rennie listing spotlight: Eppich House in West Vancouver

Each month we'll spotlight a stand-out listing from the Vancouver Region, to give housing enthusiasts a glimpse into the range of unique homes found in our city.

Eppich House: 1812 Palmerston Avenue by Jason Soprovich
Area: West Vancouver, Ambleside 
Detail: 5 BD, 5 BA
Indoor size: 5,446 SF
Terrace and Patios: 4,000 SF 
Price: $13,998,000


  • This famous glass and mirror estate home was designed in 1972 by late, renowned architect, Arthur Erickson as the private retreat for Helmut and Hildegard Eppich.
  • Known as Eppich House I, it is regarded as one of Arthur Erickson's most significant residential designs recognized worldwide. It embodies true West Coast Modernism where nature and architecture are intertwined. 
  • Situated on a 1.12-acre garden estate in Ambleside, Eppich House I has recently undergone a multimillion-dollar renovation by Battersby Howat architects. 
  • The full structure of the home is revealed as four-levels of expansive indoor/outdoor living space that cascade down to a tranquil reflecting pond at the ground level.
  • Enjoy entertaining in all seasons from the outdoor heated and covered dining area, adjacent to the beautiful negative-edge swimming pool.
  • The house was conceived as the perfect family dwelling with four generous bedrooms with their own balconies, including a serene master with a steam-shower ensuite looking out on the shimmering reflection pond.
  • The home features a private office/study, a new theatre room, a gymnasium, and ample flex and storage areas.
  • This distinctive residence is ideally located only minutes to the Lion’s Gate Bridge and both Ambleside and Dundarave Villages’ amenities. 

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