I have sold a property at 2110 3RD AVE E in Vancouver.
Sitting high on a hill with Garden Park at the end of a desired block is this neighbourhood classic. The spacious full width front porch offers a wonderful outdoor space to sit and take in the views of downtown and the mountains beyond. A large foyer welcomes guests and a sliding panel door opens to the living room with stained glass in the bay window, 9’4” ceilings spreading throughout the principal rooms along with inlaid oak floors. The original columns open onto the dining room with 3 more stained glass windows and a stone fireplace which has been painted over, matching pendant lights are in both rooms. A swinging door leads into the spacious kitchen which has a 4pce bath to the side and an eating area with French doors opening to a south deck and the landscaped garden with goldfish pond (the fish stay!).
On the second floor is a bathroom with 2 person jetted tub and a large opening skylight above. There are 3 bedrooms here, the back one with an opening skylight and the middle one has terrific views. At the front the huge master bedroom has an opening skylight and an 8’x6’ sitting area with 180 degree views. If wanted a new owner possibly could add in an ensuite bathroom at one end of this 23’6” long bedroom. At the back of this floor a door opens to a 13’x6’9” second level south deck that the owners describe as a “suntrap”.
The good height basement , 7ft+ in most areas, has a professional office and sitting area by the back door and an older 1 bedroom unauthorized suite at the front with downtown view from the living room. This can be accessed by a side door and has not been rented out for many years. Accessed externally is a hobby room/workshop, it has its own electric subpanel.
Over the past 30 years these owners have maintained and upgraded the house, including having it extensively rewired, a recent safety certificate is available. In 1993 the owners took out permits and enclosed the second floor porch, this is now the vaulted ceilinged sitting area in the master bedroom. Over the years the owners have also developed the attic, added on the hobby room/workshop and built sundecks on the main and 2nd floor. More recent updates include: 2009: a new roof, 2011: a new furnace, 2012: a new 50 gallon hot water tank. Almost all the windows have been replaced and the house is fully insulated.
Out back there is an extra wide 25ft back lane (standard is 20ft and sometimes less). This allows the owners to park behind the fence and come in the back door.
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I have sold a property at 2942 7TH AVE E in Vancouver.
Extensively renovated with City permits in the last 3-12 years. The owners installed a new roof, furnace, on demand hot water system, new electric panels, insulated the house and upgraded windows to double glazed. The main floor now has a deluxe 4pce bath and a gourmet kitchen opening to a 16’x14’ south deck. Downstairs is a legal 2 B/R suite (presently not rented) with its own W/D, gas F/PL and south patio. Rent it as a 2 B/R or keep 1 B/R as a 3rd B/R for the main floor. With the slope of the lot you walk out of the bsmt flat on grade. BONUS large modern double garage with 10’ ceilings, 8’ overhead door for a camper van, insulated with a 2pce bath and a 200amp electric panel. This could make a terrific workshop or be a double garage with lots of storage. Open Sat & Sun 24/25 March 1-3pm
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I have sold a property at 2762 GRAVELEY ST in Vancouver.
A rare spacious well kept family home like this is hard to find and is the oldest house on the block, built in 1913. A grand entrance foyer opens to a spacious living room and dining room, the owners installing the gas fireplace and cabinets in the living room in 2013. The kitchen is well laid out and has a stainless steel dishwasher, Maytag gas stove and Fisher Paykel fridge with bottom freezer. At the back is a guest bathroom with heated floor and access out to a covered deck for year round BBQ’ing. A lovely staircase leads up to 3 large bedrooms and a 4pce bath with soaker tub. Downstairs the owners got permits in 2009 to reconfigure and dig out the basement to 7’2 (+/- 6’6 under ducts), build a big new 4pce bath, they kept the kitchen but removed the stove and a great laundry area was added. There’s also a gas fireplace and French doors opening to a nice patio, ideal for nanny, granny or other inlaws.
Out back is a big insulated +/- 23x22’ garage built in 2013, a new south deck and a pergola with retractable awning was added. The rest of the backyard is finished as easy care.
Other upgrades in the last 10 years include new roof, furnace, hot water tank, heat pump for A/C, the electric system upgraded to 200 amps with sub panels on each floor of the house, and the windows are all now double glazed.
This popular location is close to transit, shops and Clinton Park is at the end of the block..
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I have sold a property at 3008 GRANT ST in Vancouver.
Stunning 360* city & mountain views from a large rooftop deck. Three addresses on a quiet street close to great schools, Hwy1, downtown & transit! Built by Noort Homes. Very well thought out floor plan with three large bedrooms up and a full laundry room. The main floor features a stunning Great Room with a large island, gourmet kitchen with Kitchen Aid Pro appliances in custom millwork, built-ins and a walk-in pantry. This home also has a formal living room with a second gas fireplace. Basement includes a 1 bed legal suite along with another bedroom and living room (+) perfect for extended family. Impressive 2 bedroom, ground floor laneway home with vaulted ceilings and a private patio. Fully fenced and nicely landscaped yard.
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I have sold a property at 306 8707 HUDSON ST in Vancouver.
Why rent if you could own a HOME nestled in Vancouver Marpole Hub to enjoy Vancouver West life style? Perfectly bridge Marine Gate, Vancouver downtown, UBC and Richmond. Close to shopping, restaurants & public transportation. David LIoyd George Elementary, Churchill Secondary catchments. Bright and spacious top floor unit plus secure parking stall 3# and storage locker 306#. Quick possession available. Many renovations:1) New windows, siding, brick work, balconies with new railings & frosted glass for privacy in 2014; 2) New roof & elevator in 2015; 3)New faucets & valves in 2017.
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I have sold a property at 2220 KITCHENER ST in Vancouver.
Records show this well kept charmer was the first house on the this block 93 years ago. Relax on the covered front porch overlooking the tree lined street, with a new Lord Nelson Elementary School being built at the end of the block. A spacious front foyer leads in to an open planned LR/DR with fir floors, high ceilings and 2 boxed windows. The kitchen at the back has a sunny south window and gas stove. On the other half of the main floor are 2 BR’s and a bathroom with clawfoot tub. Downstairs the basement is almost 7’ high with a spare BR, the rest is unfinished awaiting your ideas. Off the back lane is a good foundation for an 18x12' garage, the owners having dismantled the old one. The home retains most of its original character and has good mechanical updates.
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I have sold a property at 1434 LAKEWOOD DR in Vancouver.
This wonderful character home has been well loved by these owners for 53 years and is now ready for a renovation/restoration by new owners. The big front porch leads to the foyer with stained glass either side of the front door and a French door leads to the living room with a bay window, stained glass window and sliding panel doors opening to the dining room. The fireplace here was blocked off decades ago when previous owners turned the top floor into a separate suite. The living room, dining room and foyer have high ceilings and inlaid oak floors and off the kitchen is a 4pce bathroom. A lovely bannister leads up to 3 bedrooms with access to a second floor balcony which is now in need of new railings. On this level is a separate “Loo” and a big washroom where the owners removed the clawfoot tub many years ago to create a fourth bedroom for the expanding family. This possibly could be made into a full 3 or 4 piece bathroom and a small wall hung wash basin in the “Loo” would make this one and a half bathrooms on this floor. The basement is unfinished and a few inches higher than usual at 7’ high awaiting your ideas.
When owners moved in in 1964 the house still had the original sawdust furnace, they changed it to a natural gas one about 1970, so the owners believe there was no oil tank on the property. A number of years ago the old cast iron pressurized water pipes were replaced with copper and the electrical panel was upgraded to 100 amp breakers although some original wiring remains in the house. Off the back lane is a big 28x13ft garage with an overhead door and electricity, the roof is good but the walls need repair.
Around the corner on Kitchener is a new Lord Nelson Elementary School under construction and is to be opened in September 2018. The old school will then be demolished and turned into playing fields and green space. Visit http://go.vsb.bc.ca/schools/nelson/building/Pages/default.aspx for full details.
Ideal for someone wishing to restore one of the neighbourhood classics. Open House Sunday 1st Oct 1-3pm.
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I have sold a property at 2244 PENDER ST E in Vancouver.
Charming 3 bedroom family home in a great location near shopping, schools, transit, swimming pools and restaurants. House is in good condition and has a 1 year old roof, wood floors, wood burning fireplace, and a small easy care garden. Downstairs contains a modest studio suite that needs some TLC. A fact you should know! Vancouver only has about 10,000 detached homes. Great opportunity. Call me. First showing is Sunday July 2nd, 2-4pm. Lowest priced detached home in Vancouver.
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I have sold a property at 749 KASLO ST in Vancouver.
Extensively rebuilt with City permits, this house has been rewired, replumbed, insulated, new drain tiles, new metal roof and expensive curtain wall windows installed, owner estimates $350,000 spent in the last 5-10 years. From the foyer enter a modern open main floor plan with solid ash floors and a custom kitchen with Wolf stove and Sub-Zero fridge. From here sliding doors open to a sunny west deck and back garden, ideal for a garage or laneway house. There is one B/R and full bath on this level and the bsmt has a bright spacious 1 B/R suite built by previous owner and the laundry. On the top floor the back roof was dormered and expanded. It has an open den/office & 2 B/Rs, the spacious master has a large ensuite with soaker tub and opening S/L above. Open Sun 4th June 2-4pm.
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I have sold a property at 208 1345 COMOX ST in Vancouver.
Rarely available! Stunning 2 bdrm/2 bath corner unit with an massive 250sf private fenced patio. Bright & airy corner unit with open concept living/dining/kitchen and only 1 common wall! All principal rooms face the sunny south facing patio and feature high end updates throughout: Reclaimed hardwood floors, Italian tiles, granite counters, crown mouldings, custom built-ins, insuite laundry & dual rain-head showers. PETS OK, RENTALS allowed with restrictions, U/G parking, visitor parking & storage locker. Just steps to the seawall, English Bay, Stanley Park, & all the great amenities on Davie, Denman & Robson.
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I have sold a property at 3264 6TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Well kept by long time owner with 4 self contained units. Main floor was owner’s suite until recently with heated bathroom floor, spacious modern kitchen with big window and movable island. There is a large L/R, 2 B/Rs, a den with vaulted clgs and a skylight (could be a 3rd B/R) + 13x8' south deck rented for $2100 P.M. The bsmt is a legal 2 B/R plus den suite with good kitchen and bath rented for $1500 P.M. At the back on the 2nd floor is a nice bachelor unit rented for $830 P.M. The front 2nd floor & attic are a 2 level, 2 B/R unit with 2 skylights rented for $1575 P.M. Common coin-op W/D gets $75 P.M. Off the lane is a spacious garage used by the owner, could rent for $350 P.M. Owner pays gas & water, tenants split electricity.
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I have sold a property at 1871 KITCHENER ST in Vancouver.
Front ½ duplex facing south onto Victoria Park with good outdoor space. The patio has n/gas hookup for your BBQ, a full width front porch and French doors open off the master bedroom to a balcony. By the front foyer is a coat closet and a private guest bathroom. The L/R, D/R and kitchen are a nice open plan with a gas F/PL in the L/R and good appliances in the kitchen. Upstairs are 3 B/Rs, 2 baths and the laundry. The bright bsmt level has a separate side door entrance and has a rec/room with wet bar, B/R and full bathroom, would be great for teenage kids, nannies or grannies. Other features include: HRV air exchange system, wood floors on the main, all 4 bathrooms have opening windows and the good size single garage has 4 built in speakers.
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I have sold a property at 304 1429 4TH AVE E in Vancouver.
Top floor corner suite a few blocks to Commercial Dr and also the Skytrain station at Broadway. The spacious living/dining room has a sliding door to a good sized 13x5’6 covered deck ideal for a gas BBQ. The kitchen is smaller but has an opening window in it, (rare for a condo) and the bedroom is a good size, it could fit a king-sized bed. The suite could use some upgrading but the building is in good condition, fully rainscreened, repiped in 2008, newer vinyl windows and new roof planned in the next year or so and $185,900 in the reserve fund. One dog or two cats allowed with approval, rentals at max. Quick possession possible.
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I have sold a property at 801 1255 MAIN ST in Vancouver.
Prime northwest corner 2 bedroom, 2 bath Bosa built suite with views of False Creek and the North Shore mountains. In well kept original condition with oak floors in the living room, dining room and hallways and new washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave hoodfan in the last 3 months. Features include corner gas fireplace, good sized closets, storage locker, 2 good sized side by side parking spaces right beside the elevator and 2 pets allowed. Presently rented to a good long term tenant. Excellent value for this spacious Science World suite, next to the Skytrain station and steps to the seawall and Olympic Village.
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I have sold a property at 2227 7TH AVE E in Vancouver.
Located in a row of tall traditional houses on one of the most sought after tree lined streets in the area is this comfortably sized family home. Columns from the hall lead into the living room with fir floors, high ceilings and the original coal burning fireplace with built in cabinets on either side. An archway leads through to the large dining room with a beamed ceiling. Three years ago the kitchen was renovated with granite counters, under cabinet lights and a gas stove. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms and a remodelled bathroom with a nice soaker tub. The basement is an average of 7 feet high with a 3pce bath and wet bar area, and could be finished off as a suite. Six years ago a new roof was installed and the owners had an electrician install a new electric panel and remove the old knob and tube wiring. Outside is a hot tub and a big deck with steps flowing down into a landscaped back garden. House can be updated further and could be extended by 100’s of square feet.
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I have sold a property at 1730 VICTORIA DR in Vancouver.
This charming home had its building permit issued on 13th January 1909 and it retains much of its original character. From the entrance foyer a leaded French door opens to the living room with bay window and 9’4 ceilings, the big adjoining dining room is great for entertaining and most of the woodwork is unpainted here. An ornate bannister leads up to three good size bedrooms, the front one with a wall to wall closet and the back one with 2 skylights. There is a newer “period” bathroom here with clawfoot tub. In 2010 the present owner had a major reno done from underpinning the foundation, new drain tiles, new furnace with electronic air cleaner, mostly new double glazed windows, blown in insulation in the walls (R14) and ceilings (R50) and on an EnerGuide audit the house scored high at 82, it is extensively replumbed and rewired (no knob & tube), floors resanded and painted in and out. At this time were installed two new bathrooms and a spacious kitchen with granite countertops, under cabinet lighting, breakfast bar and pantry with lots of cabinets with soft close drawers and doors. Also a new 50-gallon hot water tank was installed this September. Outside the kitchen door is a 12x12’ deck with natural gas hookup for a BBQ and below the deck is a convenient 100 sq.ft. storage room. The basement has been professionally finished with a rec/room, bedroom, utility room and a 3pce bathroom with heated tiled floors. Off the full 20ft wide back lane the double garage has been converted without City permits to a coach house with 11ft vaulted ceilings, four skylights, a gas fireplace and its own hot water tank and laundry. The property is nicely landscaped with a beautiful flowering magnolia tree in the front garden and an Asian apple pear tree in the back, and is on the quieter part of Victoria Drive.
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I have sold a property at 2790 ADANAC ST in Vancouver.
Charming 1940’s bungalow with nice period details. Enter into the separate foyer with oak floors which leads into a nice size living room with inlaid oak floors, cove ceiling, attractive fireplace and a bay window with leaded glass. The two good sized bedrooms have fir floors and the original doors have attractive hardware. In the last few years the owners have installed a new roof, furnace and hot water tank. Both kitchen and bathroom are mostly original, so time now for upgrading. The basement has a two bedroom suite which is presently not rented, again big bedrooms here. On a sunny south lot and on a nice tree lined street, with lots of parking off the back lane.
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I have sold a property at 4368 CAMBRIDGE ST in Burnaby.
On the high side of the street with views to the north shore mountains, this immaculate home is tastefully redone with the kitchen opened to the D/R giving a bright open modern plan. Lots of kitchen cabinets, granite counters, gas stove & in floor heating. 3 B/Rs and a beautiful bathroom with soaker tub on the main plus hardwood floors & many mini pot lights. Downstairs the owners retain one B/R and there is a laundry room with lots of cabs. The rest of this high basement (7’7-8’ high) is a spacious one B/R suite with a 2nd gas F/PL & a big 3pce ensuite with in floor heating, rented for $950 P.M incl util. In the last number of years there is a new furnace (with electric air cleaner), new on demand H/W system & new 30 year warrantied roof. Professionally landscaped. Open Sun 5 Jun, 2-4pm.
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I have sold a property at 2708 21ST AVE E in Vancouver.
Big 70.5x101.85 corner site was bought by this owner over 70 years ago. It was originally a 33’ inside lot and a 37.5’ corner lot but owners had them consolidated into one parcel for municipal tax reasons. City verbally says possible to have two 35.25' lots, or the 33' and 37.5' lot again. The corner 37.5' lot would allow a new house to have mountain views with potential to build a triple garage on this wide lot, or else a laneway house facing onto E 21st Ave. Zoning is RS-1 and there is a full 20ft back lane. Seller’s request no showings of the small, old house, being sold for land value only with buyer to demolish house. Oil tank on site is in the process of being removed. Offers, if any will be looked at on Saturday, 7th May at 12 noon.
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I have sold a property at 2257 2ND AVE E in Vancouver.
Facing Garden Park, this home has had the same owners for almost 40 years. In that time they have installed new wiring, plumbing, insulation & drywall. In 1985 the owners took out City permits & extended the B/R on the main flr & added a fam/rm. In 2013 the owners installed a spacious new kitchen with granite countertops & soft close doors. There is a ‘SilencePlus’ Bosch D/W, 5 burner Bosch gas cooktop & double wall ovens. As well it has heated flrs in the kitchen & fam/rm. In 2002 a bright family suite was added in the good height bsmt (+/- 7’5”). It is rented to a friend for $900 P.M. inc util & has hookups for its own washer/dryer. Behind this is a utility room with W/D, H/W tank and lots of storage. Other updates include: newer drain tiles, furnace & H/W tank. Open Sun 10th April 2-4pm
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