20 Varbay Place Nw Calgary, Alberta T3A 0C8

5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1531 sqft
Bi-Level Fireplace See Remarks Other, Forced Air Landscaped


Award winning builder Laratta Homes, purveyor of some of Alberta’s most spectacular homes, discovered an architectural gem originally designed by the renowned, forward focused firm of Bissell and Holman in Varsity of NW Calgary. In collaboration with McDowell Design, Laratta Homes has preserved and transformed this mid-century modern classic into a functional and timeless home to suit your contemporary lifestyle. Perched on a large 9,687 sqft (.22 ac) lot with a SW facing back yard in a quiet cul de sac, backing onto the community’s expansive tree lined walking paths and within walking distance of the University District. The design forward floor plan includes 3,000 sqft of total living space and features nine large windows above ground that shed light into the lower level fully integrating the upper and lower living spaces. Our creative design and build teams fashioned an open and light filled living concept, a meld of rustic structures and contemporary interior design features. The flat roof architecture is combined with a vaulted open beamed ceiling that houses two stone fireplaces, five bedrooms (or four plus a home office), three full baths , dining and living room spaces and an oversized double front drive attached garage with driveway combine parking for six vehicles. The new custom-built open concept Kitchen features a see-through metal art wall and a curved and reeded oak island along with a Bertazoni gas range, fully integrated Dacor fridge with freezer, stainless steel Dishwasher, microwave and concealed under cabinet lighting and coffee and beverage bars conveniently placed for entertaining. White oak planked and Italian tile flooring are found throughout the main floor. Quartz counters over custom-built cabinets throughout. The fully renovated lower level boasts a rec room, games area, wet bar, cold room, mechanical room and light filled Laundry room. The “to the studs and plywood” renovation includes: Engineer specified steal and laminated s tructural beams and exterior envelope construction specifications; new torched on flat roof; new and updated cedar shakes on sloped roofs; new metal clad vinyl windows with wide brickmolds; new Hardie lap and board and batten siding, soffit, eaves and garage door; new electrical wiring and panel; EV power outlet in garage; new two zoned controlled forced-air furnaces with AC line set; new plumbing throughout; Natural gas BBQ line to rear wood deck and gas starter to wood burning fireplaces; engineered insulation and envelope specifications including : spray-foam insulation in flat and vaulted ceilings, new wall batt insulation and new blown ceiling insulation; new vapor barrier; new wall and ceiling boarding; new lighting with dimmer controlled pots; and all new plumbing fixtures. Nestled in Varsity, an amenity rich community coveted for close to the U of C, Alberta Children’s and Foothills Hospitals, Chartered French school, Edworthy Park, Community linear parks, easy access to Mountains. (id:57849)

Property Details

MLS® Number A2118172
Property Type Single Family
Community Name Varsity
Amenities Near By Park
Features Cul-de-sac, See Remarks, Wet Bar, No Neighbours Behind, Closet Organizers, No Animal Home, No Smoking Home, Level, Gas Bbq Hookup
Parking Space Total 6
Plan 5224jk
Structure Deck


Bathroom Total 3
Bedrooms Above Ground 2
Bedrooms Below Ground 3
Bedrooms Total 5
Age New Building
Appliances Refrigerator, Range - Gas, Dishwasher, Microwave, Garburator, Humidifier, Hood Fan, Garage Door Opener, Water Heater - Gas
Architectural Style Bi-level
Basement Development Finished
Basement Type Full (finished)
Construction Material Poured Concrete, Wood Frame
Construction Style Attachment Detached
Cooling Type See Remarks
Exterior Finish Concrete, See Remarks, Stone
Fireplace Present Yes
Fireplace Total 2
Flooring Type Carpeted, Hardwood, Tile, Vinyl Plank
Foundation Type Poured Concrete
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Type Other, Forced Air
Size Interior 1531 Sqft
Total Finished Area 1531 Sqft
Type House


Attached Garage 2


Acreage No
Fence Type Not Fenced
Land Amenities Park
Landscape Features Landscaped
Size Depth 48 M
Size Frontage 15.24 M
Size Irregular 9687.00
Size Total 9687 Sqft|7,251 - 10,889 Sqft
Size Total Text 9687 Sqft|7,251 - 10,889 Sqft
Zoning Description Rc-1


Level Type Dimensions
Lower Level Bedroom 11.25 Ft x 8.58 Ft
Lower Level Bedroom 12.58 Ft x 8.58 Ft
Lower Level Other 18.42 Ft x 8.08 Ft
Lower Level Bedroom 11.42 Ft x 10.17 Ft
Lower Level Recreational, Games Room 21.67 Ft x 12.75 Ft
Lower Level Laundry Room 12.75 Ft x 7.00 Ft
Lower Level Cold Room 10.00 Ft x 3.33 Ft
Lower Level Other 5.00 Ft x 3.00 Ft
Lower Level 3pc Bathroom 8.92 Ft x 4.67 Ft
Main Level Kitchen 16.67 Ft x 10.75 Ft
Main Level Breakfast 14.33 Ft x 12.67 Ft
Main Level Living Room/dining Room 23.33 Ft x 13.08 Ft
Main Level Foyer 5.83 Ft x 3.83 Ft
Main Level Other 9.67 Ft x 9.17 Ft
Main Level Primary Bedroom 13.58 Ft x 12.08 Ft
Main Level Bedroom 10.17 Ft x 9.33 Ft
Main Level 4pc Bathroom 9.67 Ft x 4.92 Ft
Main Level 4pc Bathroom 9.83 Ft x 9.33 Ft



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