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Sept. 17, 2019

801 Parkside Crescent | $659,900 | Spectacular Rancher in French Creek

A Beautiful craftsman style home, backing onto parkland in the oceanside community of Parksville.  This 1488 sqft home features 3 gorgeous bedrooms, 2 bathrooms–including an ensuite–and an open concept floorplan. The spacious kitchen with plenty of cupboard and counter space flows into the large dining area and living room, which features a beautiful natural gas fireplace. Enjoy views of green space from your private patio with access from the kitchen, dining and living room.  The single car garage provides additional storage, and the level lot makes for easy maintenance.  Enjoy the conveniences of this lovely Parksville home located close to beaches, parks and major amenities. Measurements are approximate; please verify if important.

Aug. 23, 2019

3932 Gulfview Drive | $1,399,000 | Luxury Living in North Nanaimo w/Panoramic Ocean Views

Luxury living at its finest, this custom built four bedroom/five bathroom home has spared no expense. With breathtaking ocean views, infrared heating system on the deck, custom millwork, master suite that spans almost a whole floor, sauna, indoor swimming pool & private back yard with a putting green this home has it all. The spacious open concept main floor boasts a stunning kitchen with custom cabinets, granite countertops, heated floors, high-end appliances, two wall ovens, wine cooler, stainless steel farmers sink & second sink on island for convenience. As you move to the living room the attention to detail is immaculate with coffered ceilings, wainscoting, natural gas fireplace featuring Statuaria Marble & spacious deck with infrared heating for BBQs all year round. Down one floor to the master suite which features his and hers walk-in closets with access to the laundry room, built in headboard/side tables with marble tops, juliette balcony, heated marble flooring, large soaker tub, walk-in shower with 3 shower heads, sauna and fireplace for you to sit and relax after a hard days work. Also located on this level is another bedroom and two large storage rooms. Down one more floor and the spa oasis waits. With a 5ft deep, 20ft long indoor swimming pool (which can be increased in temp to a hot tub), heated shock absorbing floor, wall mirrors, sliding doors to back patio, a guest bedroom and 2 bathrooms. Out back you have your own putting green, entertainment area and fully fenced yard with dog run. Two heat pumps wired speakers, an elevator, built in vacuum, sprinkler system and much more make this home one of a kind. 

Aug. 14, 2019

8198 Crofton Road | $749,900 | Seaside Village Home with Airbnb Potential

Located in the quiet seaside village of Crofton, this great home features one 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom main level entry 2000 sqft suite with a bright open concept floor plan including a spacious kitchen with tons of space and large living room with fireplace. The main home features 1100 sqft and includes 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a beautiful kitchen with stainless steel appliances, plenty of cupboard and counter space, and a bight gorgeous living room with access to the spacious covered back deck making indoor and outdoor living and entertaining simple. The back yard is fully fenced and provides plenty of space for kids to play, entertaining, and enjoying the mountain views. The property allows B&B zoning, making for good Airbnb income earning potential. It is close to the Crofton Ferry terminal and newly built reputable Crofton Elementary School. Great for an investor looking for an income property or a family home with additional mortgage helper. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.

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Aug. 13, 2019

1467 Bay Street | $524,900 | West Coast Retro-Modern Home w/ Suite Potential

Steps from Departure Bay beach, this bright open-concept home is the perfect place to raise a family. This home offers 3 bedrooms + den, 3 bathrooms, ample yard space, peek a boo ocean views, and suite potential. Enjoy entertaining in the bright living room, spacious dining room, and open concept kitchen, which all have access to the homes multiple decks overlooking the private yard. The homes lower level offers a rec room, den and a bathroom–making it the ideal layout for a potential suite. Outside, enjoy the property's many fruit trees, long driveway and a two-car garage . Close to the ferry terminal, beaches, schools, parks, dog park, Country Club Mall, and all major North Nanaimo Amenities, Departure Bay is one of Nanaimo's most desired neighbourhoods. Measurements are approximate; please verify if important.

Aug. 13, 2019

TH 13 - 38 Front Street | $874,900 | Downtown Waterfront Living at its Finest

This is a rare opportunity to own the finest property on the Nanaimo Waterfront. The best view, the best patio, the best Townhouse on the Seawall. There is nothing quite like waterfront living at Pacifica! The tranquillity of the ocean moves through the thoughtful design of this fully renovated two bedroom, three bathroom corner townhome. New stone flooring on the lower level floor flow into the high-end kitchen illuminated by custom lighting and features beautiful quartz counter-tops, cut glass tile backsplash & frosted cabinet doors. Steps from your custom kitchen you are greeted with a floor-to-ceiling stone gas fireplace. On the upper level, the master bedroom features enhanced storage, a custom headboard & spectacular ocean views. Outside, your private patio is the perfect setting to entertain or relax & take in the beautiful sunsets overlooking the Seawall & the Harbour....a stunning 200 degree view. This stunning townhome is pet-friendly, located in the heart of DT Nanaimo walking distance to Maffeo Sutton Waterfront Park, The Port Theater, Harbour Air, grocery stores, and has a private parking stall conveniently located next to your back door. The Townhouse is the personal residence of and was designed by an internationally prominent Architect. Measurements are approximate.

July 31, 2017

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