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
Now that you are ready, here is the 1 bedroom home you have been longing for ...at last! Settle into a caring, companionable community! Retreat into your own cosy and convenient apartment. Step onto the deck to soak up some winter sun, breathe the mild ocean air and delight in the sparkle on the water. This is a rare opportunity - the first smaller apartment available in Harbourside. Beautifully designed to be well-functioning, and still ample enough for all your essentials. And it is only steps away from the Common House to enjoy the company of friends at any one of a variety of community activities.

Apartment Details:
  • Price is $494,000. No realtors please. In appreciation of the cohousing community support for this sale, a percentage of the home price will be given to the community.
  • South and ocean-facing, 732 sq ft, 1 bedroom apartment
  • Ground floor, level entry, same level as Common House, bike shed and storage unit
  • Freshly installed front landscaping for beauty and privacy
  • Tiled entry, kitchen and bathroom for easy cleaning
  • Hardwood maple floors in bedroom and living room reflect the sunlight.
  • Heat pump AC, heated tiled bathroom, electricity bills average $24/month
  • Kitchen: Generously sized island with six drawers, butcher block top and eating space for two
  • Kitchen drawers - full-glide opening, soft closing
  • Custom pantry cupboard with plenty of easy storage
  • Upgraded kitchen style, 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, infloor heat, extended length vanity, step in bath/shower with safety hand grips
  • Living Room: South facing, generously sized, with an office/den area
  • Bedroom: Custom mural on wall based on Seurat La Grande Jatte painting, closet with custom shelves.
  • 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.
  • Fire safety sprinkler system throughout building


  • Harbourside:
  • Harbourside is a much sought-after complex based on the cohousing principles of participation, with mutual support and collaboration. Privacy is honoured and still, opportunities for friendly interaction abound.
  • Although intended for aging in place, there is no age restriction and the property is most suitable for those enjoying an active lifestyle.
  • Fully strata-titled, all owners sit on the strata council and all residents are welcome at council meetings.


  • 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
    • Wharf with boat moorage and kayak storage
    • Workshop
    • 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 keep water costs low
    • 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 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
    $352
    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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