June 27, 2012
Okanagan heritage charmer sells for $325,000
Type: 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom detached
Size: 2,054 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $385,000
Listed for: $329,000
Sold for: $325,000
Sold on: June 1
Days on market: 90
Listing agent: Scott Bowland at Coldwell Banker Okanagan Realty
Buyers agent: Raymond Maaske at Home Star Realty
The big sell: The city of Penticton has an enviable position between the picturesque Okanagan Lake to the north and Skaha Lake to the south, and surrounded by myriad wineries and orchards. This duplex-zoned quarter-acre lot features a renovated home that oozes interior character. The original heritage woodwork and floors have been refinished, and there are high ceilings, a claw-foot bathtub, wood-burning fireplace, transom windows, and a south-facing sunroom. A built-in Murphy bed provides an instant guest bedroom in a room that could also be used as a home office. Recent upgrades include new electrical, vvplumbing, roof, high-efficiency furnace, and a custom kitchen with a gas stove, new appliances and granite countertops. Every room has been wired with cable, Internet and phone lines, and there is plenty of additional storage space in the detached garage and the unfinished basement.