Coldstream Contemporary

Full Home Renovation and Addition, 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.

Renovations to create 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 considerations:

  • Home taken down to the studs for renovation
  • Existing exterior wall at front of home became interior wall
  • Retained stained glass in master bedroom

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  • Removal of outdated “spaceship” glass block shower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

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