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Sept. 6, 2023

426/436 Wharton St, Nanaimo |$979,900| Multi-Family Development Oppourtunity!

Incredible Investment Opportunity! Two legal lots for sale in the coveted University District. Endless possibilities await with multi-family development potential. The Official City Plan for this area is R7 or R8 zoning, making this a developer's dream. These lots are perfect for townhouses or apartment-style condominiums. One of the lots includes a charming 1961-built home featuring 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a main level entry with a walk-out basement. Perfect for rental income while re-zoning. Located just five minutes from downtown, and a short stroll to recreation, shopping, transit and all levels of schools including VIU. Buyer to verify zoning and development potential. Measurements approximate, please verify if important.

Sept. 5, 2023

106-219 Dogwood Drive, Ladysmith | $319,900| Ground level Ladysmith Condo!

Discover comfortable living in this clean 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom ground-level condo, designed for accessibility and peace in an adult-oriented complex. With wheelchair accessibility, in-suite laundry, a crawlspace, and a separate storage unit, convenience is at your fingertips. Enjoy modern comforts like a heat pump and revel in the open-concept living space. Located within walking distance of downtown Ladysmith and Transfer Beach Park! This pet-free community offers a peaceful retreat amidst the beauty of Vancouver Island. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Aug. 31, 2023

11-618 Lampson Street,Esquimalt|$899,888|3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom Ocean View Condo!

Welcome to The Saxon! This modern ocean view TH boasts 3bds 4bths w/ roof top patio, offering modern living at its finest. The main level features custom kitchen w/ soft close cabinetry, quartz countertops, eat up bar, tiled backsplash, engineered hardwood flrs & SS appliances. The second level provides 2bdrms including primary with gorgeous ensuite & additional bth with tasteful details throughout. The lower level includes 3rd bedroom with a private ensuite bathroom, perfect for guests or a home office. Enjoy outdoor living w/ a covered front deck, rear patio & rooftop deck with water & power connections. Conveniently located near Ocean parks, Esquimalt Recreation Center, Shopping & High Rock Park, The Saxon fosters a family-friendly community w/ shared values. Join this exceptional community & experience a new way of living. Don't miss out! Measurements taken from floor plan. $1K cash back to buyer.

Aug. 31, 2023

Lot D Fern Road, Courtenay |$695,000| Ready to build your dream home?

It's time to build your dream home on this 0.41 acre lot in North Courtenay! This lot offers stunning views of the ocean and is located in a quiet and peaceful neighbourhood. You will be able to enjoy the beauty of nature with quick access to Seal Bay Nature Park and Bates Beach! This property is ideal for those who are looking to build their own custom home outside of town with flexible CR-1 zoning! Don't miss out on this great opportunity!

Aug. 29, 2023

1556 Marina Way, Nanoose Bay| $1,050,000| Serene Oceanview Rancher in Nanoose Bay!

Discover coastal living at its best with this rare south-facing gem boasting stunning ocean and mountain views. Impeccably maintained, this 3-bed, 2-bath rancher offers comfort and style. A welcoming living room features a propane fireplace for cozy nights. The family room showcases serene waterscapes through patio doors. Set on nearly half an acre, it enjoys a large driveway—a canvas for adding a shop with suite capturing panoramic views. Hardwood floors, newer roof, and heat pump ensure year-round comfort. Nanoose Bay, a sought-after Vancouver Island destination, offers oceanic tranquility just 20 minutes from Nanaimo's services and 30 minutes from Departure Bay Ferry Terminal. Embrace Fairwinds Golf Course, diving, kayaking. Don't miss this chance for coastal luxury amid serenity.

Aug. 28, 2023

7873 Lantzville Road, Lantzville|$679,900|0.75 Acre Lower Lantzville Property with Ocean Views!

Lower Lantzville ocean view property with loads of privacy and located close to beach access. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to modernize this lovely home which has never been on the market. Featuring 2 bedrooms and 1 bath this home offers a nice functional floor plan with a large family room and separate living room with dining space which could be used as a 3rd bedroom with minor modifications. The lot is 0.75 acres and slopes up from the road offering flat usable areas for RV storage or parking. The lower level of the home has a garage space and access to an oversized crawl space which is great for storage or potentially a workshop. Please reach out to book a viewing and see why Lantzville is such a charming community. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Aug. 28, 2023

1995 Price Road, Gabriola | $459,900| Coastal Paradise on Gabriola Island!

Escape to coastal paradise at 1995 Price Road, a serene 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home nestled on a private 0.7-acre lot just steps away from the beach on Gabriola Island. Embrace island living with spacious interiors, an open-concept kitchen and dining area, complemented by a wood stove in the living room, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The tranquil ambiance blends seamlessly with the surrounding natural beauty. This rare opportunity offers both a private retreat and an outdoor enthusiast's haven, complete with a workshop for your creative pursuits. Whether you seek a permanent residence or vacation escape, this property captures the essence of island tranquility. Experience the allure of Gabriola Island - schedule your showing today! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Aug. 24, 2023

201 & 202 1025 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay |$825,000| Two Commercial Units Downtown Courtenay!

Incredible Investment Opportunity in Downtown Courtenay! This prime commercial property on Cliffe Avenue features two upper-floor units, with Unit 201 offering 2,370 sqft and Unit 202 providing 1,151 sqft of versatile space. Located near 5th Street in a visible area, the property boasts high visibility, ample parking, and convenient access from both the lower level stairs and walkway access on 10th Street. Zoned as C1, this property opens the door to a multitude of opportunities for businesses. Ideal for investors, this property is strategically positioned to capitalize on downtown's vibrancy, making it an excellent prospect for businesses aiming to thrive in a prominent and dynamic setting. Don't miss out!


Aug. 23, 2023

7646 Harley Dr, Lantzville| $479,000 | 0.53 Acres in Upper Lantzville!

Coastal Living in Upper Lantzville! Nestled in a highly desirable location on a serene no-thru road, this property boasts R1 zoning and features a cozy 2-bed, 1-bath manufactured home. Picture yourself amidst the tranquility of a 0.53-acre lot adorned with mature fruit trees. There is a detached workshop that stands ready for your home office, creative studio, or simply extra storage. With a golf course just a stone's throw away and easy access to all the shopping and amenities Nanaimo has to offer, this is coastal living with a perfect touch of convenience. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

Aug. 22, 2023

867 Sharie Road, Gabriola |$999,999 |Tranquil Island Retreat with Breathtaking Views on Gabriola Island

Discover Island Tranquility - Your Gulf Island Haven Awaits! Embrace the enchanting allure of living on Gabriola Island with this captivating property. A cozy 2-bedroom, 1100 sqft home and a 470 sqft studio, both adorned with abundant sunlight, offer an inspiring space to live and create. Solidly constructed decks and walkways link the main home and studio, creating a harmonious flow between indoor and outdoor spaces. Capture grand northwest views towards Texada and Lasquiti Islands, watch eagles, orcas and local wildlife yearlong from your deck! Flourishing gardens with plum and fig trees, and stairway access to oceanfront Descanso Bay for kayaking and relaxation, make for a natural haven. Modern updates in the kitchen and bathroom, eco-friendly features including a rain collection system from the metal roof, and convenient proximity to ferry terminals and amenities add to the appeal. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the serenity and creativity of Gabriola Island!