East Van Picks of the Week: Jan 13 to 17

I’m going to chose some of my favourite listings, from the condo, townhouse/duplex, and detached markets and let you know that they should be on your list if they’re within your criteria. Keep in mind, these picks are some of my faves, but they might not work for you and your situation! I’m choosing these because of the space, the price and the quality. This week’s listings take us from Riley Park, to

East Van Detached House Pick

4587 Walden St (at Main and E 30th)

LIST     $2,998,000

LOT SIZE     3720

TYPE      House + 1 or 2 Bed Basement Suite + 1 Bed Laneway House

BUILT IN     2017

LIVING AREA     3497 sqft

BEDROOMS     6

BATHROOMS     7

This is a custom 2 year old Main Street home – close to Queen Elizabeth Park, Hillcrest Community Centre, Nat Bailey Stadium and the great restaurants and shops on the South End of Main St.

This home offers flexibility for owners as well as multiple rental suites. The basement suite can be a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom home depending on how many rooms you want to keep for yourself. The laneway house is a 1 bedroom home.

The main house features 10′ ceilings on main floor with an open floor plan, mudroom off the foyer, 3 piece bath, den and family rm with gas fireplace. The kitchen offers a large island perfect for family gatherings and lots of cabinets and counter space. Kitchen finishings include Caesarstone counters, Wolfe, Sub Zero and Miele appliances. Upstairs is 3 large bedrooms and laundry room room with Miele washer/dryer in the large laundry room. Upstairs features the  master bedroom with Carrera marble ensuite, walk in closet with custom storage. Downstairs is a potential media room and potential 4th bedroom with full bath, in addition to the legal 1 bedroom suite. This home offers air conditioning, radiant in floor heat, Viessman high efficiency boilers, built in speakers and more. The laneway home is a 800sqft 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath home. There is also a large garden space, off street parking with automatic gate and irrigation system.

For more information: 4587 Walden St. Listed by RE/MAX Select.

East Van Townhouse Pick

329 E 7th Ave (in Mount Pleasant)

LIST      $1,250,000

TYPE      Townhouse

BUILT IN      2015

LIVING AREA      1523sqft

BEDROOMS      2 + large media room

BATHROOMS      2.5

PARKING       1 Underground

This townhouse ticks a lot of boxes! It’s a spacious 2-bedroom townhouse with functional layout in the heart of Mount Pleasant. Walk to all the best breweries (33 Acres, Main Street Brewing, Brassneck) or go a little bit further to the unique restaurants and shops on Main Street – south towards Riley Park, north towards Chinatown or east towards Olympic Village! Guelph Park is across the street which offers a tennis court, playground, green space and Mount Pleasant school. The Mount Pleasant Community Centre is around the corner as well!

The main floor features open concept living & dining, engineered hardwood, electric fireplace, modern kitchen & powder room. Upstairs is the large master bedroom with cheater ensuite, second bedroom & laundry. The lower level is perfect as s family room/office/guest space, etc. & includes a full bathroom, storage room & direct access to secure underground parking! The sunny south-facing front porch overlooks the yard & raised flower beds. This home is in excellent condition & move-in ready!

For more information: 329 E 7th Ave. Listed by Prompton Real Estate Services.

East Van Condo Pick

#305 659 E 8th Ave

LIST      $549,900

TYPE      Condo

BUILT IN      1981

LIVING AREA      631sqft

BEDROOMS      1

BATHROOMS      1

RAINSCREEN      Full

RENTALS      Restricted

PETS      2

This is a good one!!

This bright and spacious Mount Pleasant home in one of the best buildings in the neighbourhood! The unit is top floor unit – nobody above – on the quiet side of the building too.

Inside the home you’ll find recent updates including a newer bathroom, laminate flooring, hot water tank, in suite washer/ dryer (!!!) and a dishwasher. The home is clean and move in ready but offers some great potential for renovations.The large view balcony overlooks the adjacent park, north shore mountains, and downtown. The Ridgemont building has been fully updated (in 2009) with metal cladding, new windows, new balconies and full rainscreening and looks like a recent modern build. You can rest easy investing into this building.

This home is minutes away to the amenities of both Main Street and the Fraserhood, major bus routes, future Skytrain and the local Farmer’s Market. There is a park next to the building, and you can walk to the Seawall. This home comes with secure parking & a storage locker. 2 pets (both dogs and cats) and 2 rentals are allowed.

For more information: #305 859 E 8th Ave. Listed by RE/MAX Crest Realty.

If you have any questions about these listings, or any others that have caught your eye, don’t hesitate to contact me: [email protected].