Laneway Cottage

Features

3 BEDROOM, LIVING: 2,437 SQ FT approx.
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The Laneway Cottage is a spacious home on three levels. It can be entered directly from the lane through a small porch, or from a staircase leading off the winding pathway from Gordon Avenue. A door in the kitchen leads to an attached garage. The main level plan features a large kitchen, separated from a bright living/dining space by generous staircase. The upper floor offers two ‘master bedrooms’ each with its own ensuite bathroom. There is also a separate laundry room with built-in washer/dryer and sink and cupboard area.
The lower level has two large rooms that can be used as a recreation/media room and study/office. A four-piece bathroom allows one of the rooms to also be used as a guest bedroom. Given the slope of the property, there is a large balcony off the living room and a walk-out patio at the lower level. A small covered sleeping porch is accessed off the front master bedroom. The area is approximately 2,437 square feet.

THE EXTERIOR

A winding landscaped path leads to welcoming porches and homes featuring traditional details in keeping with the heritage Vinson House Covered porches
  • long lasting composite decking on stairs and floor
  • ornamental light fixtures and recessed pot-lights in wood soffits
  • custom railings and built-in flower boxes
  • rear porches with natural gas outlet for barbecues and heaters
Large patios
  • north and south facing patios feature concrete pavers set in a flagstone pattern
  • hose bibs and electrical outlets
Bright and spacious living & dining area features
  • nine foot ceilings with crown moldings and recessed pot-lights, and over-sized baseboards create traditional elegance
  • engineered wood flooring throughout the main level
  • cozy natural gas fireplace, custom wood mantle and marble surround
Traditional powder room
  • matching pedestal sink and toilet
  • brushed nickel faucets
  • engineered wood flooring and traditional wainscoting
  • opening window for natural light and ventilation
Stairs to upper level
  • wool carpet with hardwood ‘caps’
  • wall mounted step-lights and traditional white wood railings
  • extra wide stairs designed to accommodate future chair lift (if required)
Functional traditional kitchen features
  • ‘L-shape’ design with large central island and eating bar
  • engineered wood flooring
  • traditional white shaker-style millwork with soft close drawers and brushed nickel hardware
  • full height pantry with pull-out shelves, lazy-Susan, built-in recycling bins and special fittings
  • under counter lighting, recessed pot-lights and triple pendant over central island
  • solid Caesarstone quartz countertops with marble subway tile backsplash
  • under-mount stainless steel sink, brushed nickel faucet with pull-down vegetable spray
  • instant hot and purified water taps
  • fully integrated 36” double French door refrigerator with double pull out freezer drawers and paneled doors
  • 30” drop-in stainless steel gas cooktop
  • range hood with lights
  • 30” wall oven and convection microwave
  • Fully integrated dishwasher with custom panels
  • in-sink garbage disposer
  • under island wine cooler
Dual master bedroom suites
  • wool carpets over high density underlay
  • extra height or vaulted ceilings
  • remote controlled ceiling mounted fans
  • recessed pot-lights and bedside switches
  • communications box for wall-mounted flat screen television
  • closets fitted with custom organizers
Master suite bath 1
  • marble tile on walls and floors
  • quartz vanity countertop with brushed nickel lever faucets
  • under-counter vitreous china basin
  • traditional white shaker-style vanities with soft close drawers
  • frameless glass enclosed shower stall, temperature/pressure balanced European-style flexible shower and ceiling mounted rain shower
  • soaker tub with brushed nickel fixtures
  • water conserving comfort height toilet
  • built-in medicine cabinet
  • brushed nickel towel bars and fixtures
Master suite bath 2
  • soaker tub with European-style flexible shower
 
Laundry room
  • full sized front load washer and dryer with custom side counter, sink and cupboard
Lower level recreation/media room
  • extra height ceilings with crown moldings, oversized baseboards
  • ample ceiling lighting and window-wells
  • wool carpet over high density underlay
  • electric fireplace with custom designed wood mantle
  • multiple plugs and communications boxes for alternative room uses and arrangements
Lower level den/office/guest bedroom
  • ceiling lighting and window wells
  • wool carpet over high density underlay
  • multiple plugs and communications boxes allow for flexible furniture layouts
Powder room
  • European tile flooring
  • white shaker-style vanity with solid quartz countertop, brushed nickel lever faucets under-counter vitreous china lavatory basin
  • water conserving comfort height toilet
Storage areas
  • closets and under stairs storage have porcelain tile flooring and custom organizers where appropriate

Construction quality

  • construction by Trasolini Chetner Construction Corp., one of Vancouver’s premier homebuilders
  • engineered floor joists and roof trusses
  • complete inspection and certification of envelope by Registered Consultant
  • fibreglass exterior doors to prevent warping
  • 2-5-10 Home Warranty provided by WBI Home Warranty in conjunction with Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Co

SPECIAL FEATURES

Designed for sustainability to BUILT GREEN standards
  • super-efficient natural gas-fired Navien ‘combi’ boiler provides in-floor radiant heat and domestic hot water
  • energy efficient Heat Recovery Ventilation system provides continuous fresh air, improved indoor air-quality and reduced energy bills
  • long-lasting cementitious Hardie siding and vinyl windows retain the look of wood without high cost of regular maintenance
  • ‘pre-piping’ for future roof-mounted solar panels
  • heated garage pre-wired for plug-in electric car
Designed for accessibility and adaptability
  • kitchen features full height pantries, accessible cupboards, lower cabinet drawers, and ‘lazy susans’
  • extra-high levels of lighting in bedrooms, closets, kitchens, bathrooms, stairs and corridors
  • backing for support bars in bathrooms
  • medicine cabinets and toiletry drawers
  • raised electrical outlets
  • lever hardware on all interior doors
Designed for safety and security
  • automatic fire suppression sprinkler system
  • heat and smoke detectors throughout
  • security system
  • deadbolt security at all exterior doors
  • home designed with consideration of SAFERHOME design standards
  • air switch operation for in-sink garbage disposer
More thoughtful details
  • insect screens throughout
  • central vacuum system
  • multiple electrical, cable and communications outlets to maximize flexibility in furniture arrangements
  • switched exterior electrical outlets for holiday lights
  • elegant custom millwork casings around all interior and exterior doors
  • built-in vanities with side sconce lights
  • Decora light switches and receptacles with dimmers where appropriate
  • double plugs in ensuite bathrooms

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