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Sept. 20, 2021

14-6089 Truesdale Street | $359,000 | Duncan 3 Bedroom 3 Level Townhouse w/ No Rental Restrictions

Welcome to the strata of Crystal Creek in beautiful west Duncan where you will find this 3 level, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse that has no rental restrictions, no age restrictions and allows pets. Walking in you are greeted to the main level that features a spacious and bright living room and a large eat in kitchen. There is also laundry and the main bathroom. Downstairs is a partially finished basement that is currently being used as a 4th bedroom but can also make for a great play area, office or entertainment space. Upstairs are the three bedrooms and the second bathroom. With three levels and 1567 sqft, this home is great for those who love to entertain and have a distinct separation of space. Outside the patio area is the ideal place to take in the summer evenings and is fully fenced and private. Just a short distance to schools, parks, shopping, the lake and all major amenities, this home provides access while still remaining private and quiet. Don’t wait to see it for yourself today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=zZPcsjLCiba&mls=1  

Sept. 16, 2021

1636 Queequeg Turnabout | $784,000 | Stunning Ocean View Gabriola Home w/ Wired Shop & Greenhouse

Take in the sweeping ocean views of the Salish sea from your own Gabriola piece of paradise. This home offers you 4 bedrooms, a den, 3 bathrooms, a spectacular chef’s kitchen, a spacious living room, a separate suite and huge back deck where you can relax or partake in your artistic medium with breathtaking inspiration. Walking in you are greeted to a large living room with beautiful fireplace and large windows to bring in the light and the views. There is a dining area and chef’s kitchen with tons of storage, island, beautiful counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The generous sized bedrooms will accommodate the whole family and the suite downstairs can be for your in laws when they visit or a mortgage helper. Not only is the inside of the home fantastic but this property on just over a 1/3 of an acre has a wired shop, a green house, mature fruit trees - apple, pear, plum and fig - mature landscaping for privacy and tons of parking. The location is ideally close to beaches, parks, the village and golf course making entertainment and necessities close at hand. Claim your island oasis and start living the best that the west coast has to offer. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour Main: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=4rzkPgvfnA8

3D Tour Suite: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=GF4bkvjwQc5 

Sept. 10, 2021

71-3850 Maplewood Drive | $419,000 | Stunning Deerwood Place Estates Mobile Close to Brannen Lake

Welcome to Deerwood Place Estates where you will find this gorgeous 2 bedroom plus den, 2 bathroom home that is bright, spacious and includes a private patio. This home features a large and beautiful kitchen with island and is connected to a dining area and living room making dinners and entertaining easy and enjoyable. The large windows in all rooms bring in plenty of natural light. The primary bedroom includes an ensuite and walk in closet and with a second bedroom and den you can have an office or guests over conveniently. The private patio is a great place to relax after a long day or enjoy the summer and fall evenings with friends. This park allows pets, is 55+ and is close to Brannen Lake, all major amenities, trails, parks, and even has a clubhouse to connect with others in the community. Don’t wait to see if it could be your place to call home! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=xuRSN52525o 

Sept. 9, 2021

2-5714 Turner Road | $559,900 | Beautiful North Nanaimo Townhouse w/ Great Layout

Welcome to North Nanaimo where you will find this incredible 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom townhouse with multiple outdoor entertaining spaces and a great open concept main floor layout. Walking in, you are greeted to the living/dining/kitchen combination where the whole family can be together. The kitchen features dark cabinetry, an island and stainless steel appliances. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms, including the primary with walk in closet and ensuite. The other two bedrooms are a generous size and there is a main 4 piece bathroom. The garage level large and allows for plenty of parking, storage, or workshop space. It also comes with multiple decks and a gorgeous covered front deck space. This home is also conveniently located close to all major amenities, shopping, schools, parks, trails and strata allows both pets and rentals.  Come see it for yourself today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://youriguide.com/2_5714_turner_rd_nanaimo_bc/ 

Sept. 7, 2021

2-3449 Hallberg Road | $199,900 | Meticulously Kept Mobile in Seabird MHP

Welcome to Seabird Mobile Home Park, located in the quiet community of Cassidy between Nanaimo and Ladysmith where you will find this immaculate 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom bright mobile home. It features a large living room, a galley kitchen with white cabinetry, a dining space, a bonus sun room, 3 bedrooms, and two 4 piece bathrooms. The open layout makes entertaining simple or easily allows you to keep an eye on your kids. The home also comes with newer windows, a newer roof and updated electrical. The large lot allows for plenty of play space, room for the garden and fire pit, and summer entertaining. Take advantage of the privacy and quiet while still being just a short drive to the major amenities of South Nanaimo or downtown Ladysmith. This park allows for pets and has no age restriction. Come stop by and see it for yourself today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=5BNE2CUatp8 

Aug. 25, 2021

307-3089 Barons Road | $299,900 | Beautiful Move in Ready Condo in Highly Desired Uplands Neighbourhood

Welcome to the highly desired Uplands neighbourhood where you will find this incredible move in ready, 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom unit. This unit features a beautiful white kitchen, a spacious dining area, a great living room, 2 generous sized bedrooms, a full 4 piece bathroom, in suite laundry and private covered deck. The building allows for pets and rentals, so it is perfect for making your own new home or as an investment opportunity. This neighbourhood boasts close proximity to schools, parks, shopping, restaurants, Departure Bay and so much more. Don’t wait to check it out for yourself today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=YgqWbJc1VJY

Aug. 24, 2021

9227 Cottonwood Road | $599,900 | Chemainus Cabin Style Home on ½ Acre Property w/ Detached Shop

Amazing opportunity in Chemainus! This 1/2 acre property has an older cabin style home, backing onto pasture land, and only a 10 minute walk to Fuller Lake Park. If you're a car enthusiast or would love to have your own shop, check out the Steel quonset at the back of the property! Built to last a lifetime and designed for many uses, this 50' long building has a car hoist and a heated finishing shop. The attention to detail, on the design of this building, is complex, so more information can be provided on request. There's even a partially drilled water well, at the back of the property, as well as community water at the front. This building has electrical power for most any equipment.

This property sides onto farm land, and backs onto horse pasture as well as a beautiful stand of trees. Zoned in the ALR means low property taxes, and the comfort of knowing there won't be any development around you. The adjacent property (9229 Cottonwood Rd), with large rancher, is also available.

Fist viewings this Thursday, August 26th. Be the first to view. Call your local Realtor to set up a showing. This property is tenanted, so please allow 24 hours for showings.

3D Tour: https://youriguide.com/9227_cottonwood_rd_chemainus_bc/ 

 

Aug. 24, 2021

9229 Cottonwood Road | $949,900 | Immaculately Kept Chemainus Rancher on Gorgeous Property

If you are looking to make Chemainus your home, then look no further! This impeccably kept Rancher is sure to impress. Situated on a half acre lot, backing on to pasture land and trees, with a pond & waterfall feature in the back, you won't want to leave! This home was built, by the current owner, to the highest of standards & maintained in new condition. Every room is large and bright. Vaulted ceilings in the formal living room, and a cozy (efficient) gas fireplace in the family room, which is adjacent to the stunning kitchen, that is equipped with beautiful Corian counter tops, and a large island, along with higher-end appliances, which include a gas range, sure to be appreciated by the chef in the household. The primary bedroom is spacious and has a relaxing ensuite with jetted tub, and a walk in closet. There are 2 other bedrooms, and a laundry room leading to the triple attached garage! Besides the efficient gas fireplace, this home has a heat pump allowing for cooling in the summer and consistent heat in the winter.  The 1/2 acre is set up with full irrigation, there is also a big storage shed, and a Gazebo, at the back of the property. The large covered back deck, is accessed off of the family room and even has skylights in the roof!  This home shows as good as the day it was built!

The adjacent home, 9227 Cottonwood Rd, is also available, and offers endless possibilities, as it is also a half acre, and has an incredible steel quonset with car lift and finishing shop.

First viewings this Thursday, August 26th. Don't miss this opportunity. Call your Realtor to set up a showing before it's gone!

3D Tour: https://youriguide.com/9229_cottonwood_rd_chemainus_bc/

Aug. 23, 2021

The 10 Most Common Questions Asked About Nanaimo [With Answers]

Common Questions Asked About Nanaimo

Located on the east side of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is a vibrant town that is full of recreational activities for visitors and residents alike. Nicknamed the “Harbor City”, Nanaimo is nestled between mountains and the ocean. Because of its premier location which connects the Central and North Vancouver Islands, it is known as an economic hub and has a bustling business community, and provides an exceptional quality of life for its residents. 

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Aug. 16, 2021

2668 Jasmine Place | $700,000 | Spectacular Rancher in Popular Diver Lake Neighbourhood

Welcome to Jasmine Place, a quiet street in the highly sought after Diver Lake neighbourhood where you will find this spacious and bright 3 bedroom 2 bathroom rancher. Walking in you are greeted to a spacious entry that is connected to a living room with fireplace and large windows to bring in the natural light. Down the hall is an open kitchen with white cabinetry and island that includes an eating area and second family room. This layout provides ample ways to entertain and keep the family connected. With three generous sized bedrooms, including the primary with ensuite and WIC, the main bathroom and a full laundry room this home can be just what you have been looking for. Step outside to the low maintenance, private, fully fenced back yard with patio area to enjoy the summer nights or garden to your hearts content. Need some extra storage space, the double garage can accommodate you. Close to amenities, parks, transit, shopping and much more, you won’t want to miss checking this one out! Msmts approx, pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=CES9EdcFKBu