Including an architecturally beautiful wood-decked boathouse and a private 26-foot Chris-Craft powerboat with a dedicated captain
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Weekly roundup of three properties that recently sold in Metro Vancouver.
504 – 6687 Nelson Ave., West Vancouver
Type: One-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment
Size: 557 square feet
B.C. Assessment: N/A
Listed for: $798,900
Sold for: $750,000
Sold on: August 1
Days on market in this listing: 20
Listing agent: Karim Virani at Virani Real Estate Advisors
Buyers agent: Andy Mallhi at ReMax 2000 Realty
The big sell: Horseshoe Bay Sanctuary is a brand new development built by Westbank in West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay community with resort-style amenities such as an architecturally beautiful wood-decked boathouse with parabolic arches, a private 26-foot Chris-Craft powerboat with a dedicated captain, full-time concierge services, paddle boards, kayaks, and a state-of-the-art gym. This particular home forms part of Forest Villas and features high-end Miele appliances, Corian countertops, engineered hardwood floors, a limestone gas fireplace, soaring 10-foot-high ceilings, and designer wool carpets. There is a 94-square-foot balcony that offers south-easterly views towards the marina and mountains. The unit is accompanied by a parking stall and storage locker, and has a monthly maintenance fee of $451.03. Pets and rentals are both allowed.
1205 – 1455 Howe St., Vancouver
Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment
Size: 1,255 square feet
B.C. Assessment: $1,603,000
Listed for: $1,670,000
Sold for: $1,670,000
Sold on: July 8
Days on market in this listing: Two
Listing agent: Gregg Baker at Engel & Volkers Vancouver
Buyers agent: Lynn Johnson, Vita Kalns and Bruce Warner at Macdonald Realty
The big sell: This south-westerly condo residence occupies a corner position in Yaletown’s Pomaria building and sold for the asking price in just two days. Providing a layout of 1,255 square feet, it features a windowed office/den, a kitchen resplendent with a five-burner gas cooktop, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a large centre island, and a walk-in pantry, and separated bedrooms with the primary able to accommodate a king-sized bed plus a seating area. Over-height ceilings accentuate the False Creek, Granville Island, English Bay and mountain views, while a built-in Bose sound system checks the entertainment box, and geothermal heating and cooling offer year-round comfort. The suite’s parking stall is fitted with an electric vehicle charger and the unit comes with a storage locker and a monthly maintenance fee of $1,015.30. Pets and rentals are permitted with restrictions.
305 – 5848 Olive Ave., Burnaby
Type: Three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment
Size: 1,151 square feet
B.C. Assessment: $741,000
Listed for: $840,000
Sold for: $708,800
Sold on: June 28
Days on market in this listing: Eight
Listing agent: Erin Hur at ReMax City Realty
Buyers agent: Adam Chahl at Oakwyn Realty
The big sell: Metrotown is the venue for Sonnet, a high-rise concrete tower with retail units on the ground level (currently there is a convenient Waves coffee shop) and walking distance to the Patterson SkyTrain Station, shopping, and tennis, golf, bike paths and walking trails in Central Park. This three-bedroom suite faces south east with a partly-covered balcony that wraps around the home. The interior is mainly carpeted and features a kitchen with white appliances that overlooks the dining area and living room, a principal bedroom with a four-piece ensuite bathroom, two further bedrooms – both with views across the balcony – and an insuite washer and dryer. The home comes with two parking spots, a storage locker, and a monthly maintenance fee of $459.45. The strata permits pets and rentals (with restrictions) and residents have use of an exercise centre.
These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com.
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