12803 Kinloch Drive, Coldstream, BC

$2,595,000

Community: Coldstream

WELCOME TO KINLOCH HOUSE!

If the walls could talk they would share a century of memories from some of Vernon and Coldstream’s most historic families. Now you can add your family’s story to the saga. Picture birthdays, graduations and family weddings on this amazing covered porch and let the fun spill over onto the .81 acre of pristine lawns, gardens, and patios surrounding the heated pool. Built in the Arts and Craftsman style this home offers 5 sun filled bedrooms, his and hers offices, formal dining and living, high end theatre room, games room and more! Improvements have been done thoughtfully to preserve the character of the home while providing all the modern conveniences. The original hot water registers are now fired by a natural gas boiler, all wiring and plumbing is current, central air cools the home, the roof is renewed and the impressive kitchen equipped with high end appliances! Triple garage plus secure storage plus gated RV and Boat parking. This elegant and comfortable estate rests in one of Coldstream’s favorite neighbourhood overlooking Kalamalka Lake and backing onto Kalamalka Provincial Park. Dreams can come true…

Specifications

Price
$2,595,000
MLS®#
10139109
Community
Year Built
1920 (approximate)
Zoning
R1
Lot Size
.81 acres
Home Size
Total Finished
7626 sq.ft
Main Level
2720 sq.ft
Upper Level
2763 sq.ft
Lower Level
2143 sq.ft
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Taxes
$7,294 (2015)
Services
Hydro, Natural Gas, Telecommunications, Sewer, Municipal Water

Location

Discover Coldstream

Welcome to the DISTRICT OF COLDSTREAM – rich in orchards, vineyards, diverse family farms and the Coldstream Ranch, one of the largest working ranches in BC.  Neighbourhoods, both new and well established, fit into the rolling hills overlooking the valley and touching the Okanagan’s stunning Kalamalka Lake.  The Coldstream Valley stretches east and southward from …read more

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Features

THE PROPERTY

  • Set in one of Coldstream’s favorite neighbourhoods with wonderful views over Kalamalka Lake, a neighbourhood play park, boat launch and Kalamalka Provincial Park as a backdrop! New pathways for easy walking or biking access to schools and Kalamalka Provincial Park
  • Stately and mature oaks, elms, spruce and maples and a variety of shrubs set the tone for this spectacular estate. Years of thoughtful planning have incorporated a grassy slope into a toboggan hill and idealic setting with rustic play fort, complete with slide! The pond and waterfall are a welcome home for frogs and fish and the perfect setting for outdoor dining. Beds of perennials and rose gardens surround the lush lawns and offer a profusion of color through the seasons. Featured on the cover with an article in Garden’s West Magazine in 2006
  • 16 Zone automated irrigation system
  • LED lighting system for evenings
  • Ecofriendly, easily maintained pool and waterfall
  • Paver stone walkways and patios connect the grounds and pool area
  • Built-in barbeque/entertainment area
  • Gated, hidden parking for RV and boat

 POOL AND HOT TUB

  • The best way to enjoy the Okanagan seasons. Gas heated pool, well maintained with newer liner and equipment and a Jacuzzi hot tub under the stars!

THE HOME

  • Built in 1919-1920 for Colonel Kinloch, the Laird of Gourdie in Perthshire Scotland, who as a Remittance man brought his family to British Columbia and purchased the land from the Coldstream Ranch. Architect O.B Hatchard designed the home in the Arts and Craftsman style with a magnificent T-shaped covered verandah that connects the home to the grounds. All main rooms open to the verandah and walls of window bring in natural light and the views!
  • Stucco exterior with fieldstone and traditional wood trim
  • Newer asphalt shingle roof
  • Hot-water heating system with natural gas fired boiler and original heat radiators. Air conditioning for the upper level!
  • Control 4 Smart Home automation system
  • Security system with fire alarm
  • Oak, fir and cherry flooring (refurbished and sealed)
  • Original light fixtures enhanced by completely updated wiring, dimmers
  • Lofty 10’ beamed ceilings, dormer and bay windows, leaded glass, traditional wide wood trim throughout
  • Main staircase to the upper landing plus traditional ‘servants’ stairway from the kitchen area
  • Generous Double garage with automatic openers opens at the back to a secure second, timber frame garage
  • Secure, fenced area – perfect for dog-run!

 MAIN LEVEL

  • The tiled foyer offers a walk-in closet!
  • The new kitchen maintains the home’s heritage flavour but now offers miles of granite counter, dual ovens, side x side fridge, gas range with custom copper and brass hood fan and a wonderful center island! The new walls and walk-in pantry were fashioned with reclaimed brick from Vancouver’s Gastown district. Amazing arched windows keep the gardens and grounds in view and flood the home in natural light.
  • Truly Formal Dining room with original built in buffet, china closet and plate rails
  • Main living room retains the original fireplace of local granite. Swing open the glass doors and entertaining easily extends to the verandah
  • Main office with original fireplace and new two piece bath enjoys a wonderful view over the grounds
  • Second office/study just off the kitchen
  • Master suite with numerous closets and ensuite with claw foot tub!

UPPER LEVEL

  • Take the main staircase from the living area or dash up the former servant’s stairway off the kitchen to the upper landing!
  • The circular landing is great separation for the 4 very spacious, light filled bedrooms –each with its own character and view! Generous closets!
  • Two bathrooms – one with true claw foot tub and the second with tiled shower
  • Laundry is conveniently located here!
  • THEATRE ROOM – family movie night extraordinaire! Stuart 100” screen, 7 speakers, Pioneer Elite amplifier Lazy-boy seating and automatic lighting system
  • Very large – undeveloped attic space off upper level – a blank canvas for future development!

LOWER LEVEL

  • Designed for FUN with a large family/games room complete with slate-top pool table. Built in storage for everything!
  • Lovely new bathroom with tiled shower and quick access to the backyard/pool area
  • Ski-wax room
  • Wine room with temperature control
  • Work Shop with easy access to the backyard

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