For Sale: A Castle in Calgary
Traditional Luxury, Modern Decadence. Just minutes west of Calgary – situated in prestigious Bearspaw in the heart of Woodland Estates – this majestic, gated estate is perched upon 2 acres for decadent countryside living that is unparalleled. Positioned strategically with stunning panoramic mountain views with professionally manicured and landscaped gardens among the vast woodlands - this spectacular manor boasts 11,000 sq. ft. of luxurious living quarters featuring 6 spacious bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a heated indoor saltwater pool, a one of a kind wine cellar, and immaculate 4-car garage.
Relax, rejuvenate or host memorable pool parties in your Hawaiian themed indoor heated 20’x40’ saltwater pool – complete with change rooms, lounge area and sliding glass doors leading out to the deck for your sun worshipping guests. Elaborate handcrafted Palm Trees, heated flagstone floors, tiki roof, and extensive use of teak wood allow you to enjoy the tropics year-round!
For the wine connoisseur, there really is none that can compare. One of the largest in Western Canada, this 9,000-bottle wine cellar is temperature and humidity controlled with hand finished solid walnut racking by Genuwine Cellars, tin ceilings, fibre optic lighting and fingerprint access to two separate wine zones.
The premium craftsmanship is first evident in the façade of the home which features Montana quarried ledgestone, ornate custom blacksmithing and ornamental ironwork, and an expansive wrap-around west-facing deck with outdoor fireplace – perfect to cozy up to on summer evenings and watch spectacular sunsets. The grand foyer is breath-taking – and from the moment you enter, you can feel the decadence from the hand crafted stone archway to the solid wood finishes, heated travertine floors and 17’ coffered ceilings in the foyer and great room.
Entertain in style in your 12-person formal dining room, with brilliant Brazilian black walnut plank flooring and convenient catering/walk-in butler’s pantry close by. The gourmet professional grade kitchen with Downsview cabinets, Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances is perfect for your dinner parties with an extensive island that seats eight – accommodating culinary delights or simply Sunday brunch with the family.
The fully developed walkout level extends your family entertainment to new heights with an open style Media room, New York –style Bar and Games Room that all lead out to the covered walk-out patio. Other highlights include: energy efficient geo-thermal heating system, in-floor heating throughout (exception of wine cellar), and exclusive Crestron Home Automation System controlling audio/visual, lighting, climate and security systems with 14 zone in room audio system and motion sensor lighting in major hallways and stairways. The vanishing automatic safety pool cover, Siedel fingerprint access to pool and wine cellar, and pool dehumidification system are truly modern conveniences. This impeccably designed, custom-built estate offers a tranquil, private country lifestyle with modern amenities close by including shopping areas, private schools, and the exclusive Bearspaw Golf and Country Club – where membership is a privilege. This magnificent estate is truly like no other.
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24 WOODLAND PLACE Calgary, AB T3R 1G4 Canada
- $9,054,122 USD