac. This 3-bed, 3-bath rancher sits on a landscaped .80-acre lot, featuring a small detached workshop. Carefully designed to capture stunning ocean and coastal mountain views, the living room, dining room, family room, and primary bedroom offer panoramic vistas through tall windows. The kitchen and eating nook share this incredible view. The family room includes a cozy fireplace and opens to a spacious rear deck for quality time and outdoor dining. The primary bedroom boasts a walk-in closet and a three-piece ensuite. Two additional bedrooms and a convenient main bathroom are close by. A third bathroom near the foyer and cozy den enhance the layout's functionality. An oversized double garage and RV parking complete this mini estate. Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Act Now! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX of Nanaimo
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  • 508 21 DALLAS Rd in Victoria: Vi James Bay Condo for sale : MLS®# 960133

    508 21 DALLAS Rd Vi James Bay Victoria V8V 4Z9
    Main Photo: 508 21 DALLAS Rd in Victoria: Vi James Bay Condo for sale : MLS®# 960133
    $949,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    960133
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,084 sq. ft.
    Proudly introducing a luxurious unit with stunning OCEAN VIEWS in the prestigious Shoal Point! This elegant two bedroom, 2 bathroom PLUS DEN unit features floor to ceiling windows that flood the unit with natural light, a cozy gas fireplace, large covered deck perfect for entertaining and enjoying the fresh ocean breeze. This sophisticated high-end residence offers its residents access to numerous wonderful amenities including an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness center, putting green, workshop, concierge service and surrounded by beautiful landscaping! located in the desirable James Bay neighborhood offering an amazing lifestyle with the perfect blend of location and charm. Walking distance to the the iconic Fisherman's Wharf, Breakwater, Beacon Hill Park, Inner Harbour, Downtown Victoria, Transit, Bike lanes, Dinning, Shopping, Activities and all major amenities. More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Camosun
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  • 501 1234 Wharf St in Victoria: Vi Downtown Condo for sale : MLS®# 959983

    501 1234 Wharf St Vi Downtown Victoria V8W 3H9
    Main Photo: 501 1234 Wharf St in Victoria: Vi Downtown Condo for sale : MLS®# 959983
    $799,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    959983
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,271 sq. ft.
    RARELY AVAILABLE, and Well priced! This Spacious suite with OCEAN VIEWS of Victoria's Upper Harbor, Johnson Street Bridge and booming Old Towne Victoria. Recently updated with new windows and balcony glass railings, paint, a new roof, going on in the Spring that has been fully paid for by the Seller! FULLY FURNISHED for use in the Hotel Pool providing a unique opportunity for Investors or for permanent residency. Call for full details of Rental Pool revenues and returns. One of Victoria's finest Inner Harbor locations, Steel & Concrete, secure underground parking, 24 hour Concierge service. As an investor/owner, your suite is available 10 free days usage during the year, possibly longer if desired. Located within walking distance of dozens of Victoria's finest Restaurants, Shopping, and Entertainment, The Iconic Empress Hotel and Legislative Buildings. Downtown living at it's finest! More details
    Listed by Newport Realty Ltd.
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