July 9, 2012
Champlain Heights townhouse sells above asking in 9 days
Type: 2-bedroom, 3-bathroom townhouse
Size: 1,898 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $547,000
Listed for: $529,000
Sold for: $560,000
Sold on: May 17
Days on market: 9
Listing agent: Lindsay Wilkinson at Sutton Group — West Coast Realty
Buyers agent: Michael Jogia at RE/MAX Select Properties
The big sell: This townhouse in Champlain Heights’ Solar West complex has a layout that resembles a detached home, with the principal rooms on the main floor and the bedrooms upstairs. The floor plan ensures a natural flow through the property, with the main level comprising a family room, dining room, and informal eating area located off the kitchen, a separate living room, two-piece powder room, and laundry room. The master bedroom has built-in cupboards and an ensuite bathroom, and there is space in the second bedroom for a walk-in closet. A 10-by-10-foot den could be converted into a third bedroom or used as a home office. There are sliding glass doors that lead from the family room to an attractive patio and sizable fenced yard with plenty of plants and trees. A single garage provides additional storage space. Pets are welcome, and rentals are restricted to 10 units.