Coldstream Contemporary

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Coldstream Contemporary
Project Type: Full Home Renovation and Addition Location: Coldstream, BC

A Houzz inspired addition and renovation to this 1970 home adding a new foyer, den, bedroom, gym and additional storage space. The focus was on functionality, style, durability and taking advantage of the beautiful views of the Coldstream Valley.
It is now a relaxed, light-filled, modern home with a unique contemporary look.
Efficient use of space:
Removed double-sided masonry fireplace and added a large steel beam to replace the load bearing wall in center of home to create an open space for entertaining
Ample closet space added during design
Reconfigure kitchen and island for better work space
Existing bedroom became new laundry room
New foyer as none existed in original plan
Custom entry door with rake transom windows to match vaulted ceiling
Compatibility:
Home taken down to the studs for renovation
Existing exterior wall at front of home became interior wall
Retained stained glass in master bedroom
Some of the special features include:
Stunning stucco and cedar siding front elevation with large fir posts and beams
Extension of interior roof vault over front entry
New vaulted ceilings in great room make for a more spacious feel
New covered deck and patio door access at rear with cedar soffit and large timbers
Larger, functional kitchen – now a gathering place with quartz tops, large island, blue glass backsplash
White interior colors with warm walnut “book match” cabinets and custom floating shelves
Unique 3 sided fireplace
Barn door in master bedroom
Wall mount plumbing faucets and floating cabinets with undercabinet lighting
Removal of outdated “spaceship” glass block shower
Straight look, hickory floor with no bevels
New roof, stucco and cedar siding
Environmental Considerations:
Upgrade efficiency of home
New insulation in walls and ceiling, re-spray all box joists
New energy star windows, LED lights, low maintenance exposed concrete; large covered deck for heat disbursement
Upgraded electrical, HRV, humidifier, energy efficient furnace, new A/C