Enjoy main level living in this lovely 2700sf 3BD, 3BA home with walk-out bsmt, 0.41AC on no-thru road in the prestigious Lakes/Wicks neighbourhood. The floorplan is great for families and retirees. You will love the bright custom kitchen with convenient laundry and eating nook; dining area with cozy woodstove & large deck - great for entertaining; spacious master and ensuite with heated floor; and yr-round heatpump comfort. Lower has suite potential with 2 entries, family/media room, 2PC bath, wkshop, storage & covered patio. Deer-fenced backyard is your private oasis with trim hedges, spectacular landscaping, pond, pergolas, paths & sprinklers - perfect for serious or casual gardeners. Room to create with the potting shed and 8x14' studio complete with power/lighting. This premium property is near town, excellent schools, cycling, hiking, beaches, marinas and year-round recreation that makes the Cowichan Valley such a healthy and wonderful place to live. See home&garden tours!