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Houses for Sale in Sahara Heights

Located in the Echo area of South Port Alberni, Sahara Heights is a peaceful and highly sought after neighbourhood. The real estate landscape in Sahara Heights offers a unique blend of houses, from serene streets to welcoming cul-de-sacs, and a diverse range of townhouses and single-family houses, appealing to various tastes and budgets.

Houses for Sale in Sahara Heights, Port Alberni BC

Life in Sahara Heights means easy access to the Rotary Arts District, Uptown shopping, and the serene Harbour Quay & Waterfront Park. The numerous walking and biking trails, recreation centres, outdoor fields and sports arenas that surround the neighbourhood promote an active and healthy lifestyle. Moreover, its proximity to all levels of schools makes it perfect for students and families.

About Sahara Heights

Sahara Heights is a harmonious mix of beauty and convenience. Residents enjoy facilities like the Alberni Valley Multiplex (Weyerhaeuser Arena), schools such as North Island College and Alberni District Secondary School, and recreational centers like the '67 Community Centre which includes the Echo Aquatic Centre and the Vancouver Island Regional Library.

Additionally, healthcare, shopping, dining, nature trails and city playgrounds are all within arm's reach.

Sahara Heights Housing Market

Houses in Sahara Heights range from charming two-storey character family houses to modern ranchers featuring contemporary designs with features like high vaulted ceilings, warm gas fireplaces, bright skylights, spacious kitchens with beautiful custom cabinetry, elegant hardwood flooring, and large master bedrooms with full ensuites, as well as modern conveniences like heat pumps and built-in vacuum systems.

Townhouses in Echo Park Estates start at $254,000 for a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom unit, while immaculate patio row townhouses in College View Estates can reach up to $580,000. Single-family residences vary widely in the neighbourhood, with 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom houses priced from $465,000, and executive houses spanning over 3,500 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms available up to $950,000.

Nicole Dabney of Royal LePage Port Alberni-Pacific Rim Realty perfectly captures what life in Sahara Heights feels like, "Nestled at the base of picturesque mountains and overlooking the serene waters of the Alberni Inlet, Sahara Heights offers a unique blend of natural beauty and modern living. This charming residential neighbourhood is known for its welcoming atmosphere and close-knit feel. Sahara Heights boasts a variety of housing options, from cozy single-family houses to spacious townhouses, each designed to cater to diverse lifestyles. The area's well-maintained streets wind through the landscape, providing residents with glimpses of lush greenery and breathtaking sunsets.

Houses for Sale in Sahara Heights, Port Alberni BC

Residents of Sahara Heights enjoy convenient access to a range of amenities, including local parks, schools (like ADSS, North Island College, and Wood Elementary), and shopping centers. The community's proximity to outdoor recreational opportunities, such as hiking trails and water-based activities, makes it an ideal choice for those who appreciate an active lifestyle. Whether you're captivated by the stunning vistas or eager to become part of a welcoming neighbourhood, Sahara Heights in Port Alberni offers a slice of West Coast living that's sure to leave a lasting impression."

Sahara Heights Neighbourhood Amenities

A myriad of trails are within reach, including the Log Train Trail, Roger Creek Nature Trail, Beaver Pond Trail, and the iconic Hole in the Wall and its adjoining cairns, making it easy to embrace the surrounding nature.

Tee off at Hollies Executive Golf Course or check out recreational hubs like the Alberni Valley Multiplex Arena, home of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, the ‘67 Community Centre featuring an aquatic centre & gym, library, and museum, or Glenwood Centre which hosts various events, including roller-skating, and Bob Dailey Stadium's 400m track and it's neighbouring all-level fitness park.

For arts and events, Harbour Quay & Waterfront Park, the Landmark Cinema, the historical Rollin Art Centre, and the MacKenzie School of Dance are are all within a short drive from the peaceful Sahara Heights.

Key facilities like the West Coast General Hospital, Port Alberni Fire Department, and Port Alberni RCMP guarantee residents' safety and peace of mind throughout neighbourhood.

Sahara Heights Local Schools

Education is paramount, and Sahara Heights ensures it’s within easy reach. The neighbourhood proudly hosts North Island College, Alberni District Secondary School, Wood Elementary, and John Paul II Catholic School, ensuring top-quality education for all ages.

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