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Creating art a necessity Nanoose man awoke one morning and had to paint LISSA ALEXANDER

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Locarno, a seven-piece Latin band led by Juno-award winning musician Tom Landa, will play at the Errington Hall Jan. 26.

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Moving from Mexico City to Thunder Bay Ontario at the age of 15 was a big change for musician Tom Landa, who founded The Paperboys 20 years ago and most recently the Latin group, Locarno. “I moved from a city of 26 million people to a town of 113,000,” he said, “and I moved at the beginning of February, so the beginning of their winter. It was a huge culture shock and a change for me for sure.” But Landa loved it, he immersed himself in the Canadian culture and spoke only English for a time, getting into Canadian music and taking up the guitar. Landa will perform with his 7-piece group Locarno at the Errington Hall Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. Music has been top of Landa’s mind since he was young, taking in all the styles of music in Mexico, as well as heavy metal and hard rock. “I was a little rocker kid,” he said, revealing his love for AC/DC, Motley Crue and KISS. He started listening to lighter stuff when he got to Canada, he said, music by 54-40, Grapes of Wrath and Spirit of the West. In high school Landa was part of a band and ended up winning a local competition, earning some money to record

and some equipment. In his mid-twenties Landa became more interested in his Mexican roots and fell in love with a Mexican American band called Los Lobos. “There was a certain amount of nostalgia that came along with being reacquainted with (Mexican music). That’s what began my love of Mexican music,” he said, adding that other types of Latin music also began winning him over. Landa moved to Vancouver in 1991 and within a couple years founded The Paperboys, an acclaimed Juno-awardwinning-group which has released eight albums and played to sold out crowds around the globe.The Paperboys play Mexican Son Jarocho mixed with a variety of other genres like Irish, country, bluegrass, pop and funk. Landa said he started Locarno to dive deeper into Mexican and Latin music, singing entirely in Spanish with Mexican and Cuban Son, Folk Music, Pop and Funk. Locarno is a fusion band, Landa said, blending contemporary with traditional elements. “It’s danceable, it’s fun and it’s Latin music, without being a straight-up Salsa or Meringue band.” Get $20 tickets to the show at Cranky Dog Music in Parksville, Heaven on Earth in Qualicum Beach and the Errington Store. Children under 12 are $5 and under 5’s are free. For more on Locarno visit www.locarnomusic.com.

obert Anderson was in his thirties working as a management consultant and a teacher when he awoke one morning at three a.m. with an unrelenting urge to paint. “I don’t even know if the word “want” applied, I’m still not sure it does. No, it's an addiction. It’s a compulsion. It’s not: I woke up and wanted to paint, it’s: I woke up and I had to.” He painted until 8 a.m. that morning and ever since that moment he’s had to paint, he said. Anderson’s acrylic paintings are currently up for sale at The Gallery @ Qualicum Art Supply. Anderson remembers wanting to be an artist at age 11, but after his grade 5 teacher told him he was the worst art student she’s ever had for painting a less-than-desirable horse, he put that dream on hold. He was also interested in photography and joined the photography club in Grade 7. Years later, while working as a consultant, he ran into a friend from that club, and ended up buying half his photography studio in Edmonton. His friend helped bring his photography to the next level and after a couple years Anderson sold the studio back to him and moved to Victoria. Up until 2009 he was painting what is generally considered abstract, but he found himself at a loss for subject matter one day, he said. So Anderson decided it was time to paint the beautiful scenery surrounding his drive home to Metchosin from Victoria. In 2010 he travelled to his quiet home studio in northeastern Alberta, and worked in solitude for months at a time on his acrylic landscapes. “I had the chance to go back to Alberta, lock myself in and work with no interactions and no distractions. And I’m solitary person anyway.” Before becoming an artist Anderson said he felt like he was being choked to death. He used to give lectures to classrooms of 200 people, but amongst the crowd of people he felt lonely. When on his farm in Alberta “40 miles from nowhere” and alone all the time, he felt at ease, he said. See IMMERSED, page B3


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Anderson is an advocate for the freedom and safety of animals and is passionate about the protection of wilderness areas, having used his photography and field work to help protect ecologically sensitive areas. Anderson has been working out of “studio-trailer� since 2008 (with stints to his home in Alberta) and is currently based in Nanoose Bay. Although sometimes he calls his obsession with painting and perfecting his pieces “a curse�, he thrives when painting late or taking

his camera out for a day of shooting. Some days he’ll start at 5 a.m. and at 11 p.m. he’s still got the camera in his hands and he hasn’t eaten anything. But he doesn’t mind. “It’s awesome. And to be able to do this‌ I’m the luckiest bugger there is. You’ve gotta be lucky to be cursed.â€? Find some of Anderson’s work at the Gallery @ Qualicum Art Supply located at 206 West First Avenue. For more on the artist and to see samples of his work visit robert100.photography.com.

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diers wore flip-flops, Maple Leaf hockey socks and fishing hats for helmets. The teacher gave me an F. My friend Dan’s sister helped him with his costume. He entered brandishing a broom handle, wearing her kilt for a tunic and pantyhose for leggings. There was a stunned silence. Then several boys started laughing. Nevertheless, the teacher gave him an A, though I expect he got it for ‘sheer’ bravery. Jo-Anne wore a lovely toga her mother helped her make. She was elegant and perfect. But I was too shy to tell her. My next chance to impress the fair Jo-Anne was on Valentine’s Day. I tried to write at least a dozen cards expressing my love, but they all sounded mushy. In the end, I was too embarrassed to give her a Valentine. All the other boys did. Well, all except Dan. When spring came, Jo-Anne took matters into her own hands. One recess, she asked if I liked tennis. “I’ve never played,” I stammered. At quarter to four she arrived at my house wearing tennis whites and a dazzling smile. If there was ever a moment to tell her what was on my heart, it was then. But words again failed me. Jo-Anne gave me a racquet. “Did you know at the start of the game they call it love?” I suddenly lost the ability to speak. “Do you like kisses?” “You bet,” I eventually blurted out. “Really?” she asked. “Would you like one now?” “Sure. I love Hershey’s kisses. But Hershey bars are good too.” She took back the racquet and headed home. Girls are hard to understand! Reflecting back, it’s not my failures I regret. It’s the times I was too afraid to try. It’s a lesson I’ve remembered since the spring of things I left unsaid.

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Address .....................Map Ref... Price............... Date............ Time..................Realtor/Office 297 Hirst Avenue, Parksville.........................S8 ....... from $280,900 .....................Friday ..................12:30-3:00pm ................Jolene Arbo/Chris Evans/Sutton 1769 Admiral Tryon Blvd., French Creek ........O1 ...........$659,000 ...................Fri., Sat., Sun. ................. 1-3 pm...................................Adrianne Meyer/Coast

$414,900 • Shoreline • Incredible Panoramic View of Gorgeous Parksville Beach • 2053 sq ft 2 Bedroom plus Media Room Adult Complex Ken Caley

Ann McVey

Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty Independently Owned & Operated

679 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach 250-228-6700 www.oceansidehomes.ca www.royallepage.com

“See What Your House is Worth... No Cost, No Pressure, No Obligation�

546 Qualicum Rd., Qualicum Beach ..............H5 ........... $363,000 .......................Saturday ..................... 1-3 pm....................... Theresa Antolick/Royal LePage 105-330 Dogwood St., Parksville .................S7 ........... $414,900 .......................Saturday ..................... 1-3 pm...............Ken Caley/Ann McVey/Royal LePage 531 Niblick Close, Qualicum Beach ............... L4............ $409,000 .......................Saturday ..................... 1-3 pm........................ Andrew Simons/Royal LePage 219 Sunningdale Rd. E., Qualicum Beach.......G5 ........... $639,000 .......................Saturday ..................... 2-4 pm................................... Joanne Ferreiro/Coast 104-354 Morison Ave., Parksville .................S8 ........... $208,500 .......................Saturday ..................... 2-4 pm.............................. Greg Ozeroff/Remax First 724 Chartwell Blvd., Qualicum Beach ............K7 ...........$325,000 .......................Saturday ..................... 2-4 pm............................... Diane Kellas/Remax First 607 Morningstar Dr., French Creek ................O4 ...........$549,000 .......................Saturday ..................... 2-4 pm.............................Tom Whitfield/Remax First 572 Sandlewood Drive, Parksville .................R9 ........... $459,000 .......................Saturday ..................... 2-4 pm............ John & Teresa Sandiford/Royal LePage 163-730 Barclay Cres., French Creek ............O3 ...........$375,000 ........................Sunday ...................... 2-4 pm.................... Ian Lindsay & Assoc/Remax First 821 Bluffs Dr., Qualicum Beach .................... J4............$749,000 ........................Sunday ...................... 2-4 pm.............................Tom Whitfield/Remax First 810 Lakes Blvd. French Creek ......................O3 ...........$299,900 ........................Sunday ...................... 1-3 pm........................ Andrew Simons/Royal LePage 1415 Sidney Place, Parksville .....................X12 .......... $455,000 ........................Sunday ...................... 1-4 pm..........................Graeme Hardy/Royal LePage 643 Eagle Tree Close, French Creek...............P5 ............ 534,000 .........................Sunday ..................... 12-2 pm..................Team Susan Forrest/Royal LePage

Dale Rumming Email: deadlydale@shaw.ca www.dalerumming.ca parksvillemobilehomes.com

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1391 Britannia Drive, Craig Bay ..................X12 .......... $499,900 ........................Sunday ...................... 1-3 pm...................Team Susan Forrest/Royal LePage

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NEW CONDOS NO HST from $280,9 $280,900

OPEN HOUSE - Sunday Jan. 27th from 1-4pm 1415 Sidney Place, Parksville • Craig Bay Quadra Model Home • 2798 Square Feet of elegant living • 2 Bedroom and 3 Bathrooms

OPEN O PEN H HOUSE OUSE

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 • 2-4pm

#163-730 Barclay Crescent S., French Creek • Private, bright & sunny! • Showhome new plus upgrades • Vaulted ceilings, open floor plan, golf course package

Hosted by Ron Mehan

$375,00

SATURDAY, JAN. 26 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

SATURDAY, JAN. 26 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Unit 104-354 Morison Ave., Parksville

724 CHARTWELL BLVD. QUALICUM BEACH

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250-248-1071 1-888-243-1071

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572 Sandlewood Drive, Parksville Hosted by John & Teresa Sandiford

OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, Jan. 26 • 1-3pm

Independently Owned and Operated

810 Lakes Blvd., French Creek

$409,000

$299,900

Andrew Simons

250-951-4715

Independently Owned and Operated

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Parksville Qualicum Beach Realty

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531 Niblick Close, Qualicum Beach

Hardwood Floors Backs onto golfcourse

Parksville Qualicum Beach Realty

OPEN HOUSE

659,000

$

Andrew Simons

• Spacious rancher 1790 sq. ft. with 3 bdrms & 2 ½ baths • Home needs TLC inside and outside, price reflects the work needed • Mountain view, lots of windows and bonus has excellent RV parking

• 2 bed, 2 bath, • 1200 sq.ft. • Outside unit with extra windows Hosted by

GREG OZEROFF

Hosted by

DIANE KELLAS

SATURDAY, JAN. 26 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

SUNDAY, JAN. 27 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

607 MORNINGSTAR DR, FRENCH CREEK

821 BLUFFS DRIVE, QUALICUM BEACH

$549,000

$749,000

250-951-4715

OPEN HOUSE Saturday, Jan. 26 from 1-3pm 546 Qualicum Rd, Qualicum Beach •1670 sq. ft. rancher • On .26 acre • 3 bed, 2 bath • Fully renovated • Easy care landscaping • Located in Qualicum Woods

• 1,865 sqft 0.18 ac • 2 Bedrms w/Ensuites + Den • Extra Features & Finishes Hosted by

• 3,328 sqft 0.27 ac • Ocean views • Craftsman/Cape Cod style

TOM WHITFIELD

Hosted by

TOM WHITFIELD

$

363,000

Hosted by:

Adrianne Meyer

250-752-3375

antolick@shaw.ca 679 Memorial Ave, Qualicum Beach

Each Office Independently Owned and Operated

Cell: 250-927-2927 Toll Free 1-800-224-5906

250-248-1071

#21 - 826 West Island Highway, Parksville - at Wembley Mall

1-888-248-1071

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Brenda

Nicolls

A portion of every commission is donated to the Oceanside Hospice Association.

Personal Real Estate Corporation

250-248-8371

info@brendanicolls.com l www.brendanicolls.com

OPEN HOUSE

New Listing

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 from 2:00-4:00PM

1100 1100 0M Matuka t k D Drive, i Ri River’s i ’ Ed Edge

FABULOUS NEW LISTING

219 Sunningdale Road E., Qualicum Beach $639,000 • • • • • •

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• Park-like setting on 7 acres

Private half acre property in the center of Qualicum 3 bedroom, theatre room, large workshop area 1000 square feet of sun-drenched decks ([WHQVLYHO\©UHQRYDWHG©ZLWK©DPD]LQJ©½QLVKHV Huge kitchen, concrete counters, stainless steel appliances One bedroom + den legal suite renting for $850/month, overlooking garden on ground level

• Immaculate 3587 sq ft home

• Additional 2040 sq ft full height, unfinished basement • Open plan Greatroom /Amazing kitchen • Elegant master on the main floor • 3 car garage / Municipal water

FUN, FUNKY, & FABULOUS!

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• Stylish 2761 sqft 3 bed/2 bath multi-level on forested .62 acre setting

• Well designed 1359 sqft 2 bed+den w/upgrades and a great location

• Bright spacious 3372 sqft 4 bed w/detached 1696 sqft garage/shop

• Memorable 2328 sqft w/full-height unfinished basement on .35 acre

• Bright and open, soaring ceiling vaults, skylights, & interior balconies

• Gorgeous wood floors, gas FP, spacious kitchen with an eating bar

• Kitchen w/nook/floor-ceiling pantry cupboard, gas FP, maple floors

• Unobstructed views: Brickyard Bay, Georgia Strait, distant mountains

• Dining room w/ doors to patio/garden, 2 gas FP’s, guest room w/ sink

• Large living/dining room w/vaulted ceiling, good-sized Master Suite

• Spacious master suite, finished basement w/storage/outside access

• 2 gas FP’s, large kitchen w/island, splendid oceanside deck w/hot tub

• Large dbl garage/boathouse w/ workshop space, RV and boat parking

• .11 acre, covered patio, fenced, nicely landscaped, oversize garage

• 2.5 acre, private patio, fenced backyard, south exposure, & RV prkg

• Oceanview lower level plumbed for bath w/door to back patio & beach

Unique In French Creek

$459,000

CRAIG BAY PATIO HOME

Near All Amenities

QUALICUM OCEANVIEW CONDO

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• Far reaching ocean views over Georgia Strait to mainland mountains

• Eat-in Kitchen and Family Room with door to southern exposure patio

• Bright living/dining room w/natural gas FP, large island kitchen w/nook

• Double garage with storage, great central location within the complex

• 5 sets of patio doors, exposed aggregate patio overlooks the ocean

$379,000

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• New wood flooring, vaulted ceilings, 2 gas FP’s, & and many updates

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• Brand new quality built 2127 sqft 3 bed/2 bath in a quiet cul-de-sac • Unforgettable views of 2nd fairway of course/ Island Mountain range

• Custom 2844 sqft 2 bed Quadra unit w/ special features throughout

Open House 643 Eagle Tree Close, French Creek Sunday, January 27 • 12:00-2:00pm Hosted By Sabine Pitt

Open House 1391 Britannia Drive, Craig Bay Sunday, January 27 • 1:00-3:00pm Hosted By Mary-Ann Kennedy

Backs onto Morningstar!

$534,000

• Hint of Europe in finishing’s/décor, one of Craig Bays quietest streets

Privacy Abounds

$499,900


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250-821-0067 1-866-570-0067 250-821-3330

379 MCKILLOP DRIVE, PARKSVILLE

• 4 bedroom, family rancher in quiet cul-de-sac • 4th bedroom could be an office, workshop or suite as it has a separate entry • Fully fenced landscaped lot with trees on two sides for maximum privacy • Room for a second driveway, RV parking and detached garage or workshop

688 NEDEN WAY, FRENCH CREEK

• New 1694 sq.ft. 3 bed/2 bath Rancher • Great room concept with high ceilings, hardwood flooring & a natural gas fireplace • Built on crawl w/double garage, heat pump, low E windows & fiberglass shingle roof • New development near Wembley Mall, ice arena, restaurants & walk to schools

$289,900

1237 ORMONDE ROAD, FRENCH CREEK

• 3 bed/2 bath Rancher w/formal living room & large family/kitchen/nook area • Glorious fully fenced back garden w/garden shed, raised beds, patio & swing • RV parking, garage, newer roof & located on a quiet street yet close to amenities • Minutes to Qualicum Beach, French Creek Marina, Morningstar Golf Course & Parksville

$399,000

564 SANDLEWOOD DRIVE, PARKSVILLE

• Flex use in-law suite, new 4 bed/3 bath high end main level living, great room style home • Gas fireplace, granite kitchen & hardwood on main, engineered flooring on lower • South facing, fully fenced back garden w/patio & BBQ gas hook-up • 1 bed in-law suite, parking, exterior entry, interior flex lock-off w/laundry & kitchen

$339,000

234 SATURNA DRIVE, QUALICUM BEACH

• 3 bed/3 bath main level with basement • 3000 sq.ft. features approx 1400 sq.ft of partly finished walk-out, full height basement • Main level designed as a Rancher inc large master, w/shower, separate tub & walk-in • Extended double car garage w/room for a third car, golf cart or workshop

$429,900

$459,000

230 SEACROFT ROAD, QUALICUM BEACH

• Walk-on waterfront home in Qualicum Beach • 3 bed + den & 3 bath colonial character home • Detached double garage & workshop • Dingy ramp to beach, quiet no-through road

Visit our website at www.sandifordhomes.com for further details, www.sandifordhomes.com additional pictures, and virtual tours of these and other properties

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#1 REALTOR at RE/MAX Anchor Realty in 2009, 2010 & 2011

4-1714 ALBERNI HWY

$29,900

14-1401 PRICE ROAD

$93,300

• “Non-age restricted” & pet friendly park • Close to Coombs and Parksville • Many upgrades: new flooring, vinyl windows, covered deck, baseboard heaters, counter tops, fixtures, hot water tank, curtains, plugs and plates, back stairs & some new wiring.

OWNER MOTIVATED, IMMEDIATE POSSESSION, well cared for mobile, vaulted ceiling in kitchen & living rm, oak cabinets & skylight in kitchen, gas fireplace in the living rm, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a 500 sqft, multi level, private deck, lovely, cared for park & pets allowed.

4-1401 LIONESS BLVD

92 LIGHTHOUSE DRIVE

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• Peaceful and private setting • Gorgeous gardens • Quality built addition with family room and sun room • 2 beds and 2 full baths

• Modular home with 2 spacious bedrooms & 4 piece bath with skylight on a ½ acre lot • Bright white kitchen w/skylight, large living rm w/vaulted ceiling • Newer roof, large deck, ocean view, detached 18x12 workshop, 16x10 storage shed and lovely landscaped yard

30-650 HOYLAKE ROAD

532 HAMPSTEAD STREET

$239,000

$299,000

• Immaculate & bright Grandon Creek patio home in Qualicum beach • 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, w/ensuite having W/I shower • Skylight in the kitchen, gas fireplace in the lvg rm, large windows • It’s many updates include porcelain flooring, blinds, light fixtures • New hardware in kitchen & bathrms, new backsplash in kitchen

• 1358 sq ft patio home on full crawl space w/2 large bdrms & 2 full bath • Features bright kitchen, family room, formal living rm and dining rm • Ocean breezes in private fenced back yard w/brick sun patio, covered deck & hot tub • Both forced air natural gas furnace & baseboard heat • Beautiful home in 55+ community close to shopping, marina golf & beaches

1744 SPIRIT WAY

1225 BUNKER PLACE

$338,000

SHOPPING FOR A REALTOR?

Call kevin clayton

314 E.Island Hwy. Parksville • 248-8371

INGROUND POOL $649,900

$449,000

PARKSVILLE RANCHER $299,900 !

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• Near new home on a ½ acre lot, open floor plan w/vaulted ceiling • Kitchen w/granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances • Pine custom floor throughout, slate flooring in entry & baths • California stucco throughout inside of home, cedar shake siding • Gas fireplace w/rock facing, jetted soaker tub, covered patio

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896 FAIRWAYS DRIVE

5545 ISLAND HIGHWAY

$449,700

Quality built 3 bedroom, 2 bath 2,500 sqft home on .56 acres Well planned kitchen w/white cabinets, skylight, Jennair stovetop Large formal dining & lvg rm w/hardwood floors & gas fireplaces Master bedrm w/large W/I closet & ensuite w/shower & soaker tub 20’ x 10’ workshop, 10’ x 8’ storage shed, greenhouse & RV pkg

Les Pockett

• 3383 sq. ft., 3 bed / 3 bath • Light & bright great room design • New hardwood floors

MLS# 347357

COLUMBIA BEACH $264,900

Personal Real Estate Corporation

GREAT STARTER HOME $129,900

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$499,000

• 1652 sq. ft. rancher, 3 bed / 2 bath • Separate living and family rooms • RV parking

(250) 927-7653

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Immaculate 3200 sq ft 2 storey ocean view home Bright kitchen, formal dining & living room, 3bdrms Garage with 220 power, heat pump, security system Huge deck overlooking Eaglecrest Golf Course Bonus-lower one bdrm suite with laundry hookup

1375 WARD ROAD

$639,900

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WALK ON WATERFRONT! With 100’ of water frontage Cozy 1645 sq. ft home has a spacious kitchen, large living room 3 spacious bedrooms, ensuite with Jacuzzi tub, large sunroom Also a 554 sq. ft. one bedrm cottage for a rental or extended family • It also comes with a boat launch & could come fully furnished

3131 SWALLOW CRESCENT

$649,000

Office: (250) 752-6926 Toll Free: 1-800-224-5906 email:

lespockett@telus.net For more photos and info go to:

• 1489 sq. ft. rancher • 3 bed / 2 bath, plus den • HUGE 27’ X 24’ shop

MLS# 345094

WALK TO PARKSVILLE $209,900

• 896 sq. ft., 2 bed / 1 bath • .23 acre/ backing on to forest • Large south facing sundeck

MLS# 343998

AVARADO RESORT $55,900

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www.lespockett.com • 1160 sq. ft., 2 bed / 2 bath • Freshly painted interior • Close to downtown Parksville MLS# 340046

Parksville Qualicum Beach Realty

STARTER OR INVESTMENT $219,900

• Fully serviced RV lot • Use of waterfront clubhouse • Short stroll to the beach

MLS# 347083

WALK ON WATERFRONT $439,900

Independently Owned & Operated

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5.86 beautiful acres with lovely fence pasture area 2 large homes, mobile home and carriage home Includes a 20’ x 22’ shop with large storage area There is also a 16’ x 16’ detached garage Great investment property or for extended family

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3000 sqft home on a .41 acre treed & private lot close to beach Spectacular ocean views it offers 3 bedrms, 3 bathrms, Formal living & dining rms, large kitchen w/eating area & pantry Spacious recreation rm. Wall to wall windows in lvg rm & dining rm Bonus is the 30’ x 20’ double detached garage & single garage

679 Memorial Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC

View on VIRTUAL TOUR: www.nancybolch.ca Recipient of Sales award for the TOP 100 REALTORS IN RE/MAX Western Canada

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• 984 sq. ft., 2 bed / 2 bath • 4 year old, .21 acre mountain view home

MLS# 345976

• 1344 sq. ft. on .47 acre • 3 bed / 2 bath • Deep Bay waterfront property MLS# 344082


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Tim

Peligren

Email: sales@timpeligren.com

Direct: 250-228-5558 1695 Nahmint Road $489,900

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R OBBIE BAIRD Award-Winning Service since 1981 124 Craig St, Parksville

Recreational Lots starting at $45,000+HST

• 2930 sq. ft. mountain view home • 3 bdrms, 4 bthrms • Fully developed, unauthorized inlaw suite with sep. entrance, hydro meter & septic • Detached 28’ x 26’ work shop • 2.5 acre property

• Riverfront Recreational Properties • Zoned for a RV, Tent or Yurt • 0.21 acres to 0.53 acres

1647 Abbey Road $369,900

1680 Peligren Place $298,000

1765 Cameron Crescent $275,900

Anchor Realty

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CRAIG BAY LIVING

419,000

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Stand alone Pender model with Ocean View. The exceptional floor plan makes this 4 bed, 3 bath detached home in Craig Bay stand out from the rest. The living room is bright and airy with vaulted ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, and beautiful gas fireplace. The kitchen with beautiful Cherry cabinets is open to the family room & eating nook with sliding doors that open onto a private back patio. Master suite has a fantastic ensuite with soaker tub, separate shower, & double sinks. There is a second bedroom & full bath on the main floor perfect for company. Downstairs you will find two more spacious bedrooms & a huge room perfect for a media, exercise or hobby room - the possibilities are endless. It just doesn’t get any better than this. A super buy at $419,000. Call Robbie 250-586-4321.

• 960 sq. ft. rancher • .36 Acre • 2 bdrms, 1½ bthrms • Fenced level yard

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1568 Pady Place $224,900+HST

QUALITY PARKSVILLE RANCHER • 1680 sq. ft. main level entry home • 3 bdrms, 3 bthrms • Garage has clean epoxy finished floors • Home is wired for Generator back up • 0.70 acre fully fenced yard

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1726 Settler Road $285,000

• Established vineyard, trout pond • Ocean & mountain views • Cleared & levelled building site • 36’x36’ shop already built • 3.18 acre MLS # 308194

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1850 Taylor Walk $359,900 +HST

AFFORDABLE PARKSVILLE BUNGALOW • 1054 sq.ft. rancher • 3 bdrms, 1 bthrm • 2.5 acres, RV parking • Garden shed & greenhouse

• 2090 sq.ft. • 3 bdrms, 3 bthrms • Rancher, fully fenced yard, many upgrades, RV parking

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• 1500 sq. ft. rancher 3 bdrms, 2 bthrms • Single car garage • Under Construction, New Home Warranty • 0.91 acre riverfront lot MLS # 329794

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Very cute and cozy home, recently renovated with newer roof, thermopane windows, vinyl siding, laminate and parquet flooring, and paint. Nice open plan, plus large master bedroom with walk in closet and sliding glass doors to the fully fenced and very private back yard. Pre-wired for hot tub. The fully fenced private lot has garden area, numerous fruit trees, brick courtyard, and a newer deck. Located a short walk to Parksville shopping and beaches. A great buy at $224,900. Call Robbie 250-586-4321.

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Lovely 3 bedroom rancher built on crawl space. Full bathroom plus full ensuite and w/i closet off spacious master bedroom. Formal living and dining rooms. Large bright kitchen has loads of cabinets and is open to the breakfast nook and the cozy family room with gas fireplace. Sliding glass doors from the family room to the heated sun room which is great for year round relaxation. The lot is nicely landscaped and fenced, and has ample room to park your motor home or boat. There is room for two vehicles in the double garage. Located on the ocean side of the highway and a short walk to stairs to the beach plus a short drive to shopping, golf and marina. Well priced at $349,900. Call Robbie 250-586-4321.

• 1365 sq. ft. main level entry home • 3 bdrms, 2 bthrms • 0.31 acre riverfront lot

1070 Widgeon Place $448,000

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• Beautiful home in Maple Glen Area • 3 year old, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, on crawl • Close to schools & shopping • Open floor plan, huge ensuite

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COURT ORDERED SALE • Bring an offer • Potential for great revenue • 4 city lots with upgraded street • Zoned C19 for congregate care

Now $644,900 Betsy/Fran

6663 ISLAND W HWY, BOWSER

1384 PILOT WAY, BEACHCOMBER

4652 W. ISLAND HWY • 3 bedroom rancher on crawlspace • nice updates, skylights, 2 baths • just under 5 acres, 2 homes allowed

• Older mobile needs TLC

$299,000 call kevin clayton

$169,500

• Great .20 acre lot in Beachcomber area • Close to beach, park and marina

Call Tom Dodds

742 BRADBURY AVENUE

QUALICUM BEACH FLORIST

Excellent condition / ready to move into Gas fireplace, family room, crawlspace South facing backyard and covered patio Area of nice homes, ocean side of highway

• 20yr respected & solidly established floral business with secure 5yr lease renewed this yr • Website - Marketing - completely in place

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• 150 ft of walk-on oceanfront • 2200 sq ft 3 bed 2 bath home • Plus a rentable beach house

• Main level entry, 2116 sqft. • Many features, 3 beds, 3 baths • Sweeping views, beachfront patio

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#3-1247 ARBUTUS RD • 1248 sq ft , 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 workshops • Huge master with walk in & ensuite • Fireplace, large side deck, New shed • Walk to ocean & town; covered parking, 55+

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Premier location in Qualicum Beach Spectacular penthouse at The Gardens 1,600 sqft, 2 beds, 2 baths, library Enjoy all amenities & a stunning park view

$399,000

• Private 4.99 acres in Qualicum Beach • Updated 1700 square feet rancher • Close to shopping, fine restaurants and golf courses • Seller will consider a trade

$549,900 Lorraine Petersen

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Louise Roy

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• Walking distance to downtown Qualicum • 2 bedroom / 2 bath • Ground floor, underground parking

$254,900

Dale Rumming

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1151 BLIND BOGEY DRIVE

$349,000

Gary Neufeld

A&B 890 ALLSBROOK ROAD • • • •

• Walk-on waterfront • Views East to French Creek • Nicely finished and landscaped • Beautiful rock sea wall and patio

2 beautiful homes on 5 acres Pool and guest house Large shop and out buildings Private yet close to town

$988,000

Ian Mackay

#3-1247 ARBUTUS RD 809 RIVER’S EDGE DRIVE Exquisite sqft.2 rancher • 1248 sq ft5,855 , 2 bed, bath on 2.87 acres Quality finishing chef’s dream kitchen • Huge master withthroughout, walk in & ensuite • Fireplace, side deck, New shed 2 bedroomlarge in-law suite, mountain views •• Walk to ocean & town; swimming covered parking, Incredible landscaping, pool 55+

$110,900 Rumming $1,388,000Call Dale Louise Roy

250 RUPERT ROAD, QUALICUM • 3,300 sqft., including 700 sqft. suite • 0.98 Acre, 4 years young • Close to town centre

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Custom built 2,900 sqft. Fairwinds rancher 3 beds plus spacious bonus room with ensuite Great room, state of the art kitchen 3 car garage, workshop in basement

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871-895 MIDDLEGATE ROAD, ERRINGTON This 5 acre parcel is ready for you. With a barn, riding ring and backing onto miles of riding trails, this property has it all. This acreage includes two well maintained homes, a 2186 sq ft rancher and a 1275 sq ft chalet style home.

$649,000

Jim/Margo Hoffman

ARBUTUS RD 1085#1-1247 CINNAMON SEDGE WAY

• Open concept, 1056 sq. ft. • Extremely private back yard & deck • Carport, additional parking • Close to shopping & ocean. Pets ok, +55 park

$13,900 Down OAC + $445 pad fee

You pay $772/mo.callDale kevin clayton $969,000 Rumming

SOLD 1591 CIRCLE 728MARINE NEWCASTLE • 3,187 sqft, 5 beds, 4 baths • Nicely renovated 3 bedroom rancher • Spacious In-law suite •• 2Private baths,yard, family sunroom 20 room, x 11 workshop •• Wood floors, great location Short walk to skylights, beach

$369,000 $319,000

$169,900

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BEACH CLUB RESORT AND SPA 229D – foot print of 129D... one floor up – awesome views Quarter ownership for luxurious share

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Penthouse with vaulted celings Almost 1200 sq. ft. Underground parking, library, guest room In suite laundry / storage room

$199,900

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811 FLAMINGO DRIVE

2,294 sqft. beachfront cottage Walk-on beach, close to amenities .41 acre lot with out-buildings Glorious sun room, magnificent views

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208-312 VILLAGE WAY • top floor, corner unit, nice open plan • 3 bedrooms or 2 plus den, gas fireplace • balcony, carport, easy walk to shops

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• 3 bed home on your own land • Fenced, perfect for kids & pets • New roof, HWT, energy eff furnace & more $7,995 Down OAC You pay $722/mo. Dale Rumming

563 EAGLECREST DRIVE • • • •

Stunning 2,767 sqft. home 4 beds, 3 baths, 20 ft. ceilings Grand staircase, fire-lit living room Central kitchen, walk to beach

$649,000

Ian Mackay

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1318 SATURNA DRIVE • • • •

1,656 sqft, 2 beds, 2 baths Galiano model rancher Private patio, southern exposure Close to beach, low strata fee

$429,900

Louise Roy

SOLD

1085 CINNAMON SEDGE WAY

8566 RUMMING ROAD

• steel beams, concrete counters and resawn fir floors • 5300 sq. ft. of architectural magnificence • sep. one bed suite, 2.64 acres River’s Edge

• 3,516 sqft. estate home on 0.64 acres • Stunning architectural & finishing details • Incredible ocean view, separate shop

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$699,000

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#56-1247 Arbutus Road, Parksville $89,900 • Immaculate & totally renovated 2 bedroom double wide • Covered sun patio and extensive landscaping • Private and spacious yard

#407-255 Hirst Avenue, Parksville $209,000 • Central Parksville location • Recently completed renovated • 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms

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• Fully Self Contained In-Law Suite • Three natural gas fireplaces & Heat pump • 3188 sq. ft. 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home • Hardwood & tile floors & 5’4” crawlspace

1628 Lewis Lane, Little Qualicum River Village $549,000 • Located on 3 legal lots • One of a kind master bedroom/ensuite • Designer home with natural wood/stone finishings

814 Terrien Way, Walk to Rathtrevor Beach $494,000 • 3000 sq.ft. home including 600 sq. ft. one bedroom in-law suite • San Pariel .41 acre very private property • Detached wired studio/workshop

#206-130 Sunningdale Rd, Qualicum Beach $139,000 • Walk to Qualicum Village Center or waterfront in minutes • 50+ complex with dog or cat allowed • Well managed and maintained (new roof in 2010)

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Lott 68 Rupert Road, Qualicum Beach $799,000

• 35.5 acre property • Great private acreage • 2 minutes to downtown Qualicum Beach

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#15-3920 Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach $82,900 • Professionally updated, new kitchen and bath, flooring and windows • Forced air furnace recently replaced, 10x8 detached workshop • No age restriction and small pet allowed with permission


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