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Il Nido Country Inn and land for sale

Welcome to Il Nido Country Inn,

Enchanting Property: Expansive development opportunities
Golden, British Columbia

Nestled at the cusp of the magnificent Canadian Rocky Mountains.

No additional 15% Foreign Property Tax Applicable for this property. Low property taxes due to farm status.

* Development for a spa, retreat, cottages, getaways, resort, farm, much more, call today to find out more!

Unique & magical 319.4 Acres of sprawling land to create
something even more magnificent and magical.

Welcome to paradise. Il Nido Country Inn nestled at the cusp of the magnificent Canadian Rocky Mountains. This beautiful ‘log cabin’-style home/B&B Lodge has been successfully run since July 2010. This is a once in a lifetime investment opportunity & purchase offering 3 adjoining parcels of land. Greeted by a double rainbow a few times each year, this authentic log style home/lodge has been used as a successful Bed & Breakfast, welcoming clients from all over the world, all year long. The main lodge is approximately 17 years old, and comprises of gorgeous log, post and beams that is finished with a durable metal roof. The revenue stream has successfully been covered by 84% Accommodation and 16% in other revenue, including gifts from the personal gift shop that is equipped with unique memorabilia. The property includes all the inventory for the well-established Bed & Breakfast Lodge, as well as the equipment needed for the Farm land, including the Bison Corral, ATV, Tractor, Barns, Workshop’s, Storage, Wine Cellar, Games Room, Fitness Area & so much more.

With recreational activities within a very short distance of Il Nido, one can enjoy the great benefits of its proximity to all these incredible summer and winter wonderlands, which include, Skiing, River rafting, Golfing, Fishing, Paragliding, Horseback riding, Sky diving, Fishing, Rock Climbing, and the enduring 1-2 day hikes in one of the enchanting Canadian National Parks!

Things to Do in Golden this Winter

Golden is truly a winter wonderland for all ages to enjoy and with so many incredible activities it makes a perfect winter adventure.

There are activities for everyone to enjoy on and off the slopes.

Explore our authentic mountain town with your family, ski or snowboard the legendary Kicking Horse Mountain Resort or just take a gondola ride and enjoy the 360 degrees views from 7,700 feet. Enjoy our world class cross country skiing trails at Dawn Mountain or shred some powder whilst on a guided snowmobile tour. Experience a hockey game at our local arena.  Take the kids and grown-ups indoor rock climbing.
Take a heli-ski or cat-ski trip and experience the thrill of spectacular terrain and the world’s best powder.

Indulge yourself at concert or cultural event and get to meet the friendly locals.

Fast Facts for Winter in Golden and Kicking Horse Country
The birthplace of Heli skiing, The Bugaboos, is in our backyard
3 Heli skiing operators
1 cat skiing operator
Average of 10 m (32ft) of fantastic champagne powder in surrounding 3 mountain ranges – Purcells, Selkirks and Rockies

Over 20 backcountry lodges with great backcountry ski terrain Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre hosted the Canadian Masters championships during 2012

Over 30 km of groomed skate and classic cross country skiing trails at Dawn Mountain Nordic Centre
240 km of groomed snowmobile trails
4 maintained major snowmobiling areas
13 distinct snowmobiling zones
4,133 vertical feet of terrain at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Kicking Horse Mountain resort has the fourth highest vertical drop in North America
Eagle’s Eye Restaurant if Canada’s highest dining experience at 7,700 feet
Highest concentration of world-class ski resorts that can be day-tripped from Golden.
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is only 15 min. from downtown, and 4 other resorts are within a 1½ - 2 hour drive: Lake Louise, Sunshine Village, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Panorama Mountain Village
Heli skiing was born in the mountains near Golden, BC in 1965. Hans Gmoser pioneered the first ever commercial heli skiing in the Purcell Mountains' Bugaboo Range. Thus, Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH) was born.
Famous Rogers Pass, ski touring capital of the world, is only 78 km from Golden

Metro Vancouver sees fewer home sales and more listings in July

Metro Vancouver sees fewer home sales and more listings in July

Home buyer activity returned to more typical summer levels in Metro Vancouver last month.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,960 in July 2017, an 8.2 per cent decrease from the 3,226 sales recorded in July 2016, and a decrease of 24 per cent compared to June 2017 when 3,893 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 0.7 per cent above the 10-year July sales average.

“Housing demand is inconsistent across the region right now. Pockets of the market are still receiving multiple offers and others are not. It depends on price, property type, and location,” Jill Oudil, REBGV president said. “For example, it’s taking twice as long, on average, for a detached home to sell compared to both townhomes and condominiums.”

There were 5,256 detached, attached and apartment properties newly listed for sale on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Metro Vancouver in July 2017. This represents a 0.3 per cent increase compared to the 5,241 homes listed in July 2016 and an 8.1 per cent decrease compared to June 2017 when 5,721 homes were listed.

The total number of properties currently listed for sale on the MLS® system in Metro Vancouver is 9,194, a 10.1 per cent increase compared to July 2016 (8,351) and an eight per cent increase compared to June 2017 (8,515).

“Because home sale activity decreased to more historically normal levels in July, the selection of homes for sale in the region was able to edge above 9,000 for the first time this year,” Oudil, said.

For all property types, the sales-to-active listings ratio for July 2017 is 32.2 per cent. By property type, the ratio is 16.9 per cent for detached homes, 44.9 per cent for townhomes, and 62 per cent for condominiums.

Generally, analysts say that downward pressure on home prices occurs when the ratio dips below the 12 per cent mark for a sustained period, while home prices often experience upward pressure when it surpasses 20 per cent over several months.

The MLS® Home Price Index composite benchmark price for all residential properties in Metro Vancouver is currently $1,019,400. This represents an 8.7 per cent increase over July 2016 and a 2.1 per cent increase compared to June 2017.

Sales of detached properties in July 2017 reached 949, a decrease of 11.9 per cent from the 1,077 detached sales recorded in July 2016. The benchmark price for detached properties is $1,612,400. This represents a 1.9 per cent increase from July 2016 and a 1.5 per cent increase compared to June 2017.

Sales of apartment properties reached 1,468 in July 2017, a decrease of 8.4 per cent compared to the 1,602 sales in July 2016. The benchmark price of an apartment property is $616,600. This represents an 18.5 per cent increase from July 2016 and a 2.7 per cent increase compared to June 2017.

Attached property sales in July 2017 totalled 543, a decrease of 0.7 per cent compared to the 547 sales in July 2016. The benchmark price of an attached unit is $763,700. This represents an 11.9 per cent increase from July 2016 and a 2.4 per cent increase compared to June 2017.

Click here to download the July 2017 stats package

Editor’s Note: Areas covered by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver include: Whistler, Sunshine Coast, Squamish, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, and South Delta.

Recently Sold Listing 3 - 15255 36 Avenue, Surrey, BC

R2192426 - 3 - 15255 36 Avenue, Surrey, BC, CANADAI have just recently sold this listing at 3 - 15255 36 Avenue, Surrey.

Recently Sold Listing 904 - 1251 Cardero Street, Vancouver, BC

R2185522 - 904 - 1251 Cardero Street, Vancouver, BC, CANADAI have just recently sold this listing at 904 - 1251 Cardero Street, Vancouver.

New Listing 3 - 15255 36 Avenue, Surrey, BC

R2192426 - 3 - 15255 36 Avenue, Surrey, BC, CANADAView my new listing for sale SOLD at 3 - 15255 36 Avenue, Surrey and currently listed at $879,900.SOLD

Rarely available duplex style townhome offering a spacious layout, & a very private setting of mature trees in a prestigious neighborhood. This gorgeous home has so much to offer you & your next chapter of living in home sweet home. Showcasing an oasis of beauty, private patio in park like setting, & something to offer everyone, your finishes include hardwood flooring, 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, + powder room on main, vaulted ceilings, a magnificent master bedroom, & side by side garage. Plenty of natural light throughout windows that offer a lovely private view of the surrounding trees, & a peaceful, tranquil setting. This lovely home has plenty of space, & will invite you into its charm & privacy from the moment that you step in to the desirable community of Ferngrove! Centrally located, close to schools (French immersion-Secondary school), transit, shops, highway 99, golfing, restaurants & more: Act fast! PUBLIC SCHOOLS Rosemary Heights Elementary, about a 7 minute walk - 0.51 KM away Elementary and Middle 15516 36 Ave, Surrey, BC V3Z 0J5, Canada It is the philosophy of our school to foster growth in attitudes and skills that are attributes of an educated and responsible individual in our changing society. É?cole ?Earl Marriott Secondary, about a 56 minute walk - 4.19 KM away Middle and High 15751 16 Ave, Surrey, BC V4A 1S1, Canada At Earl Marriott Secondary, we embrace learning that challenges students to become critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, and dynamic innovators. Our vision celebrates citizens who are civically engaged, globally aware, and sensitive to environmental challenges and cultural diversities. Earl Marriott Secondary is a comprehensive secondary school with strong programs in Academics, Fine/Performing Arts, Applied Skills, Athletics, French Immersion and extra-curricular activities. The ethos of the school is based on an ethic of caring summed up in our mission statement "To value the most precious treasures of Earl Marriott Secondary School: the minds, hearts, and well being of its people". PRIVATE SCHOOLS Star of the Sea School, about a 34 minute walk - 2.53 KM away Elementary 15024 – 24 Avenue, Surrey, BC  V4A 2H8, Canada It is our task to provide a synthesis of culture and faith, and a synthesis of faith and life. We recognize this integration as a life long process of conversion, and Star of the Sea School must remain an active force during the systematic formation of our student’s developmental stages.  

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The $63-million Vancouver mansion with a view

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Even by Vancouver standards, it is a high-end sales pitch. Philanthropist couple Joseph and Rosalie Segal are asking $63-million for their mansion, a record list price in the city during a rebound in the residential market.



The Segals are co-owners of the property at 4743 Belmont Ave. – a scenic street where many of the most expensive properties in British Columbia are located.

The house contains nearly 22,000 square feet of space and is on 1.28 acres of land in Vancouver’s posh Point Grey neighbourhood. Built in 1992, the three-level house features five bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, an elevator and an indoor swimming pool, and can handle 100 guests for a private concert. There is a six-car garage and an in-law suite.


VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, Jun. 22, 2017 5:07PM EDT
Last updated Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 8:56AM EDT


New Listing 904 - 1251 Cardero Street, Vancouver, BC

R2185522 - 904 - 1251 Cardero Street, Vancouver, BC, CANADAView my new listing for sale SOLD at 904 - 1251 Cardero Street, Vancouver and currently listed at $299,000.SOLD

In the heart of downtown Vancouver, and a block from trendy Davie & Robson Street with shopping and many eateries, this lovely condo is waiting for your creative ideas and imagination of style and trendy finishes to fix her up and make her look like new again. 94 walk score. Imagine starting your day with a bike ride along the sea wall, & ending it with walks along English Bay at night. This property is waiting for you! One owner all original inside condo. 99 year prepaid lease. Open houses 15/16 July between 2-4pm. Offers Monday July 17th.

New Listing 31080 Silverhill Avenue, Mission, BC

R2178871 - 31080 Silverhill Avenue, Mission, BC, CANADAView my new listing for sale at 31080 Silverhill Avenue, Mission and currently listed at $1,599,000.

Capturing majestic, mountain & water views & displaying a remarkable commitment to quality throughout, this tri-level contemporary style log home and masterpiece, offers a lifestyle of luxury, privacy, quiet, nature, and exquisite charm.  Perhaps for the perfect next chapter in your life or a retreat for those who seek a break from the bustling world yet still quickly accessible to downtown Vancouver.  The view residence is set in a serene area at the top of the mountain, offering more than tranquility & accessibility (bordering Maple Ridge). Nestled amongst trees, offering a large self-contained suite, + acres of landscaped and natural land, this comes around once in a lifetime, a must to see! The long, winding, and inviting driveway leads to an enchanting entrance of the property. Offering parking space for up to 10 vehicles, an RV, a boat and a double garage, the outdoor space offered is generous. The handcrafted Engelmann Spruce log home is nestled in mature trees, yet offers sweeping views of the Stave River, Grouse Mountain, Thornhill and Burnaby Mountain. The breathtaking views can be enjoyed throughout the open concept home built with high vaulted ceilings. The modern style layout is complemented by the light wood, the unique finishes, and the double-glazed windows that allow ample natural light, leading onto a gorgeous wrap around deck. Upon entering the home, you can easily identify with the contemporary style feel, within the traditional Canadian log home, it is a special combination, and works well. From the unique railings, the oil finished floors, to the modern kitchen that has a dark soap stone 30 inch deep counter tops & Cherrywood finishes, the details are what make this home very special. The living spaces have two natural gas fireplaces, and a wood burning soap stone fireplace that generates a great amount of heat. It feels cozy and welcoming when entering the home. The master bedroom occupies its own floor, the mezzanine 3rd floor, and has a bird’s eye view of the home, and the magical surroundings through each window. The master bedroom, walk in closet and en suite has a spa like feel to it, and it is simply beautiful. The perfect space for those wanting a private oasis that becomes their indoor sanctuary. On the lower level of the home is a very spacious recreational room.  Currently used as an office, however, this can be easily transformed into a movie theatre room, a recording studio, a gym, a rec room for fun and games, or a library. The room is multi-purpose and spacious enough for one to really use their imagination and be creative. On the same lower level is a large fully contained one bedroom guest suite. The suite has its own entrance, as well as its own private garden, and a large living room with a separate one bedroom, offering walk in closet, and lots of light. The suite has a fully equipped kitchen, full 4 piece bathroom, with room for in-suite laundry, and plenty of closet space. In addition to the marvelous features that this property has to offer, it also has a 3-year-new metal roof with hidden fasteners. It has a 2 year new 420 foot drilled well, water test is available. The septic treatment plant with 30 filters has recently been serviced.. The property has a backup generator, and is easily hooked up if needed. The property includes the ride on mower, the snow blower, and all fixtures and appliances. The home is surrounded by gorgeous trees and landscaping, 4.5 Acres of playground! There is ample space to easily install a summer gazebo with a large Jacuzzi, pizza oven, built in BBQ, swimming pool, and so much more, this could become the Summer retreat that the family has been waiting for!   Easy Access:   Education in Mission: Silverdale Elementary School, Mission   Heritage Park French immersion Middle School   Mission Secondary School Mission College Recreation nearby: Golf course: Lakes: Fishing: Hiking: Horseback riding:  

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Recently Sold Listing 421 - 2678 Dixon Street, Port Coquitlam, BC

R2164016 - 421 - 2678 Dixon Street, Port Coquitlam, BC, CANADAI have just recently sold this listing at 421 - 2678 Dixon Street, Port Coquitlam.

The next step to your own personal paradise: buying a home by the sea

Are you someone who likes to escape the stress of everyday life from time to time and prefers to always travel to the same holiday destination? Then maybe it is time to invest in your own property at your destination of choice. A second home abroad guarantees a relaxed holiday atmosphere and allows you to get to know your favourite holiday region from the inside out. Due to the increasing demand for real estate in the Mediterranean region, a second home is more than merely a comfortable holiday domicile at your preferred holiday destination – often it can also generate attractive financial returns.

Whatever your motives are for wanting a second home, choosing the right home and getting professional advice will ensure that you will never regret purchasing a second home abroad.

In our brochure “Your Private Piece of Summer” we have put together an exclusive selection of attractive properties from the Mediterranean region to help you with your personal property search. If you would like to get an idea of the diverse range of properties available in the Mediterranean region, we invite you to read our article “The Fascination of a Home by the Sea”.

How you too can benefit from a home by the sea

Apart from how a home by the sea can benefit you personally, renting out your property also has great income potential. A welcome side effect: Searching for a property for renting out is not any more difficult than searching for a property for only yourself. After all, potential tenants will be looking for more or less the same in a holiday home as you: a well maintained outdoor area, an appealing interior and proximity to popular tourist attractions will make your property attractive for future tenants.

Especially when searching for a perfect second home, the location is absolutely decisive. Properties in direct proximity to the sea generally boast a special atmosphere, magnificent panoramic views and idyllic surroundings.

A private oasis in the heart of Catalonia
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Situated in one of the most sought after residential areas in Tossa Mar, this property offers magnificent panoramic views of the Costa Brava and the surrounding mountainscape. It offers a wide variety of amenities such as a luxurious interior and a spacious outdoor area, ensuring many delightful moments in an idyllic atmosphere. Turn this location into your own private retreat.

Unrivaled panoramic sea views
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This apartment is situated in the exclusive residential area of La Californie in Cannes and offers everything you need for stylish living of the highest quality. The large terrace opens up magnificent panoramic views of the French Riviera coastline.

How to make your dreams of a seaside home come true

Are you thinking of buying an investment property or dreaming of a home by the sea?

Drawing on almost 40 years of experience in the luxury real estate sector, Engel & Völkers and its global network is your partner of choice when it comes to finding you a new home. Many more attractive properties can be found in our article Your Private Piece of Summer – Southern Europe 2017, where we present our entire spectrum of luxury properties in Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Greece, Malta and Turkey.

If you have any questions regarding our brochure or want to arrange a personal consultation, we recommend using the contact form of your local Engel & Völkers shop to contact one of our knowledgeable real estate consultants.

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