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May 23, 2024

3838 Mimosa Drive, Nanaimo | $565,000 | Gated Community in Deerwood Estates

Welcome to the beautiful gated community of Deerwood Estates. This charming home, manufactured in 2005, offers 1,084 square feet of main-level living, perfect for a low-maintenance lifestyle. Inside, you'll find an open-concept layout featuring 2 beds and 2 baths. The spacious primary bedroom includes an ensuite and a walk-in closet, providing ample storage and comfort. The manicured outdoor space is fully fenced, complete with garden beds and a patio with an awning. Key features include Hardi Plank siding and gas forced air heat. Located in a 55-plus adult-oriented park, this property ensures a peaceful living environment. Pets are permitted, and the community offers a clubhouse and an additional RV parking area for residents. Situated in North Jingle Pot, Deerwood Estates provides desirable retirement living in a sought-after location. Measurements approximate, verify if important.

May 21, 2024

826 Rockland Road | $724,900 | Charming rancher nestled in the sought-after University District!

Discover the epitome of comfortable living in this charming rancher nestled in the sought-after University District. Boasting 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms across 1308 sqft, this home offers both space & convenience. Step inside to find a cozy ambiance accentuated by a wood stove, perfect for cozy nights in. Outside, a large garden area awaits, beckoning you to indulge your green thumb. With a new 2-year-old metal roof, this home offers not just charm but also durability for years to come. Accessibility is key, & this home delivers with hallways built extra wide for wheelchair accessibility, ensuring everyone feels at ease. Located in a beautiful neighborhood, you'll enjoy the serene surroundings while still being close to all levels of school, transit, and highway access. Nature enthusiasts will love the proximity to Buttertubs Marsh & Westwood Lake. Plus, with the university and University Village nearby, convenience is at your fingertips. Measurements are approximate, verify if important.

May 21, 2024

627 Kennedy Street | $599,900 | Charming Character Home in Old City Quarter

Step inside a piece of history with this delightful home built in 1910, located in the Old City Quarter. This charming property offers a unique blend of classic elegance and modern convenience. The home features three bedrooms and one bathroom. The main floor hosts a cozy living room, perfect for family gatherings, while the downstairs offers a spacious family room for additional living space. There are two bedrooms upstairs and one bedroom downstairs. The property includes a garage with a workshop, ideal for hobbies or projects. The fully usable 0.10-acre lot provides back alley access and extra parking, along with landscaped and fully fenced garden areas. Enjoy outdoor living under the back covered awning. Bonus R14 zoning offers future potential. The location boasts a fantastic walk score with downtown shopping and amenities just a stroll away. Transit is nearby and easily accessible, making commuting a breeze. This gem won’t last long! Measurements approximate, verify if important.


May 14, 2024

7455 Copley Ridge Drive & 6492 Halsall Terrace | $2,250,000 | Gorgeous, One-of-a-Kind Opportunity to own 1.13 Acres in the Foothills

Combined properties, 7455 Copley Ridge Drive & 6492 Halsall Terrace, these spectacular 1.13 acre properties are located in the prestigious foothills master-planned community with awe-inspiring views of the Salish Sea. The 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 3,203 sqft residence features an open-concept living space, high ceilings, expansive windows and more! The primary suite is located on the main floor and is an oasis with 2 walk-in closets, an ensuite, & unobstructed views! For the adjacent lot, picture this: a main-level entry with a walk-out basement for the ultimate rec room, media room, or playroom. The main level will host your fantasy kitchen and a living room that seamlessly extends out to a deck, inviting the breeze and views indoors. Clear the lot for a large yard/space for family & friends. These properties offers both seclusion & convenience, surrounded by parks, trails & beaches but just a short drive to North Nanaimo's major amenities, including Woodgrove Mall, Costco & restaurants!

May 10, 2024

2375 Holden Corso Road | $1,999,999 | 20 acre farm in beautiful Cedar

This picturesque 20-acre equestrian farm boasts a charming 3 bed/2 bath farmhouse, horse barn, riding arena & detached workshop. Enjoy stunning views from the wraparound deck overlooking the sprawling fields. For your equine companions, there's a 6-stall barn, 3 w/ walkout paddocks, heated tack room, office & large hayloft. Cross fencing is set up for 6 individual grazing paddocks. The full-sized riding arena w/ sand footing & drainage allows for year-round use. Additionally, the property includes a spacious workshop w/ a car hoist & feed storage areas, offering endless possibilities for hobbies or business ventures. With ALR zoning & farm status, this property has the potential for income generation w/ 10 acres of hay fields & an established boarding facility. Conveniently located just moments away from Duke Point Ferry, Airport, shopping amenities, and numerous trails & parks, this well-established equestrian setup offers the perfect blend of rural tranquility & modern convenience.
May 10, 2024

2624 Quill Drive | $749,900 | Charming Rancher Nestled in Sought-After Diver's Lake

Welcome to this charming rancher nestled in the sought-after Diver's Lake location. With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this beautifully kept home offers both comfort and functionality. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by a bright interior that radiates warmth throughout. The layout features two separate living spaces, providing ample room for relaxation and entertainment. Whether it's cozying up by the fireplace or hosting gatherings with loved ones, this home offers versatility to suit your lifestyle. Outside, the fully landscaped backyard offers a tranquil retreat, perfect for enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. Imagine unwinding on the patio surrounded by lush greenery, creating your own private oasis right at home. With its prime location and immaculate condition, this property presents a rare opportunity to embrace the best of island living. Experience the beauty and convenience of life at Diver's Lake. Measurements are approximate, verify if important.

May 9, 2024

95 Machleary Street | $799,900 | Beautifully Updated Character Home in Old City with 1 Bedroom Suite

Nestled on a picturesque lot this beautifully maintained home awaits, beckoning you to step inside and discover its timeless allure. As you enter, you'll be greeted by the original fir floors, a captivating river rock fireplace, and lofty ceilings that infuse the space with warmth and character. The main floor unveils three spacious bedrooms, offering ample room for both relaxation and creativity. Descend to the lower level to find a 700 sqft 1 bedroom suite flooded with natural light and adorned with soaring ceilings. Here, you'll find unique features like an exposed brick wall and a tiled breakfast counter, adding a touch of whimsy to the space. Outside, a beautifully landscaped lot spanning over 10,000 sqft awaits, boasting mature fruit trees, a tranquil garden area, and convenient lane access. Parking is ample, and a wired shop offers endless possibilities for hobbies or storage. Extend your living space outdoors with a cozy porch at the front and a spacious deck at the back, perfect for enjoying the serene surroundings and embracing the joys of outdoor living. Measurements are approximate, verify if important.


May 9, 2024

671 Meadow Drive, French Creek | $1,075,000 | Charming Home on Gorgeous .49 Acre Lot in French Creek!

Welcome to this charming home in French Creek! Offering main level living, it features 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, laundry room, 2 living rooms, a large dining room, and a spacious kitchen, ideal for entertaining. Downstairs, discover 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, and a large unfinished space with endless possibilities. A workshop and sunroom provide versatile areas for hobbies or work. Original finishings throughout the home provide a blank canvas for your personal touch. Outside, enjoy beautiful gardens with fruit trees on the half-acre lot. Ample parking, including RV spot, and gas readily available. A newer heat pump ensures year-round comfort. Conveniently located near French Creek Marina and Eaglecrest golf course. Don't miss out on creating your dream home in this desirable location! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

May 6, 2024

303-1050 Braidwood Road, Courtenay | $249,900 | 3 Bedroom Condo in the Heart of Courtenay!

Welcome to Unit 303 at 1050 Braidwood! An expansive third level unit in Braidwood Manor. This condominium is nestled in the VIBRANT heart of Courtenay, offering convenient proximity to major shopping centers, North Island College, the Comox Valley Aquatic Center, the CV Farmers Market, and an array of parks and trails. Boasting three bedrooms and two bathrooms, this condo is an ideal choice for first-time homebuyers, investors, or young families. Enjoy the convenience of in-suite storage and ample closet space. Unwind and savor the picturesque sunsets from your own covered balcony, where you can gaze upon the majestic Beaufort Mountains. This building has no age restrictions, no rental restrictions and is pet friendly! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

May 2, 2024

14-1944 Valley Oak Drive | $349,900 | Spacious & Well-Maintained 2 bed/2bath home in Valley Oak Estate

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to own a spacious & well-maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in "Valley Oak Estates" mobile home park. Enjoy the open layout with the primary bedroom & secondary bedroom located on each side for privacy. Convert the extra den/living space into a third bedroom and tailor the large storage room to your needs. Enjoy your morning coffee on your private, covered back deck surrounded by your lovely landscaped yard. Just seconds from Buttertubs Marsh trails, shopping, amenities and the Aquatic/Ice Center. This truly is the perfect place to call home! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.