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valleyvoyeur

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

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