Big Fat Deal: $8.75 million for an edgy, urban Mount Pleasant abode

Each week, BCBusiness takes you inside one of the most outrageously upmarket real estate offerings in the province

Address: 56 East Fifth Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $8,750,000
MLS: R2092004
The skinny: Five-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 6,688-square-foot house on a 6,040-square-foot lot in Mount Pleasant.
The bling: Vancouver can be a tough city in which to live a truly urban life—especially if you’re loaded. I mean, it’s all just so darn pretty. And clean. Where’s the edge, right? Well, here’s your opportunity to live like the hipster you think you are without the inconvenience of moving somewhere like New York, London or Berlin and actually having to deal with all the people/traffic/grime etc. Instead you just have to drive your supercars over the Cambie Bridge deep into the mixed-use Mount Pleasant neighbourhood and the bonus cred of an East Van address. It’s perfect, let’s face it: you can blast your Vanilla Ice collection as loud as yo