Heritage: Cypress & Second by Formwerks – Prices, Availability, Plans

At a Glance

  • located at Cypress & Second
  • heritage house conversion + 3-storey infill building
  • 6 townhomes
  • steps from 4th Avenue restaurants, shops, services
  • walking distance to Kits Beach & Vanier Park
  • on or near multiple bike routes
  • close to Granville Island
  • easy commute to Downtown Vancouver

A distinctive family residence built in 1906 converted into two townhomes and four infill townhomes in Vancouver’s cherished Kitsilano neighbourhood.

Revitalizing Treasured Kitsilano Heritage

Cypress & Second by Formwerks Boutique Properties is a collection of two-bedroom duplexes and three-bedroom townhomes situated in the Oceanside neighbourhood of Kitsilano. The 1906 Purves-McBay residence has been fully restored and converted into two townhomes. It is a uniquely-intact example of early Gabled Vernacular Cottage architecture. Having been lived in continuously for over 100 years by the same family, this was one of the first homes built on the 1800 block of West 2nd Avenue. An additional four new infill townhomes have been introduced to the property that maintain the form and character of the early pioneering Vancouver streetscape.

Expertly designed interiors by Lisa Perry of i3 Design are defined by a Scandinavian aesthetic to evoke comfort and satisfy modern needs. Personal design preferences are addressed with two stunning palettes to select from. Every element — from Terrazzo cabinetry to professional appliances to matte-black accents — is selected for its quality and luxury. Outdoor living — in the form of rooftop decks or verandas and patios — seamlessly unites with the interiors to allow for graceful entertaining and everyday relaxing. Be part of a Vancouver legacy at Cypress & Second.

Pricing for Cypress & Second
Now selling from the from the mid-$2,000,000s. Move in late 2021. As Formwerks’ previous Heritage project sold out rapidly, I urged serious buyers to contact me today to discuss availability and plans according to your needs.

Floor Plans for Heritage

Cypress & Second - Plan A

Plan A
3 bedrooms + den + 2.5 bath
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Cypress & Second - Plan B
Plan B
3 bedrooms + den + 2.5 bath
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Cypress & Second - Plan C
Plan C
3 bedrooms + den + 2.5 bath
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Cypress & Second - Plan C
Plan C
3 bedrooms + den + 2.5 bath
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Cypress & Second - Plan D1
Plan D1
2 bedrooms + den + 2.5 bath
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Cypress & Second - Plan D2
Plan D2
2 bedrooms + den + 2.5 bath
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Cypress & Second Interiors

Expertly designed interiors by i3 Design are defined by a Scandinavian aesthetic to evoke comfort and satisfy modern needs.

Timeless Interiors

  • Conceived by Lisa Perry of i3 Design, interiors are inspired by a Scandinavian aesthetic characterized by simplicity, functionality, and quality
  • Floors blanketed with 9 1/2″ wide-plank European White Oak engineered hardwood in either ‘Claude’ (grey) or ‘Clouette’ (tan) to complement your unique design style
  • Clean and bright finish materials accented with the boldness of black-framed windows and hardware
  • Italian-style Terazzo cabinets feature horizontal wood grain centre panels contrasted by vertical stiles and matte-black hardware – available in your choice of ‘Biscotti’ or ‘Washed Ash’
  • Front entry doors incorporate a full escutcheon handle set finished in satin nickel from the ‘Minneapolis’ series by Baldwin Estate
  • Clean Shaker-profile interior doors with contemporary lever handles finished in matte black from Weiser
  • All master bedrooms and main floor staircase feature a coastal-inspired, shiplap-paneled wall
  • Experience the luxury of radiant in-floor heating throughout and the comfort of optional air-conditioning in the master bedroom and on the living room level
  • Convenient under-cabinet lighting in the kitchen for precision tasks
  • Laundry rooms in select homes
  • Whirlpool 27″, 7.4 cu ft front-load dryer in graphite steel
  • A sizeable den in every home can flexibly be used as an office or nook
  • Pre-wired alarm systems

Jenn-Air aAppliances are part of a new era of design quality and technology.

A Distinguished Kitchen

  • Appliances are part of a new era of design quality and technology:
    • Jenn-Air RISE Professional Series 4-burner gas stove and dual-fan true convection oven
    • Fully-integrated Jenn-Air 36″ refrigerator with bottom freezer, featuring a daring obsidian interior, distinct climate control, and multi-point LED theatre lighting
    • Jenn-Air RISE TriFecta Series integrated dishwasher, the quietest luxury dishwasher available
  • Quartz countertops in a Calacatta-Oro style feature a square edge profile and waterfall ends
  • 18-gauge stainless steel, double-basin, undermount sink with Delta Trinsic faucet and Touch 2.0 technology in striking
    matte black
  • Delta Brizo wall-mounted pot filler located conveniently above your range
  • Full-height 2″ x 10″ backsplash in Tribeca textured white brick
  • Both traditional cabinets and open display shelves highlighted with accent wall lighting

Cross-patterned Bianco Carrara and Thassos white marble mosaic floor inlay tile and Statuario porcelain floor & wall tiles.

Indulgent Master En Suite Bathroom

  • Cross-patterned Bianco Carrara and Thassos white marble mosaic floor inlay tile
  • Statuario 16″ x 32″ porcelain floor & wall tiles
  • Quartz countertop in arctic white punctuated with double undermount sinks
  • Luxe Gold Brizo faucet, bath, and shower fixtures
  • Black-framed glass shower enclosure
  • Deep soaker tubs for ultimate unwinding
  • Programmable Nuheat radiant floors

Main Bathroom Sanctuary

  • Encaustic floor tiles feature a bold, Scandinavian-inspired geometric pattern
  • Feature wall is comprised of gloss-finish Gris Claro 2″ x 8″ tiles set in a double herringbone pattern
  • Delta Trinsic collection fixtures, including a high-arc swivel faucet and rain-head shower with H20 Kinetic technology, finished in matte black

Welcoming Powder Room

  • Statement wall with textured European subway tiles provides a unique backdrop
  • Quartz countertop in Arctic White
  • Delta Trinsic matte-black faucet
  • Satin black-framed circular mirror
  • Decorative vanity pendant lighting

Amenities at Heritage
Each infill townhome will have a private patio and roof deck.

Parking and Storage
One level of underground parking accessed by a car elevator will provide spaces for six vehicles, 10 bicycles, and bulk storage lockers for each home.

Maintenance Fees at Cypress & Second
$0.42 per sq ft per month.

Developer Team for Cypress & Second
Led by Jim Bussey, Formwerks Boutique Properties is an extension of award-winning Formwerks Architectural, with a portfolio of over 600 custom single-family homes and townhomes. Playing an active role in historical restoration, Formwerks takes pride in contributing necessary density in respectful ways, to both protect character and provide functional and aesthetically-pleasing homes. Formwerks Heritage is designed with this mindful approach, preserving the integrity of Vancouver’s Arts and Crafts architectural beginnings. Other projects include Sixteenth & Burrard, West Boulevard, and Tudor House.

i3 Design is a versatile and integrative interior design firm with extensive experience in designing both single- and multi-family homes, such as Cedar RidgeManoir, and Tudor House. Led by Lisa Perry, the team has brought creative interior inspirations to life in homes in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland for over 20 years.

Expected Completion for Cypress & Second
Fall/winter 2021.


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