Crescent Beach House for sale: 3 bedroom 2,250 sq.ft. (Listed 2008-09-08)


2827 McBride, Surrey, BC

MLS®#: F2826619
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  • Property Value$1,699,000
  • Property Address2827 McBride, Surrey, BC, V4A 3G3, Canada
  • TypeHouse
  • Parkingnone
  • Year Built2002
  • Taxes$4919.56 (2008)
  • Living Area2,250 sq.ft.
  • Lot Size Area4,800 sq.ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms3 full

Crescent Beach

2827 McBride, Surrey, BC, V4A 3G3, Canada


No matter the season, the best kind of house to live in is one that deftly blurs the distinction between indoors and out. It Can all be fully enjoyed from within the home , celebrated year round, or in the warmth of cocooned outdoor timber frame decks, in winter , thru the inviting summer days of dawdling .There's an inpromptu,playful feel to many of the materials, yet they were carefully chosen. Many pieces ,such as countertops, sinks,and windows, were custom- made. But each was executed with timeless style. There is a neutrality to the design. Yet each detail tells a tale.

Although the McBride home isn't quite on the Beach, it has all the rustic charm (albeit tempered with a healthy dose of urban cool) of a seaside cottage, with massive fir beams defining its interior and a cunning floor-level window conjuring the illusion that the garden border of Calla Lilies are in the livingroom.The concrete fireplace floats on a I- beam above the floor- level window. The floors are beautiful solid virtually indestructible African Ironwood . Many pieces of recycled aircraft components from Boeing of aircraft grade stainless steel are incorporated into the homes hardware .

While the kitchen has country charm, seen in the furniture style feet of cabinets. Maple wood in and out. It also boasts muscle in the form of appliances, industrial wolf gourmet 4 burner plus dbl grill ,dbl oven range, Viking commercial fridge,compactor,Prep sink on maple island, concrete counters,trimmed in stainless.Dbl stainless sink with bibb,open display shelving ,mounted monitor/TV. Command centre wiring for the built in speaker system thru home also the top of the line MP and Tec lighting.Seperate laundry room.

2 bedrooms up both fully ensuited,Master view is direct west with teak deck ,frameless glass rails that captures Crescent Beach shoreline. Vaulted ceilings, inlaid wool stark carpet with wood trim. Fir windows, ensuite with concrete counters ,dbl steel sinks floating mirrors,5 windows ( natural lighting ),2 person slate shower and extensive closets of maple cabinetry, with a rose wood finish. Thoughtful display areas for art .All custom built-ins with solid timeless wood drawers and armoires.

At the main level there is a third bedroom located next to a full bath , presently it is being used as the den. Wall mounted flat screen.

Outside in the back yard there is a small guest house(The Wendy House) built to the exacting standards of the main home with a loft for bed, in floor heating, on a separate zone also wired for phone and cable. Plumbing is roughed in for a 3pc bathroom. Size 13'/8'.

The exterior of corrugated steel siding next to cedar shakes, a cottagey pitched roof and Asian-influenced plantings of grasses Pine soffits ,Teak plank decks front and back .2 by 6 construction The timber of the massive beams was recycled railway trestle from a bridge in Seattle. Exterior Soffit lighting, irrigation system outdoor shower, gas feeds for BBq's, 2 soffit mounted natural gas heaters for all year deck use.

Outdoor Boston acoustic speakers.Sikkens finish 9 ft fir glass doors to west facing Deck .Raised boardwalk of cedar planks down sides of home,enhanse the classic beach-house feel,withBill Gates, gates * Massive front door featuring fabricated industrial stainless hardware and inset projector
reel. Full heated crawl @ 3.5 feet .and 200 amp service, 2-5-10 warranty *Built in 2002

Home Designed by Alexei Ford of Alexi Ford Design

Builder Brad Martin of Treeline Construction

Landscape Design Helene Momeau

Exteriors Landscape Architecture Floribunda Garden & Design

The Mcbride Home was Featured in Canadian House and Home Magazine with a 8 page spread

Listing Provided By

Hugh & McKinnon Realty Ltd.

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  • 14007 North Bluff Road
  • White Rock, BC
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