An international business person has just dropped $10 million on a home in Whistler, the biggest home sale in the resort since 2008.
The Stonebridge property is a six-acre estate with a regulation tennis court, saltwater pool, putting green, extensive gardens and a guesthouse.
It is called Glen Gordon.
Ann Chiasson of RE/MAX Sea to Sky Real Estate announced the sale of the home today.
"I think there's a lot more confidence coming back into the market," said Chiasson.
"I think there are some very good opportunities out there."
It is the highest sale in the upscale Stonebridge neighbourhood above Alta Lake Road, which has 29 estate lots with views of Whistler and Blackcomb.
The property, with a total of seven bedrooms and nine bathroooms, was listed at $12.9 million.
According to the listing, it is 6,200 square feet.
In early 2008, a $17.5 million deal on Crabapple Drive broke the previous Whistler record of $13.3 million for a home in Sunridge in 2007. In total, six homes in Whistler have sold for $10 million or over.
Since the start of the 2008 recession, Whistler real estate market prices have dropped overall while the number of listings has increased. The last two assessment roles from BC Assessment saw the total value of real estate in the resort decline by 12 per cent, or close to $1.2 billion.
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