new modern : 3442 quesnel drive

designed by : kore residential & DRKdesign

built by : kore residential in 2014 [2018-listed for 6.78mil]

short blurb about the house by the realtor:

built in 2014 by kore construction this 4 level contemporary home is exceptional in every way. situated on the prestigious quesnel drive, this stunning property has post card quality views over the city towards downtown, burrard inlet and the north shore mountains. architecturally, the exterior of this beautiful home has clean lines, hardy board exterior with cedar wood accents. upon entering the home the sleek design and light finishing are all classic features of homes built by kore construction. the magnificent kitchen is an open plan attached to the living area with a bank of full height windows and sliding doors taking advantage of the magnificent vistas and access to the exterior deck. quartzite countertops run throughout the surfaces with a prominent island, which centres the kitchen. high-end appliances and vertical grain wood bottom cabinetry with white lacquer upper cabinets create a wonderful contrast with accent lighting throughout. the second level is home to 3 bedrooms, all with ensuites, including a luxurious master suite overlooking the city. the bonus fourth level is a stunning sitting room and patio complete with an outdoor bath with large sitting area. the views are tremendous from the top floor. a recreation room, exercise room, guest bedroom and home office complete the home on the lower level. with pristine landscaping and large garage this dream home is a perfect collection of outstanding design and livability in a wonderful vancouver neighbourhood.


goodie : 6109 highbury street

this amazing renovation of house is something you do not want to miss.

designed and renovation by : kore residential

built in : 2012 [listed for 2.98mil]

this wonderful modern house was recently completed and just put on the market. i had the privilege of touring the house last weekend and was truly impressed.

here is a blurb from the realtor, andrew carros, which sums up the house up quite nicely:

gorgeous contemporary home designed for entertaining and comfort on a 7,656sqft lot in a secluded area of southlands. this stunning 4 bedroom home was substantially rebuilt from the foundation up. all mechanical components and materials use in this home are brand new. gracious main level is an open floor plan with 10ft ceilings, oak hardwood flooring, built in sound system and a stunning kitchen with high end appliances and finishing. back yard is west facing with a large composite deck. 3 magnificent bedrooms and laundry are upstairs. the master is luxurious with a large walk in closet and a marble filled spa inspired ensuite. the entrance of this 4 bedroom home is spectacular; a double sided glass fireplace separates the entry from the main living area. the bespoke kitchen features quartzite countertops and viking and bosch appliances and the extra pantry off the kitchen could easily be converted into a wok kitchen. large patio doors allow the living, dining and family rooms to flow straight to the landscaped gardens outside. upstairs there are 3 large bedrooms including a sumptuous master suite with walk-in closet and stunning ensuite with marble flooring and countertops, free standing tub and rainforest shower. a full second bathroom and laundry compose the remainder of the top level. downstairs the fully finished basement (that comes complete with a wet bar!) would be perfect for a games room or gym. also included in the basement is a fully wired media room roughed in for 7.1 surround sound and projector. additional features of this unbelievable home are the built-in speakers throughout, high-definition wired television outlets, air conditioning, built-in vacuum, security system and an attached 2 car garage.

check out the listing here and make sure not to miss the walkthroughs. pdf brochure link here.

the floor plans above show the amount of space in this house. the basement is left very open, free of structural columns for variable furniture layouts. the main floor features a bedroom and bathroom for guests or aging-in-place. top floor has 3 generous bedrooms where no two bedrooms share a wall for excellent privacy/sound isolation from noisy teenagers/musicality inclined kids or adults.

the living room with a see-thru fireplace clad in smooth stone provides a clever separation to the entry.

the kitchen has been designed for minimal visual clutter while being extremely functional. a small walk-in party provides abundant amount of storage and a great option for conversion to a wok kitchen.

the dining nook located off the kitchen with doors to a private outdoor bistro space.

the family room just behind the kitchen space is a nice reclusive space for watching tv and relaxing. doors open onto a private deck which then empties out onto a large open west-facing yard.

the stairs feature some fine detailing.

the main bedroom has been designed with ultimate privacy by placing the bead around the corner from the door.

the bedroom features a sitting area next to the bed with a door to a south-facing deck sure to be a favorite spot for the king and queen of this castle.

main ensuite bathroom is generous and with the high windows bring in plenty of natural light.

the basement space is sure to be inspiring for many games and activities.