Sold (Bought): Renfrew Heights Half Duplex Close to the Action

Trout Lake, Commercial Drive and the SkyTrain Station are close by

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Weekly roundup of three properties that recently sold in Metro Vancouver.

2563 East 16th Ave., Vancouver

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Guy: Half duplex with four bedrooms and four bathrooms

Size: 1,722 square feet

BC evaluation: $1,985,000

Listing for: $1,899,000

Sold for: $1,850,000

Sold in: September 28

Days on market in this listing: 10

Listing Agent: Mark Hammer at eXp Realty

Buyers Agent: Michelle Gieschen at Engel & Volkers Vancouver

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The living room features a gas fireplace and white oak floors.
The living room features a gas fireplace and white oak floors. Photo provided by Arvin Girn.

The big sale: Pavarya Homes built this duplex property in East Vancouver’s Renfrew Heights district, with Trout Lake, Commercial Drive and the SkyTrain station nearby. This particular home has a front half position with over 1,700 sq ft of internal living space split over three levels, including a one-bedroom legal suite on the lower floor. Combining modern and traditional elements, the interior features white oak floors, custom millwork, a built-in sound system, radiant heat, air conditioning, Fisher & Paykel appliances and a gas fireplace. There are three bedrooms upstairs, all with vaulted ceilings and custom closets, while the master suite enjoys double closets and a sumptuous ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower. The south-facing yard is fully fenced and the home features a single garage with EV wiring, plus an additional parking pad.

407 – 30515 Cardinal Ave., Abbotsford

Guy: One bedroom, one bathroom apartment

Size: 652 square feet

BC evaluation: $184,000

Listing for: $399,000

Sold for: $389,000

Sold in: October 23

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Days on market in this listing: four

Listing Agent: Adam Chahl at Oakwyn Realty

Buyers Agent: Moisés Orlev at Century 21 Creekside Realty (Luckakuck)

This one-bedroom apartment in Abbotsford was listed for $399,000 and sold for $389,000.
This one-bedroom apartment in Abbotsford was listed for $399,000 and sold for $389,000. Photo provided by Adam Chahl.
Exterior of 30515 Cardinal Avenue, Abbotsford.
Exterior of 30515 Cardinal Avenue, Abbotsford. Photo provided by Adam Chahl.

The big sale: This one-bedroom penthouse sits atop West Abbotsford’s Tamarind Westside complex, a four-story building featuring 188 units and a prime location just around the corner from the urban amenities of Mount Lehman Center as well as the nearby Highstreet Shopping Center and Highway No. 1. Listing agent Adam Chahl reports that the home has been updated with laminate flooring, quartz countertops, a raised breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. The bedroom delights in 12-foot-high vaulted ceilings, while the open-plan living room offers an electric fireplace and sliding glass door giving access to the west-facing balcony. An added bonus is a laundry/laundry room, a semi-private bathroom, two parking spaces, a storage locker and the building’s hallways have been recently updated. The monthly maintenance fee for this unit is $288.49 and pets and rentals are allowed.

395-397 West 14th Ave., Vancouver

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This seven-bedroom multi-family property on West 14th Avenue, Vancouver, was listed for $2,798,000 and sold for $2,750,000.
This seven-bedroom property on West 14th Avenue, Vancouver, was listed for $2,798,000 and sold for $2,750,000. Photo provided by Karley Rice.

Guy: Multifamily with seven bedrooms and five bathrooms

Size: 4,748 square feet

BC Evaluation: $2,633,000

Listing for: $2,798,000

Sold for: $2,750,000

Sold in: September 29th

Days on market in this listing: eleven

Listing Agent: Karley Rice at Macdonald Realty

Buyers Agent: Michelle Yu at ReMax Real Estate Services

The big sale: This multi-suite residence offers great potential with five separate units occupying all four levels, a corner lot with 50-foot frontage, and a location in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood. The bright and airy interior features a one-bedroom unit on the lower level, a two-bedroom unit on the main level complete with wide-plank floors, a wood-burning fireplace and high ceilings, two one-bedroom suites on the upper level . (both with wood floors) is accessed from stairs leading to a wood-paneled foyer, and the upper floor is accessed via another staircase that houses another two-bedroom suite. There is shared laundry, plenty of storage and a secure cycle area, while a detached shed offers a studio/flex space. Major updates include new hot water tanks and a boiler.

These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com.

Real Estate Agents: Send your recent sales to [email protected]

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