When you are looking for a home in a new area, there are often many other considerations apart from the home itself. A number of different topics are presented here to help the home buyer. If any are missing or should be added please let us know.
Schools are often an important consideration for families. School District 71 is the governing body for schools in our area and their office is located at 607 Cumberland Road and they can be reached at (250)-334-5500
Within Comox there is one high school, three elementary schools (one of which is French immersion), one French school for K through 12, and one private school for grades K through 12.
Highland High School in Comox
Highland high school is located at 750 Pritchard Road in Comox
Elementary Schools in Comox
Aspen Park elementary school is located at 2250 Bolt Avenue 250-890-0944
Brooklyn elementary school is located at 1290 Guthrie Road 250-339-2232
Ecole Robb Robb elementary (French immersion) is located at 1909 Robb Road 250-339-6864
The French School in Comox for grades K through 12 is Ecole Au-couer-de-l’ile located at 566 Linshart Road 250-339-1848
The private school in Comox for grades K though 12 is Phil & Jennie Gaglardi Academy located at 1475 Noel Avenue 350-339-1200
The current hospital (St Josephs) serving the area is located in Comox and it is located at 2317 Comox Avenue 250-339-2242
It will be replaced in late 2017 with the new hospital nearing completion located at 235 Lerwick Road in Courtenay
There are a good number of medical clinics in the Comox Valley to supplement the services currently provided by St Josephs hospital in Comox such as the Comox Medical Clinic. For more information on individual clinics click on the View larger map link on the map below.
There are a significant number of dental clinics in the Comox Valley as shown on the map below such as the Acreview Dental Clinic in Courtenay. To find out more about any specific one click on the link View larger map in the top left corner of the map.
There are a number of veterinary clinics and hospitals in the Comox Valley as shown on the map below such as the three listed here. To find out more about any specific one click on the link View larger map in the top left corner of the map.
Our Transit System
The Comox Valley Transit System is cost-shared between BC Transit and the regional district. The Comox Valley Transit System provides a great public transportation service across the Comox Valley. A map of the overall system can be found below. they are located at 1635 Knight Road, Comox V9M 4A2 (250)339-5453 and their web address is Comox Valley Transit
If you are contemplating a move to the Comox Valley and are new to British Columbia there are a few differences between our province and others that you should be aware of. The first is car insurance and the role that the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) plays. Click on the following PDF link to obtain a copy of the ICBC Brochure called Motorists Moving to or from BC.