February 7, 2012

Burnaby Home Capitalizes on the Views

This 2003 Burnaby Heights residence is part of a quiet enclave of homes with some exceptional outlooks. Its high ceilings and oversized windows take advantage of the view of Burrard Inlet.

4141 Eton St., Burnaby
Type: 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom detached
Size: 2,204 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $934,000
Listed for: $995,000
Sold for: $997,100
Sold on: Jan. 9
Days on market: 6
Listing agent: Ken Johnston at RE/MAX Central Realty
Buyers agent: Michael Leung at Royal Pacific Realty Corp.

The big sell: Burnaby Heights – more commonly referred to as The Heights – is a quiet enclave of homes with some of the best views in town, thanks to its elevated position overlooking Burrard Inlet. This 2003 home takes full advantage of those vistas, with nine-foot ceilings throughout the main floor. The sellers had invested in upgrading parts of the home, producing a maple kitchen with granite countertops and updated appliances, new crown mouldings, paintwork, recessed lighting, a built-in vacuum system and new security system. The ground floor contains a 19-by-13-foot recreation room, bedroom, bathroom and laundry, but with little work this could be converted into guest or family accommodation. The exterior is fenced and has been landscaped with patios, mature shrubbery and an in-ground sprinkler system. There is an electric gate at the rear of the property and a double garage.

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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