Everyone wants to live in Vancouver – and it’s easy to see why.
In this city you can gaze at the beautiful bright blue mountains that become brilliantly snow-capped in the winter. You can walk along the sandy beaches that stretch great lengths, and you can frequent trendy restaurants, too. But that’s just the beginning of a very long list of breathtaking experiences.
When you live in Vancouver you want to experience that post-card worthy view when you look out your window. But the only problem is that many homes make you feel cramped with little freedom.
And that’s why stylish microsuites are popping up.
Yes, it’s true, and it’s not a paradox. Soon you’ll be able to get microsuites that feel like a two-bedroom condo. And if you’re looking for something a little more traditional, you can choose from a variety of spacious one, two, and three-bedroom homes – at least if you look to the new Second + Main development.
Spearheaded by Create Properties and Northchild Developments, these marvelous condos feel spacious, no matter which one you choose. What’s also amazing is that Second + Main will adjoin tall new buildings across East 2nd Avenue and along Mainstreet in South East False Creek.
To open your eyes up to the new Second + Main complex, we’ve compiled a list of all the things you’ll be able to enjoy by living there.
This is one of the key factors that sets this development apart from the rest. Located between two different identifiable areas of Olympic Village and Mount Pleasant, living here means that you’ll be just steps away from both areas and the revitalized Chinatown. Yes – you’ll have the opportunity to live where life intersects, allowing you to enjoy the best of Vancouver’s top areas.
Second + Main will including a whopping 233 units in a 12-storey complex and you’ll be able to choose between a spacious microsuite, along with two or three-bedroom homes. Each unit will be smartly crafted with a floor plan designed for today’s urban, active lifestyles by maximizing all useable living space.
You’ll be able to come home from work and relax in a space featuring immaculate interiors which have been designed to achieve a sense of comfort, efficiency, and spaciousness. Think neutral refined features and airy designs which make the home feel larger. You’ll have flexible built-in furnishings that integrate a couch and bed in your home, plus thoughtful details like niches in shower, and a medicine cabinet for extra storage.
Living in a microsuite makes for a great lifestyle experience when you can turn your quarters into a sophisticated entertainment space in no time. You’ll feel like you’re living in a two-bedroom condo – but for a lower price. Your home can even be customized to your preferences with a kitchen island, storage, and dining area, a living area for entertaining, and a second bedroom, all in one.
Just imagine taking in spectacular views of the city from your shared roof terrace, admiring flowers from your rooftop garden, and relaxing in well-designed, thoughtfully curated common spaces. It could be a reality when you live here. The building has been designed for multiple functions with a public plaza to enhance your integration to the surrounding eclectic neighbourhoods. Living here means you’ll have access to a fireside lounge, shared gardens, a children’s play area, and two kitchens with barbecues. Just think about it, with views overlooking Vancouver cityscapes to the North Shore and beyond, it’s the perfect backdrop for entertaining family and friends. Plus, Second + Main will have an indoor entertainment room for those winter months and a fitness room with state-of-the-art equipment.
Get to know your neighbours
Nowadays, you could be living next door to someone and not even know their name. It happens when you’re working a busy schedule but living at Second + Main means you’ll be close to frequently used amenities throughout the nearby neighbourhoods, which encourage people to interact with their neighbours.
Living on the cusp of the intersection between Olympic Village and Mount Pleasant allows you access to a wealth of cycle paths with ease. You could hop on the Ontario bikeway and turn onto the seaside bicycle route, arriving at the seawall in less than 30 minutes.
Yep, your future home is situated close to a number of great local breweries that you could walk to when you feel like having a drink. You could even plan an ale trail and visit a number of the bars if you’re in the mood.