Please visit our Open House at 6374 ICARUS DRIVE in NANAIMO.
Open House on Sunday, April 29, 2018 1:30PM - 4:30PM VIEW IS NOW OPEN TO THE WINCHELSEA ISLANDS,FABULOUS HOME GREAT LAYOUT FOR B&b
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2-4 PM Enjoy this classic waterfront home with its beautiful ocean views. From the moment you step into the grand entrance foyer with decorative glass in the front door, transom and sidelights you enjoy the west facing ocean views. The 9' vaulted ceilings enhance the large living room complete with gas fireplace. The main floor has the master bedroom including a 4 piece bathroom with jacuzzi tub and shower and access to the outside deck.. The second bedroom is of a good size. The spacious kitchen has a center island with granite counters and is brightly lit during the day with a skylight. A corner pantry is part of the custom features. An Eating Nook is open to the kitchen with an exit to the 44 foot outside deck appointed with a gas bbq. On the lower level is located the 3rd bedroom with nearby bathroom and large room including a wood stove with sliding doors and access to the backyard and covered patio. A convenient staircase leads from the garage to the lower level. Radiant floor heating and a furnace make for comfort throughout the home. Recent replacement of the roof and all skylights offer you many years of worry free maintenance. To access the beach below use one of the two nearby staircases at the city park accesses at the end of the road bottom of Lewis or Blueback Roads.
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Please visit our Open House at 6374 ICARUS DRIVE in NANAIMO.
Open House on Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM WATERFRONT 3 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS PASS THE WORD ALONG TO OTHERS LOOKING FOR A SPECIAL HOME
Waterfront Classic level entry home with beautiful ocean views from the moment you step into the grand entrance foyer. Custom designed to take advantage of the west facing ocean views from almost every room with floor to ceiling windows in the vaulted living room and 9' ceilings throughout the rest of the home. It has 3 bedrooms with 3 bath rooms, which includes 4 pce master bath with Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, w/i closet. The master bdrm faces the ocean with access to a west facing deck. You will enjoy entertaining in the bright spacious kitchen with its center island, granite counters, centrally placed skylight and there is a convenient corner pantry. The nook is open to the kitchen with access to the 44' deck, complete with natural gas bbq. Open concept living area and kitchen with a formal dining room. The foyer has decorative glass transom. Lower level with separate side entrance for easy back yard access and 2 large patio doors to a fenced yard.
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Please visit our Open House at 6374 ICARUS DRIVE in NANAIMO.
Open House on Sunday, March 25, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM beautiful waterfront home 3 beds 3 bath, level entry
Waterfront Classic level entry home with beautiful ocean views from the moment you step into the grand entrance foyer. Custom designed to take advantage of the west facing ocean views from almost every room with floor to ceiling windows in the vaulted living room and 9' ceilings throughout the rest of the home. It has 3 bedrooms with 3 bath rooms, which includes 4 pce master bath with Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, w/i closet. The master bdrm faces the ocean with access to a west facing deck. You will enjoy entertaining in the bright spacious kitchen with its center island, granite counters, centrally placed skylight and there is a convenient corner pantry. The nook is open to the kitchen with access to the 44' deck, complete with natural gas bbq. Open concept living area and kitchen with a formal dining room. The foyer has decorative glass transom. Lower level with separate side entrance for easy back yard access and 2 large patio doors to a fenced yard.
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Please visit our Open House at 6374 ICARUS DRIVE in NANAIMO.
Open House on Sunday, March 18, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM Ocean front level entry home 4000 sq ft 3 bed 3 baths
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2-4 PM WaterfrotClassic level entry home with beautiful ocean views from the moment you step into the grand entrance foyer. Custom designed to take advantage of the west facing ocean views from almost every room with floor to ceiling windows in the vaulted living room and 9' ceilings throughout the rest of the home. It has 3 bedrooms with 3 bath rooms, which includes 4 pce master bath with Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, w/i closet. The master bdrm faces the ocean with access to a west facing deck. You will enjoy entertaining in the bright spacious kitchen with its center island, granite counters, centrally placed skylight and there is a convenient corner pantry. The nook is open to the kitchen with access to the 44' deck, complete with natural gas bbq. Open concept living area and kitchen with a formal dining room. The foyer has decorative glass transom. Lower level with separate side entrance for easy back yard access and 2 large patio doors to a fenced yard
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I have listed a new property at 6374 ICARUS DRIVE in NANAIMO.
EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOM DESIGN, contemporary level entry waterfront home built in 1997. this home has been well maintained, with a brand new roof and skylights. Home has 9'+ ceiling throughout, 3 bedrooms and 3 bath rooms, master bath includes walk-in closet and jacuzzi, the master bedroom faces the ocean with direct access to west facing deck. The entertainment style kitchen has a centrally placed skylights includes corner pantry, oak cabinetry, and granite counter tops. Open eating area directly off the kitchen includes an ocean views, deck access, and a gas bbq. Main living area includes vaulted ceilings and ceiling high windows with excellent ocean views. Home also includes a spacious formal dining room and a grand entrance foyer with a decorative glass transom. Lower level also has separate side entrance for easy access plus two large glass patio doors for direct access to ground level patio leading to a fenced well-kept back yard.
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Please visit our Open House at 116 1633 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO.
Open House on Saturday, March 3, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM
OPEN house Saturday and Sunday 1-3 pm If there is no one in the lobby to let you in, please call 250-740-0884 for access. Welcome to this beautiful bright and sunny home, it is a well designed with 2 bedroom 2 bath with a bedroom and bathroom to each side of the living area, it is very private on the sunny side of the building with a covered patio area, which overlooks the green space it has new flooring in the laundry, bathrooms, kitchen and living room. The complex has a recreation room available for private functions as well as an exercise area. There is also underground parking and private storage areas. This is What you are looking for, with all the benefits of a home and no maintenance. Bring your little pet.
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Please visit our Open House at 116 1633 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO.
Open House on Sunday, March 4, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM Beautiful 2 bd 2 bth layout, nice green outlook great first time buyers or anyone one pet is allowed
OPEN house SUN 1-3 pm Someone will be waiting at the front entrance or call 250-740-0884 for access. Welcome to this beautiful bright and sunny home, it is a well designed with 2 bedroom 2 bath with a bedroom and bathroom to each side of the living area, it is very private on the sunny side of the building with a covered patio area, which overlooks the green space it has new flooring in the laundry, bathrooms, kitchen and living room. The complex has a recreation room available for private functions as well as an exercise area. There is also underground parking and private storage areas. This is What you are looking for, with all the benefits of a home and no maintenance. Bring your little pet.
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I have listed a new property at 116 1633 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO.
This is a newly updated condo that is located walking distance to the Nanaimo Regional Hospital and the new Medical Center. It has a ground floor patio area, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and new flooring in the laundry, bathrooms, kitchen and living room. The complex has a recreation room available for private functions as well as an exercise room. There is also underground parking and private storage areas.
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I have listed a new property at 24 2458 LABIEUX ROAD in NANAIMO.
Quiet dead end street in a pocket of Diver Lake is this 2 bdrm 'Autumn Woods' patio home. This is a great location close to transit & within walking distance to parks, shopping & recreation. An extra wide hallway & 1 level floor plan ensures wheelchair suitability. Fenced outdoor space includes a patio area & grassy yard beyond. The spacious master bedroom offers dual closets & a 3 pc ensuite and there is a 4 piece main bath, the washer & dryer are in the hallway behind bifold doors. Abundant storage includes a crawlspace as well as an outdoor storage room. This well managed complex has no age restrictions & welcomes 1 dog or 1 cat. Rentals are allowed (up to six units & currently not at its maximum allowance). All data & measurements are approximate & must be verified if fundamental.
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I have listed a new property at 304 560 STEWART AVE in NANAIMO.
Channel View- Over 1100 sq.ft. Immaculate and gracious living, including a large entertainment size living room complete with gas fireplace, over size windows and 9' ceilings throughout, This well cared for 2 bedroom 2 bathroom contemporary condo will appeal to everyone, from the functional floor plan, the clean and bright kitchen to it's close proximity to the seawall and marina has a peak a boo view of the marina. Ideal for anyone who wishes to be close to the ferry, marinas, and downtown, great for those wishing to stay healthy walking the seawall, fully rentable, a pet is allowed. This building also offers secure underground parking and no rental restrictions, there is also a suite available for guests. If you are looking for an investment property or just wanting to get into the market then this should be on the top of your list.
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I have sold a property at 1843 CINNABAR DRIVE in NANAIMO.
The ultimate family home on half an acre in Cinnabar. With RV Parking, Workshop in back, fully fenced rear yard perfect for kids and your pets. Very will maintained and power smarted, newer windows, beautiful solid oak kitchen cabinets, with convenient door to deck for big family bbq's, easy access to back yard from deck. Huge family room down with gas stove heats hole downstairs and up. Spacious living room with gas fireplace set in natural rock facing.
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The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB area reports it has been a sellers’ market for several months now. Although some homeowners continue to be reluctant to put their home on the market fearing they will not find another house to buy.


Properly priced single-family homes between $500,000 and $600,000 rarely last longer than a day or two and generate multiple offers, with many selling above list price.

Real estate is cyclical, and consumers need to take advantage of these market conditions because they won’t last forever. When the market does correct itself – and it always does – it usually happens without warning.


The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) reports that in March 2017,The
inventory of single-family homes declined by 36 per cent from March 2016, with 1,023 active listings available last month compared to 1,598 one year ago. Low inventory continues to frustrate consumers and REALTORS® in the VIREB area. An additional 145 single-family properties came onto the market in March, but the increase was not significant enough to have a noticeable impact on inventory. Sales would no doubt be much higher if there were more properties available.

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I have listed a new property at 4886 SALMON BERRY WAY in NANAIMO.
Popular Open concept upper level townhome has 2 bedroom and 2 baths,spacious living, kitchen and dining area. A good sized master bedroom with large seated shower, big closets and 4 piece main bath. Room for outdoor furniture and bbq on the extra large recently recovered deck with gate which helps to keep your small kids and pets contained. No buildings or neighbours on the one side of the home allows for some light and privacy. 2 small pets under 25 lbs allowed: (small breed) 1 dog and 1 cat or 2 cats and 2 caged birds reasonable amount of fish. A great place for first time buyers and families with all levels of schools nearby, Dover High and walking distance to Frank Ney Elementary and French Immersion on Morningside Rd, also on a bus route. Only steps from a wonderful system of walking trails, and an easy walk to Neck Point and Pipers Lagoon. Includes all appliances, stove, fridge, microwave and updated washer and dryer. Recent upgrade of gas hot water tank. No age limits.
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I have listed a new property at 1843 CINNABAR DRIVE in NANAIMO.
The ultimate family home on half an acre in Cinnabar. With RV Parking, Workshop in back, fully fenced rear yard perfect for kids and your pets. Very will maintained and power smarted, newer windows, beautiful solid oak kitchen cabinets, with convenient door to deck for big family bbq's, easy access to back yard from deck. Huge family room down with gas stove heats hole downstairs and up. Spacious living room with gas fireplace set in natural rock facing.
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I have listed a new property at 3677 GLEN OAKS DRIVE in NANAIMO.
EVER CHANGING VISTA. This sophisticated 3 bedroom residence is a stunning departure from the ordinary, maximizing the sunny southern exposure & unending water, city & mountain views. Excellent floor plan allows for 1 level living with a bonus games room & large crawlspace down. The master suite is separate for privacy & offers wonderful views & opulent ensuite. There are wood floors, 2 gas fireplaces & the kitchen appliances, washer & dryer are included. Focal point is the kitchen/family room with its wall of southern exposed windows. Watch the sea planes take off, ferries glide into Departure Bay & city lights twinkle at night. The yard has rare southern exposure back & front & is beautifully landscaped with exotic plants. Additional features include security system; BI vac; 2 car garage, efficient heat pump, in ground irrigation system, floor to ceiling solid cherry wood kitchen cabinets, silestone & granite counters & more. Minutes away from all amenities.
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Please visit our Open House at 3225 SINGLETON ROAD in NANAIMO.
Open House on Sunday, November 20, 2016 1:00PM - 3:00PM 2 pets allowed in this retirement 55+ 1350 sq ft rancher,sunroom in bare land strata off Dept Bay Rd
Fabulous 55+ Retirement Rancher of approx. 1350 sqft, located in Departure Bay area on a totally quiet no through street. An easy care small self managed senior oriented bare land strata, fees low at $135 (inc water/sewer/garbage)where you own and maintain your own home and yard. This home has good quality laminate floors in the bright open style living/dining area, an efficient propane fireplace which helps to keep hydro fees to a minimum in the winter months. $5000 spent in new up/down cellular blinds, The large private master bedroom retreat includes a spacious 4 piece ensuite. A sunroom off the kitchen brings the sunlight and outside in and and leads to a private patio in the fenced pet friendly yard. Dry storage of 3-4' in the cemented crawl space. Near bus stop to downtown, Country Club Mall and North End Malls, walking distance to Departure Bay beach. Low maintenance lot, fenced and private in the back, 2 pets allowed, rv parking available. The roof was replaced, in 2008.
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I have listed a new property at 3225 SINGLETON ROAD in NANAIMO.
Fabulous 55+ Retirement Rancher of approx. 1350 sqft, located in Departure Bay area on a total! y quiet no through street. An easy care small self managed senior oriented strata keeps the strata fees low at $135 with a generous contingency fund in this bare land strata, where you own and maintain your own home. This home has good quality laminate floors in the bright open style living/dining area, an efficient propane fireplace which helps to keep hydro fees to a minimum in the winter months. The large private master bedroom retreat includes a spacious 4 piece ensuite. A sunroom off the kitchen brings the sunlight and outside in and and leads to a private patio in the fenced pet friendly yard. Dry storage of 3-4' in the heated cemented crawl space. Near bus stop to downtown, Country Club Mall and North End Malls, walking distance to Departure Bay beach. Low maintenance lot, fenced and private in the back, 2 pets allowed, rv parking available. The roof was replace, in 2008.
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Due to limited inventory in this market, you may be faced with challenges of finding the right home by entering into a multiple offer situation. Multiple offers on accurately priced homes are continuing to be the norm rather than the exception.


This condition has helped to bolster the prices substantially. For example:

Nanaimo the benchmark price of a single family home rose 15.80 % to $413,500.

Parksville - Qualicum area saw its benchmark price rise by 17% to $443,500.

Port Alberni is still the least expensive area to buy a home the benchmark was $209,500, still it is up nine percent from one year ago,

Campbell River area was $304,200, an increase of 10.41 percent over August 2015.

In the Comox Valley, the benchmark price was $380,200, up 12 percent from 2015.

Duncan reported a benchmark price of $333,800, an increase of 11.30 percent compared to August 2015.


If you are looking to purchase on the Island, I can help you find a good home.  I have a team of Associate Realtors that I can count on to assist in areas that I may not be too familiar with.


A bit about me, I have lived on the Island in various communities from Victoria, Mill Bay, Duncan, Chemainus, Qualicum, Port Alberni and 30 years now in Nanaimo in my lifetime. I've been a full time realtor for 28 years in Nanaimo, I have sold homes from Victoria to Port Alberni and places in between including some of the Gulf Islands.


Let me be your Real Estate Coach, feel free to use my knowledge and expertise. I love helping buyers to purchase a good home in their price range. I look forward to continuing to help you in your search for the right home.


Call or text me on my cell anytime 250-740-0884 you may also leave a message for me at 1-800-738-8808.

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