Vancouver's iconic Vernon Drive Grocery is for sale (PHOTOS)

Feb 21 2021, 1:19 pm

An iconic East Vancouver landmark just hit the real estate market.

The 120-year-old Vernon Drive Grocery is up for sale by The Stonehouse Team, and it could be yours for $1,999,999.

The listing notes that, in addition to the historic convenience store, the 53.5 by 66-foot lot also includes a two-story character home that isn’t on the heritage registry.

Vernon Drive Grocery

700 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. (The Stonehouse Team)

Vernon Drive Grocery

700 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. (The Stonehouse Team)

Vernon Drive Grocery

700 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. (The Stonehouse Team)

There are three rental units at 700 Vernon Drive, all of which are currently tenanted. One of the apartments is a two-bedroom, and the other two are one-bedrooms.

“Location is everything,” the listing boasts, noting that the corner property is at the “hub between hip Strathcona and emerging Clark Drive.”

Vernon Drive Grocery

700 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. (The Stonehouse Team)

Vernon Drive Grocery

700 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. (The Stonehouse Team)

Vernon Drive Grocery

700 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. (The Stonehouse Team)

The Union-Adanac Corridor bike path is nearby, and downtown Vancouver is only a five minute drive away. The new St. Paul’s Hospital development isn’t far off either.

“Many opportunities with [this] unique property,” the listing reads.

Vernon Drive Grocery

700 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. (The Stonehouse Team)

Vernon Drive Grocery

700 Vernon Drive, Vancouver. (The Stonehouse Team)

More information about the heritage property can be found on The Stonehouse Team’s website.

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