goodie : 1920 mcnicoll avenue

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designed by: evoke international design

built by : west point developments ltd. in 2012 [2016-listed for 2.78mil]

this is a buddy to 1922 mcnicoll avenue featured a few years ago on this blog.

a short blurb by the realtor:

contemporary architecture by evoke international design -david nicolay. gorgeous! no wasted space in this 2 bed & office with 3 baths. sits on 3 floors and has a very functional floorplan with all new state-of-the-art appliances & lighting & sound system throughout. attention to detail with all finishings with beautiful porcelain tile floors throughout & loads of hideaway storage and pantry. in addition, full crawl space of roughly 400 sq. ft. runs under the home. offering a beautiful rooftop deck of 352 sq.ft with great southerly exposure & also back yard and garden with lovely terrace for outdoor dining & hot tub at nights. host 1 car private heated garage. this is one of the great addresses in vancouver, just steps to the best beach & great restaurants, shopping & more.

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looks like a fun place to live

goodie : 4669 west 9th avenue

4669 west 9th avenue - frontwonderful newly-built modern house is on the market for the first time.

designed by : evoke international design with landscape design by considered design

built in : 2011 by linden construction [listed in 2014 for 2.89mil]

here is a blurb about the house by realtor, tom gradecak : [link to listing]

modern masterpiece designed by award winning david nicolay of evoke design. this is not your typical “cookie cutter” home. incredible attention to detail throughout. main floor features an open concept living with floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors opening onto a private yard. an incredible flow of indoor to outdoor living rarely found in any home. 3 spacious bedrooms up including a gorgeous master bedroom / ensuite retreat. 3rd level features a loft space (with oversized skylight) & roof deck. there’s a great studio space in the garage perfect for anyone working from home. other features include radiant in-floor heating, a “smart-home” system, & floating stairs that are built into the 3 story concrete wall that the house was built around. this is a home not to be missed by the discriminating buyer who appreciates the finer things in life. live the simple life and enjoy all that point grey has to offer.

make sure to check out the open house. this one is something to see in person.

4669 west 9th - dena tv room / den is located off the entry and separate from rest of living space on ground floor.

4669 west 9th - stairsthe floating stairs keep the space feeling open and modern. polished concrete wall used to anchor the space. 4669 west 9th - diningthere is tons of finely built-in millwork thought out the house including at the dining area and under the stairs. full wall of glass opens out to the backyard. 4669 west 9th - back yardview of the house from the backyard shows the large amount of glazing to bring in soft northern natural light.

4669 west 9th - bedroomthe main bedroom has an integrated ensuite and full height wood wardrobes built-in. 4669 west 9th - ensuitethe view of the ensuite from the bed. large walk-in shower is partitioned off by a glass wall. 4669 west 9th - family roomthe third floor has an open family room with a linear skylight over the stairs. the concrete wall is continuous all the way along the stairs up to the skylights. 4669 west 9th - deck

a nice deck with glass railing completes this floor and is a nice way to cap off the top of the house.

PS. this is my 200th post. wow! modernism is getting some nice traction in vancouver. let’s keep that momentum going.

goodie x 2 : 3715 & 3725 west 15th avenue

what a wonderful, refreshing sight to see someone embracing modern architecture in vancouver. take a look at the builder homeworx website and also see the floor plans. nice feature is a full size roof deck on the top accessed by a spiral staircase. the design was done by david nicolay of evoke design.