Luxury living in Montreal doesn’t get more extravagant than this 5,300-square-foot condo, sitting majestically atop the Ritz-Carlton in the heart of the city. Described in the listing as “a masterpiece of contemporary architecture, design and engineering,” this spectacular home in the sky will set you back a whopping $12.9 million.
As the listing for this luxurious condo explains, the 5,301-square-foot condo (along with an additional 1,678 square feet of outdoor terrace space) has been nicknamed “Rockstar,” and is lauded as being “one of the most beautiful apartments in the city.” Featuring three bedrooms and three full baths on two levels, floor-to-ceiling windows offer panoramic views.
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A Floating Home
The architectural concept envisioned for the home was to design a residence that would “float above its surroundings,” with floor-to-ceiling windows featuring panoramic views that encompass Mont Royal, the Golden Square Mile and the Museum of Fine Arts.
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According to the listing, this “modern marvel” uses steel and glass to create a delicate balance of “views, scale and comfort” to arrive at this stunning home that is warm and inviting, and large enough to accommodate entertaining on a large scale.
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In addition to the home’s three full bathrooms, there’s also this sophisticated powder room, featuring a floating vanity, gleaming gold door, marble flooring and a unique feature wall treatment reminiscent of snakeskin.
This informal living area, set up for television viewing, offers the perfect balance of coziness and expansiveness, one of two “dual” living rooms on the main level, which has been designed with entertaining in mind.
Divine Dining Room
The spacious dining room is situated opposite the living room, on the opposite side of the spiral staircase leading to the upper level. A funky geometric chandelier dangles atop the sleek dining room table.
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The massive kitchen is sleek and sophisticated, with bar-style seating to accommodate informal in-kitchen dining.
Located right off the kitchen is this convenient butler’s pantry, tucked discreetly behind a door to offer out-of-sight storage for plates and glassware.
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Adjacent to the open-concept kitchen sits this informal dining area. The kitchen/dining area also features access to the wraparound terrace.
Located on the main level, this self-contained guest suite features its own walk-in closet, one of three bedrooms in the home. The guest bedroom also features access to the outdoor terrace.
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The guest suite boasts its own adjacent bathroom, featuring marble flooring and walls in contrasting colours. A deep soaker tub offers the opportunity for luxurious relaxation.
The views are nothing short of spectacular from the terrace that wraps around the corner-unit condo, offering an additional 1,600-plus square feet of outdoor space.
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At the top of the glass-and-steel spiral staircase is the upper level, where the living quarters – including the master suite – are located. There’s also a private elevator that can be taken from one level to the other.
In addition to the family room on the main level, this casual den sits right near the top of the stairs, offering further relaxation space.
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More of the Den
Another view of the den, showcasing the floor-to-ceiling windows to take full advantage of the amazing panorama. In addition to R&R, this space has also been set up to serve as a home office.
Another of the home’s three full baths, this one features a large glass-doored walk-in shower.
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The luxurious master bedroom features its own dedicated sitting area, in addition to large walk-in closets, high ceilings and access to its own private terrace.
The master bathroom is downright massive, including a large freestanding circular tub, accented by the gleaming marble floor.
Opening to the den, this is technically one of the condo’s three bedrooms. At the moment, it has been set up as a dressing room, offering hidden storage for clothing and accessories.
The master suite also boasts this separate steam shower; this bathroom serves as the ensuite for the additional bedroom now being used as a dressing room.
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Walls of Glass
“Envisioned to meld with its surroundings and maximize views, this apartment’s glass walls foster a connection to nature and the outdoors, while capturing the ever changing seasonal arcs of light,” notes the listing. Meanwhile, anyone with pockets deep enough to afford the $12.9 million asking price shouldn’t balk at the hefty condo fees, which are $124,956 per year.
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