Sold in Durham: Featured houses sell quickly and for more than listed

Durham Region is a hot housing market. Each week we will feature information on two homes which recently sold. The information has been supplied by real estate agents from the Durham area.

We’ll include the asking and selling price to give you an idea of the market. Each home’s description will include information about the home, including size and taxes.

Municipality: Ajax

Address: 110 Atherton Ave.

Asking price: $425,000

Selling price: $440,000

Previous selling price: (new build in 2012, $282,149)

Days on the market: 6 days

Size: Detached townhouse

Lot: 20.01 X 95.96 feet with built-in single car garage

Taxes: $3,955.79 (2015)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3

Located in north Ajax with three bedrooms, three baths and an unfinished basement. In six days and two offers this detached bungalow sold for $15,000 over the asking price.

This newer John Boddy townhome is in a prime location with 1,700 sq. ft. of finished living space. The bright living room has a gas fireplace and a large eat-in kitchen with upgraded cabinets and French door walk-out to private green space. The upper level features three bedrooms with broadloom floors. The large master bedroom has a walk-in closet and five piece ensuite with huge shower, soaker tub and his/her sinks. Close to Vimy Ridge elementary school, parks, golf, shopping, church, Ajax Go Train and Hwy 401/407.

Listing agent: Kathy Lapointe, Sales Representative with The Stacee-Free Team, MinCom New Choice Realty Ltd. 905-428-4557;

Municipality: Pickering

Address: 878 Chapleau Dr..

Asking price: $435,500

Selling price: $447,000

Previous selling price: ($179,000 in 1988)

Days on the market: 8 Days

Size: Detached Bungalow

Lot: 50 X 100 Feet – Carport

Taxes: $3,939.64 (2015)

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

One of the most up and coming areas in the GTA. This fabulous Bay Ridges home is a walk away from the lake and waterfront trails. Located on a quiet street and close to the Pickering GO Train! This three bedroom brick home has a two baths and an eat-in kitchen with oak cabinets. In only eight days and three offers this detached brick and stone bungalow sold for $11,500 over the asking price.

The main floor has hardwood flooring in the bright living and dining room, and all three bedrooms.

The finished basement has a separate side door entry with potential for an in-law suite featuring a recreation room with a Franklin stove, laundry, workshop and two other finished rooms.

Listing agent: Judy Stacee-Cleaver, FRI, Broker of Record, The Stacee-Free Team, MinCom New Choice Realty Ltd. 905-428-4557;

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