Living West of Denman

The past week has seen snow and now rain, but no sales activity West of Denman. There are, however, 3 new listings to discover.

Beach Park Apartments was built in 1960, and sits right beside Stanley Park and overlooks English Bay. You'll find it at 2095 Beach Ave. This co-op has a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1120 sq ft home available for $780,000. With a view to English Bay and 1 parking stall. This is a non-smoking building that does not allow pets or rentals and is age restricted. Also, being a co-op, you'll need a minimum 35% down to purchase. The good news is, no Land Transfer Tax! The last comparable sale in the building was in March 2008. Suite 704, slightly larger, sold for $770,000.

The Chatsworth, a Freehold Strata building at 1950 Robson has a nice 692 sq ft, one bedroom home with parking, storage, insuite laundry, and a balcony offered at $412,000. I've sold in this building and know it to be rock solid and well maintained. Pets are allowed with some restrictions, but rentals are not. The most recent comparable sale was in June of '09. Suite #203 sold for $412,000.

Finally, an interesting 3 level, 1133 sq ft home was just listed at 1934 Barclay.  With 25' vaulted ceilings in dining room, A romantic wood-burning fireplace in the living room, and a large patio on the roof, this home is unique! It has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, parking and insuite laundry REA Full Realtor 20-Jan-12and is offered at $599,000. The most recent comparable sale was in Aug '09. Suite #9 sold for $676,000.

This weeks Restaurant Rave goes to Won More Szechuan at 1184 Denman St. Right near English bay. Sorry, they don't have a website for me to link to, but I can tell you the food here is fantastic and I've been eating here regularly for at least 25 years! Try the Beef with Peanuts and Hot Chili! One of my favourite menu items. you can reach them at (604) 688-8856 





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