Vancouver’s Top 6 Most Expensive Properties Collectively Priced At Over $186-Million
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
There seems to be no end to the extreme value of Vancouver’s real estate. This month one of the last gas stations in the city was sold to developers for $72-million CAD, they plan to build condos on the 16,369 square foot (0.38-acre) lot which Chevron has done business on for 61-years. While commercial real estate is in demand, residential real estate is also red hot, we took a look at the 6 most expensive properties currently available in Vancouver and they collectively have a price of over $186-million CAD.
The most expensive property currently on the market is at 1238 Tecumseh Avenue in the prestigious First Shaughnessy District. Listed at $46,800,000 CAD, the 1.1-acre lot includes over 17,165 square feet of combined living space throughout three separate residences. The 10,000 square foot main house was built c.1912 and is Heritage B listed with elegant living spaces, an impressive porte-cochère, mahogany staircases, leaded glass windows, new plumbing, new wiring, and 5 large bedrooms. Also on the property is a 3,400 square foot garden house with 3 bedrooms and a 3,600 square foot villa with 3 bedrooms. This is the first time the three residences have been available together. It’s listed with Manyee Lui.
Three years ago you could have purchased this sprawling 6 bed, 9 bath Tudor for a little under $11-million, today it’s going to cost you a whopping $38-million. Welcome to what is considered one of the largest estate properties available in Vancouver. It is known as ‘The Gables’, and was built c.1929 for the President of B.C. Electric, W.G. Murrin, and has had only three owners in the past 87 years. This stately and iconic 10,000 square foot Tudor mansion recently underwent a substantial renovation, merging old world architectural detail with new modern design & convenience. It sits on an impressive 4.25-acre estate lot and includes features such as towering mature trees, panoramic views that stretch to the Gulf Islands, stone pathways, a private lake with viewing dock, fire pit, an exclusive golf practice & training facility, and substantial 65′ infinity edge swimming pool. As for the inside, several parts of the home have retained the original architectural detail, including the oak panelled formal entrance, dining hall with fireplace, and large formal living room, however some areas of the home have gone completely modern with a glass-encased open riser staircase, walls of glass that fold away, and a kitchen with a very European modern feel. It’s listed with Greg Carros, click here to see a series of pre-renovation photos.
At $29-million CAD, the third most expensive property available in Vancouver sits on an 8,869 square foot waterfront lot along Argyle, Avenue. Currently on the property is a large fourplex built in 1982, each unit offers approx. 2,100 square feet on 2 levels. One of the selling features of this property is that it has the potential to be rezoned for a high-rise development. The listing says, “Most have been updated to the highest standards. Only the outside needs attention.” It’s on the market for $29,000,000 CAD with Clara Hartree.
Located about 30-minutes from downtown Vancouver, British Columbia and just a short drive to the amenities of North Vancouver’s trendy Deep Cove neighbourhood, is this 5.6-acre property complete with pond, creeks, and old growth trees. Listed at $25-million CAD, it is the fourth most expensive property currently available in all of Vancouver, and based on acreage it’s also the largest. The ad says the 8,500 square foot home was custom built in 1989 without compromise for the original owner, and after reviewing the photos it appears not much has changed since then. The home is set within its own nature preserve providing a very unique living experience and includes 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and 6 fireplaces. The property was previously put on the market in April of 2012 but we couldn’t track down a list or sale price. It’s currently on the market for $25-million with Lionel Lorence.
At $23.988-million CAD this is the fifth most expensive residence on the market in Vancouver. Built in 2015, this 9,723 square foot home sits on a 16,000 square foot lot and includes 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, full Creston home automation, a 1,000-bottle wine cellar, award-winning indoor pool, millwork from the finest woods, fir wood windows, white marble counters, and hand-painted wall & ceiling murals by renowned Canadian artist Evelyn Flynn. It’s on the market for $23,988,800 CAD with Macdonald Realty.
This 5,269 square foot custom built 3 bedroom, 5 bathroom 90s home on Point Grey Road in Vancouver will cost you $23.8-million CAD. Set on a 7,669 square foot waterfront long on Point Grey’s “Golden Mile”, this one-of-a-kind home captures endless water, mountain, city, & sunset views from walls of windows on every level. Charming Rotunda foyer, sun-drenched spacious living room and dining room with high ceiling and floor to ceiling windows, gourmet kitchen with skylight and eating area, family room with cathedral ceiling, and entertainment sized recreation room with wet bar. It’s on the market for $23,800,000 CAD with Manyee Lui.