Vancouver, BC vs. Seattle, WA
“Prestigious Point Grey” – $5,300,000
4525 W 2nd Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6R 1K7
Point Grey is without a doubt one of Vancouver, BC’s most sought after areas to live. Located only 15 minutes from Downtown Vancouver this 2,160 square foot home is close to prestigious schools including Lord Byng Secondary, Queen Elizabeth Elementary, West Point Grey Academy, and only minutes to UBC. The description says the home, which was built in 1953, needs TLC and suggests building your dream home or holding out for future development. Basically what we have here is a tear down on 0.15 acres (6,600 square feet) with obstructed views. Is that really worth $5,300,000? Scroll down to see what you can get in Seattle, WA for just $450,000 more. To see the entire listing click here.
“Shorebrook Manor” – $5,750,000
1405 SW Shorebrook Drive, Normandy Park, Washington, 98166
Just South of the border for $450K more you can purchase a sprawling 13,350 square foot manor with over 180′ of Puget Sound shoreline. The 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom mansion was built in 2010 and sits on 1.25 acres of premiere Normandy Park property. Located just 22 minutes from Downtown Seattle this impressive home includes guest & staff accommodations, a media room, wine cellar, and stellar views out across Puget Sound. Which would you choose? The $5.3 million ‘view lot’ in Vancouver, BC or the sprawling Manor in Seattle, WA with 180′ of waterfront for $5.75 million? To see the entire listing click here.