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24 Décor Report Keep it cozy with this season’s stylish solutions to winter.

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26 Fashion Report Browse the season’s must-haves in fashion looks and accessories.

F E AT U R E S 28 Napa Valley Makes a Comeback Rising from the ashes of horrible forest fires, the vineyards of Napa Valley continue to make some of the best wines on the continent. 35 Just Press ‘Pause’ Chelster Hall, gracious and serene on the shores of Lake Ontario, is a welcome escape from the stresses of daily life. 38 In Praise of an Everyman Whether in front or behind the camera, Ozark celebrity Jason Bateman is all about working hard, just like the rest of us.

LIFESTYLE 40 Royal Flush

14 THE CITY EDIT 10 Agenda Where to go and when — this season’s best urban events and experiences. 12 Turning the Tables Martha Grace McKimm and Andrea Hopson, from Hopson Grace, share their favourite places around the world to shop.

From Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to Meghan Markle, Canadian designer Bojana Sentaler’s label has been picked up by royal fashionistas.

44 The Grand Dame of Hotels Toronto designer Alexandra Champalimaud has been leaving her mark on luxurious hotels all over the world.

50 Gimme Shelter Photographer and artist David Drebin defines what he means by “home” and how he creates larger-than-life artworks. 54 Off the Wall Art collectors share tips on how large-scale sculptures and installations can make a dramatic statement in private homes.

14 A True Taste of Place Chef Jason Bangerter and Langdon Hall are a match made in culinary heaven. 18 Prep School Getting ready to sell your home can be as easy as 1-2-3 with cross-country broker insights. 21 Stealing the Spotlight Canadian lighting designers are shining on the global stage with contemporary designs and innovative approaches to illumination. 6

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60 Straight from the Heart Puerto Escondido is an insider surfing and cultural hot spot in the Mexican state of Oaxaca.

dramatic statement at the Alexandra Champalimaud-designed, Gainsborough Hotel in London, U.K. Photo: The Gainsborough Hotel

64 Mountain Magic Taking winter activities up a notch and more — luxury- and amenities-wise — Deer Valley in Utah has earned a reputation as a top-rated skiing destination. 68 Urbane Mode Vancouver is an invitation to bask in the relaxed ambience of Canada’s west coast.

R E A L E S TAT E 70 Property listings A collection of extraordinary properties for sale across the country.

END NOTE 98 Look in g Gla s s Six artists offer their reinterpretations of glass art as an art medium.

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INGRIE WILLIAMS Stylist, writer and editor Ingrie Williams has worked for the past 15 years in print and online media, as well as national television. She is currently the beauty and style director at Best Health Magazine and a contributor at The Kit, Elle Canada, Toronto Life, House & Home and Today’s Bride. While always on the lookout for what’s on trend in fashion for Insight: The Art of Living (“Plush Hour,” page 26), Williams also appreciates a signature look. To wit, she can be spotted flaunting her big hair, 24/7, in her hometown of Toronto. Photo: Geneviève Charbonneau

DICK SNYDER When not drinking wine (for research, of course), Dick Snyder writes about food, guitars, music and travel, among other fun topics, for numerous publications, such as Zoomer, Canada’s 100 Best and Harry. In 2017 he co-founded Drink Toronto, a walking-tour company that guides guests on VIP tasting experiences at Toronto’s top restaurants and bars. Snyder, who has a wines and spirits diploma from WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) School London, is also a judge for the Ontario Wine Awards. He is currently obsessed with learning to fly planes but took the time to share his culinary perspective with Insight (“A True Taste of Place”, page 14).

ARREN WILLIAMS When he isn’t living and breathing interior design to fuel his contribution to magazines and television, Arren Williams is busy with Casa Cubista, the brand he co-founded with husband David Pimentel while on a two-year sojourn in Portugal. The Casa Cubista collection, with its contemporary take on Portuguese artisanal crafts, can now be found in more than 30 stores around the world. Next on the drawing board — the launch of the furniture-and-lighting collection he has designed for Montreal-based CDI Furniture. For Insight, Williams lends his meticulous curator’s eye to cover the latest in décor (“Warming Trends”, page 24).

CHARLENE ROOKE Vancouver-based Charlene Rooke writes extensively on wine, spirits and travel. She is a contributing editor at LCBO’s Food & Drink magazine and a former editor at enRoute, Western Living and Avenue Calgary. A trained artisan distiller, Rooke is a mixologist who loves sharing her knowledge of craft distilling and spirits. For this issue of Insight, she turns her focus to Napa Valley (“Napa Valley Makes A Comeback”, page 28) and how the fire-razed region is back and stronger than ever. Photo: Darren Kemper

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WELCOME/BIENVENUE May home be your shelter. Trouver refuge chez soi.

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inter is the season for comfort, a time of year when warmth and light from the fireside, the family and friendships keep cold and darkness at bay. At Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, we understand that the home is not only shelter from the physical elements but also a sanctuary that uplifts us and keeps us lighthearted. In this issue of Insight: The Art of Living, we bring you the stories of designers, architects and artists who illuminate our homes and neighbourhoods — literally and figuratively — with their creativity and innovativeness with light. You’ll meet lighting designers such as Toronto’s Anony, Montreal’s Guillaume Sasseville and Vancouver’s Matthew McCormick, whose installations brighten homes, design spaces and galleries worldwide. You’ll encounter interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud, who is committed to changing the way we experience hotels — our home on the road — and who leads a renaissance with her redesign of Fairmont Royal York, Toronto’s iconic hotel, as well as noteworthy glass artists, like Carol Milne and Charlene Foster, whose unique pieces actually “let the light in.” Within these pages, and at sothebysrealty.ca, you will also find the best and brightest of Canadian homes that provide shelter for both body and spirit. This holiday season, I wish you and yours the warmth, light and spirit of a happy sheltering home. L’hiver appelle au confort. C’est le moment de l’année où la chaleur, la lumière du feu de cheminée, la famille et les amis nous protègent du froid et des journées sombres. Chez Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, nous savons que la maison est plus qu’un abri qui nous protège des éléments extérieurs : c’est un sanctuaire, qui nous encourage, où l’on peut garder le cœur léger. Dans ce numéro de Insight : The Art of Living, nous partageons avec vous les histoires des créateurs, architectes et artistes qui illuminent nos foyers et nos quartiers, au sens propre comme figuré, avec leur créativité et leur ingéniosité en matière de lumière. Vous rencontrerez les ingénieux créateurs, tels qu’Anony de Toronto, Guillaume Sasseville de Montréal et Matthew McCormick de Vancouver, dont les installations embellissent les maisons, les espaces de création et les galeries du monde entier. Vous ferez la connaissance de la créatrice Alexandra Champalimaud, qui s’applique à transformer la manière dont on vit l’expérience des hôtels, notre maison en voyage. Alexandra est l’auteure de la renaissance de l’hôtel le plus connu de Toronto, le Fairmont Royal York, qu’elle a restructuré. Vous rencontrerez également les artistes sur verre Carol Milne et Charlene Foster, dont les pièces uniques « laissent entrer la lumière ». Au cours de ces pages et sur sothebysrealty.ca, vous trouverez également les maisons les plus en vue et les plus lumineuses du Canada, qui sauront abriter votre corps comme votre cœur. Dans l’esprit du temps des fêtes, je vous souhaite de profiter de la chaleur et la lumière d’une maison.

Brad J. Henderson President & CEO / Président et directeur Sotheby’s International Realty Canada Please connect with an email at insight@sothebysrealty.ca, or on Twitter @sothebysrltycan #artofliving. Veuillez nous contacter par courriel à l’adresse insight@ sothebysrealty.ca, ou sur Twitter à @sothebysrltycan #artofliving.

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Stay warm with this winter’s best theatre, art and music. By Nicole Keen

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Buddies in Bad Times Theatre sets the scene for Evalyn Parry and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory for Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival in Vancouver. Photo: Jeremy Mimnagh

Images of the working class are the focus of a new Impressionaist exhibit at Toronto’s AGO. Les Batteurs de Pieux, le Chantier, 1900, by Maximilien Luce. Oil on canvas. 73.4 x 92.2 cm. Gift from the estate of R. Fraser Elliott, 2005. Image, © 2018 Art Gallery of Ontario, 2005/177.

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Vancouver’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. True to its reputation for bringing groundbreaking works to the public, this popular mid-winter event delivers an impressive lineup for 2019 — Prince Hamlet, an unconventional casting and reinterpretation of a Shakespeare classic, and Dora Award– winning Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools, a powerful multidisciplinary dialogue between two storytellers who explore what the North really means. pushfestival.ca

Most Impressionist art tends to conjure up idyllic visions of nature — to wit, Claude Monet’s famous Water Lilies — but this exhibit at Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario swaps outdoor spaces for urban life and shows how artists of this 19th-century movement portrayed the rapidly changing face of cities in their era. Impressionism in the Age of Industry: Monet, Pissarro and More features drawings, paintings and sculptures from around the world, as well as several beloved pieces from the AGO’s permanent collection, such as James Tissot’s The Shop Girl and Monet’s Charing Cross Bridge: Smoke in the Fog. ago.ca


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Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden lends his talents to the New York Philharmonic’s multimedia program featuring the immigrant diaspora in Manhattan. Photo: Chris Lee

Cate Blanchett takes on multiple personalities for Julian Rosefeldt’s video installation at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Photo: Julian Rosefeldt, Manifesto, 2015. © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2017.

The 19-day High Performance Rodeo in Calgary, with its impressive roster of entertainers from around the world, is the largest festival of its kind in Western Canada.

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Under the leadership of its newly anointed music director, Jaap van Zweden, the New York Philharmonic presents New York Stories: Threads of Our City, a timely series that delves into the immigrant experience in Manhattan. Included in the program is the world debut of Fire in My Mouth, a multimedia performance by composer Julia Wolfe based on the clothing factory fire in 1911 that killed more than 100 young immigrants. Video and scenic director Jeff Sugg, who collaborated with Wolfe on the 2015 Pulitzer Prize–winning Anthracite Fields, brings the performance to life visually, projecting archival photos and newspaper clippings. nyphil.org

Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal is the second North American venue to host German artist Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto video installation (it was previously shown at the Park Avenue Armory in New York). Actor Cate Blanchett (yes, the Cate Blanchett) plays 13 diverse characters, ranging from a schoolteacher to a homeless man, and every word she utters is from various artists’ manifestos published in the past 150 years. Manifesto offers new insight into various artistic and social movements such as Futurism and Dadaism and showcases Blanchett’s chameleon-like talents. macm.org

With live theatre, dance and music on the bill for Calgary’s annual High Performance Rodeo, there is always something for everyone. A regular crowd favourite is the popular 1o-Minute Play Festival, when local theatre companies produce 10-minute shows with only 24 hours of prep time, resulting in beyond entertaining performances. Another hot ticket is the two-night Mozart’s Birthday Party, presented in partnership with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, whose conductor, Rune Bergmann, just happens to share a birthday with the famous composer. hprodeo.ca

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TURNING THE TABLES The gracious duo behind Hopson Grace — Martha Grace McKimm and Andrea Hopson — dish on their favourite hotspots. By Wing Sze Tang

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ife’s best moments are around the table,” says Martha Grace McKimm, one-half of elegant tableware purveyor Hopson Grace, in Toronto’s tony Summerhill neighbourhood in Rosedale. When this PR powerhouse decided she was ready for a totally different career challenge, she knew she wanted to open a shop connected to the foodie-entertaining world. “The idea was ruminating for quite some time in my head,” she explains, “but I couldn’t move it forward because I didn’t have the retail experience.” McKimm’s aha moment came in the dark of night, and it included veteran luxury exec Andrea Hopson, formerly VP of Canada for Tiffany & Co. “I woke up and said, ‘Oh my God, it’s Andrea! I need her.’ ” The duo had met two decades ago, when McKimm worked at the PR agency that repped Tiffany, and stayed in touch as friends. Over lunch at Holts Café, in midtown Toronto, McKimm pitched Hopson on “this crazy idea” and found a kindred business partner. “We felt committed to doing whatever it took, including selling our homes, in order to realize our dreams,” says Hopson. Their shop opened in 2015, stocking tableware, décor and kitchen accessories with exquisite form and function. You’ll find designs both traditional (William Yeoward’s 19th-century-style crystal salt dish) and contemporary (Dede Johnston’s whimsical china with tiny illustrations of skiers), and prices both high and low. But what everything has in common is a sense of joyfulness. “From the table setting to the food and wine, it’s not about perfection or formality,” explains McKimm. “It’s all about the warmth you bring, making people feel comfortable and creating a shared memory.”

McKimm (left) and Hopson bonded over their love of design, entertaining and the desire to create a retail space both elegant and welcoming.

01 H O P S O N G R AC E Everything you’d want to throw the most chic dinner party is at this boutique. Among the founders’ favourites — a salted-maple salad bowl by Jim Lorriman (“It’s a piece of art on my table,” notes McKimm.) and bird-themed porcelain dishware from Richard Ginori (“It makes me very happy,” says Hopson.). New launches include Richard Brendon’s The 1 Collection, a collab with wine critic Jancis Robinson. The line offers just one wineglass option, designed to be the only shape you’ll ever need for any type of vino. 1120 Yonge Street, Toronto; 416-926-1120; hopsongrace.com

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“Venice holds a great deal of my heart,” says Hopson, who studied art and architecture there in her early 20s and became enamoured with la dolce vita. “One of my biggest thrills was visiting Villa La Rotonda,” she recalls of the Renaissance estate located just outside Venice and designed by one of her favourite architects, Andrea Palladio. “It’s the most perfect example of symmetry and beauty in a single building.” Via della Rotonda, 45, Venice; villalarotonda.it

Still as beloved as ever after more than three decades, this London institution is famous as the training ground for scores of acclaimed chefs. It’s credited with defining Italian cuisine for Brit palates, prioritizing fresh ingredients. “I’ve had one of the best meals of my life there,” enthuses McKimm. “They re-create and perfect Tuscan cooking outside Tuscany, and no one’s done it better in the world.” Given that she spent a year in Italy, guiding bicycle tours in Tuscany, that’s high praise indeed. Thames Wharf, Rainville Road, London; +44 (0) 20 7386 4200; rivercafe.co.uk

03 LE BON MARCHÉ “We go there on every buying trip. They’re incredibly curated and thoughtful about what they bring in,” McKimm says of the quintessential Parisian department store. The Hopson Grace duo appreciate the impeccable assortment, in particular the German bone china by Dibbern and linens from the likes of Lisa Corti and Le Jacquard Français. “We always find something new and inspiring there,” adds Hopson. 24, rue de Sèvres, Paris; +33 (0) 1 44 39 82 80; 24sevres.com

05 THE HESS COLLECTION Sip cab sauv and chardonnay, this acclaimed Napa Valley winery’s best-known varietals, as your preview to lunching on farm-to-table fare while overlooking Mount Veeder. Before you go, explore the on-site modern-art museum curated by winery founder (and passionate art collector) Donald Hess. His featured artists include photo-realist painter Franz Gertsch, abstract expressionist Robert Motherwell and sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz. “It’s a rich cultural experience and a spectacular setting,” says McKimm, “and they produce unbelievable wines.” 4411 Redwood Road, Napa; 707-255-1144; hesscollection.com

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Langdon Hall’s chef, Jason Bangerter takes stock of the fresh seasonal ingredients grown on-site. All photos, courtesy of Langdon Hall.

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A TRUE TASTE OF PLACE Five years into their culinary collaboration, Langdon Hall and chef Jason Bangerter show no signs of slowing down. By Dick Snyder

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t happens every time I wind my way up the magical driveway to Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa, in Cambridge, Ontario. I experience equal parts excitement and relief. Or a physical reaction that is the opposite of an adrenaline rush. That, and the anticipation I’m about to enjoy a food experience that rivals those I’ve had in gastro-centres in Paris, London, Rome, Burgundy and San Sebastián. The anticipation is triggered by the grandeur of that moment of arrival, as Carolinian forest gives way to meticulously manicured grounds. And then, it comes into view — a perfectly preserved, lovingly restored country manor that is so impressive, and expressive, that you stand there in awe. It’s not as imposing as it is welcoming, and you feel that something special is about to happen. This year Langdon Hall celebrates its 30th anniversary as a luxury hotel and spa. Much of what has made it a destination is its globally recognized, much-awarded food and dining program, one that encompasses a fiercely local, sustainable philosophy. For the past five years, credit for the continued and rising success of its culinary reputation is due to chef Jason Bangerter and his 50-strong kitchen team. A native of Cambridge, Bangerter has cooked all over the world, notably at the restaurants of Anton Mosimann (the preferred chef of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales) at

Mosimann’s in London and Château Mosimann in Olten, Switzerland, and, in Toronto, at the esteemed Auberge du Pommier and Luma. He has cooked for royalty, rock gods and film stars, some of whom seek him out just to get another taste of his legendary truffle soup. At times, Bangerter has been called upon to fly from London to Switzerland to cook for a couple of VIPs, then fly back to London the next day. He’s slightly less “jet-set” these days, and Langdon Hall presents a whole other set of parameters, no less luxurious or demanding, but existing in a somewhat different universe. “When I arrived here, I was in awe of the grandeur and culinary magnificence,” says Bangerter. “My approach was to soak it all in and learn its resources and seasonal changes.” He inherited a kitchen that had already been awarded the AAA/CAA Five Diamond rating and he has been recognized for his diligent work ever since. In addition to receiving the 2015 Rising Chef Trophy of Relais & Châteaux, the prestigious global association of luxury hotels and restaurants, Bangerter now sits on that renowned group’s World Culinary Council — a sort of G7 for chefs. And in 2017, he got the Pinnacle Award from industry publication Foodservice and Hospitality and was named Best Farm to Table Chef by Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants magazine. >

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THIS PAGE: Bangerter’s much-lauded truffle soup was inspired by a mushroom risotto served at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding reception in 2011. OPPOSITE PAGE: Grandeur at first site is a prelude to Langdon Hall’s commitment to luxury. Edible flowers from the gardens on the estate enhance innovative dishes created in the kitchen.

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“Now five years in, I feel Langdon Hall and I have grown, developed and matured together into something even more magnificent and magical.” “Now five years in, I feel Langdon Hall and I have grown, developed and matured together into something even more magnificent and magical,” he says. “That magic, for me, is the food program. Along with my culinary brigade and the garden teams, the Langdon Hall experience has grown into something really special — a true, original taste of place.” Langdon Hall, which sits on 75 acres of forest about an hour’s drive from Toronto, exudes the kind of luxury that seems, when you’re on the receiving end, effortless but which involves the highest level of attention to detail. This passion is ingrained into the culture, instilled by owners Mary Beaton and William Bennett who purchased the property in 1987. Bennett, an architect (he’d directed the restoration in 1978 of the award-winning Millcroft Inn in Caledon), set about renovating and restoring the building and grounds. The house had been built to reflect the Federal-style architecture popular in late-1890s America. Completed in 1902 with 32 rooms, it was intended as a summer country retreat

for a wealthy American family. The property replicates an English country estate, replete with verdant gardens, swaths of forest and bucolic pathways, where glimpses of resident wildlife abound. In every aspect of Langdon Hall’s lavish food program, the commitment to sustainability is front and centre. Most of the seasonal ingredients are grown on-site, and much of everything else is sourced from local farmers, though this does not preclude essentials such as truffles, olive oil, French cheeses and international wines. Bangerter’s philosophy, however, isn’t merely about jumping on the farm-to-table bandwagon. It’s about a passion for authenticity that begins with what’s growing right underfoot. “More than 80 percent of our food and beverage is sourced in Ontario, and the kitchen’s involvement in the gardens and local foraging has become a daily routine,” Bangerter notes. “Quite often, these activities dictate the menu and the focus on the plate. The way I cook and look at food has changed. It starts with

a leaf, flower or root in the ground as I stroll through the property. I am inspired by the terroir. The food reveals this and tells a story. What I do at Langdon Hall wouldn’t make sense anywhere else.” If luxury in its purest form means something so rare that it cannot be replicated, then Langdon Hall exemplifies that definition, communicated via small gestures, many of them culinary-themed — say, a delectable treat delivered to your room, a garden or kitchen tour, or an intimate cooking class in the custom-built teaching kitchen on-site. “To be recognized as one of Canada’s best restaurants — and to be in a hotel — I think, says it all. Langdon Hall is the first boutique hotel I have worked in. It is hard to compare to the larger luxury hotels, but I certainly prefer it here.” But then, such a comparison could be irrelevant anyway. “There is nothing ‘regular’ about a visit to Langdon Hall,” says Bangerter. “You won’t have the same experience anywhere else.”

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PREP SCHOOL Seasoned real-estate brokers share their tips with Insight: The Art of Living on how sellers can get the most for their homes. By Tracey Ho Lung When it comes to selling that all-important investment, your home, there are many factors to consider. In addition to freshening up the paint — a must before you list — here’s what savvy real-estate brokers across Canada recommend.

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Deciding whether to stage, update or renovate areas of your home before you sell depends on the type of property you have, says Will McKitka, a senior vice-president of sales at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. “If it’s an older property where the land is 90 percent of the value, then staging and décor [are] less important. If the property is a $2,000-a-squarefoot condo, staging is key because it can strategically make a small space seem larger and show how it can be maximized.” If you can’t afford to do a full-stage, opt for a mini-stage. Remove clutter (strollers, toys,

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personal items, anything pet-related), use the right scale of furniture, paint walls and clean every horizontal surface. “A coat of white paint on the walls freshens them up, no matter the age of the home,” notes Kevin Hardy, McKitka’s business partner and a senior vice-president of sales at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. Another smart paint trick is to spray-paint dated aluminum windows from the inside, which will not require permission from the strata corporation. For larger projects such as an outdated kitchen or bathroom, McKitka recommends renovating both if you can, and at the same time. “If you renovate only an outdated kitchen and not the bathroom, it’ll make the unfinished room more noticeable.” Do it fast and do it right. Hardy adds, “If you’re selling a $300,000-to-$600,000 home, you can get away with painting only the cupboards and new hardware. But if it’s a $5-million-to-$7-million

home, people’s expectations will have to be met. You’ll lower the value of a high-end property if you do a cheap fix.” Buyers make up their minds within the first 60 seconds of viewing the home, according to Hardy. “First impressions can end up being their last impression, and improving areas like the exterior, front yard and outdoor space doesn’t have to be costly,” he points out. “They just need to look fresh, relevant and tidy.” Cut back overgrown plants and repaint the stairs, deck and front door, adds McKitka. “Patios and sundecks, any outdoor spaces, even if they aren’t used a lot — you need to make them relevant again because there is value in that.”

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Even more important than the architectural style is the décor, which should match the identity of the home, notes Ron Dickson, a


T H E C I T YR AV E DI E LT senior vice-president of sales at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. “Today’s buyer relies on the Internet and great photographs — even 4K videography for their information. When we arrive for a viewing, the home has to maintain that excitement that the buyer felt when they viewed it online,” Dickson says. He advises sellers to concentrate on minimalizing and depersonalizing your home. “You want to make the home appealing in a blank canvas sort of way, so [apply] a fresh coat of paint and remove clutter and unnecessary furniture, personal photos and artwork,” he says. “Even if the property isn’t the most stylish, you want it to look like it’s been lovingly cared for and well maintained.” This means fixing cosmetic issues that buyers will notice, like cracked tiles, a broken window, burned-out lightbulbs, carpet stains and cracks on the walls. If you’re including items like the washer, dryer, air conditioner and stove with the house, make sure they’re all in working order. “[These] all add up to a long list of problems that [buyers] can use to renegotiate the price of the house or cause them to choose another [home],” Dickson points out. If you think the kitchen or bathroom — key rooms that sell a property — need an update, keep the price of the home in mind. “If the price point appeals to first-time buyers, you may want to leave things alone, so the buyers can put their own stamp, especially if the rest of the home is clean and [well] maintained. If you’re at an upper price point, do the renovation to create unison in the house and [to] command more money.” And if you do renovate, leave it to the pros. “If you’re not handy, now is not the time to DIY,” Dickson cautions.

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In today’s market, buyers either want a place they can transform themselves or they’re looking for a finished home, especially buyers from overseas who may not have the resources or contacts to have renovations done, says Andy Taylor, a Sotheby’s International Realty Canada senior vice-president of sales. When it comes to condominiums or model homes, Taylor recommends giving them some character and swapping out items like basic builders’ light fixtures for customized ones or installing built-in shelves in the living room. “It should look like care and thought have been put into the home,” he says. However, if a bathroom or kitchen has to be updated, there’s no need to put your own personal stamp. Keep these rooms as simple and neutral as possible. Taking the time to renovate these key areas will make your home easier to sell and open yourself up to a greater number of potential buyers. Along with the requisite decluttering and fresh paint, it’s also advisable to know what challenges your house could pose to the buyer. Providing your own home inspection is good for you, the seller, as well as for the buyer. “Remember that the buyer’s perception of issues

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is usually exaggerated,” notes Taylor. “There may be a small cost to repair something like a broken door handle, but the perception of the buyers is that it’s going to cost them a lot more, as well as their time.” If you do your own home inspection, you’ll know what the house’s deficiencies are and what needs repair, along with potential costs. Fix the problems now before buyers discover them, as they’re more discerning nowadays. “You want to take away as many [buyers’] objections to the property out of the equation,” says Taylor.

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In today’s market, the success to selling a house starts even before the buyer steps through the front door. “Buyers are looking online and these pictures are the most important tool when it comes to selling homes,” explains certified real-estate broker at Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec, Cassandra Aurora, who is also a registered home stager. “It starts with one image, and in that photo, you have to sell [buyers] on not just the home but [also] the [natural light], the décor, the floors, the ceiling height. And if they like it, they’ll scroll down.” The trick is to keep everything simple, even the décor, so buyers look at everything and not focus on, say, that one couch or the wall colour. “I try to use what the seller has, as long as it’s not overwhelming. Then I’ll bring in brighter cushions, a throw, change a floral couch or

When preparing your property for sale, declutter and depersonalize it to attract a diverse range of buyers. Freshening up the paint is another must.

Persian rug to something neutral,” says Aurora. “When it comes to tackling updates to a kitchen or bathroom, the investment depends on the quality of the material. “If [the area is] well maintained, in wood or in good condition, then it may only require a paint job. If it needs a bigger update, then I’m [in]. It may cost you $15,000 for a new bathroom, and while it’s not a guarantee you’ll get that $15,000 back, your home will sell faster.” For photos, visits and on open-house day, Aurora recommends removing all personal items, including anything pertaining to pets, so buyers feel like they’re walking into a model home and not someone else’s space. When people find out that a dog lives in the home, they’ll inspect the floors and walls more closely for scratches and dirt, she reports. “We also need to create a certain lifestyle. If the home has a hot tub or outdoor fire pit, for example, capitalize on it. Remove the cover and turn on the hot tub, and position [skewers] with marshmallows next to the fire pit,” she says. “I even place rolled-up towels next to the bathroom sink, reminiscent of a spa experience.”

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STEALING THE SPOTLIGHT When it comes to lighting, the world is taking a shine to Canadian design. By Christy Wright

ABOVE: Vancouver designer Matthew McCormick’s penchant for elegant, clean lines is showcased in the Dodeca pendant. Its name references the ancient Greek term for 12, which is the number of facets on the light fixture’s outside diameter.

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ighting and shelter are often intertwined, as they evoke the warmth and familiarity of home — the porch light as a welcoming beacon or, perhaps, seen from the street through the windows, a glow hinting at the lively gathering inside. Evocative as it is, lighting design has been garnering more appreciation recently. “While lighting will always be an essential product in both residential and commercial applications, it’s morphing into a powerhouse category of its own,” says Karen Kang, national director of the Interior Design Show (IDS), which showcases

innovative new products and design concepts in Canada and beyond. “Canadian creatives, such as Matthew McCormick, Anony and Guillaume Sasseville, are making a significant impact on the world stage where they’re presenting lighting, not just as a necessary form but [also] re-imagining it with technology, provenance and design that push the boundaries of innovation.” The signature sculptural and geometric designs of Vancouver-based Matthew McCormick are getting noticed internationally and at home. His Dodeca chandeliers grace Kit and Ace retail spaces in Vancouver and the >

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ABOVE: An innovative, kinetic tweak on the traditional sphere, Toronto studio Anony’s Ohm pendant features an orbiting metal shade. The versatile Ohm helped Anony win the Best Collection Award at the Interior Design Show in 2017. BELOW: The Horizon wall sconce, also by Anony, is a minimalist disk with an unbroken ring of light that changes direction with the mere push of a finger.

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stylishly cool Cactus Club Cafe in downtown Toronto. “My aim is to create handcrafted lighting that marries a graphical language with technical precision, usually centred around a clear two-dimensional statement,” he says. “My focus is always to distill an idea to its simplest form, where clean lines hide very complicated hardware.” McCormick recently partnered with Toronto home furnishings retailer South Hill Home — an “early adopter” of his lighting design, he notes — and is excited about what the future holds. “There’s been significant advancement in lighting technology, such as the advent of LEDs, along with the exploration of things like the colour rendering index,” he says. McCormick is referring to the CRI quantitative measure that rates, from 0 to 100 percent, how an artificial light source displays colours compared to daylight; the higher the rating, the better the quality of the light fixture. “It’s these types of technical advancements that allow designers more flexibility. Components are getting smaller and lighter, thus removing the ‘design handcuffs’ that came with older technology, so we can now play with new shapes and forms.” Innovative shape and form have made Anony’s Ohm pendant a bestseller. The Toronto-based studio’s founding partners, Christian Lo and David Ryan, attribute Ohm’s success to its distinctive spherical shape and range of finishes, as well as versatility, whether it’s hung singly or in a cluster. When they introduced their Anony residential line of lighting fixtures at IDS last year, Lo and Ryan took home a Best Collection Award. “We try to utilize Canadian manufacturing as much as possible and really appreciate what Canadian manufactures have to offer,” notes Lo. “We usually start off seeing what our production capabilities here in Canada are, then move on to creating something with those capabilities in mind.” That “something” is resonating with their customers. “We think consumers are becoming more knowledgeable in terms of wanting to know where their product comes from, how it was made and what kind of impact it has on the environment,” says Ryan. “For us as designers, this is a great thing. We spend so much time making sure that every decision we make creates a good outcome for everyone involved. We love [it] that we are constantly challenged by this process and that our consumers see value in that.” Form and provenance aside, Anony fixtures are, simply, a joy to look at —


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“The Mile is a good example of my philosophy. I like to take an archetype and twist it.” — Guillaume Sasseville

ABOVE: The Mile Collection — Montreal-based designer Guillaume Sasseville’s collaboration with lighting-design firm Lambert et Fils — features striking linear pieces that are equal parts installation and utilitarian light. Photo: Arseni Khamzin

and to touch. The Horizon wall sconce, for example, looks like a simple flat disk, but with a mere push, its surface moves and redirects the light. “There’s a playfulness and interaction that our lights provide,” explains Lo. “We think that intrigues people of all ages.” Guillaume Sasseville recalls how he was intrigued with lighting at a young age and, not surprisingly, it was connected to home. “I remember a particular pattern of sunlight in the basement of the house where I grew up. A ray would appear between 1 and 2 p.m.,” says the Montreal designer. That ray of sunlight would

become a huge influence on how Sasseville views the lighting medium. “[It’s] a bridge between product and space design. You can qualify a space from dramatic to joyful just by the type of light you use.” Sasseville describes his design style as simple and always tinged with a sense of humour. This ethos is encapsulated in his latest project — the Mile Collection, comprised of suspended linear LED pendants — a collaboration with the Montreal lighting firm Lambert et Fils. “The Mile is a good example of my philosophy,” he notes. “I like to take an archetype and twist it.” The collection also reinforces the design notion of pushing boundaries beyond practicality. “Of course, the Mile is utilitarian because it integrates high-quality lighting, but it’s also like an art installation based on its very concept,” he says. LED technology and the way suspension wires are directly clamped into the models create a floating effect, evident in each of the collection’s light fixtures, which offer variations of two bars of light positioned at 90-degree angles. One bar provides direct light below, and the other, indirect light above. “As a result, each Mile light illuminates a space in a very new and particular way,” Sasseville explains. While the use of small-size LEDs, a focus on provenance and a passion for artistic forms are at the forefront of this revitalization of lighting, it’s important to note that the human experience and the comfort of home are not far behind. “When I think of ‘shelter,’ I think about a homestead or an oasis, a place where I feel the most comfortable,” says McCormick. “As people become more aware of how lighting affects space and mood, they’ll see how fixtures can really contribute to a peaceful place to live in.

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WARMING TRENDS Plush seating and cozy extras make it easy to enjoy the great indoors. By Arren Williams

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DA N I S H DE L I G H T Sensuous velvet and a tufted high back to deter drafts define the elegantly austere Mayor by design luminary Arne Jacobsen. This streamlined sofa, which exemplifies the Danish penchant for fine woods and functionality, comes in a range of fabrics and colour options. Mayor Sofa — twoseater, $8,100; three-seater, $8,600. mjolk.ca.

LOG ON The modular wood-burning Stack — La Castellamonte’s multi-award-winning reinterpretation of traditional ceramic stoves — is attuned to modern-day highperformance standards and esthetics. Stack stoves are optimally efficient, with long burn times, and available in four shapes and six contemporary hues. La Castellamonte Round Stack Wood-Burning Stove (as shown). From US$9,870. wittus.com

03 WA R M H U GS Cashmere-rich and hand-finished in Italy, the 16” by 24” Love Pillow urges snuggling for when you choose to stay in for TV movie night or to simply chill by the fireplace. Rani Arabella Love Pillow in Terra-Taupe (as shown); available in other modern-chic colour pairings. US$450. raniarabella.com

04 G L O BA L G L OW The Marset Dipping Light designed by Barcelona-based Jordi Canudas features a glass globe multi-dipped in paints to create colourful concentric bands in graduated shades for a unique ombré glow. Available in several hue combinations. Marset Dipping Light table lamp — small, $348; large, $2,241. lightform.ca

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05 A N ODE T O WO OD Drinking coffee and tea just got an upgrade, mug-wise. The Kami — which means “paper” in Japanese, referencing translucence — is made with high-quality wood sustainably harvested from sen trees on the island of Hokkaido. Artisans at the Takahashi Kougei workshop, where woodturning has been perfected to an art, whittle down the sides of these sturdy mugs to a thickness of two millimetres. Kami mug — 7-ounce, US$30; 9-ounce, US$32 (prices approximate). analoguelife.com

06 S H AG T I M E Upholstered in wonderfully wild and woolly longhaired New Zealand sheepskin, this generously proportioned, sumptuously shaggy chair is a callout to plop oneself down and could well negate the need for a fluffy family pet. Cabana Yeti Chair, $2,750. timothyoulton.com

07 BE T T E R B OH O L.A.–based Justina Blakeney — designer, artist and author of The New Bohemians: Cool and Collected Homes, which made it to The New York Times list of best-selling books — does not do one-dimensional. Her Fable collection of boho-inspired wool-and-viscose rugs is an innovative shaggy tweak on the traditional flat-weave. Camel/Sunset Fable Rug (as shown). From US$569. loloirugs.com

08 GO WITH THE GRAIN… Today’s minimalist kitchen doesn’t have to get stuck on white, white and more white. Sax — Scavolini’s take on the modern cucina — showcases Shaker-style doors in a richly grained oak finish, sleek concrete-inspired surfaces and smart-looking black metal frames. scavolinitoronto.com

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Seeking shelter from the elements through soft textures and a sophisticated neutral palette has never looked — and felt — so good. By Ingrie Williams

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NAPA VALLEY MAKES A COMEBACK After surviving 2017’s raging forest fires, the wine-region darling of the U.S. is ready to roll out the barrels again. By Charlene Rooke

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ow more than a year since the devastating wildfires in Northern California’s Napa Valley, it’s business as usual in this beloved wine region. Known for its full-bodied cabernets and fruity merlots, Napa Valley is recovering from disaster by nurturing its communitybuilding efforts, two of which are major annual fundraisers — Premiere Napa Valley, a by-invitation-only event in February that supports the local wine industry, and Auction Napa Valley, which promotes local health and educational programs. I was among the media that covered Premiere Napa Valley in 2018, the auction’s 22nd year. Hosted every February by the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), the event is a magnet for the local and global who’s who in the wine industry. It brought in hundreds of wine pros, who feasted on a pre-auction buffet lunch of poached salmon and porchetta — a power kitchen party held in the high-ceilinged, wood-beamed massive

tasting kitchen of CIA’s genteel Greystone branch campus in St. Helena. Wine-expert attendees included sommeliers across the U.S., from Texas to Oklahoma, and a wine director from a luxury hotel in Shanghai, all pleased to rub shoulders with Napa winery owners milling along gleaming stainless steel countertops laid out with a candy store’s worth of petits fours amid giant tubs of ice-cold whites and rosés. There to fuel up before placing bids at the “futures” auction to help define the future of Napa, the oenophiles in attendance got exclusive tastings of next-generation wines straight from the barrel. As soon as the auction started, paddles came out flying. The first lot, a 2016 vintage from the Hourglass winery, triggered a bidding frenzy, with a single barrel going for $60,000 — or $1,000 a bottle. Perhaps, the fervour had something to do with the fact that Hourglass founder and CEO, Jeff Smith, was chair of the auction’s steering committee. For buyers, the cachet is in the access to >

The rocky eastern slopes of Pritchard Hill in Napa Valley is where Chappellet Vineyard grows and crafts their Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chenin Blanc and Merlot. Photo: Napa Valley Tourism

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The oenophiles in attendance got exclusive tastings of next-generation wines straight from the barrel. exclusive wines, rolling the dice on their outcome and, in some cases, collaborating with the winemakers on blending, finishing and custom-bottling. Although I didn’t have the credentials to place a bid, I did have the opportunity to sample wines, including a muscular cabernet sauvignon with enough acidity, tannin and structure, ideal for bottle aging for years to come. “If it’s for a special occasion, we can bottle it in magnums or even in larger [quantities],” Pauline Lhote explained to me, as I tasted Domaine Chandon Brut’s creamy, toasty 2008 vintage. Lhote, who was born in Champagne, France, is the sparkling wine brand’s director of winemaking. At events like Premiere Napa Valley, local wineries can take advantage of some of the most influential local and international palates to test experimental small lots of new styles. For example, Jason Chang, proprietor of the winery Nine Suns in St. Helena, took a chance on a young, vibrantly purple and perfumey grenache — a rogue varietal that had tongues wagging in a wine region where cabernet is still king. The outcome of the 2018 auction of 217 lots raised $4.1 million — evidence of not just Napa Valley affluence but also of support for the rejuvenation of the region. The event was also a major fundraiser for the nonprofit Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), which pumps resources back into the industry. NVV notably kicked into high gear in October 2017, when wildfires caused chaos at the tail end of the year’s harvest. “We made our first grants about five days after the fires,” Patsy McGaughy, NVV’s communications director, told me. That swift collaboration with non-profit partners helped fund urgent temporary accommodations for workers and resources for local wineries. “Within two or three weeks, we were holding information sessions for our members on everything, from legal [matters] and insurance to labour implications,” she pointed out. >

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ABOVE: Rows upon rows of grapes line the landscape in California’s Napa Valley. BOTTOM: White grapes soaking up the sun. OPPOSITE: Wine experts gather on-scene at the 2018 Premiere Napa Valley event. Photos: Napa Valley Tourism.


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ABOVE: Every year the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in California plays host to the Premiere Napa Valley Wine Auction. Photo: Alexander Rubin/Napa Valley Vitners. RIGHT: At the event, mingling takes place amongst the wine barrels. OPPOSITE PAGE: Auctions like these allow oenophiles to sip and purchase exclusive wines before they even make it to market. Photo: Alexander Rubin/Napa Valley Vitners

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Grapevine damage and long-term effects, such as “smoke taint,” on 2017 vintages, as well as damage to warehoused barrels, could take a year or more to assess. But there was good news, some of it less dire than media reports at the time. “Not to diminish impacts, but less than eight percent of Napa vineyards were in the fire zone, and only 10 Napa wineries had significant damage,” McGaughy noted. Approximately 100 more sustained some damage, she said. As I drove through Napa Valley in the dormant late-winter season of 2018, my eyes tracked the random path of the fires that swept the region — a bare field completely devoid of ground cover, blackened vine stumps on one side of Route 128 but none on the other side. I also saw how incredibly close the fires were to roads, businesses and towns.

Sturdy old grapevines are known to make good firebreaks, yet the blaze managed to creep up on the sole unplanted patch at Signorello Estate, the hilltop winery of Ray Signorello Jr. on Silverado Trail. Signorello, who was born in San Francisco and raised in Canada, was at his home in Vancouver at the time of the fires and, thankfully, his family and staff were safe. The winery’s barrel-storage room was also intact, as were the grapevines, which are among the oldest in Napa. His late father’s vintage yellow Cadillac was spared as well, which he interprets as a positive sign. However, his residence in Napa and a vine-covered shed that was the winery’s elegant European-style wine- and food-tasting venue burned down. “I’m fortunate [that] all these good things have happened out of bad things,” said

Signorello, who had already harvested his 2017 vintage when the fires broke out. A temporary tasting facility opened on-site this past July, with completion of the new building anticipated in three years. Meanwhile, Signorello has been assembling “a dream team” that will mitigate future threats on the site, including better delivery systems for natural water, earthquakeresistant buildings and wine caves, plus the custom-designed tasting facility. “Now I get to create the best culinary and wine experience there is in Napa Valley,” he said. “If I had built that 30 years ago, I wouldn’t have known everything I do now.” It’s this level of optimism, passion and commitment that all wine lovers can raise a glass to.

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JUST PRESS ‘PAUSE’ On the shores of Lake Ontario lies Chelster Hall, one of the most gracious, calming homes in the country. By Caitlin Agnew

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he moment you enter through the gates of Chelster Hall, a grand home in Oakville, Ont., it feels like you’ve entered a retreat where all stress and worry seem to disappear. Once you’re past the wide front doors, a magnificent chandelier comes into view. Hanging from a domed ceiling some 30 feet above you, it’s in perfect elegant symmetry with the custom oval Persian carpet underfoot. Just ahead of you are vistas of Lake Ontario sparkling in the distance. On a cold winter day, you can see the mist rising from Niagara Falls. Represented by Paul Maranger, Christian Vermast and Fran Bennett, senior vicepresidents of sales with Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Chelster Hall is without a doubt one of the most striking residences in Canada.

The estate, which was completed in 2006, sits on about 4,000 square metres (44,000 square feet), taking up three lakeshore lots. Much of its appeal is the uniqueness of its size. It’s likely one of the last homes in the country to be built on such a scale. Equally remarkable is the story of its origins. Chelster Hall is the singular vision of Hugo Powell. The former CEO of Labatt and Interbrew, Powell is an accomplished businessman whose long list of achievements includes two World Series titles (Labatt owned the Toronto Blue Jays when they won in 1992 and 1993) and a Belgian knighthood. Retired since 2002, Powell was in New York on 9/11 for investor meetings. He was on his way to one at 9 o’clock at the World Trade Center’s North Tower when the building was attacked, just 15

minutes before his meeting was to begin. Powell immediately returned to his hotel in midtown Manhattan, where he witnessed the second plane crash. The experience changed his outlook forever, including towards the home where he wanted to spend time with his wife and daughter. “That event gave me cause for reflection. This felt like an opportunity to create calm and space and privacy.” And seize the opportunity he did. Powell was very involved in the design and construction of Chelster Hall, building his home with heart through the expertise of local artisans and contractors whenever possible. Its façade was modelled after Blickling Hall in Norfolk, England — the birthplace of British monarch Anne Boleyn — an historic site where, Powell >

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says, he spent many happy hours visiting with his family while growing up. “The fact that it is now 450 years old and still looking marvellous inspired me to a design and construction [that will] last,” he explains. Like Blickling, Chelster was built in the style of the Jacobean era, which originated in 16th-century England under the reign of King James I. Chelster is further characterized by its classical Elizabethan lines with an Italian twist, used by Canadian architect William Hicks to highlight features such as oversized windows and imposing towers, which are typical Jacobean elements. The interior is equally Anglo-inspired, with a library, stately fireplaces and a billiard room. A chapel dedicated to Saint Francis of Assisi sits on the lawn. “It was my intent that the home would look 100 years old when newly constructed

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and that it would still look 100 years old when we look back in 400 years’ time,” Powell says. The established timelessness of the Jacobean style provides an immediate sense of calm, something Powell seeks out in Chelster’s classic study and two-storey library, which provides a home for generations of the family’s prized accomplishments, from sports trophies to photos of Powell with Fidel Castro. Yet, even with those royal proportions, Chelster Hall maintains the warm feel of a family home (it was named after the Powells’ two golden retrievers, Lady Chelsea and Manchester), with countless cozy nooks and crannies to curl up in, such as the doll-filled playroom on the lower level. Each of the six bedrooms has its own theme, like the purple Maharaja Room, a nod to Powell’s upbringing in India. His long-term vision for Chelster Hall ensured that the home would have everything its future inhabitants could desire. That means modern features, including the 12-car garage tucked away underground, a tennis court, a fitness room, a spa and two pools, indoors and out, the former of which runs on a chlorine-free filtration system, so there’s no chemical odour. The lower level takes the concept of the rec room up several notches to house a bowling lane, home cinema, dance floor and a Tuscan

wine cellar to accommodate some 7,000 bottles. Chelster Hall’s most virtuous feature, however, is its role as a sanctuary. Its timelessness offers a true refuge from the demands of everyday life. It’s a calm that washes over you as soon as you arrive, and it’s one you won’t soon want to leave. “Whatever happens in the day, when you come home the gates close and you can leave it behind, if you choose,” Powell says. But with his daughter and wife now busy running their own clothing businesses, the decision was made to move on. The time has come for Chelster Hall to become home to a new family. It’s a move that Powell makes with great perspective. “Some would describe it as downsizing. I might say, ‘rebalancing.’ ”


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IN PRAISE OF AN EVERYMAN Hardworking actor Jason Bateman talks Ozark, admiring Ron Howard, and his deal with Netflix. By Amber Dowling

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ason Bateman is sitting on a white wingback chair, onstage, in the International Ballroom of The Beverly Hilton in L.A. (the very same venue where the Golden Globes are held every year in January). Hands loosely folded on his lap, Bateman fields questions from a roomful of reporters interviewing him about season 2 of his Netflix drama, Ozark. As he contemplates queries on character evolution and comparisons of projects, this actor, director and producer frequently defers to co-stars Laura Linney and Julia Garner, pulling them into the conversation — the epitome of a gracious lead. “This isn’t tennis. It isn’t painting…. This is a team effort, and if any one of them is not doing a great job, we will just clank,” he says. Bateman, of course, has been around this block before — once, maybe twice. This is a room he has been playing to since his preteens, when he was hired for TV series Little House on the Prairie and Silver Spoons. Still, over the course of a filmand-TV career spanning nearly four decades, doing press for Ozark is special for Bateman, now 50 years old. Not only is the role an untraditional one for the renowned comedic actor, it is also a character he has crafted from the ground up. In a town where child stars often grow up encountering a host of issues — job rejection, substance abuse and poorly managed funds — Bateman seems to have zigged where others have zagged. At the ripe age of 18, he followed in the footsteps of his director father, Kent Bateman, stepping behind the camera in the mid-1980s to direct episodes of the sitcom Valerie, in which he also starred. By the time he was 30, his resumé was packed with more than a dozen TV roles, and through his 40s, he earned big-screen leading-man status opposite the likes

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of Melissa McCarthy, Tina Fey and Rachel McAdams. Meanwhile, his TV game is as strong as ever, thanks to Netflix’s revival of Arrested Development, as well as his most recent triumph in landing the No. 1 spot on Ozark’s call sheet. Then there’s the recent multiyear first-look deal he inked with Netflix under his production banner, Aggregate Films — a similar longterm gig the streaming-service giant has made with other legendary TV producers, like Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes. In essence, Bateman’s collaboration with Netflix allows him to continue pumping out projects for at least another decade. “I hope it’s because they like whatever the hell it is they think I do well, and they would love to have a literally first look at that. That’s what the deal is,” says Bateman. “It’s a wonderful partnership because they’ve got great taste, and their reputation of supporting the creative effort is totally well earned. I hope to be there for a very long time.” When he signed up with the Ozark series, which revolves around Marty Byrde — a money-laundering financial planner in the city of Ozark, in Missouri — the creative appeal was that Bateman would direct all 10 first-season episodes. As the lead character, he wound up having time to do only the first and last two. The role was a dark departure from his lighter small- and big-screen work, where he’s known to play the nice-guy straight shooter, typically in fluff comedies. Comparable to Bryan Cranston’s turn in Breaking Bad, Bateman’s part in Ozark entailed a deep character dive that rewarded him with a dual-Emmy nomination for acting and directing, proving the need for an Everyman in drama and comedy alike. “What’s really attractive to me about those characters is [that] they are somebody that

could be familiar to us, the audience — [to] us, normal folks that aren’t living in a family like the Bluths [Arrested Development’s dysfunctional family] or running with drug cartels,” Bateman says. “These roles are hopefully Everyman, somebody that could be your proxy. I try to play [that] in as many characters as I can because I love shaping an audience’s experience. That’s why I’m attracted so much to directing. Oftentimes, that central Everyman character provides that same sort of service on camera that I might [offer] behind the camera.” If Bateman has his way, the second season of Ozark, released last summer, is just the beginning. While admitting the show can’t go on forever, given the close-ended nature of each season, he likens his aspirational career trajectory to Ron Howard, another child actor who transitioned into directing and producing despite Tinseltown’s tropes. And that’s where Netflix comes into play. “I’ve always admired what Ron Howard did with his acting career, and [how] he started to absorb how the sausage is made, wanting to have that chair, and that privilege, that honour of overseeing the complexities of making fake life,” Bateman explains. “It’s kind of sneaky. He did that inside his company, going into comedy and drama, and television and film, and small and big. “Netflix covers all that and then some. They were open to supporting that dream of mine…. I’m not sure what the output is going to be like or what the frequency is going to be, but it won’t be for lack of effort. I like to work really hard and I’m at the office every day, working on television, film, documentary, you name it, to bring to them, and to execute.” Sounds like an Everyman plan that’s working just fine.


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Actor Jason Bateman is Marty Byrde in Ozark , the Netflix crime drama series about a money-laundering financial planner. Photo: Robby Klein/ Contour/Getty Images

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A classic design by fashion label Sentaler is the long wrap coat with signature, ribbing detail on the sleeves, shown here in vibrant tourmaline pink with alpaca fur collar. Photo: Mike Lewis

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ROYAL FLUSH First, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau. Then, Kate Middleton. And now, Meghan Markle. Outerwear label Sentaler is earning its place among the social set. By Carlene Higgins

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ojana Sentaler is a very, very busy person. So busy is she that it’s taken nearly one month to schedule our interview. That’s because since Christmas Day in 2017, this Canadian fashion designer’s phone has been virtually ringing off the hook. The seminal moment was the day Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, wore a form-fitting alpaca coat of Sentaler’s design — the long wide-collar wrap coat — while exiting a church service on Queen Elizabeth II’s private country estate in Norfolk. It didn’t take long for the camel-hued coat to sell out worldwide, which explains why Sentalar has been spending so much of her time keeping up with demand. But there’s more to her eponymous label than the “Meghan Markle effect.” After all, Markle isn’t the only royal spotted sporting a Sentaler design. International expansion, media headlines — no doubt, Sentaler is leading the pack in Canadian fashion right now. But what’s perhaps surprising is that this 34-year-old designer has no formal training in the field where she’s very much excelling. “Since I was very little, I’ve been sketching fashion,” Sentaler says. “I have always had a desire to create. It’s not something learned in school.” Nine years old when her family immigrated from Belgrade to Toronto, she is a graduate of York University’s Schulich School of Business with a major in marketing and a minor in finance. Fashion wasn’t on the curriculum, but chance encounters have a way of changing one’s course in life. Take her first brush with destiny, which involved the iconic fashion designer Karl

Lagerfeld, long-standing creative director at Chanel and Fendi. Post-graduation, Sentaler had relocated to Dubai, where she worked in publishing. She was interviewing Lagerfeld about a development project he was working on. “You either have it or you don’t,” he told her. “And if you do have it, go for it.” Those words inspired Sentaler to act on her innate love of style and design. Then, a personal trip to Peru helped blueprint her fledgling brand’s DNA. “Growing up in Canada, I have always been aware of how long and cold our winters are and, even more so, how difficult it was to find an elegant but warm winter coat to combat the weather,” she says. “When I discovered the alpaca fibre, I knew instantly it was the perfect material.” Alpacas are raised in the frigid temperatures of the high-altitude Andes, where their coats form microscopic air pockets, boosting thermal insulation. Conversely, when the temperature outside rises, those air pockets compress, providing a cooling effect. The result is a natural fabric ideal for three-season wear, which, unlike wool, also happens to be hypoallergenic. Sentaler coats have been made in Peru since the brand’s inception in 2009. “I’ve been regularly visiting [that] beautiful country and have grown close to the families I work with there,” says Sentaler. “For many who live in the Andes, supplying alpaca raw materials to fabric mills is their main source of income and I am proud to support them.” Considered a sacred domesticated animal, the alpaca is protected

by the Peruvian government. The animals are sheared for their fleece every two years and are not harmed in the process. Pelts for the fur on Sentaler’s collars are sourced from alpacas that have died from natural causes, which is why the label declares itself cruelty-free and sustainable. The look and feel of the brand’s coats, which take inspiration cues from the alpaca fibre itself, came about organically. “[It’s] a rare fabric that has a beautiful natural drape on the bias, [allowing it] to hug a woman’s figure in a very flattering way,” Sentaler explains. But the real stroke of style genius was, perhaps, in the visual codes created to make a Sentaler coat immediately recognizable even from a paparazzi distance. The signature ribbed sleeve detail has been spotted on Tatiana Maslany of Orphan Black fame and, more recently, on Scandal actresses Darby Stanchfield and Tessie Santiago. And there’s no denying the impact that having a royal wear a Sentaler piece, which ranges in price from $1,000 to $2,200, has had on the label’s bottom line. Canada’s First Lady, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, first donned one of Sentaler’s wrap coats, in white, for her husband’s inauguration ceremony in 2015. Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, sported a similar coat in 2016 for her royal tour of British Columbia and Yukon. But it was Meghan Markle who cemented the brand’s it-status by choosing to wear a Sentaler on the most magical of winter holidays, shortly after the announcement of her engagement to Prince Harry. “The effect was instantaneous,” recalls Sentaler. “We’ve seen an immense >

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ABOVE: Designer Bojana Sentaler. LEFT: Sales proceeds from Sentaler’s alpaca hats and scarves for babies are donated to SickKids Foundation. OPPOSITE PAGE: The label’s shale grey bomber jacket for fall/winter 2018 features sleeves crafted from cruelty-free Suri alpaca. Photo: Mike Lewis

“Supporting SickKids has always been extremely important to me, especially since becoming a mother,” growth in global awareness, with consumers and media from all corners of the world.” As a consequence, however, that best-selling style falls repeatedly on back order, which is why Sentaler now allows customers an opportunity to preorder from an upcoming collection in advance — a wait-list scenario of the less-frustrating kind. “Each coat is produced with the highest level of care to provide consumers with the best product on the market,” she says, referencing Sentaler’s artisanal construction, which explains occasional back-order delays.

Aside from being sold on its website, Sentaler is also available at Nordstrom stores across Canada, as well as at select Saks Fifth Avenue locations. Unsurprisingly, its worldwide presence keeps growing. In 2017 the luxe outerwear line expanded into the U.S., at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue, and online at bergdorfgoodman.com. In fall 2018, luxury specialty retailer Lane Crawford started carrying it in Asia, and Sentaler anticipates announcing further expansion details soon. Meanwhile, all bets are on London after Sentaler debuted at London Fashion Week

with its fall/winter 2018 collection. “We were welcomed with such immense support and love,” notes Sentaler, who looks forward to returning to the city. There, the designer introduced a new piece — a ’70s-style bomber with alpaca fur sleeves and vibrant hues, such as lilac, deep violet and “atomic cerise.” Yet, knowing her customers’ preference for clothing that’s timeless rather than trendy, she was careful not to stray far from the brand’s classically feminine silhouettes. Back at home in Canada, Sentaler is revisiting her other endeavours in recent years. In 2017 the designer launched SENTALER 4 SickKids, a partnership with Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, wherein proceeds from sales of the label’s ribbed alpaca hats and scarves for babies, priced from $225 to $275, are donated to SickKids Foundation. For this winter season, Sentaler is expanding its product range to include gloves, at $195 a pair. “Supporting SickKids has always been extremely important to me, especially since becoming a mother,” says Sentaler, who has two children herself. “I could not be more thrilled to be a small part of [their rebuilding] effort.” Kudos to a designer who hasn’t let success get in the way of giving back.

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THE GRAND DAME OF HOTELS From the Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur to the newly renovated Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, designer Alexandra Champalimaud has put her mark on the world’s finest hotels and defined modern luxury in the process. By Jeremey Freed

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or Alexandra Champalimaud, a hotel is far more than just a place for travellers to rest their heads. To this designer, who has spent the last three decades creating some of the most luxurious hotel interiors in the world, these spaces are reflections of the history, culture and art that surround them as much as the people who inhabit them. Yes, a hotel’s primary purpose is to provide food, lodging and comfort for weary travellers, but they have an altogether grander purpose in this designer’s mind — to provide a sense of place. “I refuse to do a hotel that wouldn’t have a sense of place,” Champalimaud says over the phone from her home in Litchfield, Connecticut. “It’s not what we do — because nobody in the entire universe wants to go somewhere and feel like they could be anywhere. You want to know where you are.” This is the underlying philosophy of Champalimaud’s eponymous design studio that she founded in Montreal in the 1970s and now runs from its headquarters in a Gothic skyscraper in Lower >

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RIGHT: Peacock Alley Lobby Lounge and Bar at the Waldorf Astoria Chengdu offers an elegant Art Deco setting for high tea and drinks with panoramic views of Chengdu, western China’s gateway city.


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Manhattan. From Raffles Singapore to The Beverly Hills Hotel to the newly unveiled and renovated Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Champalimaud doesn’t just design beautiful hotels, she creates destinations. Her keen eye for detail is in part a product of her upbringing. Born in Portugal and educated in England and Switzerland, Champalimaud was exposed from an early age to a wide breadth of cultural influences. “I’m from a family and a place where I was surrounded by beauty,” she says of her idyllic childhood in Lisbon and Cascais, a seaside town known for its beaches and 16th-century citadel. “Where I’m from is a place where aesthetics run very high. These beautiful buildings and wonderful silver and incredible tiles, the charm of the country — you’re surrounded with beauty. You just suck it in by osmosis.” After emigrating to Canada following the Carnation Revolution in Portugal, Champalimaud did not aim to create a niche practice in hotels, but after winning bids to design a Swissôtel in Boston and refurbish the famous Algonquin hotel in New York, she quickly developed a reputation as a competent specialist with an unusual knack for blending classical and modern. “Like most things in life, you plan one direct route, and everything else happens and you go the other way,” she says. “Jumping into hotels was a wonderful opportunity. It’s very multifaceted because you do everything from public spaces to restaurants to social engineering. It’s a fascinating medium for one’s creativity,

like sitting down with a basket of delicious things all around you. There are so many great opportunities when designing hotels.” Her reputation has grown exponentially in the decades since, and it has resulted in a roster of projects that reads like a bucket list of the world’s great hotels — The Waldorf Astoria, Hotel Bel-Air, The Dorchester, the St. Regis, The Gainsborough Bath Spa, The Plaza, The Stafford. They span the world, from the Four Seasons in Jakarta to The Little Nell, a boutique ski resort in Aspen. Despite their diverse settings, these hotels are all linked by Champalimaud’s unique approach to design that’s equal parts classical refinement and modern comfort, accented with bold patterns and rich colours inspired by the local environment. It’s an aesthetic that has come to define the modern hotel experience. Few buildings in Canada, and fewer still in Toronto, can conjure the same sense of history, >

THIS PAGE: A dazzling chandelier showcases the skylight at The Gainsborough Hotel in London. Photo: The Gainsborough Hotel. Waldorf Astoria Chengdu boasts a 25-metre pool on the 48th floor. Alexandra Champalimaud, hotel designer extraordinaire. Photo: Paul Barbera. OPPOSITE PAGE: Understated elegance is key at the guest rooms of Waldorf Astoria Chengdu.

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“Like most things in life, you plan one direct route, and everything else happens and you go the other way.” — Alexandra Champalimaud

LEFT: A rendering of Champalimaud’s design shows the Royal York Gold Lounge at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. RIGHT: The grand threebedroom Royal Suite at The Plaza — a Fairmontmanaged hotel in New York overlooking Fifth Avenue and the Pulitzer Fountain — comes with its own elevator, a grand piano and butler service.

York. When it came time to embark on a major renovation, Champalimaud — who has also lent her design skills to other Canadian icons such as Château Frontenac in Quebec City and The Queen Elizabeth in Montreal — naturally got the call. Built in 1929 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Royal York wasn’t just the tallest building in Toronto then, it was the biggest in the entire British Empire. It was a beacon of luxury, boasting more than 1,000 guest rooms, 10 ornately decorated elevators, a library, a concert hall and an enclosed roof garden. In its heyday, it hosted heads of state and society weddings, housed rock stars and screen idols, and, most famously, welcomed the Queen of England herself. With its stately stone façade and weathered copper eaves, the Royal York remains, almost a century later, an iconic grand dame in a rapidly evolving city. For this landmark project, Champalimaud, along with lead designer Alan Mainer, was tasked with reimagining the hotel’s Fairmont Gold suites and transforming the 18th floor into a lounge and reception area for Fairmont Gold guests. As with all of her work on such historic properties, the result is an attempt to draw a line from the property’s gilded past to its vibrant present, all the while preserving the exceptional standards of luxury for which it has always been known. “The revitalization of these iconic hotels is something that Alexandra

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is sought after because of her sensitivity about finding their soul, their original story,” says Mainer. “How do we drag that into the 21st century and make it really relevant, uplifting and memorable?” The result is an interior rich in bespoke furnishings and architectural details, including a mural in the 18th-f loor reception area depicting Toronto’s skyline, hand-painted on canvas. “Honestly, she’s peerless,” says Judith Tatar, whose firm worked with Champalimaud to furnish the hotel’s artwork. “We understood the level of luxury demanded by Champalimaud and her team, and nothing less than a handexecuted mural would do.” With most of the work on the Fairmont Royal York completed (the final Gold suites will be open to the public in June 2019), Champalimaud and her studio now turn their attention to a diverse slate of projects already underway. There’s a luxury hotel at Notre Dame’s football stadium in Indiana and a 53-storey Perkins+Will skyscraper in Atlanta, plus a line of upholstery fabrics by Holland & Sherry, carpets by The Rug Company and furnishings bearing the Champalimaud name. Fortunately for Alexandra Champalimaud, there will always be historic hotels in need of her unique sensibility, as well as travellers in search of luxury, comfort and, above all, a sense of place.


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GIMME SHELTER Photographer and multidisciplinary artist David Drebin on the transitory nature of home. By Yuki Hayashi

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hen we speak on the phone, David Drebin is at home, sort of. It is early July and the New York–based photographer and multidisciplinary artist is spending the summer in Toronto, where he was born and raised. But, he stresses, he is not here for R&R, taking it easy or chilling. “I don’t really relax and unwind, or take a break, because I love what I do,” he says. He’s working on post-production in Canada. Then he hits the road again. “I’m here for two months and I’m happy I’m not going on a plane,” says Drebin. But then he rattles off his itinerary at a staccato pace. “Come September, I’m going to Istanbul. I’m going to Paris in November. I’m going to Berlin. I’m going to make images all over Italy. I’m going back to Miami from December until April for all these art fairs. Then my book comes out in March or April [2019]. Then I’m having shows in Munich and Berlin.” Over the course of our conversation, it becomes apparent the esteemed artist is at home — everywhere and nowhere. When he isn’t living out of a suitcase, Drebin divides his time between Toronto and his adopted hometown of New York City. For him, home is work, and work is about crafting fantasies. (Drebin’s photography in particular is coveted by collectors for its trademark over-the-top sheen of sex, ostentation and luxurious ennui.) >

RIGHT: Ten Seconds Before, 2008, by David Drebin. 2008. Photographed in the California desert. David Drebin is represented by the Galerie de Bellefeuille in Toronto.

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ABOVE: Blue Dream, 2018. Photographed in Peurto Vallarta, Mexico. BELOW: Neon light installation Don’t Ever Call Me Again, 2016. TOP RIGHT: Dreamscapes, Drebin’s fourth collection of photographs (cover photo, Dreams of Central Park). Published by teNeues.

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In the early ’90s, Drebin moved to New York City to attend Parsons School of Design, lured by Manhattan’s pop cultural lustre and creative potential. “New York embraces people — all the crazies and visionaries. I think that’s why people f lock to New York from all over the world. I wanted to go to what I thought was the centre of the universe,” he says. “I moved to New York to make it.” One of Canada’s most successful commercial artists, Drebin has definitely “made it,” and he uses Manhattan as the backdrop for his own success and, frequently, the imagined successes of the beautiful people and beautiful interiors he captures in his lush cinematic lens. Drebin’s photography is about larger-than-life luxury and beauty. Heartbreakingly beautiful femme fatales. Stunningly sumptuous condos and hotel suites. Breathtaking urban landscapes that he refers to, fittingly, as “dreamscapes.” Saturated in colour. Dramatic in contrast. So more-is-more as to be just on the right side of the tasteful-crass border. And collectors love it. Drebin is a regular at Art Miami, Art New York, Scope Basel, Photo London, Paris Photo, Istanbul Contemporary — the list is long, and growing. “I sell luxury and fantasy,” Drebin declares, noting too that his work triggers a visceral emotional response in many viewers. Whether set in an opulent hotel room, an eye-popping landscape or a messy bed, the images are, he says, “really kind of reflections of the viewers themselves — of the life that they want to live, the places they’ve been and the places [where] they want to go.”


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When starting a new series or project, he considers how images may fit together in a future exhibition or book. He has already published six books with teNeues Publishing, the seventh slated to launch in early 2019. But for the most part, he avoids over-thinking or over-planning. “My process is very simple. If I have a passion for something, I find the right light for that situation and then I work on the emotion of the situation. Whether it’s a landscape or a person, that’s how I do it,” he explains. Drebin has expanded his body of work to encompass lightboxes, etchings on glass, neon installations and photographic sculpture. He likens his forays into new media to multilingualism. “I wanted to learn many languages, and each art form was like learning a new language for me. But I speak the same in different versions and languages.” Think

pouty glitter lips, leggy free-falling beauties and sassy off-the-cuff sign-offs. Drebin is, above all, restless. As we speak, a kinetic current crackles through the line. This is a man who lives to work. He is stoked about his upcoming book, tentatively titled Before They Were Famous — a collection of Polaroids and contact sheets he shot in the early 1990s, which include subjects like Charlize Theron, Steve Jobs and Geoffrey Rush. “It’s going to be a beautifully designed book with worldwide distribution — limitededition, hand-signed 1,000 copies, with exhibitions all over the world. I’m having exhibitions in Istanbul, in Munich, in Berlin, in Miami, in New York, in London, in Zurich…. It really is nonstop for me.” Will he miss home — that is, his bases in Toronto and New York? Nah, says this photographic nomad. “I can work from anywhere.”

TOP: Fashion designer Diane von Furstenburg, photographed at her studio in New York City’s West Village for French daily newspaper Le Monde. ABOVE: Photographer David Drebin.

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OFF THE WALL Sculptures, street art and installations trigger a distinct, powerful reaction in 3-D, compared to artwork on walls. By Rhonda Riche

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he power of a sculpture on the viewer is markedly different than that of wall art. While paintings, photographs and tapestries tell a story or, in the case of non-representational art, which conveys a mood, three-dimensional works are often seen as having special attributes that elicit, arguably, more powerful responses. Historically, many large-scale 3-D artworks were totemic objects that provided protection to whoever commissioned them. Effigies — in ancient times, stand-ins for people who have passed away and their possessions — were created to ease the passage into the afterlife. Nowadays, as proxies for unpopular political figures, they’re burned to show public disapproval. Smaller art pieces were more personalized, crafted to bring good fortune to their owners after, say, a birth or a marriage. Later, statues were carved to elevate the status of sovereigns. In our more recent times, Henry Moore, Louise Bourgeois, Ai Weiwei and other unconventional sculptors have redefined the art form by using non-traditional materials, abstract shapes and more diversity in their artistic messages. But because a sculpture must stand on its own feet, literally, the viewer is forced, albeit pleasantly, to interact instead of merely observing, which results in an extremely personal, powerful viewing experience. This past June, Sotheby’s held an auction in Hong Kong, titled “Curated: Turn it Up,” which highlighted several artists, including Yayoi Kusama, Jeff Koons and Brian Donnelly, aka KAWS. The auction was specifically aimed at young buyers, who approach at-home curation in a different light, including Donnelly, who is a collector himself. >

Balloon Monkey (Blue) by Jeff Koons. On site in 2016 at Newport Street Gallery in London, U.K. Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

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ABOVE: Law of the Journey by Ai Weiwei. On view at Cockatoo Island as part of Biennale of Sydney 2018 in New South Wales. Photo: Don Arnold/Getty Images. LEFT: Totem poles (from left) — 1970, 1980, 1960, 1990 — by Canadian artist Brian Jungen. Made from deconstructed golf bags. Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa/Newscom

Investing in large-scale sculpture requires a combination of factors, the first and foremost being space. Three-dimensional art requires not just an area defined by its footprint, but also room for the viewer to move around it, which is why the common thinking is that large-scale and site-specific work can be displayed only in museums, galleries and public spaces. Make sure you have enough space in your home to move your objets around. And while diffused daylight is best for illuminating 3-D works, consider also the materials your sculpture is made of, as too much sunlight and too many temperature fluctuations can damage it. Mean-

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while, here’s a smart trick from museum curators on how to protect art. Rotate the pieces to different areas in your home or put it in storage for a spell. A good auction house such as Sotheby’s can provide proper storage facilities (you’re in luck if you’re in the U.K., where Sotheby’s maintains a large fine-arts storage facility) or will recommend a safe place to store your art. “A home [provides] a great context for presenting art,” says Micah Lexier, a Canadian artist who combines conceptual art with sculpture. “It’s one thing to visit a museum, but the real experience of art is when one spends time with something they have chosen to live with.” In his own home, Lexier is surrounded by his own creations, as well as many other pieces he has collected, including works by Kelly Mark, Ken Nicol, Vanessa Maltese and Tessar Lo. Even the most recognizable sculptors, like Anish Kapoor and Rachel Whiteread, who are best known for public installations, create smaller pieces that can be displayed to advantage in a private residence. And if space is limited, displaying a few excellent works make a big statement.

In 2014, 20th-century artists Alberto Giacometti and Amedeo Modigliani broke auction records when Sotheby’s sold Giacometti’s Le Chat for US$101 million and Modigliani’s Nu Couché for US$70.7 million, respectively. But the equally moving and accomplished works by their mentors and contemporaries, such as Maurice Sarkissoff and Hugo Weber, can be found at more accessible prices. Take the time to educate yourself in order to understand the genres and movements of how visual art evolved over the generations, so you can provide context when you bring an artwork into your home. “Context is everything,” notes Lexier. “I’m very interested in the relationship between an object and its context. Sometimes that means the other objects around it, but it can also mean the physical space in which that object is presented.” For example, the works of conceptual artists Kiki Smith, Jeff Koons and Jenny Holzer typically comment on gender, politics and pop culture, and so, when and where you position their art in your home adds another piece to their narrative. >


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Nowadays, contemporary sculpture is perhaps the most exciting genre for collectors. Visual artists such as Kara Walker, Brian Junger and Shary Boyle all work in striking, non-traditional mediums. Take Walker’s 75-foot-long, 35-foottall sculpture, A Subtlety, made of polystyrene and sugar; Junger, who often works with repurposed objects, like running shoes and car fenders; and Boyle, known for her fantastical ceramics and installations. What’s more noteworthy, however, is that these artists are celebrated for focusing on identity, social injustice and appropriation. Lexier himself is a champion of emerging artists. “Some of my favourites are works that I have bought from artists very early in their careers. This goes back to the instinct thing. I have always trusted my gut when it comes to art, and nothing pleases me more than supporting [artists] early in their careers. I almost prefer [that], as I feel I am responding to the artwork and not the reputation of the artist.” Collectors are also rediscovering objets created

by older artists outside the canon — works by women as well as by artists of non-European and Indigenous descent. Some of major exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Ontario have featured Georgia O’Keeffe and Yayoi Kusama. The small sculptures by 62-year-old artist Kerry James Marshall were on exhibit at the Rennie Museum in Vancouver until November 2018. This past May, his 1997 painting, Past Times, became the most highly valued work by any living black artist, selling at Sotheby’s for US$21.1 million (the buyer was rapper Sean Combs, aka P. Diddy). If you’re looking beyond the boundaries of traditional art spaces, go to folk art auctions, which are a fantastic resource for 3-D pieces. Mostly figurative statues, this art genre usually involves self-taught wood carvers, such as greengrocer Joe C Lee and ship builder–turned– commercial artist Samuel Anderson Robb. “My advice when it comes to art is always the same,” says Lexier. “You have to love what you are buying; [otherwise], you should not buy it.”

ABOVE: Red Images — in the Red, 2016 Anish Kapoor. On view at Lisson Gallery in London, U.K. Silicone, fibreglass and gauze. Photo: Bettina Strenske/Avalon. red/Newscom. LEFT: A Subtlety, or The Marvelous Sugar Baby, by Kara Walker. Mixed media. On view in 2014 at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, N.Y. Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

He also urges would-be collectors to go to art shows and auction previews to meet and mingle with artists and other collectors. “You might meet the artist and get along well, and this might be your entry point into the work. “Other times, the artist might have nothing to do with it. You could see an artwork and be drawn to it without knowing why. Trust your instincts — in life and in art. It’s cliché advice, but I stand behind it.”

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STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART From mole and mezcal to beaches and mountains, Oaxaca is at the core of Mexico’s cultural and topographical diversity. By Andrea Janus

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lying over the southern Pacific coast of Mexico, travellers get a bird’s-eye preview of the topographical contrasts awaiting them at their final destination. A magnificent panorama of rugged mountains dotted with farms and villages gives way to pristine beaches and the jewel-toned waters of the aptly named Emerald Coast. When choosing accommodations in Oaxaca (pronounced “wah-hah-kah”), don’t settle for the popular hotels close to the international airport in Huatulco. Opt instead for the two-hour drive west on a winding road, past modest homes and colourful roadside fruit stands, to Puerto Escondido. A laid-back surfer-heaven small town, Puerto Escondido is home to Vivo Resorts, a new exclusive community of luxury condos and villas on 19 kilometres (12 miles) of pristine beach sandwiched between the ocean and the mountains of Sierra Madre del Sur. >

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Puerto Escondido (which translates as “hidden port” on Oaxaca’s Pacific coast is well known among insiders as a magnet for serious surfers. Photo: Ferran Traite/iStock

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Vivo Resorts, which is the brainchild of Canadian Olympic downhill skier Cary Mullen, is poised to offer 114 villas and 600 condominiums for purchase and for rent.

TOP: A penthouse condo at Vivo Resorts takes alfresco living to the next level. Photo: courtesy of Vivo Resorts. ABOVE: Oaxacan barro negro (black clay) pottery is known for its intricate designs. Photo: Esdelval/iStock

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Vivo Resorts, which is the brainchild of Canadian Olympic downhill skier Cary Mullen, is currently poised to make available 114 villas and approximately 600 condominiums for purchase and for rent. On-site amenities includes two pools, an event space, tennis and pickleball courts, a spa and a gym, and a farm-to-table restaurant focused on locally sourced ingredients, such as fresh fish and seafood. Regional specialties will be showcased, especially the savoury-sweet chocolate-based sauce, mole, and tortillas hot off the comal (griddle). But if Vivo guests and residents are so inclined, they can also do their own cooking in their suites’ kitchens. If you need an occasional break from the beach, take the 15-minute, 50-peso shuttle ride from the resort to the town. With its population of just 50,000 — locals plus the North American expat community — Puerto Escondido maintains a lively, yet relaxed, vibe. It’s a favourite of surfers and snowbirds looking for peace and quiet, away from touristy Puerto Vallarta and Cancún.

Drop by the town’s main market, Mercado Benito Juarez, to browse the ubiquitous assortment of trinkets, but keep an eye out for local artisans with their traditional Oaxacan wares, such as barro negro (black clay) pottery, an ornate style dating back thousands of years. Try the regional culinary specialties on offer, like quesillo, a semi-soft, stringy cow’s-milk cheese, and, of course, mole, which locals claim originated in “the land of the seven moles, as Oaxaca is also known. Freshly grilled tortillas can be had here for just one peso. There’s also a corner in the market where, for 30 pesos per kilogram, you can take a stab, DIY style, using large grinders on-site, at turning corn into f lour, and spices into powder. Wend your way along the warren-like alleys outside the market to look for the popular Bi Nisa Café, which stocks local teas and coffee, as well as habanero sauce and hibiscus jam. Drop by Los Telares (The Looms) to browse locally woven blankets, table runners, shirts and dresses. Ask if you can go upstairs to watch the


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RIGHT: Surfers in-the-know flock to Puerto Escondido to ride those perfect giant waves the town is famous for. Photo: National Geographic Image Collection/ Alamy. BELOW: A weaver at his loom at a local textile shop. Photo: Andrea Janus

weavers at work. Oaxaca State still has a robust handcrafted-textile industry, and many of its products are on display on the adoquín (which means “cobblestone”). Close to Playa Principal, one of the city’s beaches, the local adoquín is open to vehicular traffic in the daytime until 5 p.m., which is when artisans set out their wares for locals and tourists to peruse. But no visit to Mexico, including Oaxaca, is complete without sampling one of the country’s most famous liquors, mezcal, which is distilled from agave. (Tequila is made from blue agave; mezcal can be produced from different agave varieties.) About 30 minutes from Vivo is Paraiso Escondido, a roadside mezcal operation, where agave plants are cooked, mashed and fermented in traditional copper and clay pots. This 20-year-old family business usually caters only to the local market but is generous with visitors and offers up samples of their dozen or more flavoured mezcal varieties for sale. Meanwhile, surfers, sunbathers and sunsetseekers have plenty of options, given the town’s myriad beaches, all within minutes of each other. Playa Zicatela is considered the top surfing destination in Mexico, and locals are quick to point out that it’s one of the top three places in the world to catch a wave. Beginners can go for a lesson on a smaller beach with calmer waves, to nearby Plaza Carrizalillo, which is famous for its entry point — a 167-step stone staircase. The reward? The perfect lunch spot, Villas Carrizalillo. Go for the chicken mole and a paloma, which translates as “dove” but is in fact a not-gentle cocktail based on tequila. Sweeping views of the beach below are gratis. Head back to Vivo to participate in the resort’s weekly sunset ceremony — releasing justhatched baby turtles into the ocean. The Vivo Foundation — Vivo Resorts’ charitable arm — supports a local group that watches over turtle incubation sanctuaries, protecting them from predators both human and animal. Watch the hatchings flip-flop their way down the sand and into the water and marvel at how they heed the call of instinct and Mother Nature. Then stay on the beach long after the turtles have gone and you will realize that you too heeded the call of Mexico’s Pacific coast and that you’re glad you did.

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Après-ski amenities at the five-star Stein Eriksen Lodge include a heated pool, hot tub and outdoor fireplace. Photo: courtesy of the Stein Eriksen Collection

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MOUNTAIN MAGIC Utah’s Deer Valley — at 3,000 metres, the closest thing to heaven — offers up a luxe haven for ski aficionados. By Doug Wallace

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estled in central Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, the posh St. Regis Deer Valley ski resort offers more luxe amenities per square metre than you may know what to do with. This year-round getaway in the historic silver-mining town of Park City — 58 kilometres (36 miles) east of Utah’s capital, Salt Lake — has been consistently ranked No. 1 in the U.S. by World Ski Awards, the prestigious global annual program that recognizes excellence in the ski tourism industry. It has garnered an international reputation for the maintenance of its hills and trails and the 800 hectares (2,000 acres) of skiable terrain across six mountains, as well as the jaw-dropping vistas and reliable snow cover. Toss in too a host of premium on-site services such as Zagatrated dining facilities and Remède Spa, plus the likelihood of celeb sightings and the opportunity of one-on-one skiing with Olympic champions >

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LEFT: The Mariposa restaurant at Silver Lake Lodge serves the best bison filet in Utah. Photo: courtesy of Deer Valley Resort. OPPOSITE PAGE: The Après Lounge at Montage Deer Valley is housed in a chic Veuve Cliquot yurt. Photo: Courtesy of Montage Deer Valley. Reliable snow cover and premium hotels have made Utah’s Deer Valley a prime ski destination. Photo: Courtesy of visitparkcity.com

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In classic ski-chalet tradition, St. Regis Deer Valley delivers comfort and style when you’re off the slopes. Avail yourself of the ski valet service, hot-chocolate bar and split-level infinity pool, plus the “ski beach” terrace, where you can take a break and watch skiers carving downhill. Done for the day skiing? Join in for happy hour to watch how to sabre a Champagne bottle or, for something less rattling, book an Indigenous herbal poultice massage at the hotel’s spa. Higher up the mountain is Stein Eriksen Lodge, named after the Norwegian Olympic gold medallist. A favourite of TV late-night host and comedian Jimmy Fallon, the lodge offers an authentic European alpine atmosphere. Suites range from one-bedroom to fivebedroom, all with first-class amenities, including in-room grocery delivery. Utah’s sole five-star facility of its kind is The Spa on-site. Reserve in advance to experience its legendary ultimate-relaxation treatments. Meanwhile, the sumptuous Montage Deer Valley mountain retreat in Empire Canyon has the largest spa in the state of Utah, replete with redwood saunas, deluge showers and rejuvenating hydro-therapies. More exhilarating pursuits include sleigh rides, dogsledding and hot-air ballooning, after which retreating to The Après Lounge is apropos. This chic Veuve Clicquot yurt is ideal for warming up next to the fireplace while sipping Champagne and indulging in the menu’s delectable cheeses, charcuterie, caviar and white-truffle popcorn. WHERE TO DINE

(try to snag a day with Kaylin Richardson or Shannon Bahrke). A favourite of the Hollywood set, thanks to the annual Sundance Film Festival held in Park City, Deer Valley has won many converts who return for weekend getaways to hang out in one of the local luxury ski-in/ski-out lodgings. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Demi Moore have all rented the same $15-million, ninebedroom mansion in The Colony, an exclusive gated community, though not at the same time, of course, and some celebrities have bought homes, among them Will Smith, Scott Wolf and Michael Jordan. Blending into the low-key ski scene, these high-profile part-time residents, as well as Sundance festival-goers, seem to relish

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the excellent dining venues, the privacy and the relaxed lifestyle. But for not-so-deep pockets, premium alternative accommodations abound. Tucked into the mountainsides are ski-in/ ski-out lodges and condos, many of them with fireplaces, soaring cathedral ceilings, massive wooden staircases and gourmet kitchens. With an annual average snowfall of close to eight metres (26 feet), Deer Valley is a skier’s heaven. And there’s more to look forward to, thanks to enhancements for the 2018–2019 season to the tune of US$8 million. Anticipate a new highspeed chair lift, snowmaking-system upgrades and more mountain-bike trails — all aimed to ramp up the adventure factor, complemented by top-rated pampering options, après-ski.

Catering to the Hollywood set may have something to do with the elevated food scene at Park City — mostly American-style, locally sourced, seasonal fare focused on red meat. The market-driven menu at The Farm at Canyons celebrates the region’s produce via farm-to-table dishes presented in an intimate rustic-chic setting. Snag a table in the covered, heated patio and order the hearty oxtail onion soup. Deer Valley’s premier restaurant, The Mariposa at Silver Lake Lodge, boasts the best bison filet in the state, but make sure to leave room for the inventively extravagant dessert, Chocolate Snowball. Firewood on Main Street is where chef John Murcko cooks everything over a wood fire on a custom-cast 14-foot-long grill. The wine list here is ample, as is the


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Après exhilarating wintry pursuits, warming up next to the fireplace sipping on Champagne. dessert selection. Make time before or after dinner to wander down to the cool cocktail bar in the basement. Looking for a hearty meal to start the day? Head to Five5eeds, which brews the best cup of coffee in town. Try the Moroccan-style shakshouka (baked eggs on a bed of spicy tomatoes and feta) or the delectable hotcakes with lemon-infused mascarpone. For lunch, indulge in a wiener schnitzel and Swiss fondue at the mid-mountainside Goldener Hirsch Inn. WHEN TO GO

Ski season here runs from late November to mid-April. Delta and WestJet offer nonstop flights from Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. Take the altitude into consideration when you book and consider adding a day or two on the front end to give you time to acclimatize to the 2,000-metre (6,560-foot) elevation. Keep in mind as well that Park City is a year-round destination, where you can enjoy sunny days in the warmer months surrounded by fresh, dry mountain air on the numerous hiking and biking trails. For more information, visit deervalley.com and visitparkcity.com.

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URBANE MODE More than just plentiful green spaces and diverse cuisine options, Vancouver offers up a relaxed West Coast vibe. By Chris Taylor

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ne of the reasons the Hollywood set loves filming in Vancouver — aka Hollywood North — is because this Canadian city is blessed with bountiful natural beauty. Lovely movie-set locales aside, however, a slew of other factors ranks Vancouver right up there among the best places in North America to live in, as well as to visit. A perfect backdrop for alfresco living, the moderate climate is enhanced by expanses of glorious parkland and magnificent vistas. And much like San Francisco, the city is positioned on the Pacific coast, which opens it up to diverse culinary influences that range from Asian and contemporary Canadian to German and Latin. Celebrity chef Vikram Vij, who was born in India, has singlehandedly revolutionized the local South Asian food scene. His mini-empire of fine-dining and casual spots — Vij’s Restaurant, Vij’s Rangoli, Vij’s Sutra and My Shanti — follow traditional Indian cooking techniques but with a focus on fresh local ingredients. David Hawksworth, another high-profile award-winning chef, is acclaimed for his creative approach to Pacific Northwest cuisine. His stand-out dishes, which include hamachi ceviche with seaberry and jalapeño, and duck breast with a crisp duck croquette, are served up at his eponymous restaurant in the chic Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Divvied up into uniquely designed intimate spaces, Hawksworth Restaurant echoes the chef ’s innovativeness, evidenced by the décor — a dramatic heart-andbutterflies diamond-dusted silkscreen print by conceptual artist Damien Hirst. For well-executed mod-German food, head over to Bauhaus Restaurant, located in the historic Boulder Hotel in the gritty-edged Gastown district. Owned by well-known retired

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filmmaker Uwe Boll, Bauhaus offers à la carte alongside four- and six-course tasting menus, all anchored around premium local ingredients. Opt for spot-prawn tartare with pale pink ginger broth or the pork Zwiebelrostbraten infused with a fine onion broth instead of being bathed in it, which is the classic version. This dining spot’s European wine list is among the best in town. Excellent casual-dining alternatives await at Tacofino Taco bar (mouthwatering West Coast– inspired Mexican food), Banana Leaf (authentic Malaysian), Purebread bakery (truly-freshfrom-the oven goodies) and, for seriously good ramen, Marutama and Taishoken. In keeping with Vancouver’s relaxing West Coast–style ambience, be sure to carve out enough time to enjoy its green spaces, in particular, the ever-popular Stanley Park — a spectacular 400-hectare (988-acre) natural urban oasis of magnificent trees, including a 600-year-old Douglas fir, numerous nature trails, beaches and an aquarium right in the city centre. View the park’s iconic seawall, a crucial component of the city’s 28-kilometre (17-mile) Seaside Greenway, the longest pathway of its kind in the world. Retail therapy is available, front and centre, at the Luxury Zone, situated along Alberni Street, where flagship stores of well-known global brands like Prada, Burberry, Jimmy Choo and Rolex have put down roots, as has Canada’s own Holt Renfrew on Dunsmuir. For unique finds, go to Roden Grey in Gastown to browse, say, well-curated menswear at Oak + Fort, which features Canadian designs, and the “street-inspired’ shoes at local cult favourite STR/KE MVMNT. Cultural arts aficionados will appreciate the city’s 50 theatre groups and Vancouver Opera,

the second-largest opera company in Canada. Time your visit, if you can, to coincide with two major cultural events in the fall — the 16-day Vancouver International Film Festival and the 10-day Fringe Festival on bucolic Granville Island. The Fringe, which turns 35 years old in 2019, presents some 700 performances in front of 40,000-plus visitors and fans and includes up-and-coming theatre companies and new video series. Find the time too to drop by the Vancouver Art Gallery, located in a stately neo-classical building downtown, and the Museum of Anthropology, which was designed by native son and late architect Arthur Erickson and which showcases the cultural heritage of the region’s First Nation communities. Part of the woodland campus of the University of British Columbia, the museum features a serene Japanese tea garden, Haida houses and poles, plus a jaw-dropping, albeit kid-friendly, walkway suspended high above the lush forest canopy.


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CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: Vancouver’s cityscape is enhanced by mountain and water vistas. The Museum of Anthropology is known for showcasing First Nations artworks. Photos: Tourism Vancouver. Bauhaus Restaurant in Gastown serves West Coast-influenced mod-Euro dishes, such as vichyssoise with seared salmon, pickled vegetables and potato ice cream topped with potato crumble.

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STUNNING WATERFRONT RESIDENCE 384 RUE LAKESHORE BEACONSFIELD, QC | MLS 11369796 $3,995,000 This exquisite home offers an abundant amount of sunlight, extraordinary views, 4 large bedrooms, 3+1 bathrooms, office, gym, pool, exceptional sunrises/sunsets and double garage. Magnifique propriété offront grande quantité de lumière, vues extraordinaires, 4 grandes càc et 3+1 sdb, gymnase, piscine, navigable avec levers/couchers de soleil et garage double. CASSANDRA AURORA** 1.514.293.2277 | CAURORA@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CASSANDRAAURORA.COM

EXQUISITELY CRAFTED & PERFECTLY LOCATED 272 LAKESIDE LAC-BROME, QC | EXCLUSIVE $3,250,000 3.5-acre estate set in the heart of the Eastern Townships. Bordering on the renowned Knowlton Golf Club and steps from the Nautical Club, this property is certain to find favor with even the most discriminating clients. Unique et prestigieux domaine au cœur des Cantons-de-l’Est. Adossé au très renommé club de golf de Knowlton et à quelques pas du Club Nautique, cet emplacement exceptionnel de 3,5 acres charmera les plus exigeants. MARIE-PIERS BARSALOU**, 1.450.577.0272 | MPBARSALOU@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA JOHANNE MEUNIER*, 1.514.926.5626 | JMEUNIER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA BARSALOUMEUNIER.COM

LUXURIOUS ESTATE AT LAKE MASSAWIPPI 20 CH. MCDOUGALL HATLEY - CANTON, QC | MLS 27030860 $4,495,000 Prestigious estate at Lake Massawippi. Built on a site with more than 310 ft. of lake coastline, this splendid European inspired property was conceived by renowned architects. Impressionnant domaine luxueux au Lac Massawippi. Érigé sur un site de plus de 310’ de littoral au lac, cette splendide propriété fut dessinée par des architectes de renom. STÉPHANE CLOUTIER* 1.819.578.7507 | SCLOUTIER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA STEPHANECLOUTIER.COM

UNIQUE CUSTOM-BUILT HOME 22 BRIARDALE ROAD HAMPSTEAD, QC | MLS 17833547 $1,790,000 Unique custom built multi-level split home. Located on a 8,580 sq. ft. lot on a quiet crescent. Spacious living spaces, sun-filled from its many skylights and floor to ceiling windows. Amazing family rooms. 2-car garage. Maison unique à niveaux multiples. Située sur un terrain de 8,580 pi. ca. sur un croissant tranquille. Espaces de vie extrêmement spacieux, remplis de soleil avec ses nombreux puits de lumière et baies vitrées. SAUL CIECHA* 1.514.941.6248 | SCIECHA@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

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CUSTOM-BUILT RESIDENCE 814 RUE MAIN HUDSON, QC | MLS 13316460 $9,500,000 State-of-the-art masterpiece enhanced by panoramic views and luxurious architecture. Complete with a 6-car garage, elevator, spa, gym, cinema room and indoor swimming pool. Renforcée par une vue panoramique et l’architecture luxueuse. Complète avec un garage pour 6 voitures, ascenseur, spa, gym, salle de cinéma et une piscine interieure. CASSANDRA AURORA** 1.514.293.2277 | CAURORA@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CASSANDRAAURORA.COM

EXCLUSIVE PENTHOUSE 185 RUE LAURIER, APT. 1902 HULL, QC | MLS 24867215 $1,800,000 Exclusive penthouse with 360° panoramic views on the Outaouais River, the Parliament Hill and the city. 2,000 sq. ft. indoor living space and 2,000 sq. ft. outdoor living space. Vue panoramique 360° sur la ville, le parlement d’Ottawa et la rivière. 2 000 pi. ca. d’aire habitable avec 2 000 pi. ca. d’aire extérieure avec terrasse et installation cuisine. PAUL AZAR* 1.514.791.3366 | PAZAR@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

SUMPTUOUS PROPERTY 393 DE LA SAGITTAIRE NUNS’ ISLAND, QC | MLS 19949611 $1,589,000 Luxurious property. Spacious open living areas. Splendid kitchen, chef’s delight, quartz countertop. Magnificent landscaped garden, inground pool and hot tub. Near golf course, tennis, bike paths and parks. Luxueuse propriété. Espaces spacieux à aires ouvertes. Splendide cuisine digne d’un chef, comptoir de quartz. Magnifique cour avec grande terrasse, piscine creusée et bain tourbillon. À proximité du terrain de golf, tennis, pistes cyclables et parcs. JOHANNE TURENNE** 1.514.909.9029 | JTURENNE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

AQUABLU PENTHOUSE 275 RUE ÉTIENNE-LAVOIE, PH304 LAVAL, QC | MLS 23306935 $1,350,000 This 1,624 sq. ft. penthouse offers breathtaking views. Ceilings stretched Extenzo in the living room and in the master bedroom. Miele appliances. Quartz kitchen counter. Balcony is 41 ft., 4 garage spaces and concierge. Penthouse de 1624 pi. ca. au 15e et dernier étage, vue à couper le souffle. Plafonds tendus Extenzo au salon et dans la chambre principale. Électros Miele. Comptoir de cuisine en quartz. Balcon de 41 pi. 4 espaces de garage intérieurs. Concierge. CAROLE LEMIEUX* 1.514.992.2249 | CLEMIEUX@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CAROLELEMIEUX.COM

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A TRUE GEM 510 RUE DU SOMMET MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, QC | MLS 19060974 $2,495,000 Outstanding custom-built stone residence located on an exceptional private lot of more than 37,000 sq. ft. nestled directly at the foot of Mont-Saint-Hilaire. You will be seduced by its grand spaces maximizing on the light and the surrounding nature. The construction of this majestic house was carefully planned with only the finest of materials and craftsmanship with special attention given to its intricate details while respecting a unique architectural style. Somptueuse résidence en pierres de conception unique située sur un terrain exceptionnel de plus de 37 000 pi. ca. adossé au pied du Mont-Saint-Hilaire. Située à 35 km de Montréal, cette propriété est confortablement nichée au pied du Mont-Saint-Hilaire, le point le plus élevé de la Montérégie. La construction de cette majestueuse propriété a été planifiée dans les règles de l’art avec des matériaux et une finition d’une grande qualité. Une attention particulière a été apportée aux moindres détails tout en respectant un style architectural unique. DIANE OLIVER** 1.514.893.9872 | DOLIVER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA DIANEOLIVER.COM

CONTEMPORARY CLASSIC 533 RUE DU SOMMET MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, QC | MLS 28414283 $2,249,000 Offering 5,475 sq. ft. of living space, the home is distinguished by its attention to detail and high-end finishings. The harmonious construction and luxurious landscaping complete with concrete pool will leave you in awe. Résidence de 5 475 pi. ca. habitable, se démarque par sa sobriété et sa prestance. Construction harmonieuse avec l’environnement, aménagement paysager frugal et sophistiqué, piscine de béton bien localisée. SERGE BÉLANGER* 1.514.926.5319 | SBELANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA SBELANGER.COM

MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY MANOR 1702 CH. DES FRANCISCAINS MONT-TREMBLANT, QC | MLS 13946791 $5,280,000 Magnificent country manor on prestgious Desmarais Lake. Its grandiose architectural creation of a true timber frame construction is apparent throughout the house. Magnifique manoir sur le prestigieux lac Desmarais. Sa grandiose création architecturale d’une véritable construction Timber Frame est apparente dans toute la maison. RAYMOND DALBEC** 1.819.425.4568 | RDALBEC@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA RAYMONDDALBEC.COM

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MAGNIFICENT PENTHOUSE 1515 AV. DU DOCTEUR-PENFIELD, PH1003 MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 16143676 $1,589,000 Magnificent penthouse in the heart of the Golden Square Mile. This amazing unit is completely renovated in the last months offering breathtaking views of the mountain and the city. Magnifique appartement-terrasse au cœur du Mille carré doré situé au dernier étage. Cet incroyable condo entièrement rénové dans les derniers mois offre des vues à couper le souffle sur la montagne et la ville. VINCENT CHAPUT* 1.514.264.3555 | VCHAPUT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA VINCENTCHAPUT.COM

SPECTACULAR VIEWS 495 AV VIGER O., APT. 2102 MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 12585075 $1,450,000 Spectacular condo in the prestigious Altoria. Perched high on the 21st floor, this 3 bedroom 2+1 bathroom corner unit is rather rare. Indoor 2-car parking completes this amazing offer. Spectaculaire condo dans le prestigieux Altoria. Perchée au 21e étage, cette unité de coin avec 3 chambres à coucher et 2+1 salles de bain est plutôt rare. Stationnement intérieur de type tandem. PATRICIA LALLIER** 1.514.239.1898 | PLALLIER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PATRICIALALLIER.COM

TROPIQUES NORD, CITÉ DU HAVRE 2500 AV. PIERRE-DUPUY, APT. 108 MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 18486548 $1,250,000 Dare to be different. Waterfront, corner unit of 3,461 sq. ft., 3+1 bedrooms, renovated, heated floors, over-sized master bedroom. Terrace 15 ft. x 42 ft. with river and lush tropical garden views. Hors de l’ordinaire! Bord de l’eau, immense 3+1 chambres à coucher (3 461 pi.ca.), unité de coin, rénové avec matériaux nobles. Vue magique sur le jardin tropical et le fleuve de votre terrasse privée 42’ x 15’. DAVID WILKES* 1.514.947.5152 | DWILKES@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

PENTHOUSE COLLECTION - LE PETERSON 405 RUE DE LA CONCORDE MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 24678637 $789,000 - $875,000 + taxes The Penthouse Collection at Le Peterson is now available for occupancy. Architectural marvel in the heart of downtown, located in the vibrant Quartier des Spectacles. La toute nouvelle collection de Penthouses du réputé projet Le Peterson est maintenant livrée. SAGUY ELBAZ* 1.514.892.7653 | SELBAZ@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA SAGUYELBAZ.COM

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LES COURS MONT-ROYAL 1000 BOUL. DE MAISONNEUVE O., APT. 701 MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 11363305 $875,000 Beautiful and spacious apartment in Les Cours Mont Royal: the very heart of downtown living offers five star services of a 24 hour doorman, valet parking, heated pool, gym and rooftop terrace. Appartement renové avec goût dans les prestigieuses Cours Mont Royal. Portier 24 heures, service de voiturier, piscine. Emplacement fantastique au cœur de centre-ville de Montreal. JESSICA LOMBARD*, 1.514.476.9700 | JLOMBARD@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ELIZABETH COX*, 1.514.577.2737 | ECOX@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

MULTIMEDIA DISTRICT 768 RUE ST-PAUL O., APT. 100 MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 25564156 $695,000 Spectacular loft in the Multimedia District. Truly intimate space with only two units in the building. Loft spectaculaire dans le quartier Multimédia. Un espace intime avec seulement 2 unités dans le bâtiment. RANDY NAAMI** 1.514.743.5000 | RNAAMI@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

CITÉ-NATURE | UNIQUE CONDO 4950 BOUL. DE L’ASSOMPTION, APT. 1102, ROSEMONT MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 27163668 $928,000 A refined 1,644 sq. ft. corner unit of 4 bedrooms and 2+1 bathrooms. Located on the 11th storey of the spectacular Cité-Nature Complex. 1 garage and a concrete storage space. Unité de coin raffinée de 1 644 pi. ca. avec 4 càc et 2+1 sdb. Située au 11e étage du spectaculaire complexe Cité-Nature. Grand balcon et vue panoramique, au cœur de Rosemont. 1 garage et 1 cagibi de béton. MARIE-JOSÉE ROULEAU* 1.514.660.6682 | MJROULEAU@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA MARIEJOSEEROULEAU.COM

MAISON CASA BIANCA 4351 AV. DE L’ESPLANADE, PLATEAU-MONT-ROYAL MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 12564457 $2,500,000 The BnB Casa Bianca is in the heart of the Plateau, the trendiest neighbourhood, restaurants and entertainment two blocks away. Near Outremont and Westmount. La Maison Casa Bianca BnB est au cœur du Plateau, le quartier le plus branché, restaurants et divertissements à deux rues de distance. Outremont et Westmount adjacent. PIERRE BRUNET**, 1.514.248.8032 | PBRUNET@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ANNE GASCON*, 1.514.592.5520 | AGASCON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PIERREBRUNET.COM

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UNIQUE CONTEMPORARY HOUSE 4111 RUE DE MENTANA, PLATEAU-MONT-ROYAL MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 16143676 $2,290,000 Inhabited by an invigorating natural light, this property is the perfect marriage of urban and rustic design, combining woodwork and contemporary architecture. Habitée d’une lumière naturelle vivifiante, cette propriété est le mariage parfait d’un design urbain et rustique alliant boiseries et architecture contemporaine. MONICA GENEST*, 1.514.400.0280 | MGENEST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA VICTORIA MARINACCI*, 1.438.828.3428 | VMARINACCI@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA GENESTMARINACCI.COM

MAISON LAGARDE 466 RUE LAGARDE, PLATEAU-MONT-ROYAL MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 24236734 $1,249,000 Spectacular property, minimalist and modern style designed by SHED architecture. This property offers a unique living space on four levels with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Lauréate du prix espace résidentiel au Grands prix design. Spectaculaire propriété au style minimaliste conçue par la SHED architecture. Elle offre un espace de vie sur 4 niveaux, 3 chambres à coucher et 2 sdb. KEVIN PERREAULT*, 1.438.385.6464 | KPERREAULT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA VINCENT G. BUSSIÈRE¹, 1.514.816.3231 | VBUSSIERE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PERREAULTBUSSIERE.COM

HOME WITH AN AMAZING MOUNTAIN VIEW 291 CROIS. DU VIEUX-VERGER OTTERBURN PARK, QC | MLS 21097044 $859,000 A unique property designed like an English manor, nestled on a large lot with a panoramic view of the Saint-Hilaire mountain. It will instantly make you feel at home. Une magnifique propriété de style anglais, érigée sur un grand terrain avec vue panoramique du Mont-Saint-Hilaire. Vous vous sentirez immédiatement chez vous. JÉRÉMI SIROIS*, 1.514.730.3390 | JSIROIS@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA MARY-CATHERINE KAIJA¹, 1.514.827.4719 | MKAIJA@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

ONE-OF-A-KIND HOME AND OFFICE SPACE 1065 AV. PRATT, OUTREMONT MONTRÉAL, QC | MLS 15901641 $3,500,000 Spectacular one-of-a-kind detached property combining luxury professional offices and stunning residential quarters with a huge terrace. Cette propriété luxueuse, unique en son genre, allie des bureaux professionnels et une résidence dotée d’une immense terrasse sur le toit. JILL SHPRITSER**, 1.514.691.0800 | JSHPRITSER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA MAUREEN BROSSEAU*, 1.514.827.4719 | MBROSSEAU@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA JILLESTATE.CA

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EUROPEAN CASTLE 93 RUE DE BLEURY ROSEMÈRE, QC | MLS 28074588 $3,400,000 Coated entirely of concrete, this prestigious residence is environmentally friendly thanks to its cutting edge geothermal system. The interior has a timeless charm with exceptional elegance that reigns in each room. Plafonds de plus de 9 pi, cuisine gourmet, cellier vitré, salle cinéma maison, chauffage géothermie, 2 terrasses, ascenseur, logement intergénération. Remarquable sur 4 niveaux. Finitions et matériaux d’une qualité exceptionnelle. CATHERINE ROCHON* 1.514.244.3602 | CAROCHON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

WATERFRONT LOG HOME 223 CH. COUTU SAINT-DONAT, QC | MLS 10421873 $1,250,000 Lake Archambault. This sumptuous log home with a contemporary design is offering magnificient views on the lake and the mountains. 10 minutes from ski hills and all amenities. Lac Archambault, cette magnifique maison de bois rond avec un intérieur contemporain et une fenestration abondante vous offre des vues magnifiques sur l’eau et les montagnes. RACHELLE DEMERS* 1.514.378.8630 | RDEMERS@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

MONT OLYMPIA I GREAT OPPORTUNITY 2105 CH. DE L’ERMITAGE SAINTE-ADÈLE, QC | MLS 19871280 $898,000 Majestic residence of 6,070 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, wine cellar of 1,300 bottles, 2 offices, 2 living rooms with stunning views. Triple garage, detached workshop 24 ft. x 24 ft., shed, opportunity at $212,000 under evaluation. Majestueuse résidence de 6 070 pi. ca., 3 càc, 2 sdb, cave à vin de 1 300 bouteilles, 2 bureaux, 2 salons avec une vue imprenable. Garage triple, atelier 24 x 24 détaché, remise, opportunité à 212 000 $ sous l’évaluation. STÉPHANE LARRIVÉE* 1.514.809.8466 | SLARRIVEE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

SUMPTUOUS PROPERTY 851 CH. MORGAN SAINT-ADOLPHE-D’HOWARD, QC | MLS 17785674 $1,179,000 With nearly 5,000 sq. ft. of living space, this vast and sumptuous property overlooks Lake Ste-Marie, the main living areas all offer stunning panoramic views of the water, including magnificent sunsets. Avec près de 5,000 pi. ca. de superficie habitable, cette propriété surplombe le lac Ste-Marie et ses principales aires de vie offrent une vue panoramique sur l’eau, incluant des couchers de soleil magnifiques. CHANTALE TARDIF* 1.514.808.999 | CTARDIF@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CHANTALETARDIF.COM

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SAGUENAY POURVOIRIE 551 CH. DU CAP-AU-LESTE SAINTE-ROSE-DU-NORD, QC | MLS 13249314 $12,000,000 Unobstructed view of the Saguenay Fjord. Welcoming more than 160 visitors, this estate includes 12 luxurious cottages, 53 rooms, a restaurant, a health center and much more. Vue imprenable sur le fjord du Saguenay. Accueillant plus de 160 visiteurs, ce domaine comprend 12 chalets de luxe, 53 chambres, un restaurant, un centre de santé et beaucoup plus. MARTIN DOSTIE* 1.418.956.8687 | MDOSTIE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA MARTINDOSTIE.CA

SUPERB & SPACIOUS CONTEMPORARY HOME 1785 CH. DES NAVIGATEURS SHAWINIGAN, QC | MLS 19518841 $1,495,000 A true haven of peace located away from the noise of city life, yet close to downtown Shawinigan and 30 minutes from Trois-Rivières. This amazing private estate bordered by the St. Maurice River was built right down to the last detail with many species of trees and flowers. Véritable beauté architecturale et située aux abords de la rivière SaintMaurice, cette demeure d’exception chic et fonctionnelle a été aménagée dans les moindres détails. ESTHER MERCIER** 1.819.357.5839 | EMERCIER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ESTERMERCIER.COM

LAC CASGRAIN – 145 ACRES 1750 CH. DE LA GARE VAL-MORIN, QC | EXCLUSIVE $3,650,000 Wonderful renovated stone manor on a private lake surrounded by a park and aerobic corridor. 145 acres, with great location less than one hour north of Montreal. Merveilleuse résidence en pierre rénovée sur un lac privé entouré d’un parc et corridor aérobic. 145 acres avec emplacement idéal à moins d’une heure de Montréal. PENELOPE VILAGOS** 1.514.779.5122 | PVILAGOS@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

WESTMOUNT MANOR 9 PLACE BRAESIDE WESTMOUNT, QC | MLS 21370886 $13,500,000 Tucked away behind secure gates on a private street sits one of the most impressive Westmount estates to come to market in recent memory. This spectacular 6+1 bedroom home boasts magnificent southern panoramic views. Domaine impressionant niché derrière un portail sécurisé, sur rue privée à Westmount. Cette spectaculaire demeure de 6+1 chambres bénéficie de magnifiques vues panoramiques orientation sud. JOSEPH MONTANARO* 1.514.660.3050 | JMONTANARO@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA JOSEPHMONTANARO.COM

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MAGNIFICENT CHELSTER HALL 1150 LAKESHORE ROAD EAST OAKVILLE, ON | MLS W4194008 $59,000,000 A trophy property of the highest order; designed for both formal business entertaining and extraordinary family gatherings. Akin to the 59 carat “Pink Star” diamond recently acquired at auction, Chelster Hall is an irreplaceable crown jewel. Without question, one of Canada’s finest estates. Nearly ten acres of direct waterfront on Lake Ontario within easy highway reach of Toronto’s financial district and the international airport. Five years of careful contemplation, planning and construction, the estate is evocative of the great country castles of England. Built to look 100 years old, Chelster Hall will never age. Classic, timeless, and balanced architecture. Voluminous space. Old world craftsmanship by predominantly local artisans. Drive through the double controlled front entry gates and pass the sentry gate house, heading towards the main residence. A sense of calm, space, privacy, happiness, and security prevails. Country club rolling lawns. Four season gardens and thousands of trees and shrubs. For fitness and recreation buffs, enjoy tennis, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness centre, bowling alley, and home cinema. PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

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LUXURIOUS COMFORT 210 SANDRINGHAM DRIVE TORONTO, ON | MLS C4259466 $14,950,000 One of the most exceptional offerings on the Toronto market. Nearly 2 acres of paradise. two separately deeded lots. Quality, comfortable luxurious living space. Side tennis court and infinity edge pool with two waterfalls. Understated sublime elegance. Backing onto the mature ravine, you can enjoy complete seclusion and a peaceful sanctuary to retreat. PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

EXQUISITE VICTORIAN IN YORKVILLE 51 LOWTHER AVENUE TORONTO, ON | EXCLUSIVE $7,800,000 Behind the gracious façade of this 1890 Victorian you will find a refined interior that accommodates the taste of both traditional and contemporary buyers. The comprehensive renovation inside and out under the careful watch of Studio Pyramid has created a delicate balance of urban sophistication and comfortable elegance. One of Toronto’s most elite streets. CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

ONE-OF-A-KIND IN SUMMERHILL 105 WOODLAWN AVENUE WEST TORONTO, ON | C4257298 $6,995,000 Tucked behind a garden wall sits one of Summerhill’s most admired residences. Private, south facing light filled, this 6,870 sq. ft. grand Victorian built in 1890, balances intimacy and grandeur. Experience the elegance of eras past while enjoying the amenities of a modern lifestyle, just steps to vibrant Yonge Street. 2-car underground garage. CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

TIMELESS AND REFINED IN FOREST HILL 208 DUNVEGAN ROAD TORONTO, ON | MLS C4242409 $5,500,000 Sitting majestically above prestigious Dunvegan Road is this French manor inspired elegant centre hall residence. Sophisticated living and refined entertaining marry perfectly here. Formal dinners hosted at the dining room table. Drinks beforehand in the living room - library area. Fabulous family fun. Pool parties and outdoor festivities on the stone patios. CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

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SUPERB DESIGN IN THE KINGSWAY 11 DURBAN ROAD TORONTO, ON | MLS W4250679 $3,995,000 Jumps right out of the pages of interior design magazines. The perfect city residence for New Yorkers, Parisians, and Torontonians. Crisp, contemporary, clean architectural lines. Sophisticated cut limestone façade opens into this ultra-glamorous home. Quality and attention to detail are everywhere. Backyard paradise with dream outdoor kitchen. PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

GLASS JEWEL BOX ON CIRCA 1868 GEM 188 BERKELEY STREET TORONTO, ON | MLS C4257829 $2,195,000 Brilliantly completed under the careful eye of design firm, The Linear Workshop, this Brooklyn-style townhome will astound you. The juxtaposition of a historically correct façade with 3 storieys of dramatic glass at the back. Function and art meld perfectly here. Ideal for the discerning single executive or busy professional couple who desires an easy-to-care-for urban residence. Dream media room/home office will astound. CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

GOLF TEE AT THE RIDGE 15466 THE GORE ROAD CALEDON, ON | MLS W4242505 $7,500,000 The approach to Stonebridge is straight out of the pages of Golf Magazine. A French influenced estate stone residence, designed for family and business entertaining, with the feel of a country club. Manicured lawns and rolling hills. 52 acres of majesty. Private groomed running trails. Located less than 30 kms from Pearson Airport and approximately 50 kms from downtown Toronto. Three guest residences on the property for the epitome of privacy. CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

MID-CENTURY MODERN ON 56 ACRES 4945 WESTNEY ROAD PICKERING, ON | MLS E4250832 $2,395,000 Just south of Uxbridge, in the bucolic countryside, within commuting distance of Toronto, is a picture postcard perfect setting that will calm and soothe. Views from every room. 56 acres of incomparable beauty across rolling hills, lawns, streams, and forest. Architecturally significant west coast inspired 1980 mid-century modern residence is in pristine condition. CHRISTIAN VERMAST†, 1.416.960.9995 | CVERMAST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PAUL MARANGER‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PMARANGER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA FRAN BENNETT†, 1.416.960.9995 | FBENNETT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TRILOGYAGENTS.COM

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PLAYFUL. EXUBERANT. BOLD. 1 BOND AVENUE TORONTO, ON | MLS C4241559 $2,950,000 A quintessentially unique and captivating home. Brilliantly sculpted with award winning architecture and design, this home stands as an artistic icon. Surrounded by lavish perennial gardens, its interior is as inspiring as its exterior. Delicately styled with a very functional floor plan offering ample light and space. MARCO CHIAPPETTA† 416.806.6133 | MCHIAPPETTA@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA RESIDENCESTORONTO.COM

STATELY MANSION IN YORKVILLE 59 ADMIRAL ROAD TORONTO, ON | MLS C4170065 $3,888,888 Stately Eden Smith mansion in highly coveted Yorkville. Very rare 55 ft. frontage and circular drive for four car parking. This grand home totalling approximately 8,000 sq. ft. was converted into a legal triplex. It can be converted back to a single family home or updated into super luxury rental units. Just steps to the finest shopping and restaurants that Yorkville has to offer. PENNY BROWN‡, 1.416.960.9995 | PBROWN@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ROBERT NELSON†, 1.416.960.9995 | RNELSON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA NIGEL DENHAM†, 1.416.960.9995 | NDENHAM@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA NELSONANDDENHAM.COM

CLASSIC IN CABBAGETOWN 134 SPRUCE STREET TORONTO, ON | MLS C4256520 $1,939,000 Heritage property located in historic Cabbagetown. Timeless elegance half a block from Riverdale Park and minutes from Toronto’s downtown core put this handsome 4 bedroom detached in rare space. Retaining period charm with updates over time, this home exudes warmth. Its spacious rear yard allows for many evenings of entertaining or quiet reflection. ROBERT NELSON†, 1.416.960.9995 | RNELSON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA NIGEL DENHAM†, 1.416.960.9995 | NDENHAM@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA NELSONANDDENHAM.COM

LAWRENCE PARK LIFESTYLE 3018 YONGE STREET, SUITE 308 TORONTO, ON | MLS C4250110 $838,000 Downstairs or cross the street you will find the TTC, Starbucks, restaurants and large parks. Hariri Pontarini Architect. Terraplan landscaped. Finished in urban aesthetic steel, glass and marble. Spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 9 foot ceilings, wood floor throughout, kitchen island and stone backsplash. Prestigious address, in top public and private school districts. JANE ZHANG† 1.416.960.9995 | JZHANG@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

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LIVE CABBAGETOWN 336 BERKELEY STREET TORONTO, ON | MLS C4251165 $1,598,000 Magnificent Cabbagetown Victorian blends old world charm with uber-chic contemporary design. Open concept main floor living/dining with wood burning fireplace, 2-storey vaulted ceiling and skylight. Spectacular Spazzi chef’s kitchen opens onto main floor family room and walk-out to multi-level decking. Stunning backyard and renovated 2-storey coachhouse. A rare opportunity for gracious modern living in a sublime heritage setting. RON REAMAN† 1.416.960.9995 | RREAMAN@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA RONREAMAN.COM

DETACHED CABBAGETOWN LANDMARK 390 WELLESLEY STREET EAST, HOUSE 9 TORONTO, ON | MLS C4249172 $1,098,000 This wise hybrid home, aptly known as Owl House, offers the opportunity to own a remarkable Detached Victorian with hassle-free underground parking. Enjoy approximately 1,800 sq. ft. of finished living space on three levels including two bedrooms upstairs and a fully finished multi-purpose lower level with a wood burning fireplace. Call today for more details. LISA-MARIE DOOREY‡, 1.416.720.1495 | LDOOREY@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA LINDA CHU‡, 1.416.960.9995 | LCHU@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA DOWNTOWNTORONTOHOMES.COM

SPIRE 33 LOMBARD STREET TORONTO, ON | MLS C4252387 $819,800 Luxurious 2 bedroom suite with spectacular north east views of Toronto skyline and lake. 9 foot ceilings with expansive floor to ceiling windows providing incredible sight lines. Parking included plus two lockers. 146 sq. ft. terrace - perfect for entertaining. Minutes to Financial District. Rarely available on high floor, it’s all about the views. BRENT PARK‡ 1.416.360.1400 | BPARK@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA LIVEDOWNTOWNTORONTO.COM

FABULOUS CABBAGETOWN VICTORIAN GEM 5A SWORD STREET TORONTO, ON | SOLD $1,389,000 Beautifully renovated while maintaining lots of original character and charm. Spacious open concept living and dining room boasts 10 ft. ceilings. Newly renovated chef’s kitchen opens to deck overlooking backyard oasis providing perfect flow for entertaining. Master with gorgeous spa like bathroom. Third floor loft space with deck. Finished basement suite. CHERYL THOMPSON†, 1.416.960.9995 | CTHOMPSON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA LINDA MCEWAN†, 1.416.960.9995 | LMCEWAN@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TORONTOSFINESTHOMES.COM

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SUMMERHILL ROSE GARDEN MEWS 10 WALKER AVENUE, UNIT 118 TORONTO, ON | EXCLUSIVE $1,528,000 Prime executive living in the very heart of Summerhill at Rose Garden Mews. 2,155 sq. ft. end-unit townhouse, renovated and carefully maintained. Wrap around garden and private terrace. The second floor is great for entertainment, featuring separate living room integrated by a fireplace to a sumptuous family room. Lots of natural light and direct access to underground parking. ALEX PINO‡, 1.416.825.9748 | APINO@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA VERONICA LORD‡, 1.416.960.9995 | VLORD@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

LYTTON PARK 119 GLENVIEW AVENUE TORONTO, ON | EXCLUSIVE $2,895,000 Prime location. This tastefully renovated 4+1 bedroom home resides on a coveted cul-de-sac in Toronto’s premier school district. Situated on a south facing property, the spacious sun-filled rooms overlook a private, professionally landscaped garden. Private drive. Walk to the best schools, local shops, restaurants and public transportation. SUSAN TOYNE†, 1.416.726.3026 | STOYNE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA SAMANTHA THOMSON†, 1.647.532.3232 | STHOMSON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

PUTTING ON THE RITZ 183 WELLINGTON, SUITE 4202 TORONTO, ON | MLS C4257524 $11,000/MONTH Put on the Ritz-Carlton in this furnished rental above the 5 star Ritz Hotel. Exclusive 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom 1,500 sq. ft. gorgeous home in the sky. Fabulous city views from soaring 10 ft. windows of the exquisitely designed suite. Incredible finishes, 24 hour concierge and valet parking. Luxurious Ritz Carlton amenities: spa, pool, sky lobby and gym. GRAHAM CONNAUGHTON‡ 1.647.500.3798 | GCONNAUGHTON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

CONTEMPORARY SOPHISTICATION 41 GREAT OAK DRIVE TORONTO, ON | MLS W4252869 $2,649,000 Contemporary sophistication at the Islington Golf Club. Light, wood and glass combined with industrial touches creates an incredible modern showpiece. 3,900 sq. ft. of California style living space, all above grade with open concept rooms, allow flexibility for large gatherings at a moments notice or comfortable for enjoying quiet family time. JULIA WARREN† 1.647.281.0452 | JWARREN@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

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SPACIOUS ETOBICOKE FAMILY HOME 46 HALIBURTON AVENUE TORONTO, ON | MLS W4244015 $1,489,000 Exceptional family home in a quiet enclave of Central Etobicoke provides a grand foyer with 19 ft. cathedral ceiling, chef’s kitchen overlooking a family room with soaring ceilings and walk-out to a large deck and private garden, 3 ensuites and 5-car parking. Spacious living close to schools, parks, golf courses, shops, transit, highways and the airport. MYLES SLOCOMBE† 1.416.554.0801 | MSLOCOMBE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TORONTOPORTFOLIO.CA

CAPE COD STYLE COUNTRY HOME 3125 LLOYDTOWN-AURORA ROAD KING, ON | MLS N4237528 $2,380,000 This 4.99 acre property located in a prime King location includes a Cape Cod style country home, an open concept 2 storey plus walk-out basement guest home and a pool house that currently has a games room with pool table and a separate guest bedroom. A swimming pool, 3-car garage, large storage shed and a garden shed are also located on this spa-resort and park-like setting property. OLIVIA TORUN† 1.289.334.3431 | OTORUN@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TORUNTEAM.CA

LOVELY FRENCH COUNTRY CHATEAU 1865 DAVIS DR WEST KING, ON | MLS N4246930 $12,950,000 Iron gates open to a winding driveway past the newly renovated 2 bedroom stone coach house to this spectacular French country chateau surrounded by towering trees and lush gardens with panoramic views, feeling like Muskoka in the city. This 13,000+ sq. ft. majestic mansion is entrenched in world class luxury with Louis 15th chandeliers. OLIVIA TORUN† 1.289.334.3431 | OTORUN@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TORUNTEAM.CA

GORGEOUS COUNTRY ESTATE 1450 19TH SIDEROAD KING, ON | MLS N4209423 $10,900,000 Gorgeous country estate boasting over 16,000 sq. ft. of above grade splendour. Enjoy 50 acres of breathtaking views of nature, countless walk outs, towering trees and stunning sunsets. The property is completely fenced with electric gates. Just 25 minutes north of Toronto, this private countryside oasis has a spectacular indoor pool and hot tub. OLIVIA TORUN† 1.289.334.3431 | OTORUN@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TORUNTEAM.CA

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A HOME WITH PEDIGREE 119 BLAIR ROAD CAMBRIDGE, ON | MLS 30664166 $2,198,000 A home with pedigree. This classic Georgian Revival is a landmark in this coveted West Galt neighbourhood. Prominently set back from the street, on 2.96 acres, this estate home is a rare find. The elegant formal rooms belie the fact that this is a true family home. It is easy to envision a gracious lifestyle here - the spacious layout offers room for entertaining formally or informally, for family time, yet also provides for quiet time in various nooks and crannies. Large windows throughout the home offer incredible views in all directions - to the back garden, to both of the stone patios, to the tree-lined street with the charming historic lamps. The dining room with the first of two distinctive bay windows opens to the magnificent back terrace overlooking what is unusual about this home - acreage in the centre of town. Picture yourself with your loved ones, drink in hand, enjoying the sunset at the end of the day. On the upper level - 6 good-sized bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms. Built in 1936 by a prominent businessman for his family. NANCY ROBERTSON † 1.905.334.9422 | NROBERTSON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA NANCYROBERTSONHOMES.COM

INSPIRED CONTEMPORARY RAVINE ESTATE 1130 MORRISON HEIGHTS DR OAKVILLE, ON | SOLD $6,988,800 Situated in the most coveted South East Oakville neighbourhood, this spectacular west-coast inspired contemporary residence exudes sophistication and warmth, combined with timeless luxurious design elements, unprecedented craftsmanship, bespoke details and a European sensibility that offers you an elevated lifestyle experience. Luxury lives here. JUDITH HANLEY† 1.416.346.8780 | JHANLEY@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA JUDITHHANLEY.COM

LIVE NATURE 2372 GAMBLE ROAD OAKVILLE, ON | SOLD $2,225,000 Situated on a rarely available ravine lot - enjoy panoramic westerly views from your spacious multi-levelled terraces while savouring your morning coffee, or dining al fresco. 3,600 sq. ft. of luxurious living awaits in this stylish, custom Fernbrook Chateau Series home, complete with a custom kitchen outfitted for the most discerning chef. JUDITH HANLEY† 1.416.346.8780 | JHANLEY@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA JUDITHHANLEY.COM

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EXCLUSIVE WEST MINEOLA EXECUTIVE HOME 1446 GLENBURNIE RD MISSISSAUGA, ON | MLS 30677610 $3,225,000 This traditional, custom built executive home in the heart of West Mineola is surrounded by majestic mature trees and perennial gardens, backing onto a spectacular private 259 foot deep backyard oasis with an in ground pool and multiple entertaining areas. This home includes a grand center hall, multiple skylights, and Juliet balconies as well as a main floor office with a side entrance. ALEX IRISH† 1.905.808.1054 | AIRISH@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ALEXIRISH.COM

MAGNIFICENT CUSTOM BUILD SOUTHEAST OAKVILLE 98 ENNISCLARE DRIVE WEST OAKVILLE, ON | MLS 30687770 $5,849,000 Magnificent one-of-a-kind home surrounded by mature trees on highly sought after street in Southeast Oakville. Opulent finishes throughout with attention to detail. 4+1 bedrooms, 7.2 bathrooms, chef’s kitchen with 2 prep islands, extensive use of marble including staircase. 10 ft. ceilings, elevator, home theatre, wine cellar, humidor room and gym. Builder’s warranty from the esteemed Rock Cliff Custom Homes. ALEX IRISH† 1.905.808.1054 | AIRISH@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ALEXIRISH.COM

64 ACRE ESTATE LIKE NO OTHER 753432 2ND LINE MONO, ON | MLS X4215390 $4,900,000 Retreat to your 64 acre estate with six beautifully restored and updated homes. Waterstone Estate is unrivalled as a family and friends retreat. Imagine spending precious time with your loved ones and they have their pick of six luxuriously renovated homes. More than 14,000 sq. ft. of liveable space and a swimming pond to stay cool when you want a change from the swimming pool. Try your hand at fishing in the pond or take the challenge to your very own river. Take a stroll through the therapeutic forest with its many hiking trails and breathe in the fresh air that only the country can give you. A mere hour’s drive from the GTA makes for an easy commute to your very own sanctuary. A 3 minute drive from Hockley Valley Resort. ski, golf and spa at your doorstep. PETRUS ENGELBRECHT† 1.905.467.2651 | PENGELBRECHT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

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SOUTH EAST OAKVILLE HIDDEN GEM 2061 LAKESHORE ROAD EAST OAKVILLE, ON | MLS 30687258 $5,500,000 Incredible opportunity to build your dream home on one of Oakville’s most treasured private cul-de-sacs. Stunning 1.4 acre estate lot hidden away from the main road and surrounded by towering trees for the utmost privacy. Extremely rare 30% lot coverage means the possibilities are endless. Steps to Lake Ontario and walking distance to downtown Oakville. SALLY O’SHEA‡ 1.905.484.4265 | SOSHEA@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

STUNNING LAKESHORE WOODS HOME 138 TAWNY CRESCENT OAKVILLE, ON | MLS 30686280 $1,559,000 Stunning home in prestigious Lakeshore Woods welcomes you. Outstanding curb appeal, beautiful gardens, tranquil backyard with an in-ground salt water pool, waterfall and hot tub will sure make you fall in love with this home. The open concept main floor is a perfect layout for family enjoyment and entertainment. Close to Bronte Village and Lake Ontario. KLAUDIA ZUMER† 1.289.259.4434 | KZUMER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

HIDDEN GEM IN OAKVILLE 1058 SIXTH LINE OAKVILLE, ON | MLS 30679211 $1,074,900 This bungalow sits top of bank, along the forested Sixteen Mile Creek, on a private 0.36 acre lot. This prime location is a comfortable 10 minute stroll to the Trafalgar GO, yet accesses natural, forested trails along the river from your own piece of paradise. Architecturally designed, this home brings the full beauty of the landscape indoors. MARK BOOT‡, 1.416.300.4669 | MBOOT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA DIANNE BOOT†, 1.905.339.7045 | DBOOT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

GOLD COAST LAKE FRONT 77463 BLUEWATER HIWAY BAYFIELD, ON | EXCLUSIVE $1,495,000 This stunning year round lakehouse is nestled on 4 acres of treed privacy. With breathtaking lake-front views and some of the most spectacular sunsets. Located near the artistic village of Bayfield, just two kilometres north of the Yacht Club and an abundance of lively local restaurants and shops. Everything your heart desires and more. JULIE ASHLEY†, 1.519.841.1924 | JASHLEY@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ALBERT ASHLEY†, 1.519.716.1924 | AASHLEY@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA SARAH RIOUX†, 1.519.998.4295 | SRIOUX@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

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NIAGARA’S LANDMARK ESTATE 456 QUEEN STREET NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON | MLS 30578985 $8,800,000 Balconies, terraces, porches, patios, floor to ceiling windows and french doors beautifully blur the lines between outdoors and indoors, making the most of lake breezes and the play of sunlight. This 2 acre gated estate offers a stately main residence, an octagonal conservatory, an entertainment pavilion overlooking the salt water swimming pool and a coach house with a one bedroom apartment. Perfect family estate, ideal for large scale entertaining or smaller, more intimate affairs. NINA MANDEVILLE† 1. 905.321.1087 | NMANDEVILLE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

CONTEMPORARY NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE 14833 NIAGARA PARKWAY NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON | MLS 30671597 $5,750,000 One of the more prominent properties in Niagara-on-the-Lake, this contemporary 6,000+ sq. ft. estate overlooks the majestic Niagara River. A private winding driveway lined with mature trees leads to an architecturally designed, luxury home and grounds, showing the best of what life has to offer. DOUG WIDDICOMBE† 1.289.686.8590 | DWIDDICOMBE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA DOUGWIDDICOMBEHOMES.COM

GEORGIAN BAY RETREAT 1400 SANDY BAY ROAD PENETANGUISHENE, ON | MLS S4177445 $3,988,000 This remarkable 10,000 sq. ft., 20 acre estate is located on the shores of Georgian Bay. Just 95 minutes to Pearson. Views from inside the house are nothing short of spectacular. Sandy beach and 380 feet of shoreline. Developed into one of the most exceptional estates on Georgian Bay and will provide your family with incredible memories for generations to come. KEVIN GILCHRIST‡ 1.705.443.2880 | KGILCHRIST@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

LIVE UNIQUE 628187 15TH SIDEROAD MULMUR, ON | MLS X4242071 $1,385,000 Incredible opportunity to live in this exquisite contemporary house in Mulmur offering In and Out Ski at Mansfield. European sensibility with bespoke details in material and workmanship. Bright open concept design with walls of glass, high ceilings and views from several areas. 1.36 acres, 3,600 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sauna and multiple walkouts with views. KATRINA TROZZO†, 1.705.309.5564 | KTROZZO@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PATRICK PRIME‡, 1.705.466.2683 | PPRIME@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

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EXCEPTIONAL WATERFRONT ESTATE 4 SPARROW LANE PARRY SOUND, ON | MLS X4209791 $4,495,000 Stunning custom built retreat with spectacular sunsets and Western exposure. 1,100 ft. of frontage with deep, clean water on Robinson Lake. Professionally designed cottage décor and no detail missed in providing you and your guests with utter relaxation and all the amenities for luxury entertainment. Golf course and lakeside dining within 5 minutes. SHAWN WOOF† 1.705.774.0029 | SWOOF@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

LAKE ONTARIO WATERFRONT LIVING 411 MAIN STREET WELLINGTON, ON PRICE UPON REQUEST Life is yours to celebrate in Prince Edward County. Now selling 36 boutique condos on Lake Ontario. Sophisticated architecture, expansive balconies and terraces, superlative views and timeless amenities fashioned to evoke your sense of place. Small town urban living on a grand scale in the heart of the county’s wine region. twelvetreeswellington.ca. IRIS ANDREWS‡, 1.613.969.2044 | IANDREWS@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA BRIAN ANDREWS‡, 1.613.969.2044 | BANDREWS@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

ABSOLUTELY AWESOME 983 LODGE LANE 1,000 ISLANDS, ON | MLS SIRC338634 $995,000 This waterfront paradise is ultimately the family getaway location that you have been searching for. Privately set on over 700 ft. of shoreline on Red Horse Lake with pristine waters featuring natural sand beach and boat launch, you and your guests can relax and unwind while not giving up on any luxuries you have at your home. This is a fantastic opportunity. TODD BICKERTON†, 1.613.217.8683 | TBICKERTON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA TONY CHARD‡, 1.613.540.2280 | TCHARD@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA

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AN EXTRAORDINARY MOUNTAIN LIFESTYLE CANMORE, BANFF & THE CANADIAN ROCKIES Imagine living in one of Canada’s most beautiful and iconic locales. Canmore, Banff and the Bow Valley offer an unparalleled lifestyle with world class skiing, golf, biking, hiking and scenery at your door step. These vibrant communities are home to the arts, top restaurants, festivals and dynamic and engaging people. An hour’s drive to Calgary and the airport, the world is at your fingertips while surrounded by Canada’s first National Park. The opportunities for you and your family are endless with an enviable selection of homes and developments to choose from. Whether you are looking for a contemporary mountain home, golf course estate, ski chalet, or community to retire to; the mountains provide an inviting and majestic place to live. A truly enviable lifestyle comes with living in the Bow Valley and it is no wonder that Canmore is consistently rated one of the top places in Canada to call home. Positioned along the Bow River just steps to Banff Avenue, 301 Buffalo Street is an exceptional private gated estate. Once a generation does a home of this significance come to market. CHRISTOPHER VINCENT, 1.403.707.8048 | CVINCENT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA LAURA WRIGHT, 1.403.679.1702 | LWRIGHT@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CANMOREBANFFREALESTATE.COM

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UNIQUE. TIMELESS. EXTRAORDINARY 76 BEARSPAW POINTE WAY RURAL ROCKY VIEW, AB | MLS C4201140

$5,450,000 Perched on a rolling hillside lies this stunning 20 acre luxury estate. Offering unobstructed city, river and mountain views, with oversized 2+3 car garage(s), a subterranean pool and a massive arena ready for equestrian or sports interests - a very special quality of life awaits the new owners. Featuring timeless design, this property is special. STEVEN HILL 403.863.6344 | SHILL@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA STEVENHILL.CA

PRESTIGIOUS & LUXURIOUS WITH VIEWS 423 PATTERSON BLVD SW CALGARY, AB | MLS C4184348

$1,599,800 Modern and immaculate former showhome located in the estate community of Patterson Heights with breathtaking river and city views. Over 4,400 sq. ft. of elegant and open space. 4 bedrooms, each with its own ensuite. Huge gourmet kitchen. Basement with Living room for entertaining. Quad garage. Massive deck and beautifully landscaped yard. Elevator to all floors. THOMAS YEUNG 403.708.9722 | TYEUNG@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA THOMASYEUNG.CA

KITSILANO LAND DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL 1827 WEST 2ND AVENUE VANCOUVER, BC | SOLD $1,599,000 Land development potential in an amazing Westside neighbourhood. Location is steps away to Kitsilano beach and some of the most sought after boutique shopping on West 4th Avenue in Vancouver. Flexible build potential on a quiet tree-lined street. JACKY LEVI 1.604.780.5677 | JLEVI@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA JACOB KRAUSE 1.778.229.5000 | JKRAUSE@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA VANCOUVERSPACES.COM

VANCOUVER STUNNING VIEW PENTHOUSE 2001 1835 MORTON AVENUE VANCOUVER, BC PRICE UPON REQUEST Vancouver/English Bay/penthouse, the entire top floor is yours. Incredible indoor and outdoor living of approximately 6,000 sq. ft. The only penthouse like it in Vancouver. Located at the beach with Stanley Park as your neighbour. Truly a magical one of a kind setting. Two spectacular private terraces, one covered and the interior is simply stunning. CLIVE BENJAFIELD PREC 1.604.803.5050| CBENJAFIELD@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA STEVE MITCHELL PREC 1.604.418.6726 | SMITCHELL@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA PAUL BOENISCH PREC 1.604.908.2685 | PBOENISCH@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA CLIVESTEVEPAUL.COM

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CLASSY WATERFRONT EXECUTIVE HOME 1829 MARINA WAY SIDNEY, BC | MLS 392641 $3,466,700 Classy waterfront Zebra Design home. 5,000+ sq. ft. Enjoy fresh ocean air and watch passing sailboats from sun drenched backyard and patio. Gourmet kitchen, custom woodwork, Control 4 system, radiant heated floors, 3 car garage, media room, wine room/tasting area. Stairways in each wing. Master bedroom with gas fireplace, private deck, walk-in closet, 6 piece ensuite. Truly remarkable. ANDREW MAXWELL 1.250.213.2104 | AMAXWELL@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ANDREWMAXWELL.CA

WATERFRONT COUNTRY HOME 404 LANDS END ROAD NORTH SAANICH, BC | MLS 395487 $4,150,000 2.72 acres of prime waterfront with secluded beach and private cove, path to the beach with some surrounding forest still intact. 3 bedroom / 2 bathroom rancher uniquely designed to maximize gorgeous views from Wain Rock to Saltspring Island, with Cowichan Bay front row and centre. This property is sub-dividable. Extremely rare opportunity. ANDREW MAXWELL 1.250.213.2104 | AMAXWELL@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ANDREWMAXWELL.CA

SERENE SAANICH PENINSULA 47.2 ACRES 930 ARDMORE DRIVE NORTH SAANICH, BC | MLS 390422 $3,450,000 Sits amongst farm, equestrian and country estates. 10 minutes to Victoria International Airport. 45 minutes to downtown Victoria. Well-loved family owned golf course has potential to grow and diversify or rezone for dream home and farm. Putting green, proshop, clubhouse, licensed lounge, patio, kitchen, out buildings, cottage, a barn and equipment. It’s a lifestyle opportunity. ROBYN WILDMAN 250.818.8522 | RWILDMAN@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ROBYNWILDMAN.COM

SOUTH FAIRFIELD BEACH HOUSE 210 IRVING ROAD VICTORIA, BC | MLS 397659 $1,725,000 Nestled in the desirable Gonzales Bay community just steps from its white sand beach, this striking 2002 built Cape Cod home puts the best of Victoria at your doorstep. Only minutes from world renowned golf and yacht clubs, private schools, boutique shops and upscale dining, there are endless opportunities both inside and out of this alluring home. ANDY STEPHENSON 1.250.532.0888 | ASTEPHENSON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ANDYSTEPHENSON.COM

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FERN ROCK 961 SUNNYWOOD COURT VICTORIA, BC | MLS 399335 $1,549,000 Striking lines, pristine gardens and free flowing natural light are hallmarks of this signature West Coast home designed by renowned Broadmead architect, Michael Nixon. Set on a quiet no-through street just steps from a nature sanctuary, the surrounding wilderness is tastefully incorporated with skylights and windows showcasing its serene views. ANDY STEPHENSON 1.250.532.0888 | ASTEPHENSON@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA ANDYSTEPHENSON.COM

UNOBSTRUCTED OCEANFRONT 12-4771 CORDOVA BAY ROAD VICTORIA, BC | MLS 397047 $1,300,000 Sunrises are an inspiration from this 2,118 sq. ft. oceanfront townhouse with attached garage.Generous living room with 10 ft. ceilings, wood burning fireplace and access to a large view deck. Upstairs the vista is more spectacular. Awake to the sound of waves lapping the shore.The only distraction is nearby bald eagles and seals and otters in the ocean below. GLYNIS MACLEOD PREC 1.250.661.7232 | GMACLEOD@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA GLYNISMACLEOD.COM

MAGICAL OCEANFRONT ESTATE 1126 GILLESPIE ROAD SOOKE, BC | MLS 380438 $6,750,000 Waterfall Cove offers 150 acres of valuable timber with fresh air and cascading waterfalls and almost 2,000 ft. of ocean frontage on the sheltered shores of Sooke Basin. A double A-frame home crafted in 1969 by European artisans is a welcome retreat and the protected dock provides year-round moorage for seaplane and boat. Caretakers cottage and original log home. GLYNIS MACLEOD PREC 1.250.661.7232 | GMACLEOD@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA GLYNISMACLEOD.COM

POSITIVELY PACIFIC 221 BAY RIDGE PLACE SALTSPRING ISLAND, BC | MLS SIRC347282 $2,695,000 Discreetly set at the end of a quiet country lane, this architectural oceanside home presides over nearly 200 ft. of spectauclar south facing shoreline with a secluded sandy beach on 2 acres. Wood, stone and walls of glass combine to create inspired interiors that key on the water. Come find yourself on this beach - you won’t find anyone else there. CHRIS HOBBS 1.250.537.1778 | CHOBBS@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA DARLENE HOBBS 1.250.537.1778 |DHOBBS@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA THEHOBBS.CA

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PREMIUM SLOPESIDE MOUNTAIN CHALET 4121 SUNDANCE DRIVE SUN PEAKS, BC | SIRC22465 $3,499,000 gst applicable Premium slopeside chalet in Canada’s second largest ski area provides owners and guests the exclusivity of returning from Apres Ski or village shopping on the Platter Lift that conveniently brings you home. This location is simply second to none. New skiers will find the ski school just a short slide away. You can park your car and relax with four seasons of recreation, entertainment, restaurants and more, literally at your feet. Architecturally designed to reflect the strength of its mountain site, this custom chalet boasts massive, curved spanning timbers combined with generous use of real rock, copper, rich hardwood flooring, oil rubbed bronze and feature lighting inside and out. Form follows function in this carefully designed retreat with gourmet kitchen, two master suites, inviting practical foyers, efficient heat pump and cooling system with generator, snow melt patio, security systems, double garage and breezeway. Top quality furnishings and hot tub are included. LIZ FORSTER 250.682.2289 | LFORSTER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA SUNPEAKSCOLLECTION.COM

TIMBERFRAME SKI IN/OUT CHALET 4129 SUNDANCE DRIVE SUN PEAKS, BC | MLS 140607 $3,299,000 From the moment you enter through the First Nations carved entrance doors, you instinctively feel a reverence to the mountain environment surrounding this exceptional chalet, on a prime, slope side location in Canada’s second largest ski area and growing four season resort community. Massive hand hewn timbers, lit by skylights and feature lights reflect the forests, abundant use of real rock portrays the mountains, and expansive windows bring in the panoramic views. Luxury, quality and fine craftsmanship are evident at every turn. A true chef’s kitchen, stunning open living area with floor to ceiling rock fireplace, reclaimed hickory flooring, spa-like master suite, theatre and games room, wet bar, custom wine cellar, gym, a private carriage house over the garage and extensive rock patios, walkways and decks with two outdoor hot tubs will invite you to relax with family and friends. Sun Peaks is home to year round K-12 school, Medical Centre and the future Sun Peaks Sports Centre. LIZ FORSTER 250.682.2289 | LFORSTER@SOTHEBYSREALTY.CA SUNPEAKSCOLLECTION.COM

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VILLA TARKA OCEAN CLUB ESTATES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS SIRBAHAMAS.COM | 80031 $34,000,000 USD Magnificent and one of a kind, this grand 20,000 sq. ft. home completely custom designed, sits on approximately 1.5 acres, with 246 linear ft. of gorgeous sandy beach. This 12 bedroom and 17 bathroom beachfront estate is equipped with resort-style amenities including an infinity edged pool, pool deck and professional tennis court. GEORGE DAMIANOS 1.242.424.9699 | GEORGE.DAMIANOS@SIRBAHAMAS.COM SIRBAHAMAS.COM

ANANDA ESTATE GOVERNOR’S HARBOUR, ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS SIRBAHAMAS.COM | 34794 $7,995,000 USD Blue skies, pink and white sand, clear blue water, and palm trees. This is island living at its best. Ananda Estate is an Asian contemporary masterpiece that combines the idyllic beach-front landscape with a touch of Zen. 4 master bedrooms and 5 bathrooms in total in the main house and 2 villas in front of 145 ft. of pristine beach MONTY ROBERTS 1.242.424.4944 | MONTY.ROBERTS@SIRBAHAMAS.COM SIRBAHAMAS.COM

SANDBANK HARBOUR ISLAND, BAHAMAS SIRBAHAMAS.COM | 34574 $7,250,000 USD This 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom estate situated on the famous Pink Sands Beach on Harbour Island has a design that utilizes Bahamian colonial-era and natural materials to reflect the island’s sense of place. Among the innovations of the design is the ipe-wood shutter system, which wraps around each of the three small, function-specific wings. JAMES MALCOLM 1.242.376.9858 | JAMES.MALCOLM@SIRBAHAMAS.COM SIRBAHAMAS.COM

SANDALWOOD ESTATE HOPE TOWN, ABACO, BAHAMAS SIRBAHAMAS.COM | 31630 $2,750,000 USD Sandalwood is a breathtaking sea to sea estate sitting on 1.45 acres of land. The two-storey, 2,800 sq. ft. main house sits up on a hill and boasts 80 ft. of perfect beach frontage. The main house utilizes 3,000 sq. ft. of wrap around deck to provide 360-degree views of both the ocean and Bay of Abaco and features a private dock on the bay side. JANE PATTERSON, 1.242.577.0344 | JANE.PATTERSON@SIRBAHAMAS.COM BRYCE CARROLL, 1.242.465.8693 | BRYCE.CARROLL@SIRBAHAMAS.COM SIRBAHAMAS.COM

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LOOKING GLASS From the sculptural to the wearable, six contemporary glass artists show us how the light gets in. By Lisa Mesbur

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Known for her “knitted” glass sculptures, Seattle-based, Canadian-born Carol Milne uses a variation of the lost-wax casting process. Her work ranges from the nonfunctional (baby booties) to mind-bending (glass hands knitting themselves). Milne’s art showcases the strength and cohesion that can be coaxed out of a fragile medium.

Utilizing glass-working techniques to create work — from small sculptural pieces inspired by Indigenous basketry to large-scale installations in urban parks — Dale Chihuly celebrates colour, light and form. Coming in December, at the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands, is an indoor/outdoor retrospective of Chihuly’s work over five decades.

Referencing the lacework and ornamentation of the Victorian era, Kit Paulson’s intricate f lora, fauna and archaic objects rendered in tiny, delicate leaves and strands of glass are gasp-inducing. But her art is also tantalizingly tension-filled. A recent series featured glass bonnets, masquerade-style face coverings and “fencing goggles,” all with the implicit potential to be picked up, examined and worn.

H E I K E B R AC H L O W

CHARLENE FOSTER

DY L A N M A RT I N E Z

The cast-glass sculptures by U.K.–based artist Heike Brachlow appear to be both monumentally dense and kinetic, caught between solid and fluid via brilliant gradients of coloured glass she hand-tints herself. Many of her works are comprised of movable components inspired by architecture, geometry and human interaction.

Philadelphia-based Charlene ‘Cha Cha’ Foster brings the bling with rock ’n’ roll designs that challenge conventional notions of glass jewellery. Her Instagram tagline even reads — “Be the chainz you want to see in the world.” It doesn’t hurt that the black-clad, impeccably chic and tatooed Foster upends stereotypes of what a glassworker should look like, either.

Creating works as diverse as figurative sculptures, wall installations and assemblages of cut-and-fused rods, Dylan Martinez has a way with glass. But with Glass Water Bags — a hyper-realistic series of hot-fused “plastic” bags, knotted at the top and standing, water bubbles rising within, Martinez proves that his art can challenge the viewer’s expectations.

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Insight: The Art of Living Winter 2018  

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