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18 Vancouver Homes that will likely meet the Wrecking Ball

18 Vancouver Homes that will likely meet the Wrecking Ball

18 Vancouver Homes that will likely meet the Wrecking Ball
January 21
15:21 2014

1338 Matthews Avenue, Vancouver, BC / $7,890,000

This stunning 6,146 square foot home has been tastefully renovated and includes beamed ceilings, wood burning fireplaces, bay windows, and a drive through porte-cochère.  It’s located in the best part of First Shaughnessy on a generous 18,503 square foot lot.  It features 5 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms.  The listing says, “A perfect piece to hold, renovate, or build.”  It’s listed at $7,890,000.


4726 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC / $5,890,000

 This large 4,752 square foot home has been substantially updated and includes 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms on a sprawling 27,002 square foot lot.  The listing says the lot can be subdivided to make two 50′ x 270′ lots with two lane way homes.  It also says you can build your dream home with potential water views.  It’s listed at $5,890,000.


5690 Churchill Street, Vancouver, BC / $4,988,000

Beautiful character Tudor home with architectural details you just don’t see today.  This 4,866 square foot, 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom home is situated on a generous 17,290 square foot corner lot.  The listing says the value is mainly in the lot.  Listing photos show off large expanses of lawn, grand-scale entertaining rooms with original hardwood & panelling.  There is also a beautiful grand staircase.  It’s listed at $4,988,000.


1650 Acadia Road, Vancouver, BC / $4,888,000

Lovely 3,967 square foot home dating back to 1928 with original woodwork, hardwood flooring, and grand staircase.  The listing says, “Renovate or build your dream home on this outstanding level 16,625 square foot lot.”  There are 6 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms and peek-a-boo views of English Bay and the North Shore Mountains.  It’s listed at $4,888,000.


6712 Adera Street, Vancouver, BC / $4,588,000

This beautiful colonial styled residence was built in 1937 and offers 3,459 square feet with 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms.  It’s situated on a large 12,957 square foot lot.  The listing description says, “Unique opportunity for building your dream home! RS6 Zoning.”  It’s listed at $4,588,000.


1757 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC / $3,699,000

Classic Georgian mansion in the Shaughnessy area of Vancouver.  The listing says, “Long & beautiful front & back gardens & a grand circular driveway.  Ideal to tear down & build, or simply renovate or remodel.”  The home is 3,920 square feet with 4 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms.  It’s listed at $3,699,000.


1774 W 16th Avenue, Vancouver, BC / $3,386,000

This beautiful character home was built in 1912 and offers 4,710 square feet of space with 7 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms on a large 14,375 square foot lot.  The interiors offer original charm with mouldings, hardwood flooring, a grand staircase, and multiple fireplaces.  Despite all this beauty it’s still considered a tear down.  The listing says, “Very well kept character house.  Potential for investment, re-build, reno, or rent out.”  The listing is finished with, “Don’t miss this INVESTMENT opportunity.”  It’s listed at $3,386,000.


1039 Highland Drive, West Vancouver, BC / $3,188,000

This lovely Contemporary home in West Vancouver was built in 1987 and offers 3,690 square feet of space with 6 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms.  The listing says the home is on a large 21,780 square foot mature landscaped flat lot with forever unobstructed water views.  The interiors of the home feature hardwood flooring, tray ceilings, and formal dining and living rooms.  The listing says, “Build your dream home on this easy-build level lot or renovate this solid Contemporary.”  It’s listed at $3,188,000.


6488 Marguerite Street, Vancouver, BC / $2,999,000

Built in 1970 this unique 5,062 square foot home includes 7 bedrooms & 6 bathrooms on a 10,379 square foot lot.  The listing description says, “Opportunity to build a fabulous home.”  It’s listed at $2,999,000.


1307 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC / $2,600,000

This beautiful fairytale home was built in 1940 and offers 2,832 square feet on a 139.81′ x 62.9′ corner lot.  The interiors are packed with original charm including barrel ceilings, built ins, and leaded glass windows.  The description says it’s priced at land value.  It’s listed at $2,600,000.


1319 W 46th Ave, Vancouver, BC / $2,600,000

Described as an ‘old timer’, this 3,522 square foot home offers 5 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms on a 7,675 square foot lot.  It’s described as an old house in clean condition being sold for land value.  The description notes it would be good for building a new home or to rent out the current one.  It’s listed at $2,600,000.


3814 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC / $2,380,000

Built in 1938, this charming 2,779 square foot home offers 5 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms on a 55′ x 112.37′ lot.  It’s situated on a beautiful tree lined street with mature gardens.  It features oak hardwood flooring with inlay work, new windows, a newer roof, and well maintained exterior.  The listing says, “Value is mainly in land.  Build over 4,300 square foot new home.”  It’s listed at $2,380,000.


4830 Osler Street, Vancouver, BC / $2,380,000

This architecturally pleasing home was built in 1925 and offers 1,990 square feet with 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms on a 50′ x 120′ lot.  The listing says it’s being sold for lot value.  It’s listed at $2,380,000.


1026 W 48th Avenue, Vancouver, BC / $2,298,000

Built in 1960 this 4,601 square foot home includes an entertaining sized living room & dining room.   There are three levels with 4 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms on a 6,754 square foot lot.  The listing says, “Good to move-in, hold, or build your dream home.” It’s listed at $2,298,000.


1761 Ottawa Avenue, West Vancouver, BC / $2,195,000

Extremely unique 1950s Ron Thom style home amongst towering trees and creek.  Nearly 3,000 square feet of beautiful interiors with lots of wood & stone detail.  It offers 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms and is situated on a private 37,000 square foot lot.  The listing says, “Wonderful opportunity to build your estate home or renovate the existing one.”  It’s listed at $2,195,000.


5850 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC / $1,988,000

This one of several homes in a row listed for a possible future development.  It offers 2,800 square feet with 5 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms on an 8,550 square foot lot.  It’s listed at $1,988,000.


7662 Montcalm Street, Vancouver, BC / $1,888,900

So much potential!  This beautiful 3,315 square foot family home was built in 1927 and offers 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms.  It’s situated on a 6,924 square foot lot on a tree lined street.  The listing description says, “Potential to build a 4,515 square foot home with a lane way house or a 4-car garage.  Value mainly in the land.”  It’s listed at $1,888,900.


1750 W 57th Ave, Vancouver, BC / $1,899,000

Built in 1938 this charming family home includes 5 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms with 2,718 square feet of space.  It’s situated on a 5,600 square foot lot.  The listing description says, “It is also good for live in or build your dream house.”  It’s listed at $1,899,000.



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