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Feb. 4, 2019

6112 Pinnacle Road | $329,000 | Gorgeous Duncan Half Duplex in Quiet Cul-De-Sac

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in beautiful Duncan, this amazing 3 bed/2 bath half duplex is perfect for a family, an investor or first-time home buyer. Upstairs on the main level you will notice the bright and spacious living room with high ceilings, beautiful flooring throughout, dining area and kitchen with stainless steel appliances. This open concept design is perfect for entertaining or watching your kids. From the living room you can access your front balcony, perfect for that cup of morning coffee. The master bedroom has cheater access to the main bathroom and a second space could make for a second bedroom or office. Downstairs opens into your laundry room and a possible suite with a large living space, kitchenette, 1 spacious bedroom and 1 bathroom. The backyard is fully fenced and private, perfect for entertaining, space for your shed or workshop and beautifully landscaped. In a great location close to amenities like shopping, restaurants and schools, this home will not last long. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Feb. 4, 2019

February Events 2019


Dream Wedding Show

Where: Beban Social Centre

When: February 4, 2019 | 11am – 4pm

Price: Advance: $13 | Door: $15


Spend your day meeting wedding experts, enthusiasts, and fashionistas. There will be stage presentations, fashion shows, freebies and fun! See here for more details:


Chinese New Year – Lunar New Year

Where: Nanaimo North Town Center

When: February 9, 2019

Price: Free


Join Nanaimo North Town Center in celebrating the year of the Pig. There will be lots of fun activities for the kids including over $200 in prizes, a Traditional Lion Dance at 12pm, a kids art event at 1:30pm, and food sampling by Fairway Market. See here for more details:


NDSS Theatre Company Presents Beauty And The Beast

Where: The Port Theatre

When: February 20 & 21 at 7pm

Price: $20


NDSS Theatre Company will be playing the Disney musical The Beauty and the Beast this month at The Port Theatre. Come down and support your local Nanaimo District Secondary School Students. See here for more details & tickets:


Maple Sugar Festival

Where: Beban Auditorium

When: February 22 – February 24

Price: Price Varies


Every February the Maple Sugar Festival comes to Nanaimo to share its one-of-a-kind bilingual event inspired by eastern Canada’s sugar shack traditions. From February 22 to 24 there will be tons of fun activities including performances by multiple musicians, dancers, and street performers as well as a French Canadian food fare. Who doesn’t love sweet sugar toffy on snow! See here for more details:


Coldest Night Of The Year Walk

Where: John Barsby Community School

When: February 23, 2019

Price: Free with minimum fundraising amount


Grab your scarf, mittens and toques to enjoy the Coldest Night of the Year. This family-friendly walk raises money for charities serving the hurting, hungry, and homeless people in the community. Registration opens at 4 pm and is free for children under 10, for youths (11-17) who raise a minimum of $75 and for adults (18+) who raise a minimum of $150. There are 2, 5 or 10 km routes and a light dinner served from 6 to 8 pm. See here for more details:

Feb. 1, 2019

6303 Thyme Place | $359000 | Gorgeous 2 Bedroom + Den Open Concept Home

This beautiful North Nanaimo home is situated all on one level. Walking in you will be greeted to tons of natural light, an open concept design, and updates throughout. The kitchen is spacious, featuring stainless steel appliances, tons of cupboard and counter space, a center island, and beautiful flooring throughout. The kitchen opens up to the large dining room space with a huge window and access to the stunning views off the balcony. Just off the kitchen is the large open living room with a gorgeous custom fireplace. With a spacious master bedroom, large second bedroom, and a den that could be used as a third bedroom, there is plenty of room to host friends, or house a growing family. The master bedroom features a 3 piece ensuite bathroom which is beautifully updated. The main bathroom which is also nicely updated has 4 pieces. Situated off beautiful Hammond Bay Road, the home is close to Dover Bay Secondary School, and other amenities such as shopping, grocery stores, restaurants, and parks. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Jan. 30, 2019

1934 Kells Bay | $494000 | Stunning Family Home in Cinnabar Valley

Welcome Home! This beautiful 4 bedroom/3 bathroom family home will draw you in from the beginning. With beautiful landscaping in the front yard, RV parking and a double garage with tons of storage/workshop space, there is no shortage of options for your vehicles and toys. Walking in, you are greeted with a large entry, leading back to the spacious laundry/storage room and the great addition of a 1 bedroom in law suite with ensuite, perfect for visitors or the university student in your family. Upstairs opens up into a beautiful, bright living/dining room combination with natural paint colors, a skylight, gorgeous bay window and a natural gas fireplace. Three great bedrooms and the main bathroom are also on this floor. The master bedroom features an ensuite and his & her closets. Off the living room is the updated kitchen with plenty of counter and cupboard space, including a breakfast bar. Through the kitchen, French doors will lead you to your patio, perfect for the summer BBQ and your fully fenced back yard. In an unbeatable location next to Richard’s Marsh Park and on a quiet cul-de-sac, close to schools and amenities, you won’t want to miss this opportunity. The home has been pre-inspected, has a heat pump and a natural gas furnace. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Jan. 24, 2019

274 Garner Crescent | $719,000 | Beautiful Family Home with Dream Back Yard on Quiet Cul-de-sac

Located in the University District at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, this stunning 4 bedroom/4 bathroom home has it all. With two living spaces there is vaulted ceilings in the upstairs living room, a sunken family room with gorgeous natural gas fireplace perfect for a family or entertaining and a huge bonus space that can be used as a rec room or yoga studio. Through-out the home there is beautiful hardwood flooring, an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, tons of cupboard space, an eating nook and a formal dining room. The upstairs features three spacious bedrooms, an updated bathroom & the master suite with walk in closet and beautifully reno’d ensuite with stand-up shower. Downstairs opens up into tons of bonus space that can be used for multiple purposes including room for guests, in-home workshop or home based business. There is even a covered garage for that vintage car that you would like to fix up. The back yard is one of this home’s best features as it is fully fenced, fully landscaped and has a double tiered deck, perfect for those summer BBQs, family gatherings or just your own personal relaxation. Close to all amenities, this home will be one that you will not want to miss. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.    


Jan. 23, 2019

137A Methuen Street | $349,000 | Spacious 5 Bedroom Half Duplex with Ocean Views

Location, Location, Location! This spacious half duplex has multiple living spaces both inside and out, with natural light in both the kitchen and the main living room. The wrap around deck can be accessed from the breakfast nook, and provides beautiful ocean views. The main level features a master bedroom with a 2 piece ensuite, two good sized bedrooms, and another three piece bathroom. The lower level features a spacious family room, with plenty of room to entertain and two more spacious bedrooms, and a four piece bathroom. There is a large laundry room and storage room, perfect for storing tools, toys and decorations. There is lots of room for RV/Boat parking and is within close walking distance to downtown Ladysmith and all other local amenities.  All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important.

Jan. 16, 2019

2441 Cosgrove Crescent | $639,000 | Gorgeous Fully Renovated Family Home

Straight out of Pinterest, this Westcoast contemporary 4 or 5 bedroom/3 bathroom home has had no expense spared. Beautiful flooring throughout, an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, large windows, a pellet stove with custom mantel in the living room, a spacious and bright master suite with walk in closet and ensuite, an electric fireplace in the den, 3 additional large bedrooms with the option for 4, a fully fenced yard with plenty of room for entertaining, a double carport, storage shed and a 6 month old roof, this home is move in ready. Backing onto hole 10 at the Nanaimo Golf Club, the location is close to all amenities including Brooks Landing, Country Club Mall, restaurants and schools, while still maintaining a quiet neighbourhood feel. This spectacular property will not last long. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Jan. 15, 2019

34-1730 Whibley Road | $79,900 | Mobile Home in Serene Setting

Located in the beautiful quiet country between Errington and Coombs, this two bedroom, 1 five piece bathroom mobile home is perfect for someone looking to enjoy the outdoors and have their own space. Featuring a bright front living room, open kitchen, a large master bedroom, mountain views, and spacious yard with covered patio for entertaining, it is perfect for a retiree or professional. The property has a new fence and new ductless heat pumps with three wall units. Close to Coombs Market and a ten minute drive into downtown Parksville, amenities are accessible while still maintaining a private setting. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Jan. 10, 2019

102-6281 Pleasant Ridge Place | $499,900 | Gorgeous Executive Rancher Patio Home

Nestled in the desirable Pleasant Valley, this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom main level entry home features a spacious open concept with high ceilings, hardwood flooring and a luxury electric fireplace. The kitchen includes granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The backyard has been beautifully landscaped. Located close to all local amenities, schools, parks, restaurants and Woodgrove mall. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important.

Jan. 4, 2019

438 Walker Ave | $369000 | Private, Ocean View Home in Beautiful Ladysmith

Located in beautiful Ladysmith, this 2200 sqft home features gorgeous ocean views, green space, and privacy. On the main floor is a beautiful sunroom, a living room with a fireplace, dining room with deck access, a bright kitchen with plenty of space, and three large bedrooms. There is a one-bedroom unauthorized suite on the entry level, perfect for a mortgage helper. On the lower level there is laundry and storage space. The back yard is landscaped, private, and includes a fire pit. Close to Coronation Mall with amenities such as grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops as well as high way access, and minutes from nature trails and the beach the location is one that can meet all your needs and makes this home a must see. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.