June 19, 2024
Sold (Bought): Point Grey home shines with custom design details

Its elevated position showcases captivating ocean, mountain and city vistas

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Weekly roundup of three properties that recently sold in Metro Vancouver.

4018 West 8th Ave., Vancouver

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Type: Five-bedroom, four-bathroom detached

Size: 3,599 square feet

B.C. Assessment: $5,824,000

Listed for: $5,399,900

Sold for: $5,260,000

Sold on: June 19

Days on market in this listing: 13

Listing agent: Faith Wilson at faithwilson | Christie’s International Real Estate

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Buyers agent: Judy Dou at Luxmore Realty

A stylish stained-glass partition in the foyer and maple hardwood floors in the stylish living room.
A stylish stained-glass partition in the foyer and maple hardwood floors in the stylish living room. Photo by Supplied

The big sell: This architecturally-designed Point Grey home optimizes its elevated position and extra-wide 67-foot frontage with an expansive rooftop deck and rooms orientated towards the captivating ocean, mountain and city vistas. The house itself vies for attention with the views with multiple interior and exterior design updates including a rainscreened exterior, new doors, new Kolbe VistaLuxe aluminum-clad wood windows and a newer roof, a stylish stained-glass partition in the foyer, maple hardwood floors, premium Wolf, Falmec, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances, natural limestone, quartz, and granite surfaces, an onyx kitchen backsplash, radiant heat, built-in speakers and a monitored security system. There is a south-facing terrace at the rear with professionally-engineered basalt stone and concrete landscaping, and a tiered layout complemented by evergreen plantings.

2605 – 565 Smithe St., Vancouver

Unit 2605, at 565 Smithe St., in Vancouver, was listed for $1,148,000 and sold for $1,135,000.
Unit 2605, at 565 Smithe St., in Vancouver, was listed for $1,148,000 and sold for $1,135,000. Photo by Supplied by Colette Gerber

Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment

Size: 1,028 square feet

B.C. Assessment: $1,335,000

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Listed for: $1,148,000

Sold for: $1,135,000

Sold on: June 19

Days on market in this listing: One

Listing agent: Colette Gerber at Heller Murch Realty

Buyers agent: Sunny Ahuja and David Tsen at Sutton Group – West Coast Realty (Abbotsford)

The big sell: Downtown Vancouver’s Vita development was built opposite the Orpheum and, along with its sister tower Dolce, forms Symphony Place. Built by Solterra in 2009, Vita offers residents the use of a fitness room, hot tub, patio, party room, and children’s play area. This particular home has a corner unit, upper-level position and a layout in excess of 1,000 square feet. With a bird’s eye view of the city, the home revels in far-reaching vistas while offering easy-care light oak floors, high-end kitchen appliances, updated cabinets, an insuite storage room, a laundry room, a modern gas fireplace, and the home has been painted with a neutral colour scheme. Two side-by-side parking spots come with the unit, along with a storage locker, and a monthly maintenance fee of $771.96. Two pets are permitted and there is a minimum six-month rental restriction.

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5451 Smith Dr., Richmond

This five-bedroom, four-bathroom detached home at 5451 Smith Dr., in Richmond, sold for the seller’s asking price of $1,650,000.
This five-bedroom, four-bathroom detached home at 5451 Smith Dr., in Richmond, sold for the seller’s asking price of $1,650,000. Photo by Supplied

Type: Five-bedroom, four-bathroom detached

Size: 3,213 square feet

B.C. Assessment: $1,567,000

Listed for: $1,650,000

Sold for: $1,650,000

Sold on: May 22

Days on market in this listing: Seven

Listing agent: Shafik Ladha at ReMax Westcoast

Buyers agent: Sherman K. Lee at Macdonald Realty Westmar

Spacious 3,200-square -foot layout and high ceilings.
This Richomond home boasts a spacious 3,200-square-foot layout and high ceilings. Photo by Supplied by Shafik Ladha

The big sell: This five-bedroom Richmond house sold right on the money in seven days offering a position on the eastern side of the city with convenient highway access as well as shops and amenities at nearby Queensborough Landing. Built in 1992, the home has a spacious layout with more than 3,200 square feet accentuated by high ceilings, as well as a grand semi-circular staircase, and a main-floor bedroom and full bathroom with suite potential. There is a conjoined living and dining room, while the kitchen and family room overlook the west-facing fully-fenced backyard as well as giving access to a covered deck for al-fresco dining and entertaining. The bedroom accommodation consists of a primary bedroom with a generous-sized walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom, and three further bedrooms with ensuite access. There is also a separate laundry room and an integrated double garage.

These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com.

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