Graceful Harbourside Craftsman

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This elegant, curvaceous beauty sparkles with liveliness and spirit. The bright living space, with its wall of windows perfectly positioned to take in the breath-taking harbour views, brings the outdoors in.

This was not always the case…this project began as a major renovation of an older home. The family loved the aspect and the homey feel of the property, but the layout just didn’t work for them. In early days it became apparent that it would be difficult and costly to breathe new life into the old house, so plans for a new home were developed, and the project once again got underway.

From the outset the brief was always to opt for the finest materials, and it shows! From the bluestone entrance patio, to the marble flooring laid in a herringbone-pattern to the custom fir, arbutus and cherry millwork detailing, the result is a cohesive blend that enhances the appealing layout. The creative homeowners ensured that the space didn’t become too serious by adding touches of whimsy with colour, lighting and fitting choices, including an authentic brass porthole window and hand-painted Mexican tiles.

This house is truly a home. If daytime emphasizes the connection to the ocean just metres away, nightfall evokes a feeling of refuge, with the home as a warm blanket sheltering its occupants.