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I have sold a property at 402 288 Eltham Rd in View Royal. See details here

From the moment you open the front door, prepare to be wowed! This gorgeous 3 bed (could easily be 4), 4 bath townhome has been lovingly updated by the current owner & pride of ownership is evident in this immaculate home. The chef’s kitchen is fabulous & features an entertainment size island w a butcher block top, crisp white cabinetry, beautiful tiled back splash & SS appliances. Enjoy your morning coffee in your eating nook or step outside to a very private desk, listen to the birds & take in the mature greenery. The LR DR area has a gas FP with lovely stone surround, marble hearth, & designer built open display unit. Up you will find 2 spacious beds, one of which once was two & could easily be converted back. Primary ensuite features dbl sinks, tiled backsplash & oversize walk-in tiled rain shower, main bath has inviting soaker tub. Down is a large family room/bedroom & leads out to a private serene patio. 2020 gas furnace, 2018 HWT, 2021 gas FP, July 2022 carpets. Single Garage.

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I have sold a property at N807 737 Humboldt St in Victoria.
Chic urban living in the Aria. Sophisticated suite flooded with natural light & large picture windows that frame ocean, mountain & city views. Designer interior is a blend of style & comfort with rich hardwood flooring extending throughout principle rooms. Gourmet kitchen well appointed with quality cabinetry, granite counters, & high-end SS appliances. Formal dining rm encourages entertaining & opens to the inviting living rm with a gas fireplace. Primary suite is expansive & capitalizes on the dynamic views. Also, 2nd bedroom, den, 2 spa-like bathrooms & in-suite laundry. New carpets installed last year. Outside, your spacious, covered balcony and private terrace with gardens. Building amenities include: concierge, residents' lounge, gym/rec area, sauna, storage, bike rm & secure underground parking, including guest parking. Plus rentals & pets welcome! Enviable location, steps from world class amenities and the attractions of the capital city, Inner Harbour & Downtown!
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I have sold a property at 1624 Redfern St in Victoria.
JUBILANT JUBILEE HOME! This fabulous 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Oak Bay border home has been tastefully updated over the years blending charm & character with a hint of modern. Featuring brilliant hardwood floors, coved ceilings, fresh paint, an updated bathroom with soaker tub, a bright skylit kitchen with dining area that spills out to the large enclosed deck for additional seasonal entertaining. Bonus features include a new roof, newer vinyl thermo windows, natural gas furnace, loads of storage, & a bright inlaw suite with separate laundry. Outside you get your very own sanctuary with a perfect combination of sun & shade, stunning low maintenance gardens, raised vegetable beds, a fenced yard for your critters, and a huge deck from which you can enjoy the sounds & view of the babbling pond with your friends & family. All of this located conveniently between Royal Jubilee Hospital and Oak Bay Village, just minutes to beaches, parks, shopping, restaurants and beautiful downtown Victoria.
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I have sold a property at 106 100 Saghalie Rd in Victoria.
This is one of the largest units in Prestigious Bayview One, offering 3 beds, 3 baths, plus 2 spacious decks. Southwest exposure, floor to ceiling windows & 9’ ceilings allow all day sun. The open plan is ideal for entertaining with a grand living room/dining room/kitchen combination; exquisite high end finishes; hardwood floors, stone counter tops, German cabinetry plus a Stainless Steel gourmet appliance package. All bedrooms have ensuites. Two secure parking stalls. This is truly one of Victoria’s finest buildings; built to exacting standards with full security & air conditioning and a short stroll to downtown, the Inner Harbour and all they offer. Building amenities include concierge, executive boardroom, gym, hot tub, sauna, steam showers, owners’ lounge, games room, outdoor BBQ patio, rentable 2BR guest suite, dog washing station, indoor car wash, kayak room, bike room and large storage locker.
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I have sold a property at 102 253 Victoria Rd in Nanaimo.
NEAR NEW TOWNHOUSE conveniently located close to the downtown core with its many restaurants, entertainment and shopping. This bright corner unit townhome offers spacious living on three levels. The first level has a studio space with its own entrance, kitchen, a full 3-piece bathroom & also the foyer to access upper levels, studio and the garage. The open concept main floor features a large kitchen w/ shaker style cabinetry, quartz countertops, black SS appliances & a breakfast bar island. The living room offers ocean and mountain views. A balcony accessed by sliding glass doors conveniently located near kitchen for BBQs or outdoor dining! The top level has two bedrooms, both with ensuites, walk-in-closets & also the laundry and a separate office space. Strata allows pets and has a small fenced yard. No age or rental restrictions. Perfect for first time buyers, downsizers or investors. Make an appointment to view.
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I have sold a property at 212 848 Esquimalt Rd in Esquimalt.
Step into your new, fully renovated condo! Every inch of this lovely 3rd story, 1 bed + den unit has been tastefully redone. From the stylish hardware and the shiplap feature walls, to the new kitchen, this condo boasts style, functionality and warmth. Located in a quiet and friendly building, this unit has unobstructed views of trees, churches and even parts of downtown Victoria. Inside you'll find a large primary bedroom, small office/den and a generous living space that includes new floors, new paint and gorgeous backsplashes. Common areas include a large workshop, storage, underground parking and a magnificent games/multipurpose room...all newly done. You’re only a few minutes walk to the ocean and a short bike ride to downtown. Once outside you’ll see the exterior of this building has recently been redone with new siding, windows and balconies. To top it off, the contingency fund is high but the strata payments are low! What more could you want in a condo?
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I have sold a property at 201 1450 Glentana Rd.
The Glenn, a brand-new building perfectly positioned in View Royal combines contemporary design with the luxury of having everyday amenities at your doorstep. Comprised of 50 premium condominiums & townhomes, The Glenn offers a wide variety of thoughtfully orientated 1, 2, 2+den & 3 bedroom floorplans. Customize your unit by choosing between two designer color schemes, both offering wide-plank flooring, quartz countertops, NuHeat flooring in washrooms, roller shades, 9’ ceilings, stainless Samsung kitchen/laundry packages & more! Impressive building amenities include a beautiful common area patio w/fire pit, electric vehicle charging, bike & dog wash stations, secured parking, individual storage lockers & a “kayak & bike sharing program”. Enjoy the outdoor lifestyle the area offers w/golf, hiking, biking & kayaking all steps away as well as shopping, restaurants & schools. Price plus GST. Unrestricted rentals.
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I have sold a property at 211 4394 West Saanich Rd.
Bright, beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,001 sq.ft. corner unit boasting 2 balconies for refreshing cross-breezes. One of the best layouts in the building with a spacious front entrance and perfect mix of bedroom separation, open-concept living and 9ft ceilings throughout most of the unit. Gorgeous bamboo flooring, carpet and contemporary paint palette. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with granite and stainless steel appliances and steps away to your BBQ deck! The large master can easily accommodate a king and is complete with walk-through closet and spa-like ensuite. A generous second bedroom perfect for guests or office with ample closet space and custom closet organizer. Don’t forget secure underground parking spot & in- suite laundry!
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I have sold a property at 703 630 Montreal St.
WATERFRONT LIVING! Located in the heart of James Bay, a vibrant neighbourhood with many excellent amenities close by. The ultimate Victoria lifestyle awaits you in the Award-Winning HARBOURSIDE. This spacious corner, 2 Bed+ Den, 2 Bath suite offers well designed space with generous sized rooms, expansive windows capturing incredible views of Victoria's Harbour, Marina & Sooke Hills. The functional floor plan offers the convenience of 1 level living in one of Victoria's premier steel and concrete buildings with secure underground parking, storage unit & bike storage. This is a well-managed strata with proactive ownership with world class amenities at your door step. James Bay has so much to offer those who enjoy an active lifestyle with the Dallas Rd walkways, Beacon Hill Park, Fisherman's Wharf & the Inner Harbour just mins away. Come discover what this fabulous location has to offer. Live the life you’ve dreamed about and earned at “HARBOURSIDE”, where every day feels like a vacation.
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I have sold a property at 202 2050 White Birch Rd.
Fully renovated bright 2 bedroom, 2 bath 1,232 Sq. Ft condo with updated bathrooms and new hardwood floors and tile throughout. An abundance of windows and a BONUS south facing enclosed balcony letting the light flow in and extending the living room and master bedroom, updated kitchen has been opened up giving it the desired open concept feel. Proactive 45+ strata feels like home (children 19+ may also reside) with wonderful neighbors and just steps away from the ocean, marinas, parks and trails. This building also comes with a Hobby/Workshop room and is conveniently located close to Sidney by the Sea, ferries and the airport.
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I have sold a property at 480 188 Douglas St in Victoria.
188 on the Park is the ultimate choice for those seeking a superior quality of life in a great James Bay location. Seldom do units come up for sale, only two sales in the last two years. Across the street is Beacon Hill Park, two blocks from the Dallas Rd. waterfront, next door to the famous Beacon Drive In and a short stroll to Downtown, the Inner Harbour and all the amenities this area has to offer. Enticing entranceway featuring numerous ponds, exquisitely manicured gardens and a well managed building with a healthy contingency fund. Tastefully updated with plenty of natural light in this large, 1,270 sq. ft. well-maintained two bedroom, 2 bathroom fourth floor unit, secure underground parking with electric vehicle charging capability. Quick possession possible. NOW VACANT, easy to show. Check out the Matterport interactive 3D floor plans and video.
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I have sold a property at 9 33 Songhees RD in VICTORIA.
Steps to the Inner Harbour and all this terrific location has to offer. Extensively renovated with new kitchen and bathrooms and much, much more. Main level has been opened up to leave a perfect space for entertaining, featuring engineered wood flooring throughout, granite countertops, custom cabinets and tiling and upgraded appliances in this luxurious 2001 sq. ft. 3-bedroom, 3 bath townhome. Lounge on your master bedroom balcony and watch the activity in the Inner Harbour unfold. Two separate secure single car garages and plenty of storage complement this unique home. No age restrictions, pets are allowed, and rentals are permitted. Enjoy a short stroll to downtown, the Galloping Goose trail or the Songhees Waterfront walkway with all the scenery and amenities they provide.
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I have sold a property at 110 409 Swift ST in VICTORIA.
Centrally located in the heart of downtown Victoria this property comes as a unique opportunity to experience both urban living and waterfront vacation vibes. The unit expertly provides the best possible use of space by incorporating European design features such as built-in furniture and ample storage space. Other notable details include in-suite laundry, a gas fireplace, 9’ ceilings, instant hot water, a separate storage locker, bicycle/ kayak storage, and a common BBQ area. The sunny south facing unit, private patio, and expansive common rooftop make the most of Victoria’s fair year round climate. Watch the fireworks or spend your weekends dining, cycling, or boating in the inner harbor. This complex is ideal for owners, vacation renters, and investors alike!
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I have sold a property at 1161 Clovelly TERR in VICTORIA.
Great Maplewood location sits your beautiful character home fronting onto 2 quiet country lanes in the heart of Victoria. Enjoy large, spacious rooms, kitchen with eating area, inlay hardwood flooring throughout, cove ceilings, leaded glass, skylights and a cozy wood burning fireplace. Over 3000 sq.ft with partially finished basement with rented studio apartment. This home features five bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, workshop, huge laundry room and storage areas, nicely updated kitchen with breakfast nook and access to a sun drenched private back deck ideal for relaxing or entertaining. The lot is over 10,000 sq. ft with gorgeous gardens and lots of parking for vehicles and RV. Great rental suite plus unfinished area. Super central location close to Uptown and downtown and all amenities. Great home, great area with a subdivision possibly down the road. Perfect solid home and investment in the city, Call now.
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I have sold a property at 220 4243 Glanford AVE in VICTORIA.
This 2147 sq.ft, newly renovated, 2nd floor office space, for sub-lease or assignment, is completely turn key and ready for new tenancy. Includes four offices, board room, reception, elevator, kitchen, parking and signage, as well as all furniture and office equipment, including phone system. Lease has 4.5 years remaining at $12-14 psf NNN including all utilities. Conveniently located in the Royal Oak Industrial Park area and close to the Royal Oak Shopping Centre. Easy access from the Pat Bay Highway make this location just minutes away from downtown, the airport and ferries. Located on major bus route.
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I have sold a property at 350 188 Douglas ST in VICTORIA.
188 on the Park is the ultimate choice for those seeking a superior quality of life in a great James Bay location. Seldom do units come up for sale, only one sale in the last two years. Across the street is Beacon Hill Park, two blocks from the Dallas Rd. waterfront and a short stroll to Downtown, the Inner Harbour and all the amenities this area has to offer. Enticing entranceway featuring numerous ponds, exquisitely manicured gardens and a well managed building with a healthy contingency fund. Two balconies, open floor plan with 9 foot ceilings, gas fireplace, lots of natural light from three exposures and big windows in this large well-maintained two bedroom, 2 bathroom third floor unit, secure underground parking with electric vehicle charging capability. Quick possession possible.
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I have sold a property at 3466 Sparrowhawk AVE.
This like-new 3 BDRM, plus Den, 3 BATH home has potential for additional accommodation, & is situated in the family-friendly neighborhood of Royal Bay by the water. Features $30K in extras! Main level features 9 ft. ceilings, a den/office, & is open concept living, with a bright dining, living & kitchen space. Kitchen features SS appliances, a breakfast bar, gas stove, & walk-out to your back deck & fully manicured yard. Upstairs has your large master suite, with a 5 piece spa-like ensuite- his & her sinks, soaker tub, & large shower with rain shower features! There are two separate bedrooms & a 4 peice bathroom for the kids and/or for your company. The basement is unfinished with roughed in plumbing- this space has tons of potential! Detached 2 car garage, easy maintenance yard, close to great schools & amenities: Access to Royal Bay Beach Park, close to Red Barn Market. Tremendous value as replacement cost of this home is $800k. Call today for your private viewing!
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I have sold a property at 3042 Waterview CLOSE.
NEW PRICE! If you're looking for an outstanding water view in Westhills, look no further! Stunning, unobstructed Lake View home with 4 bedrooms including legal 1 bd suite and easy care yard. The bright open foyer leads to the open concept living/dining/kitchen area, with feature fireplace and private deck overlooking Langford Lake. The generous kitchen has quartz counter tops, stainless appliances and an extra large eating bar. Upstairs features a totally custom ensuite with high-end tile work, large master w/ walk in, 2 more generous sized bedrooms, laundry area with sink+organizers and main bath. This is a special home that's heavily customized and close to all the amenities the Westhills area has to offer.
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I have sold a property at 702 2234 Stone Creek PL in SOOKE.
Immaculate 2011 built, 1775 sq. ft. townhome featuring 3 generous bedrooms and 3 bathrooms all with quartz countertops, for luxury living located at The Rise in Stoneridge Estates. Open concept design, with engineered wood floors, tile and wall to wall carpeting, 9 ft ceilings on both levels, gas fireplace and large private patio. Well thought out main level including a great kitchen layout with stainless appliances including gas cooking, adjacent living and dining areas will make entertaining at home a delight. Bedrooms and laundry room conveniently located upstairs, beautiful master suite with walk-in closet, 4 pce. ensuite and adjoining 12x9 balcony.
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I have sold a property at 202 2050 White Birch RD in SIDNEY.
Welcome to this sun soaked unit in beautiful Sidney ! This fully renovated unit from floor to ceiling features a modified kitchen to provide the desirable open concept, hardwood floors throughout and lovely upgrades that you have to SEA to believe ! With over 1,230sq/ft of living, an abundance of windows and a BONUS enclosed patio for you to enjoy, this 45+ strata feels like home (children 19+ may also reside) With wonderful neighbours and all the nature Sidney has to offer, this condo is move in ready. Just steps away from the ocean, marinas, parks and trails yet close enough to the airport and ferries. Enjoy the convenience of on site laundry ! Only $1 wash & $1 dry ! This building also comes with a Hobby/Workshop room and is conveniently close to Sidney by the Sea. Come and see it before it's gone !
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