This comfortable three-bedroom split entry home is situated on a cul de sac in desirable Uplands. Enter through a grape adorned arbour into an oasis of tranquility at the front of the home. Unwind in this private sanctuary as you listen to the soothing sounds of the pond. From the front porch, you’ll have hours of enjoyment reading or relaxing in this lush setting lovingly created by the owners. There are several other areas to enjoy the outdoors. A balcony off the master overlooks the beautiful front garden and adjacent to the kitchen is a wraparound deck for summer bbq’s.
Inside is a great floor plan with large rooms. The spacious living room features a Vermont Castings woodstove flanked by built in shelving. Family gatherings are a breeze in this free-flowing space which is open to the large dining room. There is plenty of storage and work space in the eat in kitchen which is equipped with four appliances. All three bedrooms are on this level and plumbing has been added in one bedroom for convenient laundry access. A sizeable master with balcony boasts a three-piece ensuite.
The whole family will love the lower level where there is a huge games room plus a family room with electric fireplace. A ship-like powder room adds whimsy. The utility room adds storage space and is also plumbed for a washer and dryer on this level if preferred. For the resident handyman, there is a single garage with adjacent workshop. There is plenty of parking on the property and there is the sturdy and charming 8 x 10 post and beam storage shed. Added features include a sprinkler system, newer roof, updated carpets, newer laundry pair, low flush toilets and most windows have been replaced. Efficient heating is provided by oil filled electric baseboards.
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The area of Uplands is well-known for its beautiful views, including sights of Long Lake, Mount Benson and the nearby ocean. Uplands Drive is a major residential road that starts at the end of Departure Bay Road and curves northwest past the Nanaimo North Town Centre.
First licensed in 1988, Joan has enjoyed a successful career and award winning sales production. She holds an Associate Broker’s license which is the highest level of real estate certification Joan offers her experience and expertise to make selling and buying a successful and pleasant experience for her clients. Participation in continuous training and networking with other professionals is important to Joan. It has been Joan’s pleasure to volunteer as a Big Sister for six years and to have served on the boards of Vancouver Island University Foundation, Nanaimo’s Theatre One, and to have been the Founder of the Festival of Trees community fund raiser and celebration. Joan has been instructing new Realtors for the BC Real Estate Association since 2008 and currently facilitates a continuing education course for her peers. Joan joined RE/MAX of Nanaimo in 2012. RE/MAX is Nanaimo’s leading real estate company with dominant market share. Contact…