New listing in Pleasantville, St. John’s – 3 Arnolds Loop

July 6, 2012 · Filed Under First Time Buyers, New MLS Listings, St. John's East End, St. John's MLS listings · Comments Off 

*** SALE PENDING *** Meticulously cared for property located in Pleasantville. Nothing to do but move right in! Hardwood floors throughout most of the property. Newly renovated kitchen. Some new vinyl windows. Large open concept living room and dining room combination with access to a beautiful rear garden. Three bedrooms on the second floor as well as a storage room. Electric hot water heating. New hot water tank. Enjoy your morning coffee on the front patio deck which was recently installed. Located close to Quidi Vidi walking trails and bus route and downtown St. John’s. Front and rear garden beautifully maintained. Pride of ownership shows in this home! 3 Arnolds Loop asking price is $239,900  Contact Fraser or Stephen Winters for more information.

51 new developments slated for the St. John’s Mount Pearl Area means 51 new reasons to invest in St. John’s Real Estate

January 26, 2011 · Filed Under Local St. John's, Newfoundland Economy, St. John's General, St. John's Real Estate · Comments Off 

There are approximately 51 major developments that could take place in St. John’s this year. Of these developments, Pleasantville appears to be the hottest topic (as well as the largest development)  A new Canadian Forces Base  as well as 975 residential spaces. I have received a number of calls in the past few months on this new subdivision already.  This will be the hot spot for East End St. John’s homes for sure.

The old Woolworth building is slated to become an office tower/parking garage.

An $18million dollar hotel is to be built at the corner of Prescott and Water Street.

A $15million dollar hotel/condo building is being built on Temperance Street.

The old Arcade building on Water Street as well as the old CBC building are aimed to be converted to office buildings and condos.

On Tiffany Lane in the East End of St John’s a new $10million dollar condo development will be built.

In the West End of St. John’s a new $8million dollar seniors condominium complex will be built as well as another in the Center of the City on Blackmarsh Road.

A 200 home project is expected to get underway off Ruby Line and Heavy Tree Road in Mount Pearl.

Lots of new Box Stores being constructed up on Stavanger Drive Area.  (Best Buy, Kesleys, a new RONA building, a new Canadian Tire building) as well as new ones on Kesley Drive near Kenmount Terrace.

Things are certainly booming here in St. John’s.  Good times, prosperous times are ahead for Newfoundlanders.

Pleasantville Subdivision getting closer to being approved

April 8, 2009 · Filed Under New Home Construction · Comments Off 

65 acres of land in Pleasantville could be given the go ahead next month.  Single family, duplexes,  condo’s and town homes are expected to surround the shores of Quidi Vidi Lake.  If approved lands sales could go on sale by the end of the summer.


New Subdivision in Pleasantville

November 19, 2008 · Filed Under Local St. John's, St. John's General, St. John's Real Estate · 7 Comments 

An interesting article on the CBC website today titled: Community within a community: Housing plan pitched for Pleasantville discussing a proposal for a new subdivision with a mix of condo’s and houses.  Even more interesting are the comments left by residents of St. John’s.  Most seem dead-set against the idea.  Here’s the article below.  What are your thoughts?

A Crown corporation hopes to see a mix of houses, condos and apartments built on the site of a former U.S. military base in St. John’s, on one of the prime undeveloped areas of the city.

Canada Lands Corp. is showcasing its plans for redeveloping Pleasantville and on Wednesday night will make a formal presentation on how it hopes the site — north of Quidi Vidi Lake, and within walking distance of downtown St. John’s — can be transformed.

Project manager John Dalton said the idea behind the mixed development is to create a community within a community.

“If you get that mix, you get what you call aging in place, where someone can move in as a young couple. If they need a bigger place, they could buy a home [and] they could have children,” Dalton said.

“Then, as they become empty-nesters, they could potentially move to an apartment or a condominium, and finally, at that stage of life which we’re all heading, as you’re getting to be … needing some assistance, we’re even providing an opportunity of assisted living.”

The U.S. military developed much of the land as Fort Pepperrell, which was built during the Second World War.

Years later, the site was turned over to the Canadian government, which used part of it as Canadian Forces Station St. John’s and other parts as offices for government departments. The former Janeway children’s hospital was built there in the 1960s, but was demolished earlier this year.

Canada Lands Corp.’s plan of divesting the lands, now considered surplus, will see about 960 residential units built, including single-family and multi-unit homes and hundreds of condominiums. The plan also includes two 10-storey towers that would be built along Logy Bay Road.

Housing advocates and social agencies have long called for a greater mix of housing in the central part of St. John’s, particularly for affordable housing for low- and middle-income earners.

The plan will come under a lot of scrutiny from residents of neighbouring streets, including Alister Eaton, who lives on Ross Road.

“That’s probably the best site left in metropolitan St. John’s. I mean, I grew up here,” said Eaton, adding that the Pleasantville site has had historic attachments, including a training site for the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in 1914.

“It’s always been a sort of historic place and I think done properly it will be great.”

The plan incorporates a $101-million upgrade planned for Canadian Forces Station St. John’s, which is relocating to one corner of the land it currently occupies.

Canada Lands Corp. will make a formal presentation to area residents on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion on The Boulevard.

Condo for sale near Quidi Vidi Lake

58 Charter Ave Unit #302 – $137,900 - SOLD –

Fantastic two bedroom condo with plenty of upgrades. Mostly hardwood & ceramic floors. White kitchen cabinets. Spacious living room with patio door to balcony overlooking Quidi Vidi Lake and Signal Hill. Laundry room inside condo. Great location in St. John’s Pleasantville area. Near downtown St. John’s. Asking price is $137,900. Call Fraser or Stephen Winters for more details.