Each week, BCBusiness takes you inside one of the most outrageously upmarket real estate offerings in the province
Address: 5771 Newton Wynd, Vancouver
The skinny: Seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 11,501-square-foot house on a 30,000-square-foot lot at UBC
The bling: You’re as young as you feel, right? We know you spent your youth working your way up the net worth ladder, keeping your nose (relatively) clean and eschewing the party scene in favour of accelerated income growth. You’ve sacrificed a lot: first you stayed home and studied, then you stayed in the office with only your inner greed to keep you company. Well, that’s all in the past, right? You’ve counted your pennies (bajillions of them), and you’ve decided to throw yourself a little reward—you may not look young, or be young, but my goodness, what’s stopping you from acting like you are an arrested adolescent? Here’s the frat pad you never had: loads of room, huge squishy sofas, and on a lot big enough to not disturb the neighbours when you party. Because, my friend, party you will. It’s time to loosen up and open up. Honestly, you don’t even need real friends—once the word gets out around campus that there’s a super rich old man ready to let anyone in to rip it up, you’ll never feel lonely again. What a life!
The hidden extras: All the party pieces: media room, swimming pool, steam room, table tennis, pool table and plenty of bedrooms. Just add beer.