461 Selby Street
Stately character home in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter with peek a boo ocean views, an inviting back yard and a downtown zoning of DT8. This over 3,000 sq foot home is sure to impress with its modern amenities and updates while maintaining the stunning heritage qualities of the home.
The warm and inviting common areas typical of yesteryear, oversized chef’s kitchen with gas range, 4 full bathrooms, 4-5 bedrooms — large impressively sized rooms providing ample space for everyone. The front parlour/den makes a nice guest room too. The fit and finishing of this home are hard to beat. Some of the many operating updates include electrical, plumbing, windows (main and upper floor), shingles and insulation making this an inexpensive home to operate. The newer Pioneer wood heatilator insert adds a wonderful back up heat source to the natural gas, forced air furnace.
Fully updated on the main floor and upper floor with new flooring, paint, light fixtures, bathroom fixtures to name a few while the basement level is primarily left for your storage and other needs. Downstairs does have a guest quarter which includes a bedroom, living area and bathroom.
The lift on the back of the home gives wheelchair access to the main floor. This home is located on a larger old city quarter lot of over 8,500 sq ft. A carriage home should be permitted (check with city)however the garage would need to be dismantled to put one in.
This Old City quarter home zoning of DT8 allows for a mixed use of commercial and residential – please see the city bylaws or visit the office for complete details. The back yard could be used for parking as well if the home were used more for commercial purposes. Many options in this gem of a property. Welcome home.