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$14,900,000

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5770 Eagle Harbour Road, Eagle Harbour, West Vancouver, B.C.

$12,900,000

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$11,998,000


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3612 Marine Drive, West Bay, West Vancouver, B.C.

$10,998,000

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$10,998,000


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124 31st Street, Altamont, West Vancouver, B.C.

$10,888,000

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$9,499,000


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$7,495,000

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$6,998,000


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#1001 - 2288 Bellevue Avenue, Dundarave, West Vancouver, B.C.

$6,998,000

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3890 Marine Drive, West Bay, West Vancouver, B.C.

$6,688,000


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$5,980,000

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$5,298,000


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$4,498,000


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$3,980,000


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$3,698,000


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$3,688,000

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$3,269,000


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5815 Marine Drive, Eagleridge, West Vancouver, B.C.

$2,998,000

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3033 Mathers Avenue, Altamont, West Vancouver, B.C.

$2,998,000


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2136 Lockehaven Road, Deep Cove, North Vancouver, B.C.

$2,798,000

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$2,530,000


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Unbelievable One-of-a-kind Home 1471 Bramwell Road, West Vancouver, BC

$12,900,000

Impressive Trophy Property

1.01 Acre Waterfront, West Vancouver, BC

$10,800,000

One of the most impressive trophy properties in West Vancouver! Two legal lots combine for one acre of south facing oceanfront on one of West Vancouver’s nicest streets. Fully useable land with 195 feet of waterfrontage and gentle rolling terrain right from the road to the shoreline. Enjoy incredible privacy with expansive 200 degree views to Bowen Island, Vancouver Island, Lighthouse Park, UBC and beyond. Existing 4400 sq. ft home can be renovated, but value is entirely in the land. House currently straddles the two lots, has two separate driveways, an oceanside pool and 465 sq. ft cabana. Choose to build your grand estate on this sunny piece of paradise, or build separately on each lot. This is a rare property that must be seen.

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Unbelievable one of a kind home. Extravagant in every way possible from its custom construction and woodwork to a total of 5000 sq ft of marble including an 800 sq ft marble Foyer. This home took over 4 years to build and you truly have to see it to appreciate it. A total of 5 bedrooms are situated throughout this home with 3 on the upper floor and 2 more on the lower floor along with a rec room and fantastic indoor pool. The home itself is almost 16,000 sq ft and is made for entertaining. The oversized dining and living room are on the south side of the home with picture floor to ceiling windows to take in the view stretching for miles. The windows themselves are double glazed reflective to keep out UV but keep in the air conditioning and radiant in floor heat. Other features include an elevator to all floors, imported Japanese roof tiles, hand turfed 72 ounce carpets and a western kitchen with a separate wok kitchen.

7252 Arbutus, Whytecliff, West Vancouver, BC

$6,500,000

This contemporary home rests at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and within very easy walking distance to the playground, picnic bench’s and beach of Whytecliff Park. For more seclusion, sit at your own private waterfront with a beautiful indoor pool to enjoy year round, a spacious patio for warm summer nights and a close up view of the orca and seal wild life or use your very own boat lift, already approved to be built. The home itself is generous at almost 7400 sq ft with every room having stunning water views from the Islands of Bowen and Gambier to the glacier’s of Howe Sound. The main floor is open, with tons of natural light and large picturesque windows. An elegant granite counter, stainless steel appliance and marble floor kitchen opens up to the eating area and family room on the main floor. A perfect entertaining dining room and living room also rest on the main floor. Above the main are 4 large bedrooms, all fully ensuited with a 5th bedroom on the lower floor.

1368 Burnside Road, Chartwell, West Vancouver, BC

$6,500,000

Sensational custom built home in Chartwell. This home is situated on a corner lot giving it amazing views in every direction. The outdoor space takes advantage of its settings with lots of patio space, open and covered, and a beautiful outdoor pool. The home itself is stunning with a grande entrance and an open floor plan. The quality of the home is unbelievable with exquisite mill work throughout, high end finishings and lighting detail. The main floor features a fantastic office with built ins, a bedroom with ensuite, an open dining/living room and a warm and inviting kitchen/family room. Below the main is a massive rec room and bar with wine cellar and another bedroom with esnuite. Upstairs contains the other 3 fully ensuited bedrooms and a luxurious master bedroom with private deck. This is truly an unbelievable home.


$5.9 Million - $5.4 Million

Distinguished Classic Mansion

2025 Gisby Street, Altamont, West Vancouver, BC

$5,998,000

Spectacular Waterfront Residence 6010 Gleneagles Place, West Vancouver, BC

$5,900,000

Set on a 1/2 acre gated and hedged lot in sought after Altamont is this distinguished classic mansion designed for elegant and comfortable living. Offering 7,847 sf with fine detailing and high-end finishing including extensive millwork, hardwood floor, marble and granite and top of line fixtures. Excellent layout featuring elegant foyer leading to formal living room and dining room, dignified paneled office, stunning well-equipped chef’s kitchen with Subzero fridge and freezer, 2 dishwasher’s, commercial stove, adjoining large family room and eating area which looks and opens out to the covered porch with built in BBQ and fireplace. Other features include 7 bedroom, 7 bath, rec room, games and media room, wine room, 5 fireplaces. The child-safe rear garden with pool, manicured lawn and children’s playgroud is ideal for outdoor gathering. A remarkable estate.

This spectacular waterfront residence is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac and overlooks breathtaking ocean views to Passage Island, Bowen Island and beyond. Beautifully remodeled, this home offers a bright open floor plan with large entertainment-sized rooms enhanced by a casual elegance. Features include four spacious bedrooms including a fabulous master and ensuite, rich hardwood flooring, picture windows, a custom island kitchen with top-of-theline appliances, eating area, adjacent family room, spacious living room and dining room with roaring fireplace, private study and a fabulous media and games room. All rooms open out to intimate sun-drenched patios overlooking the sparkling ocean views and breathtaking coastline. Truly exquisite, this home offers the finest in West Coast Living!

Beautiful Brick Home on Sentinel Hill

Beautiful Home in Altamont

Sentinel Hill, West Vancouver, BC

$5,295,000

Beautiful brick home on Sentinel Hill overlooking West Vancouver out to Downtown and Mt Baker. Quality runs throughout the house with great use of marble, granite, hardwood floors, air conditioning and in-floor heating. This 7500 sq ft home has a formal layout with an open kitchen/family room and an open living/dining room on the main floor all looking out to the view. Above the main floor are 4 bedrooms, all with views and oversized rooms. The master suite has vaulted ceilings with a “his” master ensuite and a “her” master ensuite. Below the main floor is a sauna, media room, large rec room with fireplace and a nanny/ in-law suite with doors out to the pool and patio/cabana.

Altamont, West Vancouver, BC

$5,450,000

This beautiful home has one of the nicest lots I have ever seen. Over 28,000 sq ft of lush, manicured landscape with a creek running down the west side of the property, massive outdoor pool and a large level lawn area for the kids to run around all day. The home is completely private and on the south side of the street for all day sun and a fantastic tree’d setting. The home itself is gorgeous with a wide open entry looking straight through to the french doors, onto the deck and out over the grounds. The Master Suite sits on the main floor along with the vaulted ceiling great room, open kitchen with plenty of south facing windows and high end finishing’s, eating nook and a formal dining room with fire place and 2 sets of french doors looking out over the creek. Below the main are 2 more bedrooms, family room and a spa bathroom with 2 private showers and sauna.


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Resort Living In The Heart Of Burnaby

RESORT LIVING In the heart of Burnaby Resort style living is taken to a whole new level with this sprawling 15,000-square-foot Burnaby mansion. This traditional home weaves together every modern amenity one could dream of with comfort, elegance and sophistication.

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Stunning artistry and attention to detail stands out in every room of the estate. The grand entrance of the home features a unique hand painted mural by Vancouver Artist, Dana Irving, and a stunning two story high ceiling with a breathtaking ornate chandelier as its

focus. A marble trim fireplace adds warmth and another stunning focal point to the already elaborate entrance. Custom built for owners Ray and Anne Loewen in 1995; this home has been their private oasis


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for 16 years. The concept was to build a traditional home designed with the most modern systems and technology. Ray and Anne’s vision was to have a home with the solid look of antiquity. The finishing woods used in the interior were chosen for their rich traditional heritage. The estate which features, five bedrooms, a grand living room, formal dining room, home office, library, billiards room and indoor racquetball court, are generously

spread among three floors and are all elevator accessible. Each room has its own meticulous design and careful use of fabrics and materials. The dining room stands out with its cherry wood coffered ceiling and fireplace while handcrafted hardwood, silk wall coverings add a distinguished feel. The library is drenched in Mahogany. Rich oak trim and moldings add warmth to the billiards room. Light pours in the many skylights

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and large windows throughout the home breathing life into each room. The gourmet kitchen with sweeping views of the garden and pool, open up to and inviting family room and sunroom. Even the washrooms’ hardware are coloured with stunning gold leaf. The property sits on 1.3 acres of land and has an estimated replacement cost of 30 million dollars. An elaborate rose garden and soothing walkways guide you through

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the grounds to the private outdoor tennis court, resort style pool, hot tub, and large covered outdoor living area complete with a wood-burning fireplace. Trees and

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shrubs brought in from Washington and Oregon add an interesting and unique element to the lush, scenic grounds adding even more to the private getaway

feel of the estate. Words are hard to find when trying to emote the grandiose nature of this home.


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The love that was put into this property makes is stand out among its class. The Loewens have created a home that will bring happiness, a private refuge and so

much more to whoever is lucky enough to have it.

For more information on this property

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or to arrange a viewing please contact Jamie Macdougall at 1.604.992.2282 or visit www.GrantandJamie.com

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Penthouse close to everything! Recently renovated with atowards bright Private unitunit withinaKitsilano great views facing south towards the city and beyond contemporary flair. Two Splitbedrooms level layout with large skylights to letTVinroom the natural UBC looking west. and a den and a separate makeslight. this Top of the appliances, hardwood floors, gas fireplace, 2 parking andclose a roof perfect for line those downsizing. Great exclusive West Vancouver location to top deck for summer BBQ’s and entertaining! shops andperfect restaurants.

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Contemporary newly built 5,000 sq.ft. home situated on 47 acres on Cortes Island with 5200 feet of low bank oceanfront beaches. The home has been immaculately built with modern touches including a 25 metre lap pool, living green roof and fruit orchard. A paradise retreat accessible by road or air.

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Professionally renovated topupdated to bottom, this wonderfulkitchen, south facing The perfect family home from recently with a gorgeous hardwood apartment boasts ocean and mountain views.air Less than two blocks floors, newer roof,stunning high efficiency furnace and central conditioning. Largeto the library, sea wall, recreation centre and shopping, this home features heated 13,000 sq.ft fully fenced yard on the quietest part of Marine Drive. floors in the kitchen and two bathrooms and has a large patio.

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1456 Beddis Road, Salt Spring Island , BC

$1,639,000

1110 Sunset Drive, Salt Spring Island , BC

$3,995,000

Stone paths and walls ribbon through colourful blooms & antique perennials in the welcoming courtyard garden. Two story glass atrium entry hall. Dual sided firebox. Library. Home office. Media den. Floating staircase and mezzanine to three bedroom suites each outfitted with ensuite baths and ocean views. Exquisite lighting and material choices throughout. Right on the ocean.

One of the islands finest, this private 3 acre estate features an outstanding 6,500 sq.ft., 5 -bedroom, 7-bathroom beach house on a remarkable point of walk-on waterfront. Exemplary modern finishes. Pizza oven. Boat dock and kayak storage. The ultimate Salt Spring Island experience!

225 Arbutus Road, Salt Spring Island , BC

160 Wilkie Way, Salt Spring Island , BC

$1,585,000

$1,588,000

Arbutus House was thoughtfully created for relaxed and luxurious low bank oceanfront living. It features a Pro-style kitchen, Luxe baths and Artisan details throughout. Doors slide away to open the house to the sea. Gentle, level lawns and easy care gardens cascade to the shore. A boat launch beckons for tidal exploration. Beach front at it’s best.

Cairn Garroch is a stunning intersection of glass, stone, wood and steel. The house enjoys a rarely afforded perspective with epic panoramas stretching for miles, the horizon changing by the hour. Miele kitchen. Triple fireplaces. Heated limestone floors. 3,148 sq.ft. and 3 acres.

163 Seaview Avenue, Salt Spring Island , BC

521 Long Harbour Road, Salt Spring Island , BC

$749,000

Seaview House provides both a family home and guest or workspace with separate entrance. The scenic views, classic design and formal spaces of the 3,839 square foot 5 bedroom, 5 bath home are as welcoming today as they were a century ago, and the addition of modern mechanical systems lend comforts not possible in the past.

$3,895,000

An exceptionally elegant oceanfront estate with 9,000 sq.ft. stone manor and nearly 1,000’ of southwest facing walk-on shoreline. Music room. Games room. Nanny suite. Private beach and boat lift. Stone seawall. Oyster beds. Premium sun exposure. Sensational views! All on 2.3 acres.


151 Parminter Road, Salt Spring Island , BC

$5,979,500

240 Scott Point Drive, Salt Spring Island , BC

$2,125,000

Parminter Point - An unrivaled 10 acre oceanfront estate groomed for over 60 years. Beach house and guest cottage at water’s edge. Carriage house, caretaker’s residence, automated boat house with media room/ gym above. Private walking trails. Entirely fenced and gated grounds. Engineered dock. Extensive 2010 systems, landscape and lifestyle upgrades.

A profoundly moving house that changes the rules of what constitutes suitably rustic style. Far beyond shelter, the raw sensuality of stripped-back materials has a surprising power, and the house tips a finely tuned balance of complex angles and simple materials while humbly honouring the superior designer of its stunning waterfront site.

170 Rourke Road, Salt Spring Island , BC

228 Arbutus Road, Salt Spring Island , BC

$1,545,000

$1,998,000

Soaring 20 ft. ceilings lift with intricate beamwork. Banks of oversize windows and 20 skylights wash interior environments in sun. Located on a quiet side road just 5 minutes from the village, the private 2 acres features circular lane, extensive stone work and gardens, multi room studio workshop and near 200 ft. of beautiful accessible shoreline.

Elegantly defined with strong architectural lines and a streamlined profile, the single level floorplan maintains views throughout it’s formal and private spaces, while a fondness for natural materials reflects the beauty of exterior elements. Level gated grounds include small orchard, prolific gardens, illuminated courtyard, sundecks and sensational interaction with the sea.

1352 MacKinnon Road, Pender Island , BC

253 Chilton Road, Salt Spring Island , BC

$1,460,000

A 3,900 square foot fusion of art and architecture. Scale is a dominant factor, and dramatic ocean outlooks envelop the innovative environments both indoors and out. A private oasis that delivers both pattern and performance, the house functions as a thoroughly contemporary structure and reminds that comfort is a spiritual as well as a physical sensation.

$1,389,000

This open-concept single level residence is finished with utmost quality detail and maintained to an impeccable standard. Formal rooms open onto vast view filled entertaining decks. Private spaces enjoy a quiet separation. Bluestone terraces, zen gardens and footpaths dot the very private 7.4 acre property which is appropriately zoned for the development of a guest cottage.

Chris & Darlene Hobbs

1-250-537-4040 | 1-888-697-1550 www.thehobbs.ca


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A Sensual & Rustic Retreat


A Sensual & Rustic Retreat

With its magnificently scenic setting and close-knit small town feel, BC’s spectacular Salt Spring Island has long attracted a colourful community of creative free thinkers. Today, an enchanted legacy home that perfectly captures the island’s magical spirit beckons its next owner to experience an inspired story, a sensual rusticity, and the lulling rhythm of island living. Built in 1972, the McNairnDent House was the creation of original owner Ian McNairn, a UBC professor of fine arts, architect Barry Downs, and three generations of master carpenters, who had revived forgotten skills of hand construction to erect an exquisitely rustic summer residence. Thirty years later, the home’s second owners invited the talented team back to the source to realize a creative vision for the property’s next life phase. The original time-worn materials and hand hewn construction were revitalized with contemporary infusions, while keeping true to the rawedged roots. The result was a home undeniably artistic yet exceptionally livable. Themes of juxtaposition prevail: verticals intersect horizontals, sparkling glass meets ageroughened timber, and simple fabrications highlight complex angles. A minimalist aesthetic provides the perfect showcase to West Coast’s opulent landscape. Remarkable in its simplicity, a glass-and-timber chumon garden gallery creates a focal point of transition. Subtly tilted walls and canted window planes form a unique spatial experience, while a dramatic bridge corridor links private and public domains. The soothing organic palette punctuated with wood’s

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A SENSUAL & RUSTIC RETREAT -On Salt Spring Island

authentic imperfections reinterprets interior and natural environments. Making the most of the captivating seaside venue, panoramic waterfront views, a plethora of sundecks and terraces, and steps-away proximity to the shore invite

quiet contemplation of the surrounding wonders. Awaiting the next person to tell its story, this island home is the harmonious culmination of a true labour of love. For dreamers and thinkers, this is a place to warm hearts,

open horizons, inspire, and transform. For more information on this property please contact Chris & Darlene Hobbs at 1-888-6971550 or visit www.thehobbs.ca

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Private Semi-Waterfront Oasis

PRIVATE Semi-Waterfront Oasis

A home should be a personal oasis that can take away all the stress of the day and make you feel rejuvenated. This stunning 2,447 square-foot hideaway provides just that when you walk

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through its doors. This gated property with large double heated garage, sits perched over the ocean in West Bay on a perfect easy

care lot. Located on one of the most desirable streets in West Van, Sunset Lane, and somewhat unassuming with its simple exterior, this cozy, 2005 Zen inspired home was designed in a way


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that creates space and peace once inside. Large windows and doors open to views of wide ocean expanses while

tall towering trees and beautiful rock outcroppings provide all the privacy one could ask for. Sliding doors open onto the outdoor living areas seamlessly connecting the indoors with refreshing

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scenery and peaceful surroundings. Custom dark wood windows and breathtaking 105-year-old recycled wood floors provide warmth and

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richness to every room. Soft coloured walls let the impressive woodwork speak for itself, while creating a gentle hush throughout the two-storey home. The estate has four bedrooms with soothing views. From the private master bedroom you can hear waves crashing into the rocks and its bathroom is drenched in gleaming marble and dark wood accents. A simple gourmet kitchen with a large window overlooking the sea creates a calming space and ideal setting for entertaining or quiet dinner for two. Some added features to the estate are the heated floors throughout and its large climate controlled wine room. After you drive through the gates of this estate you are transported to a place where all your cares melt away. With its minimalistic, yet warm and sophisticated interior, this home feels more like a private retreat and is guaranteed to sooth anyone looking for a place to escape their daily pressures. For more information on this property or to arrange a viewing please contact Karim Bhatia at 604-506-2751 or visit www. karim@karimbhatia.com

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6086 Blink Bonnie Road Gleneagles, West Vancouver

Offered at $4,780,000

830 Andover Crescent

British Properties, West Vancouver

Offered at $1,598,000

Absolutely Magnificent Waterfront Inside and Out . Spectacular waterfront home boasting breath taking views of the Islands and features a beautiful oceanside swimming pool and terrace with direct access to the water.This home has been completely renovated over the past 2 to years with gorgeous new hardwood floors large open kitchen and full picture windows to take advantage of the sun and views. This is a fully gated property for kids and animals.

Prime British Properties large south facing property with gorgeous ocean and city views. This large over 5,000 sq ft 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home is well maintained with a new 3 year old roof and has a magnificent indoor swimming pool.

498 Craigmohr Drive

4697 Port View Place

West Vancouver

Offered at $1,568,000

The perfect rancher! This gorgeous West Coast home is perfect for those looking for a one level renovated and updated contemporary home with lovely ocean views, quiet natural surroundings on a large sundrenched lot in the perfect cul-de-sac location. This home has been beautifully and tastefully updated featuring a fantastic open floor p lan , extensive use of glass and total privacy.

Cypress Park Estates, West Vancouver

Offered at $1,490,000

Prime View Building Estate Size Lot. Never before built on this unique and rare estate size 40,598 sq. ft. (.932 acre) view property offers a spectacular opportunity to build your dream residence. Located at the end of a culde-sac with magnificent city, harbour and ocean view.

The RIGHT Agent for Today’s Market!

SAM McCALL

604.313.8411

www.sammccall.ca


81 Morven Drive

5843 Falcon Road

Offered at $1,388,000

Glenmore, West Vancouver

Eagleridge, West Vancouver

Offered at $1,298,000

The special property you have been waiting for. Enjoy this one level exquisitely & completely renovated residence. Everything in this 2 bedroom (could be 3 bedroom) home has been updated to the highest standards. The level garden is lovely and private and this home makes a great alternative to downsizing to an apartment. This is an opportunity not to be missed. You will be impressed.

The perfect rancher! This gorgeous West Coast home is perfect for those looking for a one level renovated and updated contemporary home with lovely ocean views, quiet natural surroundings on a large sundrenched lot in the perfect cul-de-sac location. This home has been beautifully and tastefully updated featuring a fantastic open floor p lan , extensive use of glass and total privacy.

802-588 16th Street

8539 Seascape Court

Ambleside, West Vancouver

Offered at $1,298,000

Howe Sound, West Vancouver

The ocean and sunset views are fabulous from this large open plan townhouse (Bowen Plan is the largest of the Seascapes floor plans) with master bedroom on the main floor. The detailing and quality finishing is superb in this 2 level residence offering 4 bedrooms, family room, rec room, media room and huge bonus, lots of extra storage. Loads of upgrades including gorgeous site finished white oak hardwood floors and wool carpets, 220 V wired potential workshop, heated “dream car” garage, upgraded granite throughout, air-conditioning, roller shades, California shutters and screens just to name a few.

Fabulous Sub-Penthouse bright and spacious (1,531 sq ft) 2 bedroom and den or seperate eating area apartment with lovely ocean and city views. Very central Ambleside location, close to shops and seawall. Special bonus, pets allowed with restrictions. Easy to show.

REMAX MASTERS

Offered at $1,098,000

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Remarkable Water-Front Family Home

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Unfolding over Vancouver’s North Shore coastline, the city of West Vancouver is the ultimate showcase of West Coast’s natural splendour. Stunning scenery and a plethora of recreational possibilities abound with numerous parks, world-famous Whistler and Blackcomb resorts, and Vancouver Island a short ferry ride away. And in searching for the perfect vantage point to experience everything the region has to offer, nothing embodies the wonder of West Vancouver living like this spectacular property nestled on the ocean front in the prestigious Gleneagles community. Enveloped by sweeping views of the Islands, the over 6,000 sq. ft., five bedroom home opens showstopping vistas from all living areas. With direct access to the water, oceanside swimming pool, the

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beach is your own personal playground, with the sprawling wilderness a serene backdrop. Inside, the style is sleek and contemporary, highlighting simple lines with a touch of West Coast tradition. Beautiful hardwood floors feature throughout; full picture windows make the most of the scenery and sunlight, and the vast deck and upstairs terrace create the illusion of being afloat the ocean surface. The spacious open kitchen makes a bold statement with striking royal blue cabinetry and brilliant white countertops evoking a modern spin on

the nautical. Bedrooms present more exhilarating panorama, with the master suite featuring a sitting area, fireplace, and spa-style ensuite for a luxurious sanctuaryexperience. Downstairs, it’s all about playtime. A 250 sq. ft. rec room offers lots of flexible space for all your recreational needs, while the adjacent media theatre allows for a variety of more laid-back entertainment options like catching up on the latest blockbusters armed with plenty of popcorn. A wet bar makes room for mingling – just be

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sure to keep stocked with much-needed libations. Restorative comfort with endless possibilities for adventure – experience your own private paradise amidst the unspoiled beauty of Vancouver’s west coast.

For more information on this property please contact Sam McCall at 604-313-8411 or visit www. sammccall.ca

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Private Hilltop Fortress

Private

hilltop fortress

Located in one of Vancouver’s most prestigious areas, the British Properties, this 15,960 square-foot lavishly designed mansion stands out among its stunning surrounds and was surely built to impress. The front entrance sets the stage for the rest of the home, with its glistening 800 square foot marble foyer. Six stunning, meticulously designed, Grecian style columns stand mightily along the perimeter and carry your eye up to the second and third floors. The grand staircase is the focal point of the room and leads you up to the second level. Sun pours in from the massive skylight and

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bathes every surface with light and warmth. This custom built home took over four years to construct. The fruits of this labor are evident, among other things, in the carefully handcrafted woodwork and intricately designed marble found throughout. The estate which features, five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a grand living room, formal dining room, home office, hobby room, recreation room and indoor pool, are generously spread among three floors and are all elevator accessible. The open concept living room with floor to ceiling windows is ideal for large gath-

erings with its sweeping ocean views and cityscape backdrop. Custom moldings add sophisticated detail to the already stunning space. The kitchen is unique in that it is built around a large granite island, with lush garden views from its surrounding windows and features a separate wok kitchen. The master suite has high ceilings and a stunning, original arched doorway that opens up onto the large outdoor living area. The massive en-suite is covered in glistening marble and filled with light. Another arched window provides a lookout for any-


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one enjoying the views from the luxurious Jacuzzi tub. Extravagance is seen and felt in every room of this estate. Fine details and

unique touches make this property stand out among others and is in its own league of sophistication.

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For more information on this property or to arrange a viewing please contact Allan Mark Angell at 604-644-7474 or visit www. allanmarkangell.com.

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Charming Beach-Front Residence


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Where the rugged North Shore mountains meet waves softly rolling ashore, the rhythm of daily life meets the bliss of a seaside getaway. Situated on the Pacific coastline in the exclusive West Vancouver community, this exquisite

waterfront property on Ross Crescent evokes a perpetual beach vacation in the best traditions of New England summers. Capturing the leisurely mood of a beach-front cottage, the 3,852 sq. ft. luxury craftsman style home showcases

quality evident in every detail: extensive millwork and wainscoting throughout, beautiful hardwood floors, and a gourmet kitchen, where summer evening suppers of local seafood, roasted corn, and long talks stretch into the night. Southwest

exposure presents a magnificent panorama, spanning the West Side of Vancouver to the shores of Lighthouse Park and beyond; a breathtaking backdrop to intimate conversations around the fireplace or family board game nights. Four airy bedrooms upstairs invite sweet dreams to the whispers of the waves, with the master suite featuring a cozy sitting area and ocean-facing deck. Outside, the waters of the Pacific are just steps away with level beach access; completing the resort feel

are spectacular landscaping and a sundrenched seaside pool and spa, begging for an umbrella drink and a stack of favorite beach books.

Shore means hiking, boating, cycling or fishing can be part of the daily routine – and if all that sounds too strenuous, soaking in the view from a poolside lounger may be just what the doctor ordered.

A bustling upscale community, West Vancouver is the gateway to the world-class resort of Whistler/Blackcomb, with a short trip to the mountains offering adventures in skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, or white-water rafting, to name a few. Life in the pristine nature of Vancouver’s North

For more information on this property please contact Brock Smeaton at 604-6199131 or visit www.Brocksmeaton.com

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Dream Interiors

Da Vinci Home

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DaVinci Home One of Vancouver’s Finest Home Interior Shops 15 years ago, partners Christin Fernandes and Robert Pegg decided to bring to reality their dream of opening a gift shop. What started off as a quaint store tucked away off the beaten path in Kitsilano, has now morphed into one of Vancouver’s finest home décor stores, Da Vinci’s Home. Now relocated to prestigious, West Vancouver, their store has become a neighborhood “go to” for home accessories known for its finishing touches that personalize every space. “We were both getting tired of what we were doing and had this passion to own a home accessories boutique that carried a product mix different from what other retailers in the industry were doing at the time. When the opportunity presented itself, we thought, lets start small ( 300 sq ft) and if we realize that we don’t know what we

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are doing, or we are out of our league, we will call it a day and close up shop, but it worked out so well that we have been expanding ever since ,” says Christin. Christin, with her eye for beauty, does the buying while Robert adds finishing touches with his custom framing skills. “We make our own mirrors, find artwork when we are in Europe and bring back interesting prints and paintings and he (Robert) reframes them,” says Christin. “It really gives the store an eclectic feel, not predictable, so that our clients can always find something unexpected.” Dedicated to giving their customers the full experience, they also offer in-house design consultations for anyone looking for some support in creating the perfect space. Customers are welcome to

send in pictures of troubled areas in their home and Christin and her helpful team will send them off with a selection of accessories they feel will make the drab corner or room pop. Your home is more than a place to eat and sleep; it is an extension of you. Christin and Robert realize this and have found a way to bring beauty to every room. “We have one of the best selections of globally inspired and eclectic accessories in Vancouver to choose from. You could decorate your entire house with goods from Da Vinci’s Home and it won’t look like you only shopped one look, one store. We have those finishing touches that you need to personalize your space, that’s our niche and we do it well.”


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Dream Living

Volvo Ocean Race

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Every three years since 1973, sailors from around the world have come together to compete in what has been called “the world’s premier global race and one of the most demanding team sporting events in the world,” and even considered the ‘Everest of Sailing.’ Formally known as the Whitbread Round the World Race, the re-branded Volvo Ocean Race was run for the first time in

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2001-02. This past October, seven teams have set sail off the shores of Alicante, Spain to compete in the epic 2011-12 race. Each entry has a sailing team of 11 professional crew members all with tremendous skill, who’s physical endurance and competitive spirits are put to the test as they race day and night, for up to 20 days during some legs.

Over the nine grueling months the teams are at sea, they will experience life at extremes. With only limited space to keep things fresh, the crew lives off freeze dried food and withstand temperatures of -5 to +40 degrees Celsius, all the while traveling through some of the world’s most treacherous waters. Racers have to be prepared to face waves that top 100 feet and winds that can reach up to 60 knots. With hunger and sleep


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deprivation adding to the list, the crew’s faith and reliance in each other and their vessel are what help them persevere. By the end of their arduous journey the teams will have traveled over 39,000 nautical miles through Cape Town, Abu Dhabi, Sanya, Auckland, around Cape Horn to Itajai, Miami, Lisbon and Lorient, before concluding the race in Galway, Ireland sometime in early July 2012. Although you may not guess it, there in fact is no cash prize for the victors of this race, but rather only trophies to the winners of each leg and the overall race. The real prize for winning this remarkable race lay in the immense sense of accomplishment and being a part of history.

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Tasmania Saffire Resort

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Outstretched from the south-east coastline of Tasmania, the magnificent Freycinet Peninsula is a testament to the country’s pristine, raw-edged beauty. Glittering against the pink granite backdrop of the Hazards mountain range are crystalline waters of the Great Oyster Bay, rich with marine life and the freshest salt-scented seafood. There, overlooking the azure expanse, a striking structure presents as an inspired interpretation of the incredible landscape. Reminiscent of a giant sting ray, this is the award-winning Saffire resort: Freycinet’s uniquely conceptualized luxury lodge retreat, serving up a one-of-a-kind experience of the Tasmanian wilderness.

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Tasmania Saffire Resort

In an intimate setting of only 20 private suites, each with a sweeping waterfront view, Saffire visitors are invited to soak in the region’s unbridled essence. Choosing from a range of tailored signature experiences, guests uncover the Peninsula’s exhilarating potential: a taste of straight-from-the-ocean oysters at the Freycinet Marine Oyster Farm or a trek to the breathtaking and secluded Wineglass Bay, among many. Onsite, absolute indulgence is the word. Saffire’s Palate restaurant shows off the best of Tasmania’s

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flavours, starring local ingredients and world-famous wines, while the exclusive day spa rejuvenates weary bodies and spirits. The resort’s architecture, designed by award-winning Morris Nunn and Associates, plays with its natural environment in harmonious interaction. The peaked roof, built from curved Tasmanian wood beams overlayed with a Polymea membrane, clearly evokes the Hazards Mountains, with the suites

reminiscent of waves washing ashore. Inside, nature’s vivid hues and textures permeate in organic finishes of timber, stone, and leather, locally sourced where possible, echoing the terrain’s duality of ruggedness and softness. A soothing sense of calm exudes from the landscapeinspired palette of greys and taupes, soft greens and aquatic blues. But the decor’s focal point is the dramatic coastal view – ensured minimal disruption both day and night with low reflectivity glass and a nonintrusive lighting system throughout.


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Nestled in the exquisite oasis of its surroundings, Saffire’s modern sanctuary space is the ultimate setting for exploring the region’s limitless possibilities in an experience that’s luxuriously indulgent yet unmistakably authentic. Roughing it in the wilderness has never been so thrilling – or so decadent.

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Dream Gadgets

HM3 Frog

HM3 FROG Based in Geneva, Switzerland Maximilian Busser and Friends (MB&F) have become famous for their prestigious time machines. Once a year they present a new masterpiece, the latest unveiling, the HM3 Frog, a whimsical twist on its predecessor, HM3. Visionary, Maximilian Büsser and his team of horological artisans and artists launched MB&F in 2005. They released their first three-dimensional high-end timepieces, Horological Machine No.1 (HM1) in 2006. “One of Maximilian Büsser’s main goals in creating MB&F was to bring a child’s sense of awe and sense of playfulness into high-end watch making. There is no doubt that with the HM3 Frog, MB&F have certainly achieved that aim, and more.” The HM3 Frog gets its name from the two rotating domes resembling a frog’s

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eyes found on the face of the watch. The time is displayed in the domes that are encased under a pair of sapphire crystals. These ‘frog eyes’ enable you to see the time from any direction with ease; no twisting of the wrist is needed with this work of art. The hour and minute domes weigh just over 0.5g. and are made from solid aluminum, making the watch lightweight but extremely durable. The fabrication of the semi-spherical sapphire crystal domes was near impossible due to the fact that any imperfection in the sapphire could create an unwanted magnification effect. This happens only if the sapphire hasn’t been shaped and polished perfectly uniformly, a demanding

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task at the least. Meticulous attention to detail and careful, fine hand finishing went into creating this fun, yet sophisticated timepiece and its high-tuned engine. It also comes beautifully encased within a lightweight high-tech titanium or zirconium case. The HM3 Frog is available in Grade 5 titanium with blue rotor, in a limited edition of 10 chocolate PVD-coated grade 5 titanium with red gold rotor, or in a limited edition of 18 in black PVD-coated zirconium with purple rotor.

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Dream Living

Futuristic Solar Camper Concept

Imagine being free from costly hotel rooms. Imagine being free from high gas prices. Imagine getting in a vehicle that you could freely get out of the city in, pull over on the side of the road with all the requisite luxuries you can think of and fall asleep comfortably.

International design firm, NAU has given new meaning to car camping with what they call the “Ecco”. Ecco is a zero emission mobile living solution, basically a home on wheels. NAU’s vision was to create something that would allow you to

FUTURISTIC SOLAR CAMPER CONCEPT go and be anywhere, easily without having to worry about harming the environment or your choice in accommodation. Giving people freedom is their number one priority. “Freedom means a spontaneous trip to the country or to the sea with friends which may

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last a day, or a week. While we may have gotten caught up in chasing the ultimate driving machine, the Ecco takes us back to a simpler time. A time when life was about treading lightly, both on the road and off.” This all-electric vehicle produces no

emissions and can quickly be charged at any standard 240V station. Impressively, it is also built with photovoltaic panels and solar sail roof, which could allow you, if out of reach of electricity, to charge your Ecco with sun power.


Futuristic Solar Camper Concept

Built for efficient energy use, the exterior is aerodynamically designed blending precision aluminum and glass, making for an extremely lightweight machine. Its sleek and unique design makes the podlike vehicle wind resistant and hovers close

to the ground. Once parked and ready to transform, the membrane roof folds out and can be used as a sleeping loft. The rest of the space is equipped with a small kitchen, living area, toilet and shower. If this type of freedom sounds like some-

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thing you could enjoy, the Ecco accommodates up to 5 passengers and NUA promises your travels will have “zero emissions, zero guilt and unlimited space to dream.�

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Offered at $3,498,000

Offered at $7,995,000

gATED ENTRY & VIEWS BEYOND BELIEF

4060 Almondel Road, West Vancouver

Offered at $4,588,000

Don’t wait! It won’t last. Rare 62,129 sf property, over 7,000 sf contemporary house designed by Marco Anderegg. Professionally designed mature landscaping with reflecting ponds, bridges & fountains. Market value for the lot alone is 4.5 million. Very rare find in West Vancouver. Gated entry & the views are beyond belief!!!

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The name is Bond...James Bond. This is the world class residence people have been waiting to see. Builder Paul Fedusiak of Goldwood Homes + Architect Graig Chevalier have created an ultra modern contemporary masterpiece which took over 3 years to complete. This beach-side semi-waterfront house sits on a .42 acre lot with breathtaking ocean views that are staggering. Offering approx 7,000 sf of pure excitement! Open floor plan, full floor to ceiling glass sliders, vesicular basalt stone/Eastern white oak flooring, gourmet kitchen, wine room, media, infinity pool + spa, A/C, private outdoor terraces, fire pit...list goes on. The master suite is impeccable! Gated level property with extensive use of concrete, triple garage. Very private & only 4 mins to Dundarave + sea wall

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3709 Sunset Avenue, West Vancouver

Offered at $1,888,000

Lower British Properties. 20,000 sq ft lot, 3-4 bdrm house just under 4,000 sq ft living space with a European flair! Quality throughout ... oak flooring, patio off the kitchen with nature at your doorstep ... Wheelchair accessibility, large office, lots of storage, flat driveway, 3 mins to Park Royal shopping. Low maintenance property with a stunning creek side setting!!

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Simply the most spectacular ocean views you will ever see!!Sunset Ln is one of the most desirable streets in all of West Van.Semi waterfront jewel...perched above the ocean in West Bay!!Amazing ocean & city views in this 5 year old Zen inspired architect designed retreat. Beautiful rock bluff setting,amidst towering trees & mature landscaping.Constructed with the finest in materials & custom wood windows,heat floor system,incredible 105 yr.old recycled wood flooring from a Yaletown warehouse,CAT 5E wiring for high speed & sound system,gourmet kitchen,private master bedroom,Large double heated garage & gated for privacy, & a climate controlled wine room.At this price act quick!!

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575 Stevens Drive, West Vancouver

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Address Upon Request, West Vancouver

2 BEDS + 2 bATHS WITH OCEAN VIEWS 205 - 1480 Duchess Avenue, West Vancouver

Offered at $749,000

Newly reno’d 2bed,2bath, a bonus den overlooking gardens, tennis court with some Ocean views,over 1222 sq.ft.is now avalable in one of the most RESPECTED bldgs. in West Van - welcome to the “WESTERLIES”!Bright S/E corner unit on the quiet side of the bldg. is available for immediate possession. An Oversized master bdrm with walk-in-closet & an ensuite bath,guest bdrm & a large lvg & dining area to fit your house sized furniture.Other features include:Open Style kitchen with large/centre island,stainless steel appl.,insuite laundry,underground pkg, steps to the beach,sea-wall & Ambleside shopping..what more could you ask for? Unit is priced to sell!!

finest property in All of Western Canada

4070 Almondel Road, West Vancouver

Offered at $7,995,000

Rare Acre property (41,775 sq ft) designed by Lisa Bovell of “Mcleod Bovell”. Over 3 yrs to design & build - featured in Dec 2010 Issue of “WESTERN LIVING” magazine. “MODERN” design with concrete, glass, zink, rock outcroppings, ponds, hot tub and large pool off the main floor overlooking an ocean view. Complete privacy with 7260 sq ft living space, 4 car garage (1250 sq ft) + add’l 10 car parking, gated entry with massive concrete planters, outdoor patio space, 2600 sq ft. Large 4 or 5 bedrooms, 4 ensuited bathrooms, gym, theatre, space for wine room. Interior features incl “SCIC” custom Italian kitchen, all floors treated with “Scrafino” concrete finish, radiant heat, A/C, curtain wall glazing, “LUTRON” lighting, 14’ ceiling, motorized “MECHO” motorized shades and the master bdrm has its own wing!! No expenses spared, worth every penny if not more!!

Karim Bhatia

604.506.2751 karim@karimbhatia.com www.karimbhatia.com

Kasha Rudner

604.318.3887 kasha@kasharudner.com www.karimrudner.com


Penny Mitchell

www.pennymitchell.com

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4230 Rockridge Crescent Rockridge, West Vancouver, BC

Masters Realty

$4,288,000

A breathtaking like-new contemporary residence situated on a 55,321 sq. ft. panoramic view property. The $1.4M+ re-build used Hulbert Architects’ original custom design, and the home is effectively new. Exceptional quality throughout includes a gourmet kitchen and 6 new spa-like bathrooms. The large open plan includes an indoor Koi pond & two tropical atriums, with spectacular clerestory windows & skylights. The luxurious Master suite has a private deck, gorgeous new 6 piece ensuite, and walk-in closet. This 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom, 5510 sq. ft. home has stunning views from the ocean to the city. The custom gourmet granite kitchen has Sub-zero fridge, Dacor gas stove and oven, and Asko dishwasher. The main level offers two wetbars, a private office, and a nanny/in-law suite with separate entrance & new ensuite. Climate controlled wine cellar & 7’ unfinished basement with storage below. Outside there is a pool, hot tub, bbq area, entertainment sized patio and separate his & hers cabana with ½ bath. Elegant front lawns & gardens surround a spacious 3-car garage & flat brick driveway with 6-car motor court. The back yard has a private fenced playground with forest leading to a creek. This central location on stunning Rockridge Crescent is the perfect private home to raise your family and entertain all year-round.

3825 Bayridge Avenue Bayridge, West Vancouver, BC

$3,388,000

Beautiful craftsman style completely renovated in 2006-2007 by Linda Burger Homes & Marque Thompson Design. Nestled on a 13,000 sq.ft. private west facing property, this property boasts OCEAN & POINT GREY VIEWS from the upper level. Main level opens out to a gorgeous covered terrace, built in barbecue, dining area, swimming pool, lawns & gardens. Exceptional quality is evident in the extensive millwork and details. Gourmet kitchen & dining room has custom cabinets, granite & oak counters, wine bar, large pantry & gas fireplace. Family/ Media room, grand piano sized living room with fireplace & private office with designer fireplace & custom cabinets & den. Upper floor has the master suite with a VIEW balcony, dressing room, luxurious ensuite, 2 bedrooms, den & playroom. You do not want to miss this beautiful home!

841 Hummingbird Lane Bowen Island, BC

$1,642,000

Watch the frolicking dolphins and soaring eagles by day and the twinkle of city lights by night from this private waterfront estate. The classic post and beam architecture of this 5,015 sq.ft. 3 bedroom home & 2 bedroom guest suite is designed to make the most of the spectacular setting. Sun drenched south facing terraced gardens cover 1.3 acres; featuring lawns, vegetable gardens and 3 ponds including resident turtle. Imagine waking up to the sun rising over the North Shore Mountains, gathering fruit from the garden for breakfast, taking a swim in the pool or cooling off in the ocean at your feet and ending the day watching the pink sky over the Gulf Islands from the gazebo perched on the mossy rocks above the ocean. Enjoy this magnificent property 365 days a year!

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SPECTACULAR OCEANFRONT W/155’ FRONTAGE! This exceptional property enjoys tons of privacy & sunshine, breathtaking views & low-bank beach access with elegant 4 bedrm/4 bth home upgraded inside & out! Beauiful HW floors, gourmet kitchen, open, bright design, stone FP, expansive master suite & huge patios that are perfect for summer entertaining! Enjoy sunny afternoons and gorgeous sunsets from this peaceful & quiet property . . . just 12 mins from Sidney & easy access to the Victoria Intl. Airport & Ferries! $1,998,000

DRAMATIC CUSTOM OCEANVIEW HOME . . . incredibly special with a huge ‘WOW’ factor throughout and everything you need on one level for those wanting to avoid stairs! Dramatic hi-ceilings, 3 bedrms plus media & office rms, award-winning kitchen, huge windows, luxurious main floor master, private & fully fenced W-facing patio/gardens & so much more, on quiet & exclusive ‘Shore Way’ in Gordon Head. Just a stone’s throw from the ocean and minutes from UVic, shopping, and all amenities, with access to a super beach just steps away! $1,588,000 PREMIER 5.17 ACRE QUEENSWOOD PROPERTY, one of this prestigious area’s largest holdings! ‘Twin Coves’ boasts incredible privacy & low bank waterfront access, park-like property with world-class, panoramic views, 4700 sq.ft. main house, and separate cottage. OPPORTUNITY TO SUB-DIVIDE into several waterfront parcels, each with private ocean frontage and many options for building sites. This is a rare opportunity to purchase estate-sized oceanfront in an exclusive area close to Cadboro Bay Village, UVic and just 12 mins from downtown! $5,975,000

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LISA WILLIAMS STUNNING FRENCH COUNTRY WATERFRONT home on 1 acre, completed in 2006, w/total privacy, beach access & world-class views! One of Victoria’s most impressive gated oceanfront estates, the 5952 sq.ft. home features 4 splendid bedrms, 5 baths & an open concept plan that boasts a cathedral entry, soaring hi-ceilings & exposed beams, incredible gourmet kitchen & separate prep kitchen/bar, cozy breakfast room w/FP, dramatic Great Rm, main level study/office & media room, incredible main level master suite & so much more! $3,850,000 CADBORO BAY BEACH just steps away from this gorgeous 4 bedrm family home! Totally renovated from top to bottom & 'like-new' inside & out w/beautiful HW flrs, gourmet kitchen, elegant living/ dining rms, deluxe master w/spa bath, 3 gas FPs, massive deck off the kitchen, huge games room, family room & office areas & more! Lower level could easily be a lovely in-law suite with separate entry. Private gate access directly to Gyro park, tennis courts & the beach! Walk to charming Cadboro Bay Village, Peppers Grocery, Starbucks, shops and more! $1,389,000

GRACIOUS & ELEGANT South Oak Bay residence on upscale Newport Drive, backing onto the prestigious Victoria Golf Course! Completely renovated top to bottom w/no expense spared, this 5200 sq.ft. hm on a very private .69 acre double lot boasts a fabulous, sunny design w/expansive rooms, huge windows, massive master suite w/’his & ‘hers’ ensuites, beautiful sunroom, study, home theatre . . . and so much more! Enjoy the expansive patio & decks overlooking the golf course to the ocean . . . mins from Oak Bay Village, Marinas & more! $3,598,000

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West Vancouver » Rockridge 4308 Rockridge Road

$6,980,000

Magnificent one year old custom home with spectacular ocean views. The main floor offers an expansive open plan with a sensational kitchen/family/dining room combination with adjoining patio. Offering nearly 6600 sq. ft. of the finest quality throughout, metal roof, porcelain tile flooring, bamboo hardwood, geothermal heating and air conditioning and a heated driveway with a three car garage. Five spacious bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms. Amazing outdoor heating dining area with fireplace. Control 4 throughout. Designed by Ted Feenstra. Contemporary style at its best.

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West Vancouver » Rockridge

$6,788,000

4364 Rockridge Road

An absolutely stunning home designed by Gordon Hlynsky Architect and custom built by Steve Bradner as his own private residence, situated on a park like, almost 1 acre property with spectacular city and water views. The home is over 7500 sq. ft. and the layout is spectacular with huge rooms, soaring ceilings, extensive millwork and incredible attention to detail. Offering 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, wine room, media room, gym, pool and spa and so much more; no expense was spared in the construction of this gorgeous home.

West Vancouver

9 - 2142 Argyle Avenue

$6,395,000

West Vancouver » British Properties 778 Andover Crescent

$6,498,000

Absolutely magnificent newly built gated estate, with spectacular city & ocean views. This incredible home, with its wide gated entrance & driveway, greets you w/all the majesty of a true luxury home. Walk through the large double frontdoors , straight to the elegant dining room and living room, and you will be struck by the quality and elegance of this home. It boasts a fantastic gourmet kitchen, large wok kitchen, wonderful family room, all leading through folding eclipse doors to a massive covered concrete deck, overlooking a huge flat landscaped backyard & spectacular view. Features include stunning master bedrm, huge media rm & far too many to mention here. Truly an amazing new

Without a doubt, it is one of the most beautiful sites in one of the world’s most extraordinarily beautiful cities. This peaceful stretch of West Vancouver waterfront, linked by seawall to Ambleside Beach, is the city’s last available waterfront hi-rise site. The Argyle is truly rare in every respect. No other building matches its level of architectural innovation and interior style. Those privileged to live here will enjoy an exceptional quality of life, a living experience that can never be replicated. This stunning, Penthouse home features 3357 sq. ft. of luxury on two levels with unmatched views from Mt. Baker to Vancouver Island. Come see for yourself.


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West Vancouver » Cypress Park 4358 Erwin Drive

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$4,388,000

West Vancouver » Sandy Cove 4088 Rose Crescent

$3,995,000

Incredible new family home in one of West Vancouver’s most sought after neighbourhoods. Built by one of Vancouver’s premier builders, Bradner Homes, and designed by Architect Gordon Hlynsky. Absolutely exquisite throughout with top quality finishings and loads of built-ins. The rear yard features a beautiful, sun drenched pool and spa as well as a wonderful pool side cabana with sitting room and changing room. Great family floor plan with 4 bedrooms a media room, recreation room and a gym. This is a very special offering.

Magnificent custom built residence entering off of Rose Crescent and running through to Marine Drive. Built with exquisite taste and quality featuring a level driveway and a stunning courtyard entry, magnificent, close-in southern water views and sun drenched patios and decks. Fantastic layout for entertaining with large principle rooms, gourmet kitchen, and fabulous living and dining rooms. Upstairs there are 4 spacious bedrooms and downstairs there is a recreation/ media room and den. A pleasure to show!

West Vancouver » Dundarave

West Vancouver » Altamont

3033 Mathers Avenue

$2,998,000

One of Altamont’s finest remaining estate lots. Very private on this sought after street. Over 158 feet of frontage, south facing with a peek-a-boo view. Plans are available for a Brad Lamoureaux designed 7000+ sq. ft. residence. Walking distance to Dundarave Village shops and West Bay School.

1890 29th Street

$2,995,000

Fantastic family home in this wonderful, quiet Altamont neighbourhood. Maintained to perfection with an outstanding floor plan, including four bedrooms up. Vaulted ceilings, tons of light, a great walk-out basement down. The grounds have been beautifully landscaped and offer lots of privacy. This home shows very well.


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