Modern and sophisticated Gastown loft at 27 Alexander for sale

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A fully-renovated and redesigned Gastown loft in a former warehouse dating back to the early 1900s is on the market for $1.29 million.

The 1,035 sq ft. home at 27 Alexander Street features great city and ocean views, and a stunning interior blending modern design, while showcasing the building’s historic past.

The reconfigured layout includes a large master suite, secondary built-in murphy bed for guests, two full baths, gas fireplace, and a spacious entertaining and dining area.

The kitchen features fully-integrated appliances from Miele, Fisher & Paykel and Sharp. There’s a Miele espresso machine, wine fridge, as well as LED under-counter lighting. The kitchen’s centrepiece is a custom walnut island, with counters and backsplash clad in solid marble.

There are flawless concrete floors throughout, exposed concrete feature walls and exposed heritage brick.

The home has plenty of built-in storage and closets, with German-made Raumplus sliding doors, custom cabinetry, and unique walnut millwork throughout.

Gastown loft at 27 Alexander Street

601 - 27 Alexander Street hallway
Entry way. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street Gastown loft for sale
Extensive storage. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street Gastown dining
Dining room. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street living room
Living area. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street kitchen
Kitchen. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street kitchen island
View from kitchen. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street kitchen
Marble backsplash. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street living area
Living room. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street seating
Built-ins contrast nicely against the brick wall. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street master bedroom
Master bedroom with brick wall. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street double sinks
Sink with dual sinks and wall-mounted faucets. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street shower
Stand-up shower. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street view of skyline
Downtown Vancouver skyline. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street rooftop patio
Rooftop patio. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street Gastown exterior
Building exterior. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street exterior
Streetscape. Credit: Paul Albrighton
601 - 27 Alexander Street tracks
View of Canada Place. Credit: Paul Albrighton

The building was originally built in the early 1900s, and was once used as a warehouse and commercial space. It was converted for residential use in 1996, when the developer rehabilitated a portion of the old building, and built a newly constructed portion on the east side of the building.

This particular loft, unit 601, is in the heritage portion of the building. The unit itself was taken down to the studs in 2015, and completely redesigned with an emphasis on retaining the old character materials.

The unit includes one parking and one storage locker. The building at 27 Alexander offers a large common rooftop patio, and allow pets and rentals. The listing is provided by Paul Albrighton of RE/MAX Crest Realty Westside.