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July 9, 2024

740 Imperial Drive, Parksville | $1,049,900 | Stunning Ballard Built Executive Rancher in the Heart of Parksville!

Welcome to your next home in the heart of Parksville! This stunning Ballard Built executive rancher features vaulted ceilings and an open-concept living space that exudes elegance and sophistication. With three spacious bedrooms, this home offers both comfort and style. Every detail has been meticulously crafted, from the high-quality finishings to the thoughtful layout. The large ensuite bathroom is a true retreat, complete with a soaker tub and walk-in shower, providing a spa-like experience in the comfort of your home. Additional storage is abundant with convenient attic space and a large crawl space, ensuring you have room for all your belongings. Located in a quiet area, this property offers tranquility while being near the marina and golf course, perfect for leisurely days and outdoor activities. This property combines luxury, practicality, and an unbeatable location. Don't miss the opportunity to call this exquisite home yours! Measurements are approximate, verify if important.
July 4, 2024

579 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach | $949,900 | Charming Income-Generating Bed and Breakfast in Qualicum Beach

Discover an enchanting Bed and Breakfast in the heart of Qualicum Beach, offering ocean views and a prime location near the village and sandy beach. Operating since 2017 with a renewable B&B license, this award-winning property guarantees a steady income. Designed as an English Tudor Home, it ensures privacy with no close neighbors and features soundproof living with thick walls, dual-pane windows, and carpeted hallways and bedrooms. Recent upgrades include new laminate flooring, heat pumps/air conditioning, and a new rental suite with a separate entrance. Enjoy three patios: a front patio with ocean views, a private side patio for the rental suite, and a back patio for family use and BBQs. Qualicum Beach offers excellent schools, dining, shopping, and recreational opportunities, with two international airports and ferry terminals nearby. Pre-inspected in Spring 2024 and positively assessed in a 2021 energy audit, this property is a rare find. Msmts are approx, verify if important.

July 4, 2024

1014 Beverly Drive, Nanaimo | $725,000 | Charming Character Home in Central Nanaimo

Discover the charming character of this delightful 1964 home in Central Nanaimo! Boasting 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms over 2,104 sq ft, this well-maintained property blends vintage appeal with modern updates. Set on a 0.18-acre lot, it’s a gardener's paradise with a mature cherry tree, raspberries, strawberries - and surrounded by vegetation providing ample privacy. The main level entry and fully finished lower level offer great suite potential with separate access. Enjoy ample parking, including RV and boat space. Recent upgrades include a newer roof, vinyl insulated windows, hot water tank, along with remodelled bathrooms one featuring a heated floor. This home is heated by forced air accompanied with a heat pump. Conveniently located with a great walk score, close to transit, shopping, and amenities. Measurements are approximate; verify if important. Don't miss this charming gem!

July 4, 2024

240 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan | $699,900 | Captivating Lakeside Retreat with Income Potential

Discover the perfect blend of modern comfort and serene natural surroundings with this stunning 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home nestled on a spacious .615-acre lot. Ideally located just moments away from LCSS, the Community Centre, and picturesque Cowichan Lake, this property offers unparalleled convenience and leisure opportunities. Situated alongside a peaceful creek, the home features a large storage shed and workshop area complete with wood storage. Inside, enjoy a fully renovated interior boasting ample natural light and an open layout that seamlessly integrates modern living spaces. This versatile property is thoughtfully zoned to accommodate a 1-bedroom suite, offering potential for additional income or multi-generational living. With RV or boat parking available and a sprawling backyard ideal for outdoor activities and gatherings, this residence epitomizes both functionality and tranquility. Measurements are approximate, verify if important.


June 28, 2024

21 Summit Drive, Nanaimo | $723,888 | Charming A-Frame Home in Long Lake Heights

This charming A-frame residence in Long Lake Heights offers a blend of unique design and modern comfort. Set on a spacious 0.31-acre all useable lot, step inside to discover a main level entry leading to an inviting upper level, complete with a delightful loft. This property features 2 bedrooms, loft as a 3rd bed, and 2 remodelled bathrooms.  The home boasts 3 expansive decks, perfect for entertaining & surrounded by nature. Parking is a breeze with ample space, including RV and boat parking on the side. Key features include a roof that's less than 10 years old, updated vinyl windows, a heat pump, a newer hot water tank, fresh paint, and numerous recent updates. The garage under the main deck is ideal for a workshop or additional storage. Enjoy the convenience of being close to trails, parks, Long Lake, transit, shopping, recreation, and all levels of schools. This property offers the perfect blend of privacy, charm, and accessibility. Measurements approximate, verify if important.

June 27, 2024

7956 Northview Drive, Crofton | $729,900 | Discover Coastal Living in Crofton!

Discover Coastal Living in Crofton! Nestled in the charming seaside town of Crofton on Vancouver Island, this beautifully maintained 2008 rancher offers the perfect blend of comfort and charm. Featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home boasts vaulted ceilings, engineered hardwood floors, Hardi Plank siding, a large laundry room, and plenty of storage. Enjoy ocean views from the covered front patio or find tranquility in your private fully fenced backyard. Ample parking options include room for a boat or RV and a single-car garage. Large windows flood the home with natural light, creating a bright and inviting atmosphere. Located in a great neighborhood, you're within minutes to shops, schools, beaches, the boat launch & harbour and much more. Don’t miss the chance to experience the best of coastal living! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important. 

June 21, 2024

4823 Ocean Trail, Bowser | $1,749,000 | Discover Your Very Own Oceanfront Retreat

Discover your own piece of paradise at this stunning oceanfront retreat in Bowser, BC. Perched on a high bluff, this expansive property spans 3/4 of an acre and offers breathtaking views of Georgia Strait from every angle. Boasting 4 bedrooms plus a den and 3 bathrooms spread across 3000 sqft, this home features a convenient main level entry with a lower floor, ensuring both comfort and accessibility. The beautifully landscaped garden complements the natural surroundings, providing a serene oasis for relaxation and enjoyment. Enjoy direct access to the waterfront via private stairs, where outdoor enthusiasts can indulge in swimming, hiking, and boating right from their doorstep. Ideal for those seeking tranquility amidst nature's beauty, this residence promises an unparalleled coastal lifestyle. Schedule your private tour today and experience coastal living at its finest! Chase Salisbury PREC Sims Real Estate Group eXp Realty

June 19, 2024

6-1850 Northfield Road | $739,900 or $16/sqft Lease | Prime Industrial Strata Unit Located in Central Nanaimo!

Prime light industrial strata unit in Central Nanaimo, part of an award-winning 12-unit warehouse complex built in 1998. Offering easy highway access and a total of 2,360 SF, the unit includes 1,461 SF on the main floor and 898 SF on the mezzanine. Features include portable workstations, a boardroom, secure storage room, and a washroom, making it ideal for light industrial or tech use. The unit is currently leased to Telus until August 31, 2024, and will be available with vacant possession. The rear loading warehouse door has been replaced with a double man door for added convenience. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

June 13, 2024

202-1629 Townsite Road, Nanaimo | $515,000 | Centrally Located 2 Bedroom Condo Close to Amenities

Tucked away from the main street yet close to all amenities, this 2 bedrooms 2 bathroom home is ready for its next owner! Enjoy evenings without downstairs neighbors, thanks to the professional offices below.  Bask in natural light with large floor-to-ceiling windows and soaring vaulted ceilings. The chef's kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, custom light fixtures, modern wood cabinetry, and a breakfast bar. Enjoy sleek hardwood floors throughout the main living areas and heated tile flooring in the bathrooms and laundry room. Conveniently located near major bus routes and just a short bike ride from the popular Westwood Lake, you'll love the nearby Country Grocer development for all your shopping needs. Each home comes with a designated underground parking spot and a large storage unit. All data and measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. Secure your piece of Nanaimo today!

June 13, 2024

226 Lodgepole Drive, Parksville | $949,900 | Custom-Designed Home Nestled in a Coveted Neighbourhood

Discover this custom-designed home nestled in a coveted neighborhood in the heart of Parksville. The unique layout features 5 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms. The primary suite, located on one side of the house, boasts a walk-in closet, a luxurious 5-piece ensuite, and a private covered patio. The opposite wing houses 4 additional bedrooms, with 3 of them featuring 2-piece ensuites. This thoughtful design is perfect for hosting exchange students, running a bed and breakfast, offering supported living, accommodating a large family, hosting international students or welcoming guests. Fully wheelchair accessible, the home includes oversized hallways and doors, along with a call bell system for added convenience. The beautifully landscaped, park-like yard offers walking paths, irrigation, established garden beds, and a garden shed to meet all your storage needs. Centrally located, this home provides easy access to schools, shopping, trails, and all amenities. Msmts are approx; verify if important.