What makes Cote-St-Luc one of the most sought-after residential neighborhoods? Home owners from St-Laurent, Dollard-des-Ormeaux and Notre-Dame-de-Grace are packing up, selling their homes and moving to the “Luke” as in Cote-St-Luc and purchasing Cote St-Luc real estate.
Based on MLS listings, there were 130 sales of single homes or town houses in Cote-St-Luc in 2011. The least expensive one was sold for $265,000 on Merrimac and the most expensive one sold for $1,320,000 on Borden. The average sales price was $509,000 for a single home or town home in Cote-St-Luc in 2011 based on MLS listings and sales.
But what makes it so unique? So appealing?
* 15 minutes away from downtown * Property value always increasing * Community feel * Bilingual * Brand new, state of the art indoor pools and recreation facilities (skating arena, camps) * Outdoor pool open throughout the summer staffed with trained lifeguards * Large, welcoming library with free wi-fi * Many outdoor parks with water parks for kids * New real estate projects in development
And so much more!!
But more than that, it feels like home.
Celebrity schmooze: To name but a few, you can sometimes bump into one of the creators of Mackage in CSL. William Shatner, hails from CSL. Irving Layton, the poet, lived for a while in CSL. Jamie Elman, Hollywood actor, comes from this lovely town.
So there you have it! If you would like to know how much your Cote-St-Luc house is worth in today’s market, best is to have a comparable market analysis done by a real estate broker.
Latest CSL news is the plan to bring over a high school from NDG to CSL. Big fuss about it. That’s another post…
Monique Assouline is a Montreal Real Estate Broker @Londono Group in Westmount.
Contact info: monique@Londonogroup.com