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June 16, 2022

121 Bird Sanctuary Drive | $775,000 | Private Family Home on Buttertubs Marsh w/ Wine Cellar

Located in the University District, this is absolutely the most private 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom family home you will ever find in the city. The main floor features three generous sized bedrooms with the primary including a 3 piece ensuite, the main bath, a great kitchen with tons of storage which leads out to a large tranquil and private deck which takes in breathtaking Mount Benson views, with a full dining room and a spacious living room with propane fireplace the upstairs feels like a home. The lower level has a large entrance, a 6x6 cedar lined sauna where you relax, a four piece bathroom, laundry, the 4th bedroom that makes a great guest room or office and the second living room for your kids to hang out or to host the family movie nights. The whole home has large windows to bring in natural light and the views and comes with a heat pump to keep you comfortable all year round. Outside in your fully fenced and private yard is a gardener’s paradise. With a green house, multiple raised beds, flowers & fruit trees you can enjoy nature at its finest and sustainably feed yourself year round. The double garage has room for your cars but also a wine cellar. The lot is zoned for carriage house potential and sits up against Buttertubs Marsh so you can go for a walk or run easily. It is around the corner from sports fields, transit, VIU, the aquatic centre, Nanaimo Ice Rink and much more. Make your next home in this tranquil setting with all the city conveniences close at hand.

June 15, 2022

2-3258 Alberni Hwy | $169,900 | Fully Renovated Mobile in Cougar Mobile Home Park

This 55+ community is located close to all major Port Alberni amenities and here you will find a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom beautifully updated mobile home has new laminate flooring throughout and a bright open concept layout with stunning white kitchen that features stainless steel appliances and new shaker style cabinets. The dining area is large enough to host the summer family get togethers and the spacious living room allows you to relax and expand your entertaining space. With two bedrooms, a gorgeous bathroom, new vinyl windows, new vinyl siding and gutters, plus the new furnace and hot water tank, this home is ready for you to move in. Come see it for yourself today!

June 9, 2022

104 Marlene Place | $899,900 | Spectacular Modern Home Steps from Westwood Lake

Wake up in the morning and enjoy breathtaking lake and mountain views from your private deck or go for a walk or swim at Westwood Lake. This fabulous family home is right across the street from one of Nanaimo’s favourite recreation spots. Located on the corner of a cul-de-sac you will find a modern home with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a spacious entry with family room, bedroom and bath before heading up to the main living area. The bright and open main floor features a stunning white kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances & island, a generous dining space and a great living room with fireplace. There is deck access from both the living room and kitchen. The primary bedroom also has deck access and includes a large walk in closet and 5 piece ensuite. Outside you can take in the views from the multiple decks and enjoy the private & fully fenced yard plus a bonus covered patio space. There is room for raised garden beds, a shed for your water toys and a double garage. Be close to amenities like schools and shopping while still being tucked into the privacy of the lake. Don’t miss an opportunity to live the best Vancouver Island has to offer with this one! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

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June 9, 2022

1504-38 Front Street | $1,050,000 | Stunning Executive Condo w/ Unobstructed Ocean Views

Welcome home to the Pacifica - Nanaimo's premiere condominium. This unit features spectacular sweeping ocean & coastal mountain views, overlooking Nanaimo's inner harbour. The open-concept living space and both bedrooms boast floor to ceiling windows, soaking in the natural light and unbeatable scenery.  The kitchen features a Nature Gas range, granite countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances, and honey teak inspired cabinetry, perfect for entertaining and to bask in the views. The large primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet and 4 piece ensuite with granite counters, double sinks, and a tiled shower. With 90 degree floor to ceiling windows on two sides, this bedroom is bright and showcases the best sights that the Harbour City has to offer.  This executive unit features hardwood flooring throughout, custom made bedroom and bathroom doors, custom made closet doors with mirrors, fresh designer paint throughout, gas fireplace, executive fixtures and trim and a large deck facing the water. Situated in Nanaimo's downtown core, everything is at your fingertips! Go for a run along the boardwalk or kayaking through the inner harbour. Entertainment, restaurants, shopping, and all necessary amenities await so don’t miss out on making your Vancouver Island home dreams come true.

June 8, 2022

227 Calder Road $998,000 | Stunning South Jingle Pot Home Near Westwood Lake w/ Suite

5 bedroom, 3 bathroom South Jingle Pot home with legal suite! If you are looking for a home that boasts executive and custom finishes, a spectacular chef’s kitchen, a legal suite and is kiddy corner to Westwood Lake, this home is an absolute must see. This home gives you a great layout with a living room featuring a natural gas fireplace, a dining area, and a chef’s kitchen complete with granite countertops and a gas range. The main level also comes with 3 bedrooms - the primary including an ensuite & walk in closet - the gorgeous main bath and laundry. Downstairs is another bedroom and bonus rec room plus the 1 bedroom legal suite with its own laundry, separate entrance and private patio area. The suite also connects to the main home, allowing you to keep the space for yourself as well! Outside you have a fabulous patio area to entertain, a double garage, plenty of parking and from both inside and out you can take in the mountain and city views. Make your Vancouver Island home dreams come true with this incredible gem.

June 6, 2022

2048 Ernest Lane | $390,000 | .24 Acre Duncan Lot Zoned for Residential Two Family Development

Maple Bay building site! This lot sits on a .24 acre parcel and is zoned CD12 allowing for two family dwellings. Some of the permitted uses are a home with a carriage house, a home with a garden suite or secondary suite, an assisted living facility, a community support facility, and a home based business. This lot is beside Maple Bay Elementary school making it extra convenient for getting the family out the door in the mornings. It is also across from Quamichan Lake, close to amenities, shopping, and trails. This highly desired lot is perfect for your next project.

May 31, 2022

953 Glen Crescent | $799,000 | Gorgeous South Nanaimo Family Home w/ Great Back Yard

Welcome home to South Nanaimo and this incredible 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home that gives you a great layout with plenty of space and multiple areas to relax. The whole family will love it. On the main floor is the open concept living, dining and kitchen with large windows. The kitchen features tons of storage space, stainless steel appliances and an island while the dining area is the perfect space for a family dinner or after school homework session. Off the kitchen is a den with views of the back yard where you can be productive if you need to work from home. Two bedrooms are on this level and the main bathroom. Downstairs are two other bedrooms, another bathroom and the laundry room with garage access. Outside take in the peace and quiet with a covered deck and large private yard that has been beautifully landscaped. This home is close to all levels of schools, shopping, transit, restaurants and all necessary amenities. See it for yourself today!

May 30, 2022

66-6325 Metral Drive | $299,900 | Gorgeous Renovated Mobile in Premier Park

Welcome home to Sharman Mobile Home Park, one of Nanaimo’s premier parks. Here you will find a renovated and beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with an open office space, newer roof, gas furnace, new flooring, newer windows, tons of natural light, a great layout and a fabulous landscaped yard. The open living room will give you a great entertaining space, the kitchen makes cooking more fun with new quartz countertops and the dining area is easily connected to both. Down the hall are two bedrooms, the main with ensuite, the open office and main bathroom. Outside enjoy having a storage shed for your gardening tools, a carport for your vehicle and a low maintenance landscaped yard. In this location you are close to all amenities including restaurants, trails, transit, Woodgrove Mall, Costco, Superstore, and so much more. Come see it for yourself today! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

May 24, 2022

2-2915 Amrik Road | $799,000 | Private, 4.7 Acre Lot Close to Amenities

Welcome to this one of a kind property, located in the desirable North Jingle Pot Area. This 4.74 acre lot is zoned RU1 which allows for a home with an attached or detached secondary suite. The property is located at the end of a cul de sac in a peaceful setting surrounded by trees. As you drive up there is a forested area where you hear the sound of the creek running through it. As you continue there is a flat and open area ready for your dream home, which boasts gorgeous views of Mt Benson. There is an additional fenced area, with several outbuildings and a riding ring. This is a rural location yet close to shopping, recreation, nature trails, and minutes to Westwood or Witchcraft lake. This property must be seen to fully appreciate everything it has to offer.

May 18, 2022

3313 Trans Canada Hwy | $229,900 | Cassidy .25 Acre Lot Ready for your Dream Home

Situated on .25 of an acre, this already cleared Cassidy lot is ready and waiting for you to make your home dreams a reality. Start from the ground up and get everything you want. There is an encirclement of trees for privacy, an already formed driveway and the lot is big enough you can have not only your home but also a detached garage or workshop if you need extra room for projects and storage. Located just a short distance to both Nanaimo and Ladysmith you have easy access to shopping, restaurants, amenities, and plenty of parks, Nanaimo River and trails that make both great entertainment and exercise. Check it out for yourself today and see if this is truly what you have been looking for.