(This story is sponsored by Landa Global Properties.)
Finding your dream home can be an exciting but slightly stressful adventure. Most people searching for their future abode have a long list of requirements that often spans the length of an infamous CVS receipt.
Raphael, a boutique collection of 35 luxury homes nestled within the affluent and welcoming Point Grey neighbourhood, checks all of the boxes. The gorgeous four-storey concrete building offers residents a vibrant lifestyle and is suitable for young professionals, families, and couples. The building features exclusive contemporary and classical design elements, and is filled with one- to four- bedroom residences.
In addition to being one of the city’s most beautiful buildings, there are six other reasons why the Raphael in Point Grey should be your next home.
The location is incomparable
The Point Grey neighbourhood is best known for its tree-lined streets, unrivalled waterfront, exclusive restaurants, and one-of-a-kind boutiques. The community is also home to three scenic beaches: Jericho, Locarno, and Spanish Banks. These sandy beaches make the perfect location for unwinding after an exhausting day at the office or for some water sports on the weekend.
“Raphael is situated in the true heart of the highly sought-after Vancouver West neighbourhood,” says Chris Boyd, sales manager for Raphael. “This is an area steeped in history and culture, a place where beaches are within walking distance, Dunbar Village is just down the street, and Kitsilano is an easy bike ride away.”
Self-proclaimed foodies are sure to enjoy the eateries and restaurants in the neighbourhood, including Koi Sushi, Burgoo, Bombay Masala Restaurant, Rajio Japanese Public House, and Four Olives Restaurant.
Point Grey is also home to a handful of charming coffee shops, like Figaro Café and Bakery, where you can grab a piping hot latte and fresh pastry every morning.
The education options for K to 12
When relocating with children, it’s important to research the education options nearby. The Point Grey area is home to top private schools like West Point Grey Academy, St. George’s , York House, and Crofton House.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is only four kilometres from Point Grey, making it a great option for lifelong learners and postsecondary students.
The building’s unique architecture
“Known for its innovative architectural designs, Landa Global has once again created an iconic building inspired by European elegance,” says Boyd. “Yet there’s a distinct contemporary twist from details like marble-pattern modem classical columns and expansive windows with contemporary black casings and mullions.”
Raphael’s elevated style is sure to stand the test of time and its residents will be very proud to call it home.
Its unparalleled interior design
Though it seems impossible to imagine, the interior of the building is just as stunning and luxurious as its exterior. The inside of the Raphael boasts wide-plank engineered hardwood flooring, imported Italian cabinetry, top-of-the-line Subzero and Wolf appliances, and marble countertops. Its opulent interior deserves to be featured in a home design magazine.
“Every aspect of the building has been thoughtfully crafted to provide a single-family ambiance with the convenience of lock and go living,” says Boyd.
The massive outdoor spaces
If you enjoy hosting intimate dinner parties for your friends and family, the Raphael provides the ideal location, especially during the warmer months. Because outdoor living is integral to the West Coast lifestyle, the building offers plenty of options.
“The balconies on every level are spacious and are a seamless extension of your indoor spaces, perfect for entertaining, al fresco dining, or simply relaxing with a glass of wine after work,” says Boyd.
The building’s penthouses even include a private rooftop terrace with spectacular mountain and water views. You won’t find a better spot to watch the sunset at night.
The Raphael is extremely rare
Raphael is the first new condominium in 10 years to be built in Point Grey and holds only 35 homes. This is a very rare opportunity to purchase in an upscale neighbourhood that traditionally holds its value.
The magnificent building is located at 3368 10th Avenue at Alma. It’s now selling two- and three-bedroom homes priced from $1,689,900, starting at 1,081 square feet. Raphael is more than 50 percent sold.
To schedule your private viewing by email, click here. Appointments can also be booked by calling 604-800-7888.
For more information on the luxurious building, visit www.landaglobal.com/raphael/.