East Vancouver remains one of the more affordable areas of Vancouver, with some pricing differences between the different neighbourhoods (think Mount Pleasant East vs Collingwood). Though East Vancouver has a lot of older condo building, they are some of the best options for homes given that they are usually have larger units than newer condo buildings, can look great when renovated and are in really nice neighbourhoods in East Vancouver. Given the size of East Vancouver, as well as the different types of housing and pros/cons of each neighbourhoods, you’ll have some options if you’re looking for a new home.
Below are three different one bedroom condos for sale in East Van that all have their own merits for one reason or another. These condos hit a few different price points for home buyers looking in East Van.
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One Bedroom Condo in Mount Pleasant
#105 444 East 6th Ave
|Living Area||736 sq.ft.|
This one bedroom condo in Mount Pleasant is a great option for a new Buyer in this price range. The unit itself doesn’t have all the bells and whistles that modern condos have, but there’s much room for improvement (which would increase it’s value) for the new owner – take a look at the next listing for an example. The space itself is large at 736sqft, and has the benefit of a large, ground floor patio, perfect for entertaining outdoors. The unit doesn’t have in suite laundry, but there is a large storage room/den that offers extra space, and the bathroom has been renovated. The building isn’t rainscreened, but the roof, pipes and balcony’s have all been upgraded in the last few year.
Realtor’s Remarks: This garden home in a pet friendly, and pro-active building offers huge rooms in a great location. Bring your king sized bed into the bedroom, in fact bring all your furniture. Plan your next garden party on the south facing, and ultra quiet patio.Guelph Park right behind the building for walking fido. There is also all new appliances in the kitchen. Mount Pleasant neighbourhood offers a new community centre and library, awesome shops and restaurants, and a growing number of micro-breweries.
For more information and photos (if link doesn’t work, property was sold or de-listed): #105 444 East 6th Ave.
Renovated One Bedroom Condo in Mount Pleasant
#307 1066 East 8th Ave
|Living Area||647 sq.ft.|
This is a great renovated one bedroom condo in Mount Pleasant. This floor plan is pretty standard in these older 1970’s condo building, and this is one of the nicest renovations I’ve seen. The kitchen looks gorgeous and they’ve made use of the space by adding a small bar, extra cabinets along the dining room wall and modern fixtures. This unit also has the benefit of allowing in suite laundry (not every building of this age will allow it) and has a nice sized balcony. The building itself was recently rainscreened which gives the new Buyer a lot of confidence in the building, and it’s been re-piped, with a newer roof and other building upgrades. The location is great – it’s only a few blocks to the VCC Skytrain that takes you downtown, and is a few blocks further to Main St.
Realtor’s Remarks: Beautifully renovated 1 bedroom condo in a newly rain screened building situated in the heart of mount pleasant, 10 minute walk to Main street or Commercial Drive and blocks to the Skytrain. The apartment features new thermally insulated exterior windows, engineered hardwood flooring, heated bathroom floor, Bosch full-sized Laundry paired with high-end kitchen appliances, extensive built-in storage in an airy open concept layout. The building has been repiped, seismically upgraded, re-insulated and has 10+ years left on the yearly maintained roof. Come to see your new, worry free home!
For more information and photos (if link doesn’t work, property was sold or de-listed): #307 1066 East 8th Ave.
One Bedroom Condo in Concrete Building near Fraser
#302 4868 Fraser St.
|Living Area||709 sq.ft.|
If you go a little further from the city, the bang for your buck gets a lot bigger. At Fraser St and 30th, this 1994-built building is concrete, which is as good as it gets in terms of building construction. The unit is also a great size for a one bedroom at just over 700sqft, and comes with in suite laundry (!), parking and storage. The building has been recently updated with a new rainscreen system and a new roof – two major building maintenance projects that typically cost a lot and last a long time. The unit itself was updated with new flooring, and new appliances, giving it a nice modern feel.
Realtor’s Remarks: Newly renovated spacious one bedroom suite in concrete building. This home has been updated with new stainless appliances, front loading washer/dryer, laminate floors, light fixtures, 2″ blinds & much, much more. You’ll love the oversized bedroom complete with a walk-in closet and bathroom access. Partial city and mountain views from your balcony. Close to all amenities including Starbucks, Shoppers & No Frills just 2 blocks away. Comes complete with 1 parking space & storage locker. The building has a new roof, commercial grade windows & has been newly rainscreened with warranty. The lobby & hallways have just been updated with new paint, carpets and fixtures. Its like moving into a new home without paying the price for one.
For more information and photos (if link doesn’t work, property was sold or de-listed): #302 4868 Fraser St.