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The WALKER HOUSE

Renovation

Kelowna, British Columbia

4 Bedrooms | 3.5 Bathroom | 2600 sq.ft.

4

Bedrooms

3.5

Bathrooms

2600

Area sq-ft

Reviving 1970’s Elegance

Welcome to another incredible transformation, where a 1970’s-style home has been creatively reimagined to meet the needs of a young family while preserving the unique character of the original structure. These homeowners envisioned a harmonious blend of the home’s nostalgic elements, including the iconic brick arches, with contemporary updates to create a welcoming and functional living space.

Preserving a Timeless Welcome: Original Brick Arches

The moment you step inside, you’re greeted by the timeless charm of the original brick arches, framing a picturesque view of the backyard. These arches serve as a bridge between the past and the present, honoring the home’s history while inviting you into a beautifully modernized interior.

Transforming Spaces for Modern Living

To meet the needs of a young and active family, the remaining space underwent a complete redesign, resulting in an open, airy, and highly functional living environment. The challenge was to seamlessly blend the original elements with a contemporary layout.

Kitchen Magic: Curved Edge Island

The kitchen became the heart of this renovation, where a custom curved-edge island was installed to harmonize with the structural arches and maintain the retro vibe of the original home. This unique design element not only provides ample workspace but also serves as a focal point, perfectly balancing form and function.

Showcasing Personal Treasures: Open Wood Shelving

The homeowners’ pottery collection takes center stage in the kitchen. A combination of painted cabinets and open wood shelving was strategically employed to showcase these cherished pieces of art. This design choice not only adds a personal touch but also infuses warmth and character into the space.

A Warm and Inviting Finish: Brass Accents

To complete this beautiful renovation, brass lighting, hardware, and fixtures were incorporated throughout the home. These elegant accents create a sense of warmth and sophistication, tying the entire design together in a cohesive and inviting manner.

 

In this creative conversion of a 1970’s-style home, the fusion of past and present is nothing short of remarkable. The balance between original charm and modern functionality results in a space that embraces the unique character of the home while offering a fresh, inviting living experience for a young family. It’s a testament to the art of preserving history while embracing the demands of contemporary living, where beauty and functionality coexist in perfect harmony.

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Address:

1750 Springfield Road
Kelowna, BC. Canada

Telephone:

778-940-6956