Outside of West Vancouver and Vancouver proper, some of the most expensive homes in the Lower Mainland can be found in Surrey and White Rock. No expense has been spared in these oceanfront beauties, where you’ll find indoor pools, koi ponds, English-style pubs, and other touches no multi-millionaire homeowner should be without.
Here, with thanks to REW.ca , are some of the most expensive.
1. $15,800,000: 13778 Marine Dr. (White Rock)
Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 10,743 sq ft.
Perched over the Pacific Ocean, the Dolphin Gate Estate is waterfront residence set on a 1.54-acre property. The French Normandy-inspired mansion features soaring ceilings, direct walk-out access to a private ocean-side terrace, concrete construction, limestone cladding, floor-to-ceiling walls of glass, and a slate-and-zinc roof. An infinity-edge pool, koi pond and manicured gardens (almost) complete the picture.
2. $12,890,000: 13720 Marine Dr. (White Rock)
Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 9,584 sq ft.
A gated oceanfront property with unobstructed views of the ocean and Gulf Islands, this home was designed by renowned architect Bill Daniels and custom-built by master craftsman Glen Jaheny. The luxury living space includes 3000 square feet of decks and patio. All five bedrooms come with deluxe ensuite and own sitting areas. On the main level you’ll find a master chef’s kitchen and a spacious dining room. Upstairs features two master bedroom with a spa-like master bathroom. The walkout basement offers a movie theatre, wet bar, living room, game room and fifth bedroom ensuite.
3. $12,888,000: 12587 15a Ave (Crescent Beach)
Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 7,193 sq. ft.
The 2019 Georgie Award winner for best interior design, this is another custom-built oceanfront home with great views. Features include floor-to-ceiling doors and windows, private walk-out patios, an outdoor pool, hot tub and deck. Other attractions include gourmet chefs kitchens, an oversized wok kitchen, and a luxury great room and dining room looking out on the ocean.
4. $10,500,000: 12336 53 Ave. (Panorama Ridge)
Four bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 10,193 sq ft.
Another ocean-view custom-built mansion, this ranch-style abode is perched on the ridge over Boundary Bay. Features include a welcoming great room with views over the expansive decks, pool, infinity hot tub, fire pit, and tennis court. Outbuildings include a pool house and coach house and over 1000 sq. ft of decks. Gated entrance, gardens, and a porte-cochere (covered entrance) add to the allure.
5. $9,200,000: 12862 13 Ave (Crescent Beach)
Five bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, 11,415 sq. ft.
Past the private gate and landscaping, you’ll find a European-inspired residence overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Custom built, it features wide plank antique walnut hardwood flooring, three HRV (heat recovery ventilator) systems on each floor, low voltage vintage lighting, central electronic control pads, sound system throughout, radiant floor heating, two gas generators, an indoor pool with a marine wildlife mural by White Rock painter Elizabeth Hollick, and a wood-panelled pub with beer taps, games room and theatre.
6. $8,580,000: 13322 25 Ave (Elgin Chantrell)
Six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, 11,086 sq. ft.
This European-style manse combines timeless traditional design with custom interior finishings. Built by Laura Agnew Interior Design and architect Marque Thompson, the gated residence is situated on a Southern exposed acre. A dramatic foyer opens onto 30′ ceilings, a custom stained-glass ceiling, and inlaid stone flooring. Other features include living spaces with floor-to-ceiling windows, a19th century crystal chandelier, and a seven-car garage.
7. $7,990,000: 12990 13 Ave (Crescent Beach)
Five bedrooms, six bathrooms, 7,012 sq ft.
Designed by Bill Daniels and constructed by Glenn Jahaney, this waterfront estate offers fine finishes to maximize the unobstructed panoramic ocean and mountain views from all three levels. A double iron gate leads to the home, which sits on a 25363-square-foot lot. Features include a deluxe master bedroom, gourmet chef’s kitchens, movie theatre, wet bar, wine cellar, billiard room, gym, sauna, and hot tub.
8. $7,980,000: 2580 136 St. (Elgin Chantrell)
Eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms, 11,401 sq. ft.
Custom built by Hyer Home, this mansion two storeys of open floor plan. The double ceiling height grand foyer is designed to impress with its curving staircase and chandelier. To the left is the dining room, with access to the wine cellar, tasting room, and theatre. The right wing of the house comprises includes a living room and a piano room, a second master bedroom and an office. Upstairs is taken up by six deluxe ensuites plus a maid’s room and study room.
9. $7,888,000: 14859 Roper Ave (White Rock)
Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 8,353 sq. ft.
This brand-new three-level home offers a reverse open floor plan with a fully equipped main kitchen, spacious family room and dining room, and a large wok kitchen on the upper level. The main level includes a grand master bedroom with a spa-inspired ensuite along with three additional bedrooms, all with ensuite. A large games room, media room, gym, sauna, office, and bedroom suite can be found on the lower level. Other features include an elevator, radiant heat, and a four-car garage.
10. $7,880,000: 13469 27 Ave (Elgin Chantrell)
Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, 6,054 sq ft.
The current two-level home has a newly installed (2015) roof and is surrounded by “Stanley Park-like garden” (according to the REW.ca write-up) with a pool, a tennis court, a koi pond, a hot tub, a fountain, a fire site and a large and flat back yard on its 3.58 acres. The acreage also includes an outbuilding with one-bedroom suite and office rooms large and functional enough to run a business from.
11. $7,880,000: 13472 13a Ave (Crescent Beach)
Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, 6,177 sq. ft.
An open concept living area features ocean views from all principal levels. Hardwood oak floors, expansive millwork, and over-height ceilings are among the features. The chef’s kitchen includes solid wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and extensive storage with organizers. The master bedroom includes an oversized ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet. A wine cellar, large custom pool with built-in waterfalls, hot tub and outdoor shower, a barbecue centre, outdoor fireplace, and outdoor heated dining area, are among the other frills.