Richmond home showcases form, function and stylish finishings

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Plenty of space with four sumptuously-ensuited bedrooms, a media room and wet bar for entertainment, and a finely-crafted kitchen

This Richmond residence boasts an impressive foyer with soaring ceilings and a crystal chandelier with detailed ceiling rose overhead.This Richmond residence boasts an impressive foyer with soaring ceilings and a crystal chandelier with detailed ceiling rose overhead. Photo by Supplied by Shafik Ladha

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

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9400 Bakerview Dr, Richmond

Type: Four-bedroom, five-bathroom detached

Size: 3,745 square feet

BC Assessment: $2,460,000

Listed for: $3,688,000

Sold for: $3,428,571

Sold on: February 21

Days on market in this listing: 22

Listing agent: Shafik Ladha at ReMax Westcoast and Gurdy Jagde at Macdonald Realty Westmar

Buyer’s agent: Dominic Shu at Sutton Group – West Coast Realty

A landscaped garden at the front of the property. A landscaped garden at the front of the property. Photo by Supplied by Shafik Ladha /jpeg

The big sell: This recently-constructed Richmond home combines form and function with stylish finishings including four sumptuously-ensuited bedrooms, a media room and wet bar for entertainment, and a finely-crafted kitchen complete with Miele and Fulgor Milano appliances and an adjacent wok kitchen. A portico entrance on the exterior of the house leads inside to an impressive foyer with soaring ceilings and a crystal chandelier with detailed ceiling rose overhead, while a statement linear fireplace graces the formal living room and paneled walls extend through the dining and family rooms accentuating the overheight ceilings. A switchback staircase leads to a galleried landing where all four bedrooms reside – all with walk-in closets. Outside, there is an expansive patio to the rear of the property and a landscaped garden at the front.

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601 – 55 Tenth St., New Westminster

This downtown New Westminster one-bedroom corner suite listed for $429,000, and sold for $470,000 in just six days on the market. This downtown New Westminster one-bedroom corner suite listed for $429,000. It sold for $470,000 after being listed on the market six days. Photo by Supplied by Eva Li

Type: One bedroom, one bathroom apartment

Size: 574 square feet

BC Assessment: $393,900

Listed for: $429,000

Sold for: $470,000

Sold on: March 14

Days on market in this listing: Six

Listing agent: Eva Li at ReMax Crest Realty

Buyer’s agent: Ryan Hartt at eXp Realty

The big sell: This downtown New Westminster one-bedroom corner suite has a north-westerly aspect facing the quieter side of the building, with shops and services all around including a SkyTrain station opposite. It forms part of Westminster Towers, an early 1990s building that was repiped in 2016 together with updated exterior paintwork and a new boiler installed in 2012. This home had recently been professionally painted and new wide-panel wood floors installed. It features a useful Murphy bed for guests in the living room, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a covered balcony. Shared laundry is on offer on the ground floor of the building and the strata allows both rentals and pets (with no size restriction on the latter). This unit has one parking stall and a monthly maintenance fee of $292.46.

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704 – 555 Jervis St., Vancouver

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment in Coal Harbor listed for $699,900 and sold six days later for $738,000. This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment in Coal Harbor listed for $699,900 and sold six days later for $738,000. Photo by Supplied by Ann Hickey

Type: One bedroom, one bathroom apartment

Size: 589 square feet

BC Assessment: $705,000

Listed for: $699,900

Sold for: $738,000

Sold on: February 24

Days on market in this listing: Six

Listing agent: Ann Hickey at Oakwyn Realty and Madeline Wright at Bellevue Realty Group

Buyer’s agent: Cheryl Guenther at 88West Realty

The big sell: Listing agent Ann Hickey reports that the Stanley Park, mountain and marina views from this one-bedroom condo in Coal Harbor were a big draw that added to the home’s appeal. Situated in the Arthur Erickson-designed Harborside Park II (its sister tower is on Broughton Street), the complex offers an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, 24-hour fitness facility, meeting and party rooms, a mini theatre, onsite management, full -time security and a rooftop deck with unobstructed city vistas. This 7th-floor home includes insuite laundry, wraparound windows thanks to its corner position, an open kitchen that overlooks the living space, stainless-steel appliances, and breakfast bar seating. Pets and rentals are permitted and this unit’s monthly maintenance fee is $367.99.

These transactions were compiled by Nicola Way of BestHomesBC.com.

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