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

Feb. 3, 2023

551 Nanaimo River Road | $719,900 | Large Family Home located in Quiet Location on .45 of an Acre

This 2500 sqft, five-bedroom, 3-bathroom home located in a quiet neighbourhood on Nanaimo River Road sits on .45 of an acre. As you drive up, you’ll notice there is plenty of parking for RV’s, boats, vehicles, and your toys, with a pond feature in the front, sheds, outbuildings for storage, metal roofing on all buildings, updated vinyl windows, large backyard with a separate garden area including fruit trees & detached garage/workshop, the outdoor space has it all. As you enter the home the lower level has a family room, a workshop, two bedrooms, a bathroom, and the laundry room. Upstairs on the main floor if your open concept living/dining area, kitchen with eating nook & access to the large front deck, three more bedrooms including the primary with ensuite, hot tub & sauna and a 5-piece bathroom. Located in a quiet and peaceful setting with easy access to the highway, Nanaimo Airport and in-between south Nanaimo & Ladysmith, this home is a must see. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Jan. 30, 2023

1311 North Road, Gabriola Island | $749,000 | Stunning 5 Acre Estate on Gabriola Island

Welcome to 1311 North Road on beautiful Gabriola Island. This stunning 5-acre estate has it all. From established gardens, fruit & nut trees, to a wired detached shop, to a beautifully maintained 1912 sqft home, this property does not disappoint. The main level of this home has an open concept floor plan with a woodstove and ductless heat pump to keep your home the perfect temperature all year long. Also with an enclosed sunroom, large kitchen with tons of storage, huge laundry/mud room and two bedrooms round out this level. On the lower/entry level there is another large bedroom, spacious family room and large storage area. On the property there are 3 cisterns for water, a fenced area for the food garden, a greenhouse, potting shed, and storage shed as well as the large detached wired shop. The deck of this home has been partially upgraded to include roughed in power for a hot tub if desired. There is plenty of room for all your toys/cars and trucks on this property as well. 6-minute drive from the Gabriola Island ferry, close to Sandwell Provincial Park & Whalebone Beach, this home is a must see. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Jan. 27, 2023

625 Gallagher Way | $425,000 | Private Mobile Home on .42 Acre on Gabriola

Located on a private .42 acre property on breathtaking Gabriola Island, this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom mobile home features a bright and open layout. The kitchen includes a dishwasher and has room for an eat in space, there is laundry just off the kitchen and the living room is large enough it can include both an office and dining space. There are two bedrooms and the main bathroom. Outside enjoy a large deck perfect for entertaining and the summer BBQs and enjoy the privacy and quiet that comes from this large lot nestled in the trees. The home also includes a pellet stove, 200 amp service and sub panels. You will be just a short distance to the village and it is a simple ferry ride over to Nanaimo and all major amenities. If you want to own a piece of Gabriola paradise, check this one out. Msmts approx pls verify if important.

Jan. 26, 2023

4552 Laguna Way | $479,000 | North Nanaimo Ocean View Lot Awaiting Your Dream Home

Build your dream home on one of the last lots left on Laguna Way, in Nanaimo’s sought-after North end. This property has gorgeous ocean and mountain views and already has water, sewer, and gas service to the lot. It is ready to accommodate you and your whole family with easy accessibility to the beach, shopping, schools, transit, and all necessary amenities. It is zoned R10, which allows for a home with a secondary suite. Imagine waking up every morning enjoying coffee on your ocean view deck while watching whales pass through the Georgia Strait. Stop by and let your imagination create your ideal space on this piece of Vancouver Island paradise. All measurements are approximate and must be verified if important

Jan. 18, 2023

401-255 Hirst Avenue, Parksville | $419,500 | Top Floor Ocean View Unit in Beautiful Parksville

Located in beautiful Parksville and not far from the beach is this 2-bedroom 1-bathroom top floor unit features a great floor plan, a large wraparound deck, secured entrance, and 2 parking spots. Walking in you are greeted to a space with tons of natural light, a galley kitchen with dining area, a spacious living room, and a deck that allows you to take in multiple views of the ocean and mountains. The second bedroom is a great option for a home office or guest room, but the building also includes a guest suite on the main floor. This unit also comes with a washer hookup while the building provides shared laundry. There is storage available (8x3) and the strata allows pets, rentals, has no age restriction and the strata fee includes heat. Roof is new as of 2021. Enjoy being close to shopping, restaurants, the beach, amenities and so much more! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Jan. 17, 2023

310-3270 Ross Road | $349,900 | Beautifully Updated Two Bedroom Condo Walking Distance from Long Lake

Located walking distance from Long Lake, Country Club Mall, restaurants, transit and close to all levels of school this beautifully updated condo is a must see. This nicely maintained building has vinyl windows and hardi-plank exterior, your own parking stall, separate storage unit on ground floor, BBQs allowed, no age restrictions, and no rental restrictions. Currently this unit is rented for $1,495/month. The home itself has two bedrooms with the primary having a walk-in closet, 2 bathrooms, a recently updated kitchen with brand new appliances & faucets, a wood burning fireplace in the cozy living room & in-suite washer and dryer. The views from your balcony are lovely with the mountains and glimpses of Long Lake. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Jan. 13, 2023

Lot B Raleigh Avenue, Port Alberni |$359,900| Cleared, flat lot ready for your dream home!

Cleared, flat lot ready for your dream home! This .68-acre lot is located at the top of a newly developed area on a quiet street with only two neighbouring properties. Zoned A1 & a part of the Alberni Clayoquot Regional District makes this lot unique in it provides many different options for development. The rural setting is beautiful with Mountain views and just steps away from hiking and trails but close to City amenities. The lot has power/hydro meter and drilled well already in place so all it needs is you. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Jan. 9, 2023

964 Jensens Bay Road | $2,200,000 | Stunning Walk on Waterfront Home in Breathtaking Tofino

Welcome home to Jensens Bay Estates. Live the west coast lifestyle to the fullest with this spectacular 3-bedroom, 4 bathrooms plus 2 den home that has full ocean and mountain views for miles, a private waterfront pathway to the beach and is just minutes from Tofino shopping and amenities. This home can be sectioned off into 3 separate suites for family and friends. Located on a 0.437-acre lot featuring an open concept gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry, stainless steel appliances, live edge bar top, and stone countertops. Upstairs you will find a bonus rec room with expansive ocean views, vaulted ceilings, and the primary bedroom with a large walk-in-closet and full ensuite. This 2004 built home also features a wood stove and heat pump. Make Tofino your next home with this incredible gem! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Nov. 29, 2022

3254 Ridgeview Place | $2,890,000 | 5.19 Acre Custom Built Estate in Benson Meadows

Welcome home to Benson Meadows. As you drive up to this one of a kind 5.19 acre estate the first home is your stunning custom built in 2008 main home. It boasts 5135 sqft, vaulted ceilings, wide plank reclaimed Douglas Fir flooring, a gorgeous open concept floor plan with great room/living/dining/kitchen space, a large rec room, 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms including a stunning ensuite with walk-in closet in the primary bedroom. Features like gourmet kitchen, granite countertops, walk-in pantry, stainless steel appliances and heated kitchen floor make this kitchen a chefs dream. This home runs efficiently with an electric furnace, heat pump and wood stove. Farther down this estate is the 2004 sqft detached two bay garage with in-law suite and guest accommodation. This space includes a 2-bedroom, 2 bathroom carriage home and a 1 bedroom/1 bathroom bachelor suite. Additional features include well and UV filtration system, 2 cisterns & newer additional large rainwater collection cistern, upgraded septic system to accommodate 2 buildings, back-up generator, propane BBQ, fully fenced back yard and a gated driveways with solar power operating system. With stunning views of Mt Benson to one side and gorgeous sunsets to the other, this home is nestled in the quiet community in Benson Meadows but minutes away from local amenities and schools. This estate needs to be seen to be experienced. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Nov. 15, 2022

6044 Salish Road Duncan | $999,000 | Beautiful Maple Bay Home with Expansive Views of Quamichan Lake

As you enter this stunning home set in the hillside of Maple Bay, you will notice the beautifully laid out floor plan with a lower level Family Room off of the entrance, up the stairs to the main level is an open concept floor plan to allow all of the natural light while enjoying the expensive views of Quamichan Lake, with a Kitchen made for entertaining with a large island and a cozy Eating Nook complete with window seat. The Living Room is the perfect place to enjoy an evening by the natural gas fire with a glass of wine or tea and enjoy a movie. Also, located on the main level is the large Primary Bedroom including a 5 piece ensuite. On the upper level are two more lovely spacious bedrooms, one with a walk-in closet and one with it’s own balcony overlooking the views of the lake. The backyard is an beautifully landscaped oasis backing onto the Mount Tzouhalem Ecological Reserve, this home is close to schools, parks and the shopping amenities of Duncan. Measurements are approx. pls verify if important.