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Ladysmith

About Ladysmith

Ladysmith was established nearly overnight as a shipping port for James Dunsmuir’s coal mining business at Extension. Because of this, many of the miners working for Dunsmuir relocated not only their families but their actual houses to Ladysmith from the nearby mining towns of Wellington and Extension. These homes were dismantled, shipped via railway, and re-assembled in their new real estate lots at Ladysmith. Most of these "recycled" homes were erected around the area currently known as "Donkey Hill"; named after the "steam donkey", a mining engine, that was used as winch to get the disassembled houses up the hill to their new lots.

Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 102
Average Price $648,452
Highest Price $2,750,000
Lowest Price $3,500

Ladysmith Homes For Sale

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33 Properties Found. Page 1 of 3.
Photo of Listing #842438

11885 Elliot Way, Ladysmith

$2,589,000 - 5 Beds, 8 Baths, 7,744 Sf

MLS® # 842438

eXp Realty
Photo of Listing #862690

319 Chemainus Rd, Ladysmith

$1,750,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,494 Sf

MLS® # 862690

Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty Ladysmith
Photo of Listing #845071

104 Forward Rd, Ladysmith

$1,149,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,498 Sf

MLS® # 845071

RE/MAX Island Properties
Photo of Listing #859343

329 Chemainus Rd, Ladysmith

$1,100,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,312 Sf

MLS® # 859343

RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
Photo of Listing #860671

346 Morgan Rd, Ladysmith

$1,099,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,818 Sf

MLS® # 860671

RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
Photo of Listing #862166

119 Ray Knight Dr, Ladysmith

$819,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,790 Sf

MLS® # 862166

Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
Photo of Listing #862338

6 720 Russell Rd, Ladysmith

$799,900 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,243 Sf

MLS® # 862338

RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
Photo of Listing #861892

141 Rollie Rose Dr, Ladysmith

$799,900 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,829 Sf

MLS® # 861892

RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
Photo of Listing #861702

13242 Prospect Dr, Ladysmith

$779,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 3,827 Sf

MLS® # 861702

Pemberton Holmes Ltd. (Dun)
Photo of Listing #863097

455 Battie Dr, Ladysmith

$699,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,270 Sf

MLS® # 863097

Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
Photo of Listing #862699

4996 Grouhel Rd, Ladysmith

$685,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,844 Sf

MLS® # 862699

Pemberton Holmes Ltd. (Ldy)
Photo of Listing #862337

5 720 Russell Rd, Ladysmith

$664,600 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,575 Sf

MLS® # 862337

RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
Photo of Listing #835626

113 Clarke Rd, Ladysmith

$651,700 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,630 Sf

MLS® # 835626

RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
Photo of Listing #859487

201 A&b Rigby Pl, Ladysmith

$589,000 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,303 Sf

MLS® # 859487

Pemberton Holmes Ltd. (Ldy)
Photo of Listing #851964

440 4th Ave, Ladysmith

$585,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 4,180 Sf

MLS® # 851964

Stratten Gates Real Estate Ltd.

The charming coastal town of Ladysmith stretches along an inlet of the Salish Sea, on the eastern shores of Vancouver Island. The town’s slogan reflects the most beautiful aspect of life in Ladysmith: “A View to the Sea”. Which also makes Ladysmith real estate a beautiful asset. Originally named Oyster Harbour, the town lies exactly on the 49th parallel and is bordered on one side by the sea, and on the other by a vast expanse of natural Cowichan Valley woodlands, trails, and parks.

What Is Ladysmith Known For?

Ladysmith’s primary industries are tourism, agriculture, and lumber. Despite its modest size and population, Ladysmith is well-favored by vacationers, homeowners, and those looking to relocate to a place rich in natural beauty, clean air, and serene views of seascape and hills. The most prominent resident of the town is the Canadian actress and Playboy Playmate, Pamela Anderson. Because of its sheltered harbour location, the town is also attractive to boating enthusiasts and the town has a lively Marina community and the best facilities for mooring (Ladysmith Community Marina, and Ladysmith Marina).

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What Is The History Of Ladysmith?

The original inhabitants of the area were the people of the Stz’uminus First Nation who thrived on the rich sources of fish and shellfish the harbour offered. With the arrival of European pioneers and colonists, the town became a company coal mining town populated by the families of coal miners working for the coal baron, James Dunsmuir, who re-named the town from Oyster Harbour to Ladysmith in commemoration of the British victory at the siege of Ladysmith in South Africa during the Second Boer War. The South African town of Ladysmith was named after Juana Maria de los Dolores de Leon Smith, the Spanish wife of Sir Harry Smith, the British Governor of the Cape Colony.

Much of the town’s coal mining heritage is still visible in the well-preserved buildings along First Avenue, the heart of the town’s activity, and the surrounding area. The majority of these heritage structures are commercial buildings and hotels that date back to the early 1900’s. The one exception is the Nicholson House, which had been built on Ladysmith’s First Avenue in 1899 by the influential miner, contractor, and later mayor, Donald Nicholson, in anticipation of the arrival of his future bride, Isabella McKinnon. It was converted to a store in the 1920’s. Nicholson and his family were one of the pioneer families in Ladysmith. Nicholson’s construction business contributed to much of the growth of First Avenue as the commercial centre of the town and was responsible for the construction of many of the historic buildings in Ladysmith.

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