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2259 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

Stroll from The Drive past old growth trees & up family-oriented East 5th Avenue to find this renovated character cutie. Bright main level features a spacious living space, big bdrm, solid wood floors, a stylish full bath & fab kitchen with cork floors, stone counters, s/s appliances & access to lovely sundeck.Top floor has pretty master suite with open den & stunner sky-lighted bath. Below is shared laundry & a superb 1 bed + den mortgage helper renovated with excellent quality finishing throughout. The north facing garden & patio is a dream beset by mature flowers & a sweet fountain. Many mechanical updates & a lovely craftsman wood exterior. Just steps to parks, schools, transit & fabulous eating/shopping on Commercial Drive!

PRIMARY: L’ecole Laura Secord Elementary has heritage value for its architecture, history, and the many associated stories generated by staff and pupils. Representative of many Vancouver schools, its construction in 1913 is linked to population growth during Vancouver’s tremendous expansion in the years preceding World War I. L’école Laura Secord Elementary offers both French Immersion and English. The school was designed to enhance the status of public education and to promote the good taste of Vancouver and its citizens. 

SECONDARY: Vancouver Technical Secondary school features one asphalt 400-metre oval track, a grass field, a $1-million FIFA turf field & a wide range of mini school programs. Summit is a 3-year mini school program which focuses on enriching the four academic courses: Math, Science, Social Studies and English. Many extra-curricular activities are part of the program. There is also a French Immersion program at Van Tech. Students go from grade 8-12 in the French Immersion program learning their Sciences, Social Studies and Communications in French. Immersion students not only study in French, but also visit France once or twice during their five years at Van Tech.

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