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Contemporary Home Swanwick Ranch, British Columbia

Marko Simsic Architects a Vancouver-based design studio has designed Swanwick Ranch, a stunning contemporary home in Metchosin in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Built in 2006, by Anderson Cove Construction, the 8,300 square foot, eight bedroom, eight bathroom luxury home sits on a 67 acre plot with more than 1,400 feet of low-bank oceanfront.This house was awarded the National Canadian Architect Award and was originally put up for  for a staggering $24 million Canadian dollars in 2007.

The architects described Swanwick Ranch as: “One of the finest luxury oceanfront estates in Canada; a residence that has been featured in professional architectural and design publications around the globe. It is a masterpiece of contemporary architecture that has received national architecture acclaim for design. Custom designed for it’s current owners, the residence is a perfect retreat for families seeking a refuge from the pulse of modern life.”

Amenities include a covered swimming pool, hot tub, tennis court with night lighting and a large games and entertainment room. The home also features an enclosed boathouse and fishing craft with direct access to the ocean.

There is also plenty of guest accommodation as well as a separate caretaker’s home  and fully equipped workshop with an auto-servicing bay for car junkies. Images courtesy of Sothebys Realty.

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Assif is a luxury travel and design aficionado currently working as a BBC content producer. He holds an MA in journalism from the University of Leeds. He is partial to tea and cake - Yorkshire Tea Gold Blend please. His favourite trips include island hopping in the Seychelles, a mountain escape in Kashmir and getting lost in Hong Kong.

Assif is the current editor of Adelto Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @journolista.

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August 18, 2011 | Property | View comments

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