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December 28, 2012-January 10, 2013 REDUCED GREAT VALUE

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hajdu • .23 of an acre • Newer roof & windows • Quiet no-thru road • Bedrooms upstairs • Close to good schools • Great location value

$299,900

• Lakefront complex • No-thru road near park • Master on the main • Double sided gas fireplace • Crown moulding • View patio & balcony

• Terrific townhouse • 2 bdrms + den • 1658 sq. ft • Very pleasing décor • Dual garage • Hardwood floor

$364,900

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• 3 bdrm rancher • Large family room • Efficient woodstove • Private backyard • Master with ensuite • Garden area

• 1410 sq. ft. • South-end location • Open floorplan • Wonderful water feature • Backs onto greenbelt • Private hot tub area

$319,900

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• 3 bdrm Rancher • 2 baths, 1276 sqft • Lakes Rd location • Newer roof • Newer furnace • Fantastic value

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• 3 bedroom rancher • 1400 square feet • Sep. family room • Extra enclosed work areas • Quiet no-through road • RV parking area

• Retiree`s - 1st time buyers • Easy care yard • Fireplace in family room • Storage - workshop • Very neat & tidy • Big kitchen area

$209,900

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• Hardwood floors • 1 bedroom • Natural gas fireplace • Private .71 acre • Municipal services • Open design • Mountain views • Sunroom • Detached garage/studio 12-157

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• Wedgwood House • 2 bdrm, 2 baths • Assisted living • Wonderful complex • Downtown location • New flooring/paint

• Incredible investment • Rent or live in • Great returns • Common waiting lists • Largest unit in complex • Supportive community

$169,900

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• 3437 sq. ft. • RV parking • .26 acre • Great location THE PERFECT ocean views FIT! • Marina nearby • Panoramic • Cute seaside community • 2 Bedroom/Den • 5 bdrms/5 baths • Maple kitchen • Close to waterfront walk needed • 1 - 4 pc•bathroom South of Duncan • Some finishing • Immaculate• Gorgeous ensuite • 947 sq.•ft.Huge open concept master bdrm. route sweat equity • New carpets • 2 bay garage • Close to bus • Build

WEST COAST CONTEMPORARY • 3 bed/2 bath • 7800 sq. ft. lot • Ductless heat pump • Newer roof/septic •12x24 shop/studio

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• Super location • Nearby schools • Nearby recreation fields • On bus route • Flat backyard • Efficient woodstove

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• Beautiful .38 acre • Detached garage-shop • Excellent yard • Fir & tile flooring • Propane fireplace • RV parking areas

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• 4 bdrms, 2 baths • 1,883 Square feet • Updated kitchen • Updated flooring • Covered sundeck • Recent int. painting

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• Remarkable Rancher • Overheight RV garage • 2676 square feet • Detached shop/studio • 3 bdrms, 3 baths + den • Quamichan Lake access • Sep. family & living rooms • Fully fenced • .41 of an acre • Private patio • Beautifully landscaped • Heat pump & 2 fireplaces

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• 4 bdrms, 2 baths • Large covered patio • Work shop off garage • Nicely landscaped • Extra parking area • Propane fireplace

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PERFECT RANCHER NEW LISTING

• 1369 sq. ft. • Open floor plan • 2 bdrm/2 bath • Largest yard • Hardwood floor

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Happy New Year & A Prosperous 2013! NEW PRICE!

NEW PRICE!

DUNCAN $639,000

MLS344999

Popular "Rockwood Terrace" views of Quamichan Lake and Mt. Prevost. Level entry ranch style end unit, 1389 sq.ft. Former show home, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 2 sided natural gas fireplace and Air-conditioned for summer comfort. Large double garage with work space, great home, great value.

NEW PRICE!

DUNCAN $799,900 MLS343416

Fabulous 5 year old 3775 sq.ft. 5 bedroom family home on one acre, delightfully open floor plan with chef approved kitchen, master suite plus den or bedroom on main floor, formal dining for those Thanksgiving family dinners Attached 3 car garage, plus huge detached workshop with 3 pc bathroom, RV shelter, storage shed, greenhouse and garden and so much more... see MLS 343416 for 42 additional photos.

MILL BAY $269,000

DUNCAN $314,900

MLS340051

4.94 South facing acres, with a 4002 sq.ft. level entry ranch style home with full walkout basement. This 8 year old custom built home with dream kitchen. Panorama mountain views overlooking Quamichan Lake and city lights are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Open floor plan, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, huge family room and a workshop to please the ardent hobbyist in your family. This home has a good producing well and is heated by Geothermal heating & air conditioning. This has to be one of the nicest locations in the valley.

MLS 344092

Sitting on a .41 acre corner lot w/mature landscaping and backs onto neighbourhood park. Great location to raise a family & a perfect opportunity to build some equity in renovations/upgrades while making this home your own. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,100 sq.ft. of living space, the home is in desperate need of TLC

NEW PRICE!

DUNCAN $199,000

CROFTON $279,000

Rare 1 Acre C2 commercial zoned property on Cowichan Bay Road, just off the Trans Canada Highway, backing onto Cowichan Golf and Country Club lands (not on the golf course), this property is in the ALR and may be subject to agricultural uses.

Enjoy this private 1.2 acre parcel with newer 3 bedroom home. The main floor is accessed at ground level from the circle drive from huge patio deck and the carport accessed from the lower driveway. Lower floor is completely finished with huge recreation room, 3 pc. bath and single bedroom ideal for the in-laws. RV parking with hook up. Some peekaboo water views, new septic system in October.

MLS # 340586

MLS 343228

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Welcome home to this like new 7 year old 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom family home located on a very private half acre lot at the end of a cul de sac. Enjoy your morning coffee on the front patio and sunset dinners on the covered deck off the kitchen. Well appointed kitchen with lots of counter space, fully developed home with wood stove in the family room, fenced back yard, lots of room for kids games and RV Parking. There is a nice view from the front deck of Saltspring Island. A great family home, just waiting for you!

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DUNCAN $549,000 MLS 343746

Great family 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom split level, updated kitchen with granite countertops, family room off the kitchen plus eating area and formal dining room. Bright and cheerful office off the foyer. Very comfortable home with great outdoor space to enjoy off the kitchen featuring a very private patio. Tons of RV Parking and very accessible to Duncan or Nanaimo. Good value.

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SHAWNIGAN LAKE $299,800 MLS 340586

Rural and private, this is a 10 year old home ripe for your investment. Very private set back from no through road with a long driveway to the home site nestled on the 2.54 acres located off Shawnigan Lake road west. The basement is full and undeveloped. This home requires some imagination and effort. Someone is going to make a great investment.

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• 1 bedroom plus den condo. • Great location, • Adult oriented, • Clubhouse, • Recreation area

$199,000

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$679,000

Extremely private 33 acre (+ or -) estate in Shawnigan Lake area. Expansive views of lake and mountains, house does require extensive finishing “a diamond in the rough” but has great possibilities for someone with vision. This custom built home has 3 bdrms., 3 baths and is on 3 levels, lots of great ideas... just not finished. 2 huge decks soak up the tranquil views. F-1 zoning allows for 2nd home or mobile home. MLS 344314

Panoramic Oceanviews In Mill Bay

$673,000

Enjoy the sunrise every day with Magnificent, un-obstructed views of Saanich Inlet, Saltspring Is and Mt Baker to the east. This custom home was built in 1993 and is located in an upscale neighborhood on a beautifully landscaped, fully fenced .39 acre lot. Walking distance to Millbay Centre, Brentwood College or Millbay Marina. Very well maintained and designed to accomodate 2 families comfortably, this familyhome is approx 4350sqft (finished) with 5 Bdrms + Den & 4 Bths on 2 levels. MLS 345342

Very Affordable in Mill Bay - New Price

$24,499

FAST POSSESSION POSSIBLE - This 2 bedroom 1 bath mobile home is in good condition and can be found in the “Adult Section” (19+) of Cedar Creek MHP in Mill Bay. Living room has economical woodstove and is cedar-lined, kitchen has room for table/chairs + dome - skylight, large covered addition makes a great ‘outside’ sitting area, laundry/ workshop/storage room, some vinyl windows, recent improvements include; fresh paint in bedrooms, large private sundeck renovation just completed, oil tank replaced in 2004, furnace last serviced in Nov 2011. Pad fee includes; water/sewer/garbage pick up. 5 minute drive to Mill Bay Centre. MLS342132

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• 2,726 Sq. Ft. Home • 3 Bedrooms + Den • 3 Bathrooms • Backs onto Green Space

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$599,900

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$459,900

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$349,900

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• 3,869 Sq. Ft. Home • 4 Bedrooms + Den • 3.5 Bathrooms • Fully Fenced .46 Acre Lot

• Silestone Counters • Addt. Accommodation • Hardwood Flooring • Gas Hot Water & Fireplace

$784,950

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• Generous .43 Acre Lot • Low Maintenance Yard • New Heat Pump • Fully Fenced

$794,000

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• 3,494 Sq. Ft. Waterfront Home • 3 Bedrooms & 4 Baths • Stainless Steel Appliances • Hardwood Floors

$999,900

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• 4,000 Sq. Ft. Home • Stunning Ocean Views! • 4 Bedrooms • 4 Bathrooms

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• .709 Acre Waterfront Lot • 884 Sq. Ft. Carriage House • 2 Bedrooms & 1 Bath • Triple Bay Over Height Garage

$950,000

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• 1,633 Sq. Ft. Home • 2 Bedrooms + Den • 2 Full Bathrooms • Easy Care .17 Acre Lot

• 3,168 Sq. Ft. Home • 5 Bedrooms (Total) • 5 Bathrooms (Total) • 4.38 Acre Parcel

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$1,499,000

• Double Garage • 3 Patio Areas • Propane Fireplace • Secure Gated Community

$349,900

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$559,000

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$648,900

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• 2,569 Sq. Ft. Home • 4 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • Fenced 1.9 Acre Parcel • Updated Kitchen KL12-154

• Huge Sunroom • Large Deck • Single Garage & Double Carport

$397,900

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$239,000

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Attention families! Excellent family home with 4 beds & laundry all on the same floor! Great floor plan, lots of extras and priced below appraised value! This is another quality built (Wall Bros) home with a heat pump, hot water on demand, hardwood floors, a cozy natural gas fireplace and a Huge master with en-suite. Act fast before this one is gone!

$379,900

3172 Gilana Place (Duncan) ~

If you are looking for peace and serenity you just found it! Here is an exceptional West facing ocean front property on Vancouver Island that is right across the bay from Maple Bay Marina and yet it is off the grid! Own your own calming bay with 400+ feet of low bank waterfront!

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$89,000 REDUCED!

This 2 bed + den (or 3rd bedroom) has lots of space and a large family room downstairs as well as a fireplace on the main level and has just received BRAND NEW CARPETS. The exterior has had a face lift with new vinyl siding and new thermal windows. Amazing value here!

#27 – 3025 Cow Lk Rd (Duncan) ~

$121,900 REDUCED!

“Dear Dan,

Here’s a great family home on a large corner lot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and only a couple minutes from the beautiful Lake! There’s lots of parking, double garage plus a carport and plenty of room for your RV and boat. This spacious home could be 5 bedrooms plus an office.

200 Cowichan E Ave (Lake Cowichan) ~

Louise & I wanted to thank you for being patient with us and taking the time to guide us through the buying process as we clarified what kind of home best suited our needs. We appreciated your wise advice regarding each home we looked at and educating us on the various areas. Thank you for helping us find just the right place! We have to tell you how grateful we are for your friendly and capable help and we would (and have already as you know) happily recommend your services to other people.

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SHAWNIGAN LAKE

250-743-7151

1750 Shawnigan Mill Bay Rd. TOLL FREE 1-800-668-2272 Tim Parker

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Cobble Hill Beauty T NEW PAIN • 3 bed 3 bath 2 story OUT! • Fabulous new quartz/dk maple kitchen, INSIDE & HEN • New paint inside and out NEW KITC • New Àooring, some hardwood • New deck and fencing • Level useable back yard • Secured gravel RV/Boat parking

$364,000

Telegraph Acreage • New price below assessment • 2500 SF, 4 bed 3 bath • south facing Pastoral and mtn views • 1 acre with amazing gardens • large granite and oak kitchen • secured RV / Boat parking

$444,900

Lake Cowichan Family Home

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• 3400 sq. ft. 4 bdrm/3 bath .23 acre • View of River and Mountains • Finished walkout suitable for suiting • Huge kitchen, • Vaulted living/dining room

1721-B Cowichan Bay Rd Toll Free 1-800-668-2272

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Peter Miller

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Large Family? This Home Is For You Spacious rooms, easy to suite, private yard. Good value. Well maintained with inline living and dining rooms with wood ¿replace. 4 beds/3 baths, 4 pce ensuite, huge family room with woodstove. Fabulous decks and space for a growing family. Great neighbourhood, RV parking, easy care yard.

Private Paradise - Your Very Own Island on Sunny Shawnigan Lake. Don’t wait. Start enjoying your private retreat now. Perfect for family time. Stunning lake views, natural habitat, ¿sh or swim from your dock. Character home with brick ¿replace, modern kitchen, powder room, bath house and second sleeping cabin. Powered by propane, solar and generator. All the comforts of home.

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200’ Of Lakefront

Beautiful family home, walking distance to public beaches and shops. Three bedrooms on main and a fourth down, three bathrooms, one being an ensuite off master bedroom. The master also includes a great walk-in closet, kitchen with patio doors on to a level fenced back yard with a brand new deck. Large area down that could be converted to a suite or used for a great family room. The home has the bonus of a energy ef¿cient heat pump system for heating and cooling. This is a great family home that has been well cared for, just move in and enjoy

$679,000

This1.47acrelothassunnysouthernexposurewith approximately 200’ of lake front. Gently sloping towards the lake, cleared and treed areas make this a special place to build your recreation or full time residence. Close to schools and services and an easy commute. Call for details.

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Amazing 5 acre parcel on scenic Kingburne Drive. Fenced and completely usable with two ponds and a growing garden. Suitable for horses. Beautiful spanish style home with lots of character and unique features. High-arched ceilings, built-in bookcases, gas ¿replace, mostly tiled Àooring with hot water heat, tiled roof and a sunny, private patio. Master with wood Àooring, sliding door to patio, soaker tub and walk-in closet. Central kitchen, bright, lots of cabinets and counter space, built-in stovetop and oven. Short distance from Cobble Hill Village.

NEW PRICE!

#77-2785 Wallbank Road, Shawnigan Lake • Like new, • 2 bed, 2 bath • 12 x 30 covered deck• Energy Star • 2x6 walls • Walk to lake MLS 333865

Great Shawnigan Location.

DFH Real Estate Ltd. Supporting Families in need, to help make the Holiday Season Bright.

This family home is an absolute pleasure to show! It can be found in a quiet residential neighbourhood and rests on .37 acres. Rich teak Àooring, ceramic tile and granite counter tops. 4 bdrms & 3 baths (inlc 2 bdrm inlaw suite) lvgrm is spacious 2way decorative rock ¿re place and a bright dining room. An extra large master bedroom with french doors to a private deck and hot tub.

Call Tim Parker at 250-743-7151 to view

Sue Lyle www.suelyle.com

HELP WANTED:

$725,000

5 Acre Horse Farm

$469,900

250-748-0320

Be sold on expertise

Shawnigan Village

$629,000

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Call Jayne Shaw at 250-743-7151

$365,000

Cowichan Real Estate Magazine

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I wish you more of whatever takes you to a place of peace in your mind and joy in your heart. Thanks to all of you for your continued loyalty, especially the Cowichan Bay Spirit Dragons Dragon Boat Team. Let’s all give 2013 our very best and make it a great year. Sue Lyle

$349,900

December 28, 2012-January 10, 2013

Call Sue at 250-743-7151

Call Farrell Magnusson at 250-743-7151

$119,900

Testimonial

We are all settled in and everything is awesome. Thank you so much for all your hard work and being so compassionate and caring through the whole deal, I know it wasn’t easy. Diane You rock!!!!! Call Peter Miller at 250-748-0320


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SHAWNIGAN LAKE

250-743-7151

1750 Shawnigan Mill Bay Rd. TOLL FREE 1-800-668-2272 Tim Parker

Farrell Magnusson www.farrellmagnusson.com

“We Are Your Link to Victoria Buyers”

John Hladky

Cobble Hill Beauty T NEW PAIN • 3 bed 3 bath 2 story OUT! • Fabulous new quartz/dk maple kitchen, INSIDE & HEN • New paint inside and out NEW KITC • New Àooring, some hardwood • New deck and fencing • Level useable back yard • Secured gravel RV/Boat parking

$364,000

Telegraph Acreage • New price below assessment • 2500 SF, 4 bed 3 bath • south facing Pastoral and mtn views • 1 acre with amazing gardens • large granite and oak kitchen • secured RV / Boat parking

$444,900

Lake Cowichan Family Home

REDUCED!

December 28, 2012-January 10, 2013

• 3400 sq. ft. 4 bdrm/3 bath .23 acre • View of River and Mountains • Finished walkout suitable for suiting • Huge kitchen, • Vaulted living/dining room

1721-B Cowichan Bay Rd Toll Free 1-800-668-2272

Jayne Shaw

Peter Miller

www.jayneshaw.ca

www.pmillerrealestate.com

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Large Family? This Home Is For You Spacious rooms, easy to suite, private yard. Good value. Well maintained with inline living and dining rooms with wood ¿replace. 4 beds/3 baths, 4 pce ensuite, huge family room with woodstove. Fabulous decks and space for a growing family. Great neighbourhood, RV parking, easy care yard.

Private Paradise - Your Very Own Island on Sunny Shawnigan Lake. Don’t wait. Start enjoying your private retreat now. Perfect for family time. Stunning lake views, natural habitat, ¿sh or swim from your dock. Character home with brick ¿replace, modern kitchen, powder room, bath house and second sleeping cabin. Powered by propane, solar and generator. All the comforts of home.

Wishing All A Healthy & Prosperous 2013 From All of Us at DFH Shawnigan Lake & Cowichan Bay

200’ Of Lakefront

Beautiful family home, walking distance to public beaches and shops. Three bedrooms on main and a fourth down, three bathrooms, one being an ensuite off master bedroom. The master also includes a great walk-in closet, kitchen with patio doors on to a level fenced back yard with a brand new deck. Large area down that could be converted to a suite or used for a great family room. The home has the bonus of a energy ef¿cient heat pump system for heating and cooling. This is a great family home that has been well cared for, just move in and enjoy

$679,000

This1.47acrelothassunnysouthernexposurewith approximately 200’ of lake front. Gently sloping towards the lake, cleared and treed areas make this a special place to build your recreation or full time residence. Close to schools and services and an easy commute. Call for details.

Please Remember To Support Your Favourite Charity and Remember Food Banks always need donations

Amazing 5 acre parcel on scenic Kingburne Drive. Fenced and completely usable with two ponds and a growing garden. Suitable for horses. Beautiful spanish style home with lots of character and unique features. High-arched ceilings, built-in bookcases, gas ¿replace, mostly tiled Àooring with hot water heat, tiled roof and a sunny, private patio. Master with wood Àooring, sliding door to patio, soaker tub and walk-in closet. Central kitchen, bright, lots of cabinets and counter space, built-in stovetop and oven. Short distance from Cobble Hill Village.

NEW PRICE!

#77-2785 Wallbank Road, Shawnigan Lake • Like new, • 2 bed, 2 bath • 12 x 30 covered deck• Energy Star • 2x6 walls • Walk to lake MLS 333865

Great Shawnigan Location.

DFH Real Estate Ltd. Supporting Families in need, to help make the Holiday Season Bright.

This family home is an absolute pleasure to show! It can be found in a quiet residential neighbourhood and rests on .37 acres. Rich teak Àooring, ceramic tile and granite counter tops. 4 bdrms & 3 baths (inlc 2 bdrm inlaw suite) lvgrm is spacious 2way decorative rock ¿re place and a bright dining room. An extra large master bedroom with french doors to a private deck and hot tub.

Call Tim Parker at 250-743-7151 to view

Sue Lyle www.suelyle.com

HELP WANTED:

$725,000

5 Acre Horse Farm

$469,900

250-748-0320

Be sold on expertise

Shawnigan Village

$629,000

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Call Jayne Shaw at 250-743-7151

$365,000

Cowichan Real Estate Magazine

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I wish you more of whatever takes you to a place of peace in your mind and joy in your heart. Thanks to all of you for your continued loyalty, especially the Cowichan Bay Spirit Dragons Dragon Boat Team. Let’s all give 2013 our very best and make it a great year. Sue Lyle

$349,900

December 28, 2012-January 10, 2013

Call Sue at 250-743-7151

Call Farrell Magnusson at 250-743-7151

$119,900

Testimonial

We are all settled in and everything is awesome. Thank you so much for all your hard work and being so compassionate and caring through the whole deal, I know it wasn’t easy. Diane You rock!!!!! Call Peter Miller at 250-748-0320


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Cliff Moberg

Personal Real Estate

748-5000 (24 hrs)

CORPORATION

WEST COAST REALTY

The “Dream Team” In REAL ESTATE, as in life it’s TEAM WORK that makes the “DREAM WORK! • 2400 sq. ft. home • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 levels • Low maintenance yard • Double carport, RV Parking

www.dreamsold.com

1721 Northgate Road $995,000 • Unique property, 3 different zonings • P1, A2 and R2 • Charming, 104 year old farmhouse •A second, newer 2 storey dwelling on property is currently a childcare facility

• Beautiful 3000 sq. ft. home • Four bedrooms • Open design • Heat pump • 3 bathrooms, with heated tile floors • Exquisite finishing • 11 foot ceilings • Maple flooring • Gorgeous kitchen • Maple cabinets • Marble & quartz countertops • Hot tub • Media Room & rec room • Low maintenance hardiplank & real rock exterior

2552 McLaren Rd $589,000 -no hst

Handyman Special $ 295,000 Fantastic View, Fantastic Price

Agri-commercial zoned property

Wow Factor! MILL SPRINGS!

2865 Shawnigan Lake Rd. $295,000

1729 Westlock Rd. - $889,000 $789,000

4535 Trans Canada Hwy. $799,000

Large Home - Mill Springs • 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Vaulted ceilings • skylights • Hardwood & tile flooring • Heat pump • gas fireplace • Double harage • Great street appeal • Beautifully landscaped lot 2544 Kinnouli Cres. $475,000

Grant Clement

• Exquisite Quamichan lakefront 2608 sq. ft. rancher • 3 bedrooms plus den, stunning master has lakefront access • 3 bathrooms, ensuite has heated floors & towel rack • Beautifully decorated, top quality features • Fabulous kitchen, perfect for entertaining • Extensive renovations, including new countertops, metal roof • Spacious yard with over 100 feet of rebuilt dock • Please call us to view your dream home today!

PRIME LOTS COWICHAN BAY ESTATES

50% SOLD!

Real Estate

250-748-5000

Sutton Group West Coast Realty

Personal Real Estate Corporation grant@clementrealestate.com

2 Bedroom 970 sq.ft.

PHASE 1 from

$214,900 incl. tax. #11 BEST BUY

ON BUS

- 10,000 $204,900

conditions apply ROUTE

• Appliances and Window blinds • Private fenced yard, pets OK • No age restriction • Reasonable & Sensible bylaws

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2-4 PM

• Large .99 acre lot • 3800 sq.ft RANCHER incl. walk-out basement • Hardwood, Heat-Pump, Suite

6694 Genoa Bay Rd $594,900 NO HST 4 BEDROOM DELUXE TOWNHOUSE

PRIVAT

www.sequoiatownhomes.ca PROFESSIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP BY AWARD WINNING

SUNCRAFT CONSTRUCTION

ONLY $339,900

• 4 Bed, two bath split level • Close to schools, recreation and shopping • Perfect size for any family, 3 beds up, 1 down • Family room with pellet stove just off kitchen • Beautiful vaulted ceilings in kitchen and living room • Nice wood floors throughout • Lovely landscaping and fenced backyard

Peterson St., Crofton 29.5 acre development site. Currently zoned residential, within the municipal growth area, much of the area offering ocean view. Contact Cliff for details

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REDUCED

#301-3226 Cowichan Lake Rd WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN

You won’t want to wait on this totally redone corner unit! New carpets in both bedrooms, stainless appliances, laminate floors in kitchen/living room Granite countertops in kitchen/bath, fresh paint throughout, garburator and top of line convection oven, new tile, full size laundry. Shady in the afternoon. A pleasure to show!

Reduced to $154,900

LANDMARK 55 ACRES

• Beautiful south exposure • 85% pasture, 15% treed • Main house 2,486 sq.ft. as NEW • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Rec. room • New overheight RV/Shop 36’x 24’ • 2nd rental house (little value) • OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY

2541 Herd Rd, Duncan $1,350,000 NO HST MILL BAY-QUALITY CONSTRUCTION

2628 Streamside Pl. $439,900 + HST LANDMARK MULTI-FAMILY SITE

• Best LOCATION in the Cowichan Valley • DOWNTOWN DUNCAN, Zoned RM6-A • 6 STOREY Building: 52 SUITES possible • 2 Road Frontages,

UNDER CONSTRUCTION OCCUPANCY SUMMER 2013 3 Bedroom 1190 sq.ft.

YARD E BACK

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753 Malone Rd, Ladysmith

• 2,369 sq. ft. + double garage • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Hardwood, granite counters • Heat pump • Quiet cul-de-sac • Landscaped and sprinklers

ONLY 1 LEFT! - $214,900

PLUS- Qualifies for $10,000 BC 1st Time Homeowners Bonus GE

Vee Road & Wilmot Rd from $135,000 + HST

11/12 SOLD

immediate occupancy

E STORA

Best Value • full Underground servicing • Phase 1-6 prime lots • Partial ocean views • 6,757 to 10,328 sq ft.• Mountain Views

MAPLE BAY SEAVIEW

SEQUOIA TOWNHOMES

NEW LISTING!

• Charming 2 storey home • 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, • Large partially wooded lot • 2 woodburning fireplaces • Brand new septic system • Close to Shawnigan Lake School

• Great highway exposure • 5.58 Acres • Excellent location. • 2 year old 6500 sq. ft. barn/shop • 14 ft ceilings, 12’doors • updated 1250 sq. ft. rancher w.double garage • Store /shop building adjacent to residence

www.clementrealestate.com

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Lot G, Ridgeline Drive, Malahat • 8 Acres • Sewer available • Panoramic views include Mt. Baker Victoria, Port Angeles, Olympic Range • Drilled well in place

$424,900

1730 Meagan Street, Crofton $398,500

1301 Duffield Road, Cobble Hill $447,000

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(Certified Staging Professional)

5822 Jaynes Road

• 2200 Sq ft. 4 bed/3 bathrefinished rancher • New wood flooring throughout • Large brick fireplace • Large bright master bedroom • Newer appliances, roof and septic field, electrical panel • Quiet and private 1 acre of paradise, fully fenced

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•3000 sq.ft • built in 2010 •3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Media room • large den • workshop • Walnut hardwood floors • Double garage •Heat pump • Gas fireplace •Possible vendor financing

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Barbara Moberg

REDUCED

Ocean View Custom Home

TOWN

Arlene Robinson

• Large living room & rec room • Two fireplaces • Large detached 2 bay garage/workshop • Central Location

$389,000

3050 Sherman Rd. Duncan

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$249,900 incl. tax. BONUS $10,000 Pre-Completion Discount on units 13, 14, 15, 16 Some Restrictions Apply

• 2020 sq ft • Family Room • 3 Bathrooms • Granite counters • Fireplace • Stainless appliances • Finished basement • 2 parking stalls • Private yard - Pets OK

4-3101 Cliffs Rd, Duncan $299,000 NO HST

Brae & Ypres Rds, Duncan

$1,499,000


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your spare change adds up for many pennies families at for presents christmas Since 1997 you have donated over $117,000!!! Last years need was greater than ever and a record total of nearly $17,300 was raised!!!

HELP THE PEOPLE OF COWICHAN! Please Help us Give to the Salvation Army, local food banks and other charities

DROP OFF YOUR DONATIONS AT ANY OF THESE BUSINESSES: The Twisted Mug Cafe………………………… Act Hearing & Audiology ……………………… Shoppers Drug Mart ………………………… Top Shelf Feeds ……………………………… All Battery ……………………………………… Buckerfield’s …………………………………… Eddy’s Hockey Shop ………………………… Murray’s 2 for 1 Pizzeria ……………………… Muffin Mill ……………………………………… Chemainus Chamber of Commerce ………… Chemainus Legion …………………………… Small Tall Treats ……………………………… Power Lunch Coffee House ………………… Mill Bay Pharmasave ………………………… Curves (Duncan) ……………………………… Shar Kare ……………………………………… Discovery Honda ……………………………… Sears Duncan ………………………………… Mr Sweeper …………………………………… Monk Office Supply …………………………… Pharmasave Duncan ………………………… Baan-Do’s Stir Fry …………………………… Sutton (Duncan) ……………………………… Cowichan Sound & Cellular ………………… Cowichan Sound & Cellular ………………… Cowichan Sound & Cellular ………………… Home Hardware ……………………………… Slice of Life Pizza ……………………………… M&M Meat Shops …………………………… Oak & Carriage Pub …………………………… Peter Baljet GM Sales & Service …………… George Bonner Middle School ……………… Bibles for Missions Thrift Shop ………………

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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

Be sold on expertise *Most productive agents in Canada. Based on 2010 closed transactions for all of Canada. Source CREA, RE/MAX internal data.

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Feature Listing

YOU WILL LOVE THIS PROPERTY!

2532 MILL BAY ROAD MLS 347548

SHAWNIGAN VILLAGE

Lovely ocean view 3 bedroom rancher on private 1/2 acre property in popular Mill Bay. Close to shopping, Doctors, pharmacy and bank. A great new marina complex is very close and it’s only 30 minutes by commuter bus or scenic drive to Victoria. Just 9 years old, this home is inexpensive to heat and is really cosy and accommodating for you and your guests. This home sits on a heated crawl space which can be used for additional storage. Extensive updating including solid 3/4 inch wood flooring and sliding doors out from the master bedroom to a private deck with wiring for a hot tub. The garage is insulated and heated with a workbench and plenty of storage. There is plenty of room for RV or boat storage. Underground wiring from the road is a nice worry free feature. Easy-care living in a terrific area.

Beautiful family home, walking distance to public beaches and shops. Three bedrooms on main and a fourth down, three bathrooms, one being an ensuite off master bedroom. The master also includes a great walk-in closet, kitchen with patio doors on to a level fenced back yard with a brand new deck. Large area down that could be converted to a suite or used for a great family room. The home has the bonus of a energy ef¿cient heat pump system for heating and cooling. This is a great family home that has been well cared for, just move in and enjoy.

$424,900

KERRY VILLAGE - OWN YOUR LAND! Valley View double wide unit in the quiet, private 55 plus community atmosphere of Kerry Village. Some newer windows and covered porch for out door enjoyment. Master with soaker tub in the ensuite, lots of storage space and nice open living area looking out to the valley and mountains to the southwest. Established shrubs and small grassy area for your favourite pet. Low monthly fee of $30, immediate possession possible, easy to show, ready for a new owner.

$365,000

YOUR LINK TO VICTORIA BUYERS!

250-743-7151 1750 Shawnigan Mill Bay Rd.

Toll Free 1-800-668-2272

$129,000

Tim Parker

I would be pleased to advertise your home here. Call me at 250-710-8238 or davidgillman@shaw.ca for a free market evaluation.

1750 Shawnigan Mill Bay Rd.

Open 6 Days Per Week Mon- Fri- 9:30-5:00 Sat - 10:00-2:00

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Shellie Balliet

Your Victoria Connection Since 1992. “Experience Sells�

WEST COAST REALTY 2610 Beverly St., Duncan

250-715-5069 cell 250-748-5000 250-747-5001 fax www.shellieballiet.com

7107 Mays Road $620,000

Talking to John is

FREE Bad advice could cost you

THOUSANDS

Camosun Westshore 250-478-9600 Victoria

250-701-2964 Shawnigan

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3648 Holland Ave. $424,900

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located in Cherry Point/Cowichan Bay area. Situated on a large at 0.50 acre lot. This home is a must see, featuring a large open kitchen/living room oor plan, great for entertaining. Custom maple cabinets with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, tile & hardwood ooring, heat pump and completely landscaped. 3 large bedrooms plus den/ofďŹ ce or 4th bedroom, master bedroom features a large ensuite with soaker tub and separate shower and walk-in closet. Plenty of room here to build a large shop plus plenty of RV parking as well as large double garage. 2/5/10 yr Home Warranty. Call John today.

MLS#346721

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Brand new custom built home $509,000 plus net HST 1284 Antoine View Place Lambourne Drive Subdivision

TWO HOMES! on 18 acres of Gorgeous farm land

Cobble Hill Beautiful updated home with hot tub. MLS # 343730

Wishing All A Prosperous New Year! www.JohnTillie.com

(250)748-7200 Anytime!

NEW LISTING!

3713 HOLLAND AVE

Great family home with garden and orchard on 17.9 acres. The property is a forested park with walking trails throughout – one of a kind!

$779,000

AFFORDABLE CONDOMINIUM #12 – 3271 COWICHAN LAKE ROAD

Great for personal use or rental investment. Two bedroom home with fridge and stove.

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SUTTON GROUP WESTCOAST REALTY 2610 BEVERLY ST., DUNCAN 250-748-5000

$79,900

#30-3110 COOK STREET

Bright main level entry townhouse with daylight basement located in Chemainus in Applewood Estates. Many upgrades including oak oors on the main.

$335,000

#106-2777 BARRY ROAD

Bright spacious condo in Lions Cove located in Mill Bay. Large master bedroom with ensuite plus den or second bedroom. Comes with covered parking.

Call For A Free Market Evaluation

$217,000 TOLL FREE 1-800-976-5566


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Beautiful Maple Bay Waterfront

$1,650,000 12-083

Great Value at

$109,900

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Commercial Investment Property

Live the Good Life

D L O S

• Main level living with finished lower level • 4 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms • Updated kitchen, bath, flooring, roof 5 years old • Experience all the Arbutus Ridge amenities • 50+ community with Golf, Marina, Tennis, Swimming Pool and loads of activities

• Highway exposure • 1.9 acre site with ample parking • Over 24,000 sq. leasable space • Wide variety of usage • 3 separate buildings • Several tenants

A Must See at

Don’t wait, priced at

$850,000

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Where you are #1

Visit us at www.osborne-realty.com

Established Business For Sale • Vitamin and health food retail outlet • Vitamin and herbal supplements • Organic bulk foods and herbs • Health and beauty aids • Homeopathic medicine • Sports nutrition and weight loss • Snack bar, soups and bake goods • Large selection of gluten free products • Strategic high traffic location • Serving the Duncan area for over 18 years • Turn key operation for immediate financial return

• 1920s Bamberton Mill home • Character of yesteryear with many modern upgrades • Quiet and private 2.13 acres • Orchard, wooded area, gazebo rose garden, separate shop • Easy commute to Victoria and Duncan • See this home at: http://www.finlaysonandassociates.com /List/CarltonDrive1414.html

• Deluxe double wide modular home • Premiere location in one of the best seniors mobile home parks • 3 bedrooms, plus a den and family room • Large master bedroom with 5 pce ensuite • Feature fireplace in living room • Conveniently located on bus route

Call for your appointment to view

$369,000

Heritage Classic Acreage

Deluxe Modular Home

• Low bank 1.85 acres with 200’ water frontage • Custom built architecturally designed home • Triple bay garage and separate exercise room • Beautifully landscaped yard with paths throughout the property • See the picture presentation at http://vt.realbiz360.com/MLS-1011582.html

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Call for your personal viewing

$479,000

Seize the moment for

$249,000

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Professional Office Space

High Traffic Store Front

• High traffic storefront space in Lake Cowichan • Ideal professional office layout • Quality leasehold improvements • Perfect for lawyer, dentist, doctor, walk-in clinic, insurance, finance, real estate, optometrist, hearing clinic, retail, coffee shop, etc. 11-143 • Lots of parking

• 4 observation rooms • 2 offices • reception lobby • reception lounge • 2 bathrooms including handicap • create equity and certainty and purchase

Assume existing lease at $9.00 sq. ft. triple net

Your office space for

$269,000

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John Finlayson Toll Free # 1-877-854-7468 294 Coronation Avenue, Duncan email:johnfinlayson@osborne-realty.com

John Finlayson (250)748-4443

250-715-6344

John Jukes

www.johnjukes.ca

email: info@johnjukes.ca

Merry Christmas and a Healthy 2013

Family Home with Ocean V w View

Look At The Numbers Below

Spectacular Ocean View Lot

Start 2013 With Your Dream

Great Value Now D RE

$144,500 • Assuming full price - Minimum downpayment $7225 • 5 year, 25 year amoritized mortgage at 2.99%= $649 per month • Strata fee = $125 per month • Property taxes with grant = $73 per month • Total Cost without utilities = $846 per month. WHY PAY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN THIS 2 BED., 1 BATH OCEAN VIEW CONDO 12-120

$220,000 • Spectacular ocean view lot • Level entry with walk-out basement • In what is probably the best adult community in Canada • 24 hour security • Unbelievable onsite facilities • Built around championship golf course 12-31

$269,900 $269,900 • Located in Marine View Estates • 0.82 acres overlooking Maple Bay • Situated on a private road • Easy build main level entry w/ walkout basement • Services to lot line

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$414,900 • In the country but close to everything • 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms • Situated on a private 0.64 acres • The perfect home or investment • Live up with a mortgage helper down • Potential is enormous 12-129


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Vera Wilson

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

Views, Glorious Views! • Arbutus Ridge • Secure community • 4 bdrms 3 baths • Open floor plan

• Fabulous ocean views • Golf course • Easy care lot • Close to village centre

$469,000

250-748-4443

• Level 7.33 acres • Zoned R1 • In the development area • Huge future potential

$849,000

250-748-4443

sandra@osborne-realty.com

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Open plan design Large family room En suite bathroom Pets allowed

$82,500

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5 bedrooms 4,250 sq.ft. Views of Mt.Prevost Close to schools & shops

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14.5 acres Very private Creek runs through Oversize double garage

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4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Great floor plan Chemainus south side

$598,900

• Immaculate double wide • You actually own the lot • Pets allowed • Kerry Village 55+ park

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✤ Lake views from most rooms ✤ In-door swimming pool and sauna ✤ Orchard with mature fruit trees ✤ Riding ring, pasture & barn

$949,000

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✤ Completely updated rancher ✤ Ocean views ✤ Granite island with built ins ✤ Custom kitchen cabinets

✤ New oak floors ✤ High end SS appliances ✤ New roof, gutters and deck ✤ Arbutus Ridge golf development

$429,000

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• Lots of updates • No pad rent • Strata fee only $30 per month • Located in Mill Bay

WOW! ONLY $199,000

Happy New Year

WOW KITCHEN WOW VIEWS

LAKEFRONT ACREAGE

4 bathrooms 1 bedroom suite Level, fenced yard RV parking

Exceptional Value

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✤ 3.25 acres on Quamichan Lake ✤ Extremely private and quiet ✤ 400 feet walk-on waterfront ✤ Sprawling rancher over 4000 sq ft

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GREAT VALUE! $384,900 12-193

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Private Acreage Lovely Home

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Sandra

Spacious Family Home

Great Location Great Park

Lambourn 55+ MHP In a quiet cul-de-sac Lots of updates Detached workshop

12-216

Buy Today, Profit Tomorrow • Home over 8,500 sq. ft. • 6 bedrooms • 8 bathrooms • Self contained suite

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December 28, 2012-January 10, 2013

PRIVATE & QUIET ✤ Over 1500 sq ft rancher ✤ Extremely private back yard ✤ Large deck with hot tub ✤ Patio doors to deck from kitchen

$349,000

OCEAN VIEW ACREAGE

✤ 2.12 acres in Mill Bay ✤ Over 3000 sq ft solid home ✤ Stone feature walls ✤ Subdivision potential

✤ Open concept ✤ Kitchen recently updated ✤ Southern exposure ✤ New roof and gutters 2010

✤ Private peaceful and quiet ✤ Warm west coast design ✤ Fenced outdoor pool ✤ Ocean views from both floors

REDUCED TO $539,000 12-187

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ALMOST WATERFRONT ✤ Panoramic ocean view lot ✤ Arbutus Ridge - adult active living! ✤ Gated 24 hour security ✤ Level lot - no extra costs to build

✤ Underground services ✤ Choose your builder ✤ Bare land strata ✤ RV & boat parking

$212,000

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DUPLEX LOT

✤ 0.62 acres with creek ✤ Backs onto Mt Brenton ✤ Zoned R1 ✤ Legal duplex allowed

✤ Municipal water to lot line ✤ Septic required ✤ Walk to downtown Chemainus & amenities

$159,000 LIKE NEW - MUST SEE ✤ Total updated open kitchen ✤ Feature wall fireplace ✤ 7 foot walk-in shower ✤ R50 insulation in ceiling

GREAT DUPLEX GREAT LOCATION

✤ Crown molding throughout ✤ Private back yard ✤ Bare land strata at Arbutus Ridge ✤ Wheelchair accessible

$429,000

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✤ Main level entry ✤ 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms ✤1552 square foot duplex ✤ Large bay windows

✤ Large kitchen ✤ Located on a cul-de-sac ✤ Fenced back yard ✤ Walk to downtown & hospital

$219,900

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HUGE VIEWS HUGE VALUE

✤ Gorgeous ocean and mountain views ✤ Over 3000 sq ft home ✤ Large sun room to enjoy the views ✤ Master on the main

✤ Ensuite has walk-in bathtub ✤ 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home ✤ Well planned kitchen with island ✤ Spacious family room

$469,000

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5 ACRE LOT IN ALR ✤ Level arable land zoned A1 ✤ Allows 2 dwellings ✤ Organic pastures ✤ Views of Mount Sicker

✤ Excellent drainage ✤ Fully fenced and cross fenced ✤ Hydro to lot ✤ Sits on aquifer

$319,000

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SPACIOUS CONDO

$139,900 MAPLE BAY

• 1442 Sq. Ft • New window • Unique floor plan coverings • 3 bedrooms • Just repainted • 2 bathrooms • Guest quarters • 3 enclosed patios

• Ocean view • 4 bedroom • Suite • Revenue

• Across from the beach • Huge deck • Commercial building • 3 storey

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IMMACULATE

• 4 bedrooms • 9 foot ceilings • Gorgeous terraced yard • Media/rec room For more information and photos go to:

• Warranty • Gourmet kitchen • Ensuite • Open floor plan

• Library • Formal dining room • Huge kitchen • Bay window nook • Orchard • 3.4 acres • Magical gardens/ pathways

• Very private • 5 bedrooms • New master suite • Family room • Electric fencing • 2 stall barn/ hay storage • Chicken coop

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• 3 bedrooms • 3 bathrooms • 2 storey • Privacy • Super convenient

• Large living • Formal dining • Studio • Landscaped • Garage & carport 12-210

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$379,900 • Games room • Workout room • 3 bay windows • Skylights • Beautifully renovated • Incredible privacy 12-211

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$254,900 Great Family Home in Duncan • 1999 Construction • 1560 sq.ft • 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms • Single Car garage • Kitchen on Main level • Great open layout • New roof with warranty! 12-198

$429,000

$499,500

Ocean and Golf Course Views • Arbutus Ridge, . • 2500+ sq.ft • 2 bedroom + den • 3 bathrooms • Large kitchen w/nook • Mature landscaping • Ocean view office • Close to village centre.12-108

Move-In Ready Arbutus Ridge • Open concept plan • Fantastic Ocean Views • Stainless Steel Appliances • Hardwood floors • Updated Cabinets • 2 bdrm + Den & Family Room • New vinyl deck • Garage fits 2 vehicles & golf cart 12-007

WWW.OSBORNE-REALTY.COM

www.jackiewood.ca

7 AC .45 RE S

NE ST W IN G LI

• True character • Guest cottage • 4 bathrooms • 3 fireplaces • Bay window seating • 4000 sq ft • 5 bedrooms • 3 ensuites • Overheight ceilings

TREASURE • Level entry • Daylight basement • Open floor plan • 3 bedrooms • 3 bathrooms •Huge family room

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One of the greatest joys of the $649,000 season is the opportunity to say0 thank you to my clients and to wish everyone a Prosperous & Happy New Year!!

WOOD

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• 7.45 acres • Quiet country setting • Pasture and treed • Fenced paddocks • Riding ring • Shop/implement storage • 2 wells

MARKETING THE COWICHAN VALLEY

Season’s Greetings

Jackie

• In ground sprinklers • Bright and sunny • Wheelchair ramp • Detached shop • Possible Financing

$364,900 NORTH HAVEN $695,000 HAYCROFT CHASE $249,500

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www.philrooke.com

• New kitchen • New laminate flooring • New fridge/stove • New hot water

12-224 CH TRU AR E AC TE R

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$16,500 COUNTRY CLASSIC $461,900

$449,000 JUST MOVE IN

PE NEA RF R EC T

I F Y O U WA N T T O SELL YOUR P R O P E RT Y. . . JUST CALL PHIL, A N D S TA RT PA C K I N G !

N LI EW ST IN G

CALL PHIL ROOKE 250-748-4443

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PR NEW ICE

Cowichan Real Estate Magazine LI NEW ST IN G!

December 28, 2012-January 10, 2013

P.250.743.3000 F.250.743.9494 3645 Highcourt Lane Cobble Hill, BC V0R 1L1

$87,900 Convenient Location • New vinyl thermo windows • New paint & flooring

• Ground floor corner unit • Laundry in suite • 680 sq ft 1 bdrm/1 bath

• Kitchen with island • Close to recreation & shopping • Can be rented 12-136 11-108

$298,000 $298,000 Motivated Seller in Arbutus Ridge • Move right in • Private, Fenced yard • Semi detached • 1427 sqft., 2 bed & 2 bath • Overlooking the 11th Fairway • Quiet cul de sac • Underground sprinkler system • Mature landscaping

$569,000 Motivated Seller - Arbutus Ridge Ocean Front • 2140 Square Feet • 3 bedrooms & Den • 2 1/2 bathrooms • Great Room • Spectacular views w/Vaulted ceilings • Propane fireplace • Gated community 12-138

$549,000 Custom Arbutus Ridge Home • Main level entry • 5 pce ensuite • Spectacular Ocean Views • Large kitchen with island • 3 bedrm/3 bath • Vaulted ceilings • Over 2800 sq ft • Large full length deck

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Arbutus Ridge Golf Course View Lot $139,000 • Build your dream home • 50+ gated community Strata amenities include: • Outdoor pool • Fitness centre • Hot tub • Tennis Court • Rec. centre • Boat ramp • Seasonal marina • RV storage 12-176

Ocean View Lot in Chemainus $169,900 • No Through road • Large .20 acre lot • Room to build garage at back • Underground services • Build your dream home 12-178


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Cowichan Real Estate Magazine

ED LUE C U RED AT VA GRE

Dreams Do Start Here

START 2013 WITH YOUR DREAM • Located in Marine View Estates • 0.82 acres overlooking Maple Bay • Situated on a private road • Easy build main level entry with walkout basement • Services to lot line

$495,000 $269,900

JOHN JUKES

December 28, 2012-January 10, 2013

W NE TING LIS

COUNTRY RANCHER

REMARKABLE RANCHER

• 5 Acres, private • 1164 Sq Ft • 3 bedroom/2 bath rancher • Metal roof, well maintained • Updated kitchen & electrical • Detached shop • Newer furnace

• 2676 square feet • 3 bdrms, 3 baths, den, private patio • Separate family & livingrooms • .41 of an acre, fully fenced • Beautifully landscaped • Overheight RV garage • Heat pump & 2 fireplaces

11-182 $495,000 $349,900

$495,000 $469,900

RICHARD HAJDU

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GRANT SCHOLEFIELD

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As an expression of Thanks, We extend to you at this time, Our Best Wishes for Health, Happiness and Success Throughout the New Year D

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HORSE PROPERTY NEAR TOWN

FAMILY HOME WITH VIEWS • 2001 sqft, • 2 storey home • Main level entry • Beautiful ocean views • Large deck on ocean view side • Large fully fenced backyard • Great family home

• 2 Bedroom rancher on 1.72 acres • Private setting 2 km west of hospital • Detached workshop • Fenced with barn • Hardwood floors • Newer cabinets • Newer roof

Sandra Carswell

• 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • Bright open floor plan • Electric heating & pellet stove • Shopping & recreation nearby • Newer roof • Covered deck • Close to town

$79,500

$354,900

$276,000 JOHN ATKINSON

John Atkinson

CONVENIENT & AFFORDABLE LIVING

BILL MCGOWAN

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Linda Chow

Jason Finlayson

John Finlayson

Richard Hajdu

John Jukes

JASON FINLAYSON

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Greg Kothlow

Bill McGowan

Phil Rooke

Grant Scholfield

Vera Wilson

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Jackie Wood

250-748-4443 (24 hour service) 250-748-4443 (24 hr service) 250-748-4443 (24 hr service) 250-748-4443 (24 hr service) 250-748-4443 (24 hr service)

December 28, 2012  

Section Q of the December 28, 2012 edition of the Cowichan News Leader Pictorial

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