YEAR BUILT: 1920
Originally constructed in 1920 then re-built from the studs and converted into 2 separate strata units in the early 1990’s. This heritage style home has outstanding curb appeal and is nestled onto a 60 x 66 ft lot surrounded by magnificent trees and English style gardens. One of Kitsilano’s most desired locations, north of 4th Avenue, just a few blocks from the waterfront and close to downtown, an idyllic Vancouver location. The lush gardens surround the property creating a comforting warmth the minute you walk through the classic pergola that greets you at the front entrance. The rear deck of the home captures the afternoon and evening sun and the covered front porch can be enjoyed year round. Garden patios are connected by a winding brick path and are wired for potential hot tub area and have a gas line for your BBQ. The one car garage is currently being used as an art studio complete with wet bar and heated floors. Homes such as this do not come available often. As a bonus, a savvy investor will enjoy the long term flexibility of owning both strata lots on this delightful property.
As you step foot past the front gate and up to the welcoming entrance of the covered porch, the peaceful nature of your surroundings will transport you away from the bustling noise of the city and into a this country-style home. The welcoming front foyer is accented by a cozy gas fireplace. Inlaid hardwood floors, solid wood doors, custom Stained glass windows, wainscoting and crown mouldings throughout the main level accentuate the wonderful heritage styling of this home.
A grand living room with a gas fireplace and picturesque window seating opens directly to the formal dining room with spectacular built-in buffet is a wonderful space for entertaining. The kitchen has been recently updated with top of the line stainless steel appliances by Fisher Paykel, quartz countertop and a spectacular solid maple Island from Live Edge on Vancouver Island. The ample cabinetry and built-ins along with the deep double umdermount sink and gas range make this space perfect for any chef.
The upper level of this home is complete with 3 large bedrooms with bamboo flooring and a spacious landing with huge skylight and a laundry room. One of the bedrooms is currently used as a family room with a private balcony and quaint built-in computer nook. The master suite is grand with his and hers closets and an updated ensuite with marble tiling and rainforest shower. Through the laundry room is a convenient attic space for additional storage. The lower level is a completely self-contained 2-bedroom suite. Excellent floor plan provides enough space for a formal living area, open kitchen with a large island and eating area. This space has its own private entrance and fenced yard for optimum privacy.
Living space: 2965 ft2 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4Year Built: 1920Taxes: $10,896 (Municipal)