Sold (Bought): Sizeable Cloverdale home features three-bedroom suite

The 30-year-old home has a 7,121-square-foot lot with southerly views across farmland

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

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17177 57 Ave., Cloverdale

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Type: Seven-bedroom, three-bathroom detached

Size: 3,107 square feet

B.C. Assessment: $1,499,000

Listed for: $1,449,900

Sold for: $1,390,000

Sold on: November 6

Days on market in this listing: Three

Listing agent: Scott Moe at ReMax Treeland Realty

Buyers agent: Inder Thind at Nationwide Realty Corp.

The big sell: This sizeable West Cloverdale house offers generous accommodation with seven bedrooms in total comprising three bedrooms on the upper floor alongside the main living space, and a three-bedroom suite with an additional bedroom on the ground level. The 30-year-old home has newer laminate floors, an updated hot water tank, air conditioning, an integrated double garage at the front of the property, and a 7,121-square-foot lot with southerly views across farmland. A sweeping staircase leads up to the principal reception rooms where the living/dining room is bathed in views from the south-facing windows, and a family room that adjoins the kitchen has sliding glass doors to an entertainment-sized covered sundeck. The rear garden is fully fenced and gently tiered with a lawned area and large patio.

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203 – 2349 Welcher Ave., Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam condo bathroom
The bathroom in this Port Coquitlam condo located at 2349 Welcher Ave. The unit was listed for $724,900 and sold for $690,000. Photo by Supplied by Rhea Hayes /PNG

Type: Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment

Size: 1,075 square feet

B.C. Assessment: $689,000

Listed for: $724,900

Sold for: $690,000

Sold on: November 1

Days on market in this listing: 48

Listing agent: Jewel Yourchek at Macdonald Realty

Buyers agent: Rod Hayes at Royal LePage Sterling Realty

The big sell: Altura is a 35-unit condominium complex with residences divided over four levels. It has a brick and stucco exterior and plentiful landscaping that provides instant curb appeal. The city’s downtown district is a few blocks away, as is the West Coast Express, the new 205,000-square-foot recreation centre, and Gates Park. This particular home has nine-foot-high ceilings finished with crown molding, a kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, quartz counters, a breakfast bar, and a gloss tile backsplash. The living room has an electric fireplace and access to a covered balcony while the primary bedroom is a generous 32 feet long which incorporates a flexible space that could host a variety of uses. The home comes with parking and a storage locker, and a monthly maintenance fee of $373.01. Rentals and two pets are permitted (with restrictions).

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1703 – 688 Abbott St., Vancouver

688 Abbott Street condo
This one bedroom condo in downtown Vancouver sold for its asking price of $668,000. Photo by Supplied by Owen Bigland /PNG

Type: One-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment

Size: 562 square feet

B.C. Assessment: $585,000

Listed for: $668,000

Sold for: $668,500

Sold on: December 12

Days on market in this listing: Seven

Listing agent: Owen Bigland at Macdonald Realty Westmar

Buyers agent: Matthew Salciccioli at Faith Wilson Group

The big sell: This bright one-bedroom-plus-den home occupies a position on the south side of Firenze II thereby enjoying an abundance of natural light. Built in 2007 in an amenity-filled location in Vancouver’s downtown core, the building offers not only conveniences on the doorstep but also provides its own with a 25-metre indoor swimming pool, a hot tub, sauna, fitness centre, and a party room. For the investor, Firenze II allows short-term rentals including Airbnb. The interior of this home has undergone some upgrades, most notably to the flooring with a mix of laminate and tile, and to the light fixtures with contemporary-style pendant lighting. An electric fireplace provides a focal point in the living room as do the views that take in Rogers Arena and the waters of False Creek. This home’s monthly maintenance fee is $437.51 and it comes with parking and a locker.

These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of

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