Formerly used for the Bachelor Canada television show, this custom-built mansion looks like a real a bargain: from was $13.9 million on the first listing, to $9.999 million later, it is now relisted at $4.988 million. The 6-bedroom, 10-bathroom residence was built in 2008 for Len Barrie, former CEO of Bear Mountain Plaster Partnership, who was forced to hand it over to HSBC Bank of Canada early in 2012.
The outstanding and elegant mansion sits on 1.38 acres on top of Bear Mountain, in Langford, British Columbia. It comes with a three-car garage, separate nanny quarter, a 1,800 square-foot master suite with marble, crystal and tile, steam room and closets, hot tub and soaker tub, four of the bedrooms with en suite baths, formal dining room, expansive and welcoming living room, chef’s kitchen, spacious family room and adjacent games room. This luxury estate also encompasses a self contained marvelous one bedroom suite.
Highlights of this swanky residence include the impressive stone water feature, the roomy entry hall, the resort-style patio, 12+ person theater, collector’s wine cellar, sports court and infinity edge swimming pool.
Listing details comprise floor-to-ceiling-windows and stone feature fireplaces, mountain vistas from every room, custom millwork throughout the living area, large fir moldings and beams, outstanding water and fire features, dark wood floors, travertine tile, granite countertops and natural stone, all of which convey a sense of warmth and elegance.