1880 SE Kent Ave., No 411, Fraserview, Vancouver
ASKING PRICE $425,000
SELLING PRICE $425,000
PREVIOUS SELLING PRICES $397,200 (2007); $210,470 (1995)
TAXES $1,662 (2011)
DAYS ON THE MARKET Two
LISTING AGENT Keith Roy, Macdonald Realty Ltd.
The Action: Agent Keith Roy knew a fellow realtor who had a client eager to move into the Pilot House residence and had already made an offer on another unit in the complex. So Mr. Roy invited the eager house hunter to a preview showing of this two-bedroom corner penthouse with a view of the Fraser River and they promptly drafted a deal.
What They Got: On the top floor of a four-storey building built in 1995, this 994-square-foot suite has an open living and dining space with a vaulted ceiling, a gas fireplace and access to a large balcony. The balcony can also be accessed from the master suite which contains one of the two full bathrooms.Stylish luxuries include newly-installed hardwood and tile floors, granite counters and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, as well as Juliet balconies in the breakfast room and second bedroom. The unit comes with ensuite laundry machines and parking. The monthly fees total $345.
The Agent’s Take: “The Fraserview area in South Vancouver offers lots of riverfront trails, a quiet lifestyle and a quick commute to downtown Vancouver or Burnaby,” says Mr. Roy. “There is something very peaceful about owning a home with a view of the water – whether it is the river or the ocean.” The building also had the added benefits of a new plumbing system and use of a nautical-themed clubhouse shared with two other buildings.
“After seeing many other condos in the neighbourhood, the buyer came to view this one … and fell in love with the quality, layout and unique features,” says Mr. Roy.