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Jan. 26, 2021

306-218 Bayview Ave | $129,900 | Ladysmith Bachelor Suite Condo Close to 1st Ave

Welcome home to the beautiful seaside town of Ladysmith where you will find this great 525 sqft bachelor suite condo, priced perfect for those who want to get into the market or are looking for a great investment opportunity. This unit comes with an efficient layout, plenty of storage space, a great galley kitchen and balcony. Enjoy being so close to 1st Ave with its shopping, restaurants, the famous Old Town Bakery, and countless festivals and events throughout the year. Also not far away is Transfer Beach, Duke Point Ferry, the airport and both Nanaimo to the north and Duncan to the south. The building is run by a property management company making it easy if you are an investor. Come stop by and see if Ladysmith is where you see yourself making your next home. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Jan. 18, 2021

205-2560 Departure Bay Road | $449,900 | One of a Kind Resort Style Living in Departure Bay

Welcome to Seascape Manor. This beautifully renovated corner unit features unobstructed ocean & mountain views from all main rooms, an open layout, tons of natural light, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and is one of the best units in the complex. Walking in, you are greeted to a beautiful chef’s galley kitchen w/ modern cabinetry, high end s/s appliances and easy access to the open dining area & living room. The living room features large windows and flows out to the covered spacious deck where you can enjoy entertaining or just relaxing with book. Down the hall is the main bathroom, second bedroom & master suite w/ walk in closet, ensuite, and its own ocean views. The lighting throughout the unit is new and mostly LED. This unit also comes with one of the few coveted underground parking spaces!  This resort style building features a waterfront community pool, hot tub and sauna, & is just a short distance away from Departure Bay beach, shopping, restaurants, & all major amenities. If you are looking for breathtaking hilltop views, proximity to amenities & a modern style, this could be the home for you. Msmts approx., pls verify if important. 3D Tour:

Jan. 14, 2021

3299 Emerald Drive | $549,900 | Great Family Home in Highly Sought-After Uplands Neighbourhood

Come home to Emerald Drive with this spacious 1759 sqft home that includes a bright and open living room with fireplace and a galley kitchen with dining area. Upstairs on the main level of the home are three generous sized bedrooms, the main bathroom, kitchen, living room and access to the large back deck, perfect for family gatherings and BBQs. Downstairs is an extra family room that makes a great place to have the kids play or have the game on. There are also two other bedrooms, bathroom, and laundry room. The downstairs is a perfect space if you are looking to put your own creative touch on a home. Outside, the pie shaped yard is fully fenced and includes a shed, perfect any overflow storage or tools. This home is located just off Uplands Drive and is in an ideal location just a short distance to Country Club Mall, Uplands Park Elementary, Wellington Secondary, Linley Valley Park, transit, Departure Bay and all North Nanaimo amenities. A home like this won’t last long so book your showing today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Jan. 8, 2021

1285 Harrison Way | $649,900 | West Coast Style Linwood Cedar Home on Fabulous Gabriola Island

Welcome to Gabriola Island, one of Vancouver Island’s best spots. Here you will find a gorgeous west coast style linwood cedar home with tons of features including vaulted ceilings in the living room with floor to ceiling windows, an open concept layout, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, in law suite potential downstairs, and all on a property just under half an acre and surrounded by nature. The main level of the home includes an open living room where you can entertain, take in the views of nature, or enjoy a cozy evening with a book in front of the floor to ceiling windows. The kitchen area features tons of cupboard and counter space and flows into a dining area perfect for family or friends. Also, on this level are two bedrooms and the main bathroom. Upstairs find a master suite with ensuite and private balcony looking out onto the back yard. Downstairs is a spacious family room, another bedroom, the laundry room and a second kitchen space with kitchenette, the perfect place to put in an in law suite. Outside is a fantastic wrap around deck to expand your living space and enjoy the summer nights, a great back yard space with room for a firepit area, tons of parking on a driveway with two access points, and all just five minutes to the Ferry or the island amenities. Properties like this don’t come along very often so come check it out and start living the true Gabriola/West coast lifestyle. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.  

Jan. 7, 2021

1158 Roberton Blvd | $1,149,000 | Exquisite High End Custom Renovated Home on Morningstar Golf Course

This stunning home is situated on the 10th fairway of Morningstar Golf Course and boasts incredible, unobstructed views of Mount Arrowsmith. As you walk in, the main level of this home is open with high ceilings, 5 skylights to bring in the light and an open concept floor plan leading all the way out to a massive, south facing deck to take in the views. On the main level you have a large chef’s kitchen with granite counter tops, subway tile back splash, stainless steel appliances with built in wine fridge and oversized island for entertaining. The dining room is spacious and leads into a well thought out living space which takes advantage of all the windows and natural gas fireplace for those cozy evenings at home. The custom Butler’s Pantry is a dream with built-in stand-up freezer and second fridge, extra-long counterspace for laundry charging station for all your electronics and plenty of extra storage. As you walk into your large primary bedroom you have tons of space for all your furniture as well as a custom ensuite featuring travertine tile in floor heating, custom walk-in closet, heated towel rack & soaker tub and separate shower. Downstairs you have a large rec room, 3 more large bedrooms, a full bathroom and an oversized office with access outside from the side of the home. The garage is one for the car or tool enthusiast with over height ceilings, new garage floor with epoxy coating for a great look and easy clean-up, a large built in work bench with lighting, storage areas and even doors to the outside for your golf cart. New features for this home include new heat pump, new roof, sprinkler system, surround system throughout the whole home, eco-friendly low maintenance yard, new built-in vacuum with in-floor kick plates and security system. Located in French Creek this home is close to all levels of school, the French Creek Marina, shopping and stores and nature/walking trails. This home is a must see! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important. 3D Matterport:


Jan. 7, 2021

1613 Hosanna Way | $599,900 | Stunning Chase River Rancher w/ Back Yard Oasis

Welcome to the beautiful South Nanaimo neighbourhood of Chase River where you will find this incredible 2017 built rancher. With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a spacious open layout with kitchen, dining, and living room combination there is plenty of space for the whole family to enjoy. The kitchen features a large island and stainless steel appliances and the living room boasts a gorgeous natural gas fireplace and a vaulted ceiling to bring in the light. The primary bedroom includes a double closet and 3 piece ensuite. There are also two other generous sized bedrooms, the beautiful main bath, and the full laundry room. Step outside to your personal backyard oasis where no expense has been spared. It has new fencing, rock walls, stairs, a garden shed, a great patio space, fire pit area and space to garden. Whether you are looking to relax or host the family or friends, this space will not disappoint. There is also a double garage for all your vehicle and storage needs. Located in the beautiful Chase River family neighbourhood, this home maintains quiet and privacy while still being a short distance away to all major amenities. Come see it for yourself today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Jan. 4, 2021

100-375 Newcastle Ave | $219,900 | Marina & Harbour Front Ground Level Condo in 55+ Building

Looking to retire and spend your days enjoying the beauty of Nanaimo and all Vancouver Island has to offer? This could be the home for you. Just steps from the stunning Harbour & Marina, this 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 578 sqft ground level unit in a concrete building with new windows features an open floor plan with a kitchen and living room combination, stainless steel appliances, the addition of a murphy bed for when you have guests, a full 4 piece bathroom and even 1 designated parking space. The building is 55+, the strata fee includes radiant heat and hot water and the building does not allow pets or rentals. If you like to walk or ride, you can spend your days enjoying Maffeo Sutton Park or take advantage of being just a short distance to downtown, the Old City Quarter and Port Place Mall. This home is close to transit, restaurants, major amenities and the Gabriola Ferry. Come stop by and check it out to see if this could be the next place you put down roots. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Jan. 4, 2021

71-3449 Hallberg Road | $169,900 | Must See Home in Seabird Park w/ Large Backyard

This home is a *must see the inside* The outside is deceiving. Inside you will find over 1020 sq ft of modern living space. The work has all been done so you can move right in and relax. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a great patio/deck awaits you. Updated/newer kitchen, bathrooms, flooring, windows, furnace, siding etc!! All this for such an affordable price. Seabird Park has NO age restrictions and allows pet with approval. Large back yard with enclosed garden boxes, shed, and lots of space to entertain. Located on the southern edge of Nanaimo, close to the airport and to all of the south side amenities. This is a beautiful area with so much nature all around you.

Dec. 29, 2020

5430 Arnhem Terrace | $829,900 | 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:

Dec. 21, 2020

2248 Sun Valley Drive | $599,000 | Beautiful Diver Lake Family Home w/ 1 Bedroom Suite

Located just steps from Coal Tyee Elementary, this beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home (main home 3 bed/2 bath; suite 1 bed/1 bath) features a large entry leading upstairs to a beautiful and bright open living/dining room w/ natural gas fireplace and large windows. Continuing into the spacious kitchen you will find stainless steel appliances, lots of counter and cupboard space and French doors taking you out to the 3-tiered low maintenance and private back deck with plenty of space to entertain, have family BBQs, and is already pre wired for your hot tub. The main level also includes 3 bedrooms and the main bathroom, the master including a walk-in closet and ensuite. Downstairs is the shared laundry and the 1 bedroom suite with open layout and separate entrance. Each floor even has its own heat pump. There is a double garage along with a covered carport and additional shed for all your storage and vehicle needs. A family home in a great quiet neighbourhood, it is also close to transit, shopping, parks, and all major North Nanaimo amenities. Don’t wait to check it out and see if it will be the next place you call home! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.