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Jan 17, 2020
Big Fat Deal: $5 million for a Tuscan castle by the sea on Vancouver Island

Address: 10493 Allbay Road, Sidney Price: $4,900,000 Listing: 415618 The skinny: Three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 5,438-square-foot mansion on an 11,110-square-foot waterfront property The bling: Tuscany by the sea, they call it. Well, medieval Tuscany was a fractious kind of place, and it was often necessary to repel...

Jan 7, 2020
Big Fat Deal: $5 million for a False Creek condo fit for an athlete

Address: 1102 – 181 Athletes Way, Vancouver Price: $4,788,000 Listing: R2414013 The skinny: Two-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2137-square-foot sub-penthouse overlooking False Creek The bling: Hello athletes! Welcome to Athletes Way. Before we look at this lovely property today, please let us know: What sort of athlete...

Dec 19, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $4.5 million for a house of doom on the waterfront in West Vancouver

Address: 6177 Nelson Avenue, West Vancouver Price: $4,490,000 Listing: R2356395 The skinny: Four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 3,926-square-foot house of doom on a 32,668-square-foot waterfront lot in West Vancouver The bling: It's nice to be admired. Though maybe not so much if you’re a turkey and Christmas...

Nov 28, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $7 million for Tommy Chong's joint in West Vancouver

Address: 4488 Ross Crescent, West Vancouver Price: $6,999,000 Listing: R2420024 The skinny: Tommy Chong's four-bedroom, five-bathroom, 4,022-square-foot home in West Vancouver The bling: Tommy Chong of Cheech & Chong fame is selling his place. It's quite a joint: $7,000,000 gets you four bedrooms, five bathrooms and as many bong rooms as you want. No need...

Nov 21, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $4 million for a Built Green White House in North Vancouver

Address: 698 Westhyde Place, North Vancouver Price: $4,288,000 Listing: R2399325 The skinny: Six-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 5,446-square-foot neoclassical palace on a 9,690-square-foot lot in North Vancouver The bling: This six-bedroom palace has been certified by Built Green Canada. But it isn't green. It's white. Really, really...

Nov 1, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $4 million for Haus Heidi in Whistler

Address: 7115 Nester's Road , Whistler Price: $4,200,000 Listing: R2309320 The skinny: Eight-bedroom, eight-bathroom Bavarian-style B&B on nearly an acre of land in Whistler The bling: Have you always longed to be a slumlord? No, wait, that's not what the write-up says—it says “Have...

Oct 24, 2019
The Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park aren't for sale—but what if they were?

How much would you pay for the Lions Gate Bridge? Assuming, you know, you were in the market? Stanley Park, too. You’ll want to have a nice setting for your new toy. First, remember to examine the credentials of the sellers.

Oct 17, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $4 million for a glorious getaway on Shuswap Lake

Address: 8596 Squilax Anglemont Road, St. Ives Price: $3,895,000 Listing: 10177717 The skinny: Four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 5,860-square-foot house on Shuswap Lake The bling: You may recall the old riddle: As I was going to St. IvesI met a man with seven wivesEvery wife had seven sacksEvery...

Oct 4, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $11.5 million to make a splash on Kalamalka Lake in the Okanagan

Address: 8200 Kalavista Drive, Coldstream Price: $11,500,000 Listing: 10183262 The skinny: Six-bedroom, nine-bathroom (plus three powder rooms), 9,585-square-foot house on Kalamalka Lake in Coldstream The bling: So here’s a mansion on the shores of Kalamalka Lake, south of Vernon. It’s big and impressive. Add...

Sep 20, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $4 million for a marble mansion in Richmond

Address: 4611 Pendlebury Road, Richmond Price: $4,198,000 Listing: R2398063 The skinny: Five-bedroom, six-bathroom, 3,906-square-foot house with a resort-like yard in Richmond The bling: Do you like golf? How about marbles? Either way this Richmond unit has you covered. There's a little pitch-and-putt green in...

Sep 5, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $11 million for a pagoda-style mansion on the lake in Kelowna

Address: #4, 180 Sheerwater Court, Kelowna Price: $10,988,888 Listing: 10183174 The skinny: Five-bedroom, nine-bathroom, 11,496-square-foot lakefront home in Kelowna The bling: Would like to get away from it all, in a rustic cabin by the lakeshore? How much would you pay for such a...

Aug 22, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $18 million to get cosy with seven fireplaces on Vancouver's Point Grey Road

Address: 2707 Point Grey Road, Vancouver Price: $17,800,000 Listing: R2351412 The skinny: Four-bedroom, five-bathroom, 5,269-square-foot waterfront home in Kitsilano The bling: How many fireplaces do you need to get by? In a pinch? Could you manage with, say, four? Couldn’t that lead to hypothermia...

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