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I have listed a new property at 201 1801 Fern ST in VICTORIA.
This condo has it all! Over 1,100 sq ft of living space which includes two large bedrooms and 2 full 4piece bathrooms. The kitchen and dining room have southern exposure and with full sized windows remain bright and sunny all day. The living room is very spacious and with its cozy gas fireplace is perfect for entertaining. It's tastefully updated – new granite counters in both bathrooms and kitchen, new flooring and new stainless appliances. The location is perfect-- close to shopping, Jubilee hospital, Oak Bay rec-center and is conveniently situated on the bus route to Uvic and downtown. The strata is well run; the building was remediated in 2008 (new roof as well).Depreciation report has been completed. Don't forget the in-suite laundry.
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I have sold a property at 785 Hampshire RD in VICTORIA.
Chestnut Trees abound on this lovely stretch of Hampshire. You couldn't ask for a better location. Schools, beaches, parks and of course the Village are all close by. This 1800 foot house has three bedrooms up and room for another in the basement (as well as a family room, a workshop and laundry room). The upstairs has hardwood flooring (in need of a buff) and a working wood fireplace. The home sits on a 7000 foot lot (82x86) and is need of green thumb (or two) to bring the vegetable garden back to its former glory. The roof is new as of 2012, as is the oil tank and the hot water tank and it even has thermal windows throughout the living space upstairs. Don't delay on this one - its not often you see South Oak Bay homes under $600,000.
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I have sold a property at 1679 Knight AVE in VICTORIA.
This house is extraordinarily cute. Just remember three things: south facing 6900 sq ft yard, amazing fruit, veggie and perennial garden, fantastic, quiet location. In the last ten years it has had new fencing and gates, exterior paint, Wilk wood stove, new front stairs, new driveway, new roof, new oil tank and hot water tank. This home is 1100 sq ft and it has 2 bedrooms (one at 6'1" head room) and an office that can be converted to a third bedroom; 1 4-piece bathroom and a 6'1-3" basement for all you hobbyists. The south facing deck looks out over the amazing yard. No question this cozy little home needs some updating but that's a job for the new owner. It needs love but it wont last. OPEN HOUSE FRIDAY 11th 5-7 pm. Come one, come all.
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