14 Impressive Homes Cheaper Than This Vancouver “Tear Down”

Vancouver tear down
4749 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada / $8,546,977 USD

There are very few buyers in Vancouver interested in preserving our heritage homes.  This one was built in 1912 and is situated on a large 0.64-acre lot in prestigious Point Grey with peekaboo water views.  The ad says the home features original hardwood floors & crown moulding and that it could be renovated..but knowing Vancouver the chances of that happening are slim to none which is why we’re referring to this home as a “tear down” even though we don’t see it that way.  If you’re interested in restoring this old family home you can expect to pay a pretty penny on renovations.  The home is currently listed at $8,546,977 USD in its current condition.  We’ve once again scoured the MLS searching for properties priced less than this “tear down” and we found 14 amazing homes!  Scroll down to see 14 gorgeous homes all with list prices cheaper than this Vancouver home.

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691 Sheridan Road, Winnetka, Illinois, United States / $8,500,000 USD

You can own a 0.80-acre property with 94′ of beachfront on Lake Michigan for $46,977 less than the “tear down” in Vancouver, BC.  This three storey English manor was custom built in 2005 and features stunning architectural details, high ceilings throughout, a cook’s kitchen, and a 16′ x 44′ pool with motorized pool cover, diving board, & hot tub.  The home features 5 bedrooms & 7 bathrooms.  It’s located a short half hour drive from Downtown Chicago. It’s listed at $8,500,000 USD with Rose Marchuk & John Phillips of Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty.

4 Indian Drive, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, United States / $8,500,000 USD

In Old Greenwich, Connecticut you can buy a sprawling custom Georgian Colonial mansion on a 0.41-acre waterfront lot with mesmerizing Long Island Sound views.  Enjoy this direct waterfront paradise complete with 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, vistas from virtually every room, and exclusive association with private beach.  It’s listed at $8,500,000 USD with Alison Farn-Leigh of William Raveis Exceptional Properties.

6858 Casitas Pass Road, Carpinteria, California, United States / $8,250,000 USD

Get a deal on this bank owned California dream home! Listed $298,977 USD cheaper than the “tear down” in Vancouver, this inspiring Don Nulty designed home sits on 12.52-acres and features 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, an infinity pool, spa, extensive landscaping, two ponds, and a separate building including parking for three vehicles.  It’s listed at $8,250,000 with Marilyn Elam of Elam & Associates.

105 Rumson Road, Rumson, New Jersey, United States / $7,995,000 USD

For $551,977 less than the “tear down” you can get an impressive 17,416 square foot manor dating back to 1889 on 8.16-acres in Rumson, New Jersey.  It was designed by famed architect Henry Hudson Holly and features exquisite architectural details throughout with 8 bedrooms & 11 bathrooms.  Enjoy the main house, a guest house, swimming pool, and a tennis court.  It’s listed at $7,995,000 USD with Elaine Eadon of Heritage House Sotheby’s International Realty.

140 Charles Street, Alys Beach, Florida, United States / $7,950,000 USD

“Aspri Villa” – as it’s known, is one of the largest homes in Alys Beach and provides an enchanting setting for family gatherings, combining gracious shared living spaces with generous private suites, all surrounding an expansive landscaped courtyard.   All the rooms overlook the enclosed courtyard with the 32′ long heated saltwater pool, sun terrace, dining loggia, and summer kitchen. There’s also a rooftop terrace, accessible from the courtyard, which offers elevated views.  All this can be yours for $7,950,000 USD.  It’s listed with Robbie Roberts of Alys Beach Properties Llc.

17345 Old Cutler Road, Miami, Florida, United States / $7,900,000 USD

Arrive in style to your private rooftop helipad on your modern mansion in Miami, Florida.  Over 11,800 square feet of space with 5 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, huge indoor water features, large gym, cigar humidor, and finishes such as black granite, and lavish marble & onyx.  The home also features a tennis court & dock.  It’s listed at $7,900,000 USD with Jeri Jenkins of Coldwell Banker.

605 North Street, Greenwich, Connecticut, United States / $7,895,000 USD

For $651,977 USD less than the “tear down” you can own this impressive Georgian in Greenwich, CT.  It was designed by R.S. Granoff & Architects and features 10,736 square feet with 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, elaborate plaster mouldings, soaring ceilings, and commanding fireplaces.  The grounds include a swimming pool, spa, bluestone terrace, and fully equipped pool house.  Own it now for $7,895,000 USD.  It’s listed with Steve Archino of Sotheby’s International Realty.

10554 Perry Park Road, Larkspur, Colorado, United States, 80118 / $7,500,000 USD

Listed at $7,500,000 USD is this impressive 89.55-acre first class horse facility complete with manicured grounds, two homes, an indoor arena, 12-stall stable with custom iron & brick stalls, many offices, an event center with dining hall, ballroom, lounge, and bar area.  It’s listed with Suzy Sweitzer of Re/Max Alliance.

186 Shore Road, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, United States / $7,495,000 USD

Priced $1,051,977 USD less than the “tear down” in Vancouver, BC is this impressive shingle-style home in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.  It was built in 2009 and offers 8,803 square feet on a 0.7-acre lot.  Enjoy amazing outdoor entertainment areas, gardens, a gorgeous pool, a Christopher Peacock kitchen, formal & informal rooms, and a three stop elevator opening to the third level guest wing.  There is also a 200 square foot rooftop terrace with unbelievable 360-degree views!  It’s listed at $7,495,000 USD with Ellen Mosher of Houlihan Lawrence.

253 Puuikena Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States / $7,480,000 USD

Built in 1991 this impressive island style Contemporary is located about 24 minutes from Downtown Honolulu, Hawaii and has been completely renovated in 2010 with the finest materials. The luxury custom estate offers a gourmet chef’s kitchen, infinity pool, putting green, rock sauna room, elevator, tiki bar, maid suit, 30 foot indoor waterfall, forever mesmerizing ocean views & much more.  It’s listed at $7,480,000 USD with Cheryl Gillotti of Hawaii Life.

303 Atherton Avenue, Atherton, California, United States / $7,300,000 USD

For $7,300,000 USD you can buy this gorgeous Georgian estate offering over 11,000 square feet with 8 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, high ceilings, and stunning attention to detail.  The home is situated on a large 1.14-acre lot with balconies, patios, a swimming pool, and large grassy area.  Other features include a media room with 12′ screen and a 1,200 bottle wine cellar.  It’s listed with Alice Wang of Coldwell Banker.

5825 Doyle Road, Clifton, Virginia, United States / $7,200,000 USD

This impressive 13,500 square foot manor was originally listed at $12,500,000 USD and has recently been reduced to just $7,200,000 USD.  It was built in 2000 on 5.01-acres and offers 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, a three-storey entrance, geothermal radiant heat, a golfing green, two ponds, 8-car garage, 5 fireplaces, and a large indoor pool.  It’s listed with Jobin Realty.

162 W Bayberry Road, Islip, New York, United States / $7,000,000 USD

In Islip, New York you can buy this impressive 1.6-acre estate complete with private marine, 45′ x 20′ infinity pool, spa, views South, East, and West of Great South Bay.   The 11,000 square foot classic brick mansion features 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a lavish master suite, formal dining room, and gourmet kitchen.  It’s listed at $7,000,000 with Eric G. Ramsay of Ramsay Realtors.

191 Sheridan Road, Winnetka, Illinois, United States / $6,995,000 USD

Listed $1,551,977 USD less than the “tear down” in Vancouver is this 1-acre estate with lakefront on Lake Michigan.  The exquisite fairytale-style home dates back to 1928 and features grand formal rooms, a stunning kitchen & family room, two main floor master suites, a temperature controlled conservatory, a grill room, two wine cellars, and an underground garage. It’s listed at $6,995,000 with John Baylor of @Properties Winnetka.

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