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Weekly roundup of three properties that recently sold in Metro Vancouver.
3760 Quebec St., Vancouver
Type: Three-bedroom, four-bathroom half duplex
Size: 1,544 square feet
B.C. Assessment: $2,054,000
Listed for: $1,749,000
Sold for: $1,749,000
Sold on: May 11
Days on market in this listing: 30
Listing agent: Lorne Goldman at Macdonald Realty
Buyers agent: Sanjay Vyas at Oakwyn Realty Downtown
The big sell: This half duplex forms part of a heritage retention project (the McMillan House) that was completed this year in Vancouver’s Main Street neighbourhood. The four-level home has radiant heat and features an open-concept living/dining area on the main floor with a light-filled interior thanks to its triple-aspect windows and ceiling height in excess of nine feet, together with a designer kitchen that showcases a Caesarstone countertop, sleek cabinetry and integrated appliances including a Bosch gas stove. A glass-sided floating staircase leads to two bedrooms upstairs served by a family bathroom while the top floor hosts a skylit principal bedroom with an ensuite and access to a west-facing deck overlooking mature boulevard trees. The lowest level could be used for a home office/games room or separate accommodation with its own entrance.
20323 Lorne Ave., Maple Ridge
Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom detached
Size: 1,026 square feet
B.C. Assessment: $821,000
Listed for: $998,000
Sold for: $960,000
Sold on: June 9
Days on market in this listing: 14
Listing agent: Shannon Drummond and Pat Drummond at Keller Williams Elite Realty
Buyers agent: Varalika Kapila at Royal LePage Global Force Realty
The big sell: This single-storey home has a layout in excess of 1,000 square feet comprising two bedrooms (including an 18-foot-long primary bedroom) and two full bathrooms. It was originally built in 1950 but was extensively renovated in 2018 to produce an interior with clean lines combined with functionality — reminiscent of Scandinavian designs. There are wood floors throughout and skylights overhead and walls of windows that flood the home with natural light. The living room has a gas fireplace while the white kitchen displays stainless-steel appliances and the dining room has french doors that open to a wood patio and a fenced yard with fir trees, a pergola and a powered workshop. The 7,200-square-foot lot is designated under the Maple Ridge Official Community Plan for low-density multi-family developments.
1005 – 1455 Howe St., Vancouver
Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment
Size: 1,250 square feet
B.C. Assessment: $1,493,000
Listed for: $1,788,000
Sold for: $1,700,000
Sold on: April 3
Days on market in this listing: Four
Listing agent: Gregg Baker at Engel & Volkers Vancouver
Buyers agent: Yuliya Lys at Stilhavn Real Estate Services
The big sell: According to listing agent, Gregg Baker, this two-bedroom condo hit the market for the first time since the seller bought it brand new in 2007. It forms part of Pomaria, a 30-storey building in Yaletown that won the UDI award for Best High-Rise Development. It offers residents 24-hour concierge services, fitness and meeting rooms and a guest suite, and the strata permits pets and rentals. This particular unit revels in False Creek waterfront, Granville Island and English Bay views framed by floor-to-ceiling windows (complete with contemporary sheer roller blinds). The internal configuration features separated bedrooms, elegantly appointed bathrooms, a kitchen with professional series appliances including a five-burner gas cooktop, a walk-in pantry and a large centre island, all topped off by geothermal heating and cooling for year-round comfort and efficiency.
These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com.
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