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Delta home designed for easy entertaini­ng

Property has high- end kitchen, movie theatre, games room

- These transactio­ns were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesB­C. com and Assignment­sCanada. ca. Realtors — send your recent sales to nicola@ besthomesb­c. com

10905 78th Ave., Delta Type: 5- bedroom, 4- bathroom detached Size: 4,414 sq. ft. B. C. Assessment, 2014: $ 860,000 Listed for: $ 1,099,000 Sold for: $ 1,045,000 Sold on: Aug. 14 Days on market: 28 Listing agent: Shafik Ladha at RE/ MAX Westcoast Buyers agent: Steven Chen at Magsen Realty The big sell: This home, built in 2012, boasts an impressive repertoire of wishlist items. With a lot measuring 8,611 square feet, there was ample space on which to construct the two- level house and create a living space that measures almost 4,500 square feet. The interior was designed for entertaini­ng with a spacious great room, open kitchen — complete with high- end appliances including a Wolfe gas stovetop — topofthe- line movie theatre designed by La Scala, games room with a bar and two large patios. There are three bedrooms on the main floor, a bedroom and bathroom in the basement, and a one- bedroom suite on the lower level. Vinyltek windows assist with energy efficiency, and Emtek hardware is found throughout. The property is well placed for Sands secondary and Grey elementary schools and the Sungod Recreation Centre. Vancouver apartment sells for the asking price 502 — 1565 West 6th Ave., Vancouver Type: 1- bedroom, 1- bathroom apartment Size: 511 sq. ft. B. C. Assessment, 2014: $ 333,000 Listed for: $ 399,900 Sold for: $ 399,900 Sold on: Aug. 17 Days on market: Six

Listing agent: Peter Raab at RE/ MAX Crest Realty Westside

Buyers agent: Kerby Cowan at Macdonald Realty

The big sell: 6th & Fir is a boutique developmen­t consisting of 46 units that was built by Westbank in 2013. It has a distinctiv­e curved form designed by Henriquez Partners Architects to maximize the panoramic views of English Bay, Stanley Park, the North Shore Mountains, False Creek and the city skyline. This one- bedroom home has an efficient floor plan featuring a gourmet kitchen with Miele appliances, a gas cooktop and quartz countertop­s, maple hardwood flooring, and a deep soaker tub and marble tiling in the bathroom. Of note is the balcony that will appeal to gardeners, as it has a self- irrigating planter with bamboo and a custom- built lounge chair. Heat and air conditioni­ng are included in the monthly strata fee of $ 188.83. Pets and rentals are permitted without restrictio­ns. The home has a parking stall, storage locker and enclosed bike storage locker. Attractive West End penthouse close to it all PH2 950 Bidwell St., Vancouver

Type: 2- bedroom, 2- bathroom apartment

Size: 1,045 sq. ft. B. C. Assessment, 2014: $ 522,000 Listed for: $ 575,000 Sold for: $ 595,000

Sold on: Aug. 25

Days on market: 7 Listing agent: Phil LeGree at RE/ MAX Masters Realty

Buyers agent: Franco Diligenti at Macdonald Realty

The big sell: According to listing agent Phil LeGree, around 100 groups of people attended the open houses for this property, resulting in multiple offers and a sale price of $ 20,000 over asking. The reason for the attraction? A West End penthouse in a location that ranks 98 on the walk score, due to its proximity to myriad amenities, including the shops and restaurant­s on Denman and Robson Streets, as well as strolling distance to English Bay. The home has vaulted ceilings in the living room, arched transom windows that flood the property with natural light and a gas fireplace. As well, there is an updated kitchen with a breakfast bar and a skylight, crown mouldings, a separate dining area, in- suite laundry, a 17- by- 11- foot master bedroom with a walk- in closet and an ensuite and a linear balcony. The four- storey building has a minimum age requiremen­t of 19 years, as well as pet and rental restrictio­ns. The monthly maintenanc­e fee is $ 379.66.

 ??  ?? With 4,414 square feet, this five- bedrrom, four- bathroom home in Delta sold for $ 1,045,000 after 28 days.
The Delta home’s spacious kitchen boasts high- end appliances.
With 4,414 square feet, this five- bedrrom, four- bathroom home in Delta sold for $ 1,045,000 after 28 days. The Delta home’s spacious kitchen boasts high- end appliances.
 ??  ?? A top- of- the- line home theatre designed by La Scala in house in Delta.
A top- of- the- line home theatre designed by La Scala in house in Delta.
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This west- end two- bedroom penthouse sold $ 20,000 over the asking price.
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The open great room in Delta house is ideal for entertaini­ng.
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This apartment on West 6th Avenue features a balcony with panoramic views.

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