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    Rocking Horse Country Pub - Nanoose Bay, BC

    Vancouver Island & Southern Gulf Islands Listing No. 20174

    The Rocking Horse Pub and Eatery is a well established and favourite destination for many in the Central Vancouver Island area and beyond. Located in the heart of Nanoose Bay on 5.31 acres surrounded by equestrian acreages, just a short drive from Parksville.


    5.31 acres

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    The Rocking Horse Pub and Eatery is a very well established and favourite destination for many in the Central Vancouver Island area. Located in the heart of Nanoose Bay on 5.3 acres surrounded by equestrian acreages, this is the only fully operation neighbourhood pub on the Nanoose Peninsula. The main building is approximately 6,000 ft2 with the pub located on the ground floor. The second floor includes a large newly renovated 1 bedroom suite, office space, and storage area. There is ample floor space to build an additional guest suite on the opposite end of the building if required. The pub is licenced for 134 occupants inside, plus an additional 38 on the patio and off premise beer & wine sales. In addition to the pub, there is a well laid out 26 stall, 7,000 ft2 stable that is currently being used for storage. The property is gated, fenced, cross fenced and was once used to host rodeos and local equestrian events. With CM6 commercial zoning, this property has massive potential for an entrepreneur to expand the income capability and capitalize on an area of Vancouver Island that is rapidly expanding.


    Nanoose Bay, BC


    Nanoose Bay is located 26 km north of Nanaimo just off Highway 19 and approximately 2 hours north of Victoria.

    Area Data

    Nanoose Bay is a seaside community on the Straight of Georgia located between Nanaimo and Parksville on the east coast of Vancouver Island. The area is a popular retirement designation and has seen significant growth in recent years.

    Nanoose Bay has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate with July and August having less than 40 mm of rain.


    Boating, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, and equestrian.


    Prior to Euro-Canadian settlement, the area was inhabited by several Coast Salish indigenous groups: Qualicum, Snaw-naw-as (Nanoose), and Snuneymuxw peoples. The Spanish were the first Europeans to explore the area in 1791, followed shortly by the fleet of George Vancouver of the British Royal Navy.

    Map Reference

    49°17'8.22"N and 124°13'3.42"W

    Investment Features

    Pub and horse stables.


    Well, septic, cable, Internet


    Pub, self-contained suite, and horse stable.

    Tax Details

    $5,452.73 (2020)




    Lot A, DL 39, Plan VIP55692, Nanoose District
    PID 018-037-518

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    Our property descriptions and geographical information are taken from the BC Assessment Authority, Land Titles Office, government maps and other sources. While LandQuest® does not guarantee the information, we believe it to be accurate, but should not be relied upon without verification. This communication is not intended to cause or induce breach of an existing agency agreement.