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$1,900,000 4538 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia
Nearby/within neighbourhoods: West Point Grey and Point Grey
Style:Single FamilyBedrooms:5
Bathrooms:4Lot Size:4,026 sqft (33' x 122')
Living Area:2,750 sqftTaxes:$4,280
Year Built:1931  
Property description:

This is a spectacular, unique multi-level artist's villa situated 2 blocks from the Point Grey Village on Vancouver's sought after west side, near UBC, Pacific Spirit Park and the city's best beaches and schools. This home has been completed renovated and has been operated for many years as a successful deluxe bed and breakfast. PURCHASE OF THE BUSINESS IS SEPARATE AND NOT INCLUDED IN THE ADVERTISED PRICE. E me at nwest@shaw.ca for more pictures.
The main floor comprises a LR with Vermont castings gas fireplace, mahogany mantle, bookcases & trims, 2 spacious BRs, a gourmet kitchen with undermount double ss sink, water purificiation, oak cabinets, custom bullnozed granite countertops, glass block and granite backsplash, Thermador range with gas cooktop/electric oven and grill, new Miele D/W, Panasonic MW, side by side fridge/freezer by Amana, & a dining area with sunny south- facing private garden views over the cedar deck and hot tub; a new exterior mounted rollshutter see through sunscreen, a deluxe 3 piece bathroom with huge semi-round bevelled mirror and extensive tiling. The LR has original inlay solid oak floors (recently refinished; one bedroom has fir floors and the rest of the flooring on the mainfloor is Mexican and Italian tiles with granite inserts & mosaic granite and marble thresholds. Wiring & plumbing upgrades were part of a complete renovation.
The top level of the house is a spectacular master suite with fabulous mountain views,14 ft vaulted ceilings, marble and stone tiled bathroom with granite corner seat in the shower and custom, artist designed, sandblasted glass shower door; walk in closet with lots of builtins, two balconies (one large & partially covered, with garden views; the other smaller with mountain views and fully covered overhead), lots of newly framed stained glass windows, full length bevelled mirrors, solid wood doors, its own adobe gas fireplace and own kitchen with Asko dishwasher, Panasonic Microwave and 2 burner Thermador gas cooktop, granite countertops and backsplash, water filtration at the sink, and solid maple cabinets. It also has interior and exterior lockable accesses so that it can be incorporated with the main living area or used as a completely separate revenue suite. This light, airy, top level of this home, is an entire new addition.
Downstairs is a self-contained garden suite with kitchenette/living, bath, and private entrance, complete with microwave / convection oven by Panasonic and undercounter fridge, bar sink and water filtration. There are lots of buitin drawers and shelves in the bedroom, hallway and bathroom. The kitchenette also has a substantial pantry or second closet. The floor are a beautiful slate, with in-floor radiant heating.
The other half of downstairs is currently used as part of the main living area and has a large laundry/storage room with Maytag washer/dryer stacker and large double enamelled cast iron sink with new Eurofaucet and vegetable sprayer as water purification system, a home office/BR with private entrance, and a new bathroom with a glass block and tiled shower stall and a Porcher pedestal sink. The bedroom and hallway again have lots of builtins & lockable storage.
This home is equipped with a safe.
A 340sq ft garage/studio completes the exotic, mature garden which features a drive in patio for extra off-street secure parking, mature fruit trees, berry bushes, lots of roses, peonies, a butterfly bush, a new cedar lattice fencing and an additional, semi-private patio for the garden suite. There are also 2 secure, dry, outdoor bike/storage units.
This house generates substantial revenue with or without the B & B and vacation rental operations and has adequate space in the main living area for a family, who wish to live in Point Grey and have mortgage help from the suites. The suites can instead be rented on a longer term basis and when this was done most recently the rent for the top level was $1800 and $1200 for the Garden Suite per month, compared with the even more substantial weekly vacation rental and B & B rates.
For a virtual tour and photos, contact the homeowner. To view the Bed and Breakfast operations see the web site at CasaMora.com
Heating is convectair heaters in each room along with the two gas fireplaces. Large GAS hot water tank was recently replaced.
The roof of this home is pitched in two places over the 14 foot vaulted ceilings and finished in concrete tiles with a long term warranty. The flat portion of the roof is membrane. All but a few of the windows in this home have been recently replaced with energy efficient windows.
Make your offers or e mail us at nwest@shaw.ca! Virtual tour at casamora.com or ubcrental.com . Inspection invitated by appointment.

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This is a Vancouver real estate listing with 5 beds, 4 bathrooms and $1,900,000 for the property price. Taxes for this listing are $4280. The living area is 2750 square feet. This listing originates from www.bcforsalebyowner.com where you can visit for more information. The address of this Vancouver, British Columbia property is 4538 W 12th Ave. Some of the locations nearby include Bank of Nova Scotia - Point Grey at 4566 West 10th Avenue, BMO Bank of Montreal at 4502 10th Avenue West, Royal Bank - 10th & Sasamat at 4501 10th Avenue West, TD Canada Trust at 4501-4599 W 10th Ave, Provence Mediterranean Grill at 100-4473 10th Avenue West, Ginger & Chili Restaurant at 4423 10th Avenue West, Point Grey Veterinary Hospital at 4362 10th Avenue West, West Point Grey Physiotherapy Clinic (bcphysio.ca) at 4347 West 10th Avenue, and School Board Vancouver at 2000 Trimble Street.