Opportunities like this are rare! This updated 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom split-level home sits on an a private acre in the beautiful Nanaimo ALR, right next to Nanaimo River Regional Park. Inside you will find updated paint and fixtures which showcase ultimate attention to detail. Gleaming hardwood upstairs leads you to a spacious dining room with access to a massive deck and tasteful kitchen. Down the wide hallways you will find 3 BD and spa-like BA. Enjoy the efficiency and comfort of the upgraded heat pump with the option to stoke a toasty wood fire in the living room. Downstairs has 2 more big BD, a large rec room and a massive laundry/utility room – with access to a roomy indoor workshop. With some work this home could easily be suited. The roof is only 5 years old & windows are updated saving the new owners from costly upgrades. Outside features a cute garden area, lots of grass for kids and pets to play and tons of fenced space for a workshop, barn or your dream outbuilding. Location is key as you are steps to the river, minutes drive to YCD, Wild Play recreation area and a 10 min drive to local schools, shopping and downtown Nanaimo. Not much to do here but move in!