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Aug. 20, 2020

232 Bowlsby Street | $323,500 | Stunning Fully Remodeled Ground Level Unit in Desirable Newport Vista

This 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom ground level unit in the Newport Vista subdivision has been tastefully remodeled, professionally painted & updated & the results could be all yours to enjoy! The flooring & paint colors are the stuff of modern new builds. The windows have been replaced, the bathrooms were gutted & are newly outfitted with fresh paint, new sinks & vanities & the new walk-in shower in the master ensuite is to die for! The kitchen features upgrades that are immediately noticeable & some fun features that are not like the ‘no drama’ soft close doors & drawers, the no-touch faucet to guard against sticky finger prints, fun lighting, organizing trays & racks, a (not-so-lazy) lazy susan, sliding sealed compost bin under the sink & a ‘flex-door’ double oven. The home has plenty of storage, including a pantry & a 10x4 secure, enclosed storage unit in the carport. 'Downsizing' has never been this easy! Data & measurements provided are approximate; please verify if important.

Aug. 19, 2020

940 St Andrews Street | $419,000 | Lovely Central Nanaimo Rancher w/ Great Back Yard

This great central Nanaimo Rancher features 3 generous sized bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a bright and spacious living room with large window and beautiful flooring, a kitchen with eat in dining space and a full laundry room. There is also a bonus workshop/storage area that can be a great place for your tools or current projects. Enjoy the privacy of a fully fenced back yard, the perfect place for outdoor entertaining, summer BBQs, having the kids play or relaxing on the patio after a long day and three mature fruit trees - cherry, peach, and pear. Located in central Nanaimo, this home is close to all major amenities including the hospital, shopping, Bowen Park, trails and transit. If you are looking for a great home in a great neighbourhood, don’t wait to check this one out! Msmts approx., pls verify if important.

Aug. 18, 2020

SL D Tonnerre Way | $549,900 | Panoramic Ocean View Lot Perfect for Your Dream Home

Lot D, on top of Tonnerre Way, features stunning panoramic ocean and coastal mountain views with 180 degrees of the Winchelsea Islands and the Strait of Georgia, Sunshine Coast, Northshore Mountains and on a clear day Mt Baker, the Lions Gate Bridge & Vancouver.  It is the best view in the Foothills. This master planned subdivision is high end luxury building sites and includes 730 acres of designated park land and underground services already in place including water, sewer, and natural gas. If you are looking to build your dream home in an ideal location, this 0.30-acre lot is the place for you.  Surrounded by nature giving it a country feeling while still being a short distance away from all major amenities in North Nanaimo, you can enjoy both quiet and access from your new home. Don’t wait to start living the west coast lifestyle! GST INCLUDED in purchase price.

Aug. 13, 2020

771 Daffodil Drive | $449,900 | Spacious Parksville Rancher w/ Bonus Sun Room

Welcome to the beautiful seaside community of Parksville. This spacious rancher features 1543 sqft of living space and boasts 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a great living room, brick archway and open kitchen with dining area. This home will provide you tons of natural light, great entertaining space inside and out with large rooms and fully fenced back yard. Take advantage of the sun room all year round to enjoy a book or your morning coffee. Located on a quiet street, this home is close to all major amenities, the ocean, parks and trails. Come check it out and imagine the possibilities. Measurements are approx, pls verify if important.


Aug. 12, 2020

3396 Greyhawk Drive | $736,560 | Spectacular Custom-Built Stephenson Point Rancher

Welcome home to this gorgeous custom built rancher in the beautiful neighbourhood of Stephenson Point. Walking in you will find high ceilings and a lovely formal living room, a great dining room space for your family dinners before moving into your family room and kitchen area. The stunning kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, a great island, breakfast nook, and large windows looking out to your gorgeous back yard. Creating those family dinners will be a delight in this space. The oasis of the master suite features a walk in closet and ensuite and a bay window seat, there is also a main bathroom and two other great sized bedrooms. Relax with a book or a glass of wine outside in your fully fenced private beautifully landscaped back yard, the perfect place for outdoor entertaining. Take advantage of this great location being walking distance from ocean view parks, trails, beaches and all major amenities that North Nanaimo has to offer. Don’t wait to check this desireable home out. Msmts approx, pls verify if important.

Aug. 10, 2020

137-1720 Dufferin Crescent | $379,900 | Gorgeous Central Nanaimo Townhouse w/ Mountain Views

Built in 2015 and featuring mountain views, this beautiful centrally located townhouse will impress from the start. Walking in you are greeted to an open concept floor plan that includes a stunning kitchen with stainless steel appliances, center island, and beautiful cabinetry. There is a dining area and spacious living room, perfect for those who love to entertain, and a two piece powder room. Upstairs you will find two generous sized bedrooms, both with 4 piece ensuites. The laundry is conveniently located on this floor as well. Outside enjoy a low maintenance space in both the front and back, a great place for your morning coffee or reading a book in the summer. Pets & rentals allowed. Take advantage of views, a great location and a well run strata and come check out this spectacular home. Measurements are approx, pls verify if important.

July 31, 2020

556 Bradley Street | $399,900 | Investor Alert! 4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom home in Central Nanaimo

Investor Alert! Looking for an investment property? First time home buyer? This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom 1510 sqft home has a bachelor suite which is a perfect mortgage helper or rent out top and bottom. Located in central Nanaimo the home is walking distance from amenities, the gorgeous Nanaimo waterfront and Bowen Park. On the main level you have a good sized kitchen, separate dining room and large living room with two bedrooms on this level and one bathroom. Downstairs you have one more bedroom, laundry a bathroom and the bachelor suite area which could easily be converted back into a family room. Out back you have a fully fenced yard with southern exposure, perfect for someone with pets or kids and a 20X22 detached shop in the back for your tools or extra storage. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

July 31, 2020

2691 Quennell Road | $1,149,000 | 43 Acres of open rolling fields overlooking Quennell Lake

With 43 acres of open rolling fields overlooking Quennell Lake & the surrounding farms, 2691 Quennell Road has the space to accommodate your farm life dreams, both big and small! Located in the rural community of Cedar just minutes south of Nanaimo on beautiful Vancouver Island, this piece of property & much of the surrounding area had been in the hands of the same farming family since 1962. The house on the property measures 2310 square feet over two levels, with 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & plenty of shared living space. The bay windows on the upper level allow for lots of light & wonderful views of the lake from every room on the front of the house. The cozy family room on the lower level boasts an energy efficient Pioneer woodstove for those cold winter evenings. The big ticket items of the home have recently been replaced including the roof, siding, windows, the large deck as well as exterior doors. Data & measurements provided are approximate & should be verified if important.

July 30, 2020

95 McKenzie Crescent, Piers Island | $1,525,000 | Slice of Paradise on small island on Vancouver Island's southernmost tip!

*A slice of paradise on a small island off the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island.* This custom designed, turn-key property is one of only 131 homes on coveted Piers Island where it stands out, even to passing boaters, as an enviable seaside retreat. Protected by an 8 ft tall granite seawall that spans the full 130 feet of ocean frontage & provides access to the beach below, this property features a private pier & dock, a custom 2600 sq ft main house & 2 bedroom guest cottage, beautiful gardens, stone patios & walkways & plenty of space for friends & family to gather. The living room ceiling is of cathedral height, the windows are by Pella, the floors on the main level are heated, the stone fireplace reaches floor to ceiling & the ever changing active ocean views from every room are unparalleled. Nothing was spared with the unique finishings of this house, making it a must see! Virtual 3D Tour: Data & msmts to be verified if important.

July 30, 2020

4975 Gordon Avenue, Port Alberni | $449,900 | Fully Updated Move In Ready Home on Huge Lot!

Vacant and fully updated! How can you pass up this beautifully updated home in an amazing area? This gorgeous home sits on a huge lot, ready for a shop or RV parking. Newer roof, new windows, soffits and gutters -- this home is the definition of "move-in ready." With modern colours and finishes, this is sure to be the home of your dreams! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important. 3D Tour: