A look inside: $4.5 million Calgary heritage house (PHOTOS)

Mar 11 2021, 2:27 pm

A piece of Calgary’s history is up for sale, and it could be yours for $4,495,000.

The Max Bell House resides on one of Upper Mount Royal’s only true estate lots at 1031 Durham Avenue SW, and it combines traditional and modern elements to create an upscale and comfortable home.

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

John Hripko, Royal LePage Benchmark agent, notes that this heritage house has been extensively renovated with a gourmet kitchen, spa-inspired master bedroom ensuite, and wine room.

The home is nearly 7,500 square feet and boasts six bedrooms and five bathrooms, in addition to an 892-square-foot two-bedroom carriage house, and a heated triple garage.

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

The elegant main floor features two fire places and hardwood throughout the dining room and formal living room/library. The kitchen has a large granite island, spacious nook, and high-end appliances.

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Also located on the main floor, the master bedroom offers an oversized walk-in closet and a deluxe ensuite bathroom.

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Four large bedrooms (three of which have their own ensuite) and a large laundry room make up the second floor of the Max Bell House.

The lower level of this heritage house has been fully developed and includes media, snooker, and exercise/rec rooms, a sauna, and a wine cellar.

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

The property offers views of the city skyline, a private patio, and a secluded south yard that has been fully landscaped. The location provides easy access to downtown Calgary.

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

Calgary heritage house

Courtesy of John Hripko (Royal LePage Benchmark)

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