The Creating
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Walls:
Hand split 5" basalt stone on the entire house with Architectural millwork of old growth clear edge grain cedar, on dormers, bays and gables. With B.C.'s finest hand selected hand hewn custom log work. Hand Split and capped basalt fence and retaining walls.

Roof:
24 heavy resawn red cedar shakes, with natural stain sealer. Cupola roof copper and treated. Copper drain gutters, snow retainers, flashings, and rafter ends.

Windows:
Windows are old growth edge grain fir. ( Hand picked ) All glass is high quality low E and argon filled. True divided lights throughout. Custom glass to glass corner windows in pool area, kitchen, bedroom # 1 & master bedroom. Pool room exterior doors are 2" thick and fully opening.

Drive/Walkways:
Hand split stone pavers. Heated patio slabs, decks, and hot tub area with tile and stone finish.

Landscaping & Sculptured rock: Sculptured rock is frequently used by designers as an exterior feature for the barbecue, hot tub, heated rock seating, gas fire pit, stairs, cliff, and for the indoor waterfall and planters. All of which have independent irrigation and lighting. Prehistoric Art from the Grotte Chauvent.

Hot Tub:
7 ft. diameter custom concrete, with sculptured rock appearance and coral sand bottom.

Garage:
2 car garage with additional storage and shelving Maple paneling on walls. Custom designed alder garage door, with true divided tempered glass. Commercial hardware, with rubber rollers and H.D. opener. Heated slate floors.

Lower Floor:
Feature 10 ft. curved ceiling over pool, custom made with yellow and red cedar
Indoor lap pool (8.5 x 34) with swim jets and electric pool cover
Exercise and sitting areas with 3 built in shelving bays
4 nine foot flared cedar totems carved by 1st nations artist and placed in the four directions to represent the "medicine wheel" around the pool
Sculptured rock wall at pool end, with water fall, irrigated planters, and lighting.- Crafted by Arcon Rock & Waterscapes
Natural stone flooring and pool edge inlayed with handmade fused glass gold (22k) border tiles
Custom tiled steam bath, shower, change room and enclosed water closet.
Curved bar with sink / fridge off pool room. Media room with home theater and large gas fireplace
Large wine cellar 2 large mechanical and storage rooms
Gas radiant heat in concrete floors throughout. 2 - 70 gal gas power vented hot water tanks
Vanee 2000 HVAC System for main house
Vanee 7000 ventilation system for spa area and pool rooms - built-in vacuum system
300 amp electrical service
State of the art Lutron low voltage lighting system throughout by Smart FX
Sprinkler system throughout with copper heads
State of the art security system with security cameras in pool area & exterior
Large storage room or future sauna under garage area
Additional laundry room area

Main floor:
10 ceiling and vaulted wood ceiling with log and timber
Naturally shed elk antlers
Collected by the Colorado Boy Scouts of America
Custom millwork and design throughout
Family room with wood floors, gas fireplace, built-in cabinets and shelving
Heated deck
Large custom kitchen, with handpicked alder cabinets, dove tailed drawers , & maple interior Concealed walk-in pantry with freezer location
Sub-Zero fridge with wood panels
48 stainless steel Viking gas range with double oven
Panasonic microwave
Bosch dishwasher
2 cast Kolar sinks
Heated granite tops with wood slab curved bar top

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Main Floor Cont.

Flagstone in all hallways, entries, living/dinning rooms, and kitchen
7 1/2 wide knotty fir wood floors in study, guest bedroom and family room
Formal dining area with 180 degree views of village and golf courses. Large living room with wood burning stone fireplace, gas log lighter Heated granite hearth with hand carved mantle. 21 ft. high vaulted ceiling, with fir beams and 2 x 10 export grade spruce
Study/office area with gas fireplace, custom millwork shelving, & private deck Grand entry with vaulted ceiling and slate flooring
Guest bedroom with private full bathroom
Powder room with free standing custom cabinet and vaulted ceiling. Feature stairway, old growth edge grain fir timber & custom designed wrought iron railings, accented by a ski-lift cable hand rail. - Railing forged by Procomplex Enterprises
Custom mill work columns
428 year old west coast cedar log from the Queen Charlotte Islands ( 48 feet - 56" Dia.) from lower floor to cupola roof
Glass partitions for views and light

Second Floor:
Vaulted wood ceilings
Large hallway with open deck to living room and stairway
Sitting room with timber rafter ceiling
3 large bedrooms, all with ensuites Master bedroom with private balcony, gas fireplace, and vaulted wood ceiling, large walk-in closet area with custom millwork shelving Luxurious ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, double sink, built in environmental Spa/ shower, enclosed winter closet & gas fire place
Large closets in upper bedrooms with custom millwork shelving, upper laundry room with cabinets, sinks & built-in ironing board
Hallway linen closet. Custom designed interior doors, 2" thick alder flat arched panels with cast iron hardware
Bathrooms include, hand cut and chiseled slate, tumbled marble, hand made custom boarders and millwork, with finely crafted 17th and 18 th century designed freestanding vanities
Wood and stone flooring in bedrooms and hallway. Built in furniture in pool room, bedroom 1, & main floor hallway
Custom 1 1/2 thick profiled, clear old-growth edge-grain fir trim, on windows/doors and baseboards. Cast iron plumbing drain pipes throughout
Firewood dry storage under studio deck. Custom copper ornamental chimney caps, gutters, and snow retainers & rafter eves
Two outdoor BBQ locations State of the art Lutron lighting, security, communications, and audio/video by smart FX
Intelligent home system
Security cameras in pool room and exterior of building

Total Rooms 29.5

4 Bedrooms
6.5 bathrooms
Living Room
Dining Room
Kitchen
Family Room
Mud Room
Entry
Study
Sitting Room
Laundry Room
Linen
Closet
Cupola Room
Media Room
Bar Room
Spa / Pool Room
Change room and 2nd Laundry area Wine cellar
2 mechanical rooms
Storage Rooms
2 Car Garage

A vision of Munster & Sons Developments Ltd.

Design Team: Andy Munster, David McColm and Bonnie Munster

Feature Artists: Xwa Lack Tun, Coast Salish, carving The Spirit Circle (Four 9' cedar totems, placed in the four directions around the pool)

Melanie Rowe, Twin Vision Glass, Fused Glass Art, Brochure (22 K gold fused into dichroic glass, creating a boarder inlayed into the stone splash around the pool)

Vincent Massey, Functional Art Ceramics, custom designed Boarders, Brochure

Sue Baley Scenic Wall Mural

Interior Design By: Bonnie Munster


 

 

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