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Real Estate Victoria

Riverfront Acreage Brand New Home

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RE/MAX camosun westside AN OUTSTANDING VALUE SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME + ROOM FOR MOM $319,900 QUITE POSSIBLY SOOKE’S BEST VALUE! Spacious 5BR, 2BA, 2048sf family home includes a grade level, unauthorized, self-contained 2BR suite w/private entry. Upstairs: country kitchen w/eating area opens thru patio doors to sunny 27x12 deck-perfect for BBQs & outdoor entertaining. Entertainment size LR has classic floor to ceiling brick FP w/slate hearth, 4pce main BA & 3 generous BRs including 2352 Otter Point Road MBR w/his/her closets completes main level. Newer laminate floors almost throughout. Carport + RV & boat pkg. Large, level, sunny, landscaped .17ac w/completely fenced & gated backyard-ideal for kids & pets and backs forested parkland for enhanced privacy. Steps to bus & just mins to schools, shopping, parks, rec ctr & marina. An absolute must see! MLS #291533. Photos:

AFFORDABLE PERFECTION A SPARKLING RANCHER $356,900 One level living at its best. You must see inside to appreciate this beautiful, 2008 built, 2BR, 2BA rancher. Contemporary open design features entertainment size LR w/cozy corner gas FP & dining area. The gourmet kitchen has a large island w/brkfst bar, pantry closet, plenty of cabinets & stainless steel appliances. MBR w/4pce BA/soaker tub. Gleaming maple hardwood floors, tile entry, 6702 Charlene Place designer colors, central vac + HRV unit. Private, fenced & gated backyard & garden shed. At the end of a quiet culde-sac. This is a fabulous alternative to a townhome or condo. MLS #290734. Photos:

NEAR NEW UPSCALE FAMILY HOME PREMIUM FAMILY NEIGHBOURHOOD $409,800 Beautiful, spacious, nearly new (2008), 1895sf, 3BR, 3BA family home on a large, level, sun-drenched .14ac w/complete fenced & gated backyard-perfect for the kids & pets. Etched & leaded glass half-light door opens to bright, rich ceramic tile & gleaming oak floors throughout main level. Gourmet kitchen w/oak cabinets brkfst bar & recessed lighting. Formal DR. Huge LR w/vaulted ceil2277 Church Hill Drive ing & cozy gas FP. Dbl French doors open to sunny, s-facing back deck. Vaulted MBR has w/i closet + 4pce ensuite BA. 2pce BA & laundry room complete main lvl. Upstairs: main 4pce BA, office & 2 more generous BRs. Dbl garage w/elec opener. Country-style covered front porch. Stroll to schools & parks & just min to shops, bus, rec centre & beaches. A rare find! MLS #290437. Photos:

Two Homes ** BIG REDUCTION ** Two full homes. Excellent opportunity here. Live in one side and rent out the other, or perfect for large extended families. Or, approvals are in place to create two separately titled strata 1/2 duplexes. On one side is a beautifully updated three bedroom home with maple kitchen, gorgeous ensuite bath with 6 foot soaker and pleasant views. Functional floor plan, lots of parking and nice, freshly updated landscaping. Nothing to do here. Good colours, materials and recently completed, quality renovation make this move in ready. Commuting? Under 15 mins to Langford. Near the Goose trail too. The other side is a custom built / reno’d with care by the current owner. You will love the extra large open space that is the kitchen, dining and living room. A big room with great entertaining potential, high-end appliances and tastefully decorated, featuring a rock fireplace, nice colours, a beautiful view to the water and a large deck for those summer evenings. Two bedrooms up with nice views again from the master bedroom. Downstairs is a third bedroom with kitchenette and its own bathroom. Perfect for teens, inlaws, etc. Also, you can’t miss massive 23x37 ft. garage with 9 ft. high door. MLS 283254

Now only $649,900.


Choose your colours and move in by summer. Rural, riverfront acreage and a beautiful home, under construction by Stellar Homes; offers two levels with Living R, Dining R, kitchen , breakfast nook and den on the main level and 3 bedrooms, laundry and a bonus room upstairs. Located next to ALR land and bordering Sooke River. The perfect family home! Only $569,900. ML#289613.

Jeff Shorter 250-384-8124

Lovely 2 year old home located close to schools, parks and shopping. Large kitchen with island open to living room and dining room, laundry room, powder room & office on main floor. Large entry with stairs leading to 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Master bath has soaker tub and separate shower. All bathrooms have heated tile floors. PLUS a 2 bedroom suite down with separate entry and its own laundry. Hardi Plank siding and rock facing on exterior. This 3 level family home is in a new subdivision close to all amenities. All appliances included. Mls 289066.

Diane Alexander/ Rainee Mayo Pemberton Holmes - Sooke 250-642-3240 15-40

French Beach $399,000 Get away from it all! Beautifully kept home, offering 2 or 3 bedrooms, master bedroom with jetted tub. Oak & tile floors throughout with open spacious floor plan, southwest facing with large picture windows + French doors, 2 decks + patio. Acre lot with mature landscaping + plantings. Beach a minute’s walk away. MLS 286815.


INSPIRED RURAL RETREAT - PANORAMIC OCEAN & MOUNTAIN VIEWS $724,800 Stunning, architecturally designed, timber framed 3BR, 2BA, 2205sf home w/ generous use of natural materials. Slate, hardwood & etched/ coloured/ polished concrete floors, infloor radiant hot water heat, open beamed pine ceilings, wood windows w/deep sills, old growth fir millwork, custom copper sinks & faucets. Gourmet maple kitchen w/granite counters, LR & DR open thru French 8163 Taylor Place doors to huge ocean view deck. MBR suite has w/i closet & opulent 5pce ensuite w/claw-foot soaker tub, bidet, oversize tiled shower w/3 showerheads. Lofted family room, studio & office/den. Carport, RV parking, gardens & complete privacy on sun-drenched 1.76ac. A must see for the discerning buyer. MLS #290135. Photos:

WONDERFUL WOODSIDE ESTATES - $184,300 Sparkling, spacious 3BR, 2BA, 1375sf, dbl-wide manufactured home. Entertainment size LR. DR will easily accommodate large family dinners. Bright skylit kitchen w/bleached oak cabinets, brkfst bar & all appliances. Oversize laundry room w/wash tub. Skylit main 4pce BA. 2nd BR w/custom wall bed. MBR has w/i closet & 4pce dual #13 - 7109 West Coast Road entry ensuite. Front porch & covered back porch w/lux 6person hot tub & private patio. Garden shed + wired workshop. Carport, interlocking brick driveway. Close to public transit, shops & marina. MLS #289691. Photos:

COMPLIMENTARY EVALUATION CERTIFICATE If you are considering selling, it is imperative in today's changing real estate market that you have accurate and up to date information about the value of your home. Call John NOW for your FREE, no-obligation, market evaluation. John guarantees thorough, courteous, professional service and proven results - ALWAYS! 15-40

New ML 290941

NEW LISTING WHIFFEN SPIT AREA Fabulous 1425 sq.ft. 3 bedroom / 2 bath home. Situated on a bright south facing .19 acre lot that is close to transit, beach and shopping. The no-thru road allows safety for children and pets, and backs onto acres of farmland. This immaculate home offers skylights, laminate floors, new roof, two propane fireplaces, huge kitchen, fenced back yard, master with ensuite, and loads of parking. A lovely home in a great area! Offered at $337,500. MLS 281394.

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David Rusen RE/MAX Alliance 250-386-8875

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LOT 13 POLO FIELD MLS 290138 $239,900 Lane Meadows at Cowichan Bay is a rare collection of 19 generous sized home sites with ocean views and glimpses overlooking Cowichan and Genoa Bays with Salt Spring Island in the near distance.

Tom Muir Sue Spangelo DFH Real Estate Ltd. 250-477-7291

1.6 Acre Natural Setting New ML 291127


Doug Poruchny 250-474-4800

East Sooke $1,118,000 37.3 Acres Subdividable


Lovely natural setting with building site, backs onto 25 acre Garry oak park. Views of valley and water views towards Brentwood Bay. Perc test, services at the road, driveway already in place. Bring your dreams and plans or the current owner have plans for a West Coast contemporary home with detached garage. Close to all Brentwood amenities and 20 minutes from Victoria.

Jack Barker Lisa Dighton RE/MAX Camosun 250-655-0608

LOT 2 - 0.99 AC $169,900 LOT 3 - 1.03 AC $169,900 LOT 4 - 1.24 AC $169,900 Premium building lots w/ ocean glimpses on a quiet, rural cul-de-sac in Super Natural East Sooke - perfect for your dream home or country getaway. Well treed, private lots w/ driveways roughed-in. Municipal water, hydro, phone & cable available at road. Close to tennis courts, playing fields & hiking trails & beaches of 3500 ac East Sooke Park. Price + HST. ML 283349, 283351, 283353. Photos:

John Vernon RE/MAX Camosun 250-642-5050

Rare Deep Cove 5 Acre Property $790,000 New ML 291365


Premium 5 acre parcel in prestigious Deep Cove. Build your country dream home. This lot is a wooded wonderland with dense brush. 487 ft. of frontage. Ocean & beach access across the street. Walking & hiking trails too. Ocean glimpses with potential for more views. Enjoy beautiful sunsets!

Jean Dunn 250-655-1816 Royal LePage By the Sea 1-800-326-8856

This listing is for 2128, 2132 & 2138 Sooke Road. 23,000 sf +/- comprised of 2 vacant lots and one existing home. Colwood is favourable on multi-family potential. Site fronts on Sooke Road. Site is bordered by Acacia Dr. Sooke Rd. and Glencairn. Site is flat and easy to build on.

Jason Kahl Kahl Realty 250-391-8484

STUNNING OCEAN & OLYMPIC MOUNTAIN VIEW BEAUTIFUL 11.36AC COUNTRY ESTATE $339,900 LOT 2, SEASIDE DRIVE Abandon the hectic pace of city living. Relax, unwind & enjoy the peace, quiet & privacy of your own sunny, s-facing 11.36ac country estate. Let your spirit soar w/breathtaking views over Juan de Fuca Strait to majestic snow-capped Olympic Mtns. Good gated driveway, hydro in & several bldg sites include a prime elevated ocean & mtn view site. Bonus: Current Rural A zoning permits 4 dwelling units on the property. You are just steps to very private Flea Beach & minutes walk to renowned French Beach. Beachcombing, whale watching, kayaking, surfing & world class fishing at your door. Nature abounds, yet you are only 20 minutes to Sooke Centre & 1hr to downtown Victoria. MLS 290343 Photos:

John Vernon RE/MAX Camosun 250-642-5050


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DEEP WATER MOORAGE Beautiful Sunrises and Sunsets $1,199,000 PRIME LOCATION READY TO BUILD $398,000 - NO HST - 1.05 acres backing onto Horth Hill Pk - Private, quiet cul-de-sac - Hiking & biking trails abound - Close to Sidney - Easy access to all amenities - No building restrictions - Services to edge of property MLS 280208 1690 HEDGEROW PL More info @

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AN EXECUTIVE OCEANFRONT ESTATE PRESTIGIOUS WHIFFEN SPIT $999,900 1597 DUFOUR ROAD Sparkling, beautifully updated 5BR + den, 3BA, 3531sf exec fam home w/2BR ocean view suite for mom or B&B. Rare, level, landscaped 1.0ac w/82’ of beach frontage & foreshore lease on protected waters of Sooke Harbour. Main floor living areas awash in natural light and finished in solid birch flooring. LR w/brick FP,DR, cook’s kitchen & MBR all open to huge oceanview deck. MBR has triple closets & 4pce ensuite. All new BAs too! 1 sgl & 2 dbl garages. RV pk & classic circular driveway. Steps to bus and a short stroll to renowned Whiffen Spit Beach & Park. MLS 288077 Photos:

John Vernon RE/MAX Camosun 250-642-5050

OPEN HOUSE Sat. & Sun. 1-4 851 Verdier Ave., Unique, elegant and luxurious oceanfront residences on stunning Brentwood Bay, with deep water moorage, and individual garage, and the world class amenities of the gorgeous Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa only steps away. Contemporary, 3 bedroom, 3 designer baths homes with gourmet kitchen, beautiful deck with indoor / outdoor fireplace. See the Butchart Gardens fireworks from here. Moments away from shops & cafes in charming Brentwood Bay, yet close to downtown & international airport. You should be here. 15-41

New ML 291492


EXCELLENT VALUE Perfect get away cottage or starter home. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home was built in 2008 and is ready to be enjoyed. Wired for generator (generator included) for back up power if needed, 8x12 wired outbuilding. Insulated crawl space provides 190 sq.ft. of storage. The lot has been left natural and awaiting your landscaping ideas. Close trails and disc golf park. Municipal water and private septic.

Anna Law Pender Island Realty Ltd. 1-888-629-3383



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New ML 291373

Private Oasis in the City! This 13,000 sq.ft. hillside lot is an excellent opportunity to build your dream home on a quiet country lane in Maplewood. The building envelope is nestled amongst the Garry oaks with pleasant views over the neighbouring rooftops featuring water and mountain glimpses in the distance. Seldom does a peaceful and private lot come available that is so close to all of Victoria’s amenities. The water, sewer and storm drains are installed and ready for hook up. The seller has a set of conceptual plans that should fit on the lot. Only $449,900 and seller has already paid the GST. MLS 290264.

Oceanfront Lot $298,000



Willows Beach Architectural Excellence New ML 291207

New ML 290898


* New listing! Incredible price for oceanfront property (assessed at $391,000) * No HST applicable * Desirable .46 acre walk-on oceanfront * Sea wall already built on property! * Water & hydro to lot line * Call Patti L-L today for further info

Patti Locke-Lewkowich DFH Real Estate Ltd. 250-477-7291

Gorge/Portage Inlet Waterfront Home *$889,000.* 2700 sq.ft+


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Best interior 2009 (CARE) GOLD award Winner Christopher Developments and Zebra Interiors. This gorgeous custom built contemporary has all the right design elements making it a living masterpiece. nestled on a tranquil eco-rich estuary, this home has some mezmerizing views of the water and wildlife. unapralleled standards and impeccable wood finishing throughout, including custom crafted cabinetry and doors. The large open living room features a wall of windows and doors that surround a double sided fireplace, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere - great for entertaining. Impressive stainless steel chefs kitchen with Viking appliances. Beautiful spa inspired master ensuite for the utmost in pampering. Lower level contains gaming room & state of art media room / lounge with galley kitchen - every movie moguls dream. Large tiered decks with gas fire pit and hot tub. A truly unique home. Virtual tour and floor plans at Direct 250-882-3333 $1,550,000 ML 290272


Inspired by the Long Island Shingle residences & influenced by the Frank Lloyd Wright style of windows, bringing in the spectacular ocean views. The home was designed as an “age in place” residence, with extra wide doors & hallways + expansive rooms for entertaining. Seamless white oak floors are throughout the main level & the ultimate in craftsmanship is found in every detail. Structurally designed for an elevator. 2nd floor is ideal for at home office or guests.

Feels like a get a way but is ten minutes from downtown. Built in the 50’s of solid old world construction. Generous lot ensures total privacy and yet is till very low maintenance. Separate two car garage. Spacious sundeck w/stairs to dock. Gas furnace, fireplace, hot water tank. A kayak heaven w/the waterway connection to the Inner Harbour. for photo’s & floorplan. MLS 288985 15-41

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New ML 290085

Leslee Farrell Macdonald Realty Victoria Inc. 250-388-5882

Kathryn Alexander Sutton Group West Coast Realty 250-881-4440 ★

Gorgeous Manicured Waterfront Property Sunday April 17, Open House 2-4 PM 1 Midwood Road, View Royal step into spring with

David Sherman Colin Denton Pender Island Realty Ltd. 1-250-629-3383


New ML 291495

OPEN HOUSE SUN. 2-4 4029 WHITE ROCK ST. WATERFRONT TEN MILE POINT Stunning views from this level entry rancher 1759 sq.ft. liveable with easy care lot! Great condo alternative in prestigious area. Need some updating. Looking for an offer. MLS 283029.


SPIRIT OF THE WATERS Currently operated as a successful B&B and boasting 2700 sq.ft., this 3 bedroom, 4 bath, ocean view home has so much to offer. The first level features exotic hardwood flooring throughout and includes a 700 sq.ft. studio space with full bath. Upstairs, the expansive kitchen / dining area flows into the tasteful living room; perfect for entertaining. The master bedroom is a romantic retreat complete with spacious ensuite. Extensive use of glass takes advantage of the lovely views; drawing one out to enjoy over 500 sq.ft. of sunny, south facing deck. Step out back to revel in the harmony of the beautiful gardens or take a short stroll to swimming on Magic Lake.

“Seabird Home,” a once in a lifetime opportunity offering quiet serenity near a nature preserve. This lowbank 0.3 acre waterfront estate enjoys extensive frontage on the Portage Inlet and is located just minutes to town. Well- constructed home with a spacious floor plan of 4400 sq.ft. 4 Bed, 3 Bath including modern in-law suite. 2 Beds up, 2 down. All principal rooms have phenomenal waterviews. Tastefully updated home. You will enjoy lounging in oversize kitchen, living room with FP, or office — all with garden and lowbank water views for watching swans, herons, ducks, and other waterbirds. Upper master bedroom with the most attractive views and deck. Heaven on Earth! Open upper level doubles as work-out room and photo gallery; present seller’s show is spectacular. Come see! Beautifully manicured lawns and gardens. Feng Shui’d and Prepped™.

Call Joseph Martin, Ph.D. 15-41

Pemberton Holmes Ltd 250 474-4176


RENOWNED OCEANFRONT B&B Breathtaking SW views showcasing the Gulf Islands, the San Juans and sightings of orcas and eagles from this 10 acre waterfront property on beautiful Pender Island. Finely finished timber frame home, presently utilized as one of the best Bed and Breakfast operations in the Gulf Islands. Extra features include a 2 bedroom 600 sq.ft. cottage, single garage with large workshop, 4 hot tubs, gazebo, ponds, extensive sundecks taking full advantage of the views. Excellent water supply with 2 wells.

Rob Southey Pender Island Realty Ltd. 1-888-629-3383


Once a family farmhouse on the outskirts of Seattle, this stunning 1909 residence stands as a testament to green living principles and finds new life on Salt Spring thanks to a crew of ingenious craftsman. The classic design and formal spaces of the 3,839 sq.ft. 5 bedroom, 5 bath home are as welcoming today as they were a century ago, and the addition of modern mechanical systems lend comforts not possible in the past. Set right alongside 56 acre Mouat Park with its beautiful walking trails and disc golf course, the easy care lot allows a scenic views over Ganges Village and the harbour beyond. The in-town location provides a true walk-to-all lifestyle with shops, schools, galleries and restaurants a short stroll away. A unique home full of character, it has found a most fitting place to call home.

Chris & Darlene Hobbs Sotheby’s International Realty Canada 250-537-1778

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UP ISLAND / INVESTMENT, COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL M-2 COMMERCIAL BUILDING (close to downtown Victoria) Fully serviced corner lot with great visibility. On site parking on all 3 levels (3rd is rooftop parking, 5351 sq.ft.) two storey concrete light industrial (M-2 zoning) building. Current use auto repair and paint shop. Consider for a distribution business that requires secure lock up for delivery vehicles. Three overhead doors on front facade and entry on south side to lower level. Gross floor area on all 3 levels 13,486 square feet. Located in the “Rock Bay” industrial area with easy access to Greater Victoria and all major Highways and byways. Solid concrete/concrete block construction. $1,800,000 MLS 291427

Cobble Hill Acreage Mortgage Helper $699,900 New ML. 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 tilework & crown moldings complement the bright open floor plan 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, hay loft for 300 bales. Large riding ring plus backup generator. MLS 291178.

Eamon Coll Sutton Group West Coast Realty 250-479-3333

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COBBLE HILL, 32.45 ACRES GRAVEL OPERATION FABULOUS HOME OCEAN VIEWS SUITE SHOP JUST $1,899,000 Ocean view one level home with ocean view suite above garage. 32.45 acres with extensive gravel deposits and permits to extract. 1200 sq.ft. shop with full height doors and concrete floors. Details call Roy at 250812-1989.

Roy Coburn RE/MAX Camosun 250-812-1989

New ML 291219


LIGHT INDUSTRIAL LOT FOR SALE South Duncan 9000+ commercial zoned lot with sewer, water & hydro at lot line offering numerous light industrial commercial uses with nearby access to the Trans Canada Highway. Commercial properties are a rare find. This lot is very affordable being offered at $269,900. Build your own commercial building and stop paying rent.

Robert Hahn Dana Hahn RE/MAX Camosun 250-744-3301

Jason Kahl Kahl Realty 250-391-8484


New building! CD7 zoning includes office space, restaurants, retail, salon / spa, and almost everything else you can think of. There are 125 condos immediate to the area for clients and thousands of cars pass by the corner every day. Size may vary up to 1350 sq.ft., but building next door also has lease space up to 4500 sq.ft. Easy to show. Call for appointment to view. Various units in 3212 and 3218 Jacklin Rd. Priced between $15 and $20 per sq.ft.

Lyle Kahl Kahl Realty 250-391-8484

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New ML 291008

1,001 square feet of useable office / retail space in very busy Hatley Park shopping centre. Other business include Scotia Bank, optician, beauty salon, liquor store, vitamin store, Subway, Little Caesars, vet, wood stove shop and vacuum shop, plus other professional offices. Ample parking, great location.

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