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Urban aerie

by Laurie Carter

Valley vistas morph to city sparkle in an ever-changing viewscape Approaching this nest high in Kelowna’s Upper Mission, it’s hard to keep focused on an exterior that in a more prosaic setting would be arresting. The liberal use of natural stone, cobbled walk and patio, water feature, castle keep-style wooden garage doors and copper accent foreshadow a well designed home. But around the edges, glimpses of a showstopping valleyscape are seriously distracting. Custom home designer/builder Les Bellamy and interior designer Nadine Andrews knew what they were up against and met the challenge with an award-winning package that complements the view with equally eye-catching design features including an array of creative ceiling treatments. With a finished area of 4,000 sq. ft. on two levels, they had plenty of scope in this four-bedroom home. The main floor flows easily, centering on a great room that provides functional separation while

Main floor plan (shown) 2,160 sq. ft. Lower level 1,840 sq. ft. finished

Photos by colin jewall March 2011


Okanagan Life March 2011  

Okanagan Life March 2011 issue

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