Real estate sales in Sun Peaks and Powell River

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Vancouver Sun August 7, 2010

Sun Peaks
4120 Sundance Drive

Type: 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom detached
Size: 2,802 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, July 2010: $1.062 million
Listed for: $1.2 million
Sold for: $1.05 million
Sold on: July 19
Days on market: 431
Listing agent: Liz Forster at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada
Buyers agent: Liz Forster at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

The big sell: Sun Peaks Resort enjoys one of those most sought-after amenities: a number of ski-in/ ski-out properties that mean you don’t have to haul your skis back home after the last run of the day. Located directly opposite the ski school, this log-and timber-accented property comes fully furnished with fir trim throughout. It has custom built-ins, a spacious ski equipment room, and a hot tub on the wraparound deck, which has expansive mountain views to Mount Morrisey. In addition, it has a great room with a tile-surround gas fireplace, hardwood flooring, granite countertops, a spacious master ensuite, double garage, an underground sprinkler system and a separate one-bedroom revenue suite. It’s within easy strolling distance to the village, making it a breeze to return home on the Carpet Lift.

Powell River
4885 Saskatchewan Avenue

Type: 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom detached
Size: 1,500 sq. ft.
B.C. Assessment, July 2010: $210,600
Listed for: $244,900 Sold for: $233,500
Sold on: June 30
Days on market: 18
Listing agent: Paige Anderson at Coast Realty Group (Powell River) Ltd.
Buyers agent: Dawn Adaszynski at Coast Realty Group (Powell River) Ltd.

The big sell: This split-level home has profited from quality finishing in the form of new hardwood and tile flooring throughout, fresh drywall, custom-made banisters, updated bathrooms, a master bedroom with ensuite and two walk-in closets, and sliding glass doors leading on to a large cedar deck that overlooks the private, fully fenced mature garden with its ample play area. The value added? A double shop with a nine-foot door, power and heating provided by an oil furnace. This is a centrally located property within walking distance to Powell River’s amenities. The town, situated on the Sunshine Coast, benefits from a strong community with recreation facilities, hospital, schools, an airport, ferry accessibility to Vancouver Island and daily flights to Vancouver’s South Terminal.

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