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The Vanglo House is one of the few new architect-designed homes in Vancouver's Main Street area.

135 East 17th Ave., Vancouver

Asking price: $2,898,000

Selling price: $2,860,000

Days on market: 14

Taxes: $8,161

Buyer’s agent: Shawn Lee, Blu Realty

What they got

This energy-efficient home has radiant hot-water heating and an underground garage.

The Vanglo House is one of the few new architect-designed homes in the Main Street area. It stands on a 66-by-44-foot lot, has 2,027 square feet of living space and was built in 2014. It is an award-winning energy efficient home, with radiant hot-water heating, underground garage and a sculptural design. The modern house has a private patio, three bedrooms and two full baths on the main floor, with a self-contained suite downstairs.

The action

The award-winning home boasts a rooftop patio.

The house had been listed previously for one month, for $200,000 more. The buyers' agent, Shawn Lee, says his clients immediately fell in love with it, but not wanting to appear too eager, they waited a week before writing an offer. “Negotiations were a little tricky with the seller being out of the country,” Mr. Lee says.

The agent’s take

“Unique homes like this are a rare find in Vancouver,” Mr. Lee says. “Our buyers wanted to downsize from their west-side home and live the Main Street lifestyle.” The house is within steps of shops and restaurants.