Houses for Sale in Little Qualicum River, BC
Search all Little Qualicum River houses for sale and real estate listings below. Little Qualicum River is a rural neighbourhood of Qualicum Beach, BC, and is a truly unique community on Vancouver Island. This small neighbourhood was built as a private strata area, and it's known for its tight-knit community atmosphere, rural charm, and tranquil living.
Located desirably far off the beaten path but within a convenient range of city amenities, Little Qualicum River Village offers one-of-a-kind lifestyle opportunities. Stunning craftsman-style homes, single-family homes on large lots, and quaint houses are all found in this neighbourhood. Many properties in Little Qualicum River are at higher elevations offering beautiful views of the valley below. To request up-to-date information about properties for sale in Little Qualicum River, or to arrange a private showing, contact your Qualicum Beach real estate experts today!
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Real Estate in Little Qualicum River Village
Little Qualicum River Village offers plenty of opportunities for real estate investors, whether you're looking for a family home, a place to retire, a vacation property, or an income-producing rental property. There are nearly three hundred homes and undeveloped lots in Little Qualicum River Village in plenty of styles and sizes that fit a wide range of budgets and real estate investing goals.
In Little Qualicum River Village, you'll find stylish modern homes built within the last decade that take advantage of the mountain views that surround the neighbourhood. Large patio spaces, open-concept living spaces, and big windows allow residents to soak in the abundant trees, mountains, and lakes in the area. Spacious three and four-bedroom homes in this neighbourhood offer excellent potential for growing families. Little Qualicum River Village homes also often feature furnished and unfurnished basements that provide potential mortgage-helper rental suites.
Little Qualicum River Village is a relatively new subdivision. You won't find the type of rustic, weathered cabins and chalets common in other small communities on Vancouver Island. Instead, you'll often find custom homes built in rustic styles—including log homes—that offer the unique charm of rural-style properties in homes that are modern and well-built, featuring contemporary features that may include skylights, luxury lighting, live edge stairs, granite countertops, custom cabinets, built-in speaker systems, and more. Those looking for a private sanctuary may find what they're looking for with Little Qualicum River Village's custom mountain-style homes.
For ambitious real estate investors, some of the best opportunities in Little Qualicum River Village come in affordable undeveloped lots, many of them right on the riverfront. The serviced lots in this neighbourhood would be ideal for those looking to build a vacation home or a location for tiny homes. Available lots in Little Qualicum River Village often offer mountain and valley views and can stretch into multiple acres. They're typically ready to build—with services at the lot line and wells, septic, and water treatment already in place.
About Little Qualicum River Village, BC
Little Qualicum River Village can be found right on the edge of Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park. This beautiful outdoor destination includes a serene old-growth forest of Douglas fir trees. There are plenty of opportunities for swimming, fishing, camping, and more in the park. Other natural attractions within proximity of Little Qualicum River Village include the Beaufort Mountain range and Cameron Lake.
Little Qualicum River Village is located around half an hour inland from the nearby city of Parksville by car. Though it's located near BC Highway 4—the Port Alberni-Tofino Highway—Little Qualicum River Village is accessed by the Old Island Highway. The drive from Little Qualicum River Village to the city of Port Alberni takes around an hour, and the cities of Courtenay and Nanaimo are both also less than an hour's drive away.
In Little Qualicum River Village, residents have the opportunity to live at a laid-back pace in a thriving community. Volunteers are often organizing activities and celebrations during the year, and the neighbourhood is comprised of young families, working professionals, and retirees. Mountain View Park—located within the village—offers spaces for outdoor recreation and places for kids to play. As this neighbourhood continues to grow, it's also focused on retaining harmony with the beautiful Vancouver Island nature that surrounds it.
Things to Do in Little Qualicum River Village
Walk through Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
One of the top perks of living in Little Qualicum River Village is the access to the provincial park that's right next door—Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park. The park is home to cascading waterfalls and is bordered by the scenic Mount Arrowsmith and Mount Wesley. This sprawling park of over 400 hectares features plenty of walking trails that wind along the river, providing access to the falls. In the summer months, the river is great for swimming, while the park is perfect for a peaceful walk in colder months.
Hike Mount Arrowsmith
Looming over the Little Qualicum River Village neighbourhood is the majestic Mount Arrowsmith. While the mountain's peaks are beautiful from afar, hiking the 6 km trail to the summit offers unbelievable views. The hike up Mount Arrowsmith is challenging and not recommended for children and inexperienced hikers, but passionate hikers will find themselves taking the Judges Route to the top time and time again.
Tour Local Forest's
From Little Qualicum River Village, it's around a forty-minute drive to MacMillan Provincial Park, which features Cathedral Grove's towering old Douglas-firs, some of them hundreds and hundreds of years old. Nearer to Little Qualicum River Village and less visited by tourists is the equally beautiful Heritage Forest in Qualicum Beach. This forest has ancient Western Red Cedar, Hemlock, Douglas-fir trees, and more. It allows visitors to connect with the local environment and exercise in the most peaceful setting imaginable.