SHAUGHNESSY HOME FOR SALE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA | OFFERED AT: $7,980,000 CAD
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This classic home is the epitome of the Shaughnessy lifestyle.

The elegant, spacious rooms on the main floor spill out onto the wide veranda that overlooks the lush, sunlit gardens. This 12,800 sqft property is surrounded by gorgeous gardens and patios, all artfully designed by renowned landscape architect John Minty, with the luxurious 18×35 foot heated pool as the focal point. There are so many beautiful features and details to this warm and inviting home.

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Classic Shaughnessy

This very special home boasting mature gardens and a very private west-facing backyard is nestled in premier Shaughnessy, one of the most desirable neighbourhoods on Vancouver’s Westside.

The property is an extension of the surrounding area which is filled with wide lush boulevards and winding crescents. A charming, tranquil and restful setting, only a short drive from downtown Vancouver and YVR.
Close to shops, restaurants, cafes and transit along Granville Street and West 41st Avenue. Walk to Quilchena Park, Prince of Wales Park, Arbutus Village Park, The Arbutus Club, Arbutus Shopping Centre and Safeway.
Schools in the neighborhood include Shaughnessy Elementary, Prince of Wales Secondary, York House, Little Flower Academy, Vancouver College and UBC.

Charming Tudor Revival

This warm and charming classic Tudor style home has been restored with love, and renovated to perfection; a perfect blend of character with modern functionality. Stunningly remodeled with spacious principal rooms on the main floor, all the French doors open onto the covered veranda, overlooking the sparkling pool and artfully landscaped and terraced gardens. Standing in the front foyer looking out to the stunning lush gardens in the backyard, one feels a sense of calm and tranquility. Just think, you could return home to this beautiful, private oasis every day.

Main Level

The grand entrance foyer with over-height ceilings sets the tone for this beautifully re-crafted home which retains is original charm and is anchored by the richness of the white oak hardwood floors carried throughout.

Chefs and family alike will appreciate the fabulously large and bright open kitchen with an ample-sized centre island and a convenient breakfast bar, boasting gleaming granite counters and solid wood custom cabinetry with soft-close drawers. Stainless steel appliances include a Wolf 6 burner gas stove and SubZero refrigerator with separate freezer drawers that seamlessly integrate into the custom cabinetry.

While tasty treats are being prepared, curl up with a book or enjoy some television in your cozy family room adjacent to the kitchen. Offering a built-in window seat and French doors that open up onto the large veranda.

Entertain in your elegant, airy dining room boasting custom built-in curio cabinets which bank your perfect side board. French doors open wide to the west-facing veranda and private fenced yard, an ideal venue for get-togethers with family and friends.

To the left of the foyer is a very chic living room featuring a lovely a gas fireplace, detailed wall paneling with crown moulding, and a bay window overlooking the beautifully lush front yard. Another set of French doors open up to the picturesque patio and terraced gardens, bringing the outdoors inside. Adjoining the living room is a delightful conservatory enveloped by greenery – its numerous windows providing abundant natural light.

Not to be downplayed, the main level also includes a lovely den with built-in corner cabinet, an ideal room for study or home office. This area of the home also offers a two piece powder room for guests.

Upper Level

Upstairs is the family’s private sanctuary, the master retreat complete with ambient gas fireplace adorned by a Carrera marble surround. A lovely bay window offers breathtaking views of the gardens and pool. This cozy and private suite has a large walk-in closet, luxurious 4 piece ensuite with radiant heated floors and classic claw foot bathtub. The 3 additional spacious bedrooms all have ample closet space – one with a private two piece ensuite, and the other two bedrooms sharing both a charming 3 piece bathroom and special south facing balcony. You will also enjoy the convenience of the built-in cabinetry in the hallway which provides a plethora of space for towels, linens and toiletries.

Lower Level

The lower level of this home features a good-sized fifth bedroom and a huge recreation/entertainment room with a gas fireplace. There are numerous possibilities for entertaining on this level with ample space for a home theatre experience with plenty of room left over for table tennis or a pool table. At the foot of the stairs is a climate controlled 300 bottle wine cellar, the ideal spot for choosing the perfect libation for end of day or a special celebration. This level also features a large 3 piece bath with a steam shower and strategically located gym that accesses the outdoor pool area. Mundane perhaps, there is a large laundry room with Miele washer and dryer and tons of closet space with storage in the hallway.

Back Yard

Wind down from the day on your expansive veranda where you can enjoy outdoor living year round, completely protected from the elements. The exquisite terraced yard, surrounded by magnificent mature trees, was designed by renowned landscape architect John Minty.
Cook on the outdoor BBQ kitchen for friends and family while they relax in the sparkling 35 foot heated swimming pool. Enjoy the warmth of the outdoor ambient gas fireplace after a luxurious evening swim under the stars.
Tucked away beside the gardens is a two car garage with lane access. There is also room for two car parking along the front driveway.

Property Class: Detached
Property Type: House/Single Family
Style of Home: 2 Storey with basement
Total Bedrooms: 5
Full Bathrooms: 3
Half Bathrooms: 3
Gross Taxes: $18,736 (Tax year 2017)
Approx. Year Built: 1921
Total Floor Space: 4,679 (sq.ft.)
Number of Levels: 3
Den Included: Yes
Basement Area: Fully Finished, Separate Entry
Frontage: 80 (ft.)
Depth: 161 (ft.)
Lot Size: 12,855 (sq.ft.)
Main Directional Exposure: West
Construction: Frame – Wood
Parking Type: Garage (Double), Off-Street
Total Parking Spaces: 4
Cover Parking Spaces: 2
Outdoor Areas: Backyard, Balcony(s), Patio(s), Deck(s), Fenced yard
Fireplaces: 5
MLS® #: R2264540

Quality of Life

Owning this home means owning something you will cherish for a lifetime. This house and property is where friends and family gather, not only to relax and unwind – it’s also a place where moments in time create precious memories forever. Tell stories under the stars while enjoying the warmth from the outdoor fireplace. Float in the pool and let your stress melt away. Cook for your loved ones while they enjoy a book on the breezy veranda. Daydream in the delightful conservatory, while watching the greenery change with the seasons. Who needs a holiday when you can relax and enjoy in the comforts of this perfect place called home.