Parksville boasts one of the warmest climates in Canada, and is known as one of the most popular vacation destinations on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. It features sandy beaches, numerous parks, breath taking views of the Coastal Mountains and easy access to all amenities. Many people like to live here, especially because of the year round recreational activities such as golfing, boating, skiing, hiking and many other outdoor activities. Parksville is accessed by Highway 19 (Island Highway) which runs besides the open water of the Strait of Georgia on the east coast of Vancouver Island – it is a 20 minute drive to Nanaimo and a 150 km (90 miles) drive to Victoria, Like its close neighbour Qualicum Beach, Parksville is an enchanting seaside village that will capture your heart. Discover for yourself why so many people return year after year to this Vancouver Island jewel. There are many types of Parksville homes for sale to choose from including new homes, condominiums, duplexes, patio homes, townhouses and vacation homes. Parksville real estate prices are a bit higher than in other Vancouver Island communities and the average price of Vancouver Island homes in Parksville/Qualicum is $369,446.