June 27, 2012
New West condo has easy access to attractions
Type: 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment
Size: 580 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $224,400
Listed for: $249,500
Sold for: $247,000
Sold on: May 18
Days on market: 37
Listing agent: Ippolita Corcione at Park Georgia Realty
Buyers agent: Sona Narses at Fuller Service Realty Corp.
The big sell: The Westerly development is in the Glenbrooke area of New Westminster, which has easy access to public transit, Royal Square Mall, Queen’s Park, the Canada Games Pool and Fitness Centre, and the Justice Institute of B.C. The building was constructed in 2002 with rain-screen technology and comprises four floors with an attractive exterior that includes a landscaped garden surrounded by a low stone wall. This condo offers an open-plan interior with in-suite laundry, laminate and tile flooring, and a deck that overlooks a quiet green space. A bonus feature is a double-sided gas fireplace that can be enjoyed from both the living room and the master bedroom. The unit also includes a storage locker, secure underground parking, and maintenance fees of $153.36 a month. The strata allows pets and rentals, although there are some restrictions.