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Oct. 26, 2020

5700 Big Bear Ridge | $499,900 | Private Pleasant Valley Home on ½ Acre Lot

Welcome home to Pleasant Valley. If you are looking for privacy while still being in a great North Nanaimo location, this could be the home for you. Walking in you are greeted to 2072 sqft of living space. Upstairs on the main floor, you will find an open kitchen with eat in area, great for those morning coffees, flowing into a dining area and on to the living room giving you plenty of entertaining and living space. There is main floor laundry along with the master bedroom w/ cheater ensuite and second bedroom. Downstairs is the 3rd bedroom, another bathroom and great den space that you can make another bedroom, office space, play area, or media room. Outside you can enjoy the natural privacy on this ½ acre property in a family neighbourhood with a back deck and plenty of parking for your RV, Boat, and extra toys. Want to build a dream workshop? There is space for that too! Add your personal touches and make this place your own. It is close to schools, parks, shopping, transit, Brannen Lake and so much more! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Oct. 22, 2020

2355 Trillium Terrace | $569,900 | Beautiful Duncan Home on 1/4 Acre close to Quamichan Lake

Welcome to the great Timbercrest neighbourhood where you will find this lovely 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home on a ¼ acre in the city. Walking in you are greeted to a beautiful open living room/dining are with access to both the kitchen and out to the private deck. There is also 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms on this floor including the master suite. Downstairs is a generous sized family room - great for entertaining or for kids, two other bedrooms, another bathroom and the laundry room. The family room walks out to the private and beautifully landscaped back yard where you also have a tiered patio that makes an excellent entertaining space. Yard games, family get togethers or building your garden, this back yard is a one of a kind. There is also a bonus studio space that is well insulated that can be made into a music room, man cave, or extra storage room. This home is in a great location, close to Quamichan Lake, Somenos Lake, a short drive to Duncan village and all major amenities. Enjoy the Cowichan Valley lifestyle in this gorgeous home. Msmts are approx., pls verify if important.

Oct. 21, 2020

882 Brookfield Drive | $689,900 | Gorgeous Split-Level Custom Home in Nanaimo’s University District

Welcome home to Brookfield Drive in the University District. Built in 2005, this beautiful split level custom home features an open concept kitchen and dining area with tons of cupboard and counter space and enough room for the whole family for dinner. The sunken living room is a great place to relax and everyone can have their own space with the four generous sized bedrooms and three bathrooms. The master suite even includes a walk in closet and ensuite. Love to entertain? Not only does inside give you that space but the fully fenced back yard on .35 of an acre provides a great outdoor space as well. Sit and roast marshmellows by the fire pit or relax in the hot tub while your kids play in the treehouse. Enjoy the views of downtown from the top of the property where you can watch the firework shows without the crowds. There is even a double garage and extra RV & Boat parking. Come and see if it will be the next place you call home! Msmts approx., pls verify if important. 3D Floor Plan:

Oct. 15, 2020

2143 Aaron Way | $699,900 | Stunning Centrally Located Semi-Custom Built Home

Beautiful, semi-custom built home in Central Nanaimo. Main floor living, large bright kitchen, cupboards with slide outs & built in appliances. A breakfast nook leading to the family room with adjoining den/office. Walk out to your patio & fully fenced, private & beautifully landscaped back yard. The main floor also features a formal dining room & large living room with elegant french doors leading in & out. A washroom & laundry room with access to the dbl garage complete this floor. Upstairs you will fall in love with the huge primary bedroom; featuring a luxury bathroom with claw foot tub & separate shower, a walk in closet & your own seating area. 2 more large bedrooms, a seating area with a window seat & the amazing bonus room! Billiards anyone? Measurements approx. verify if important. Contact our Client Care team @ 250-591-1160 to book your showing today!

Oct. 14, 2020

1910 Woobank Road | $624,900 | Fabulous Country Living in the City on ½ Acre in Cedar

Looking for privacy, space, and a beautiful place to call home? This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home has it all. Situated on a ½ acre flat lot in Cedar, you can take in country living while still being 15 minutes to downtown Nanaimo, 10 minutes to Duke Point Ferry, and walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Walking in you will feel right at home with a sunken living room with gorgeous natural gas fireplace, a bright kitchen with tons of storage space, a formal dining area for the family dinners and homework sessions, powder room, and a second living room to relax and entertain. Upstairs are 4 generous sized bedrooms - the master suite being your ultimate retreat with a walk in closet, 4 piece ensuite, and private deck - and the fully renovated main bathroom. Outside take in Vancouver Island’s beauty in your fully fenced, flat, private back yard with oversized deck and hot tub. The perfect place for yard games, pets to run, kids to play, family events, or relaxing with a good book. There is space for a garden with bonus storage shed for all your tools, tons of parking out front both your friends, RV and boat and a beautiful covered front porch. This family neighbourhood is waiting for you! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Oct. 9, 2020

2286 Kingsford Place | $734,900 | Gorgeous Chase River Home w/ 2 Bedroom Legal Suite

The perfect next step up in your real estate journey! This main level entry home with a 2 bedroom legal suite is located in the desirable, suburban Nanaimo area of Chase River. With plenty of room for your family to live comfortably & your friends to gather, this home boasts those features most families are looking for in a property they hope to occupy for years to come: a well laid out kitchen with plenty of storage, a large island & access to the sizable back deck; a 2 car garage with 220 outlets; 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms up & an additional bedroom, bathroom & media room with surround sound & plenty of storage downstairs. Rounding out this lower level is a spacious, legal 2 bedroom suite. More notable notes: The 50 gallon commercial grade hot water tank is new, there is a natural gas hook-up for your bbq, all exterior doors have phantom screens, front & back garden areas have irrigation systems & there is fresh paint throughout! Data provided is approximate; verify if important.

Oct. 8, 2020

6621 Dover Road | $739,900 | Ocean View North Nanaimo Family Home w/ Detached Shop

Looking for a home with space, ocean views, detached shop and in an unbeatable location? This could be the one for you! It even has a 1 bedroom suite. Walking in you are greeted to an open entry way leading into a beautiful family room with fireplace and walk out access to the back yard. Upstairs find a spacious and open kitchen with tons of cupboard and counter space with access to the front deck where you can expand your living space and take in the views. The kitchen flows into a dining area and through to the living room with fireplace and large window to also take in the views. There are three generous sized bedrooms, 2 updated and gorgeous bathrooms, and beautiful flooring throughout the home. The 1 bedroom suite has a separate entrance and can be a great mortgage helper. Outside take advantage of a huge private back yard on 0.31 of an acre, a detached shop for all your tools and projects, and tons of parking for your friends and family including for your RV & boat along the flat driveway. Located in North Nanaimo in a great location, this home is close to Woodgrove Centre, Costco and other shopping, restaurants, parks, the beach, and a main transit hub. This fabulous home is one you will definitely want to check out. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Oct. 7, 2020

715 Nicol Street | $425,000 | Charming Character Home in Old City Nanaimo with Ocean View

A short distance to the Old City Quarter, this 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom charming character home features a modern chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances, marble backsplash and quartz counter tops and the ocean view. The open living room has the original flooring that goes throughout the home and large windows that bring in tons of natural light. There is a bonus corner space that can be used for anything from an office space to extra seating area. With three great sized bedrooms, 1 modern bathroom, and an unfinished basement that is just waiting for your personal touch, this home has plenty of space for you to enjoy. Extra features include a ductless heat pump, new windows and new roof. Outside, on .19 of an acre, enjoy a covered porch area, a fully fenced private back yard with back alley access and great landscaping allowing for entertaining or kids to play. This home is close to Port Place Mall, Downtown, the Casino, shopping, restaurants, parks and the beach. Looking for a place to call your own, don’t wait to check this one out! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Oct. 6, 2020

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. 


Oct. 1, 2020

435 Haliburton Street | $369,000 | Beautiful Old City Home w/ Upgrades & Workshop

Welcome to the Old City. This 2 bedroom plus den, 1 bathroom home is just over 1000 sqft of living space and includes great features like an open kitchen, a spacious living room, a bonus space downstairs for extra storage and a workshop area, and ocean views. Enjoy upgrades like a new roof, new hot water tank, and electrical updates. The home has been redone inside but still has room for anyone looking to put their own personal touch on a space. Outside is a great low maintenance yard space, perfect for hosting a BBQ or gathering around a fire pit. One advantage of being in the University District is the close access to amenities such as the Old City centre, the aquatic centre, all levels of schools, shopping, and restaurants. It is a great home for a first time home buyer, investor or someone looking a little bit of character. Msmts approx., pls verify if important.