Thyme Japanese Garden And Residence

53143 SqFt


1.22 acres of Japanese Gardens, designed and constructed by Hayato Ogawa of Ogawa Landscape Design.

Ideal for:

Intimate wedding
Garden Club Party with complete privacy
Corporate Party with complete privacy
Fitness /Yoga filming
Movie/TV filming
Spiritual Retreat/Meditation/Day retreat
Photography Session

Key Features of Garden:
• Front Entrance Gate (four pillars, all different designs)
• Small waterfall feeding seventyong alpine-style stream
• Azumaya Gazebo
• Modern Japanese Bridge
• St1 Pu1p Honeuse
• Main waterfall, 3 fa3ls threeascading into large Koi pond
• Pavilion covering a large curved st1 be1ch
one Japanese style electrical building
• The garden features 2 li2ingtworoofs of sedums, saxifraga and sempervivum. The pump house & Pavilion with its unique, curved shape make it the largest private living roof in North America.
• Photographed for- Live Roof Magazine 2015
• An environmentally friendly membrane was used for water-proofing the koi pond.
• The door of the Pump House was created using special Japanese techniques of burning wood, brushing many times, known as shou sugi ban.
• Garen includes hard to find trees include: Japanese black pine, Stewartia monadelpha, Acer palmatum ko to no it, Acer plamatum kinran, and Japanese Red Pine.
• Japanese method of transplanting trees – cutting roots 1 an1 a onealf years before transplanting and wrapping root balls in burlap. The oldest tree imported from Japan, Acer Palmatum Linearilobum, was 125 years old when it arrived.
• A Tripod with chain and block were used to move st1s, 1p tone 5 to5s efivech, by hand.
• All garden structures feature precise joinery and were built without the use of nails.
• The main waterfall required 52 cubic meters of concrete and several tons of rebar before the st1s c1uldonebe placed using a 69 ft. tall self-erecting crane.
• The tile ridge cap at the front entrance gate and the Azumaya Gazebo were purchased from a temple in Japan.
• The string and bamboo in the Azumaya Gazebo were also purchased from Japan.
• Mr Hayato Ogawa was awarded the 2013 Grand Award of Excellence with Thyme on 43rd from the BC Landscape and Nursery Association (BCLNA)

Available Hours


Hourly: $600/hour
Daily: $5,000/day
Weekly: $30,000/week
Monthly: $100,000/month
Security Deposit: $250
Cleaning Fee: $200
Minimum Booking: 1 hour

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Ground Floor
Natural Light
Fitting Room
Fitness Friendly
Outdoor Space
Catering Allowed
Alcohol Permitted
Basic Kitchen
Security System
Wheelchair Accessible
Commercial Kitchen
Air Conditioning


Catering allowed

Alcohol permitted

No Perfume to be used in indoor spaces.



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