Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page.
Weekly roundup of three properties that recently sold in Metro Vancouver.
6 – 468 Jackson Ave., Vancouver
Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom townhouse
Size: 1,188 square feet
B.C. Assessment: $932,000
Listed for: $948,000
Sold for: $920,000
Sold on: March 22
Days on market in this listing: Seven
Listing agent: Jean-Pierre Gauthier at ReMax Crest Realty
Buyers agent: Carly Casano and Renee Casano at Royal LePage Sussex
The big sell: According to listing agent Jean-Pierre Gauthier, some of the notable highlights of this two-bedroom townhouse are its size – a little under 1,200 square feet, two patios for al fresco enjoyment, a small basement that comprises a den and storage room, and proximity to downtown with a readily-accessible Strathcona location. The home forms part of Jackson Gardens, a rainscreened building in a gated complex that allows pets and rentals (with restrictions). This three-storey property has a contemporary design with fibre cement board panels on the exterior, hardwood floors, an expansive mosaic tile backsplash and modern cabinetry in the kitchen, a wood-burning stove in the living room with a natural brick surround, insuite laundry and generous-sized bedrooms. It has a parking stall, storage locker and a monthly maintenance fee of $358.47.
317 – 630 Roche Point Dr., North Vancouver
Type: One-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment
Size: 673 square feet
B.C. Assessment: $419,500
Listed for: $468,000
Sold for: $517,480
Sold on: March 29
Days on market in this listing: Six
Listing agent: Kathy Campbell at Coldwell Banker Prestige Realty
Buyers agent: Karim Virani at Virani Real Estate Advisors
The big sell: This one-bedroom-plus-den apartment resides in The Legend, a four-storey building that was constructed in 1995 within walking distance to the numerous shopping choices at Parkgate Village as well as transit and Seymour Golf and Country Club. It is a leasehold building but, with a pre-paid lease until 2090, there are plenty of years left. This updated unit has an upper-level position and boasts a south-facing aspect, a kitchen with smart, flat-panel cabinetry and integrated stainless-steel appliances, a corner gas fireplace with a floor-to-ceiling stone surround, and laminate floors throughout the apartment. Sliding glass doors off the bedroom open to a windowed flex room which can also be accessed from the living room. Insuite laundry, a parking stall and locker are other useful attributes. The monthly maintenance fee is $328.28 and the complex permits pets and rentals.
1005 – 1288 Alberni St., Vancouver
Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment
Size: 908 square feet
B.C. Assessment: $911,000
Listed for: $949,900
Sold for: $929,000
Sold on: March 22
Days on market in this listing: Eight
Listing agent: Holly Calderwood at Royal LePage Sussex
Buyers agent: Alex Mz at 88West Realty
The big sell: The elegant elliptical towers of the West End’s Palisades development were designed by renowned architect James Cheng and built by Westbank in 1996. This two-bedroom suite has north-west-facing partial mountain and ocean views framed by floor-to-ceiling windows. There is a den that could be used as a home office as well as a solarium, plus updated floors, roller blinds and upgraded appliances. The Palisades offers residents a double-height lobby with a koi pond sitting area, a gym, library and two meeting rooms, while outside, the building is surrounded by a tranquil Japanese Zen garden with water features. The pet- and rental-friendly building is fully rainscreened and repiped. The unit comes with one parking stall and a storage locker and a monthly maintenance fee of $547.09.
These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com.
Realtors – send your recent sales to [email protected]
Sold (Bought): Lynn Valley home has large, treed lot and suite potential
Metro Vancouver’s first-time homebuyers’ guide