Horizon View Apartments
This apartment building, located on Nickleplate Road (between First Av and Second Av), is in close proximity to the Nickleplate Park with children’s playground, the Rossland Arena and Curling Club, take-out Pizza, Restaurants, and a 10 minute walk to downtown for groceries, post office, library and public transit.
The Horizon View apartment building was built in 1982 and has 32 one or two bedroom apartments with interior corridors and hallways and stairwells at each end of the building and a central lobby.
Each suite has it’s own electric panel so that each owner will pay for own electricity (lights, stove and electric baseboard heaters), hot water is included and paid for via the strata fee. Hot water is provided to every unit by a natural gas fired boiler and storage tank system (dated 2009 or newer).
The complex has an intercom system for security access. Fire safety systems include a control panel in the electrical room, emergency lighting and signage in the hallway.
On the first floor, there is a slate pool table and fitness equipment (elliptical machine, stationary bicycle and treadmill) along with several tables and chairs of which all residents of the building can use. There is also coin operated laundry room with 3 sets of washers and dryers, garbage and recycling facility. There is also a sauna of which all occupants are welcome to use.
There are 2 apartment complexes on Nickleplate Road: Horizon View Apartments and Nickleplate Apartments, and although they look similar, they are 2 different buildings entirely, legally speaking. Each building is it’s own strata corporation and each building is managed and maintained separately.
The Horizon View Apartment building, for example, allows for an owner to keep 1 dog, whereas Nickleplate Apartments restricts pets to cats only. Each building is it’s own separate entity. Bylaws for both buildings do include permitted rentals of 30 nights and longer only (no short term vacation rentals).
The monthly strata fee for Horizon View apartment includes professional strata management, building maintenance manager, insurance, maintenance of all common areas, contingency reserve fund for future and emergency repairs, hot water to every unit, garage and recycling pick up (to name most).
Parking is located above ground, paved but uncovered, and plenty of it and not designated (park anywhere). There are parkings spots for 1 per unit, plus 6 visitor spots.
The decks and railings have recently been remodeled with vinyl flooring and aluminum railings. The roof structure was replaced in 2015 with a 2 ply torch on surface with modified slope to enhance drainage.
This is an exceptional suite for location, offering both southern exposure and it’s own separate in/out access from the patio. The patio door has key entry for utmost convenience.
The apartment is located on the southeast corner with many large windows and excellent natural light.
The apartment has a nice modern feel, with new laminate natural wood colour flooring, bright white cupboards, white subway tiles and grey blue walls.
The main bedroom is spacious enough to accommodate a king sized bed. A large east-facing window welcomes the morning sun. The second bedroom is larger than it looks, currently accommodating a double sized bed. Both bedrooms have closets.
In-suite laundry has been installed by the current owner. The Bosch apartment sized stacked washer and dryer are a special model where the dryer does not require venting.
Fridge, stove, dishwasher and washer/dryer are included in the sale.
Storage is located inside the suite.
Electricity is average $110 per month.
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Average Electricity: $110/month