East Vancouver Houses: Strathcona vs Grandview

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Take a look at these two East Vancouver Houses for Sale: 741 Union St in Strathcona and 2057 Parker St in Grandview-Commercial Drive.

They are similar in price, size and style so let’s take a look at the specifics:


Listed for $1,299,000 / 2417 sqft / 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms / 25′ x 122′ Lot / 2 Bedroom Basement Suite

This Strathcona home was built in 1905, but completely renovated in 2001. The ground level suite is legal and has a separate address – it’s currently being used as an office, but can be converted back to a 2 bedroom suite.

From the listing: This is the home you have been waiting for! Nestled high on the hill on one of Strathcona’s nicest blocks sits this totally renovated character home that was completely renovated in 2001. The original fir floors, bannister and stairs lead up to 3 bdrms & a full bath. Large living and dining room w/ original pocket doors & gourmet kitchen, heated slate floors, corian counter tops & custom built cabinets. French doors off the family room open onto a refinished balcony that overlooks the back garden. Bright, legal suite downstairs currently used as office, could easily be converted back to 2 bdrm suite. Newer roof and front stairs.

Listed by Sutton Group – West Coast (Broadway)



Listed for $1,149,900 / 2087 sqft / 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms / 33′ x 122′ Lot / 1 Bedroom Basement Suite

This Grandview home has phenomenal views from all floors (thanks to the hilly nature of Vancouver!) and is close to parks, schools, and Commercial Drive. It was original built in 1910 and has been renovated since.

From the listing: Beautiful family home with mortgage helper now available near The Drive & Hasting Sunrise! Impressive views from all floors & on a great block steps to parks, transit, shops & schools. Recently renovated, with a bright open-plan main floor,high ceilings, wide-plank wood floors, custom lighting, a true foyer & access to deck with views of Northshore. The stunning kitchen has a large island with bar, paperstone counters, high-end appliances, Dornbrach faucet & seamless fridge. Up was 3 bedrooms, but a previous owner converted into 2 large bedrooms that could be changed back. Down has lovely 1 bed suite, laundry room & workshop. The private backyard, ample decks & landscaped front patio are perfect for outdoor entertaining.

Listed by RE.MAX Select Realty