October 2, 2022
1558 Mount Gardner Rd., Bowen Island, B.C. Asking worth: $1.999-million (Nov. 24) Promoting worth: $2.450-million

1558 Mount Gardner Rd., Bowen Island, B.C.

Asking worth: $1.999-million (Nov. 24)

Promoting worth: $2.450-million (Nov. 30)

Days on market: 6

Taxes: $5,242.11 (2021)

Itemizing agent: Mary Lynn Machado, Macdonald Realty

The motion

The three-bedroom home was renovated in 1987.Macdonald Realty

Ms. Machado obtained six provides on the property, which is on an island that could be a 20-minute ferry trip and a part of Metro Vancouver. The successful bid was topic free and went to a younger couple from Vancouver. They have been abroad on the time in order that they seen the property by FaceTime. The sale accomplished Jan. 24.

What they received

The lot, which has 150 toes of waterfront, was initially a part of Endswell farm, a leisure property for writer Ethel Wilson and her physician husband Wallace, within the Forties.Macdonald Realty

The three,061-square-foot, three-bedroom home had been renovated in 1987, however it’s the property’s historical past and waterfront location that made it distinctive.

The lot, which has 150 toes of waterfront, was initially a part of Endswell farm, a leisure property for writer Ethel Wilson and her physician husband Wallace, within the Forties. They subdivided 3.3 acres of the farm and gifted the lot to their housekeeper, says itemizing agent Mary Lynn Machado. The housekeeper and her husband constructed a cabin in 1951 on the property and it was finally left to their children. It’s the first time the property had been in the marketplace.

The agent’s take

The property’s historical past and waterfront location is what makes it distinctive.Macdonald Realty

“The bones are good and the proprietor has all the time been hands-on,” Ms. Machado says. “The home is stable. It simply wants a pleasant renovation. And placement smart, on that a part of the island, there are solely a handful of homes on the water.”

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