February 25, 2013
Kitsilano condo sells in two weeks
Type: 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment
Size: 990 sq. ft.
BC Assessment, 2013: $675,000
Listed for: $689,000
Sold for: $650,000
Sold on: Dec. 6
Days on market: 14
Listing agent: Rosanne Dohm at RE/MAX Real Estate Services
Buyers’ agent: Leslie Sutton at Sutton Group – West Coast Realty
The big sell: Buyers’ agent Leslie Sutton says her client was away when this home came on the market, but was so impressed with the details of the top-floor unit in the Ansonia building that an offer was presented without the property having been seen — subject to a viewing, the strata minutes read, and a building envelope study undertaken. What so attracted the buyer? A large wraparound terrace, a south-facing exposure with a treed outlook and floor-to-ceiling windows. Other highlights include an open-plan kitchen with a gas stove and a breakfast bar, a living room with a gas fireplace and a generous-sized principal bedroom with a full ensuite and a walk-in closet. As well, there are french doors to access the balcony from both the master bedroom and the dining room, two parking stalls and additional storage. The Ansonia has a distinctive brick exterior, having been inspired by New York’s brownstone buildings, and is close to the amenities on West Broadway and Arbutus Street.