Heritage and Character Homes in Vancouver

Raising families in a paradise environment and creating memories is what life is all about. Vancouver is a perfect location for this with the surrounding natural beauty and rich family culture. As a second generation Westside Vancouverite, I am passionate about Heritage and Character homes because I understand the value in preserving and owning a piece of Vancouver’s history to share with your family.


For more information on heritage homes in Vancouver www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org

Recent Heritage & Character Home Listings

Active Heritage & Character Home Listings

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  • 6388 MARGUERITE Street in Vancouver: South Granville House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2327249

    Main Photo: 6388 MARGUERITE Street in Vancouver: South Granville House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2327249
    $5,988,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327249
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    5
    Floor Area:
    4,260 sq. ft.
    Perfect character home in a quiet neighbourhood with tremendous street appeal. Extensive renovation and addition completed 2007. Grand Entertainment-sized Living and Dining rooms. Bright Family room with Custom Built wall unit. Hardwood floors throughout main. Spacious Bright Kitchen with top of the line appliances, perfect for entertaining. The Expanded Nook has a fabulous adjoining sitting area. Upstairs features Beautiful Masterbedroom with 2 Walk-in Closets & an Updated Ensuite. 3 other Generously-sized bdrms and 2 additional full baths. Basement is fully finished with Huge Recreation room, Den, Bedroom, Laundry & Storage. Gorgeous Private Backyard with new sport court & a Large Sundeck. Excellent Location, Must See! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Select Properties
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 1691 W 40TH Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2327213

    Main Photo: 1691 W 40TH Avenue in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2327213
    $8,680,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327213
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    5,562 sq. ft.
    Elegant, impressive world class property in prestigious Shaughnessy! This dignified home stands prominently on the quiet corner of 40th & Marguerite. Beautifully landscaped 97.5 x 175= 17,062.5 sf property. Gracious 5500 + sf living space. Inside features the charm of yesteryear w/modern technology of today. A traditional cross living room & dining room greet you as you enter the grand foyer. Attached to the livrm is an intimate den/office w/a f/p & leaded glass windows. Between the generous modern kitchen & dinrm is an adorable breakfast nook w/antique built-ins in each corner. Extended into the back is the ideal family zone - built-ins. French doors to the garden. A rare property offers endless potential for long term hold or redevelopment. More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 242 W 6TH Street in North Vancouver: Lower Lonsdale House for sale : MLS®# R2327267

    Main Photo: 242 W 6TH Street in North Vancouver: Lower Lonsdale House for sale : MLS®# R2327267
    $1,828,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327267
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    3,196 sq. ft.
    This 6000 sq.ft. property, centrally located in the heart of Lonsdale provides a rare opportunity for a builder/developer. This property has recently been approved for redevelopment. As it stands there is a 3,214 sf historic home which will be revitalized and converted into a duplex with a mortgage helping suite downstairs. The East duplex will be 1924 sq.ft., while West duplex will be 2216 sq.ft including a 666 sq.ft. suite. Additionally a 1028 sq.ft. laneway house has also been approved. Projects like this are difficult to come by. All 3 main units will be stratified, enabling the owner to sell them individually once completed. Live in one unit while enjoying 3 revenue streams, all with easy access, centrally located and with spectacular ocean and city views. More details
    Listed by Angell Hasman & Assoc.Rlty.Ltd
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 581 E 48TH Avenue in Vancouver: Fraser VE House for sale (Vancouver East) : MLS®# R2327083

    Main Photo: 581 E 48TH Avenue in Vancouver: Fraser VE House for sale (Vancouver East)  : MLS®# R2327083
    $1,798,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327083
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    3,078 sq. ft.
    Rare opportunity to own a 4 storey, 6 bed, 4 bath character home over 3200SQFT. This home was completely rebuilt from the studs out in 2010 while maintaining much of homes original character in tact. Prominently positioned at the top of South Hill this home has striking street appeal located in a fabulous family friendly neighborhood between Main and Fraser. Main floor feat 9’6 ceilings with a traditional floorplan w/living room, french doors open up to a large dining room w/window seat & updated kitchen. Upstairs feat 3 good sized bdrms & the top floor is the master bdrm/rec room with South views from the balcony. Also a self contained 2 bed suite rented for $1600/mth. Spacious flat back yard perfect for kids and family gatherings. Many mechanical upgrades incl: Metal roof, 2 HW tanks, updated plumbing, furnace & wiring. Perfect for a family of 5 +rental income or excellent investment. Walk to transit, recreation, restaurants, shopping, parks & amenities. FIRST SHOWINGS DEC 15 & 16, 2:00-4:00 More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Select Properties
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 5186 FRASER Street in Vancouver: Fraser VE House for sale (Vancouver East) : MLS®# R2327176

    Main Photo: 5186 FRASER Street in Vancouver: Fraser VE House for sale (Vancouver East)  : MLS®# R2327176
    $1,350,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327176
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,550 sq. ft.
    Incredible CHARACTER HOME in one of the most central, and up and coming areas....Kengsington Ceder Cottage! This home has some amazing benefits to offer a lucky investor looking for a holding property, or to a buyer who is looking to compliment the the past with modernitity. This two bedroom and den home has a finished basement that can easily be adapted and expanded, and an updated kitchen and bathroom. Key things to note: North Mountain and Queen Elizabeth Park VIEWS, large quiet backyard, separate entrance, and zoned for "two dwelling property". Close to amazing schools, parks, public transportation, restaurants and shops. Dont miss out! More details
    Listed by Engel & Volkers Vancouver
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 3626 W 22ND Avenue in Vancouver: Dunbar House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2327153

    Main Photo: 3626 W 22ND Avenue in Vancouver: Dunbar House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2327153
    $3,480,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327153
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,680 sq. ft.
    Location! Large 41.5' x 122' lot West of Dunbar with a sunny South backyard. This home has 2 bedrooms up, one with en-suite, and 2 bedroom basement suite with a separate entrance. Extensively renovated in 2010 with newer electrical, plumbing and roof. Many options with this home: move in with your growing family or hold as an income property. More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 5990 IRMIN Street in Burnaby: Metrotown House for sale (Burnaby South) : MLS®# R2327111

    $2,398,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327111
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,551 sq. ft.
    Prime Location in Metrotown! LAND ASSEMBLING OF TOWNHOUSE! 5 mins to Royal Oak Skytrain; mins walk to Clinton Elementary & Burnaby South Secondary! Call Now! More details
    Listed by Nu Stream Realty Inc.
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 4620 GOTHARD Street in Vancouver: Collingwood VE House for sale (Vancouver East) : MLS®# R2326907

    Main Photo: 4620 GOTHARD Street in Vancouver: Collingwood VE House for sale (Vancouver East)  : MLS®# R2326907
    $1,250,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2326907
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,390 sq. ft.
    An original cottage style house on quiet street in fantastic area of East Vancouver. Very handy location just one block to Norquay Elementary School and easy walk to 29th Avenue Skytrain Station. Very good property to hold or build. RT-11 Two family Zoning. Level lot with lane. Plenty of newer developments in the area. More details
    Listed by Park Georgia Realty Ltd.
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 5389 LARCH Street in Vancouver: Kerrisdale House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2327113

    Main Photo: 5389 LARCH Street in Vancouver: Kerrisdale House for sale (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2327113
    $3,899,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327113
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    3,244 sq. ft.
    One of the most sought out neighbourhoods in Kerrisdale. Outstanding complete reno on this delightful home on a 66' x 135' lot. Spacious character living & L-shaped dining with cozy wood fireplace w/oak & walnut inlaid wood flrs. 4 Bdrms, 3 up & Master w/ elegant ensuite & walk in clos et on main. Open bright FR w/ gas fplace off huge sunny west deck & priv. garden w/ dble pkg. New kitchen features granite counters, mosaic tiles, Viking stove & DW, french door fridge & tiled flooring. Approx. 700 sqft separate 1 BR+ den suite down & immaculate open laundry area. Almost 9000 sqft flat RS-5 lot. A good holding property or build your dream home!!! More details
    Listed by Nu Stream Realty Inc.
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 204 N ELLESMERE Avenue in Burnaby: Capitol Hill BN House for sale (Burnaby North) : MLS®# R2327258

    Main Photo: 204 N ELLESMERE Avenue in Burnaby: Capitol Hill BN House for sale (Burnaby North)  : MLS®# R2327258
    $1,888,888
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2327258
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,988 sq. ft.
    Welcome all builders and renovators to this GEM on Capitol Hill in Burnaby North, This is a rare, once in a lifetime location with stunning , panoramic, unobstructed views of the Mountains in the North and South and the Burrard Inlet. You can even see Mount Baker on clear sunny days. Lot size is 64,98 x 121 = 7742 sqft. Build your dream home on the location. Come see the location to believe it! Make appointments for your private viewing now! More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Central
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 1742 DUNBAR Street in Vancouver: Kitsilano House for sale in "KITSILANO" (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2326728

    Main Photo: 1742 DUNBAR Street in Vancouver: Kitsilano House for sale in "KITSILANO" (Vancouver West)  : MLS®# R2326728
    • Exterior Front
    • Exterior Front
    • Exterior Front
    • Front Porch
    • Front Porch
    • Front Porch
    • 13'1 x 6'8
    • 13'1 x 6'8
    • 15'0 x 13'1
    • 15'0 x 13'1
    • 13'10 x 5'5
    • 11'11 x 10'3
    • 11'11 x 10'2
    • 11'11 x 10'2
    • Deck
    • Bathroom
    • Balcony Off Upper Level
    • 12'5 x 11'10
    • 13'2 x 9'9
    • Exterior Back
    $2,799,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2326728
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    3,190 sq. ft.
    Circa 1912 character home in the most desirable Kits North of 4th neighbourhood. Currently owner occupied triplex however this would make an excellent renovation back to a single family home…or keep as a revenue property for an investment. Approximately 3,190 square feet on 3 levels on a private 40 x 99 foot property. The location simply doesn’t get any better. Quiet street located 2 blocks to the beaches, shopping and Point Grey Road. Call today! More details
    Listed by WESTSIDE Tom Gradecak Realty
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
  • 1611 CEDAR Crescent in Vancouver: Shaughnessy House for sale (Vancouver West) : MLS®# R2326611

    $7,490,000
    Residential Detached
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    R2326611
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    5
    Floor Area:
    5,703 sq. ft.
    1924 First Shaughnessy Mansion with well over $1 million spent to bring up to the new millennium form previous owner. Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout, stainless steel kitchen, all new plumbing, wining and more. Wonderful mountain and city view and overlooking the Vancouver Lawn Tennis and Badminton club. Private yard all around the house with beautiful and private outdoor swimming pool. Recent new pain job around hour exterior. This resort style mansion is a must to see. Right in the heart of FIRST Shaughnessy and minutes to downtown. This is a one of a home in the most prestige location. This house is designated as "Heritage Home" by the city of Vancouver and its a real gem for those who treasures its optimum value. Effective age: 12 years old. More details
    Listed by Homeland Realty
    JANET INGRAHAM, Personal Real Estate Corporation
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Listing information last updated on December 9, 2018 at 06:20 PM (UTC)