Experience all the special characteristics of this spacious family home and all that is has to offer.Entering the home an elegant staircase will take you up to the main living area. The second floor includes a modern kitchen with all stainless steel appliances, electric stove, and conventional convection oven. Access the sun room from the kitchen which has comfortable lounge furniture. Enter the covered balcony from the sun room and from here you can access the stairs down to the parking area which includes a portable basketball hoop and stand. The open plan living and dining room all have hardwood floors. All bedrooms are located on the second floor. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with a tub and separate shower. Two guest bedrooms come with queen beds, one has two single beds.
Elexito Manor is a 10 min walk to Commercial Drive, known by locals as just The Drive, is one of the most culturally authentic streets in Vancouver. It offers you casual and fine dining, grocers, specialty shops and, of course, enjoy the famous coffee and Italian gelato. The Drive is also the home to the largest community recreation centre in Vancouver which includes an ice rink, pool, fitness equipment, and library.
Take a nice 15 minute walk south of the house to Trout Lake where you can enjoy an afternoon stroll. If you are planning enjoying the PNE or an event at the Pacific Coliseum this is only a 7 minute drive away. The Grandview-Woodland area is also very close to the Second Narrows Bridge to the North Shore Mountains and Highway 1. Only minutes away to downtown Vancouver by Sky Train or car, the Elexito Manor is the perfect, centrally located, home away from home while visiting Vancouver.
Please note there is a private caretakers suite on the ground floor of the house. The laundry room is shared.
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