Nestled within the historic streets of Gastown, Koret Lofts represents a unique fusion of past and present, offering an unparalleled live/work, commercial, and residential flexibility, including the rare opportunity for short-term rentals. This sought-after warehouse conversion captivates with its historic allure and is perfectly positioned among some of Vancouver’s finest restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and the vibrant cultural scene that defines this iconic neighbourhood.

Making its first appearance on the market since its redevelopment in 2006, this  well maintained loft stands out with its distinctive features. A rarity among its peers, this unit boasts a full wall of original brickwork, extending the entire length of the space, complemented by a separate bedroom area that enhances both its functionality and charm. The loft is a true homage to its heritage, adorned with period details including 100+-year-old fir beams, evoking the rich history that permeates the building and its surroundings.

Upon entering the property, residents and guests are welcomed into a furnished courtyard, an idyllic retreat perfect for savouring the warmer months. Gastown is on the cusp of significant redevelopment, promising an infusion of retail, office spaces, and housing that will further enrich the neighbourhood’s dynamic fabric.

Listed: $678,800 | Address: 218 55 E Cordova St, Vancouver BC

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In addition to the local enhancements, the City of Vancouver has committed $10 million to the rehabilitation of Water Street, transforming it into a pedestrian-only haven on a trial basis, further elevating the living experience in this historic district. Moreover, the upcoming 600-person entertainment venue in Blood Alley is set to become a new cultural hotspot, contributing to the area’s lively and engaging atmosphere.

For those who have considered Gastown as their future home, now presents a golden opportunity to invest in a piece of Vancouver’s history. With these forthcoming developments, residents can look forward to not only a surge in property values but also a strengthened sense of community that makes Gastown an even more desirable place to live.

Discover the charm of living in a space where history meets modernity in Koret Lofts.

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