A Piece of West Vancouver History Sold

1195 12th Street, West Vancouver, BC (Ambleside)

Circa 1923. This 11,800 square foot lot is one of the first full-time resident homes built in Ambleside. Known as the Major Rush Home, this property was originally a 4 acre property built by Major Rush an Officier in the British Army who retired in West Vancouver from England.  This 4 bedroom 3 level home has been meticulously maintained and renovated over the years by and features the Craftsman style architecture which was significant in the 1920s. Features: a wrap around covered porch, custom millwork and built-in cabinetry, wainscotting,  open beam ceilings, French doors, wide staircase with wood railings, country style kitchen, hardwood floors, bear claw bath tub, wood windows and so much more.  The completely flat lot is one of the largest in this prime Ambleside location and features stunning English gardens, a fish pond, detached artists studio, complete privacy and even a view of Vancouver Harbour, Lions Gate Bridge and downtown skyline from the second floor.  This propery is ideal for those looking to own one of the prized character homes of West Vancouver, re-development of the property similar to the Vinson House property at 1425 Gordon which was re-zoned into 4 separate strata homes (ask Listing Realtor for more information); possible sub-division of the property or to build your dream home on one of the most desirable street in Ambleside.  A true piece of West Vancouver's history, the Rush House is one of the most significant character homes in the Lower Mainland.

Address:1195 12th Street
West Vancouver, BC
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RE: 1195 12th Street, West Vancouver, BC

Tom Hassan

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2397 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC, V7V 1K9