Modello, a landmark new luxury 37-storey high-rise tower currently under construction at the corner of Willingdon Avenue and Berresford Street in Burnaby, was officially sold out on May 27, 2016, according to Boffo Developments Ltd. Featuring high-end condo residences above a 4-storey commercial podium including cafés, restaurants, and retails shops, Modello is a distinctive new upscale condo building within the heart of the bustling Metrotown community.
Originally featuring 170 high-end 1, 2, and 3 bedroom residences ranging from 623 sq. ft. to 1,706 sq. ft., prices starting from $389,900 for 1-bed, $559,900 for 2-bed, and $679,900 for 3-bed units. Modello is set to redefine the art of elegant living in Burnaby with completion currently scheduled for March 2017.
Designed by award-winning Chris Dikeakos Architects, Modello represents a landmark building with distinct character. The striking architecture, innovative landscaping, and public art inspiration will create a cultural centrepoint and be the gateway to the new Beresford Art Walk in Burnaby. The covered porte-cochere and landscaped water features establish a sense of arrival at the lobby entrance while a full service concierge provides hotel-style luxury and convenience. Modello’s rich exteriors feature natural stone accents and stone floors bestowing a majestic entrance through the ground level breezeways and lobby entrances with dramatic night illumination that enhances the exquisite building design.
Artistically Designed Interiors
Modello offers signature interior designs, by award-winning Insight Design Group, with two colour schemes integrating the finest finishing materials throughout. Overheight 7-foot walnut entry doors open to 9-foot high ceilings creating open, airy living spaces with expansive floor to ceiling windows that designed to showcase the incredible panoramic views. Each home is a corner suite with generous private covered terraces extending year-round outdoor living with natural gas outlets included for barbeques or patio heaters. Elegant wide-plank brushed walnut and oak hardwood floors are used throughout the main living areas, while rich custom-designed wood cabinetry and millwork is featured throughout, with accent wood-framed gloss lacquer feature cabinets.
Modello kitchens represent the finest of details with impeccable style and function including a dramatic polished marble slab feature wall as a backdrop. A Miele stainless steel appliance package, coupled with an oversized 36” European Fhiaba built-in paneled fridge provides an unparalleled cooking experience. Large format undermount double bowl sink with the luxurious Blanco Culina pullout chrome kitchen faucet makes for easy clean up with the added convenience of in sink waste disposal. Generous working spaces with well planned storage and pantries are all chef-inspired with a large kitchen island that houses a wine chiller. Thoughtful cabinetry design includes stainless steel pull-outs for corner cabinets, garbage and recycling bins, high- side pot drawers, and floor-to-ceiling pantries. Under cabinet and recessed lighting provide both task and ambient illumination, highlighting the stone surfaces.
Luxurious bathrooms include heated marble floors and floating vanities with under cabinet lighting create a spa-inspired feel. Marble and quartz countertops with matching backsplash complement the sleek Hansgrohe faucets. Oversize showers with frameless glass enclosures and oversize soaker tubs both feature beautiful inset marble niches for storing products with adjustable Hansgrohe shower heads featured in all bathrooms, with a dual shower head in the ensuite showers. Luxurious polished chrome accents and details are featured throughout the bathrooms with large format shower door handles, towel bars, and robe hooks along with large vanity mirrors with designer lighting that punctuates the luxury hotel-style interiors of Modello.
Unrivalled Luxury Amenities
The Private Residence Club and gardens occupy the entire fifth floor podium level for the exclusive use of Modello residents. This five-star setting includes a formal dining area, bar, catering kitchen, and built-in barbeque extends your entertainment options for friends and family. Richly furnished hotel-style lounges and terraced garden seating areas include a number of fireplaces, providing beautiful spaces for private or group socializing and functions. The fully equipped fitness and spa facility includes top-of-the line weight-lifting and cardio equipment, yoga space, steam room, showers and change rooms, and an outdoor jetted hot tub, nestled within the landscaped gardens. All this and more, with spacious Modello grand estate homes, and magnificent penthouse residences, that rise above the rest with sensational panoramic views above the heart of Metrotown.
The Art of Elegant Living
Modello is setting new standards for luxury. Custom-designed organizers have been fitted in all closet and storage areas. Contemporary roller window shades maximize natural light. A central data media box in every home will handle all communication and entertainment needs. Built-in fibre optic back-bone wiring and media outlets in every room maximize high-speed internet access and digital entertainment. Home security is top-of-mind with mortise lock hardware and an in-suite security system conveniently roughed in each home. Personal-encoded entry device provides access to all common area entry points. Security cameras are strategically placed throughout the common areas for enhanced surveillance. Video-controlled enter-phone system outside main lobby allows visitor screening via your television.
Designed to meet or exceed LEED standards, a State-of-the-art geothermal heating and cooling system will provide the perfect temperature all year round for residents. Individual thermal metering of each home’s heating and cooling will provide the ultimate in utility cost control. LED lighting including motion detecting closet lights is integrated throughout the building and combines greater efficiency and energy conservation with lower maintenance and replacement costs. Finally, two electric vehicles with two charging stations will be provided for the exclusive use of Modello residents.
Modello is located in a rare setting in central Metrotown, just steps away from Central Park. One of the most sought after locations in the Lower Mainland, this area offers proximity to 200 acres of beautiful Parkland with numerous walking and biking trails nearby along with the urban setting of the Metrotown neighborhood with its exceptional amenities and services nearby including Metropolis at Metrotown, the largest shopping mall in British Columbia. With everything at your doorstep, Modello is at the heart of a vibrant metropolitan community in Burnaby close to Skytrain and public transit and just a short 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver.