Latest Sims Real Estate Group Listing Videos & Blog Posts on Vancouver Island, BC.

Feb. 29, 2024

338-3042 River Road, Chemainus | $259,900 | Chemainus Gardens home boasting serene views & enchanting pathways

Chemainus Gardens presents a newly listed home boasting serene views & enchanting pathways. This cozy 1 Bed + Den home showcases expansive windows flooding the interior w/natural light, a tranquil pond-facing porch complete w/privacy shades, a convenient dog run, shed & an automated watering system. Enjoy modern comforts including on-demand hot water, heat pump, gas stove, essential appliances, a luxurious walk-in shower, ceiling fan, fireplace & a spacious paved driveway for 2 vehicles. Recently refreshed w/interior & exterior paint. The pad fee is $875, covering water. This age 21+ park is pet-friendly (2 dogs, no size limit) & offers on-site amenities such as a trail encircling the ponds, professional landscapers & garbage pickup services. Just a short drive to downtown Chemainus with a ferry terminal, vibrant performing arts theatre, live music in the park, eclectic artistic stores & captivating historical murals. Embrace the charm of this vibrant community. Measurements are approx
Feb. 29, 2024

3614 Watson Ave Cobble Hill |$989,888| Cobble Hill Home with in-law Suite!

This charming 5BD, 3BTH home w/suite is located on a tranquil cul-de-sac, providing a perfect balance between serenity & convenience w/easy access to Highway #1. Main living space offers updated kitchen w/views, living room, 2BD-3BD/loft, & 2BTH, enjoy the ensuite bthrm w/luxurious upgrades, including heated floor. Lower offers 2BD inlaw suite, perfect for extended family. Step outside to the extended & reinforced deck, a fantastic outdoor space for relaxation & entertainment. Family-friendly neighbourhood boasts nearby parks, making it an excellent place to raise a family. Nature lovers will appreciate the proximity to Cobble Hill Mtn, just a 5min. walk away w/biking & hiking trails. Minutes to Cobblestone Pub, Country Grocer & all amenities, ideal location! Truly a bonus w/the 2 car garage, loads of parking & 3 walkin closets!  Live in this beautiful area that seamlessly blends nature & community.

Feb. 28, 2024

5450 Arnhem Terrace, Nanaimo|$649,000.00|3 Bed 2 Bath Home on Large Lot in North Nanaimo!


And if that is not enough, this beautiful property is close to shopping, walking trails, lakes, and more! Welcome to 5450 Arnhem Terrace! Located between Metral Drive and the Island Highway, this 0.9 acre property has a 1900 spft rancher style home, a detached shed, and a 584 sqft detached shop. The main home has 3 bed rooms, 2 washrooms, a den (perfect for a home office), 2 family rooms, 2 fire places, and a sun room. Did I mention the interior is in amazing shape. This is an amazing property, and suited to multiple styles of living. Come and see for yourself what this cozy home and incredible property have to offer Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Feb. 28, 2024

4823 Margaret Street, Port Alberni|$339,000|1 Bed Home Nestled in one of Port Alberni's Prime Locations!

Nestled in one of Port Alberni's prime locations, this property offers unique potential. The home is strategically situated at the back of the lot, presenting an opportunity to retain the existing house while exploring the option to build anew at the street (subject to local regulations). Boasting a meticulously renovated interior, highlighted by a fully updated bathroom, the residence exudes charm and comfort. The garage, equipped with 220 wiring, serves ideally as a workshop space. Furthermore, with an excellent tenant eager to remain, this property represents a compelling investment opportunity Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Feb. 26, 2024

214-5650 Edgewater Lane | $549,900 | Beautiful New Listing in private & quiet complex

Discover the allure of Ambleside at Longwood. This delightful 2-bedroom, 2-bath unit boasts 1053 sqft of bright living space. Enjoy the open, airy living room with a cozy gas fireplace, adjacent dining area, and a spacious kitchen overlooking the living/dining area. Retreat to the ample master bedroom featuring a private 4-piece ensuite and access to the balcony. Included are 1 parking stall and 2 storage units! Explore the meticulously landscaped grounds of Longwood, complete with fitness facilities, workshop, and guest suites. Conveniently located near Longwood Station for shopping and services, as well as the Oliver Woods Recreation Centre and Longwood's stunning clubhouse, offering an array of social activities and events. Experience the ultimate lifestyle. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Feb. 23, 2024

2212 Dockside Way, Nanaimo|$849,900|Lakeview Family Home w/ Up and Down Suite!


Welcome to this Lake view family home in beautiful South Jingle Pot, backing onto Cathers Lake! This main-level entry home w/ walkout basement features a total of 5 beds and 3 baths, including an up-and-down suite. The main floor boasts 3 beds/ 2 baths, laundry, and a deck off the kitchen with stunning Lake views. The downstairs suite also enjoys view of the lake, featuring 2 beds, primary w/ a walk-in closet, 1 bath, in-suite laundry, extra storage space, and a covered patio. The connecting door offers added convenience, but each suite has a separate entrance. The property includes a double garage. Key features and upgrades include a newer roof (2019), newer windows (2023), gas forced-air furnace, gas hot water tank, and a 200 amp electrical panel. Situated in a convenient neighbourhood, this home is close to all levels of school, shopping, amenities, and recreation. Don't miss the opportunity to make this wonderful property your new home! Measurements apprx, verify if important.

Feb. 23, 2024

5844 Sycamore Street,Duncan|$799,900|Spacious 3 Bedroom 3 Bath Duncan Home!


Nestled in an established neighborhood, this spacious home boasts a family-friendly layout on a large lot with stunning views. The formal dining and living rooms feature an attractive bay window, while the expansive eat-in kitchen showcases a new Jennair cooktop on its center island. A cozy family room with a fireplace insert adds warmth and charm. Notably, a large entrance off the side of the house keeps the family organized, with a convenient 3-piece bath and laundry area nearby—ideal for a hockey mom, avid gardener, or home office. Upstairs, three spacious bedrooms, including a master with a large shower await. Outside, a sun-drenched back patio leads to stairs descending to the basement workshop, with added storage in the adjacent crawl space. Completing the package are a deep single garage, RV parking and established grapevines. This home offers comfort, convenience, and character in a sought-after neighborhood.
Feb. 21, 2024

Lot 1 Turnbull Road,Qualicum Beach|$569,000.|4.97-acre Lot Nestled Near Horne Lake, Spider Lake, and The Illusion Lakes!

Discover serenity amidst nature on this expansive 4.97-acre lot nestled near Horne Lake, Spider Lake, and the Illusion Lakes . Embrace the tranquility of towering trees enveloping the property, offering privacy and a picturesque backdrop for your dream home or retreat. With ample space for outdoor activities and exploring, this fully treed sanctuary promises an idyllic lifestyle surrounded by Vancouver Island's stunning landscapes. Seize the opportunity to craft your own oasis in this pristine wilderness setting located near Horne Lake & it's stunning caves, many outdoor trails and lakes & the town of Qualicum Beach for all your amenities.

Feb. 20, 2024

3120 Rinvold Road, Qualicum Beach|$999,900.00|Sprawling Rancher on a 0.644 Acre Corner Lot!

Discover this Sprawling Rancher on a 0.644-acre corner lot – boasting a dream shop! The 2,271sqft home offers 3 beds, 3 baths, living+dining+rec room, a primary suite with a vast WIC & ensuite. Stay cozy with a pellet stove, and relish recent upgrades such as fresh paint, refinished hardwood floors, blinds, appliances, and kitchen cabinet resurfacing. The detached 1,844sqft shop features almost 14ft high ceilings & a 358sqft upper mezzanine with two finished rooms. Bonuses include bathroom, ample storage, and pellet stove heating. Key features include fenced property w/ a motorized gate, pump house, cistern, and a custom gazebo on a slab w/ a pergola. Embrace gardening w/ raised garden beds and fruit trees abound. C3 commercial zoning opens doors to endless possibilities. Nestled in a quiet, quaint neighbourhood, this property strikes the perfect balance – close to amenities yet retaining a charming rural feel. Measurements approximate, verify if important.

Posted in Videos
Feb. 13, 2024

2285 Matterson Road, Coombs|$1,249,000.00|7.73 Acre Hobby Farm w/Two Houses!

This 7.73-acre private property boasts two charming houses built in 2009, sprawling fields, a forest to explore, and the lifestyle of your dreams! The main house offers 3 beds, 2 baths, open living space w/ mountain views, vaulted ceilings, and a deck overlooking the fields. Stay cozy with a wood stove and ductless heat pump for heating and cooling. The carriage house is an appealing rancher in its own right and features 2 beds, 1 bath, and ample storage w/ a large crawl space and its very own private yard. Embrace the outdoor lifestyle with large fields, a forest, enclosed garden, and a chicken coop. Key features include a well house, cistern, 2 septics, 2 hydrometers, and agricultural zoning. Approximate measurements; verify if important. Your idyllic hobby farm awaits!