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Espana 1

689 Abbott Street, Vancouver West, V6B 0J2VVWDT - Downtown VW

Developers Website: www.henderson-development.ca/subpages/contact.htm
  • Levels: 37
  • Suites: 454
  • Status: Completed
  • Built: 2009
  • Title To Land: Freehold Strata
  • Building Type: Strata
  • Strata Plan: BCS3437
  • Management company:  Pacific Quorum
  • On Site Manager Contact: 604-569-3611, office@espanacondos.com
  •   Concierge Contact: Jackie, concierge@espanacondos.com, #Office: 604-307-6901
  •  Bldg#: 5732

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Espana - 689 Abbott Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B8, BCS3437 - located in Downtown area of vancouver West, near the crossroads Abbott Street and Expo Boulevard. Espana is situated across the Street from GM Place, one block to the shore of False Creek and just steps away to T & T Market. Downtown and Yaletown/Entertainment District are two blocks away. Walking distance to Andy Livingston Park, Ming Wo Cookware, Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain Station, Chinatown, Gastown, Mount Pleasant East, Seabus, Main Post Office, Roger's Place, BC Place, Cosco and Seawall. Harbour Square, Portside Park, Simon Fraser University, London Drugs, Money Mart, Vancouver Film School, Victory Square, Army and Navy, Pigeon Park, Steamworks Vancouver, JJ Bean Coffee, Vancouver Community Centre, Starbucks Coffee, Waves Coffee, MTI Community College, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver Harbour Water Airport and Stanley Park. Henderson Development Ltd quality built Espana in 2009. This complex consists of 2 high-rise towers, a mid-rise building and 14 townhouses connected by a common area courtyard. Espana at 689 Abbott Street is a 37-level concrete building with concrete exterior finishing and full rain screen. There are 187 units in development and 446 units in strata. Espana tower offers one-bedroom homes from 602-642 sq. ft., two bedroom homes 877 - 1,598 sq. ft., townhomes 877-1,172 sq. ft. and penthouse homes 1,520-1,605 sq. ft. This complex features excellent amenities that include a 25-metre swimming pool, a fitness centre, a whirlpool, a sauna, a multi-media room, a conference room and a party room. In addition, Espana residents can enjoy the 300,000 sq. ft. of cinemas (Tinsletown Theatres), retail outlets, and food outlets that the International Village complex has to offer, within just a few short steps. Most homes offer laminate flooring throughout, floor-to-ceiling windows, balconies, modern kitchens with granite countertops, laminate cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Spa-like bathrooms offer free-standing, deep soaker tubs and showers with multi-spout shower head. The suites from the 10th floor feature great City, False Creek and Burrard Inlet/mountain views.

Facilities located at 689 Abbott 2nd floor; pool, games room, conference room & Theatre, Lobby Level Social Room
Seller needs to send email to concierge request to program a fob
Pets must be registered with management company no limit, No rental restrictions

Strata Sub Categories: Strata

Espana 1 Technical Info

Building Name Espana 1
Address 689 Abbott Street
City Vancouver West
Neighborhood Downtown VW
Listing Price Range N/A
Floors 37
Units in Development: 187
Units in Strata:454
Property Types Freehold Strata
Sub Categories:Strata
Year Built 2009
Developer Henderson Development (Canada) Ltd.
Architect Name IBI/HB Architects
Architect Phone 604-683-8797
Architect Email ibivan@ibigroup.com
Architect Email ibivan@ibigroup.com
ManagementPacific Quorum
On Site Managern.
e. office@espanacondos
Concierge Name Jackie
Concierge Email concierge@espanacon..
Concierge Phone 604-307-6901
Restrictions Details
Strata Plan BCS3437
Title to Land Freehold Strata
Skyscrapers.com / Emporis Espana 1
Building Link to 671000.com
Building Strata Minutes

MLS® Listings Summary (14) New Projects under Construction  Area MLS® Listings  Team Listings 
(Open houses highlighted in yellow)

MLS® Address Style BD BA Area Mnt Price F/Plan
1 R2127701 1702 188 Keefer Street Corner Unit, 2 2 767 $292 $698,000 N/A
2 R2131955 1910 188 Keefer Street 1 Storey 2 2 890 $351 $869,900 N/A
3 R2139608 912 188 Keefer Street Upper Unit 1 1 565 $217 $569,000 N/A
4 R2124071 408 555 Abbott Street Corner Unit 2 2 1,031 $474 $759,000 N/A
5 R2126108 414 555 Abbott Street 1 Storey,ins 2 1 833 $380 $699,000 N/A
6 R2137757 1507 58 Keefer Street 1 Storey 1 1 649 $297 $568,000 N/A
7 R2139440 2306 58 Keefer Place 1 Storey,ins 1 1 654 $306 $599,000 N/A
8 R2135823 709 618 Abbott Street Penthouse 2 2 1,073 $502 $848,000 N/A
9 R2134971 2107 63 Keefer Place Upper Unit 1 1 590 $320 $538,000 N/A
10 R2134883 802 688 Abbott Street Corner Unit 2 2 891 $429 $799,999 N/A
11 R2136384 501 688 Abbott Street Other 1 1 622 $283 $539,990 N/A
12 R2107698 3702 689 Abbott Street Penthouse 3 3 1,900 $804 $3,180,000 N/A
13 R2129244 2707 689 Abbott Street Corner Unit 2 2 1,026 $446 $905,000 N/A
14 R2133550 1501 689 Abbott Street Other 2 2 973 $404 $849,000 N/A
Listings Listed By:  1. Engel & Volkers Vancouver    2. Blu Realty    3. Altas Group Property Solutions    4. Sutton Grp-West Coast (VanCam)    5. Sutton Grp-West Coast (VanCam)    6. Macdonald Realty (Van)    7. RE/MAX Westcoast    8. Century 21 In Town Realty    9. Prompton Real Estate Serv.Inc.    10. RE/MAX Performance Realty    11. Royal Pacific Realty Corp.    12. Sutton Grp-West Coast (w.blvd)    13. RE/MAX City Realty    14. RE/MAX Metro Realty   
Legend: BD - Bedroom, BA - Bathroom, Mnt - Maintenance Fee, $/sqft - Dollars per square foot.
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MLS® Disclaimer for BC: This representation is based in whole or in part on data generated by the Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board, Fraser Valley Real Estate Board or Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver which assumes no responsibility for its accuracy.

Espana 1 MLS® Listings And/Or Area MLS® Listings

1702 188 KEEFER ST.. 2 Bed, 2 Bath,767 Sqft.  $698,000 Engel & Volkers Vancouver
1910 188 KEEFER ST.. 2 Bed, 2 Bath,890 Sqft.  $869,900 Blu Realty
912 188 KEEFER STR.. 1 Bed, 1 Bath,565 Sqft.  $569,000 Altas Group Property Solutions
408 555 ABBOTT STR.. 2 Bed, 2 Bath,1031 Sqft.  $759,000 Sutton Grp-West Coast (VanCam)

Espana 1 Building & Common Area Photos

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Espana 1, 689 Abbott Street - Suite Summary View All 

# Suite Address Postal S/L PID Plan No S/F BA BD
1 TH1 689 Abbott N/A N/A N/A N/A 1171 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
2 TH2 689 Abbott N/A N/A N/A N/A 1166 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
3 TH3 689 Abbott N/A N/A N/A N/A 1170 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
4 TH5 689 Abbott N/A N/A N/A N/A 1172 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
5 TH6 689 Abbott N/A N/A N/A N/A 1166 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
6 TH7 689 Abbott N/A N/A N/A N/A 1170 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
7 TH8 689 Abbott N/A N/A N/A N/A 1173 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
8 TH9 689 Abbott N/A N/A N/A N/A 1168 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
9 201 633 Abbott V6B 0J3 388 027925099 BCS3437 1305 sq.ft. 2.0 2 Bedroom + Patio
10 202 689 Abbott V6B 0J2 1 027921221 BCS3437 919 sq.ft. 2.0 2 Bedroom + Balcony
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Other Buildings in Complex and/or Area

  1. Espana 3 - 633 ABBOTT STREET - BCS3437
  2. Firenze Tower II - 688 ABBOTT STREET - BCS2313
  3. Firenze Tower III - 618 ABBOTT STREET - BCS2313
  4. Firenze Tower I - 58 KEEFER PLACE - BCS2313
  5. Espana 2 - 188 KEEFER PLACE - BCS3437
  6. Paris Place Strata Hotel - 555 ABBOTT STREET - LMS1872
  7. Spectrum 3 - 131 REGIMENT SQUARE - BCS2577
  8. Europa - 63 KEEFER PLACE - LMS4071
  9. Paris Place - 183 KEEFER PLACE - LMS1872
  10. Spectrum 4 - 602 CITADEL PARADE OTHER - BCS2611
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  13. Crane - 546 BEATTY STREET - BCS3240
  14. Metroliving - 540 BEATTY STREET - BCS2375
  15. The Taylor - 35 KEEFER PLACE - BCS1559

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