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Weekly roundup of three properties that recently sold in Metro Vancouver.
210 – 688 East 16th Ave., Vancouver
Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment
Size: 785 square feet
BC Assessment: $661,000
Listed for: $685,000
Sold for: $815,000
Sold on: February 1
Days on market in this listing: Eight
Listing agent: Phil LeGree at Keller Williams Realty VanCentral
Buyers agent: Renee Gomes at Macdonald Realty
The big sell: This two-bedroom condo resides in Vintage Eastside, a 45-unit pet- and rental-friendly complex that boasts a walkable location to the eclectic eateries and salons at the junction of Fraser Street and Kingsway and which provides an electric vehicle charging station, bike storage and a garden for residents. Listing agent Phil LeGree reports that he had 78 showings of prospective purchasers before it sold for $130,000 over the listed price in eight days. Aside from the convenient location, the unit had been fully thoughtfully renovated and features separated bedrooms (the second bedroom has a Murphy bed), a gas fireplace, and an open-plan living space with direct access to a balcony. There is a useful den, suite laundry with a stacked washer and dryer, and generous storage. The unit’s monthly maintenance fee is $505.69 and it comes with a parking stall.
1 – 11548 SW 207 St., Maple Ridge
Type: Three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse
Size: 1,758 square feet
BC Assessment: $816,000
Listed for: $1,188,000
Sold for: $1,191,000
Sold on: January 11
Days on market in this listing: 28
Listing agent: Paul Bale at Reign Realty
Buyers agent: Bob Rana at Nationwide Realty
The big sell: Westridge Lanes is a 10-unit townhouse collection that was constructed in 2017 in Southwest Maple Ridge. This duplex-style home has an end-unit position with more than 2,000 square feet of outdoor space with a wraparound garden as well as an attached double garage. The interior received custom upgrades from the developer and features two levels with nine-foot-high ceilings. The well-appointed kitchen features top-of-the-line KitchenAid appliances, quartz counters, and pendant task lighting over the island, and there are french doors that open to a 200-square-foot patio. The gas fireplace is surrounded by stone tile and has a live wood mantel against a shiplap feature wall. The home has new blinds and upstairs carpet, fresh paintwork and wide-plank laminate floors on the main level. Pets and rentals are permitted.
902 – 1661 Ontario St., Vancouver
Type: One-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment
Size: 692 square feet
BC Assessment: $837,000
Listed for: $850,000
Sold for: $852,000
Sold on: January 26
Days on market in this listing: Two
Listing agent: Gregg Baker at Engel & Volkers Vancouver
Buyers agent: Amanda Crosby, Scott Regamble and Adrienne Kenny at Engel & Volkers Vancouver
The big sell: Both water and mountain vistas can be enjoyed from the balcony of this one-bedroom apartment with two flex rooms that forms part of Sails in The Village on False Creek. Not to be outdone by the views, the interior shines with floor-to-ceiling windows, radiant heat, electronic exterior shades for year-round comfort, a luxury bathroom with natural limestone tiles and polished chrome fixtures, and a sleek kitchen showcasing Miele appliances and Eggersmann eco-wood cabinetry. Sails’ amenities include a communal rooftop garden and lounge plus residents also have access to the Gold Medal Club with myriad facilities such as an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, yoga studio and exercise centre. The unit comes with a parking stall and storage locker and a monthly maintenance fee of $401.78. Pets and rentals are permitted with restrictions.
These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com.
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