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March 10, 2020

289 Ryan Road | $699,000 | Awesome Family Home w/ Hot Tub & Suite

Welcome to 289 Ryan Road. This amazing home features 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a 1 bedroom suite, main level entry, an open floor plan, and plenty of parking and outdoor space. Walking in you are greeted to a spacious entry leading into the great sized living room with gorgeous fireplace and large windows. The kitchen has plenty of cupboard and counter space and a great island, and there is both a breakfast nook for your morning coffee and a dining area for the family dinners. Entertaining is easy in this home both inside and out. The main home is 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and the master suite includes a walk in closet and beautifully updated ensuite with jetted tub. Outside you can enjoy a huge fully fenced yard with private hot tub area, a sunken patio and tons of space for the kids to play and host a summer BBQ. A double garage is a great place for your vehicles and extra storage and there is also plenty of RV and boat parking. In a great neighbourhood, this home is close to all major amenities, schools, parks, trails and much more. Don’t wait to check it out! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

March 9, 2020

2103 Lakeside Drive | $599,900 | Gorgeous Cinnabar Valley Home w/ Mountain & Valley Views

Location! Location! Location! This spectacular Cinnabar valley family home has only had one owner since it was built. Located on a 19000 sqft lot, the home boasts hardwood flooring throughout the main floor upstairs, an open layout, large windows showcasing the mountain, valley and marsh views, a stunning gas fireplace in the living room, and a formal dining area that can be converted back to another bedroom. 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, the master including an ensuite and walk in closet. The rec room downstairs is the perfect place for movie nights, family games nights, and the extra space you need to entertain. Outside does not disappoint either! With a double garage, lots of level parking, and a huge yard, this family home is Chase River at its best. Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity! Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.


March 9, 2020

1017 Pat Burns Ave | $749,900 | Spectacular Gabriola Home w/ Breathtaking Views

From the moment you drive through the front gates on this spectacular 0.54-acre property you feel at home. This private level lot is well landscaped and perched approximately 250 feet above sea level above the lower treeline which allows for some of the most incredible panoramic views capturing the Nanaimo harbour, Nanaimo river estuary, duke point, that is truly breathtaking. From your back deck that stretches the length of the home you will experience the ever-changing views of beautiful sunsets, the mountains, and the ocean.  A perfect place to entertain for fireworks shows, the snowbirds, or simply enjoying the coastal ocean activities. This nicely renovated main level entry home offers 2 bedrooms and a den on the main floor as well as a completely separate lower walk out 1 or 2 bedroom in law suite that is perfect for a B&B. The spacious master bedroom includes an ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom includes doors out to the deck where you can enjoy the views from your private hot tub. The spacious den includes a built-in murphy bed for guests. The master bath was tastefully renovated with a jetted tub with LED lighting, rainfall shower head, double sinks and heated tile flooring. The home has a dream kitchen for the chefs and entertainers. With plenty of counter space and cabinets there's room for every kitchen gadget to be tucked away. Updated with quartz counter tops, tiled flooring, a propane range, a second built in convection oven, custom cherry wood cabinets, double sinks and views of the ocean you can walk right out to on the back deck.  The main level of the home has original oak flooring that has been resealed and refurbished. There is a large storage area on the lower level perfect for a studio space as well. The second bedroom on the lower can be used as a bonus guest room for the main house or for the guest suite itself. Water is never an issue with a high-end UV water filtration system and massive concrete water storage holding system with 2 cisterns holding 10,000 gallons of water at a time. Metal roof and mixture of wood/vinyl siding. The home has a single garage and tons of outdoor parking space for boats and RVs, etc. Rarely do these opportunities present themselves and you won't want to miss your opportunity at seeing this oasis.

March 6, 2020

396 Ninth Street | $574,900 + GST | Stunning West Coast Style New Construction w/ Legal Suite

This brand new 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom single family home built by Breitray Developments is located in south Nanaimo. This home features high end laminate flooring throughout, a spacious open concept living room with gas fireplace, a kitchen with quartz counter tops, a great room, and a south facing deck. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and ensuite. There is two other bedrooms, a 3-piece bathroom, and a laundry room all on the upstairs level. Downstairs has a den/office space and the double garage. The two bedroom legal suite features a separate entrance and separate laundry. This makes it perfect for an income booster or for your university student children. Landscaping and retaining wall will be included. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

March 5, 2020

92 View Street | $340000 | Charming Heritage Style Home in Great Neighbourhood

If you are looking to own in one of Nanaimo’s fastest up and coming neighbourhoods in a heritage style 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home, this could be the property for you. This home has kept most of the original features from the hardwood flooring, wood doors, and even hardware. The covered front porch allows you to expand the indoor living and makes a great additional sitting area. The kitchen provides enough space to put in a table, making it the perfect place for your morning coffee or social get together. Looking to have room for a project? The under-height basement gives you and extra 850 sqft of space with 6’2 ceilings. Outside enjoy a large fenced back yard, a great place for your BBQ, botchy ball games, and outdoor entertaining space.  A short 5 mins to Downtown Nanaimo, you can enjoy being close to all major amenities including shopping, schools, parks, trails, restaurants, and more. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

March 5, 2020

302 Holland Creek Place | $649900 | Beautiful Ladysmith Family Home with Ocean Views

Welcome home to 302 Holland Creek Place. Located on quiet cul-de-sac, this gorgeous 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home features a spacious downstairs entry way leading into a bonus family room space, two spacious bedrooms, a bathroom, and access to the fully fenced back yard. Upstairs is an open concept floor plan with gorgeous flooring throughout, and a beautiful kitchen with stainless steel appliances, center island, and tons of cupboard and counter space. The living room has a natural gas fireplace and large windows to bring in the ocean views, and the dining space is perfect for the whole family. Access your large front deck and enjoy the mountain views with plenty of space for your BBQ. The main level of the home also includes the large master bedroom with ensuite and main bathroom. In a central location, this home is close to all major amenities, schools, shopping and the ocean. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

March 4, 2020

104-4701 Uplands Drive | $289,900 | Gorgeous Main Level North Nanaimo Condo

Over-looking well landscaped green space, this main level gorgeous 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom North Nanaimo condo features an open floor plan with well laid out kitchen, living room, and dining area. The galley style kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, new quartz counter tops and subway tile backsplash, the dining area is a great space for a dining table to enjoy your coffee or host friends, and the living room allows plenty of space to relax while extending outside through large patio doors to your covered patio with ample space for those summer BBQs. The beautiful laminate flooring goes throughout the home including into the two bedrooms, the master including a walk in closet. There is one main bathroom with new quartz counter tops that has cheater access into the master. With in suite laundry and extra storage, this home is able to meet all your needs. Walking distance to some of the neighbourhoods best amenities including Longwood Station and Nanaimo North Town Centre and being a short drive to schools, restaurants, parks, the beach, and more shopping, this condo will not last long. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.


March 2, 2020

2539 Anderson Ave | $419,900 | Immaculate Family Home w/ In Law Suite!

Priced below assessed value! This immaculate and updated family home is perfect for anyone looking for a move-in ready property with income potential. New natural gas heat pump, new roof, hot water on demand -- no expense spared! Open concept kitchen/living room with gorgeous, updated finishes. Spacious in law suite with separate laundry, hot water tank, and hydro meter. Options for the suite to be 1 or 2 bedrooms. Fully fenced back yard, large covered deck and awesome bonus space for a loft upstairs. This property is a must see and won’t last long.

March 2, 2020

112 Roberta Road | $549,900 | Gorgeous Chase River Family Home w/ Suite

Welcome to 112 Roberta Road. This beautiful family home has been updated and taken care of from top to bottom. Walk in to your basement level and find a spacious entry way leading into your two bedroom, 1 bathroom suite with separate entrance and laundry. Upstairs find your open concept living room, dining room, and kitchen, the perfect entertaining space or to keep an eye on the whole family while everyone can still enjoy their own space. There are three great sized bedrooms, 2 bathrooms - the main having been totally updated and the master ensuite. There are new windows throughout the home, designer paint, and the spacious back deck is the perfect outdoor living space for your summer BBQs and family get togethers. Enjoy the privacy of being surrounded by nature and having nature trails and the Nanaimo River close by while still maintaining great access to all city amenities. Located close to Chase River Elementary, this is a great neighbourhood to consider raising your family.

Feb. 28, 2020

2022 Lazy Susan Drive | $449,000 | 3 Acre Cedar Lot Perfect for Your Dream Home

Looking to build from the ground up to make your dream home become a reality in one of Nanaimo’s best neighbourhoods? This could be the lot for you! Situated on 3.88 Acres, this property has plenty of room for your home, shop, and any pets that you may want to add to the family. Landscape to your hearts content and make this place your very own. The area allows you the privacy and benefits of rural living while still providing accessibility to the major amenities of any city. All services have been added to this lot already. Great schools, parks, trails and more are at your fingertips. Come check it out and envision the possibilities.