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Burnaby’s Most Expensive Home Sold In May 2017

Property: 7505 Lambeth Drive

List Price: $3,198,000

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Sold Date: May 8th, 2017

A stunning 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom home at 7505 Lambeth Drive fetched the highest sale price in Burnaby for May, 2017. Built in 1980, the beautifully maintained custom-built home in prestigious Buckingham Heights was sold by its original owner.

Situated on a private 15,000sqft corner lot, the 3 level home has 6,002sqft of living space and both city and mountain views from front and back balconies. The main floor features a tranquil garden patio and massive yard (with oversized double garage), as well as a large living room, formal dining room, bright, spacious kitchen and eating area, huge family room and bedroom/den. An indoor oasis completes the main floor with pool, hot tub and sauna. Upstairs, the huge master bedroom is rounded out by a walk-in closet and ensuite. With 3 more ample-sized bedrooms and 2 bathrooms up, this is the perfect family home.  

Buckingham Heights is a small, upscale family neighbourhood, walking distance from Deer Lake, Burnaby’s recreational and cultural hub and is also midway between two of Burnaby’s most vibrant commercial centres, Edmonds and Metrotown, that each offer a huge array of shopping and services, as well as two branches of the Burnaby Public Library.

7505 Lambeth Drive

The home boasts a bright and spacious kitchen made for entertaining.

7505 Lambeth Drive

A formal living room denotes old world elegance.

7505 Lambeth Street

The luxurious mater bedroom is complete with ensuite and fireplace.

7505 Lambeth Drive

The custom built home comes complete with an indoor pool, hot tub and sauna

Burnaby’s Most Expensive Home Sold in March 2017

Property: 6258 Empress Ave
List Price: $3,468,000
Sale Price: TBA
Sold Date: March 3, 2017

A 7-bedroom, 8-bathroom home at 6258 Empress Ave is Burnaby’s most expensive house sold in March, 2017. It comes with spectacular views of the mountains and city. Too bad the weather has been so dreary.

But when the clouds finally do lift, the new owners of this 4,737 sq. ft. beauty will be able to fully appreciate its gorgeous setting in the Upper Deer Lake neighbourhood from its three outdoor patios. Everything about this home is top-quality, with attention paid to even the finest detail, including professional Feng-Shui landscaping of the 9,174 sq. ft. lot. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with high-end cabinetry and Miele appliances. There’s also a wok kitchen.

The open-concept main floor flows seamlessly from family room to dining room to expansive living room. The large master bedroom upstairs has its own balcony. Three other bedrooms are also located upstairs, one is on the main floor and two are in the fully finished basement, which also includes a 16X12 media room.

The home is also fully automated to control lighting, temperature, security and music with the touch of a command button.

6258 Empress Ave

The master bedroom has its own balcony.

6258 Empress Ave

When the clouds lift, the mountain views are spectacular.

6258 Empress Ave

This is the most expensive home sold in Burnaby in March, 2017.


Burnaby’s Most Expensive House for Sale!

Property: 6198 Gordon Place
List Price: $6,388,000
Sale Price: TBA
Sold Date: TBA

Soaring floor-to-ceiling windows open to a multi-million dollar view of the North Shore Mountains at this magnificent custom mansion at 6198 Gordon Place in Burnaby’s prestigious Buckingham Heights neighbourhood.

The 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom, 6,214 sq. ft. home sits on a third-of-an-acre lot on a quiet cul-de-sac at the top of Buckingham Heights. Privacy is assured with a gated entrance and a landscaped backyard, as well as a heated garage that holds three cars.

The home’s style and splendour make an impression right as you enter the front door to a soaring two-level foyer. The huge open kitchen is equipped with high-end Wolf and Subzero appliances. There’s also a custom spice kitchen. Three fireplaces add warmth and a mountain-lodge feel. The big screen in the media room ensures you’ll never suffer stick floors at the multiplex ever again. The huge master bedroom features a luxurious ensuite bathroom with a separate shower and spa tub, as well as a walk-in closet that’s bigger than most standard bedrooms. An elevator can whisk you from a movie night in to bed.

The home is located close to schools, shopping and beautiful Deer Lake Park, which is the cultural hub of Burnaby. Transit and Highway 1 are nearby.

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For more information contact top Realtors in Burnaby, James Garbutt and Denny Dumas.

Magnificent custom mansion at 6198 Gordon Place

The soaring entrance foyer.

Magnificent custom mansion at 6198 Gordon Place

The spacious kitchen features high-end appliances.

Magnificent custom mansion at 6198 Gordon Place

The huge master bedroom.


Sold! Luxury House in the Burnaby Crest Neighbourhood

Property: 7455 Almond Place
List Price: $1,750,000
Sale Price: $1,800,000
Sold Date: June 6, 2016

Sweeping views from the back deck of Burnaby Mountain helped real estate agents in Burnaby, James Garbutt and Denny Dumas, sell this grand home in the city’s Crest neighbourhood for above list.

The home’s 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 4,538 sq. ft. of living space offers plenty of room for a family to grow, especially with good schools and parks nearby. The main floor has plenty of Old World charm with a sweeping staircase from the soaring foyer to the second floor. The formal living and dining rooms are complemented by a huge family room that’s open to the kitchen and eating area; perfect for entertaining.

Upstairs, the five bedrooms and three bathrooms include a massive master suite and luxurious ensuite with its own marble Jacuzzi tub.

Downstairs, a private 1-bedroom suite is ready to be rented.

The 8,417 sq. ft. corner lot is beautifully landscaped with gardens of fragrant rhododendron trees that bloom from spring through late summer.

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Luxury Burnaby home at 7455 Almond Place

The view from the back deck towards Burnaby Mountain

Luxury Burnaby home at 7455 Almond Place

The grand entrance foyer.

Luxury Burnaby home at 7455 Almond Place

The formal living room.


Sold! Luxurious House on Burnaby’s Government Road!

Property: 7926 Government Road, Burnaby
List Price: $3,800,000
Sale Price: $3,218,000
Sold Date: May 25, 2016

Beautiful homes will always find a buyer. James Garbutt and Denny Dumas, top realtors in Burnaby, did just that for this 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom mansion at 7926 Government Road!

This magnificent 5,888 sq. ft. home is located in Burnaby’s prestigious Government Road neighbourhood. It’s surrounded by estate homes, just a short walk from Burnaby Lake regional park and the Lake City SkyTrain station. As befits the neighbourhood, the home offers plenty of privacy as it’s set well back from the street on a 14,490 sq. ft. lot landscaped with lush gardens and mature trees, along with a 40’ salt water pool and in-ground hot tub in the backyard.

The home’s splendour begins at the front door, which opens to a grand entrance with soaring ceilings and beautiful maple floors. The open concept kitchen is a stunner with a huge centre island, Cesar stone counters, custom wood cabinets, Sub-zero and Viking appliances, a mosaic tile backsplash and a vaulted white-washed pine ceiling.

Upstairs, the four large bedrooms are all air-conditioned. The master suite features a huge six-piece ensuite, expansive walk-in closet and a gas fireplace.

The basement has a temperature-controlled wine cellar, media room and a huge, versatile rec room. The whole house is wired for sound with a built-in state-of-the-art sound system.

Needless to say, we were thrilled to offer this special home, and even more thrilled to find a buyer who appreciates its splendour.

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7926 Government Road foyer

The soaring front foyer

7926 Government Road kitchen

Gourmet kitchen

7926 Government Road master bedroom

Master bedroom retreat includes 6-piece ensuite.

7926 Government Road pool

Relax by the salt water pool.