Check out this breathtaking $16.8M ranch-style home (PHOTOS)

With a large pool, stables and paddocks, this property is the priciest to be listed in the Lower Mainland last week

It may be pricey – the most expensive new listing on the Lower Mainland’s MLS last week – but it’s tough to imagine a more idyllic family home than this ranch in Vancouver’s Southlands, especially for the summer.

So for those of you who love an aspirational look around a fabulous house and grounds, here’s a peek at this gorgeous property, which was listed on June 19 for $16.8 million.

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The home boasts more than 8,000 square feet of living space, at least 7,000 of which is on one sprawling level.

The main floor benefits from a huge, vaulted-ceiling great room that combines a gourmet kitchen with dining and lounging areas.

Southlands $16-8M ranch home great room
The great room is the heart of the home, and has vaulted ceilings and exposed stone walls. Listing agent: Telf Maynard

In addition to the great room, there’s also a large separate formal living room, a formal dining room and separate family room/den.

Southlands $16-8M ranch home living dining room
There's a lovely formal living room with French doors to the terrace on two sides, and it flows through to the formal dining room. Listing agent: Telf Maynard

In total the property has six bedrooms – four of which are in the main house, with three (two ensuite) on the main floor, plus a loft suite designed for a nanny. It also has seven bathrooms in all, five being in the main house.

The master suite has a huge dressing room, a generous ensuite bathroom and French doors out to one of the many terraces.

Southlands $16-8M ranch home master bedroom
The spacious master bedroom also has a gently vaulted ceiling, as well as doors to the terrace. Listing agent: Telf Maynard

Outside there are more than two acres of grounds, with expansive landscaped gardens, terraces around the house, a large swimming pool, a huge barn/stable block with a separate street entrance, a riding ring and paddocks.

Southlands $16-8M ranch home pool
This pool is large, well-screened from neighbours and perfect for summer. Listing agent: Telf Maynard

There’s also a pool house that contains another of the bedrooms, plus a living space and a bathroom, and there’s a one-bedroom suite above the stable block.

Southlands $16-8M ranch home barn stable
The stable block/barn has a separate street entrance from the main house, and a one-bedroom suite upstairs. Listing agent: Telf Maynard

B.C. Assessment valued the property in July 2018 at $10,517,000, which was down from the previous year’s $11,381,000. Property taxes on the home in 2018 were $24,160.35.

Scroll down for more photos of this luxurious listing.


Southlands $16-8M ranch home family room den
This less-formal living area is where you'd kick back for movie night. Listing agent: Telf Maynard


Southlands $16-8M ranch home dressing room
The master walk-in closet is more like a large dressing room, the size of many people's bedrooms. Listing agent: Telf Maynard


Southlands $16-8M ranch home master bathroom
The master suite has a generous and elegant ensuite bathroom. Listing agent: Telf Maynard


Southlands $16-8M ranch home outdoor living
At one end of the terrace is this lovely outdoor living space with a fireplace and BBQ. Listing agent: Telf Maynard


Southlands $16-8M ranch home riding ring
There's a large riding ring for you to practice your dressage techniques. Listing agent: Telf Maynard


Southlands $16-8M ranch home paddocks
We really hope the buyer of this home has horses... Listing agent: Telf Maynard


Southlands $16-8M ranch home aerial
The home is set in more than two acres of prime Vancouver Southlands. Listing agent: Telf Maynard


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