Condo of the Month: A Sub-Penthouse with a Custom Wine Room and Panoramic Views

This condo is the epitome of luxury with a temperature-controlled glass wine room and a Porsche-designed kitchen with sleek marble counters.

Photograph courtesy of Sona Visual.

Where it is

1307, 738 1 Ave. S.W.


The location

Located mere steps from the Peace Bridge, Prince’s Island Park, the River Pathway System and downtown Calgary, this condo is in an ideal location. Prince’s Island Park hosts many events throughout the year and, as an urban oasis, offers plenty of winding pathways, wildlife sightings and a chance to connect with nature. Condo residents can also make the most of the River Pathway System, which offers 1000 kilometres of regional pathways and 96 kilometres of trails.


What to love

Boasting a grand open layout, floor-to-ceiling windows and marble throughout, this sub-penthouse encompasses luxury in every detail. The sleek, black Porsche-designed kitchen boasts carbon fibre cabinetry, marble counters and a six-burner gas range with a griddle and a built-in espresso maker. Just off the kitchen is a custom, temperature-controlled glass wine room where you can store some high-end bottles of wine in style. The connected living and dining room, which offers sweeping views, makes entertaining a breeze either inside or outside on the oversized outdoor living space with an outdoor barbecue kitchen. For those looking to balance a home-work life, the den room boasts floor-to-ceiling panelled oak wood, creating a quiet and visually appealing space to set up a home office.


What to consider

This condo offers plenty of amenities. With 24-hour concierge and security, a summer water garden, winter skating rink, full fitness facility and car washes, the options are near endless. The maintenance fees are paid monthly and cover common area maintenance, property management, insurance, security and other fees.


The stats

3,544 square feet
Two bedrooms
Three bathrooms
Titled, four-car heated garage
Porsche-designed kitchen


Listed for $7,988,000 with realtor Joel Semmens at Joel Semmens & Associates (Re/Max Real Estate Central).


Inside the Condo

Photograph courtesy of Sona Visual.

The condo’s open layout welcomes plenty of natural light, making it a great space to entertain.


Photograph courtesy of Sona Visual.

The private media seating area with hand-forged, iron French doors is the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the latest movie.


Photograph courtesy of Sona Visual.

The sleek and eye-catching Porsche-designed kitchen effortlessly blends function with appeal and is an ideal space to entertain or cook on your own.


Photograph courtesy of Sona Visual.

The custom, temperature-controlled glass wine room connects just off the kitchen and offers ample storage for an array of wine bottles.


Photograph courtesy of Sona Visual.

The oak wood-panelled den is a perfect space to set up a home office with plenty of storage space and a window for natural lighting and refreshing views.


Photograph courtesy of Sona Visual.

The primary bedroom is like a spa retreat with its luxury marble flooring and walls, a walk-in shower, dual sinks and a soaker tub with views.


Photograph Courtesy of Sona Visual.

The unit’s private, outdoor entertainment space offers sweeping views, seating and a barbecue outdoor kitchen with two gas line hookups in case you want to add a portable fire pit.


Photograph Courtesy of Sona Visual.

These sweeping panoramic views can be enjoyed from inside or by stepping outside onto the expansive deck. Bring a glass of wine and enjoy the early mornings, magical nights or striking seasonal changes.


Photograph Courtesy of Sona Visual.

The condo building’s fitness centre provides easy access to workout equipment.


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