Nestled in amoungst the mature hillside these “Urban Farm” inspired homes are a perfect fit for the area, and for quality living. Taking in the nature that surrounds the property and the lay of the land we have designed and developed this “bench” to compliment the environment. With Views of the city lights, the lake, and nature at it’s best, these homes are warm and inviting. Perhaps a step back in time where life was a little slower paced, and time could be spent on your front porch sipping lemonade, A true feeling of home is felt upon your arrival. Feelings of cozy nights with a warm throw and a cup of tea reading your favourite book, or the laughter of family gathered outside around the firepit under the stars.
This quaint modern styled beach house is just over 1500 sq feet of cozy, efficient and all season living. Located minutes from the beach, and sitting in amoungst orchard trees, this charcoal cedar shaked home with white trimmed windows and inviting cedar porch looks like it has always belonged there. The challenge of accomplishing the client’s needs and wants into a small footprint was accomplished and every square foot was designed and maximized with great thought and outcome.
These beautiful tandem-style homes are situated on this unique property with an unobstructed view of Okanagan Lake, and are literally footsteps to the public beach and park across the road. An old single-family home on this 66x 149 ft. lot was taken down to accommodate two dwellings. The homes were designed and crafted to take advantage of the view, and at the same time provide privacy from their neighbor by staggering their frontages and deck space on second floor.
The homes themselves are approx. 2600 sq. feet each, on two floors, and are provisioned with elevator shafts for aging in place. A large airy foyer open to the second story greets you. The kitchen and open great room floor plan looks out towards the lake and is a great space for entertaining, and enjoying the scenery. The use of crisp white cabinetry and walnut accents, lend to the beachy feel of the home. White shiplapped walls add texture and clean charismatic lines. Large slider doors allow access to the covered patio area in front yard, and across to beach. There is a mudroom and powder room at back of house along with a den. Wide plank white washed oak flooring spans the home.
This modern/ industrial home is reminiscent of a character “Manhattan loft”. Combining many elements to lend to a new but timeless look. The flat roof home is nestled back from the road with gardens out front, and surrounded by the mature trees. Wood timbers, stucco, metal and extensive brick work symbiotically to create an eye catching, unique home.
This modern yet charming 3400 square foot family home was designed perfectly to fit into it’s established, mature neighbourhood The exterior cedar shake and cedar siding combination, and the locally made custom oversized pivot barn board door lend to it’s organic feel. The entrance, dining and great room all boast 18-foot ceilings, accentuated by exposed steel beams. Large windows allow for beautiful natural light and a view to lovely yard and in ground pool. Extensive use of clay plaster in concrete finish on the central staircase wall and charred black on fireplace wall create texture and dimension to the space. The wood-burning fireplace is a modern Stuv Cube sitting on tempered glass hearth to reveal the beautiful brushed, smoked hardwood, which spans the home. A custom single steel stringer with floating staircase takes you upstairs to the bedrooms.
This spectacular two story lakefront home maximizes its unique building envelope of a 50×450 ft. lot creating a interesting design. Every inch of this property was considered in this beautiful custom designed 4-bedroom estate. Manicured landscape looks mature as it envelops this modern contemporary white stucco and cedar plank, flat roof home. A grand entrance with pivotal fir front door, 21-foot ceilings, a unique cantilevered staircase, and views straight through to the lake, welcome you. Natural light pours in through huge strategically placed windows. Light and privacy were achieved by frosting the north facing windows towards neighbours .
These “ brownstone” inspired single-family homes were created from a densification and reuse perspective on prime land. Older homes on large lots were taken down and the lots stratified to create two lots on each property for a total of six new homes. The new homes now sit on 35×145 foot lots which provide front and rear yards which have been xeriscaped for today’s busy and environmental conscious. Detached garages are accessed by lane way at back of properties. There is ample space between the homes, and beautiful cedar fencing lends to the privacy of each home as well as the aesthetics.
The homes themselves feature a functional and unique floor plan complete with elevator shaft provision for aging in place. Roof top patios capture 360 degree views of the beautiful landscape, and provide yet another haven for relaxation.