Colin Gareau

Patience, Integrity and Well-Balanced Advice

I have sold a property at 706 Lindsay ST in VICTORIA.
If you're looking for a quaint country feel and old world charm on a quiet tree lined street situated in the heart of Royal Oak, then this lovely 1920's farm house is for you! Picture perfect and conveniently located just a stones throw from Royal Oak and Broadmead Shopping Center, this 3 or 4 bed, 2 bath home is well cared for and move in ready. It features one of the nicest wrap around decks with a veranda over looking the beautiful park-like landscaped yard with many fruit trees and mature plantings. Double french door entry leading to an inviting large living space with fir floors complete with a cozy gas stove, spacious dining area, and office/fourth bedroom. Upstairs has 2 more beds and an ensuite bath. Kitchen has...
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I have sold a property at 139 Passmore ST in VICTORIA.
Fabulous 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath, Renovated Grand Character Home w/ Ocean Views Just Off Dallas Rd. Oceanfront & Hollywood Cresent.Gorgeous Kitchen w/Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Island. Large Living & Dining Rooms w/Wood Floors, Stain Glass Windows.Two Bdrm,Two Bath, Inlaw Suite w/8 FT Ceilings. Recent Updates. Newer Roof,Windows,Foundation,Siding, Infloor Heating, 2 Water Filteration Systems. Oceanview Verandah & Huge Deck for Entertaining. A Must See !!
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I have sold a property at 704 327 Maitland ST in VICTORIA.
Urban chic - Enjoy the spectacular views of Victoria's Inner Harbour from this unique 2 level condo five minutes from downtown Victoria. This steel & concrete building offers excellent security and a superb location with excellent walk and bike scores! Your modern home starts with an inviting entrance way which leads you into a large and bright living room with access to your balcony which looks back to downtown Victoria and the inner harbour. The updated kitchen is sunny and bright with a portal through to your dining room and views beyond. A 2 piece guest bathroom and storage complete the downstairs. Upstairs you will find a wonderful master bedroom with a walk through closet connected to a 4 piece bathroom, a second...
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I have sold a property at 203 859 Carrie ST in VICTORIA.
Unique spacious condo with huge master bedroom, walk in closet and a regular closet. This beautifully renovated suite has modern touches that needs to be seen to appreciate. Floating bathroom vanity with Granite counters and under cabinet lighting! Stainless appliances and a tiled back splash finish off this modern kitchen. Unique to this unit is the custom frosted glass interior doors giving it the bright modern feeling the new builds offer at three times this price. This is a move in ready condo for the trendy buyer. Come and see for yourself. This one wont last long so be sure to see the multimedia link.
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I have sold a property at 4730 Eales RD in VICTORIA.
An Amazing Property, 1st time on the market. Over the past 40 years the owner of this unique property worked every day to transform it into his private rural oasis. Now you have the chance to finish his dream. The property is long and narrow (162 frontage at the road and 106' at the top) rising almost 30 feet over its length of approximately 600 feet. The owner constructed many boulder walls throughout the property to establish workable terraces and has planted unique species of trees - Black Walnut, Sequoia, and Monkey Trees - interspersed among the magnificent cedars and firs. At the lower end of the property is a single wide manufactured home (has seen its best day) which has been added onto. As well, there are two well...
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I have sold a property at 7185 Skyline CRES in SAANICHTON.
Are you looking to downsize from a large family home? This Charming Rancher in the bucolic Keating neighbourhood may be the ideal answer. This lovely 1553 ft home is picture perfect with a yard to match. The front entrance opens into a large, yet cozy, living room with a vaulted cedar ceiling and wood burning fireplace. There is a office/den adjacent which could easily be converted to a third bedroom. Down the hallway is the spare bedroom and four piece bathroom. The master bedroom is spacious and has a walk-in closet and three piece ensuite. It is facing east for those lazy Sunday mornings with patio doors leading to the backyard & birdsong. The kitchen/dining room is bright and spacious with a skylight and an Osburn...
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I have sold a property at 1108 McBriar AVE in VICTORIA.
Picturesque family home nestled beautifully in a wonderful and quiet neighbourhood full of parks, family activities and Lochside Trail is only steps away. This home has been lovingly transformed into the perfect modern family space, complete with a stunning suite. Inside this home you will appreciate the oversize windows looking onto 1200sqft of deck and you will also love the massive family room. The French Doors leading out to beautiful decks on the front and back of the home increase the living area substantially giving you a true outdoor living experience. This is an expansive property that showcases the house in the best way possible, nestling it beautifully into the majestic trees in the front yard. Outside there...
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I have sold a property at 11 1950 Cultra AVE in SAANICHTON.
A tranquil and private Townhouse in the heart of Central Saanich. Rarely do units come available in this popular complex - residents move in and find bliss. This wonderful 3 bedroom, 3 bath end unit townhouse is a spacious 1636 feet over two levels. The tiled entrance leads to a large living room with gas fireplace and patio doors leading to the south facing and private patio (with gas hook up). The kitchen (with gas stove) and dining area are bright and cheery with newer cabinets and accented back splash. Completing the downstairs is a powder room and laundry room. Upstairs you will find an oversized master bedroom with 4 piece ensuite, 2 bedrooms, a 4 piece bathroom and an office nook looking down oto the living room....
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I have sold a property at 502 420 Linden AVE in VICTORIA.
420 Linden - The Perfect Place to revel in your retirement years. One of the most desirable units in the building - the south west corner with views to the Olympic mountain range and water glimpses. Walk or bike to Cook street Village, Beacon Hill Park and Dallas road waterfront. Spacious rooms in a well maintained unit are waiting for your personal touch. Features include 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, insuite laundry, brick fireplace and a living and dining room perfect for entertaining. Enjoy lazy afternoons in your cozy and bright sunroom with views to the west and south. If you are a chef you will find the kitchen can accommodate all your needs - lots of counter space and room to create. For a wonderful start to the day...
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I have sold a property at 208 203 Kimta RD in VICTORIA.
What a View!! This is a great condo in a wonderful building with a fabulous location. Fully renovated & tastefully decorated 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom SOUTH FACING Waterfront condo in the heart of the Songhees. It has many upgrades including granite counter-tops, both the ensuite and guest bathroom (with beautifully tiled walk-in shower) have been redone, good separation of space between the bedrooms, gorgeous kitchen with a breakfast nook, formal dining area, large living room which overlooks the Southerly views to the entrance of Victoria's vibrant inner harbour - Watch all the activity from your own balcony!!!! Short stroll to downtown Victoria (or even better, Spinnaker's Pub) along the Westsong Walkway! The Building is...
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I have sold a property at 1112 Smokehouse CRES.
3C:L3 - The Ashcroft. A well designed open concept main level with large living room, dining area, and a kitchen with plenty pf counter space. Upstairs you have a spacious master bed with walk in closet and an en-suite with double sinks and a walk in shower. Two more bedrooms, a full bath, and a laundry room complete the top floor. A double garage and patio with gas BBQ outlet are two more things that make this a home with a lot to desire! All prices also include GST, appliances, blinds, gas fireplace, a ductless heat pump and much much more. Don't miss out! Show home open 12-4 Wed-Sun. BUY NEW AND SAVE THE PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX!
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I have sold a property at 202 1100 Union RD in VICTORIA.
A stunning home. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo is undeniably one of the most exquisite offerings for this price. The entire space is in pristine shape, with a neutral, yet warm palette throughout. It is abundantly spacious at 1293 sq feet and in addition has two enclosed balconies adding 224 ft of living area (one facing east to the courtyard has separate storage & the other facing north catches the setting sun). Located on the quiet north east corner of the building it benefits from abundant light and cross breezes. This home enjoys a wonderful layout with plenty of separation between both bedrooms (each with adjoining walk through closets & ensuite bathrooms). It features a large kitchen with separate stove top and...
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I have sold a property at 28 1287 Verdier AVE in BRENTWOOD BAY.
We are delighted to present this lovingly maintained 3 bedroom, 3 bath end unit townhome in the Quail Ridge complex of Brentwood Bay. This home is particularly well situated next to common area lawns and comes with a spacious private east facing patio set amongst a few trees and flowering bushes.The original long time owners have provided their home with impeccable care and some updates as needed. The oversized master bedroom has a full ensuite, walk in closet and sliding glass door out to west facing balcony. The living room has a bay window, fireplace and walk out on the private east facing patio. The separate dining room and living room are separated by the fireplace with potential to open this space up. Two...
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I have sold a property at 410 930 Yates ST in VICTORIA.
Downtown Living at its Finest! Walk Score of 99 and a Bike Score of 100 - who needs a car? This 2 bedroom, 2 full bath condo has a superior layout - lots of living space and great separation between rooms. The open concept kitchen (with Stainless appliances) looks onto both the dining room and living room and out the main window to the spacious balcony and lush greenery below. The master bedroom has its own ensuite and direct access to the Maytag stacking laundry. Neutral palette throughout - well suited for design accents - and flat care-free ceilings. The condo is on the north side of the building - away from the heat of the day and street noise; yet very bright. This unit will suit homeowner and investor alike. It is...
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I have sold a property at A101(Sept) 810 Humboldt ST in VICTORIA.
Fractional 1/4 Interest in one of the premier suites at The Parkside Hotel in Downtown Victoria. This recreational property allows straight investment, partial owner usage, or RCI trading to world wide destinations. A101 is unique in that it is one of the best floor-plans, a SALTSPRING offering one bedroom and den with extra high 10 Foot Ceilings. Come stay for all of Sept in a deluxe unit overlooking the beautiful St Ann's Academy gardens, within walking distance to the Downtown Harbor or Beacon Hill Park and the ocean. Outdoor Balcony to enjoy those warm summer evenings, stainless steel appliances, in suite washer and dryer, pool, theater, exercise room. Monthly HOA fees include Strata fees and Taxes. the added...
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I have sold a property at 409 4529 West Saanich RD in VICTORIA.
Welcome to the Duval - what a gem! The attention to detail in design and finishes in this 966 ft home will make you smile - Wide plank wood floors, Electric fireplace with chrome surround, 9 foot ceilings, Very large SE facing balcony (master and living room both have access), Spa-style bathroom with separate soaker tub and shower, separate sinks, porcelain tile and heated floors, Deluxe kitchen with walnut cabinetry, CaesarStone countertops, glass backsplash and all SS appliances, Insuite laundry with extra storage. This 2 bedroom/ 1 bathroom condo shows like new and is ready for immediate occupancy. One secure underground parking spot, storage locker and communal bike storage. One of the best locations in Victoria...
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I have sold a property at 204 605 Cook ST in VICTORIA.
This a tremendous opportunity to buy a 2 bedroom condo with an enviable Walk Score of 90 - "A walker's paradise". The unit is large at 846 feet and has an additional 146 ft enclosed sun room for contemplative afternoon reading. It get lots of morning sun and is on the very quiet east side. You will appreciate the functional layout with wide hallways and over sized living/dining room. It is in very good shape but is priced to allow for upgrading if you're itching for a design project. The new owner gets one parking spot, shared, efficient laundry and a very large storage locker. The strata is very well managed - new roof in 2012, and new bedroom windows. This a fabulous location; close to both Fort street corridor and Cook...
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I have sold a property at 1339 Carnsew ST in VICTORIA.
Reduced for quick sale! Located on one of Fairfield's nicest quiet tree lined streets, this classic 1946 home is being listed for the first time and sits on a 55x120 lot with R1-B zoning which allows for a secondary suite or garden suite. Tons of space to expand in the 1533 sqft of unfin space downstairs as well as the double detached 413 sqft garage with potential for a garden suite in the private and south facing back yard. All zoning details to be verified by buyer. The main level consists of: living room, dining room, 3pc bath, 2 beds, and kitchen and is full of the original character with features like oak+fur hardwood floors, coved ceilings and glass French doors. Updates include: roof, gas furnace, gas HWT, and gas...
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I have sold a property at 207 3915 Carey RD in VICTORIA.
Fabulous 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom east facing unit at Carey Hill Walk. This is a solid investment for anyone wanting to get into the market with easy driving distance to Uptown Mall, parks and Highway 1 to get out of town quickly on those long weekends. University student? Its just a short distance to McKenzie and off to Uvic you go. This unit is spacious at over 900 ft and has a great layout with 2 full - 4 piece bathrooms (ensuite has tub and separate shower!) and a separate laundry room. The kitchen has dark ebony cabinets, tile back splash, stainless steel appliances and oodles of room to cook and bake to your heart's content. This unit is on the quiet side of the building - plenty of morning sunshine; cool summer afternoons...
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