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Feb. 25, 2021

1649 Akenhead Road | $1,446,000 | Gorgeous Custom South Nanaimo Home on 31 Acre Property

Welcome home to Akenhead Road. If you are looking for a property with a great home, plenty of space inside and out, quiet and privacy, this home is for you. Walking in you are greeted to a spacious entry way with mud & laundry room that flows into a stunning kitchen with large island with wine rack, stainless steel appliances and beautiful white cabinetry. For the chef in the family this space is a dream. The dining area is large enough for the whole family and connects to the great living room with gorgeous fire place. Entertaining is easy in the open concept layout. Upstairs is a bonus family room and rec room space perfect for movies or the kids to play, 4 bedrooms, and a beautiful bathroom. The master suite is on the main level of the home and features a walk in closet and 5 piece ensuite with soaker tub and separate stand up shower. Outside on 31 acres there is plenty of parking, room for animals, a great fire pit spot, and lots of room for the extra toys. This property is spectacular both inside & out and is close to all major south Nanaimo amenities & Nanaimo River. Don’t miss your chance to see it today. Msmts are approx., pls verify if important. 3D Tour: 

Feb. 16, 2021

105-4730 Skyline Way | $599,900 | Stunning North Nanaimo Luxury Townhome w/ Ocean & Mountain Views

Welcome to Horizons in North Nanaimo. This complex of luxury townhomes could be the next place you call home. Walking in, this home features an open layout with spacious living room, a great dining area, and gorgeous executive kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and a gas range. The main level of the home also includes high end flooring throughout, the third bedroom, and main bathroom. Upstairs find 2 generous sized bedrooms, the master oasis including a walk in closet, 4 piece ensuite with soaker tub and its very own natural gas fireplace. For your convenience, laundry is also on this level. Take in the ocean and mountain views from any room as well as off the front balcony, a great place for your morning coffee. Need a little extra storage or room for cars? No problem! This home comes with a large attached double garage. Located in North Nanaimo, this home is close to all major amenities, the beach, shopping and parks and the strata allows for both pets & rentals. Don’t miss this one! Check it out today. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Feb. 16, 2021

Lot 27 Berg Road | $224,900 | Make Your Dream Home a Reality on Spectacular Gabriola Island

Welcome home to Gabriola Island, one of Vancouver Island’s best gems. This is west coast living at its finest. This property is just over half an acre and can be the place where your fantasy home comes to life. Picture this: sweeping decks, your dream kitchen, a master suite oasis, cozying up with a book in front of the fireplace, plenty of parking for your friends & boat, and a detached workshop for all your projects.  Whatever you have always wanted in a home and lifestyle, now is your chance to make it a reality.  Located on a quiet street in a great neighbourhood, you would be 3 mins to the village and 3 mins to the ferry all while being tucked away in nature. Don’t miss your chance to have it all! Come check it out today.

Feb. 10, 2021

4802 Bridgewood Close | $559,900 | Stunning West Coast Style Townhouse Close to the Beach

Picture this: 1816 sq feet on 2 levels, soaring 13 foot vaulted ceilings in the open concept shared living area, double garage, private yard & a great location close to all of life’s necessities including walking trails, the beach, medical services, shopping, great schools & a fun local pub. With 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms & a kitchen bar/island large enough to seat friends & family members, this home is move-in ready with room enough for all of your stuff. Also on the list of features: granite countertops, private backyard patio, fenced yard, custom stone gas fireplace, kitchen pantry, stainless steel appliances, separate laundry room, reclaimed west coast fir flooring, & storage galore! Worried that townhouse living means no more puttering or room for a home gym in the garage? That’s not the case here on Bridgewood Close! The double garage is more than big enough & has its own separate bathroom. Check it out for yourself! Data & measurements are approximate; Buyer to verify if integral.

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Feb. 8, 2021

1765 White Blossom Way | $649,900 | Spectacular Chase River Family Home w/ Mountain Views

Welcome to the sough after Country Hills neighbourhood in Chase River where you will find this fabulous 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom main level living home (Rancher w/ a bonus rec room upstairs). Built in 2005, this home features tons of natural light, mountain views, over height ceilings and quality flooring throughout. The kitchen boasts granite counter tops and beautiful back splash and updated appliances. The spacious living room has a beautiful gas ‘heatilator’ fireplace and is connected to a dining space. With three generous sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, and the bonus rec room this home allows for the whole family plus tons of great entertaining space. Outside is a large .17 acre fully fenced back yard with great patio and hot tub, a double over height 21 ft deep garage and additional detached workshop. Big bonus storage in the crawl space, easily accessible through the garage. Close to tons of trails and amenities, this home is an absolute must see! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Feb. 4, 2021

431 Chesterfield Ave | $399,900 | Centrally Located Duncan Family Home with Large Yard

Handyman Special!! Welcome to Duncan where you will find this great 3 bedroom 1 bathroom home situated on a quiet street with large yard and extra RV & Boat parking. Walking in you are greeted to bright open entrance that flows into a living area and continues on to a family room. The kitchen space is open with stainless steel appliances and is the perfect canvass for you to create a dream space. On this main level is also a laundry room and bathroom as well as beautiful French doors that lead out to the amazing fully fenced and private yard. This outdoor space is great for entertaining, having kids play, the summer family BBQ or storing your extra toys. Upstairs in home are the three great sized bedrooms, the master including the option to put in an ensuite. Enjoy living on a quiet street just a short distance to shopping, restaurants, parks, and more! If you are the creative type and are looking to put your own personal touch on a home, don’t wait to come and check this one out. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Jan. 29, 2021

13-6240 Parkwood Drive | $449,900 | Beautiful North Nanaimo Townhouse in Great Neighbourhood

Welcome home to Parkwood. This family friendly, North Nanaimo town home is waiting just for you! This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is situated in a great neighborhood & is well managed & maintained. Close to schools, shopping & bus routes. This home features main floor living with a kitchen, dining area & living room that includes a cozy corner gas fireplace. The dining area offers access to the fenced, private back patio. There is also a 2 pc bathroom, family room & access to the single car garage on this level. Upstairs is your large primary bedroom with a huge ensuite & walk in closet. 2 additional bedrooms, laundry, and the main bathroom complete the upstairs. This development had major remediation done in 2013 that included windows, siding, stonework, garage doors, roofing, & fencing around the patios. The strata fee is approx $270. month & includes, management, maintenance, garbage, sewer & water. 1 dog or cat permitted. Measurements approx, to be verified by buyer if important.

Jan. 27, 2021

201-1629 Townsite Road | $370,000 | Beautiful Nanaimo Condo in a Convenient Central Location

Welcome to Central Nanaimo where you will find this amazing 2 bedroom 2 bathroom open concept executive condo. The kitchen features beautiful granite countertops, wood shaker style cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. You will enjoy the hardwood flooring in the living spaces and heated tile flooring in the bathrooms. Plenty of natural light and high vaulted ceilings. This unit is perfect for working professionals or an investor as it has no rental caps. It is conveniently located close to the Nanaimo Hospital, shopping, restaurants, parks, recreation facilities, all major amenities and Quarterway Elementary. The unit comes with 1 secure underground parking space. There is also a large storage locker for this unit.  If you are looking for a great place to call home be sure and check this one out. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Jan. 27, 2021

493 Milton Street | $649,900 | Investment Opportunity in the Old City w/ Legal 4 Plex

Investor Alert! Legal 4 plex in Old City Nanaimo w/ detached garage/workshop, additional non-conforming bachelor with kitchen and bathroom, and common utility room with laundry accessible from every unit. Boasting ocean views from two units with back alley access for parking, and additional parking on Milton Street.  

Unit 1 (tenanted) features 3 beds and 1 bath, is spacious, bright, has an open layout, and ocean view.  Unit 2 (tenanted) has 1 bed and 1 bath.  Unit 3 (tenanted) has ocean view and features 1 bed and 1 bath. Unit 4 is non-conforming bachelor and is used for storage.  Unit 5 (vacant) is a beautifully renovated bachelor suite. 

This property makes for the perfect investment in Nanaimo’s rising real estate market with room for growth, potential development and carriage home. Located in Old City Nanaimo, close to transit, near all major amenities like shopping, restaurants, the Harbour, Port Place Mall and the Gabriola Ferry. Msmts approximate, pls verify if important.

Jan. 27, 2021

6514 Southampton Road | $559,000 | Gorgeous North Nanaimo Family Home on Quiet Street

This North Nanaimo home helped raise one happy Island family & is now taking applications for its next! Tucked away on a quiet street steps from all of the amenities a family could need, this well-maintained 5 bedroom house sits on a .23 acre flat lot. The property has curb appeal, lots of parking & a large fenced back yard. The covered entrance is welcoming & the foyer is big enough to handle the after school dump of shoes, jackets & bags. On this level: a laundry room, workshop area & 2 bedrooms. Upstairs, the shared living space is bright & big enough to house friends & family who want to hang out, eat a meal or help with food prep. The large deck off the dining room overlooks a flat backyard. The 3 bedrooms on this level provide enough private space for an easy, COVID era, stay-at-home co-existence. It's move-in ready but there is some room for a lucky family to put their own stamp on it & build some equity & memories while doing so. Data & measurements approx; verify if important. 3D Tour: