southlands modern : 6485 balaclava street

designed by : measured architecture

built by : powers construction in 2017 [2019-listed for 5.85mil]

check out the listing on the realtor’s website and a short blurb on the house :

combo house – sitting on a 10,925sf corner lot in southlands, this measured architecture home is one of the most creative yet practical modern houses you’ll find in vancouver. the modern design blends seamlessly into its natural surroundings, featuring mature trees & gorgeous landscaping.the kitchen, living & dining room are surrounded by retracting windows allowing for a seamless inside/outside transition that enables the south-facing patio to become an extension of the living space. ground floor: master bedroom, complete with walk-in closet & ensuite. there are another 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & large office (possible 4th bedroom) on the upper floor, along with a south-facing deck that overlooks the property. throughout the house: soaring 11-ft ceilings & handmade, colourful moroccan tiles – set against a calm synthesized palette of white walls and countertops, and black ash millwork. this home is flexible, energy efficient and easy to maintain, with every square inch utilized for comfort & beauty.

Some more great shots of the house:

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