Updated rancher w/authorized 2 BR suite, a true mortgage helper in this nicely updated & maintained home centrally located on desirable ocean side of Hwy 19A located 5 blocks from the ocean. Easily converted back to single family home if desired by opening 1 wall. Lot 75' X 120' w/backyard fenced for 2 private areas one for each of main floor & basement suite occupants. Separate laundry up & down located in bathrooms. Updates include: new roof 2015; new vinyl windows & paint on cedar siding 2013-15; upper bath re-done 2013. 2017 updates include new carpet and paint on main level. Two electric meters for separate billing on main floor & suite down. Oversized insulated garage, 9' ceiling with room for a workshop area too. RV parking. Main floor with 2 BR ready for new owners, tenant down would like to stay if possible. A great home & neighbourhood from which to enjoy the lifestyle & climate of Vancouver Island's Oceanside area with Parksville's wonderful beach and park close by.