Baldwin House available for Olympics

The Arthur Erickson-designed Baldwin House in Burnaby is still up for grabs for rental during the Winter Olympics.

The city-owned house, on the shores of Deer Lake, is managed by The Land Conservancy of B.C.

It is renting out the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home, which accommodates six, for $750 per night during the Games, Feb. 12 to 28.

Completed in 1965, Erickson designed it for friends, Dr. William and Ruth Baldwin, who commissioned the work. The west-coast modernist home blurs the line between inside and outside with ceiling-to-floor windows and an open floor plan.

The design was inspired by the palaces and houseboats of India’s Dal Lake in Kashmir and gives the impression of floating on Deer Lake.

TLC will be hosting a holiday open house on Friday, Dec. 11 at Eagles Estate Heritage Garden, 5655 Sperling Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m.

The public will have the opportunity to tour Baldwin House, just up the hill. More info: 604-733-2313.

For more on Baldwin House rentals visit:

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Arrests of pipeline protesters in Burnaby signal start of long battle
Police prepared to call in reinforcements to Burnaby Mountain
More arrests on Burnaby Mountain Saturday
RCMP apprehend suspects following violent crime spree
Hand over the driving reins to Operation Red Nose
Operation Red Nose ready to hit the road for another season
Province may revoke approval of TWU law school
Updated: Froese elected to second term
Two police officers hospitalized after being rammed by stolen truck in Surrey

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.