Cute as a button, nicely updated, & a short stroll to the beach...it's the perfect retirement home or an ideal place to raise your growing family! Everything has been done for you, simply move in & start enjoying your fabulous new life in this super-cute Rancher on a perfectly-landscaped .15 acre boasting a bright one-level layout with skylights & OS windows, great updates done over recent years, sunny private outdoor living space, RV/boat parking with a sani-dump, & a superb location just 2 blocks from the beach, only steps from a nature park, & within mins of a marina, golf courses, & all the shops/amenities of Parksville & Qualicum Beach! Updated maple hardwood flooring flows from the wide skylighted foyer into a spacious Living Room hosting an inviting fireplace. Decorative crown molding continues into the Family Room/Den with an alcove for your entertainment center & french dbl doors that open to a Kitchen/Dining Room. Dual large skylights crown the beautifully-updated Kitchen with replaced stainless appls, a nook with a window seat, replaced cabinetry, & a large pantry cupboard. The functional island has a breakfast bar for those quick snacks, and the Dining Room is perfect for your evening dinners. An additional jewel is the bright Sunroom with a fireplace for year-round enjoyment & a door to a replaced cedar deck & a fully-fenced backyard with south & west exposure, garden areas, & a shed with a replaced roof. Tucked away on one side of the home is an updated 4 pc Main Bath with a replaced toilet, sink & WI shower, 2 good-sized Bedrooms, & a Master Suite boasting a large WI closet & an update 4 pc ensuite. Just around the corner is Foster Park with its forested walking trail, & it's a short walk to a staircase leading down to Parksvilles sandy beach. Many great extras & updates incl a replaced roof, a newer high-efficiency gas furnace & hot water tank, glimpses of Mt Arrowsmith, & more. Visit our website for more pics, a floor plan, a VR Tour & much more.