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  • 746 RAILWAY AVE in NANAIMO: Z4 South Nanaimo House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo) : MLS®# 446992

    Main Photo: 746 RAILWAY AVE in NANAIMO: Z4 South Nanaimo House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo)  : MLS®# 446992
    • Spence House 1912, original character still intact
    • Welcoming foyer with baluster staircase
    • 9ft ceilings, oak floors, stained glass bay window
    • Successfull family gatherings are ensured
    • High-end kitchen renovation with stone counters
    • Gorgeous main bathroom renovation, claw foot tub
    • Master bdrm with private balcony
    • Nice views to Gabriola Island from master bdrm
    • Full length veranda off the kitchen at rear
    • A well preserved classic ... "Eclectic Edwardian"
    • Gas fireplace in livingroom
    • The stained glass in bay window
    • With the right table you could sit 16 guests here
    • 5 burner gas range
    • A nice view to the veranda & back yard
    • High quality Marmoleum flooring
    • Stainless steel Appliances
    • Elmira wood fired cook stove is approved for use
    • A nice corner for a guest bed
    • Main floor den
    • Main floor bathroom laundry combo
    • Renovated main floor 3 pce bathroom with laundry
    • Nice spaces for your antiques
    • Upper hallway would be a great computer den
    • Separate shower joins a claw foot tub
    • This is not a 1912 bathroom
    • The master bdrm is a nice space
    • Both upstairs bdrms have 2 pce ensuites
    • Scalloped roof details on balconys
    • Amazing covered veranda
    • Nice ocean views to Gabriola Island
    • Bedroom 2 up is very roomy
    • Bdrm 2 has a 2 pce ensuite
    • Covered veranda off the front bedroom
    • A lovely staircase like grandmas home
    • Stained glass on the stairway
    • Lots of Fir trim and details
    • Bright basement is a good height to develop
    • Furnace was replaced in 2006
    • 200 amp electric service
    • A second laundry hook upin the basement
    • Head down to the back yard
    • Nice fenced back yard with workshop
    • Back yard workshop .. or just storage.
    • Just because there were no color photos in 1912
    • Testimony to the condition & original character
    • Please verify any sizes that are important
    Single Family
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    Floor Area:
    2,761 sq. ft.
    Ocean view character and high quality renovations. Excellent value in a spacious and special home. With 3 covered verandas, gorgeous entry foyer, 9' ceilings, oak & Fir floors, plus Fir trim and details everywhere this home seriously oozes character. Spacious living room with stained glass bay window & Valor gas fireplace. Open dining area with an amazing fully updated modern kitchen with stone counters, Marmoleum floors and gas range. Main floor den features approved Vintage style Elmira wood fired cook stove and adjacent renovated laundry bathroom combo. Head up the beautiful baluster staircase to the upper floor with 2 large bedrooms that both feature 2 pce ensuite bathrooms & covered balcony's (great views from the master bedroom). The fully renovated main bathroom up is far from turn of the century with a luxurious feel plus the vintage touch of a claw foot tub. The unfinished basement offers a good ceiling height and lots of room for future development with plenty of window space plus an additional washer dryer hook up and 200 electric service. The furnace and oil tank were replaced in 2006. Just a short drive to Vancouver Island University (VIU). The City of Nanaimo heritage registry states that "Spence House was built for Lucy Spence around 1918 and is a very good example of an eclectic Edwardian design. The sophisticated design has unusual features, most notably the distinctive scalloped inset arch over the second floor balcony's (front and rear) and the tapered base. The buildings height, mass and location among much smaller, newer and more modest homes makes it a distinctive neighbourhood landmark". Own a piece of History with vintage style and modern details ... a true "Hybrid". Quick possession is available. More details
    Graeme MacPhail
  • 2506 COSGROVE CRES in NANAIMO: Z4 Departure Bay House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo) : MLS®# 446656

    Main Photo: 2506 COSGROVE CRES in NANAIMO: Z4 Departure Bay House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo)  : MLS®# 446656
    • A classic Lynburn area split level
    • Ferries. Seaplanes & Freighters
    • Oak Hardwood floors & a wood buring fireplace
    • Updated kitchen has loads of counter space
    • Family room off the kitchen with gas fireplace
    • Main bathroom up is nice renovated
    • master bdrm with french doors to sundeck
    • Nice covered patio
    • Established split level in Lynburn Estates
    • fenced back yard gets lots of sun
    • Step inside and feel at home
    • Dining area has room for a side hutch
    • Nice tile back splash
    • Bosch built in dishwasher
    • All the upstairs bdrms feature oak floors
    • Bedroom 2 looks out to the front
    • Bdrm 3
    • bdrm 3 looking towards the hallway
    • Master bdrm with 2 pce ensuite bathroom
    • Nice view to Departure Bay
    • Survey the back yard from master bdrm deck
    • Family room with patio doors to covered patio
    • 3 pce bathroom doown off the family room
    • Furnace and laundry room
    • Large utility room
    • Head out to the workshop and garage
    • A proper double garage with power opener
    • Garage has a great spot for a work bench
    • Amazing outside storage makes a great workshop
    • Keep yard care tools plus there's room for bikes
    • Nice level back yard is fully fenced
    • Side gate to the back yard
    • Looks to me like a great spot to wash a car
    • Down the driveway with nice curb appeal
    • Sewer line runs along the back edge of lot
    Single Family
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    Floor Area:
    1,849 sq. ft.
    Picture perfect in Lynburn Estates with ocean view & a tasteful, modern feel. Hardwood floors plus crisp details & lots of updates make this delightful split-level move in ready. Updated kitchen in white with full tile backsplash, eating bar & Bosch DW. Attractive wood burning fireplace in the Lvrm with mantle & slate tile, remodeled main bath up with opening skylight plus 3 bdrms with a roomy 15' mbdrm with a nice 2 pc ensuite & French doors to a beautiful 23'deck with nice ocean & mtn views where you can watch the Ferries, seaplanes & sailboats come and go. Family room off the kitchen with gas FP & access to a lovely covered patio .. a great spot to shelter while you BBQ. The utility room features a 3 pce bath, good storage & access to an amazing 22ft workshop adjacent to garage. Enjoy a private setting & a nicely kept yard with mature shrubs, a pear tree & a stately Willow tree out front. A special home in a great location where you can walk a few blocks to the beach, school or shopping at Brooks Landing. Offered by long time Departure Bay resident, David Hayward personal real estate corporation, Realtor since 1981. More details
    Graeme MacPhail
  • 5769 ALDER WAY in NANAIMO: Z4 North Nanaimo House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo) : MLS®# 447015

    Main Photo: 5769 ALDER WAY in NANAIMO: Z4 North Nanaimo House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo)  : MLS®# 447015
    • Ocean view family home, North Nanaimo
    • Hardwood floors & views to the Winchelsea Islands
    • Spacious and open with butcher block counters
    • Master bdrm is almost 12 x 13
    • Pedestal sink and a claw foot tub
    • Family room down w/gas FP, great for home business
    • 23 ft covered sundeck with wrap around
    • Views to Winchelsea Iskand & mainland mountains
    • Its almost 1/3 acre this lot .. and private
    • Good RV parking to the right of the garage
    • A spacious and inviting foyer
    • Hardwood Maple floors through the upstairs level
    • One of two gas fireplaces
    • Dining has access to wrap around deck
    • Nice outlook from all front rooms
    • Private deck off the master bedroom
    • master bdrm deck ... for yuor first am coffee ?
    • 2 Pce ensuite bathroom
    • Bedroom 2 in the middle
    • Bedroom 3 makes a lovely & spacious guest room
    • Claw foot tubs invites you to soak
    • Upper hallway to bedrooms
    • There is lots of room folr the family to hang out
    • Go tend the BBQ on your covered deck
    • Great outside space .. even when its raining
    • Lets head down and explore the lower level
    • Family room at the front
    • A gas stove is great suplimental heat
    • 4th bedroom down
    • Lower level has great suite possibilities
    • Nice 3 pce bathroom down with tile floors
    • Laundry room is almost kitchenette like
    • family room / den at the rear
    • A second family room or den. Suite potential ?
    • Winchelsea Island occupy your view
    • Stairs down to your patio & back yard
    • Private 31 ft patio, easily accessed from deck
    • Back yd garden shed keeps garage space free
    • Back yard faces generally South
    • Thats a nice driveway to wash a car
    • Dimensions should be verified if important
    Single Family
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    Floor Area:
    2,367 sq. ft.
    In an area of higher priced homes here is a an excellent value for your family. Ocean Views and almost 1/3 acre in a great North Nanaimo location. Family sized on a no thru road, close to all shopping and offering great suite potential. The welcoming front hallway is large enough for a reception area and the adjoining spacious front office would make it ideal for anyone wishing to set up a home based business separate from the living areas. Upstairs features nice views to the Winchelsea islands, Maple floors throughout, gas fireplace (up & down), a lovely kitchen with butcher block counters, pantry, family sized nook & access to a great 23' covered wrap around sundeck with stairs down to a 31' private patio & fenced back yard. With 4 or 5 bdrms, 3 bathrooms, plus family room & den there is room here for everybody. The Master bdrm features an ensuite bathroom & even a small private deck... plus the windows have all been replaced and you have peace of mind with a new roof (2017). The garage is a full sized double with excellent RV parking adjacent & the back yard features a great little workshop and plenty of space for kids and dogs and is bordered by many beautiful mature shrubs and trees including several fruit trees (apple,pear,cherry & plum) making it the perfect backdrop for anyone interested in establishing their own secluded west coast paradise garden. Open House Saturday and Sunday October 13/14 2:00-4:00. More details
    Graeme MacPhail
  • 2830 COSGROVE CRES in NANAIMO: Z4 Departure Bay House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo) : MLS®# 446602

    Main Photo: 2830 COSGROVE CRES in NANAIMO: Z4 Departure Bay House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo)  : MLS®# 446602
    • Palm Tree Courtyard Gets Afternoon & Setting Sun
    • The Island Is Almost As Big As Australia
    • Sunken livingroom with heatilator fireplace
    • The Views Just Find You Everywhere In This Home
    • Luxury Renovated Bathroom With Heated Floors
    • Here Comes The Ferry
    • Stunning Entry Level With Full Basement
    • 38 Ft Sundeck With Sweeping Views Of Departure Bay
    • Private Palm Tree Court Yard
    • Spacious Open Carport
    • Dining area with french doors to deck
    • Easily Enjoy The Home From Just The Top Floor
    • A Great Spot For Pancakes & Waffles Saturday Morn
    • Stainless Appliances Include A Bosche Dishwasher
    • Pop Up Vent In The Down Draft Range
    • Even The View From THe Kitchen Sink Is Amazing
    • Master bedroom
    • Oversized Shower In The 3 Piece Ensuite Bathroom
    • Organized Walk In Closet In Master Bedroom
    • Bedroom #2 Up
    • Bedroom #3 Up
    • Family rm & gas F/P, Just Steps from Kitchen
    • Bright Laundry Room And Great Folding Space
    • Double Door Access To A Proper Gym
    • Wet bar in basement games room
    • Go Fishing More Often... No Lawns To Cut
    • Please Verify Measurements That Are Important
    Single Family
    MLS® Num:
    Floor Area:
    3,971 sq. ft.
    Open House Sat October 20th 11:00-1:00. Excellent value & a terrific opportunity. Amazing ocean views of Departure Bay & the mainland mountains from this stunning level entry in the desirable Lynburn Estates area .. and its well suited to living on just the main floor even with good suite potential down. With a 180 degree view (Sugar Loaf Mountain to Newcastle channel) you can watch the ferries & seaplanes come & go from this meticulous move in ready home that's just a few blocks from the beach. The size, style, views & location make for a very rare offering indeed. Offering a family friendly layout with expansive open kitchen area with pantry, stainless steel appliances (Bosch d/w, Kitchen Aid fridge with ice maker plus Panasonic Genius microwave & downdraft smooth top range) a huge central island to gather at & an adjoining 38 ft sundeck and adjacent sunken family room with gas F/P. It's a King sized master bdrm with walk in closet & 3 pce ensuite plus the main bathroom is all new with luxury soaker tub & heated tile floors. Enjoy the amazing views from the sunken living room (vaulted ceilings), dining, kitchen & family rooms or enjoy the terrific family & guest spaces the lower level offers with 2 more bdrms, exercise room, full bath (updated), wet bar equipped recreation & family rooms with space for the games tables, a bright & inviting laundry room, tons of storage space & a terrific workshop with separate outside access (great for the woodworker). With the long term benefits of the cement tile roof & recent upgrades (including windows)this home should be trouble free for some time to come. Situated on a maintenance free yard complete with sprinkler system, Palm trees in the private front courtyard & great parking space in the open carport & driveway. A perfect home in the perfect location. Early possession can be arranged. See YouTube aerial video. Offered by long term Departure Bay resident, David Hayward personal real estate corporation, Realtor Since 1981. More details
    Graeme MacPhail
  • 501 NOTTINGHAM DRIVE in NANAIMO: Z4 Departure Bay House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo) : MLS®# 443612

    Main Photo: 501 NOTTINGHAM DRIVE in NANAIMO: Z4 Departure Bay House for sale (Zone 4 - Nanaimo)  : MLS®# 443612
    • Beautiful Custom Build Cottle Creek Estate Home
    • Custom curved Fir railing
    • Granite countertops and stainless appliances
    • Natural Gas BBQ hook up on deck
    • Master Bdrm, ensuite, private deck, walk in closet
    • Luxurious master bathroom ensuite
    • Matching solid fir mantle oversized gas fire place
    • Laundry/mud room with custom cabinetry
    • 300sqft wkshp with overhead door, workbench & heat
    • Whistler style - custom build with Timberframe
    • Truly a gorgeous home ~ Whistler Style
    • A real timberframe entrance
    • Most all fir in this home was milled from the site
    • Nice stone and Fir details
    • Slate tile floors through much of the home
    • Solid Fir Timberframe details out front
    • Yes .. that post is SOLID FIR
    • Very durable hardwood floor in almost entire home
    • 4.5" Solid Fir Mantle Piece
    • 13' Vaulted Ceilings in open concept grand room
    • Extra Large Bartop Eating area
    • Over sized master bedroom
    • Over sized master bedroom
    • Deluxe shower, soaker tub & twin vessel sinks
    • Deluxe shower, soaker tub & twin vessel sinks
    • Deluxe ensuite bath has has room enough to party
    • Master bdrm closet organizer ... deluxe indeed
    • Private deck off the master bedroom
    • Get away from the kids out here
    • Heated tile floors in main bathroom
    • Bedroom 2 upstairs
    • Bedroom 3 upstairs
    • Bedroom 3 upstairs
    • Bdrm 4/den downstairs would make a great office
    • Bdrm 4/den downstairs would make a great office
    • Bdrm 5 (dn) features ensuite & heated tile floors
    • Bdrm 5 (dn) features ensuite & heated tile floors
    • Family / Media room leads to covered patio
    • Heated floors in all the bathrooms and laundry
    • Heated floors in all the bathrooms and laundry
    • Tons of storage!
    • Custom cabinets with shoe drawers
    • 8 Ball in the corner pocket
    • Wired for mounted Tv's in several locations
    • Games room extraordinaire
    • Gas F/P with custom shelving surround
    • A perfect spot for a personal gym
    • Large sundeck
    • Verify measurements if important
    • Large sundeck
    • York Heatpump for heat and AC
    • York Heatpump for heat and AC
    • Outdoor speakers on the patio
    • Covered patio is prewired for a hot tub
    • Flood Lights keep large backyard bright at night
    • Backs onto city park land
    • Backs onto city park land
    • Large level lot
    • Large level lot
    • Extended RV Parking down the left
    • Tons of parking space!
    • Nottingham Drive is close to Linley Valley Park
    • The Hillside behind the home is City park
    • A short ways from Departure Bay
    • Playground just down the street
    • Playground just down the street
    Single Family
    MLS® Num:
    Floor Area:
    3,554 sq. ft.
    Beautiful custom built west coast style executive home in the desirable Cottle Creek Estates & backing onto park land and just steps away from Departure Bay Beach,Linley Valley & Cottle Lake Park. Superbly built this home features 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, edge grain fir finish throughout and a stunning timber frame entrance. Almost all of the fir in this was milled from the property during construction. Wood floors, lots of heated slate tile flooring, built in vacuum, almost 300sqft workshop, 1600sqft 4ft tall crawl space, heat pump and extended RV Parking. Upstairs boasts 13ft vaulted ceilings in the open concept kitchen and living room with granite counter tops with large eating bar, built in speaker system, large gas fireplace with 4.5" thick solid fir mantle piece and large deck looking over your level back yard. Large master bedroom features its own private balcony, walk in closet with gorgeous built in organizer, grand ensuite with his and her vessel sinks, large soaker tub, heated floors, and large walk in dual rain shower with body jets. Downstairs has two more bedrooms, one with its own ensuite with heated floors and walk in closet with built in organizer. Two large family rooms with built in speaker system, custom built fir wet bar, access to patio with outdoor speakers, and gas fire place with matching 4.5" thick solid fir mantle piece. In the very back is a good sized rec room which would be perfect for an at home gym if it had some rubber floors and mirrors put up. Access to the double garage with workshop can be found through the large mud room with custom cabinets and shoe organizers, and deep stainless steel laundry sink. If where you live is important to you, then you certainly will enjoy what Departure Bay has to offer. More details
    Graeme MacPhail
Listing information last updated on October 22, 2018 at 03:14 AM (UTC)

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