July 24, 2012

Iconic Vancouver condo sells for $1.87 million

Apartment in one of the city’s most striking structures commands price of $1.87 million

3602 — 1111 Alberni St., Vancouver
Type: 2-bedroom, 3-bathroom apartment
Size: 1,618 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $1,674,000
Listed for: $1,899,000
Sold for: $1,870,000
Sold on: June 4
Days on market: 5
Listing agent: Michael Rampf and Shawn Anderson at RE/MAX Crest Westside
Buyers agent: Mitra Firoozi at Coldwell Banker City Centre Realty
The big sell: One of Vancouver’s most distinguishable buildings is the Shangri-La, which rises 62 floors in the heart of the downtown core. Sweeping 270-degree vistas that pan from the North Shore Mountains to UBC are showcased from the north-southwest aspect of this air-conditioned two-bedroom corner suite on the 36th floor. The interior has American walnut engineered flooring, Miele, Sub-Zero and Bosch appliances, a granite kitchen island with double sinks and breakfast bar, an integrated touchpad audio-visual system, custom fireplaces in both the living room and master bedroom, and luxurious bathrooms. In addition, there is a corner balcony and two parking stalls. The home was also offered fully furnished, which could provide a turnkey investment opportunity. Residents of the Shangri-La have access to the hotel’s amenities, including a fitness centre and outdoor infinity pool.

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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