South Alberni

Houses for Sale in South Alberni

South Alberni, also sometimes referred to as "Uptown," is known for its rich history and bright future. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, seeking an investment, or looking for a picturesque place to retire, South Alberni has a wide variety of houses to fit your needs. 

Browse our listings below of houses for sale in South Alberni or keep reading to discover what makes this neighbourhood special and find the perfect place to call home.

About South Alberni

In 1967, the neighbouring towns of Alberni (north) and Port Alberni (south) joined to create the city of Port Alberni. Former Port Alberni, set at the edge of Bamfield access routes Ship Creek and Franklin River roads, and spanning between Argyle Street and Cameron Heights, has become today's lively area known as South Alberni.

The Harbour Quay stands as the centerpiece of the neighbourhood, offering a waterfront ensemble of shops, art galleries, delicious dining options, and parks. On Saturdays, the Spirit Square Farmer's Market becomes a gathering point for both locals and visitors, creating a lively community atmosphere. Not far from this bustling area, the Maritime Heritage Discovery Centre stands as a tribute to the region's rich maritime history.

South Alberni is a diverse neighbourhood that offers a broad spectrum of housing options. Whether it's a waterfront house or a subdivision lot, there is something for every budget and lifestyle. The area's blend of art, history, and local markets creates a distinct living experience enriched by community connection.

Outdoor lovers will enjoy Vancouver Island's natural beauty with abundant parks, trails, and water activities. Families benefit from access to quality schools and sports facilities, enhancing daily life. Most importantly, South Alberni's strong community spirit creates a sense of belonging, turning it from a mere residence into a welcoming home.

South Alberni Housing Market

South Alberni offers an enchanting mix of houses, combining suburban ease with waterfront elegance near the iconic Alberni Inlet. Ideal for families, retirees, and professionals, the area boasts an array of housing styles, from traditional character houses to cutting-edge modern builds, all located in the heart of Alberni Valley.

The South Alberni housing market offers vibrant diversity. Explore the new Burde Street development, a flourishing modern community built on the former site of Alberni District Secondary School. Experience the charm of Cameron Heights, known for its scenic views, or Sahara Heights, masterfully planned for serenity and convenience. These diverse areas highlight South Alberni's position as a leading choice for quality real estate in the Alberni Valley.

With unique cultural attractions like the totem structures surrounding the Victoria Quay Night Market, and the proximity to the Weyerhaeuser Arena and Sports Complex, the neighbourhood caters to a variety of interests. Sports enthusiasts of all ages, and in particular hockey families and figure skaters, will find South Alberni ideal for activities.

Join Vancouver Island's premier living destination and explore South Alberni's variety of real estate options. From small undeveloped lots at $25,000 situated near shopping and recreation areas to larger lots with breathtaking mountain and inlet views up to $270,000, there's a range of options. Housing prices range from $300,000 for small houses and go up to around $800,000 for upscale residences with awe-inspiring views on 0.25-acres+. Whether you're looking for a cozy house or a spacious family home, South Alberni has something to suit everyone's needs.

South Alberni Neighbourhood Amenities

South Alberni is filled with culture, convenience, and beauty. In 2004, the historic Capitol Theatre was renovated, mixing old charm with modern style. Today, it's a key place for live shows, local plays, and various cultural events. Enjoy boutique shops, dining, outdoor markets and social gatherings at the Harbour Quay and Waterfront Park.

For art enthusiasts, the Rollin Art Centre & Rotary Arts District offer galleries and creative spaces that promote local talent. Outdoor enthusiasts will find parks, playgrounds, and trails encouraging an active lifestyle. South Alberni also provides quality schools and sports facilities like the Weyerhaeuser Arena, home of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs.

With a mix of shops, restaurants, and daily needs at the Uptown commercial area, South Alberni is a great choice for house-hunters in the Alberni Valley.

South Alberni Local Schools

South Alberni is served by Maquinna Elementary School, Wood Elementary School, EJ Dunn Elementary School, as well as Alberni District Secondary School with full bus service for pick up and drop off.

South Alberni Real Estate Agents

Considering a move to the neighbourhood? Our professional South Alberni real estate agents are equipped with the local insight and knowledge to best assist you in finding the right property for your needs. Call us today at 250.723.5478 or Contact Us Here to let our expert real estate professionals guide you through a smooth and stress-free property journey.

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