April 2, 2012

Vancouver Four-bedroom Home Sells For More Than $377,000 Above Asking Price

4825 Trafalgar St., Vancouver
Type: 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom, detached
Size: 2,885 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, 2012: $1,721,000
Listed for: $1,698,000
Sold for: $2,075,500
Sold on: Feb. 21
Days on market: 7
Listing agent: Spice Lucks at RE/MAX Real Estate Services
Buyers’ agent: Geoff Jarman at Sutton Group – West Coast Realty

The big sell: This MacKenzie Heights property strikes the perfect balance between providing a sanctuary in which to raise a family and a venue in which to entertain friends, says listing agent Spice Lucks. Perhaps prospective buyers thought so, too, as 10 offers were received and the sale was pushed to $377,500 above the asking price. The three-storey home has been completely renovated in a contemporary style and now comprises a bright, open-plan layout that includes a kitchen and family room combination. This leads out to a west-facing back garden that enjoys more privacy than most, as there is no back lane. An office and three bedrooms — including the master with its cosy wood-burning fireplace – are on the upper level, and a rooftop deck provides captivating far-reaching views to downtown and the North Shore mountains. The one-bedroom basement suite is self-contained with its own separate entrance.

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

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