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Nov. 25, 2020

35-444 Bruce Ave | $295,000 | Beautiful Updated Townhouse in Peartree Meadows

Situated in Nanaimo’s University District, this gorgeous and updated three bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse is perfect for an investor or first time home buyer. Walking in, you are greeted to an open kitchen/dining area with new vinyl plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, lot of cabinetry space, and even a pantry. There is a spacious living room with fireplace that leads out to a fully fenced private back patio. Upstairs are three generous sized bedrooms, the master suite including a private deck and laundry as part of the ensuite. Outside is a carport and separate storage space for any extra room you might need. This well-run strata allows rentals and up to 2 cats. In a great location, this home is close to VIU, the aquatic & ice centres, schools, parks, shopping, transit and all major amenities. Don’t wait to check it out today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Nov. 24, 2020

604 Nicol Street | $669,900 | Stunning Fully Renovated Character Home w/ Carriage House

Two homes on one lot! The main character home has been fully renovated and includes a new and gorgeous kitchen with walk in pantry, shaker cabinetry, subway tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and wine fridge. There is a spacious living room, 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with marble counter tops and custom tile walk in frameless glass shower, an under-height bonus room downstairs, beautiful laminate flooring throughout the home, ocean views, and even a new roof (2017). With a private yard, you can entertain, have the kids play, or take some personal time to just relax. The carriage house, perfect for guests, in-laws, or a mortgage helper was built in 2012 and features 2 generous sized bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a beautiful kitchen with white cabinetry, pantry, and skylight, a private deck and landscaped yard, and its own parking. Located on a corner lot and just a short distance to the downtown core, these homes are close to parks, trails, shopping, restaurants, transit and all major amenities. Don’t wait to come check them out and see if this could be the next place you call home. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Nov. 20, 2020

65-3618 Horne Lake Caves Road | $499,900 | Waterfront Cabin w/ Beach, Lake & Mountain Views

Waterfront on Horne Lake, this beautiful cottage can be the perfect get away for you and your family or friends. Featuring 979 sqft of living space, take in the panoramic views of the lake and mountains from the cozy and yet spacious living room with dining area and kitchen. The open floor plan brings in tons of natural light from the floor to ceiling windows. With a loft space upstairs and a master bedroom as well as a great deck for entertaining, you have plenty of living space both indoor and out. Curl up next to the wood stove with a book or down by the water on the quiet and private beach. Host friends in the extra bunk house and relax and enjoy one of Vancouver Island’s best getaway locations. Msmts approx, pls verify if important.

Nov. 16, 2020

4100 Emerald Woods Place | $559,000 | Gorgeous & Modern Patio Home in Emerald Woods Subdivision

Located in the now sold out Emerald Woods subdivision, this nearly new patio home has all the benefits of a new build including the Home Warranty and a low strata fee; without that pesky GST! From the moment you enter, you will be struck by the light and airy feeling provided by the clean lines of the design, the modern colour choices, the wide hallway, the high ceilings & numerous windows. For your comfort, this home has a ductless heat pump, heated flooring in the bathrooms, high efficiency windows, a large soaker tub & under vanity lighting in the ensuite. For your convenience, this home is located within walking distance to bus routes, walking trails & the amenities of North Nanaimo are nearby. For your storage needs, despite this being a ‘downsized’ home, there is a large pantry, ample kitchen cabinetry, a conditioned crawl space, a laundry/mud room & a garage large enough for your vehicle & additional storage. Data & measurements are approximate; please verify if important.

Nov. 12, 2020

6597 Elm Road | $729,000 | Gorgeous & Private Upper Lantzville Home Perfect for Entertaining

Welcome to the beautiful area of Upper Lantzville. This home sits on a just over 20000 sqft lot surrounded by nature and has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a spacious kitchen, a wrap-around deck and is 3570 sqft of living space. Walking into the home on the lower level, you are greeted to a spacious entry, two storage rooms, laundry, a den space, a very large bedroom with walk out access and large windows, and a great family room, perfect for entertaining the family or friends. Upstairs on the main floor you will find a large kitchen with gorgeous island and plenty of windows and access to the wrap around deck. There is a great room with gorgeous fireplace that makes a perfect living room/dining combination. The master suite is a true oasis with 5 piece ensuite, walk in closet, and access to the covered patio. There are two other bedrooms on this level and the main bath with one of the bedrooms also including a 3 piece ensuite and walk in closet. If you have a large family, this home is more than able to accommodate you. Throughout the home the large windows bring nature to you, but you can also enjoy it outside along with tons of parking and a double garage. Located in Upper Lantzville this home is close to all major amenities in North Nanaimo, the beach, parks, trails and more. Don’t wait to check it out today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Nov. 9, 2020

5430 Arnhem Terrace | $849,000 | Bright & Open North Nanaimo Home w/ 2 Bedroom Suite

Welcome to Pleasant Valley in North Nanaimo. This stunning home features 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 2 bedroom suite, and a great back yard with deck, hot tub, and beautiful landscaping. Walking in you will enter a great room with a beautiful kitchen with island and tons of storage space, a large living room and dining area with access to the back deck. The master bedroom has deck access, a 5 piece ensuite, and walk in closet. There are two other bedrooms, laundry, and the main bathroom. Downstairs is the separate 2 bedroom suite with open layout and own laundry. Outside entertain to your hearts content with the spacious back deck, large private yard, and hot tub. Relax and let your kids play and take advantage of a storage shed for all your tools and toys. There is tons of parking out front for your boat, RV and vehicles along with a triple garage. Located in North Nanaimo, this home is close to Longwood Station, North Nanaimo Town Centre, Woodgrove Mall, transit, and all major amenities.  Don’t miss an opportunity to view it today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important. 3D Tour:

Nov. 9, 2020

236 Bowlsby Street | $294,900 | Beautiful Centrally Located Unit in 55+ Complex

Located in a private area of a well-run, centrally located 55+ complex, this unit is waiting for its next owner to move on in & make it their own. With 2 beds, 2 baths, lots of natural light & a 1000+ square foot floor plan that makes downsizing seem not so limiting, the “good bones” real estate investors & designers refer to are all here. The primary bedroom features an en-suite & large closet, the second bedroom is bright & big enough to comfortably function as a guest bedroom as well as an office, with room to spare. With different garden views from every newly replaced window, a location that makes for easy travel both North & South, this ground level unit ticks many of the boxes on your list of must haves. Strata allows one cat or one dog, with no size restrictions. The unit has covered parking & additional storage. Why not book an appointment to see it for yourself? Bring your ideas & make this house your home for the holidays! Data & msmts approximate; verify if important.

Nov. 5, 2020

6086 Cedar Grove Drive | $339,900 | Top Floor Corner Unit w/ Nursery & Mountain Views at Cedar Grove Villas

Welcome to Cedar Grove Villas. This gorgeous top floor corner unit in the end building features 2 bedrooms plus a den, 2 bathrooms, a great open concept floor plan, peek a boo ocean views and unobstructed nursery & mountain views. Walking in, you are greeted to an open living room with tons of natural light and a natural gas fireplace leading into the kitchen area with stainless steel appliances. The master bedroom features a walk in closet, ensuite, and private balcony. There is a large second bedroom and a generous sized den that can make a great office space or a third bedroom. The unit comes with a bonus secured storage space, a large front deck and 1 parking stall. This is a dog friendly strata and is close to an off leash dog park as well as transit, shopping, and all major North Nanaimo amenities. Don’t miss this opportunity, schedule your showing today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Nov. 4, 2020

330 Cordan Street | $749,900 | Stunning South Nanaimo Family Home w/ 2 Bedroom Legal Suite

Welcome home to Cordan Street. This gorgeous 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom home features heated tile flooring throughout, a great open floor plan perfect for hosting everyone, and a beautiful back yard. Walking in you come into the living room featuring a natural gas fireplace, there is a spacious dining area, and the kitchen is complete with white cabinetry, quartz counter tops, subway tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. On this level is also 3 bedrooms, laundry and the main bathroom. The master suite is the perfect get away and includes a 5 piece ensuite and walk in closet. Downstairs is the 4th bedroom, a great rec room, and even a designated storage area. This home comes with a 2 bedroom legal suite with separate entrance, its own laundry and even a dishwasher. Enjoy spending time outside on the spacious back deck or in the beautifully landscaped back yard that is fully fenced for your privacy. Located in south Nanaimo, this home is close to parks and schools, and is just a short drive away from all major amenities. Enjoy a home with high end finishings and space for everyone. Don’t wait to check it out today. 3D Tour:




Nov. 2, 2020

306-567 Townsite Road | $279,900 | Beautiful Corner Unit in Central Location w/ Ocean View

Located on Townsite Road, this beautiful 2 bedroom 2 bathroom corner unit features ocean views, an open layout, and is part of a well-run strata. Walking in you are greeted to a beautiful galley kitchen with tons of storage space, a dining area, and spacious living room leading out to the private covered deck where you can take in the views. The large master bedroom includes crown molding, an ensuite and its own views. The unit even comes with in suite laundry. The building has an elevator, no age restrictions, and a private storage space. Located close to Bowen Road, transit, downtown and all major amenities, this home provides accessibility while still maintaining privacy. Come check it out and see if it will be the next place you call home! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.