Although this neighbourhood does not overlook the ocean, there are still some great water views along Long Lake. Not only does the lake offer some beautiful views but it is a popular area for residents in the summertime. Uplands is a well-established neighbourhood in the city and is one of the most unique when it comes to the landscape. There are lake views and also some tree-lined streets that offer fantastic green views even in the winter.
Schools in the area include:
Dover Bay Secondary - 6135 McGirr Road, (250) 756-4595
École Hammond Bay Elementary - 1025 Morningside Drive, (250) 758-5711
Four Seasons Montessori - 4960 Hammond Bay Road, (250) 758-8979
Randerson Ridge Elementary - 6021 Nelson Road, (250) 758-5076
Rutherford Elementary School - 5840 Hammond Bay Road, (250) 758-5331
Uplands Park Elementary - 3821 Stronach Drive, (250) 758-3252
Parks in the area:
Linley Valley- Linley Valley is a hidden gem in Nanaimo. An hour or two can be spent surveying the main trail or several hours can be spent exploring wetlands, streams, natural woodlands, and meadows and bluffs on the interlinking trails. Cottle Lake is tucked in the forest and is home to ducks, geese and Cutthroat trout.