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North Vancouver House Price Comparisons - Property Sales in North Vancouver

By Nicola Way - Special to the Sun. Copyright (c) The Vancouver Sun


UPPER LYNN VALLEY HOME SELLS FOR NEAR-ASKING PRICE IN 11 DAYS

North Vancouver

4709 Hoskins Road

Type: 3-Bedroom, 3-Bathroom Townhouse

Size: 1,831 sq. ft.

BC Assessment, July, 2009: $479,000

Listed for: $579,900

Sold for: $575,000

Sold on: April 30

Days on market: 11

Listing agent: David and Lisa Thon at Macdonald Realty

Buyers agent: Jennifer Sale at Sutton Group - West Coast Realty

The big sell: This was billed as the "perfect family town house" due to some key attributes: more than 1,800 square feet, all three bedrooms on the upper floor, and a master bedroom with solarium and walk-in closet featuring a convenient vanity and sink. It also has a formal living room with a cosy wood-burning fireplace and sliding doors to the outdoor patio and garden, a kitchen with eating area, a large recreation/ family room in the basement, ample storage, and a workshop. Just to complete the picture, the complex includes a cabana, outdoor swimming pool and playground. Located in the highly sought-after Yorkwood Hills development in Upper Lynn Valley (and its abundance of hiking and biking trails) and just steps from Upper Lynn elementary school, the feeder school to Argyle Secondary.


NORTH VANCOUVER TOWNHOUSE HAS UPDATES APLENTY

North Vancouver

4723 Hoskins Road

Type: 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom townhouse

Size: 1,831 sq. ft.

BC Assessment, July, 2009: $546,000

Listed for: $579,900

Sold for: $575,000

Sold on: Nov 23

Days on market: 7

Listing agent: David and Lisa Thon at Macdonald Realty

Buyers agent: Darcy McClary at Sutton Group West Coast Realty

The big sell: This three-level townhouse is well proportioned, with approximately the same square footage on each floor. There are updates in abundance to both the unit and the Yorkwood Hills complex. (The siding has been replaced, the flashing has been upgraded and a new roof and chimney have been installed.) The interior has a new kitchen, bathrooms, lighting, flooring, paintwork, energy-efficient furnace, hot water heater and double-paned windows. There is a recreation room in the basement, a large open-plan main floor with a gas fireplace that is enjoyed by both the living and dining rooms, two large skylights, a fenced patio and garden, and a single-vehicle carport. This is a family-oriented complex with an outdoor swimming pool. It is in the catchment area for Upper Lynn elementary and Argyle secondary schools.



These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com and AssignmentsCanada.ca