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RARE OPPORTUNITY This fabulous waterfront property is a dream come true. From the moment you walk through the front door, the view of Genoa Bay is stunning from every room. This well designed quality home sits on a large lot that offers a beautiful garden with pond, stairs to your own private beachfront and a walkway to your own dock with foreshore lease and moorage for a large sail boat. When you are not boating or beach combing, relax in the hot tub on one of the two wrap around decks. The house offers something for everyone, a kitchen perfect for entertaining, a large living room with vaulted ceilings designed for family get-togethers, a huge workshop for the woodcrafter, a craft room perfect for any project, a wine making room, a cozy corner library, an office/ den with fireplace, the list goes on. You will fall in love with this amazing property so call us today to view your new home.

$1,100,000 Cliff Moberg Sutton West Coast Realty 250-748-5000

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June 3-16, 2011 NEW LISTING

richard

hajdu

250-748-4443 extra photos at www.osborne-realty.com

NEW LISTING

08-229

• In town ra rancher • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom • 1,026 1 026 sq. sq ft. • Updated bathroom • Attached 20’x6’ sunroom • Detached 24’x10’ workshop • Recent interior painting • Close to park and river • Newer roof • New gas fireplace • Open floor plan • Thermo windows

$219,900

• 3 or 4 bdrm Character home • 3977 sq.ft. • 2220 sq.ft. indoor pool area • Round about driveway • Beautifully landscaped • 4 fireplaces

• 6 car garage/shop • 32’x16’ heated pool • 3 bay carport • Private deck & yard • Natural gas heating • Huge family room

$539,900

10-181

• Fantastic 24’x31’ shop • 10’ overhead door • Laden with storage • 220 power • 6” concrete floors • Natural gas furnace • Shop new in 2004

• Extensively renoed rancher • 1377 square feet • New roof 2011 09-38 • New plumbing/wiring • Private sundeck area • Hardwood floors • Complete reno in 2002

$329,900

11-94

11-89

NEW LISTING

Call Richard! toll free

1-877-854-7468

hajdu@pacificcoast.net

Osborne Realty’s

• Great family home • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms • 3 storey home • Wonderful yard & gardens • Quiet no-thru road • Larger dual garage

No.1 Realtor 2010

• Super neighbourhood • .22 of an acre • 3171 square feet • Fully fenced yard • Newer roof • Efficient woodstove

$409,900

• Remarkable rancher • Flat .22 of an acre • Easy care landscaping • Very spacious rooms • RV parking • No-thru road

• 2201 square feet • 3 bdrms., 2 baths 09-38 dual garage • Oversize • Wonderful outlook • Covered sundeck • Excellent subdivision

$419,900

• .45 of an acre • Wonderful valley views • Large dual garage • Propane fireplace • Large family room • Efficient wood stove • Popular Lakeview subdivision

$414,900

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11-37

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11-60 10-833

• 4 bdrms., 3 baths • Super family home • Great renoed kitchen • Nice décor throughout • 3 bedrooms on the main • Loads of extra parking • Close to Maple Bay

CHARMING HOUSE

• 4 bedroom • Character house • 2040 sq.ft. house • In town location • RV parking •Upgraded windows • Fully fenced

• Newer decks • Great mud room • Loads of storage • Corner lot • Close to bus route • Forced air heat • Mountain views

11-44

• Lake view • Mountain view • General store close • Golfing nearby • Quiet street • Great holding property • Great rec property

$154,900

250•748•4443

294 Coronation Ave., Duncan, BC grant@osborne-realty.com FX:250•748•4300 TF:1•877•854•7468

View more photos at www.osborne-realty.com

• Ground floor • Quiet • Newer flooring • Walk in closet • Pets allowed • Close to shopping • Large 829 sq ft

$139,900

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BEAUTIFUL SETTING

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WHY RENT

• 2 bedroom • In unit laundry • West facing • Newer paint • Rentals allowed • Parks nearby • On transit route

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LI NE ST W IN G

$289,900

GREAT SUMMER PROPERTY

• .63 acre • Flat • Great exposure • Water to lot • Boat launch close by • Beach access close by • Kids park nearby

• 3 Bedroom • 1334 sq ft • Open concept • Natural gas fireplace • Crawlspace • Pets allowed • Walking trails

• 2 Bathrooms • Master on main • Vaulted ceilings • Beautiful Kitchen • Garage • Rentals allowed • 4 yrs old

$276,900

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ESTATE LIKE PROPERTY

• 2 Acres • Almost 4000 Sq. Ft. • In law suite • Gated entry • 4 bedrooms • 5 bathrooms • Heat pump

• Hardwood floors • Detached shop • Valley views • Spiral staircase • Grand entry • Gorgeous ensuite

• Quality construction!

$929,900

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WATERFRONT LIVING

• 3 bedrooms • 3 bathrooms • Walk on waterfront • Master on main • .28 acre • Workshop • Newer construction

• Boat launch onsite • Dock • Peaceful • Garage & carport • Meticulously maintained • Newer roof • Gorgeous outlook

$659,900

11-98


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NEW LISTING!

THE GARTH – LAKE FRONT TOWNHOME

MALAHAT AREA

Wake up on top of the Malahat, this end of the road 5 Acre property is surrounded by forest land on 2 sides offering distant ocean great & valley views, lots of horse trails to soothe your work worries away. This property offers a newer Chalet style 2 bedroom, 2 baths, great kitchen, vaulted ceilings and a splendid loft with lots of outdoor space. Newer 24’ x 24’ barn plus a great double garage with huge attached workshop on circle drive. Home Sweet Home and an easy commute to Victoria or Mill Bay.

Living the dream … Gorgeous lake front rancher with walkout basement, lots of outdoor living space for you to enjoy views of Quamichan Lake, Mount Prevost and incredible sunsets. This immaculate executive class home located in the Garth will surpass the expectations of even the most discriminating buyer. Bright and cheery with tons of windows, galley kitchen with eating nook and formal dining open to the living room, sundeck, lake and mountain views. 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, lots of family area downstairs to walkout patio. The best of all worlds.For personal viewing please call me

PROUDLY OFFERED

$559,000

FOR LEASE

Good highway exposure, convenient parking, 1234 sq.ft. on the ground floor in the Taylor Granitto Law office building which was previously occupied by Discovery Community College (far right in the photo). The space offers a reception area, several offices (4), a staff lounge, a wash room and a large board room which walls can easily be removed to enlarge the reception area. $1,800 mo. net net net Call me at 250-246-8319 anytime! MLS#302771

NEW PRICE!

NEW LISTING: 2.12 ACRES IN SALTAIR This is one of those must see properties as you can't see much from the road, great property and has something for everyone, 2.12 private acres mostly pasture and could be fenced into 2 or 3 paddocks, 2 stall barn with side shelter, double detached garage (220 power) PLUS a newer workshop that is also dry walled & painted with 220 power. The ranch style home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms; master bedroom has French doors onto the private covered deck with hot tub. The main living area boasts a fabulous kitchen, dining and living room that are bright and welcoming. Outdoor living at its best with lots of covered decking overlooking your private acreage, all reasonable offers considered.

$

MLS#310729

429,000

MARBLE BAY LAKE COWICHAN

Walk to the beach and Lake Front park and play area, this is the kind of property you've dreamed about. Very functional 2 bedroom cottage set in very private park like setting with 2 great outdoor decks, one out front to enjoy the afternoon sunshine and the other on the back is covered and features a wood burning fireplace with river stone rock chimney (cedar vaulted ceilings) so you can spend your evenings roasting marshmallows with the grand kids or just enjoying your favourite beverage gazing into the fire while enjoying the outdoor tranquility of the forest land beyond.

HOLIDAY SALE PRICE

$

289,000

(NO HST)

DUNCAN, BY OLD FARM MARKET (KOKSILAH) Here is one sweet deal … a 1400 sq.ft. 2 bedroom home on .52 of an acre featuring incredible privacy, a detached (20’x20’) workshop, 2 car port, delightful covered front patio, private back yard with deck off family room over looking gardens, farmers field and views of Mt. Tzouhalem. PLUS over $1,000 per month income from 2 mobile homes paying pad rent …..

MLS#315255

HOW SWEET IS THIS AT

What’s your home worth? FREE Current Market Appraisal Call me direct (cell) 246-8319

$279,900

MLS#315253

ALL THIS FOR ONLY

NEW PRICE!

$629,000

EXTRA INCOME! 2 ACRES & 3 OUTBUILDINGS-DUNCAN

This pretty property on a no-through road just north of Duncan enjoys good privacy, peace and quiet! The two-level home is in very good condition, offering 2 separate living and laundry areas. The over-sized detached double garage offers good workshop space. A two-stall barn, tack room, and hay storage area comprise another outbuilding. The third is a newly built steel storage building measuring 36’ x 52’, offering plenty of room to store equipment and toys! Possession date for this property can be flexible.

$

439,000

MLS#307712

GREAT NEW PRICE CHEMAINUS

This four bedroom, 3 bath home features everything to make a happy family (2246 sq.ft.) … comfortable front living room with wood burning fireplace, formal dining room, great sun filled kitchen with eating area and access to your entertainment size ocean view deck. The main floor has a huge finished family room with NG fireplace, huge bedroom, den with French doors to the back yard, 3 pc. bathroom, laundry and a double deep single entry garage with workshop. Outside boasts a fully fenced back yard that backs onto Municipal park land, garden area, underground sprinklers and RV parking along the side drive. Just what your family is looking for, call me now for personal viewing.

MLS 312486

GREAT VALUE AT

$

339,900

CHEMAINUS - 2 ACRES

Two fabulous level acres with solid older home with full basement. Lots of wood finishing including hardwood through out with carpet over in the living room, 3 bedrooms up, super spacious recreation room & large bedroom in basement, plenty of storage and laundry too. Outside boasts a huge concrete patio with substantial covered area overlooking the pasture and countless fruit trees. Out buildings include a triple size garage with lots of workshop space and a nice green house for those with green thumbs. Immediate possession possible, great property, great price. Call now for more details.

MLS#309893

$

389,000

CHERRY POINT (COWICHAN BAY)

A Master cabinet maker and a very talented stained glass artist lives here … and they both loved to garden, fabulous gardens, lots of perennials, raised garden beds, fish pond, gazebo, great green house/tool shed with potting area and a an ocean view to boot. Great floor plan, very functional 3+ bedrooms, 3 bath home with room to grow. Vaulted ceilings and sky lights in the kitchen and living room plus a great ocean view. Lots of hand crafted cabinetry and wood work along with stain glass through out the home. Located on a quiet street, easy access to the ocean, endless trails to be made in the upper forest (1.23 ac.) and only a few minutes drive to great shopping in world famous Cowichan Bay. Make this your Home Sweet Home. Call now for your showing appointment

MLS#314106 GREAT VALUE AT

$

469,000

RE/MAX Duncan Mill Bay 472 Trans Canada Highway Duncan BC V9L 3R6 Tel: (250)748-7200 Fax: 748-2711 Toll free: 1-800-976-5566


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News Leader Pictorial Real Estate

DUNCAN 3188 & 3192 Gilana Place $408,900 Kenton McNutt/Royal Lepage Saturday, June 4 12-2 pm

OPEN HOUSES June 3 - June 16, 2011

DUNCAN

1039 Nagle Street $359,900 Clint Steigenberger/ Remax Sunday, June 5 1-3 pm 6243 Palahi Road $359,900 Doug & Shae Webber/ Pemberton Holmes Sat & Sun, June 4 & 5 1-3 pm

$50

CHEMAINUS

6043 Rockland Terrace $394,900 Clint Steigenberger/RE/MAX Sunday, June 5 1-3 pm

2876 Cecilia $259,000 Beverly & Amber/Sutton Realty Sunday, June 12 1-3 pm

2905 Uplands Rd. $524,000 Sue Lyle/DFH Saturday, June 4 1-3 pm

COBBLE HILL

378 Campbell Street $329,900 Sandra Carswell/Osborne Realty Sunday, June 5 1-3 pm 7283 Bell McKinnon Road $385,900 Clint Steigenberger/ Remax Saturday, June 4, 1-3 pm

June 3-16, 2011

643 Coronation Avenue $299,900 Beverly & Amber/Sutton Realty Sunday, June 12 1-3 pm

3025 Colman Road $599,900 Hugo Boschman/Sutton Realty Sunday, June 5 1-3 pm

COWICHAN BAY

SHAWNIGAN LAKE

1729 Glen Road $344,900 Clint Steigenberger/ Remax Sunday, June 5, 12, 26 1-3 pm

2925 Shawnigan Lake Road $589,000 Sue Lyle/DFH Sunday, June 5 1-3 pm

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cowichan valley specialists & Associates NEW LISTING

OPEN HOUSE Sunday June 5, 12 & 26 1729 Glen Rd. 1-3 pm

250•597•home(4663) www.597home.com

Clint Steigenberger

Marian Burnett

JUST LISTED!

JUST LISTED!

OPEN HOUSE Sunday June 5 1039 Nagle St. 1-3 pm

OCEAN VIEWS

* 3 Bed, 4 bath family oriented home located in a great established neighbourhood in the quaint seaside village of Cowichan Bay. * Recent upgrades including new paint, large updated bathroom and new entry flooring. * Wheelchair accessible home includes a ramp to access upstairs living directly from the front yard. * Newly updated kitchen downstairs that is currently being used as a daycare. * Easy care gardens are in place for your enjoyment. * Enjoy ocean views from the deck out back or from your master bedroom windows, take a short stroll to the “Bay” for ice cream, or a bike ride to one of the region’s local wineries.

344,900

$

COBBLE HILL ACREAGE

584,000

$

MLS 315884

LOG HOME ON 2 PRIVATE ACRES

609,000

$

MLS 309725

• 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms • Great Central Location • Updated Flooring • 1790 sqft

359,900

$

MLS 314278

OPEN HOUSE Sunday, June 5, 1-3 pm 6043 Rockland Terrace 1-3 pm

’S S ER IVE Y T BU EN C IN

• Well maintained 2580 sqft, 2 storey main level entry • 3 Beds, 3 Baths • Open floor plan • Living room has lovely built in cabinets & window seats • The property is ideal for a hobby farm or a couple of horses; newer barn has a tack room & single car garage attached • Numerous patios, outbuildings & a fire pit • Well landscaped yard with gorgeous gardens & spectacular mountain vistas • Loads of extra parking & storage

POPULAR NAGLE STREET

• 2 level, 4 bedroom walkout basement • Sunny, private 1.5 acre • Separate detached 3 bay garage with bonus room and bathroom • Heat pump • New roof • Sports court

PRESTIGIOUS MILL SPRINGS

* Beautifully crafted 2100 sq. ft. home in a desirable area * Granite countertops & hardwood flooring * 2 spacious rooms upstairs * Luxurious main floor master bedroom which boasts an ensuite & a 10’ x 10’ sitting room

479,900

$

MLS 293185

STUNNING LAKE VIEWS REDUCED AGAIN!

* Fabulous 3 bedroom, 3 bath home located in a desirable neighbourhood | * Updated and bright with a great layout for a family * Large deck, fully fenced and nicely landscaped backyard * Two master bedrooms with ensuites and a family room which would make a great theatre room * Other great features include HRV system, security system, hot tub and a gas fireplace.

NEW PRICE!

$

389,900

MLS 316280

NEW LISTING

REGENCY HOUSE

*2nd floor condo in a desirable & secure adult oriented building*Upgraded floors, modern paint colours, & an updated bathroom*This unit boasts two balconies, a wood-burning fireplace & an in-suite laundry room. *The Master Suite includes an ensuite & a large walk-in closet *Kitchen has oak cabinets, dishwasher, and a pass through to the dining room *Assigned parking, optional storage unit, & central location

155,000

$

MLS 312137

MLS 315103

OPEN HOUSE Saturday June 4 7283 Bell McKinnon 1-3 pm

’S S ER IVE Y T BU EN C IN

MILL SPRINGS RANCHER

*Quality crafted 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home *Hardwood flooring & granite countertops *Master bedroom offers a large ensuite & walkin closet *Livingroom features gas fireplace *Sunny, level lot on a no thru road

$

439,900

MLS 296948

MARKET ADJUSTMENT IMMEDIATE POSSESSION

2564 sq.ft. * 4 bdrms, 3 baths * Security system * Vaulted ceilings *Kitchen / family room combo great for entertaining *Large master bdrm with 3 pc. ensuite * Enjoy your huge deck with sunken hot tub*Oversized Rec Room *Enormous children’s playground complete with a built in digger for the sandbox* 5 yr. old roof w/35 yr warranty, newer exterior paint (2010) & an efficient wood furnace * 3 driveways for all your toys!*A great family home in a desirable area.

$

385,900

MLS #298407

2 SEPARATE HOMES- 1 LOT 1 PRICE

*No HST on this quality built new home on .39 of an acre *Set up for the extended family or would make a great mortgage helper *Property boasts a detached two bedroom carriage house with three car garage *Bright and well laid out floor plan *3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms *Fabulous views of mountains and valley *Many quality finishes throughout. A must see!

599,000

$

MLS #307332

RARE R8 ZONED PROPERTY

Seller can build to suit! Plans available for this 36 Unit Senior Development (not limited to 36 units) * Excellent investment opportunity * Zoned R8 * Just over an acre * Close to the hospital

MLS 286379 & MLS 286380

472 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan BC V9L 3R6 office: 250•748•7200 toll free: 800•976•5566 fax: 250•748•2711 clintsteig@telus.net

$859,900

Kristina Giles Office Manager, Unlicensed


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RICK TANNER DUNCAN/MILL BAY

Mill Bay Centre #116-2720 Mill Bay Rd. Ph. 250 250-743-7716 250-743-7726 Ph 743 7716 FFax 250 743 7726 TTollll FFree: 1-800-976-5566 1 800 976 5566

NEW PRICE - ZONED MULTI-FAMILY (RM-4) (DUNCAN)

Ideal for 1st time buyers or investors, this charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath character style home is located right in the “hub” of downtown Duncan, and is within easy walking distance of most amenities (ie: shopping, schools, recreation, restaurants, etc). The interior has been freshly painted throughout, nice size kitchen with room for table/chairs, and separate laundry room facing the backyard. Another great feature is a detached garage that’s been converted into studio/office... or?? A cement patio in the backyard is ideal for BBQs. MLS 310217

NEW TO MARKET

$199,000

(SHAWNIGAN)

Own part of Historical Shawnigan Lake. This charming cottage is thought to have been built around the turn of the century (1900) making it one of the oldest structures in the area, its approximately 1152 sq. ft. (incl. bsmt w/sep entrance) and is situated right in the heart of Shawnigan Village. It was formerly a Barber Shop and more recently the Elford Farm Busstop Bakery & Coffee Shop, the current owners went to great expense moving it to its present location (2003) and doing many renovations (incl: adding a bsmt, new roof and septic system) over the last few years. C-2B zoning allows for a variety of uses. *An ideal situation for someone wishing to operate a business and live in the basement.

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Ed Walsh Get the Luck of the Irish working for you…

Call anytime

$239,599

250-748-7200

“Properties of Maple Bay View Home” 4 Bedroom Plus Den & 3 Bathrooms Massive Kitchen-Updated Counters Large Family Room with Built-ins Fully Equipped Interior Workshop New Listing

2 Fireplaces-Alarm-Double Garage Heat Pump-HRV-Irrigation System Lovely Landscaping-Pond-Greenhouse Walking Trails-School-Marina Nearby

$419,900

“Incredible Value - Duncan View Home” Level Entry Design With Full Basement Double Garage plus Extra Side Parking 2600+ sq. ft. 3 Bdrm, 3 Bath, 2 Rec Rooms Heat Pump, Security System & Sprinklers Master with Vaulted Ceilings & Fireplace Fenced Yard, 3rd Level for Storage/Shop Huge 40x10 View Deck plus Lower Deck Minutes to School, Trails, Beach & Marina New Price $389,900

“Affordable Cowichan Bay Living” 2 bed & 1 bath Mobile Home Spacious Covered Deck

Level Lot with Garden Shed Nice Views of farmers fields

Updated Flooring & Vinyl Windows 5 Appliances included. Pets allowed

Easy Commute to Victoria Minutes to Cowichan Bay Village

New Price more info and photos at www.EdWalsh.ca

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Kenton McNutt

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Two Homes! for ONE Great Price!

• 1668 sq.ft. Main Home • Great Room Design • 3 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms • Granite Counters Throughout • Tiled Kitchen Backsplash & Tub Surround • Bonus Self-Contained 2 Bdrm Coach House • An ideal Mortgage Helper or Residence for Extended Family • 2-5-10 Home Warranty

OPEN HOUSE 3188&3192 GILANA PL. Sat.,June 4 12-2 pm

MLS # 314313 & 314315

3188 +3192 Gilana Place

$408,900 (plus HST) Contact Kenton today to view!

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Great Chemainus Location! Must Be Seen, Too Many Extras To List!!!

• 2 years old (No HST) 1825 sq. ft. • 3 bedrms/3 bathrms plus a den • Custom kitchen with butcher block counters • Hardwood floors “plus” heated tile in 2 bathrooms • Energy efficient heat pump & insulated concrete form construction • Designer fixtures/lighting & trim • Over sized garage (10’ doors, 24x26) • The list goes on…

$356,900

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Stone Manor Estates 2 GREAT HOMES! GREAT NEIGHBOURHOOD! 7964 Northview Drive

7943 Northview Drive

JUST MINUTES TO ALL THE AMENITIES OF THE COWICHAN VALLEY

$279,900 (incl. net HST*) 1486 sq. ft. GREAT CORNER 1/2 DUPLEX

* 3 bedrooms/3 baths * Natural Gas Fire Place * Kitchen Appliance Pkg. Included * Great/Open Room Concept * 2/5/10 Yr Home Warranty

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$337,900 (incl. net HST*) 1609 sq. ft. VERY NICE OCEAN VIEWS

* Ocean Views * 3 bed, 2 bath, Great Room design * Vaulted ceilings, front & rear decks * Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliance pkg. * 2-5-10 yr Home Warranty * Unfinished 300 sq ft on ground level with roughed-in bathroom. Ideal for 4th bedroom & rec./family room or in-law accomodation. MLS#317167 Call Kenton today to view!

• 2 storey main level entry • 3 Bdrms & 3 Baths • Great Room Design • SS Kitchen appliance package included • Granite Counters tops (bathrooms too!) • Hardwood floors throughout • Landscaping and Partially Fenced • Great Quality Construction

Contact Kenton today to view!

$399,900

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MLS #309626

The Properties - Maple Bay

Over 4000 sq ft on 1/3 of an acre, with 2-bedroom legal suite

• 5 bedrooms (2 with ensuites) • Grand entry & formal living room • Heat pump • Master bedroom with ensuite, soaker tub & shower, plus private deck • Custom kitchen with 2nd inner prep kitchen included • 2 bdrm legal suite, ideal for extra income or extended family! • Located on a cul-de-sac, backs private, forrested area • Fantastic family home!

$599,000 (NO HST)

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6174 Sayward $265,900

Only 5 years young, looks as new, 1/2 duplex, located on a quiet cul-de-sac. Freshly painted, 2 bdrms., big den, 3 baths, offering open floor plan. The large loft/den could be easily converted to a 3rd bedroom or home office. TWO large decks offer great views of the peaceful rural setting and Peek-a-boo lake view from top floor.

Building Lot 1 - Stone Ridge $119,900 In town flat lot easy to build, no building scheme, PLUS HST you can build a rancher with walkout basement or move an old house on it. Near new mall. Listing agent owns the lot.

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3053/3055 Cowichan $479,000 SXS Duplex with large 2x3 bdrm suites up and 2x2 bdrm in law suites down. Gross rent $3200 per month. Close to hospital and amenities. Live in one side and rent the other.

Marsh Rd. $479,900 Attention builders & Investors In Duncan on Marsh Road Fully serviced 1.04 acre sub dividable 4 strata lots plus 5 Bedroom 3 bath upstairs with 1 bedroom 1 Full bath in-law suite separate entrance. Presently rented for $1500 per month Duplex Zoning R3 North Cowichan. Listing agent’s family owns the property.

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3201 Gilana $259,900 1/2 Duplex, 4 bdrms, 3 bathrooms, 2 kitchens. Approx. 2,000 sq. ft.! Single Garage.

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Building Lot 3298 Moorefield Road $124,900 In town flat lot easy to build no building scheme PLUS HST. Building plan and building permit ready to build for 2 level home 2400 square feet, with 2-5-10 years home warranty or build yourself or Move the old house on it close to new mall. Listing agent owns the lot.

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SEEING IS BELIEVING Describes the inside of this spacious 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home. The home is great for entertaining or raising a family as the lower level has a family room/media room and a large wine room that can be converted into a workshop or playroom. Even the laundry room is oversized in this house. Enjoy great mountain views from either of the 2 decks or the lower garden area from your semi private yard. New floors have just been installed on the main level to compliment the updated interior. Book your appointment today. This is not a drive by. MLS311252

$459,900 DION LITAVNIKS

Sutton Group- West Coast Realty 2610 Beverly Street Duncan BC

250-748-5000

DION LITAVNIKS

3 Acres with 2 Rental Incomes

Situated on a tranquil 3+ acres, this beautiful custom built Cape Cod home features 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and granny suite above the garage and a separate legal cottage that brings in $900 per month. This home is a must see,beautiful fir flooring and custom features throughout. Large basement partially finished for future family expansion, rumpus room, workshop or media room.Looking for a private property close to nature this is it. Plenty of hiking trails and the famous Kinsol Trestle and river are nearby. Shawnigan Lake is a great place to raise a family, and get the kids back to nature. Only 20 minute commute to Victoria.

2610 East Shawnigan Lk Rd Renovated 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom 3840 sqft on 0.41 acres. Just a short walk to all village amenities, beach and boat launch. Ground level basement features a large 1442 sqft that lends itself to numerous possibilities. R3 Zoning permits home occupation-service industry, Bed & Breakfast, nursery care, horticulture. Main floor features an open floor design with vaulted ceilings, entertainment size living room with fireplace. Huge sundeck and plenty of parking.

$829,900

$479,900

John Ladouceur A House “SOLD” Name

250-478-9600 Victoria

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Living and working in Shawnigan Lake Farrell Magnusson www.farrellmagnusson.com

Sue Lyle

Tim Parker

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250-743-7151 1750 Shawnigan Mill Bay Rd.

Peter Miller pmillerrealestate.com

TOLL FREE 1-800-668-2272

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Location! Location!

New Listing in Mill Bay. Something different. Custom chalet style, open concept, 3bed/4bath. Over height double garage, detached carport, and 2 workshops. Rural setting, minutes to commuter routes.

Want to live at the lake, but can’t afford the price. This home is for you. Adorable and affordable 2 bed/1 bath updated and upgraded home in Shawnigan Lake. New bath, kitchen, heat pump, are just a few of the upgrades. 1 block to sandy beach and boat launch. Room to expand.

$459,000

$319,900

NEW PRICE

First Ad for this terri¿c view home set on a bright and open acreage surrounded by cedars. 2600 sq. ft., 3 bdrm. home with huge bonus room, 28x28 detached shop with RV carport. attached double garage. Call quickly.

Can’t afford lakefront? Here is the answer. This snug little one bedroom cabin sits on half an acre right across the lane from the lake. Sellers maintain a dock and Àoat. Everything is in great condition, including the new septic system. This lot has plenty of room for your family and friends in tents and RVs. If it rains (like it does) go inside and appreciate the propane ¿replace. Make this a summer to remember.

$369,000

$589,000 OPEN HOUSE SAT. JUNE 4 1-3 . 2905 UPLANDS PL

Special Place on Shawnigan Lake.

Mill Bay Strata Patio Home This 55+ strata offers private back yard and patio, basement space for workshop, and large open Àoor plan. Well maintained 2beds/2baths with natural gas heat and ¿replace.

65' of sandy beach, diving dock, quiet neighbourhood, large level lot. Full time or recreational use. Fun for all ages. 2bed/2bath home with detached studio suite. Large, private, back yard with room for family tents, RV's, and garden. Garage/workshop, carport, extra parking. Start planning your summer memories now.

$729,900

$329,000

Call Farrell Magnusson at 250-743-7151 to view

Split Level in Shawnigan Beach

Unique Àoor plan. Bright airy and immaculate describes this home. Oversize windows and skylights con¿rm the spacious feelings. Additional accommodation in lowest level with separate kitchen. Hardwood Àoors and high quality ¿nishing. One block from elementary school.

$345,000

The Warmth Of Log If you love log homes and you insist on privacy, consider this recently updated home. The centrepiece of the open plan is a woodstove set on a river rock style hearth. The kitchen is gorgeous and adjacent to the large dining area. Both family room and living room are bright and spacious. This home is at the back of a cul-de-sac. on 2 acres, beside a park, comes with a small barn so bring your pony.

Panoramic Ocean View

Build in the best neighbourhood in Mill Bay. This .47 acre ocean view lot is fully serviced with underground services, comes with developer approved custom designed plans, and you pay NO HST.

$375,000

$524,000

Call Sue at 250-743-7151

New Listing

MLS 293431

Arbutus Ridge Rancher

$379,900

Here is an opportunity to purchase a beautiful, well maintained, rancher in one of Canada's premier adult communities. Right outside your front door is an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, swimming pool, spa, recreation room and marina with common ocean front property. This 2 bedroom + den home has a double garage, gas ¿replace in the living room and separate dining room. The corner lot gets lots of sun and yet maintains its privacy.

Shawnigan 1.61 Hectare Lot

This 1.61 Hectare Lot is Àat and covered in second growth timber. The ¿r and cedar may be usable for the construction of a home or out buildings, while some of the hardwoods could be used for ¿nishing. Thai beautiful lot is close to all of Shawnigan Lake’s recreational opportunities as well as the ocean at Mill Bay with it’s commercial amenities.

Perfect family home on a large 1/3rd acre lot steps from Shawnigan Village. Mature tees and well established beds surround this cared for home. Three bedrooms up including new 4 pcs ensuite. Hardwood, skylights and large picture windows enhance the open living/dining area. The freshened kitchen Àows through to over 450sqft of covered outdoor living space. Generous main level entrance leads to family rooms, one with gas ¿replace the other a home theatre area. French doors open onto a private rear patio, two single bay garages and additional RV parking. This home is a must see in a very desirable part of Shawnigan. New roof December 2010!

$369,900

$313,500

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OPEN HOUSE

SAT & SUN, June 4 & 5 1-3 pm 3580 Arbutus North Drive

#3 - 2895 RIVER ROAD

Single level living at it’s finest in this delightful townhome in Stone Gate Estates. This is a very bright home, lots of windows, 9 ft. ceilings and solar light tubes. The main living area is an open plan with living room with gas fireplace, deluxe kitchen, eating area plus access to a large covered deck with gas hook-up for the barbecue. Other features include a large master bedroom with ensuite, 2nd bedroom for guests and den. This 1565 sq.ft. rancher also has a heated crawl space, double garage.

#253 - 2885 BOYS ROAD Two bedroom mobile in Silver Park MHP. Needs some updating. 55+, no cats or dogs, no rentals.

$339,000

$15,900

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY #205 2568 DINGWALL ST

5275 TRANS CANADA HIGHWAY

Well maintained 2 bedroom condo in Duneden Court. This five year old building is located close to all amenities. No age restrictions, rental restrictions and pets are allowed.

Three buildings on site that are fully rented and showing a good return. This 3/4 acre property is flat, has good highway exposure, lots of parking and is fenced.

$169,900

$999,900

Call For A Free Market Evaluation

TOLL FREE 1-800-976-5566

Arbutus Ridge Rancher

50 plus community-cozy 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Large private backyard. Excellent sun exposure. Comfortable patio. MLS#308429

New Price-$379,900

Alex Robertson “My client relationships are based on trust & competence” 250-701-3277 1-800-933-3156

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cathyy RE/MAX of Duncan

250-748-7200

Expect the best from RE/MAX... Get the best from me! 1-800-976-5566 email: seagreen@ telus.net website: cathy-green.com

NEW LISTING- A HIDDEN TREASURE 46.25 beautiful private acres tucked down a long canopied drive way is the beginning of this treasure hunt. Ponds, pastures, Koksilah riverfront, stands of forest and manicured landscaping around the 6500 sq. ft. fabulous home. 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 family rooms, wood Àoors, french doors, sunroom, gourmet kitchen and everything is in immaculate condition. This stunning home is bright, open and although large is warm, inviting and very comfortable. This lovely property is offered at

SWANS NEST DRIVE

is close to Parks, shopping and is a very tidy and well cared for area. This immaculate 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom rancher is bright with skylights, big windows, huge kitchen with a big island with vegetable sink, cupboards galore and open to the living space of this home. The wood Àoors are beautiful throughout, the yard is as easy care as you would like or could be a gardeners delight. This is a very affordable home in a wonderful area so call for your private viewing. Offered at

$2,599,000

WHEN ARE INVESTMENTS GOOD When they have a good return and this property does, This high pro¿le C3 zoned .76 of an acre has a tremendous amount to offer including 3 seperate buildings, the property is completely fenced, very well maintained with long term tennants and excellent highway exposure. For further information call.

$374,500

Offered at

PRIVATE AND DELIGHTFUL Tucked at the very end of a no through road sits this 5200 sq. ft. charming home on 7.92 acres of privacy. From the moment you enter this home you know it is special with beams, beautiful wood Àoors, large rooms, indoor pool, games room, huge bedrooms with window seats and even the Aga stove in the large kitchen. This property also offers 700 feet of Koksilah Riverfront, a garden area and a large shop. This is a home to discover. Call me for your private viewing. Offered at

14.9 ACRES OF BEAUTIFUL

This lovely property has softly rolling pasture, mature trees, pond and spectacular creek area that is gorgeous with walking trails and bridges. The home is a 2400 sq. ft. rancher that has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sunroom and sunken living room. This home was custom built originally and it shows. Because this property has excellent drainage it is perfect for animals with an existing barn, loa¿ng shed and large equipment storage shed. The riding ring is of course wonderful and there are trails close by for riding. Call for your private viewing.

$779,900

700 FEET OF COWICHAN RIVERFRONT

$999,900

Offered at

$827,900

WHAT COULD BE BETTER?

2 homes, and 7 acres at the end of a no through road in wonderful Glenora are the highlights of this terri¿c offering. The main home is a large westcoast contemporary home that is bright and of course has its own uniqueness. The cottage is a newer, bright and absolutely delightful 1 bedroom log home that has its own double garage. There is a 2 stall barn with fabulous trails close by and the riverfront is low bank but not too low. This terri¿c opportunity is available for

$799,900 PET TIP: I hope everyone is watching their fat little horses or ponies out on this lush and over rich grass this year. Too fat is very bad or too quickly introduced to the grass can be deadly in both cases. You may feel mean, but founder is a terrible thing and a number of horses have to be put down every year for this problem. There are grazing muzzles which they are not thrilled about but they do get used to them. That way they graze but can’t eat too much.

than fabulous wines and incredible food. Glenterra Winery and Thistles Cafe offer you a lifestyle to be envied. This high pro¿le 16.77 acre property has everything in place for you to easily step in and live your dreams. The 2700 sq. ft. commercial building is fantastic and all permits and permissions are in place and all equipment to run both the cafe and winery is included. There is a 3 bedroom comfortable family home with the option to built a 2nd home on the property as the zoning permits 2 homes are allowed. Call me for more information on the asking price of

$1,970,000 If you are considering selling your property Please call me


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Ronan O’Sullivan

250-744-3301

Bell

Envoy_Certified Relocation Specialist

Camosun

250•701•3183

West Coast Realty

250•748•5000

Cobble Hill Acreage

250•701•6615

6405 PACIFIC DRIVE Maple Bay

$699,900

$839,000

NO HST

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5 bedroom view home Showroom kitchen 2 acres, fenced 1000 sq. ft. shop with hoist & pit 800 sq. ft. garage In-law suite detached

59 ELDRED ROAD Lake Cowichan

$279,900

2876 CECELIA Chemainus

NO HST

• Spacious 4 bedroom family home • In-law suite downstairs • 2 fireplaces, 3 baths, BONUS: 5 appliances, new deck/sunroom/kitchen addition • garage, woodshed & garden shed

Fabulous 2.6 acre horse property in a quiet rural area with miles of riding trails nearby. Deluxe custom built 3 bedroom rancher built in 1987 with attached modern bachelor suite with easy 2 bedroom expansion potential. The home has undergone a huge renovation - stunning kitchen with wood cabinets, quartz counters, double built-in ovens, stainless steel appliances, deluxe ensuite with soaker tub, in-floor heat, extensive custom tile work & crown moldings complement the bright open floorplan with skylights, multiple sets of French doors & vaulted ceilings. Separate 60x30 3-stall barn, heated tac room, huge heated & wired workshop with 2 pits, spray room and hay loft for 300 bales. Large riding plus backup generator. www.callronan.com

Lassooij

$259,000 • • • •

OPEN HOUSE JUNE 12 1-3PM

NO HST

Character home in Chemainus 3 bedroom rancher Walking distance to town • Large .22 acre lot Private yard • Wheelchair friendly

#14 4544 LANES ROAD Cowichan Bay

643 CORONATION AVE Duncan OPEN

HOUSE JUNE 12 1-3PM

$129,900 • • • •

NO HST

Oceanfront park 55 and over • 2 cats allowed Updated 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1400 sq.ft. Huge deck, storage

$299,900 • • • •

NO HST

3 bedroom rancher Fully fenced and landscaped 2 car garage with work space and storage Lovely private yard • Covered deck

BRAND NEW HOMES!-All with full home warranty 40 minutes to downtown Victoria

Impressive exterior leads in to a quality interior. 12’ ceiling in the large great room-open plan- large kitchen with natural wood cabinets and working/eating bar. 3 bedrooms, big master bedroom has raised ceiling, round top windows, walk in closet, beautiful 2 basin vanity, loft bonus room for pool table, den, theatre room,/ rec. room/ -Double garage laundry room - natural cedar deck adjacent to native arbutus, small fir trees. 1/2 acre flat garden lot with room for boat, motor home or shop. BMW quality at a Honda price

465,000

$

Work in the city but raise your family in the country Easy 40 minutes to downtown Victoria but 100s of miles from the stress of the city. This quality new home under construction on a 1/2 acre lot. 3 bedrooms, unique master suite, huge open plan 2 storey. Great room-natural wood kitchen cabinets, new process granite like counter tops, eating working bar, separate laundry room, double garage, upper loft bonus room for pool table, theatre room, games room, (or all 3) open to a great room below. Amid all new homes in a new subdivision offering privacy and security in a small town atmosphere where you know all your neighbours. You can pick your own colours, flooring, cabinets, colours, Call on this one

$

450,000

South Facing Oceanfront

110º Frontage 1 hour to Victoria or Nanaimo-10 minutes to Duncan. 4400 sq.ft. new West Coast open plan quality construction. Maintenance free all cedar siding and shingle exterior facing the road and all glass walls facing a truly spectacular view to the south over the sheltered bay and mountains beyond. Cathedral ceiling in large great room, beautiful clear fir kitchen cabinets with granite like countertops, working/eating bar- 4 bedrooms, huge master suite with den/library attached. Large ensuite with cedar lined sauna, exercise room, billiards/cards room, theatre room, possible enclosed lap pool lanai room- artist studio with separate entrance- possible legal one bedroom suite. Will be finished to buyer’s choice of colours, flooring, light fixtures etc. .

$

899,000

Oceanfront Owner wants a sale The owner has too many houses (3) and needs to sell one. It is your good fortune to be able to acquire this Ocean front home at a reduced price for an immediate sale. 3 bedrooms, large open plan great room. Fantastic views over the bay from every room. Drive through B.C. as it used to be with arbutus, maples, firs, rock, moss, and such, down a funky dead end road that very few know is there. It is home to deer, eagles, blue herons, seals, sea otter,s swans, ducks and some famous artists. It has that type of ambience. You have to see this ocean front home to really appreciate all of its many features and at a once in a lifetime selling price.

$

465,000

Special NEW HOME! @ $385,000!!! Custom designed and built 3 bedroom home open plan, great room, loft bonus room- call for details Affordable quality-40 min from Victoria “SAVE ON THE TAXES PAYABLE”

Wayne Allen 250-746-7825 cell: 250-701-8720

Sutton West Coast Realty 250-748-5000


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(Certified Staging Professional)

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G N I T S I L NEW

#202 – 321 McKinstry Rd.

$159,500 6315 Landsdowne Place 4244 Gulfview Dr. large newer home in a great area 7 bedrooms and 3 baths + a one bedroom suite, lots of room for the extended family here. Huge deck, double garage, low maintenance yard.

$430,000

$419,900

Huge rancher on pristine lot in Maple Bay. Over 2200 sq. ft. of meticulous living space in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home, all on one level. An exceptionally appealing property located on dead end street, featuring a bright cheerful living room with lots of windows looking out to the mountains with some lake views, formal dining room, nice size centrally located kitchen, den, very big master bedroom and large, bright studio for crafts or the artist in you. Nearly 1/2 acre level lot with beautiful mature landscaping complete the picture.

Great unit in a great complex! Cherrywood Lane is a very desirable building. Very little turn over. Nice 2 bedroom 1 bath on 2nd floor, in-suite laundry, storage locker, no age or rental restrictions, small pet allowed. Currently rented.

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FEATURED LISTING RARE OPPORTUNITY 1050 Chaster St. Duncan This great starter or revenue property in central area is situated on large level lot, 66 x 100 and fenced.2 bedroom 1 bath home requires updates but good basics. Also includes carport, approximately 180 sq ft storage area, deck, pond, good potential. Court ordered sale.

2403 Heather St., Duncan $240,000 Totally renovated after flood damage; new doors, windows, insulation, drywall, plumbing, electrical, flooring, hot water tank. Nicely done interior. Carport, large flat lot, fenced, lots of room for garden, RV parking. Requires a new roof and insulation in attic. Mature landscaping, well established area of Duncan. Priced to sell.

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$208,000 This fabulous waterfront property is a dream come true. From the moment you walk through the front door, the view of Genoa Bay is stunning from every room. This well designed quality home sits on a large lot that offers a beautiful garden with pond, stairs to your own private beachfront and a walkway to your own dock with foreshore lease and moorage for a large sail boat. When you are not boating or beach combing, relax in the hot tub on one of the two wrap around decks. The house offers something for everyone, a kitchen perfect for entertaining, a large living room with vaulted ceilings designed for family get-togethers, a huge workshop for the woodcrafter, a craft room perfect for any project, a wine making room, a cozy corner library, an office/ den with fireplace, the list goes on. You wil fall in love with this amazing property so call us today to view your new home.

$1,100,000 #210-3040 Pine St. - Lockwood Manor $88,500 is a well managed building in central Chemainus, primarily rental units with a managed rental pool. This 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit is located on the 2nd floor. Great starter/ retirement or revenue property. This unit has a long term tenant who wishes to stay.

SOLD 2873 Cecelia Street

Great starter, retirement or revenue property. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, wood burning fireplace, on a part basement, unfinished, but could be developed into livable space. Almost a 1/4 acre lot with single car garage. Court ordered sale.

$199,000 1721 Northgate Road $995,000

Lot 7 Marine Crescent

Terrific ocean view lot! Walking distance to beach & marina in Maple Bay. Municipal water to lot line.

$299,900

Tired of the rising cost of food? Grow your own on this picturesque gentle sloping land. This is a very unique property as it has 3 different zonings, a 104 year old farm house and a very substantial newer 2 storey building with over 1600 sq.ft. per floor. Current use of this building is as a preschool facility. The P1 zoning also allows a number of other uses. The remainder of the land is zoned A2 (Agriculture), not in the Agriculture Land Reserve with a small piece zoned R2.


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$599,900

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$320,000

Zoning allows for agriculture, horticulture, small suite or secondary suite, nursery school accessory to a residential use, mobile home and more.

• foreclosure • large 1421 sq. ft. • 2 or 3 bedrooms • 2 baths • 2 kitchens • low monthly strata • private garden area • kids ok • pets ok • rentals ok

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David Gillman 250-710-8238 DIRECT 250-748-7200

RE/MAX Duncan - Mill Bay www.remax-duncan.bc.ca davidgillman@remax.net

NEW LISTING 1447 HIGHLAND PLACE

$439,000

Beautiful Douglas Hill home with many updates on a well manicured 1/2 acre property. This home features a level entry with 3 bedrooms including a large master with bay window. Enjoy the private 12x25 deck off the family room and kitchen area. There are many mature perennial gardens and vegetable garden area as well as a gazebo for your enjoyment. The property is fenced in the back and has RV parking. This is a much sought after mature neighbourhood near many recreation facilities such as golf, local marinas & an easy commute to Victoria or Duncan.

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Terrific Timbercrest home with great potential for building equity into a fine family home. This home has 4 bedrooms with 2 extra rooms down. Beautiful hardwood floors and many updates on the main floor. The kitchen is a nice space to create in, with newer cabinets, counter tops and tile. Cherry, Apple and splendid Garry Oak trees compliment this sunny spacious lot. Recent work to replace water line and perimeter drainage has left a messy yard which could be remedied with landscaping and planting just in time for spring! Oil tank was replaced 2 years ago and the roof is only 6 years old.

“The Realtor that Cares” johnjukes@osborne-realty.com

250-748-4443 Family Home with ocean view

Outstanding Family Home

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$304,900 • 2244 sq.ft. level entry home • Ocean and Salt Spring Island views • Great schools in the area • Full walk out basement • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Many upgrades including roof, drains, HWT 11-97

$399,900 • Over 2200 sq.ft. in move-in condition • Great location • Only 4 years old completely finished • Fabulous family rm for entertaining • 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms • Fully fenced landscaped gardens

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Beautiful House on 2 Acres

Character with Attitude

$409,900

• Exceptional character home • Kitchen out of “Antiques Road Show” • 3 beds and 2½ baths • Main level entry w/ original floors & mouldings • Over 2100 sq. ft. • Private location 11-78

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• Immaculate 2200 sq. ft. house • Open concept for great entertaining • Outstanding kitchen • 2 full bathrooms • Superb kitchen • Fully fenced manicured garden 11-09 • 2 bedrooms w/3rd from easily converted workshop

This house welcomes you in, then hugs you

Fantastic Condo in Victoria

FAMILY VALUE-COWICHAN BAY

$344,900

Terrific family home with lots of living area in the historic waterfront community of Cowichan Bay. This home has 2600 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and is serviced by sewer, water and gas. Easy entrance to both levels makes for flexible usage of home. The lot is approximately 1/4 acre of flat usable land with many mature plants & trees. The detached garage or shop is approx. 620 sq. ft. and there is plenty of room to park your RV. Positioned on a no-through road, ending with mature forest, makes for little traffic and yet not more than a few minutes to the T.C.H. and a scenic commute to Victoria.

$769,900

$489,900 • No exaggeration, this property is WOW! • 3 bdrms, 2 baths • Put this on your list, absolute must see • Detached single garage • Beautiful Tudor style home • 3 car carport and workshop • Park-like grounds

• Located in the heart of downtown • Secured building and parking • 2 beds and 2 full baths • 10th floor with ocean & mountain views • Open living concept • One of the finest condos anywhere 11-77

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2925 Shawnigan Lake Rd 2.5 acres in central Shawnigan. Walk to the lake or the Black Swan Pub. This is a charming piece with beautiful views, lots of lawn, and a 2700 sq.ft. home with an attached double garage. 3 bedrooms, a huge bonus room and office space too. There is also a separate double garage/shop with 11 ft high RV parking. Your family will love this.

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Arbutus Ridge Building Lot

Overlooking the 17th hole, this south facing lot is the ideal lot to build your dream home. Easy to build on lot where you can golf year round and enjoy all the amenities and activities offered by Arbutus Ridge. Yours for only

$154,900 and no HST

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Cherry Point Ocean Front

Absolutely stunning ocean view upon entering this meticulous Arbutus Ridge home. Enjoy the beautiful view daily while not out golfing, playing tennis, swimming, boating or enjoying the vast number of activities offered at Arbutus Ridge. This 50+ gated community has the best security offered anywhere providing a secure feeling when home or away on holiday. Main level entry with fully finished lower level has all the room and storage you will need. 11-50

Tastefully remodeled ocean front home at Cherry Point with great access to over 100 ft. of pebble beach. Fabulous ocean view from all living spaces and both decks. This 3 bedroom home with loft den also has a one bedroom in-law suite and ample storage. 11-69

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Step up to this great family home close to schools and shopping in popular Herons Wood. The WOW factor includes feature wood and glass staircase, 2 storey ceiling in living room, huge master bedroom suite with lounge area, gas fireplace, walk-thru 11-52 closet and 5 pce ensuite. Perfect family location at end of cul-de-sac.

Affordable Step Up at:

$424,900

Treat yourself to a great buy on this well maintained downtown condo. Great location close to shopping, recreation centre, library, theatre and river walk. This spacious 2 bedroom top floor condo has a large deck, covered parking, near new roof, new low E thermal windows and separate storage locker. Call for appointment to view. 10-192

Arbutus Ridge building lot with view over farm fields to Saltspring Island. Terraced lot prefect for main level entry with daylight lower level. Build your dream home on this affordable lot and enjoy all the amenities and activities offered by Arbutus Ridge. 11-30

Great value at: $144,900 $134,500 Toll Free # 1-877-854-7468 John Finlayson John 294 Coronation Avenue, Duncan

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$579,000 Amazing Ocean Views - Arbutus Ridge • Arbutus Ridge • 11' ceilings, crown moldings • 2400 sq. ft. 3 bdrm. 3 bath • Master upstairs • Short walk to ocean front • Energy efficient • Custom built & maintained 11-43

Oceanfront Arbutus Ridge Home •Like new 2bdrm/2bath •Lower level storage & den •Multi-terraced patio & decks •Low maintenance yard •Breathtaking views •Deepwater moorage buoy included 11-17

East Facing Ocean Views - Arbutus Ridge • 2003 Built Arbutus Ridge Home •Vaulted Ceilings • 3,280 of 3,800 finished living space •3 bedrms, 4 baths • Maple Cabinets, Granite Counters • Natural Gas cook top b/I oven 11-47

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$279,900

Hidden Hills

Ocean Front Lot

• 82 Acres for Development • 5 Min. N of Duncan • Sold with Proposed 11-57 5 acre lot

• Arbutus Ridge • Build your dream home • 50+ gated community 11-71

$419,900 Arbutus RIdge Beauty • 1830 Square Feet • 2 bed + den • 2 bath • Elegant Rancher • Open Concept • South Facing Patio • Gated Entry • Adult Community 11-81

$499,000 $749,000 Private Acreage-Duncan •Rancher with basement • Nearly Six Acres • New Appliances • Wheelchair Accessible

• 3 Bed, 2 Bath Rancher • New Heat Pump • Private Setting • Vaulted Ceiling 11-68

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Vancouver Island Real Estate Board “2000 Realtor of the Year”

250-748-4443

FEATURE OF THE WEEK LOVELY OCEAN VIEWS

DUPLEX WITH IN-LAW SUITE

Great views from this well maintained home in Lambourn MHP, a popular 55+ park just south of Cowichan Bay and close to Valley View shopping centre. Really good sized rooms and the home has an addition with a family room and in-house workshop. Large covered deck for outdoor entertaining and a lovely garden. Pet friendly. New on the market.

$74,000

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DOUBLE WIDE IN COUNTRY PARK

Immaculate double wide with a great floor plan located in Duncan’s premier MHP (45+). Fantastic kitchen, formal dining area off the living room. Den. Large master bedroom with a spacious ensuite bathroom. Large covered deck which is very private and has lovely mountain views. Fenced rear garden with a detached office/workshop. Small pets allowed. NEW ON THE MARKET

$169,900

Half duplex with a great floor plan and the bonus of an in-law suite in the lower level Popular open style living/dining/kitchen area on the main which is light and bright with vaulted ceiling and lots of windows. 3rd bedroom on lower level or use it as part of the in-law suite. Separate family room on the lower level. Great location, very private back yard, close to town and schools.

$279,000

PRIVATE AND SECURE 27 ACRE RETREAT

SPRING INTO SPRINGWOOD

Incredible describes this property with a main house of over 15,000 sq.ft. set on 27.5 parklike acres in the heart of Cowichan Valley’s wine growing area. 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms. Snooker room, exercise room, sauna. Wine tasting room. Guest cottage plus a 2200 sq.ft. gate house. Horse paddock, tennis court and fabulous pavillion. Matchless quality construction. A perfect retreat, private but close to marinas and great golf courses.

$2,490,000

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Spacious 2/3 bedroom home at the end of a cul-de-sac in a pleasant park (55+) south of Duncan and just minutes to both Valley View and Mill Bay shopping centres. Large living/dining room, roomy kitchen plus a family room at the rear looking out at the lovely garden. Large detached workshop. Covered deck. Small pets allowed with park approval 11-49

$69,000

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WOW! CHARACTER HOME

✤ Private & peaceful ✤ Immaculate almost 2000 sq ft ✤ Living on main 3 bedrooms ✤ Large family/media room up ✤ Gourmet kitchen lots of cabinets ✤ Large island plumbed for DW & sink ✤ Asian walnut & oak hardwood floors ✤ Low maintenance yard ✤ Garden area; back deck ✤ Mountain views ✤ Walk to EVERYTHING!

✤ Circa 1943 4 bedroom home ✤ Updated to today’s standards ✤ Old fir & maple floors restored ✤ Duplex subdivision potential T! IS ✤ Legal suite potentialOF L 98% ✤ Gardener’s paradise R FO ✤ Low maintenance planted yard ✤ Saltspring Island & valley views ✤ Heat pump Energy rated 82 ✤ Walk to schools, downtown Duncan and Cowichan Commons

$329,900

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LANGFORD MORTGAGE HELPER

✤ Family starter home ✤ 3 bedroom 1 ½ bathrms ✤ Private yard area ✤ In-unit laundry ✤ Wood fireplace ✤ Close to schools ✤ Close to hospital ✤ Walk to downtown ✤ Investor’s alert ✤ Pets allowed ✤ Westwood Estates

$144,900

✤ Oversize windows ✤ Mountain & city views ✤ Field stone gas fireplace ✤ Vaulted ceilings on main ✤ Crown moldings on main ✤ French door to den ✤ Hardwood floors ✤ 9 foot ceilings all floors ✤ 1 – 2 bdrm Legal suite ✤ Minutes to box stores ✤ Close to Crystalview Elementary 11-16

$618,900

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250-748-4443 AND START PACKING

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EXQUISITE HOME WITH SEPARATE SUITE • 5000 sq. ft. • .41 acre • 5+ bedrooms • 7 bathrooms • All bedrooms with ensuites

$899,000

• Games room • Family room • Media room • 5 garage spaces • Shop • Separate suite

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• Newer flooring • Huge family room •.39 acre • Private yard • Great area

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• Unique floor plan • Vaulted ceilings • Westcoast plan • 3 bedrooms • 3 bathrooms

• family room • games room & rec room • heat pump • extensive brick work

$349,000

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$309,900 MEADOW PARK CHARMER

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• Classic design • 1607 sq.ft. main • 2552 total sq. ft. • Gorgeous fireplace • Built in bar

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• Infloor heating • 2 car garage • Huge southside deck

$359,000 CENTENNIAL HEIGHTS

PERFECTLY PRIVATE

• Near Perfect Family Home • Open floor plan • 2 fireplaces • New kitchen/island • New bathroom

• 180 Ocean views • 1735 sq. ft. one level • Vaulted ceilings • .8 level lot • RV parking

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$679,000

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• Family room • 2 car garage • RV parking • Sunny .6 acre • Alex Aitken School area

For more information and photos go to:

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$349,900

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VERY DESIRABLE LOCATION & HOME • Great family home • 4 bdrms, 4 bathrooms * 3 storey home • Wonderful yard & gardens • Quiet no-thru road • Larger dual garage

WATERFRONT LIVING • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Walk on waterfront • Master on main • .28 acre • Workshop • Newer construction

• Super neighbourhood • 3171 sq. ft. • Fully fenced yard • Newer roof • Efficient woodstove

$409,900 RICHARD HAJDU

$659,900 GRANT SCHOLEFIELD

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• Boat launch onsite • Dock • Peaceful • Garage & carport • Meticulously maintained • Newer roof • Gorgeous outlook

Greg Kothlow

Sandra Carswell

Bill McGowan

Gordie Cline

Patricia Reid

Jason Finlayson

Phil Rooke

John Finlayson

Grant Scholfield

Richard Hajdu

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Vera Wilson

Jackie Wood

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678 AUGUSTA PLACE

OUTSTANDING FAMILY HOME

• Elegant rancher style with walkout second level • Featuring 2600 quality finishing that read new in this 8 yr old home • Hardwood floors, granite, stainless appliances • Sweeping views, the same as the clubhouse one block away • 10 and 9 ft ceilings in the entertainment size living/dining and family rooms respectively • See floor plan on-line

• Over 2200 sq. ft. in move-in condition • Only 4 years old completely finished • 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms • Great location • Fabulous family room for entertaining • Fully fenced landscaped gardens

$399,900 JOHN JUKES

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