A look inside: BC mansion listed for $8 million now going to live auction (PHOTOS)

Jun 28 2019, 10:58 pm

The owner of a sprawling mansion property on the east shore of Okanagan Lake is turning to the rare avenue of a live, unreserved auction avenue, after they were unable to sell their home for the list price of $7.99 million

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Solaris, the name of the lakefront home, is located at 15510 Whiskey Cove in Lake Country, about a one hour drive north of downtown Kelowna.

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Sitting on a 1.1-acre property, the 8,500-sq-ft home includes seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, two dens, and an expansive open concept kitchen, living, and dining space. A games room entails full cabinetry, four televisions, and numerous beverage refrigerators, including a keg tap.

It’s for these reasons the home has been described as an “entertainer’s dream.”

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Separate areas of the home create a guest wing, and a children and nanny’s wing. There are also two indoor fireplaces, and an outdoor fireplace.

It features high ceilings and a luxurious contemporary design, with large windows and outdoor spaces — including a private beach area and boat dock with boat and jet ski lifts — opening up unobstructed lake and mountain views.

The garage and driveway can fit a total of six vehicles.

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

“Luxury and lakefront living go hand in hand to create a unique retreat where guests can relax, gather, and enjoy outdoor activities,” the listing reads. “Solaris consists of uncompromising quality in craftsmanship and design, and is finished with world class amenities. The interior gracefully and effortlessly integrates the outdoor beauty.”

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

The home was originally constructed in 2000, and later substantially renovated. According to BC Assessment, the latest assessed value for the property is $5.806 million, with $3.879 million for the structure and $1.927 million for the land.

Live bidding for the property is scheduled for July 18, 2019.

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Address: 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Neighbourhood: Lake Country

Listing Price: $7.99 million

Listed by: Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty

Built in: 2000

Specs:

  • 7 bedrooms
  • 9 bathrooms
  • 8,457 sq. ft. of indoor living space
  • Private beach area
  • Boat dock with boat and jet ski lifts
  • 6 vehicle capacity in garage and driveway
Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC

Solaris at 15510 Whiskey Cove, Lake Country, BC. (Jane Hoffman Group / Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty)

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