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May 19, 2022

1728 Centennary Drive | $1,499,000 | Stunning Chase River Acreage with Executive Home & Suite Potential

2.07 acre property with R10 zoning in desirable Chase River! This peaceful and private property sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and hosts a 2010 built home, a 70x30 attached garage, and a detached 24x36 additional shop. This executive home features 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms across two levels with an unfinished space that is ready for your imagination. The open concept layout includes a spacious kitchen with stainless steel appliances and an island, a generous sized dining room and a great living room to entertain or relax. The primary suite is large enough for a full bedroom set and has the added bonus of a walk in closet and stunning ensuite with a custom walk in shower. Downstairs is tailor made for an in law suite. The outside gives you plenty of space for a quad, bikes, fire pit, is fully private and a gardener’s paradise. The home even comes with a back deck that is to die for and makes the perfect place for the summer gatherings with all your friends and family. See it for yourself today!

May 19, 2022

9900 Victoria Road | $969,900 | Beautiful Chemainus Hilltop Ocean View Home

Welcome to the lovely sea side community of Chemainus, home of the famous Murals!    This family size house on the hill with amazing views could be yours.  4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and room for everyone.  Upstairs you will find a bright kitchen with plenty of cupboards, French doors to the dining room and a spacious sunroom!  The natural light &windows make living here a dream.  The living room features a gas fireplace & a window seat to admire your views.  The primary bedroom with attached bath, and 2 more good sized rooms complete this level.  The main level features a 2nd living room with gas fireplace, laundry, bathroom & a large sitting room/bedroom/den, perhaps this level could be a future suite, maybe a B & B??  New flooring, fresh paint, access to back patio & the lower garage complete this level.    The roof is only 6, leaf guards in gutters, on demand hot water system, heat pump, & the stunning new backyard patio, new retaining walls, brick patio stones, smoked glass railing, pergola and a new updated drainage system to keep it beautiful. 

 There is a unique charm to this house and you can feel it once you are inside!

Call me today @ 250-619-4199 to book your viewing!

3D Tour: https://youriguide.com/9990_victoria_rd_chemainus_bc/

May 18, 2022

3313 Trans Canada Hwy | $229,900 | Cassidy .25 Acre Lot Ready for your Dream Home

Situated on .25 of an acre, this already cleared Cassidy lot is ready and waiting for you to make your home dreams a reality. Start from the ground up and get everything you want. There is an encirclement of trees for privacy, an already formed driveway and the lot is big enough you can have not only your home but also a detached garage or workshop if you need extra room for projects and storage. Located just a short distance to both Nanaimo and Ladysmith you have easy access to shopping, restaurants, amenities, and plenty of parks, Nanaimo River and trails that make both great entertainment and exercise. Check it out for yourself today and see if this is truly what you have been looking for.

May 17, 2022

5235 Lost Lake Road | $1,099,000 | Stunning Hillside Ocean View Home w/ Suite

With 180 degree ocean views, the kitchen of your dreams and the added the bonus of a suite, there is nothing you won’t love about this fabulous 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom family home. Walking in on the downstairs level you are greeted to a spacious entrance that will bring upstairs to a bright and open main floor with a chef inspired kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, a gas range and quartz counter tops. In the dining area you have access to the deck and the large windows bring in the light and the view. The connected living room offers you a cozy gas fireplace and plenty of space to entertain friends and family. This level also has three bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Outside you can keep the festivities going and enjoy the summer BBQs on the large deck that brings you 180 degree ocean views. Downstairs is the 1 or 2 bedroom suite that has its own laundry, its own fireplace and walk out access to a private low maintenance yard. You will find beautiful landscaping around the home and the convenience of a garage for your vehicle needs. Located in north Nanaimo you are also close to schools, parks, transit, shopping, restaurants and other amenities. Don’t miss this one, see it for yourself today!

May 13, 2022

404-99 Chapel Street | $499,900 | Executive Top Floor Downtown Nanaimo Unit at Studio NA

You can experience downtown living at its finest with this premier 1 bedroom plus den, 2 bathroom top floor unit with executive finishings including granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, gorgeous flooring and large windows. Walk into an open layout with a beautiful kitchen, dining area and living room that draws you in and all the way through to the huge deck. Entertain inside and out with ease! The primary bedroom includes an ensuite and the den makes the ideal space for the home office or guest room. The unit also conveniently includes in suite laundry and no shortage of natural light. The strata allows for pets and rentals and has no age restriction making this unit the perfect home for yourself or an investment property. Accompanied with secured underground parking and a storage locker. Living at Studio NA you are steps from restaurants, shopping, the harbour, the marina and major amenities. Don’t wait for your chance to have it all and see it for yourself today! Measurements approx., please verify if important. 

May 12, 2022

1504-38 Front Street | $1,150,000 | Stunning Executive Condo w/ Unobstructed Ocean Views

Welcome home to the Pacifica - Nanaimo's premiere condominium. This unit features spectacular sweeping ocean & coastal mountain views, overlooking Nanaimo's inner harbour. The open-concept living space and both bedrooms boast floor to ceiling windows, soaking in the natural light and unbeatable scenery.  The kitchen features a Nature Gas range, granite countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances, and honey teak inspired cabinetry, perfect for entertaining and to bask in the views. The large primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet and 4 piece ensuite with granite counters, double sinks, and a tiled shower. With 90 degree floor to ceiling windows on two sides, this bedroom is bright and showcases the best sights that the Harbour City has to offer.  This executive unit features hardwood flooring throughout, custom made bedroom and bathroom doors, custom made closet doors with mirrors, fresh designer paint throughout, gas fireplace, executive fixtures and trim and a large deck facing the water. Situated in Nanaimo's downtown core, everything is at your fingertips! Go for a run along the boardwalk or kayaking through the inner harbour. Entertainment, restaurants, shopping, and all necessary amenities await so don’t miss out on making your Vancouver Island home dreams come true. 

May 3, 2022

1237 4th Ave | $1,675,000 | Spectacular 3.3 Acre Ladysmith Lot Zoned for Multi-Unit Development

If you are looking for the perfect place for your next project, you must come and see this just over 3.3 acre lot that has been zoned for a multi-unit development with a proposed 48 unit townhome development in the breathtaking ocean side town of Ladysmith. The lot includes tons of natural beauty from trees to Rocky Creek that will compliment your project. It is in a highly sought after and desirable neighbourhood that is located just down from Forrest Field, the community sports field that the town has plans to expand to include a basketball court, BMX track and more general sports fields and the famous 1st Ave with its shopping, restaurants and the much loved Old Town Bakery. It also is a short distance away from all levels of schools and the community pool making it the ideal location for families or working professionals. This lot is waiting for your vision and creativity to build the dream homes of many who seek to call Ladysmith and Vancouver Island home.    

May 2, 2022

3542 12th Ave | $399,900 | Fabulous Port Alberni Rancher with Great Back Yard

Perfect for retirees, first time home buyers or investors! Welcome home to Port Alberni and put down roots in this beautiful 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom rancher that has a great layout, large windows, and the perfect back yard. Walking in you are greeted to a spacious entrance before moving into the large living room where you can relax with a book, a movie or host the neighbourhood games night. The kitchen is beautiful and has a built in nook for an office or extra counter space. Both bedrooms are a generous size and the main bath has been elegantly done. Step outside and enjoy room for a garden, fire pit, trampoline or dog house along with a patio and room for your BBQ. This home is conveniently located close to shopping, amenities and walking trails making everything you need close at hand. If main level living was on your wish list, check this one out today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://youriguide.com/3542_12th_ave_port_alberni_bc/

May 2, 2022

3301-995 Bowen Road | $319,900 | Top Floor Corner Unit in Central Nanaimo

Investment Opportunity! This top floor corner unit in a well run strata features 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a great open layout with large windows to bring in the light and a covered balcony to enjoy those summer nights. Walking in you will find a spacious entry leading into your kitchen through to a dining area and a large living room that connects to the deck. Down the hall are two bedrooms and the bathroom. The strata allows for pets and rentals, includes one parking space and the strata fee includes heat and hot water. Located just across from Bowen Park and around the corner from Buttertubs Marsh you will be conveniently close to trails, VIU, schools, shopping, restaurants and a major transit route and you can be downtown in under 5 minutes. Don’t wait to check this one out for yourself or have it as an investment. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://youriguide.com/3301_995_bowen_rd_nanaimo_bc/

May 2, 2022

3654 Cottleview Drive | $999,900 | Stunning Uplands Family Home w/ 1 Bedroom Suite

Make your next home in the incredible family neighbourhood of Uplands with this beautiful 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home including a 1 bedroom 1 bath legal suite. Walking in you are greeted to a spacious entry leading back into the open layout kitchen, dining and living room. The kitchen features dark wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. The living room boasts a gorgeous electric fireplace and stunning nature views. Take your coffee outside and enjoy the quiet on your private covered back deck, with peek-a-boo ocean views. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, laundry and the main bathroom. Downstairs a beautiful suite, with private entry, large windows, in-suite laundry, and separate electric meter. Have the summer BBQs in the private and fenced back yard, which could be further landscaped, as the lot goes back into the wooded area (note 13,455 sq.ft. lot!). 1 block to Upland Park Elementary, close to shopping and trails. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=cVjsFfL5Kgz