Cowichan Bay

Homes for sale in Cowichan Bay are beautifully located right on the Saanich Inlet facing Salt Spring Island. Here you will find a quiet tight knit community with homes on neighbourhood streets facing a small community oriented village that is right on the water featuring restaurants and small storefronts.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $872K
Lowest Price $135K
Highest Price $2.5M
Total Listings 24
Avg. Days On Market 69
Avg. Price/SQFT $499

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About Cowichan Bay

Cowichan Bay is a community located near Duncan, British Columbia.

It is located up the Trans-Canada Highway and northwest of Downtown Victoria. Downtown Victoria is located about 55 road kilometres away, around a 50 minute drive.

Cowichan Bay is a bay and community that is situated on the east coast of Southern Vancouver Island and is located near the mouth of the Cowichan River. Cowichan Bay is known for its amazing scenic views of the bay and its fishing which is one of its largest industries along with tourism.

Mount Tzouhalem and its array of hiking trails are also situated in the area, just north of the village.

Cowichan Bay Real Estate 

Homes for sale in Cowichan Bay provide residents a village like atmosphere with small cottages scattered across the area and historic buildings at its center that were built when the area was first settled upon. There is also a wide range of large, established properties in the area but very limited commercial and apartment inventory. Despite this, locals are in proximity to Duncan which has a larger commercial and retail base.

Given its amazing local scenery and tranquility, the Cowichan Bay real estate market has become a haven for retirees moving away from the city life. This is considering that one in four residents in the Cowichan Valley are 65 or older. 

Things To Do In Cowichan Bay

Cowichan Bay provides residents amazing scenery and a cozy village like feel away from the city!

If you’re an outdoors person, you will love the local hiking trails that run for miles. Mount Tzouhalem and an ecological reserve also stands nearby to the north.

Looking to get out on the water? There are a number of kayak tours and rentals in town that provide amazing views of the wildlife with bald eagles, seals and herons in the area. There are also whale watching tours that leave from the village in search of orcas and humpbacks. 

Although small, the village at the center of Cowichan Bay is amazing with a variety of local markets and clothing stores. The Masthead restaurant is also a must try and is known for its delicious local menu.

Fishing is also quite common in the area and serves as an important industry for the local community. 

Cowichan Bay is the perfect location for anyone looking to enjoy a beautiful natural environment and simple way of life within a tight knit community.

 

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