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Promontory
Uses: condo, townhome
Address: 83 Saghalie Road
Municipality: Victoria
Region: Urban core
Storeys: 21
Condo units: 177 (studio/bachelor, 1BR, 2BR, penthouse, townhome)
Sales status: sold out / resales only
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[Vic West] Promontory at Bayview | Condos | 21-floors | Built - completed in 2014

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#3181 Nparker

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 09:34 AM

I have friends who are moving into the Promontory starting on Friday, so I will finally get to see inside.  :)



#3182 SimonH

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 01:55 PM

Hi all,

 

Long time listener, first time caller.

 

The ground level townhouse has me interested in the building - I see two are for sale. Anyone been inside or have any thoughts on them? I'm more of a townhouse person than a suite or condo person. 

 

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Brent

Hi Brent we were also interested in the townhouse ( show suite). The one thing that put me off ( rightly/wrongly) was the roof of the townhouse is someone's balcony. I'm sure the soundproofing is great and probably a concrete roof, but I wasn't going to take that chance. Maybe you could get the owners ( of the balcony) to do a test  !!!!



#3183 laconic

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 02:32 PM

The same statement is true of all the units in the Promontory. They have someone above them. That inside space is inhabited way more than the outside space.

 

(That said, there was a complaint from a tenant of the unit above dropping weights on the floor)



#3184 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 02:45 PM

The same statement is true of all the units in the Promontory. They have someone above them. That inside space is inhabited way more than the outside space.

(That said, there was a complaint from a tenant of the unit above dropping weights on the floor)


At first I was going to say.... But I guess it's a bit unique when a TOWNHOUSE has a suite on their roof.
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#3185 Nparker

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 03:47 PM

The roof over the den in my wood-framed 1995 condo is the deck for the unit above me, and I NEVER hear anything from there.



#3186 LJ

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 07:09 PM

Did we ever find out how the lady with the noise problem with her neighbours ever report the findings of the sound test that the builders were going to do?

 

IIRC she could hear every TV show they watched and thought there must be some defect.


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#3187 MarkoJ

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 09:32 PM

Hi all,

 

Long time listener, first time caller.

 

The ground level townhouse has me interested in the building - I see two are for sale. Anyone been inside or have any thoughts on them? I'm more of a townhouse person than a suite or condo person. 

 

Thanks,

 

Brent

 

The strata fees at $500+ per month are a tad high considering the townhomes use the big ticket budget items the least, such as the elevators.  Units themselves are very nice; however, I wish they did have interior access.  Groceries would be a little annoying? Park in parkade, come up, walk out through lobby to outside, wrap around to your townhome.


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#3188 jonny

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 07:55 AM

The strata fees are a killer on those townhomes unless you have cash to burn.



#3189 Mike K.

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 08:05 AM

I guess you could say the only major difference between these townhomes and any others is the concierge and secure underground parking.


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Posted 08 April 2015 - 08:08 AM

Aren't the strata entitlements based on square footage?

They don't take into account things like not using the elevators, etc...

 

And no interior access seems a little odd.


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#3191 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 08:21 AM

Aren't the strata entitlements based on square footage?

They don't take into account things like not using the elevators, etc...

 

And no interior access seems a little odd.

 

Yes.  A ground floor unit with no parking stall (and owner with no car) could also argue they don't like paying for the elevator and the parking garage maintenance.  But it's all based on sq. footage.  The townhomes are just shy of 1700 sq. ft.

 

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#3192 Nparker

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 08:25 AM

If people don't like the concept of "unit entitlement" as a method of calculating monthly fees they should probably not purchase any sort of strata property. I believe it is written into the Strata Property Act.



#3193 jonny

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 09:07 AM

If you want a townhome at the best possible value, Promontory definitely isn't the place to buy.



#3194 thundergun

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 11:20 AM

If you want a townhome at the best possible value, Promontory definitely isn't the place to buy.

 

I would say that most townhomes that are part of a condo building result in a premium cost due to the strata fee structure. Townhome complexes without condos are a much better bang for your buck.

The Promontory townhome strata fees were more than 100% above similar priced units elsewhere in town when I was looking.


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#3195 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 11:22 AM

What's the Promontory property management company, Marko?  You know, that assists the strata council etc.


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#3196 Gary H

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 12:29 PM

Proline.



#3197 Mixed365

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 08:26 PM

If you are keen on townhomes, some ground floor condo units has a townhome feel to them if they have there own fenced in patio/yard and exterior access. 
 


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#3198 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 08:35 PM

Proline.


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#3199 MarkoJ

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 09:46 PM

I would say that most townhomes that are part of a condo building result in a premium cost due to the strata fee structure. Townhome complexes without condos are a much better bang for your buck.

The Promontory townhome strata fees were more than 100% above similar priced units elsewhere in town when I was looking.

 

Exactly, townhomes complexes don't have elevators, generators, etc; therefore the fee structure per square foot is much lower.


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#3200 DevilR1

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Posted 09 April 2015 - 09:35 PM

Carpet cleaners did my floor...3rd...right after I noticed a corner had been damaged in the hallway...the 5th floor also has similar damage...I wonder who will take responsibility for this? Check your individual floors for damage...I will bet they have some. Also I met a guy washing his bike in the common space between us and Bayview. Nice enough guy but he was told he could wash it there...Im totally against this sort of thing in the common area.

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