Famously the dividing line between Vancouver’s East and West Sides, the Main Street neighbourhood has blossomed into a popular residential area. Gentrified from its roots as Vancouver’s “Antique Row,” Main Street offers an eclectic mix of cool boutiques and hip restaurants alongside newly built condos as well as heritage homes. (For more on this happening ’hood, check out our list of five great things about living in Main Street.)
Looking at the current listings in Main Street, we found condos starting at $369,000, with detached homes maxing out at $2.6 million. A couple of townhouses currently on the market hover around the million-dollar mark.
Click through the links below to see the full listings and photo galleries of each of these lovely homes.
As these properties are sold, the online listings may no longer be available.
Highest: Main Street
Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium
895 square feet
Cost per square foot: $926
This stunning two-bedroom condo in the desirable 3333 Main Street building is located just south of where Main Street and Mount Pleasant bump up. Floor-to-ceiling windows and two generously sized decks showcase the homes beautiful views. Features include an open-concept kitchen complete with top-of-the-line appliances and ensuites for each bedroom. The building is just five storeys, and included are one parking spot and a large storage space.
Lowest: Ontario Place
One-bedroom, one-bathroom condominium
535 square feet
Cost per square foot: $690
This one-bedroom-plus-den unit is the lowest-priced home on the market in Main Street. The condo features a generously sized master bedroom, laminate flooring and in-suite laundry and storage. One secured parking spot and a storage locker are also included. The 13-year-old complex was built with a rainscreened exterior, and is close to Queen Elizabeth Park, Langara Golf Course, Oakridge Mall and the SkyTrain.
Highest: E 17th Avenue
Two-bedroom, two-bathroom townhouse
1,150 square feet
Cost per square foot: $1,042
The priciest townhome in the Main Street neighbourhood is also part of the same development as the costliest condo – the five-year-old 3333 Main Street building. It is one of just two townhomes currently on the market in this area. A corner townhouse, the unit features soaring 16-feet ceilings in the living area, an open-concept layout and exposed concrete. Large windows let in lots of light and a wrap-around terrace has a gas hook up. Two large bedrooms are upstairs in the 1,150-square-foot home, and there’s lots of storage along with a separate underground storage locker.
Lowest: E 17th Avenue
Two-bedroom, two-bathroom townhouse
1,044 square feet
Cost per square foot: $946
The least expensive townhome listed in the Main Street corridor is this large end unit two-bedroom unit, listed at just under a million dollars. The home features cherry hardwood floors, a wood-burning fireplace, heated bathroom floor and a new kitchen with granite countertops. Also included is a gigantic storage room. Lower maintenance fees are reflective of the self-managed complex.
Highest: E 46th Avenue
Four-bedroom, six-bathroom house
2,857 square feet
Cost per square foot: $928
The most expensive home listed in the Main Street neighbourhood is this unique, six-year-old house. Highlights include 10-foot ceilings on the main level, vaulted ceilings in the bedrooms, engineered hardwood floors and a designer kitchen. Three of the home’s four bedrooms are upstairs, each with an ensuite, and in the basement you’ll find a large theatre, bar and fourth bedroom. The home is one block from the tennis courts, pathways and jungle gym of MacDonald Park.
Lowest: E 24th Avenue
Three-bedroom, four-bathroom house
2,068 square feet
Cost per square foot: $677
The least-costly single-family home listed in the Main Street corridor is this three-level character home on a 26-by-89-foot lot that undergone extensive renovations. Updates have been made to the electrical, plumbing, drainage, furnace and the basement suite, all completed with permits. The main level has nine-foot ceilings, large living/dining room and a covered 13-foot verandah that leads to the private backyard. The upper floor houses three-bedrooms and an office. The basement contains a one-bedroom suite with its own laundry. Both the upstairs and basement are currently rented to long-term tenants for $2,465 and $1,250, respectively.