Qualicum Beach is an ocean paradise with beautiful homes, lovely gardens, and a laid back quality of life with six provincial parks to explore and activities ranging from golfing, canoeing, caving, hiking, swimming, fishing, and natural attractions. Qualicum Beach services distinctive properties from Nanaimo North including Tofino, Comox Valley, Campbell River, Port Hardy as well as the Qualicum Beach / Parksville and surrounding areas commonly known as Oceanside. These quaint communities include farming villages, historic towns, waterfront properties, boutique shopping and artisans who produce some of the finest art throughout North America. Few cruising grounds in the world can match the coastlines for fjords, coves, half-hidden inlets, hundreds of islands providing an amazing playground for kayakers and pleasure boats, both large and small with government wharves for safe anchorages. Qualicum Beach possesses a panorama of physical beauty in the friendly towns and cities, long sandy beaches, rivers, lakes and majestic mountains which complement the comfortable lifestyle and old world charm. There is easy access to and from Vancouver Island on one of the many ferry options or flights out of Courtenay, Nanaimo and Victoria. The Sotheby's International Realty Canada office is located at 147 West 2nd Avenue in the heart of the Qualicum Beach village and a few short minutes from the Inland Highway.