324, 7531 MINORU BV Listing Price: $379,900 Floor area: 970 Maintenance Fee: $320
I choose this open house mainly for the 400sqft deck. The upgrades and closet space were also of interest.
The unit did not fail to impress. I arrived around 4pm and the sun was covering the deck giving it a nice warm welcoming feeling. If you like to socialize, BBQ and relax outside, this would be a great space for you. It feels private and tucked away.
The upgrades are throughout the whole space and are modern and contemporary.
The kitchen is small, but functional. The new fridge, though very nice, I believe it’s a bit oversized for the space. There is a skylight that helps give the kitchen additional light, which I liked.
The two bathrooms are identical in layout and updated nicely, nothing wow, but great to just move in and enjoy.
The bedrooms are very large by today’s standards, the master has a fantastic corner walk-in closet and the second bedroom has a decent closet with a custom closet organizer and it’s own personal deck.
The laundry room has extra space to set up an ironing area or drying rack space or to use as extra storage.
The listing agent owns the unit. He and his family have lived there for the past 7-years and due to a growing family, they have had to upgrade. He mentioned that they invested over $40,000 in renovations on the unit; it’s noticeable.
At first I thought the place might be over priced, but looking at the comparables in the same building, it may be a fair assessment. The added benefits of the renovations, the shape/placement of the deck, and the extra bathroom may be worth the extra money. If interested, I would recommend visiting all units in the building as well as others listed near by. There were a number of listings available in and around this area.
Remember, with the older buildings, don’t forget to investigate the building management and strata council details. Although there lots are available on the market now, the good ones always go first!
From my home to yours… -Irene