Basking in sunshine on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Oceanside is Beach Country, and one of the finest year-round destinations in Canada.
Boasting spectacular sandy beaches, coastal mountain vistas, and lush temperate forests, Oceanside enjoys the mildest climate in the country, with an annual average of 2,050 hours of sunshine. The region of Oceanside incorporates the communities of Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, French Creek, Arrowsmith Coombs Country, and Lighthouse Country.

With no less than seven provincial parks located within a thirty-minute drive, Oceanside provides a host of outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, biking, camping, caving and golfing. Bordered to the east by the Strait of Georgia, Oceanside also offers every watersport imaginable, including sport fishing, canoeing, sea kayaking, diving, beachcombing, sailing, and windsurfing. If its your time to be “Nurtured by Nature” look no further and come home to this fabulous area.
With a population of approximately 25,000 and growing fast, Oceanside is located along Highway 19 on south central Vancouver Island. The largest community in Oceanside – Parksville – is approximately 2 hours (88 miles/147 km) north of Victoria. Air links to Oceanside are through Victoria, Nanaimo and Comox to the north. Ferry access from Vancouver to Oceanside is through Nanaimo, 45 minutes (22 miles/36 km) to the south of Oceanside. BC Ferries operates two scheduled ferry services to Nanaimo from the BC mainland. Live in Canada’s paradise with all the access to the mainland you require.

If you are interested in owning your own special slice of Oceanside paradise, I would be honored to assist you in your quest to find the right location to call home!

Lighthouse Country

Lighthouse Country is located across from Denman and Hornby Islands, incorporating the small communities of Horne Lake, Qualicum Bay, Bowser and Deep Bay. Rich in history, folklore and Native culture, Lighthouse Country residents and visitors alike, a genuinely friendly welcome and a unique area to set down roots, in a charming rural atmosphere.


Located in the Arrowsmith Coombs Country region of Oceanside, Coombs is a popular stopping point for tourists on the way to Tofino, Ucluelet and the Pacific Rim Park on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The little village of Coombs is dotted with several heritage buildings, small gift and craft shops, antique stores, and is known for the family of goats nimbly grazing on the grass rooftop of the Coombs Old Country Market. Residents typically enjoy larger acreages for those seeking perhaps a hobby farm or more private settings.


Located in the Arrowsmith Coombs Country region of Oceanside, in the shadow of Vancouver Island’s mountain spine, the tiny village of Errington was named after a small village in England’s Northumberland County. Now home to an eclectic assortment of farmers, artists and craftspeople, Errington is also the gateway to the Englishman River Falls in the magnificent Englishman River Falls Provincial Park.  Although rural in nature, within Errington, you will find additional conveniences such as a general store, post office as well as many locally run businesses.

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Ramona Langevin

Royal LePage Parksville - Qualicum Beach Realty

173 W. Island Hwy  Parksville,  BC  V9P 2H1 

Mobile: (250) 937-6218