1963 28th Street, West Vancouver, BC, V7V 4L9, Canada
A true and unique expression of art in built form. This fabulous 5 bed, 5 ½ bath home, conceived and designed by its current owner, a master architect and visionary craftsman, embodies timeless Timber Frame design with the provenance of 100 year old timbers reclaimed and carefully re-manufactured from historic area buildings. Soaring vaulted ceilings with exposed purlins, T&G Douglas Fir decking, massive re-sawn timber and smooth concrete floors, suspended open riser staircase, hand-built custom metal railing systems, all framed with walls of glass that maximize the private Rogers Creek Valley setting.
The open plan layout features a spacious centre island kitchen with AGA™ stove, walk-in pantry, and formal dining room with direct access to a private courtyard patio. You will enjoy the sunken great room with floor to ceiling Adobe style wood burning fireplace and view of Rogers Creek. The living room and parlor is a generous size and features double French door access to the deck on one side and the front entry hall on the other.
Upstairs, the master retreat features a vaulted ceiling, 5pc Ensuite bath and open loft style yoga room overlooking the great room. A cozy family room is located between 2 secondary bedrooms on the opposite side of the home all with soaring vaulted ceilings. There is also a full 3pc bath and the main laundry room. Downstairs discover a large games room with roaring wood-burning fireplace, full 3pc bath, and loads of storage space.
Additionally, there is a Nanny suite with full kitchen, 3pc bath, and laundry with separate entry. As an added bonus this home boasts an expansive studio / office space with kitchenette and 3pc bath above the spacious carport as well as a ground level workshop with wood stove for the serious hobbyist. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with fabulous hand-set reclaimed brick driveway, custom stone staircases, walkways, paths and private courtyard. If you appreciate timber frame architecture, historic reclaimed materials, a functional open plan and a private retreat like setting, this home is unparalleled.
Desirable Queens / Upper Dundarave location offering total privacy in a quiet, serene forest setting. Close to West Van Public Library, Rec Center, public transit. Shopping in Dundarave, Ambleside and Park Royal shopping centre a short car ride away.
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