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218 409 W Swift St
Vi Downtown V8W 1S2

$429,900
Residential beds: 1 baths: 1.0 559 sq. ft. built: 2000

Welcome to "Mermaid Wharf!" - A popular waterfront building in Victoria's "Old Town District"
Photo 1: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
Photo 2: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
Photo 3: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
Photo 4: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
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Status:
Active
Prop. Type:
Residential
MLS® Num:
850093
Bedrooms:
1
Bathrooms:
1
Year Built:
2000
This open-concept suite is sunlit, south facing, and embraces a free-flowing layout that provides excellent use of space & plenty of storage. A built-in workstation & 9-foot ceilings promotes a creative atmosphere when you find yourself working from home, while black-out blinds ensure that movie night can be enjoyed at any time of day. Admire panoramic harbour views on the rooftop patio, equipped with common BBQ. This popular waterfront building has doorstep access to water taxi’s, kayak rentals, & popular restaurants. Situated in the Old Town District with historic Chinatown steps away; both locals and visitors alike enjoy shopping, leisure & sightseeing year-round. This building welcomes all ages, pets, and unrestricted rentals (even short term) which is perfect for a lifestyle upgrade or investments. This unit includes parking, locker, & options for bike & kayak storage. “Mermaid Wharf” is an impressive steel-and-concrete building that truly epitomizes the Victoria lifestyle.
Property Type:
Residential
Type:
Condo Apartment
Year built:
2000 (Age: 20)
Close Price Lease Total:
Existing Lease Expiry:
Living Area:
559 sq. ft.
Main Building Living Area:
559 sq. ft.
Listing General Location:
Vi Downtown, Victoria
Bathrooms:
1.0 (Full:-/Half:-)
Bedrooms:
1
Lot Size:
0.01 acre(s)
Total Unfinished Rooms:
6
Kitchens:
1
Taxes:
Building Type:
Other Level
Building Features:
Bike Storage, Elevator: Passenger, Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinklers, Parking, Shopping Nearby, Storage Room, Transit Nearby, Underground Garage
Construction:
Aluminum Siding, Brick, Steel and Concrete
New Construction:
No
Foundation:
Yes
Electricity:
Yes
Roof:
Other
Levels:
1
Number of Storeys:
5
Number of Buildings:
1
Ceiling Heights:
Total Building Area:
559 sq. ft.
Total Unfinished Area:
0 sq. ft.
Commercial Area:
# Bedrooms or Dens Total:
1
# Main Level Bedrooms:
0
# Second Level Bedrooms:
0
# Third Level Bedrooms:
0
# Lower Level Bedrooms:
0
# Other Level Bedrooms:
0
# Main Level Bathrooms:
0
# Second Level Bathrooms:
0
# Third Level Bathrooms:
0
# Lower Level Bathrooms:
0
# Other Level Bathrooms:
0
# Main Level Kitchens:
0
# Second Level Kitchens:
0
# Third Level Kitchens:
0
# Lower Level Kitchens:
0
# Other Level Kitchens:
0
Living Area Lower Floor:
0 sq. ft.
Living Area Main Floor:
0 sq. ft.
Living Area Other Floor:
0 sq. ft.
Living Area 2nd Floor:
0 sq. ft.
Living Area 3rd Floor:
0 sq. ft.
Fireplaces:
1
Fireplace Details:
Gas
Laundry Features:
In Unit
Water supply:
Municipal
Sewer:
Sewer To Lot
Cooling:
None
Heating:
Natural Gas
Fireplace:
Yes
Warranty:
No
Pending Date:
Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Oven/Range Electric, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer
Balcony
Bike Storage, Common Area, Elevator(s), Kayak Storage, Roof Deck, Secured Entry, Shared BBQ
Hey Siri, take me to 409 Swift St.
Balcony, Parking Stall, Separate Storage
Main Level
0
Aquariums, Birds, Caged Mammals, Cats OK, Dogs OK, Number Limit, Yes
1 Dog, 1 Cat, (NO Snakes/Reptiles)
Yes
Not on Juliet-Style Balconies
Yes
No smoking on Common Property
Unrestricted
Short-Term OK
Floor
Ensuite
Pieces
Other
Financing Notes:
Assessed:
Assessment year:
Approximate Inventory Value:
Fixed Equipment Approx. Value:
Goodwill Approx. Value:
Gross Income:
Net Operating Income:
Association Fee:
Association Fee Frequency:
Association Fee Includes:
Caretaker, Electricity, Trash, Gas, Insurance, Maintenance Grounds, Property Management, Sewer, Water
Association Fee Year:
2020
Jurisdiction name:
City of Victoria
Legal Description:
Legal Non-Conformance:
Yes
Units in Building:
Units in Community:
Number of 2 piece baths:
0
Number of 3 piece baths:
0
Number of 4 piece baths:
1
Number of 5 piece baths:
0
Number of 2 piece Ensuites:
0
Number of 3 piece Ensuites:
0
Number of 4 piece Ensuites:
0
Property Condition:
Resale
Utilities:
Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Garbage, Recycling
Exposure / Faces:
South
Layout:
Condo
Attached Garage:
No
Carport Spaces:
0
Garage Spaces:
0
Garage:
No
Parking Features:
Underground
Common Parking Spaces:
0
LCP Parking Spaces:
1
Lot Parking Spaces:
0
Total Units:
Date Listed:
Jul 30, 2020
Original Price:
429900.0
  • Photo 1: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Welcome to "Mermaid Wharf!" - A popular waterfront building in Victoria's "Old Town District"
  • Photo 2: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    TUG Eatery & Canoe Club are two popular waterfront restaurants that can be found steps from your front door.
  • Photo 3: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    A lush tropical foyer welcomes you inside. (A wheelchair-access ramp can be found just a few yards up the block before this particular front entranceway.)
  • Photo 4: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Welcome inside #218 - the front doorway can be found just a few steps back and to the left of the frame.
  • Photo 5: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Oversized 9 foot ceilings let in plenty of light from this south-facing unit.
  • Photo 6: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    There's plenty of shelving options, including an entertainment/TV nook with convenient wiring placement, as well as a thoughtful storage space under the bed which can be seen covered by the canvas picture on the ground.
  • Photo 7: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    A Juliet-style balcony and a large sliding door let in plenty of fresh air from the inner harbour.
  • Photo 8: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    There are two spotlights located behind the concrete pillar, one of which illuminates artwork on the back wall.
  • Photo 9: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Depending on how you arrange it (and your furniture) you can fit 2-4 guests comfortably in the dining area.
  • Photo 10: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    The built-in workstation area doubles as a computer nook as well and/or extension to the dining area, where you can store bar cart items and glassware.
  • Photo 11: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    The area above the workstation provides more practical storage space, either for the bedroom, dining area or the workstation itself.
  • Photo 12: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    A stacking washer-dryer combo can be found inside the closet (to the right of the image.)
  • Photo 13: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    You'll find that this kitchen provides *plenty* of storage options and the countertop space is also quite generous.
  • Photo 14: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    While daytime offers plenty of natural light, overhead track, under-cabinet, and range-fan lights provide plenty of illumination for cooking at any time of day.
  • Photo 15: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    The built-in platform bed offers excellent use of space as double-tiered shelves provide plenty of storage options.
  • Photo 16: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Above the closet in the bedroom you'll find more storage space up top.
  • Photo 17: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    The 4 piece bathroom feels fresh and modern with it's beautiful white tile and comfortable tub.
  • Photo 18: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    The view of Johnson St. Bridge from your living room windows.
  • Photo 19: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    This is the rooftop patio & can be enjoyed year-round with our mild weather here in Victoria. (The other areas/patios behind the wooden fences belong to other units.)
  • Photo 20: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Lounge or picnic with friends & admire the panoramic views of the inner harbour while enjoying lavender, wisteria, and other annual flowers on this (common) rooftop patio.
  • Photo 21: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Common BBQ (& Meal Prep Cart) are found on the rooftop patio.
  • Photo 22: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Looking (south-west) towards the inner harbour atop the Rooftop patio. (Image taken with 35mm lens; this is the actual perspective and view from the rooftop.)
  • Photo 23: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Looking (north-west) towards the inner harbour atop the Rooftop patio. (Image taken with 35mm lens; this is the actual perspective and view from the rooftop.)
  • Photo 24: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    (Image taken From Johnson St Bridge looking North towards "Mermaid Wharf" and the inner harbour.)
  • Photo 25: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    TUG Eatery (& Canoe Club) are two popular restaurants/brewpubs that are found on the doorstep of Mermaid Wharf.
  • Photo 26: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Parking is located on P1 level and is #71 (as is Storage Locker)
  • Photo 27: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: A few block radius from Mermaid Wharf
  • Photo 28: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: This is of the Inner Harbour in Spring
  • Photo 29: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: the Inner Harbour of Victoria - a few blocks from Mermaid Wharf
  • Photo 30: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: the Parliament Buildings at Dusk
  • Photo 31: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: Johnson Street is just around the corner & a great place to shop
  • Photo 32: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: Just around the corner from Mermaid Wharf
  • Photo 33: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: Taken on the top steps of Canoe Club looking towards Vic West
  • Photo 34: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: Yates Street is another popular street just up & around the corner
  • Photo 35: 218 409 W Swift St in : Vi Downtown Condo Apartment for sale (Victoria)  : MLS®# 850093
    Neighbourhood Photograph: A few block radius from Mermaid Wharf

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Data was last updated August 14, 2020 at 07:30 AM (UTC)
Area Statistics
Listings on market:
218
Avg list price:
$495,000
Min list price:
$269,900
Max list price:
$10,799,000
Avg days on market:
42
Min days on market:
1
Max days on market:
996
Avg price per sq.ft.:
$707.14
These statistics are generated based on the current listing's property type and located in Vi Downtown. Average values are derived using median calculations.

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