west vancouver : 3540 creery avenue

designed by : ?

built by : ? in 2017 [listed for 7.88mil]

a short blurb about the house by the realtor:

architecturally significant west bay home

absolutely stunning residence in the heart of west bay. one of the most architecturally significant homes on iconic “creery avenue,’ this property features the very best in quality and design in every room. exquisite detail across all 3 floors of this 5,600 sq.ft home offering 5/6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, infared sauna, steam room, infinity edge pool and an elevator. open concept kitchen with custom live edge breakfast bar, massive floor to ceiling windows, countless built ins and gorgeous south westerly city and sea views. a masterpiece in style and quality.

goodie again : 1460 chartwell drive, west vancouver

1460 chartwell drive - drivewaydesigned by : james cheng

built by : ? in 2002

back on the market again, but worth another post (see previous 2011 post)

realtor listing here and write-up by the realtor on the house :

absolutely stunning contemporary home designed by james cheng & associates. this incredible gated residence, with spectacular view, features, on the main floor, formal living & dining rooms, separate poggenpohl kitchen with the very best appliances, pantry/plumbed wok kitchen & family room, spectacular insulated media room, huge master bedroom with private sitting room & stunning en-suite all overlooking the incredible view.

the upper floor features 3 en-suited bedrooms (each with stunning view & 2 with spacious decks). the lower floor features large rec-room, plus 2 generous bedrooms (1 en-suited). 

additional features include exquisite courtyard in centre of the home with stunning japanese maple, folding nanawall doors, limestone flooring, interior stairways & exterior tiling, incredible millwork & wooden windows, extraordinary cherry closets & cabinetry throughout, metal roof, and much more. rarely does a home with this quality and design come to market…

goodie : 9 west 22nd avenue

9 west 22nd - front yard

designed by : paul phillips of edg homes, interior design by : denise ashmore of project twenty-two design

built in : 2012

house is featured in the current issued of western living, link to article here.

this house was featured as part of the inaugural modern house tour in vancouver and is now for sale.

realtor‘s blurb about the house:

builder’s own home! stunning, custom built 4 bedroom family home in terrific cambie locale. home boasts wide plank engineered walnut floors, heat-recovery-ventilator, radiant heat, central vacuum, 3 gas fireplaces, triple glazed windows, roughed-in air-conditioning & high quality appliances. main level: contemporary open layout with spacious principal rooms leading to the fantastic sundeck & pretty gardens. upper level: 3 large bedrooms, master with a cozy gas fireplace, walk-in-closet & luxurious 5 piece ensuite. fabulous roof deck is perfect for entertaining & relaxing while enjoying the mountain & neighbourhood views. lower level: media room, laundry room & a 1 bedroom legal suite. double car garage.

9 west 22nd - living room

the living room features a well-detailed fireplace and open millwork.

9 west 22nd - view to stairs

the open layout provides separation by use of open millwork and glass walls at stairs.

9 west 22nd - kitchen

the kitchen features clean cabinets without handles. large folding door system opens out to raised covered (partially) deck. bistro table space with corner window next to kitchen is a nice touch.

9 west 22nd - roof deck

the roof deck is sure to please on those pleasant sunny vancouver days.

goodie : house on park lane, west vancouver

2910 park lane - pool & patio

designed by : paul grant of grant+sinclair

built in : 2009 by calrudd construction (see residence II)

the blurb from the realtor :

an absolute modern masterpiece designed by renowned vancouver architect paul grant and situated discretely on a spectacular, private hillside estate along west vancouver’s most prized shoreline. This magnificent contemporary residence, with its clean yet warm design, is best described as an expression of modernism and a contemporary art form.

this completely hidden and gated oceanfront estate residence incorporates a dramatic concrete exterior highlighted with pennsylvania bluestone and brick, douglas fir windows and a beautifully designed zinc paneled roof. the quality and engineering together with the finest craftsmanship are evident throughout the entire residence. the home boasts many sustainable features including rainwater collection and a geothermal heating and cooling system.

even though the design of the exterior of the home was seen as an object of art, the inside organization of the plan was based on the experience of function as well as design. once within, you’re struck by how the contemporary, spacious design and style correlates and integrates with cutting edge technology and spectacular water views from all principal rooms. many architectural accents including white oak hardwood floors, bluestone walls, extensive edge grain millwork together with the high ceilings and wall to wall floor to ceiling windows create an indoor outdoor lifestyle like no other. the entertainment size living and dining rooms overlook a tranquil reflecting pond that connects the view to the ocean with truly dramatic effect. a large master bedroom suite enjoys a private view-side terrace, walk-in dressing room and stunning en suite bathroom. there are four additional bedrooms all with private bathrooms including a wonderful guest suite located on a separate wing of the home with kitchenette, laundry, private courtyard and separate entrance.

on the lower level a private studio, additional bedroom suite and a large fitness recreation room, spa room with steam all lead to retracting glass doors and mirrored fir-framed walls reflecting the beautiful ocean views and providing direct access to a sensational infinity edge resort style swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, summer dining area, built in bbq kitchen and african ironwood sundeck.

this fully gated exclusive property provides a discretely positioned four car garage and is beautifully and professionally landscaped with private courtyards, walkways and a gated pathway to the beach – all designed in complete harmony with the design of this magnificent home.

park lane - entrythe entry is sweeping with angles and views into the house.

park lane - interiorinteriors are well balanced with stone, wood, concrete and drywall finishes.

park lane - diningstone feature walls throughout the house that connect to the hard landscaping just beyond the wall of glass. well prepared and organized electrical/home controls keep the wall acne down to a minimum.

park lane - bedroombedroom has gentle angles taking the viewer through the room (visually) to the outside.

park lane - poolwhat a view. this is the way to do an infinity edge pool!

an article in canadian architecture and design magazine