Comparing Two East Van Condos
East Van has a lot of 1 bedroom condos for sale – in new buildings, in old buildings, renovated units, high rises and low rises. All have pros and cons including the status of the building’s components (when was the roof last done? how are the pipes? is it rainscreened? etc), building amenities, unit size, finishings, outdoor space and other extras like parking and storage.
Take a look at the comparison of two 1 bedroom condos in East Van, or search through all one bedroom condos for sale in East Van. Don’t hesitate to ask the WeLoveEastVan team for our opinion, we know this market.
East Van Condo: #109 3020 Quebec St
|Living Area||680 sq.ft.|
This one bedroom unit has a really classic floor plan in an older East Van building, but it’s one that flows really well and has a lot of potential for any future renovations. The unit has windows on three sides which will allow a lot of great air flow through the unit, and there’s a large patio to enjoy (partly covered for those rainy months too). With 680 sqft, this one bedroom and den unit will feel spacious. The building has seen a lot of the important and expensive upgrades finished in the last few years, which is great for any new owner. Rentals are allowed without restriction, and for a unit in this central East Van location, you won’t have trouble finding a good renter.
Realtor’s Remarks: Enjoy your summer on the spacious patio of this large one bed and office suite. Located at 14th & Main in the hip heart of Mount Pleasant, in the popular and pet friendly Karma Rose building. This unit has a garden and a lovely fenced yard with a sizeable deck. A corner unit with windows on thee sides; freshly painted, concrete counters, laminate floors & underground parking. This well-managed building has had many upgrades including: new roof in 2001, plumbing in 2006, decks and windows replaced in 2010, stucco rain-screened & siding repaired in 2010, hallways carpets replaced in 2013. No rental restrictions.
For more information: #109 3020 Quebec St.
East Van Condo: #414 288 East 8th Ave.
|Living Area||605 sq.ft.|
This 605sqft 1 bedroom East Van condo also has a solarium. The unit is facing east, with great views of the mountains, East Van and some lovely greenery – you’ll have quite a bit of privacy from this unit. The building is concrete and built in 1996. It’s clean and move in ready, but there’s some opportunity to add some value through an upgrade of the finishings (counters, cabinets, etc). The unit doesn’t have outdoor space, but you’ll be spending all your time enjoying the patios and parks in East Van. The unit comes with parking and storage, and allows pets ad rentals.
Realtor’s Remarks: Super unique orientation & siting for this concrete Mt. Pleasant home. Metrovista is a well known and well regarded high-rise building. Heart of the neighbourhood, everything is steps away. Facing East/ North w/sweeping views of the city and mountains. Direct sunlight in the AM, without the solar gain in the PM = A bright, and temperate space. Sits above the courtyard and fountain, an incredibly peaceful outlook and soundscape on the quiet side of the building. 1 huge bdrm with solarium. Large open plan living/ dining area with bar and enough space for a full dining set. Very tidy condition. Large in-suite storage, plus a secure locker and parking. Pets and rentals allowed.
For more information: #414 288 East 8th Ave.