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Finished Area
1,571 sq. ft.
Lot Size
10890 sq. ft.

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Mid-Century Modern Home by John Di Castri


Architecturally designed for Canada’s first female reporter Gwen Cash, the “Trend House” is one of the finest examples of Mid Century Modern Sponsored by BC lumber industry along with renowned architect John Di Castri,the home was one of 11 display homes built in 1954 across Canada to showcase the different kinds of Canadian woods. A featured design is the diamond form roof tresses emulating wooden air-frame construction. The home created quite a stir with it’s angular construction, modernistic detailing, and functionality. There have been tasteful renovations to the kitchen and bathrooms while still maintaining the original architectural style. Tasteful custom built-in cabinetry includes, living room bookcase with hidden TV consul, plus a Murphy bed and computer desk in the 2nd bedroom. The huge plate-glass windows look out onto the Sooke Hills. Close to all shopping and great schools. This is truly an awe inspiring home of unparalleled design. Definitely one of a kind!


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