Property of the Week: A $4.5 Million Home with an Oversized Backyard Pool and Swim-Up Bar

The modern Elbow Park home also has a 220-bottle wine cellar and a fitness room with a custom mural.

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Where it is

4116 Crestview Rd. S.E.

 

The location

In the late 19th century, Elbow Park was an area for homesteads until the City of Calgary annexed the area in 1907. The City began building the first few houses in 1909, but construction began in earnest the following year as Calgary entered a boom. Elbow Park became Calgary’s first suburb. Many of the houses in Elbow Park were designed by recognized architects with distinct styles, which continues to set Elbow Park apart from other older communities in Calgary.

 

What to love

This home blends modern and contemporary architecture. The outside of the home features dark wood, brick cladding and large windows for a modern appeal that’s warmed with natural materials. Stepping inside reveals an elegant, sophisticated design with striking black decor accented with warm, lighter wood tones. A large foyer leads to the kitchen, which has striking black countertops, backsplash and cabinetry that contrasts with walnut features. A butler pantry leads to a second prep space with an oversized second fridge and freezer.

A temperature-controlled wine cellar with room for 220 bottles connects to the outdoors, further opening up the space. The living room offers a cozy space for family gatherings, while the event room is designed with entertainment in mind. A marble-clad fireplace, built-in shelving, room for a grand piano and herringbone flooring add an elevated sense of luxury and calmness to the space.

Upstairs, the primary bedroom has two separate walk-in closets and an elegant ensuite boasting gold and white accents, a floating bath and a steam shower. The walk-up lower level acts as a family retreat and games space with a large fitness room showcasing a custom mural by Michelle Hoogveld, a Canadian artist. Outside, an oversized pool with a swim-up bar completes the home.

 

What to consider

With five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, an ideal location in Elbow Park and luxurious features throughout the space, there’s plenty to love about this home. Large families or avid entertainers will have plenty of room to spread out while also enjoying easy access to the Elbow River for scenic walks.

 

The stats

7,136 square feet
Five bedrooms
Nine bathrooms
220-bottle wine cellar
Oversized triple/tandem garage with heated epoxy floors
Interior by DWK Interiors

 

Listed for $4,500,000 with Sam Olschewski of RE/MAX First.

 

Inside the Home

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This Elbow Park home exudes elegance and sophistication both inside and out.

 

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The striking kitchen is fully equipped to cook, socialize or entertain guests in a stylish space.

 

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The living room is a more casual space to gather with family or enjoy a quiet place to sit and relax.

 

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Located just off the event room, the dining room is an elegant space to host formal dinners with guests.

 

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The event room is an elevated space to entertain guests with music, conversation or aperitifs before or after dinner.

 

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Each of the five bedrooms has its own full ensuite, unique decor and spacious layout.

 

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The primary ensuite features warm gold accents, floating sinks, a floating soaker tub and a steam shower.

 

Photo by Zoon Media.

The colourful mural in the home gym is a custom piece by Michelle Hoogveld, a contemporary Canadian artist.

 

Photo by Zoon Media.

Additional seating, an oversized pool and a fully outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven complete the backyard.

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