Westmount Mansion Second Highest Sale in Region Ever
Posted by — February 10, 2005
Westmount, Quebec, Canada – February, 2005 – Westmount’s most expensive listing has finally Sold. The mansion went through four different listing agents before it was sold for $5 million by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate and Board of Regents member Joan McGuigan of McGuigan Pepin Inc. Joan McGuigan prepared a detailed marketing plan that included listing the home on LuxuryRealEstate.com, placing the home in glossy high-end magazines including LuxuryRealEstate.com, and distributing full-color postcard size brochures of the home at last summer’s Grand Prix. The sale of this mansion at $5 million is the second largest sales price in Westmount ever.
The MansionThe architectural gem is nestled on the slopes of Mount Royal in Westmount, Montreal's most prestigious residential area and within walking distance from the city centre. Designed by the famous architect Robert Findlay in the 1930's, this exceptional 'French Chateau' Style 17 room residence has Indiana cut stone exterior, majestic grand foyer, Empire style salon, conservatory, study/library, pannelled formal dining room, gourmet kitchen, ten huge bedrooms, five marble bathrooms.... all bathed in natural light courtesy of panoramic French doors and skylights. Special features include five floor elevator, rooftop terrace with city and river views, intricate hand carved plaster ceilings, rich wood paneling, exquisite moldings, beautiful fireplace mantles; the landing of the gracious wood hand carved staircase boasts stained glass windows; intricate ironwork and Fontainbleau parquetry abound. Garden Features: wrought iron main gate leads to lovely landscaped grounds enclosed with mature cedar hedge, two fountains. Basement: Indoor swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool, playroom, home theatre, 2 powder rooms; Front Garden: Carved wrought iron gate, two fountains, stone terrace, secluded patio. Coach House Garage for 3 cars and woulpbe servant's quarters above, additional parking for 5 automobiles.