Sunday, January 31, 2010

The Hudson condos for sale, Victoria Vancouver Island

Just listed on is The Hudson development in uptown Victoria on Vancouver Island. Imagine living wrapped in history within Victoria's historic Hudson's Bay building, a true gem with terra cotta facades and majestic Georgian architecture. Now, imagine in that envelope a selection of highly creative modernist homes. Single-level flats, two-level lofts, and some very innovative courtyard homes. This is what the Hudson will be. And more.

In The Hudson, Townline Homes have had the opportunity to do that in one grand gesture - from restoring the historic Georgian exterior to creating the thoroughly modern homes within. Here are the highlights of what you will find in and around your new home at The Hudson: * Architectural restoration and revisioning by Merrick Architecture. * Interior design by Cecconi Simone and Evoke International Design * Pedestrian-friendly carriageway with made in Victoria, boutique-style shops and access to new, secured underground parkade * Restored, operable pivot windows (some homes) * State-of-the-art building technologies, including the Dynamic Buffer Zone, a humidity control system for heritage buildings * Exposed heritage columns and ceilings in 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor homes * Low-E, energy-efficient window system * Non-toxic paints, sealants and adhesives * Newly planted trees along City sidewalks extend a green canopy to the pedestrian-oriented carriageway * Internal courtyard featuring extensive greenery and reflecting pool

Please follow this link, The Hudson condos, to view the development’s details and to contact Tracy Menzies of Townline Homes directly.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Gabriola Island property for sale

Just listed on is a spectacular Gabriola Island oceanfront estate on over 8 acres consisting of a waterfront main house and a separate guest house.

Exceptionally unique and beautiful Oceanfront residence – a masterpiece of West Coast Architecture built to the highest standards in a spectacular setting on Gabriola Island, the Isle of the Arts, and only 15 minutes from Vancouver by seaplane.

Perfectly sited atop an 80 ft cliff high above the Georgia Strait on private sunny 8.7 acres; this 2840 sq.ft. home cascades gracefully over 3 levels of natural rock and embraces everything you desire for an idyllic island lifestyle. Dramatic floor to ceiling living room windows frame a spectacular 180 degree panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and the Coastal Mountain range. Picture yourself watching eagles surfing the wind and families of whales playing … as the first rays of sun energize your world … and you simply feel … this is where I belong.

Please follow this link, Gabriola Island property for sale, to view the property’s details and to contact the Realtor, Renata Gregory of Regent Park Realty, directly.

Paris Block penthouse condo for sale in Gastown

Just listed on is a penthouse in the Paris Block in Gastown.

The Salient Group produces quality loft conversions and The Paris Block is no exception. This affordable, sleekly designed heritage conversion PENTHOUSE has polished concrete floors, a one piece stainless sink/counter/backsplash in the kitchen and cool built-in appliances. Suite length features exposed brick walls and over-height ceilings and round out the suite with heritage style. Includes a private roof deck, live/work status and no property taxes payable for up to 3 more years!

Situated on West Hastings, just a few strides from the Woodward’s building redevelopment, the Paris Block will be 29 new homes within a 100-year-old 5-storey brick building. It’s in a position to take advantage of the revitalization of the much anticipated Woodward’s district. Soon, there will be a new SFU campus, a major grocery store, and other large essential retailers within sight of The Paris Block. It’s a great opportunity for students, urbanists and savvy visionaries to be a part of breathing new life into Vancouver’s original city centre.

Please follow this link, Paris Block Gastown, to view the property’s details and to contact the Realtor, Ken Leong of RE/MAX Ken Leong, directly.