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Welcome to
Arc-en-Ciel
a French inspired residence on Whistler's Alta Lake

Listing Agent

Maggi Thornhill

Engel & Völkers

3102 St. Anton Way

Whistler, BC

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
4

Living Space
7,280 sqft

Lot Size
52,272 sqft

Price
$16,888,000 CAD

Listing Agent
Maggi Thornhill

Broker
Engel & Völkers Whistler

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Arc-en-Ciel
Set in an idyllic location amidst a lush forest with breathtaking views to behold, this beautiful French inspired home is not one to miss.
Arc-en-Ciel, French for rainbow, is one of the few lakefront residences located within minutes of Canada's most popular ski resort - Whistler. The home enjoys one of the largest residential lake frontages in the Whistler Valley, making it a very rare opportunity.
A Grand Entrance
The entrance porch has a high vaulted roof with beautifully lit up stone columns. Magnificent French lanterns from the early 1900s bedeck the columns and draw you inside the home.

This home was built like a metropolitan art museum, with many pieces imported from various parts of the world, or crafted by top artisans in Europe specifically for this home, serving to bring alive the grand and masterful vision of the current home owner.

At the entrance are two monumental urns from Italy - originally in the hands of two life-size Greek maidens outside the front door of Rolle, a municipality in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland; they now adorn the entrance of this lovely home.
Impressive Stone Facade
A winding geo-thermally heated driveway takes you to this beautiful lakefront property with over an acre of land and breathtaking views of the lake and mountains.

The house is well hidden towards the lake and is slowly revealed as you come down the winding driveway. The trees in the property are lit up from the bottom making the lakeside property look magical at night time.
Entrance Foyer
The entrance foyer is separated from the main greeting salon by a wall concealing the rest of the home. A giant mirror hangs on the wall as a teaser to the exceptional treasures found in the rest of the home. This exquisitely carved mirror was rescued from a dumpster in France and bought at an auction by the owner.

The interiors are bright and airy with over 7,000 sqft of total living area. The main level with 5,000 sqft consists of all the bedrooms, the living, and the dining areas. The entire home is geo-thermally heated and has been a gold medal recipient of an international residential technology award.
Imposing Interiors
The entrance hall features a soaring vaulted ceiling with skylights, filling the room with abundant natural light. Antique French lanterns lead you through the hallway taking your eyes towards the glass wall that looks out at the gorgeous lake.

The lanterns were originally in a bank in upstate NY and weigh a tonne each. They were hand forged in bronze, each restored to its original magnificence with meticulous care.

The walls are lined with ancient French tapestry with scenes of ducks and ponds, meant to echo what you see outside in the summertime.
A Modern Layout Infused with Old World Charm
The Arc-en-Ciel is a museum of sorts of antique French furniture and cabinetry dating back to the 1700s - exquisite pieces of art and collectibles assembled from cities around the world including Paris, Zurich, London, and Shanghai.

The dining room is quintessentially French with a traditional French beamed ceiling. On the left is a museum piece carved by an artisan from a quaint town near Geneva in France, known for its carvers. The chandelier is from the late 1700s. The walls are upholstered in fabric that was custom made in Florence.
The Bar Lounge
A Room with Considerable Character
A beautifully carved actual English oak bar from around 1830-1840 adorns the wall of the lounge. Two Royal British Academy oil paintings from the late 1800s hang on either side of the arched opening.
A Royal Retreat
A magnificent Louis XV marble fireplace, carved in the late 1700s in France, adds warmth to this comfortable lounge. Above the mantle is a magnificent elk taxidermy legally shot by a Park Ranger in British Columbia as part of an initiative to maintain ecological balance in animal populations.
The Master
The master bedroom has a fireplace commissioned as a Louis XV design, like several others in the home. The painting above the fireplace recedes completely into the wall to reveal the television with the press of a button. The furniture was imported from Paris, with the suite itself having been designed to complement the magnificent antique furnishings.
Remarkable Views of the Lake & Mountains
The home has three spacious bedrooms with remarkable views of the lake, each with it's own fireplace and beautiful antique mantels. A total of eight marble and walnut fireplace mantels restored from the late 17th century are blended in with the modern design of this home.
A Rich Study
The study affords magnificent views of the Whistler peak from the desk, and features a Chinese carpet along with a carved French fireplace, lit with ceramic coals. Everything in this room has a Gothic influence.
The Wine Cellar
On the lower level, a set of large antique doors open up into a beautiful wine cellar with a barrel ceiling.
Absolute Privacy
The home offers utmost privacy & sanctuary with 260 feet of private shoreline and nothing but the vast lake in front of you; a stone pathway leads you down to a private floating dock, one of only a few on the lake which is detachable and motorized for cruising around the lake.
An Ideal Location
The property overlooks the Alta Lake and sits on the edge of Blueberry Beach Park providing exceptional privacy and lush natural surroundings.

A beautiful outdoor space with well maintained green spaces and paved pathways surrounds the residence and is augmented with exquisite French statues and classical Gazebos.
The gated residence is situated within close proximity to the Whistler Golf Club and the Sea-to-Sky highway, and within 2 minutes of the vibrant Whistler Village, along with all its lively attractions.

Whistler itself is a 90-minute drive from Vancouver along the Sea-to-sky Highway, which is frequently rated as one of the most scenic drives in the world.

3102 St. Anton Way

Whistler, BC

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Maggi Thornhill
maggithornhill.com
Engel & Völkers
Maggi Thornhill
maggithornhill.com

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Welcome to Arc-en-Ciel a French inspired residence on Whistler’s Alta Lake

Listing Agent

Maggi Thornhill

Engel & Völkers

Arc-en-Ciel

Set in an idyllic location amidst a lush forest with breathtaking views to behold, this beautiful French inspired home is not one to miss.

Arc-en-Ciel, French for rainbow, is one of the few lakefront residences located within minutes of Canada’s most popular ski resort - Whistler. The home enjoys one of the largest residential lake frontages in the Whistler Valley, making it a very rare opportunity.

A Grand Entrance

The entrance porch has a high vaulted roof with beautifully lit up stone columns. Magnificent French lanterns from the early 1900s bedeck the columns and draw you inside the home.

This home was built like a metropolitan art museum, with many pieces imported from various parts of the world, or crafted by top artisans in Europe specifically for this home, serving to bring alive the grand and masterful vision of the current home owner.

At the entrance are two monumental urns from Italy - originally in the hands of two life-size Greek maidens outside the front door of Rolle, a municipality in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland; they now adorn the entrance of this lovely home.

Impressive Stone Facade

A winding geo-thermally heated driveway takes you to this beautiful lakefront property with over an acre of land and breathtaking views of the lake and mountains.

The house is well hidden towards the lake and is slowly revealed as you come down the winding driveway. The trees in the property are lit up from the bottom making the lakeside property look magical at night time.

Entrance Foyer

The entrance foyer is separated from the main greeting salon by a wall concealing the rest of the home. A giant mirror hangs on the wall as a teaser to the exceptional treasures found in the rest of the home. This exquisitely carved mirror was rescued from a dumpster in France and bought at an auction by the owner.

The interiors are bright and airy with over 7,000 sqft of total living area. The main level with 5,000 sqft consists of all the bedrooms, the living, and the dining areas. The entire home is geo-thermally heated and has been a gold medal recipient of an international residential technology award.

Imposing Interiors

The entrance hall features a soaring vaulted ceiling with skylights, filling the room with abundant natural light. Antique French lanterns lead you through the hallway taking your eyes towards the glass wall that looks out at the gorgeous lake.

The lanterns were originally in a bank in upstate NY and weigh a tonne each. They were hand forged in bronze, each restored to its original magnificence with meticulous care.

The walls are lined with ancient French tapestry with scenes of ducks and ponds, meant to echo what you see outside in the summertime.

A Modern Layout Infused with Old World Charm

The Arc-en-Ciel is a museum of sorts of antique French furniture and cabinetry dating back to the 1700s - exquisite pieces of art and collectibles assembled from cities around the world including Paris, Zurich, London, and Shanghai.

The dining room is quintessentially French with a traditional French beamed ceiling. On the left is a museum piece carved by an artisan from a quaint town near Geneva in France, known for its carvers. The chandelier is from the late 1700s. The walls are upholstered in fabric that was custom made in Florence.

The Bar Lounge

A Room with Considerable Character

A beautifully carved actual English oak bar from around 1830-1840 adorns the wall of the lounge. Two Royal British Academy oil paintings from the late 1800s hang on either side of the arched opening.

A Royal Retreat

A magnificent Louis XV marble fireplace, carved in the late 1700s in France, adds warmth to this comfortable lounge. Above the mantle is a magnificent elk taxidermy legally shot by a Park Ranger in British Columbia as part of an initiative to maintain ecological balance in animal populations.

The Master

The master bedroom has a fireplace commissioned as a Louis XV design, like several others in the home. The painting above the fireplace recedes completely into the wall to reveal the television with the press of a button. The furniture was imported from Paris, with the suite itself having been designed to complement the magnificent antique furnishings.

Remarkable Views of the Lake & Mountains

The home has three spacious bedrooms with remarkable views of the lake, each with it's own fireplace and beautiful antique mantels. A total of eight marble and walnut fireplace mantels restored from the late 17th century are blended in with the modern design of this home.

A Rich Study

The study affords magnificent views of the Whistler peak from the desk, and features a Chinese carpet along with a carved French fireplace, lit with ceramic coals. Everything in this room has a Gothic influence.

The Wine Cellar

On the lower level, a set of large antique doors open up into a beautiful wine cellar with a barrel ceiling.

Absolute Privacy

The home offers utmost privacy & sanctuary with 260 feet of private shoreline and nothing but the vast lake in front of you; a stone pathway leads you down to a private floating dock, one of only a few on the lake which is detachable and motorized for cruising around the lake.

An Ideal Location

The property overlooks the Alta Lake and sits on the edge of Blueberry Beach Park providing exceptional privacy and lush natural surroundings.

A beautiful outdoor space with well maintained green spaces and paved pathways surrounds the residence and is augmented with exquisite French statues and classical Gazebos.

The gated residence is situated within close proximity to the Whistler Golf Club and the Sea-to-Sky highway, and within 2 minutes of the vibrant Whistler Village, along with all its lively attractions.

Whistler itself is a 90-minute drive from Vancouver along the Sea-to-sky Highway, which is frequently rated as one of the most scenic drives in the world.

Contacts

Listing Agent
Maggi Thornhill
maggithornhill.com
Broker
Engel & Völkers
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Maggi Thornhill
maggithornhill.com

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