Harbourside masthead.
 
For Sale: #103-6683 Horne Road, Sooke, BC
Price
$494,000
Contact
seller Ann Clement at annclement1@icloud.com
Life at Harbourside
Enjoy the dual advantages of privacy and community - strata living within a caring, cohousing community in Sooke, BC. Harbourside was the first cohousing development in the Greater Victoria area. Go to Living at Harbourside for more about our community and its shared amenities.
Description
This sun-catching, one-bedroom apartment is cosy, quiet and beautiful. Step out onto an expansive deck for south-facing views of Sooke Basin, sun lounging, and container gardening. The main living space, with its 9 ft ceilings, feels spacious and can adapt for many uses. Attractive and convenient, the kitchen has maple cabinets, a large island with eating bar, a dishwasher, extra pantry space and in-closet washer/dryer.

There is freshly installed landscaping outside the front door with ground level entry to the suite. Pets are welcome. Grocery shopping, pharmacy, small businesses, medical/dental offices and Ed MacGregor Park with Rotary marine boardwalk and public pier only a short walk away.

Be as private as desired and also enjoy the extensive common facilities available in this cohousing community. Ideal for active adults, Harbourside is a 31 household community that has been thoughtfully designed and constructed in 2016 to Built Green Gold standards. Rentals allowed. It has a useable beach; wharf with kayak storage and launching; common house with guest rooms, TV room, library and large kitchen; well-equiped gym, locked bike room, locker storage, carpentry workshop, art room, gardening, crafts, Sunday brunch and much more.

This Cohousing site also includes 2/3 of an acre of treed green space with ocean views that is stewarded as wildlife habitat.

Apartment Details:
  • Price is $494,000.
  • Strata fee is $360.19
  • South and ocean-facing, 732 sq ft, 1 bedroom apartment, 9 ft ceilings
  • Ground floor, level entry, same level as Common House, bike shed and storage unit
  • South facing 8 ft x 20 ft deck, ample for a sitting area and container gardening. Sunny and sheltered. There is a renewable community agreement for an adjacent deck that would double the usable space. Freshly installed front landscaping outside front door.
  • Kitchen: Generoulsy sized island with six drawers, butcher block top and eating bar for two
  • Kitchen drawers - full glide opening, soft closing
  • Custom pantry cupboard with plenty of easy storage
  • Stylish maple kitchen, glass front cabinets, crown molding
  • Appliances stainless steel -full sized refrigerator with bottom freezer, European compact-sized dishwasher and glass-topped range. Stacking, full-sized washer dryer in separate closet
  • Bathroom: Roomy, in-floor heat, extended length vanity, step in bath/shower with safety hand grips
  • Living Room: South facing, maple wood floor, generously sized, with an office/den area
  • Tiled entry, kitchen and bathroom for easy cleaning
  • Hardwood maple floors in bedroom and living room
  • Heat pump AC, heated tiled bathroom- electricity bills average $24/month
  • Bedroom: Fits queen bed, has maple wood floor, closet with custom shelves.

  • Harbourside:
  • Harbourside is a much sought-after cohousing community, based on the principles of participation, with mutual support and collaboration and is suitable for active adults. Privacy is honoured and still, opportunities for friendly interaction abound.
  • Enjoy both privacy and community - strata living within a caring, cohousing community in Sooke, BC.

  • Residents enjoy a wealth of shared amenities - see link above to Living at Harbourside photos:
    • Waterfront property on Sooke Harbour
    • Built Green Gold Standard construction (2016)
    • Character-filled Common House - central great room for events and meetings, 2 kitchens, guest bedrooms, library, games/tv room, co-care suite, laundry, and office
    • Gym and Art/Crafts rooms
    • Useable beach
    • Wharf with boat moorage and kayak storage
    • Carpentry workshop
    • Locked bike storage
    • Storage lockers
    • Comprehensive garbage/recycling room
    • Attractively landscaped grounds with dwarf fruit tree orchard, a variety of other plantings, composters for kitchen scraps, and digesters for meat, bones and pet waste
    • Underground cisterns and water storage tanks for landscape irrigation
    • Water metering and hot water heating are included in strata fees
    • Shared ownership (1/31) of 2 neighbouring lots that enhance green space and ocean views
    Harbourside's convenient location is within walking distance to the Sooke town core.
    • Short blocks to parks, ocean-side boardwalk, stores, banks, medical offices, restaurants, coffee shops, public library and public transit
    • A quick (10 min) drive to local recreation centre featuring pool, skating rink, and exercise rooms
    Bedrooms
    1 bedroom
    Baths
    1 bath
    Floor
    1st floor
    Size
    732 square feet
    Strata
    $360.19
    Floorplan
    B (pdf)
    Location
    Building 7 (see siteplan)
    Pets
    2 pets ok, some limitations
    Furnished
    no
    Flooring
    hardwood & tile
    Heat
    Heat pump AC, in-floor heated tile in bathroom, and back-up baseboard electric
    Parking
    1 space, to be assigned
    Smoking
    Smoking is not permitted at Harbourside
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