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Camosun

Excellent Starter Family Home $495,000

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IDEAL INVESTMENT! $279,500 Seniors Retirement Home in popular Shoal Centre! This steel and concrete one bedroom independent suite has a full kitchen, washer and dryer and is in great condition. Shoal Centre offers many organized activities, a terrific restaurant, computer lab, wood working shop, quilting room, pottery room, bridge groups, & exercise classes. Personal care as well as house cleaning etc. is also available. This spacious suite is on the quiet side of the building. This is a great investment opportunity! ML#285338

Water Views - Suite- Entertainment! $649,900

This 5 bedroom, 3 bathrooms home has excellent floor plan for entertaining features include: large kitchen, formal dining room and great west facing gorge water views off large deck with access from family room. Formal living room with wood f/p and front deck. Master bedroom with walk-in closet, 3 piece ensuite and bay window. On the main level you will find a 2/3 bedroom in-law suite with large kitchen, pantry and dining area with 4 piece bath. Double car garage. Call to book your private showing.ML #286580

EXCELLENT SPENCER CASTLE CONDO $359,900

FABULOUS location, just steps to ocean and seawall walk to town $468,800

This 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom spacious suite includes lighting updates, fresh paint, crown moldings, large open living room & dining room with easy access to kitchen, enclosed deck with views to the ocean, master bedroom with 4 piece ensuite and large 2nd bedroom. In suite Laundry, storage across from the unit and secured underground parking. This outstanding building with amenities such as indoor pool, billiards room, library, guest accommodations, and take in the 360 view from the 4 park-like acres of this beautiful property. Located close to Cedar Hill Rec Center & golf course, major bus routes, & shopping. ML #282525

Stunning Waterfront Single Family Home Along the Gorge Waterway! $950,000

This spacious open floor plan boasts 4 beds & 4 baths with many wonderful features such as skylights, custom blinds, maple floors, in floor radiant heating & 3 fireplaces throughout. Enjoy tons of light & the views from the sunken living room, dining room & the gourmet kitchen including cherry cabinets, high quality stainless steel appliances & breakfast bar. On Upper floor you will find the master bedroom retreat w/ 5 piece ensuite, walk-in closet & private deck. Lower floor contains a one bed in-law suite w/ private entrance. ML #283050

RE/MAX Camosun. Each office independently owned and operated.

This 2 bed/ 3 bath end unit features the main floor with separate dining room and eat in kitchen, large sunken living room with wood burning f/p, 2pc bath and laundry/storage room. Upstairs you will find 2 bedrooms with den area, walk-in closets, jetted tub and water glimpses from the Master. Bonus Area- finished upper loft, great for storage. Single car garage with additional spot. Private and sunny west facing backyard in a very quiet location within walking distance to town. Call today to book your private showing. ML #286538

Proud Winner of Two 2010 C.A.R.E. Awards $1,188,888

Quality, Perfection, Privacy are just a few of the many things you will feel owning this fine home! Set on an exclusive panhandle entry, hideaway lot on Cordova Ridge, no expense has been spared in its fastidious design & cutting edge premium/materials/construction. The 4bed/4 bath, 2904sqft home features open main flr plan perfect for entertaining featuring heated flrs, 13ft high ceilings, expansive pella windows viewing the treed sanctuary that is the backyard & access through to lrg deck w/excellent privacy. The kitchen boasts incomparable handcrafted bamboo cabinets, (Recyc. glass in concrete)marble counters, island w/bar area &many more first-line products, it truly must be seen! ML #283722

This Quiet Location- 3 bedrooms & den, 2 full bathroomsBeautifully updated & upgraded including new hardy plank siding, new metal roof, new 200 amp panel and upgraded plumbing. New bamboo floors throughout main & upper floors, new granite counters. Freshly painted inside and out. Fully unfinished basement, Great open floor plan on main- Just move in & unpack! 5 minutes to shopping, uptown, galloping goose and schools. Call today for your private viewing. ML #283281

PRISTINE ELK LAKE WATERFRONT! $2,395,000

From this 15 acre piece of paradise, take in the sunrise over the lake from the deck, or stroll down to the private dock for a swim or a boat ride! Watch your horses feed on the beautiful level fenced area, or simply venture off for a walk around the lake trails. The choice is yours! This spacious home offers 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living rm, dining rm & lg family rm on the main level. The full unfinished 1672 sq.ft. basement with 10' ceilings is ready for your ideas. Double garage, separate lg workshop, 02-02 and a lovely sizeable fenced garden. ML#283224

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Brett Jones www.brettjones.ca

250.385.2033 brett@brettjones.ca

SUNNY WEST COAST HOME $739,900

STEPS TO UPTOWN $435,000

When you think of westcoast living, this is the kind of property that one imagines. Tucked nicely in the woods, this gorgeous home on over .50 acre at the end of a very private cul-de-sac has the privacy of a home in the forest, but perfect west sun exposure with fabulous ocean views. Many recent upgrades to enhance this well built home include driveway, refurbished cedar roof and more. Vaulted ceilings, stone fireplaces, open spaces that are the hallmark of the westcoast style work in harmony with a practical floor plan. 3 good beds up, kitchen open to family and dining rooms, extensive patios and decks to highlight the view. Down finds another bed and den, a fantastic media room and plenty of storage. Super attached double garage, lovely gardens; a serene setting you will love. MLS 280078

Charming 1949 Character Home perfectly located within walking distance to the New Uptown Mall and offering many possibilities. Intelligently laid out, the home features a lovely living room with wood floors and fireplace, 2 good bedrooms on the main and large kitchen and dining area overlooking bright fully fenced backyard with southwest exposure. Downstairs has 3 more bedrooms and large recreation room, easily converted into a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom suite with fantastic revenue potential or keep as family home. Many upgrades including newer roof, plumbing and electrical updates in a great central location. MLS 285172 02-02


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DOWNTOWN LUXURY $274,900

QUALITY FAMILY HOME $399,900

Offering Gleaming engineered hardwood floors, New Kitchen with Stainless Appliances, New Light Fixtures, New Bathroom, In-Suite Laundry, and Much More! This 1 Bedroom, South Facing suite includes City and Olympic Mountain Views, and one Downtown Underground Parking spot! Walk to Shopping, Theatres, Restaurants and the Inner Harbour from this Fantastic Location! Easy to view - Call today! ML 283923

Situated in desirable Tanner Ridge, this Beautiful 1987 home boasts: Newer Updated Kitchen with Eating area and Connected Family space, Newer Maple Floors, 3 Generous sized Bedrooms including a Master with Walk-in Closet and Splashy Ensuite bath, Separate Dining Area, Livingroom with cozy Fireplace, Double Garage and much more! Excellent opportunity! ML 285125

TOP FLOOR SUNSHINE! $282,000 Top Floor suite offering Superb Views over Mt. Tolmie, and the Olympic Mountains PLUS distant Ocean views! This 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom suite has recently undergone Updating in the Kitchen and Bathroom with some new Appliances - including Washer and Dryer and New Light Fixtures! Featuring a Living Room with Fireplace, Spacious Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bath, Large Sunny Balcony, and much more! Situated steps from Tuscany Village, University Heights Mall, U-Vic, Camosun College, Buses, Library, Restaurants, Theatres and More! Excellent Value - Easy to View! ML 282373

BRIGHT & SPACIOUS TOWNHOME! $389,900 Built in 2005 and Better than New! Featuring Gleaming Engineered Wood Floors, Living Room with Electric Fireplace, Deluxe Kitchen with Stainless Appliances. This Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom End Unit townhome offers a Sunny South facing Patio, and large Master Bedroom complete with WalkIn Closet and Splashy Ensuite! Situated just steps from Shopping, Parks and Transportation. Excellent value - Call today! ML 283282

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Situated on a Quiet Cul-de-sac that's close to Shopping, Transportation, Parks, and Schools you'll find this ideal retirement or family one level home! Beautifully maintained and offering 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Tiled Entrance, Living Room with Fireplace, separate Formal Dining Room, Large Kitchen with Eating Area, Newer Roof, large Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom, separate Laundry Room, spacious Family Room with Fireplace, Plus Double Car Garage! Don't miss this opportunity - Call today! ML 286348

PRIME WATERFRONT LOCATION! $509,900 Sit back and enjoy Views of Fisherman's Warf, Fabulous Sunsets, the Olympic Mountains, Cruise ships and the colourful Marine Traffic from this fabulous Corner Suite on Victoria's world famous Inner Harbour! This gorgeous Waterfront Suite offers: 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Living room with Gas Fireplace, Crown Moulding on 9Ft. high Ceilings. Separate Dining area, Gourmet Kitchen with Breakfast nook, Sundeck and Much More! ML 284175

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DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL! $589,900 Superb 4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, split-level home situated on one side of a Huge 16,000 sq. ft. Lot! Featuring Sunken Living Room with Fireplace, Separate Dining room, Modern Kitchen with Breakfast Nook, large Family Room with Patio off, Separate office or 4th Bedroom, large Double Garage and more! Development Site Potential! Convert to a Strata Duplex or hold and subdivide a Second Lot to build on or sell in the future! Located in a Quiet Cul-de-sac near Schools, Shopping and Transportation. ML 285416

...with the arrival of 2011, now might be the perfect time to market your home. We have a number of highly qualified buyers looking for a place to call home... If you are thinking of selling, call Robert today for a no obligation market appraisal!

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7091 GRANT $309,900 New west coast styled 3 bed, 3 bath single family home in a great residential neighborhood. With 2233 sqft. finished and a single car attached garage, private west exposed rear yard this home offers room to grow. Quiet country setting with some mountain views, west facing rear yard and deck. Price reduced to $329,900. Available for immediate occupancy.

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758 CORDOVA BAY RD. Reduced $679,900 OPEN Sun. 2:30 - 4 Cordova Bay townhouse walking distance to golf and the shops of Mattick's farm. Built in 2003 with a floor plan offering 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, double car garage, workshop or media room, open concept living, dining, kitchen and family rooms and a generous south facing rear deck. Design features of this home include 9ft ceilings, big gourmet kitchen with granite topped island, stainless appliances, gas fireplace, covered entry and a master bedroom with a beautiful 5 piece en-suite bath and large walk in closet. This is a home you will love coming home to with beautifully maintained grounds and well executed design and finish details. Available for immediate occupancy.

Extensive upgrades throughout make this family home a smart buy. Renovations to this 3 bed, 2 bath townhouse include new floors baseboards and trim throughout, new kitchen cabinets and appliances, backsplash and counters, new bathroom vanities and fresh paint throughout. The floor plan of this home is efficient and functional featuring a laundry off the kitchen, 2 piece bath and separate dining room open to both the living room and kitchen. The second floor features a 4 piece bath and 3 bedrooms with a balcony off the master.

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Mayfair Townhome - $324,900

Maplewood with Inlaw - $509,000

Gordon Head with Inlaw - $599,000

Call Geoff McLean to view 250-744-5551

Call Geoff McLean to view 250-744-5551

Call Geoff McLean to view 250-744-5551

• Totally updated 2 bdrm suite • Lovely bright kitchen with eating area • Insuite laundry • MLS 284933

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• Located at the end of a cul de sac • 3 bdrms on the main • Oak floors throughout • Inlaw in lower level • MLS 284485

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Deep Cove Waterfront - $1,695,000

Estevan Area - $539,000

Call Geoff McLean to view 250-744-5551

Call Geoff McLean to view 250-744-5551

• Over 3000 sq. ft home • Built in 1996 • Wonderful views, gorgeous landscaping • 4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms • Inlaw accommodation for mom • MLS 282460

Dean Park Family Sized - $674,900 Call Geoff McLean to view 250 744-5551

• 3 bedroom plus office, 3 baths • Bright, spacious 3 level townhome • Sunny patio for BBQing • Walk to the café, bistro, shops, beaches • 2 secured parking spots • MLS 284658

• Wheelchair accessible rancher • Full basement with 2 bdrm inlaw • Private and quiet 1/3 acre • Workshop down for Dad • New MLS

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Fairfield Dallas Road - $474,900

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Call Geoff McLean to view 250-744-5551 • Fabulous ocean & mountain views! • 2 bedroom & den SW corner • Very open & bright plan • Over 1300 sq. ft • 55 plus building • MLS 283642

• Super post & beam family home • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • Very practical 4 level split • Gorgeous landscaped lot • MLS 285643

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$799,900 STUNNING CHARACTER HOME IN CORDOVA BAY Updated, with original wood floors, high ceilings and views of Mt Baker and the Ocean, this lovely family home offers large-scale entertaining (weddings have been held in the garden) with 2 designer kitchens, 4 baths, 4 bedrooms, a gracious Entrance Hall with fireplace and feature staircase, and wide bow window in the living room. A 2007 professionally built suite rents for $1000 a month, Claremont High School is close by - great community great neighbours. Call Today. MLS 284641 Chris Markham 250-477-1100

SANTA COMES A LITTLE LATE! Just listed, and only $519,900 (Almost 2000 sq ft finished & a 1 Bed suite) Yes, Virginia, there MUST be a Santa Claus, because this home is such a GIFT! Such a sweet, 1930 character home, with almost all of the original 1930 character preserved, including Original Oak and Ribbon-grain Fir Floors, fireplace & mantle. Spacious rooms, & a Country style kitchen, large sundeck, & a sweet, cosy 1 bed selfcontained suite downstairs, PLUS laundry & a Garage. A larger, level property of over 7000 sq.ft. with fruit trees & a big back fenced, child friendly back yard. Conveniently located in a quiet, GORGE neighbourhood on Obed St. just north of Harriet. Don't miss this gem! Come & see Sunday 2-4 At: 22 obed Ave. Or call me any time for an EXCLUSIVE viewing. MLS 286845 Brian Meredith-Jones 250-920-6497

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2nd Largest-1121 sq ft, 2 Bed LOFT home in the Hudson! SOUTH facing Deck, o/l Garden Courtyard.17 ft ceilings, Floor to Ceiling Windows w/ beautiful Mecho Sheer Weave Window Coverings. The HUDSON is a rebuild of the historic Hudson Bay Store in d/t Victoria. Restored & redesigned with Chic Kitchens, European Appliances, Dark Oak Floors, Quartz Slab Counters & Radiant in-floor Heating, as well as hand-laid Stone Terrazzo Tiles in bathrooms. Features GEOTHERMAL Heating & Cooling system, Low-E Windows & Non Toxic Paints & Sealants. Amazing Rooftop Terrace w/ BBQ's! Guest Suite! PARKING included. Pets & Rentals & Bike Storage! $592,000 MLS 286888 Mary Fitzpatrick 250 477-1100 www.century21.ca/mary.fitzpatrick

GORGEOUS CHARACTER HOME TOTALLY UPDATED $485,000 OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 2-4 AT 2501 AVEBURY The perfect house - updated to today's standards - and offering so many heart-warming original features - high ceilings, gleaming fir floors, stained glass windows (and modern thermal Palladian-style windows too!) A newer kitchen with stainleess appliances - a Jacuzzi bathroom mudroom with stacking laundry. Electrical and plumbing upgrades, and the exterior is new, insulated and in keeping with the original 1912 home - has shingles and gingerbread detailing - along with practical Hardy-Board siding. A gorgeous rendition of an earlier age - all dressed up for new owners - quick possession! MLS 284305 Ruth Stark-250-477-1100 Hosted by Chris LeBlanc

3160 KINGSLEY STREET Nicely maintained and very bright home on a quiet street in a central area! Two bedrooms up, hardwood floors, kitchen with eating area. 2 bedrooms down, plus laundry and storage. Height varies from 6'8" to 6'3." House has 2 fireplaces, carport, newly fenced backyard. New torch-on roof in 2002. New Hot Water Tank. Oil tank in 2004. New furnace and chimney re-pointed in 2004. New sewer line to street in 2006. House was just painted and the carport renovated. Move-in condition! Great family neighbourhood close to Hillside Mall and direct bus routes to downtown. Schools and college close by. This property is tenanted but easy to show with some notice. $449,900 MLS 285481 Mike Ryan 250 477-1100

WEDGEWOOD ESTATES! 5203-2829 ARBUTUS ROAD This rare two level condominium situated in desirable Wedgewood Estates is only minutes from Cadboro Bay Village, Parks and the Ocean. Main floor is approximately 1850 square feet and offers a very open and bright living space with an abundance of natural light. Well appointed sitting and dining areas with oodles of windows overlooking beautiful garden and trees. Spacious kitchen, two large bedrooms and two full bathrooms are on this level including Master bedroom with full ensuite and walk in closet. Lower level features third bedroom and full bathroom, second entry and large unfinished area ideal for hobbies or media room. A very unique condo that feels more like a townhome and offers outdoor living in privacy and sun! MLS 286885 Chris Markham 250-477-1100

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This fabulous patio style single family residence is situated on a small low maintenance lot in an area of other quality homes in Broadmead. Scottswood is ideally located close to Parks, Shopping, the Lochside Trail and all that Broadmead has too offer. Best of all though this development was brilliantly designed and executed to give each homeowner privacy, a nice little yard and the kind of low maintenance lifestyle that townhomes offer but as a separate single family dwelling. Spacious level entry floor plan with family room and fireplace off kitchen; separate dining room area and living room with second gas fireplace. Master bedroom with full ensuite, second full bathroom and bedroom plus delightful garden room. Double garage and excellent storage. A well maintained home with recent new roof, lovely UPDATED KITCHEN APPLIANCES, and much more! A truly unique setting and offering. MLS286030

As you drive up to this wonderful residence situated on a quiet no through street and south facing overlooking the city and mountains you will immediately appreciate the style, setting, and condition of this West Coast Style residence built in 1979. Step through the door to a world of refined updating, with bamboo floors, gorgeous warm colors and finishing, high ceilings and ample light. Spacious entrance hall with feature staircase, delightful guest powder room; superb living room with outstanding marble fireplace, large windows overlooking the garden and beyond as well as high vaulted ceiling. Full sized separate dining room with easy access to kitchen. Beautiful kitchen with edge grain fir cabinets, granite counter tops, open breakfast/lunch room with access to south facing deck and yard. Warm inviting family room with fireplace directly off the kitchen is just ideal for today’s lifestyle. Upstairs you will find an airy hallway and luxurious Master Bedroom with office and custom built-in desk/computer station and walk-in closet. But, the best part is the lovely new bathroom with custom edge grain fir cabinets, heated tile floor, walk in shower, separate tub and two sinks. Excellent views from this level as well. Lower walk out level features a large recreation room, third full bathroom, two excellent bedrooms and more storage than you will ever need. Top all this off with an efficient heat pump, solar assisted hot water, as well as excellent maintenance and updating and you will see why we are so excited to present this new offering. Call now! NEW MLS

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Photos and floorplan at www.taddy.ca

BROADMEAD VIEWS LEVEL ENTRY $529,000

Rarely found...more representation of the New England/New York style you will see in magazines. Spacious entrance with large front door leads to a living room with a two storey ceiling, rich wood floors, French windows and gas fireplace; bright modern kitchen with eating bar, dining area, oodles of wonderful cabinets and family room...again with French doors leading to a south facing deck and garden. Powder room also on this level. Upstairs you will discover a perfect couple’s level with spacious landing/sitting area and luxurious Master Suite with walk in closet and gorgeous ensuite bath with separate tub and shower. Excellent lower level with second full bedroom and full bathroom, and recreation room with easy access to patio and garden. Drive in garage and excellent storage. Shop and compare...if you are ready for an upscale...uptown environment then this wonderful semi detached residence is well worth viewing!! MLS 281279

Resting high on the hill overlooking the Blenkinsop Valley and Mount Douglas, this spacious one level townhome/condominium is nicely situated in a sought after Broadmead Complex. From the first time you enter you will appreciate the warm inviting atmosphere coupled with large windows bringing both light and wonderful views of the natural surroundings and views beyond. Spacious living room with gas fireplace; full sized dining area; lovely modern kitchen with eating nook, family/sitting area and gas fireplace and access to a superb deck. Lovely Master bedroom with walk-in closet and full ensuite including separate shower. Top all this off with a second full bathroom and bedroom or den, entry hall, ensuite storage and laundry, as well as excellent secure parking and additional storage. A terrific level entry lifestyle choice for those seeking low maintenance accommodation. MLS286542

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“The Midlands” Cook Street Village Large 2 BRs Corner Suite

Situated at the top of Cook St. Village, this spacious 2 BR corner suite offers a great floor plan with plenty of natural light. The updated kitchen is open to the LR and DR, great for today’s living and entertaining life style. Two BRs and two full bathrooms including a large master w/ full ensuite. Bonus features include large in suite laundry/ storage, enclosed balcony, new carpets, updates to the bathrooms and more. This well maintained complex offers U/G secure parking, common patio, workshop and one of the best locations in Fairfield, close to Cook St. Village and all its amenities while still just a short walk to downtown Victoria & the Inner Harbour. MLS 285075 $349,900. Photos, floor plan & virtual tour www.AllVictoriaBCRealEstate.com Call today!

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Just ask anybody who knows Victoria where Moss Rock Park is and you would instantly understand what a premium location this is in the heart of Fairfield. Quiet no through street with Moss Rock Park steps from your door and the new “Vue” sub-division of 7 custom homes starting at two-million dollars as your neighbour, this is an unbelievable location within walking distance to the ocean, Fairfield Plaza or Cook Street Village. Four newly stratatitled renovated suites between 1000 to 2042 sq/ft to choose from starting at $399,900 and no HST. Hurry, #1 of 1000 sq/ ft has sold. Available ready to move in, #2 of 1200 sq /ft, two BRs, 2 baths $429,900, #3 of 1100 sq/ ft three BRs, 2 baths $439,900 and #4 of 2042 sq/ft with 841 sq/ft of master BR suite in the entire upper floor with two decks $739,900. MLS285186; MLS285194.

Siverwood At Thetis Cove One of the best suites in this 55 plus building with some ocean & mountain views. End corner unit. Two very spacious bedrooms, two baths, walk-in closet, gas fireplace, sound absorbing cork floorings are a few of the features. Very quiet no traffic location. 5 minutes walk to The Thrifty FoodsAdmirals Walk Shopping Centre. ‘Rain Screen’ exterior wall system at an extra cost of approx $20,000 per suite to build. Includes fully equipped workshop, activity centre with gym & kitchen for parties. Guest suite only $20 per day, Community gardens with 16 individual plots and large green house and shed! Patio with Gas Bbq’s. You worked hard all of your life to achieve the retirement you deserve and now its time to come and enjoy the best of it. MLS(r)285562 $339,900.

$499,500 Sidney- Town Center 5 min. Walk to Thrifty’s!

New Listing Great Townhome $319,900

Make this immaculate 3 bedroom & 2 bathroom home your retirement haven. Walk to Thrifty’s in 5 mins. or into the Town center, have coffee or pick up a new book at Tanners Bookshop. If you prefer a Master bedroom on the main floor with an ensuite bathroom it’s here. A guest bedroom and office upstairs. With 18’ vaulted ceilings in the dining/living room & a cozy and efficient gas fire place, it lends an air of the elegant comfort of a larger home. Warm, country, eat-in kitchen for casual dining. Security system insures a peaceful holiday at any time. Private easy care yard with car port. Lots of storage. There are no strata fees. See floor plan at www.VictoriaHomesOnline.com

First Open Sunday 1-3 Beautifully updated Copper Beaches Townhome: Well-maintained & popular adult complex. 2 level home feat. laminate floors & fresh paint colors; bright, spacious kitchen w/ computer nook/eating bar. LR & DR directly access large private patio; laundry room, lots of storage. Huge master w/sitting area & bay window, double his/hers closets & 3pce ensuite. Good sized 2nd bed. Single garage & sep. storage room. ML 286998

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Frank Chan “The Moss Rock View”

30-2147 Sooke Rd.

Great Value - updates include roof, windows, bathroom and kitchen. Newer furnace and exterior stucco. Great family home on quiet cul-de-sac. Close to schools & amenities. Very bright with 3 bedrooms up and loads of space in the lower walk out level for redecorating or reimagining. ML#285584

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Saanich East $514,900 1052 Elliston Great Family Home

Perhaps the best kept secret in town ...the benefits of living in the Harling Point area of Oak Bay. Quiet no through streets, two beaches to choose from, wonderful children’s neighbourhood playground, excellent elementary school nearby...a safe friendly neighbourhood to raise your family...ask any neighbour and they will explain the appeal. This solid 1957 residence boasts three bedrooms on main, large living room with brick fireplace and hardwood floors plus open dining room kitchen plan. Recent improvements in the high ceiling lower level includes an additional large bedroom, den/study and family room as well as an additional full bathroom and laundry area. For the car buff or those who just like to have lots of storage there is an excellent free standing double garage...rare in Oak Bay. Call to arrange your viewing soon or drop by the Open House. MLS 286161

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Photos and floorplan at www.taddy.ca

Location, Location!!! Steps from Willows Beach you will find this charming fully restored 1922 craftsman bungalow offering over 2600 sq. ft. of superb living space. Gracious living room with inlaid oak floors features cozy gas fireplace open the large dining room featuring the original built- in buffet. The kitchen is new, top to bottom featuring solid maple cabinets, quartz counter tops, oodles of storage and work space, island and sunny eating area. Master bedroom with den, good sized second bedroom and completely updated bathroom with claw foot tub and heated porcelain tiled floors. The completely new lower level offers guest/ nanny accommodation.

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Willows Beach Character One of Victoria’s Prime Locations $979,000

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FIRST AD ROCKLAND WEST COAST MEETS...REFINEMENT $1,139,000

BROADMEAD ONE LEVEL SCOTTSWOOD SMALL LOT NEIGHBOURHOOD!! $579,000

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Deep Cove Waterfront $1,750,000 Priced below assessed value for quick sale .47 acre waterfront with walk-on pebble beach at your doorstep. Quality custom built 3500 sq.ft. residence with West Coast design and elegant amenities. 3 BR, 3 bath, formal living room with energy efficient FP. Formal dining, family room w/ GAS FP. Gourmet kitchen with centre island, sub-zero fridge, dual wall ovens. Master with private lounge & 5 pce. ens. Office. Beautiful slate and hardwood floors. Double car garage & spacious decks to soak up the panoramic view. Set in an enclave of prestigious homes, strolling distance to Victoria's finest dining! MLS 286239.

Galvanizing 180˚ Olympic Mt & Ocean View $1,498,000 One of the most beautiful views in Victoria! Located only 8 min. from major shopping and 20 min. to downtown. Private 1.97 acre lot with gated entry, gracious inter-locking brick driveway and triple car garage. The spectacular 5700 sq.ft. residence was built in 1993 and re-decorated in 2003. Quality features include: 50 yr. tile roof, hardwood throughout the main, marble foyer, video security, energy efficient heat pump, outdoor pool w/ heat pump, hot tub & over 3000 sq.ft of patio to enjoy the breathtaking view. Master on main, gourmet kitchen w/ granite countertops, 6 burner gas stove, Sub Zero 4 BR, games, room, family room on main, home theatre. Priced below bank appraisal & replacement. MLS 286655.

Inner Harbour Views New MLS $515,000 Breathtaking harbour views with the city lights beyond. Modern steel & concrete, 1 BR plus den, unit in the prestigious “Reef”. Soaring ceilings, wood floors, gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances. Living room with gas FP, dining area, laundry & secure parking. Expansive balcony to enjoy the ships passing to the inner harbour, plus stroll to village shops or town in minutes. MLS 286763

South Oak Bay New MLS $629,000

Rudyard Kipling $440,000 Exceptional Beach Dr. location with water views to Oak Bay Marina & Discovery Is. beyond. Successful co-op with 1275 sq.ft. 2 BR, 2 bath. Gleaming hardwood, updated kitchen, spacious balcony. Monthly assessment includes heat, hot water, water, taxes and maintenance. Gorgeous new lobby & secure parking. MLS 283950.

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1st ad. Charming 1938 character home with beautiful oak flooring and coved ceilings. Formal living room with FP. Separate dining. Updated kitchen with blonde OAK cabinets, 2 BR on the main, plus a third on lower. Drive-in garage, southwest facing patio with pond plus rear deck, 65’x98’ lot. Stroll to schools, shops & beaches. 02-31

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Tucked away on .47 acre with approx 70’ of private beach front. Terraced steps to the seashore & patio. Mooring buoy & float. Custom built 3723 sq. ft. 4BR, 4BA 1 level living with bonus walk out lower level. 19’ barrel ceilings. 3 decks, 3 patios all with views. Eagle tree. Experience seaside living!

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Magnificent views of ocean, islands & Mt. Baker. Private park-like .7 acre with steps to 90’ of walk on beach. Cottage style rancher with separate studio & double carport. Easy access to ferry, airport & Marigold Nurseries. Come and “sea” for yourself!

Extremely clean and cared for corner unit with south and west exposure. Two glassed in balconies. 1014 sq.ft. without the balconies. Second floor. Complex includes swimming pool, swirl pool, exercise room, games room with pool table, two meeting rooms and large library. This is an ideal home which is close to shopping and buses. View at our websites then call us. MLS 283510.

SIDNEY OCEANVIEW CONDO! $725,000

Fairfield - Beacon Hill Park One Bedroom Suite, $179,900

Lovely ocean, island & marina views. Spacious 2 bedroom plus den/office upscale unit. Steel & concrete building. Open plan, hardwood floors. Hydro – Thermal “green” system for heat & air. Hotel, seaside dining, fitness centre & spa in complex. Oceanside park & walkway at your doorstep!

Located directly across the street from the park this spacious suite has a large private patio and is within a two block walk to Cook Street Village and a short 10 minute walk to downtown Victoria. First time on the market in 30 years. Upgrades include newer kitchen, parquet floors throughout. Visit our website for details and photos. MLS 286132.

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From the moment you enter this spectacular home it feels like a private detached residence. Enjoy the ocean, mountain, and sunset views from this large two bedroom plus a den suite at Swallow’s Landing. The finishing’s and appointments have set a new standard in Victoria condominiums with features that include solid wood entry doors, in floor heating, engineered hardwood flooring, wool carpets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, Bosch washer and dryer, limestone fireplace, surround, built-in speakers and so much more. This south and west facing suit features approximately 2154 square feet plus a large balcony. This quality project features secured underground parking, guest accommodation and a workshop and is located on the highest elevation on Victoria Harbour, surrounded by a protected Garry Oak Meadow. The location is just steps to a Marina, convenient to all amenities and a lovely seaside stroll to downtown. A special offering for the discriminating purchaser. MLS 286345 Marc Owen-Flood 250-385-2033 Photos & floor plan at www.owen-flood.com

Rare Offering on Island Road 0.44 Acre Lot $1,097,000 It is rare for a lot of this size to become available for sale in South Oak Bay, particularly on this highly sought-after idyllic country lane. This private .44 acre (19,350 sq ft) level building lot consists of mature trees, fruit trees and landscaping, with a charming coach house built in 1937 at the rear of the property. This is a rare design by Hubert Savage, with a 2-car garage and potting shed on the main floor, and a 2room former maid’s quarters with bathroom above the garage. The location of this property is a walker’s paradise just steps from Anderson Hill Park, and a short stroll to the Victoria Golf Club, the Marina, Windsor Park and the beach at McNeill Bay. This is a large level dream lot on which to build a dream home. Adjacent Hubert Savage designed home is also for sale. MLS 284857

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A Wonderful Place to Call Home $864,500 Resting on a quiet, tree lined street, in lovely South Oak Bay close to parks, schools, and the ocean. This charming residence is ideal for a couple or as a family home. As you step through the front door you will appreciate the detailing including beautifully finished hardwood floors and soft tasteful colours throughout. The current owners have done extensive remodelling . The living room is elegant with a new tile fireplace, and large windows overlooking a tranquil garden. The kitchen is well designed with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors. Off the kitchen there are doors that lead onto a deck with a hot tub and newly landscaped back garden. Upstairs there are two spacious bedrooms with fully updated bathroom including heated floors. On the main floor the master bedroom with big walk in closet and another updated bathroom. The lower level is spacious and is offers excellent space for a home office, media room and storage. Plus there is a large bright laundry with new washer and dryer. Come discover all this home has to offer plus its fabulous South Oak Bay location. MLS 284946 Marc Owen-Flood 250-385-2033 Photos & floor plan at www.owen-flood.com

Island Road Charmer $639,000 Charming 1927 Oak Bay character cottage, just steps from Anderson Hill Park, and a short stroll to the beach, Oak Bay Marina, Golf Club and Windsor Park. This home has been well maintained over the years with gorgeous hardwood floors in excellent condition. The home features an updated kitchen, large living room with fireplace and separate dining room, and light and bright rooms. Situated on a very private lot with a carport on one of the most desirable streets in the heart of South Oak Bay. MLS 284853

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FIRST AD Oak Bay $829,000 This wonderful Lansdowne slope home has been well cared for and tastefully updated. The main floor offers 1560 square feet with gracious entry, lots of natural light, and generous sized living and dining rooms. The main floor also offers 2 bedrooms plus a thoughtfully updated kitchen, and bathroom. Other main floor features include leaded French doors, oak flooring plus a deck off the kitchen with views of the city and access to the garden. The lower level offers a solid layout with a full height basement, recreation room with fireplace, 3 piece bathroom, and 2 bedrooms. This home has excellent detailing throughout and has had many recent upgrades including thermo pane windows, gas furnace, and gas hot water heater. Well located close to schools and the Uplands Golf Course this is a superb offering for the discerning buyer. NEW ML Marc Owen-Flood 250-385-2033 Photos & floor plan at www.owen-flood.com

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Seller says "BRING AN OFFER" Set at the end of a quiet cul de sac, this unit is located in a small etremely well run complex, just steps from the ocean. Featuring stunning views of Brentwood Bay this is secure living for those looking for a great retirement. Occupant must be 55 yrs. plus. Over 1750 sq.ft. on 2 levels with extensive newer 5/16 inch oak flooring in the the main. Vacant and ready for your to name the possession date. Stop by Sunday. You won't want to miss this one. MLS 286465.

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Secluded Sunny Acreage Huge Separate Shop West Coast Home $659,000 Just listed, this 4 BR, custom 2 level home boasts over 2400 sq.ft. Features new roof, wood floors, kitchen and exterior paint. Unique outdoor BBQ space, 5000 sq.ft. putting green, 30x50 shop. All backing onto spectacular 2 acre park with swimming lake. A rare opportunity, not soon to be found again! Call for additional details. MLS 283118.

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Western Communities Townhome! $349,900 In immaculate condition, this one owner, two level townhome is set on the quiet side of the building, with a bright south facing outlook. This is the largest unit in the complex at 1345 sq.ft. and features 2 generous sized BRs, both with walk-in closets, a full line of appliances and an entertainment sized kitchen and dining area. Pets are wlecome there and NO rental restrictions, low monthly fees, and the balance of the New Home Warranty is still in place! Close to all amenities, this is 02-33 excellent value in a beautifully cared for home. MLS 286639.


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- BRAND NEW - $459,900 Come home to “Walfred Green” 1841 sq.ft. Everything included: appliances, blinds, sprinklers, vacuum, fencing, & granite counters. Just turn the key - Call today only 4 left!! MLS 286931.

- BRAND NEW $449,500 Come home to “Walfred Green” 2017 sq.ft. Everything included: appliances, blinds, sprinklers, vacuum, fencing, & granite counters. Just turn the key. - Call today only 4 left!! MLS 286933.

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Bear Mtn. Luxury Townhouse Dramatically Reduced! OPEN HOUSE Sat. 1-3 114-1244 Muirfield Three level, custom built townhome overlooking the 17th green of Bear Mtn. golf course. Double garage, large media room, high ceilings, cherry floor, gourmet kitchen, large master BR with walk-in closet, private deck and spa-like ensuite. Great views and quiet location. New price $680,000! MLS 280323.

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Shelley Saldat Pemberton Holmes 250-384-8124 Looking for New Construction? Take your pick! Marigold MLS 287098 $729,900 incl. Net HST This brand spanking new home boasts a very exciting and functional floor plan with room for the whole family and sits on a quiet country lane in the Marigold area with parks, schools & public transportation all within walking distance. The main level features wood style flooring throughout, an in-line great room with gas FP, dining room & kitchen with maple cabinetry, stainless appliances & granite counters. Also you will find a large bedroom / family room, 3 piece bathroom & laundry room. Come upstairs and you’ll find 3 BRs incl. master suite with walk-in closet and stylish ensuite, full bathroom and potential for an add. 1 bedroom accommodation above the oversized garage or keep the add. bedroom, rec room & bathroom for your own use.

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Sidney MLS 286020 $719,900 incl. Net HST Enjoy one level living in this 2000 sq.ft. rancher located on a private culde-sac within walking distance to the ocean and shopping. The functional floor plan boasts an entry with 12’ ceilings, living room with a tray ceiling & gas fireplace, formal dining room, kitchen w/ walk-in pantry, inline eating area leading to the family room with gas fireplace and French doors leading out to the patio area. Bedrooms include a master w/ vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet and spacious ensuite w/ heated floors and two additional generous sized bedrooms. There’s a ton of storage including an oversized double garage and usable crawl space. Easy care yard and much, much more! Now ready for occupancy! -4 t. 2 s Sa ayer n l e Op216 P 2

Renovated in 1994, this home still exudes 1940’s charm plus it offers a gorgeous open-concept kitchen & dining room which overlooks an amazing private and interesting garden. The home also has 3 BRs, 2 baths, family room, LR, FP, and an essentially undeveloped basement. Oak floors, French doors, bay windows - this very bright home will delight your heart. Central location in the Swan Lake area. Floor plans available. View before it’s too late. $523,000. MLS 286914.

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On a quiet side street in the Henderson area, this OB beauty has been meticulously maintained. Classic 1950s style with coved ceilings, beautiful wood floors, and many updates. A lovely guest room in the basement plus space for your ideas. Ideally located close to parks, schools, transit routes and Oak Bay Rec Centre. Call for more details. ML 286893 $649,900. Visit www.tonyjoe.ca

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Now an affordable $69,900 for this bright 2 bedroom home in quiet 55+ adult park. Open living room, dining room, kitchen with sun room. 2 large bedrooms. Laundry. Low monthly fee and taxes add to value. Quick possession. Bus and all shopping across street. MLS 284918.

Bear Mountain MLS 286572 $699,900 incl. Net HST You can’t miss this Arts and Crafts style home with great curb appeal. This quality home is bult by Luca Construction Ltd. and is backed by their 20+ years experience and a 2-5-10 warranty. The open concept floor plan offers a great room w/ gas FP; dining room; kitchen with peninsula & maple cabinetry, granite counters, and a walk-in pantry; den / bedroom; powder room and a master bedroom with WIC and stylish ensuite, all on the main floor. Upstairs there are 2 more bedrooms, full bathroom, computer work station and legal 1 bedroom suite above E .” the garage. The yard is usable, landscaped with HOM sprinklers & has a large patio. Now ready EXT R N U for occupancy! O

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Ideal Starter For Singles or Family Nifty Executive or starter end unit townhome in an established development. This multi-level home with numerous upgrades has 1500 sf with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths plus outdoor living space and a detached garage. Very well kept and in show condition, this home is move-in ready. Great value here in town close to all amenities and easy transit to downtown, UVIC and both the Peninsula and Westshore. ML 287041 $369,900. Visit www.tonyjoe.ca

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Large family home set well back from the street with a landscaped, fenced nice back yard all on a huge lot. Gorgeous designer kitchen and new bath on main with new flooring and many new windows. 3 bedrooms up plus one on the main. One bedroom suite down plus lots of storage. Freshly painted exterior. Call for your private showing. $669,000. MLS 286505.

BRAND NEW $419,900 Come home to “Walfred Green” 1428 sq.ft. Everything included: appliances, blinds, sprinklers, vacuum, fencing, & granite counters. Just turn the key - Call today only 4 left!! MLS 286248.

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3555 Beach Drive Offered at $2,195,000 Enjoy incredible panoramic unobstructed ocean views of Cadboro Bay & The Royal Victoria Yacht Club to Chatham & Discovery Islands & beyond, from nearly all principle rooms of this prestigious Uplands residence. Thoughtfully designed for the current owners by renowned architect Pamela Charlesworth and completely re-built in 1992 this home features over 6500 sqft. of well planned living space. From the moment you step into the welcoming entrance you will be impressed with the fabulous hardwood floors & the spectacular over size living room boasting breathtaking views through over size windows. The main floor also features 3 spacious bedrooms including a grand master suite with incredible seascapes, a formal dining room, 3 bathrooms, numerous skylights, plenty of closet and storage space, a cozy office/den with a fire place & the same incredible views, & a lovely spacious kitchen with a breakfast area & convenient office nook that has double sliding doors that open to a tiled sundeck & BBQ area... all overlooking the Victoria Yacht club & beyond! Downstairs you will find a great space for entertaining in the games room/family room! With space for a billiards table, pool table, a sitting area & more, this room features a stone fireplace & patio doors that open to a sundeck & a separate outdoor patio area featuring a gas fire pit... perfect for entertaining all year round! Along with this great space the downstairs also features a fabulous (low maintenance) indoor pool & hot tub (including a sitting area with skylights and doors that open to another outdoor patio), a fourth bedroom or office, a change room for the pool connected to a lovely bathroom, a sauna room, & a hobby/craft room along with plenty of storage.

Awesome View Royal Townhome! This home is a perfect fit for the first time home buyer or young family. Offering 3 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathrooms this property has been updated from head to toe and features a newer kitchen, new flooring, updated fixtures, warm designer colors throughout, closet organizers, plenty of storage, insuite laundry, a great private back deck/patio, dining room, and a brand new bathroom with a TV in it!! All this in a Pet friendly complex with no age restrictions and close to shopping, transportation, parks, and great walking trails. Floor plan and Virtual tour available. Call for more details or to arrange your private viewing.

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Pristine Triangle Mountain Family Home

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Immaculate Family home in Prestigious Queenswood. Situated on a fully landscaped and irrigated 1/2 acre property this tastefully updated executive residence offers over 5000 sqft. Including 5 bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, 2 offices, spacious kitchen (with a large island and walk in pantry), formal living & dining rooms boasting vaulted ceilings, family room, games room new custom tile & hard wood flooring throughout, radiant in-floor hot water heating, a detached double car garage with a self contained studio above & ample storage, the list of features goes on and on... Outside you will enjoy the fantastic south facing rear yard for sun all afternoon long, a full size 110' X 55' tennis court, huge patio (perfect for outdoor entertaining) with hook ups in place for a hot tub, extensive custom rock and slate masonry, a picture perfect front veranda and patio to enjoy the morning coffee and sunrise, and ample parking for 5+ vehicles, your Boat and/or RV. All this in a highly sought after neighbourhood walking distance to Cadboro Bay Village, UVIC, transportation, numerous parks and beach's, and close to some of the best Schools, shopping, recreation and golf that greater Victoria has to offer. Floor plan and Virtual tour are available. Call for more details or to arrange your private viewing.

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Pristine Triangle Mountain Family home. This is the first time on the market for this West Coast Style home that has been lovingly cared for by the current owners since it was brand new. Custom built in 1987 this home has been meticulously maintained and features 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms including a large master en-suite, great views of the ocean mountains and downtown Victoria from the upper floor, vaulted ceilings, new windows, newer roof, new carpet, new SS appliances, 2 new fire places, and a 2 car garage. Outside you will enjoy the nicely landscaped property, fantastic deck great for outdoor entertaining, and large driveway with plenty of room for your Boat, RV or other toys. Don't delay on this offering priced well under the assessed value. Floor plan and Virtual Tour available. Call for more details or to arrange your private viewing.

Prime West Shore Opportunity! This is one of the best buys on the market for someone wanting to get into a home for under 420k. This 1974 Home offers 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (including a 2 piece en-suite), good size living room and dining room, new carpet upstairs, some newer windows, wood floors, newer roof, newer gas furnace, and includes a spacious 2 bedroom suite on the lower level. Outside you will enjoy the fully fenced yard, good size deck, and plenty of parking. All this located in a central area close to transportation, all levels of schools, shopping, recreation, world class golf and everything the West Shore has to offer. Floor plan and Virtual tour available. Call for more details or to arrange your private viewing.

Executive Gordon Point Residence #1- 1998 Ferndale Road Offered at $899,900 One of the best deals on the market! Assessed at over a Million Dollars. This immaculate Ocean View home in Gordon Point Estates is located in a small gated enclave of 4 detached homes. Quality built in 2004 this property features unobstructed ocean views from almost all principle rooms, a gourmet kitchen to envy every home chef, an open concept floor plan perfect for entertaining, new flooring, modern colors, a private deck great for outdoor living, 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms including a luxurious master suite featuring a fire place & a spa like en-suite, spacious double car garage & a lower level featuring a huge games room/rec room & generous storage space. Floor plan & virtual tour available. Call for more details or to arrange your private viewing.

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891 Royal Oak Ave. MLS #285032 LISTED AT $985,000 Over 3,000 sq. ft. of absolute luxury awaits you in this totally remodelled home with walkout lower level. Features LR, DR, Famrm, 3 Bdrms, 3 Bthrms, Wine Cellar, 3 Fireplaces, Home Theatre, oversize Double Garage plus extra parking. South facing sloping backyard provides view at "the treetops" very private! Huge balcony and decks, hot tub and lots of storage. You must view this home to appreciate all it has to offer. Call now!

VACANT OCEANFRONT LOT READY TO BUILD ON NEW MLS# 287030 - $595,000 2071 STELLYS CROSS Rd. This beautifully remodelled home is perfect for family life and entertaining. The luxury features in this home must be seen to be appreciated including a remod. kit. in 2005 with S/S gas range and French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator only a few months old. The bathrooms have been remodelled to spa quality and the main bath has a jetted tub. Other upgrades include oak flooring in almost all rooms, 2 gas fireplaces, newer thermal windows, brand new roof shingles and the outdoor patios have been tiled. Relax in the hot tub and enjoy the mature landscaping on this huge lot. Call now for your private viewing.

8925 LOCHSIDE DRIVE MLS #286880 - $789,000 This is a rare opportunity to acquire a large 0.56 acre beachfront lot just south of Sidney. With 90 ft. of waterfront and fully serviced with municipal sewer and water you could build your dream home this year. The lot is flat and offers breathtaking views of Mt. Baker, James Island and Sidney Spit. Check it out at www.8925lochsidedrive.com and call for your private viewing. 02-37

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Built for 3 or 4 family generations! Very unique - used for years as the "Kings House" B&B. 3 FP, HW floors, skylights, walls of windows. With financing @ 2.2% pmt is only $2506 with only 5% down. What is your family paying for rent? $749,900. Excellent condition throughout.

Vendor May Carry! 1 BR 3rd floor corner unit in St. Andrews Walk. 2 large balconies. Beautifully finished. Fully furnished. Pkg could be included. 2 Jack Nicklaus golf courses. Vendor will look at assisting purchase. $289,900. Bear Mountain.

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Shop, Suite & Space This 3000 SF home has it all! 3 BR ground level suite with own laundry ($1000/mo.) 25x21 workshop w/ 220V, huge 29x24 family room, 2 FP, skylights, open kitchen with eating counter, landscaped & fenced rear yard, & large covered deck. Call Tom & Gary and save $9000 in transfer tax, seller may carry some financing or all of it with 10% down! $559,900 Western Comm.

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OCEAN / CITY VIEWS Metchosin $739,000 $719,000 with Extra Cottage

NORTH SAANICH 1358 Mills Rd. $615,000 ½ Acre Lot

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2 ACRES-METCHOSIN 4253 Happy Valley $570,000 $555,000

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Great location. Close to airport, ferries, golf course. A beautiful rural property is a gardener’s dream, level front and backyard. Fruit trees, hedging, fenced and private. This 3 bedroom rancher has been completely updated. New skylights, roof, windows, French doors, metal doors, deck, fence, greenhouse, arbors, garage insulated and drywalled, extra electrical outlets. New kitchen and bathrooms. Also hardwood floors and carpeting. Gas fireplace in living room. Bright sun room leads you to a large outside sundeck and back yard with some ocean views. Home has been well cared for. BIG BONUS. Sewers have been paid for. (Approx. $17,000.) All you need to bring is your sundeck furniture. Easy to show.

5 Acres of Total Privacy 4071 Kasani Place This home offers $140,000 of updates. Beautiful ocean views, Mt. Baker, city & valley views. The main house is post & beam, open-concept design. A total of 3 BRs & 3 bathrooms. Numerous updates include granite counters, custom maple cabinets, HW floors, new carpeting throughout, 2-way FP (propane), security system. Deep well is also totally updated and has crystal clear drinking water. The property comes with a separate cottage, 1 BR & loft and sauna. Cottage has its own meter & was rented for $950. Would be perfect as a teen retreat, artist studio, B&B, or guest/ in-law suite. A rare wilderness setting just 15 min. from Westshore Shopping Center.

Brand new in Spectacle Lake Mobile Home Park. Large lots. Popular park. Hiking trails, swimming. 2 BR open concept. Call today.

Seller Will Look at ALL OFFERS Well built home located on a naturally beautiful 2 acres in the heart of Metchosin offering scenic valley & mountain views. Features include vaulted, beamed ceiling, 2 stone FPs, oak kitchen with adjoining family room, formal dining room, fully enclosed entertainment size deck, separate hot tub room, 2-3 year old roof, new furnace, new exterior paint, double garage with loads of extra secured storage, trampoline, garden areas & RV parking. Update with new laminate flooring down and carpet & paint.

$79,000 Affordable in popular spacious park. Move-in condition. Deck. Nice back yard. Laminate floors, all appliances. Hiking trails and swimming. Call today.

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This 2002, 5br/3ba is a completely updated home, including hardwood floors, two gas fireplaces, very spacious rooms and a lovely open floor-plan, new kitchen with s/s appliances, double garage, a legal one br. suite ($1,000/m) 2 decks, a fenced private yard backing onto parkland on 2 sides. 2387 Selwyn Rd.

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Competitive price for this South facing, 2 bedroom condo, in move-in condition. Featuring in-suite laundry, a real wood burning fire place, large patio, underground secure or surface parking available. Rentals & 1 cat allowed. You’ll also enjoy the close proximity to Safeway (walkable), Walmart Super Center. You’re seconds from the highway and Minutes to downtown Victoria. #105-290 Regina Ave.

Excellent Home! $512,000 Quiet cul-de-sac, close to all kinds of amenities; shopping centre, bank, hospital, transit and school bus to middle school, etc. The house is featuring 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, dual heating and hot water systems (natural gas and electric), wood floors (Brazilian nut and oak), tiles in bathroom, kitchen and laundry room, big deck, and more. Olympic Mt. and Malahat view. The backyard is fenced, and there are lots of fruit trees. 1875 Rye Pl.

“Natural Beauty” perfectly summarizes the combination of elements in this simply amazing Highlands offering. From the paved driveway that meanders up through its private, treed 7.6 acre wilderness to the stunning custom designed house sitting proudly in the sun, this property defines tranquility and balance. A convergence of open spaces, huge wood thermal windows, skylights, and decks, the 3141 sq.ft. home blurs the line between inside and out as you gaze out at the sights and wildlife. The spacious three bed, four bath, den and office floor plan is a showcase of high end materials, features and workmanship that is truly spectacular to behold. Only 15-20 minutes from downtown yet close to many parks and trails, a relaxed lifestyle awaits you. MLS 287139.

OPEN HOUSE Daily 1:30-4 207-611 Goldstream Now is your chance to downsize & get ready to lock & go & travel. Spacious 2 bed / 2 bath suite - price includes: $8000 cash back on completion, HST, blinds, screens, 7 appliances, underground secure pkg & storage. Overlooking professionally landscaped courtyard with step above finishing details: granite countertops, 9 ft. ceilings, luxury ensuite, bamboo flrs, tile accents, in-suite laundry. Walking distance to all levels of shopping, services, golf & trails. Sales Office: 101-608 Fairway Ave. 1:30-4.

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LD SO Perfect Family Starter Home $399,000 Mill Bay Almost a half acre this property offers landscaped mature gardens, one block from the ocean with seasonal ocean glimpses. Perfect family lay out, gives you 3 bedrooms on the main floor; as well as an unauthorized one bedroom additional accommodation mortgage helper below. The main floor boasts oak floors in all the main living spaces, FP in the living room.

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Mill Springs Executive Home $564,900 Mill Bay Over 2,700 sq. ft. of executive Westcoast Design. From the time you walk up the stone entrance through the double doors you’ll be impressed by the 20ft vaulted ceilings and extremely open floor plan. Cosy up to the warm gas fireplace while gazing out floor to ceiling windows overlooking beautiful park and forest. Unique floor plan with master suite on the main floor and an additional den for your private office. Three more spacious bedrooms up separated by loft style staircase. For Details Call Richard NOW at 250-386-8181 $2 ,46 3.9 1p er mo nth “Thank you for OA C

Luxurious Executive Home $769,000 Dean Park This breathtaking home in Dean Park Estates features a modern open floor plan that epitomizes brightness and spaciousness. An atmosphere of elegance is created with a gracious grand entrance, a family room with a spectacular 16’ ceiling, multiple private, Southfacing decks and balconies with amazing valley, mountain and ocean views. Stunning private master bedroom.

LD O S Queenswood Estate Property $1,853,000 Queenswood Elegant yet modest Queenswood Estate Property on a secluded 1.7 acres. This spacious 3 bed/3 bath ranch-style residence built in 1954 has undergone extensive upgrading. Highlights include floor-to-ceiling windows, stone landscaped patios, shaker style fir doors, edge grain white oak floors, and Velux skylights. The French Country kitchen features Bianca Antiqua granite,

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Top Floor Two Bedroom $265,000 Langford On quiet side of the building enjoy this 3rd TOP floor suite (with nothing over you) with 2 bedrooms + 2 full bathrooms in conveniently located and quality built McConnell Place. Near new with remainder of new home warranty, in suite laundry, underground parking, quality stainless steel appliances and high end finishing. Enjoy common amenities including exercise room, Japanese garden area.

Welcome to Mara Vista $1,980,000 Malahat From the moment you drive through the custom gates, past the wood carvings and enter the magnificent grounds, you discover the ever changing tapestry of views and gardens. Master European craftsmanship is evident throughout this stunning executive home on over 8 acres perched above Finlayson Arm. An entertainer's delight with all principal rooms on the grand main floor designed to take advantage of the spectacular vistas. A successful blend of old world quality and charm with today's desire for efficiency with many custom features. For Details Call Ron NOW at 250-386-8181

Great Starter Condo $148,900 Colwood Corners Motivated Seller, bring your offers! Bright and spacious one bedroom condo with west facing balcony. Newly updated including designer paint colors, new vinyl thermo windows, new tile flooring and bathroom fixtures. Great starter condo with rental and small pets allowed, common laundry room and parking. Great value!

Breathtaking Oceanfront Home $1,176,200 Deep Cove This oceanfront home is designed with care featuring quality finishings, materials & a design that enhances the connection of the interior to nature outdoors. This home enjoys breathtaking West facing ocean & Mtn views. Soaring 18 ft ceilings flr to ceiling windows, 8 skylights & 5 decks integrate this home beautifully w/ the ambient greenery & views. A beautifully appointed layout has 3 bdrms, an office, a living rm and more.

For Details Call Richard NOW at 250-386-8181

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Spacious Suite $194,900 Hillside Spacious northwest two bedroom corner suite with spacious master bedroom. Needs some work with most of reno completed including newer carpeting and flooring, large deck, underground secure parking. Close to Mayfair and Hillside shopping centres and next door to the Quadra Village. Affordable unit with dogs and cats allowed and no age restrictions. This unit is being sold ‘As Is’. $1 ,12 1.1 0

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Completely Renovated Float Home $169,000 Esquimalt Better than waterfront, completely renovated float home featuring granite countertops, laminate flooring, skylights, dishwasher, washer/dryer, built in cabinet fridge, gas stove, stainless steel exterior fridge, marine style barbeque, custom built-in wall dresser, rooftop patio and so much more. Spotless and ready for your new lifestyle, incredible views, and carefree living on the Ocean. Moorage fee of $616 includes heat/hydro, cable tv, wireless internet and parking.

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Attention First Time Buyer’s $209,900 Fernwood First time buyers take note! Great starter condo with assumable mortgage with a great rate! Close to bus routes, hospital and downtown. You will love this cozy, bright west facing corner, freshly painted unit with tons of updates including tile floors in kitchen / bathroom (with in-floor heating), thermal windows, electric fireplace in living room, good size sunroom, security system, blinds and much more.

Location! Location! Location $550,000 Brentwood Bay Original condition 1963(aprox) 2 level family home only a block from the water. The 14,599 sqft R2 zoned lot allows for an additional semi detached home to be built on the property. Coved ceilings, wood inlayed floors all original throughout. 2 bedrooms upstairs and additional accommodation down. This property and land has potential for development and restoration. $7 04 .57 pe rm on th

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Great Investment Condo $219,900 Hillside West facing, corner unit that has been updated inside with new laminate flooring, new kitchen with appliances, new light fixtures and painted. Good size two bedroom with large balcony to enjoy the afternoon sun. This unit is rentable and is ideal for investment. Close to all amenities.

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Attractively Priced Townhome in Central Location $349,900 Downtown Nice end unit in a small, well run strata townhouse complex. Enjoy the pleasure of your own separate entrance & attached single car garage. This bright end unit has 2 large bedrooms & full bathroom upstairs. Main floor has a beautiful tiled entry lobby, powder room, stacking washer/dryer & open concept kitchen/dining room/living room. Built in vacuum system, alarm system and much more!

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Updated View Condo $239,888 James Bay Updated 8th floor home with views to the Parliament Buildings, also overlooking Beacon Hill Park and with peeks of Victoria Inner Harbour! Enjoy downtown living with two bedrooms, ensuite bathroom and in quiet concrete and steel building. An immaculate SS kitchen, huge picture windows to soak in the view and a spacious open layout. Heat, hot water, amenities including swimming pool.

Victoria’s leading sales team is looking for an enthusiastic, intelligent, hard working honest, experienced commercial real estate sales person to join our team. Call Ron in confidence 250-386-8181

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Carol Geurts, President of Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty, is delighted to announce that the following REALTOR® Warren Ohl, has joined our Royal LePage Sales Team.

A born adventurer, Warren has spent years travelling and working abroad. His enthusiastic and dedicated approach to business and customer service is renowned. Professional, dedicated and loyal, Warren Ohl is a name you can trust and depend on.

Downtown at Regents Park -4 n2 Su St This prestigious and sought after t & ew downtown 4th floor corner unit at Sa 0 Vi Regents Park offers 2 bedrooms, 2 EN -101 P bathrooms, in-suite laundry, separate O 403 storage, and secure underground parking. Just beyond the open concept living/dining room are floor to ceiling windows leading out to a large South-West facing balcony. Located in the Harris Green neighbourhood and steps to downtown shopping, theatres, and restaurants, this steel and concrete building boasts a gym, sauna, an indoor Jacuzzi/Hot-tub, and workshop/hobby room. Rentals and pets are allowed. $354,900. MLS® 286946. www.RickHumphries.com

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Stunning Oak Flooring! Brand New Kitchen! Beautifully Refurbished in 2010 2 bed 2 bath with room to expand on lower level Stairway in place to undeveloped ATTIC! Great Layout! Large 8000+ sq ft lot Property offers long term rewards for the savvy buyer. Floor Plans available at www.BarbaraWalker.ca MLS® 285624

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Do you want to view your real estate career as a series of OPPORTUNITIES to expand yourself professionally, personally, and financially?

Warren was born and raised on the Saanich Peninsula and has strong family ties to the Real Estate Industry. His father entered the industry in 2002. Warren’s uncle has been practicing Real Estate in North Vancouver for over 25 years. While Warren’s Aunt, co-owns one of the most successful Mortgage Brokerages in Canada.

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INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

Working with Royal LePage, your business benefits from the strength of a Canadian brand that is built on integrity and innovation.

• Almost New Arts and Crafts Home, Hardwood Floors • Energy Efficient Gold Standard Construction, Hot Water Heat • Five Bedrooms, Four Baths, 3,680 Square Feet • Separate Single Garage, Fully Fenced MLS 286822

STUNNING!!! FIRST OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 1-3PM 97 BEACH DRIVE $1,600,000 Includes HST Just completed last week. Absolutely STUNNING home on Beach Drive in desirable South Oak Bay. Design includes an open floor plan, 4 bdrms + den & 4 1/2 bthrms. An open gourmet kitchen with a 6 foot island, top of the line European appliances incl sub-zero fridge, gas stove, wine cooler & imported granite. Hardwood flrs with in-floor radiant heating, a luxurious designed interior package incl pillars, wainscoting & surround HD sound with built in speakers. Huge Master bdrm offers amazing ensuite, walk-in closet, view with amazing sunsets & partial ocean glimpses. The lot is beautifully landscaped with a double car garage, a covered patio with a gas BBQ hook-up. MLS® 285579. AMAZING LOCATION/AMAZING PRICE in South Oak Bay $209,900 "GRANITE HOUSE"- Just reduced $10,000. This is a very popular building which is professionally managed & extremely well maintained. Just steps to all amenities including Oak Bay Village, Oak Bay Marina, Victoria Golf Course, buses & the Monterey Centre. This is a very bright suite and is conveniently located in the back of the building overlooking the lawn area. Featuring a very well designed floor plan which offers a very spacious living room, dining area & bedroom! This unit has been updated with newer carpeting, paint and new fridge, stove & all new window coverings. You have nothing to do but move in and enjoy!!! MLS® 284925.

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Beautifully Maintained 40’s Home Inlaid Hardwood Floors, Cove Ceilings Wonderful Sunroom Addition 4 Beds, 2 Baths, Excellent In Law Space

At Royal LePage we pride ourselves on having access to the best resources, including training, marketing support, technology, and much more.

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Over 3400 Square Feet Finish on Two Levels Four Bedrooms and Four Bathrooms Large Workshop and Double Garage Spacious 21,000 Square Foot Lot

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CHARMING HOME IN THE DESIRABLE ROCKLAND AREA This charming residence is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the desirable Rockland area. The main level offers gleaming hardwood floors, a bright spacious living room with custom fireplace, dining area and fabulous URBANA kitchen. Two large bedrooms and bath away from the entertaining area. Downstairs is fully finished and provides excellent spaces for a home office, media room, bedroom, bathroom, laundry and storage. You will appreciate the many gorgeous updates both inside and out. Nothing to do but move in and enjoy!! $769,000. MLS® 286798. 02-08

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Ground Floor University Heights

Rare loft style sub penthouse unit with large balcony in the Mosaic. Priced below assessed value! Apply your decorating ideas to make this a stunning home with high ceilings, views from the full height windows, in-suite laundry and gas fireplace. A quiet, trendy, concrete & steel building with low strata fees that include heat & hot water. Pets and rentals are OK. The Mosaic is one of Victoria’s Landmark buildings and is perfectly located in the heart of “Antique Row”. Don’t miss this opportunity. MLS® 286129

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The Mosaic $209,000

Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty 592-4422 email: dave@davelynn.com www.davelynn.com

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This 2 bdrm, 2bath, condohome is situated on the quite side of the bldg. Ideally located near UVIC. Large, Southeast facing garden patio. Open dining area with cozy gas fireplace. Cats and dogs allowed with restrictions. Welcome to the Willows. $284,500. MLS® 286570.

This South Oak Bay 2 bdrm co-op is right across from the Oak Bay Marina, stroll along the waterfront Or a quick stroll to the Avenue. The current owners have redone this home from top to bottom. Enjoy! $299,900. MLS® 285659.

This one bdrm plus den condohome is located on the 3rd floor facing South with nice views from the living room and deck. You will absolutely love the amenities and location. Features include outdoor pool, 2 hot tubs, sauna, fitness center and peaceful water gardens. Park your car and walk to the city or catch the Harbor ferry; and enjoy your new lifestyle. $439,000. MLS® 286789.

Sunrise, Sunsets, Mountain and Ocean Views

Rare opportunity not to be missed Two Homes for the Price of One

Spacious 3100 sqft Family Home with Recording Studio

Gorge Character Home with Revenue

8th floor 2 bdrm, 2 bath home in the Rudyard Kipling on Beach Drive. The price reflects one’s possible desire to renovate/update. Transform this 1296 sqft living space plus 100 sq ft balcony into your gorgeous dream home. $419,000. MLS® 284703

One house with two strata apartments. The upper level is a funky 730 sqft. 2 bdrm unit. The main floor & lower level offers 1522 sqft, with 3 bdrms and 2 baths. Great downtown location. Priced to sell at $550,000. MLS® 286175.

… .in lower Triangle mountain area, walking distance to CanWest mall and Belmont high school. This 4 bdrm, 4 level split family home has the perfect lower level teen area with games room, rec room and sound proof recording studio for your budding musicians. $525,000. New MLS.

This value added lovely 1948 home sits on a large 59 X 103 lot looking out to the waterway and overlooking Cuthbert park. Meticulously maintained, and in move-in condition. Two bdrms on main with a separate accommodation with own laundry down. $489,000. New MLS.

… .right across from Beacon Hill Park & two blocks from the Cook Street Village. This East facing 2 bdrm home has new carpets & has been freshly painted. WOW only $209,000. MLS® 284756.

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