January 18, 2012

Numbers Add Up to Sale For North Burnaby Home

‘Family-sized’ property on cul-de-sac has plenty of room, inside and out

7511 Mark Crescent, Burnaby
Type: 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom detached
Size: 3,382 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2011: $801,200
Listed for: $849,900
Sold for: $822,000
Sold on: Nov. 20
Days on market: 122
Listing agent: Nick Parente and Joe Parente at Prudential United Realty
Buyers agent: Lan Hoang and Breton Lee at Royal Pacific Realty

The big sell: Spacious is an adjective that aptly describes most aspects of this 1962 property on a cul-de-sac in North Burnaby’s Government Road neighbourhood. At a little under 3,500 square feet, the home is “family-sized”, with a 17-by-15-foot living room, 25-by-15-foot recreation room and 22-by-11-foot master bedroom. The lot size is 102 by 134 feet, providing ample room for not only six vehicles, but also a 960-square-foot workshop. The mechanical buff in the family will be happy with the latter, as it comes with 220-amp power and steel overhead beams and could offer a venue for RV or boat storage. The fenced rear yard has numerous fruit trees and an outdoor brick pizza oven. The interior features two kitchens and a lower level that would be ideal for family entertaining or rental revenue. Another size-related bonus? The potential to build a 6,200-square-foot property.

Compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com and AssignmentsCanada.ca. Realtors — send your recent sales to nicola@besthomesbc.com.

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