Located on the 49th parallel, Ladysmith is a small and growing town located on Vancouver Island, built on the hillside offering spectacular ocean views of Ladysmith Harbour from many of the homes. Ladysmith's economy has been diverse since the 1800’s. Nowadays tourism is one of the economic drivers. A huge amphitheatre delights visitors with live concerts and a welcoming marina offers hospitality to the boaters who visit here. Ladysmith has one of the warmest Pacific waters north of San Francisco and it is located a 25-minute drive south from Nanaimo and a 90 minute drive from Victoria. If you are looking for a small friendly, community, rich in heritage, Ladysmith is the perfect place to look for Vancouver Island ocean view homes. Residential ocean view lots are available starting at $129,000, condominiums are available starting at $ 184,900 and patio/duplex homes and detached homes are available starting at $244,900.