This $1.6 million ‘whale’ home is making a splash

SOOKE, British Columbia (WJW) — Perhaps the first thing you notice about this $1,599,000 home for sale in Canada not the price.

The bright aqua and teal exterior of the home at the address, located in the 7405 Thornton Heights at Silver Spray East Sookeit’s accented with several eye-catching orc sculptures shooting out of the ground.

The house, called the “Whale House” by realtors Neal Estate Group Victoria, was custom-built and offers “beautiful views” of the Strait of Juan de Luca, according to him Zillow listing.

Also striking is the main floor’s curved ceiling with exposed beams. The family room is surrounded by glass and has a radius window, in keeping with the curved architectural theme. Video tour on YouTube goes even deeper into some of the most important things in the home.

“The large family room is surrounded by faux walls with detailed paneling, including more indigenous art to continue the West Coast vibe,” the listing says. The panels continue to the ceiling creating a visual canvas that makes you feel like you’ve stepped into a secret hideaway to read a book or watch your favorite movie next to a cozy fireplace.

The 3,172-square-foot home was built in 2016 and has three bedrooms and four bathrooms.

It also has a hot tub and grounds that are a 3,500-acre park with trails and easy access.

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