FOUR BEDROOMS, 3 BATHROOMS, 2,010 SQ FT, .41 ACRE - Bright and sunny, this immaculate updated four bedroom home has a two-bedroom living area upstairs with a split-level entry and two extra bedrooms with bathroom and family room walkout downstairs. Wake up to a great view every morning in the spacious master bedroom, including his and her closets and ensuite. The open kitchen with elegant dining area is perfect for dinner parties and the living room is warm and relaxing with sunny views overlooking the front lawn and pond. Downstairs, the large family room enjoys great sound separation from upstairs with lovely French doors opening onto the back patio. Step into the beautiful pastoral garden and hang out with family and friends - the sunny sheltered grounds are filled with a lovely variety of low-maintenance flowering shrubs and trees, and the surf can be heard crashing on the rocks below. Also downstairs is a workshop, a large laundry/back entryway mud room and ample storage. All new flooring and bathroom fixtures, new front porch, new water filters and UV. This well maintained home is ideal for a large family, a work-at-home couple or accommodating a large number of family and friends visiting the island. The neighbourhood is quiet with a short drive to the ferry and shopping. Explore the many walks to the water, Folklife Village and Twin Beaches. Call for more details or to arrange your private viewing.
Gabriola Island will Surprise You! Come for a visit; Stay a Lifetime!
Looking for Gabriola Island real estate? I am Carol Martin, licensed Realtor® on Gabriola Island. Living and working here on Gabriola, I love it here. So let’s start with what I can provide you regarding Gabriola Island real estate. Consider me your community connection as you embark on the purchase of property on Gabriola, or selling it when the time comes to relocate. So, you’re buying or selling your home or land on Gabriola. Where to start?
Sometimes the thought of making a purchase or selling real estate can be overwhelming. Here are a couple of options. Quickly complete the buyers or the sellers form on my site, or email me, or best of all call me first. You’ll find I’m a good listener, enjoy meeting people and you’ll find I’m not into high pressure anything. This seems to suit most people I meet.
Are you attracted to the easy pace of the West Coast lifestyle and want to find that perfect island home? Let Carol Martin give you a personal guided tour of the various homes for sale, along with important information about Gabriola as a great place to live. Why settle for virtual online images, when you can see and tour the properties with a great realtor? Carol can point out many of the local attractions and businesses along the way:
Essential services and restaurants
Where schools and day care can be found
The best marina or dock to moor your boat
Local entertainment highlights
Information on the best parks and walking trails
The best beaches or scenic spots
Carol is your connection for finding that perfect new home, with her superb knowledge of real estate and her love for Gabriola Island.
Now let’s talk about Gabriola Island real estate, and what we have in the way of properties or homes on Gabriola. This is an excellent time to be buying Gabriola real estate. Our inventory is good with a mix of land, acreages, waterfront, ocean views, close to our Village at the north end of Gabriola, or a bit further away to the south end and the Marinas, with large and small properties for sale. Housing markets are cyclical, and no one knows exactly how long this current market will continue.
Let’s talk about value for Gabriola real estate. I’m interested to find out why people move to Gabriola. Big cities it seems don’t necessarily hold the same interest as they used to, and with easy transportation to and from Gabriola, you could see yourself in Vancouver Harbour or YVR in 20 minutes. So, if you’re yearning for a change, for more community spirit, for that large garden, for sustainability on many levels, for a stewardship that comes with the responsibility of knowing and caring for your land, Gabriola could fill that deep yearning.
Maybe this sounds smultzy. Maybe you’re looking for a quietude, or privacy, darker nights, birds singing, a real workshop, or maybe it’s walking the beaches, watching the sun rise and the sun set; mesmerizing.
For all of the above and more, Gabriola Island real estate could be for you. No big box stores. No drive thrus. Who needs them?
Need some informative links about Gabriola Island? We have gathered together some resources to help you make your decision to move here:
See a video of the local scenery on Gabriola Island
Our population of about 5,000 frequents the Village where grocery, drug store, artwork, restaurants, coffee shops, dress shop, library, are only a few of the businesses you’ll find. Home based businesses of all kinds, doctors, dentist, medical practitioners, lawyers, accountants, architects, builders, electricians, trades, and on and on live and work here on Gabriola. We are 20 minutes by the MV Quinsam from Nanaimo Harbour. Situated in the Gulf Islands, many compare this beautiful Mediterranean style of climate to the paradise they’ve been looking for. Gabriola is in the southern Gulf Islands, very conveniently across the water from the city of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
Thanksgiving weekend, our artisans open their studios for the Studio Tour recognized as one of the best in Canada. Celebrations of music, dance, and farmer’s markets occur throughout the year. Be at peace with yourself, or come out and fill yourself to the brim with what Gabriola is all about. When I say “Gabriola will surprise you”; I mean this by my own personal example. In July of a year many years ago, I rode the ferry across from Nanaimo. I came for the visit and stayed.