January 31, 2012

Completely Rebuilt Vancouver Home Fetches Asking Price

Property was stripped to the studs and redone, with finishings that include high ceilings, hardwoods and open-concept kitchen

4634 West 6th Ave., Vancouver

Type: 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom detached
Size: 1,959 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $1.995 million
Listed for: $1.868 million
Sold for: $1.868 million
Sold on: Dec. 23
Days on market: 11
Listing agent: Faith Wilson at Faith Wilson Group
Buyers agent: Sue Johnson at Dexter Associates Realty

The big sell: This Point Grey property is a poster child for West Coast living. It was totally re-clad on the outside with rainscreen technology and taken back to the studs on the inside — and remodelled with materials and finishings that include old-growth hardwood floors, stairs and beams, soaring ceilings, and an open-concept kitchen with maple cabinets, stainless-steel appliances and dark granite countertops. Both the kitchen and dining room overlook the living room — it has a northerly aspect – as well as the family room, which faces south. Both have gas fireplaces and access to landscaped gardens, which have sprinkler systems. The upper level of the home contains all three bedrooms and a master that opens to an ensuite bathroom, with its walk-in shower, Ultra Bath air jet tub, and double sinks. The property is within easy reach of some of Vancouver’s finest schools and parks, as well as UBC.

These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com and AssignmentsCanada.ca.

Realtors — send your recent sales to nicola@besthomesbc.com.

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