note to self: get this house as soon as you are insanely rich enough to afford it.
The church building is located in Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood. Originally called the East End, it was once the city’s downtown centre. Now it’s a 10 minute walk from Vancouver’s current downtown. The neighbourhood is called Strathcona now (renamed after its elementary school, probably to shed the East End’s stigma), and it’s a hidden little oasis of character houses just east of Main Street.
Shabby Chic Style Home Decorating Vintage Finds Rhinestone Clock Chandelier Beaded Garland Pink Roses Décor Crystal Lamps Vanity Boxes Trays Beach Cottage Frames French Tole Roses Mirror Crystal Prisms Candle Holders
A sunken courtyard crowned by a splashing fountain creates a grand space for entertaining. Presided over by an oversized antique clock, a shady gallery overlooks the courtyard fountain, providing a cool retreat for reading or intimate family gatherings. (Photo: Photo: Jeff McNamara; Designer: Mark Maresca)