March 24, 2012

Redesigned Home Sells For $1.125 Million

Water views, high-end finishes result in sale of Port Moody property

920 Barber St., Port Moody
Type: 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom detached
Size: 2,861 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $806,000
Listed for: $1,158,000
Sold for: $1,125,000
Sold on: Feb. 13
Days on market: 35
Listing agent: Elaine Benson at RE/MAX All Points Realty
Buyers agent: Andrea Jones at Prudential Sterling Realty

The big sell: This property was bought in 2009 for $625,000, rebuilt the following year, and recently commanded a sale price of $1.125 million. The home’s location overlooking the Burrard Inlet was pivotal when the property was redesigned, allowing for a bank of picture windows and vaulted ceilings to showcase the sweeping vistas. From the custom eight-foot solid entry door that opens to the foyer, and the hand-scraped walnut hardwood floors, there is attention to detail throughout the home. The chef’s kitchen has cabinet-faced appliances, a walk-in pantry, pendant lighting and an entertainment-sized island, while the family room features a large gas fireplace and glass doors that open to a 39-by-9-foot deck from which to soak up the view. The master bedroom is on the main floor and has access to the deck, as well as a walk-in closet and a spa-like ensuite. The recreation room on the lower floor leads to a patio, and there is a double garage and ample parking.

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